Crowd Lab Ph.D. student Sukrit Venkatagiri and postdoc Jacob Thebault-Spieker presented a poster on their research using crowdsourcing to analyze satellite imagery for geolocation purposes at the Human-Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC 2018) conference in Watsonville, CA. The poster, seen below, was titled, “Verifying Truth from the Ground: Leveraging Human Strengths in the Image Geolocation Process“.
We are excited to welcome three undergraduate interns to the Crowd Lab’s Arlington location this summer. Their research is funded by the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program of the National Science Foundation.
Aliza Camacho is a Computer Science and Anthropology double-major at Wellesley College. She will be working on the GroundTruth project.
Ryan Russell is a Computer and Information Sciences major at Virginia Military Institute. He will be working on the Photo Sleuth project.
Natalie Robinson is a History and Public Relations double-major at the University of Georgia. She will be working on the Photo Sleuth project.
Congratulations to Crowd Lab Ph.D. student Vikram Mohanty and computer science major David Thames for winning the Grand Prize in the Microsoft Cloud AI Research Challenge. Their submission was titled, “Civil War Photo Sleuth” and the prize was $25,000.