Publications

Journal Articles

Ross, K.M., Carpenter, C.A., Arroyo, K.M., Shankar, M.N., Yi, F., Qiu, P., Anthony, L., Ruiz, J., and Perri, M.G. Impact of transition from face-to-face to telehealth on behavioral obesity treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Obesity (Silver Spring), Volume 30 (Issue 4), April 2022, p.858863, https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.23383 [preprint link]

Schuman, C., Stofer, K.A., Anthony, L., Neff, H., Soni, N., Darrow, A., and Chang, P. Inland adult and child interest in the ocean, International Journal of Science Education, Part B, Volume 11 (Issue 4), November 2021, p.344–361, https://doi.org/10.1080/21548455.2021.2000661 [preprint link]

Bai, C., Chen, Y., Wolach, A., Anthony, L., and Mardini, M.T. Using Smartwatches to Detect Face Touching. Sensors, Volume 21 (Issue 19), September 2021, Article no.6528, 13 pp. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21196528 [preprint link]

Soni, N., Darrow, A., Luc, A., Gleaves, S., Schuman, C., Neff, H., Chang, P., Kirkland, B., Alexandre, J., Morales., A., Stofer, K.A., Anthony, L. Affording Embodied Cognition through Touchscreen and Above-the-Surface Gestures During Collaborative Tabletop Science Learning. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (IJCSCL’21), Volume 16, March 2021, p.105–p.144,  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11412-021-09341-x [preprint link]

Shaw, A., Ruiz, J., Anthony, L., A Survey on Applying Automated Recognition of Touchscreen Stroke Gestures to Children’s Input. Interacting with Computers, Volume 32, Issue 5-6, September-November 2020, p.524–547, https://doi.org/10.1093/iwc/iwab009 [preprint link]

Schuman, C., Stofer, K.A., Anthony, L., Neff, H., Chang, P., Soni, N., Darrow, A., Luc, A., Morales, A., Alexandre, J., and Kirkland, B. Ocean Data Visualization on a Touchtable Demonstrates Group Content Learning, Science Practices Use, and Potential Embodied Cognition. Research in Science Education, Volume 52, August 2020, p.445–457, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11165-020-09951-9 [preprint link]

Anthony, Lisa. 2019. Physical dimensions of children’s touchscreen interactions: Lessons from five years of study on the MTAGIC project. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Volume 128, August 2019, 16 pp, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2019.02.00 [preprint link]

Jain, E., Anthony, L., Aloba, A., Castonguay, A., Cuba, I., Shaw, A., and Woodward, J. 2016. Is the motion of a child perceivably different from the motion of an adult? ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, Volume 13, Issue 4, July 2016, Article no.22, 17 pp, https://doi.org/10.1145/2947616 [preprint link]

Anthony, L., Brown, Q., Nias, J. and Tate, B. 2015. Children (and Adults) Benefit From Visual Feedback during Gesture Interaction on Mobile Touchscreen Devices. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, Volume 6, December 2015, p.17-27, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2016.01.002 [preprint link]

Anthony, L., Brown, Q., Tate, B., Nias, J., Brewer, R., and Irwin, G. 2014. Designing Smarter Touch-Based Interfaces for Educational Contexts. Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing: Special Issue on Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology, Volume 18, Issue 6, August 2014, p.1471-1483, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-013-0749-9 [preprint link]

Refereed Conference Papers

Woodward, J., Alemu, F., López Adames, N.E., Anthony, L., Yip, J.C., and Ruiz, J. 2022. “It Would Be Cool to Get Stampeded by Dinosaurs”: Analyzing Children’s Conceptual Model of AR Headsets Through Co-Design. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’22), April 30-May 5, Hybrid event, New Orleans, LA, USA, Article no.152, 13 pp. https://doi.org/10.1145/3491102.3501979 [PDF]

