Refereed Journal Papers

  1. Kearney, E. and Baljko, M. Sentence-level Movements in Parkinson’s Disease: Loud, Clear, and Slow Speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2017. (Submitted on Feb 23, 2017)
  2. Haworth, B., Kearney, E., Faloutsos, P., Baljko, M., and Yunusova, Y. Electromagnetic articulography (EMA) deployed in feedback-oriented application domains: Computational techniques. Journal of Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization, 2016. (Submitted)
  3. Yunusova, Y., Kearney, E., Kulkarni, M., Haworth, B., Baljko, M., and Faloutsos, P. Game-based augmented visual feedback for enlarging speech movements in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60:1818-1825, June 2017.
  4. Hamidi, F., Baljko, M., Feraday, R., and Kunic, T. Talkbox: A DIY communication board case study. Journal of Assistive Technology, 9(4):187–198, 2015.
  5. Hamidi, F., Baljko, M., Ecomomopoulos, C., Livingston, N., and Spalteholz, L. Co-designing a speech interface for people with dysarthria. Journal of Assistive Technology, 9(3):159-173, 2015.
  6. Baljko, M. and Hamidi, F. Knowledge Co-Creation and Assistive Technology. Journal of Scholarly and Research Communication, 5(3), Article ID 0301162, 19 pp, Oct 2, 2013.
  7. Yunusova, Y., Rosenthal, J. S., Rudy, K., Baljko, M. and Daskalogiannakis, J. Positional targets for lingual consonants defined using electromagnetic articulography. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(2):1027–1038, 2012.
  8. Yunusova, Y., Baljko, M., Pintilie, G., Rudy, K., Faloutsos, P. and Daskalogiannakis, J. Acquisition of the 3D surface of the palate by in-vivo digitization. Speech Communication, 54(8):923–931, 2012.
  9. Tenhaaf, N. and Baljko, M. Sensory, sonic and symbolic features of a collaborative media art practice. Canadian Journal of Communication, 37(1):109–119, Mar 2012.
  10. Baljko, M. and Tenhaaf, N. The aesthetics of emergence: Co-constructed interactions. Transactions on Human–Computer Interaction (TOCHI), 15(3-4):1-11, Nov 2008.
  11. Baljko, M. Review of The Structure of Multimodal Dialogue II, M. M. Taylor, F. Neel, and D. G. Bouwhuis (editors). Computational Linguistics, 27(4), 2001.
  12. Baljko, M., and Hirst, G. The Importance of Subjectivity in Computational Stylistic Assessment. Journal of Text Technology, 9(1):5-17, 1999.

Book Chapters

  1. Hamidi, F., Mbullo Owuor, P., Hynie, M., Baljko, M. and McGrath, S. Potentials of Digital Assistive Technology and Special Education in Kenya. In Sustainable ICT Adoption and Integration for Socio-Economic Development, Charles K. Ayo and Victor Mbarika, 125-151 (2017), accessed March 19, 2017. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2565-3.ch006
  2. Baljko, M. Technology Design: the Digital, the Interactive and Commemorative Tattoo Practise, In The Tattoo Project: Creating a Digital Archive for Commemorative Tattoos. Canada Scholars Press, 2016. (In Press).
  3. Hamidi, F., Mbullo, P., Hynie, M., Baljko, M. and McGrath, S. Digital Assistive Technology and Special Education in Kenya. In Handbook of Research on Sustainable ICT Adoption and integration for Socio-Economic Development. IGI Global, 2016. (In Press).

