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Parmit Chilana

Assistant Professor, Computing Science, Simon Fraser University

Publications

Journal Articles

Mercer K., Giangregorio L., Schneider E, Chilana, P., Li M., and Grindrod K. (2016) Acceptance of Commercially Available Wearable Activity Trackers Among Adults Aged Over 50 and With Chronic Illness: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), 4(1):e7.

Chilana, P., Fishman, E., Geraghty, E., Tarczy-Hornoch, P., Wolf, F., and Anderson, N.R. (2010) Characterizing Data Discovery and End-user Computing Needs in Clinical Translational Science. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, special issue on Scientific End-User Computing, 23(4), 17-30.

Boyce, R., Chilana, P. and Rose, T. (2009) iCODEHOP: a new interactive program for designing COnsensus-DEgenerate Hybrid Oligonucleotide Primers (CODEHOPs) from multiply-aligned protein sequences, Nucleic Acids Research, 37 (1), W222-228.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

Vermette, L., Dembla, S., Wang, A., McGrenere, J., & Chilana, P. 2017. Social CheatSheet: An Interactive Community-Curated Information Overlay for Web Applications. Proceedings of the ACM : Human-Computer Interaction (1,1), Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) [to appear].

Ranaweera, W., Chilana, P. , Cohen-Or, D., and Zhang, H. (2017) ExquiMo: An Exquisite Corpse Tool for Co-creative 3D Shape Modeling. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics (CAD/Graphics), Zhangjiajie, China. Best Paper Award.

Yousefian, M., van Schooten, K., Chilana, P. , and Atkins, S. (2017) FCEstimator: A Self-Monitoring Foot Clearance App to Assess Risk of Falls Using a Smartphone. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Medical Information Processing and Analysis (SIPAIM). [to appear]

Alcock, C., Hudson, N., and Chilana, P. (2016) Barriers to Using, Customizing, and Printing 3D Designs on Thingiverse. Barriers to Using, Customizing, and Printing 3D Designs on Thingiverse. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP 2016). [32% acceptance rate]

Chilana, P., Singh, R., and Guo, P. (2016) Understanding Conversational Programmers: A Perspective from the Software Industry. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016). [23% acceptance rate]

Hudson, N., Alcock, C., and Chilana, P.(2016) Understanding Newcomers to 3D Printing: Motivations, Workflows, and Barriers of Casual Makers. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016). [23% acceptance rate]

Lafreniere, B., Chilana, P., Fourney, A., Terry, M. (2015) These Aren't the Commands You're Looking For: Addressing False Feedforward in Feature-Rich Software. Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2015). [24% acceptance rate]

Chilana, P., Alcock, C., Dembla, S., Ho, A., Hurst, A., Armstrong, B., Guo, P. (2015). Perceptions of Non-CS Majors in Intro Programming: The Rise of the Conversational Programmer. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC '15). [29% acceptance rate]

Hudson, N., Chilana, P., Guo, X., Day, J., and Liu, E. (2015) Understanding Triggers for Clarification Requests in Community-Based Software Help Forums. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC '15). [29% acceptance rate]

Vermette, L., Chilana, P., Terry, M., Fourney, A., Lafreniere, B., and Kerr, T. (2015). CheatSheet: A Contextual Interactive Memory Aid for Web Applications. Proceedings of the Graphics Interface Conference (GI '15). Canadian Information Processing Society, Toronto, Ont., Canada, pp. 241-248.

Chilana, P.K., Ko, A.J., Wobbrock, J.O. (2015) From User-Centered to Adoption-Centered Design: A Case Study of an HCI Research Innovation Becoming a Product. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015). New York: ACM Press, pp. 1749-1758. [23% acceptance rate] Best Paper Award (top 1%).

Nassar, L., Chilana, P., Kamel, S., Karray, F. HCI in VANET IR-CAS: Multimodal Interface for VANET Context Aware IR Systems. Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on Design and Analysis of Intelligent Vehicular Networks and Applications (DIVANet'15), pp. 51-58.

Fourney, A., Lafreniere, B., Chilana, P., Terry, M. (2014) InterTwine: Creating Interapplication Information Scent to Support Coordinated Use of Software. Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2014). New York: ACM Press, pp. 429-438. [22% acceptance rate]

Chilana, P., Ko, A.J., Wobbrock, J.O., and Grossman, T. (2013) A Multi-Site Field Study of Crowdsourced Contextual Help: Usage and Perspectives of End-Users and Software Teams . Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013). New York: ACM Press, pp. 217-226. [20% acceptance rate].

Chilana, P., Ko, A.J., and Wobbrock, J.O. (2012) LemonAid: Selection-Based Crowdsourced Contextual Help for Web Applications. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012). New York: ACM Press, pp. 1549-1558. [23% acceptance rate]

Chilana, P., Grossman,T., and Fitzmaurice, G.(2011) Modern Software Product Support Processes and theUsage of Multimedia Formats. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2011). New York: ACM Press, pp. 3093-3102. [26% acceptance rate]

Chilana, P., Ko, A.J., Wobbrock, J.O., Grossman,T., and Fitzmaurice, G.(2011) Post-deployment Usability: A Survey of Current Practices. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2011). New York: ACM Press, pp. 2243-2246. [26% acceptance rate]

Ko, A.J., and Chilana, P.(2011) Design, Discussion, and Dissent in Open Bug Reports. Proceedings of the iConference, 2011. New York: ACM Press, pp. 106-113.

