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Andrea Bunt

Andrea Bunt

Associate Professor

Office: E2-584
Phone: 204-474-8688
Fax: 204-474-7609
E-mail: bunt at cs.umanitoba.ca


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About

I'm an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Manitoba where I co-direct the hci lab . My research interests are in the areas of human-computer interaction and intelligent interactive systems. My work focuses on software learnability, improving computing experiences in rural and remote communities, and designing technologies for children and families.

Projects

Publications

Tell Me More! Soliciting Reader Contributions to Software Tutorials

Patrick Dubois, Volodymyr Dziubak, Andrea Bunt. Tell Me More! Soliciting Reader Contributions to Software Tutorials. Proceedings of Graphics Interface (GI'17). 2017.  (Best Paper Award)

Data Representations for In-Situ Exploration of Health and Fitness Data

Fereshteh Amini, Khalad Hasan, Andrea Bunt, and Pourang Irani. Data Representations for In-Situ Exploration of Health and Fitness Data. In Proceedings of the 11th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth 2017), Barcelona, Spain. ACM. (To appear)

Icons for Kids: Can Young Children Understand Graphical Representations of App Store Categories?

Wiebe, M., Geiskovitvch, D.Y.,  Bunt, A., Young, J.E., and Glenwright, M. Icons for kids: Can young kids understand graphical representations of App store categories? Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2016, 4 pages, to appear.

Switter: Supporting Exploration of Software Learning Materials on Social Media

V. Dziubak, P. Dubois, A. Bunt, M. Terry. 2016. Switter: Supporting Exploration of Software Learning Materials on Social Media. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems - DIS'16

Exploring User Attitudes Towards Different Approaches to Command Recommendation

Michelle Wiebe, Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, and Andrea Bunt. "Exploring User Attitudes Towards Different Approaches to Command Recommendation in Feature-Rich Software." Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces - IUI'16

Women and Men Collaborating with Robots on Assembly Lines

Stela H. Seo, Jihyang Gu, Seongmi Jeong, Keelin Griffin, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt, and Susan Prentice. 2015. Women and men collaborating with robots on assembly lines: designing a novel evaluation scenario for collocated human-robot teamwork. In Proceedings of the third international conference on Human-agent interaction (HAI '15). ACM, Daegu, Kyungpook, Republic of Korea. DOI=10.1145/2814940.2814948 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2814940.2814948

Elucidating the Role and Use of Bioinformatics Software in Life Science Research

Sarah Morrison-Smith, Christina Boucher, Andrea Bunt, and Jaime Ruiz. 2015. Elucidating the role and use of bioinformatics software in life science research. In Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference (British HCI '15). ACM, 230-238

StencilMaps and EphemeralMaps: Spatially Stable Interfaces that Highlight Command Subsets

Scarr, J., Gutwin, C., Cockburn, A. and Bunt, A. (2015) StencilMaps and EphemeralMaps: Spatially Stable Interfaces that Highlight Command Subsets. Behaviour and Information Technology, 34(11), 1092-1106.

Exploring Personalized Command Recommendations based on Information Found in Web Documentation

Khan, Md Adnan Alam, Volodymyr Dziubak, and Andrea Bunt. "Exploring Personalized Command Recommendations based on Information Found in Web Documentation." Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. ACM, 2015.

The Effect of Signal Expense and Dependability on Family Communication in Rural and Northern Canada

Roberta M. Melvin, Andrea Bunt, Erick Odour and Carman Neustaedter (2015). The Effect of Signal Expense and Dependability on Family Communication in Rural and Northern Canada. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), 717-726

Task-Centric Interfaces for Feature-Rich Software

Ben Lafreniere, Andrea Bunt, and Michael Terry (2014). Task-Centric Interfaces for Feature-Rich Software. In Proceedings of OzCHI, pp. 49 - 58.

