Urban Computing/Urban Homeless

Technology is all around us, and while we consider new and novel uses for mobile and ubiquitous computing it is also important to consider how these kinds of technologies affect members of our society who may not have access to them. The aim of this work is to develop technological innovations to be deployed to support the urban homeless and the institutions that support them.
 

 

Related Publications

  1. C. A. Le Dantec and C. DiSalvo. Infrastructuring and the formation of publics in participatory design. Social Studies of Science, 43(2):241–264, April 2013.

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  2. C. A. Le Dantec. Participation and Publics: 
Supporting Community Engagement. In CHI ’12: Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pages 1351–1360, New York, NY, USA, 2012. ACM.
    (Best Paper Honorable Mention)

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  3. M. Massimi, J. P. Dimond, and C. A. Le Dantec. Finding a New Normal: The Role of Technology in Life Disruptions. In CSCW ’12: Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, pages 719–728, New York, NY, USA, 2011. ACM.

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  4. C. A. Le Dantec, R. G. Farrell, J. E. Christensen, M. Bailey, J. B. Ellis, W. A. Kellogg, and W. K. Edwards. Publics in Practice: Ubiquitous Computing at a Shelter for Homeless Mothers. In CHI ’11: Proceeding of the twenty-nineth annual SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems, pages 1687–1696, New York, NY, USA, 2011. ACM.

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  5. C. A. Le Dantec, J. E. Christensen, M. Bailey, R. G. Farrell, J. B. Ellis, C. M. Danis, W. A. Kellogg, and W. K. Edwards. A Tale of Two Publics: Democratizing Design at the Margins. In DIS ’10: Proceedings of the conference on Designing interactive systems, pages 11–20, New York, NY, USA, 2010. ACM.

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  6. C. A. Le Dantec and W. K. Edwards. Across Boundaries of Influence and Accountability: The Multiple Scales of Public Sector Information Systems. In CHI ’10: Proceeding of the twenty-eighth annual SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems, pages 113–122, New York, NY, USA, 2010. ACM.
    (Best Paper Honorable Mention)

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  7. C. A. Le Dantec and W. K. Edwards. The View From the Trenches: Organization, Power, and Technology at Two Nonprofit Homeless Outreach Centers. In CSCW ’08: Proceedings of the ACM 2008 conference on Computer supported cooperative work, pages 589–598, New York, NY, USA, 2008. ACM.

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  8. C. A. Le Dantec. Feature: Life at the Margins: Assessing the Role of Technology for the Urban Homeless. interactions, 15(5):24–27, 2008.

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  9. C. A. Le Dantec and E. S. Poole. The Value of Pictures: Photo Elicitation Techniques for Engaging Users. Position Paper: CHI Workshop: Values, Value and Worth. April 2008.

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  10. C. A. Le Dantec and W. K. Edwards. Designs on Dignity: Perceptions of Technology Among the Homeless. In CHI ’08: Proceeding of the twenty-sixth annual SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems, pages 627–636, New York, NY, USA, 2008. ACM.
    (Best Paper)

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