We propose several efficient data structures for the exact and approximate variants of the fair near neighbor problem.
Martin Aumüller, Sariel Har-Peled, Sepideh Mahabadi, Rasmus Pagh, Francesco Silvestri From Communications of the ACM | August 2022
In "Sampling Near Neighbors in Search for Fairness," Aumüller et al. investigate a basic problem in similarity search called near neighbor in the context of fair...Qin Zhang From Communications of the ACM | August 2022
"Expressive Querying for Accelerating Visual Analytics," by Tarique Siddiqui et al., provides a general abstraction, along with advanced interfaces, focusing on...Bill Howe From Communications of the ACM | July 2022
In this work, we introduce the problem of visualization search and highlight two underlying challenges of search enumeration and visualization matching.
Tarique Siddiqui, Paul Luh, Zesheng Wang, Karrie Karahalios, Aditya G. Parameswaran From Communications of the ACM | July 2022
"On Sampled Metrics for Item Recommendation," by Walid Krichene and Steffen Rendle, exposes a crucial aspect for the evaluation of algorithms and tools: the impact...Fabio Vandin From Communications of the ACM | July 2022
This paper investigates sampled metrics and shows that it is possible to improve the quality of sampled metrics by applying a correction, obtained by minimizing...Walid Krichene, Steffen Rendle From Communications of the ACM | July 2022
"SoundWatch," by Dhruv Jain et al., provides an example of HCI research's vital role in designing architectures that trade off different computational capabilities...Jeffrey P. Bigham From Communications of the ACM | June 2022
We present SoundWatch, a smartwatch-based deep learning application to sense, classify, and provide feedback about sounds occurring in the environment.
Dhruv Jain, Hung Ngo, Pratyush Patel, Steven Goodman, Khoa Nguyen, Rachel Grossman-Kahn, Leah Findlater, Jon Froehlich From Communications of the ACM | June 2022
In "FANG," the authors focus on a strategy of automatically detecting disinformation campaigns on online media with a new graph-based, contextual technique for...Philippe Cudré-Mauroux From Communications of the ACM | April 2022
We propose Factual News Graph (FANG), a novel graphical social context representation and learning framework for fake news detection.
Van-Hoang Nguyen, Kazunari Sugiyama, Preslav Nakov, Min-Yen Kan From Communications of the ACM | April 2022
The authors of "Cognitive Biases in Software Development" rightly highlight the need for situated studies that examine cognitive bias 'in the wild' during software...Marian Petre From Communications of the ACM | April 2022
We conducted a two-part field study to examine the extent to which cognitive biases occur, the consequences of these biases on developer behavior, and the practices...Souti Chattopadhyay, Nicholas Nelson, Audrey Au, Natalia Morales, Christopher Sanchez, Rahul Pandita, Anita Sarma From Communications of the ACM | April 2022
"Supporting People with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Exploration of PoIs" is an example of work that takes seriously the task of supporting a small group that...Robin Burke From Communications of the ACM | February 2022
We propose a novel Top-N recommendation model that combines information about an autistic user's idiosyncratic aversions with her/his preferences in a personalized...Noemi Mauro, Liliana Ardissono, Federica Cena From Communications of the ACM | February 2022
"Eyelid Gestures for People with Motor Impairments," by Mingming Fan et al., addresses the accessibility of mobile devices to people with motor impairments.
Tiago Guerreiro From Communications of the ACM | January 2022
We present an algorithm to detect nine eyelid gestures on smartphones in real time and evaluate it with 12 able-bodied people and four people with severe motor...Mingming Fan, Zhen Li, Franklin Mingzhe Li From Communications of the ACM | January 2022
"Software-Defined Cooking Using a Microwave Oven," by Haojian Jin et al., introduces a feedback mechanism to microwave heating through a technique the authors call...Fadel Adib From Communications of the ACM | December 2021
We present software-defined cooking (SDC), a low-cost closed-loop microwave oven system that aims to heat food in a software-defined thermal trajectory.
Haojian Jin, Jingxian Wang, Swarun Kumar, Jason Hong From Communications of the ACM | December 2021
"Multi-Itinerary Optimization as Cloud Service," by Alexandru Cristian et al., makes accessible an end-to-end cloud service that produces traffic-aware, real-time...Pascal Van Hentenryck From Communications of the ACM | November 2021
We describe multi-itinerary optimization, a novel Bing Maps service that automates the process of building itineraries for multiple agents while optimizing their...Alexandru Cristian, Luke Marshall, Mihai Negrea, Flavius Stoichescu, Peiwei Cao, Ishai Menache From Communications of the ACM | November 2021