Publications

  • Dicheva D., Dichev C., Agre G. and Angelova G. (2015) Gamification in Education: A Systematic Mapping Study to appear in Journal of Educational T echnology and Society, Volume 18, No. 1 (Available here).
  • Dichev, C., Dicheva, D., Angelova, G., Agre, G. (2014) From Gamification to Gameful Design and Gameful Experience in Learning, Journal of Cybernetics And Information Technologies, Volume 14, No 4. (Available here).
  • Dichev C., Dicheva D (2012) Is It Time to Change OER Repositories Role?, In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries - JCDL 2012, June 10-14, 2012, Washington, DC, pp. 31-34.
  • Dichev C., Dicheva D. (2012) Open Educational Resources in Computer Science Teaching, In Proceedings of the ACM SIGSE 2012, Raleigh, NC, pp. 619-624.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C. (2011) Can Collective Use Help for Searching?, In Proceedings of the IEEE 2011 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, 10/10-10/12, 2011, Beijing, China, 2011, 24-31.
  • Dichev C., Bhattarai B., Clonch C., Dicheva D (2011) Towards Better Discoverability and Use of Open Content. In: Software, Services and Semantic Technologies, Springer, AICS 101, 195-203
  • Johnsen L., Dicheva D., Dichev C. (2011) Visualizing and Presenting Story Maps in TM4Book. In: Software, Services and Semantic Technologies, Springer, AICS 101, 53-58.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C., Damova M. (2011) Ontological Support for Creative Writing. In Proceedings of the 24th International FLAIRS Conference, Palm Beach, FL, May 18-20, 2011, 576-578.
  • Sosnovsky, S., Dicheva, D. (2010) Ontological Technologies for User Modeling, International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 5(1), 2010, 32-71.
  • Koychev, I., Dicheva, D., Nikolov, R. (2010) SmartBook: Semantics Inside, Serdica Computing Journal, 2010.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C. (2010) Finding Resources and Collaborators within Digital Collections, In Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, 08/31-09/03, 2010, Toronto, Canada, 2010, 631-638
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C, Drayton R. (2010) Search and Exploration in LinkedCourse. In Proceedings of the 23rd International FLAIRS Conference, Daytona Beach, FL, May 18-22, 2010.
  • Dicheva, D., Dichev, C. (2009) Authoring and Exploring Learning Content: Share Content by Sharing Concepts, In Dicheva, D., Mizoguchi, R. Greer, J.  (Eds.) Semantic Web Technologies for e-Learning, IOS Press, The Netherlands, 24-43. 
  • Koychev, I., Nikolov, R., Dicheva, D. (2009) SmartBook: The New Generation e-Book. 2nd Workshop on Research Advances in Large Digital Book Collections (BooksOnline'09) at the 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries, Sep 27 – Oct 2, 2009, Corfu, Greece.
  • Dichev, C., Xu, J., Dicheva, D., Zhang, J. (2009) Measuring Similarity of Interests for Clustering Taggers and Resources, International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking (IJVCSN), 1(3), 2009, 1-20.
  • Zhu, Y. , Dicheva, D., Dichev, C., Moran, M. (2009). Connecting and Sharing Open-Content Learning Resources, International Conference on Software, Services and Semantic Technologies – S3T’09, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 28-29, 2009, 68-75.
  • Irwin, K., Dicheva, D., Dichev, C. (2009). A Digital Repository Supporting Collaboration, International Conference on Software, Services and Semantic Technologies – S3T’09, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 28-29, 2009, 100-107.
  • Bittencourt, I., Costa, E., Braz. B., Dicheva, D. (2009) Supporting Interoperability between Web-based Educational Systems, 39th Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October 18 - 21, 2009.
  • Koychev, I., Nikolov, R., Dicheva, D. (2009). SmartBook: the New Generation E-book Meets University 2.0, International Conference on Software, Services and Semantic Technologies – S3T’09, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 28-29, 2009, 60-67.
