HCIL Brown Bag: Designing Technology to Address the Needs and Aspirations of People in the World’s Developing Communities

Ed Cutrell, Technology for Emerging Markets (TEM) group Microsoft Research India. Thursday, Oct 3 12:30 – 1:30 pm 2117 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing University of Maryland. The Technology for Emerging Markets (TEM) group at Microsoft Research India seeks to address the needs and aspirations of people in the world’s developing communities. Our research targets people …

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[CLIP Colloquium] SPATIO-TEMPORAL CRIME PREDICTION USING GPS- AND TIME-TAGGED TWEETS

University of Maryland Computational Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP) colloquium 9/25/2013: SPATIO-TEMPORAL CRIME PREDICTION USING GPS- AND TIME-TAGGED TWEETS Speaker: Matthew Gerber, University of Virginia Time: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 11:00 AM Venue: A.V. Williams Building Room# 3258, University of Maryland College Park Recent research has shown that social media messages (e.g., tweets) can be used to predict …

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CASCI Visitor: Innovation, Design, and Research at eBay Research Labs

Elizabeth Churchill Director of Human Computer Interaction, eBay Research Labs http://labs.ebay.com/people/elizabeth-churchill/ Sergio Gonzales Director, Innovation Programs http://labs.ebay.com/people/sergio-gonzales/ Elizabeth Churchill and Sergio Gonzales from eBay will be visiting to talk about innovation, design, and research in eBay Research Labs, to learn about research in UMD, and to explore opportunities for collaboration. Come join us Friday, September …

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