Cosmin Munteanu

Publications

NOTE: The most up-to-date list is available at my Google scholar profile, which includes links for downloading the official version of each publication. Below are the author(s)' versions, made available under open access initiatives for tri-council funded research or under Crown copyright rules. Please email me to obtain copies for any entry not publicly available.

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Refereed Full Papers (Journals and Conferences)

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  • Robertson, S., Munteanu, C., Penn, G. Pronunciation Error Detection for New Language Learners. In Proceedings of INTERSPEECH, San Francisco, USA, September 2016
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  • Munteanu, C., Molyneaux, H., Moncur, W., Romero, M., O'Donnell, S., Vines, J. Situational Ethics: Re-thinking approaches to formal ethics requirements for human-computer interaction. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI, Seoul, South Korea, 2015 (Best of CHI Honourable Mention Award)
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  • Neves, B., Franz, R., Munteanu, C., Baecker, R., Ngo, M. “My hand doesn’t listen to me!”: adoption and evaluation of a communication technology for the ‘oldest old’. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI, Seoul, South Korea, 2015
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  • Munteanu, C., Molyneaux, H., Maitland, J., McDonald, D., Leung, R., Fournier, H., Lumsden, J., Hidden in plain sight: Low literacy adults in a developed country overcoming social and educational challenges through mobile learning support tools. In the Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Springer-Verlag, August 2014
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  • Favre, B., Cheung, K, Kazemian, S., Lee, A., Liu, Y, Munteanu, C., Nenkova, A, Ochei, D, Penn, G., Tratz, S., Voss, C., Zeller, F., Automatic human utility evaluation of ASR systems: does WER really predict performance? In Proceedings of INTERSPEECH, Lyon, France, August 2013
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  • Fournier H., Lapointe, J.-F., Kondratova, I, Emond B., Munteanu C., Crossing the Barrier: A Scalable Simulator for Course of Fire Training. In Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference – I/ITSEC, Orlando, USA, December 2012
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  • Munteanu, C., Molyneaux, H., Maitland, J., McDonald, D., Leung, R., A Tale of Two Studies: Challenges in Field Research with Low-literacy Adult Learners in a Developed Country. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI, Austin, USA, May 2012
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  • Fournier H., Lapointe, J.-F., Munteanu C., Emond B., Kondratova, I., A Multidisciplinary Approach to Enhancing Infantry Training through Immersive Technologies. In Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference – I/ITSEC, Orlando, USA, November 2011
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  • Munteanu, C., Molyneaux, H., McDonald, D., Lumsden, J., Leung, R., Fournier, H., Maitland, J., "Showing off" your Mobile Device: Adult Literacy Learning in the Classroom and Beyond. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services – MobileHCI, Stockholm, Sweden, August 2011
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  • Li, H., Munteanu, C., I-SMOOTH for Improved Minimum Classification Error Training. In Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing – ICASSP, Dallas, USA, March 2010
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  • Munteanu, C., Penn, G., Zhu, X., Improving Automatic Speech Recognition for Lectures through Transformation-based Rules Learned from Minimal Data. In Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics – ACL, Singapore, 2009
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  • Kazemian, S., Rudzicz, F., Penn, G., and Munteanu, C., A Critical Assessment of Spoken Utterance Retrieval through Approximate Lattice Representations. In Proceedings of the First ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval – MIR, Vancouver, Canada, October 2008
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  • Zhu, X., He, X., Munteanu, C., Penn, G., Using Latent Dirichlet Allocation to Incorporate Domain Knowledge For Topic Transition Detection. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing - ICSLP / Ninth INTERSPEECH, Brisbane, Australia, September 2008
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  • Munteanu, C., Baecker, R., and Penn, G., Collaborative Editing for Improved Usefulness and Usability of Transcript-Enhanced Webcasts, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI, Florence, Italy, April 2008
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  • Munteanu, C., Penn, G., Baecker, R., Web-Based Language Modelling for Automatic Lecture Transcription, in Proceedings of the Tenth ISCA European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology – EuroSpeech / Eighth International INTERSPEECH Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, August 2007
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  • Munteanu, C., Penn, G., Baecker, R., Zhang, Y., Automatic Speech Recognition for Webcasts: How Good is Good Enough and What to Do When it Isn't, in Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces - ICMI, Banff, Canada, November 2006
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  • Munteanu, C., Baecker, R., Penn, G., Toms, E., and James, D., Measuring the Acceptable Word Error Rate of Machine-Generated Webcast Transcripts, in Proceedings of the Ninth ISCA International Conference on Spoken Language Processing – INTERSPEECH / ICSLP, Pittsburgh, USA, September 2006
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  • Munteanu, C., Baecker, R., Penn, G., Toms, E., and James, D., The Effect of Speech Recognition Accuracy Rates on the Usefulness and Usability of Webcast Archives, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI, Montreal, Canada, April 2006 (Best of CHI Nominee)
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  • Munteanu, C. and Penn, G., Optimizing Typed Feature Structure Grammar Parsing through Non-Statistical Indexing, in Proceedings of the 42nd Association for Computational Linguistics Conference, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004
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  • Munteanu, C., Indexing Methods for Efficient Parsing with Typed Feature Structures, in Proceedings of the 6th Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics Conference - PACLING, Halifax, Canada, August 2003 (Best Paper Award )
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  • Penn, G. and Munteanu, C., A Tabulation-Based Parsing Method that Reduces Copying, in Proceedings of the 41st Association for Computational Linguistics Conference, Sapporo, Japan, July 2003
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Refereed Workshop, Short Conference Papers, and Professional Articles