  • Dicheva, D., Dichev, C., Zhu, Yi (2009). Sharing Open-Content Learning Resources in Emerging Disciplines. Seventh Int’l Workshop on Ontologies and Social Semantic Web for E-Learning, in conjunction with Int. Conf. on AI in Education – AIED’09, Brighton, UK, July 6-10, 2009, 23-30.
  • Koychev, I., Nikolov, R., Dicheva, D. (2009) SMARTBOOK - The Future E-Book and Educational Hypermedia, Proceedings of the Conference "Education in Information Society", May, 11-12, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, (Barnev, P., Editor), Sofia: ADIS & IMI-BAS, 30-37.
  • Xu, J., Dichev, C., Esterline, A., Dicheva, D., Zhang, J. (2009) On the Effectiveness of Collaborative Tagging Systems for Describing Resources, World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE 2009), March 31 - April 2, 2009, Los Angeles/Anaheim, USA.
  • Dicheva, D. (2008) Ontologies and Semantic Web for e-Learning. In Pawlowski, J.M., Adelsberger, H.H., Kinshuk, Sampson, D. (Eds.): Handbook on Information Technologies for Education and Training, 2nd Edition, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 47-65. (uncorrected proof)
  • Dichev, C., Dicheva, D., Ditcheva, B. and Moran, M. (2008) Translation between RDF and Topic Maps: Divide and Translate, In Proceedings of Balisage: The Markup Conference, 12 - 15 August 2008, Montreal, Canada.
  • Dicheva, D., Johnsen, L. (2008). Connecting Connexions: Organizing and Integrating Open Learning Content with Topic Maps, Sixth Int’l Workshop on Ontologies and Semantic Web for E-Learning (SWEL@ITS'08), in conjunction with Int. Conf. on Intelligent Tutoring Systems – ITS’08, Montreal, Canada, June 23-27, 2008, 55-60.
  • Dicheva, D., Dichev, Ch., Brown, C., Veetil, D., Thomas, W. (2008). Easy Creation of Semantics-Enhanced Digital Artwork Collections, International Conference on Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, July 1-4, 2008, Varna, Bulgaria, 92-98. (pdf)
  • Dicheva, D., Dichev, C. (2008). Ontological Support for Learning Content Management. Scientia Journal, Special Issue of Semantic Web for Educational Systems, 19(2), 2008, 68-76.
  • Dicheva D. (2007). Topic Maps Based Digital Artworks Collections, Workshop on Cultural Heritage on the Semantic Web, 6th Intl. Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2007, November 11-15, 2007, Busan, Korea.
  • Dichev C. , Dicheva D., Fisher, J. (2007). Identity: How to Name It, How to Find It, Workshop on I3: Identity, Identifiers, Identification, 16th Int. Conference on World Wide Web, WWW 2007, May 8-12, 2007, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C., (2007). Helping Courseware Authors to Build Ontologies: the Case of TM4L, 13th Int. Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AI-ED 2007, July 9-13, 2007, LA, California, 77-84.
  • McDonald, J., Dicheva, D. (2007). Mobile Topic Maps for e-Learning, Intl Workshop on Ontologies and Semantic Web for e-Learning,13th Int. Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AI-ED 2007, July 9-13, 2007, LA, California, 65-73.
  • Brown, C. (2007) Topic Map Editing in a Java Web Portal, 45th ACM Southeast Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, March 23-24, 2007.
  • Wang, D., Dicheva, D., Dichev, C., Akouala, J. (2007) Retrieving Information in Topic Maps: the Case of TM4L, 45th ACM Southeast Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, March 23-24, 2007.
  • Roberson, S., Dicheva, D. (2007) Semi-Automatic Ontology Extraction to Create Draft Topic Maps, 45th ACM Southeast Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, March 23-24, 2007.
  • Dichev C. , Dicheva D. (2006). View-Based Semantic Search and Browsing, 2006 IEEE/ACM International Conf. on Web Intelligence (WI?06), December 18-22, 2006, Hong-Kong, China, IEEE Computer Society Press.
