The Centre for Speech Technology Research, The university of Edinburgh

Publications by Maria Wolters

[1] Maria K. Wolters. The minimal effective dose of reminder technology. In Proceedings of the extended abstracts of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '14, pages 771-780, New York, New York, USA, April 2014. ACM Press. [ bib | DOI | http | Abstract ]
[2] Maria K. Wolters, Elaine Niven, and Robert H. Logie. The art of deleting snapshots. In Proceedings of the extended abstracts of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '14, pages 2521-2526, New York, New York, USA, April 2014. ACM Press. [ bib | DOI | http | Abstract ]
[3] Mark Hartswood, Maria Wolters, Jenny Ure, Stuart Anderson, and Marina Jirotka. Socio-material design for computer mediated social sensemaking. In Proc. CHI Workshop on Explorations in Social Interaction Design, April 2013. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[4] Ravichander Vipperla, Maria Wolters, and Steve Renals. Spoken dialogue interfaces for older people. In Kenneth J. Turner, editor, Advances in Home Care Technologies. IOS Press, 2012. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[5] Christopher Burton, Brian McKinstry, Aurora Szentagotai Tatar, Antoni Serrano-Blanco, Claudia Pagliari, and Maria Wolters. Activity monitoring in patients with depression: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, (0):-, 2012. [ bib | DOI | http | Abstract ]
[6] Maria Wolters, Karl Isaac, and Jason Doherty. Hold that thought: are spearcons less disruptive than spoken reminders? In CHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA '12, pages 1745-1750, New York, NY, USA, 2012. ACM. [ bib | DOI | http ]
[7] Maria Wolters and Colin Matheson. Designing Help4Mood: Trade-offs and choices. In Juan Miguel Garcia-Gomez and Patricia Paniagua-Paniagua, editors, Information and Communication Technologies applied to Mental Health. Editorial Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, 2012. [ bib ]
[8] Maria Wolters, Lucy McCloughan, Martin Gibson, Chris Weatherall, Colin Matheson, Tim Maloney, Juan Carlos Castro-Robles, and Soraya Estevez. Monitoring people with depression in the community-regulatory aspectts. In Workshop on People, Computers and Psychiatry at the British Computer Society's Conference on Human Computer Interaction, pages 1745-1750, 2012. [ bib ]
[9] Claudia Pagliari, Maria Wolters, Chris Burton, Brian McKinstry, Aurora Szentagotai, Antoni Serrano-Blanco, Daniel David, Luis Ferrini, Susanna Albertini, Joan Carlos Castro, and Soraya Estévez. Psychosocial implications of avatar use in supporting therapy of depression. In CYBER17-17th Annual CyberPsychology & CyberTherapy Conference, 2012. [ bib ]
[10] Maria Wolters, Louis Ferrini, Juan Martinez-Miranda, Helen Hastie, and Chris Burton. Help4Mood - a flexible solution for supporting people with depression in the community across europe. In Proceedings of The International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum For Education, Networking and Business (MedeTel, 2012). International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), 2012. [ bib ]
[11] Soraya Estevez, Juan Carlos Castro-Robles, and Maria Wolters. Help4Mood: First release of a computational distributed system to support the treatment of patients with major depression. In Proceedings of The International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum For Education, Networking and Business (MedeTel, 2012), pages 1745-1750. International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), 2012. [ bib ]
[12] Maria Wolters, Juan Martínez-Miranda, Helen Hastie, and Colin Matheson. Managing data in Help4Mood. In The 2nd International Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health - MindCare 2012, 2012. [ bib ]
[13] Maria Klara Wolters, Christine Johnson, and Karl B Isaac. Can the hearing handicap inventory for adults be used as a screen for perception experiments? In Proc. ICPhS XVII, Hong Kong, 2011. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[14] Andi K. Winterboer, Martin I. Tietze, Maria K. Wolters, and Johanna D. Moore. The user-model based summarize and refine approach improves information presentation in spoken dialog systems. Computer Speech and Language, 25(2):175-191, 2011. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[15] Kallirroi Georgila, Maria Wolters, Johanna D. Moore, and Robert H. Logie. The MATCH corpus: A corpus of older and younger users' interactions with spoken dialogue systems. Language Resources and Evaluation, 44(3):221-261, March 2010. [ bib | DOI | Abstract ]
[16] Maria Wolters and Marilyn McGee-Lennon. Designing usable and acceptable reminders for the home. In Proc. AAATE Workshop AT Technology Transfer, Sheffield, UK, 2010. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[17] Maria Wolters, Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht, Florian Gödde, Sebastian Möller, Anja Naumann, and Robert Schleicher. Making it easier for older people to talk to smart homes: Using help prompts to shape users' speech. Universal Access in the Information Society, 9(4):311-325, 2010. [ bib | DOI | Abstract ]
