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Dr. Ben Shneiderman
A. V. Williams Building
Department of Computer Science
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Tel: (301) 405-2680
Fax: (301) 405-6707
Email: ben@cs.umd.edu

Papers of Ben Shneiderman

Publications (Unrefereed Journals)


Unreferred Publications

Shneiderman, B.
A National Initiative for Social Participation
Science 319 (March 13, 2009), 1426-1427.
Published Version: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/pdf_extract/323/5920/1426
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=2009-18
Shneiderman, B.
Science 2.0
Science 319 (March 7, 2008), 1349-1350.
Published Version: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/319/5868/1349
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=2008-42
Shneiderman, B.
25 years of CHI conferences: Capturing the exchange of ideas
ACM Interactions XIV, 2 (March/April 2007), 24-31
Published Version: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1229863.1229865
Shneiderman, B.
Human responsibility for autonomous agents
IEEE Intelligent Systems 22, 2 (March/April 2007), 60-61
Published Version: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?isnumber=4136845&
arnumber=4136860

Shneiderman, B., Preece, J.
PUBLIC HEALTH:911.gov
Science, 315, Issue 5814 (16 Feb 2007), 944
Published Version: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/315/5814/944
Shneiderman, B.
Uniting behind an idea: User interfaces for creativity and cognition
Proc. 6th Conference on Creativity and Cognition, ACM Press, New York (2007), 3-5.
Published Version: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1254960
Shneiderman, B.
A Telescope for High-Dimensional Data
Computing in Science and Engineering 8, 2 (March 2006), 48-53
Published Version: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2006.21
Shneiderman, B.
Discovering business intelligence using treemap visualizations, B-Eye: Buisness Intelligence Network, (April 11, 2006)
B-Eye: Buisness Intelligence Network, (April 11, 2006)
Published Version: http://www.b-eye-network.com/view/2673
Shneiderman, B., Bederson, B., Drucker, S.
Find that photo! Interface strategies to annotate, browse, and share
Communications of the ACM 49, 4 (April 2006), 69-71.
Published Version: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1121949.1121985
Klawe, M., Shneiderman, B.
Crisis and Opportunity in Computer Science
Communications of the ACM 48, 11 (November 2005), 27-28.
Published Version: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1096000.1096024
Shneiderman, B.
Foreword for Chen, C.,Information Visualization: Beyond the Horizon, 2nd ed., Springer (2004), vii-ix.
Shneiderman, B.
Designing For Fun: How to Make User Interfaces More Fun
ACM Interactions 11, 5 (Sept-Oct 2004), 48-50.
Published Version: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1015552&coll=GUIDE&dl=G
UIDE&CFID=42133731&CFTOKEN=44138575

Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=2004-27
Marchionini, G., Haas, S., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Hert, C.
Project Highlight: Toward a Statistical Knowledge Network
Proc. National Conference on Digital Government Research, (2004), 93-94 http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2004
Published Version: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1065226.1065278
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=2004-28
Shneiderman, B.
Review of How Users Matter: The Co-Construction of Users and Technology
American Scientist 92 (Sept-Oct 2004), 482-483.
Published Version: http://www.americanscientist.org/template/BookReviewTypeDetai
l/assetid/35498;jsessionid=aaa9dogcsBdEVI

