Publications

Refereed Journal Articles and Full Conference Papers

2017

[J.1, 2017] Designing Planning and Control Interfaces to Support User Collaboration with Flying Robots

Daniel Szafir, Bilge Mutlu, and Terry Fong
The International Jounral of Robotics Research (IJRR)
Impact factor: 5.30 | PDF |

    @article{Szafir2017ijrr,
        author = {Szafir, Daniel and Mutlu, Bilge and Fong, Terrence},
        title = {Designing Planning and Control Interfaces to Support User Collaboration with Flying Robots},
        journal = {The International Journal of Robotics Research},
        volume = {36},
        number = {5–7},
        pages = {514–542},
        year = {2017},
        doi = {10.1177/0278364916688256},
    }

[C.9, 2017] Designing for Depth Perceptions in Augmented Reality

Catherine Diaz, Michael Walker, Danielle Albers Szafir, and Daniel Szafir
Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2017)
Acceptance rate: 26% | PDF |

    @inproceedings{Diaz2017ismar,
        author = {Diaz, Catherine and Walker, Michael and Szafir, Danielle Albers and Szafir, Daniel},
        title = {Designing for Depth Perceptions in Augmented Reality},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality},
        series = {ISMAR ‘17},
        year = {2017},
    }

[C.8, 2017] GUI Robots: Using Off-the-Shelf Robots as Tangible Input and Output Devices for Unmodified GUI Applications

Darren Guinness, Daniel Szafir, and Shaun Kane
Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2017)
Acceptance rate: 24% | PDF via ACM Authorizer |

    @inproceedings{Guinness2017dis,
        author = {Guinness, Darren and Szafir, Daniel and Kane, Shaun K.},
        title = {GUI Robots: Using Off-the-Shelf Robots As Tangible Input and Output Devices for Unmodified GUI Applications},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems},
        series = {DIS ‘17},
        year = {2017},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-4922-2},
        location = {Edinburgh, United Kingdom},
        pages = {767–778},
        doi = {10.1145/3064663.3064706},
        publisher = {ACM},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
    }

2015

[C.7, 2015] Communicating Directionality in Flying Robots

Daniel Szafir, Bilge Mutlu, and Terrence Fong
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2015)
Acceptance rate: 25% | PDF via ACM Authorizer |

    @inproceedings{Szafir2015,
        author = {Szafir, Daniel and Mutlu, Bilge and Fong, Terrence},
        title = {Communicating Directionality in Flying Robots},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human-Robot Interaction},
        series = {HRI ’15},
        year = {2015},
        location = {Portland, Oregon},
        publisher = {ACM},
        address = {New York, NY, USA}
    }

[C.6, 2015] From 9 to 90: Engaging Learners of All Ages

Allison Sauppé, Daniel Szafir, Chien-Ming Huang, and Bilge Mutlu
Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2015)
Acceptance rate: 36% | PDF via ACM Authorizer |

    @inproceedings{Sauppé2015,
        author = {Sauppé, Allie, and Szafir, Daniel, and Huang, CM, and Mutlu, Bilge},
        title = {From 9 to 90: Engaging Learners of All Ages},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education},
        series = {SIGCSE ’15},
        year = {2015},
        location = {Kansas City, Missouri},
        publisher = {ACM},
        address = {New York, NY, USA}
    }

2014

[C.5, 2014] Communication of Intent in Assistive Free Flyers

Daniel Szafir, Bilge Mutlu, and Terrence Fong
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2014)
Acceptance rate: 24% | PDF via ACM Authorizer |

    @inproceedings{Szafir2014,
        author = {Szafir, Daniel and Mutlu, Bilge and Fong, Terrence},
        title = {Communication of Intent in Assistive Free Flyers},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human-Robot Interaction},
        series = {HRI ’14},
        year = {2014},
        location = {Bielefeld, Germany},
        publisher = {ACM},
        address = {New York, NY, USA}
    }

2013

[C.4, 2013] ARTFul: Adaptive Review Technology for Flipped Learning

Daniel Szafir and Bilge Mutlu
Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013)
Acceptance rate: 20% | PDF via ACM Authorizer |

    @inproceedings{Szafir2013,
        author = {Szafir, Daniel and Mutlu, Bilge},
        title = {ARTFuL: Adaptive Review Technology for Flipped Learning},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
        series = {CHI ’13},
        year = {2013},
        location = {Paris, France},
        publisher = {ACM},
        address = {New York, NY, USA}
    }

[C.3, 2013] SculptUp: A Rapid, Immersive 3D Modeling Environment

Kevin Ponto, Ross Tredinnick, Aaron Bartholomew, Carrie Roy, Daniel Szafir, Daniel Greenheck, and Joe Kohlmann
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI 2013)
Acceptance rate: 20% | PDF |

    @inproceedings{Ponto2013sculptup,
        author={Ponto, Kevin and Tredinnick, Ross and Bartholomew, Aaron and Roy, Carrie and Szafir, Daniel and Greenheck, Daniel and Kohlmann, Joe},
        title = {SculptUp: A rapid, immersive 3D modeling environment},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces},
        series = {3DUI ’13},
        pages = {199–200},
        year = {2013},
        location = {Orlando, Florida},
        organization={IEEE}
    }

2012

[C.2, 2012] Pay Attention! Designing Adaptive Agents that Monitor and Improve User Engagement

