Publications

Full copies of my articles can be found at Research Gate

Journals

Benton, L., Varotsis, G., and Vasalou, A. (2018, in press). Leading by example: Exploring the influence of design examples on children’s creative ideation. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. 

Vasalou, A., Khaled, R., Holmes, W., and Gooch, D. (2018). Digital games-based learning for children with dyslexia: A social constructivist perspective on engagement and learning during group game-play. Computers and education. 

Gooch, D., Vasalou, A and Benton, L. (2017). Impact in Interdisciplinary and Cross-Sector Research: Opportunities and Challenges. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology

Serholt, S., Barendregt, W., Vasalou, A., Alves-Oliveira, P., Jones, A., Petisca, S., Paiva, A. (2016). The case of classroom robots: teachers’ deliberations on the ethical tensions. AI and Society.

Malatesta, L., Asteriadis, S., Caridakis, G., Vasalou, A. and Karpouzis, K. (2016). Associating gesture expressivity with affective representations. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence.

Gooch, D., Benton, L., Vasalou, A., Khaled, R., Lukes, D. (2015). Creating bridges: The role of exploratory design research in an Intelligent Tutoring System project. Interacting with Computers Journal

Oostveen, A., Vasalou, A., Besselaar, P.A.A. van den and Brown, I. (2o14). Child Location Tracking in the US and the UK: Same Technology, Different Social Implications. Surveillance and Society

Vasalou A., Joinson, A. and Houghton, D. (2015). Privacy as a fuzzy concept: a new conceptualization of privacy for practitioners. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology

Vasalou A., Oostveen, A., Bowers, C. and Beale, R. (2015) Understanding Engagement With Privacy Through Design. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology

Khaled, R. and Vasalou A. (2014). Bridging Serious Games and Participatory Design. International Journal of Child-computer Interaction

Vasalou, A., Henderson, T. and Joinson, A. (2014). Editorial, Special Issue on Privacy Methodologies in HCI. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies

Ingram, G., Campos, J., Hondrou, C., Vasalou, A., Martinho, C. and Joinson, A. (2012). Applying evolutionary psychology to an educational game about interpersonal conflict. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology

Vasalou, A., Gill, A., Mazanderani, F., Papoutsi, C. and Joinson, A. (2011). Privacy Dictionary: A New Resource for the Automated Content Analysis of Privacy. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62, 11, 2095-2105

Vasalou, A., Joinson, A. and Courvoisier, D. (2010). Cultural differences, experience with social networks and the nature of ‘‘true commitment’’ in Facebook. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 68, 719-728

Vasalou, A. and Joinson, A. (2009). Me, myself and I: The role of interactional context on self-presentation through avatars. Computers in Human Behavior, 25 (2), pp. 510-520

Vasalou, A., Hopfensitz, A. and Pitt, J. (2008). In praise of forgiveness: ways to repair trust breakdowns in one-off interactions. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 66 (6), 466-480

Vasalou, A., Joinson, A., Bänziger, T., Goldie, P. and Pitt, J. (2008). Avatars in social media: balancing accuracy, playfulness and embodied messages. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 66, 801-811

Book Chapters

Joinson, A.N., Houghton, D.J., Vasalou, A, and Marder, B.L. (2012). Digital Crowding: Privacy, Self-Disclosure and Technology. In S. Trepte & L. Reinecke (eds.), Privacy Online. Perspectives on Privacy and Self-Disclosure in the Social Web (pp 31-44). Springer, Heidelberg and New York

Peters, C., Castellano, G. Rehm, M., André, E., Raouzaiou, A., Rapantzikos, K., Karpouzis, K., Volpe, G., Camurri, A. and Vasalou, A. (2011). Fundamentals of Agent Perception and Attention Modelling. In Petta, Pelachaud, & Cowie (eds.) Emotion-Oriented Systems, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg

Höök, K., Isbister, K., Westerman, S., Gardner, P., Sutherland, E., Vasalou, A., Sundström, P., Kaye, J. and Laaksolahti, J. (2011). Evaluation of Affective Interactive Applications. In Petta, Pelachaud, & Cowie (eds.) Emotion-Oriented Systems, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg

Peer-Reviewed Conferences

Laura Benton,Asimina Vasalou,Wolmet Barendregt, Leona Bunting, and Andrea Révész. 2019. What’s Missing: The Role of Instructional Design in Children’s Games-Based Learning. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019)

Benton, L., Vasalou, A., Berking, K., Barendregt, W., and Mavrikis, M. (2018). A Critical Examination of Feedback in Early Reading Games. ACM Conference CHI. Montreal, Canada

