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Ben du Boulay
Emeritus Professor (Informatics)
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Selected publications

Article

Romero, Pablo, Cox, Richard, duBoulay, Benedict, Lutz, Rudi and Freudenberg, Sallyann (2007) A methodology for the capture and analysis of hybrid data: a case study of program debugging. Behavior Research Methods, 39 (2). pp. 309-317. ISSN 1554-351X

du Boulay, Benedict (2006) Commentary on Kurt VanLehn's "The behaviour of tutoring systems". International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 16 (3). pp. 267-270. ISSN 1560-4292

Luckin, Rosemary, du Boulay, Benedict, Smith, Hilary, Underwood, Joshua, Fitzpatrick, Geraldine Ann, Holmberg, Joseph, Kerawalla, Lucinda, Tunley, Hilary, Brewster, Diane and Pearce, Darren Michael (2005) Using mobile technology to create flexible learning contexts. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2005 (22). ISSN 1365-893X

Uresti, Jorge Adolfo Ramirez and du Boulay, Benedict (2004) Expertise, motivation and teaching in learning companion systems. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 14 (2). pp. 193-231. ISSN 1560-4292

Romero, Pablo, Cox, Richard, du Boulay, Benedict and Lutz, Rudi (2003) A survey of representations employed in object-orientated programming. Journal of Visual Languages and Programming, 14 (5). pp. 387-419. ISSN 1045-926X

du Boulay, George, Teather, Derek, Teather, Briony, du Boulay, Benedict, Sharples, Mike, Jeffrey, Nathan, Hinkley, Lisa and Whitcombe, Emma (2003) Computer discrimination between diseases of the brain based on MR image features. Neuroradiology Journal, 16. pp. 957-960. ISSN 1971-4009

du Boulay, Benedict (2001) N. J. Nilsson, Artificial Intelligence: A New Synthesis T. Dean, J. Allen and Y. Aloimonos, Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Practice D. Poole, A. Mackworth and R. Goebel, Computational Intelligence: A Logical Approach S. Russell and P. Norvig, Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach. Artificial Intelligence, 125 (1-2). pp. 227-232. ISSN 0004-3702

du Boulay, Benedict and Luckin, Rosemary (2001) Modelling human teaching tactics and strategies for tutoring systems. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 12 (3). pp. 235-256. ISSN 1560-4292

Sharples, M., Jeffery, N.P., du Boulay, B., Teather, B.A., Teather, D. and du Boulay, G. H. (2000) Structured computer-based training in the interpretation of neuroradiological images. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 60 (3). pp. 263-280. ISSN 1386-5056

Teather, Derek, Teather, Briony A., Jeffery, Nathan P., du Boulay, George H., du Boulay, Benedict and Sharples, Mike (2000) Statistical support for uncertainty in radiological diagnosis. Methods of Information in Medicine, 39 (1). pp. 1-6. ISSN 0026-1270

Luckin, Rosemary and du Boulay, B. (1999) Ecolab: the development and evaluation of a Vygotskian design framework. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 10 (2). pp. 198-220. ISSN 1560-4292

Virvou, Maria and du Boulay, Benedict (1999) Human plausible reasoning for intelligent help. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 9 (4). pp. 321-375. ISSN 0924-1868

du Boulay, B. and Luckin, Rosemary (1999) It ain't what you learn but the way that you learn it. Computers & Education, 33 (2-3). pp. 209-215. ISSN 0360-1315

du Boulay, Benedict, O'Shea, Tim and Monk, John (1999) The black box inside the glass box: presenting computing concepts to novices. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 51 (2). pp. 265-277. ISSN 1071-5819

Patel, M.J., du Boulay, J.B.H. and Taylor, C. (1997) Comparison of contrasting Prolog trace output formats. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 47 (2). pp. 289-322. ISSN 1071-5819

Book

Brna, Paul, du Boulay, Benedict and Pain, Helen (1999) Learning to build and comprehend complex information structures: prolog as a case study. Contemporary Studies in Cognitive Science and Technology, 3 . Ablex Publishing, Stamford, CT, USA. ISBN 1567504345

Book Section

Howland, Katherine, Good, Judith and du Boulay, Benedict (2013) Narrative threads: a tool to support young people in creating their own narrative-based computer games. In: Pan, Zhigeng, Cheok, Adrian David, Müller, Wolfgang, Iurgel, Ido, Petta, Paolo and Urban, Bodo (eds.) Transactions on edutainment X. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (7775). Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 122-145. ISBN 9783642379185

