N. Diakopoulos and M. Koliska. Algorithmic Transparency in the News Media. Digital Journalism. 2016. [(PDF forthcoming)]

N. Diakopoulos. Computational Journalism and the Emergence of News Platforms. The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies. Eds. Scott Eldridge II and Bob Franklin. August, 2016. [PDF Pre-print]

B. Shneiderman, C. Plaisant, M. Cohen, S. Jacobs, N. Elmqvist, N. Diakopoulos. Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction (6th Edition). Pearson. May, 2016. [Amazon]

S. Sachar, N. Diakopoulos. Changing Names in Online News Comments at the New York Times. Proc. International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM). May, 2016. [PDF]

D. Park, S. Sachar, N. Diakopoulos, and N. Elmqvist. Supporting Comment Moderators in Identifying High Quality Online News Comments. Proc. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). May, 2016. [PDF] (Best Paper Honorable Mention)

T. Lokot and N. Diakopoulos. News Bots: Automating News and Information Dissemination on Twitter. Digital Journalism. 2016. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos. Accountability in Algorithmic Decision Making. Communications of the ACM (CACM). Feb. 2016. [PDF]


E. Momeni, C. Cardie, N. Diakopoulos. A Survey on Assessment and Ranking Methodologies for User-Generated Content on the Web. ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR). 48 (3), 2015.

A. Olteanu, C. Castillo, N. Diakopoulos, K. Aberer. Comparing Events Coverage in Online News and Social Media: The Case of Climate Change. Proc. International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM). May, 2015. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos. Picking the NYT Picks: Editorial Criteria and Automation in the Curation of Online News Comments. #ISOJ Journal. April, 2015. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, D. Elgesem, A. Salway, A. Zhang, K. Hofland. Compare Clouds: Visualizing Text Corpora to Compare Media Frames. Proc. IUI Workshop on Visual Text Analytics. March, 2015. [Demo] [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos. The Editor’s Eye: Curation and Comment Relevance on the New York Times. Proc. Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). March, 2015. [PDF]

J. Hullman, N. Diakopoulos, E. Momeni, E. Adar. Content, Context, and Critique: Commenting on a Data Visualization Blog. Proc. Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). March, 2015. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos. Algorithmic Accountability: Journalistic Investigation of Computational Power Structures. Digital Journalism. 2015. [PDF]

Elgesem, D., L. Steskal and N. Diakopoulos. The Structure and Content of the Discourse on Climate Change in the Blogosphere: The Big Picture. Environmental Communication. 2015.


N. Diakopoulos, Stephen Cass, and Joshua Romero. Data-Driven Rankings: The Design and Development of the IEEE Top Programming Languages News App. Proc. Symposium on Computation + Journalism. Oral track. Oct, 2014. [PDF]

Yelena Mejova, Amy X. Zhang, Nicholas Diakopoulos and Carlos Castillo. Controversy and Sentiment in Online News. Proc. Symposium on Computation + Journalism. Poster track. Oct, 2014. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos and A. Zubiaga. Newsworthiness and Network Gatekeeping on Twitter: The Role of Social Deviance. Proc. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM). June, 2014. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, A. Zhang, D. Elgesem, A. Salway. Identifying and Analyzing Moral Evaluation Frames in Climate Change Blog Discourse. Proc. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM). June, 2014. [PDF]

T. Gao, J. Hullman, E. Adar, B. Hecht, N. Diakopoulos. NewsViews: An Automated Pipeline for Creating Custom Geovisualizations for News. Proc. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). April, 2014. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos. Algorithmic Accountability Reporting: On the Investigation of Black Boxes. Tow Center for Digital Journalism. February, 2014. [PDF]


N. Diakopoulos, A. Zhang, A. Salway. Visual Analytics of Media Frames in Online News and Blogs. IEEE InfoVis Workshop on Text Visualization. October, 2013. [PDF]

