My Publications

Here are my publications. I am still thinking about how to categorize them. Until I figure that out, they’re just by chronology:

2017

  • Eugene Yujun Fu, Tiffany C.K. Kwok, Erin You Wu, Hong Va Leong, Grace Ngai and Stephen C.F. Chan. "Your Mouse Reveals Your Next Activity: Towards Predicting User Intention from Mouse Interaction”. To appear in COMPSAC 2017
  • Michael Xuelin Huang, Jiajia Li, Grace Ngai and Hong Va Leong. "ScreenGlint: Practical, In-situ Gaze Estimation on Smartphones” In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2546-2557. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025794

2016

  • Fu, Eugene; Leong, Hong; Ngai, Grace; Chan, Stephen. "Automatic Fight Detection in Surveillance Videos” In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multi Media (MoMM '16), Bessam Abdulrazak, Eric Pardede, Matthias Steinbauer, Ismail Khalil, and Gabriele Anderst-Kotsis (Eds.). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 225-234. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3007120.3007129 Best Student Paper Award 
  • Lau, C. K., Lo, K. W. K., Chan, S. C. F., & Ngai, G. (2016). From Zero to One: Integrating Engineering and Non-Engineering Students in a Service-Learning Engineering Project. In The 2nd International Conference on Service-Learning. Hong Kong.
  • Lo, K. W. K., Chan, S. C. F., & Ngai, G. (2016). Using a Recycled Container to Setup a Community Learning Centre in Rural Cambodia – A Case Study. In 2016 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) (GHTC 2016). Seattle, USA.
  • Lo, K. W. K., Kwan, K. P., Chan, S. C. F., & Ngai, G. (2016). Cross-Cultural Validation of the Global Citizenship Scale for Measuring Impacts of International Service-Learning in Hong Kong Setting. In International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement. New Orleans, LA.
  • Ngai, Grace, Chan, Stephen C.F., Wong, W., Kwan, K.P. "A Multivariate Study of Factors Influencing Students’ Learning Outcomes from Service-Learning”. In International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement. New Orleans, LA.
  • Lo, K. W. K., Kwan, K. P., Ngai, G., & Chan, S. C. F. (2014). An Initial Exploration of the Cross-cultural Validity of the Global Citizenship Scale in the Hong Kong Setting. In 1st International Conference on Service-Learning (pp. 126–131). Hong Kong.
  • Michael Xuelin Huang, Jiajia Li, Grace Ngai, Hong Va Leong. StressClick: Sensing Stress from Gaze-Click Patterns. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM on Multimedia Conference (MM’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1395-1404. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2964284.2964318
  • JIajia Li, Grace Ngai, Hong Va Leong and Stephen C.F. Chan. Your Eye Tells How Well You Comprehend. In 40th Annual IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2016). 
  • Michael Xuelin Huang, Tiffany C.K. Kwok, Grace Ngai, Stephen C.F. Chan, Hong Va Leong. Building a Personalized, Auto-Calibrating Eye Tracker from User Interactions. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5169-5179. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2858036.2858404. CHI Best Paper Award.
  • Jiajia Li, Grace Ngai, Hong Va Leong, and Stephen Chan. 2016. Multimodal human attention detection for reading. In Proceedings of the 31st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 187-192. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2851613.2851681
  • Y. Fu, H.V. Leong, G. Ngai, S.C.F. Chan. Non-Intrusive Health-Monitoring DevicesIn M. Cruz-Cunha, I. Miranda, R. Martinho, & R. Rijo (Eds.) Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine (pp. 711-721). Hershey, PA: Medical Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-9978-6.ch055
  • Yuanyuan WANG; Stephen Chi Fai Chan; Hong Va Leong; Grace Ngai; Norman Au. Multi-dimension reviewer credibility quantification across diverse travel communities. Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), (), pp.1-26 doi: 10.1007/s10115-016-0927-y
  • Michael Xuelin Huang, Grace Ngai, Kien A. Hua, Stephen C.F. Chan and Hong Va Leong. Identifying User- Specific Facial Affects from Spontaneous Expressions with Minimal Annotation. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 360-373, Oct.-Dec. 2016, doi:10.1109/TAFFC.2015.2495222
  • Y. Fu, H.V. Leong, G. Ngai, M.X. Huang, S.C.F. Chan. Physiological mouse: Towards an emotion-aware mouse. Universal Access in the Information Society: An International Journal, Springer. doi:10.1007/s10209-016-0469-9

