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Drs. Ko, Wobbrock earn Best Paper at VL/HCC

Friday, September 24, 2010

Assistant Professors Andrew J. Ko and Jacob O. Wobbrock won the Best Paper Award at the Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing Conference (VL/HCC), held in Madrid, Spain this week. Drs. Ko and Wobbrock's paper was the only paper selected as Best Paper among all submissions.

The full citation for the paper: Ko, A.J. and Wobbrock, J.O. (2010). Cleanroom: Edit-Time Error Detection with the Uniqueness Heuristic. 2010 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, Madrid, Spain, September 22-24, pp. 7-14.

Ph.D. student Parmit Chilana also had a paper co-authored with Ko and Wobbrock accepted at VL/HCC, which had an acceptance rate of 12 percent:

Chilana, P.K., Ko, A.J. and Wobbrock, J.O. (2010). Understanding Expressions of Unwanted Behaviors in Open Bug Reporting. 2010 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, Madrid, Spain, September 22-24, pp. 203-206.

The IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) is the premier international forum for researchers and industrial practitioners to discuss the theory, applications and evaluation of technologies, visual and otherwise, that enhance the role of humans in the computing process. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the Symposium. For more background on the conference visit the Symposium website.

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