Soni, N., Tierney, A., Jurczyk, K., Gleaves, S., Schreiber, E., Stofer, K.A., and Anthony, L. 2021. Collaboration around Multi-touch Spherical Displays: A Field Study at a Science Museum. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, Volume 5, Issue CSCW2 (CSCW’2021), October 23-27, Virtual event, Article no.326, 34 pp. https://doi.org/10.1145/3476067 [PDF] (Honorable Mention)

Aloba, A. and Anthony, L. 2021. Characterizing Children’s Motion Qualities: Implications for the Design of Motion Applications for Children. Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’21), October 18-22, Hybrid event, Montreal, Canada, p.229–238. https://doi.org/10.1145/3462244.3479941 [PDF]

Blanchard, J., Gardner-McCune, C., and Anthony, L. 2021. Dual Modality Instruction & Programming Environments: Student Usage & Perceptions. Proceedings of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’21), March 13-20, Virtual event, p.481–487. https://doi.org/10.1145/3408877.3432434 [PDF]

Soni, N. Designing Interactions for Multi-touch Spherical Displays to Support Collaborative Learning in Museums. 2020. Proceedings of the Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces Doctoral Consortium (ISS’20), November 8-11, Virtual event, Portugal, p.95–99. [PDF]

Chen, Z., Chen, Y., Shaw, A., Aloba, A., Antonenko, P., Ruiz, J., and Anthony, L. 2020. Examining the Link between Children’s Cognitive Development and Touchscreen Interaction Patterns. Proceedings of 2020 ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ‘20), October 25-29, Virtual event, Netherlands, p.635–639. [PDF]

Aloba, A., Woodward, J., and Anthony, L. 2020. FilterJoint: Toward an Understanding of Whole-Body Gesture Articulation. Proceedings of 2020 ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI’20), October 25-29, Virtual Event, Netherlands, p.213-221. [PDF]

Morrison-Smith, S., Aloba, A., Lu, H., Benda, B., Esmaeili, S., Flores, G., Smith, J., Soni, N., Wang, I., Joy, R., Woodard, D.L., Ruiz, J., and Anthony, L. 2020. MMGatorAuth: A Novel Multimodal Dataset for Authentication Interactions in Gesture and Voice. Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’20), October 25–29, 2020, Virtual event, Netherlands. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 370–377. [PDF]

Woodward, J., Cato, J., Smith, J., Wang, I., Benda, B., Anthony, L., and Ruiz, J. 2020. Examining Fitts’ and FFitts’ Law Models for Children’s Pointing Tasks on Touchscreens. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 56, 1–5. [PDF]

Blanchard, J., Gardner-McCune, C., and Anthony, L. 2020. Dual-Modality Instruction and Learning: A Case Study in CS1. Proceedings of the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE’2020), Portland, Oregon, USA, March 11-14, 818-824. [PDF(Research Track, 2nd Best Paper)

Soni, N., Gleaves, S., Neff, H., Morrison-Smith, S., Esmaeili, S., Mayne, I., Bapat, S., Schuman, C., Stofer, K.A., and Anthony, L. 2020. Adults’ and Children’s Mental Models for Gestural Interactions with Interactive Spherical Displays. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’2020), Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA, April 25-20, Pages 1-12. [PDF]

Aishat Aloba. Tailoring Motion Recognition Systems to Children’s Motions. 2019. International Conference on Multimodal Interaction Doctoral Consortium (ICMI ’19). Suzhou, China, October 14-18, 2019, 457-462. [PDF]

Blanchard, J., Gardner-McCune, C., and Anthony, L. 2019. Effects of Code Representation on Student Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Programming. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages & Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC’2019), Memphis, TN, USA, October 14-18, 2019, Pages 127-131. [PDF] (Honorable Mention)

Aloba, A., Luc, A., Woodward, J., Dong, Y., Zhang, R., Jain, E., and Anthony, L. 2019. Quantifying Differences between Child and Adult Motion Based on Gait Features. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Orlando, FL, USA, July 29-31, Pages 385-402. Springer, Cham. [PDF]

