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Publications

The following is a list of publications produced by HSI related faculty and students. The link for each paper leads you to the citation, keyword, and abstract. For copies of the full papers, please use standard methods for obtaining academic publications, such as online library searches.

since: 2002  2003  2004  2005  2006  2007  2008
authors: Moloney   Edwards   Yi   Choi   Kemp   Ashok   Huang   Jones   Metcalfe   Griffin   Song  

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2008

[1]Improving Health Care Access by Optimizing the Allocation Network of Community Health Centers
 J. SongP. Griffin, S. Wu
 2008 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, October 12th-15th, Beijing China
 quality of life  healthcare delivery  healthcare  
[2]Maximizing Your Investment in EHR: Utilizing EHRs to Inform Continuous Quality Improvement
 P. EdwardsD. HuangL. Metcalfe, F. Sainfort
 Journal of Healthcare Information Management, 22(1), 32-37.
 electronic health record  quality  measurement  
[3]A Systematic Examination of Universal Design Resources: Part 1, Heuristic Evaluation
 C. Law, J. S. YiY. S. Choi, J. Jacko
 Universal Access in the Information Society
 universal design  
[4]A Systematic Examination of Universal Design Resources: Part 2, Analysis of the Development Process
 C. Law, J. S. YiY. S. Choi, J. Jacko
 Universal Access in the Information Society
 universal design  

2007

[5]Unresolved Problems in Accessibility and Universal Design Guidelines
 C. Law, J. S. YiY. S. Choi, J. Jacko
 Ergonomics in Design: The Quarterly of Human Factors Applications, 15(3), 7-11(5).
 universal design  
[6]Toward a Deeper Understanding of the Role of Interaction in Information Visualization
 J. S. YiY.A. Kang, J. Stasko, J. Jacko
 IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 13(6). Presented in InfoVis 2007, Sacramento, CA, USA, October 28 - November 1, 1224 - 1231.
 information visualization  interaction  theory  
[7]Two-Step Wavestrapping: Simulating Non-Stationary Acceleration Data in the Mobile Computing Context
 J. S. YiY.Y. Jung, J. Jacko, F. Sainfort, B. Vidakovic
 Current Development in Theory and Applications of Wavelets, 1(3), 251-272.
 wavelets  mobile computing  simulation  statistics  accelerometer  
[8]Cluster analysis identifies reproducible utilization patterns in patients frequently using a pediatric ED
 P. Edwards, D.A. Hirsch, R. Massey, H.K. Simon
 American Academy of Pediatrics 2007 National Conference
 healthcare information technology  pediatrics  
[9]Staff perceptions of advantages and disadvantages of a commercial pediatric electronic medication administration record
 P. EdwardsL. Metcalfe, J. Jose, F. Sainfort
 American Academy of Pediatrics 2007 National Conference
 electronic health record  healthcare information technology  pediatrics  
[10]Capturing the effects of context on human performance in mobile computing systems
 L. Barnard, J. S. Yi, J. Jacko, A. Sears
 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
 context-awareness  mobile computing  evaluation  mobility  

