Publications

Prof. Burns' publications are categorized and listed below. Please refer to the content list below to view publications within a specific category.

Contents

Books (7)

Bisantz, A., Burns, C.M. and Fairbanks, T. (under contract, manuscript due April 2014). Cognitive Engineering in Medicine. CRC Press. 
 
Hou, M., Banbury, S. and Burns, C.M. (under contract, manuscript due April 2014). Design of Intelligent Adaptive Systems. CRC Press. 
 
Bullemer, P., Hajdukiewicz, J., Burns, C. (2009). Effective Procedural Practices. ASM Consortium, USA. 
 
Bullemer, P., Burns, C., Hajdukiewicz, J. (2009). Alarm Management. ASM Consortium, USA 
 
Bullemer, P., Reising, D.V., Burns, C., Hajdukiewicz, J., Andrzejewski, J. (2009). Effective Operator Display Design. ASM Consortium, USA. 
 
Bisantz, A.M. and Burns, C. M. (2008). Applications of Cognitive Work Analysis. Taylor and Francis Group, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 
 
Burns, C. M. and Hajdukiewicz, J. R. (2004). Ecological Interface Design. Taylor and Francis Group, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. (second edition under discussion) 
 
 

Chapters in Edited Books (5)

Burns, C.M. (in press). Using team cognitive work analysis as an approach for understanding teamwork in health care. Cognitive Engineering in Medicine. Bisantz, A., Burns, C.M., and Fairbanks, T. (Eds). CRC Press. 

Burns, C.M. (invited, 2013). Cognitive work analysis: New dimensions. Human Work Interaction Design. Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science: IFIP Advances in Information and Computer Technology. Campos, P. (Ed.). Springer. 
 
Burns, C.M. (invited, 2013). Ecological Interface Design. The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Engineering. Lee, J. and Kirlik, A. (Eds.). Oxford University Press. 
 
Burns, C.M. and Bisantz, A.M. (2008). Advances in the Application of Cognitive Work Analysis. Applications of Cognitive Work Analysis. Bisantz, A. and Burns, C.M. (Eds.). Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, Mahwah, NJ, p.1-14. 
 
Burns, C.M., Enomoto*, Y., and Momtahan,K. (2008). A cognitive work analysis of cardiac care nurses performing teletriage. Applications of Cognitive Work Analysis. Bisantz, A. and Burns, C.M. (Eds.). Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, Mahwah, NJ, p. 149-174.
 

(* - Indicates student/advisee co-authors)

 
 

