Publications

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Journal Papers

  1. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2020). The Effects of Controllability and Explainability in a Transparent Social Recommender System. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction.
  2. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2019). Exploring Social Recommendations with VisualDiversity-Promoting Interfaces. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS), 10(1), 1-34.
  3. Amal, S., Tsai, C. H., Brusilovsky, P., Kuflik, T., & Minkov, E. (2019). Relational social recommendation: Application to the academic domain. Expert Systems with Applications, 124, 182-195.


Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Lee, S., Reddie, M., Tsai, C. H., Beck, J., Rosson M. B., & Carroll, J. M. (2020). The Emerging Professional Practice of Remote Sighted Assistance for People with Visual Impairments. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
  2. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2019). Evaluating visual explanations for similarity-based recommendations: User perception and performance. In Proceedings of the 27th ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (pp. 22-30).
  3. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2019). Explaining recommendations in an interactive hybrid social recommender. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (pp. 391-396).
  4. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2018). Beyond the ranked list: User-driven exploration and diversification of social recommendation. In 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (pp. 239-250).
  5. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2017). Leveraging interfaces to improve recommendation diversity. In Adjunct Publication of the 25th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (pp. 65-70).
  6. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2017). Providing control and transparency in a social recommender system for academic conferences. In Proceedings of the 25th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (pp. 313-317).
  7. Tsai, C. H. (2016). A fuzzy-based personalized recommender system for local businesses. In Proceedings of the 27th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (pp. 297-302).


Peer-reviewed Workshop Papers

  1. Carroll, J. M., Tsai, C. H., and Lee S. (2020). Talk the Talk: How Human Conversational Agents Build Trust, In The CHI 2020 Workshop of Conversational Agents for Health and Wellbeing.
  2. Tsai, C. H., Brusilovsky, P., & Rahdari, B. (2019). Exploring User-Controlled Hybrid Recommendation in a Conference Context. IUI Workshops (ESIDA ’19).
  3. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2019). Designing Explanation Interfaces for Transparency and Beyond. IUI Workshops (ATEC ’19).
  4. Tsai, C. H. & Brusilovsky, P. (2017). Enhancing recommendation diversity through a dual recommendation interface. In CEUR Workshop Proceedings (IntRS ‘17) (Vol. 1884, pp. 10-15).
  5. Tsai, C. H. & Lin, Y. R. (2016). Tracing and predicting collaboration for junior scholars. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web (pp. 375-380).


Peer-reviewed Posters & Extended Abstracts

  1. Rahdari, B., Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2019). Expanding Controllability of Hybrid Recommender Systems: From Positive to Negative Relevance. In The Thirty-Second International Flairs Conference.
    • Runner-up for Best Poster Award
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  2. Tsai, C. H., & Brusilovsky, P. (2018). Explaining social recommendations to casual users: Design principles and opportunities. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces Companion (IUI’18) (pp. 1-2).
  3. Tsai, C. H. & Brusilovsky, P. (2016). A personalized people recommender system using global search approach. IConference 2016 Proceedings.
  4. Champagne, R., Guerra, J., Tsai, C. H., Monahan, J., & Farzan, R. (2015). Fuzziness in LGBT non-profit ICT use. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (pp. 1-4).
  5. Tsai, C. H. & Yu-Ru Lin. (2015). The evolution of scientific productivity of junior scholars. IConference 2015 Proceedings.
  6. Tsai, C. H., & Lin, Y. R. (2014). From media reporting to international relations: a case study of asia-pacific economic cooperation (APEC). In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM conference on Web science (pp. 279-280).


Doctoral Colloquium Papers

  1. Tsai, C. H. (2018). Diversity-Enhanced Recommendation Interface and Evaluation. DiversityEnhanced Recommendation Interface and Evaluation. In Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval (CHIIR’18).
  2. Tsai, C. H. (2017). An interactive and interpretable interface for diversity in recommender systems. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces Companion (IUI’17) (pp. 225-228).


Dissertation/Thesis

  1. Tsai, C. H. (2020). Controllability and explainability in a hybrid social recommender system (Doctoral dissertation, University of Pittsburgh).
  2. Tsai, C. H. (2008). A study of cloud computing SOA service platform architecture and operation mechanism (Master’s thesis, National Chengchi University).