Publications

Notes: Conferences are top-tier academic publishing venues for computer scientists.
Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Kyrie Zhou, and Zhixuan Zhou are all me.
* indicates equal contribution. ** indicates corresponding author.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

16. [NLP4DH Oral ’23] Bingqing Liu*, Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou*, Danlei Zhu*, and Jaihyun Park. 2023. Uncovering Gender Stereotypes in Video Game Character Designs: A Multi-Modal Analysis of Honor of Kings. Oral presentation in 3rd International Conference on Natural Language Processing for Digital Humanities (NLP4DH).

15. [CSCW Oral ’24] Yunpeng Xiao, Bufan Deng, Siqi Chen, Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Luyao Zhang, RAY LC, and Xin Tong. 2024. "Centralized or Decentralized?": Concerns and Value Judgments of Stakeholders in the Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Market. Oral presentation in 27th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW).

14. [CSCW Poster ’23 (companion proceeding)] Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Bohui Shen, Franziska Zimmer, Chuanli Xia, and Xin Tong. 2023. More Than a Wife and a Mom: A Study of Mom Vlogging Practices in China. Poster presentation in 26th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). [TL;DR]

13. [SOUPS Oral ’23] Zhixuan Zhou*, Tanusree Sharma*, Luke Emano, Sauvik Das, and Yang Wang. 2023. Iterative Design of An Accessible Crypto Wallet for Blind Users. Oral presentation in 19th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS).

12. [USENIX Security Oral ’23] Tanusree Sharma, Zhixuan Zhou, Andrew Miller, and Yang Wang. 2023. A Mixed-Methods Study of Security Practices of Smart Contract Developers. Oral presentation in 32nd USENIX Security Symposium. [News]

11. [ICDCS Workshop Oral ’23 (companion proceeding)] Andreea-Elena Drăgnoiu, Moritz Platt, Zixin Wang, and Zhixuan Zhou. 2023. The More You Know: Energy Labelling Enables More Sustainable Cryptocurrency Investment. Oral presentation in 1st Workshop on Fintech and Decentralized Finance (FiDeFix) co-located with ICDCS.

10. [CSCW Oral ’23] Xinru Tang, Xianghua Ding, and Zhixuan Zhou. 2023. Towards Equitable Online Participation: A Case of Older Adult Content Creators' Role Transition on Short-form Video Sharing Platforms. Oral presentation in 26th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). [News1] [News2] 🏆 Recognition for Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion (15/263, 5.7%)

9. [HCI International Poster ’23 (companion proceedings)] Zhixin Shi*, Zhixuan Zhou*, Abhinav Choudhry, Mengyi Wei, Xiang Chen, and Bohui Shen. 2023. Ethical Concerns of COVID-19 Contact Tracing: A Narrative Review. Poster presentation in 25th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International).

8. [iConference Oral ’23] Xiang Chen, Jiamu Xie, Zixin Wang, Bohui Shen, and Zhixuan Zhou**. 2023. How We Express Ourselves Freely: Censorship, Self-censorship, and Anti-censorship on a Chinese Social Media. Oral presentation in 18th iConference. [News1] [News2]

7. [HICSS Oral ’23] Mengyi Wei and Zhixuan Zhou. 2023. AI Ethics Issues in Real World: Evidence from AI Incident Database. Oral presentation in 56th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). [News1] [News2] [News3] 🏆 Best Paper Award (11/678, 1.6%)

6. [HICSS Oral ’23] Zhixuan Zhou, Zixin Wang, and Franziska Zimmer. 2023. Anonymous Expression in an Online Community for Women in China. Oral presentation in 56th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). [News]

5. [S&P Oral ’23] Zachary Kilhoffer, Zhixuan Zhou, Firmiana Wang, Fahad Tamton, Yun Huang, Pilyoung Kim, Tom Yeh, and Yang Wang. 2023. "How technical do you get? I'm an English teacher": Teaching and Learning Cybersecurity and AI Ethics in High School. Oral presentation in 44th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P). [News]

4. [AHFE Oral ’22] Zhixuan Zhou and Bohui Shen. 2022. Toward Understanding the Use of Centralized Exchanges for Decentralized Cryptocurrency. Oral presentation in 13th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE).

