AI Made By Youth: A Conversational AI Curriculum for Middle School Summer Camps
Yukyeong Song, Gloria Katuka, Joanne Barrett, Xiaoyi Tian, Amit Kumar, Tom McKlin, Mehmet Celepkolu, Maya Israel, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer.
Paper in The Thirteenth Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI). To appear.

A Summer Camp Experience to Engage Middle School Learners in AI through Conversational App Development
Gloria Ashiya Katuka, Yvonika Auguste, Yukyeong Song, Xiaoyi Tian, Amit Kumar, Mehmet Celepkolu, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Joanne Barrett, Maya Israel, Tom McKlin.
Paper in Proceedings of the 54th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE). To appear.

Early Design of a Conversational AI Development Platform for Middle Schoolers [paper]
Amit Kumar, Xiaoyi Tian, Mehmet Celepkolu, Maya Israel, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer.
Poster in IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC). September, 2022.

Modeling Frustration Trajectories and Problem-Solving Behaviors in Adaptive Learning Environments for Introductory Computer Science [paper] [slides]
Xiaoyi Tian, Joseph B. Wiggins, Fahmid Morshed Fahid, Andrew Emerson, Dolly Bounajim, Andy Smith, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Eric Wiebe, Bradford Mott, James Lester.
Short paper in Proceedings of International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED). June, 2021.

Progression Trajectory-Based Student Modeling for Novice Block-Based Programming [paper] [presentation]
Fahmid Morshed Fahid, Xiaoyi Tian, Andrew Emerson, Joseph B. Wiggins, Dolly Bounajim, Andy Smith, Eric Wiebe, Bradford Mott, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, James Lester.
Full paper in Proceedings of the 29th ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP). June, 2021.

Let’s Talk It Out: A Chatbot for Effective Study Habit Behavioral Change [paper] [slides] [presentation] [system demo]
Xiaoyi Tian, Zak Risha, Ishrat Ahmed, Arun Balajiee Lekshmi Narayanan, Jacob Biehl.
Journal artical in Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction 5. CSCW1. April, 2021.

Understanding Rapport over Multiple Sessions with a Social, Teachable Robot [paper] [poster]
Xiaoyi Tian, Nichola Lubold, Leah Friedman, Erin Walker.
Short paper in Proceedings of International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED). July, 2020.

Dominance as an Indicator of Rapport and Learning in Human-Agent Communication [paper] [presentation]
Amanda Buddemeyer, Xiaoyi Tian, Erin Walker.
Student Research Workshop paper in Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). July, 2020.

Online Educational Information Quality Modeling and Perceived Difference Comparison
Xiaoyi Tian, Jing Li, Qin Yu.
Journal of Hefei Normal University. 2016, 34(5).