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Publications

Exploring the Potential for Generative AI-based Conversational Cues for Real-Time Collaborative Ideation

Exploring the Potential for Generative AI-based Conversational Cues for Real-Time Collaborative Ideation

Jude Rayan, Nicole Gong, Yuewen Yang, Dhruv Kanetkar, Srishti Palani, Haijun Xia, and Steven P. Dow. In Proceedings of ACM Creativity and Cognition, 2024.
Idea-Centric Search: Four Patterns of Information Seeking During Creative Ideation

Idea-Centric Search: Four Patterns of Information Seeking During Creative Ideation

Xiaotong (Tone) Xu, Tiffany Lee, Azzaya Munkhbat, Srishti Palani and Steven P. Dow. In Proceedings of ACM Creativity and Cognition, 2024.
Jamplate: Exploring LLM-Enhanced Templates for Idea Reflection

Jamplate: Exploring LLM-Enhanced Templates for Idea Reflection

Xiaotong (Tone) Xu, Jiayu Yin, Catherine Gu, Jenny Mar, Sydney Zhang, Jane L. E, and Steven P. Dow. 2024. In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI ’24).
ReviewFlow: Intelligent Scaffolding to Support Academic Peer Reviewing

ReviewFlow: Intelligent Scaffolding to Support Academic Peer Reviewing

 Lu Sun, Aaron Chan, Yun Seo Chang, and Steven P. Dow. 2024. In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI ’24).

About the lab

UC San Diego’s ProtoLab conducts research at the intersection of social computing and design with the goal of developing tools, processes, and instructional techniques that change the way people solve complex problems creatively and collaboratively. We develop technology related to social media, crowdsourcing, mixed-initiative systems, and physical-digital interactions to enable large-scale online creativity and to study the cognitive, social, and cultural aspects of design.

Projects

Socio-Technical Environments for Community-Driven Design

The practice of design has been shifting from an expert-led endeavor towards community-driven processes—such as co-design, value-sensitive design, citizen-led science, end-user…

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Enabling Context-Aware Exploratory Search

Search tools provide access to the world’s largest repository of knowledge. However, when exploring vast new areas of information, people often struggle to articulate useful search…

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Leveraging Metadata to Support Collective Ideation

To generate truly creative ideas, one needs to have extensive knowledge of existing ideas. The Internet gives access to many existing ideas, but they are typically not presented in relation to a newly…

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