Original Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. M. Cherubini, K. Niksirat Salehzadeh, M-O. Boldi, H. Keopraseuth, J. M. Such, K. Huguenin. 2021. When Forcing Collaboration is the Most Sensible Choice: Desirability of Precautionary and Dissuasive Mechanisms to Manage Multiparty Privacy Conflicts. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, CSCW edition, 35 pages, in press.
  2. A. Meylan, M. Cherubini, B. Chapuis, M. Humbert, I. Bilogrevic, and K. Huguenin. 2020. A Study on the Use of Checksums for Integrity Verification of Web Downloads. ACM Transasctions on Privacy and Security (TOPS), 24, 1, Article 4 (September 2020), 36 pages. DOI:
  3. M. Cherubini, L. Reut, J. Tyler and M. Ortlieb. Inattentive, Imprudent and Inapt: Discovering Inadequacies of ICT During Life-Changing Events Through the Lens of Non-Users. Behaviour & Information Technology (BIT). Accepted in May 2020, in press. DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2020.1772879
  4. G. Villalobos-Zuñiga, M. Cherubini. 2020. Apps That Motivate: a Taxonomy of App Features Based on Self-Determination Theory. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS). Volume 140, August 2020, 102449. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2020.102449
  5. M. Cherubini, G. Villalobos-Zuñiga, M.-O. Boldi, and R. Bonazzi. 2020. The Unexpected Downside of Paying or Sending Messages to People to Make Them Walk: Comparing Tangible Rewards and Motivational Messages to Improve Physical Activity. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact (ToCHI). 27, 2, Article 8 (March 2020), 44 pages. DOI: 10.1145/3365665
  6. E. Erne, M. Cherubini, O. Delémont, 2020. How to share and utilise expertise in a police forensic department through externalisation and mutualisation. Science & Justice. 60, 3, (May 2020), Pages 225-233. DOI: 10.1016/j.scijus.2019.12.004
  7. J. P. Carrascal, R. De Oliveira, and M. Cherubini. 2015. To Call or to Recall? That’s the Research Question. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. (ToCHI) 22, 1, Article 4 (March 2015), 30 pages. DOI: 10.1145/2656211
  8. K. Church, M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver. 2014. A large-scale study of daily information needs captured in situ. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. (ToCHI) 21, 2, Article 10 (February 2014), 46 pages. DOI: 10.1145/2552193
  9. R. De Oliveira, M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver. 2013. Influence of personality on satisfaction with mobile phone services. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. (ToCHI) 20, 2, Article 10 (May 2013), 23 pages. DOI: 10.1145/2463579.2463581
  10. M. Cherubini, M.-A. Nüssli, and P. Dillenbourg, This is it! : Indicating and looking in collaborative work at a distance, Journal of Eye-Movement Research, 3(5), (December 2010), 1-20. DOI: 10.16910/jemr.3.5.3
  11. R. De Oliveira, M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver (2010). Looking at near-duplicate videos from a human-centric perspective. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (ToMM) 6, 3, Article 15 (August 2010), 22 pages. DOI: 10.1145/1823746.1823749
  12. M. Cherubini, H. Gash & T. McCloughlin (2008). The DigitalSeed: an interactive toy for investigating plants, Journal of Biological Education, 42:3, 123-129, DOI: 10.1080/00219266.2008.9656125

Unlike most of academia, premiere conferences in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) are selective venues for archival research. These conferences exceed many journals in their selectivity, visibility, and impact.

