Google at CHI 2023

This week, the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2023) is being held in Hamburg, Germany. We are proud to be a Hero Sponsor of CHI 2023, a premier conference on human-computer interaction, where Google researchers contribute at all levels. This year we are presenting over 30 papers and are actively involved in organizing and hosting a number of different events across workshops, courses, and interactive sessions.

If you’re registered for CHI 2023, we hope you’ll visit the Google booth to learn more about the exciting work across various topics, including language interactions, causal inference, question answering and more. Take a look below to learn more about the Google research being presented at CHI 2023 (Google affiliations in bold).

Board and Organizing Committee

Technical Program Chairs include: Tesh Goyal

Case Studies Chairs include: Frank Bentley

Keynotes Chairs include: Elizabeth Churchill

Best Paper Award

Infrastructuring Care: How Trans and Non-Binary People Meet Health and Well-Being Needs through Technology

Lauren Wilcox, Renee Shelby, Rajesh Veeraraghavan, Oliver Haimson, Gabriela Erickson, Michael Turken, Beka Gulotta

Accepted papers

NewsComp: Facilitating Diverse News Reading through Comparative Annotation

Md Momen Bhuiyan, Sang Won Lee, Nitesh Goyal, Tanushree Mitra

WordGesture-GAN: Modeling Word-Gesture Movement with Generative Adversarial Network (Honorable Mention)

Jeremy Chu, Dongsheng An, Yan Ma, Wenzhe Cui, Shumin Zhai, Xianfeng David Gu, Xiaojun Bi

“The less I type, the better”: How AI Language Models can Enhance or Impede Communication for AAC Users

Stephanie Valencia, Richard Cave, Krystal Kallarackal, Katie Seaver, Michael Terry,
Shaun Kane

A Mixed-Methods Approach to Understanding User Trust after Voice Assistant Failures (Honorable Mention)

Amanda Baughan*, Xuezhi Wang, Ariel Liu, Allison Mercurio, Jilin Chen, Xiao Ma

“There’s so much responsibility on users right now:” Expert Advice for Staying Safer From Hate and Harassment

Miranda Wei, Sunny Consolvo, Patrick Gage Kelley, Tadayoshi Kohno, Franziska Roesner, Kurt Thomas

ThingShare: Ad-Hoc Digital Copies of Physical Objects for Sharing Things in Video Meetings

Erzhen Hu, Jens Emil Sloth Grønbæk, Wen Ying, Ruofei Du, Seongkook Heo

Understanding Digital-Safety Experiences of Youth in the U.S.

Diana Freed, Natalie N. Bazarova, Sunny Consolvo, Eunice Han, Patrick Gage Kelley,
Kurt Thomas
, Dan Cosley

Slide Gestalt: Automatic Structure Extraction in Slide Decks for Non-Visual Access

Yi-Hao Peng*, Peggy Chi, Anjuli Kannan, Meredith Ringel Morris, Irfan Essa

Using Logs Data to Identify When Engineers Experience Flow or Focused Work

Adam Brown, Sarah D’Angelo, Ben Holtz, Ciera Jaspan, Collin Green

Enabling Conversational Interaction with Mobile UI Using Large Language Models

Bryan Wang*, Gang Li, Yang Li

Practicing Information Sensibility: How Gen Z Engages with Online Information (Honorable Mention)

Amelia Hassoun, Ian Beacock, Sunny Consolvo, Beth Goldberg, Patrick Gage Kelley, Daniel M. Russell

How Bold Can We Be? The Impact of Adjusting Font Grade on Readability in Light and Dark Polarities

Hilary Palmen, Michael Gilbert, Dave Crossland

Investigating How Practitioners Use Human-AI Guidelines: A Case Study on the People + AI Guidebook (Honorable Mention)

Nur Yildirim*, Mahima Pushkarna, Nitesh Goyal, Martin Wattenberg, Fernanda Viegas

From Plane Crashes to Algorithmic Harm: Applicability of Safety Engineering Frameworks for Responsible ML

Shalaleh Rismani, Renee Shelby, Andrew Smart, Edgar W. Jatho, Joshua A. Kroll, AJung Moon, Negar Rostamzadeh

Designing Responsible AI: Adaptations of UX Practice to Meet Responsible AI Challenges

Qiaosi Wang*, Michael Madaio, Shaun Kane, Shivani Kapania, Michael Terry, Lauren Wilcox

“It is currently hodgepodge”: Examining AI/ML Practitioners’ Challenges during Co-production of Responsible AI Values

Rama Adithya Varanasi, Nitesh Goyal

A Hunt for the Snark: Annotator Diversity in Data Practices (Honorable Mention)

Shivani Kapania, Alex S. Taylor, Ding Wang

Visual Captions: Augmenting Verbal Communication with On-the-Fly Visuals

Xingyu “Bruce” Liu, Vladimir Kirilyuk, Xiuxiu Yuan, Alex Olwal, Peggy Chi,
Xiang “Anthony” Chen
, Ruofei Du

Infrastructuring Care: How Trans and Non-Binary People Meet Health and Well-Being Needs through Technology (Best Paper Award)

Lauren Wilcox, Renee Shelby, Rajesh Veeraraghavan, Oliver Haimson, Gabriela Erickson, Michael Turken, Beka Gulotta