Daniel Szafir and Bilge Mutlu
Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012)
Acceptance rate: 23% | PDF via ACM Authorizer |

    @inproceedings{Szafir2012,
        author = {Szafir, Daniel and Mutlu, Bilge},
        title = {Pay attention!: designing adaptive agents that monitor and improve user engagement},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
        series = {CHI ’12},
        year = {2012},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-1015-4},
        location = {Austin, Texas, USA},
        pages = {11–20},
        numpages = {10},
        url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2207676.2207679},
        doi = {10.1145/2207676.2207679},
        acmid = {2207679},
        publisher = {ACM},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
    }

2011

[C.1, 2011] An Exploration of the Utilization of Electroencephalography and Nueral Nets to Control Robots

Daniel Szafir and Robert Signorile
Proceedings of the 2011 IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2011)
Acceptance rate: 22% | PDF |

    @inproceedings{Szafir2011,
            author = {Szafir, Daniel and Signorile, Robert},
            title = {An Exploration of the Utilization of Electroencephalography and Neural Nets to Control Robots},
            booktitle = {Proceedings of the 13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - Volume Part IV},
            series = {INTERACT’11},
            year = {2011},
            isbn = {978-3-642-23767-6},
            location = {Lisbon, Portugal},
            pages = {186–194},
            numpages = {9},
            url = {http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2042283.2042303},
            acmid = {2042303},
            address = {Berlin, Heidelberg},
    }

 

Refereed Short Conference Papers and Abstracts

2014

[S.3, 2014] Human Interaction with Assistive Free-Flyers

Daniel Szafir
Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012) Doctoral Consortium Extended Abstracts
Acceptance rate: 25% | PDF via ACM Authorizer |

    @inproceedings{Szafir2014,
        author = {Szafir, Daniel},
        title = {Human Interaction with Assistive Free-Flyers},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts},
        series = {CHI EA ‘14},
        year = {2014},
        location = {Toronto, Canada},
        publisher = {ACM},
        address = {New York, NY, USA}
    }

[S.2, 2014] Using At-A-Glance Displays to Enhance Student Attention

Steven Johnson, Xiang Zhi Tan, Daniel Szafir, and Bilge Mutlu
McPherson Eye Research Institute (MERI) Symposium

2010

[S.1, 2010] Non-Invasive BCI through EEG

Daniel Szafir and Robert Signorile
New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium (NEUCS 2010)


Refereed Workshop and Symposium Papers

2016

[W.5, 2016] A Cognitive Basis for Human Interaction with Aerial Robots

Daniel Szafir
Proceedings of the Workshop on Human-Robot Interaction for Small and Personal Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS 2016)

[W.4, 2016] Teamwork Across the Stars: Machine Learning to Overcome the Brittleness of Autonomy

Steve McGuire, P. Michael Furlong, Christoffer Heckman, Simon Julier, Daniel Szafir, and Nisar Ahmed
Proceedings of the Workshop on Human-Robot Collaboration: Towards Co-Adaptive Learning Through Semi-Autonomy and Shared Control
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016)

[W.3, 2016] Cognitive Load in Visualization: Myths and Misconceptions

Danielle Albers Szafir and Daniel Szafir
Proceedings of the Creation, Curation, Critique and Conditioning of Principles and Guidelines in Visualization (C4PGV2016)
IEEE VIS 2016

2014

[W.2, 2014] Human Interaction with Assistive Free-Flyers

Daniel Szafir
Proceedings of the HRI Pioneers Workshop
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2014)

2012

[W.1, 2012] Panoramic Imagery of Physical Locations Inside Immersive Environments

Daniel Szafir and Kevin Ponto
Midwest Graphics Workshop (MidGraph 2012)
PDF |

    @inproceedings{Szafir2012,
        author = {Szafir, Daniel and Ponto, Kevin},
        title = {Panoramic Imagery of Physical Locations inside Immersive Environments},
        booktitle = {Midwest Graphics Workshop},
        series = {MidGraph ’12},
        year = {2012},
        location = {Chicago, Illinois, USA},
    }

 

Theses

[T.2, 2015] Human Interaction with Assistive Free-Flying Robots

Daniel Szafir
Doctoral Dissertation
University of Wisconsin–Madison
PDF |

    @phdthesis{szafir2015phd,
        title={Human Interaction with Assistive Free-Flying Robots},
        author={Szafir, Daniel},
        year={2015},
        school={The University of Wisconsin–Madison}
    }

[T.1, 2010] Non-Invasive BCI through EEG: An Exploration of the Utilization of Electroencephalography to Create Thought-Based Brain-Computer Interfaces

Daniel Szafir
Bachelor Honors Thesis
Boston College
PDF |

    @phdthesis{szafir2010thesis,
        type={Bachelor Honors Thesis},
        title={Non-Invasive BCI through EEG: An Exploration of the Utilization of Electroencephalography to Create Thought-Based Brain-Computer Interfaces},
        author={Szafir, Daniel},
        year={2010},
        school={Boston College}
    }

 

Patents

[P.1, 2012] Teaching System for Improving Information Retention Based on Brain-State Monitoring

U.S. Patent Application # US 13/437,699, Publication # US 20130260361 A1
Bilge Mutlu, Daniel Szafir
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