Dr. Edward Dillon, Jr.

Title: 
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Office Location: 
McMechen Hall 621
Phone: 
(443) 885-3371
Email: 
Edward.Dillon@morgan.edu
Education:

Ph.D. University of Alabama, 2012
M.S. University of Alabama, 2009
B.A. University of Mississippi, 2007

Education:

Ph.D. University of Alabama, 2012
M.S. University of Alabama, 2009
B.A. University of Mississippi, 2007

Research Interests:

Social computing, Human-Centered computing, and Computer Science Education. The main interest is to study favorable and unfavorable impacts that technology can impose on social atmospheres. The objective is to address humanistic, societal, and educational issues as they relate to technology, and develop and employ solutions that are computational, empirical, or theoretical.

Selected Publications:

  • E. Dillon, B. Williams, S. Kang, J. Gilbert, J. Brinkley, and D. Moon, Bridging the Safety Divide through Technology to Improve the Partnership between Students and Campus Law-Enforcement: An ‘App' Opportunity, Police and Race in America: Economic, Political, and Social Dynamics (in press), 2017.
  • L. Liu, E. Dillon, and J. Zhang, Finding a Holistic Design for Elderly People to Type on Smartphones, In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, pp. 91-95. ACM, 2017.
  • Z. Xiang, J. Tong, N. Vishwamitra, E. Whittaker, J. P. Mazer, R.Kowalski, H. Hu, F.Luo, J. Macbeth, and E. Dillon, Cyberbullying Detection with a Pronunciation Based Convolutional Neural Network, In Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 2016 15th IEEE International Conference on, pp. 740-745. IEEE, 2016.
  • E. Dillon, J. Macbeth, R. Kowalski, E. Whittaker, and J. Gilbert, "Is This Cyberbullying or Not?": Intertwining Computational Detection with Human Perception (A Case Study), In Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity, pp. 337-345. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  • T. Abegaz, E. Dillon, and J. Gilbert, Investigating Perceived Usability and Choice Satisfaction of Alternative Search Engine's Presentation for Older Adults, In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 80-84. Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications, 2015.