Poster and Demo Session

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Various locations throughout the Paul G. Allen Center

Madrona Prize and People's Choice Award presentation, 7:15-7:45 p.m.
Microsoft Atrium

Join Allen School faculty, students, alumni, and friends for food and drink, a poster session, and research demos throughout the building. Seattle's Madrona Venture Partners has awarded the Madrona Prize for the past twelve years to students participating in Allen School's Open House whose research work shows the greatest potential for commercialization. The People's Choice Award, for which attendees vote for their favorite projects, will also be awarded. Please join us at 7:15 p.m. for this year's prize presentation.

2017 Madrona Prize

Winner: LabintheWild: Large-scale online experimentation with diverse uncompensated samples / Allen School postdoc Nigini Abilio Oliveira; Allen School Ph.D. student Eunice Jun; and Allen School professor Katharina Reinecke

Winner: Augury: predicting visual appeal of website design / visiting scientist Manuel Nordhoff and Allen School professor Katharina Reinecke

Runner up: A Unified Approach to Interpreting Model Predictions / Allen School Ph.D. student Scott Lundberg and Allen School professor Su-In Lee

Runner up: Real-Time VR Video Processing with the Hardware-Friendly Bilateral / Allen School Ph.D. student Amrita Mazumdar; Allen School post doc Armin Alaghi; and Allen School professors Luis Ceze and Mark Oskin

Runner up: TVM: End-to-End IR Stack for Deep Learning Systems / Allen School Ph.D. students Tianqi Chen, Thierry Moreau, Haichen Shen; Fudan University undergraduate and AWS intern Ziheng Jiang; Allen School professors Luis Ceze, Carlos Guestrin, and Arvind Krishnamurthy

2017 People’s Choice Award

Winner: Learning Stylized Character Expressions from Humans / Allen School Ph.D. students Deepali Aneja and Bindita Chaudhuri; Zillow research scientist Alex Colburn; artist Gary Faigin; and Allen School professors Linda G Shapiro and Barbara Mones

Runner up: IDCam: Precise Item Identification for AR-Enhanced Object Interactions / Allen School Ph.D. students Hanchuan Li, Eric Whitmire, and Alex Mariakakis; Qualcomm engineer Victor Chan; former postdoc and Disney Research scientist Alanson Sample; and Allen School professor Shwetak Patel

Runner up: RoyalFlush: Non-invasive toilet water overflow detector / EE Ph.D. students Farshid Salemi Parizi and Josh Fromm; Allen School professor Shwetak Patel

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  • Robotics + Computer Vision, 2nd floor landing

    • Characterizing the Design Space of Rendered Robot Faces
      Alisa Kalegina and Maya Cakmak
    • Learning Deep Generative Spatial Models for Mobile Robots
      Andrzej Pronobis and Rajesh P. N. Rao
    • Learning Stylized Character Expressions from Humans
      Deepali Aneja, Bindita Chaudhuri, Alex Colburn, Gary Faigin, Linda G Shapiro, Barbara Mones
    • Probabilistic Semantic Mapping using Graph-Structured Sum-Product Networks
      Kaiyu Zheng, Andrzej Pronobis and Rajesh P. N. Rao
    • Rapid programming of a mobile manipulation robot
      Justin Huang and Maya Cakmak
    • Semantic segmentation of hands for robot task demonstrations
      Justin Huang, Yu Xiang, Dieter Fox, and Maya Cakmak
    • YOLO9000: Better, Faster, Stronger
      Joseph Redmon and Ali Farhadi
    • Vega-Lite: a concise specification language for interactive visualizations
      Arvind Satyanarayan, Dominik Moritz, Kanit Wongsuphasawat, Jeffrey Heer
    • Voyager: Accelerating Data Exploration with Visualization Recommendations
      K Wongsuphasawat, D Moritz, A Anand, J Mackinlay, B Howe, J Heer
  • HCI + Accessibility, 4th Floor Landing

