Home Page of Judith Masthoff

Group Adaptation and modelling Affective State    Persuasion and Trust     Recommender Systems    Interactive Television     Diagrammatic Reasoning     Evaluation of Adaptive Systems    Computational Linguistics    Adaptive Computer Based Instruction    IUI for Medical Systems    Gerontechnology, accessibility and general HCI    Agents

Group Adaptation and modelling Affective State

Masthoff, J. (2010). Group recommender systems: Combining individual models. In Ricci, F., Rokach, L., Shapira, B., Kantor, P. (Eds.), Recommender Systems Handbook (pp. 677-702). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media. Pre-final version. © Springer-Verlag

Masthoff, J. (2008). Group adaptation and group modelling. In Virvou, M., Jain, L.C. (Eds.), Intelligent Interactive Systems in Knowledge-Based Environments (pp. 157-173). (Studies in Computational Intelligence; 104). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Masthoff, J., Vasconcelos, W.W., Aitken, C., Correa da Silva, F.S. (2007). Agent-Based Group Modelling for Ambient Intelligence, AISB Symposium on Affective Smart Environments (Newcastle, UK).

Masthoff, J. (2007). Adapting to groups of learners: Abstract for invited keynote talk. In Proceedings of the Personalisation in E-Learning Environments at Individual and Group Level workshop: associated with the User Modelling Conference, Corfu, Greece

Masthoff, J. (2006). Group recommender systems: Abstract for invited keynote talk. In Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence for Recommender Systems workshop: associated with the AI2006 conference, Cambridge, UK

Masthoff, J. & Gatt, A. (2006). In pursuit of satisfaction and the prevention of embarrassment: Affective state in Group Recommender Systems. User Modeling and User Adapted Interaction, 16, pp281-319. © Springer-Verlag

Masthoff, J. (2005). The pursuit of satisfaction: Affective state in group recommender systems. In L Ardissono, P Brna & A Mitrovic (ed), User Modeling (Edinburgh), Springer Verlag:Berlin, 297-306. © Springer-Verlag

Masthoff, J. (2004). Group modeling: Selecting a sequence of television items to suit a group of viewers.User Modeling and User Adapted Interaction, 14, pp37-85. © Springer-Verlag

Masthoff, J. (2004). Selecting news to suit a group of criteria: An exploration. Proceedings of the Fourth Personalized TV workshop, associated with AH04.

Masthoff, J. (2003). Combining individual user models for group adaptation. Abstract for invited talk. In proceedings of the "User and Group Models for Web-based Collaborative Environments" workshop, associated with UM03.

Masthoff, J. (2003). Modeling the Multiple People that are Me. In P. Brusilovsky, A. Corbett, & F. de Rosis (Eds.) Proceedings of the User Modeling Conference, Springer Verlag, Berlin. © Springer-Verlag

Masthoff, J. (2002). Modeling a group of television viewers. In proceedings of the Future tv: Adaptive instruction in your living room workshop, associated with ITS02, 34-42.

Persuasion and Trust

Nguyen, H., Masthoff, J. (2010). Developing personalised digital behaviour interventions: A multi stage process. In User models for motivational systems workshop, associated with UMAP (pp. 43-52). Hawaii, US.

Nguyen, H., Masthoff, J. (2010). MARY: A personalised virtual health trainer. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (pp. 58-60). Hawaii, US.

Grasso, F., De Carolis, N., Masthoff, J. (Eds.) (2010). Proceedings of the Workshop on User Models for Motivational Systems: The affective and the rational routes to persuasion Hawaii: UMAP conference.

Nguyen, H. & Masthoff, J. (2009). Designing empathic computers: the effect of multimodal empathic feedback using animated agent. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Persuasive Technology (Claremont, CA, USA), ACM. © ACM

Masthoff, J. & Grasso, F. (Eds.) (2009). Proceedings of the Persuasive Technology and Digital Behaviour Intervention Symposium, associated with AISB, Edinburgh, UK

Nguyen, H. & Masthoff, J. (2008). Designing Persuasive Dialogue Systems: Using argumentation with care. In Proceedings of the Persuasive Conference (Oulu, Finland), Springer-Verlag, Berlin. © Springer-Verlag

Nguyen, H. & Masthoff, J. (2008). Using Digital Images to Enhance the Credibility of Information, Persuasive Technology Symposium associated with AISB, Aberdeen, UK, pp1-8

Masthoff, J., Reed, C., Grasso, F. (Eds.) (2008). Proceedings of the Persuasive Technology Symposium, associated with AISB, Aberdeen, UK

Masthoff, J. (2007). Computationally modelling trust: An exploration. In Vassileva, J., Tzagarakis, M., & Dimitrova, V. (Eds.), SociUM: Adaptation and Personalisation in Social Systems: Groups, Teams and Communities: Workshop Proceedings (pp. 60-69). Corfu, Greece: NCSR Demokritos.

