Ryan M. Schuetzler

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Automated human credibility screening is an emerging research area that has potential for high impact in fields as diverse as homeland security and accounting fraud detection. Systems that conduct interviews and make credibility judgments can provide objectivity, improved accuracy, and greater reliability to credibility assessment practices, need to be(More)
One of the most common and costly forms of deception and fraud online is phishing. Due to the ramifications of successful phishing attacks, security experts and researchers seek to better understand this phenomenon. Prior phishing research has addressed the “bait” and “hook” components of phishing attacks, the human-computer interaction that takes place as(More)
We present a creative approach to improve the effectiveness of decision-making groups in solving nonroutine problems by introducing increased distrust into the group. Our theory is proposed through an extension and empirical test of Schul et al.’s [1] distrust model in an online group decision-making domain. We find that an increase in distrust among group(More)
Countermeasures, or techniques for hiding guilt during a credibility assessment examination, have long been an important topic in cognitive psychology and criminal justice fields. With recent IS research on automated screening systems, understanding the potential for countermeasures in this new paradigm is of increasing importance. This paper reports on a(More)
This study reports the results of a laboratory experiment exploring interactions between humans and a conversational agent. Using the ChatScript language, we created a chat bot that asked participants to describe a series of images. The two objectives of this study were (1) to analyze the impact of dynamic responses on participants’ perceptions of the(More)
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