Overview

Teaching Interests

Software Development, Web Development, Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Computer Architecture, Databases, Discrete Mathematics, and Human-Computer Interaction.

Research Areas

CS Education; Measuring and analyzing evolving networks, including application-specific graphs; Collaborations in Digital Humanities; Algorithms; Network Analysis; Theory of Computation; Data Science; and Computer Architecture.

Fall 2021

This semester, I am teaching:

Selected Publications and Talks

Siegel, A., Zarb, M., Alshaigy, B., Blanchard, J., Crick, T., Glassey, R., Hott, J. R., Latulipe, C., Riedesel, C., Senapathi, M., Simon, and Williams, D. June 2021. Educational Landscapes During and After COVID-19. In Proceedings of the 26th ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education V. 2 (ITiCSE ‘21). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 597–598.
https://doi.org/10.1145/3456565.3461439

Lin, X., Connors, J., Lim, C., Hott, J. R. March 2021. How Do Students Collaborate? Analyzing Group Choice in a Collaborative Learning Environment. In Proceedings of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE), Online.
https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3408877.3432389

Thinnyun, A., Lenfant, R., Pettit, P., and Hott, J. R. March 2021. Gender and Engagement in CS Courses on Piazza. In Proceedings of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE), Online.
https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3408877.3432395

Brunelle, N., and Hott, J. R. March 2020. Ask Me Anything: Assessing Academic Dishonesty (Poster). In Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE), Portland, OR.
https://doi.org/10.1145/3328778.3372658

Hott, J. R., Basit, N., Pettit, R., and Stone, D.. 2020. CS2 Graphical Photo Library Project. NCWIT EngageCSEdu.
https://www.engage-csedu.org/find-resources/cs2-graphical-photo-library-project

Brunelle, N., and Hott, J. R. March 2020. Fix the Course, Not the Student: Positive Approaches to Cultivating Academic Integrity (Birds of a Feather Session). In Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE), Portland, OR.
https://doi.org/10.1145/3328778.3372535

Hott, J. R. March 2020. Using Temporal Network Analysis to Uncover Bias in Collections. code4lib, Pittsburgh, PA.
https://2020.code4lib.org/talks/Using-Temporal-Network-Analysis-to-Uncover-Bias-in-Collections

Hott, J. R., Martin, W. N., and Flake, K. 2018. Visualization of Complex Familial and Social Structures. Electronic Imaging, Burlingame, CA.
https://doi.org/10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2018.01.VDA-314

Hott, J. R., Martin, W. N., and Flake, K. 2016. Visualizing Dynamics of Complex Familial Structures (Poster). IEEE Information Visualization, Baltimore, MD.
http://ieeevis.org/year/2016/info/overview-amp-topics/posters

Hott, J. R., Martin, W. N., and Flake, K. 2016. Identity Lenses in Analyzing Evolving Social Structures. Digital Humanities, Krakow, Poland.
https://dh2016.adho.org/abstracts/415

Hott, J. R., Martin, W. N., and Flake, K. 2015. Visualizing and Analyzing Identity Classes in Evolving Social Structures. Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, University of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Hott, J. R., Martin, W. N., and Flake, K. 2015. Evolving Family Structures: Representation and Visualization. Family History Technology Workshop, Brigham Young University. Provo, UT.

Hott, J. R., Martin, W.N., et al. 2014. Evolving Social Structures: Networks with People as the Edges. Digital Humanities Forum, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS. Best paper award.

Hott, J. R., Brunelle, N., Myers, J., Rassen, J. and shelat, a. 2012. KD-Tree Algorithm for Propensity Score Matching With Three or More Treatment Groups. Technical Report Series. Division of Pharmacoepidemiology And Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA.

Noonan, R. E. and Hott, J. R. 2007. A course in software development. In Proceedings of the 38th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (Covington, Kentucky, USA, March 07 - 11, 2007). SIGCSE ‘07. ACM Press, New York, NY, 135-139.
https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/1227310.1227362