H E L L O _ W O R L D
Hello, this is the academic site of Chris Riederer.
I'm a Ph.D. student at Columbia University, working in the Social Mobile Lab of Augustin Chaintreau.
My research focuses on human mobility, privacy, and economics.
A B O U T _ ( I N _ B R I E F )
In brief, I grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. I received my B.S. in Computer
Science from Yale University in 2010.
After working for a year at a financial software firm in Boston, and a summer
at Telefonica Research in Barcelona, I began my Ph.D. in Fall, 2011.
the summer of 2012 working at Microsoft Research in Redmond, WA.
I was a Brown
Fellow at the Brown Institute for 2012
During the summer of 2014, I worked on
In the summer of 2015 I returned to Google and used data mining on location data, working to infer venue sizes based on passively collected location data.
The fall of 2015 saw me interning at Microsoft Research in NYC, trying to divise computational methods to improve people's understanding of big numbers.
I am currently buckled down working on my Ph.D.!
P U B L I C A T I O N S
These are all direct links to PDFs.
C. Riederer, Y. Kim, N. Korula, S. Lattanzi, A. Chaintreau.
Linking Users Across Domains with Location Data: Theory and Validation. WWW 2016.
- C. Riederer, S. Zimmeck, C. Phanord, A. Chaintreau, S. Bellovin. "I don't have a photograph, but you can have my footprints"-- Revealing the Demographics of Location Data. Conference on Social Networks 2015
L. Ravindranath, S. Agarwal, J. Padhye, C. Riederer
Procrastinator: Pacing Mobile Apps' Usage of the Network
JP Carrasacal, C. Riederer, V. Erramilli, M. Cherubini, R. Oliveira.
Your browsing behavior for a Big Mac: Economics of Personal Information Online
Workshops and Demos:
C. Riederer, A. Chaintreau. The Price of Fairness in Location Based Advertising. Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency Workshop on Responsible Recommendation at RecSys August 2017.
C. Riederer, Jake Hofman and Daniel Goldstein. To Put That In Perspective: How to Make Unfamiliar Numbers Easier to Understand. Data Science + Journalism at KDD, August 2017.
C. Riederer, D. Echikson, S. Huang, A. Chaintreau.
FindYou: A Personal Location Privacy Auditing Tool.
WWW April 2016.
B. Smus, C. Riederer.
Magnetic Input for Mobile Virtual Reality.
ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 2015.
L. Ravindranath, S. Agarwal, J. Padhya, C. Riederer
Give in to Procrastination and Stop Prefetching
C. Riederer, A. Chaintreau, J. Cahan, V. Erramilli.
Challenges of Keyword-Based Location Disclosure
C. Riederer, V. Erramilli, A. Chaintreau, B. Krishnamurthy, P. Rodriguez.
For Sale: Your Privacy. By: You.
- Reviewer for the journal Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS)
C O N T A C T _ I N F O R M A T I O N
The best way to reach me is by email. You may also drop by my lab or office, although my hours tend to be irregular.
- Email: [Remove the sevens in this to get my email] firstname.lastname@example.org
- Office: 618, in CEPSR
- Lab: Room 6LW5, in CEPSR
- My personal site