Characterizing Web-Based Tutorials: Exploring Quality, Community, and Showcasing Strategies

Matthew Lount and Andrea Bunt (2014) Characterizing web-based tutorials: Exploring quality, community, and showcasing strategies. Proceedings of SIGDOC 2014, ACM Conference on the Design of Communication, Colorado Spring, CO, article 6, 10 pages

Tutorial Activity Levels: Exploring Representations and Impacts on the Tutorial Experience

Hayley Guillou and Andrea Bunt. Tutorial Activity Levels: Exploring Representations and Impacts on the Tutorial Experience. GRAND 2014, GRAND NCE Annual Conference, poster.

IntelWiki: Recommending Resources to Help Users Contribute to Wikipedia

Mohammad Noor Nawaz and Andrea Bunt (2014) IntelWiki: Recommending Resources to Help Users Contribute to Wikipedia. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2014), pp. 303-404.

Involving Children in Content Control:  A Collaborative and Education-Oriented Content Filtering App

Yasmeen Hashish, Andrea Bunt, and James E. Young (2014) Involving Children in Content Control: A Collaborative and Education-Oriented Content Filtering Approach. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014), pp. 1797-1806.

TaggedComments: Promoting and Integrating User Comments in Online Application Tutorials

Andrea Bunt, Patrick Dubois, Ben Lafreniere, Michael Terry, and David Cormack (2014) TaggedComments: Promoting and Integrating User Comments in Online Application Tutorials. In Proceedings of the ACM Confererence on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014), pp. 4037-4046.

The Usability of CommandMaps in Realistic Tasks

Joey Scarr, Andy Cockburn, Carl Gutwin, Andrea Bunt and Jared Cechanowicz (2014) The Usability of Command Maps in Realistic Tasks. In Proceedings of the ACM COonference in Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 2241-2250.

Improving Tutorial Selection and Use Through Enhanced User Commenting Facilities

Patrick Dubois, Andrea Bunt, Matthew Lount, Ben Lafreniere and Michael Terry. Improving Tutorial Selection and Use Through Enhanced User Commenting Facilities. GRAND 2013, GRAND NCE Annual Conference, poster.

An Interface for Remote Robotic Manipulator Control That Reduces Task Load and Fatigue

Ashish Singh, Stela H. Seo, Yasmeen Hashish, Masayuki Nakane, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt. An Interface for Remote Robotic Manipulator Control That Reduces Task Load and Fatigue. In proceedings of the IEEE international conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2013. RO-MAN'2013, to appear.

Understanding the Roles and Uses of Web Tutorials

Ben Lafreniere, , , and . (2013) Understanding the Roles and Uses of Web Tutorials. Proceedings of the AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2013), 303–310.

Exploring the Role of Affect Recognition in Web-Capable Applications

Stela H. Seo, James E. Young, and Andrea Bunt. 2013. Exploring the Role of Affect Recognition in Web-Capable Applications. GI '13 Poster Section Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2013. Regina, Saskatchewan.

Challenges and Opportunities for Mathematics Software in Expert Problem Solving

Andrea Bunt, Michael Terry, Edward Lank. 2013. Challenges and Opportunities for Mathematics Software in Expert Problem Solving. Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 28(3), 222-264.

Are Explanations Always Important? A Study of Deployed, Low-Cost Intelligent Interactive Systems

Andrea Bunt, Matthew Lount, and Catherine Lauzon. 2012. Are explanations always important?: a study of deployed, low-cost intelligent interactive systems. In Proceedings of the 2012 ACM international conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI '12), 169-178.

A-Coord Input: Coordinating Auxiliary Input Streams for Augmenting Contextual Pen-Based Interactions

Khalad Hasan, Xing-Dong Yang, Andrea Bunt and Pourang Irani. 2012. A-Coord Input: Coordinating Auxiliary Input Streams for Augmenting Contextual Pen-Based Interactions. In Proceedings of the 30th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2012). Austin, Texas. ACM, 805-814.

Designed for Work, but not from Here: Rural and Remote Perspectives on Networked Technology

Melvin, R. and Bunt, A. (2012) Designed for Work, but not from Here: Rural and Remote Perspectives on Networked Technology, Proceedings of ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2012), pp. 176-185.

