Ph.D. Computer Science, New York University, 2001
M.S. Music Composition, Wesleyan University, 1993
B.A. Applied Mathematics (Electronic Media), Harvard University, 1982
Human-centered computing, HCI, multitouch interaction, sensory interfaces, intelligent user interfaces, gesture recognition, creativity support tools, information visualization.
Serious games, wearable computing, body sensor networks, intelligent sensory devices, ubiquitous computing, social computing, multimedia.
Support for information mapping in programming languages
Embedded systems, software.
NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2008
WebLab Crossover (Florida) 2/2002. Banff NMI (Canada), 8/2001. SIGGRAPH Gallery/N-Space (LA), 8/2001. Guggenheim Museum (NYC) Works and Process, 6/2001. Electronic Literature Organization Awards (NYC), 5/2001. Digital Arts and Culture Conference (Providence), 4/2001. Digital Salon (NYC, Spain, London, Beijing), 9/2000 - 2/2001. Milia New Media Talent Competition (Cannes) France, Feb 2000.
Coded Messages: CHAINS [A.Kerne, F. Kofi, M.
Digital Salon (NYC), 10-12/1997. Prix Ars Electronica Award of Distinction (Linz, Austria), 4/1996. Springtij Festival (Amsterdam) 1995. PANAFEST - Pan African Theater Festival (Ghana: Cape Coast, Accra, and Anyako), 1994.
Kerne, A., Koh, E., Smith, S. M., Webb, A., Dworaczyk, B., "combinFormation: Mixed-Initiative Composition of Image and Text Surrogates Promotes Information Discovery," ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), 27(1), 5:1-45, Dec. 2008.
Kerne, A., Smith, S.M., Koh, E., Choi, H., Graeber, R., "An Experimental Method for Measuring the Emergence of New Ideas in Information Discovery," International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (IJHCI), 24 (5), 460-477, July 2008.
Kerne, A., Koh, E., "Representing Collections as Compositions to Support Distributed Creative Cognition and Situated Creative Learning," New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia (NRHM), 13(2) December 2007.
Toups, Z., Kerne, A., "Implicit Coordination in Firefighting Practice: Design Implications for Teaching Fire Emergency Responders," ACM CHI 2007, pp. 707-716.
Kerne, A., Koh, E., Dworaczyk, B., Mistrot, J., Choi, H., Smith, S., Graeber, R., Caruso, D., Webb, A., Hill, R., Albea, J., "CombinFormation: A Mixed-Initiative System for Representing Collections as Compositions of Image and Text Surrogates," ACM/ IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, pp. 11-20, 2006.