Underwood, J, Smith, Hilary, Luckin, Rosemary, du Boulay, B, Holmberg, J, Kerawalla, L and Tunley, H (2006) Integrating data from multiple contexts. In: Brinkman, W.P. (ed.) Proceedings of the HCI 2006 workshop on computer-assisted recording, pre-processing and analysis of user interaction data. Lulu, Inc, London, pp. 6-29. ISBN 1-9023-1651-7

Rebolledo-Mendez, Genaro, du Boulay, Benedict and Luckin, Rosemary (2006) Motivating the learner: an empirical evaluation. In: Ikeda, Mitsuru, Ashley, Kevin D. and Chan, Tak-Wai (eds.) Intelligent Tutoring Systems: 8th International Conference, ITS2006, Taiwan. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4053 . Springer, Verlag, pp. 545-554. ISBN 9783540351603

Bryant, Sallyann, Romero, Pablo and du Boulay, Benedict (2006) Pair programming and the re-appropriation of individual tools for collaborative software development. In: Hassanaly, P., Herrmann, T., Zacklad, M. and Kunau, G. (eds.) Cooperative Systems Design: Seamless integration of artifact and conversations - Enhanced concepts of Infrastructure for Communication. IOS press, Amsterdam, pp. 55-70. ISBN 9781586036041

Bryant, Sallyann, Romero, Pablo and du Boulay, Benedict (2006) The collaborative nature of pair programming. In: Abrahamsson, Pekka, Marchesi, Michele and Succi, Giancarlo (eds.) Extreme Programming and Agile Processes in Software Engineering: 7th International Conference, XP 2006, Oulu, Finland, June 17-22, 2006, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (4044). Springer-Verlag, Oulu, Finland, pp. 53-65. ISBN 9783540350958

Rebolledo-Mendez, Genaro, du Boulay, Benedict and Luckin, Rosemary (2005) Be bold and take a challenge: could motivational strategies improve help-seeking? In: Looi, Chee-Kit, McCalla, Gord, Bredeweg, Bert and Breuker, Joost (eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education: Supporting Learning through Intelligent and Socially Informed Technology. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, 125 . IOS Press, pp. 459-466. ISBN 9781586035303

Otero, Nuno, Rogers, Yvonne and du Boulay, Benedict (2005) Learning interaction patterns using diagrams varying in level and type of interactivity. In: Barkowsky, Thomas (ed.) AAAI Spring Symposium: Reasoning with mental and external diagrams. Stanford University, California, March 2005. American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Menlo Park, California, pp. 24-29. ISBN 9781577352327

Bryant, Sallyann, Romero, Pablo and du Boulay, Benedict (2005) Pair programming and the re-appropriation of individual tools for collaborative programming. In: Pendergast, Mark, Schmidt, Kjeld and Ackerman, Gloria Mark (eds.) GROUP ’05 : proceedings of the 2005 International ACM SIGGROUP Conference on Supporting Group Work : November 6-9, 2005, Sanibel Island, Florida, USA. ACM Press, New York, USA, pp. 332-333. ISBN 9781595932235

Tunley, Hilary, du Boulay, Benedict, Luckin, Rosemary, Holmberg, Joe and Underwood, Joshua (2005) Up and down the number line: modelling collaboration in contrasting school and home environments. In: Ardissimo, Liliana, Brna, Paul and Mitrovic, Antonija (eds.) User Modeling 2005 : 10th international conference, UM 2005, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Jul 24-29, 2005 : proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer-Verlag, Berlin / Heidelberg, pp. 412-416. ISBN 9783540278856

Underwood, Joshua, Luckin, Rosemary, Kerawalla, Lucinda, du Boulay, Benedict, Holmberg, Joe, O'Connor, Jeanette and Tunley, Hilary (2005) What did you do at school today? Using tablet technology to link parents to their children and teachers. In: Looi, Chee-Kit, McCalla, Gord, Bredeweg, Bert and Breuker, Joost (eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education: Supporting Learning through Intelligent and Socially Informed Technology. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications . IOS Press, Washington, DC, pp. 932-934. ISBN 9781586035303