Soni, N., Darrow, A., Luc, A., Gleaves, S., Schuman, C., Neff, H., Chang, P., Kirkland, B., Alexandre, J., Morales, A., Stofer, K.A., and Anthony, L. 2019. Analysis of Touchscreen Interactive Gestures During Embodied Cognition in Collaborative Tabletop Science Learning Experiences. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL’ 2019), Volume 1, Lyon, France, June 17-21, Pages 9-16. [PDF]

Soni, N., Gleaves, S., Neff, H., Morrison-Smith, S., Esmaeili, S., Mayne, I., Bapat, S., Schuman, C., Stofer, K.A., and Anthony, L. 2019. Do User-Defined Gestures for Flatscreens Generalize to Interactive Spherical Displays for Adults and Children? Proceedings of the International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis’ 2019), Palermo, Italy, June 12-14, Article No. 24, 7 Pages. [PDF]

Soni, N., Aloba, A., Morga, K.S., Wisniewski, P.J., and Anthony, L. 2019. A Framework of Touchscreen Interaction Design Recommendations for Children (TIDRC): Characterizing the Gap between Research Evidence and Design Practice. In Proceedings of the Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC’19), Boise, ID, USA, June 12-15, Pages 419-431. [PDF]

Scaife, N., Bowers, J., Peeters, C., Hernandez, G., Sherman, I.N., Anthony, L., Traynor, P. 2019. Kiss from a Rogue: Evaluating Detectability of Pay-at-the-Pump Card Skimmers. IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP’2019) , San Francisco, CA, USA, May 19-23, Pages 1000-1014. [PDF]

Woodward, J., Esmaeili, S., Jain, A., Bell, J., Ruiz, J., and Anthony, L. 2018. Investigating Separation of Territories and Activity Roles in Children’s Collaboration around Tabletops. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW’18), Article 185, Jersey City, NY, November 9-12, 2018.[PDF]

Radu-Daniel Vatavu, Lisa Anthony, and Jacob O. Wobbrock. 2018. $Q: A Super-Quick, Articulation-Invariant Stroke-Gesture Recognizer for Low-Resource Devices. Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI’2018), Barcelona, Spain, September 3-6, 2018, Article No. 23. [PDF]

Woodward, J., McFadden, Z., Shiver, N., Ben-hayon, A., Yip, J.C., and Anthony, L. 2018. Using Co-Design to Examine How Children Conceptualize Intelligent Interfaces. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’2018), Montreal, Canada, April 21-26, 2018, paper no. 575. [PDF]

Aloba, A., Flores, G., Woodward, J., Shaw, A., Castonguay, A., Cuba, I., Dong, Y., Jain, E. and Anthony, L. 2018. Kinder-Gator: The UF Kinect Database of Child and Adult Motion. EUROGRAPHICS Proceedings, Delft, Netherlands, April 16-18, 2018, 4 Pages [PDF]

Woodward, J., Shaw, A., Aloba, A., Jain, A., Ruiz, J., and Anthony, L. 2017. Tablets, tabletops, and smartphones: cross-platform comparisons of children’s touchscreen interactions. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI’2017), Glasgow, UK, November 13-17, 2017, pages 5-14. [PDF]

Shaw, A., Ruiz, J., and Anthony, L. 2017. Comparing human and machine recognition of children’s touchscreen stroke gestures. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI’2017), Glasgow, UK, November 13-17, 2017, pages 32-40. [PDF] (Best Student Paper)

Shaw, A. 2017. Human-centered Recognition of Children’s Touchscreen Gestures. International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI’2017) Doctoral Consortium, Glasgow, UK, November 13-17, 2017, pages 638-642. [PDF]

Dong, Y., Paryani, S., Rana, N., Aloba, A., Anthony, L., and Jain, E. 2017. Adult2Child: dynamic scaling laws to create child-like motion. Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Motion in Games (MIG’2017), November 8–10, 2017, Barcelona, Spain, pages 1-10. [PDF]

Shaw, A. and Anthony, L. 2016. Analyzing the articulation features of children’s touchscreen gestures. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI’2016), Tokyo, Japan, November 12-16, 2016, pages 333-340. [PDF] (Best Student Paper Nominee)