2015


2014


2013

  • Grace Ngai, Stephen C.F. Chan and Vincent T.Y. Ng. 2013. “i*CATch: A Child-Friendly Kit for E-Textile Prototyping”. Leah Buechley, Kylie Peppler, Michael Eisenberg and Yasmin Kafai, Textile Messages: Dispatches from the World of E-Textiles and Education. New York, NY:Peter Lang
  • Grace Ngai, Stephen C.F. Chan, Hong Va Leong and Vincent T.Y. Ng. “Designing i*CATch: A Multipurpose, Education-friendly Construction Kit for Physical and Wearable Computing”. ACM Transactions on Computing Education, Vol 13, Issue 2, Article 7 (June 2013), 30 pages. DOI=10.1145/2483710.2483712
  • Yuanyuan Wang, Stephen Chi Fai Chan, Grace Ngai, Hong-Va Leong. "Quantifying Reviewer Credibility in Online Tourism". 24th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA '13). Prague, August 26-29, 2013.
  • Grace Ngai, Stephen C.F. Chan, Kam Por Kwan and Josephine M. Csete. "Enhancing students’ sense of civic responsibility and global citizenship through service-learning". International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education. Glasgow, June 11-13, 2013
  • Stephen C.F. Chan, Grace Ngai, Walter Yuen and Kam Por Kwan. "Institutional Strategies to Educate Professionals for Social Responsibility through Service-Learning". International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education. Glasgow, June 11-13, 2013
  • Will W. W. Tang, Stephen Chan, Grace Ngai and Hong-va Leong. "Computer Assisted Melo-rhythmic Generation of Traditional Chinese Music from Ink Brush Calligraphy". 13th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME '13). Daejeon + Seoul, Korea Republic, May 27-30, 2013
  • Kenneth W.K. Lo, Chi Kin Lau, Michael Xuelin Huang, Wai Wa Tang, Grace Ngai, Stephen C.F. Chan. "Mobile DJ: a Tangible, Mobile Platform for Active and Collaborative Music Listening". 13th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME '13). Daejeon + Seoul, Korea Republic, May 27-30, 2013


2012


2011


2010


2009


pre-2007 (mostly about NLP)