3. [HICSS Oral ’22] Zhixuan Zhou, Xianghua Ding, Xinru Tang, and Yunan Chen. 2022. "I Prefer an Everyday Style and Dislike Big Food Fighters": Integrating Foodshow into Everyday Life. Oral presentation in 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).

2. [SmartCity Oral ’19] Zhiguo Zhou, Huiyu Cai, and Zhixuan Zhou. 2019. An Analysis of Pedestrians' Behavior in Emergency Evacuation Using Cellular Automata Simulation. Oral presentation in 17th IEEE International Conference on Smart City (SmartCity).

1. [ICAART Oral ’19] Zhixuan Zhou, Huankang Guan, Meghana Moorthy Bhat, and Justin Hsu. 2019. Fake News Detection via NLP is Vulnerable to Adversarial Attacks. Oral presentation in 11th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART).

Lightly-reviewed, Non-archival Presentations

9. [CfC-SMART Oral ’24] Luyao Zhang, Yutong Sun, Yutong Quan, Jiaxun Cao, Kyrie Zhou, and Xin Tong. 2024. Leveraging Social Media Sentiments and Ethical Signals for NFT Valuation. Oral presentation in CfC St. Moritz Academic Research Track (CfC-SMART).

8. [UIUC iSchool Research Showcase Oral ’23] Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Jiaxun Cao, Xiaowen Yuan, Daniel E. Weissglass, Zachary Kilhoffer, Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo, and Xin Tong. 2023. "I'm Not Confident in Debiasing AI Systems Since I Know Too Little": Teaching AI Creators About Gender Bias Through Hands-on Tutorials. Oral presentation in UIUC iSchool 2023 Research Showcase. Submitted to ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAccT).

7. [CSCW Workshop Oral ’23] Weirui Peng, Mengyi Wei, and Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou. 2023. Enhancing User Engagement in AI Auditing Through Gamification and Storytelling. Oral presentation in Supporting User Engagement in Testing, Auditing, and Contesting AI Workshop co-located with CSCW.

6. [IDC Workshop Oral ’23] Lyumanshan Ye and Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou. 2023. Children-Chatbot Collaboration for Enhancing Language Skills for Children with ASD. Oral presentation in Designing AI Interfaces for Children with Special Needs in Educational Contexts Workshop co-located with IDC.

5. [SOUPS Poster ’23] Zachary Kilhoffer, Zhixuan Zhou, Firmiana Wang, Fahad Tamton, Yun Huang, Pilyoung Kim, Tom Yeh, and Yang Wang. 2023. "How technical do you get? I'm an English teacher": Teaching and Learning Cybersecurity and AI Ethics in High School. Poster presentation in 19th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS).

4. [IC2S2 Poster ’23] Zhixuan Zhou, Jiao Sun, Jiaxin Pei, Nanyun Peng, Jinjun Xiong, and Yang Wang. 2023. A Moral- and Event- Centric Discovery of Gender Bias in Fairy Tales at A Large Scale. Poster presentation in 9th International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2).

3. [CESC Oral ’22] Tanusree Sharma*, Zhixuan Zhou*, Yun Huang, and Yang Wang. 2022. "It's A Blessing and A Curse": Unpacking Creators' Practices with Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and Their Communities. Oral presentation in Crypto Economics Security Conference (CESC).

2. [UIUC iSchool Research Showcase Poster ’21] Zhixuan Zhou, Xianghua Ding, Xinru Tang, and Yunan Chen. 2022. "I Prefer an Everyday Style and Dislike Big Food Fighters": Integrating Foodshow into Everyday Life. Poster presentation in UIUC iSchool 2021 Research Showcase.

