Haochuan Wang

Haochuan Wang
National Tsing Hua University | NTHU

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We are delighted to present this issue of the Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, which contains scholarship from the Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) community. This issue has 293 papers, 94 that were accepted from the April 2021 cycle, 61 that were accepted from the July 2021 cycle, and 138 that we...
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In online communities, members often join as resource receivers and later transition to contributors. This study aims to examine the process of the transition through the lens of reciprocity. In the context of Gomusin Café, an online support group where women with romantic partners serving in South Korean military exchange social support, we conduc...
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Video-based learning is widely adopted by online learners, yet, learning experience and quality may be negatively affected by asynchronous and remote natures of video-based learning. As note-taking is a common practice employed by video-based learners and is known to be an effective way to trigger active construction and processing of knowledge, ye...
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Workers tend to make inferences about one another's commitment and dedication to work depending on what cues are available to them, affecting worker relationships and collaboration outcomes. In this work, we investigate how remote work affects workers' perceptions of their colleagues with different levels of social connectivity, commonly referred t...
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This paper introduces the Sustainable Prototyping Life Cycle for Digital Fabrication, an adaptation from the Life Cycle Assessment method that presents the environmental impact of digital fabrication in every phase of prototyping. The cycle has four phases: raw materials acquisition, manufacturing and distribution, use, and end of life. It presents...
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Interpersonal communication is essential to group creativity tasks, such as group brainstorming. However, what's easily overlooked in supporting group creativity is the potential use of nonverbal behavior in communication. When people communicate verbally (e.g., discussing a topic through conversation), they may also co-produce hand movements along...
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Numerous how-to tutorials and videos are pre-produced and archived for future learners' self-paced online learning. However, the co-presence of instructor and potential learners is missing when experts pre-produce how-to tutorials or videos offline. Hence, the content being shared by experts may not meet future learners' needs. To ensure the instru...
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In workplaces, knowledge has the property of being individually kept and collectively shared. It is distributed and embedded among members but needs to be transferred and pooled through knowledge networks for successful collaboration. In order to understand and embody such networks, we employed a mixture of field observations, social network analys...
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This paper outlines a pilot study aimed at identifying salient themes in the awareness of health and well-being and the effects that this can have on one's home life and work behavior. We also sought to identify the factors that lead to lapses in one's awareness of health and well-being issues. Interviews were conducted with individuals who are kno...
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Note-taking activities in physical classrooms are ubiquitous and have been emerging in online learning. To investigate how to better support online learners to take notes while learning with videos, we compared free-form note-taking with a prototype system, NoteStruct, which prompts learners to perform a series of note-taking activities. NoteStruct...
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It is common for individuals with diverse demographic backgrounds to collaborate through computer-mediated communication (CMC) technologies. Groups with internal diversity are typically considered to be advantageous to group performance due to the presence of different perspectives and the potential to stimulate new ideas. However, intergroup confl...
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Online learning platforms such as MOOCs have been prevalent sources of self-paced learning to people nowadays. However, the lack of peer accompaniment and social interaction may increase learners' sense of isolation. Prior studies have shown the positive effects on visualizing peer students' appearances in VR learning environments. In this work, we...
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When multiple non-native speakers (NNSs) who share the same native language join a group discussion with native speakers (NSs) of the common language used in the discussion, they sometimes switch back and forth between common language and their native language to reach common ground. However, such code-switching makes others feel excluded and thus...
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To accomplish collaborative work, collaborators need to know one another's states of work for coordination. Similarly, in situations of knowledge transfer where experts need to instruct novices by passing implicit knowledge and personal experience about the task, one challenge lies in the knowledge gap between experts and novices. Both parties need...
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The need for information during adaption process among sojourners, such as international students, may potentially requires them to engage with multiple sources of information, including impersonal (e.g. internet, brochures) and interpersonal source (e.g. friends) like other information seekers. In addition to acquiring information from the interne...
