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Reid Priedhorsky

Reid Priedhorsky


  • Computer and Computational Sciences
  • High performance computing
  • Data-Intensive computing
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Social data analysis
  • Social internet systems
  • Human computation
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Social and collaborative computing
  • Social media


Computer science

Human-centered computing - empowering communities to make better decisions in pursuit of a sustainable, secure, and just global future.

Exploring the tools and algorithms that facilitate human communication, collaboration, and shared creation of knowledge, with a current focus on the use of such tools and algorithms to answer quantitative questions about the real world.


Reid Priedhorsky, Jilin Chen, Shyong (Tony) K. Lam, Katherine Panciera, Loren Terveen, John Riedl. Creating, Destroying, and Restoring Value in Wikipedia. In Proc. GROUP 2007.

Reid Priedhorsky and Loren Terveen. The Computational Geowiki: What, Why, and How. In Proc. CSCW 2008. (Honorable Mention in conference Best Paper awards.)

Reid Priedhorsky, Mikhil Masli, and Loren Terveen. Eliciting and Focusing Geographic Volunteer Work. In Proc. CSCW 2010.

Katherine Panciera, Reid Priedhorsky, Tom Erickson, and Loren Terveen. Lurking? Cyclopaths? A Quantitative Lifecycle Analysis of User Behavior in a Geowiki. In Proc. CHI 2010.

Reid Priedhorsky and Loren Terveen. Wiki Grows Up: Arbitrary Data Models, Access Control, and Beyond. In Proc. WikiSym 2011.