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Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
  

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2018

All Work and no Play? Conversations with a Question-and-Answer Chatbot in the Wild
Q. Vera Liao, Muhammed Mas-ud Hussain, Praveen Chandar, Matthew Davis, Marco Crasso, Dakuo Wang, Michael Muller, N. Sadat Shami, Werner Geyer
CHI 2018: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Face Value? Exploring the Effects of Embodiment for a Group Facilitation Agent
Ameneh Shamekhi, Q. Vera Liao, Dakuo Wang, Rachel Bellamy, Thomas Erickson
CHI 2018: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Towards an Optimal Dialog Strategy for Information Retrieval Using both Open-ended and Close-ended Questions
Yunfeng Zhang, Q. Vera Liao, Biplav Srivastava
IUI 2018: ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces


2017

Human-Agent Collaborations in Meetings
Dakuo Wang, Q. Vera Liao, Rachel K.E. Bellamy, Thomas D. Erickson, Jason B. Ellis, Yunfeng Zhang, Bin Xu, Michael Muller
CSCW 2017 Workshop on Robots in Groups and Teams

Tailoring Conversational UX through the Lens of Dialogue Complexity
Q. Vera Liao, Biplav Srivastava, Pavan Kapanipathi
CHI 2017 Workshop on Conversational UX Design

Exploring AI Values and Ethics through Participatory Design Fictions
Michael Muller, Q. Vera Liao
HCIC 2017: Design Futures

Leveraging Conversational Agent to Assist New Hires during Onboarding
Praveen Chandar, Yasaman Khazaeni, Matthew Davis, Michael Muller, Marco Crasso, Q. Vera Liao, N. Sadat Shami, Werner Geyer
INTERACT 2017: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

What's in it for me? Self-serving versus Other-oriented Framing in Messages Advocating use of Prosocial Peer-to-peer Services
Rajan Vaish, Q. Vera Liao (co-first author), Victoria Bellotti
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2017


2016

What Can You Do?: Studying Social-Agent Orientation and Agent Proactive Interactions with an Agent for Employees
Q Vera Liao, Matthew Davis, Werner Geyer, Michael Muller, N Sadat Shami
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, pp. 264--275

# Snowden: Understanding Biases Introduced by Behavioral Differences of Opinion Groups on Social Media
Q Vera Liao, Wai-Tat Fu, Markus Strohmaier
Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 3352--3363

Improvising Harmony: Opportunities for Technologies to Support Crowd Orchestration
Q Vera Liao, Victoria Bellotti, Michael Youngblood
Urbana51, 61801, 2016


2015

It is all about perspective: An exploration of mitigating selective exposure with aspect indicators
Q Vera Liao, Wai-Tat Fu, Sri Shilpa Mamidi
Proceedings of the 33rd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems, pp. 1439--1448, 2015


2014

Expert voices in echo chambers: effects of source expertise indicators on exposure to diverse opinions
Q Vera Liao, Wai-Tat Fu
Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems, pp. 2745--2754, 2014

Can you hear me now?: mitigating the echo chamber effect by source position indicators
Q Vera Liao, Wai-Tat Fu
Proceedings of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work \& social computing, pp. 184--196, 2014

Age differences in credibility judgments of online health information
Q Vera Liao, Wai-Tat Fu
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI) 21(1), 2, ACM, 2014


2013

Beyond the filter bubble: interactive effects of perceived threat and topic involvement on selective exposure to information
Q Vera Liao, Wai-Tat Fu
Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on human factors in computing systems, pp. 2359--2368, 2013

Aggregating personal health messages for scalable comparative effectiveness research
Jason HD Cho, Q Vera Liao, Yunliang Jiang, Bruce R Schatz
Proceedings of the International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics, pp. 907, 2013


2012

Understanding experts' and novices' expertise judgment of twitter users
Q Vera Liao, Claudia Wagner, Peter Pirolli, Wai-Tat Fu
Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 2461--2464, 2012

Designing and evaluating a clustering system for organizing and integrating patient drug outcomes in personal health messages
Yunliang Jiang, Qingzi Vera Liao, Qian Cheng, Richard B Berlin, Bruce R Schatz
AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, pp. 417, 2012