[18] Maria K. Wolters, Karl B. Isaac, and Steve Renals. Evaluating speech synthesis intelligibility using Amazon Mechanical Turk. In Proc. 7th Speech Synthesis Workshop (SSW7), pages 136-141, 2010. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[19] Kallirroi Georgila, Maria Wolters, and Johanna D. Moore. Learning dialogue strategies from older and younger simulated users. In Proc. SIGDIAL, 2010. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[20] Maria K. Wolters, Florian Gödde, Sebastian Möller, and Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht. Finding patterns in user quality judgements. In Proc. ISCA Workshop Perceptual Quality of Speech Systems, Dresden, Germany, 2010. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[21] Maria Wolters, Ravichander Vipperla, and Steve Renals. Age recognition for spoken dialogue systems: Do we need it? In Proc. Interspeech, September 2009. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[22] Christine Johnson, Pauline Campbell, Christine DePlacido, Amy Liddell, and Maria Wolters. Does peripheral hearing loss affect RGDT thresholds in older adults. In Proceedings of the American Auditory Society Conference, March 2009. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[23] Ravi Chander Vipperla, Maria Wolters, Kallirroi Georgila, and Steve Renals. Speech input from older users in smart environments: Challenges and perspectives. In Proc. HCI International: Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Intelligent and Ubiquitous Interaction Environments, number 5615 in Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2009. [ bib | DOI | http | .pdf | Abstract ]
[24] Maria Wolters, Kallirroi Georgila, Sarah MacPherson, and Johanna Moore. Being old doesn't mean acting old: Older users' interaction with spoken dialogue systems. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, 2(1):1-39, 2009. [ bib | http | Abstract ]
[25] Maria Wolters, Kallirroi Georgila, Robert Logie, Sarah MacPherson, Johanna Moore, and Matt Watson. Reducing working memory load in spoken dialogue systems. Interacting with Computers, 21(4):276-287, 2009. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[26] Maria Wolters, Pauline Campbell, Christine DePlacido, Amy Liddell, and David Owens. Adapting Speech Synthesis Systems to Users with Age-Related Hearing Loss. In Beiträge der 8. ITG Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, September 2008. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[27] Florian Gödde, Sebastian Möller, Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht, Christine Kühnel, Robert Schleicher, Anja Naumann, and Maria Wolters. Study of a speech-based smart home system with older users. In International Workshop on Intelligent User Interfaces for Ambient Assisted Living, pages 17-22, 2008. [ bib ]
[28] Kallirroi Georgila, Maria Wolters, Vasilis Karaiskos, Melissa Kronenthal, Robert Logie, Neil Mayo, Johanna Moore, and Matt Watson. A fully annotated corpus for studying the effect of cognitive ageing on users' interactions with spoken dialogue systems. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 2008. [ bib ]
[29] Sebastian Möller, Florian Gödde, and Maria Wolters. A corpus analysis of spoken smart-home interactions with older users. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 2008. [ bib ]
[30] Maggie Morgan, Marilyn R. McGee-Lennon, Nick Hine, John Arnott, Chris Martin, Julia S. Clark, and Maria Wolters. Requirements gathering with diverse user groups and stakeholders. In Proc. 26th Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, Florence, 2008. [ bib ]
[31] Maria Wolters, Pauline Campbell, Christine DePlacido, Amy Liddell, and David Owens. The effect of hearing loss on the intelligibility of synthetic speech. In Proc. Intl. Conf. Phon. Sci., August 2007. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[32] Maria Wolters, Pauline Campbell, Christine DePlacido, Amy Liddell, and David Owens. Making synthetic speech accessible to older people. In Proc. Sixth ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis, Bonn, Germany, August 2007. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[33] Maria Wolters, Pauline Campbell, Christine DePlacido, Amy Liddell, and David Owens. The role of outer hair cell function in the perception of synthetic versus natural speech. In Proc. Interspeech, August 2007. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[34] David Owens, Pauline Campbell, Amy Liddell, Christine DePlacido, and Maria Wolters. Random gap detection threshold: A useful measure of auditory ageing? In Proc. Europ. Cong. Fed. Audiol. Heidelberg, Germany, June 2007. [ bib | .pdf | Abstract ]
[35] Amy Liddell, David Owens, Pauline Campbell, Christine DePlacido, and Maria Wolters. Can extended high frequency hearing thresholds be used to detect auditory processing difficulties in an ageing population? In Proc. Europ. Cong. Fed. Audiol. Heidelberg, Germany, June 2007. [ bib | Abstract ]
[36] Marilyn McGee-Lennon, Maria Wolters, and Tony McBryan. Auditory reminders in the home. In Proc. Intl. Conf. Auditory Display (ICAD), Montreal, Canada, June 2007. [ bib | Abstract ]
[37] David Beaver, Brady Zack Clark, Edward Flemming, T. Florian Jaeger, and Maria Wolters. When semantics meets phonetics: Acoustical studies of second occurrence focus. Language, 83(2):245-276, 2007. [ bib | .pdf ]
[38] Heike Penner, Nicholas Miller, and Maria Wolters. Motor speech disorders in three Parkinsonian syndromes: A comparative study. In Proc. Intl. Conf. Phon. Sci,, 2007. [ bib | Abstract ]