J. Hullman, N. Diakopoulos, E. Adar. Contextifier: Automatic Generation of Annotated Stock VisualizationsConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). May, 2013. [PDF]


N. Diakopoulos. Visual Analytics of Blog Corpora for Communication Scholars. IEEE InfoVis workshop on Interactive Visual Text Analytics. October 2012. [PDF]

A. Salway, N. Diakopoulos, D. Elgesem. Visualizing Information Diffusion and Polarization with Key Statements. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) workshop on Social Media Visualization. June, 2012. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, M. De Choudhury, M. Naaman. Finding and Assessing Social Media Information Sources in the Context of Journalism. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). May, 2012. [PDF] (Best Paper Honorable Mention)

N. Diakopoulos. Cultivating the Landscape of Innovation in Computational Journalism. Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism. April 2012. [PDF]

M. De Choudhury, N. Diakopoulos, M. Naaman. Unfolding the Event Landscape on Twitter: Classification and Exploration of User Categories. Proc. Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). February, 2012. [PDF]

F. Kivran-Swaine, Sam Brody, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Mor Naaman. Of Joy and Gender: Emotional Expression in Online Social Networks. Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) Works in Progress. February, 2012.


J. Hullman and N. Diakopoulos. Visualization Rhetoric: Framing Effects in Narrative Visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. October 2011. [PDF]

S. Brody and N. Diakopoulos. Cooooooooooooooollllllllllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Using Word Lengthening to Detect Sentiment in MicroblogsProceedings Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP). July, 2011. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, F. Kivran-Swaine, M. Naaman. Playable Data: Characterizing the Design Space of Game-y InfographicsConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). May, 2011. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos and M. Naaman. Topicality, Time, and Sentiment in Online News CommentsConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) Works in Progress. May, 2011. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos. Design Challenges in Playable Data. CHI Workshop on Gamification. May, 2011. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, M. Naaman, T. Yazdani, F. Kivran-Swaine. Social Media Visual Analytics for Events. In Social Media Modeling and Computing. Eds. Steven Hoi, Jiebo Luo, Susanne Boll, Dong Xu, Rong Jin, Irwin King. Springer Verlag. 2011. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, M. Naaman. Towards Quality Discourse in Online News Comments. Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). March, 2011. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos. A Functional Roadmap for Innovation in Computational Journalism. 2010-2011 (working paper) [PDF]


N. Diakopoulos, M. Naaman, F. Kivran-Swaine. Diamonds in the Rough: Social Media Visual Analytics for Journalistic InquiryConference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST). October, 2010. [PDF][Video][Vox Civitas Prototype]

Z. Yu, N. Diakopoulos, M. Naaman. The Multiplayer: Multi-perspective Social Video NavigationIn Proc. addendum of User Interface Software Technology (UIST). October, 2010. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, D. A. Shamma. Characterizing Debate Performance via Aggregated Twitter Sentiment. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). April, 2010. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. Modulating Video Credibility via Visualization of Quality Evaluations. WWW Workshop on Information Credibility on the Web (WICOW). April, 2010. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos. Game-y Information Graphics. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) Works in Progress. April, 2010. [PDF]

K. Luther, N. Diakopoulos, A. Bruckman. Edits & Credits: Exploring Integration and Attribution in Online Creative CollaborationConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) alt.chi. April, 2010. [PDF]

Nicholas Diakopoulos and Patrick Chiu. Photoplay: A Video Game for Tagging Photos on a Tabletop Display. United States Patent #7,686,682. Granted March 30, 2010. 


N. Diakopoulos, S. Goldenberg, I. Essa. Videolyzer: Quality Analysis of Online Informational Video for Bloggers and JournalistsConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). April, 2009. [PDF] [Video]


S. Yardi, K. Luther, N. Diakopoulos, A. Bruckman. Opening The Black Box: Four Views of Transparency in Remix Culture. CSCW Workshop on Tinkering, Tailoring, & Mashing: The Social and Collaborative Practices of the Read-Write Web. San Diego, November, 2008.