2006

[11]Are disability-access guidelines designed for designers? Do they need to be?
 C. Law, J. S. YiY. S. Choi, J. Jacko
 Proceedings of the Australia Computer-Human Interaction annual conference (OZCHI) (pp. 357-360). Sydney, Australia, November 20-24.
 universal design  
[12]Robot Manipulation of Human Tools: Autonomous Detection and Control of Task Relevant Features
 A. Edsinger, C. Kemp
 5th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning: Special Session on Classifying Activities in Manual Tasks (ICDL5), 2006.
 robotics  
[13]Are "universal design resources" designed for designers?
 Y. S. ChoiJ. S. Yi, C. Law, J. Jacko
 Proceedings of the 8th international ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility
 universal design  
[14]Are disability-access guidelines designed for designers? Do they need to be?
 C. Law, J. S. YiY. S. Choi, J. Jacko
 Proceedings of OZCHI, the Australia Computer-Human Interaction annual conference, Sydney, Australia
 universal design  
[15]Preparing for and supporting rollout of a pediatric EMR implementation
 P. EdwardsK. Moloney, F. Sainfort, J. Jacko, J. Jose, E. Hansen, C. Paravate
 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Annual Conference
 healthcare information technology  electronic health record  pediatrics  
[16]Promoting a culture of safety in pediatric hospitals: monitoring the effect of patient safety initiatives on staff perceptions
 A. KohrtP. Edwards, P. Richardson, J. Jose, T. Scott, F. Sainfort
 American Academy of Pediatrics 2006 National Conference
 safety  quality  measurement  healthcare  pediatrics  
[17]Examining the effect of a pharmacy system and electronic medical administration record on medication errors and ADEs
 J. Dye, J. Jose, P. Edwards, K. Rask, A. Kohrt, S. Culler, F. Sainfort, T. Stacy
 American Academy of Pediatrics 2006 National Conference
 healthcare information technology  electronic health record  safety  pediatrics  
[18]Measuring staff perceptions on patient safety in order to focus safety improvement resources on areas with the greatest need
 P. EdwardsK. Moloney, F. Sainfort, J. Jacko, J. Jose, P. Richardson, T. Scott, K. Rask
 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
 quality  safety  healthcare  measurement  pediatrics  
[19]What Can I Control?: The Development of Visual Categories for a Robot's Body and the World that it Influences
 A. Edsinger, C. Kemp
 5th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning: Special Session on Perceptual Systems (ICDL 5)
 robotics  
[20]What Can I Control? A Framework for Robot Self-Discovery
 A. Edsinger, C. Kemp
 Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EpiRob 2006)
 robotics  
[21]Manipulation in Human Environments
 A. Edsinger, C. Kemp
 Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Humanoid Robotics (Humanoids06). Best Paper Award.
 robotics  
[22]Wearables and Robots: A Shared View
 C. Kemp
 IEEE Pervasive Computing (Vol.5, No.3), pg 16-20, July-September 2006.
 robotics  
[23]Developing new heuristics for evaluating universal design standards and guidelines
 C. Law, J. Jacko, J. S. YiY. S. Choi
 the Ergonomics Society Annual Conference
 universal design  
[24]Human Factors and Ergonomic Methods
 V. K. Emery, J. Jacko, J. S. Yi, F. Sainfort
 Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics
 experimental methodology  human factors and ergonomics  
[25]Methods of Evaluating Outcomes
 P. Edwards, F. Sainfort, J. Jacko, T. Kongnakorn
 Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics
 evaluation  outcomes  measurement  statistics  content analysis  

