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Dr. ir. Natalia (Natasha) Stash

I am a lecturer, researcher and study counsellor for master and pre-master students in Computer Science at the
Web Engineering Group
Information Systems Section
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Eindhoven University of Technology

Contact information
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB Eindhoven, NL
Office: MF 7.061
Tel. direct: +31 40 247 2322
Tel. secretary: +31 40 247 2733
Fax: +31 40 246 3992
e-mail: n.v.stash at tue.nl

Office hours for students
Tuesday 12:45-14:00
Friday 12:15-13:30

My research interests include but are not limited to:
(authoring of) adaptive Web-based systems, personalisation, user modelling, human- technology interaction, e-culture applications, (semantic) Web technologies, cognitive/learning styles, visualisation, Web science

Projects

  • AHA! (Adaptive Hypermedia for All)
  • CHIP (Cultural Heritage Information Personalization)
  • GRAPPLE (Generic Responsive Adaptive Personal Learning Environment)
  • EOOE4EU (EIT Open Online Education For Europe)
  • AUTHEW EU Lifelong Learning Project (Autism in Higher Education: Widening Access)
  • Adaptive Learning (in collaboration with De Roode Kikker)

  • PhD thesis information

    Courses

  • Adaptive Systems (co-lecturer)
  • Web Technology (co-lecturer)
  • Human-Technology Interaction (co-lecturer)
  • Design-Based Learning 2W (responsible lecturer)
  • Design-Based Learning Hypermedia (responsible lecturer)
  • Tutorials

  • Android tutorial
  • HTML(5)
  • Web Engineering
  • Master students
  • Master project proposal
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    PhD thesis

    Stash N., Incorporating Cognitive/Learning Styles in a General-Purpose Adaptive Hypermedia System. Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, ISBN 978-90-386-1050-4 (2007)

    Publications

    2016

    64. Montes García, A., Stash, N., Fabri, M., De Bra, P., Fletcher, G., Pechenizkiy, M. WiBAF into a CMS: Personalization in Learning Environments Made Easy, In: M. Kravcik, O.C. Santos, J.G. Boticario, M. Bielikova, (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Personalization Approaches in Learning Environments (PALE), held in conjunction with the 24th ACM International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2016), Halifax, Canada, July 16th, 2016, vol. 1618, pages 57-62. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, ISSN 1613-0073.

    63. Montes García, A., Stash, N., Fabri, M., De Bra, P., Fletcher, G., Pechenizkiy, M. Adaptive web-based educational application for autistic students, In the Extended Proceedings of Hypertext 2016, Halifax, Canada, July 11th (2016)

    62. De Bra, P., Stash, N., Boereboom, W., Chen, C., den Ouden, J., Kunstman, M., Oostrum, J., Verbakel, E. ALAT: Finally an Easy To Use Adaptation Authoring Tool, In the Proceedings of Hypertext 2016, Halifax, Canada, July 10-13 (2016)

    61. De Bra, P., Montes García, A., Stash, N., Novel adaptive features of the Autism&Uni toolkit for students on the autism spectrum, In Proceedings of International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED), Valencia, Spain (2016)

    2015

    60. Montes García, A., Stash, N., De Bra, P., Adaptive Applications to Assist Students with Autism in Succeeding in Higher Education, UMAP 2015 Extended Proceedings as a volume of CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Dublin, Ireland (2015)

    2014

    59. Verbruggen, R., Pereira Roders, A., Stash, N., Leony, D., De Bra, P., Protected Urban Planet: Monitoring the Evolution of Protected Urban Areas Worldwide, Special Session 'Real Spaces and Cyber Spaces: New Challenges in Regional Science' within ERSA 54th congress Regional Development & Globalistation: Best practices, Saint Petersburg, Russia (2014)

    2013

    58. Stash, N., Veldpaus, L., De Bra, P., Pereira Roders, A., Creating Personalized City Tours Using the CHIP Prototype, In Online Proc. of PATCH workshop of UMAP2013, the 21st Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, Vol-997, Rome, Italy (2013) (poster, presentation slides)

    57. Stash, N., Veldpaus, L., De Bra, P., Pereira Roders, A., The Protected Urban Planet App "PUP Sight Guide": Amsterdam as Case Study, In Proc. Conference Culture and Computer Science (KUI2013), Berlin, Germany, pp. 67-80 (2013) (presentation slides)

    56. De Bra, P., Knutov, E., Smits, D., Stash, N., Ramos, V., GALE: a Generic Open Source Extensible Adaptation Engine, In New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, Taylor & Francis (2013)

