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2012 Colloquium Speakers

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 12:00pm to Friday, November 16, 2012 - 12:00pm

Below is a list of the Information Science Colloquium series speakers and talk titles from 2012. 

January 31, 2012

Scott Klemmer, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University

"The Power of Examples"

February 15, 2012 

Peter Pirolli, Research Fellow in the Augmented Social Cognition Area, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) 

"Information Foraging in the Social Web"

March 7, 2012

Dan Cosley, Steve Wicker, Jeff Hancock, Information Science, Cornell University

"My Favorite Paper II"

March 28, 2012 

Rick Wash, Assistant Professor, Department of Telecommunications, Information Studies, and Media, Michigan State University

"Thinking and Talking About Computer Security"

March 29, 2012

Nicole Immorlica, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University

"Emergence of Cooperation in Social Networks"

April 5, 2012

Jason Hartline, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University

"Auction Theory by Approximation"

April 25, 2012

Tom Erickson, Research Staff Member in the Social Computing Group at IBM Research

"Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Systems: Social Proxies from Babble to Rendezvous"

April 26, 2012

Arpita Ghosh, Senior Research Scientist at Yahoo! Research in the Microeconomics and Social Systems Group

"Social Computing and User Generated Content: A Game-theoretic Approach"

August 27, 2012

Sendhill Mullainathan, Economics, Harvard University

"Behavioral Design: Using Behavioral Economics to Invent Products, Processes and Policies"

October 17, 2012

Jeff Bigham, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, University of Rochester

October 31, 2012

Sinan Aral, Assistant Professor, Operations and Management Sciences, NYU Stern School of Business

November 15, 2012 

Luis von Ahn, Associate Professor, Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

November 16, 2012

Laura Dabbish, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University