Original Peer-Reviewed Conferences

  1. B. Chapuis, O. Omolola, M. Cherubini, M. Humbert, K. Huguenin. An Empirical Study of the Use of Integrity Verification Mechanisms for Web Subresources. In Proc. of the The Web Conference (WWW’20), Taipei, Taiwan, Apr 2020. DOI:10.1145/3366423.3380092
  2. M. Cherubini, A. Meylan, B. Chapuis, M. Humbert, I. Bilogrevic, K. Huguenin (2018). Towards Usable Checksums: Automating the Integrity Verification of Web Downloads for the Masses. In Proc. of the 25th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS’18), Toronto, ON, Canada, Oct 2018. DOI: 10.1145/3243734.3243746
  3. Jean Vanderdonckt, Bruno Dumas, and Mauro Cherubini (2018). Comparing Some Distances in Template-based 2D Gesture Recognition. In Extended Abstracts of CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper LBW121, 6 pages. DOI: 10.1145/3170427.3188452
  4. Juan Pablo Carrascal, Christopher Riederer, Vijay Erramilli, Mauro Cherubini, and Rodrigo de Oliveira (2013). Your browsing behavior for a big mac: economics of personal information online. In Proc. of the The Web Conference (WWW’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 189-200. DOI: 10.1145/2488388.2488406
  5. J. P. Carrascal, R. Oliveira, and M. Cherubini (2012), A Note Paper on Note-Taking: Understanding Annotations of Mobile Phone Calls. In Proc. of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI’12), San Francisco, USA, 21−24, 2012, ACM Press. DOI: 10.1145/2371574.2371578 
  6. M. Cherubini, R. Oliveira, A. Hiltunen, and N. Oliver (2011), Barriers and bridges in the adoption of today’s mobile phone contextual services, in Proc. of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI’11), (Stockholm, Sweden, August 30 − September 2, 2011), ACM Press. DOI: 10.1145/2037373.2037400
  7. R. Oliveira, M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver (2010), MoviPill: Improving medication compliance for elders using a mobile persuasive social game, in Proc. of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP’10), (Copenhagen, Denmark), ACM Press, September 26-29 2010. DOI: 10.1145/1864349.1864371
  8. K. Church, and M. Cherubini (2010), Evaluating Mobile User Experience In-The-Wild: Prototypes, Playgrounds and Contextual Experience Sampling, in Proc. of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP’10), (Copenhagen, Denmark), September 26 2010.  pdf
  9. M. Cherubini, A. Gutierrez, R. de Oliveira, and N. Oliver, Social tagging revamped: Supporting the users’ need of self-promotion through persuasive techniques, in Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI’2010), (Atlanta, GA, USA), April 10-15 2010.  DOI: 10.1145/1753326.1753473 Best paper nominee
  10. K. Church, J. Neumann, M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver, The “map trap”? An evaluation of map versus text-based interfaces for location-based mobile search services, in Proceedings of the The Web Conference (WWW’2010), (Raleigh, North Carolina, USA), ACM Press, April 26-30 2010. DOI:10.1145/1772690.1772718
  11. K. Church, J. Neumann, M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver (2010). SocialSearchBrowser: A novel mobile search and information discovery tool, in Proc. of Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI’10), (Hong Kong, China), pp. 101-110, ACM Press, February 7-10 2010. DOI: 10.1145/1719970.1719985
  12. M. Cherubini, R. de Oliveira, and N. Oliver (2009). Understanding near-duplicate videos, in Proc. of International Conference on Multimedia (MM’09), (Beijing, China), pp. 35-44, ACM Press, October 19-24 2009. DOI: 10.1145/1631272.1631280 Best paper nominee
  13. M. Cherubini, X. Anguera, N. Oliver, and R. de Oliveira (2009). Text versus speech: a comparison of tagging input modalities for camera phones, in Proc. of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI’09): (Bonn, Germany), pp. 1-10, ACM. DOI: 10.1145/1613858.1613860  Best paper nominee
  14. R. de Oliveira, M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver, Human perception of near-duplicate videos, in Proc. of IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT’09), (Uppsala, Sweden), pp. 21-24, Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03658-3_6
  15. M. Cherubini, R. de Oliveira, and N. Oliver (2009). Shopping uncertainties in a mobile and social context, in Proc. International Conference on Pervasive Computing – Late Breaking Results (PERVASIVE’09), (Nara, Japan), May 11-14 2009. arXiv:0906.2307
  16. M. Cherubini, M.-A. Nüssli, and P. Dillenbourg (2008). Deixis and gaze in collaborative work at a distance (over a shared map): a computational model to detect misunderstandings. In Proceedings of the 2008 symposium on Eye tracking research & applications (ETRA’2008) (Savannah, GA, USA, March 26-28 2008), ACM Press, pp. 173-180. DOI: 10.1145/1344471.1344515
  17. X. Anguera, N. Oliver, and M. Cherubini (2008). Multimodal and mobile personal image retrieval: A user study, in Proc. Workshop of Mobile Information Retrieval (MobIR’08) (K. L. Chan, ed.), (Singapore), pp. 17-23, 20-24 July 2008.  pdf
  18. M. Cherubini, and P. Dillenbourg (2007). The effects of explicit referencing in distance problem solving over shared maps. Proc. International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP’07), Sanibel Island, Florida, USA, November 4-7, Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 331-340. DOI: 10.1145/1316624.1316674
  19. M. Cherubini, G. Venolia, and R. deLine (2007). Building an ecologically-valid, large-scale diagram to help developers stay oriented in their code. In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC’07) (Coeur d’Alène, Idaho, USA, September 23-27 2007), IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 157-160. DOI: 10.1109/VLHCC.2007.19
  20. M. Cherubini, G. Venolia, R. deLine and A. J. Ko. (2007) Let’s Go to the Whiteboard: How and Why Software Developers Use Drawings. In Proc. of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’2007) (San Jose, CA, USA, April 28, May 3 2007), ACM Press, pp. 557-566. DOI: 10.1145/1240624.1240714
  21. M. Cherubini, and J. van der Pol. (2005) Grounding is not shared understanding: Distinguishing grounding at an utterance and knowledge level. In Proc. of Modeling and Using Context 5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference (CONTEXT’05), Paris, France, July 5-8 2005. pdf
  22. H. Gash, & M. Cherubini (2002). A digital seed: designing a toy plant to facilitate cognitive growth. The Irish Psychologist, 29(4), 49. pdf

