Robbie Hott

Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Department of Computer Science
University of Virginia
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Office Information
Location: Rice 210
Email: jrhott [at] virginia (dot) edu

Fall 2018

CS2110 Software Development Methods
CS4102 Algorithms


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

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



Selected Publications

Hott, J. R., Martin, W. N., and Flake, K. 2018. Visualization of Complex Familial and Social Structures. Electronic Imaging, Burlingame, CA.

Hott, J. R., Martin, W. N., and Flake, K. 2016. Visualizing Dynamics of Complex Familial Structures (Poster). IEEE Information Visualization, Baltimore, MD.

Hott, J. R., Martin, W. N., and Flake, K. 2016. Identity Lenses in Analyzing Evolving Social Structures. Digital Humanities, Krakow, Poland.

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.

Current Projects

Visualizations and Network Analysis of early Mormonism, with Kathleen Flake

Publications and Presentations

Samples and Research Code

Visualizations and Network Analysis with SNAC

Project Archive

k-point Matching using kd-trees and Voronoi diagrams

A Comparison of bug-finding tools

Interesting Course Projects

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