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings & Workshops

  1. Baljko. A Systematic Review on Technologies that Support Braille Teaching for Children. In Proceedings of the ASSETS’17, 2017. (Submitted May 5, 2017)
  2. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Engaging Children Using a Digital Living Media System. In Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS 2017), Jun 10-14, 2017, Edingburgh, Scotland.
  3. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Using Participatory Design with Proxies to Design and Evaluate a Motivating System for Children with Disabilities. In Proceedings of 16th Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC2017), 2017, Stanford, CA, USA. (Submitted)
  4. Hamidi, F., Saenz, K., and Baljko, M. The silent language of materials: Gender, e-textiles and Mayan weaving. In Proceedings of the CHI’17 Workshop on Refugees and HCI, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO, May 6-11, 2017.
  5. Hamidi, F., Muller, C., Baljko, M., Schorch, M., Lewkowicz, M., and Stangl, A. Engaging with users and stakeholders: The emotional and the personal. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP ’16), pp. 453–456, New York, NY, USA, Nov 13-16, 2016. ACM.
  6. Haworth, B., Usman, M., Baljko, M., and Hamidi, F. The use of working prototypes for participatory design with people with disabilities. In Miesenberger, K., Buhler, C., and Penaz, P., editors, Computers Helping People with Special Needs: 15th International Conference (ICCHP 2016), Linz, Austria, Jul 9-13, 2016, Proceedings, Part I, pp. 134–141, Cham. Springer International Publishing.
  7. Moghaddam, A., Haworth, B., Kearney, E., Baljko, M., and Yunusova, Y. Artifact removal techniques for 3d electromagnetic articulography. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Biomechanical and Parametric Modeling of Human Anatomy (PMHA’15), Montreal, Canada, Aug 29-30, 2015.
  8. Hamidi, F., Saenz, K., and Baljko, M. Echoes of Diversity: Using Making for Empowerment and Learning. In Proceedings of the 6th MX Design Conference (MXD 2015). Mexico City, Mexico, Oct 28-30, 2015 .
  9. Yunusova, Y., Baljko, M., and Faloutsos, P. Normal and disordered speech production: Speech movement database. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Biomechanical and Parametric Modeling of Human Anatomy (PMHA2015), Montreal, Canada, Aug 28-30, 2015.
  10. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Makers with a cause: Fabrication, reflection and community collaboration. In Streitz, N. and Markopoulos, P., editors, In Proceedings of the 3rd Distributed, Ambient, and Pervasive Interactions Conference (DAPI 2015), Held as Part of HCI International, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9189, pp. 49–61, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Aug 2-7, 2015, Springer International Publishing.
  11. Haworth, M. B., Kearney, E., Baljko, M., Faloutsos, P., and Yunusova, Y. Electromagnetic articulography in the development of “serious games” for speech rehabilitation. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Biomechanical and Parametric Modeling of Human Anatomy (PMHA2014), Vancouver, BC, Canada, Aug 22-23, 2014.
  12. Hamidi, F., Baljko, M., Kunic, T., and Feraday, R. Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Assistive Technology: A Communication Board Case Study. In Proceedings of ICCHP’14: the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, pp. 287-294, Paris, France, Jul 9-11, 2014. Berlin: Springer.
  13. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Rafigh: A living media interface for learning games. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’14), pp. 407-410, Toronto, ON, Canada, Apr 26 – May 1, 2014. New York: ACM.
  14. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Empowerment through interaction: A living media interface for children with disabilities. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Interaction Design with Children with Disabilities, ICDC’14, New York, NY, USA, 2014. ACM.
  15. Hamidi, F., Saenz, K., and Baljko, M. Sparkles of brilliance: Incorporating cultural and social context in co-design of digital artworks. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC’14). ACM, Aarhus, Denmark, 2014.
  16. Hamidi, F., and Baljko, M. Subversion and empowerment in digital interactive design. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Design & Emotion. Bogota, Columbia, Oct 6-10, 2014.
  17. Hamidi, F., Comeau, N., Saenz, K., and Baljko, M. Hugbug: A wearable interface for facilitating digital design. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Design & Emotion. Bogota, Columbia, Oct 6-10, 2014.
  18. Haworth, M., Kearney, E., Yunusova, Y., Faloutsos, P. and Baljko, M. Rehabilitative speech computer game calibration using empirical characterizations of Articulatory Working Space (AWS). In Proceedings of Speech Motor Conference, Florida, USA, Feb 27-Mar 2, 2014.
  19. Kearney, E., Haworth, M., Yunusova, Y., Faloutsos, P. and Baljko, M. Articulatory working space as a kinematic target in augmented feedback applications. In Proceedings of Speech Motor Conference, Florida, USA, Feb 27-Mar 2, 2014.
  20. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Rafigh: An edible living media installation. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, TEI ’14, pp. 345–346, New York, NY, USA, 2013. ACM.
  21. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Automatic speech recognition: A shifted role in early speech intervention. In Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SPLAT13), Grenoble, France, Aug 21–22, 2013.
  22. Davidson, D. and Baljko, M. Research, civic engagement, and social media: The why and how of a digital archive of memorial tattoos. In Proceedings of the 1st Annual International Conference on Social Media: Implications for the University, May 3–5, 2013.
  23. Haworth, M. B., Baljko, M. and Faloutsos, P. PhoVR: A Virtual Reality System to Treat Phobias. In Proceedings of the 11th ACM SIGGRAPH International Conference on Virtual- Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry (VRCAI2012), pp. 171-174, Singapore, Dec 2–4, 2012.
  24. Haworth, M. B., Baljko, M. and Faloutsos, P. Treating phobias with computer games. In Proceedings of the 5th International ACM Conference on Motion in Games (MIG2012), pp. 374-377, Rennes, France, Nov 15–17, 2012.
