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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.



Erin Brady, Meredith Ringel Morris, and Jeffrey P. Bigham, Gauging Receptiveness to Social Microvolunteering, in Proceedings of CHI 2015, ACM – Association for Computing Machinery, April 2015

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

Michele A. Williams, Asta Roseway, Chris O’Dowd, Mary Czerwinski, and Meredith Ringel Morris, SWARM: An Actuated Wearable for Mediating Affect, in Proceedings of TEI 2015, ACM – Association for Computing Machinery, January 2015

Halley P Profita, Asta Roseway, and Mary Czerwinski, Lightwear: An Exploration in Wearable Light Therapy, in In Proceedings of TEI 2015, ACM – Association for Computing Machinery, January 2015

Michael J. Paul, Ryen W. White, and Eric Horvitz, Search and Breast Cancer: On Disruptive Shifts of Attention over Life Histories of an Illness, no. MSR-TR-2014-144, 15 November 2014

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