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Great Innovative Ideas

Great Innovative Ideas are a way to showcase the exciting new research and ideas generated by the computing community.

Progressing Intention Progression: A Call for a Goal-Plan Tree Contest

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Brian Logan (University of Nottingham), John Thangarajah (RMIT University), and Neil Yorke-Smith (American University of Beirut). Their paper called Progressing Intention Progression: A Call for a Goal-Plan Tree Contest was the Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track winner at the Sixteenth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MutliAgent Systems (AAMAS), May 8-12, 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Idea […]

Spreading Awareness about HIV Among Homeless Youth Using Artificial Intelligence

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Amulya Yadav, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science Department at the University of Southern California (USC). Yadav was a co-organizer of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) AAAI Symposium on AI for Social Good on March 27-29, 2017. The Idea HIV-AIDS kills 2 million people worldwide every year. […]

Morvareed Bidgoli

Report Now, Report Often: Overcoming the Challenges within Cybercrime Reporting

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Morvareed Bidgoli, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University. Bidgoli presented her work at the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) workshop on Sociotechnical Cybersecurity Workshop 1 on December 12-13, 2016. The Idea When a crime occurs, a crucial next step that […]

Scaling Maps To Zettabytes and Beyond

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Mohamed Sarwat, Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. Sarwat presented his poster, GeoExpo-Interactive and Scalable Exploration of Big GeoSpatial Data, at the CCC Symposium on Computing Research, May 9-10, 2016. The Idea GIS software packages are useful tools to make sense of spatial data. […]

Stephan Winter

Flexible Road Trains in Autonomous Public Transportation

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Stephan Winter from the University of Melbourne. Winter along with his coauthors Niels Agatz from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Ana Bazzan from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Ronny Kutadinata from the University of Melbourne, Dirk Christian Mattfeld from University of Braunschweig, Monika Sester from Leibniz University Hannover, and Ouri Wolfson […]

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BigGIS: A Continuous Refinement Approach to Master Heterogeneity and Uncertainty in Spatio-Temporal Big Data

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Patrick Wiener from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. Wiener along with his coauthors Manuel Stein and Daniel Seebacher from University of Konstanz, Julian Bruns, Matthias T. Frank, Viliam Simko, and Stefan Zander from FZI Research Center for Information Technology, and Jens Nimis from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences were among the winners at […]

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A Vision for Micro and Macro Location Aware Services

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Abdeltawab Hendawi from the University of Virginia. Hendawi along with his coauthors John Stankovic from the University of Virginia, Mohamed Khalefa from the University of Alexandria in Egypt, and Harry Liu and Mohamed Ali from the University of Washington Tacoma were among the winners at the Computing Community Consortium […]

Wearable Health: Exploring Human-Centered Solutions of On-Body Technologies to Improve Healthcare

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Vivian Motti, Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology at George Mason University. Motti presented her poster, Wearable Health: Exploring Human-Centered Solutions of On-Body Technologies to Improve Healthcare, at the CCC Symposium on Computing Research, May 9-10, 2016. The Idea By combining a variety of sensors […]

Weakly Supervised Cyberbullying Detection in Social Media

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Bert Huang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. Huang presented his poster, Weakly Supervised Cyberbullying Detection in Social Media, at the CCC Symposium on Computing Research, May 9-10, 2016. The Idea One of my research topics that I’m most passionate about is on developing machine learning algorithms […]

Processor Design Exploration for Vision Based Mobile Robots

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Christopher B. Harris, the Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Engineering at Brown University. Harris presented his poster, Processor Design Exploration for Vision Based Mobile Robots, at the CCC Symposium on Computing Research, May 9-10, 2016. The Idea At Brown University, we’re designing robots! Actually, we’re building the simulation tools […]