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Shane Halse, MSE

Shane Halse
Title(s):
  • IST Ph.D. Student (Adviser: Andrea Tapia, Cohort: Fall 2015)

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Education:
  • Masters in Software Engineering The Pennsylvania State University

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology University of Central Florida

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering University of Central Florida

Biography:

Shane is currently working on his PhD in IST at the Pennsylvania State University under the guidance of Dr. Andrea Tapia. He is leveraging his passion for both computer programming and crisis response by investigating the trustworthiness and usefulness of social media data.

Research Interests:
  • Situational awareness in crisis management
  • Automation and analysis of data for crisis managers
  • Social media and trust
  • Software development for the crisis response domain
  • Human computer/Human animal interactions
Publications:

Halse, S. E., Tapia, A., Squicciarini, A., & Caragea, C. (2017). An emotional step toward automated trust detection in crisis social media. Information, Communication & Society, 1-18. doi:10.1080/1369118x.2016.1272618

Halse, S. E., Tapia, A., Squicciarini, A., Caragea, C. (2016). An Emotional Step Towards Automated Trust Detection in Crisis Social Media. Published in ISCRAM 2016 proceedings.

Halse, S. E., Tapia, A., Squicciarini, A., Caragea, C. (2016). Tweet Factors Influencing Trust and Usefulness During Both Man-Made and Natural Disasters. Published in ISCRAM 2016 proceedings.

Neppalli, V. K., Cerqueira Medeiros, M., Caragea, C., Caragea, D., Tapia, A., Halse, S. E. (2016). Retweetability Analysis and Prediction during Hurricane Sandy. Published in ISCRAM 2016 proceedings.

Blasko, D. G., Drabik, H. B., Lum, H. C., Halse, S. E., Harris, M. A. (2014). Spatial Perception Orientation Task (SPOT): Developing an Accessible Tool for Measuring Spatial Working Memory. Published in Proceedings of Computer Human Interaction 2014

Halse, S. E., Lum, H. C., Sims, V. K., Winkelbauer, C. A., & Harris, M. A. (2013). Does This Robot Make Me Look Fat? How the Addition of a Robotic Pet Influences First Impressions. To be published in Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 57.

Lum, H. C., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., & Halse, S. E. (2012). Humans to robots: How technomorphic features shape our perceptions of each other. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 56.

Lum, H. C., Sims, V. K., Chin, M.G., & Halse, S. E. (2011). Are we becoming super-human cyborgs? Examination of technomorphism and the creation of a technomorphic tendencies scale. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 55.

Marraffino, M. D., Lum, H. C., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Halse, S. E., & Lippman, B. (2011). So you think you know football? Effects of individual differences on video game performance. Submitted to the HFES 55th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.