publications

Refereed Journal / Magazine Articles

Kurtis Heimerl, Shaddi Hasan, Kashif Ali, Eric Brewer and Tapan Parikh, A Longitudinal Study of Local, Sustainable, Small-Scale Cellular Networks, Information Technologies and International Development (ITID), Vol. 11, No. 1, May 2015
Neil Patel, Krishna Savani, Paresh Dave, Kapil Shah, Scott R. Klemmer and Tapan S. Parikh, Power to the Peers: Authority of Source Effects for a Voice-based Agricultural Information Service in Rural India, Information Technologies and International Development (ITID), Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2013
Anand Kulkarni, Philipp Gutheim, Prayag Narula, David Rolnitzky, Tapan Parikh and Bjoern Hartmann, MobileWorks: Designing for Quality in a Managed Crowdsourcing Architecture, IEEE Internet Computing, September-October 2012
Brian DeRenzi, Gaetano Borriello, Jonathan Jackson, Vikram Sheel Kumar, Tapan S. Parikh, Pushwaz Virk and Neal Lesh, Mobile Phone Tools for Field-Based Health care Workers in Low-Income Countries, Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, 78: 406-418, May 2011
Kuang Chen, Harr Chen, Neil Conway, Joseph M. Hellerstein and Tapan S. Parikh, Usher: Improving Data Quality with Dynamic Forms, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, October 2010
Tapan S. Parikh, Engineering Rural Development: Improving the Performance and Accountability of Civil Society Organizations, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 52, No. 1, January 2009

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Kathryn Lanouette, Sarah Van Wart and Tapan S. Parikh, Supporting Elementary Students' Science Learning Through Data Modeling and Interactive Mapping in Local Spaces, International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), June 20-24, 2016, Singapore
Kurtis Heimerl, Anuvind Menon, Shaddi Hasan, Kashif Ali, Eric Brewer and Tapan Parikh, Analysis of Smartphone Adoption and Usage in a Rural Community Cellular Network, Note, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), May 15-18, 2015, Singapore
Syed Ibrahim Ghaznavi, Kurtis Heimerl, Umar Muneer, Abdullah Hamid, Kashif Ali, Tapan Parikh, Umar Saif, Rescue Base Station, ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV), December 5-6, 2014, San Jose, CA
Sarah Van Wart, Sepehr Vakil and Tapan S. Parikh, Apps for Social Justice: Motivating Computer Science Learning with Design and Real-World Problem Solving, Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE), June 23-24, 2014, Uppsala, Sweden
Kurtis Heimerl, Shaddi Hasan, Kashif Ali, Tapan Parikh and Eric Brewer, An Experiment in Reducing Cellular Base Station Power Draw with Virtual Coverage, ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV), December 6-7, 2013, Cape Town, South Africa
Meena Natarajan and Tapan Parikh, Understanding Barriers to Information Access and Disclosure for HIV+ Women, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), December 7-10, 2013, Cape Town, South Africa
Kurtis Heimerl, Shaddi Hasan, Kashif Ali, Eric Brewer and Tapan Parikh, Local, Sustainable, Small-Scale Cellular Networks, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), December 7-10, 2013, Cape Town, South Africa
Neha Kumar and Tapan S. Parikh, Mobiles, Music and Materiality, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), April 27-May 2, 2013, Paris, France
Kurtis Heimerl, Brian Gawalt, Kuang Chen, Tapan S. Parikh and Bjoern Hartmann, Communitysourcing: Engaging Local Crowds to Perform Expert Work Via Physical Kiosks, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), May 5-10, 2012, Austin, TX, Best Paper Award
