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Personal Data and Empowerment Lab

About


The Personal Data and Empowerment Lab is a Human-Centered Computing research lab in the School of Computing at the University of Utah. Our research focuses on empowering end users in their everyday lives with useful access to their personal data and other novel computing experiences. 
Lab hike up Little Mountain!

Publications


The Impact of Spinal Cord Injury on Participation in Human-Centered Research


Kazi Sinthia Kabir, Ahmad Alsaleem, Jason Wiese


Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2021, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2021, pp. 1902–1914


Less is More: Exploring Support for Time Management Planning


John R. Lund, Jason Wiese


DIS '21, Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2021, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2021, pp. 392–405


Personal Context from Mobile Phones—Case Study 5


Jason Wiese


Intelligent Computing for Interactive System Design: Statistics, Digital Signal Processing, and Machine Learning in Practice, 2021, pp. 341--376


Applying Ability-Based Design Principles to Adaptive Outdoor Activities


Ahmad Alsaleem, Ross Imburgia, Andrew Merryweather, Jeffrey Rosenbluth, Stephen K Trapp, Jason Wiese


Proceedings of the 2020 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’20), Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2020


Experience is not Required: Designing a Sailing Experience for Individuals with Tetraplegia


Ahmad Alsaleem, Ross Imburgia, Andrew Merryweather, Roger Altizer, Jeffrey Rosenbluth, Stephen K Trapp, Jason Wiese


Proceedings of the 2020 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’20), Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2020


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Projects




Tetra-Sport: Collaborative Sport Experiences for Individuals with Tetraplegia


Adaptive skiing and adaptive sailing experiences for and with individuals with tetraplegia.


Designing Self-tracking Technology for Prostate Cancer Patients


This project was in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco.  Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. Studies suggest that this cancer can recur even after succ...


Personal Data Empowerment: An Exploration with Indoor Air Quality Sensors


The tablet interface of the deployed MAAV technology probeAir quality is important, varies across time and space, and is largely invisible. Pioneering past work deploying air quality monitors in residential environments found that study participants im...




Improving Personal Informatics Tools for Planning


Planning is an important activity for people to accomplish many common goals, such as losing weight, saving money, or increasing productivity. Yet, planning out concrete actions to accomplish these goals can be feel burdensome, tedious, and time-consum...

Posts


May 15, 2020


A Best Paper Award and an Honorable Mention Award for our two papers accepted to DIS 2020! Congrats Ahmad! (Link)



Contact


Personal Data and Empowerment Lab


wiese@cs.utah.edu

School of Computing


University of Utah


50 Central Campus Drive Rm. 3190
Salt Lake City, UT 84112