Improving Command Selection with CommandMaps

Joey Scarr, Andy Cockburn, Carl Gutwin, and Andrea Bunt. 2012. Improving command selection with CommandMaps. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '12). 257-266. Best Paper Award

AdaptableGIMP: Designing a Socially-Adaptable Interface

Benjamin Lafreniere, Andrea Bunt, Matthew Lount, Filip Krynicki, and Michael A. Terry. 2011. AdaptableGIMP: designing a socially-adaptable interface. In Proceedings of the 24th annual ACM symposium adjunct on User interface software and technology (UIST '11 Adjunct) 89-90, poster.

Effects of Reduced Connectivity in Rural and Remote Communities

Roberta Melvin and Andrea Bunt. 2011. Effects of Reduced Connectivity in Rural and Remote Communities. In Workshop on Everyday Practice and Sustainable HCI: Understanding and Learning from Cultures of (Un)Sustainability (CHI 2011), Vancouver, Canada

Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas

Erum Tanvir, Andrea Bunt, Andy Cockburn and Pourang Irani. 2011. Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 69(11), 769-785.

Characterizing Large-Scale Use of a Direct Manipulation Application in the Wild

Lafreniere, B., Bunt, A., Whissell, J., Clarke, C., and Terry, M. (2010) Characterizing Large-Scale Use of a Direct Manipulation Application in the Wild. Proceedings of Graphics Interface (GI 2010), pp. 11-17.

The Use of Computational Tools within Mathematical Work Practices

Andrea Bunt, Michael Terry and Edward Lank. (2010) The Use of Computational Tools within Mathematical Work Practices. Workshop on Bridging the Gap: Moving from Contextual Analysis to Design, CHI 2010.

Opportunities for user involvement within interface personalization

Andrea Bunt and Michael Terry (2009) Opportunities for user involvement within interface personalization. Proceedings of the IJCAI 2009 Workshop on Intelligence and Interaction.

Friend or Foe? Examining CAS Use in Mathematics Research

Andrea Bunt, Michael Terry, and Edward Lank. 2009. Friend or foe?: examining CAS use in mathematics research. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '09), 229-238. 

Mixed-initiative interface personalization as a case study in usable AI

Andrea Bunt, Cristina Conati, and Joanna McGrenere (2009) Mixed-initiative interface personalization as a case study in usable AI. In Artificial Intelligence, Special Issue on Usable AI, 30(4), 58-64

A model of non-preferred hand mode switching

Jaime Ruiz, Andrea Bunt and Edward Lank. 2008. A model of non-preferred hand mode switching. In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2008, 49-56. 

Analyzing the kinematics of bivariate pointing

Jaime Ruiz, David Tausky, Andrea Bunt, Edward Lank and Richard Mann. 2008. Analyzing the kinematics of bivariate pointing. In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2008, 251-258. 

Understanding the Utility of Rationale in a Mixed-Initiative System for GUI Customization

Andrea Bunt, Joanna McGrenere and Cristina Conati. 2007. Understanding the Utility of Rationale in a Mixed-Initiative System for GUI Customization. In Proceedings of the International Conference on User Modeling (UM 2007), 147-156. 

Matching Attentional Draw with Utility in Interruption

Jennifer Gluck, Andrea Bunt, and Joanna McGrenere. 2007. Matching attentional draw with utility in interruption. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07), 41-50.

Adaptive Content Presentation for the Web

Andrea Bunt, Giuseppe Carenini and Cristina Conati. 2007. Adaptive Content Presentation for the Web. In Brusilovsky, A. Kobsa, & W. Nejdl (Eds.), The Adaptive Web: Methods and Strategies of Web Personalization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4321, 409-432, Springer-Verlag. 

Supporting Interface Customization Using a Mixed-Initiative Approach

Andrea Bunt, Cristina Conati, and Joanna McGrenere. 2007. Supporting interface customization using a mixed-initiative approach. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces (IUI '07), 92-101. Best Paper Award.

What Role Can Adaptive Support Play in an Adaptable System?

Andrea Bunt, Cristina Conati, and Joanna McGrenere. 2004. What role can adaptive support play in an adaptable system?. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces (IUI '04), 117-124.