VL/HCC 2023
Mon 2 - Fri 6 October 2023 Washington, DC, United States
VenueMartin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Room nameAuditorium
Capacity291
Room Information

The auditorium at the MLK Library spans the 4th and 5th floors of the library

Program

This program is tentative and subject to change.

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Wed 4 Oct

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09:00 - 10:15
Welcome + Keynote 1Keynotes at Auditorium
Chair(s): Thomas LaToza George Mason University
09:00
15m
Day opening
Welcome
Keynotes

09:15
60m
Keynote
Supporting End-User Programmers: Some Outside-the-Box Perspectives
Keynotes
K: Margaret Burnett Oregon State University
11:00 - 12:30
Session on Tangible User InterfacesPosters and Showpieces / Research Papers at Auditorium
Chair(s): Michael Coblenz University of California, San Diego
11:00
30m
Talk
The IoT Codex: a Book of Programmable Stickers for Authoring and Composing Embedded Computing Applications
Research Papers
A: Kristin Williams , A: Jessica Hammer Carnegie Mellon University, A: Scott Hudson
11:30
30m
Talk
TangiBooks. Design and Creation of Paper-Based Tangibles with Embedded Electronics for Teaching Programming Concepts
Research Papers
A: David Wong-Aitken , A: Parsa Rajabi , A: Sheelagh Carpendale , A: Parmit Chilana Simon Fraser University
12:00
15m
Talk
Coder and Coder Cards: A Novel Tangible Programming Approach to Support Young Programmers
Research Papers
A: Yuhan Lin University of Maryland, A: David Weintrop University of Maryland, A: Jason McKenna VEX Robotics
12:15
6m
Demonstration
It’s as Easy as 123: Multiple Programming Approaches on a Single Device to Support Novices
Posters and Showpieces
A: Yuhan Lin University of Maryland, A: David Weintrop University of Maryland, A: Audra Selkowitz , A: Jason McKenna VEX Robotics
12:21
6m
Demonstration
Voice-Enabled Blockly: A Speech-driven Block-based Programming Environment for People with Upper-limb Motor Impairment
Posters and Showpieces
A: Obianuju Okafor , A: Stephanie Ludi University of North Texas
14:00 - 15:30
Session on End-User ProgrammingResearch Papers at Auditorium
Chair(s): Yan Chen Virginia Tech, USA
14:00
30m
Talk
FxD: a functional debugger for dysfunctional spreadsheets
Research Papers
A: Ian Drosos Microsoft Research, A: Nicholas Wilson , A: Sruti Srinivasa Ragavan Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, A: Jack Williams Microsoft Research, Cambridge, A: Andrew D. Gordon Microsoft Research and University of Edinburgh
14:30
30m
Talk
End-user programming is WEIRD: how, why and what to do about it
Research Papers
A: Harshit Goel , A: Aayush Kumar , A: Sruti Srinivasa Ragavan Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
15:00
30m
Talk
Octave: an End-user Programming Environment for Analysis of Spatiotemporal Data for Construction Students
Research Papers
A: Daniel Manesh Virginia Tech, A: Andy Luu , A: Mohammad Khalid , A: Chinedu Okonkwo , A: Abiola Akanmu , A: Ibukun Awolusi The University of Texas at San Antonio, A: Homero Murzi Virginia Tech, USA, A: Sang Won Lee Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
16:00 - 17:00
Session on Projectional EditingResearch Papers at Auditorium
Chair(s): Jácome Cunha Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto & HASLab/INESC
16:00
30m
Talk
Projectional Editors for JSON-Based DSLs
Research Papers
A: Andrew McNutt University of Washington, A: Ravi Chugh University of Chicago
Pre-print
16:30
30m
Talk
Gradual Structure Editing with Obligations
Research Papers
A: David Moon University of Michigan, A: Andrew Blinn University of Michigan, A: Cyrus Omar University of Michigan
Pre-print
18:30 - 20:30
Reception at Crimson Whiskey BarResearch Papers at Auditorium
18:30
2h
Dinner
Reception at Crimson Whiskey Bar
Research Papers