1. [NeurIPS Workshop Poster ’19] Meghana Moorthy Bhat and Zhixuan Zhou. 2019. Fake News Detection via NLP Becomes Harder. Poster presentation in 14th Women in Machine Learning Workshop (WiML) co-located with NeurIPS.

3. [Information Matters] Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo, and Allison Sinnott. 2023. Toward Ethical Use of Generative AI in AP Courses. In Information Matters. 🏅 SSRN's Top Ten download list (60 days) for: Educational Technology, Media & Library Science eJournal

2. [U.S. Copyright Office ’23] Gowri Saini Balasubramaniam, Sara Rachel Benson, Anita Say Chan, Keith Jacobs, Karen V. Jenkins, Smirity Kaushik, Jiaqi Ma, Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo, Eryclis Rodrigues Bezerra Silva, Emmy Tither, Michael Twidale, Ted E. Underwood, Yaman Yu, and Kyrie Zhou (alphabetical order). 2023. Copyright and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Policy comment presented to U.S. Copyright Office.

1. [NTIA ’23] Zachary Kilhoffer, Anita Nikolich, Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo, and Zhixuan Zhou (alphabetical order). 2023. AI Accountability Policy. Policy comment presented to National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

Preprints and Working Papers

11. [Working Paper] Abhinav Choudhry, Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, and Rachel F. Adler. 2024. An mHealth Fitness Application Employing LLMs for Older Adults. Submitted to Human - Large Language Model Interaction Workshop co-located with HRI.

10. [Working Paper] Abhinav Choudhry, Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, and Rachel F. Adler. 2024. Perceived Credibility of LLM Responses in Search Contexts. Submitted to Human - Large Language Model Interaction Workshop co-located with HRI.

9. [Working Paper] Ece Gumusel, Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, and Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo. 2024. User Privacy Harms and Risks in Conversational AI: A Proposed Framework. Submitted to 20th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS).

8. [Working Paper] Yuhan Liu, Weirui Peng, Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, and Rachel F. Adler. 2024. VisionVibro Melody: Emotion-rich Music Experience for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People Through Visual-Haptic Integration. Submitted to CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI-LBW).

7. [Working Paper] Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Yilin Zhu, Jingwen Shan, Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo, and Hee Rin Lee. 2024. Revitalizing Sex Education for Chinese Children: A Formative Study. arXiv. Submitted to ACM Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC).

6. [Working Paper] Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Zachary Kilhoffer, Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo, Ted Underwood, Ece Gumusel, Mengyi Wei, Abhinav Choudhry, and Jinjun Xiong. 2024. "The teachers are confused as well": A Multiple-Stakeholder Ethics Discussion on Large Language Models in Computing Education. arXiv. Submitted to ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAccT).

5. [Working Paper] Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Weirui Peng, Yuhan Liu, and Rachel F. Adler. 2024. Exploring the Diversity of Music Experiences for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. arXiv. Submitted to 27th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW).

4. [Working Paper] Yunpeng Xiao, Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, Yueqing Liang, and Kai Shu. 2024. Understanding The Concerns and Choices of The Public When Using Large Language Models for Healthcare. arXiv. Submitted to 27th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW).

3. [Working Paper] Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou and Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo. 2023. Public Perceptions of Gender Bias in Large Language Models: Cases of ChatGPT and Ernie. arXiv. [News1] [News2]

2. [Working Paper] Allison Sinnott and Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou. 2023. How NFT Collectors Experience Online NFT Communities: A Case Study of Bored Ape. arXiv.

1. [Working Paper] Na Yang, Kyrie Zhixuan Zhou, and Yunzhe Li. 2023. How People Perceive The Dynamic Zero-COVID Policy: A Retrospective Analysis From The Perspective of Appraisal Theory. arXiv. Submitted to and withdrawn from 19th iConference due to political interference.