Shneiderman, B., Alonso, D.
Foreword for NCI Research-based Web Design and Usability Guidelines, Dept of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, (Sept 2003), iii-v.
Published Version: http://www.usability.gov/pdfs/guidelines.html
Lazar, J., Bessiere, K., Ceaparu, I., Robinson, J., Shneiderman, B.
Help! I'm Lost: User frustration in web navigation
IT and Society 1, 3 (March 2003), 18-26, available at http://www.stanford.edu/group/siqss/itandsociety/v01i03/
Published Version: http://www.stanford.edu/group/siqss/itandsociety/v01i03/
Kang, H., Shneiderman, B.
MediaFinder: An Interface for Dynamic Personal Media Management with Semantic Regions
Proceedings of the Extended Abstract conference on human factor and computing systems, CHI2003, 668-669, Fort Lauderdale, April, 2003.
Published Version: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=765891.765977
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=2003-04
Kang, H., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B.
New Approaches to Help Users Get Started with Visual Interfaces: Multi-Layered Interfaces and Integrated Initial Guidance
Proc. of the Digital Government Research Conference, 141-146, http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2004
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=2003-10
Hert, C., Liddy, E., Shneiderman, B., Marchionini, G.
Supporting statistical electronic table usage by citizens
Communications of the ACM 46, 1 (January 2003), 52-54.
Lazar, J., Jones, A., Bessiere, K., Ceaparu, I., Shneiderman, B.
User Frustration with Technology in the Workplace
Proc. Association for Information Systems 2003 Americas Conference (2003), 2199-2202.
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=2004-12
Shneiderman, B.
ACM's computing professionals face new challenges
Communications of the ACM 45, 2 (February 2002), 31-34. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/503124.503142
Shneiderman, B.
Beyond information appliances: Serving human needs
Invited paper, Ricoh Technical Report No. 28, Japan (2002), 7-9.
Shneiderman, B.
Design: CUU: bridging the digital divide with universal usability
ACM Interactions 8, 2 (March-April 2001), 11-15.
Hochheiser, H., Shneiderman, B.
Universal Usability Statements: Marking the Trail for All Users
ACM Interactions,Vol. 8, No. 2, 16-18 March/April 2001
Published Version: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=361913
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=2001-02
Shneiderman, B.
Designing websites to enhance online trust
Communications of the ACM 43, 12 (December 2000), 81-83.
Hert, C., Marchionini, G., Liddy, E., Shneiderman, B.
Interacting with tabular data through the World Wide Web
Proceedings of the Seminar on Integrating Federal Statistical Information and Processes (Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, Statistical Policy Working Paper 32), Statistical Policy Office. Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC (2000), 219-226.
Shneiderman, B.
The limits of speech recognition
Communications of the ACM 43, 9 (September 2000), 63-65.
Shneiderman, B.
Getting to the Golden Age of Usability
SAPInfo 59 (May 1999), 21-23.
Brown, J., Van Dam, A., Earnshaw, R., Encarnacao, J., Guedj, R., Preece, J., Shneiderman, B., Vince, J.
Human-centered computing, online communities, and virtual environments
ACM interactions vi.5 (Sept-Oct 1999), 9-16. Reprinted in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 19, 6, (1999).70-74.
Shneiderman, B.
Human-Computer Interaction Research: Why Does it Matter? And What Can We Do?
IMP Magazine, http://www.cisp.org/imp/december_99/12_99shneiderman-insight.htm (December 1999).
Scholtz, J., Shneiderman, B.
Introduction to special issue on usability engineering
Empirical Software Engineering 4, 1 (March 1999), 5-10.
Shneiderman, B.
Jefferson's Laptop: User interfaces for universal creativity
Educom Review 34, 3 (May/June 1999), 34-36.
Kreitzberg, C., Shneiderman, B.
Making computer and internet usability a national priority
Common Ground (1999). Revised version reprinted in Branaghan, R. J. (Editor), Design by People for People: Essays on Usability, Usability Professionals Assn, Chicago (2001), 7-20.
Brown, J., Van Dam, A., Earnshaw, R., Encarnacao, J., Guedj, R., Preece, J., Shneiderman, B., Vince, J.
Special report on human-centered computing, online communities and virtual environments
ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics 33, 3 (August 1999), 42-62. http://www.siggraph.org/publications/newsletter/v33n3/contributions/special.html
Shneiderman, B.
Codex, Memex, Genex: The Pursuit of Tranformational Technologies
International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction 10,2 (1998), 87-106.
