Founded in 2011, the BITLab is a group of social science and technology researchers in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University. We conduct research at the intersection of behavior, information, and technology. We have a number of active projects going on right now, supported by over $3 million in external grants from the US National Science Foundation, Google, and Facebook. To get in contact with BITLab, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Emilee Rader, Kelley Cotter, and Janghee Cho. Their paper “Explanations as Mechanisms for Supporting Algorithmic Transparency” was accepted at CHI 2018 in Montreal.
New Janghee Cho: submission to the CHI Student Research Competition, titled ‘Mental Models and Home Virtual Assistants’ was accepted. Submissions must be solo-authored by the graduate student, and this is Janghee’s MA thesis work.
New Hope Chidziwisano: His paper entitled “M-Kulinda: Using Technology Probes to Explores Domestic Security in Rural Kenya” was accepted at CHI 2018 in Montreal.
New Rick Wash and Molly Cooper: Their paper “Who Provides Phishing Training? Facts, Stories, and People Like Me” was accepted at CHI 2018 in Montreal.
Emilee Rader and Rick Wash were awarded a $93,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to run a “Workshop on Trustworthy Algorithmic Decision-Making”.
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