Selected Recent Publications


Overholt, D.; Hansen, A.; Jensen, C.; Burleson, W. (2009) “Pendaphonics: A Tangible Pendulum-Based Sonic Interaction Experience,” Proceedings of the Conference on Tangible Embedded Interaction 2009, Cambridge, England, February 2009.

Birchfield, D.; Thornburg, H.; Megowan-Romanowicz, C.; Hatton, S.; Mechtley, B; Dolgov, I.; Burleson, W. (2008) "Embodiment, Multimodality, and Composition: Convergent Themes Across HCI and Education for Mixed-Reality Learning Environments," special issue on "Interactive Play and Learning for Children" in Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, A Journal of the Hindawi Publishing Corporation, October 2008.

Beverly W.; Burleson, W. Arroyo, I.;  Dragon, T.; Cooper, D.; Picard. R. (2008) “Affect-Aware Tutors: Recognizing and Responding to Student Affect” International Journal of Learning Technology, Inderscience Publishers, Accepted September 2008.

Lahey, B., Burleson, W., Jensen, C. N., Freed, N., and Lu, P. (2008) “Integrating video games and robotic play in physical environments”; Proceedings of the 2008 ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Video Games (Los Angeles, California, August 09 - 10, 2008). Sandbox '08. ACM, New York, NY, 107-114. August 2008.

Dragon, T., Arroyo, I., Woolf, B., Burleson, W., Kaliouby, R., Eydgahi, H. (2008)  “Viewing Student Affect and Learning through Classroom Observation and Physical Sensors”; Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Eds. Woolf, B. et. al; Springer Berlin / Heidelberg Vol. 5091/2008. p. 29-39.  June 2008.

Keylor, E. and Burleson, W. (2008) “Experience-scapes” Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Works in Progress, ACM, Florence, Italy, p. 2961-2966. April 2008.

Kapoor, A., Burleson, W. and Picard, R. (2007) “Automatic Prediction of Frustration” International Journal of Human Computer Studies, Vol. 65, Issue 8, pages 724-736, August, 2007.

Burleson, W., Picard, R. (2007) “Evidence for Gender Specific Approaches to the Development of Emotionally Intelligent Learning Companions” IEEE Intelligent Systems Journal, July 2007.

Jensen, C. ; Raaschou, T.; Froholdt, S.; Burleson, W. (2007) “Sprok-it: A Physically Interactive Play System” Interaction Design for Children 2007,  Short Paper, Aalborg, Denmark, June 2007.

Burleson, W. (2007) “Opportunities for Ubiquitous Design Environments in a Flat World”, Harvey Mudd Design Workshop, May 2007.

Burleson, W. and Picard, R. W. (2006), “Affective Learning Companions,” Special Issue on Pedagogical Agents, Educational Technology, February 2006.

Burleson, W. (2005), “Opportunities for Creativity, Motivation, and Self-Actualization in Learning Systems,” Special Issue IJHCS Creativity and Computational Support, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, January 2005.


STREB Lab for Action Mechanics, ASU, and Aalborg University, (2009) “STREB Catapult”, Brooklyn NY, March - May, 2009

Burleson, W., Muldner, K., el Kaliouby, R. (2009), “Confusion: Detecting an Emotion” Exploratorium the museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception, San Francisco, CA,  May, 2009.

Burleson, W., Jensen, C. N., Overholt, D., Skriver, A., Lahey, B. (2009), “Pendaphonics,” NSF - Media Arts Science and Technology Workshop, University of California, Santa Barbara, January 2009.

Burleson, W., Jensen, C. N., Overholt, D., Skriver, A. (2008), “Pendaphonics,” Platform 4, Aalborg, Denmark, August 2008.