Brent Hecht

  • 1422 Citations
20072021
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Research Interests

Brent Hecht explores the intersection of human–computer interaction, geography, and big data.

Education/Academic qualification

Dual degrees in Computer Science and Geography, BA, Macalester College

Computer Science, PhD, Northwestern University

Geography, MA, University of California, Santa Barbara

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Grants 2016 2021

Innovation
Blogs
Visibility
Feedback
Semantics
Online systems
Recommender systems
Human computer interaction
economy
social media
social scientist
computer science
search engine

Research Output 2007 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)

Defining and predicting the localness of volunteered geographic information using ground truth data

Kariryaa, A., Johnson, I., Schöning, J. & Hecht, B., Apr 20 2018, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. Association for Computing Machinery, (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings; vol. 2018-April).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Distance and attraction: Gravity models for geographic content production

Thebault-Spieker, J., Halfaker, A., Terveen, L. G. & Hecht, B., Apr 20 2018, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 2018-April.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Human computer interaction
Gravitation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Examining Wikipedia with a broader lens: Quantifying the value of Wikipedia's relationships with other large-scale online communities

Vincent, N., Johnson, I. & Hecht, B., Apr 20 2018, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. Association for Computing Machinery, (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings; vol. 2018-April).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lenses
Ecosystems
Websites
Search engines
Internet

Exploring the relationship between “informal standards” and contributor practice in OpenStreetMap

Hall, A., Thebault-Spieker, J., Sen, S., Hecht, B. & Terveen, L., Aug 22 2018, Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Open Collaboration, OpenSym 2018. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, a10

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Metadata
Syntactics
Data structures
Semantics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Geographic biases are 'born, not made': Exploring contributors' spatiotemporal behavior in OpenStreetMap

Thebault-Spieker, J., Hecht, B. & Terveen, L., Jan 7 2018, GROUP 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Supporting Groupwork. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. Part F139583. p. 71-82 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lenses