Publications

Only journal papers and strictly refereed conference papers are listed. For other types of publication, see at the end of the page.

2017

Conference papers:
Cristina Conati, Sébastien Lallé, Md. Abed Rahman and Dereck Toker. 2017. Further Results on Predicting Cognitive Abilities for Adaptive Visualizations. Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI. [link]
Dereck Toker, Sébastien Lallé and Cristina Conati. 2017. Pupillometry and Head Distance to the Screen to Predict Skill Acquisition During Information Visualization Tasks. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Intelligent User Interface, ACM, 221–231. [link]
Enamul Hoque, Shafiq Joty, Lluis Marquez and Guiseppe Carenini. 2017. CQAVis: Visual Text Analytics for Community Question Answering. Proceedings of the 22nd Internation Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 161–172. [link]
Sébastien Lallé, Michelle Taub, Nicholas Mudrick, Cristina Conati and Roger Azevedo. 2017. The Impact of Student Individual Differences and Visual Attention to Pedagogical Agents during Learning with MetaTutor. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Springer. [to appear]
Sébastien Lallé, Michelle Taub, Nicholas Mudrick, Cristina Conati and Roger Azevedo. 2017. On the Influence on Learning of Student Compliance with Prompts Fostering Self-Regulated Learning. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Educational Data Mining. [to appear]

2016

Journal papers:
Sébastien Lallé, Cristina Conati, and Giuseppe Carenini. 2016. Prediction of Individual Learning Curves across Information Visualizations. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction 26, 4, 307–345. [link]
Enamul Hoque and Giuseppe Carenini. 2016. Interactive Topic Modeling for Exploring Asynchronous Online Conversations: Design and Evaluation of ConVisIT. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent System 6, 1, Article 7. [link]

Conference papers:
Sébastien Lallé, Nicholas Mudrick, Michelle Taub, Joseph F. Grafsgaard, Cristina Conati and Roger Azevedo. 2016. Impact of Individual Differences on Affective Reactions to Pedagogical Agents Scaffolding. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Springer, 269–282. [Best paper award - link]
Sébastien Lallé, Cristina Conati, and Giuseppe Carenini. 2016. Predicting Confusion in Information Visualization from Eye Tracking and Interaction Data. Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI Press, 2529–2535. [link]
Enamul Hoque and Giuseppe Carenini. 2016. MultiConVis: A Visual Text Analytics System for Exploring a Collection of Online Conversations. Proceedings of the 21th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 96–107. [link]

2015

Conference papers:
Samad Kardan and Cristina Conati. 2015. Providing Adaptive Support in an Interactive Simulation for Learning: An Experimental Evaluation. Proceedings of the 33rd SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 3671–3680. [link]
Cristina Conati, Giuseppe Carenini, Dereck Toker, and Sébastien Lallé. 2015. Towards User-Adaptive Information Visualization. Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI Press, 4100–4106. [link]
Matthew Gingerich and Cristina Conati. 2015. Constructing Models of User and Task Characteristics from Eye Gaze Data for User-Adaptive Information Highlighting. Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI Press, 1728–1734. [link]
Sébastien Lallé, Dereck Toker, Cristina Conati, and Giuseppe Carenini. 2015. Prediction of Users’ Learning Curves for Adaptation While Using an Information Visualization. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 357–368. [link]
Enamul Hoque and Giuseppe Carenini. 2015. ConVisIT: Interactive Topic Modeling for Exploring Asynchronous Online Conversations. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 169–180. [link]
Cristina Conati, Lauren Fratamico, Samad Kardan, and Ido Roll. 2015. Comparing representations for learner models in interactive simulations. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Springer, 74–83. [link]

2014

Journal papers:
Ben Steichen, Cristina Conati, and Giuseppe Carenini. 2014. Inferring Visualization Task Properties, User Performance, and User Cognitive Abilities from Eye Gaze Data. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems 4, 2, Article 11. [ACM TiiS Best Paper Award, link]
Cristina Conati, Giuseppe Carenini, Ben Steichen, and Dereck Toker. 2014. Evaluating the Impact of User Characteristics and Different Layouts on an Interactive Visualization for Decision Making. Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis 2014) 33, 3, 371–380. [link]
Enamul Hoque and Giuseppe Carenini. 2014. ConVis: A Visual Text Analytic System for Exploring Blog Conversations. Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis 2014) 33, 3, 221–230. [link]

