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.
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.
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.
UMSI's activities in the project include designing, developing, and testing a suite of tools for live streaming moderators. These tools will focus on helping moderators dynamically manage their emotional and cognitive capabilities
The project addresses bottlenecks in scientific and engineering research workforce development by developing and offering three instructional activities: (a) a project-based course in which students work directly with Michigan communities to design cyberinfrastructure tools, and (b) two massive, open online courses (MOOCs) in which students learn the fundamentals of data science for work in the public sector.