Amit Kumar

M.S. Student, Computer Science, University of Florida

Amit Kumar is a M.S. student in Computer Science and Graduate Researcher mentored by Dr. Mehmet Celepkolu. In the LearnDialogue Group, he is a part of the Project DIALOGS project, providing technology-rich learning opportunities for middle school students to design and develop spoken conversational apps using computer science. His research interests include HCC, IoT and Cyber Security.


M.S., Computer Science (Expected 2022)
   University of Florida

B.Tech., Computer Science (2021)
   Bennett University, India


journal articles
[1]AMBY: A Development Environment for Youth to Create Conversational Agents. Xiaoyi Tian, Amit Kumar, Carly E Solomon, Kaceja D Calder, Gloria Ashiya Katuka, Yukyeong Song, Mehmet Celepkolu, Lydia Pezzullo, Joanne Barrett, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Maya Israel. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, vol. 38, 2023, pp. 100618, 1-15. [bib] [doi]
conference papers
[3]AI Made By Youth: A Conversational AI Curriculum for Middle School Summer Camps. Yukyeong Song, Gloria Ashiya Katuka, Joanne Barrett, Xiaoyi Tian, Amit Kumar, Tom McKlin, Mehmet Celepkolu, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Maya Israel. Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Thirty-Fifth Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference and Thirteenth AAAI Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 2023, pp. 15851-15859. [bib]
[2]A Summer Camp Experience to Engage Middle School Learners in AI through Conversational App Development. Gloria Ashiya Katuka, Yvonika Auguste, Yukyeong Song, Xiaoyi Tian, Amit Kumar, Mehmet Celepkolu, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Joanne Barrett, Maya Israel, Tom McKlin. Proceedings of the 54th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2023, pp. 813-819. [bib] [doi]
[1]Early Design of a Conversational AI Development Platform for Middle Schoolers. Amit Kumar, Xiaoyi Tian, Mehmet Celepkolu, Maya Israel, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer. IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC), 2022, pp. 1-3. [bib] [doi]