Chilana, P., Ko, A.J., and Wobbrock. J.O.(2010) Understanding expressions of unwanted behaviors in open bug reporting. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC '10). Washington, D.C.: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 203-206. [12% acceptance rate for short papers]

Chilana, P., Wobbrock. J.O., and Ko, A.J. (2010) Understanding Usability Practices in Complex Domains. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2010). New York: ACM Press, pp. 2337-2346. [22% acceptance rate]

Ko, A.J., and Chilana, P. (2010) How Power Users Help and Hinder Open Bug Reporting. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2010). New York: ACM Press, pp. 1665-1674. [22% acceptance rate] Best Paper Nominee - Top 5%.

Revere D., Chilana P., Helgerson S. and Fuller S. Building and piloting a customizable knowledge management environment to support public health practice: myPublicHealth. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2008.

Hsiao, W., Chilana, P., Lowden, B. Coombes, B. Finlay, B., and Brinkman, F.S.L. Computational characterization of prokaryotic genomic islands and evidence of a large novel gene pool associated with these islands. International Conference on Microbial Genomes, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2005.

Juried Conference Papers and Abstracts

Chilana, P., Czerwinski, M., Grossman, T., Harrison, C., Parikh, T., and Zhai, S. Technology Transfer of HCI Research Innovations: Challenges and Opportunities.(2015) Proceedings of the extended abstracts of the ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (Panels). [To appear].

Chilana, P., Holsberry, C., Oliveira, F., and Ko, A.J.(2012) Designing for a Billion Users: A Case Study of Facebook. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts(CHI 2012), Case Study Track. New York: ACM Press, pp. 419-432

Revere D,. Bugni, P., Hillringhouse, E., Chilana P., Helgerson S., Sorensen, S., Fuller S. Piloting a Customizable Knowledge Management System to Support Public Health Practice. 6th Annual Public Health Information Network Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2008.

Chilana, P., Matsui. H, Lim, A. ChicTech Soars at SFU. Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (CCWEST) Conference, Calgary, Alberta, 2006.

Hsiao, W., Langille, M., Fedynak, A., Chilana, P., Brinkman, F.S.L. Genomic island analysis: Improved web-based software and insights into an apparent gene pool associated with genomic islands. American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Northwest Branch Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2006.

Matsui, H., Chilana, P. The Rise and Fall: Women and Computer Science. Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (CCWEST) Conference, St. Catharines, Ontario, 2004.

Peer-Reviewed Workshop Papers

Chilana P., Palmer C., and Ko, A.J. (2009) Comparing Bioinformatics Software Development by Computer Scientists and Biologists: An Exploratory Study. ICSE '09 Workshop on Software Engineering for Computational Science and Engineering, Vancouver, BC, May 2009.

Conference Posters

Anderson, N., Chilana, P., Anderson, K., Wynden, R., and Tarczy-Hornoch, P. (2009) Implementing Cross-Institutional Clinical Discovery for Population Based Translational Research. AMIA Spring Congress, Orlando, FL, May 2009.

Chilana P., Ko, A.J., and Wobbrock, J.O. (2009) Designing Software for Unfamiliar Domains. ICSE '09 Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering, Vancouver, BC, May 2009.

Choe, E.K., Shinohara, K.,Chilana, P., Dixon, M. and Wobbrock, J.O. Exploring the design of accessible goal crossing desktop widgets.(2009) Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '09), Boston, MA, April 2009.

Cheung, G., Chilana, P., Kane, S., and Pellett, B. Designing for Discovery: Opening the Hood for Open-Source End User Tinkering. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '09), Boston, MA, April 2009.

Hsiao, W., Chilana, P., Fedynak, A., Brinkman, F.S.L. IslandPath 2: web application aiding integrated analysis of genomic islands (Poster E-44). International Meeting of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISMB), Detroit, MI, 2005.

Workshop and Non-Archived Papers

Hudson, N., Alcock, C., and Chilana, P.(2016) Walk-Up-and-Use 3D Printing: Experiences of Casual Makers. CrossFab Workshop at the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016). [To appear]

Chilana, P., Ko, A.J., and Wobbrock, J.O. (2011) Using Crowdsourcing in the Design of Context-Sensitive Help for Web Applications. CHI '11 Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Human Computation- Systems, Studies, and Platforms, Vancouver, BC, May 2011.

Ko, A.J., and Chilana, P. (2010) How Do Open Source Developers Talk about Users? CHI '10 Workshop on The Future of FLOSS in CHI Research and Practice, Atlanta, GA, April 2010.

Anderson, N., Chilana, P., and Tarczy-Hornoch, P. (2009) Challenges of Implementing Anonymized Cross-Institutional Federated Querying for Clinical Translational Research. CHI'09 Workshop: The Changing Face of Digital Science -New Practices in Scientific Collaborations, Boston, MA, April 2009.

Chilana, P., Revere, D., Fuller, S. Facilitating Scientific Discovery: Information Extraction Approaches for Biomedical Literature. NSF Biomedical Informatics Workshop, 2007.

Barrera, A., Chilana, P., Clarke, K., Giarlo, M. 2007 Code4Lib Conference Report. Library Hi-Tech News, 24(6), pp 4-7, 2007.

Chilana, P. Developing a Digital Libraries Education Program, Year 1 (Panel presentation), ACM-IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Chapel Hill, NC, 2006.