Donald Bertucci

I am a junior at Oregon State University studying Computer Science.

Lately, I've been creating visualizations for humans to better understand and debug machine learning models.

I am fascinated in information and its complexity: how order arises, and it's dance with chaos.

Education

2020 – Present

B.S. Computer Science

Oregon State University
Applied Option: Artificial Intelligence

Experience

Sep. 2022 – Present

Carnegie Mellon University

Research Assistant, CMU Data Interaction Group (DIG)
Researching ways to discover systematic errors in ML models. And also creating a library for scalable visualization.
Summer 2022

Carnegie Mellon University

Research Intern, HCII Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Researched, designed, and implemented interactive discovery of blindspots in machine learning models [_].
Primarily advised by Ángel Alexander Cabrera and Adam Perer . Advised by Nari Johnson and Gregory Plumb for machine learning. Hosted by CMU Data Interaction Group (DIG) . The overall program was led by Laura Dabbish .
Aug. 2021 – Aug. 2022

Oregon State University

Research Assistant, Data Interaction and Visualization (DIV) Lab
Designed and implemented interactive systems to understand machine learning models and data [_, _]. Worked under and advised by Minsuk Kahng .
Summer 2021

Oregon State University

EECS REU Summer Cohort
Practiced communicating research to computer science faculty and students. Presented [_] weekly and improved communication skills with feedback. Program led by Alan Fern .
Feb. 2021 – May 2021

Oregon State University

Research Intern, URSA Engage Research Program
Implemented interactive visualization to explain difficult concepts in machine learning [_]. Hosted by the DIV Lab and advised by Minsuk Kahng .

Publications

Conference

C2

DendroMap: Visual Exploration of Large-Scale Image Datasets for Machine

Donald Bertucci , Md Montaser Hamid , Yashwanthi Anand , Anita Ruangrotsakun , Delyar Tabatabai , Melissa Perez , Minsuk Kahng
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEE VIS 2022). Oklahoma City, OK
C1

Beyond Value: CHECKLIST for Testing Inferences in Planning-Based RL

Kin-Ho Lam , Delyar Tabatabai , Jed Irvine , Donald Bertucci , Anita Ruangrotsakun , Minsuk Kahng , Alan Fern
32nd International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2022).

Workshop

W2

Backprop Explainer: Interactive Explanation of Backpropagation in Neural Network Training

Donald Bertucci , Minsuk Kahng
Workshop on Visualization for AI Explainability (VISxAI, IEEE VIS 2021).
W1

An Interactive Introduction to Autoencoders

Donald Bertucci
Workshop on Visualization for AI Explainability (VISxAI, IEEE VIS 2021).

Poster

P1

Mirror: Interactive Discovery of Blindspots in Machine Learning Models

Donald Bertucci , Ángel Alexander Cabrera , Nari Johnson , Gregory Plumb , Erica Fu , Adam Perer
Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) Summer Research Showcase 2022.