Published Journal Papers

  1. Shier*, A., Morita, P.P., Dickie, C., Islam, M., Burns, C.M., Cafazzo, J.A. (2018). Design and evaluation of safety-centered user interface for radiation therapy. Practical Radiation Oncology. Available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2018.01.009
  2. Flohr, L., Beaudry, S., Johnson, K.T., West, N., Burns, C.M., Ansermino, M., Dumont, G., Wensley, D., Skippen, P., Gorges, M. (accepted). Clinician-driven design of VitalPAD – an intelligent monitoring and communication device to optimize patient safety in the Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine.
  3. St. Maurice*, J. and Burns, C.M. (2017). Using cognitive work analysis to compare comples system domains.  Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science. Available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/1463922X.2017.1406556
  4. Jatoba, A., Bellas, H., Koster, I., Burns, C.M., Vidal, M.C.R., Carvalho, P.V.R. Grecco, C.H. (conditionally accepted). Supporting decision making in patient triage using a hierarchical fuzzy model.  Cognition Technology and Work.
  5. Minotra, D., Dain, S., and Burns, C.M. (2017). Usability testing and validation of ISO DIS 19223 for lung ventilators.  JMIR Research Protocols.(Sep 08);6(9):e166.
  6. Burns, C.M. (2017). Automation and the human factors race to catch up.  Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making. Available online at https://doi.org/10.1177/1555343417724975
  7. Jatoba*, A., Burns, C.M., Carvalho, Vidal, M.C.V., Amauri, P.V. (accepted). Contributions from cognitive engineering to requirements specifications for complex sociotechnical systems: A case study in the context of health care in Brazil. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries.
  8. St. Maurice*, J. and Burns, C.M. (2017). Modeling patient treatment with medical records: An abstraction hierarchy to understand competencies and needs. JMIR Human Factors 4(3):e16. 10.2196/humanfactors.6857
  9. Li*, Y. and Burns, C.M. (2017). Modelling automation with Cognitive Work Analysis to support human-automation coordination. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making. 11(4), 299-322.https://doi.org/10.1177/1555343417709669
  10. St. Maurice*, J. and Burns, C.M. (2017). An exploratory case study to understand primary care users and their data quality tradeoffs. Journal of Data and Information Quality 8, 3-4, 24 pages. 10.1145/3058750
  11. McMurray, J., Grindrod, K.A., and Burns, C.M. (2017). How appropriate is all this data sharing? Building consensus around what we need to know about shared electronic health records in extended circles of care. Healthcare quarterly 4: 28-36.
  12. Minotra*, D. and Burns, C.M. (2017). Understanding safe performance in rapidly evolving systems: A risk management analysis of the 2010 US stock mark flash crash with Rasmussen’s risk management framework. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science. 18(6), 608-630. 10.1080/1463922X.2016.1254837
  13. Sanderson, P., Burns, C.M. (2017). Rasmussen and the boundaries of empirical evaluation. Applied Ergonomics. 59, 649-656. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.10.003
  14. Jatoba*, A., Burns, C.M., Vidal, M.C.R., and de Carvalho, P.V.R. (2016). Designing for risk assessment in primary health care: a literature review.  JMIR Human Factors 3(2):e21 Doi: 10.2196/humanfactors.5083
  15. Burns, C.M. and Naikar, N. (2016). Prioritization: A double-edged sword? Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, 10, 105-108., doi:10.1177/1555343416629180
  16. Jatoba*, A., Bellas, H.C., Bonfatti, R., Burns, C.M., Vidal, M.C.R., de Carvalho, P.V.R. (2015). Designing for patient risk assessment in primary health care: A case study for ergonomic work analysis. Cognition Technology and Work, 18:215-231. 10.1007/s10111-015-0355-x
  17. Arrabito, R., Ho, G., Aghaie*, B., Burns, C.M., Hou, M. (2015). Sustained attention in auditory and visual monitoring tasks: Effects of the administration of a rest break or vibrotactile signals on performance and workload.  Human Factors 57(8), pp. 1403-1416. 10.1177/0018720815598433
  18. Mercer, K., Li, M., Giangregorio, L., Burns, C., Grindrod, K. (2015). A critical analysis of behavior change techniques present in wearable activity trackers. Journal of Medical Internet Research MHeath and UHealth 3(1)  doi:10.2196/mhealth.4461
  19. Kant*, V., and Burns, C.M. (2015). Engaging nanotechnology: Ethnography of Lab-on-a-chip technology in small-scale fluidics research. Cognition Technology and Work.18(1), 33-52. DOI 10.1007/s10111-015-0344-0
