• 2020 Foley Scholar Award Winners 

      Byrne, Ceara; Ismail, Azra; Saha, Koustuv (2021-02-18)
      Ceara Byrne: Technology for Working and Service Dogs In the Animal Computer Interaction (ACI) lab, I create and study technologies that improve communication between working dogs, such as dogs trained for search and ...
    • AI-CARING How Use Inspired Research with Older Adults Informs the Future of AI 

      Mynatt, Elizabeth D. (2021-10-14)
      We anticipate that AI will play a pivotal role in supporting the goals of older adults to “age in place” and sustain quality of life and independence. However, designing these technologies requires supporting the actions ...
    • Exploring the promise and peril of emotion AI, designing for emotional meaning-making with data, imagining an affirmative biopolitics with data 

      Howell, Noura (2021-09-23)
      Emotion AI, which predicts psychological characteristics from data, offers potentially transformative benefits for societal well-being, productivity, and security. Drawing on increasingly available biodata-data about ...
    • Fostering public understanding of AI through education and design 

      Long, Duri (2021-09-09)
      As artificial intelligence is integrated into our schools, homes, and workplaces, it becomes increasingly important to foster public understanding of AI. My research has explored two important facets of this issue—developing ...
    • GVU/IPaT Research and Engagement Grants 

      Anderson, David; Beteul, Adam; Bosely, Brooke; Glass, Lelia; Levy, Laura M.; Morris, Susana; Mulvanity, Sean; Partridge, Andrew; Riedl, Mark; Sanford, Jon A.; Sullivan, Anne; Swarts, Matthew; Weigel, Emily (2020-03-05)
      The GVU Center and the Institute for People and Technology (IPaT), with additional support from GTRI support two separate types of grant proposals. Research Grants provide seed funding for new research collaborations, and ...
    • Human-Focused Reinforcement Learning 

      Brunskill, Emma (2020-02-27)
      There is increasing excitement about reinforcement learning--a subarea of machine learning for enabling an agent to learn to make good decisions. Yet numerous questions and challenges remain for reinforcement learning to ...
    • The Myopia of Model Centrism 

      Sambasivan, Nithya (2022-02-24)
      AI models seek to intervene in increasingly higher stakes domains, such as cancer detection and microloan allocation. What is the view of the world that guides AI development in high risk areas, and how does this view ...
    • National AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education: Vision, Goals and Plans 

      Goel, Ashok (2022-03-10)
      NSF has recently established a National AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education (AI-ALOE) headquartered at Georgia Tech. The AI-ALOE Institute seeks to address the societal challenges of lifelong learning, ...