prof.dr. D.K.J. Heylen (Dirk)

Full Professor


Engineering & Materials Science
Markup Languages
Mixed Reality
Virtual Reality
Medicine & Life Sciences
Virtual Reality


Fasya, E. L., Bos, E. V. D. , Heylen, D. K. J., & Kret, M. E. (2024). Smile mimicry smoothens human-virtual human interactions. International journal of human-computer studies, 183, Article 103182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2023.103182
Javdani Rikhtehgar, D. , Wang, S. , Heylen, D. K. J., & Rieffe, C. (2023). diVRsity: exploring diversity in VR. Abstract from ICT Open 2023, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Javdani Rikhtehgar, D. , Wang, S., Schlobach, S. , & Heylen, D. K. J. (2023). Ontology-Based Modeling of User-Environment Interaction in a Virtual Reality Exhibition. In Proceedings 17th International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research, MTSR 2023 University of Milano-Bicocca.
Wang, S., Kulyk, D., Javdani Rikhtehgar, D. , Heylen, D. K. J., & Rieffe, C. (2023). Correlating Eye Gaze with Object to Enrich Cultural Heritage Knowledge Graph. Poster session presented at 22nd International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2023, Athens, Greece.
Balasubramaniam, A. , Reidsma, D. , & Heylen, D. (2023). Drone-Driven Running: Exploring the Opportunities for Drones to Support Running Well-being through a Review of Running and Drone Interaction Technologies. In HAI 2023: Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (pp. 209-220). (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3623809.3623831
Balasubramaniam, A. , Reidsma, D., Obaid, M. , & Heylen, D. (2023). Exploring Runners' Preferences of Drone Based Feedback to Support their Well-Being. In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference of the Greece ACM SIGCHI Chapter, CHIGreece 2023 Article 10 (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3609987.3609997
Wolff, J., Boer, V. D. , Heylen, D. , & Riemsdijk, M. B. V. (2023). Using Autoepistemic Logics for Understandable and Flexible User-Models. In Proceedings of the 21st International Workshop on Non-Monotonic Reasoning (NMR'23) (pp. 133-136). (CEUR Workshop proceedings; Vol. 3464). https://ceur-ws.org/Vol-3464/short5.pdf
Chen, P-Y., Tielman, M. L. , Heylen, D. K. J., Jonker, C. M. , & Riemsdijk, M. B. V. (2023). Acquiring Semantic Knowledge for User Model Updates via Human-Agent Alignment Dialogues: An Exploratory Focus Group Study. In P. Lukowicz, S. Mayer, J. Koch, J. Shawe-Taylor, & I. Tiddi (Eds.), HHAI 2023: Augmenting Human Intellect: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Hybrid Human-Artificial Intelligence (pp. 93-107). (Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications; Vol. 368). IOS. https://doi.org/10.3233/FAIA230077
Falcone, S. (2023). A multidisciplinary investigation to unravel the complexity of the sense of embodiment in teleoperation. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036558815
Javdani Rikhtehgar, D. , Wang, S., Huitema, H., Alvares, J., Schlobach, S., Rieffe, C. , & Heylen, D. (2023). Personalizing Cultural Heritage Access in a Virtual Reality Exhibition: A User Study on Viewing Behavior and Content Preferences. In UMAP 2023 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 31st ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (pp. 379-387). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3563359.3596666

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