Ibrahim, S. Vasalou, A., Clarke, M. (2018) Design Opportunities for AAC and Children with Severe Speech and Physical Impairments. ACM Conference CHI. Montreal, Canada (honourable mention)

Vezzoli, Y., Vasalou, A. and Porayska-Pomsta, K. (2018). Dyslexia in SNS: an exploratory study to investigate expressions of identity and multimodal literacies. Proceedings of ACM Conference CSCW. New York, USA

Gooch, D., Vasalou, A., Benton, L. and Khaled, R. (2016). Using gamification to motivate students with dyslexia. Proceedings of ACM Conference CHI. San Jose, CA

Vasalou, A., Khaled, R., Gooch, D., Benton, L. (2014) Problematizing Cultural Appropriation. Proceedings of ACM Conference CHI Play, Toronto, Canada

Serholt, S., Barendregt, W., Leite, I., Hastie, H., Jones, A., Paiva, A., Vasalou, A. and Castellano, G. (2014). Teachers’ Views on the Use of Empathic Robotic Tutors in the Classroom. 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Benton, L., Vasalou, A., Gooch, D., Khaled, R. (2014). Understanding and Fostering Children’s Storytelling During Game Narrative Design. Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Interaction Design and Children Proceedings (IDC’14), ACM Press, Aarhus, Denmark

Benton, L., Vasalou, A., Khaled, R., Johnson, H., and Gooch, D. (2014). Diversity for Design: A Framework for Involving Neurodiverse Children in the Technology Design Process. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), ACM Press, Toronto, Canada

Dadzie, A., Benton, L., Vasalou, A. and Beale, R. (2014). Situated Design for Creative, Reflective, Collaborative Technology-Mediated Learning. Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), ACM Press, Vancouver, Canada

Serholt, S. Barendregt, W., Leite, I., Hastie, H., Jones, A., Paiva, A., Vasalou, A., Castellano, G. (2014). Teachers’ Views on the Use of Empathic Robotic Tutors in the Classroom. Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication.

Benton, L. and Vasalou, A. (2013). The wicked problem of undertaking responsible and ethical research in multidisciplinary and geographically diverse teams. EPSRC Observatory for Responsible Innovation in ICT

Campos, J., Martinho, C., Ingram, G., Vasalou, A. and Paiva, A. (2013). My Dream Theatre: Putting Conflict on Center Stage. Proceedings of Foundations of Digital Games (FDG), Crete, Greece

Vasalou, A., Ingram, G. and Khaled, R. (2012). User-Centered Research in the Early Stages of a Learning Game. Proceedings of ACM Conference Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), ACM Press, Newcastle, UK

Vasalou, A., Oostveen, A. and Joinson, A. (2012). A case study of non-adoption: location tracking in the family. Proceedings of ACM Conference Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW), ACM Press, pp. 779-788, Seattle, WA

Gill, A., Vasalou, A., Papoutsi, C. and Joinson, A. (2011). Privacy dictionary: A linguistic taxonomy of privacy for content analysis. Proceedings of ACM Conference Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), ACM Press, pp. 3227-3236, Vancouver, Canada

Yannakakis, G.N., Togelius, J., Khaled, R., Jhala, A, Karpouzis,K., Paiva, A. and Vasalou., A. (2010): Siren: Towards Adaptive Serious Games for Teaching Conflict Resolution. Proceedings of the European Conference on Games-Based Learning, pp. 412-417, Copenhagen, Denmark

Caulfield, P., Miranda, G. and Vasalou, A. (2010). Forgive and Forget? Corporate Social Performance and Stakeholder Memory in the Oil Industry. Proceedings of the British Academy of Management. Sheffield, UK

Vasalou, A., Riegelsberger, J. and Joinson, A. (2009). The application of forgiveness in social system design. Proceedings of ACM Conference Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 225-228, Boston, MA

Vasalou, A. and Riegelsberger, J. (2008). Recovering trust and avoiding escalation: an overlooked design goal of social systems. Proceedings of ACM Conference Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Extended Abstracts, pp. 3333-3338, Florence, Italy

Vasalou, A. Hopfensitz, A. and Pitt, J. (2007). Is an apology enough? How to resolve trust breakdowns in episodic online interactions. Proceedings of BCS Human-Computer Interaction Conference (HCI), pp. 119-122, Lancaster, UK

Riegelsberger, J. and Vasalou, A. (2007). Trust 2.1 – advancing the trust debate. Proceedings of ACM Conference Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Extended Abstracts, pp. 2137-2140, San Jose, USA