Conference papers:
Ben Steichen, Michael M.A. Wu, Dereck Toker, Cristina Conati, and Giuseppe Carenini. 2014. Te,Te,Hi,Hi: Eye Gaze Sequence Analysis for Informing User-Adaptive Information Visualizations. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, Springer, 183-194. [Best paper award, link]
Dereck Toker, Ben Steichen, Matthew Gingerich, Cristina Conati, and Giuseppe Carenini. 2014. Towards Facilitating User Skill Acquisition: Identifying Untrained Visualization Users Through Eye Tracking. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 105–114. [Best paper nominee, link]
Samad Kardan, Ido Roll, and Cristina Conati. 2014. The usefulness of log based clustering in a complex simulation environment. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Springer, 168–177. [Best paper nominee, link]
Giuseppe Carenini, Cristina Conati, Enamul Hoque, Ben Steichen, Dereck Toker, and James T. Enns. 2014. Highlighting Interventions and User Differences: Informing Adaptive Information Visualization Support. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 1835–1844. [link]
Dereck Toker and Cristina Conati. 2014. Eye Tracking to Understand User Differences in Visualization Processing with Highlighting Interventions. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, Springer, 219–230. [link]
Natasha Jaques, Cristina Conati, Jason Harkey, and Roger Azevedo. 2014. Predicting Affect from Gaze Data During Interaction with an Intelligent Tutoring System. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Springer, 29–38. [link]

2013

Journal papers:
Cristina Conati, Natasha Jaques and Mary Muir. 2013. Understanding Attention to Adaptive Hints in Educational Games: A Eye-Tracking Study. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 23, 136–161. [link]
Cristina Conati and Samad Kardan. 2013. Student Modeling: Supporting Personalized Instruction, from Problem Solving to Exploratory, Open-Ended Interactions. AI Magazine, 34, 3, 13–26. [link]

Conference papers:
Samad Kardan and Cristina Conati. 2013. Comparing and Combining Eye Gaze and Interface Actions for Determining User Learning with an Interactive Simulation. Proceedings on the 21th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, Springer, 215–227. [Best paper award, link]
Ben Steichen, Giuseppe Carenini, and Cristina Conati. 2013. User-adaptive Information Visualization: Using Eye Gaze Data to Infer Visualization Tasks and User Cognitive Abilities. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 317–328. [Best Paper nominee, link]
Dereck Toker, Cristina Conati, Ben Steichen, and Giuseppe Carenini. 2013. Individual User Characteristics and Information Visualization: Connecting the Dots Through Eye Tracking. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 295–304. [link]
Daria Bondareva, Cristina Conati, Reza Feyzi-Behnagh, Jason Harley, Roger Azevedo, and François Bouchet. 2013. Inferring Learning from Gaze Data during Interaction with an Environment to Support Self-Regulated Learning. Proceedings on the 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Springer, 229–238. [link]

2012

Conference papers:
Dereck Toker, Cristina Conati, Giuseppe Carenini, and Mona Haraty. 2012. Towards Adaptive Information Visualization: On the Influence of User Characteristics. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, Springer, 274–285. [link]
Samad Kardan and Cristina Conati. 2012. Exploring Gaze Data for Determining User Learning with an Interactive Simulation. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, Springer, 126–138. [link]
Mary Muir and Cristina Conati. (2012). An Analysis of Attention to Student-Adaptive Hints in an Educational Game. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Springer, 112-122. [link]

2011

Conference papers:
Samad Kardan and Cristina Conati. 2011. A Framework for Capturing Distinguishing User Interaction Behaviors in Novel Interfaces. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, 159–168. [link]

2010

Journal paper:
Andrea Bunt, Cristina Conati, and Joanna McGrenere. 2010. A Mixed-initiative Approach to Interface Personalization. AI Magazine, 30, 4, 58-65 [link]
Kasia Muldner and Cristina Conati. 2010. Providing Adaptive Support for Meta-Cognitive Skills during Analogical Problem Solving. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 20, 2, 99-136 [link]

