Scala 2016
Sun 30 - Mon 31 October 2016 Amsterdam, Netherlands
co-located with SPLASH 2016
Amy Ko

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Name: Amy Ko

Bio: Andrew J. Ko is an Associate Professor in the University of Washington Information School and Computer Science and Engineering. His research focuses on interactions between people and code, spanning the areas of human-computer interaction, computing education, and software engineering. He is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed publications, 8 receiving best paper awards and 2 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 to support his research and teaching 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 from Oregon State University in 2002.

Country: United States

Affiliation: University of Washington, USA

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Research interests: Human-computer interaction, software engineering, computing education


PLATEAU 2016Author of What Is a Programming Language, Really? within the PLATEAU-track
Committee Member in Program Committee within the PLATEAU-track
SPLASH 2016Keynote Speaker of SPLASH 2016 Keynote: A Human View of Programming Languages within the Keynotes and Awards-track
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