  • Ditcheva, B., Dicheva, D. (2006). Visual Browsing and Editing of Topic Map-Based Learning Repositories), Int. Conf. on Topic Maps Research and Applications (TMRA?06): Leveraging the Semantics, October 10-12, 2006, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Dichev C., Dicheva D. (2006). Context-based Search in Topic-centered Digital Repositories, 3rd International Semantic Web User Interaction Workshop (SWUI06), collocated with 5th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC?06), November 6th, 2005, Athens, GA.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C. (2006). TM4L: Creating and Browsing Educational Topic Maps British Journal of Educational Technology - BJET, 37(3), 391-404.
  • Dicheva D., Aroyo L. (2006). An Approach to Interoperability of Ontology-based Educational Repositories. Int. J. Cont. Engineering Education and Life-long Learning, 16(1/2), 92-109.
  • Hooben, G, Aroyo, L., & Dicheva, D. (2006). Engineering Adaptive Concept-Based Systems for the Web, In Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government, and Mobile Commerce, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Ed), Idea Group Inc, PA: Hershey, 424-430.
  • Dichev C. , Dicheva D. (2006). Using Contexts to Personalize Educational Topic Maps, International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH2006), June 21-23, 2006, Dublin, Ireland, (to appear).
  • Dichev C. , Dicheva D. (2005). Contexts as Abstraction of Grouping, Workshop on Contexts and Ontologies, 12th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2005, July 9-13, 2005, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 49-56.
  • Dichev C., Dicheva D. (2005). Contexts as Collection of Alternatives, Workshop on Applications of Semantic Web in E-Learning (SW-EL@K-CAP?05), in conjunction with 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Capture, K-CAP?05, October 2, 2005, Banff, Canada, 53-58.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C. (2005). Authoring Educational Topic Maps: Can We Make It Easier? 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2005, July 5-8, 2005, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 216-219.
  • Dicheva, D., Dichev, C., Wang. D. (2005). Visualizing Topic Maps For E-Learning, Workshop on Applications of Semantic Web in E-Learning (SW-EL@ICALT'05), in conjunction with 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2005, July 5-8, 2005, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 950-951.
  • Dichev C., Dicheva D. (2005). Contexts in Educational Topic Maps. 12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AI-ED 2005, July 18-22, 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 789-791.
  • Dicheva, D., Sosnovsky, S., Gavrilova, T., Brusilovsky, P. (2005). Ontological Web Portal for Educational Ontologies. Workshop on Applications of Semantic Web in E-Learning (SW-EL@AI-ED?05), in conjunction with 12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AI-ED 2005, July 18-22, 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Dicheva D., C. Dichev, C. Wang, D. and Zhu Y. (2005) Editing and Exploring Topic Map-based E-Learning Repositories, In Proc of 9th IASTED Int. Conf. Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 15-17, 2005, 139-144.
  • Nordeng, T.W., Dicheva, D., Garshol, L.M., Rønningsbakk, L., Lavik, S., Meløy, J.R. (2005). Using Topic Maps for integrating ePortfolio with eCurriculum, Int. Conf. on ePortfolio 2005, October 27-28, 2005, Cambridge UK.
  • Hooben, G, Aroyo, L., de Bra, P., & Dicheva, D. (2005). Adaptation Engineering in Adaptive Concept-based Systems, In Adaptable and Adaptive Hypermedia Systems, Sherry Chen and George Magoulas (Eds), IRM Press, 36-58.
  • Dicheva, D., Dichev, C. (2004). A Framework for Concept-Based Digital Course Libraries, J. of Interactive Learning Research - JIRL, Special issue on Computational Intelligence In Web-Based Education, A.V. Vasilakos, V. Devedzic, Kinshuk (Eds), 15(4), 2004, 347-364.
  • Aroyo, L., Dicheva, D. (2004). The New Challenges for E-learning: The Educational Semantic Web. J. Educational Technology & Society, 7 (4), 59-69.
