University of Maryland

Temp 2020 Program

During the symposium HCIL faculty and students present their latest work in well polished talks, posters or demos. Tutorials are also offered. Every year we attract about 200 attendees from academia, industry and government agencies.
8:15 Registration & Light Breakfast


Plenary Talks

Welcome Address
Niklas Elmqvist, Director of Human-Computer Interaction Lab
Mihai Pop, Director of The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS)

Data With No Sight to See: Visualization for the Blind
Niklas Elmqvist, Jonathan Lazar

Designing Feedback & Failure in Video games (AKA: Why You Should Sometimes Set Players On Fire)
Caro Williams Pierce



Plenary Talks (continued)

What Does the #MeToo Movement Tell Us About Sexual Violence?
Naeemul Hassan

To Be Announced
author tba

FULL-DAY Workshop

Human-Centered AI: Trusted, Reliable & Safe
Ben Shneiderman, Hernisa Kacorri and John Dickerson
10:30 am – 4:30 pm

then we split into parallel sessions



Chair: Amanda Lazar

Understanding the Time Loss of Accessibility Barriers for Blind Users
Meagan Griffith, Brian Wentz, Jonathan Lazar

Pedestrian Detection with Wearable Cameras for the Blind: A Two-way Perspective
Kyungjun Lee, Daisuke Sato, Saki Asakawa, Hernisa Kacorri, Chieko Asakawa

Understanding the Potential of Auto-Personalization: Case Studies of Morphic Usage
Jonathan Lazar, Gregg Vanderheiden, Rachel Wood, Bern Jordan, Amarja Desai, David Folmar

Usability Testing and Auto-Personalization for People with Dementia
Rachel Wood, Emma Dixon, Ekta Shokeen, Salma Elsayed-Ali, Jonathan Lazar

Approach Matters: Linking Practitioner Approaches to Technology Design for People with Dementia.
Emma Dixon, Amanda Lazar

Interacting with Data

Chair: Eun Kyoung Choe

How to Measure the Source and Content Quality of Health News Automatically?
Md Main Uddin Rony, Naeemul Hassan

Data@Hand: Leveraging Multimodal Interaction to Promote Personal Data Exploration on a Smartphone
Young-Ho Kim, Bongshin Lee, Eun Kyoung Choe

TandemTrack: Shaping Consistent Exercise Experience by Complementing a Mobile App with a Smart Speaker
Yuhan Luo, Bongshin Lee, Eun Kyoung Choe

Crowdsourcing the Perception of Machine Teaching
Jonggi Hong, Kyungjun Lee, June Xu, Hernisa Kacorri

Exploring Machine Teaching via Co-design with Children
Utkarsh Dwivedi, Jaina Gandhi, Raj Parikh, Merijke Coenraad, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Hernisa Kacorri


Chair: Caro Williams Pierce

Building For Robots: An Alternative Approach of Combining Construction and Robotics
Janet Fofang, Daniel Pauw, Tammy Clegg, David Weintrop

Hello New World: Player Perceptions of a Cybersecurity Digital Game
Anothny Pellicone, David Weintrop, Jan Plane, Diane Jass Ketelhutt, Michel Cukier

Sphero.Math: Integrating Robotics into a Fourth-Grade Mathematics Classroom
Janet Fofang, Margaret Walton, Janet Walkoe, David Weintrop

Authentic Data Science For The Middle Grades – Unschooled, Creative and Engaging Framework for a New Normal
Noel Kuriakos

“So,You are Actually, Like, Going to Make This?”: Using Participatory Design to Inform a Culturally Relevant Computer Science Curriculum
Merijke Coenraad

“You Might as Well Just All Agree with Each Other:” The Influence of Cyberbullying on Women’s Social Presence in Online Discussions
Virginia Byrne