    2011

    55. Koren, A., Stash, N., Andreev, A., A Proposal for Semantic Recommender for Outdoor Audio Tour Guides, Workshop on Personalization in Mobile Applications (PeMA 2011) at the 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys2011), Chicago, IL, USA (2011) (presentation slides)

    2010

    54. Hage, W.R. van, Stash, N., Wang, Y. and Aroyo, L.M., Adaptation step-by-step: Challenges for real-time spatial personalization, Workshop on Pervasive User Modeling and Personalization (PUMP 2010) at User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 2010), Big Island of Hawaii (2010)

    53. Wang, Y., Wang, S., Stash, N., Aroyo, L. and Schreiber, G., Enhancing content-based recommendation with the task model of classification, In Proc. of International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Management by the Masses (EKAW), pp. 431-440 (2010)

    52. Hage, W.R. van, Stash, N., Wang, Y. and Aroyo, L.M., Finding your way through the Rijksmuseum with an adaptive mobile museum guide, In Proc. of the 7th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), pp. 46-59 (2010)

    2009

    51. Wang, Y., Stash, N., Aroyo, L., Hollink, L. and Schreiber, G., Using Semantic Relations for Content-based Recommender Systems in Cultural Heritage, Workshop on Ontology Patterns (WOP) at International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) (2009)

    50. Wang, Y., Stash, N., Aroyo, L., Hollink, L. and Schreiber, G., Semantic Relations for Content-based Recommendations, In Proc. of International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-cap), pp. 209-210 (2009)

    49. Wang, Y., Aroyo, L., Stash, N., Sambeek, R., Schuurmans Y., Schreiber, G. and Gorgels, P., Cultivating Personalized Museum Tours Online and On-Site, Journal of Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 141-156 (2009)

    48. Roes, I., Stash, N., Wang, Y. and Aroyo, L., A Personalized Walk through the Museum: The CHIP Interactive Tour Guide, In Proc. of ACM CHI-Student Research Competition, pp. 3317-3322 (2009)

    2008

    47. Wang, Y., Stash, N., Aroyo, L., Gorgels, P., Rutledge, L. and Schreiber, G., Recommendations Based on Semantically-enriched Museum Collections, Journal of Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp. 43 - 50 (2008)

    46. Stash, N., Aroyo L., Wang, Y., Rutledge L. and Gorgels P., Semantics-driven Recommendations in Cross-Media Museum Applications, In Proc. of the PATCH Workshop on Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH'08) (2008)

    45. Wang Y., Cena, F., Carmagnola, F., Cortassa, O., Gena, C., Stash, N. and Aroyo, L., RSS-based Interoperability for User Adaptive Systems, In Proc. of Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH'08), Germany (2008)

    44. Rutledge, L., Stash, N., Wang Y. and Aroyo, L., Accuracy in Rating and Recommending Item Features, In Proc. of Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH'08), Germany (2008)

    43. Carmagnola, F., Cena, F., Cortassa, O., Gena, C., Wang, Y., Stash, N., Aroyo, L., Tag Interoperability in Cultural Web-based Applications, In Proc. of International Conference of Hypertext and Hypermedia, USA, Poster Session (2008)

    42. Cramer, H., Evers, V., Ramlal, S., van Someren, M., Rutledge, R., Stash, N., Aroyo, L. and Wielinga, B., The effects of transparency on trust in and acceptance of a content-based art recommender, Journal of User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction (UMUAI), Volume 18, Number 5 (2008)

    41. Wang, Y., Sambeek, Ro, Schuurmans, Y., Aroyo, L., Stash, N., Rutledge, L. and Gorgels, P., Be Your Own Curator with the CHIP Tour Wizard, In Proc. of Museum and the Web (MW'08), Montreal, Canada (2008)

    40. Stash, N., De Bra, P., Cristea, A.I., Adaptation to Learning Styles in a General-Purpose System AHA! (Adaptive Hypermedia Architecture) (in russian), In Journal of Educational Technology and Society 11(1), ISSN 1436-4522 (2008)

    2007

    39. Stash, N., Incorporating cognitive/learning styles in a general-purpose adaptive hypermedia system. ACM SIGWEB Newsletter (Winter), 3-1/2 (2007)

    38. Dolog, P., Kravcik, M., Cristea, A.I., Burgos, D., Bra, P.M.E. De, Ceri, S., Devedzic, V., Houben, G.J.P.M., Libbrecht, P., Matera, M., Melis, E., Nejdl, W., Specht, M., Stewart, C., Smits, D., Stash, N. & Tattersall, C., Specification, authoring and prototyping of personalised workplace learning solutions, International Journal of Learning Technology, 3(3), 286-308 (2007)