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=97-21
Shneiderman, B.
Educational Journeys on the Web Frontier
EDUCOM Review 33,6 (Nov/Dec 1998), 10,12-14
Published Version: http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/html/erm9861.html
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=98-15
Kearsley, G., Shneiderman, B.
Engagement theory: A framework for technology-based teaching and learning
Educational Technology 38, 5 (September-October 1998), 20-23.
Shneiderman, B.
Whippping the boogey-man: A response to David Noble
Educom Review 33, 3 (May/June 1998), 26.
Shneiderman, B.
A framework for search interfaces
IEEE Software(March/April 1997), 18-20.
Shneiderman, B.
Between hope and fear: Universal access, medical records, and educational computing
Communications of the ACM 40, 2 (50th Anniversary Issue) (February 1997), 59-62.
Shneiderman, B., Byrd, D., Croft, W.
Clarifying Search: A User-Interface Framework for Text Searches
D-Lib Magazine, January 1997Condensed versions published as: Shneiderman, B., A framework for search interfaces, IEEE Software (March/April 1997), 18-20. Revised and shortened version published as: Shneiderman, B., Byrd, D., and Croft, B., Sorting out searching: A user-interface framework for text searches, Communications of the ACM 41, 4 (April 1998), 95-98.
Published Version: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/273035.273069
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=97-05
Shneiderman, B., Maes, P.
Direct manipulation vs. software agents: A debate
ACM Interactions 4, 6 (Nov/Dec 1997), 42-61. Reprinted in Japanese, Nikkei Electronics No. 728, October 19, 1998), 149-159 and No. 730 (November 16, 1998), 203-212.
Doan, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B., Bruns, T.
Query Previews for Networked Information Systems: A Case Study with NASA Environmental Data
ACM SIGMOD Record, Vol. 26, No. 1 (75-81), March 1997
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=97-02
Shneiderman, B.
Research to support widespread access to digital libraries and government information services
In Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Reserach Council, More Than Skin Deep: Towards Every-Citizen Interfaces to the Nation's Information Infrastructure, National Academy Press, Washington, DC (1997), 372-374.
Shneiderman, B.
Visualizing personal histories: A workshop
July 21-22, 1997, ACM SIGCHI Bulletin 30, 1 (January 1998), 34-35.
Tanin, E., Beigel, R., Shneiderman, B.
Incremental Data Structures and Algorithms for Dynamic Query Interfaces
Workshop on New Paradigms in Information Visualization and Manipulation, Fifth ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '96) (Rockville, MD, Nov. 16, 1996) 12-15. Also in SIGMOD Record, Vol. 25, No. 4 (21-24), December 1996
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=96-18
Kolker, R., Shneiderman, B.
Tools for Creating and Exploiting Content
Getty Art History Information Program, Research Agenda for Networked Cultural Heritage (Santa Monica, CA,1996) 27-30.
Published Version: http://www.ahip.getty.edu/agenda/tools.html
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=96-14
Shneiderman, B.
Comprehensible, predictable, and controllable user interfaces
American Programmer 8, 4 (April 1995), 2-7.
Shneiderman, B.
Durango Declaration
Communications of the ACM 38, 10 (October 1995), 13. Reprinted PC Week Inside (August 28, 1995), A7.
Shneiderman, B.
Human values and the future of technology: Convocation Speech Guelph University
ACM SIGCAS Bulletin: Computers and Society 25, 3 (September 1995), 15-16.
Shneiderman, B.
Looking for the bright side of agents
ACM Interactions 2, 1 (January 1995), 13-15.
Shneiderman, B.
The Information Superhighway: For the people
Communications of the ACM 38, 1 (January 1995), 162. Reprinted in Miller, S. E., Civilizing Cyberspace: Policy, Power, and the Information Superhighway, ACM Press, New York & Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA (1996), 54-55.
Shneiderman, B.
Supporting the process of innovation: The Maryland Way
ACM Interactions, Volume 1, Issue 1 (January 1994), 67-71.
Shneiderman, B.
Declaration in Apple vs. Microsoft/Hewlett-Packard
Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction, B. Shneiderman, Ed., Ablex Publ. (1993) 355-363.
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=93-12
Chimera, R., Shneiderman, B.
User interface consistency: An evaluation of original and revised interfaces for a videodisk library
In Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction (B. Shneiderman, editor), Ablex Publishers, Norwood, NJ (1993), 259-271.
Shneiderman, B.
Socially Responsible Computing I: A call to action following the L. A. Riots
ACM SIGCHI Bulletin 24, 3 (July 1992), 14-15.
