Publications

David G. Novick


Selected refereed publications

Hallam, C., Novick, D., Gilbert, D., Wenker, O., and Zanella, G. (in press). Academic entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial ecosystem: The UT TRANSFORM project, Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal.

Brixey, J., and Novick, D. (in press). Building rapport with extraverted and introverted agents. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems..

Novick, D., Gris, I., Camacho, A., Rayon, A., Gonzalez, T. (in press). Bigger (gesture) isn’t always better. In Proceedings of HCI International 2017.

Novick, D., Kendall, M., and Cervantes, A. (2017). Integrating the I-Corps experience into undergraduate engineering education. In 2017 VentureWell Open Conference .

Gris, I., Camacho, A., and Novick, D. (2016). Physical engagement increases rapport in multimodal interactions. In Proceedings of Meaningful Play 2016 .

Gris, I., Rivera, D. A., Rayon, A., Camacho, A., and Novick, D. (2016). Young Merlin: an embodied conversational agent in virtual reality. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction , 425-426.

Rayon, A., Gonzalez, T., and Novick, D. (2016). Analysis of gesture frequency and amplitude as a function of personality in virtual agents. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Multimodal Analyses Enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction , 3-9.

Novick, D., and Rodriguez, L.M. (2016). Extending empirical analysis of usability and playability to multimodal computer games, HCI International 2016, Toronto, July 2016, in International Conference of Design, User Experience, and Usability , 469-478. Springer International Publishing.

Novick, D., Camacho, A., Gris, I., and Rodriguez, L.M. (2016). Tracking conversational gestures of extraverts and introverts in multimodal interaction. In Proceedings of LREC 2016 Workshop on Collecting and Generating Resources for Chatbots and Conversational Agents (RE-WOCHAT), Portorož, Slovenia, May 2016, 24.

Novick, D., Gris, I., Camacho, A., and Hallam, C. StartUpTrackerTexas: A Web Portal for Seed-Funding Programs (poster), VentureWell OPEN Conference , March 3-5, 2016, Portland, OR. Designated best poster: tools.

Novick, D., Gris Sepulveda, I., Rivera, D. A., Camacho, A., Rayon, A., & Gutierrez, M. (2015, November). The UTEP AGENT System. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM on International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (pp. 383-384). ACM. Designated best demonstration.

Gris, I., Camacho, A., and Novick, D. (2015). Full-body gesture recognition for embodied conversational agents: The UTEP AGENT gesture tool, Conference on Gesture and Speech in Interaction , Nantes, France, September, 2015.

Novick, D., Gutierrez, M., Gris, I., and Rivera, D.A. (2015). A mark-up language and interpreter for interactive scenes for embodied conversational agents, HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, August 2015, in Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality , 206-215. Springer International Publishing.

Gris, I., Rivera, D.A., and Novick, D. (2015). Animation guidelines for believable embodied conversational agent gestures, HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, August 2015, in Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality , 197-205. Springer International Publishing.

Novick, D. (2015). An undergraduate course in intellectual property law. 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition , Seattle, WA, June, 2015, available at http://www.asee.org/public/conferences/56/papers/11095/view.

Gris, I., Novick,
D., Camacho, A., Rivera, D.A., Gutierrez, M., Rayon, R. (2014). Recorded speech, virtual environments, and the effectiveness of embodied conversational agents, Intelligent Virtual Agents 2014, Boston, MA, August, 2014.

Camacho, A., Rayon, A., Gris, I., and Novick, D. (2014). An exploratory analysis of ECA characteristics, Intelligent Virtual Agents 2014, Boston, MA, August, 2014.

Novick, D., Gris, I. (2014). Building rapport between human and ECA: A pilot study, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Greece, July 2014.

Novick, D., Vicario, J., Santaella, B., Gris, I. (2014). Empirical analysis of playability vs. usability in a computer game, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Greece, July 2014.

Novick, D., Hallam, C., Gilbert, D., Wenker, O., and Frankwick, G. (2014). The UT TRANSFORM project, 121st ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN, June, 2014.

Gris, I., Novick, D., Gutierrez, M., Rivera, D.A.(2014). The “Vampire King” (Version 2) corpus, LREC 2014 Workshop on Multimodal Corpora, Reykjavik, Iceland, May, 2013.

Novick, D., and Gris, I. (2013). Grounding and turn-taking in multimodal multiparty conversation. Proceedings HCII 2013, July 24-27, 2013, Las Vegas, NV.