Nguyen, H., Masthoff, J. & Edwards, P. (2007). Persuasive effects of embodied conversational agent teams. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Beijing, China.

Nguyen, H., Masthoff, J. & Edwards, P. (2007). Modelling a receiver's position to persuasive arguments. In Proceedings of the Persuasive Conference (Stanford, USA), Springer-Verlag, Berlin. © Springer-Verlag

Nguyen, H. & Masthoff, J. (2007). Is it me or is it what I say? Source image and persuasion. In Proceedings of the Persuasive Conference (Stanford, USA), Springer-Verlag, Berlin. © Springer-Verlag

Nguyen, H. & Masthoff, J. (2006). Towards an Architecture for an Adaptive Persuasive System. In W IJsselsteijn, Y de Kort, C Midden & B Eggen (ed), Persuasive Technology: First International Conference on Persuasive Technology for Human Well-Being (Eindhoven, The Netherlands), Springer Verlag, Berlin, pages 108-111.

Recommender Systems (see also Group Adaptation above)

Tintarev, N., & Masthoff, J. (2010). Designing and Evaluating Explanations for Recommender Systems. In Ricci, F., Rokach, L., Shapira, B., Kantor, P. (Eds.), Recommender Systems Handbook (pp. 479-510). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media.

Tintarev, N., Masthoff, J. (2009). Evaluating recommender explanations: Problems experienced and lessons learned for the evaluation of adaptive systems. In UCDEAS Workshop associated with UMAP09 (pp. 54-63).

Tintarev, N. & Masthoff, J. (2008). The Effectiveness of Personalized Movie Explanations: An Experiment Using Commercial Meta-data, Adaptive Hypermedia, Hannover, Germany, 204-213, Awarded James Chen Best Student Paper, © Springer-Verlag

Tintarev, N. & Masthoff, J. (2008). Over- and underestimation in different product domains, Workshop on Recommender Systems (European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI)), Patras, Greece

Tintarev, N. & Masthoff, J. (2007). Effective Explanations of Recommendations: User-Centered Design. In Konstan, J. A., Riedl, J., & Smyth, B. (Eds.), RecSys'07: Proceedings of the 2007 ACM conference on Recommender systems (pp. 153 - 156 ). New York, NY, USA: ACM Press.

Tintarev, N. & Masthoff, J. (2007). A Survey of Explanations in Recommender Systems. In G Uchyigit (ed), Workshop on Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces associated with ICDE'07, Istanbul, Turkey. © IEEE

Tintarev, N. & Masthoff, J. (2006). Similarity for News Recommender Systems. In G Uchyigit (ed), Workshop on Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces associated with AH'06 (Dublin, Ireland)

Interactive Television (see also Group Adaptation above)

Darnell, M. J., Masthoff, J., Panabaker, S., Sullivan, M., & Lugmayr, A. (Eds.) (2008). Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Designing Interactive User Experiences for TV and Video (UXTV 2008) ( ACM International Conference Proceeding Series). New York, NY, USA: ACM Press.

Pemberton, L., Fallahkhair, S. & Masthoff, J. (2005). Learner centred development of a mobile and iTV language learning support system. Educational Technology & Society 8, pp52-63 © International forum of eductional technology & society

Masthoff, J. and Pemberton, L. (2005). Adaptive hypermedia for personalized TV. In S. Chen and G. Magoulas (Eds.) Adaptable and Adaptive Hypermedia Systems. IDEA group publishing, 246-263.

Fallahkhair S., Pemberton, L, Masthoff J., (2004). A dual device scenario for informal language learning: interactive television meets the mobile phone. Proceedings of ICALT '04, Finland, August 2004. pp 16-20

Pemberton, L., Fallahkhair, S., Masthoff, J. (2004). Towards a Theoretical Framework for Informal Language Learning via Interactive Television. In Kinshuk, Sampson, D.G. and Isaias, P. (Eds.) Proceedings of IADIS International Conference of Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), 27-34.

Fallahkhair S., Masthoff J., Pemberton, L. (2004). Learning languages from interactive television: Language learners reflect on techniques and technologies. Proceedings of ED-MEDIA '04, Lugano, Switzerland, June 2004, 4336- 4343

Masthoff, J., Griffiths, R., and Pemberton, L. (Eds.) (2004). Proceedings of the second European interactive television conference: Enhancing the experience, Brighton, April 2004.

Masthoff, J. & Pemberton, L. (2003). Adaptive learning via interactive television. In Proceedings of PEG 03 conference, St Petersburg.

Masthoff, J., Griffiths, R., and Pemberton, L. (Eds.) (2003). Proceedings of the European interactive television conference: From viewers to actors, Brighton, April 2003.

