We are happy to announce that 12 papers have been accepted for presentation at the Personalizing Persuasive Technologies Workshop 2018. You can access the full proceedings.
See detailed presentation schedule below.
Dr. Vassileva is a Professor at the Computer Science Department at the University of Saskatchewan. Her background is in AI in Education, User Modeling, Multi-Agent Systems, and Social Computing. Together with her students, she has been developing since 2001 methods for encouraging participation in “serious” online communities that were very successful and present early examples of gamification and generally, persuasive technologies. Research developed in the MADMUC lab on motivation approaches, incentive mechanisms, and trust and reputation management systems has been applied in the context of educational and workplace online communities and has resulted in over 250 publications. She held the NSERC/Cameco Prairie Chair for Women in Science and Engineering between 2005 and 2011.
Detailed Presentation Schedule
|9:00 – 9:30||Welcome and Introduction||All attendees|
|9:30-10:30||Keynote Presentation – Julita Vassileva||Julita Vassileva|
|10:40-11:00||User Trust Graph: A Model to Measure Trustworthiness – Ali Arya, Michael Hine, Amirsam Khataei||Amirsam Khataei|
Understanding Low Review Ratings in Online Communities. A Personality Based Approach – Ifeoma Adaji, Kiemute Oyibo, and Julita Vassileva
|11:40-12:00||How to not be Annoying: Adjusting Persuasive Interventions Intensity when Nudging for Sustainable Travel Choices – Evangelia Anagnostopoulou, Efthimios Bothos, Babis Magoutas, Gregoris Mentzas, and Agnis Stibe||Evangelia Anagnostopoulou|
The Influence of Cognitive Ability on the Susceptibility to Persuasive Strategies – Aisha Muhammad Abdullahi, Kiemute Oyibo, and Rita Orji
|12:40 – 1:00||Towards Customizing Gameful Systems by Gameful Design Elements – Gustavo F. Tondello and Lennart E. Nacke||Gustavo F. Tondello|
|1:10-1:30||STD PONG: A Personalized Persuasive Game for Risky Sexual Behaviour Change in Afric – Chinenye Ndulue and Rita Orji||Chinenye Ndulue|
|1:40 – 2:00||
Personalizing Virtual Experiences: Metrics for Persuasive Prototypes – Rachel Ralph, Andy Wynden, Matt Richardson, Merrick Paquin-Mannington, Julian Levy, Eric Dahl, Aldyn Chwelos, Tania Lado Insua, Derek Jacoby, Yvonne Coady, Larry Bafia, Emily Burt, JongJik Kim, William Parkinson
|2:10 – 2:30||Personalized Persuasion for Promoting Students’ Engagement and Learning – Fidelia A. Orji, Julita Vassileva, and Jim Greer||Fidelia A. Orji|
|2:40 – 3:00||
E-Commerce Personalization in Africa: A Comparative Analysis of Jumia and Konga – Makuochi Nkwo, Rita Orji, Joshua Nwokeji, and Chinenye Ndulue
|3:10 – 3:30||
The Susceptibility of Africans to Persuasive Strategies: A Case Study of Nigeria – Kiemute Oyibo, Ifeoma Adaji, Rita Orji and Julita Vassileva
|3:40 – 4:00||Shopper Types and The Influence of Persuasive Strategies in E-Commerce – Ifeoma Adaji, Kiemute Oyibo, Julita Vassileva||Ifeoma Adaji|
|4:10 – 4:30||
Measuring the Influence of a Persuasive Application to Promote Physical Activity – Md Sanaul Haque, Minna Isomursu, Maarit Kangas, Timo Jämsä
|Md Sanaul Haque|
|4:40 – 5:00||Discussions and Closing Remarks|