CHI Persona Research Personas

CHI 2020 Best Papers & Honourable Mention for Persona Research

chi2002 paper award with three co-authors

Congrats to the APG Team for a CHI 2020 Best Paper & Honourable Mention research paper award!

The SIGCHI “Best of CHI” awards honour exceptional submissions to SIGCHI sponsored conferences. 125 papers received Honourable Mention (top 5% of submissions) of more than 3,000 submissions.

The research article from the APG team is: Salminen, J., Jung, S.G., Chowdhury, S. Şengün, S., and Jansen, B. J. (2020) Personas and Analytics: A Comparative User Study of Efficiency and Effectiveness for a User Identification Task. ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’20), Honolulu, HI, USA. 25–30 April, 1-13.

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By Jim Jansen

Dr. Jansen is a Principal Scientist in the social computing group of the Qatar Computing Research Institute, and a professor with the College of Science and Engineering, Hamad bin Khalifa University, and an adjunct professor with the College of Information Sciences and Technology at The Pennsylvania State University. He is a graduate of West Point and has a Ph.D. in computer science from Texas A&M University, along with master degrees from Texas A&M (computer science) and Troy State (international relations). Dr. Jim Jansen served in the U.S. Army as an Infantry enlisted soldier and communication commissioned officer.