    37. Aroyo, L., Stash, N., Wang, Y., Gorgels, P. and Rutledge, L., CHIP Demonstrator: Semantics-driven Recommendations and Museum Tour Generation, In Proc. of International Semantic Web Conference, Korea (2007)

    36. Wang, Y., Aroyo, L., Stash, N. and Rutledge, L., Interactive User Modeling for Personalized Access to Museum Collections: The Rijksmuseum Case Study, In Proc. of 11th User Modeling Conference, Greece (2007)

    35. Aroyo, L., Brussee, R., Gorgels, P., Rutledge, L., Stash, N. and Wang, Y., Personalized Museum Experience: The Rijksmuseum Use Case, In Proc. of Museums and the Web, San Francisco, USA (2007)

    34. Rutledge, L., Aroyo, L., Brussee, R., Stash, N., Wang, Y., Cramer, H., Evers, V. and Ramlal, S. Recommendation with Semantics for Cultural Heritage, In Proc. of the PATCH Workshop on 11th User Modeling Conference, Greece (2007)

    33. Cramer, H., Evers, V., van Someren, M., Wielinga, B., Besselink, S., Rutledge, L., Stash, N. and Aroyo, L., User Interaction with User-Adaptive Information Filters, In Proc. of Human-Computer Interaction Conference, China (2007)

    32. Stash, N., Cristea, A.I., De Bra, P., Adaptation languages as vehicles of explicit intelligence in Adaptive Hypermedia, In International Journal on Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, vol. 17, nr 4/5, pp. 319-336, InderScience (2007)

    31. De Bra, P., Stash, N., Smits, D., Romero, C., Ventura, S., Authoring and Management Tools for Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems: The AHA! Case Study, in: Studies in Computational Intelligence (SCI) nr. 62, pp. 285-308, Springer Verlag (2007)

    2006

    30. Cristea, A. and Stash N. AWELS: Adaptive Web-Based Education and Learning Styles, In Proc. of ICALT2006 conference, Kerkrade, The Netherlands, pp. 1135-1136 (2006)

    29. Stash, N., Cristea, A. and De Bra, P. Adaptation to Learning Styles in E-Learning: Approach Evaluation, In Proc. of E-Learn 2006 Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii (2006)

    28. De Bra, P., Smits, D., Stash, N., Creating and Delivering Adaptive Courses with AHA!, In Proc. of the first European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2006, Springer LNCS 4227, pp. 21-33, Crete (2006)

    27. De Bra, P., Smits, D., Stash, N., The Design of AHA!, In Proc. of the ACM Hypertext Conference, Odense, Denmark, August 23-25, pp. 133 and http://aha.win.tue.nl/ahadesign/ (2006)

    26. Rutledge, L., Aroyo L. and Stash N., Interactive User Profiling in Semantically Annotated Museum Collections, In Proc. of the 5th International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, GA, USA, Note: Poster (2006)

    25. Stash, N., Cristea, A., De Bra, P. Learning Styles Adaptation Language for Adaptive Hypermedia, In Proc. of AH'2006 Conference, Dublin, Ireland, pp.323-327 (2006)

    24. Rutledge, L., Aroyo L. and Stash N. Determining user interests about museum collections. WWW 2006, pp. 855-856 (2006)

    2005

    23. Stash, N., Cristea, A., De Bra, P., Explicit Intelligence in Adaptive Hypermedia: Generic Adaptation Languages for Learning Preferences and Styles, In Proc. of the HT 2005 CIAH Workshop, Salzburg (2005) (presentation slides)

    22. De Bra, P., Stash, N., Smits, D., Creating Adaptive Web-Based Applications, Tutorial at the 10th International Conference on User Modeling, Edinburgh, Scotland (2005)

    2004

    21. De Bra, P., Stash, N., Smits, D., Creating Adaptive Textbooks with AHA!, In Proc. of the AACE ELearn'2004 Conference, Washington DC, pp. 2588-2593 (2004)

    20. De Bra, P., Stash, N., Smits, D., Creating Adaptive Applications with AHA!, Tutorial for AHA! version 3.0, Tutorial at the AH2004 Conference, Eindhoven, August 23, 2004. Computing Science Report 04-20 (2004)

    19. De Bra, P., Stash, N., Multimedia Adaptation Using AHA!, In Proc. of the ED-MEDIA 2004 Conference, Lugano, Switzerland, pp. 563-570 (2004)

    18. Stash, N., Cristea, A., De Bra, P., Authoring of Learning Styles in Adaptive Hypermedia: Problems and Solutions, In Proc. of the WWW 2004 Conference, New York, NY, USA, pp. 114-123 (2004)

    17. Stash, N., De Bra, P., Incorporating Cognitive Styles in AHA! (The Adaptive Hypermedia Architecture), In Proc. of the IASTED International Conference Web-Based Education, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 378-383 (2004)

