Haoqi Zhang


Assistant Professor
Ford 2.320, 2.325

Delta Lab
Segal Design Institute 
Technology & Social Behavior

Current and Recent Works


Pair Research: Matching People for Collaboration, Learning, and Productivity. [PDFnew!
Robert C. Miller, Haoqi Zhang, Eric Gilbert, and Elizabeth Gerber.
To appear in CSCW '14, Baltimore, 2014.

Community clustering: Leveraging an academic crowd to form coherent conference sessions. [PDFDemonew!
Paul Andre, Haoqi Zhang, Juho Kim, Lydia B. Chilton, Steven P. Dow, and Robert C. Miller.
In HCOMP '13, Palm Springs, 2013.
notable paper award

Cobi: A Community-Informed Conference Scheduling Tool [PDFProject Overview & Demonew!
Juho Kim, Haoqi Zhang, Paul André, Lydia Chilton, Wendy MacKay, Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, Robert C. Miller, Steven P. Dow.
In UIST '13, St Andrews, 2013.

Automated Workflow Synthesis [PDFnew!
Haoqi Zhang, Eric Horvitz, and David Parkes.
In AAAI '13, Bellevue, 2013.

Cobi: Communitysourcing Large-Scale Conference Scheduling [PDFProject Overview & Demo
Haoqi Zhang, Paul André, Lydia Chilton, Juho Kim, Steven P. Dow, Robert C. Miller, Wendy MacKay, and Michel Beaudouin-Lafon.
Demo at CHI Interactivity, 2013.

Computational Environment Design
Haoqi Zhang
Dissertation, Harvard University, 2012.


Other Publications

Hallucination: a Mixed-Initiative Approach for Efficient Document Reconstruction [PDFslidesvideo
Haoqi Zhang, John Lai, and Moritz Baecher.
In HCOMP '12, Toronto, 2012.

Human Computation Tasks with Global Constraints[PDFslidesvideo
Haoqi Zhang, Edith Law, Krzysztof Gajos, Eric Horvitz, Rob Miller, and David Parkes.
In CHI '12, Austin, 2012. 
honorable mention for best paper 

Task Routing for Prediction Tasks [PDFslides
Haoqi Zhang, Eric Horvitz, Yiling Chen, and David Parkes.
In AAMAS '12, Valencia, Spain, 2012. 
Earlier version [PDFslides] appeared at the ACM EC Workshop on social computing & user-generated content, 2011.

TurkServer: Enabling Synchronous and Longitudinal Online Experiments [PDF
Andrew Mao, Yiling Chen, Krzysztof Gajos, David Parkes, Ariel Procaccia, and Haoqi Zhang
In HCOMP '12, Toronto, 2012. 

Economics of BitTorrent Communities [PDFslides,interview
Ian Kash, John Lai, Haoqi Zhang, and Aviv Zohar.
In WWW '12, Lyon, France, 2012. 
Earlier version [PDFslides] appeared at the ACM EC workshop on NetEcon, 2011.

PlateMate: Crowdsourcing Nutrition Analysis from Food Photographs.[PDFslides
Jon Noronha, Eric Hysen, Haoqi Zhang, and Krzysztof Z. Gajos.
In UIST '11, Santa Barbara, 2011.

Towards Large-Scale Collaborative Planning: Answering High-Level Search Queries Using Human Computation [PDFslides
Edith Law and Haoqi Zhang.
In AAAI '11, San Francisco, 2011.

An Iterative Dual Pathway Structure for Speech-to-Text Transcription[PDFslides
Beatrice Liem, Haoqi Zhang, and Yiling Chen.
In HCOMP '11 (held at AAAI), San Francisco, 2011.

Crowdsourcing General Computation [PDF
Haoqi Zhang, Eric Horvitz, Rob Miller, and David C. Parkes.
In the CHI 2011 workshop on crowdsourcing and human computation, 2011.
Also available as MSR technical report MSR-TR-2011-6.

Incentive Design for Adaptive Agents [PDFslides
Yiling Chen, Jerry Kung, David Parkes, Ariel Procaccia, and Haoqi Zhang.
In AAMAS '11, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011.

Toward Automatic Task Design: A Progress Report [PDFslides
Eric Huang, Haoqi Zhang, David Parkes, Krzysztof Gajos, and Yiling Chen.
In KDD-HCOMP'10, Washington, DC, 2010.

Policy Teaching Through Reward Function Learning [PDFslides]
Haoqi Zhang, David C. Parkes, and Yiling Chen.
In the 10th ACM Electronic Commerce Conference (EC'09), Stanford, CA, 2009.

A General Approach to Environment Design with One Agent [PDF,slides]
Haoqi Zhang, Yiling Chen, and David C. Parkes.
In the 21st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09), Pasadena, CA, 2009.

Strong Activity Rules for Iterative Combinatorial Auctions [PDF]
Pavithra Harsha, Cynthia Barnhart, David C. Parkes, and Haoqi Zhang.
In Computers & Operations Research, 2009.

Value-based Policy Teaching with Active Indirect Elicitation [PDF,slides]
Haoqi Zhang and David C. Parkes.
In the 23rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'08), Chicago, IL, 2008 
accepted for oral & poster presentation

Enabling Environment Design via Active Indirect Elicitation [PDFslides]
Haoqi Zhang and David C. Parkes.
In the 4th Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling, Chicago, IL, 2008.

Policy Teaching through Reward Function Learning [PDF]
Haoqi Zhang
Undergraduate thesis, Computer Science and Economics, Harvard College, 2007 (Hoopes Prize Winner).

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