Informatics team recognized as Best Paper Finalist at ASSETS 2016

October 10, 2016

A paper written by Robert A. and Barbara L. Kleist Chair in Informatics Gillian Hayes and informatics Ph.D. students Kathryn Ringland, Christine Wolf, LouAnne Boyd and Mark Baldwin has been named a Best Paper Finalist at the ASSETS 2016 Conference. The paper titled, “Would You Be Mine: Appropriating Minecraft as an Assistive Technology for Youth with Autism,” will be presented by Ringland at the conference in Reno, Nev., on Oct. 24 during a session on Users with Developmental Disabilities. Sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing, the ASSETS Conference explores the design, evaluation and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults.