Recent Submissions

  • Implicating Visualization in the Rationalization of Algorithms 

    Polack, Peter (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-28)
    Once operationalized in practice, algorithms are generally understood as removed from human interpretability and control. In this thesis I examine interactive data visualizations and contend that, to the contrary, the ...
  • Creative Sense-Making: A Cognitive Framework for Quantifying Interaction Dynamics in Co-Creation 

    Davis, Nicholas M (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-07)
    Collaboration is a powerful way to inspire and support creativity. The field of computational creativity is beginning to explore how co-creative agents might collaborate with humans during their creative process in co-creative ...
  • Enabling In Situ & Context-Based Motion Gesture Design 

    Parnami, Aman (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-05)
    Motion gestures, detected through body-worn inertial sensors, are an expressive, fast to access input technique, which is ubiquitously supported by mobile and wearable devices. Recent work on gesture authoring tools has ...
  • Data Visualization on Tablet Devices 

    Sadana, Ramik (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-05)
    Multitouch input is now ubiquitous and the popularity of devices using it has grown tremendously in recent years. The ability to directly touch and manipulate data on the screen without using any intermediary devices is ...
  • Understanding and circumventing censorship on Chinese social media 

    Hiruncharoenvate, Chaya (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-05)
    Chinese Internet users not only face the most technologically advanced filtering system in the world, the Great Firewall of China, but also are under the watchful eyes of the repressive government that controls every layer ...
  • Enhancing manageability of execution and data for GPGPU computing 

    Goswami, Anshuman (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-12-13)
    GPGPUs are useful for many types of compute-intensive workloads from scientific simulations to cloud-focused applications like machine learning and graph analytics. However, unlike CPUs they do not allow for software-controlled ...
  • Relaxing Coherence for Modern Learning Applications 

    Lee, Joo Hwan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-05)
    The main objective of this research is to efficiently execute learning (model training) of modern machine learning (ML) applications. The recent explosion in data has led to the emergence of data-intensive ML applications ...
  • Robust Adaptation of Natural Language Processing for Language Variation 

    Yang, Yi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-09)
    Natural language processing (NLP) technology has been applied in various domains, ranging from social media and digital humanities to public health. Unfortunately, the adoption of existing NLP techniques in these areas ...
  • Accelerating program analyses by cross-program training 

    Kulkarni, Sulekha Raghavendra (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-30)
    Practical programs share large modules of code. However, many program analyses are ineffective at reusing analysis results for shared code across programs. We present POLYMER, an analysis optimizer to address this problem. ...
  • Middleware for large scale in situ analytics workflows 

    Dayal, Jai (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-17)
    The trend to exascale is causing researchers to rethink the entire computa- tional science stack, as future generation machines will contain both diverse hardware environments and run times that manage them. Additionally, ...
  • Automated iterative game design 

    Zook, Alexander (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-12-06)
    Computational systems to model aspects of iterative game design were proposed, encompassing: game generation, sampling behaviors in a game, analyzing game behaviors for patterns, and iteratively altering a game design. ...
  • Understanding visual analysis processes from user interactions using visual analytics 

    Han, Yi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-15)
    Understanding the visual analysis process taken by people when using a visualization application can help its designers improve the application. This goal is typically achieved by observing usage sessions. Unfortunately, ...
  • Replicating experiments from educational psychology to develop insights into computing education: cognitive load as a significant problem in learning programming 

    Morrison, Briana Baker (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-15)
    Students often find learning to program difficult. This may be because the concepts are inherently difficult due to the fact that the elements of learning to program are highly interconnected. Instructors may be able to ...
  • Applications of sequential mining and data modeling for personalized medicine 

    Malhotra, Kunal (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-11)
    Healthcare data modeling and analytics as an area of study has gathered momentum especially after the increased adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) by various provider facilities. Clinicians are getting valuable ...
  • Frame, rods and beads of the edge computing abacus 

    Bhardwaj, Ketan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-15)
    Emerging applications enabled by powerful end-user devices and 5G technologies, pose demands for reduced access latencies to web services and dramatic increase in the back-haul network capacity. In response, edge computing---the ...
  • Push and pull menus for auditory interfaces 

    Wilson, Jeffrey Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-11)
    Auditory display is an often underutilized interface modality for conveying information to a user. However, audio has previously proven effective in a variety of use cases for information presentation and is particularly ...
  • Voxel-based offsetting at high resolution with tunable speed and precision using hybrid dynamic trees 

    Hossain, Mohammad Moazzem (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-11)
    In the recent years, digital manufacturing has experienced the wave of rapid prototyping through the innovation and ubiquity in 3D printing technology. While such advancement liberates the constraints of shape selection ...
  • Process-Structure Linkages with Materials Knowledge Systems 

    Brough, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-09)
    The search for optimal manufacturing process routes that results in the combination of desired properties for any application is a highly dimensional optimization problem due to the hierarchical nature of material structure. ...
  • Exploring the Usability of Augmented Reality Interaction Techniques During Children's Early Elementary-School Years 

    Radu, Iulian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08-24)
    Augmented reality (AR) has been shown to have measurable benefits in enriching children's lives, by advancing education through in-situ 3D visualizations, providing entertainment through whole-body interaction, and enhancing ...
  • Graph-Level Operations: A High-Level Interface for Graph Visualization Technique Specification 

    Stolper, Charles D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08-18)
    More and more the world is being described as graphs---as connections between people, places, and ideas---since they provide a richer model than simply understanding each item in isolation. In order to help analysts ...

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