Colloquium: Malay Bhattacharyya (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology): Challenges in Designing Novel Crowd-powered Models



I will present novel crowd-powered models in three different domains: healthcare, citizen science, and surveillance, reviewing common challenges faced from an HCI perspective while also introducing exciting AI problems that emerge.

Speaker Bio

Malay Bhattacharyya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur. He has completed his PhD in Computer Science from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in 2014. He has published more than 50 research papers in various peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and proceedings of international conferences. His current research interests include Crowdsourcing, Big Data Analysis, and Computational Biology. He received the Young Scientist Award from ISCA in 2013-14, became a Sir Visvesvaraya Young Faculty Research Fellow in 2015-16, and won several best paper and best reviewer awards. He visited Stanford University, USA, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India for academic purposes. He is a member of IEEE, ACM and AAAI.

Homepage: http://www.becs.ac.in/index.php/it-malay-bhattacharyya-about

References for Talk

R. Tibrewal, A. Singh and M. Bhattacharyya, mSTROKE: A Crowd-powered Mobility towards Stroke Recognition, In MobileHCI Demo, Florence, Italy, September 6-9, pp. 645-650, ACM Press, 2016. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2957265.2961831)

M. Bhattacharyya, Spying with the Crowd, In AAAI HCOMP WiP, San Diego, USA, November 08-11, Paper ID 31, 2015. (http://www.humancomputation.com/2015/papers/31_Paper.pdf)

M. Bhattacharyya, Studying the Reality of Crowd-powered Healthcare, In AAAI HCOMP WiP, San Diego, USA, November 08-11, Paper ID 32, 2015. (http://www.humancomputation.com/2015/papers/32_Paper.pdf)


11:00am to 12:00pm


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