Novick, D. Adoneth, G., Manuel, D., and Grís, I. (2012). When the conversation starts: An empirical analysis. IVA 2012 Workshop on Real-Time Conversations with Virtual Agents, Santa Cruz, CA, September, 2012.

Novick, D. (2012). Paralinguistic behaviors in dialog as a continuous process. InterSpeech 2012 Workshop on Feedback Behaviors in Dialog, Stevenson, WA, September, 2012.

Novick, D., Santaella, B., Cervantes, A., and Andrade, C. (2012). Short-term methodology for long-term usability. Proceedings SIGDOC 2012, October 3-5, 2012, Seattle, WA, 205-212.

Novick, D., Rhodes, D., and Wert, W. (2011). The communicative functions of animation in user interfaces. Proceedings of SIGDOC 2011, October 3-5, 2011, Pisa, Italy, 1-8.

Herrera, D., Novick, D., Jan, D., and Traum, D. (2011). Dialog behaviors across culture and group size, Proceedings of HCI International 2011, July 11-14, 2011, Orlando, FL, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, Volume 6766/2011, 450-459.

Novick, D., Andrade, O., and Bean, N. (2009). The micro-structure of help. Proceedings of SIGDOC 2009, October 5-7, 2009, Bloomington, IN, 97-104.

Andrade, O., Bean, N., and Novick, D. (2009). The macro-structure of help. Proceedings of SIGDOC 2009, October 5-7, 2009, Bloomington, IN, 143-150.

Novick, D., Andrade, O., Bean, N., and Elizalde, E. (2008). Help-based tutorials, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2008, Lisbon, Portugal, September 22-25, 2008, 1-8.

Andrade, O., and Novick, D. (2008). Expressing help at appropriate levels, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2008, Lisbon, Portugal, September 22-25, 2008, 125-129.

Novick, D., Elizalde, E., and Bean, N. (2007). Toward a more accurate view of when and how people seek help with computer applications, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2007, El Paso, TX, October 22-24, 2007, 95-102.

Hollingsed, T., and Novick, D. (2007). Usability inspection methods after 15 years of research and practice, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2007, El Paso, TX, October 22-24, 2007, 249-254.

Jan, D., Herrera, D., Martinovski, B., Novick, D., and Traum, D. (2007). A computational model of culture-specific conversational behavior, 7th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA07), Paris, France, September 17-19, 2007, 46-54.

Novick, D., and Ward, K. (2006). Why don't people read the manual? Proceedings of SIGDOC 2006, Myrtle Beach, SC, October 18-20, 2006,11-18.

Novick, D., and Ward, K. (2006). What users say they want in documentation Proceedings of SIGDOC 2006, Myrtle Beach, SC, October 18-20, 2006, 84-91.

Novick, D., and Lowe, B. (2005). Co-generation of text and graphics, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2005, Coventry, UK, September 21-23, 2005, 6-11.

Mendoza, V., and Novick, D. (2005). Usability over time, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2005, Coventry, UK, September 21-23, 2005, 151-158.

Ward, N., Rivera, A., Ward, K., and Novick, D. (2005). Root causes of lost time and user stress in a simple dialog system, Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Interspeech'2005 — Eurospeech), Lisbon, September 4-8, 2005, 1565-1568.

Snoddy, S., and Novick, D. (2004). Post-training support for learning technology, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2004, Memphis, TN, October 10-13, 2004, 90-96.

Sayles, K., and Novick, D (2004). Assessing effectiveness of personality style in documentation, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2004, Memphis, TN, October 10-13, 2004, 75-82.

Novick, D., and Ward, K. (2003). An interaction initiative model for documentation, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2003, San Francisco, CA, October 11-15, 2003, 80-85.

Ward, K, and Novick, D. (2003). Hands-free documentation, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2003, San Francisco, CA, October 11-15, 2003, 147-154.

Novick, D., Romero, F., Saenz, E.R., and Sandoval, A. (2002). Extending Direct Manipulation in a Text Editor, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2002, Toronto, Canada, October 0-23, 2002, 127-132.

Novick, D., and Scholtz, J. (2002). Universal usability. Interacting with Computers, 14 (4), 269-270.

Chater, M., and Novick, D. (2001). Accounting for domain context in evaluation, Proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Aided Learning in Engineering Education (CALIE 01), Tunis, Tunisia, November 8-10, 2001.

Novick, D., and Wynn, E. (2001). Users and uses of synchronous business communications software, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2001, Santa Fe, NM, October 21-24, 2001.

Novick, D. (2000). A why-what-how tool for development and documentation of operating procedures, Proceedings of IPCC/SIGDOC 2000, Cambridge, MA, September, 2000.

