University of Maryland

2018 HCIL symposium program


8:15 – 9:00 Registration & Breakfast
9:00 – 10:15 Plenary Talks

Welcome Address
Niklas Elmqvist, Director of Human-Computer
Interaction Lab
Laurie Locascio, Vice President for Research of
the University of Maryland
Keith Marzullo, Professor and Dean of the
College of Information Studies
35 Years of the HCIL Symposium (SLIDES)
Niklas Elmqvist, Director of HCIL
Ben Shneiderman, Professor at the Department
of Computer Science
Catherine Plaisant, Senior Research Scientist at
the UMD Institute for Advanced Computer
Ben Bederson, Professor and Associate Provost
of the Teaching and Learning Transformation
Allison Druin, Professor Emerita
at the College of Information Studies
Jen Golbeck, Professor at the College of
Information Studies
Mona Leigh Guha, Director of the UMD Center
for Young Children
The Frontier of Privacy and Manipulation Online
Jennifer Golbeck, Professor of the College of
Information Studies
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:45 Keynote Talks:

Designs of Waiting: Delay, Latency, and the User Experience
Jason Farman
What Patients Share, What Doctors Want them to Share: Patient-Generated Data in the Clinic
Eun Kyoung Choe
Back to the Future: How People Construct New Creative Ideas from Old Knowledge, and How Technology can Help
Joel Chan
Full-Day Tutorial

Introduction to Usability Testing
Bill Killam
10:30 AM – 4:45 PM
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:45 Security & Privacy

Exploring Educational Messages in End-to-End Encryption
Wei Bai
User Comfort with Android Background Resource Accesses in Different Contexts
Seth Rabin

Human-Computer Interaction

CoBlox: Making Industrial Robotics Programming Accessible to All
David Weintrop
Time for Break: Understanding Information Workers’ Sedentary Behavior Through a Break Prompting System
Yuhan Luo, Bongshin Lee, Donghee Yvette Wohn, Amanda L. Rebar, David E. Conroy, Eun Kyoung Choe
Training Citizen Scientists to Appraise Qualitative Impact on Watersheds in StreamBED VR
Alina Striner & Jenny Preece
Visual Analytics & Visualization

Prescriptive Analytics: From Data to Action
Catherine Plaisant, Fan Du, Ben Shneiderman
Data-Driven Storytelling
Zhenpeng Zhao, Niklas Elmqvist
Face to Face: Evaluating Visual Comparison
Brian Ondov
Evaluating Information Visualization in Virtual Reality with Economists Using ImAxes
Andrea Batch, Andrew Cunningham, Maxime Cordeil, Tim Dwyer, and Niklas Elmqvist
An Embarrassment of Riches: Inconsistent and Overlapping Ontologies for Coded Data Analytics
Sigfried Gold & Niklas Elmqvist
Full Day Tutorial (cont’d)

Introduction to Usability Testing
Bill Killam
10:30 AM – 4:45 PM

Half-Day Tutorials

Cognitive Science in HCI
Tim Clausner
1:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Visual Design for Interaction Bootcamp
Liese Zahabi
1:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Half-Day Workshops

Design Thinking / Design Techniques
Tamara Clegg, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Evan Golub, et al.
1:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Building Community Partnerships for Aging Research
Amanda Lazar & Eun Kyoung Choe
1:00 PM – 4:45 PM
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 4:45 Accessibility & Inclusion

Lowering the Entry Bar for Inclusion: Making Interfaces Easier for All
Gregg Vanderheiden & Bern Jordan
Co-Design of an Augmented Reality Magnification Aid for Low Vision Users
Lee Stearns
What Blind User Trajectories Tell Us About the Environmental Factors in Indoor Navigation
Hernisa Kacorri


To Share, or Not to Share? Community-Level Collaboration in Open Innovation Contests
Yla Tausczik, Ping Wang


Taking Prototyping to the 360th Degree
Evan Golub
Visual Analytics & Visualization, cont.

Analyzing the Evolution of Relationships with Dynamic Hypergraphs
Catherine Plaisant, Paola Valdivia, Paolo Buono, and Jean-Daniel Fekete
ATOM: A Grammar for Unit Visualizations
Deokgun Park

Social Media

Exploring Practices on the Move: Facilitating Learning Across a Neighborhood
Lautaro Cabrera, June Ahn, Jason Yip, Tamara Clegg, Kenna Hernly, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Caroline Pitt, Daniel Pauw
Designing to Illuminate Children’s Scientific Funds of Knowledge Through Social Media Sharing
Kelly Mills, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Tammy Clegg, June Ahn, Jason Yip, Kenna Hernly, LC Cabrera, Caroline Pitt
Full Day Tutorial (cont’d)

Half-Day Tutorials (cont’d)

Half-Day Workshops (cont’d)

4:45 – 6:00 Demo & Poster Session

Visualization of Ranked Lists
Pranathi Mylavarapu
Information Olfaction: Harnessing Scent to Convey Data
Biswaksen Patnaik, Andrea Batch & Niklas Elmqvist
ConceptVector: User Driven Text Mining
Deokgun Park
Science Everywhere and NatureNet: Place-based Display
Daniel Pauw
#HandsOffMyADA: A Twitter Response to the ADA Education and Reform Act
Brooke Auxier
Vistrates: Shareable Dynamic Media for Visual Analytics
Andreas Mathisen
Multi-Display Environments for Visual Data Exploration
Tom Horak
The Impact of Group Size on the Discovery of Hidden Profiles in Crowds
Xiaoyun Huang
Will Too Many Editors Spoil the Tag? Conflicts and Alignment in Q&A Categorization
Joohee Choi
Kids Training Al: Exploring Interactions with a Teachable Machine
Jaina Gandhi & Raj Parikh
Object Recognition for the Blind: Using First-Person Vision
Kyungjun Lee
Promoting Data Science for Accessibility with Publicly Available Datasets
Mayanka Jha & Riya Chanduka
Understanding User Tradeoffs for Search in Encrypted Communication
Ciara Lynton
Does that Make Sense to You? First Steps Toward Evaluating the Quality of Security & Privacy Advice
Everest Liu
Intelligent Interface to Help Blind Users Train a Personalized Object Recognizer
Jonggi Hong & Jaina Gandhi


Industry sponsors enable the HCIL to run our Symposium each year. To learn more about sponsoring this event, please visit our Symposium Sponsorship page. Thank you for your support!

Full-Day Tutorial

10:30 AM – 4:45 PM

Introduction to Usability Testing
Bill Killam

Half-Day Tutorials

1:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Cognitive Science in HCI
Tim Clausner
Visual Design for Interaction Bootcamp
Liese Zahabi

Half-Day Workshops

1:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Design Thinking/Design Techniques
Tamara Clegg, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Evan Golub, et al.
Building Community Partnerships for Aging Research
Amanda Lazar & Eun Kyoung Choe