HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION INSTITUTE
TECHNICAL REPORTS 2007-2017

School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
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Technical Reports by Author
Theses by Author



2017 Series

CMU-HCII-17-100
Social Cybersecurity: Reshaping Security Through an Empirical Understanding of Human Social Behavior
Sauvik Das, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-17-101
Uncovering Nuances in Complex Data through Focus and Context Visualizations
Jeffrey M. Rzeszotarski, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-17-102
How Geotagged Social Media Can Inform Modern Travelers
Dan Tasse, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-17-103
Automated Daa-Driven Hint Generation for Learning Programming
Kelly Rivers, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-17-104
Orchestrating Combined Collaborative and Individual Learning in the Classroom
Jennifer Olsen, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-17-105
Unavailable to Date

CMU-HCII-17-106
Unavailable to Date

CMU-HCII-17-107
Projective Replay Analysis: A Reflective Approach for Aligning Educational Games To Their Goals
Erik Harpstead, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-17-108
Computational Models of Human Learning: Applications for Tutor Development, Behavior Prediction, and THeory Testing
Christopher J. MacLellan, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf



2016 Series

CMU-HCII-16-100
A Spreadsheet Model for Using Web Services and Creating Data-Driven Applications
Kerry Shih-Ping Chang, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-16-101
Framework to Support Opportunistic Groups in Context-Aware Applications
Adrian A. de Freitas, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-16-102
Digital Systems and the Experience of Legacy: Supporting Meaningful Interactions with Multigenerational Data
Rebecca Gulotta, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract Currently Unavailable Electronically

CMU-HCII-16-103
Bridging Physical and Virtual Learning: Mixed-Reality System for Early Science
Nesra Yannier, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract Currently Unavailable for Distribution



2015 Series

CMU-HCII-15-100
Expressing Interactivity with States and Constraints
Stephen William-Lucas Oney, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-15-101
Virtual Machines for Remote Computing: Measuring the User Experience
Brandon Taylor, Yoshihisa Abe, Anind Dey, Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Dan Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic
Abstract .pdf
Also appears as CMU-CS-15-118

CMU-HCII-15-102
UniAuth: Building a Human-Centered Identity Management System
Eiji Hayashi, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-15-103
Essays on Achieving Success in Peer Production: Contributor Management, Best Practice Transfer and Inter-Community Relationships
Haiyu Zhu, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-15-104
Toward Sense Making with Grounded Feedback
Eliane Stampfer Wiese, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-15-105
Incognito Online: Why and How People Hide Their Information
Ruogu Kang, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-15-106
Unavailable to Date

CMU-HCII-15-107
Leveraging Educational Technology to Overcome Social Obstacles to Help Seeking
Iris Howley, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-15-108
Unavailable to Date

CMU-HCII-15-109
Working by Not Quite Working: Resistance as a Technique for Alternative and Oppositional Designs
James Pierce, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-15-110
Exploring in-home monitoring of rehabilitation and creating an authoring tool for physical therapists
Kevin Huang, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf



2014 Series

CMU-HCII-14-100
Using Microtask Continuity to Improve Crowdsourcing
Walter S. Lasecki, Adam Marcus, Jeffrey M. Rzeszotarski, Jeffrey P. Bigham
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-101
Assessing Call and SMS Logs as an Indication of Tie Strength
Jason Wiese, Jun-Ki Min, Jason I. Hong, John Zimmerman
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-102
Monitored Design of an Effective Learning Environment for Algebraic Problem Solving
Kenneth R. Koedinger, Erika L.F. Sueker
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-103
Sketch It, Make It: Freehand Drawing for Precise Rapid Fabrication
Gabriel G. Johnson, Ellen Yi-Luen Do, Mark D. Gross, Jason I. Hong
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-104
Critically Exploring the Virtual Possession Design Space Through Fieldwork and Constructive Design Research
William Odom, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-105
Enabling Non-Speech Experts to Develop usable Speech-User Interfaces
Anuj Kumar, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-107
Reflecting the Current Practices of Technology Use in Volunteer Data Collection Activities on the Opportunities of Mobile Technology
Sunyoung Kim, Jennifer Mankoff, Eric Paulos
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-108
Democratizing Mobile Technology in Support of Volunteer Activities in Data Collection
Sun Young Kim, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-109
Citizen Science Publics: Nurturing Science Practice Outside of Professional Settings through HCI and Design
Stacey Kuznetsov, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-110
Impression Formation in Online Peer Production
Jennifer Marlow, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-14-111
Monte Carlo Methods for Managing Uncertain User Interfaces
Julia Schwarz, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf Unavailable to Date



2013 Series

CMU-HCII-13-100
Conceptual Learning with Multiple Graphical Representations: Intelligent Tutoring Systems Support for Sense-making and Fluency-building Processes
Martina A. Rau, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-13-101
The Human Body as an Interactive Computing Platform
Chris Harrison, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-13-102
Designing Personalization in Technology-Based Services
Min Kyung Lee, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf



