Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

[In review] Sinha, T., Bai, Z., Cassell, J. A Novel Multimodal Approach for Studying the Dynamics of Curiosity in Group Learning. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. [paper]

Bai, Z., Blackwell, A.F., Coulouris, G. (2015). Using Augmented Reality to Elicit Pretend Play for Children with Autism. (2015) IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol.21, no.5, pages 598-610. (By invitation) [paper]

Bai, Z., Blackwell, A.F. (2012). Analytic Review of Usability Evaluation in ISMAR. Interacting with Computers, 24(6), pages 450-460. [paper]

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

[to appear] Paranjape, B., Ge, Y., Bai, Z., Hammer, J., Cassell, J. Towards automatic generation of peer-targeted science talk in a curiosity-evoking virtual agent. 18th ACM In International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agent, November 5-8, Sydney, Australia, 2018. [paper]

Paranjape, B., Bai, Z., & Cassell, J. (2018, June). Predicting the Temporal and Social Dynamics of Curiosity in Small Group Learning. In International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 420-435). Springer, Cham. [paper]

Sinha, T., Bai, Z., Cassell, J. (2017) A New Theoretical Framework for Curiosity for Learning in Social Contexts. 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning. [Accept rate: 25.3%] (Best paper award nominee) [paper]

Sinha, T., Bai, Z., Cassell, J. (2017) Curious Minds Wonder Alike: Studying Multimodal Behavioral Dynamics to Design Social Scaffolding of Curiosity. 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning. [Accept rate: 25.3%] [paper]

Bai, Z., Blackwell, A.F., Coulouris, G. (2015). Exploring Expressive Augmented Reality: The FingAR Puppet System for Social Pretend Play. In Proc. ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 18-23, 2015, pages 1035-1044. [Accept rate: ~23%] [paper]

Bai, Z., Blackwell, A.F., Coulouris, G. (2013). Through the Looking Glass: Pretend Play for Children with Autism. In Proc. 12th International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), 1-4 October 2013, Adelaide, Australia, pages 49-58. [Accept rate: ~3%](Best paper award nominee) [paper]

Poster and Workshop Papers

Bai, Z., Blackwell, A.F. (2013). See-through Window vs. Magic Mirror: A Comparison in Supporting Visual-Motor Tasks. In Proc. 12th International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), pages 239-240. [poster]

Bai, Z., Blackwell, A.F., Coulouris, G. (2013). Can We Augment Reality with “Mental Images” to Elicit Pretend Play? A Usability Study. In Proc. ACM CHI Extended Abstract 2013, 27 April -2 May 2013, Paris, France, pages 1-6. [work-in-progress]

Bai, Z., Blackwell, A.F., Coulouris, G. (2012). Making Pretense Visible and Graspable: An Augmented Reality Approach to Promote Pretend Play. In Proc. 11th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), 5-8 November 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, pages 267-268. [Accept rate: ~28%] [poster]

Bai, Z. (2012). Augmenting Imagination for Children with Autism. In Proc. 11th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC), 12-15 June 2012, Bremen, Germany, pages 327-330. [Accept rate: ~31%] [doctoral consortium]