An Online DEMO of Videolyzer, a project by my PhD Student, Nick Diakopolous. Videolyzer is a tool designed to help journalists and bloggers collect, organize, and present information about the quality (i.e. validity, reliability, etc.) of online videos. It makes it possible to evaluate and make sense of things like comments, claims, and sources as […]
Paper: Pragmatic Web (2008) "An Annotation Model for Making Sense of Information Quality in Online Videos"
N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. (2008) “An Annotation Model for Making Sense of Information Quality in Online Videos.” Proceedings of the International Conference on the Pragmatic Web. 28–30 Sept. 2008, Uppsala, Sweden (To Appear) ABSTRACT Making sense of the information quality of online media including things such as the accuracy and validity of claims and the […]
Presentation: At Qualcomm Research in San Diego, CA (2008) "From Computational Photography and Video to Computational Journalism"
From Computational Photography and Video to Computational Journalism Abstract Digital image capture, processing, and sharing has become pervasive in our society. This has had significant impact on how we create novel scenes, how we share our experiences, and how we interact with images and videos. In this talk, I will present an overview of […]
Funding (2007): NSF "Web on Demand – Bridging the Gap Between Social Networks and Ad Hoc Networking"
Award#0834545 – CSR-DMSS, SM: Web on Demand – Bridging the Gap Between Social Networks and Ad Hoc Networking Investigator(s): Umakishore Ramachandran, (Principal Investigator), Irfan Essa (Co-Principal Investigator) Dates: September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009 (Estimated) Abstract From the western world to the third world, the use of handheld devices (cellphones, PDAs) has proliferated. The […]
ACM Siggraph 2008 Class on Computional and Journalism Date and Time: Wednesday, 13 August 2008 | 1:45 pm – 5:30 pm Location: Room 502 A, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA Fundamentally, journalism is the process of collecting news information and disseminating that information with a layer of contextualization and understanding provided by […]
Audio Puzzler Alpha (ONLINE DEMO) By Nick Diakopoulos (My PhD Student) Audio Puzzler is a new kind of puzzle game based on unauthored content found online. The audio for the puzzles is taken from popular or interesting video clips from different genres such as news, documentary, or television. The audio puzzler is the type of […]
The Project for Excellence in Journalism has done an amazing report on “The State of the News Media 2008” with reference to American Journalism. It is a very interesting read and very interesting with reference to our efforts on Computation and Journalism.
Award#0813831 – Symposium on Computation and Journalism ABSTRACT Fundamentally, journalism is aimed at collecting news information and disseminating that information with a layer of contextualization and understanding provided by journalists. Recent advances in computational technology are rapidly affecting how news information is gathered, reported and distributed. Furthermore, new avenues for aggregating, visualizing, summarizing, consuming, and […]
Journalism 3G: The Future of Technology in the Field (A Symposium on Computation and Journalism) was a huge success. We had over 230 registered attendees. Thanks to all participants, panelists, and speakers. Use our Social Network (http://cj.crowdvine.com/) to continue the conversation. Join the FACEBOOK group (http://git.facebook.com/group.php?gid=18427444784) Use the tag “CnJ” on all blog posts and […]