N. Diakopoulos, K. Luther, I. Essa. Audio Puzzler: Piecing Together Time-Stamped Speech Transcripts with a Puzzle Game. ACM Multimedia. October, 2008. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. An Annotation Model for Making Sense of Information Quality in Online Video. International Conference on the Pragmatic Web (ICPW). September, 2008. [PDF]

P. Chiu, J. Huang, M. Back, N. Diakopoulos, J. Doherty, W. Polak, X. Sun. mTable: Browsing Photos and Videos on a Tabletop SystemACM Multimedia Video Program. 2008. [YouTube Link]


N. Diakopoulos, P. Chiu. PhotoPlay: A Collocated Collaborative Photo Tagging Game on a Horizontal DisplayIn Proceedings addendum of User Interface Software Technology (UIST). Newport, Rhode Island, October 2007. [Abstract] [Poster]

A. St. Clair, M. Fong, N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. NARC: The News Article Revision ComparatorIn Proceedings addendum of User Interface Software Technology (UIST). Newport, Rhode Island, October 2007 [Abstract] [Poster]

N. Diakopoulos, K. Luther, Y. Medynskiy, I. Essa. The Evolution of Authorship in a Remix SocietyIn Proceedings of Hypertext and Hypermedia. Manchester, UK, September 2007[PDF]

K. Luther, N. Diakopoulos. Distributed Creativity. Creativity and Cognition Workshop on Supporting Creative Acts Beyond Dissemination. Washington, DC. June 2007. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, K. Luther, Y. Medynskiy, I. Essa. Remixing Authorship: Reconfiguring the Author in Online Video Remix Culture. Georgia Tech, Technical Report. GIT-IC-07-05. 2007. [PDF]


N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. Videotater: An Approach for Pen-Based Digital Video Segmentation and TaggingIn Proceedings of User Interface Software and Technology (UIST). Montreux, Switzerland, October 2006. [PDF]


N. Diakopoulos. Remix Culture: Mixing Up Authorship. December 2005. [WORD]

N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. Supporting Personal Media Authoring. ACM Multimedia workshop on Multimedia for Human Communication (MHC). Singapore, November 2005. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. Mediating Photo Collage Authoring. In Proceedings of User Interface Software and Technology (UIST). Seattle, USA, October 2005. [PDF] [Webpage]

N. Diakopoulos, P. Stephenson. Anti-Aliased Lines Using Run-MasksComputer Graphics Forum, vol. 24, no. 2, 2005, pp 165-172.

2004 and before

H. Rehatschek, N. Diakopoulos, G. Kienast, V. Hahn, T. Declerck. DIRECT-INFO: A Distributed Multimodal Analysis System for Media Monitoring ApplicationsEuropean Workshop on the Integration of Knowledge, Semantics and Digital Media Technology (EWIMT 2004), London, UK, November 2004. [PDF]

U. Bischoff, N. Diakopoulos, F. L??sch, Y. Zhou. ThemeExplorer: A Tool for Understanding the History of the Field of Information VisualizationInfoVisFun 2004, Austin, USA, October, 2004. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa, and R. Jain. Content Based Image SynthesisConference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR) 2004, Dublin, Ireland, July 2004. pp 299-307. [PDF] [Webpage]

S. Volmer and N. Diakopoulos. Contextually Meaningful Representation of Color for the Description of Visual Content6th International Conference on Visual Information Systems, Miami, USA, September 2003. [PDF]

N. Diakopoulos and S. Volmer. Temporally Tolerant Video MatchingSIG IR Multimedia Information Retrieval Workshop 2003, Toronto, Canada, August 2003. [PDF]

Peter Stephenson, Bruce Litow, and Nicholas Diakopoulos. Using Line Structure Information to Enhance Line Drawing in Digital Systems. US Patent #: WO03052733. July 26, 2003.