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The James Chen Best Student Paper Award is given to the best student paper at the UMAP conference. Below the winners of the award thus far.

2017

The 25th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2016, in Bratislava, Slovakia, awarded the following papers:

Out of the Fr-“Eye”-ing Pan: Towards Gaze-Based Models of Attention during Learning with Technology in the Classroom

Stephen Hutt, Caitlin Mills, Nigel Bosch, Kristina Krasich, James Brockmole and Sidney D’Mello

Fine-Grained Open Learner Models: Complexity Versus Support

Julio Guerra-Hollstein, Jordan Barria-Pineda, Christian D. Schunn, Susan Bull and Peter Brusilovsky

2016

The 24th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2016, in Halifax, Canada, awarded the following papers:

On the Value of Reminders within E-Commerce Recommendations

Lukas Lerche, Dietmar Jannach and Malte Ludewig

Analyzing and Predicting Task Reminders

David Graus, Paul Bennett, Ryen White and Eric Horvitz

2015

The 23rd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2015, in Dublin, Ireland, awarded the following papers:

Counteracting Anchoring Effects in Group Decision Making

Martin Stettinger, Alexander Felfernig, Gerhard Leitner, Stefan Reiterer

Implicit Acquisition of User Personality for Augmenting Movie Recommendations

Wen Wu, Li Chen

2014

The 22nd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2014, in Aalborg, Denmark, awarded the following papers:

Toward Fully Automated Person-Independent Detection of Mind Wandering

Robert Bixler and Sidney D'Mello

Adaptive support versus alternating worked examples and tutored problems: Which leads to better learning?

Amir Shareghi Najar, Tanja Mitrovic and Bruce M. McLaren
2013

2013

The 21th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2013, in Rome, Italy, awarded the following paper:

Utilizing Dynamic Bayes Nets to Improve Early Prediction Models of Self-Regulated Learning

Jennifer Sabourin, Bradford Mott and James Lester

2012

The 20th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2012, in Montreal, Canada, awarded the following papers:

A Comparative Study of Users' Microblogging Behavior on Sina Weibo and Twitter

Qi Gao, Fabian Abel, Geert-Jan Houben and Yong Yu

Improving Construct Validity Yields Better Models of Systematic Inquiry, Even with Less Information

Michael Sao Pedro, Ryan S.J.D. Baker and Janice Gobert

2011

The 19th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2011, in Girona, Spain, awarded the following papers:

Early Detection of Potential Experts in Question Answering Communities
Aditya Pal, Rosta Farzan, Joseph A. Konstan and Robert E. Kraut

Walk the Talk
Denis Parra and Xavier Amatriain

2010

The 18th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2010, in Kona, Hawaii, USA, awarded the following paper:

Inducing Effective Pedagogical Strategies Using Learning Context Features
Min Chi, Kurt Van Lehn, Diane Litman and Pamela Jordan, CMU and University of Pittsburg, USA

2009

The 17th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2009, in Trento, Italy awarded the following papers:

Social Navigation Support for Information Seeking: If You Build It, Will They Come?
Rosta Farzan and Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburg, USA

Non-Intrusive Personalisation of the Museum Experience
Fabian Bohnert and Ingrid Zukerman, Monash University, Australia

2008

The Adaptive Hypermedia Conference AH'2008 in Hannover, Germany awarded the following papers:

The Effectiveness of Personalized Movie Explanations: An Experiment Using Commercial Meta-data
Nava Tintarev and Judith Masthoff, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

User-Centric Profiling on the Basis of Cognitive and Emotional Characteristics: An Empirical Study
Nikos Tsianos, Zacharias Lekkas, Panagiotis Germanakos, Costas Mourlas, and George Samaras

2007

The 11th International Conference on User Modelling, UM07, in Corfu, Greece awarded the following papers:
Preference-based Organization Interfaces: Aiding User Critiques in Recommender Systems

Li Chen, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

A User Modeling Server for Contemporary Adaptive Hypermedia: an Evaluation of Push Approach to Evidence Propagation
Michael Yudelson, University of Pittsburg, USA

2006

The Adaptive Hypertext and Hypermedia 2006 Conference awarded the following two papers:

Social navigation support in a course recommendation system
Rosta Farzan and Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh

A Comparative Study of Compound Critique Generation in Conversational Recommender Systems
Jiyong Zhang and Pearl Pu, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

2005

The 10th International Conference on User Modelling, UM05, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 24-29, 2005 awarded the following two papers:

Assessing Cognitive Load in Adaptive Hypermedia Systems: Physiological and Behavioral Methods
Holger Schultheis and Anthony Jameson (DFKI, Germany)

Using SiteRank for Decentralized Computation of Web Document Ranking
Jie Wu and Karl Aberer (EPFL, Switzerland)

2004

The Adaptive Hypertext and Hypermedia 2004 Conference awarded two awards:

Exploiting Probabilistic Latent Information for the Construction of Community Web Directories
Dimitrios Pierrakos and Georgios Paliouras, Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications, NCSR "Demokritos”

The impact of link suggestion on user navigation and user perception
Ion Juvina (University of Utrecht, the Netherlands) and Eelco Herder (University of Twente, the Netherlands)