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UMSI researchers take 2 Best Paper awards and 5 honorable mentions at CSCW 2019

Friday, 10/25/2019

University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) faculty and PhD students are presenting more than three dozen papers, posters and workshops at the 2019 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) November 9 - 13 in San Diego.  

CSCW is the leading conference for presenting research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, and communities. The conference brings together top researchers and practitioners from academia and industry who are interested in both the technical and social aspects of collaboration.

Papers authored by UMSI researchers have earned two Best Paper and five Honorable Mention designations. Additionally, Paul Resnick, Michael D. Cohen Professor of Information and Associate Dean for Research, will receive the “CSCW Lasting Impact Award” for groundbreaking research he co-authored.

Best Paper winners:

"How Data Scientists Use Computational Notebooks for Real-Time Collaboration," by PhD student April Yi Wang, assistant professor Christopher Brooks, assistant professor Steve Oney and recent MSI graduate Anant Mittal.
"Does Transparency in Moderation Really Matter?: User Behavior After Content Removal Explanations on Reddit," by John Derby Evans Endowed Professor of Information, Associate Professor of Information Eric Gilbert, Shagun Jhaver and Amy Bruckman.

Honorable mention papers:

"Efficient Elicitation Approaches to Estimate Collective Crowd Answers," by assistant professor Walter S. Lasecki, John Joon Young Chung, Jean Y Song, Sindhu Kutty, Sungsoo (Ray) Hong and Juho Kim.

‘Did You Suspect the Post Would be Removed?’: Understanding User Reactions to Content Removals on Reddit,” by John Derby Evans Endowed Professor of Information, Associate Professor of Information Eric Gilbert, Shagun Jhaver, Darren Scott Appling and Amy Bruckman.
“If it Rains, Ask Grandma to Disconnect the Nano: Maintenance & Care in Havana's StreetNet," by President’s Postdoctoral Fellow Michaelanne Dye, David Nemer, Neha Kumar and Amy Bruckman.
Reliability and Inter-rater Reliability in Qualitative Research: Norms and Guidelines for CSCW and HCI Practice,” by associate professor Sarita Schoenebeck, Nora McDonald and Andrea Forte.
"Computing Education for Intercultural Learning: Lessons from the Nairobi Play Project," by W K Kellogg Professor of Community Information and Professor of Information Kentaro Toyama, Ian Arawjo, Ariam Mogos, Steven Jackson and Tapan Parikh.
The full schedule of UMSI participants at the 2019 CSCW conference is available here

- UMSI News Service