Publications

Also, see Google Scholar for at least some of the lab’s more recent publications.

Coppin, P.W. (2014). Progress toward translating ‘visual’ graphics into sound (and touch) to produce more accessible interfaces: Opportunities for industry and audiences.  Designing Enabling Economies and Policies 2014 (DEEP 2014). Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Coppin, P.W (2014). An Embodied Cognition Approach to Distinguishing Pictures, Diagram, and Sentences to Inform Design.  Proceedings of the 1st Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics (IACS). Lund, Sweden.

Coppin, P.W., Harvey, J., Valen-Sendstad, K., Steinman, D.A. (2014). ‘Perceptually optimizing’ depictions of blood flow dynamics via caricature, sequential art, and 20th century futurism.  Proceedings of the 1st Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics (IACS). Lund, Sweden.

Coppin, P.W. (2014). Progress toward translating ‘visual’ graphics into sound to produce more accessible interfaces (with implications for the picture perception debate).  Proceedings of the 1st Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics (IACS). Lund, Sweden.

Steinman, D., Coppin, P.W., Steinman, D.A. (2014). Everything old is new again: illustration and caricature for communicating complex medical images.  Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science. Lisbon, Portugal.

Coppin, P. W. (2014). Perceptual-cognitive properties of pictures, diagrams, and sentences: Toward a science of visual information design. (Doctoral dissertation). University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Coppin, P.W., Harvey, J., Valen-Sendstad, K., Steinman, D.A. (2014). Illustration-inspired visualization of blood flow dynamics. Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA, USA.

Coppin, P.W. (2012). Pictures are Perceived: Symbols are also Recognized. Diagrammatic Representation and Inference, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer

Coppin, P.W. (2011). Reconciling competing accounts of picture perception from art theory and perceptual psychology via the dual route hypothesis. In B. Kokinov, A. Karmiloff-Smith, N.J. Nersessian (Eds.), European Perspectives on Cognitive Science. Sofia, Bulgaria: New Bulgarian University Press.

Coppin, P.W., Burton, J., & Hockema, S.A. (2010). An attention based theory to explore affordances of textual and diagrammatic proofs. In A. Goel, M. Jamnik, N. Narayanan (Eds.), Diagrammatic Representation and Inference, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Vol. 6170, pp. 271–278). Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer.

Coppin, P. W. (2009, August). “Clutter” as an “infovis system” for vague “categories.” In proceed- ings of the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry 2009 (EPIC 2009) (p. 315), Chicago, IL, USA.

Coppin, P.W., & Hockema, S.A. (2009). Learning from the information workspace of an informa- tion professional with dyslexia and ADHD. In proceedings from the Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics 6: User Requirement, Science and Technology for Humanity, 2009 IEEE Toronto International Conference (TIC-STH 2009) (pp. 801–807). Toronto, Ontario, Canada: IEEE.

Coppin, P.W., & Hockema, S.A. (2009). A cognitive exploration of the “non-visual” nature of geometric proofs. In P. Cox, A. Fish, J. Howse (Eds.), Visual Languages and Logic, CEUR Workshop Proceedings (Vol. 510, pp. 81–95). Aachen, Germany: RWTH Aachen University.

Coppin, P.W. (2009, February 9). Using dyslexia to explore the cognitive characteristics of illustrations and text; using illustrations and text to explore the cognitive characteristics of dyslexia. In proceedings of iConference 2009, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

Coppin, P.W. (2008). Developing drawing and visual thinking strategies to enhance computer programming for people with dyslexia. In proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 2008 (VL/HCC 2008) (pp. 266–267). Herrsching, Germany: IEEE.Presentations (prior to May 2008 not included)

Coppin, P.W. (2008). Ethnographic observation of graphic facilitation practices. In proceedings of IEEE Information Visualization Conference 2008 (InfoVis 2008). Columbus, Ohio. IEEE.

Myers, E., Coppin, P.W., Wagner, M., Lu, L., McCloskey, R., Seneker, D., & McCloskey, K. (2005, October). The EventScope remote science operations tool: Using a visualization of a remote location as an interface for robotic exploration. In proceedings of the IEEE Visualization Conference 2005 (VIS 2005). Minneapolis, MN: IEEE.

