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Papers

  • He, S., Lin, A.Y., Adar, E., and Hecht, B. (2018) The_Tower_of_Babel.jpg: The Diversity of Visual Encyclopedic Knowledge Across Wikipedia Language Editions. Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (AAAI ICWSM ’18). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. (Best Paper Award) (PDF, demos/supplemental data).
  • Lin, A.Y., Ford, J., Adar, E., and Hecht, B. (2018) VizByWiki: Mining Data Visualizations from the Web to Enrich News Articles. In Proceedings of the 27th World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2018), (PDF, data)
  • Shilad Sen, Anja Beth Swoap, Qisheng Li, Brooke Boatman, Ilse Dippenaar, Rebecca Gold, Monica Ngo, Sarah Pujol, Bret Jackson, and Brent Hecht. 2017. Cartograph: Unlocking Spatial Visualization Through Semantic Enhancement. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 179-190, (pdf).
  • Srayan Datta, Chanda Phelan, and Eytan Adar. 2017. Identifying Misaligned Inter-Group Links and Communities. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 1, CSCW, Article 37 (December 2017), (PDF, data)
  • Yilun Lin, Bowen Yu, Andrew Hall, and Brent Hecht. 2017. Problematizing and Addressing the Article-as-Concept Assumption in Wikipedia. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2052-2067. (PDF, data, code)
  • Allen Yilun Lin, Kate Kuehl, Johannes Schöning, and Brent Hecht. 2017. Understanding "Death by GPS": A Systematic Study of Catastrophic Incidents Associated with Personal Navigation Technologies. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1154-1166. (PDF, data)
  • Shilad Sen, Anja Beth Swoap, Qisheng Li, Brooke Boatman, Ilse Dippenaar, Rebecca Gold, Monica Ngo, Sarah Pujol, Bret Jackson, and Brent Hecht. 2017. Cartograph: Unlocking Spatial Visualization Through Semantic Enhancement. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 179-190. (PDF)
  • Adar, Eytan, Carolyn Gearig, Ayshwarya Balasubramanian, and Jessica Hullman. 2017. PersaLog: Personalization of News Article Content. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 3188-3200. (PDF, demo/video)
  • S. He and E. Adar, "VizItCards: A Card-Based Toolkit for Infovis Design Education," in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 561-570, Jan. 2017. doi: 10.1109/TVCG.2016.2599338 (PDF, data)
  • Johnson, I., Lin, Y., Li, T., Hall, A., Halfaker, A., Schöning, J., and Hecht, B., "Not at Home on the Range: Peer Production and the Urban/Rural Divide," Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2016 (PDF, code, demo)
  • Johnson, I., Sengupta, S., Schöning, J., and Hecht, B., "The Geography and Importance of Localness in Geotagged Social Media," Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing System (CHI'16) (PDF, code)
  • Gearig, Carolyn, Eytan Adar and Jessica Hullman, "Designing for Personalized Article Content," Computation+Journalism'15, New York, NY, October 2-3, 2015. (PDF)
  • Gao, Tong, Mira Dontcheva, Eytan Adar, Zhicheng Liu, Karrie Karahalios, "DataTone: Managing Ambiguity in Natural Language Interfaces for Data Visualization," UIST'15 (PDF, video)
  • Sen, S., Johnson, I., Mai, H., Olsen, S., Mathers, B., Vonessen, L., Wright, M. and Hecht, B. 2015. Towards Domain-Specific SR: A Case Study from Geography. IJCAI ’15: 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2015). (PDF)
  • Shilad W. Sen, Heather Ford, David R. Musicant, Mark Graham, Oliver S.B. Keyes, and Brent Hecht. 2015. Barriers to the Localness of Volunteered Geographic Information. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 197–206. (Winner: Honorable Mention). (PDF)
  • Hullman, Jessica , Nicholas Diakopoulos, Elaheh Momeni, and Eytan Adar, "Content, Context, and Critique: Commenting on a Data Visualization Blog," CSCW'15, March 14-18, 2015, Vancouver, Canada (PDF)
  • Gao, Tong, Jessica Hullman, Eytan Adar, Brent Hecht, and Nicholas Diakopoulos, "NewsViews: An Automated Pipeline for Creating Custom Geovisualizations for News," CHI'14, Toronto, Apr 27-May 1, 2014 (PDF)
  • Hullman, Jessica, Nicholas Diakopoulos, and Eytan Adar,"Contextifier: Automatic Generation of Annotated Stock Visualizations" CHI'13, Apr. 27-May 2, 2013, Paris, France (PDF)

Demos

  • ImgDive - browse the similarities and differences of visual representations of concepts on Wikipedia
  • Persalog - a system for personalizing content (text and visualizations)
  • Newsviews - automatically generating visualizations (maps) based on article content
  • Wikipedia Sources - an interactive essay on where Wikipedia data comes from
  • Peer Production - an analysis of peer production of content
  • Comparifact (code only) - Comparifact integrates Newsviews and Atlastify based visualizations as a plugin.

Videos

Code/Data

  • Whats In Commons - Additional data from our cross-lingual Wikipedia project.
  • VizByWiki – Data from the VizByWiki project
  • Double-Z Score - Data for "Identifying Misaligned Inter-Group Links and Communities" (CSCW'18)
  • Persalog - Code for "PersaLog: Personalization of News Article Contents" (CHI'17)
  • VizItCards toolkit - workshop materials for "VizItCards: A Card-Based Toolkit for Infovis Design Education" (InfoVis'17)
  • WikiSubarticle - code/data for "Problematizing and Addressing the Article-as-Concept Assumption in Wikipedia" (CSCW'17 paper)
  • GPS Failure - data for "Understanding 'Death by GPS': A Systematic Analysis of Catastrophic Incidents Associated with Personal Navigation Technologies" (CHI'17)
  • Peer production - code/data for "Not at Home on the Range: Peer Production and the Urban/Rural Divide" (CHI'16)
  • Localness - code/data for "The Geography and Importance of Localness in Geotagged Social Media" (CHI'16)
  • Comparifact - Comparifact integrates Newsviews and Atlastify based visualizations as a plugin.

News

  • February 2019: We will be presenting our work to the Wikimedia foundation
  • July 2018: Our work on the Wikipedia Commons images was presented at WWW'18 (aka WebConf'18)
  • June 2018: Our paper on cross-lingual Wikipedia won the best paper award at ICWSM'18
  • May 2017: We've released persalog, a system for personalizing news articles and visualizations. A paper on the work appeared at CHI'17 (see our publication page)



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