2012 Series

CMU-HCII-12-100
Design Implications for Social-Energy Applications
Tawanna Dillahunt, Jen Mankoff
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-12-101
Assessment and Support of the Idea Co-construction Process that Influences Collaboration
Gahgene Gweon, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-12-102
Field Evaluation of an Intelligible Context-Aware Application
Brian Y. Lim, Anind K. Dey
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-12-103
Evaluating Intelligibility Usage and Usefulness in a Context-Aware Application
Brian Y. Lim, Anind K. Dey
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-12-104
Improving Understanding and Trust with Intelligibility in Context-Aware Applications
Brian Y. Lim, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-12-105
Improving Students' Study Practices Through the Principled Design of Research Probes
Turadg Aleahmad, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-12-106
Task-based Embedded Assessment of Functional Abilities for Aging in Place
Matthew L. Lee, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-12-107
Using Social Technologies to Increase Sharing and Communication around Household Energy Consumption in Low-Income and Rental Communities
Tawanna Dillahunt, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf



2011 Series

CMU-HCII-11-100
CrowdForge: Crowdsourcing Complex Work
Aniket Kittur, Boris Smus, Robert E. Kraut
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-11-101
Supporting Learner Social Relationships with Enculturated Pedagogical Agents
Amy Ogan, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-11-102
Modeling Goal-Directed User Exploration in Human-Computer Interaction
Leonghwee Teo, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-11-103
Routine as Resource for the Design of Learning Systems
Scott Davidoff, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-11-104
Sensemaking with Shared Visualizations: Investigating the Effects of Visualizations in Remote Collaborative Analysis
Aruna D. Balakrishnan, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-11-105
Examining the Generality of Self-Explanation
Ruth Wylie, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-11-106
Personal Informatics and Context: Using Context to Reveal Factors that Affect Behavior
Ian Anthony Rosas Li, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-11-107
Reading, Writing, Relationships: The Impact of Social Network Sites on Relationships and Well-Being
Moira Burke, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf



2010 Series

CMU-HCII-10-100
Unpublished

CMU-HCII-10-101
Unpublished

CMU-HCII-10-102
The Knowledge-Learning-Instruction (KLI) Framework: Toward Bridging the Science-Practice Chasm to Enhance Robust Student Learning
Kenneth R. Koedinger, Albert T. Corbett, Charles Perfetti
with the current and past members of the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-10-103
Early-Stage Software Design for Usability
Elspeth Golden, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-10-104
Using Data About Real World Pointing Perfermance to Improve Computer Access with Automatic Assessment
Amy Hurst, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-10-105
Applying Market Mechanisms to Facilitate Interpersonal Information Exchange
Gary Hsieh, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-10-106
A Cognitive Game for Teaching Policy Argument
Matthew W. Easterday, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-10-107
Automated Adaptive Support for Peer Tutoring
Erin Walker, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-10-108
"Sometimes Less is More": Multi-Perspective Exploration of Disclosure Abstractions in Location-Aware Social Mobile Applications
Karen P. Tang, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf



2009 Series

CMU-HCII-09-100
Designing Information Hotspots for the Surgical Suite: How Architecture, Artifacts, and People's Behavior Converge to Support Coordination
Peter Scupelli, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-09-101
Designing Gaze Behavior for Humanlike Robots
Bilge Mutlu, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-09-102
How Robots Can Help: Communication Strategies that Improve Social Outcomes
Cristen Torrey, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-09-103
Unavailable to Date

CMU-HCII-09-104
Unavailable to Date

CMU-HCII-09-105
Structured Invention Tasks to Prepare Students for Future Learning: Means, Mechanisms, and Cognitive Processes
Ido Roll, Ph.D Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-09-106
Collaborative Online Video Watching
Justin D. Weisz, Ph.D Thesis (Computer Science)
Abstract .pdf
Also appears as CMU-CS-09-175



2008 Series

CMU-HCII-08-100
How Handwritten Input Helps Students Learning Algebra Equation Solving
Lisa Anthony, Jie Yang, Kenneth R. Koedinger
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-08-101
Designing Automatically Generated Perceptually Optimized Displays
Joonhwan Lee, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-08-102
Projector-Based Location Discovery and Tracking
Johnny Chung Lee, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-08-103
Designing Note-taking Interfaces for Learning
Aaron Bauer, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-08-104
Unavailable to date

CMU-HCII-08-105
Developing Handwriting-based Intelligent Tutors to Enhance Mathematics Learning
Lisa Anthony, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-08-106
Asking and Answering Questions about the Causes of Software Behavior
Andrew J. Ko, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf
Also appears as CMU-CS-08-122



2007 Series

CMU-HCII-07-100
The Topes Format Editor and Parser
Christopher Scaffidi, Brad Myers, Mary Shaw
Abstract .pdf
Also appears as CMU-ISRI-07-104

CMU-HCII-07-101
Residential Mobility, Technology and Social Ties
Irina A. Shklovski, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-07-102
Enhancing Technology-Mediated Communication: Tools, Analyses, and Predictive Models
Daniel Avrahami, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf

CMU-HCII-07-103
Machine Perception for Occupational Therapy
Sonya J. Allin, Ph.D. Thesis
Abstract .pdf


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