Health and Well-Being

Bioinformatics, synthetic biology, biomedicine, personalized medicine

Innovation in computing continues to yield dramatic productivity benefits to individuals, organizations, and societies, and nowhere is this more evident than in the potential of computing to improve dramatically the health and well-being of millions worldwide. Efforts to accomplish this far-reaching goal take many forms, including assisted cognition, tools for bioinformatics, synthetic biology, biomedicine, the confluence of mobile devices and healthcare, and personalized medicine.



Kathryn Zyskowski, Meredith Ringel Morris, Jeffrey P. Bigham, Mary L. Gray, and Shaun Kane, Accessible Crowdwork? Understanding the Value in and Challenge of Microtask Employment for People with Disabilities, ACM – Association for Computing Machinery, March 2015

Mohammed Shoaib, Jie Liu, and Matthai Phillipose, Energy Scaling in Multi-tiered Sensing Systems Through Compressive Sensing, IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 14 September 2014

Jennifer Musto and danah boyd, The Trafficking-Technology Nexus, in Social Politics, Oxford University Press, 26 August 2014

Nina Mishra, Ryen White, Samuel Ieong, and Eric Horvitz, Time-Critical Search, in SIGIR (Information retrieval), ACM, 10 July 2014

Isabelle Stanton, Samuel Ieong, and Nina Mishra, Circumlocution in Diagnostic Medical Queries, in SIGIR (Information Retrieval), ACM, 8 July 2014

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