Thomas, G., Coppin, P.W., Cabrol, N., Wettergreen, D., Pudenz, E., & Glasgow, J. (2005). Collaborative virtual environments for control of planetary exploration rovers. In proceedings for special Session on Human Robot Interaction, Human Computer Interaction / Virtual Reality Conference 2005. July 22–27, 2005, Las Vegas, NV.

Myers, E., Coppin, P.W., Wagner, M., Fischer, K., Lu, L., McCloskey, R., Seneker, D., Cabrol, N., Wettergreen, D., & Waggoner, A. (2005, March). Using near real-time mission data for education and public outreach: Strategies from the life in the Atacama E/PO effort. In Proceedings of the 36th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC 2005). League City, TX.

Myers, E., Coppin, P.W., Wagner, M., Fischer, K., Lu, L., McCloskey, R., & Seneker, D. (2004). EventScope: Bringing remote experience of Mars to the public through telepresence. In Proceedings of 10th Symposium on Information Visualization 2004 (InfoVis 2004) , October 2004, Austin, TX. IEEE.

Coppin, P.W., Fischer, K., Koch, N., Martinelli, D., McCloskey, R., & Wagner, M. (2002). EventScope: Discovering Mars with internet-based virtual environments. In proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2002. July 2002, San Antonio, TX: ACM.

Coppin, P. W., Wagner, M. D., & Thayer, S. (2001, February). Reality browsing: Using information interaction and robotic autonomy for planetary exploration. In M. S. El-Genk (Ed.), American Institute of Physics Conference Series (Vol. 552, pp. 64–69). Albuquerque, NM.

Coppin, P.W., Pell, R., Wagner, M., Hays, J., Li, J., Hall L., Fisher, K., & Hirschfield, D. (2000). EventScope: Amplifying human knowledge and experience via intelligent robotic systems and infor- mation Interaction. In proceedings of IEEE Robot Human Interaction 2000 (RO-MAN 2000) (pp. 292–296). Osaka, Japan: IEEE.

Coppin, P.W., Morrissey, A., Wagner, M., Vincent, M., & Thomas, G. (1999). Big Signal: Information interaction for public telerobotic exploration. In proceedings of the Workshop on Current Challenges in Internet Robotics, International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 1999.

Recent Presentations (selected)

Coppin, P.W. (2013, July). Toward an Applied Cognitive Science of Visual Design: A Theoretical Model to Inform Practice. Panel presentation for the Diagrammatic Cognition: Design and Discovery workshop at 35th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany.

Coppin, P.W. (2013, July). Recruiting theories of perception and cognition to support science communication and education. Poster presentation for Gordon Research Conference: Visualization in Science & Education, Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA.

Burton, J., & Coppin, P.W. (2012). Understanding and predicting the affordances of visual logics. In P. Chapman, L. Micallef (Eds.), Third International Workshop on Euler Diagrams (A Diagrams 2012 Workshop), CEUR Workshop Proceedings. Aachen, Germany: RWTH Aachen University (James Burton represented our joint work at this workshop).

Coppin, P.W., & Hockema, S.A. (2009). A cognitive exploration of the “non-visual” nature of geometric proofs. In P. Cox, A. Fish, J. Howse (Eds.), Visual Languages and Logic, CEUR Workshop Proceedings (Vol. 510, pp. 81–95). Aachen, Germany: RWTH Aachen University.

Coppin, P.W. (2008). Developing drawing and visual thinking strategies to enhance computer programming for people with dyslexia. Doctoral consortium of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 2008 (VL/HCC 2008) (pp. 266–267). Herrsching, Germany: IEEE.

Coppin, P.W. (2008). Ethnographic observation of graphic facilitation practices. Doctoral consortium of the IEEE Information Visualization Conference 2008 (InfoVis 2008). Columbus, Ohio. IEEE.

Recent Presentations (other)

Multiple presentations for CIV-DDD and GRAND NCE funded projects.

Guest lectures for courses taught by the following instructors: Barbara Rauch (Fall 2012), Peter Pennefather (Fall 2012), Paul Epp (Fall 2013), Patricio Davila (Fall 2013), Sambhavi Chandrashekar (Fall 2013), and Greg Van Alstyne (Winter 2014).