Anthony, L., Stofer, K.A., Luc, A., and Wobbrock, J.O. 2016. Gestures by Children and Adults on Touch Tables and Touch Walls in a Public Science Center. Proceedings of the ACM Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC’2016), Manchester, UK, June 21-24, 2016, pages 344-355. [PDF]

Woodward, J., Shaw, A., Luc, A., Craig, B., Das, J., Hall Jr, P., Holla, A., Irwin, G., Sikich, D., Brown, Q., and Anthony, L. 2016. Characterizing How Interface Complexity Affects Children’s Touchscreen Interactions. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’2016), San Jose, CA, May 7-12, 2016, pages 1921-1933. [PDF]

Vatavu, R.-D., Anthony, L., and Brown, Q. 2015. Child or Adult? Inferring Smartphone Users’ Age Group from Touch Measurements Alone. Proceedings of INTERACT’15, the 15th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 9299, pages 1-9. [PDF]

Vatavu, R.-D., Anthony, L., and Wobbrock, J.O. 2014. Gesture Heatmaps: Understanding Gesture Performance with Colorful Visualizations. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI’2014), Istanbul, Turkey, November 12-14, 2014, pages 172-179. [PDF] [Poster]

Refereed Conference Posters

Chen, Y., Bai, C., Wolach, A., Mardini, M.T., and Anthony, L. 2021. Detecting Face Touching with Dynamic Time Warping on Smartwatches: A Preliminary Study. Companion Publication of the 2021 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’21 Companion), October 18-22, Hybrid event, Montreal, Canada, p.19–24. https://doi.org/10.1145/3461615.3485433 [PDF]

Jurczyk, K., You, C., Nourani, M., Gupta, M., Anthony, L., and Lok, B. 2021. Romadoro: Leveraging Nudge Techniques to Encourage Break-Taking. The Adjunct Publication of the 34th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST ’21), October 10-14, Virtual event, p.66–69. https://doi.org/10.1145/3474349.3480231 [PDF]

Woodward, J., Chen Y., Jurczyk, K., Ross, K.M., Anthony, L., and Ruiz, J. 2021. A Survey of Notification Designs in Commercial mHealth Apps. Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA’21), May 8-13, Virtual event, Article no.232, 7 pp. [PDF]

Aloba, A., Flores, G., Langham, J., McFadden, Z., Bell, J., Dagar, N., Esmaeili, S., and Anthony, L. 2020. Toward Exploratory Design with Stakeholders for Understanding Exergame Design. In Extended Abstracts of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ‘2020). Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA, April 25-20, p.1–8. [PDF]

Soni N., Bapat, S., Gleaves, S., Darrow, A., Schuman, C., Neff, H., Chang, P., Stofer, K. A., Anthony, L. 2019. Towards Understanding Interactions Around Multi-Touch Spherical Displays. In Extended Abstracts of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA’ 2019), Glasgow, UK, May 4-9, 6 Paper No. LBW0238. [PDF]

Aloba, A., Coleman, G., Ong, T., Yan, S., Suvajdzic, M., Albrecht, D., and Anthony, L. 2017. From Board Game to Digital Game: Designing a Mobile Game for Children to Learn About Invasive Species. CHI PLAY’17 Extended Abstracts, October 15–18, 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands, p.375-382. [PDF]

Blanchard, J., Gardner-McCune, C., and Anthony, L. 2018. How Perceptions of Programming Differ in Children with and without Prior Experience. Proceedings of the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE’2018), Baltimore, Maryland, February 21-24, 2018, p.1099-1099. [PDF]

Shaw, A. and Anthony, L. 2016. Toward a Systematic Understanding of Children’s Touchscreen Gestures. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’2016), San Jose, CA, May 7-12, 2016, p.1752-1759. [PDF and Poster]

