Intelligent User Interfaces Reading List

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See the discussant list (to appear) to see the schedule of presentations about the readings.

Approximate Schedule (Subject to Change)

class 1: (Aug. 28) Class Overview, Introductions, Review of AI Methods and User Interface Issues

class 2: (Aug. 30) Role of Human vs. Role of Computer
"Intelligent User Interfaces", W. Hefley and D. Murray
"Beyond Intelligent Interfaces: analyzing ... success models of cooperative problem solving", G. Fischer & B. Reeves

class 3: (Sept. 4) Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon (Chapters 1-2)

class 4: (Sept. 6) Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon (Chapters 3-4)

class 5: (Sept. 11) Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon (Chapters 5-6)

class 6: (Sept. 13) Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon (Chapters 7-8)

class 7: (Sept. 18) Human-Machine Reconfigurations, Lucy Suchman (Preface, Chapters 1-4)

class 8: (Sept. 20) Human-Machine Reconfigurations, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 5-6)

class 9: (Sept. 25) Human-Machine Reconfigurations, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 7-8)

class 10: (Sept. 27) Human-Machine Reconfigurations, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 9-10)

class 11: (Oct. 2) Human-Machine Reconfigurations, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 11-13)

class 12: (Oct. 4) Human-Machine Reconfigurations, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 14-15)

class 13: (Oct. 9) Project Presentations
Each project will give a progress report to the class explaining their topic, including identifying the users and a task analysis of the supported activity.

class 14: (Oct. 11) Adaptive Systems
"An IP Continuum for Adaptive Interface Design", C. Isbell and J. Pierce
"The Role of Built-in Knowledge in Adaptive Interface Systems", D. Crow and B. Smith

class 15: (Oct. 16) User Modeling
"A User-Centered Approach to User Modeling", D. Petrelli, A. De Angeli, G. Convertino
"Making Systems Sensitive to the User's Time and Working Memory Constraints", A. Jameson et al.
"Recognizing User Interest and Document Value from Reading and Organizing Activities in Document Triage", F. Shipman et al.

class 16: (Oct. 18) Project Presentations
Each project will give a progress report to the class presenting an initial design and implementation plan.

class 17: (Oct. 23) Mixed-Initiative Interfaces
"Principles of Mixed-Initiative User Interfaces", E. Horvitz
"Models of attention in computing and communication: from principles to applications", E. Horvitz, C. Kadie, T. Paek, and D. Hovel
"Supporting Interface Customization using a Mixed-Initiative Approach", A. Bunt, C. Conati, J. McGrenere

class 18: (Oct. 25) The Problem of Representation
"Supporting Incremental Formalization in the Hyper-Object Substrate", F. Shipman and R. McCall
"Which Semantic Web?", C. Marshall and F. Shipman
"An Integrated Environment for Knowledge Acquisition", J. Blyth, J. Kim, S. Ramachandran, and Y. Gil

class 19: (Oct. 30) Working with Visual Structure
"Finding and Using Implicit Structure in Human-Organized Spatial Layouts of Information", F. Shipman, C. Marshall, and T. Moran
"Spatial Interpretation of Domain Objects Integrated into a Freeform Electronic Whiteboard", T. Moran, W. van Melle, and P. Chiu
"Manipulating Structured Informationi in a Visual Workspace", H. Hsieh and F. Shipman

class 20: (Nov. 1) Interacting with Other Media
"A Visual Language for Sketching Large and Complex Interactive Designs", J. Lin, M. Thomsen, and J. Landay
"Identifying Useful Passages in Documents based on Annotation Patterns", F. Shipman, M. Price, C. Marshall, and G. Golovchinsky
"DOTS: Support for Effective Video Surveillance", A. Girgensohn, D. Kimber, J. Vaughan, T. Yang, F. Shipman, T. Turner, E. Rieffel, L. Wilcox, F. Chen, and T. Dunnigan

class 21: (Nov. 6) Project Work Day
work with your team on your projects and presentations for Thursday.

class 22: (Nov. 8) Project Presentations
Each project will give a progress report updating the class about the topic, their design, and the current state of the prototype.

class 23: (Nov. 13) Demonstration-based Interfaces
"Pavlov: Programming by Stimulus-Response Demonstration", D. Wolber
"Generalizing by Removing Detail: How Any Program Can Be Created by Working with Examples", K. Kahn
"Building data integration queries by demonstration", R. Tuchinda, P. Szekely, and C. Knoblock

class 24: (Nov. 15) Explanations and Presentations
"Generating Explanations in Context", G. Carenini and J. Moore
"Dynamic Dramatization of Multimedia Story Presentations", N. Sgouros, G. Papakonstantinou, and P. Tsanakas
"Presenting through Performing: On the Use of Multiple Lifelike Characters in Knowledge-Based Presentation Systems", E. Andre and T. Rist

class 25: (Nov. 20) Project work day
Use this time to work on your projects -- they are due in two weeks.

class 26: (Nov. 27) Integrating the Physical and Virtual
"SWEETPEA: Software Tools for Programmable Embodied Agents", M. Kaminsky et al.
"Tiles: A Mixed Reality Authoring Interface", I. Poupyrev, D. Tan, M. Billinghurst, H. Kato, H. Regenbrecht, and N. Tetsutani
"R2D2 in a Softball: The Portable Satellite Assistant", Y. Gawdiak, J. Bradshaw, B. Williams, H. Thomas

class 27: (Nov. 29) Support for Interface Design
"The Role of Critiquing in Cooperative Problem Solving", G. Fischer, A. Lemke, T. Mastaglio, and A. Morch
"Agents for Collecting Application Usage Data Over the Internet", D. Hilbert and D. Redmiles

class 28: (Dec. 4) Project Reports