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Gaurav Paruthi


My research interests lie in the area of social computing with a focus on mining big data for informing social development practices. I am motivated to work in the field of ICTD from my experience at the Technology for Emerging Markets group at Microsoft Research India where I had the opportunity to build novel interfaces for education in low resource environments.

Ittan S., Paruthi G., Thies W., “Mapping Large Educational Websites to Interactive DVDs”. In International Conference on Technology for Education 2012 – T4E ’12

Paruthi G., Thies W., “Utilizing DVD players as low cost offline Internet Browsers”. In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI ’11
Best of CHI Honorable Mention

Gaikwad K., Paruthi G., Thies W., “Interactive DVD as a Platform for Education”. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, London – ICTD ’10