12th annual workshop on the intersection of HCI and PL
@ Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA USA Tuesday November 9, 2021

PLATEAU 2021 Program

PLATEAU will take place on the Carnegie Mellon University campus in Pittsburgh, PA on November 9, 2021. The workshop will be held in the Collaborative Innovation Center in the Panther Hollow Room (4th floor, Room 4105).

Welcome and Intro Session10:00 AM–10:15 AM
Conducting Browser-Based User Studies in Software Engineering, Lavinia Dunagan and Joshua Sunshine10:15 AM–10:40 AM
Design Spaces of Domain-Specific Languages: Comparing and Contrasting Approaches in PL and HCI, Jonathan Zong, Josh Pollock, Dylan Wootton and Arvind Satyanarayan10:40 AM–11:05 AM
Coffee Break11:05 AM–11:35 AM
User Insights 1
Rethinking Debugging and Debuggers, Abdulaziz Alaboudi and Thomas D. LaToza11:35 AM–12:00 PM
Program Recognition in Synthesis, Michael James and Nadia Polikarpova12:00 PM–12:20 PM
Lunch12:20 PM–1:45 PM
Programming Tools for Working with Design Decisions in Code, Sahar Mehrpour and Thomas D. LaToza1:45 PM–2:10 PM
Interaction Templates: A Data-Driven Approach for Authoring Robot Programs, David Porfirio, Maya Cakmak, Allison Sauppé, Aws Albarghouthi and Bilge Mutlu2:10 PM–2:30 PM
Combining Interactive and Whole-Program Editing with Repartee, Luna Phipps-Costin, Michael MacLeod, Alex Vo, Tiffany Nguyen, Joe Politz, Shriram Krishnamurthi and Benjamin Lerner2:30 PM–2:55 PM
Design Opportunities
Change in Software Ecosystems: Social Challenges of Automating Upgrades, Gabriel Matute, Alvin Cheung and Sarah Chasins2:55 PM–3:15 PM
Applying Information Flow to Program Comprehension, Will Crichton3:15 PM–3:40 PM
Coffee Break3:40 PM–4:05 PM
User Insights 2
Collecting Insights about How Novice Programmers Naturally Express Programs for Robots, Rajeswari Hita Kambhamettu, Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, Vinitha Ranganeni and Patrícia Alves-Oliveira4:05 PM–4:30 PM
Program Path Complexity and Code Comprehension, Sofiane Dissem, Eli Pregerson, Adi Bhargava, Josh Cordova and Lucas Bang4:30 PM–4:55 PM
Wrap Up4:55 PM–5:05 PM
Important Dates
September 14, 2021 (AoE time)
Paper Submission
Tuesday November 9, 2021
Jonathan Aldrich
Carnegie Mellon University
Craig Anslow
Victoria University of Wellington
Titus Barik
Ravi Chugh
University of Chicago
Michael Coblenz
University of Maryland
Mark Guzdial
University of Michigan
Björn Hartmann
University of California, Berkeley
Andrew Head
University of Pennsylvania
Thomas LaToza
George Mason University
Brad Myers
Carnegie Mellon University
Greg Nelson
University of Washington
Stephen Oney
University of Michigan
Nadia Polikarpova
University of California, San Diego
Andreas Stefik
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Organizing Committee
Sarah E. Chasins
University of California, Berkeley
Elena Glassman
Harvard University
Joshua Sunshine
Carnegie Mellon University