Vasalou, A. Joinson, A. and Pitt, J. (2007). Constructing my online self: avatars that increase self-focused attention. Proceedings of ACM Conference Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), pp. 445-448, San Jose, USA

Vasalou, A. Joinson, A., and Pitt, J. (2006). The role of shame, guilt and embarrassment in online social dilemmas. Proceedings of BCS Human-Computer Interaction Conference (HCI), London, UK

Vasalou, A., Pitt, J., and Piolle, G. (2006). From theory to practice: offering forgiveness as a way to repair online conflicts in CMC. Proceedings of the International Conference on Trust (iTrust), 397-411, Pisa, Italy

Riegelsberger, J., Vasalou, A., Bonhard, P., and Adams, A. (2006). Reinventing trust, collaboration, and compliance in social systems. Proceedings of ACM Conference Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Extended Abstracts, pp. 1687-1690, Montréal, Canada

Vasalou, A. and Pitt, J. (2005). Reinventing forgiveness: a formal investigation of moral facilitation. Proceedings of the International Conference on Trust (iTrust), 146-160, Rocquencourt, France

Vasalou, A. and Pitt, J. (2005). DigitalBlush: Towards a self-conscious community. Proceedings of the AISB Conversational Informatics Symposium, Hertfordshire, UK

Vasalou, A., Oshlyansky, L., Cairns, P. and Savakis, K. (2005). Human-Moderated Remote User Testing: An empirical evaluation. Proceedings of HCI International, Las Vegas, USA

Workshops & Seminars

  • Khaled, R., Vasalou, A., Van Mechelen, M. and Vanden Abeele, V. (2014). Participatory Design for Serious Game Design: Truth and Lies. Workshop Proposal Abstract for CHI Play.
  • Barendregt, W., Paiva, A., Kappas, A., Vasalou, A., Serholt, S., Basedow, C. Oliveira, P. (2014). Child-Robot Interaction: Social Bonding, Learning and Ethics. Workshop Proposal Abstract for IDC.
  • Vasalou, A. (2015) Adult Perspectives: Strengthening the Authenticity of Children’s Contributions. IDC Workshop on ‘Balancing the needs of children and adults in the design of technology for children’
  • Vasalou, A. and Khaled, R. (2013). Designing from the Sidelines: Design in a Technology- Centered Serious Game Project. Proceedings of Workshop ‘Let’s talk about Failures: Why was the Game for Children not a Success?’ at ACM Conference Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).
  • Karpouzis, K., Yannakakis, G., Paiva, A., Nielsen, J., Vasalou, A., and Jhala, A. (2012). User modelling and adaptive, natural interaction for conflict resolution. Proceedings of the IEEE ICALT Workshop ‘Game based learning for the 21st century: challenges and opportunities’, Rome, Italy
  • Vasalou, A., Gill, A., Mazanderani, F., Papoutsi, C., Oostveen, A. and Brostoff, S. (2010). The prototype of privacy: analyzing privacy discourse through its features. Proceedings of the BCS HCI Workshop ‘Privacy and Usability Methods’, Dundee, Scotland
  • Vasalou, A. (2008). Creating avatars for social media: Insights from users’ verbalizations. Seminar presented at Sony Games Soho Team, London, UK
  • Vasalou, A. and Bänziger, T. (2006). Using the think aloud for affective evaluation in the lab: A work-in-progress. Proceedings of WP10 Humaine Workshop on Ethics, Vienna, Austria
  • Vasalou, A. and Pitt, J. (2006). Using avatars for increasing self-awareness in CMC. Proceedings of CHI Workshop on ‘Reinventing trust, collaboration and compliance in social systems’, Montréal, Canada
  • Vasalou, A., Pitt, J. and Piolle, G. (2006). A computational model of forgiveness for CMC. Proceedings of CHI Workshop on ‘Reinventing trust, collaboration and compliance in social systems’, Montréal, Canada
  • Vasalou, A., Pitt, J. and Joinson, A. (2006). Self-awareness, self-conscious emotions and behaviour regulation online. Humaine cross-currents workshop, Athens, Greece
  • Vasalou, A. and Pitt, J. (2006). From theory to practice: forgiveness as a mechanism to repair conflicts in computer-mediated communication. Humaine cross-currents workshop, Athens, Greece
  • Vasalou, A. and Pitt, J. (2005). An emotional approach to designing self-awareness mechanisms for CMC. Proceedings of Humaine Workshop on Communication and Emotion, Trento, Italy
  • Vasalou, A., Pitt, J. and Piolle, G. (2005). Proposing new ways of resolving online conflicts: an intelligent facilitation of forgiveness in CMC. Proceedings of Humaine Workshop on Communication and Emotion, Trento, Italy