Papers

Here is a (mostly complete) list of all my peer-reviewed publications. A more comprehensive and up-to-date (but slightly noisy) listing is available at my Google Scholar profile.

2019

  1. Scaling up Analogical Innovation with Crowds and AI Kittur, Aniket, Yu, Lixiu, Hope, Tom, Chan, Joel, Lifshitz-Assaf, Hila, Gilon, Karni, Ng, Felicia, Kraut, Robert E., and Shahaf, Dafna Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2019 [Abstract] [PDF]

2018

  1. SOLVENT: A Mixed Initiative System for Finding Analogies between Research Papers Chan, Joel, Chang, Joseph Chee, Hope, Tom, Shahaf, Dafna, and Kittur, Aniket Proceedings of ACM Human-Computer Interaction: CSCW 2018 [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. Analogy Mining for Specific Design Needs Gilon, Karni, Chan, Joel, Ng, Felicia Y, Assaf, Hila Lifshitz, Kittur, Aniket, and Shahaf, Dafna In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing 2018 [Abstract] [PDF]

2017

  1. The dynamics of micro-conflicts and uncertainty in successful and unsuccessful design teams Paletz, Susannah B. F., Chan, Joel, and Schunn, Christian D. Design Studies 2017 [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. Crowdboard: Augmenting In-Person Idea Generation with Real-Time Crowds Andolina, Salvatore, Schneider, Hendrik, Chan, Joel, Klouche, Khalil, Jacucci, Giulio, and Dow, Steven In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition 2017 [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. Semantically Far Inspirations Considered Harmful?: Accounting for Cognitive States in Collaborative Ideation Chan, Joel, Siangliulue, Pao, Qori McDonald, Denisa, Liu, Ruixue, Moradinezhad, Reza, Aman, Safa, Solovey, Erin T., Gajos, Krzysztof Z., and Dow, Steven P. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition 2017 [Abstract] [PDF]
  4. Measuring design innovation for project-based design assessment: considerations of robustness and efficiency Schunn, Christian, Chan, Joel, and Goncher, Andrea Bitácora Urbano Territorial 2017 [Abstract] [PDF]
  5. Accelerating Innovation Through Analogy Mining Hope, Tom, Chan, Joel, Kittur, Aniket, and Shahaf, Dafna In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining 2017 Best Paper [Abstract] [PDF]

2016

  1. Situative Creativity: Larger Physical Spaces Facilitate Thinking of Novel Uses for Everyday Objects Chan, Joel, and Nokes-Malach, Timothy The Journal of Problem Solving 2016 [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. Comparing Different Sensemaking Approaches for Large-Scale Ideation Chan, Joel, Dang, Steven, and Dow, Steven P. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2016 [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. Uncovering Uncertainty through Disagreement Paletz, Susannah B. F., Chan, Joel, and Schunn, Christian D. Applied Cognitive Psychology 2016 [Abstract] [PDF]
  4. IdeaHound: Improving Large-scale Collaborative Ideation with Crowd-Powered Real-time Semantic Modeling Siangliulue, Pao, Chan, Joel, Dow, Steven P., and Gajos, Krzysztof Z. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology 2016 [Abstract] [PDF]
  5. Improving Crowd Innovation with Expert Facilitation Chan, Joel, Dang, Steven, and Dow, Steven P. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing 2016 [Abstract] [PDF]
  6. Scaling up Analogy with Crowdsourcing and Machine Learning. Chan, Joel, Hope, Tom, Shahaf, Dafna, and Kittur, Aniket In ICCBR Workshops 2016 [Abstract] [PDF]

2015

  1. Do The Best Design Ideas (Really) Come From Conceptually Distant Sources Of Inspiration? Chan, Joel, Dow, Steven P., and Schunn, Christian D. Design Studies 2015 Design Studies Award [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. The impact of analogies on creative concept generation: Lessons from an in vivo study in engineering design Chan, Joel, and Schunn, Christian D. Cognitive Science 2015 [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. The importance of iteration in creative conceptual combination Chan, Joel, and Schunn, Christian D. Cognition 2015 [Abstract] [PDF]
  4. Providing timely examples improves the quantity and quality of generated ideas Siangliulue, Pao, Chan, Joel, Gajos, Krzysztof, and Dow, Steven P. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition 2015 Best Contribution to Creative Communication (nominated) [Abstract] [PDF]

2014

  1. The impact of sources of inspiration on the genesis of creative ideas Chan, Joel 2014 Tim Post Award [Abstract] [PDF]

2013

  1. Expert representation of design repository space: A comparison to and validation of algorithmic output Fu, Katherine, Chan, Joel, Schunn, Christian, Cagan, Jonathan, and Kotovsky, Kenneth Design Studies 2013 [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. The Meaning of Near and Far: The Impact of Structuring Design Databases and the Effect of Distance of Analogy on Design Output Fu, Katherine, Chan, Joel, Cagan, Jonathan, Kotovsky, Kenneth, Schunn, Christian, and Wood, Kristin Journal of Mechanical Design 2013 [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. Reducing Annotation Effort on Unbalanced Corpus based on Cost Matrix. Luo, Wencan, Litman, Diane J, and Chan, Joel In HLT-NAACL 2013 [Abstract] [PDF]

2012

  1. Analogy as a strategy for supporting complex problem solving under uncertainty Chan, Joel, Paletz, Susannah BF, and Schunn, Christian D Memory & cognition 2012 [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. The Meaning of “Near” and “Far”: The Impact of Structuring Design Databases and the Effect of Distance of Analogy on Design Output Fu, Katherine, Chan, Joel, Cagan, Jonathan, Kotovsky, Kenneth, Schunn, Christian, and Wood, Kristin In ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference 2012 Best Paper [Abstract] [PDF]

2011

  1. On the benefits and pitfalls of analogies for innovative design: Ideation performance based on analogical distance, commonness, and modality of examples Chan, Joel, Fu, Katherine, Schunn, Christian. D., Cagan, Jonathan, Wood, Kristin L., and Kotovsky, Kenneth Journal of Mechanical Design 2011 [Abstract] [PDF]