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    • African Societies in Development: Critical Challenges and Successes : a Panel Discussion 

      Persons, Georgia A.; Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth; Best, Michael L.; Chopra, Karan; Sebunya, Jumbe; Rosser, Sue V. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-20)
      In celebration of Black History Month, Ivan Allen College, Office of the Dean presented a panel discussion on African Societies in Development. Moderator, Georgia A. Persons, School of Public Policy, made introductions. ...
    • Announcing ITID 2.0 

      Bar, François; Best, Michael L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2008)
    • Assessment of Working Dog Suitability from Quantimetric Data 

      Alcaidinho, Joelle; Valentin, Giancarlo; Yoder, Nate; Tai, Stephanie; Mundell, Paul; Jackson, Melody (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-10)
      We propose new approaches to assessing the suitability of potential working dogs for a given occupation. The main focus is placed on continuously-recording technology that does not rely on constant human observation. ...
    • Building on Seven Years of Collaborative Effort 

      Best, Michael L.; Tomaya, Kentaro; Bar, François (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2010)
    • Can IT Start-Ups Slay Telecommunication Incumbents? Stories of David Versus Goliath 

      Best, Michael L.; Wilson, Ernest J., III (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2004)
    • Canine Reachability of Snout-based Wearable Inputs 

      Valentin, Giancarlo; Alcaidinho, Joelle; Friel, Larry; Zeagler, Clint; Jackson, Melody; Starner, Thad (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-09)
      We designed an experiment with the goal of assessing wearable reachability for canines. We investigated the effect of placement on the ability of dogs to reach on-body interfaces with their snouts. In our pilot study, seven ...
    • The Challenges of Wearable Computing for Working Dogs 

      Valentin, Giancarlo; Alcaidinho, Joelle; Jackson, Melody Moore (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09)
      We present two case studies on creating wearables for dogs and discuss them in terms of challenges of safety, space, weight and comfort, that motivated them. You can use these case studies and our design process as a ...
    • The Contribution of User-Based Subsidies to the Impact and Sustainability of Telecenters: The eCenter Project in Kyrgyzstan 

      Best, Michael L.; Thakur, Dhanaraj; Kolko, Beth (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2010)
      We examine the extent to which user-based subsidies can promote the financial/social sustainability and development impact of telecenters. We do this by looking at a coupon scheme used by the USAID funded eCenter network ...
    • Creating Necessary Knowledge 

      Wilson, Ernest J., III; Best, Michael L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2004)
    • Crossing the Disciplines 

      Best, Michael L.; Bar, François (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2009)
    • Description of Computer Science Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Initial Explorations 

      Chetty, Marshini; Buckhalter, Celeste; Best, Michael L.; Grinter, Rebecca E.; Guzdial, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      Many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are in need of technology innovators who are equipped to leverage technologies in locally relevant domains such as health, government and education. To create skilled graduates ...
    • A Directory Service for Multi-Literate Users 

      Sin, Mark; Escobedo, Marco; Best, Michael L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2004)
      User directory services, such as a database service cataloging people in a company or community, are important components today to many online applications. Furthermore, the design of computer applications and interfaces ...
    • Discussion Panel 

      Best, Michael L.; Mark, Leo; Nickerson, John M.; Roper, Kathy; Walters, Tyler O. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-23)
    • A Dynamic and Dual-Process Theory of Humor 

      Li, Boyang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-05)
      The cognitive mechanism of humor has been studied for centuries, with multiple seemingly incompatible theories proposed. Recent research in emotions suggests human emotions are tightly coupled and closely interact with ...
    • Exploring Facets of Community 

      Best, Michael L.; Bar, François (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2011)
    • Facilitating Interactions for Dogs with Occupations: Wearable Dog - Activated Interfaces 

      Jackson, Melody; Zeagler, Clint; Valentin, Giancarlo; Martin, Alex; Martin, Vincent; Delawalla, Adil; Blount, Wendy; Eiring, Sarah; Hollis, Ryan; Kshirsagar, Yash; Starner, Thad (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAssociation for Computing Machinery, 2013-09)
      Working dogs have improved the lives of thousands of people. However, communication between human and canine partners is currently limited. The main goal of the FIDO project is to research fundamental aspects of wearable ...
    • FIDO—Facilitating interactions for dogs with occupations: wearable communication interfaces for working dogs 

      Jackson, Melody M.; Valentin, Giancarlo; Freil, Larry; Burkeen, Lily; Zeagler, Clint; Gilliland, Scott; Currier, Barbara; Starner, Thad (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-01)
      Working dogs have improved the lives of thousands of people throughout history. However, communication between human and canine partners is currently limited. The main goal of the FIDO project is to research fundamental ...
    • Forward 

      Best, Michael L.; Bar, François (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2010)
    • From HCI to ACI: User-centered and Participatory design in Canine ACI 

      Valentin, Giancarlo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-10-26)
      As is the case with new scientific disciplines, Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI) has motivated the re-examination of solved and unsolved issues in the philosophy of science. Using canine-human interaction as an example, ...
    • From the Editors 

      Best, Michael L.; Bar, François (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2011)