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Human-Information Interaction Research Lab
Information Technology for Sharing, Browsing, and Interacting with Data

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Faculty Member

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Information & Media Studies, Department of Computer Science
Lu Xiao
 
I'm fortunate to have had opportunities to work with faculty members, students and researchers of various background. I look forward to continue working with them and with new people!
 
Collaborators - Faculty
 
Robert Mercer Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario
 
Immaculate Namukasa, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario
 
Steven High, Professor, Canada Research Chair in Public History, Co-director of Center of Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Concordia University

Shengquan Yu, Professor and Dean, School of Educational Technology, Beijing Normal University, China
 
Ning Ma, Assistant Professor, School of Educational Technology, Beijing Normal University, China
 
Pedro Antunes, Associate Professor, School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
 

Current Lab Members

  • Taraneh Khazae, Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, Computational Linguistic Approaches to Study Online User Generated Content
  • Danial Javanmardi, Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, Visual Analytics for Large-Scale Online Deliberation
  • Niall Conroy, Ph.D. Student in Library and Information Science, Annotating Stance and Rationales from Blog Postings and Comments
  • Daniel Lu, Research Associate, Annotating Stance and Rationales from Blog Postings and Comments

Past Lab Members

Post-doc Researcher/Collaborator

  • Jennifer Martin, Media Studies, Factors Influencing Distributed Team Decision-Making in Cross-Cultural Context 
  • Tatiana Vashchilko, Political Science, Digging into Data - the Human Rights Research Project
  • Olga Buchel, Post-doc researcher/collaborator, Supporting Reflection in Distance Education with Visualization of Lecture Notes; Factors Influencing Distributed Team Decision-Making in Cross-Cultural Context

Ph.D. Students

  • Yan Luo, Computer Science, Digging into Data - The Human Rights Research Project (2013)
  • Da Kuang, Computer Science, Rationale awareness in iterative approach of human computation processes (2011)
  • Vadim Mazalov, Computer Science, Message visualization for synchornous online communication (2011)
  • Jennifer Martin, Media Studies, Web interface design of sensor-based home technology for senior's informal caregivers (2011 - 2012) 
  • Trina Joyce Sajo, Media Studies, Participatory approach in teaching database management systems; Analysis of rationale statements using  Rhetorical Structure Theory (2010 - 2011)
  • Tatiana Vashchilko, Library & Information Science (LIS), Analysis of rationale statements using Rhetorical Structure Theory(2011)
  • Kinful Lartebea Aryee, Education, The use of digital tabletop in public places; Wikipedia as an Academic Publishing Venue: Challenges and Advantages (2011)

Master's Students

  • Wanting Mao, Master's Student in Computer Sciece, A Computational Linguistic Approach towards Understanding Wikipedia's Article for Deletion (AfD) Discussions (2012 - 2014)
  • Jill R. Kavanaugh, Library and Information Science, Digging Into Data - The Human Rights Research Project (2012 - 2013)
  • Xueheng (Vicky) Yan, Library and Information Science, Digging Into Data - The Human Rights Research Project (2013)
  • Lindsay Baker, Library and Information Science, Wikipedia as an Academic Publishing Venue: Challenges and Advantages;
  • Digging into Data - the Human Rights Research Project (2013)
  • Mengshuo Chen, Computer Science, Development of a Visualization Tool for Team Decision-Making (2012 - 2013)  
  • Joel Sherlock, Library and Information Science, Content Analysis of Wikipedia's Article for Deletion (AfD) Discussions (2012)
  • Meredith Fischer, Library and Information Science, Content Analysis of Wikipedia's Article for Deletion (AfD) Discussions (2012)
  • Valentin Kelemen, Library and Information Sciences, Web interface design of sensor-based home technology for senior's informal caregivers (2011 - 2012)
  • William Klie, Library and Information Sciences, Usability testing of MessageFlower (2011)
  • Delei Feng, Computer Science, Design of shared rationale space in virtual group workspace (2009)

Undergraduate Students

  • Nicole Askin, English, Wikipedia as an academic publishing venue: challenges and advantages; Content Analysis of Article for Deletion (AfD) Discussions in Wikipedia (2010 - 2013)
  • David Gallant, Computer Science, Web interface design of sensor-based home technology for senior's informal caregivers (2011 - 2012)
  • Yumo Yin, work-study program, The role of rationale sharing in hidden profile tasks (2012 - 2013)
  • Achchana Nadarajah, work-study program, The role of rationale sharing in hidden profile tasks (2012 - 2013)
  • Fan Wu,  work-study program, The role of rationale sharing in hidden profile tasks (2013)
  • Ting Ng, work-study program, The role of rationale sharing in hidden profile tasks (2013)
  • An An, work-study program, The role of rationale sharing in hidden profile tasks (2013)
  • Paras Jain,  work-study program, Web interface design of sensor-based home technology for senior's informal caregivers (2011 - 2012)
  • Hing-Chuen Chan, work-study program, Tabletop software program (2010 - 2011)
  • Lam Cheung,Lam, work-study program, rationale sharing in small group learning activities (2011) 
  • Shu Wai Fung, work-study program, web design of the HCI Lab (2010)