  • Grace Ngai and Chi-Shing Wang "A Knowledge-Based Approach for Unsupervised Chinese Coreference Resolution". International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing, 12(4), pp459-484, 2007
  • Pascale Fung and Grace NGAI. "One Story One Flow: Hidden Markov Story Models for Multilingual and Multi-document Summarization". ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing, 3(2), pp1-16, 2006.
  • Marine Carpuat, Pascale Fung and Grace NGAI. "Aligning Word Senses Using Bilingual Corpora". ACM Transactions on Asian Language and Information Processing, 5(2), pp89-120, 2006.
  • Yongjie Zheng, Alvin T.S. Chan and Grace NGAI. "Applying Coordination for Service Adaption in a Mobile Computing Environment". IEEE Internet Computing, 10(5), pp61-67, 2006.
  • Yongjie Zheng, Alvin T.S. Chan and Grace NGAI. "MCL: A MobiGATE Coordination Language for Highly Adaptive and Reconfigurable Mobile Middleware". Sofware Practice and Experience, special issue on Auto-adaptive and Reconfigurable Systems, 36(11-12), pp1355-1380, 2006.
  • Grace NGAI and Chi-Shing WANG. "A Clustering Approach for Unsupervised Chinese Coreference Resolution". 5th SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing. COLING/ACL Workshop. Sydney: July 2006, pp 40-47
  • Grace Ngai, Stephen C.F. Chan and Vincent T.Y. Ng. "Becoming fluent in Java (or any computer language): Overlearning and Active Learning in Introductory Computer Science Learning". Asia-Pacific Education Research Association Conference 2006. Hong Kong: November 2006
  • Stephen C.F. Chan, Vincent T.Y. Ng, Grace Ngai. "A Framework for Service Learning in Professional Disciplines". Asia-Pacific Education Research Association Conference 2006. Hong Kong: November 2006
  • Stephen C.F. Chan, Vincent T.Y. Ng, Grace NGAI and Cane W.K. Leung. "Service Learning -- Information Technology Education through Community Service". IADIS International Conference e-Society 2006. Dublin: July 2006
  • Pascale FUNG, Grace NGAI, Yongsheng YANG and Benfeng CHEN. "A maximum-entropy Chinese parser augmented by Transformation-Based Learning". ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP), 3(2), pp 159-168, 2004.
  • Dekai WU, Grace NGAI, and Marine CARPUAT. "Why Nitpicking Works: Evidence for Occam's Razor in Error Correctors". 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2004). Geneva: Aug 2004, pp 404-410
  • Grace NGAI, Dekai WU, Marine CARPUAT, Chi-Shing WANG, and Chi-Yung WANG. "Semantic Role Labeling with Boosting, SVMs, Maximum Entropy, SNOW, and Decision Lists". Third International Workshop on the Evaluation of Systems for the Semantic Analysis of Text (Senseval-3). ACL-2004 Workshop. Barcelona: Jul 2004, pp 186-186
  • Richard WICENTOWSKI, Grace NGAI, Dekai WU, Marine CARPUAT, Emily THOMFORDE, and Adrian PACKEL. "Joining forces to resolve lexical ambiguity: East meets West in Barcelona". Third International Workshop on the Evaluation of Systems for the Semantic Analysis of Text (Senseval-3). ACL-2004 Workshop. Barcelona: Jul 2004, pp 262-264
  • Dekai WU, Grace NGAI, and Marine CARPUAT. "Raising the Bar: Stacked Conservative Error Correction Beyond Boosting". Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2004). Lisbon: May 2004, pp 21-24.
  • Dekai WU, Grace NGAI, and Marine CARPUAT. "N-fold Templated Piped Correction". First International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-2004). Hainan, China: Mar 2004, pp 632-637.
  • Pascale FUNG, Grace NGAI and Chi-Shun CHEUNG, "Combining Optimal Clustering and Hidden Markov Models for Extractive Summarization", Workshop on Multilingual Summarization and Question Answering, ACL-2003 Workshop.Sapporo, July 2003
  • Dekai WU, Grace NGAI, and Marine CARPUAT. "A stacked, voted, stacked model for named entity recognition".Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-2003), at Human Language Technology Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics (HLT/NAACL-2003). Edmonton, Canada: May 2003.
  • Grace NGAI, Marine CARPUAT and Pascale FUNG, "Identifying Concepts Across Languages: A First Step towards a Corpus-based Approach to Automatic Ontology Alignment". In Proceedings of COLING-02, Taipei, Taiwan: 24th Aug-1st Sept, 2002, pp 737-743
  • Dekai WU, Grace NGAI, Marine CARPUAT, Jeppe LARSEN, and Yongshen YANG. "Boosting for named entity recognition".Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-2002), at 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling-2002), 195-198. Taipei: Sep 2002.
  • Marine CARPUAT, Grace NGAI, Pascale FUNG and Kenneth CHURCH, "Creating a Bilingual Ontology: A Corpus-Based Approach for Aligning WordNet and HowNet". In Proceedings of the 1st Global WordNet Conference, Mysore, January 2002.
  • Grace NGAI and Radu FLORIAN, "Transformation-Based Learning in the Fast Lane", In Proceedings of the Second Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, (ISBN: 1-55860-788-9), pp. 40--47, 2001.
  • David YAROWSKY and Grace NGAI, ``Inducing Multilingual POS Taggers and NP Bracketers via Robust Projection across Aligned Corpora'', In Proceedings of the Second Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ISBN: 1-55860-788-9), pp. 200--207, 2001.
  • David YAROWSKY, Grace NGAI and Richard WICENTOWSKI. ``Inducing Multilingual Text Analysis Tools via Robust Projection across Aligned Corpora.'' In Proceedings of HLT 2001, First International Conference on Human Language Technology Research (ISBN: 1-55860-786-2), pp. 161--168, 2001
  • Radu FLORIAN and Grace NGAI, ``Multidimensional Transformation-Based Learning'', In Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Natural Language Learning, pp. 1--6, Toulouse, July 2001.
  • Grace NGAI and D. Yarowsky, ``Rule Writing or Annotation: Cost-efficient Resource Usage for Base Noun Phrase Chunking'', In Proceedings of the 38th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ISBN: 1-55860-731-5), pp. 117-125, 2000.
  • Radu FLORIAN, John HENDERSON and Grace NGAI, ``Coaxing Confidence from an Old Friend: Probabilistic Classifications from Transformation Rule Lists'', In EMNLP-2000, pp. 26--34, Hong Kong, 2000.
  • Eric BRILL, John HENDERSON and Grace NGAI, ``Automatic Grammar Induction: Combining, Reducing and Doing Nothing'', International Workshop on Parsing Technology, 2000.
  • Eric BRILL and Grace NGAI, ``Man [and Woman] vs. Machine: A Case Study in Base Noun Phrase Learning'', InProceedings of the 37th Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ISBN: 1-55860-609-2), pp. 65--72, 1999.
  • E. Santos Jr., S. M. Brown, M. Lejter, G. NGAI, S.B. Banks and M.R. Stytz, ``Dynamic User Model Construction with Bayesian Networks for Intelligent Information Queries'', In Proceedings of the 11th International FLAIRS Conference, pp. 3--7, Orlando 1999.
© Grace Ngai 2013