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Citizen science projects can collect a wealth of scientific data, but that data is only helpful if it is actually used. While previous citizen science research has mostly focused on designing effective capture interfaces and incentive mechanisms, in this paper we explore the application of HCI methods to ensure that the data itself is useful. To provide a(More)
Pen computing as afield broadly includes computers and applications in which a pen is the main input device. This field continues to draw a lot of attention from researchers because there are a number qf applications where pen is the most convenient form of input. These include: 1. Preparrng a first draft of a document and concentrating on content creation.(More)
Protective barriers are often deployed to safely guide sea turtle hatchlings to the ocean but the barriers are contentious for they impede foot and vehicle traffic of beach users. Our goal is to develop a wireless system that can detect sea turtle hatching to enable "just in time deployment" of barriers, and notify tourists so they can watch sea turtles(More)
Hundreds of millions of people leave digital footprints, including textual posts and photos, on public on social media and social networking sites. Here we present our work on using these digital footprints—social multimedia content— to derive four types of basic personal traits for individuals. Moreover, we show how these basic traits can be used in(More)
OBJECT Treatment of cerebral aneurysms by endovascular deployment of liquid embolic agents has been proposed as an alternative strategy to conventional coiling, and new materials are being developed for embolization. In this study, the authors used a single-injection, biocompatible, biodegradable and pH-responsive acrylated chitosan (aCHN) with conjugated(More)
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