Thu 5 Oct

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09:00 - 10:00
Keynote 2Keynotes at Auditorium
Chair(s): Anita Sarma Oregon State University
09:00
60m
Keynote
Human Inspection of Code at Scale: The Value of Variation in Informing Decision-Making
Keynotes
K: Elena Glassman Harvard University
10:00 - 10:30
Software DemonstrationsPosters and Showpieces at Auditorium
Chair(s): Chris Brown Virginia Tech
10:00
6m
Demonstration
NLP4Science: Designing a Platform for Integrating Natural Language Processing in Middle School Science Classrooms
Posters and Showpieces
A: Sunny Dhama University of Florida, A: Gloria Ashiya Katuka University of Florida, A: Mehmet Celepkolu University of Florida, A: Kristy Elizabeth Boyer University of Florida, A: Krista Glazewski Indiana University, A: Cindy Hmelo-Silver Indiana University
10:06
6m
Demonstration
HaTe Detector: A Tool for Detecting and Correcting Harmful Terminology in Computing Artifact
Posters and Showpieces
A: Hana Winchester The Ohio State University, A: Ebtesam Al Haque George Mason University, A: Alicia Boyd New York University, A: Brittany Johnson George Mason University
10:12
6m
Demonstration
BicePy : Bilingual Description of Compiler Errors in Python
Posters and Showpieces
10:18
6m
Demonstration
A Knowledge Sharing Framework for Better Interaction with Participants
Posters and Showpieces
A: Anuradha Madugalla Monash University, Australia, A: Tanjila Kanij Monash University, A: Chloe Brett , A: Daniel Feltham , A: Riley Keane , A: Lucia Pugh , A: Irmgard van der Spuy
10:24
6m
Demonstration
Flyde: A Tool for Visual Programming in the Age of Large Language Models
Posters and Showpieces
11:00 - 12:30
Session on Large Language Models, NLP and DocumentationResearch Papers at Auditorium
Chair(s): Sandeep Kuttal North Carolina State University
11:00
30m
Talk
ColDeco: An End User Spreadsheet Inspection Tool for AI-Generated Code
Research Papers
A: Kasra Ferdowsi University of California at San Diego, A: Jack Williams Microsoft Research, Cambridge, A: Ian Drosos Microsoft Research, A: Andrew D. Gordon Microsoft Research and University of Edinburgh, A: Carina Negreanu Microsoft Research, UK, A: Nadia Polikarpova University of California at San Diego, A: Advait Sarkar Microsoft Research and University of Cambridge, A: Benjamin Zorn Microsoft Research
11:30
30m
Talk
Exploring the Role of AI Assistants in Computer Science Education: Methods, Implications, and Instructor Perspectives
Research Papers
A: Tianjia Wang , A: Daniel Vargas-Diaz , A: Chris Brown Virginia Tech, A: Yan Chen Virginia Tech, USA
12:00
15m
Talk
Procedural Justice and Fairness in Automated Resume Parsers for Tech Hiring: Insights from Candidate Perspectives
Research Papers
12:15
15m
Talk
Support for Long-Form Documentation Authoring and Maintenance
Research Papers
A: Amber Horvath , A: Andrew Macvean Google, Inc., A: Brad A. Myers Carnegie Mellon University
14:00 - 15:33
Session on Visual Languages and Graphical User InterfacesPosters and Showpieces / Research Papers at Auditorium
Chair(s): Jeremiah Blanchard University of Florida
14:00
30m
Talk
Towards a Visual Language for Sketched Expression of Software IDE Commands
Research Papers
A: Sigurdur Gauti Samuelsson University of Iceland, A: Matthias Book University of Iceland
14:30
30m
Talk
Domain-specific probabilistic programming with Multiverse Explorer
Research Papers
A: Alan Blackwell University of Cambridge, A: Alex Raymond , A: Colton Botta University of Cambridge, A: Matthew Keenan , A: Will Hayter-Dalgliesh
15:00
15m
Talk
DocDancer: Authoring Ultra-responsive Documents with Layout Generation
Research Papers
A: Yuexi Chen University of Maryland, College Park, A: Zhicheng Liu , A: Christopher Tensmeyer , A: Niklas Elmqvist University of Maryland, College Park, A: Vlad Morariu
15:15
6m
Demonstration
Interactive Graphical Access Control Tools
Posters and Showpieces
A: Rachael Fernandez , A: Peter Cheng University of Sussex, A: Ben Smith , A: Tania Fenton , A: Yehia Boraey , A: Armstrong Nhlabatsi Qatar University, A: Khaled Khan , A: Noora Fetais
15:21
6m
Demonstration
Diagrams-as-Code for Conceptual Modeling in Computational Problem Solving
Posters and Showpieces
A: Matthew Dinmore Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
15:27
6m
Demonstration
Visually-Assisted Decomposition of Monoliths to Microservices
Posters and Showpieces
A: Breno Salles , A: Jácome Cunha Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto & HASLab/INESC
16:00 - 17:00
Session on Code Search, and Specification PracticesResearch Papers at Auditorium
Chair(s): Parmit Chilana Simon Fraser University
16:00
30m
Talk
RunEx: Augmenting Regular-Expression Code Search with Runtime Values
Research Papers
A: Ge Zhang , A: Yan Chen Virginia Tech, USA, A: Steve Oney University of Michigan
16:30
30m
Talk
A Qualitative Study of REST API Design and Specification Practices
Research Papers
A: Michael Coblenz University of California, San Diego, A: Wentao Guo , A: Kamatchi Voozhian , A: Jeffrey S. Foster Tufts University
19:00 - 21:00
Conference Banquet and Awards at Hill CountryResearch Papers at Auditorium
19:00
2h
Dinner
Conference Banquet and Awards at Hill Country
Research Papers

