Peer-reviewed Publications

[12] Alisha Pradhan, Amanda Lazar. (2021). Hey Google, Do You Have a Personality? Designing Personality and Personas for Conversational Agents. In Proceedings of Conversational User Interfaces (CUI'21). [PDF] Provocation paper honorable mention

[11] Amanda Lazar, Alisha Pradhan, Ben Jelen, Katie A. Siek. Studying the Formation of an Older Adult-Led Makerspace. (2021). In Proceedings of the 2021CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '21). [PDF]

[10] Amanda Lazar, Ben Jelen, Alisha Pradhan, Katie A. Siek. Adopting Diffractive Reading to Advance Aging HCI. (2021). ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction.28,5, Article 32. [PDF]

[9] Shaan Chopra, Emma Dixon, Kausalya Ganesh, Alisha Pradhan, Mary Radnofsky, Amanda Lazar. Designing for and with People with Dementia using a Human Rights-Based Approach. (2021). Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'21 case study track).

[8] Alisha Pradhan, Ben Jelen, Katie A. Siek, Joel Chan, Amanda Lazar. Understanding Older Adults' Participation in Design Workshops. (2020). In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (CHI '20) [PDF] [Blog summary]

[7] Alisha Pradhan, Amanda Lazar, Leah Findlater. (2020). Use of Intelligent Voice Assistants by Older Adults with Low Technology Use. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 27, 4, Article 31 (TOCHI). [PDF]

[6] Alisha Pradhan, Leah Findlater, Amanda Lazar. (2019). “Phantom Friend” or “Just a Box with Information”: Personification and Ontological Categorization of Smart Speaker-based Voice Assistants by Older Adults. PACM on Human-Computer Interaction. 3, CSCW, Article 214 (November 2019), 21 pages. [PDF]

[5] Alisha Pradhan, Kanika Mehta, Leah Findlater. (2018). Accessibility Came by Accident: Use of Voice-Controlled Intelligent Personal Assistants by People with Disabilities. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Paper No. 459. (CHI'18) [PDF]

[4] Jonggi Hong, Alisha Pradhan, Jon E. Froehlich, Leah Findlater. (2017). Evaluating Wrist-based Haptic Feedback Designs for Directional Hand Guidance on a 2D Surface. In Proceedings of the 19th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '17), 210-219. [PDF]

[3] Uran Oh, Lee Stearns, Alisha Pradhan, Jon E. Froehlich, Leah Findlater. (2017). Investigating Microinteractions for People with Visual Impairments and the Potential Role of On-Body Interaction. In Proceedings of the 19th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '17), 22-31. [PDF]

[2] Alisha Pradhan and B. B. V. L. Deepak. (2016). Design of Intangible Interface for Mouseless Computer Handling using Hand Gestures. In Procedia Computer Science 79 (2016), pp. 287-29.

[1] Alisha Pradhan and B. B. V. L. Deepak. (2015). Obtaining hand gesture parameters using image processing, IEEE International Conference on Smart Technologies and Management for Computing, Communication, Controls, Energy and Materials (ICSTM).

Posters and Panels

Hanuma Teja Maddali, Emma Dixon, Alisha Pradhan, Amanda Lazar. (2020). Supporting Remote Participation when Designing with People with Dementia. CSCW'20 Companion

Korok Sengupta, Sayan Sarcar, Alisha Pradhan, Roisin McNaney, Sergio Sayago, Debaleena Chattopadhyay, Anirudha Joshi. (2020). Challenges and Opportunities of Leveraging Intelligent Conversational Assistant to Improve the Well-being of Older Adults. Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.

Amanda Lazar, Jonathan Lazar, Alisha Pradhan. (2019). Using Modules to Teach Accessibility in a User-Centered Design Course. In proceedings of ASSETS '19, The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility.

Refereed Workshop Position Papers

Alisha Pradhan, and Amanda Lazar. (2021). Designing Credible Conversational Voice Interfaces for Older Adults. CHI workshop on Conversational User Interfaces.

Alisha Pradhan, Amanda Lazar. (2020). Designing Voice User Interfaces for Older Adults: Challenges and Opportunities. CHI workshop on Designing Interactions for the Ageing Populations – Addressing Global Challenges.

Alisha Pradhan, Amanda Lazar. (2019). An “invisible friend”, an “invisible maid”: Older Adults Associating Social Roles with Voice Assistants. CSCW workshop on Social Technologies for Life Transitions.