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Research interests

The main focus of my research is on finding novel methods and creating advanced tools to aid research strategy, data visualisation, gamification, collaboration and innovation. My research involves a mixture of Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW), Gamification, Data Science and Visualisation. Lately my work has been published at various international conferences including ACM CHI, BCS HCI and ACM CSCW.

My research currently impacts the areas of human-computer interaction, games, collaboration, perception, appearance, machine vision, fashion, art and retail. Finally, throughout the years my research have enabled me to develop various interactive tools that are currently being used at various multi-national companies, small and medium size enterprises, research councils, and independent retailers.

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Research Output

Improving User Confidence in Concept Maps: Exploring Data Driven Explanations

Le Bras, P., Robb, D., Methven, T., Padilla, S. & Chantler, M. J., 21 Apr 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, 404

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
  • 8 Citations (Scopus)
    224 Downloads (Pure)

    Understanding Concept Maps: A Closer Look at How People Organise Ideas

    Padilla, S., Methven, T., Robb, D. & Chantler, M. J., 2 May 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 815-827 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    24 Downloads (Pure)

    Image-based Emotion Feedback: How Does the Crowd Feel? And Why?

    Robb, D., Padilla, S., Methven, T., Kalkreuter, B. & Chantler, M. J., 10 Jun 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 451-463 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    What To Study In HCI? A Reflection Based On CHI and UK Research Data

    Padilla, S., Methven, T., Robb, D. & Chantler, M. J., 18 Apr 2015. 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Open Access
    File
  • 100 Downloads (Pure)

    Hot topics in CHI: trend maps for visualising research

    Padilla, S., Methven, T. S., Corne, D. W. & Chantler, M. J., 2014, Proceedings on Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2014. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 815-824 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Prizes

    Honourable Mention ACM DIS 2017 Research Papers and Notes

    Robb, David (Recipient), Padilla, Stefano (Recipient), Thomas Methven (Recipient), Kalkreuter, Britta (Recipient) & Chantler, Michael John (Recipient), 13 Jun 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Edinburgh Beltane Public Engagement Fellow

    Stefano Padilla (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

    Heriot-Watt Principal's Award for Public Engagement - Individual Winner

    Stefano Padilla (Recipient), Dec 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Honourable Mention ACM CHI 2017 Research Papers and Notes

    Padilla, Stefano (Recipient), Thomas Methven (Recipient), Robb, David (Recipient) & Chantler, Michael John (Recipient), 8 May 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Best Technical Paper from Conference

    Stefano Padilla (Recipient), 5 Sep 2013

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Activities

    • 1 Participation in Festival or Exhibition
    • 1 Other

    Heriot-Watt University Graduate Exhibition and Fashion Show at Dovecot Galleries

    Stefano Padilla (Participant)
    Jun 2011

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival or Exhibition