Xiaoyi Tian

Ph.D. Student, Human-Centered Computing, University of Florida

Xiaoyi Tian is a Ph.D. student advised by Dr. Kristy Boyer. Her research interests include artificial intelligence in education, multimodal learning analytics and human-computer interaction. Through her research, Xiaoyi aims to design social and collaborative learning environments to improve student motivation and provide personalized learning experiences. In the LearnDialogue group, she is part of the Camp DIALOGS project and is working on modeling learner’s collaboration behaviors and learning performances using multimodal data streams (facial expression, speech, etc).

Personal Website: https://txiaoyi.com/


Ph.D., Human-Centered Computing (Expected 2025)
   University of Florida

M.S., Information Science (2020)
   University of Pittsburgh

B.Mgmt., Management Science (2018)
   Anhui University, China


journal articles
[1]Let's Talk It Out: A Chatbot for Effective Study Habit Behavioral Change. Xiaoyi Tian, Zak Risha, Ishrat Ahmed, Arun Balajiee Lekshmi Narayanan, Jacob Biehl. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction (CHI), vol. 5 no. CSCW1, 2021. [bib]
conference papers
[2]Modeling Frustration Trajectories and Problem-Solving Behaviors in Adaptive Learning Environments for Introductory Computer Science. Xiaoyi Tian, Joseph B. Wiggins, Fahmid Morshed Fahid, Andrew Emerson, Dolly Bounajim, Andy Smith, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Eric Wiebe, Bradford Mott, James Lester. Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2021, pp. 355-360. [bib]
[1]Progression Trajectory-Based Student Modeling for Novice Block-Based Programming. Fahmid Morshed Fahid, Xiaoyi Tian, Andrew Emerson, Joseph B. Wiggins, Dolly Bounajim, Andy Smith, Eric Wiebe, Bradford Mott, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, James Lester. Proceedings of the 29th Conference on User Modeling Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP), 2021, pp. 189-200. [bib]