publications by categories in reversed chronological order. generated by jekyll-scholar.


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    Know Your Audience: The Benefits and Pitfalls of Generating Plain Language Summaries Beyond the "General" Audience
    Tal August, Kyle Lo, Noah A. Smith, and 1 more author
    In CHI, 2024


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    Qlarify: Bridging scholarly abstracts and papers with recursively expandable summaries
    Raymond Fok, Joseph Chee Chang, Tal August, and 2 more authors
    In ArXiv, 2023
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    Leveraging Large Language Models for Learning Complex Legal Concepts through Storytelling
    Hang Jiang, Xiajie Zhang, Robert Mahari, and 7 more authors
    In ArXiv, 2023
  3. Guo2023Personalized.png
    Personalized Jargon Identification for Enhanced Interdisciplinary Communication
    Yue Guo, Joseph Chee Chang, Maria Antoniak, and 4 more authors
    In ArXiv, 2023
  4. Lo2023Semantic.png
    The Semantic Reader Project: Augmenting Scholarly Documents through AI-Powered Interactive Reading Interfaces
    Kyle Lo, Joseph Chee Chang, Andrew Head, and 52 more authors
    ArXiv, 2023
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    Paper Plain: Making Medical Research Papers Approachable to Healthcare Consumers with Natural Language Processing
    Tal August, Lucy Lu Wang, Jonathan Bragg, and 3 more authors
    TOCHI, 2023
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    APPLS: A Meta-evaluation Testbed for Plain Language Summarization
    Yue Guo, Tal August, Gondy Leroy, and 2 more authors
    ArXiv, 2023
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    How Language Formality in Security and Privacy Interfaces Impacts Intended Compliance
    Jackson Stokes, Tal August, Robert A Marver, and 4 more authors
    CHI, 2023
  8. Shen2023Beyond.png
    Beyond Summarization: Designing AI Support for Real-World Expository Writing Tasks
    Zejiang Shen, Tal August, Pao Siangliulue, and 6 more authors
    ArXiv, 2023


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    Generating Scientific Definitions with Controllable Complexity
    Tal August, Katharina Reinecke, and Noah A. Smith
    In ACL, 2022
  2. Ngao2022Detecting.png
    Detecting Urgency in Multilingual Medical SMS in Kenya
    Narshion Ngao, Zeyu Wang, Lawrence Nderu, and 3 more authors
    AACL, Student Research Workshop, 2022


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    The Effect of Moderation on Online Mental Health Conversations
    David Wadden, Tal August, Qisheng Li, and 1 more author
    ICWSM, 2021
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    Do Cross-Cultural Differences in Visual Attention Patterns Affect Search Efficiency on Websites?
    Amanda Baughan, Nigini Oliveira, Tal August, and 2 more authors
    CHI, 2021
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    All That’s ‘Human’ Is Not Gold: Evaluating Human Evaluation of Generated Text
    Elizabeth Clark, Tal August, Sofia Serrano, and 3 more authors
    In ACL, 2021


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    Explain Like I am a Scientist: The Linguistic Barriers of Entry to r/science
    Tal August, Dallas Card, Gary Hsieh, and 2 more authors
    In CHI, 2020
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    Characterizing the Mobile Microtask Writing Process
    Tal August, Shamsi T. Iqbal, Michael Gamon, and 1 more author
    MobileHCI, 2020
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    Keep it Simple: How Visual Complexity and Preferences Impact Search Efficiency on Websites
    Amanda Baughan, Tal August, Naomi Yamashita, and 1 more author
    CHI, 2020
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    Exploring the Effect of Author and Reader Identity in Online Story Writing: the StoriesInTheWild Corpus
    Tal August, Maarten Sap, Elizabeth Clark, and 2 more authors
    ACL, First Joint Workshop on Narrative Understanding, Storylines, and Events (NUSE), 2020
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    Writing Strategies for Science Communication: Data and Computational Analysis
    Tal August, Lauren Kim, Katharina Reinecke, and 1 more author
    In EMNLP, 2020


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    Pay Attention, Please: Formal Language Improves Attention in Volunteer and Paid Online Experiments
    Tal August, and Katharina Reinecke
    In CHI, 2019
  2. Shibata2019Implicit.png
    An Implicit Dialogue Injection System for Interruption Management
    Tomoki Shibata, Alena Borisenko, Anzu Hakone, and 6 more authors
    Augmented Human (AH), 2019


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    Framing Effects: Choice of Slogans Used to Advertise Online Experiments can Boost Recruitment and Lead to Sample Biases
    Tal August, Nigini Oliveira, Chenhao Tan, and 2 more authors
    CSCW, 2018
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    A Case for Design Localization: Diversity of Website Aesthetics in 44 countries
    Manuel Nordhoff, Tal August, Nigini A Oliveira, and 1 more author
    CHI, 2018