    • A Pilot Deployment of an Online Tool for Large-Scale Virtual Auditing of Urban Accessibility
      Manaswi Saha, Kotaro Hara, Soheil Behnezhad, Anthony Li, Michael Saugstad, Hanuma Maddali, Sage Chen, Jon E. Froehlich
    • Augury: Predicting visual appeal of website design
      Manuel Nordhoff and Katharina Reinecke
    • A Predictive Algebra Assistant for Handwritten Mathematics
      Ben Jones and Steve Tanimoto
    • Comparing Interaction Modalities for Productivity Applications in Virtual Reality
      Ying-Chao Tung, Stephen DiVerdi, Aaron Hertzmann, Jacob O. Wobbrock
    • Designing 3D-Printed Deformation Behaviors Using Spring-Based Structures: An Initial Investigation
      Liang He, Huaishu Peng, Joshua Land, Mark D. Fuge, Jon E. Froehlich
    • Enhancing the Accessibility of Mobile Applications
      Xiaoyi Zhang, Anne Spencer Ross, Anat Caspi, James Fogarty, Jacob O. Wobbrock
    • Epidemiology as a Model for Large-Scale Application Accessibility Assessment
      Anne Spencer Ross, Xiaoyi Zhang, James Fogarty, Jacob O. Wobbrock
    • Examining Self-Tracking by People with Migraine: Goals, Needs, and Opportunities in a Chronic Health Condition
      Jessica Schroeder, Chia-Fang Chung, Daniel A. Epstein, Ravi Karkar, Adele Parsons, Natalia Murinova, James Fogarty, Sean A. Munson
    • How Feedback and Gender Affect Learners' Decisions to Share Creative Computing Projects
      Emilia Gan, Benjamin Mako Hill, Sayamindu Dasgupta
    • LabintheWild: Large-scale online experimentation with diverse uncompensated samples
      Nigini Oliveira, Eunice Jun, and Katharina Reinecke
    • Rewire: Interface Design Assistance from Examples
      Amanda Swearngin, Mira Dontcheva, Wilmot Li, Morgan Dixon, Joel Brandt, Andy Ko
    • Studying the Effects of Learning Disabilities on Programming Education with Kokopelli's World
      Rob Thompson and Steve Tanimoto
    • Yarn: Designing for Telling Stories with Personal Data
      Daniel Epstein, Koko Nakajima, Mira Dontcheva, James Fogarty, Sean Munson
    • Women's Safety in Public Spaces: Examining the Efficacy of Panic Buttons in New Delhi
      Naveena Karusala and Neha Kumar
  • Data Science + ML, 5th Floor Landing

    • A unified approach to interpreting model predictions
      Scott Lundberg and Su-In Lee
    • Cosette: An Automated Prover for SQL
      Shumo Chu, Chenglong Wang, Konstantin Weitz, Daniel Li, Alvin Cheung, Dan Suciu
    • Delta-Based Neural Network Inference for Fast Video Analytics
      Jingjing Wang and Magdalena Balazinska
    • Fast Bayesian Network Structure Learning Given Domain-Derived Constraints
      Jacob Schreiber and William Noble
    • PerfEnforce: A Dynamic Scaling Engine for Analytics with Performance Guarantees
      Jennifer Ortiz, Brendan Lee, Magdalena Balazinska, Joseph L. Hellerstein and Johannes Gehrke
    • Probabilistic Database Summarization for Interactive Data Exploration
      Laurel Orr, Magdalena Balazinska, Dan Suciu
    • Sketching for Join Cardinality Estimation
      Walter Cai, Magdalena Balazinska, Dan Suciu
    • Supervising Music Transcription
      John Thickstun, Zaid Harchaoui, Dean Foster, and Sham Kakade
  • Computer Systems / Systems & Networking / Architecture CSE 591

