CSE590F: Computing and the Developing World Seminar

This quarter we're reading a selection of C4D papers from ICTD'17, CHI'17 and other recent conferences.

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


WeekDateDiscussion LeadersPaper
1Jan 9 --------- Planning and organization
2Jan 16 Matt xCache: Rethinking Edge Caching for Developing Regions Ali Raza, Yasir Zaki, Thomas Potsch, Jay Chen, Lakshmi Subramanian (PDF)
3Jan 23 Aditya + Michael From Margins to Seams: Imbrication, Inclusion, and Torque in the Aadhaar Identification Project Ranjit Singh, Steven J. Jackson (PDF)
4Jan 30 Trevor Leveraging Facebook's Free Basics Engine for Web Service Deployment in Developing Regions Siddharth Singh, Vedant Nanda, Rijurekhar Sen, Saadal Sengupta, Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, Krishna P. Gummadi (PDF)
5Feb 6 Jared The Technology Self in India: From Tech-savvy Farmers to a Selfie-tweeting Prime Minister Joyojeet Pal (PDF)
6Feb 13 Naveena Mobilizing Assets: Data-Driven Community Development with Refugees Ying Xu, Carleen Maitland (PDF)
7Feb 20 Fahad Understanding capabilities through everyday practice: The case of a weather information system for farmers in West Bengal Bidisha Chaudhuri, Linus Kendall, Janaki Srinivasan, Onkar Hoysala, Purnabha Dasgupta (PDF)
8Feb 27 Philip Victim, Mother, or untapped Resource? Discourse Analysis of the Construction of Women in ICT Policies Annika Andersson, Mathias Hatakka (PDF)
9March 6 Gabe Combining satellite imagery and machine learning to predict poverty Neal Jean et al. (PDF)