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Buck, J.W. & Perugini, S. (2017). Mixed-initiative personal assistants [Extended Abstract]. In Barnes, T. & Garcia, D. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 48th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), 753-754. New York, NY: ACM Press. (First-place winner 2016-2017 ACM Student Research Competition.) [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. & Buck, J.W. (2016). A language-based model for specifying and staging mixed-initiative dialogs. In Campos, J.C. & Schmidt, A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS), 204-216. New York, NY: ACM Press. (Acceptance rate = 30%.) [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. (2016). Mining mixed-initiative dialogs. In Su, S.-F. (Ed.), Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2287-2294. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press. [DOI | PDF].

Buck, J.W. & Perugini, S. (2016). A tool for staging mixed-initiative dialogs. In P. Phung, J. Shen, & M. Glass (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS), 25–32. [eCommons PDF | CEUR-WS PDF].

Lu, X., Shen, J., Perugini, S., & Yang, J. (2015). An immersive telepresence system using RGB-D sensors and head mounted display. In Chen, M., Sousa, L., & Tian, Y. (Eds.), Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), 453-458. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press. (Acceptance rate < 26%.) [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. (2015). Staging mixed-initiative dialogs by program generation and transformation (Tech. Rep. No. arXiv:1108.0476v3 [cs.PL]). Los Alamos, NM: Computing Research Repository (CoRR). [PDF | abstract].

Calvo, A.A. & Perugini, S. (2014). Pointing devices for wearable computers. Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, 2014(Article ID 527320), 10pp. [doi:10.1155/2014/527320 | WWW | PDF].

Calvo, A., Burnett, G., Finomore, V., & Perugini, S. (2012). The design, implementation, and evaluation of a pointing device for a wearable computer. In Bolstad, C.A. & Mayhorn, C.B. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting, 521-525. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. (Nominated for the computer systems best paper award.) [DOI | PDF].

Kimball, W.B. & Perugini, S. (2012). Software vulnerabilities by example: A fresh look at the buffer overflow problem—Bypassing SafeSEH. Journal of Information Assurance and Security, 7(1), 1–13 [WWW | PDF].

Perugini, S. (2010). Personalization by website transformation: Theory and practice. Information Processing and Management, 46(3), 284-294 [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. & Ramakrishnan, N. (2010). Program transformations for information personalization. Computer Languages, Systems and Structures, 36(3), 223-249 [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. (2010). Supporting multiple access paths to objects in information hierarchies: Faceted classification, faceted search, and symbolic links. Information Processing and Management, 46(1), 22-43 [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. & Ramakrishnan, N. (2009). Exploring out-of-turn interactions with websites. Journal of Digital Information, 10(4) [abstract | HTML | PDF].

Stefaner, M., Ferré, S., Perugini, S., Koren, J. & Zhang, Y. (2009). User interface design. In G. Sacco & Y. Tzitzkas (Eds.), Dynamic taxonomies and faceted search: Theory, practice, and experience (Vol. 25, pp. 75-112). Berlin: Springer. (Invited submission.) [PDF].

Perugini, S. (2008). Symbolic links in the Open Directory Project. Information Processing and Management, 44(2), 910-930 [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S., Anderson, T.J., & Moroney, W.F. (2007). A study of out-of-turn interaction in menu-based, ivr, voicemail systems. In In Gilmore, D. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 25th International ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 961-970. New York, NY: ACM Press. (Acceptance rate < 25%.) [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. & Ramakrishnan, N. (2007). Mining functional dependencies for flexible information access. Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIST), 58(12), 1805-1819. (In special issue of JASIST on Mining Web Resources for Enhancing Information Retrieval.) [DOI | PDF | HTML].

Perugini, S. & Ramakrishnan, N. (2006). Interacting with web hierarchies. IEEE IT Professional, 8(4), 19-28 [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. (2006). Real-time query expansion and procedural interfaces for information hierarchies. In Broder, A.Z. & Maarek, Y.S. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International ACM SIGIR Workshop on Faceted Search, 50-54 [PDF].

