CSE590F: Computing and the Developing World Seminar

This quarter we will be reading a selection of papers from computing for development papers from conferences other than ICTD and DEV

The last two meetings we will talk about future grand challenges in ICTD.

The seminar meets Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 in CSE 203.


WeekDateDiscussion LeaderPaper
1April 8Nicki Low-cost audience polling using computer vision
Andrew Cross, Edward Cutrell, William Thies UIST '12
2April 15Waylon Expanding Rural Cellular Networks with Virtual Coverage
Kurtis Heimerl, Kashif Ali, Joshua Blumenstock, Brian Gawalt, Eric Brewer.USENIX NSDI '13
3April 22Trevor Raabta: low-cost video conferencing for the developing world
Zubair Nabi MobiCom '13
4April 29Sam A matter of life and death: practical and ethical constraints in the development of a mobile verbal autopsy tool
Jon Bird, Peter Byass, Kathleen Kahn, Paul Mee, Edward Fottrel CHI '13
5May 6Ted Kwiizya: local cellular network services in remote areas
Mariya Zheleva, Abigail Hinsman, Lisa Parks, and Elizabeth Belding MobiSys '13
6May 13Mayank ACQR: acoustic quick response codes for content sharing on low end phones with no internet connectivit
Jennifer Pearson, Simon Robinson, Matt Jones, Amit Nanavati, Nitendra Rajpu MobileHCI '13
7May 20Aditya Community-oriented spoken web browser for low literate users
Mahelaqua, Sara Basson, Nitendra Rajput, Kundan Shrivastava, Saurabh Srivastava, John C. Thomas CSCW '13
8May 27Camille
9June 3Fahad