Luckin, Rosemary, Brewster, Diane, Pearce, Darren Michael, du Boulay, Benedict and Siddons-Corby, Richard (2005) Whether it's M-learing or E-learning, it must be ME learning: a case study of mobile learning in Higher Education. In: Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes and Traxler, John (eds.) Mobile learning: a handbook for educators and trainers. Open & Flexible Learning Series . Routledge Falmer, London, UK, pp. 116-124. ISBN 9780415357395

Martinez-Miron, Erika, Harris, Amanda Louise, du Boulay, Benedict, Luckin, Rosemary and Yuill, Nicola (2005) The role of learning goals in the design of ILEs: some issues to consider. In: Looi, Chee-Kit, McCalla, Gord, Bredeweg, Bert and Breuker, Joost (eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education: Supporting Learning through Intelligent and Socially Informed Technology. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, 125 . IOS Press, pp. 427-434. ISBN 9781586035303

Underwood, J., Smith, Hilary, Luckin, Rosemary, du Boulay, B., Holmberg, J., Kerawalla, J. and Tunley, H. (2004) When the NINF came home: guiding parents and children in the co-construction of narratives linking home and school learning. In: Brna, Paul (ed.) NILE 2004: Proceedings ot the 3rd international conference on Narrative and Interactive Learning Environments, Edinburgh, UK. Northumbria University, pp. 101-108.

Luckin, Rosemary, Underwood, Joshua, du Boulay, Benedict, Holmberg, Joe and Tunley, Hilary (2004) Coherence compilation: applying AIED techniques to the reuse of educational resources. In: Lester, James C., Vicari, Rosa Maria and Paranguacu, Fabio (eds.) Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Seventh International Conference, ITS2004, Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil, September. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Lectur . Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg, pp. 98-107. ISBN 9783540229483

Luckin, Rosemary, Coultas, Julie and du Boulay, Benedict (2004) Learning with E's: putting technology in its place. In: Isaias, Pedro, Kommers, Piet and McPherson, Maggie (eds.) IADIS International Conference e-Society 2004. IADIS Press, pp. 903-906. ISBN 9789729894756

du Boulay, Benedict (2004) Representation in learning computer science: black boxes in glass boxes revisited. In: Korhonen, A. (ed.) Proceedings of Third Program Visualization Workshop, University of Warwick. July 2004. Research Report CS-RR-407 . Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Warwick, p. 1. ISBN 0-902683-74-8

Cox, Richard, Romero, Pablo, du Boulay, Benedict and Lutz, Rudi (2004) A cognitive processing perspective on student programmers' 'graphicacy'. In: Blackwell, Alan, Marriott, Kim and Shimojima, Atsushi (eds.) Proceedings of Diagrammatic Representation and Inference, Third International Conference, Diagrams 2004, Cambridge, UK. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 2980 . Springer, pp. 37-46. ISBN 9783540212683

Romero, Pablo, du Boulay, B., Cox, Richard and Lutz, Rudi (2003) Java debugging strategies in multi-representational environments. In: Petre, M. and Budgen, D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 15th Workshop of Psychology of Programming Interest Group. Keele University, Keele, UK, pp. 421-434.

Luckin, Rosemary, Brewster, Diane, Pearce, Darren Michael, Siddons-Corby, Richard and du Boulay, Benedict (2003) SMILE: the creation of space for interaction through blended digital technology. In: Attewell, Jill, Bormida, Giorgio Da, Sharples, Mike and Savill-Smith, Carol (eds.) Abstracts of MLEARN 2000, Learning with mobile devices. Learning and Skills Development Agency, London, pp. 38-39. ISBN 9781853388552

du Boulay, Benedict, Romero, Pablo, Cox, Richard and Lutz, Rudi (2003) Towards a debugging tutor for object-oriented environments. In: Aleven, Vincent, Hoppe, Ulrich, Kay, Judy, Mizoguchi, Riichiro, Pain, Helen, Verdejo, Felisa and Yacef, Kalina (eds.) Supplementary Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence in Education Conference (AIED2003), Sydney, Australia. University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, pp. 399-407. ISBN 9781864875720

Vizcaino, Aurora and du Boulay, Benedict (2002) Using a simulated student to repair difficulties in collaborative learning. In: Lewis, R., Akahori, K., kemp, R., Okamoto, T., Henderson, L., Lee, C.-H. and Kinshuk, I (eds.) International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002, New Zealand. IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, California, USA, pp. 349-353. ISBN 9780769515090