    • AdaRes: Adaptive Resource Management for Virtual Machines
      Ignacio Cano, Karan Gupta, Arvind Krishnamurthy
    • Approximating Fair Queuing on Reconfigurable Switches
      Naveen Kr. Sharma, Ming Liu, Kishore Atreya, and Arvind Krishnamurthy
    • Building a High-Performance Consistent Distributed Key-Value Store Using Programmable NICs
      Ming Liu, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Karan Gupta
    • Clustering Billions of Reads for DNA Data Storage
      Cyrus Rashtchian, Konstantin Makarychev, Miklos Z. Racz,  Siena Dumas Ang, Djordje Jevdjic, Sergey Yekhanin, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss
    • Eris: Coordination-Free Consistent Transactions Using In-Network Concurrency Control
      Jialin Li, Ellis Michael, and Dan R. K. Ports
    • Hyperkernel: Push-Button Verification of an OS Kernel
      Luke Nelson, Helgi Sigurbjarnarson, Kaiyuan Zhang, Dylan Johnson, James Bornholt, Emina Torlak, Xi Wang
    • Lightweight Data Center TCP Packet Processing
      Antoine Kaufmann, Tim Stamler, Simon Peter (UT Austin), Naveen Kr. Sharma, Thomas Anderson, Arvind Krishnamurthy
    • Molecular Processing-in-Memory
      Kendall Stewart, Max Willsey, Yuan-Jyue Chen, Karin Strauss, Luis Ceze
    • PHub: High performance parameter server for efficient distributed DNN training
      Liang Luo, Jacob Nelson(MSR), Amar Phanishayee(MSR), Luis Ceze, Arvind Krishnamurthy
    • Profiling a GPU Database Implementation
      Emily Furst, Mark Oskin, Bill Howe
    • Puddle: High-Level Microfluidic Programming
      Max Willsey, Sharon Newman, Pranav Vaid, Sarang Joshi, Chris Takahashi, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss
    • Real-Time VR Video Processing with the Hardware-Friendly Bilateral Solver
      Amrita Mazumdar, Armin Alaghi, Luis Ceze, Mark Oskin
    • TVM: End-to-End IR Stack for Deep Learning Systems
      Tianqi Chen, Thierry Moreau, Haichen Shen, Ziheng Jiang, Luis Ceze, Carlos Guestrin, Arvind Krishnamurthy
  • Ubicomp CSE 691

    • A Smartphone-Based System for Assessing Intraocular Pressure + Non-invasive Approach
      Alex Mariakais, Edward Wang, Shwetal Patel, Joanne Wen + Chunjong Park
    • BiliScreen: Smartphone-Based Scleral Jaundice Monitoring for Liver and Pancreatic Disorders
      Alex Mariakakis, Megan A. Banks, Lauren Phillipi, Lei Yu, James Taylor, Shwetak Patel
    • Carpacio: Driver Detection
      Edward Jay Wang, Jake Garrison, Eric Whitmire, Mayank Goel, Shwetak Patel
    • DigiTouch: Reconfigurable Thumb-to-Finger Input and Text Entry on Head-mounted Displays
      Eric Whitmire, Mohit Jain, Divye Jain, Greg Nelson, Ravi Karkar, Shwetak Patel, Mayank Goel
    • Heterogenous Bitwidth Binary Networks
      Josh Fromm, Matthai Phillipose, Shwetak Patel
    • IDCam: Precise Item Identification for AR-Enhanced Object Interactions
      Hanchuan Li, Eric Whitmire, Alex Mariakakis, Victor Chan, Alanson Sample, Shwetak Patel
    • RoyalFlush: Non-invasive toilet water overflow detector
      Farshid Salemi Parizi, Josh Fromm, Shwetak Patel
    • Techniques for Cough Sound Analysis
      Elliot Saba, Clara Lu, Shwetak Patel
    • The UbiComp Lab Group Poster
      UbiComp Lab
    • The UbiComp Lab Health Poster
      UbiComp Lab
    • Using CM EMI signals for appliance disaggregation
      Manoj Gulati, Shobha Sundar Ram, Amarjeet Singh, Shwetak Patel
    • VR feedback
      Morelle Arian, Farshid Salemi Parizi, Shwetak Patel


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