Fri 6 Oct

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09:00 - 10:00
Keynote 3Keynotes at Auditorium
Chair(s): Andrew Fish University of Brighton and University of Liverpool
09:00
60m
Keynote
Programming AI Without a Programming Language: Rapid AI Prototyping with Large Language Models
Keynotes
K: Carrie Cai Google, Inc, K: Michael Terry Google, Inc
10:00 - 10:30
Software DemonstrationsPosters and Showpieces at Auditorium
Chair(s): Stefan Sauer Paderborn University
10:00
7m
Demonstration
Beyond Blocks: Lilypad, a Text-Based Visual Code Editor
Posters and Showpieces
A: Liam Rosenfeld University of Florida, A: Jeremiah Blanchard University of Florida
10:07
7m
Demonstration
LITI: Learning with Interactive Time Series Information
Posters and Showpieces
A: Myles Lewis , A: Amanda Holloman , A: Feiya Luo University of Alabama, A: Andre Denham , A: Chris Crawford
10:15
7m
Demonstration
Towards a Domain-Specific Language for Behaviour-Driven Development
Posters and Showpieces
A: Thiago Rocha Silva The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, University of Southern Denmark
10:22
8m
Demonstration
Towards a Low-Code Programming Environment for Robot-Assisted Physical Training Activities
Posters and Showpieces
A: Jose Pablo De la Rosa , A: Anders Sørensen , A: Thiago Rocha Silva The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, University of Southern Denmark
11:00 - 12:30
Session on Computer Science EducationResearch Papers at Auditorium
Chair(s): Sandeep Kuttal North Carolina State University
11:00
30m
Talk
MOON: Assisting Students in Completing Educational Notebook Scenarios
Research Papers
A: Christophe Casseau Univ. Bordeaux, Bordeaux INP, CNRS, LaBRI, UMR5800, A: Jean-Rémy Falleri Bordeaux INP, A: Thomas Degueule CNRS, LaBRI, A: Xavier Blanc Univ. Bordeaux, Bordeaux INP, CNRS, LaBRI, UMR5800
11:30
15m
Talk
Exploring the Barriers and Factors that Influence Debugger Usage for Students
Research Papers
A: Minhyuk Ko Virginia Tech, A: Dibyendu Brinto Bose Graduate Student, A: Hemayet Ahmed Chowdhury , A: Mohammed Seyam Virginia Tech, A: Chris Brown Virginia Tech
11:45
15m
Talk
Participatory Design with Teachers for Block-based Learning with SnapClass
Research Papers
A: Ally Limke North Carolina State University, A: Nicholas Lytle North Carolina State University, A: Sana Mahmoud , A: Maggie Lin , A: Marnie Hill NC State University, A: Veronica Catete North Carolina State University, A: Tiffany Barnes North Carolina State University
12:00
15m
Talk
Exploring Novices' Struggle and Progress during Programming through Data-Driven Detectors and Think-Aloud Protocols
Research Papers
A: Benyamin T. Tabarsi North Carolina State University, A: Heidi Reichert , A: Rachel Qualls , A: Thomas Price North Carolina State University, A: Tiffany Barnes North Carolina State University
12:15
15m
Talk
Supporting End-to-End Coding and Use of Arduinos in a Formal Classroom Environment
Research Papers
A: David Magda University of Florida, A: Christina Gardner-McCune Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, A: Abhishek Kulkarni University of Florida, A: Yerika Jimenez University of Florida, A: Sharon Chu University of Florida
14:00 - 15:15
Session on Data Science and Data AnalyticsResearch Papers at Auditorium
Chair(s): Ian Drosos Microsoft Research
14:00
30m
Talk
Detangler: Helping Data Scientists Explore, Understand, and Debug Data Wrangling Pipelines
Research Papers
A: Nischal Shrestha , A: Bhavya Chopra Microsoft, A: Austin Z. Henley Microsoft, A: Chris Parnin North Carolina State University
14:30
30m
Talk
How I Met Your Data Science Team: A Tale of Effective Communication
Research Papers
A: Aayushi Roy University of Maryland, College Park, A: Deepthi Raghunandan , A: Niklas Elmqvist University of Maryland, College Park, A: Leilani Battle
15:00
15m
Talk
WhatsNext: Guidance-enriched Exploratory Data Analysis with Interactive, Low-Code Notebooks
Research Papers
15:15 - 15:30
Closing SessionResearch Papers at Auditorium
15:15
15m
Day closing
Closing Session
Research Papers

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