14–17 Oct 2019
Zahra Ashktorab

Zahra Ashktorab
Researcher, IBM Research


Zahra Ashktorab is a research staff member at IBM Thomas J. Watson Center. At IBM Research, she studies social technologies, AI systems, and their influence on user behavior and interaction. Her interests and prior work lie at the intersection of machine learning, human-computer interaction (HCI), and design. She uses a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods in her research to address HCI-related questions and interaction design. She has published her work at the ACM Conference on Human Factors and Computing Systems (CHI), the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW), and other reputable HCI and information systems conferences. She received her PhD on human-computer interaction at the University of Maryland, College Park.


11:0511:45 Thursday, 17 October 2019
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite
Secondary topics:  Design, Interfaces, and UX
Casey Dugan (IBM Research), Zahra Ashktorab (IBM Research)
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Casey Dugan and Zahra Ashktorab challenge you to guess the backdoor of a hacked classifier. Join them to learn more about novel AI technologies through the design and development of engaging games. Take a look at their latest research around improving the interactions between humans and AI systems from empathy building to feedback design. Read more.
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