Amber Wagner, PhD Candidate, CS
University of Alabama

University of Alabama

Journals

An Empirical Evaluation of a Vocal User Interface for Programming by Voice
Amber Wagner and Jeff Gray, International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach (Special Issue on Human-Computer Interaction, Carina Gonzalez, editor) , vol. 8, no. 2, May 2015, pp. 47-63.

Simplifying the development and deployment of mapreduce algorithms
Ferosh Jacob, Amber Wagner, Prateek Bahri, Susan Vrbsky, and Jeff Gray, International Journal of Next-Generation Computing (Special Issue on Cloud Computing Yugyung Lee and Praveen Rao, eds.), vol. 2, no. 2, 2011, pp. 123-142.

Conference Papers and Extended Abstracts

Myna: Empowering Motorically Challenged Students to Program by Voice
Amber Wagner SIGCSE 2014 Microsoft Student Research Competition, Atlanta, GA, March 2014.
2nd Place Winner, Graduate Category

Automation of VUI to GUI mapping
Amber Wagner, SIGCHI 2013 Doctoral Consortium, Paris, France, April 2013.

Using App Inventor in a K-12 summer camp
Amber Wagner, Jeff Gray, Jonathan Corley, David Wolber, SIGCSE 2012, Denver, CO, March 2013.

Programming by Voice: A Hands-Free Approach for Motorically Challenged Children
Amber Wagner, Ramaraju Rudraraju, Srinivasa Datla, Avishek Banerjee, Mandar Sudame, and Jeff Gray, ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Austin, TX, May 2012, pp. 2087-2092.

Improving data quality via increasing the usability of the interface
Amber Krug, Pamila Dembla, Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) World Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2008.

Posters and Accepted Abstracts

Observations of First Learners with Different Capabilities
Amber Wagner, Jeff Gray ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), Atlanta, GA, March 2014.

A First-Year Experience Report on a Model for Statewide Deployment of CS Principles Courses
Jeff Gray, Mokter Hossain, Jonathan Corley, Amber Wagner, Cassidy Lamm, Mary Boehm and Carol Crawford, Kathleen Haynie and Sheryl Packman, Deepa Muralidhar, Jeff Baker, Roy Black, Sandy Falgout, Leella Holt, Albert Lilly, Gina McCarley, James Morse, Jennie Rountree, Jill Westerlund, and Carol Yarbrough, ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), Atlanta, GA, March 2014.

An Empirical Evaluation of Myna - A Vocal User Interface
Amber Wagner, Jeff Gray Southeastern Women in Computing (SEWIC), Guntersville, AL, November 2013.

Myna: Empowering Motorically Challenged Students to Program by Voice
Amber Wagner, Jeff Gray Southeastern Women in Computing (SEWIC), Guntersville, AL, November 2013.

Creating a Vocal User Interface for Initial Programming Environments
Amber Wagner, Jeff Gray 2013 UA Systems Scholars Institute, Huntsville, AL, May 2013.

Creating a VUI for Initial Programming Environments
ACM Mid-Southeast Conference, Gatlinburg, TN, November 2012
Awarded first place/Doctoral Division

University of Alabama ankrug@bama.ua.edu