Novick, D. (2000). Testing documentation with 'low-tech' simulation, Proceedings of IPCC/SIGDOC 2000, Cambridge, MA, September, 2000.

Novick, D. (1999). Using the cognitive walkthrough for operating procedures, Interactions, 6(3), 31-37.

Novick, D., and Chater, M. (1999). Evaluating the design of human-machine cooperation: The cognitive walkthrough for operating procedures, Proceedings of the Conference on Cognitive Science Approaches to Process Control (CSAPC 99), Villeneuve d'Ascq, FR, September, 1999.

Scholtz, J., Muller, M., Novick, D., Olsen, D., Shneiderman, B., and Wharton, C. (1999). A research agenda for highly effective human-computer interaction: Useful, usable, and universal. SIGHCI Bulletin, 31(4), 13-16.

Tazi, S., and Novick, D. (1998). Actes de discours de la communication écrite, Proceedings of Ergonomie et Informatique Avancée (Ergo-IA 98), Biarritz, FR, November, 1998, 230-238.

Novick, D., and Juillet, J. (1998). Documentation integrity for safety-critical applications: The COHERE project, Proceedings of SIGDOC 98, Quebec, September, 1998, 51-57.

Novick, D., and Tazi, S. (1998). Applying the act-function-phase model to aviation documentation, Proceedings of SIGDOC 98, Quebec, September, 1998, 243-249.

Novick, D., and Perez-Quiñones, M. (1998). Cooperating with computers: Abstracting from action to situated acts, Proceedings of the Ninth European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics (ECCE-9), Limerick, IR, August, 1998, 49-54.

Novick, D., and Tazi, S. (1998). Flight crew operating manuals as dialogue: The act-function-phase model, Proceedings of HCI-Aero'98, Montreal, May, 1998, 179-184.

Tazi, S., and Novick, D. (1998). Design rationale for complex system documentation, Proceedings of the Conference on Complex Systems, Intelligent Systems and & Interfaces (Nimes 98), Nimes, FR, May, 1998, Lettres de l'Intelligence Artificielle, combined volumes 134-236, 49-51.

Cole, R., Novick, D., Vermeulen, P.J.E., Sutton, S., Fanty, M., Wessels, L., de Villiers, J., Schalkwyk, J., Hansen, B., and Burnett, D. (1997). Experiments with a spoken dialogue system for taking the U.S. census, Speech Communication 23(3), 243-260.

Novick, D., Walton, L., and Ward, K. (1996). Contribution graphs in multiparty conversations, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Spoken Dialogue (ISSD-96), Philadelphia, PA, October, 1996, 53-56.

Novick, D., Hansen, B., and Ward, K. (1996). Coordinating turn-taking with gaze, Proceedings of the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP-96), Philadelphia, PA, October, 1996, 3, 1888-91.

Hansen, B., Novick, D., and Sutton, S. (1996). Systematic design of spoken prompts, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'96), Vancouver, BC, April, 1996, 157-164.

Wynn, E., and Novick, D. (1996). Relevance conventions and problem boundaries in work redesign teams, Information Technology & People, 9(2), 61-80.

Colton, D., R. A. Cole, Novick, D., and Sutton, S. (1996) A laboratory course for designing and testing spoken dialogue systems, Proceedings of the 1996 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 96), Atlanta, GA, May, 1996.

Novick, D., and Fickas, S. (1995). Collaborative networked hypermedia education: Lessons from the NERO project, Computers and Education, 24(3), 157-162.

Novick, D., Ward, K., and Corliss, B. (1995). The effect of context on the intelligibility of dialogue, Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (EuroSpeech '95), Sep.18-21, Madrid, Spain, 1995, 1235-1238.

Marshall, C. R., and Novick, D. G. (1995). Conversational effectiveness in multimedia communications, Information Technology & People, 8(1), 54-79.

Wynn, E., and Novick, D. (1995). Conversational conventions and participation in cross-functional design teams, Conference on Organizational Computing Systems (COOCS `95), Milpitas, CA, August, 1995, 250-258.

Ward, K., and Novick, D. (1995). Prosodic cues to word usage, Proceedings of ICASSP-95, Detroit, MI, May, 1995, 620-623.

Ward, K., and Novick, D. (1995). Integrating multiple cues for spoken language understanding, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'95) Conference Companion, Denver, CO, May, 1995, 131-132.

Strong, G., with Gasen, J., Hewett, T., Hix, D., Morris, J., Muller, M., and Novick, D. (1995). New directions in human-computer interaction education, research and practice, Interactions, January, 1995.