Neil Patel, Krishna Savani, Paresh Dave, Kapil Shah, Scott R. Klemmer and Tapan S. Parikh, Power to the Peers: Authority of Source Effects for a Voice-based Agricultural Information Service in Rural India, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), March 12-15, 2012, Atlanta, GA
Brian DeRenzi, Benjamin Birnbaum, Leah Findlater, Joachim Mangilima, Jonathan Payne, Tapan Parikh, Gaetano Borriello and Neal Lesh, Improving Community Health Worker Performance through Automated SMS, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), March 12-15, 2012, Atlanta, GA
Yaw Anokwa, Nyoman Ribeka, Tapan Parikh, Gaetano Borriello and Martin C. Were, Design of a Phone-Based Clinical Decision Support System for Resource-Limited Settings, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), March 12-15, 2012, Atlanta, GA
Kuang Chen, Akshay Kumar, Yoriyasu Yano, Joseph M. Hellerstein and Tapan S. Parikh, Shreddr: Pipelined Paper Digitization for Low-resource Organizations, ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV), March 11-12, 2012, Atlanta, GA
Neha Kumar, Gopal Singh and Tapan Parikh, Folk Music in India goes Digital, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), May 7-12, 2011, Vancouver, Canada
Kuang Chen, Joseph M. Hellerstein and Tapan S. Parikh, Data in the First Mile, Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR), January 9-12, 2011, Asilomar, CA, Runner-up, Best Paper Award, Outrageous Ideas and Vision Track
Sarah Van Wart, K. Joyce Tsai and Tapan S. Parikh, Local Ground: A Paper-Based Toolkit for Documenting Local Geo-spatial Knowledge, ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV), December 17-18, 2010, London, UK
Kurtis Heimerl, Janani Vasudev, Kelly Buchanan, Tapan Parikh and Eric Brewer, A Case Study on Designing Interfaces for Multiple Users in Developing Regions, ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV), December 17-18, 2010, London, UK
Kurtis Heimerl, Janani Vasudev, Kelly Buchanan, Tapan Parikh and Eric Brewer, Metamouse: Improving Multi-user Sharing of Existing Educational Applications, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), December 13-16, 2010, London, UK
Kuang Chen, Joseph M. Hellerstein and Tapan S. Parikh, Designing Adaptive Feedback for Improving Data Entry Accuracy, ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), October 3-6, 2010, New York, NY
Neil Patel, Deepti Chittamuru, Anupam Jain, Paresh Dave and Tapan S. Parikh, Avaaj Otalo: A Field Study of an Interactive Voice Forum for Small Farmers in Rural India, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, GA, Best Paper Award
Kuang Chen, Harr Chen, Neil Conway, Joseph M. Hellerstein and Tapan S. Parikh, Usher: Improving Data Quality With Dynamic Forms, IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), March 1-6, 2010, Long Beach, CA, Best Student Paper Award
Neil Patel, Sheetal Agarwal, Nitendra Rajput, Amit Nanavati, Paresh Dave and Tapan S. Parikh, Comparative Study of Speech and Dialed Input Voice Interfaces in Rural India, Note, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), April 6-9, 2009, Boston, MA
Brian DeRenzi, Neal Lesh, Tapan Parikh, Clayton Sims, Marc Mitchell, Werner Maokola, Mwajuma Chemba, Yuna Hamisi, David Schellenberg and Gaetano Borriello, e-IMCI: Improving Pediatric Health Care in Low-Income Countries, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), April 7-10, 2008, Florence, Italy