  25. Shtern, M., Haworth, M. B., Yunusova, Y., Baljko, M. and Faloutsos, P. A game system for speech rehabilitation. In Proceedings of the 5th International ACM Conference on Motion in Games (MIG2012), pp. 43-45, Rennes, France, Nov 15–17, 2012.
  26. Hamidi, F., Baljko, M., Moakler, A. and Gadot, A. Synchrum: A tangible interface for rhythmic collaboration. In Proceedings of UIST 2012, the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, pp. 63-64, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Oct 7–10, 2012.
  27. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Reverse-engineering scanning keyboards. In Proceedings of ICCHP’12: the 13th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, pp. 431-438, Linz, Austria, Jul 11–13, 2012.
  28. Bajer, B., MacKenzie, S. and Baljko, M. Huffman base-4 text entry glove (h4-TEG). In Proceedings of ISWC 2012, the 16th Annual International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Jun 18–22, 2012.
  29. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. A reverse-Huffman algorithm for text entry interface evaluation. In Proceedings of the CHI12 Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Text Entry Methods, pp. 1-4, Austin, Texas, May 5-10, 2012.
  30. Pintilie, G., Rudy, K., Yunusova, Y. and Baljko, M. Acquisition of the 3D surface of the palate by in-vivo tracing with a probe. In Proceedings of the 9th International Seminar on Speech Production (ISSP’11), Montreal, Canada, Jun 20–23, 2011.
  31. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Using social networks for multicultural creative collaboration. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Intercultural Collaboration (ICIC 2012), pp. 39-46, Bangalore, India, Mar 21–23, 2012.
  32. Tenhaaf, N., Baljko, M. and Sawchuk, K. Reconsidering media art dynamics. In Proceedings of ISEA’11: the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vol. 18, pp. 1-3, Istanbul, Turkey, Sep 14–21, 2011.
  33. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Collaborative poetry on the Facebook social network. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP10), pp. 305–306, Sanibel, Florida, Nov 7–10, 2010. New York: ACM.
  34. Hamidi, F., Baljko, M., Livingston, N., and Spalteholz, L. CanSpeak: A customizable speech interface for people with dysarthric speech. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP10), pp. 605–612, Jul 12-13, 2010. Berlin: Springer.
  35. McArthur, V. and Baljko, M. Outsiders, interlopers, and employee-identified avatars. In Proceedings of Presence 2009: The 12th Annual International Workshop on Presence, LA, USA, Nov 11–13, 2009.
  36. Tenhaaf, N., Baljko, M., Kamevaar, J., and Sawchuk, K. Lo-fi. Presentations of Subtle Technologies, Digital Arts Festival, May 28–30, 2008.
  37. Baljko, M., Kamevaar, J. and Tenhaaf, N. Sound for {A-life} agents. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII’07), volume 4738 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 763–765, Lisbon, Portugal, Sep 12–14, 2007. Springer.
  38. Baljko, M. and Tenhaaf, N. Attribution of communicative capacity among agents in a heterogeneous population. In Proceedings of Artificial and Ambient Intelligence (AISB’07), Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Apr 2–4, 2007.
  39. Baljko, M. and Tam, A. Indirect text entry using one or two keys. In Proceedings of the 8th International ACM Conference on Assistive Technologies, ASSETS’06, pp. 18–25, Portland, OR, Oct 23–25, 2006.
  40. Baljko, M. and Tenhaaf, N. Different experiences, different types of emergence: A-life sculpture designer, interactant, observer. In Proceedings of AAAI Fall 2006 Symposium on Interaction and Emergent Phenomena in Societies of Agents, pp. 104–110, Arlington, VA, Oct 12–15, 2006.
  41. Baljko, M. The Information-Theoretic Analysis of Unimodal Interfaces and their Multi-modal Counterparts. In Proceedings of the Seventh International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility ASSETS’05, pp. 28–35, Baltimore, MD, Oct 9-12, 2005.
  42. Baljko, M. The Contrastive Evaluation of Unimodal and Multimodal Interfaces for Voice Output Communication Aids. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces ICMI’05, 28–35, Trento, Italy, Oct 4-6, 2005 (Top five finalist for best paper award).
  43. Baljko, M. Issues of Semantic Representation for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems (and Other Systems that Mediate Human-Human Communication). In First Meeting of the SIGSEM Working Group on the Representation of Multimodal Semantic Information, Tilburg, Netherlands, Jan 2003.
  44. Baljko, M., Thompson, C., Paek, T., and Horvitz, E. Articulatory Adaptation in Multimodal Communicative Action. In Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL) Workshop on Adaptation in Dialogue Systems, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Jun 2001.
  45. Baljko, M., Pelachaud, C., and Poggi, I. The Evaluation of Microplanning and Surface Realization in the Generation of Multimodal Acts of Communication Realization in the Generation of Multimodal Acts of Communication. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Multimodal Communication and Context in Embodied Agents, Fifth International Conference on Autonomous Agents, pp.89-94, Montreal, Canada, May 2001.
  46. Baljko, M., and Dahlqvist, P. Incorporating Multimodality in the Design of Interventions for Communication Disorders. In Proceedings of 4th SSoMC, the Fourth Swedish Symposium on Multimodal Communication, pp.13-14, Stockholm, Sweden, Oct 26-27, 2000. Stockholm University/KTH.
  47. Baljko, M. The Computational Simulation of Multimodal, Face-to-Face Communication Constrained by Physical Disabilities. In Proceedings of ESSLLI 2000 Workshop Integrating Information from Different Channels in Multi-Media Contexts, pp. 1-10, Birmingham, UK, Aug 6-10, 2000. European Association for Logic, Language, and Information.
  48. Baljko, M., Hirst, G., Shurville, S., and Pemberton, L. Subjectivity in Stylistic Assessment: An Issue for Supporting Computer-Supported Collaborative Writers. In Proceedings of Writing the Future: Writing and Computers 10, Brighton, UK, Sep 18-19, 1997.

