Luke Church designs to improve the experience that people have with complex systems, such as programming languages, AI systems, buildings and socio-technical systems. His work is practice lead and incorporates methods from philosophy, computer science, social science and critical design. In 2018, he founded Lark Systems to explore ways of integrating different forms of intelligence. In 2020, together with Sharath Srinivasan, he co-founded Katikati, an initiative for enabling one to one human-led conversations using Lark Systems’ novel technology for pluralistic data representation.
- Better Future Award, for work with Africa’s Voices Foundation, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Cambridge
- Trebacz, Maja, Church, Luke. More than a label: machine-assisted data interpretation. In Participatory Approaches to Machine Learning Workshop (ICML 2020).
- Blackwell, Alan, Petre, Marian,and Church, Luke. Fifty years of the psychology of programming. In the International Journal of Human Computer Studies, volume 131, pp 52-64, 2019.
- Church, Luke, Zagoni, Rita, Simpson, Alexander, Srinivasan, Sharath, Blackwell, Alan. Building socio-technical systems for representing citizens’ voices in humanitarian interventions, In Designing Technologies to Support Human Problem Solving (DTSHPS 2018), a Workshop in Conjunction with VL/HCC 2018.
- Basman, Antranig, Church, Luke, Klokmose, Clemens and Clark, Colin. Software and How it Lives On - Embedding Live Programs in the World Around Them. In Psychology of Programming Interest Group Annual Conference 2016 (PPIG 2016).
- Eckert, Claudia, Blackwell, Alan, Stacey, Martin, Earl, Christopher and Church, Luke. Sketching across design domains: Roles and formalities. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: AI EDAM, 26(3), 245, 2012.
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