Publications

Peer-reviewed articles, also listed on the ACM Digital Library and Google Scholar.

Data Dashboard: Exploring Centralization and Customization in Personal Data Curation

Francesco Vitale, Janet Chen, William Odom, Joanna McGrenere. 2020 Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS 2020) (24% acceptance rate).

PDF · Supporting materials · Video · BibTeX 1@inproceedings{vitale2020dashboard, author = {Vitale, Francesco and Chen, Janet and Odom, William and McGrenere, Joanna}, title = {Data Dashboard: Exploring Centralization and Customization in Personal Data Curation}, year = {2020}, isbn = {9781450369749}, publisher = {Association for Computing Machinery}, address = {New York, NY, USA}, url = {https://doi.org/10.1145/3357236.3395457}, doi = {10.1145/3357236.3395457}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2020 ACM on Designing Interactive Systems Conference}, pages = {311–326}, numpages = {16}, keywords = {personal information curation, personal information management, personalization, research through design, pim, personal data management}, location = {Eindhoven, Netherlands}, series = {DIS ’20} }


Keeping and Discarding Personal Data: Exploring a Design Space

🏅 Best Paper Honorable Mention (top 2% of all paper submissions)

Francesco Vitale, William Odom, Joanna McGrenere. 2019 Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS 2019) (25% acceptance rate).

PDF · Supporting materials (19.6MB) · BibTeX 2@inproceedings{vitale2019design, author = {Vitale, Francesco and Odom, William and McGrenere, Joanna}, title = {Keeping and Discarding Personal Data: Exploring a Design Space}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2019 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference}, series = {DIS ’19}, year = {2019}, isbn = {978-1-4503-5850-7}, location = {San Diego, CA, USA}, pages = {1463–1477}, numpages = {15}, url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3322276.3322300}, doi = {10.1145/3322276.3322300}, acmid = {3322300}, publisher = {ACM}, address = {New York, NY, USA}, keywords = {data selection, discarding data, keeping data, personal data management, research through design},}


Hoarding and Minimalism: Tendencies in Digital Data Preservation

🏆 Best Paper Award (top 1% of all paper submissions)

Francesco Vitale, Izabelle Janzen, Joanna McGrenere. 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2018) (25.7% acceptance rate).

PDF · BibTeX 3@inproceedings{vitale2018hoarding, author = {Vitale, Francesco and Janzen, Izabelle and McGrenere, Joanna}, title = {Hoarding and Minimalism: Tendencies in Digital Data Preservation}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems}, series = {CHI ’18}, year = {2018}, isbn = {978-1-4503-5620-6}, location = {Montreal QC, Canada}, pages = {587:1–587:12}, articleno = {587}, numpages = {12}, url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3173574.3174161}, doi = {10.1145/3173574.3174161}, acmid = {3174161}, publisher = {ACM}, address = {New York, NY, USA},}


Control and Personalization: Younger versus Older Users’ Experience of Notifications

Izabelle Janzen, Francesco Vitale, Joanna McGrenere. Graphics Interface 2018 (GI 2018) (43% acceptance rate).

PDF · BibTeX 4@inproceedings{janzen2018notifications, author = {Janzen, Izabelle and Vitale, Francesco and McGrenere, Joanna}, title = {Control and Personalization:Younger Versus Older Users\&\#39; Experience of Notifications}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the 44th Graphics Interface Conference}, series = {GI \&\#39;18}, year = {2018}, isbn = {978-0-9947868-3-8}, location = {Toronto, Canada}, pages = {138–145}, numpages = {8}, url = {https://doi.org/10.20380/GI2018.19}, doi = {10.20380/GI2018.19}, acmid = {3374391}, publisher = {Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society}, address = {School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada}, keywords = {Notifications, Older Adults, Personalization, Universal Usability}


High Costs and Small Benefits: a Field Study of How Users Experience Operating System Upgrades

Francesco Vitale, Joanna McGrenere, Aurélien Tabard, Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, Wendy Mackay. 2017 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017) (25% acceptance rate).

PDF · BibTeX 5@inproceedings{vitale2017upgrades, author = {Vitale, Francesco and McGrenere, Joanna and Tabard, Aur{\’e}lien and Beaudouin-Lafon, Michel and Mackay, Wendy E.}, title = {High Costs and Small Benefits: A Field Study of How Users Experience Operating System Upgrades}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems}, series = {CHI ’17}, year = {2017}, isbn = {978-1-4503-4655-9}, location = {Denver, Colorado, USA}, pages = {4242–4253}, numpages = {12}, url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3025453.3025509}, doi = {10.1145/3025453.3025509}, acmid = {3025509}, publisher = {ACM}, address = {New York, NY, USA},}


Non-archival contributions

Designing for Long-term Digital Data Management

Francesco Vitale. CHI 2019 Doctoral Consortium.

PDF · Poster · BibTeX 6@inproceedings{vitale2019dc, author = {Vitale, Francesco}, title = {Designing for Long-term Digital Data Management}, booktitle = {Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems}, series = {CHI EA ’19}, year = {2019}, isbn = {978-1-4503-5971-9}, location = {Glasgow, Scotland Uk}, pages = {DC18:1–DC18:4}, articleno = {DC18}, numpages = {4}, doi = {10.1145/3290607.3299070}, acmid = {3299070}, publisher = {ACM}, address = {New York, NY, USA},
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