  20. Mercer, K., Baskerville, B., Burns, C.M., Giangregorio, L., Rezai*, L., Grindrod, K. (2015). Using a participatory research approach to develop an interdisciplinary research agenda for the study of mobile health interventions for older adults.  Journal of Medical Internet Research: MHealth, Jan-Mar 3(1):e11. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.3509
  21. Baskerville, N. B., Struik, L.L., Hammond, D., Norman, C.D., Guindon, E., Whittaker, R., Burns, C., Grindrod, K., Brown, S. (2015). Effect of a mobile phone intervention on quitting smoking in a young adult population of smokers: Randomized controlled trial study protocol.   Journal of Medical Internet Research: Protocols 4(1), Jan-Mar, e:10. doi:10.2196/resprot.3823
  22. Minotra*, D, and Burns, C.M . (2015). Finding common ground: Situation awareness and cognitive work analysis. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, 9, 87-89.
  23. Ashoori*, M. Burns, C.M, Momtahan, K., d’Entremont, B. (2014). Using team cognitive work analysis to reveal healthcare team interactions in a labour and delivery unit.  Ergonomics 57(4), 973-986. doi:10.1080/00140139.2014.909949
  24. Burns, C.M. (2013). Pathway to Innovation.  Industrial Biotechnology 9 (5), 258-259.
  25. Morita*, P. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Trust tokens in team development.  Team Performance Management. 20 (1), 39-64.
  26. St. Maurice*, J. and Burns, C.M. (2013). Finding Pavlov’s doc: Behavioural insights towards better data in primary care. Healthcare information management and communications Canada. May 2013.
  27. Euerby*, A. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Improving social connection through a communities of practice inspired cognitive work analysis approach.  Human Factors 56, 361-83.doi:10.1177/0018720813494410
  28. Nijhof*, N. van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E.W.C., Burns, C.M., and Seydel, E.R. (2013). Online personal assistant for dementia to stay safe at home and to reduce costs. Gerontechnology 11, 469-479. http://dx.doi.org/10.4017/gt.2013.11.3.005.00
  29. Morita*, P. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Understanding “Interpersonal Trust” from a Human Factors perspective: Insights from Situation Awareness and the Lens Model. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 15, 88-110.doi:10.1080/1463922X.2012.691184
  30. Ashoori*, M. and Burns, C.M. (2013). Team Cognitive Work Analysis: Structure and tasks. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making 7, 123-140.
  31. Euerby*, A. and Burns, C.M. (2012). Designing for social engagement in online social networks using communities of practice theory and cognitive work analysis: A case study.  Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making 6, 194-213. doi: 10.1177/1555343412440697
  32. Davies*, T.C., Pinder, S.D., Dodd, G. and Burns, C.M. (2012). Where did that sound come from? Comparing the ability to localise using audification and audition.  Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 7 (2), 130–138.
  33. Davies*, T.C., Pinder, S., and Burns, C.M. (2011).  What’s that sound? Distance determination and aperture passage from ultrasound devices.  Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 6(6), 500-510.
  34. Morita*, P.P., Burns, C.M. (2011). Situation awareness and risk management understanding notification issues.  Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 164, 372-376.
  35. Davies*, T.C., and Burns, C.M. (2008). Advances in cognitive work analysis and the design of ecological visual and auditory displays.  Cognitive Technology 13 (2), 17-23.
  36. Davies*, T.C., Pinder, S.D., Burns, C.M. (2008). Did you hear that? Ultrasound Doppler allows human echolocation by all.  New Zealand Acoustics, the Journal of the New Zealand Acoustical Society.
  37. Burns, C.M., Skraaning, G., Lau*, N., Jamieson, G., Kwok, J., Welch, R., Andresen, G.(2008). Evaluation of ecological interface design for nuclear process control: Situation awareness effects.  Human Factors 50, 663-679.
  38. Lau*, N., Skraaning, G., Jamieson, G., Burns, C.  (2008). Ecological Interface Design in the nuclear domain: An empirical evaluation of ecological displays for the secondary subsystems of a boiling water reactor plant simulator.  IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 3597-3610.
  39. Lau*, N., Veland, O., Kwok, J., Jamieson, G., Burns, C., Braseth, A., and Welch, R. (2008). Ecological interface design in the nuclear domain: An application to secondary subsystems of a boiling water reactor plant simulator.  IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 3579-3596.
  40. Momtahan, K., Burns, C., Hyland, S.,Jeon*, J., Gabriele, S. (2008). Using human factors and FMEA methods to evaluate labelling of injectable drugs.  Healthcare Quarterly special issue of Patient Safety Papers, 11, 122-128.