2005

[26]Comparing national health systems worldwide: Building on the world health report 2000
 D. HuangB. Jones, J. Jacko, F. Sainfort
 133rd Annual American Public Health Association Meeting & Exposition
 decision making  quality of life  evaluation  measurement  
[27]Reporting on early successes in implementing a pharmacy order entry system in a pediatric hospital system
 P. Edwards
 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Annual Conference
 electronic health record  healthcare information technology  pediatrics  
[28]Exploring DSS use: how user characteristics and DSS use interact to affect decision quality
 P. Edwards, F. Sainfort, J. Jacko
 2005 Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) Conference
 decision making  decision support system  health insurance  quality  
[29]Informing Accessible Design through Self-Reported Quality of Visual Health
 V. K. Emery, P. Edwards, J. Jacko
 Proceedings of the 49th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 49th annual meeti
 accessible design  quality of life  measurement  visual function  
[30]What is the Quality of Work Life of Independent Versus Employed Family Physicians in Wisconsin?
 J. W. Beasley, B. Karsh, M. E. Hagenauer, L. Marchand, F. Sainfort
 Annals of Family Medicine
 quality of life  healthcare delivery  healthcare  
[31]Job and organizational determinants of nursing home employee commitment, job satisfaction and intent to turnover
 F. Sainfort, B. Karsh, B. C. Booske
 Ergonomics
 long-term care  job satisfaction  organizational behavior  healthcare  
[32]A review and a framework of handheld computer adoption in healthcare
 Lu, Y.C., Y. Xiao, A. Sears, J. Jacko
 International Journal of Medical Informatics
 mobile computing  healthcare  healthcare information technology  
[33]Empirical validation of the Windows® accessibility settings and multimodal feedback for a menu selection task for users with Diabetic Retinopathy
 J. Jacko, L. Barnard, J. S. YiP. Edwards, V. K. Emery, T. Kongnakorn, K. Moloney, F. Sainfort
 Behaviour & Information Technology
 universal access  multimodal feedback  menus  diabetic retinopathy  
[34]Evaluating accessibility: programmer-focused website accessibility evaluations
 C. Law, J. Jacko, P. Edwards
 Proceedings of the 7th International ACM SIGACCESS conference (ASSETS '05)
 universal design  universal access  
[35]Dust & Magnet: Interactive Visualization of Everyday Data
 J. S. Yi, R. M. Ponder, J. Stasko, J. Jacko
 Proceedings of the eleventh annual IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis 2005)
 multivariate information visualization  interactive user interface  decision support systems  human-computer interaction  
[36]Dust & Magnet: multivariate information visualization using a magnet metaphor
 J. S. Yi, R. M. Ponder, J. Stasko, J. Jacko
 Information Visualization
 multivariate information visualization  interactive user interface  decision support systems  human-computer interaction  
[37]From Extraneous Noise to Categorizable Signatures: Using Multi-scale Analyses to Assess Implicit Interaction Needs...
 K. Moloney, V. K. Emery, B. Shi, J. Jacko, B. Vidakovic, F. Sainfort
 Proceedings of 10th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2005)
 age-related macular degeneration  eyetracking  multifractality  older adults  pupillometry  visual impairment  wavelets  workload  
[38]Context Awareness via a Single Device-Attached Accelerometer During Mobile Computing
 J. S. YiY. S. Choi, J. Jacko, A. Sears
 Proceedings of MobileHCI 2005
 context-awareness  mobile computing  accelerometer  mobility  input devices  
[39]Understanding users with Diabetic Retinopathy: Factors that affect performance in a menu selection task
 P. Edwards, L. Barnard, V. K. Emery, J. S. YiK. Moloney, T. Kongnakorn, J. Jacko, F. Sainfort
 Behaviour & Information Technology
 multimodal feedback  visual impairment  diabetic retinopathy  menus  universal access  assistive technology  
[40]An Empirical Comparison of Use-in-Motion Evaluation Scenarios for Mobile Computing Devices
 L. Barnard, J. S. Yi, J. Jacko, A. Sears
 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
 context-awareness  mobile computing  evaluation  mobility  
[41]Multimodal feedback as a solution to ocular disease-based user performance decrements in the absence of functional vision loss
 J. Jacko, K. Moloney, T. Kongnakorn, L. Barnard, P. Edwards, V. K. Emery, F. Sainfort, I. U. Scott
 International Journal of Human Computer Interaction
 age-related macular degeneration  drag and drop  multimodal feedback  universal access  visual impairment  