Romero, Pablo, Lutz, Rudi, Cox, Richard and du Boulay, Benedict (2002) Co-ordination of multiple external representations during Java program debugging. In: Proceedings IEEE 2002 Symposia on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments. IEEE Computer Society, Piscataway, N.J, pp. 207-214. ISBN 9780769516448

Luckin, Rosemary and du Boulay, Benedict (2002) Construction and abstraction: contrasting methods of supporting model building in learning science. In: Baker, Michael, Brna, Paul, Stenning, Keith and Tiberghien, Andree (eds.) The Role of Communication in Learning to Model. L. Erlbaum Associates, N.J, USA, pp. 99-125. ISBN 9780805840643

du Boulay, Benedict and Luckin, Rosemary (2002) Resource reuse and broadband user modelling in ie-TV. In: Cerri, Stefano, Gouarderes, Guy and Paranguaccu, Fabio (eds.) Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 6th International Conference, ITS 2002, Biarritz, France and San Sebastian, Spain, June 2-7, 2002, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume . Springer, Berlin/Hidelberg, pp. 207-224. ISBN 9783540437505

du Boulay, Benedict and Luckin, Rosemary (2002) Resource reuse in ie-TV. In: Mastoff, Judith and Luckin, Rosemary (eds.) Intelligent Tutoring Systems : 6th International Conference, ITS 2002, Biarritz, France and San Sebastian, Spain, June 2-7, 2002. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2363/2 . Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg, p. 995. ISBN 9783540437505

Romero, Pablo, Cox, Richard, du Boulay, Benedict and Lutz, Rudi (2002) Visual attention and representation switching during Java program debugging: a study using the restricted focus viewer. In: Diagrammatic Representation and Inference : Second International Conference, Diagrams 2002 Callaway Gardens, GA, USA, April 18-20, 2002. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2317/2 . Springer-Verlag, Berlin / Heidelberg, pp. 221-235. ISBN 9783540435617

du Boulay, Benedict, Cuthbert, Lisa, De Andres Garcia, Fernando, du Boulay, George, Jeffrey, Nathan, Sharples, Mike, Teather, Briony, Teather, Derek and Whitcombe, Emma (2001) Training in image description and diagnosis for MR radiology of the brain. In: Claridge, E., J. Bamber, J. and Marlow, K. (eds.) Medical Image Understanding and Analysis 2001. BMVA, Birmingham, UK., pp. 85-88. ISBN 1901725154

du Boulay, Benedict and Luckin, Rosemary (2001) The plausibility problem: an initial analysis. In: Beynon, Meurig, Nehaniv, Chistopher L. and Dautenhahn, Kerstin (eds.) Cognitive Technology: Instruments of Mind: 4th International Conference. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2117 . Springer-Verlag, pp. 289-300. ISBN 9783540424062

du Boulay, Benedict (2000) Fallible, distractible, forgetful, wilful and irrational learners. In: Lajoie, Susanne (ed.) Computers as Cognitive Tools: Volume II-No More Walls. Lawrence Erlbaum, London, pp. 339-375. ISBN 0805829318

du Boulay, Benedict (2000) Can we learn from ITSs? In: Gauthier, Gilles, Frasson, Claude and VanLehn, Kurt (eds.) Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Proceedings of 5th International Conference (ITS). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1839 . Springer, Montreal, Canada, pp. 9-17. ISBN 3540676554

Conference or Workshop Item

Romero, Pablo, du Boulay, Benedict, Robertson, Judy, Good, Judith and Howland, Katherine (2009) Is embodied interaction beneficial when learning programming? In: 3rd International Conference on Virtual and Mixed Reality held at the HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA.

Howland, Kate, Good, Judith and du Boulay, Benedict (2008) A game creation tool which supports the development of writing skills: interface design considerations. In: 5th International Conference on Narrative and Interactive Learning Environments (NILE 08), 6th-8th August 2008, Edinburgh, UK.

Good, Judith, Romero, Pablo, du Boulay, Benedict, Reid, Henry, Howland, Katherine and Robertson, Judy (2008) An embodied interface for teaching computational thinking. In: 2008 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces.