Journal Papers

Labhardt, N., Hasler, B.S., Zbinden, A., & Schmeil, A. (2013). The ShanghAI Lectures: A global education project on artificial intelligence. International Journal of Universal Computer Science.

Schmeil, A., Eppler, M. J., & de Freitas, S. (2012). A Structured Approach for Designing Collaboration Experiences for Virtual Worlds. Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS), 13(10), 836-860.

Schmeil, A., Eppler, M. J., & Gubler, M. (2009). An Experimental Comparison of 3D Virtual Environments and Text Chat as Collaboration Tools. Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, 7(5), 637-646. (EJKM) (Download)

Schmeil, A. (2009). Virtuelle Welten als lebendiges Medium für Zusammenarbeit, Kommunikation und Lernen. Zeitschrift für Organisationsentwicklung. 4/09.

Schmeil, A., & Eppler, M. J. (2009). Knowledge Sharing and Collaborative Learning in Second Life: A Classification of Virtual 3D Group Interaction Scripts. International Journal of Universal Computer Science, 15(3), 665-677. (@J.UCS) (Download)

Conference Papers

Schmeil, A., & Suggs, L.S. (2014). How am I doing? Personifying Health through Animated Characters. In Proceedings of HCI International, June 22-27, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Schmeil, A., & Suggs, L.S. (2014). An Empirical Comparison of Variations
of a Virtual Representation of an Individual’s Health.
In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Persuasive Technology, May 21-23, Padua, Italy.

Schmeil, A., & Hasler, B.S. (2012). Designing for Effective Collaboration Experiences in Virtual Worlds. In Proceedings of the The Seventh IASTED International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI 2012), May 14-16, Baltimore, USA.

Schmeil, A., Hasler, B.S., Peachey, A., de Freitas, S., & Nehmzow, C. (2011). Social Conferencing in a Virtual World: The Innovative Approach of The Virtual World Conference. In Proceedings of the Researching Learning in Immersive Virtual Environments Conference (ReLIVE 2011), September 21-22, Milton Keynes, UK.

Schmeil, A. (2011). Visual Collaboration and Learning Practices in 3D Virtual Worlds. In Proceedings of Red-Conference, March 7-10, Monte Verità, Switzerland.

Rapanta, C., Botturi, L., & Schmeil, A. (2010). Understanding team design communication through the designer’s eye: a descriptive-analytic approach. In Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference, July 6-9, Montreal, Canada.

Schmeil, A., Steinbusch, M., Jost, A., Henn, M., Jacobi, M., Schwitalla, M., & Hasler, B. (2010). A Refined Workflow for Designing Virtual Worlds for Collaborative Learning. In Proceedings of Second International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications 2010, March 25-26, Braga, Portugal. (@IEEE Xplore)

Schmeil, A., Eppler, M. J., & Gubler, M. (2009). An Experimental Evaluation of 3D Avatar-Based Collaboration in Comparison to Text Chat. In Proceedings of International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organizational Learning (ICICKM 2009), October 1-2, Montreal, Canada.

Schmeil, A., & Eppler., M. J. (2009). Formalizing and Promoting Collaboration in 3D Virtual Environments – A Blueprint for the Creation of Group Interaction Patterns. In Proceedings of First International Conference of Facets of Virtual Environments (FaVE 2009), July 27-29, Berlin, Germany. (Download)

Botturi, L., Rapanta, C., & Schmeil, A. (2009). Communication Patterns in Design Teams. Proceedings of Communicating (by) Design, April 15-17, University Sint-Lucas, Belgium.

Schmeil, A., & Eppler, M. J. (2008). Collaboration Patterns for Knowledge Sharing and Integration in Second Life: A Classification of Virtual 3D Group Interaction Scripts. Proceedings of I-KNOW 2008, September 3-5, Graz, Austria.

Schmeil, A., & Broll, W. (2007). An Anthropomorphic AR-based Personal Information Manager and Guide. Proceedings of HCI International 2007, July 22-27, Beijing, PR China. (@LNCS)

Schmeil, A., & Broll, W. (2007). A Mobile Augmented Reality-Based Virtual Assistant. Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality 2007, March 14-17, Charlotte, NC, USA. (Download)

Book Chapters

Suggs, L.S., Rangelov, N., Schmeil, A., Occa, A., Bardus, M., Radchuk, O., Dianat, S. (2014). E-health Services. The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society, Wiley-Blackwell.

Schmeil, A., Hasler, B.S., Peachey, A., de Freitas, S., & Nehmzow, C. (2013). Do Virtual Worlds Support Engaging Social Conferencing? In Childs, M., & Peachey, A. (eds.), Understanding Learning in Immersive Environments, to appear.

Schmeil, A., Eppler, M. J., & de Freitas, S. (2012). A Framework for the Design of Avatar-Based Collaboration. In Hinrichs, R., & Wankel, C. (eds.), Engaging the Avatar: New Frontiers in Immersive Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Pub Inc.

Eppler, M. J., & Schmeil, A. (2010). Visual Collaboration and Learning Patterns in 3D Environments: Emergence, Elements, Examples. In Hug, T., & Maier, R. (eds.), Medien – Wissen – Bildung: Explosionen visualisierter und kollaborativer Wissensräume, Innsbruck, Austria.

Eppler, M. J., & Schmeil, A. (2009). Learning and Knowledge Sharing in Virtual 3D Environments: A Classification of Collaboration Patterns in Second Life. In Bertagni, B., La Rosa, M., & Salvetti, F. (eds.), Learn how to Learn!, Milan, Italy. (Website)

Other Publications

Labhart, N., Zbinden, A., Schmeil, A., & Hasler, B. S. (2011). The ShanghAI Lectures: A case study in global education. Paper presentation at the Immersive Education Initiative Summit (iED 2011), Boston, MA, USA, May 13-15, 2011.

Schmeil, A. (2010). Learning from avatars how to be human again: Understanding the power of embodiment and spatiality for collaboration tasks Poster Paper at Technological Learning & Thinking Conference 2010, June 17-21, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Schmeil, A. (2009). Visual Collaboration and Learning Practices in 3D Virtual Environments. Doctoral Consortium Abstract at European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW 2009), September 7-11, Vienna, Austria. (Poster)

Schmeil, A., & Eppler, M. J. (2009). Collaborating using Avatars vs. Text Chat – An Experimental Comparison. Poster Paper at European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW 2009), September 7-11, Vienna, Austria. (Poster)

Schmeil, A., & Broll, W. (2006). MARA – An Augmented Personal Assistant and Companion. Sketch Paper at ACM SIGGRAPH 2006, July 31 – August 3, Boston, MA, USA. (Download)


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