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Writing, as a complex creative task, demands rich feedback in the writing revision process. While much effort has focused on improving diversity and quality of feedback, little research explored how feedback can be effectively integrated into revisions. This work introduces Feedback Orchestration that guides novices to revise and reflect on their c...
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In romantic relationships, Instant Messaging (IM) can serve as a communication channel to maintain a sense of mutual presence and relational closeness when being physically separated. However, IM is asynchronous by design. There can exist time delay for people to receive and reply to incoming messages, which may violate romantic partner's mutual ex...
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While video has become a widely adopted medium for online learning, existing video players provide limited support for navigation and learning. It is difficult to locate parts of the video that are linked to specific concepts. Also, most video players afford passive watching, thus making it difficult for learners with limited metacognitive skills t...
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For global organizations, bringing individuals with diverse background together stimulates idea generation as well as extends existing knowledge base, which is beneficial for group productivity. However, native speakers (NS) may dominate cross-lingual teamwork communicating solely in a common language, which may reduce diversity and harm productivi...
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Conversational agents (CA) use dialogues to interact with users so as to offer an experience of naturalistic interaction. However, due to the low transparency and poor explanability of mechanism inside CA, individual's understanding of CA's capabilities may affect how the individual interacts with CA and the sustainability of CA use. To examine how...
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Picture schematization, the construction of spatial object maps from images, has useful applications ranging from indoor exploration to augmented reality. Since using human spatial knowledge improves schematization, crowdsourcing workflows are introduced for extracting spatial information from pictures. As 360° pictures are now available in virtual...
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How-to tutorials and videos are valuable for self-learning. While it is common for task instructors to produce tutorials alone, sharing knowledge when performing physical tasks without external support can be challenging to the experts. The resulting tutorials may also appear incomprehensible to learners who are not involved in the process of tutor...
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Writing is challenging, especially for non-native speakers. To support English as a Second Language (ESL) writing, we propose StructFeed, which allows native speakers to annotate topic sentence and relevant keywords in texts and generate writing hints based on the principle of paragraph unity. First, we compared our crowd-based method with three na...
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Task transfer in organization requires an experienced colleague to transfer job-related knowledge and experiences to another employee. This process can be tedious and resource consuming. The current study aims to explore the nature of task transfer in workplace at interaction level with an in-depth interview study. We propose a triangular relations...
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As experts and expertise are increasingly distributed across distance, remote collaboration on physical tasks also becomes popular. Physical collaboration requires collaborators to produce and resolve references to physical objects unambiguously. We present a novel annotation system called AlphaRead that enables users to add and see readable annota...
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In multilingual communication through a common language among both native speakers (NS) and non-native speakers (NNS), NNS may encounter problems in comprehending the messages of NS or following conversations. Even though automated speech recognition (ASR) transcripts provide support to NNS, such transcripts may contain errors and impose the need t...
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Effective communication between those who are not fluent in a non-native language can potentially be quite difficult. The common language selected to be used throughout an exchange can encumber those who might not speak it as proficiently as others. Remote communication further heightens the difficulty since less channels are available for communic...
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TV watching is a common leisure activity, and people often use the opportunity of TV watching to socialize with other co-watchers. However, when potential TV co-watchers like friends or family members are distributed in different locations, the social function of TV watching is disrupted. In this paper, we present a mobile TV content sharing system...
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Annotation is a common practice to aid reading. Social annotation may benefit collaborative second language learning in the way that second language readers may share their annotations to help each other read articles of a non-native language. In a laboratory study, we simulated the process of social annotation and examined how seeing others’ ann...
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Image tagging is crucial to the use of digital photos and value-added applications. We present Tag & Link, a tagging interface featured direct annotations to collect fine-grained descriptions of image content that can be hard to obtain otherwise. Tag & Link provides a set of drawing tools, allowing users to directly specify regions of interest (ROI...
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Individuals in global collaboration face the challenge to exchange messages across language boundaries. To bridge different languages, interactive translation that involves non-experts to iterate the inputs of machine translation (MT) for better translations can be useful. However, there is a design issue on how to provide feedback of estimated tra...