2009

Conference paper:
Giuseppe Carenini and Lucas Rizoli. 2009. A Multimedia Interface for Facilitating Comparisons of Opinions. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 325-334. [link]

2008

Conference papers:
Cristina Conati and Heather Maclaren. 2008. Exploring the Role of Individual Differences in Information Visualization. Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, ACM, 199–206. [link]
Jeanette Bautista and Giuseppe Carenini. 2008. An Empirical Evaluation of Interactive Visualizations for Preferential Choice. Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, ACM, 207–214. [link]

2007

Conference papers:
Andrea Bunt, Cristina Conati, and Joanna McGrenere. 2007. Supporting Interface Customization Using a Mixed-initiative Approach. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 92–101. [Best paper award, link]
Kasia Muldner and Cristina Conati. 2007. Evaluating a Decision-Theoretic Approach to Tailored Example Selection. Proceedings of the 20th International Joint Conference in Artificial Intelligence, AAAI Press, p. 483-488.[link]
Andrea Bunt, Joanna McGrenere, and Cristina Conati. 2007. Understanding the Utility of Rationale in a Mixed-Initiative System for GUI Customization. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on User Modeling, Springer, p. 155-164. [link]

2006

Conference papers:
Jeanette Bautista and Giuseppe Carenini. 2006. An Integrated TaskBased Framework for the Design and Evaluation of Visualizations to Support Preferential Choice. Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, ACM, 217-224. [link]
Giuseppe Carenini, raymond Ng and Adam Pauls. 2006. Interactive Multimedia Summaries of Evaluative Text. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, ACM, 124-131. [link]
Christina Merten and Cristina Conati. 2006. Eye-Tracking to Model and Adapt to User Meta-cognition in Intelligent Learning Environments. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. [link]

2005

Conference paper:
Cristina Conati, Christina Merten, Kasia Muldner, and David Ternes. 2005. Exploring Eye Tracking to Increase Bandwidth in User Modeling. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on User Modeling, Springer, 357-366. [link]

2004

Conference paper:
Giuseppe Carenini and John Lloyd. 2004. ValueCharts: Analyzing Linear Models Expressing Preferences and Evaluations. Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, ACM, 150-157. [link]

Other

Dereck Toker and Cristina Conati. 2017. Leveraging pupil dilation measures for understanding users' cognitive load during visualization processing . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Human Aspects in Adaptive and Personalized Interactive Environments (in conjunction with UMAP 2017). Bratislava, Slovakia: ACM. [Workshop: to appear]
Sébastien Lallé, Cristina Conati and Giuseppe Carenini. 2017. Impact of Individual Differences on User Experience with a Visualization Interface for Public Engagement. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Human Aspects in Adaptive and Personalized Interactive Environments (in conjunction with UMAP 2017). Bratislava, Slovakia: ACM. [Workshop: to appear]
Cristina Conati, Giuseppe Carenini, Ben Steichen, Dereck Toker, Sébastien Lallé, Matthew Gingerich, and Enamul Hoque. 2014. Summative overview of the ATUAV project: Advanced Tools for User-Adaptive Information Visualization. Graphics, Animation and New Media (GRAND). [Poster: link]
Giuseppe Carenini, Cristina Conati, Matthew Gingerich, Enamul Hoque, Ben Steichen, and Dereck Toker. 2013. User Adaptive Interventions for Information Visualization, Individual Differences. Graphics, Animation and New Media (GRAND). [Poster: link]
Cristina Conati, Enamul Hoque, Dereck Toker, and Ben Steichen. 2013. When to Adapt: Detecting User’s Confusion During Visualization Processing. Proc. of the 1st International Workshop on User-Adaptive Information Visualization (WUAV 2013), in conjunction with the 21st conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. [Workshop: link]
Ben Steichen, Giuseppe Carenini, and Cristina Conati. 2013. Adaptive Information Visualization - Predicting user characteristics and task context from eye gaze. 20th conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. [Poster: link]
Cristina Conati, Giuseppe Carenini, Mona Harati, Dereck Tocker, Nicholas Fitzgerald, Anna Flagg. 2011. User-Adaptive Visualizations: Can Gaze Data Tell Us When a User Needs Them? Workshop on Scalable Integration of Analytics and Visualization, AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. [Workshop: link]