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    Siri, It Hurts When You Constantly Misunderstand Me. You too, Alexa

    Users of voice assistants such as Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant know the frustration of being misunderstood by a machine. But for people...

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    CMU at FAccT 2024

    Researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) and several other Carnegie Mellon University schools and disciplines cont...

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    New Search Engine Tool Helps Users Make Sense of Unfamiliar Topics

    An unstructured search for online information about new topics or products can be daunting.

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    Kittur is GeekWire Podcast Guest

    AI, the brain, and the crowd: Research explores new ways for humans and tech to work togetherTodd Bishop, co-founder of GeekWire, recently...

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    Team University Hospitals

    Patients receiving Mohs surgery are currently provided written and verbal instructions and are sent home to perform wound-care. The issue at hand is that ...

  • 5 students on the Mentoring Partnership team stand in the front of the classrom on presentation day

    Team Mentoring Partnership

    We are working closely with The Mentoring Partnership (TMP), a nonprofit organization that serves local mentoring programs in Southwest Pennsylvania. We s...

  • MHCI South Fayette team wearing visitor name badges on a visit to the school

    Team South Fayette

    We are designing a course catalog for the future to encourage students to develop their self-identity, to inspire confidence, and to explore new classes. ...

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    Team Princeton University

    Taming The Terabytes - Addressing Research Data Management Problem at Princeton UniversityDo you have data that is messy? Like your desktop or your camera...