FULL-DAY Tutorial

Introduction to Usability Testing
Bill Killam
10:30 am – 4:30 pm

HALF-DAY Tutorials

Prototyping with Adobe XD 
Jason Farman
12:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Cognitive Science in HCI 
Tim Clausner
12:45 pm – 4:30 pm



Design Issues

Chair: Joel Chan

Understanding Older Adults’ Participation in Design Workshops
Alisha Pradhan, Amanda Lazar

Engaging the Commons in Participatory Sensing: Practice, Problems, and Promise in the Context of Dockless Bikesharing
Yongle Zhang, Yuling Sun, Ge Gao

Making Invisible Entities Visible — Negotiating Disclosure of Invisible Conditions in the Workplace
Kausalya Ganesh, Amanda Lazar

Tools for thought for knowledge synthesis: Design considerations from in-situ studies
Xin Qian, John Morabito, Joel Chan

Interacting with On-the-Wall Robots
Zeyu Yan, Huaishu Peng

Vis Ex Machina: An Analysis of Trust in Human versus Algorithmically Generated Visualization Recommendations
Rachael Zehrung, Astha Singhal, Michael Correll, Leilani Battle

Security / Privacy

Chair: Michelle Mazurek

A Pedagogical Analysis of Online Hacking Exercises
Daniel Votipka, Eric Zhang, Michelle L. Mazurek

Studying the costs and benefits of Rust, compared to C
Kelsey Fulton, Mike Hicks, Michelle Mazurek

User Strategies for Sending Sensitive Information
Noel Warford, Adam Aviv, Michelle Mazurek

Secrecy, Flagging, and Paranoia Revisited: User Attitudes Toward Encrypted Messaging Apps
Omer Akgul, Ruba Abu-Salma, Elissa Redmiles, Wei Bai, Blase Ur, Michelle Mazurek

What Twitter Knows: Exploring Users’ Perceptions of Ad Targeting and Ad Explanations Through Their Twitter Data
Nathan Reitinger, Miranda Wei, Madison Stamos, Justin Goodman, Sophie Veys, Margot Herman, Dorota Filipczuk, Ben Weinshel, Michelle Mazurek, Blase Ur

User Attitudes on Commercial Genetic Testing
Debjani Saha, Anna Chan, Brook Stacy, Kiran Javkar, Sushant Patkar, Michelle Mazurek

Understanding Data

Chair: Niklas Elmqvist

Testing the Test: Visualization as an Alternative to Traditional Statistical Tests
Eric Newburger, Niklas Elmqvist

Scents and Sensibility: Evaluating Information Olfactation
Andrea Batch, Biswaksen Patnaik, Moses Akazue, Niklas Elmqvist

DataWorld: Externalizing Hidden Data Flows for Situated Analytics
Andrea Batch, Sungbok Shin, Niklas Elmqvist

The Perceptual Proxies of Visual Comparison
Brian Ondov, Nicole Jardine, Matthew Kay, Niklas Elmqvist, Steven Franconeri

Are We There Yet? Building a Roadmap to a Holistic Model of Visualization Perception
Zehua Zeng, Leilani Battle

LogVis: Visualizing Logs of Android Applications
Sneha Gathani, Leilani Battle, Michelle Mazurek, Daniel Votipka, Kristopher Micinski, Jeffrey Foster

Term Sets for Reusable Analytics in the Wild
Sigfried Gold, Niklas Elmqvist, Leilani Battle

All tutorials continue until 4:30 pm

4:30 to 5:30

Posters and Demos

What’s the Problem, Really? Exploring Problem Formulation in Data Science Competitions
John Morabito, Joel Chan

How do Scientists Talk About Their Work on Social Media? And Does it Matter?
Putengxin Liu, Mengchen, Joel Chan

Improving Global Teamwork Through the Design of A Smart Machine Translator
Yongle Zhang, Emily Gong, Marine Carpuat, Ge Gao

Captioning Practices in Deaf Vlogs on YouTube
Julia Kerns, Elizabeth Beers, Hernisa Kacorri