Associate Professor, University of Maryland
From social media to transaction records to surveillance, vast quantities of personal data can now be accessed, integrated, and analyzed. This has the promise to support transformationally helpful applications but it also poses a serious threat to user privacy. In this talk, I will discuss user preferences for data control, how a framework for making data aggregation and analysis better for humans, and the impacts this will have on the web and semantic web technologies.
Jennifer Golbeck is Director of the Social Intelligence Lab and a Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research focuses on artificial intelligence and social media, privacy, and trust on the web. She received an AB in Economics and an SB and SM in Computer Science at the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park.