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Reconstructing 3D motions from 2D video recordings is a useful yet difficult task. In this paper, we present a crowdsourcing system for motion reconstruction. Our insight is that we may outsource motion reconstruction to indefinite users online by allowing the users to contribute their motions with popular motion sensors shipped with game consoles...
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One key difference between face-to-face (F2F) communication and computer-mediated communication (CMC) is the availability of visual cues. It is often assumed that the reduction of visibility in audio and video conferencing may negatively impact the use of gesture to communicate, and thus negatively influence other outcomes. In this paper we "Kinect...
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Second language reading is difficult when people are with limited second language proficiency. In this paper, we proposed picture note-taking, displaying semantic-related pictures as notes of keywords in an article to support second language reading comprehension. We prototyped an online reading tool called PicRemarkable and evaluated its effects o...
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In computer-mediated communication (CMC), the lack of visual cues in text communication can make communication difficult. However, video chat with rich cues may raise privacy concerns and social biases. In this paper, we present an instant messaging tool, namely KinChat, that combines text messaging with visualizations of facial expression and head...
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Conversation is one of the easiest modes of communication. Interactive dialogue agents are promising natural interfaces for people to interact with machines. The building of these agents, however, suffers from lacking quality language data for supporting the generation of conversation-like system responses. In this paper, we explore using an intera...
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One growing use of computer-based communication media is for gathering people to initiate or sustain social events. Although the use of computer-mediated communication and social network sites such as Facebook for event promotion is becoming popular, online participation in an event does not always translate to offline attendance. In this paper, we...
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Machine translation (MT) has the potential to allow members of multilingual organizations to interact via their own native languages, but issues with the quality of MT output have made it difficult to realize this potential. We hypothesized that highlighting keywords in MT output might make it easier for people to overlook translation errors and fo...
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Diversity among members of international teams can be a valuable source of novel ideas. However, to reap these benefits, groups need to overcome communication barriers that stem from differences in members' native languages. We compare two strategies for overcoming these barriers: the use of English as a common language, and the use of machine tran...
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Group brainstorming, or collaboratively generating ideas through idea sharing, demands diverse contributions to spark more ideas and improve creativity. One approach to supporting group brainstorming is to introduce conceptual diversity. In this study, we evaluate the effects of two sources of diversity on group brainstorming: cultural differences...
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Creativity is central to much human problem solving and innovation. Brainstorming processes attempt to leverage group creativity, but group dynamics sometimes limit their utility. We present IdeaExpander, a tool to support group brainstorming by intelligently selecting pictorial stimuli based on the group's conversation The design is based on theor...
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Online collaboration, in comparison to face-to-face collaboration, is advantageous in making multiparty teamwork possible at a very low cost. As multicultural multiparty collaboration becomes ubiquitous, it is crucial to understand how communication processes are shaped in the social and media environments that computer-mediated communication affor...
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The increasing popularity of online photo sharing makes encountering photos from other cultures an increasingly common event online. We present an online study investigating how photos' cultural origins interact with people's cultural backgrounds to influence their feelings about and tagging of online photos. People tend to feel closer to photos fr...
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Supporting creativity via collaborative group brainstorming is a prevalent practice in organizations. Today's technology makes it easy for international and intercultural group members to brainstorm together remotely, but surprisingly little is known about how culture and medium shape the underlying brainstorming process. In a laboratory study, we...
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The ubiquity of international and intercultural collaboration over computer-mediated communication (CMC) raises questions about how culture, group cultural composition and medium influence communication. We conducted a laboratory study investigating the influences of individual cultural background (American versus Chinese), group cultural compositi...
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Group brainstorming is a commonly practiced technique to enhance creative outcomes. A close observation of the social and cognitive processes of group brainstorming suggests that ensuring the abundance and diversity of stimuli available in the brainstorming session is critical. We propose to support group brainstorming by presenting pictures relate...

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