Kimball, W.B. & Perugini, S. (2006). Information assurance through binary vulnerability auditing. [Abstract]. Ohio Journal of Science, 106(1), A-15. (Special issue on the 115th Meeting of the Ohio Academy of Science, Dayton, OH.) [PDF].

Perugini, S. & Ramakrishnan, N. (2005). A generative programming approach to interactive information retrieval: Insights and experiences. In Glück, R. & Lowry, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th International ACM Conference on Generative Programming and Component Engineering, LNCS 3676, 205-220. Berlin: Springer. (Acceptance rate = 30%.) [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. & Ramakrishnan, N. (2005). Personalization by Program Slicing. Journal of Object Technology, 4(3), 5-11. (Special issue on the 6th International ACM GPCE Young Researchers Workshop, Vancouver, Canada.) [PDF | HTML].

Keller, B.J., Kim, S., Vemuri, N.S., Ramakrishnan, N., & Perugini, S. (2005). The good, bad, and the indifferent: Explorations in recommender system health. In Proceedings of the International ACM Intelligent User Interfaces Beyond Personalization Recommender Systems Research Workshop, 43-47. [PDF].

Perugini, S. (2005). Recommender systems research. [Abstract]. In Proceedings of the 16th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, 6. (Invited plenary talk.) [PDF].

Narayan, M., Williams, C., Perugini, S., & Ramakrishnan, N. (2004). Staging transformations for multimodal web interaction management. In Najork, M. & Wills, C. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th International ACM World Wide Web Conference, 212-223. New York, NY: ACM Press. (Acceptance rate < 15%.) [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. Gonçalves, M.A., & Fox, E.A. (2004). Recommender systems research: A connection-centric survey. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 23(2), 107-143, [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. McDevitt, K., Richardson, R., Pérez-Quiñones, M.A., Shen, R., Ramakrishnan, N., Williams, C., & Fox, E.A. (2004). Enhancing usability in CITIDEL: Multimodal, multilingual, and interactive visualization interfaces. In Lim, E.-P. & Christel (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th International ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 315-324. New York, NY: ACM Press. (Acceptance rate < 25%.) [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. (2004). Program transformations for information personalization. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech. US Copyright Office Registration Number TX 6-040-012 [PDF | abstract].

Perugini, S., Ramakrishnan, N., & Fox, E.A. (2004). Automatically generating interfaces for personalized interaction with digital libraries (Tech. Rep. No. cs.DL/0402022). Los Alamos, NM: Computing Research Repository [PDF | abstract].

Perugini, S. & Ramakrishnan, N. (2003). Personalizing web sites with mixed-initiative interaction. IEEE IT Professional, 5(2), 9-15. (Featured on the cover of the March-April issue and recognized in ACM TechNews Timely Topics, 5(490), Friday, May 2, 2003.) [DOI | PDF].

Perugini, S. & Ramakrishnan, N. (2003). Personalizing Interactions with Information Systems. In M.V. Zelkowitz (Ed.), Advances in Computers (pp. 323-382), 57: Information Repositories. Amsterdam: Academic Press. (Invited submission.) [PDF].

Capra, R., Narayan, M., Perugini, S. Ramakrishnan, N., & Pérez-Quiñones, M.A. (2003). The Staging Transformation Approach to Mixing Initiative. In Tecuci, G. (Ed.), Working Notes of the IJCAI Conference, Workshop on Mixed-Initiative Intelligent Systems, 23-29 [PDF].

Ramakrishnan, N. & Perugini, S. (2001). The partial evaluation approach to information personalization (Tech. Rep. No. cs.IR/0108003). Los Alamos, NM: Computing Research Repository [PDF | abstract].

Perugini, S., Lakshminarayanan, P., & Ramakrishnan, N. (2000). Personalizing the GAMS cross-index (Tech. Rep. No. TR-00-01). Blacksburg, VA: Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech [PDF | abstract].