  41. Jessa*, M. and Burns, C. M (2007). Visual Sensitivities of Dynamic Graphical Displays.  International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 65(3), 206-222.
  42. Davies*, T. C., and Burns, C.M. (2006). Do you hear what I hear? Reflecting on auditory display in medicine.  Health Care and Informatics Review Online. September 2006. 
  43. Burns, C. M. (2006). Towards proactive monitoring in the petrochemical industry.  Safety Science 44, p. 27-36.
  44. Burns, C. M. Asgary, A. & Levy, J. (2005).  Operator support for ageing nuclear critical infrastructure systems: integrating ecological interface design with prospect theory.  International Journal of Critical Infrastructure, Vol 1, No 4, p.299-311.
  45. Burns, C. M., Bryant, D. B., and Chalmers, B.A. (2005).  Boundary, purpose and values in work domain models: Models of naval command and control.  IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part A Vol 35, No 5, p.603-616.
  46. Momtahan, K. Burns, C. M. (2004). Applications of Ecological Interface Design in supporting the nursing process. Journal of Healthcare Information Management 18(4), p. 74-82.
  47. Burns, C. M. Bisantz, A.M. and Roth, E.M. (2004).  Lessons from a comparison of work models: Representational choices and their implications.  Human Factors 46(4), 711-727.
  48. Burns, C. M., Kuo*, J., & Ng*, S. (2003). Ecological interface design: A new approach for visualizing network management. Computer Networks, 43, 369-388.
  49. Burns, C. M., and Proulx*, P. (2002). Influencing social problems with interface design: A student project.  Ergonomics in Design, 10(4), 12-16.
  50. Burns, C.M., and Vicente, K.J. (2001). Model-based approaches for analyzing cognitive work: A comparison of abstraction hierarchy, multi-level flow modeling, and decision ladder modeling. International Journal of Cognitive Ergonomics, 5(3), 357-366.
  51. Hajdukiewicz*, J. R., Vicente, K. J., Doyle, D. J., Milgram, P., & Burns, C. M. (2001). Modeling a medical environment: An ontology for integrated medical informatics design. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 62, 79-99, 2001.
  52. Burns, C. M. (2000). Putting it all together: Improving integration in ecological displays. Human Factors, 42, p. 226-241.
  53. Mumaw, R. J., Roth, E.M, Vicente, K.J., and Burns, C.M. (2000). There is more to monitoring a nuclear power plant than meets the eye. Human Factors, 42, pp. 36-55.
  54. Burns, C.M. (2000). Navigation strategies with ecological displays. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 52, p.111-129.
  55. Burns, C. M. and Vicente, K. J. (2000). A participant observation study of engineering design: How constraints drive design process. Applied Ergonomics, 31, p.73-82.
  56. Vicente, K.J., Burns, C.M. and Pawlak*, W.S. (1998). Better handbooks: better design, Ergonomics in Design, 6, p. 21-27.
  57. Burns, C.M., Vicente, K.J., Christoffersen*, K. and Pawlak*, W.S. (1998). Towards viable, useful, and usable human factors design guidance. Applied Ergonomics, 33, p. 311-322.
  58. Vicente, K.J., Burns, C.M. and Pawlak, W.S. (1997). Muddling through wicked design problems. Ergonomics in Design, 5, p. 25-30.
  59. Vicente, K.J. and Burns, C.M. (1996). Evidence for direct perception from cognition in the wild. Ecological Psychology, 8, p. 269-280.
  60. Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1996). Judgements about the value and cost of human factors information in design.  Information Processing and Management, 32, p. 259-271.
  61. Jatoba*, A., Bellas, H., Burns, C.M., Grecco, C., Vidal, M.C.R., Carvalho, P.V. (in review). Supporting decision making in patient risk assessment using a hierarchical fuzzy model. Operational Research.
  62. Sadat Rezai*, L, and Burns, C.M. (under revision). Investigating a message tailoring strategy to improve efficacy of activity promotion interventions: A study protocol. JMIR Research Protocols.
  63. Arrabito, G.R., Ho, G., Li*, Y., Giang*, W., Burns,C.M., Hou, M. (submitted). Supervisory control of an unmanned aircraft system: Evaluation of sonification and tactification for encoding urgency of system health status. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.
  64. St. Maurice*, J., and Burns, C.M. (in revision). Using persuasive design to improve data-entry behaviour in primary care. Journal of Medical Internet Research.
  65. Mercer, K., Burns, C., Guirguis, L., Chin, J., Dogba, J., Dolovich, L., Guenette, L., Jenkins, L., Legare, F., McKinnon, A., McMurray, J., Waked, K., Grindrod, K. (submitted). Playing telephone: Understanding the state of medication decision making in growing healthcare teams in the time of electronic health records. Journal of Medical Internet Research.
 
