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Professors Guha, Kuzminykh and Munteanu present at CSCW

Submitted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Several faculty members and students from the Faculty of Information and the UofT Computer Science department will be presenting work at the upcoming CSCW 2021 conference, the premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities and networks.

This year, the conference will be held virtually from October 23 – 27. Highlighted below are sessions featuring participants from the Faculty of Information and Department of Computer Science.

Monday, October 25

Time for Historicism in CSCW: An Invitation. In Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction Best Paper Award (Top 1%)
Robert Soden (CS faculty), David Ribes, Seyram Avle, Will Sutherland
Session: Reflections on Tech and CSCW, 2:00 p.m.

A Framework of High-Stakes Algorithmic Decision-Making for the Public Sector Developed through a Case Study of Child-Welfare Best Paper Honourable Mention Award (Top 5%) and Impact Recognition
Devansh Saxena, Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Pamela J Wisniewski, Shion Guha (Info faculty)
Session: Algorithms and Decision Making, 2:00 p.m.

Panel: SIGCHI Research Ethics Committee Town Hall
Casey Fiesler, Melissa Densmore, Michael Muller, Cosmin Munteanu (Info faculty)
Session: Town Hall, 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 26

Becoming Interdisciplinary: Fostering Critical Engagement With Disaster Data. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction
Robert Soden (CS faculty), D. Lallemant, P. Hamel, K. Barns
Session: Data Work Across Contexts and Disciplines, 10:00 a.m.

Participatory Design for Intergenerational Culture Exchange in Immigrant Families: How Collaborative Narration and Creation Fosters Democratic Engagement
Amna Liaqat (CS PhD candidate), Benett Axtell (CS PhD candidate), Cosmin Munteanu (Info faculty)
Session: Parenting and Family, 10:00 a.m.

Naturally Together: A Systematic Approach for Multi-User Interaction With Natural Interfaces
Carmel Shavit, Anastasia Kuzminykh (Info faculty), Itay Ridel, Jessica R Cauchard
Session: Coordination and Collaboration, 10:00 a.m.

Exploring the Tensions between the Owners and the Drivers of Uber Cars in Urban Bangladesh
S M Taiabul Haque, Rayhan Rashed, Mehrab Bin Morshed, Naeemul Hassan, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed (CS faculty)
Session: Future of Work, 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 27

Facebook Promotes More Harassment: Social Media Ecosystem, Skill and Marginalized Hijra Identity in Bangladesh
Fayika Farhat Nova, Michael Ann DeVito, Pratyasha Saha, Kazi Shohanur Rashid, Shashwata Roy Turzo, Sadia Afrin, and Shion Guha (Info faculty)
Session: Social Media, 11:30 a.m.

Dilemmas in Mutual Aid: Lessons for Crisis Informatics from an Emergent Community Response to the Pandemic
Robert Soden (CS faculty), Embry Wood Owen
Session: Technology/Information Use in Times of Pandemic, 1:30 p.m.

Positive Energy”: Perceptions and Attitudes Towards COVID-19 Information on Social Media in China 
Zhicong Lu (CS PhD graduate), Yue Jiang, Chenxinran Shen, Margaret C. Jack, Daniel Wigdor (CS faculty), Mor Naaman
Session: Technology/Information Use in Times of Pandemic, 1:30 p.m.