Opportunities and Challenges at the Interface of Computer Science and Consumer Sciences

What is Consumer Informatics?

Prof. Dr. Gunnar Stevens

“Consumer Informatics is the systematic, methodologically guided investigation and design of information and communication technologies to support the household economies and everyday practices of consumers as well as their appropriation and social embedding.” – Stevens et al. 2019

Prof. Dr. Alexander Boden

“Digital services and products are increasingly affecting everyday consumer life and changing our consumption practices. A holistic understanding of these phenomena not only enables the design of innovative ICT solutions, but also the consideration of indirect effects on issues such as sustainability, inclusion and consumer protection”.

News

Talk of Assistant Prof. Motahhare Eslami on „Responsible AI: Supporting (Enough) Transparency and Bias-Awareness in AI Systems“

AI systems offer a promise to improve decision making where people must account for an overwhelming number of potentially contributing factors. This could be from determining what we read in[…]

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Whose emotions are the second-ordered artificial emotions?

On the 9th of December, the group of consumer informatics hosted assistant professor Minha Lee for her keynote talk on “Whose emotions are the second-order artificial emotions?”. In her research[…]

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Publication of “Data Science Canvas: Evaluation of a Tool to Manage Data Science Projects” at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)

Our group recently published the Research Paper “Data Science Canvas: Evaluation of a Tool to Manage Data Science Projects” at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS): The Research[…]

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