Cole, R., Hirschman, L., Atlas, L., Beckman, M., Biermann, A., Bush, M., Clements, M., Cohen, J., Garcia, O., Hanson, B., Hermansky, H., Levinson, S., McKeown, K., Morgan, N., Novick, D., Ostendorf, M., Oviatt, S., Price, P., Silverman, H., Spitz, J., Waibel, A., Weinstein, C., Zahorian, S., and Zue, V. (1995). The challenge of spoken language systems: Research directions for the Nineties. IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, 3(1), 1-20.

Novick, D., and Sutton, S. (1994). An empirical model of acknowledgment for spoken-language systems, Proceedings of ACL-94, Las Cruces, NM, June, 1994, 96-101.

Novick, D., and Wynn, E. (1993). Participatory conversation in Participatory Design, Communications of the ACM, 36(4).

Novick, D., and Ward, K., (1993). Mutual beliefs of multiple conversants: A computational model of collaboration in air traffic control, Proc. of AAAI'93, Washington, DC, July, 1993, 196-201.


Workshop papers, book chapters, and panels

Adjouadi, M., Alo, R., Beheshti, M., Fernandez, J., Novick, D., and Santiago, N. (2006). Panel: The Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Interventions to increase Hispanic participation in computing, 36th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, San Diego, October, 2006, 1-2.

Stamey, J., Novick, D., Spinuzzi, C., and Melenbacher, B. (2006). Research issues in the design of communication, Proceedings of SIGDOC 2006, Myrtle Beach, SC, October 18-20, 2006,129.

Novick, D. (2005). Models of gaze in multi-party discourse, Working Notes, CHI 2005 Workshop on The Virtuality Continuum Revisited, Portland, OR, April 3, 2005.

Leventhal, L., and Zajicek, M. (2002). "When i'm sixty-four...": Are there real strategies for providing universal accessibility for the elderly, CHI '02 extended abstracts, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'02), Minneapolis, MN, April 20-25, 2002, 694-695.

Novick, D., (2001). "Conversational" dialogues in direct-manipulation interfaces, Proceedings of the 2nd IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems, Seattle, WA, August 5, 2001.

Novick, D. (2000). Politeness as actions of an implicit task, Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Human-Computer Conversation, Bellagio, Italy, July, 2000, 124-129.

Novick, D. (1999). Domain-linked rationale for changes in use of complex interfaces, Working Notes, CHI 99 Workshop on HCI in Domains: Common Ground and Key Differences, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'99), Los Angeles, CA, May, 1999.

Novick, D., Hansen, B., Sutton, S., and Marshall, C. (1999). Limiting factors of automated telephone dialogues. In Gardner-Bonneau, D. (ed.), Human factors and voice interactive systems. Amsterdam: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 163-186.

Novick, D., Marshall, C., Hansen, B. and Ward, K. (1998). Implications of co-presence and acceptance for cooperative systems, Working Notes, COOP 98 Workshop on The Use of Herbert H. Clark's Models of Language Use for the Design of Cooperative Systems, Cannes, FR, May, 1998.

Novick, D. (1997). Simple actions, complex acts, Working notes, AAAI 97 Symposium on Communicative Action in Humans and Machines, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, November 8-10, 1997.

Novick, D., and Sutton, S. (1997). What is mixed-initiative interaction?, Papers from the 1997 AAAI Spring Symposium on Computational Models for Mixed Initiative Interaction, Stanford University, March 24-26, 1997, Technical Report SS-97-04, AAAI Press.

Novick, D. (1997). What is effectiveness?, Working notes, CHI 97 Workshop, Toward and HCI Research and Practice Agenda Based on Human Needs and Social Responsibility, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'97), Atlanta, GA, March, 1997, 33-36.

Hansen, B., Novick, D., and Sutton, S. (1996). Prevention and repair of breakdowns in a simple task domain, Working notes, AAAI 96 Workshop on Detecting, Repairing, and Preventing Human-Machine Miscommunication, August 4, 1996, Portland, OR, 5-12.

Sutton, S., Hansen, B., Lander, T., Novick, D., and Cole, R. (1995). Evaluating the effectiveness of dialogue for an automated spoken questionnaire, Empirical methods in discourse: Interpretation & generation, Papers from the 1995 Symposium, Technical Report SS-95-06, AAAI Press, 156-161.


Dissertations

Novick, D. (1988). Control of Mixed-Initiative Discourse Through Meta-Locutionary Acts: A Computational Model, Technical Report CIS-TR-88-18, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Oregon.

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