Project Description

My project focuses on interactions between people and intelligent conversational agents (on smart devices and messaging platforms) and the various kinds of information shared through such conversation. I am looking at security and privacy issues in particular in chat logs, and possibly sentiment analysis.

Technology or Computational Component

This work is largely qualitative analysis (qualitative coding and thematic analysis) in nature, and less technical (you are, however, welcome to use technical approaches to analyzing the data and we can modify it a bit to better fit your research idea - At this point we are looking at chat logs and forming initial ideas on how to analyze these from a security and privacy perspective). You will learn and develop research skills, and learning some simple applications of Latex and R.