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EAGER: SaTC: Towards Accounting for the Human in Emotion Recognition Technologies

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This project aims at accounting for the "human" in emotion recognition technologies.

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MI Safe Start Map Enhancements

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This project focuses on providing COVID-19 forecasting and modeling for the State of Michigan.

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Enabling Comparative Analysis of Privacy Expectation-Risk Misalignments in Exposure-sensitive Populations

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This project will develop and validate a new research instrument enabling quantitative and comparative assessment of the privacy expectations and behaviors of exposure-sensitive populations’ such as immigrants, religious minorities and other adults. It will focus in particular on how these expectations and behaviors are misaligned with objective privacy risks.

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Humans and Their Emotions? A Critical Take on Emotion Recognition-Enabled Voice Assistants

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This work will focus on emotions and users’ attitudes towards emotion recognition technologies to contribute to our knowledge about socially and ethically responsible use and treatment of data in algorithmic decision-making that impacts humans’ personal lives.

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Designing Trans Technologies

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In this research, we seek to design technologies with trans individuals and communities to make positive social impact for this population.

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Online Mental Health, Substance Use, and Sex Education Resources for LGBTQ+ Young People

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth use the internet as a vital resource for finding health information. Understanding the role of the internet and social media in the online health education information practices of LGBTQ+ youth will inform how to best meet their information needs.

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CAREER: Toward Equitable Social Media Content Moderation for Marginalized Individuals and Communities

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This research examines the causes and consequences of online platforms banning users and content that do not actually violate site policies, or fall into gray areas with respect to site policies and community norms.

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Developing standard metrics for measuring takeover performance in highly automated driving (SAE level 3 and above)

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With funding from the University of Michigan’s Mcity, Lionel Robert and colleagues will research factors that influence takeover readiness in advancing levels of automated driving.

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Developing Evidence-based Data Sharing and Archiving Policies

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To find out the best ways to share and archive research data, Libby Hemphill studies the impact of different "curatorial actions" on the reuse of data archived by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.

 

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