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  • Aly, Y., Munteanu, C., Raimondo, S., Wu, A.Y., Wei, M. Spin-lock Gesture Authentication for Mobile Devices. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services – MobileHCI (Extended Abstracts), Florence, Italy, September 2016
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  • Axtell, B., Munteanu, C. Speech-Enabled Intelligent Mobile Interfaces to Support Older Adults’ Storytelling Around Digital Family Pictures. In Proceedings of the HCI International Conference (HCII – Extended Abstracts), Toronto, Canada, July 2016
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  • Aly, Y., Munteanu, C. An Information-Centric Framework for Mobile Collaboration Between Seniors and Caregivers that Balances Independence, Privacy, and Social Connectedness. In Proceedings of the HCI International Conference (HCII – Extended Abstracts), Toronto, Canada, July 2016
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  • Kazemian, S., Munteanu, C. Penn, G. Challenges in Ethical Design of User Studies with Negotiation Scenarios. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI Workshop on Ethical Encounters in HCI. San Jose, USA, May 2016.
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  • Franz, R., Munteanu, C., Barbosa-Neves, B., Baecker, R. Time to Retire Old Methodologies? Reflecting on Conducting Usability Evaluations with Older Adults. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services – MobileHCI – 2nd Annual Workshop on Designing with Older Adults: Towards a New Methodology, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2015.
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  • Munteanu, C., Tennakoon, C., Garner, J., Goel, A., Ho, M., Shen, C., Windeyer, R. Improving Older Adults' Online Security: An Exercise in Participatory Design. In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), Ottawa, Canada, June 2015.
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  • Munteanu C., Molyneaux, H., O'Donnell, S., Fieldwork with Vulnerable Populations: Ethical Implications for Human-Computer Interaction Research. In ACM interactions Magazine, 2014
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  • Munteanu, C., Pardy, T. Look at Me, Coach: A Trainer's Critique of Mobile Apps for Weight Training. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI Workshop on HCI and Sports, Toronto, Canada, April 2014
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  • Attarwala, A., Munteanu, C., Baecker, R., An Accessible, Large Print, Listening and Talking E-book to Support Families Reading Together. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services – MobileHCI, Munich, Germany, August 2013.
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  • Munteanu C., Fournier H., Lapointe, J.-F., Kondratova, I, Emond B., We'll Take it from Here: Letting the Users Take Charge of the Evaluation and Why that Turned Out Well. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI (Case Studies track), Paris, France, April-May 2013
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  • Munteanu C., Molyneaux, H., O'Donnell, S., Balancing Formal Ethics Requirements and the Practicalities of a Field Study with Vulnerable Populations. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI Workshop on Designing for- and with- Vulnerable People, Paris, France, April-May 2013
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  • Attarwala, A., Baecker, R., Munteanu, C., Accessible, Large-Print, Listening & Talking E-book (ALLT). In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management – Workshop on Online Books, Complementary Social Media (BooksOnline), Maui, USA, October-November, 2012
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  • McCallum, A., Munteanu, C., Penn, G., and Zhu, X., Ecological Validity and the Evaluation of Speech Summarization Quality. In Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies NAACL-HLT – Workshop on Evaluation Metrics and System Comparison for Automatic Summarization, Montreal, Canada, June 2012
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  • Munteanu, C., Transcending the display size: the case for speech interaction in educational applications. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI – 3rd Workshop on Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology, Austin, USA, May 2012
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  • McCallum, A., Munteanu, C., Penn, G., and Zhu, X., An Ecologically Valid Evaluation of Speech Summarization. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI – Work-In-Progress Track, Austin, USA, May 2012
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  • Munteanu, C., Lumsden, J., Fournier, H., Leung, R., D’Amours, D., McDonald, D., and Maitland, J., ALEX: Mobile Language Assistant for Low-Literacy Adults. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services – MobileHCI (Lisboa, Portugal) - September 2010.
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  • Munteanu, C., Lumsden, J., Fournier, H., Leung, R., D’Amours, D., McDonald, D., and Maitland, J., ALEX – Supporting Low-Literacy Adults through Mobile Computing.
    In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI – Workshop on Design to Read, Atlanta, USA, April 2010.
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  • Fenwick, K., Massimi, M., Baecker, R., Black, S., Tonon, K., Munteanu, C., Rochon, E., and Ryan, D., Cell Phone Software Aiding Name Recall. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI – Work-In-Progress Track, Boston, USA, April 2009.
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  • Munteanu, C., Baecker, R., and Penn, G., Usable Speech Recognition: Toward Improved Access to Webcast Lectures, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI – Workshop on Usable Artificial Intelligence, Florence, Italy, April 2008
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  • Munteanu, C., Zhang, Y., Baecker, R., and Penn, G., Wiki-like Editing of Imperfect Computer-Generated Webcast Transcripts, in the Demo track of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work - CSCW, Banff, Canada, November 2006.
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  • Munteanu, C., Indexing Methods for Efficient Parsing, in Proceedings of the Joint Third International Conference on Human Language Technology / Third Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - HLT/NAACL - Student Research Workshop, Edmonton, Canada, 2003
  • Munteanu, C. and Boldea, M., A Description Language for Dialog Modeling and Management, in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Technical Informatics - CONTI, Timisoara, Romania, October 2000
  • Munteanu, C. and Boldea, M., MDWOZ: A Wizard of Oz Environment for Dialog Systems Development, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation - LREC, Athens, Greece, May 2000
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  • Boldea, M., Munteanu, C., and Doroga, A., Design, Collection and Annotation of a Romanian Speech Database, in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation - LREC - Workshop on Speech Database Development for Central and Eastern European Languages, Granada, Spain, May 1998
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  • Boldea, M. and Munteanu, C., Labeling a Romanian Speech Database, in Proceedings of the Second International Workshop "Speech and Computer" - SPECOM, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, October 1997

