Two peer-reviewed papers were recently accepted to computationally-focused workshops.  Mobility Response to COVID-19-related Restrictions in New York City  by Emily Chen and Grant McKenzie will appear in the proceedings of the The 2nd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Spatial Computing for Epidemiology (SpatialEpi’21) to be held in conjunction with the 29th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems in Shanghai, China.

Mikael Brunila and colleague Jack LaViolette will present their paper WMDecompose: A Framework for Leveraging the Interpretable Properties of Word Mover’s Distance in Sociocultural Analysis during The 5th Joint SIGHUM Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature (LaTeCH-CLfL ’21) to be held in conjunction with the 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.