Mining the Mind, Minding the Mine: Grand Challenges in Comprehension and Mining (Keynote)
Andrew J. Ko is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington Information School and an Adjunct Associate Professor in Computer Science and Engineering. He directs the Code & Cognition Lab, where he invents and evaluates interactions between people and code, spanning the areas of human-computer interaction, computing education, and software engineering. He is the author of over 90 peer-reviewed publications, 9 receiving best paper awards and 3 receiving most influential paper awards. In 2013, he co-founded AnswerDash, a SaaS company offering instant answers on websites using a selection-based search technology invented in his lab. In 2010, he was awarded an NSF CAREER award for research on evidence-based bug triage. He received his Ph.D. at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. He received degrees in Computer Science and Psychology with Honors from Oregon State University in 2002.