    2003

    16. De Bra, P., Aerts, A., Berden, B., De Lange, B., Rousseau, B., Santic, T., Smits, D., Stash, N., AHA! The Adaptive Hypermedia Architecture. In Proc. of the ACM Hypertext Conference, Nottingham, UK, pp. 81-84 (2003)

    15. Stash, N., De Bra, P., Building Adaptive Presentations with AHA! 2.0, In Proc. of the PEG Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia (2003)

    14. Cristea, A.I., Floes, D., Stash, N., De Bra, P., MOT meets AHA!, In Proc. of the PEG Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia (2003)

    13. De Bra, P., Stash, N., De Lange, B., AHA! Adding Adaptive Behavior to Websites, In Proc. of the NLUUG Conference, pp. n-n+10, Ede, The Netherlands (2003)

    2002

    12. De Bra, P., Aerts, A., Smits, D., Stash, N., AHA! Version 2.0, More Adaptation Flexibility for Authors, In Proc. of the AACE ELearn'2002 conference, pp. 240-246 (2002)

    11. De Bra, P., Aerts, A., Smits, D., Stash, N., AHA! the next generation, In Proc. of the thirteenth ACM conference on Hypertext and hypermedia, pp. 21 - 22 (2002)

    10. De Bra, P., Aerts, A., Smits, D., Stash, N., AHA! meets AHAM. Second International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, Springer LNCS 2347, pp. 381-384 (2002)

    9. De Bra, P., Stash, N., AHA! Adaptive Hypermedia for All, In Proc. of the SANE 2002 Conference, Maastricht, pp. 411-412 (2002)

    8. De Bra, P., Stash, N., AHA! A General-Purpose Tool for Adaptive Websites. World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2002), USA, Poster Session (2002)

    2001

    7. Gavrilova T., Stash N., Texier R., Construction of User Model via Psychological Assessment: Work in Progress // Int. Conf. WebNet 2001, Orlando, USA, pp. 396-398 (2001)

    6. Gavrilova T., Texier R., Stash N., "VITA: Using PYTHON for Visual Design of Web-Based Tutorials", In Proc. of the Tenth International PEG Conference "Intelligent Computer and Communications Technology - Learning in On-Line Communities", Tampere, Finland, pp.44-50 (2001)

    5. Gavrilova T., Texier R., Stash N., Visual Authoring Tool for Web-based Training // Preprints of 8-th IFAC/IFIP/IFORS/IEA Symposium on Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of Human-Machine Systems IFAC HMS, Kassel, Germany, pp. 523-527 (2001)

    2000

    4. Gavrilova T., Udaltsov S., Stash N., "Development of Distance Education Technology on the Example of Discipline Artificial Intelligence", International Conference on Mathematics/Science Education & Technology, M/SET 2000, San Diego, California, San Diego Marriott-Mission Valley (2000)

    1999

    3. Gavrilova T., Kotova E., Stash N., "Adaptive Distance Learning Course Guided by Student Model", Advanced Research in Computers and Communications in Education, G.Cumming et.al. (Eds.), IOS Press, 7th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 99, Chiba, Japan, pp. 200-207 (1999)

    2. Gavrilova T., Kotova E., Stash N., "Adaptive Teaching of Artificial Intelligence", Interactive Computer-aided Learning, ICL 99, Villach, Austria (1999)

    1. Stash N., "Intelligent Agents for Distance Learning Systems", Interactive Systems, IS 99, Ulyanovsk, Russia, pp. 84-85 (1999)

    Reviewing activities

  • New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia Editorial Office
  • IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies
  • MERLOT Journal of Learning and Teaching
  • Computers & Education
  • Journal of Computer Assisted Learning (JCAL)
  • International Journal of Learning Technology
  • Skills

    Java servlets, JSP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML(5), JSON, XML, SVG/VML, AJAX, (Turtle) RDF, SeRQL,
    Unix system admin, Sakai learning management system administration


    Full CV

    Awards

  • Semantic Web Challenge 2007, 3rd Prize: CHIP Demonstrator, jointly with TU/e, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and Telematica Institute, at ISWC'07, Seoul, Korea, 2007 (see the article in Journal of Web Semantics)
  • James Chen Annual Award for Best UMUAI Article 2008: Henriette S. M. Cramer, Vanessa Evers, Satyan Ramlal, Maarten van Someren, Lloyd Rutledge, Natalia Stash, Lora Aroyo, Bob J. Wielinga: The effects of transparency on trust in and acceptance of a content-based art recommender, User Modelling, User-Adaptation and Interaction, 18(5): 455-496, 2008