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. 30) Class Overview, Introductions, Review of AI Methods and User Interface Issues

class 2: (Sept. 1) 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. 6) Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon (Chapters 1-2)

class 4: (Sept. 8) Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon (Chapters 3-4)

class 5: (Sept. 13) Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon (Chapters 5-6)

class 6: (Sept. 15) Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon (Chapters 7-8)

class 7: (Sept. 20) Plans and Situated Actions, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 1-2)

class 8: (Sept. 22) Project discussions

class 9: (Sept. 27) Plans and Situated Actions, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 3-4)

class 10: (Sept. 29) Plans and Situated Actions, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 5-6)

class 11: (Oct. 4) Plans and Situated Actions, Lucy Suchman (Chapters 7-8)

class 12: (Oct. 6) 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 13: (Oct. 11) 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. 13) 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 15: (Oct. 18) 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 16: (Oct. 20) Project Presentations
Each project will give a progress report to the class presenting an initial design and implementation plan.

class 17: (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

class 18: (Oct. 27) Getting Knowledge into the System
"Semantics Happen: Knowledge Building in Spatial Hypertext", F. Shipman, J. Moore, P. Maloor, H. Hsieh, and R. Akkapeddi
"An Integrated Environment for Knowledge Acquisition", J. Blyth, J. Kim, S. Ramachandran, and Y. Gil

class 19: (Nov. 1) 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. 3) 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
"Keyframe-Based User Inferfaces for Digital Video", A. Girgensohn, J. Boreczky, L. Wilcox

class 21: (Nov. 8) Programming by Demonstration
"Pavlov: Programming by Stimulus-Response Demonstration", D. Wolber
"Generalizing by Removing Detail: How Any Program Can Be Created by Working with Examples", K. Kahn

class 22: (Nov. 10) 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. 15) Interface Agents
"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

class 24: (Nov. 17) 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 25: (Nov. 22) Project work day
Use this time to work on your projects -- they are due in two weeks.

class 26: (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 27: (Dec. 1) Project Reports

class 28: (Dec. 6) Project Reports