2004

[42]Sensing and manipulating built-for-human environments
 R. Brooks, L. Aryananda, A. Edsinger, P. Fitzpatrick, C. Kemp, U. O'Reilly, E. Torres-Jara, P. Varshavskaya, J. Weber
 International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 1:1, pp. 1-28, 2004.
 robotics  
[43]Exploring the relationship between quality of life measures and nonpreference-based, disease specific health measures
 P. Edwards, T. Kongnakorn, F. Sainfort
 26th annual meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making
 quality of life  measurement  healthcare  visual impairment  
[44]The effects of multimodal feedback on older adults' task performance given varying levels of computer experience
 J. Jacko, V. K. Emery, P. EdwardsM. Ashok, L. Barnard, T. Kongnakorn, K. Moloney, F. Sainfort
 Behaviour & Information Technology
 older adults  computer experience  human-computer interaction  multimodal feedback  
[45]Modeling Medical Outcomes for Economic Analysis
 T. Kongnakorn, F. Sainfort
 Kluwer Academic Publishers
 outcomes  economic analysis  medical outcomes  operations research  
[46]Isolating the effects of visual impairment: Exploring the effect of AMD on the utility of multimodal feedback
 J. Jacko, L. Barnard, T. Kongnakorn, K. MoloneyP. Edwards, V. K. Emery, F. Sainfort
 CHI Letters
 age-related macular degeneration  multimodal feedback  universal access  visual impairment  visual feedback  
[47]Strategic Design for Users with Diabetic Retinopathy: Factors Influencing Performance in a Menu-Selection Task
 P. Edwards, L. Barnard, V. K. Emery, J. S. YiK. Moloney, T. Kongnakorn, J. Jacko, F. Sainfort, Pamela Oliver, Joe Pizzimenti, Annette Bade, Greg Fecho, J. Shallo-Hoffman
 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Assistive Technologies (ASSETS 04)
 multimodal feedback  visual impairment  diabetic retinopathy  auditory feedback  haptic feedback  menus  visual feedback  universal access  assistive technology  
[48]Intranets and Intra-Organizational Communication
 V. K. Emery, J. Jacko, F. Sainfort, K. Moloney
 The Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design
 internet  intranet  organizational behavior  collaboration  
[49]The Emergence of E-Health in Healthcare
 K. Moloney, F. Sainfort, J. Jacko, V. K. Emery
 The Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design
 healthcare  human factors and ergonomics  healthcare information technology  internet  healthcare delivery  

2003

[50]The Whole World in Your Hand: Active and interactive segmentation
 A. Arsenio, P. Fitzpatrick, C. Kemp, G. Metta
 Third International Workshop on Epigenetic Robotics, 2003.
 robotics  
[51]Shoes as a platform for vision
 P. Fitzpatrick, C. Kemp
 International Symposium on Wearable Computing (ISWC) 2003, White Plains NY.
 robotics  
[52]Duo: A Human/Wearable Hybrid for Learning About Common Manipulable Objects
 C. Kemp
 Humanoids 2003
 robotics  
[53]Toward Achieving Universal Usability for Older Adults Through Multimodal Feedback
 V. K. Emery, P. Edwards, J. Jacko, K. Moloney, L. Barnard, T. Kongnakorn, F. Sainfort, I. U. Scott
 Proceedings of the 2003 ACM Conference on Universal Usability (CUU 03)
 older adults  computer experience  multimodal feedback  visual feedback  auditory feedback  haptic feedback  
[54]Effects of Multimodal Feedback on the Performance of Older Adults with Normal and Impaired Vision
 J. Jacko, I. U. Scott, F. Sainfort, K. Moloney, T. Kongnakorn, B. Zorich, V. K. Emery
 Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
 age-related macular degeneration  multimodal feedback  visual impairment  visual feedback  
[55]Older Adults and Visual Impairment: What Do Exposure Times and Accuracy Tell us About Performance Gains Associated With Multimodal Feedback?
 J. Jacko, I. U. Scott, F. Sainfort, L. Barnard, P. Edwards, V. K. Emery, T. Kongnakorn, K. Moloney, B. Zorich
 CHI Letters
 age-related macular degeneration  multimodal feedback  visual impairment  visual feedback  
[56]Multimodal feedback: An Assessment of Performance and Mental Workload
 H. S. Vitense, J. Jacko, V. K. Emery
 Ergonomics
 multimodal feedback  visual feedback  auditory feedback  haptic feedback  human-computer interaction  

2002

[57]Multimodal feedback: Establishing a performance baseline for improved access by individuals with visual impairments
 J. Jacko, V. K. Emery, H. S. Vitense
 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Assistive Technologies
 visual feedback  auditory feedback  haptic feedback  human-computer interaction  multimodal feedback  visual impairment  
[58]Foundation for Improved Interaction by Individuals With Visual Impairments Through Multimodal Feedback
 H. S. Vitense, J. Jacko, V. K. Emery
 Universal Access in the Information Society
 multimodal feedback  visual impairment  visual feedback  auditory feedback  haptic feedback  
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