 
  1. Burns, C.M., Sadat Rezai*, L., and St. Maurice, J. (2018). Understanding the context for health behavior change with Cognitive Work Analysis and Persuasive Design.  Hawaii International Conference for Systems Sciences, 2876-2883.
  2. Villacis, C., Navaette, M., Rodriguez, I., Romero, F., Escobar, L., Fuertes,W., Chamorro, S., Benavides, R., Zambrano, M., Burns, C.M.  (2017). Real-time flight simulator construction with a network for training pilots using mechatronics and cyber-physical system approaches.  IEEE International Conference on Power, Control, Signals and Instrumentation Engineering.
  3. Dikmen*, M., Burns, C.M. (2017). Trust in autonomous vehicles: The case of Tesla Autopilot and Summon. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. 1093-1098. 10.1109/SMC.2017.8122757
  4. Li*, Y., Wang, X., and Burns, C.M. (2017). Ecological Interface Design for financial trading: Trading performance and risk preference effects. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. 600-605. 10.1109/SMC.2017.8122672
  5. Dikmen*, M., and Burns, C.M. (2016). Autonomous driving in the real world: Experiences with Tesla Autopilot and Summon.  8th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, 225-228.
  6. Li*, Y., Hu, R., Burns, C.M. (2016). Representing stages and levels of automation on the decision ladder: The case of automated financial trading. Proceedings the 2016 Annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 328-333.
  7. Minotra*, D., Burns, C.M., McNeese, M. (2015). Guidelines and caveats for manipulating expectancies in experiments involving human participants. The 59th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 56(1), 1778-1782.
  8. Li*, Y., Burns, C.M., Hu, R. (2015). Understanding automated financial trading using work domain analysis. The 59th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 56(1), 165-169.
  9. Abdelnour-Nocera, J., Oussena, S., Burns, C.M. (2015). Human work interaction design of the smart university. Human Work Interaction Design 2015. London, UK. June 25-26, 2015.
  10. Li*, Y. and Burns, C.M. (2013). Perceived urgency of tactile warnings. SMC 2013: The International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 530-535.
  11. Gorges, M., Morita*, P.P., Burns, C.M., Ansermino, M. (2013). Mobile Patient Monitoring for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit - Work Domain Analysis and Rapid Prototyping Results. SMC 2013: The International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 3765-3770.
  12. Horiguchi, Y., Burns, C., Nakanishi, Sawaragi, T. (2013). Visualization of control structure in human-automation system based on cognitive work analysis. The 12th IFAC/IFIP/IFORS/IEA Symposium on Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of Human-Machine Systems, 423-430.
  13. Arrabito, R., Ho, G., Li*, Y., Giang*, W., Burns, C., Hou, M., and Pace, P. (2013). Multimodal displays for enhancing performance in a supervisory monitoring task. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1164-1168.  
  14. Roth, E.M., Kilgore, R.., Burns, C.M., Wears, R.L. , Lee, J.D., Jamieson, G., Bisantz, A, (2013). Cognitive engineering across domains: What the wide-angle view can provide. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 139-143. 
  15. Ho*, A. and Burns, C.M. (2013). Music as an auditory display: Interaction effects of mode and tempo on perceived urgency. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1149-1153.
  16. Morita*, P. and Burns, C.M. (2013). Designing for interpersonal trust – the power of trust tokens.  Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 339-343.
  17. Robinson*, T. and Burns, C.M. (2013). Focused learning: Control of cognitive load in instructional material for a computer algebra system. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 472-476.
  18. Pannathur, P., Bisantz, A. Burns, C.M., Elm, W., Lee, J., Pfautz, J. (2013). Bridging the gap between cognitive systems engineering analysis, design and practice. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.  334-338.
  19. Morrison, J.G., Feigh, K.M.,Smallman, H.S., Burns, C.M., Moore, K. (2013).The quest for anticipatory decision support systems. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.  San Diego, CA. October 1-4, 2013.