Kaleidoscope: Semantically-Grounded, Context-Specific ML Model Evaluation

Harini Suresh, Divya Shanmugam, Tiffany Chen, Annie G. Bryan, Alexander D’Amour, John Guttag, Arvind Satyanarayan

Rapsai: Accelerating Machine Learning Prototyping of Multimedia Applications through Visual Programming (Honorable Mention; see blog post)

Ruofei Du, Na Li, Jing Jin, Michelle Carney, Scott Miles, Maria Kleiner, Xiuxiu Yuan, Yinda Zhang, Anuva Kulkarni, Xingyu “Bruce” Liu, Ahmed Sabie, Sergio Orts-Escolano, Abhishek Kar, Ping Yu, Ram Iyengar, Adarsh Kowdle, Alex Olwal

Exploring Users’ Perceptions and Expectations of Shapes for Dialog Designs

Xinghui “Erica” Yan, Julia Feldman, Frank Bentley, Mohammed Khwaja, Michael Gilbert

Exploring the Future of Design Tooling: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Tools for User Experience Professionals

Tiffany Knearem, Mohammed Khwaja, Yuling Gao, Frank Bentley, Clara E. Kliman-Silver

SpeakFaster Observer: Long-Term Instrumentation of Eye-Gaze Typing for Measuring AAC Communication

Shanqing Cai, Subhashini Venugopalan, Katrin Tomanek, Shaun Kane, Meredith Ringel Morris, Richard Cave, Robert MacDonald, Jon Campbell, Blair Casey, Emily Kornman, Daniel E. Vance, Jay Beavers

Designerly Tele-Experiences: A New Approach to Remote Yet Still Situated Co-design

Ferran Altarriba Bertran, Alexandra Pometko, Muskan Gupta, Lauren Wilcox, Reeta Banerjee, Katherine Isbister

“I Just Wanted to Triple Check . . . They Were All Vaccinated”: Supporting Risk Negotiation in the Context of COVID-19

Margaret E. Morris, Jennifer Brown, Paula Nurius, Savanna Yee, Jennifer C. Mankoff, Sunny Consolvo

Expectation vs Reality in Users’ Willingness to Delegate to Digital Assistants

Ekaterina Svikhnushina*, Marcel Schellenberg, Anna K. Niedbala, Iva Barisic, Jeremy N. Miles

Interactive Visual Exploration of Knowledge Graphs with Embedding-Based Guidance

Chao-Wen Hsuan Yuan, Tzu-Wei Yu, Jia-Yu Pan, Wen-Chieh Lin

Measuring the Impact of Explanation Bias: A Study of Natural Language Justifications for Recommender Systems

Krisztian Balog, Filip Radlinski, Andrey Petrov

Modeling and Improving Text Stability in Live Captions

Xingyu “Bruce” Liu, Jun Zhang, Leonardo Ferrer, Susan Xu, Vikas Bahirwani, Boris Smus, Alex Olwal, Ruofei Du

Programming without a Programming Language: Challenges and Opportunities for Designing Developer Tools for Prompt Programming

Alexander J. Fiannaca, Chinmay Kulkarni, Carrie J. Cai, Michael Terry

PromptInfuser: Bringing User Interface Mock-ups to Life with Large Language Models

Savvas Petridis, Michael Terry, Carrie J. Cai

Prototypes, Platforms and Protocols: Identifying Common Issues with Remote, Unmoderated Studies and Their Impact on Research Participants

Steven Schirra, Sasha Volkov, Frank Bentley, Shraddhaa Narasimha

Human-Centered Responsible Artificial Intelligence: Current & Future Trends

Mohammad Tahaei, Marios Constantinides, Daniele Quercia, Sean Kennedy, Michael Muller, Simone Stumpf, Q. Vera Liao, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Lora Aroyo, Jess Holbrook, Ewa Luger, Michael Madaio, Ilana Golbin Blumenfeld, Maria De-Arteaga, Jessica Vitak, Alexandra Olteanu

Interactive sessions

Experiencing Rapid Prototyping of Machine Learning Based Multimedia Applications in Rapsai (see blog post)

Ruofei Du, Na Li, Jing Jin, Michelle Carney, Xiuxiu Yuan, Ram Iyengar, Ping Yu, Adarsh Kowdle, Alex Olwal


The Second Workshop on Intelligent and Interactive Writing Assistants

Organizers include: Minsuk Chang

Combating Toxicity, Harassment, and Abuse in Online Social Spaces: A Workshop at CHI 2023

Organizers include: Nitesh Goyal

The Future of Computational Approaches for Understanding and Adapting User Interfaces

Keynote Speaker: Yang Li

The EmpathiCH Workshop: Unraveling Empathy-Centric Design

Panelists include: Cindy Bennett

Workshop on Trust and Reliance in AI-Human Teams (TRAIT)

Keynote Speakers: Carrie J. Cai, Michael Terry

Program committee includes: Aaron Springer, Michael Terry

Socially Assistive Robots as Decision Makers: Transparency, Motivations, and Intentions

Organizers include: Maja Matarić


Human-Computer Interaction and AI: What Practitioners Need to Know to Design and Build Effective AI Systems from a Human Perspective (Part I; Part II)

Daniel M. Russell, Q. Vera Liao, Chinmay Kulkarni, Elena L. Glassman, Nikolas Martelaro

* Work done while at Google


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