Non-Refereed Publications

  1. Yunusova, Y., Kearney, E., Haworth, M., Baljko, M., and Faloutsos, P. Movement-based speech therapy for dysarthria in Parkinson Disease and Apraxia of Speech. In Proceedings of the Conference on Motor Speech, Newport Beach, USA, Mar 3-6, 2016.
  2. Kearney, E., Yunusova, Y., Haworth, M., Faloutsos, P., and Baljko, M. Speech movements and intelligibility in Parkinson Disease. In Proceedings of the Conference on Motor Speech, Newport Beach, USA, Mar 3-.
  3. Kearney, E., Haworth, B., Scholl, J., Faloutsos, P., Baljko, M., and Yunusova, Y. Game-based speech therapy using visual feedback in Parkinson’s disease. Poster presented at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Research Day, Toronto, Canada, Nov 17, 2016.
  4. Giles, R., Kearney, E., Haworth, B., Faloutsos, P., Baljko, M., and Yunusova, Y. Acoustic-kinematic relationships in speech: Improving assessment and treatment of speech disorder in Parkinson’s disease. Poster presented at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Research Day, Toronto, Canada, Nov 17, 2016.
  5. Baljko, M., Davidson, D., and Letherby, G. On-line discussion fora: Computational techniques, structuralist abstractions, and the personal narrative. In Proceedings of World Social Sciences Forum (WSSF’13).  Montreal, PQ, Oct 13-15, 2013.
  6. Davidson, D., Baljko, M. and Letherby, G. Griefwork online: Community through computer-mediated communication. In 2012 Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (MIRCI) Conference, Toronto, Canada, Oct 18–20, 2012.
  7. Hamidi, F. and Baljko, M. Speech elicitation for voice banking using augmented everyday objects. Poster presented at the ALS Society of Canada, 6th Annual ALS Research Forum, May 1-3, 2010.
  8. Baljko, M. and Tenhaaf, N. Lo-fi collaborative agent populations. FUSION 2007: Make a change, an Annual Exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada, May 5–6, 2007.
  9. Baljko, M. Uses of Natural Language Processing Techniques in Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Paper for Departmental Depth Exam, Jan 1999.

Manuscripts & Reports

  1. Baljko, M. MMSim: Simulated Multimodal Communication. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2000.