Shneiderman, B.
Socially Responsible Computing II: First steps on the path to positive contributions
ACM SIGCHI Bulletin 24, 3 (July 1992), 16-17. Reprinted in revised form as a Viewpoint, Communications of the ACM 36, 1 (January 1993), 15-16.
Shneiderman, B., Kreitzberg, C., Berk, E.
Editing to structure a reader's experience
In E. Berk and J. Devlin, Eds., Handbook of Hypertext/Hypermedia, McGraw-Hill Publishers, New York, NY (1991), 143-164.
Shneiderman, B.
Information Resources on Human-Computer Interfaces
American Programmer (March 1991), 30-37.
Shneiderman, B.
Protecting rights in user interface designs
ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, Oct. 1990. Excerpt of this paper also appeared as: Intellectual protection for user interfaces?, Communications of the ACM, 34, 4, (April 1991) 13-14. Also Sparks of Innovation in Human-Computer Interaction, Shneider man, B., Ed., Ablex (June 1993) 351-354.
Technical Report: http://hcil.cs.umd.edu/trs/search.php?number=90-12
Plaisant, C., Battaglia, J., Shneiderman, B.
Scheduling home-control devices: A case study of the transition from the research project to a product
Human Factors in Practice, Human Factors Society Computer Systems Technical Group (December 1990), 7-12.
Shneiderman, B.
Beyond artificial intelligence: Overcoming the obstacle of animism
Proceedings of Workshop on Long-term Social Implications of Artificial Intelligence, US Office of Technology Assessment (1989).
Mitchell, J., Shneiderman, B.
Dynamic vs. static menus: An experimental comparison
ACM SIGCHI Bulletin 20, 4 (1989), 33-36.
Shneiderman, B.
Intelligent Interfaces: From fantasy to fact
Proc. IFIP XI World Computer Congress (August 1989), North-Holland.
Shneiderman, B.
My Star Wars Plan: A Strategic Education Initiative, Guest Editorial
The Computing Teacher, (May 1989), 5.
Iseki, O., Shneiderman, B.
Applying direct manipulation concepts: Direct Manipulation Disk Operating System (DMDOS)
ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes 11, 2, (April 1986), 22-26.
Shneiderman, B.
Human-computer interaction research at the University of Maryland
ACM SIGCHI Bulletin 17, 3, (January 1986), 27-32.
MacArthur, C., Shneiderman, B.
Remedial-reading students' difficulties in learning to use a word processor: Implications for design
ACM SIGCHI Bulletin 17, 3, (January 1986), 41-46.
Shneiderman, B.
Fighting for the user
ASIS Bulletin 9, 2, (December 1982), 27-29. Reprinted as Keynote Address for Proceedings 5th International Conference on Computer Capacity Management.
Shneiderman, B.
Human Factors in Computing: An Optimist's View
Proc. ACM Southeast Regional Conference (1981), Atlanta, GA, Keynote Address.
Shneiderman, B.
Putting the Human Factor into Systems Development
Proc. 19th Annual Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Personnel Research, (1981), 1-13, Keynote Address. Reprinted in Datamation 28, 14, (April 1982), 125-126.
Shneiderman, B.
Group Processes in Programming
Datamation 26, 1 (January 1980), 138-141.
Shneiderman, B.
Human Factors Experiments for Refining Interactive Systems Designs
Proc. IEEE COMPCON '80 Conference, (1980), 123-124.
Shneiderman, B.
Human Factors Issues in Database Usage
Proc. 10th Annual Conference of Society for Management Information Systems(1978).
Shneiderman, B.
Applying the Results of Human Factors Experiments: Programming Languages and Data Base Query Languages
Proc. Symposium on the Role of Human Factors in Computers, R.E. Granda and J.M. Finkelman, Editors, The Human Factors Society, (November 1976), 51-58.
Goodman, V., Shneiderman, B.
Batched searching of sequential and tree structured files
ACM Transactions on Database Systems 1, 3 (September 1976), 268-275
Published Version: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/320473.320487
Shneiderman, B.
Cognitive Psychology and Programming Language Design
SIGPLAN Notices 10, 7 (July 1975), 46-47.
Shneiderman, B.
Opportunities for Data Base Reorganization
FDT...Bulletin of the ACM SIGMOD 6, 4 (1974), 1-8.
Nassi, I., Shneiderman, B.
Flowchart Techniques for Structured Programming
SIGPLAN Notices 8, 8 (August, 1973). This paper is widely cited and the technique is heavily used in industry and teaching, influencing dozens of software packages.
Shneiderman, B.
Computer Science Education and Social Relevance
ACM SIGCSE Bulletin (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) 3, 1, 1971.
Published Version: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/873674.873677
Shneiderman, B.
Uniting behind an idea: User interfaces for creativity and cognition
Proc. 6th Conference on Creativity and Cognition, ACM Press, New York (2007), 3-5.
Published Version: http://portalparts.acm.org/1260000/1254960/fm/frontmatter.pdf