Rust, K., Malu, M., Anthony, L., and Findlater, L. 2014. Understanding Child-Defined Gestures and Children’s Mental Models for Touchscreen Tabletop Interaction. Proceedings of the International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC’2014), Aarhus, Denmark, June 17-20, 2014, p.201-204. [PDF] [Poster]

Refereed Workshop Papers

Soni, N., Stofer, K. A. and Anthony, L. 2022. Touchscreen Interactions for Spatial Data Visualizations on Multi-touch Spherical Displays: Interaction Design Guidelines. Paper for the “MAp-based Interfaces and Interactions (MAPII)” workshop, International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI’22), Rome, Italy, June 7, 2022. [PDF]

Blanchard, J., Gardner-McCune, C., and Anthony, L. 2019. Amphibian: Dual-Modality Representation in Integrated Development Environments. 2019. Paper for the “IEEE Blocks and Beyond Workshop (Blocks and Beyond)” workshop (B&B’2019), Memphis, TN, October 18, 2019, p.83-85. [PDF]

Soni, N. and Anthony, L. 2019. HCI Methodologies for Designing Natural User Interactions that Do Not Interfere with Learning. Paper for the “Making the Learning Sciences Count: Impacting Association for Computing Machinery Communities in Human-Computer Interaction” workshop, International Conference of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL’19), Lyon, France, June 17, 2019. [PDF]

Blanchard, J., Gardner-McCune, C., and Anthony, L. 2015. Bridging Educational Programming and Production Languages. Paper for the “Every Child a Coder” workshop, ACM SIGCHI Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC’2015), Boston, MA, June 21, 2015. [PDF]

Anthony, L. and Brown, Q. 2015. Designing Touchscreen Interfaces that Don’t Interfere with Learning. Paper for “Innovations in Interaction Design and Learning” workshop, ACM SIGCHI Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC’2015), Boston, MA, June 21, 2015. [PDF]

Graduate Theses

Soni, N. 2021. Designing Interactions for Multi-touch Spherical Displays to Support Collaborative Learning in Museums. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida. December 2021. [PDF]

Aloba, A. 2021. Tailoring Motion Recognition Systems to Children’s Motions. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida. August 2021. [PDF]

Blanchard, J.J. 2020. Building Bridges: Dual-Modality Instruction and Introductory Programming Coursework. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida. May 2020. [PDF]

Shaw, A. 2020. Automatic Recognition of Children’s Touchscreen Stroke Gestures. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida. March 2020. [PDF]

Undergraduate Theses

Pilley, E. 2022. Modifying $P Recognition Algorithm for Children’s Gestures. Senior Honors thesis, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida. April 2022. [PDF]

Almeida, A. 2022. Design Recommendations for eHealth interventions for People with Eating Disorders. Senior Honors thesis, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida. April 2022. [PDF]

Press and Other

Woodward, J. 2022. What Do Children Think About Augmented Reality in Headsets? Sesame Workshop Joan Ganz Cooney Center blog post. https://joanganzcooneycenter.org/2022/06/01/what-do-children-think-about-ar/

MagmaMath. 2021. Touchscreens and Handwriting: A Conversation. MagmaMath blog post. https://www.magmamath.com/post/touchscreens-and-handwriting-a-conversation

MIT Technology Review. 2021. When AI Becomes Child’s Play. CACM: ACM Opinion. https://cacm.acm.org/opinion/interviews/253285-when-ai-becomes-childs-play/fulltext

Hourcade, J.P., Antle, A.N., Anthony, L., Fails, J.A., Iversen, O.S., Rubegni, E., Skov, M.B., Slovak, P.,
Walsh, G., and Zeising, A. 2018. Childcomputer interaction, ubiquitous technologies, and big data.
interactions 25, 6 (October 2018), p.7881. https://interactions.acm.org/archive/view/november-december-2018/child-computer-interaction-ubiquitous-technologies-and-big-data

Anthony, L., Hiniker, A., and Kientz, J. 2018. Playful Interfaces. UXPA Magazine, Volume 18, Issue 1,
February 2018, approx. 6 pp. http://uxpamagazine.org/playful-interfaces/