Masthoff J. and Luckin, R. (Eds.) (2002). Proceedings of the workshop Future TV: Adaptive instruction in your living room, associated with the Intelligent Tutoring Systems conference, San Sebastian, 2 June.

Diagrammatic Reasoning

Stapleton G., Masthoff J., Flower J., Fish A., Southern J. (2007). Automated Theorem Proving in Euler Diagram Systems. Accepted for Journal of Automated Reasoning, 39(4), 431-470.

Stapleton, G., and Masthoff,J. (2007). Incorporating Negation into Visual Logics: A Case Study Using Euler Diagrams. International workshop on Visual Languages and Computing, San Francisco, USA, Knowledge Systems Institute.

Fish, A. and Masthoff, J. (2005). An experimental study into the default reading of constraint diagrams. In IEEE Symposium on visual languages and human-centric computing (Dallas, Texas, USA).

Flower J., Masthoff J., Stapleton G. (2004) Generating proofs with spider diagrams using heuristics,Proceedings of VLC'2004, International Workshop on Visual Languages and Computing, San Francisco, September 2004. (This one is about compound diagrams)

Flower J., Masthoff J., Stapleton G. (2004). Generating readable proofs: A heuristic approach to theorem proving with spider diagrams. Proceedings of Diagrams '04, International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, Cambridge, March 2004, pp 166-181 [Awarded best paper prize]

Evaluation of Adaptive Systems

Paramythis, A., Weibelzahl, S., Masthoff, J. (2010). Layered evaluation of interactive adaptive systems: framework and formative methods . User Modelling and User-Adapted Interaction, 20(5), 383-453.

Masthoff, J. (2006). The user as wizard: A method for early involvement in the design and evaluation of adaptive systems. In S Weibelzahl, A Paramythis & J Masthoff (ed), Fifth Workshop on User-Centred Design and Evaluation of Adaptive Systems, associated with AH'06 (Dublin, Ireland).

Weibelzahl, S., Paramythis, A., & Masthoff, J. (Eds) (2006). Fifth Workshop on User-Centred Design and Evaluation of Adaptive Systems, associated with AH'06 (Dublin, Ireland).

Weibelzahl, S., Paramythis, A., & Masthoff, J. (Eds) (2005). Fourth Workshop on the Evaluation of Adaptive Systems, associated with UM'05 (Edinburgh, UK).

Masthoff, J. (2002). The evaluation of adaptive systems. In N. V. Patel (Ed.), Adaptive evolutionary information systems. Idea Group publishing. pp329-347

Computational Linguistics

Paraboni, I., van Deemter, K. and Masthoff, J. (2007). Generating Referring Expressions: Making Referents Easy to Identify. Accepted for Computational Linguistics, 33(2), 229-254.

Paraboni, I., Masthoff, J. & van Deemter. K. (2006). Overspecified reference in hierarchical domains: measuring the benefits for readers. In 4th International Conference on natural Language Generation (Sydney), Coling/ACL, pp 55-62.

Paraboni, I. van Deemter, K. & Masthoff, J. (2006) Gerando Expressoes de Referencia com a`Quantidade Certa'. In Proceedings of 4th Workshop on Information and Human Language (Ribeirao Preto, Brazil), Springer.

Piwek, P., Masthoff, J. and Bergenstrahle, M. (2005). Reference and gestures in dialogue generation: Three studies with embodied conversational agents. In AISB05 Virtual Social Agents Symposium (Hatfield, England).

Adaptive Computer-based Instruction

Dennis, M., Masthoff, J., Pain, H., & Mellish, C. S. (2011). Does Self-Efficacy Matter when Generating Motivational Feedback?. In International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education

Masthoff, J. (2008). An exploration of adaptive collaboration support: Abstract for invited keynote talk. In Paramythis, A., & Weibelzahl, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Adaptive Collaboration Support workshop: associated with Adaptive Hypermedia 2008, Hanover, Germany (pp. 5-7). Hannover, Germany: L3S Research Center.

Dron, J., Masthoff J. (2004). We are, of course, bored with course boards: an online alternative to formal course meetings. Italics e-journal, 3, 2.

Dron, J., Masthoff, J. (2003). Online formal course meetings. Proceedings of the 4th Annual LTSN-ICS Conference.

Masthoff, J. (2002). Design and evaluation of a navigation agent with a mixed locus of control. In S.A. Cerri, G. Gouardères, F. Paraguaçu (Eds.), Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Proceedings ITS 2002. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Masthoff, J. (2002). Towards an authoring coach for adaptive web-based instruction. In DeBra and Brusilovksy (Eds.), Second international conference on adaptive hypermedia and adaptive web-based systems. Berlin: Springer Verlag

Masthoff, J. (2002). Automatic generation of a navigation structure for adaptive web-based instruction. In proceedings of the Adaptive Systems for Web-based Education workshop associated with the second international conference on adaptive hypermedia and adaptive web-based systems, Malaga, Spain, may 28, 2002.

