Publications

2017

  • Misa Maruyama, Scott P. Robertson, Sara Douglas, Roxanne Raine, and Bryan Semaan. 2017. Social Watching a Civic Broadcast: Understanding the Effects of Positive Feedback and Other Users’ Opinions. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 794-807. DOI= https://doi.org/10.1145/2998181.2998340

2016

  • Nurit Kirshenbaum and Scott Robertson. 2016. Set&Motion: Tool for Authoring Interactive Stories with Sensors and Actuators. In Proceedings of the The 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 554-559. DOI=10.1145/2930674.2935988
  • Scott Robertson, Bryan Semaan, Sara Douglas, Misa Maruyama. 2016. Social media mixed with news in political candidate judgment: Order effects on knowledge and affect. Information Polity 21 (4), 347-365. DOI=10.3233/IP-160388.  PDF.

2015

  • Sara Douglas, Roxanne B. Raine, Misa Maruyama, Bryan Semaan, Scott P. Robertson. 2015. Community matters: How young adults use Facebook to evaluate political candidates. Information Polity 20 (2, 3), 135-150. DOI=10.3233/IP-150362
  • Bryan Semaan, Heather Faucett, Scott P. Robertson, Misa Maruyama, and Sara Douglas. 2015. Designing Political Deliberation Environments to Support Interactions in the Public Sphere. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 3167-3176. DOI=10.1145/2702123.2702403
  • Bryan Semaan, Heather Faucett, Scott Robertson, Misa Maruyama, and Sara Douglas. 2015. Navigating Imagined Audiences: Motivations for Participating in the Online Public Sphere. InProceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1158-1169. DOI=10.1145/2675133.2675187

2014

  • Sara Douglas, Misa Maruyama, Bryan Semaan, and Scott P. Robertson. 2014. Politics and young adults: the effects of Facebook on candidate evaluation. In Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 196-204. DOI=10.1145/2612733.2612754
  • Misa T. Maruyama, Scott P. Robertson, Sara K. Douglas, Bryan C. Semaan, and Heather A. Faucett. 2014. Hybrid media consumption: how tweeting during a televised political debate influences the vote decision. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work & social computing (CSCW ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1422-1432. DOI=10.1145/2531602.2531719
  • Bryan C. Semaan, Scott P. Robertson, Sara Douglas, and Misa Maruyama. 2014. Social media supporting political deliberation across multiple public spheres: towards depolarization. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work & social computing (CSCW ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1409-1421. DOI=10.1145/2531602.2531605

2013

  • Misa Maruyama, Sara Douglas, and Scott Robertson. 2013. Design Teams as Change Agents: Diplomatic Design in the Open Data Movement. In Proceedings of the 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS ’13). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, 1860-1869. DOI=10.1109/HICSS.2013.170
  • Scott P. Robertson, Sara Douglas, Misa Maruyama, and Bryan Semaan. 2013. Political discourse on social networking sites: Sentiment, in-group/out-group orientation and rationality. Inf. Polity 18, 2 (April 2013), 107-126. DOI=10.3233/IP-130303
  • Scott P. Robertson, Bryan Semaan, Sara Douglas, and Misa Maruyama. 2013. Mixed Media: Interactions of Social and Traditional Media in Political Decision Making. In Proceedings of the 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS ’13). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, 2013-2022. DOI=10.1109/HICSS.2013.408

2012

  • Scott P. Robertson, Sara Douglas, Misa Maruyama, and Lik-Wai Chen. 2012. Political dialog evolution in a social network. In Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 40-48. DOI=10.1145/2307729.2307737

2011

  • Robertson, S.P. (2011). Changes in referents and emotions over time in election-related social networking dialog. Proceedings of HICSS-44: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. (10pp). DOI=10.1109/HICSS.2011.97

2010

  • Robertson, S. & Vatrapu, R. (2010). Digital government. In B. Cronin (Ed.). Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 44, Ch. 8, pp. 317-364.
  • Robertson, S., Vatrapu, R. & Medina, R. (2010). Online video “friends” social networking. Overlapping online public spheres in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 7 (2,3), pp. 182-201. DOI=10.1080/19331681003753420
  • Robertson, S., Vatrapu, R. & Medina, R. (2010). Off the wall political discourse: Facebook use in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Information Polity, 15 (1,2), pp. 11-31. DOI=10.3233/IP-2010-0196
  • Vatrapu, R., & Robertson, S. (2010). An information foraging analysis of note taking and note sharing while browsing campaign information. Proceedings of HICSS-43: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. (10pp). DOI=10.1109/HICSS.2010.57

2009

  • Robertson, S., Vatrapu, R., & Abraham, G. (2009). Note taking and note sharing while browsing campaign information: Design tradeoffs between e-democracy and e-participation. Proceedings of HICSS-42: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. (10pp). DOI=10.1109/HICSS.2009.326