Projects

Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

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How can journalists approach reporting around complex and opaque algorithms?
Automated Map Generation for News

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How can we automatically produce maps to complement online news stories?
Context in Data Visualization

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How can context be added to visualization through textual annotations? How to do it automatically for stock charts?
Innovation in Computational Journalism

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Studies the landscape of research in computational journalism and proposes a brainstorming activity called “Aha!” to uncover innovative media ideas.
Finding Journalism Sources on Twitter

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How can social context be surfaced to help journalists find and assess informational sources on Twitter.
Visualization Rhetoric

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How can different rhetorical techniques be used to affect the interpretation of a visualization?
Playable Data Visualization

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How can data visualization be combined with game mechanics like goals, rules, scoring, and advancement to enable data analysis?
News Commenting Systems

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How do newsrooms deal with quality issues in online comment discourse? What do people want in online news commenting?
Social Media Analytics for Journalism

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How can we develop visual analytic interfaces to help journalists make sense of social media streams.
Information Quality for Online Video

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Explores the information quality problem by allowing journalists to analyze, collect, and share criticisms of the information quality of online political videos.
Gamifying Audio Transcription

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Audio Puzzler is a game designed to enable the transcription of audio and video files through play.
Authorship in a Remix Society

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Explores issues of originality, authority, intertextuality, and attribution and asks how they are changing in light of remix culture.
Video Segmentation and Tagging

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Explores approaches toward pen-computing interaction for the efficient and intuitive navigation, selection, segmentation, and tagging of digital video.
Mediating Photo Collage Authoring

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Presents an approach to enable the efficient construction of a photo collage by assisting the user with an automatic layout procedure.
Content Based Image Synthesis

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Uses a database of annotated imagery and texture synthesis to support an image editor in recombining image pieces in novel ways.
Salsa Beat Trainer

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Interactive application that helps people learning salsa dancing to hear the musical beats.