Refereed Abstracts, Posters and Workshop Papers

Sarah Van Wart, Kathryn Lanouette and Tapan S. Parikh, Local Ground: Supporting Data-Driven Inquiry With Youth, Poster, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA), April 8-12, 2016, Washington, DC
Thomas Philip, Joseph Polman, Ben Kirshner, Tapan Parikh and Noel Enyedy, Designing Learning Environments to Facilitate Equitable Change and Social Action, Panel Discussion, Digital Media and Learning (DML), June 11-13, 2015, Los Angeles, CA
Parmit K. Chilana, Mary P. Czerwinski, Tovi Grossman, Chris Harrison, Ranjitha Kumar, Tapan S. Parikh, and Shumin Zhai, Technology Transfer of HCI Research Innovations: Challenges and Opportunities, Panel Discussion, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, April 18-23, 2015, Seoul, Korea
Sarah Van Wart and Tapan S. Parikh, Local Ground: A Toolkit Supporting Metarepresentational Competence in Data Science, Poster, International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), June 23-27, 2014, Boulder, Colorado
Sarah Van Wart and Tapan S. Parikh, Increasing Youth and Community Agency in GIS, GeoHCI Workshop, April 27-28, 2013, Paris, France
Anand Kulkarni, Philipp Gutheim, Prayag Narula, David Rolnitzky, Tapan Parikh and Bjoern Hartmann, MobileWorks: Designing for Quality in a Managed Crowdsourcing Architecture, Extended Abstract, Human Computation Workshop (HCOMP), July 23, 2012, Toronto, Canada
Emily Kumpel, Anurag Sridharan, Thejo Kote, Ari Olmos and Tapan S. Parikh, NextDrop: Using Human Observations to Track Water Distribution, USENIX/ACM Workshop on Networked Systems for Developing Regions (NSDR), June 15, 2012, Boston, MA
Kurtis Heimerl, Brian Gawalt, Kuang Chen, Tapan S. Parikh, Bjoern Hartmann, Communitysourcing: Engaging Local Crowds to Perform Expert Work Via Physical Kiosks, Demo, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), May 5-10, 2012, Austin, TX
Neil Patel, Scott R. Klemmer and Tapan S. Parikh, An Asymmetric Communications Platform for Knowledge Sharing using Cheap Mobile Phones, Demo, ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), October 16-19, 2011, Santa Barbara, CA
Tapan S. Parikh and Kuang Chen, Data Management for Meeting Global Health Challenges, Panel Discussion, International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB), August 29-September 3, 2011, Seattle, WA
Neha Kumar and Tapan S. Parikh, New Media and Folk Music in Rural India, Work in Progress, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, GA
Tad Hirsch, Phoebe Sengers, Eli Blevis, Richard Beckwith and Tapan Parikh, Making Food, Producing Sustainability, Panel Discussion, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, GA
Matthew Kam, Susan Dray, Kentaro Toyama, Gary Marsden, Tapan Parikh and Ed Cutrell, Computing Technology in International Development: Who, What, Where, When, Why and How?, Panel Discussion, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, GA
Tapan S. Parikh, Voice as Data: Learning from What People Say, AAAI Spring Symposium on Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI-D), March 22-24, 2010, Stanford, CA
Kurtis Heimerl, RJ Honicky, Eric Brewer and Tapan Parikh, Message Phone: A User Study and Analysis of Asynchronous Messaging in Rural Uganda, ACM Workshop on Networked Systems for Developing Regions (NSDR), October 11, 2009, Big Sky, MT
Tapan S. Parikh, Computer Science and Global Economic Development: Sounds Interesting, but is it Computer Science?, CCC Workshop on Computer Science and Global Development, August 1-2, 2009, Berkeley, CA
Kuang Chen, Harr Chen, Neil Conway, Heather Dolan, Joseph M. Hellerstein, and Tapan S. Parikh, Improving Data Quality With Dynamic Forms, Demo, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), April 17-19, 2009, Doha, Qatar
Kurtis Heimerl, Divya Ramachandran, Joyojeet Pal, Eric Brewer and Tapan S. Parikh, Metamouse: Multiple Mice for Legacy Applications, Demo, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), April 17-19, 2009, Doha, Qatar
Kurtis Heimerl, Divya Ramachandran, Joyojeet Pal, Eric Brewer and Tapan S. Parikh, Metamouse: Multiple Mice for Legacy Applications, Work in Progress, ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), April 4-9, 2009, Boston, MA
Neil Patel, Sheetal Agarwal, Nitendra Rajput, Amit Nanavati, Paresh Dave and Tapan S. Parikh, Experiences Designing a Voice Interface for Rural India, IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, December 15-18, 2008, Goa, India
Tapan S. Parikh, Jenna Burrell and Coye Cheshire, Facilitating Richer Exchanges Using Mobile Technologies, Everyday Digital Money, September 18-19, 2008, Irvine, CA
Yaw Anokwa, Colin Dixon, Gaetano Borriello and Tapan S. Parikh, Optimizing High Latency Links in the Developing World, ACM Wireless Networks and Systems for Developing Regions (WiNS-DR), September 19, 2008, San Francisco, CA
Neil Patel and Tapan S. Parikh, Designing a Farmer-centric Organic Certification System, CHI Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction for Community and International Development (HCI4CID), April 5-6, 2008, Florence, Italy
Yaw Anokwa, Christian Allen and Tapan Parikh, Deploying a Medical Record System in Rural Rwanda, CHI Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction for Community and International Development (HCI4CID), April 5-6, 2008, Florence, Italy
Brian DeRenzi, Tapan Parikh, Neal Lesh, Marc Mitchell, and Gaetano Borriello, Striking a Balance between User Comfort and Maximizing Benefit in Developing World Information Systems, CHI Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction for Community and International Development (HCI4CID), April 5-6, 2008, Florence, Italy
Brian DeRenzi, Krzysztof Gajos, Tapan Parikh, and Gaetano Borriello, Opportunities for Intelligent Interfaces Aiding Healthcare in Low-Income Regions, IUI Workshop on Intelligent User Interfaces for Developing Regions (IUI4DR), January 13, 2008, Canary Islands, Spain
Brian DeRenzi, Yaw Anokwa, Tapan Parikh, and Gaetano Borriello, Reliable Data Collection in Highly Disconnected Environments using Mobile Phones, SIGCOMM Workshop on Networked Systems for Developing Regions (NSDR), August 27, 2007, Kyoto, Japan

Other Papers

Adam Calo, Cuba Caught At Agricultural Crossroads, Earth Island Journal, November, 2013
Yael Schwartzman, Mario Vila and Tapan S. Parikh, A Standard System: Specialised software improves efficiency of farm inspection process in Mexico, ICT Update, Issue 55, June, 2010
Kuang Chen, Kurtis Heimerl, Tapan Parikh, Christine Robson and Beth Trushkowsky, Transforming Community-based Healthcare with CommScape, EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2009-155, November 2009