Masthoff, J. (2002). Appeal: A domain independent artificial teacher. International journal of continuing engineering education and life-long learning, 12(4), 242-253.

Masthoff, J. (1997). An Agent-Based Interactive Instruction System. Ph.D. thesis. Eindhoven University of Technology. Internal publication ISBN 90-386-0319-3 (400 copies).

Masthoff, J., and van Hoe, R. (1996). APPEAL: A multi-agent approach to interactive learning environments, in J.W. Perram and J.-P. Müller (Eds.) Distributed software agents and applications. Springer: Berlin.

Masthoff, J., and van Hoe, R. (1994). APPEAL: A multi-agent approach to interactive learning systems. Proceedings of the 6th European workshop on Modelling Autonomous Agents in a Multi-Agent World.

van Hoe, R., and Masthoff, J. (1993). A multi-agent approach to interactive learning environments, Proceedings of the AI-ED 93 workshop Collaborative problem solving: theoretical frameworks and innovative systems, Edinburgh, Scotland.

IUI for Medical Systems

Moncur, W., Reiter, E., Masthoff, J., Carmichael, A. (2010). Modelling the socially intelligent communication of health information to a patient's personal social network. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, 14(2), 319-325.

Moncur, W., Masthoff, J., Reiter, E.B. (2009). Facilitating benign deceit in mediated communication. In CHI09: Extended abstracts (pp. 3383-3388). New York.

Moncur, W., Masthoff, J., and Reiter,E (2008). What Do You Want to Know? Investigating the Information Requirements of Patient Supporters. Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems,Jyväskylä, Finland, pp443-448.

Masthoff, J., and Gupta, A. (2002). Design and evaluation of just-in-time help in a multi-modal user interface. In Y. Gill and D.B. Leake (Eds.) IUI 02: proceedings of the 2002 International conference on intelligent user interfaces. San Francisco: ACM press.

Masthoff, J. (2001). Design and evaluation of an adaptive autonomous help agent, Proceedings of the workshop "Help provision and help seeking in interactive learning environments" of the AI-ED conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Gupta, A., Masthoff, J, and Zwart, P. (2000). Improving the user interface to increase patient throughput, Topics in Health Information Management, Special issue Human Error in Clinical Information Systems, 20, pp. 67-77

Gupta, A., and Masthoff, J. (1999). Improving the user-interface to increase patient throughput,. Proceedings of the first workshop on human error in clinical systems, Glasgow.

Gerontechnology, accessibility, and general HCI

Gault, P., Macaulay, C., Johnson, G., & Masthoff, J. (2011). Structuring the collaboration of multiple novice design ethnographers: Towards a new user research approach. In Interact conference

Finlayson, J. L., Mellish, C. S., & Masthoff, J. (2007). Fisheye Views of Java Source Code: An Updated LOD Algorithm. In Stephanidis, C. (Ed.), UAHCI'07 Proceedings of the 4th international conference on Universal access in human-computer interaction: applications and services (pp. 289-298). Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag.

Masthoff, J. & Van Deemter, K. (2003). User Modeling as a goal in itself: an Artificial Companion for the Elderly. Proceedings of the Third Personalized TV workshop, associated with UM03.

Masthoff, J. (2001). De ontwikkeling van richtlijnen voor vriendelijke adaptieve technologie: niet alleen goed voor ouderen. ("The development of guidelines for friendly adaptive technology: not just for the elderly") Geron: Tijdschrift over ouder worden en maatschappij. (Gerontology journal), 1.

Agents (see also Adaptive Computer-based Instruction above)

Masthoff, J. (2011). Book review of "Close Engagements with Artificial Companions: Key social, psychological, ethical and design issues". Computational Linguistics, 37(2).

Nguyen, H. & Masthoff, J. (2006). Towards an Architecture for an Adaptive Persuasive System. In W IJsselsteijn, Y de Kort, C Midden & B Eggen (ed), Persuasive Technology: First International Conference on Persuasive Technology for Human Well-Being (Eindhoven, The Netherlands), Springer Verlag, Berlin, pages 108-111.

Masthoff, J. (1999). Gesitueerde agenten ("Situated agents"). Management en Informatie ("Management and Information"), 5. Special issue: Human-computer interaction.

Masthoff, J., van Hoe, R., Connah, D, and Wavish,P. (1995). "State of the art and new developments in agent-oriented design." Proceedings of the 2nd Philips software conference.

Patent proposals

I have written eleven patent proposals for Philips Electronics. So far, five of them have been filed:

Publications (other)

In addition to scientific publications, there have been numerous publications about my research for a non-expert audience, including reports in various Dutch national newspapers and semi-scientific magazines (including Intermediair, Computable, Mens & Wetenschap, Natuur & Techniek, and Informatica Open Universiteit).