  20. Arrabito, G.R., Ho, G., Burns, C.M., Pace, P., and Hou, M. (2012). The efficacy of multimodal displays for enhancing supervisory control of UAV automated landing: Preliminary findings.  Unmanned Systems Canada. Ottawa, Canada. November 7-9, 2012.
  21. Horiguchi, Y., Burns, C., Nakanishi, Sawaragi, T. (2012). A cognitive work analysis of hot strip mill operation: Modeling functional structure of a highly automated process.  2012 IFAC workshop on automation in the mining, mineral, and metal industries, 208-213.
  22. Giang*, W. and Burns, C.M. (2012). Sonification discriminability and perceived urgency.  Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.  Boston, MA. October 22-26, 2012.
  23. Horiguchi, Y., Burns, C. M., Nakanishi, H., Sawaragi, T. (2011). Cognitive Work Analysis of Production Process with Automation. Proceedings of the 12nd SICE System Integration Division Annual Conference (SI2011), December. 23-35, 2011, 1403-1406 (in Japanese).
  24. Ashoori*, M., Momtahan, K., and Burns, C.M. (2011). Control task analysis in action: Collaboration in the operating room. 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Las Vegas, NV. 272-276.
  25. Giang*, W., Masnavi*, E., and Burns, C.M. (2011). Perceptions of temporal synchrony in multimodal displays.  55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Las Vegas, NV. 1165-1169.
  26. Burns, C.M., Ho, G. and Arrabito, R. (2011).  Mapping ecologically to modalities.  55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Las Vegas, NV. 335-339.
  27. Arrabito, R., Ho, G., Hou, M., Aghaie*, B. and Burns, C.M. (2011). Effects of vibrotactile stimulation for sustaining performance in a vigilance task: A pilot study.  55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Las Vegas, NV. 1160-1164.
  28. Morita*, P. and Burns, C.M. (2011). Situation awareness and risk management: Understanding the notification issues. ITCH 2011: Health informatics: International Perspectives.  Victoria, BC. February 24-27, 2011.
  29. Morita*, P. and Burns, C.M. (2011). Occurrence detection and selection procedures in healthcare facilities: A comparison across Canada and Brazil. ITCH 2011: Health informatics: International Perspectives.  Victoria, BC. February 24-27, 2011.
  30. Morita*, P. and Burns, C.M. (2011). Institutional and personnel situation awareness – two sides of the same coin. Halifax 10: The Canadian Healthcare Safety Symposium.  Halifax, NS.  October 21-23, 2010.
  31. Ghazi Vakili, V. and Burns, C.M. (2010).  A case for ecological interface design in healthcare: Linking public policy and medicine.  Annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter.  Berlin, Germany. October 13-15, 2010.
  32. Robinson*, T. and Burns, C.M. (2010). A learning process: Old strategies, new tools.  Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 384-388.
  33. Ashoori*, M. and Burns, C.M. (2010). Reinventing the wheel: Control task analysis for collaboration. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 274-278.
  34. Euerby*, A. and Burns, C.M. (2010). Advancing complex sociotechnical systems design using the communities of practice framework. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 428-432.
  35. Chow, A., Williams, M., Robinson*, T., Jajalla*, D., and Burns, C.M. (2010). A user-centred design process to the design of a tool for rheumatologists.  Canadian Rheumatologists Association Annual Meeting.  February 3-6, 2010.  Quebec, Quebec.
  36. Morita*, P.P, Burns, C.M., and Calil, S.J. (2009). The influence of strong recommendations, good incident reports and a monitoring system over an incident investigation system for healthcare facilities.  Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1679-1683.
  37. Burns, C.M., Torenvliet, G., Scott, S. and Chalmers, B. (2009). Work domain analysis for establishing collaborative work requirements.  Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 314-318.
  38. Davies*, T.C., Pinder, S. and Burns, C.M. (2009). How far is that wall?  Judging distance with audification. Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1091-1095.
  39. Robinson*, T. and Burns, C.M. (2009). Computer algebra systems and their effect on cognitive load. Naturalistic Decision Making 09, 378-383.
  40. Lau*, N., Skraaning, G., Jamieson, G., and Burns, C.M. (2008). Enhancing operator task performance during monitoring for unanticipated events through Ecological Interface Design. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 448-452.