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Refereed Workshops, Panels, and Tutorials

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  • “Designing Speech and Multimodal Interactions for Mobile, Wearable, and Pervasive Applications”, workshop held in conjunction with the ACM CHI 2016 and 2014 Conference
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  • “Rethinking Mobile Interfaces for Older Adults”, Special Interest Group (SIG) held at the ACM CHI 2016 conference
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  • “Ethical Encounters in the HCI”, workshop held in conjunction with the ACM CHI 2016 and 2015 Conference
    [Official version]    [Authors' copy]
  • “Designing Speech and Language Interactions”, workshop held in conjunction with the ACM CHI 2016 and 2014 Conference
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  • “We Need to Talk: HCI and the Delicate Topic of Spoken Language Interaction”, panel at the ACM CHI 2013 Conference
  • “Complementary Evaluation Measures for Speech Transcription”, a six-week grand-challenge workshop in conjunction with the John Hopkins University Summer School on Human Language Technology
  • SiMPE: The 7th Workshop on Speech and Sound in Mobile and Pervasive Environments, in conjunction with the ACM Mobile HCI 2012 Conference
  • “Ethical Challenges During Field Studies of Mobile Technologies”. Peer-reviewed course to be presented at the 2016 ACM Mobile HCI Conference
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  • “Speech-based Interaction: The Myths, Challenges, and Opportunities of Speech-based Interaction”. Peer-reviewed course presented at the: 2016 ACM SIGCHI Conference, 2015 ACM IUI Conference, 2015 ACM SIGCHI Conference, 2014 Mobile HCI Conference, 2014 ACM SIGCHI Conference, 2013 Mobile HCI Conference, 2013 ACM SIGCHI Conference, 2012 Mobile HCI Conference, 2012 ACM SIGCHI Conference, 2011 Mobile HCI Conference, 2011 ACM SIGCHI Conference, 2010 Mobile HCI Conference, Lisbon, Portugal
    [Official version 2016]    [Authors' copy 2016]
  • “Speech-based Interaction for Serious Games and Simulator Training”. Peer-reviewed course presented at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference – I/ITSEC (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

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