  • Dichev C., Dicheva D., & Aroyo L. (2004). Using Topic Maps for Web-based Education , Int. J. of Advanced Technology for Learning, 1(1), 2004, 1-7.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C. (2004). Educational Topic Maps, 3rd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC'2004) Poster Abstracts, November 7-11, 2004, Hiroshima, Japan, 19-20.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C., Sun, Y., & Nao, S. (2004). Authoring Topic Maps-based Digital Course Libraries, Workshop on Applications of Semantic Web Technologies for Adaptive Educational Hypermedia (SW-EL@AH'04), in conjunction with AH 2004, August 23-26, 2004, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 331-337.
  • Dicheva D., Dichev C., Sun, Y., & Nao, S. (2004). A Topic Map Authoring Tool for E-Learning, Proceedings of ADMI 2004, May 20-22, 2004, Orlando, Florida, 62-67.
  • Aroyo L., Dicheva D. (2004). Authoring Support in Concept-based Web Information Systems for Educational Applications. Int. J. Cont. Engineering Education and Life-long Learning, 14(3), pp. 297-312.>
  • Dicheva, D., Aroyo, L., Cristea, A. (2003). Cooperative Courseware-Authoring Support. International Journal of Computers and Applications, 25(3), pp. 179-187.
  • Dichev,C., Dicheva, D. (2003). Reusable and Shareable Digital Course Libraries. Fifth International Workshop on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC03), October 1 - 4, 2003, Timisoara, Romania, pp. 27-38 (invited paper).
  • Dicheva, D., Dichev, C. (2003). Building and Using Open Web-Based Course Libraries. Twelfth International Turkish Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks (TAINN 2003), Canakkale, Turkey, July 02 - 04, 2003, pp. 349-357.
  • Aroyo L., Dicheva D. (2002). Authoring Framework for Concept-based Web Information Systems. Workshop on Concepts and Ontologies in Web-based Educational Systems, ICCE'2002, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 41-48.
  • Aroyo L., Dicheva D., Cristea, A.  (2002). Ontological Support for Web Courseware Authoring. International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems ( ITS 2002), Biarritz, France, June 5-8, 2002, pp. 270-280.
  • Dicheva, D., Aroyo, L., Cristea, A. (2002). Collaborative Concept-based Courseware Authoring Support. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IC-AI'02), May 20-22, 2002, Cancun, Mexico, pp. 52-57.
  • Dichev Ch., Dicheva D. (2002). "Interesting" as a Category in Information Retrieval. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IC-AI'02), Las Vegas, USA, June 24-27, 2002, pp. 833-839.
  • Aroyo L., Cristea, A., Dicheva D.(2002). A Layered Approach towards Domain Authoring Support. International Conference , Las Vegas, USA, June 24-27, 2002, 615-621.
  • Aroyo L., Dicheva D. (2001). AIMS: Learning and Teaching Support for WWW-based Education. International Journal for Continuing Engineering Education and Life-long Learning, Vol. 11, No. 1/2, 152-164.
  • Aroyo L., Dicheva D., Velev I. (2001). A Concept-Based Approach to Support Learning in a Web-based Course Environment. J. Moore, C.L. Redfield, W.L. Johnson (Eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education, Amsterdam: IOS Press, Frontiers of AI and Applications, 1-10.
  • Aroyo L., Dicheva D. (2001). Informational Support for Learners and Teachers in Web-Based Education. Ruokamo, H., Nykanen, O., Pohjolainen, S., and Hietala, P. (Eds.) 10th International PEG Conference(PEG'2001), Tampere, Finland, 23-29.
  • Dichev Ch., Dicheva D. (2001). Deriving Context Specific Information on the Web. World Conference on the WWW and Internet (WebNet'2001), Orlando, Florida, 296-301.
  • Dichev Ch., Dicheva D., Radenski A. (2001). A Framework for Dynamic Topic Clustering on the Web. International Conference on Internet Computing, IC'2001, Las Vegas, Nevada, pp. 983-989.
  • Dicheva D., Aroyo L. (2000). An Approach to Intelligent Information Handling in Web-Based Learning Environments. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IC-AI'2000, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1327-1333.