Original Peer-Reviewed Workshops

  1. G. Villalobos-Zuñiga, M. Cherubini, Activity Self-Tracking with Smart Phones: How to Approach Odd Measurements?, Proceedings of CHI’2018 Workshop on Long Term Self Tracking, Montreal, Canada – May 2018. arXiv preprint: arXiv:1804.04855
  2. G. Villalobos-Zuñiga, M. Cherubini, Not a Technology Person: Motivating Older Adults Toward the Use of Mobile Technology, Proceedings of the CHI’2017 One Day Workshop on Designing Mobile Interactions for the Ageing Populations, Denver, Colorado, USA — 6 May 2017. arXiv preprint: arXiv:1707.07887
  3. M. Cherubini, Methodological and ethical implications of testing alternative designs for technologies supporting democratic processes, Proceedings of the COOP2014, Workshop on Collaborative Technologies in Democratic Processes, International Reports on Socio-Informatics, 1(11), 85−86, 2014, ISSN 1861-4280. pdf  link 
  4. K. Church, M. Cherubini, J. Neumann, and N. Oliver, Understanding Mobile Information Needs on a Large-Scale: Tools, Experiences and Challenges, Workshop on ‘Research in the Large’; Using App Stores, Wide Distribution Channels & Big Data in UbiComp Research (Ubicomp’11), Beijing, China, ACM Press. DOI: 10.1145/2025528.2025530
  5. M. Cherubini, R. de Oliveira, N. Oliver, and C. Ferran, Gaze and gestures in telepresence: multimodality, embodiment, and roles of collaboration, in Paper presented at International Workshop New Frontiers in Telepresence, part of CSCW’10, (Savannah, GA, USA), February 7th 2010. arXiv:1001.3150
  6. M. Cherubini and N. Oliver, A refined experience sampling method to capture mobile user experience, Presented at the International Workshop of Mobile User Experience Research part of CHI’2009 (Y. Nakhimovsky, D. Eckles, and J. Riegelsberger, eds.), (Boston, MA, USA), April 4-9 2009. arXiv:0906.4125
  7. M. Cherubini, F. Hong, P. Dillenbourg, and F. Girardin. Ubiquitous collaborative annotations of mobile maps: how and why people might want to share geographical notes. In Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Collaborative Editing Systems (IWCES’07) (Sanibel Island, Florida, USA, November 4 2007).  pdf
  8. M. Cherubini (2004). A collaborative ontology for ‘spatialised communication’. Position paper for the workshop ‘Potential of Cognitive Semantics for Ontologies’, part of FOIS2004, Torino, Italy, November 2004. pdf
  9. N. Winters, M. Cherubini, & C. Strohecker (2003). Biosphera: A Prototype Design for Learning about Multivariate Systems. CHI’2003 Learning Workshop Proceedings. pdf
  10. M. Cherubini, J. Rasmussen, H. Gash & T. McCloughlin (2002). DigitalSeed: An interactive toy for children’s explorations of plant growth and life cycles. Paper Presented as a Poster at the Conference Interaction Design and Children. International Workshop. pdf

Original Theses

  1. M. Cherubini. Annotations of Maps in Collaborative Work at a Distance (2008). PhD thesis n. 4116, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, June 2008. pdf
  2. M.Cherubini (2004). Microworlds for Ecology Explorations: From DigitalSeed to Biosphera in fostering children’s understanding of plant biology. Master thesis. St. Patrick’s College, Dublin City University. Ireland. May 2004. pdf
  3. M. Cherubini. The Kid Factor, usability and ergonomy of children’s internet sites (2001). Bachelor thesis, Università di RomaTre, Rome, Italy, July 2001. pdf

Book Chapters

  1. J. Huang, M. Cherubini, N. Nova and P. Dillenbourg. (2009) Why Would Furniture Be Relevant For Collaborative Learning?, In Dillenbourg, P., Huang, J. & Cherubini, M. (Eds.) Collaborative Artefacts and Interactive Furniture Supporting Collaborative Work/ Learning. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pdf


  1. M. Cherubini (2015). Ranking Content Suggestions Based on Calendar Data. Filed April 22nd, 2015. link
  2. M. Cherubini (2014). Information Categorization for Users With Visual Impairments and Limited Attention Span. Filed 1st of May, 2014. link
  3. R. De Oliveira, and M. Cherubini (2012). Method for a cheating-proof user experience based loyalty program and a computer program product for assigning loyalty points to users. Filed 26 Nov 2012, #US20140149199 A1. link
  4. R. De Oliveira, M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver (2011). Medication compliance using persuasive computing. Filed 15th of February 2011 in USA, #US8439758 B2. link
  5. M. Cherubini, and N. Oliver (2011). Method and system for facilitating exchange of items in a network. Filed 20th of October 2011, #WO2011127992 A1. link
  6. Strohecker, C., Rasmussen, R., Foley-Fisher, Z., Karau, M., O’Hanlon, B., Cader, R., Cherubini, M. (2003). Method and device for detecting toxic components in an environment. Filed 6 October, 2003; pending. link