  41. Davies*, T.C., Burns, C.M., and Pinder, S. (2007). Mobility interfaces for the visually impaired: What’s missing?.  CHINZ, Proceedings of the 8th Annual SIGCHI-NZ Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, p. 41-47.
  42. Burns, C.M., Jamieson, G.A., Skraaning, G., Lau*, N., and Kwok*, J. (2007). Supporting situation awareness through ecological interface design.  Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 205-209.
  43. Davies*, T.C., Burns, C.M., and Pinder, S. (2007). Testing a novel auditory interface display to enable visually impaired travelers to use sonar mobility devices effectively. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 278-282.
  44. Chen*, H.W., Lamoureux, T., and Burns, C.M. (2007). Work Domain Analysis for the Interface Design of a Sonobuoy System.  Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 283-287.
  45. Jeon*, J., Hyland, S., Momtahan, K., and Burns, C.M. (2007). Challenges with applying FMEA to the process for reading the labels on the containers for injectable drugsProceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 735-739.
  46. Burns, C.M., Enomoto*, Y., and Momtahan, K. (2007). The Cognitive Work of Nursing.  The 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics, MEDINFO 2007, 108.
  47. Momtahan, K.L, Burns, C.M, Labinaz, M, Mesana, T, Sherrard, H.(2007). Using Personal Digital Assistants and Patient Care Algorithms to Improve Access to Cardiac Care Best Practices. The 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics, MEDINFO 2007, 117-121.
  48. Jeon*, J., Hyland, S., Burns, CM., Momtahan, K. (2007). Applying FMEA on the process for reading the labels on ampoules and vials for injectable drugs. The 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics, MEDINFO 2007, 23.
  49. Jeon*, J. Hyland, S. Burns, CM, Momtahan, K. (2007). Applying FMEA on the process for reading the labels on ampoules and vials for injectable drugs. National Healthcare Leadership Conference. Toronto.June 11-12, 2007. 
  50. Momtahan, K., Burns, CM.  (2007). Decision Support Tools on Personal Digital Assistants to Promote Knowledge Transfer and Interdisciplinary Communication, and Improve the Quality of Patient Care. National Healthcare Leadership Conference. Toronto.June 11-12, 2007. 
  51. Davies*, T.C., Burns, C.M. and Pinder, S.D. (2006).  Designing an auditory interface display for visually impaired travelers.  Ozchi 2006.  Sydney, Australia.  November, 20-24.
  52. Xin*, H., Burns, C.M. and Zelek, J.S. (2006).  Non-situated vibrotactile force feedback and laparascopy performance.  HAVE 2006.  The IEEE International workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments.  Ottawa, Canada.  Nov 4-5.
  53. Burns, C.M., Momtahan, K., and Enomoto*, Y.  (2006). Supporting the Strategies of Cardiac Nurse Coordinators Using Cognitive Work Analysis. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.  San Francisco, CA.  October 16-20, 442-446.
  54. Enomoto*, Y., Burns, C. M., Momtahan, K., and Caves, W. (2006).  Effects of Visualization Tools on Cardiac Telephone Consultation Processes.  50th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Francisco, CA, 1044-1048.
  55. Davies*, T.C., and Burns, C.M. (2006). Complementing medical systems using auditory display.  Health Informatics New Zealand.  Auckland, NZ, August 9-11.
  56. Davies*, T.C., Covvey, D., and Burns, C. M. (2005).  Effective use of ecological interface design in the design of e-Health systems. e-Health 2005, Toronto, ON.
  57. Burns, C. M. (2005). Choosing the best from the good: Display engineering principles.  Proceedings of the 49th Annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1556-1560.
  58. Jessa*, M.N. and Burns, C. M. (2005). Visual sensitivity of dynamic graphical objects.  Proceedings of the 49th Annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 412-416.
  59. Kwok*, J. and Burns, C. M. (2005). Usability evaluation of a mobile ecological interface design application for diabetes management.  Proceedings of the 49th Annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1042-1046.
  60. Garabet*, A. and Burns, C.M. (2004). Collaboration with Ecological Interface Design.  Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 543-546.
  61. Moradi*, R. and Burns, C.M. (2004). A visual display of flight time and distance. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 6-10.
  62. Hajdukiewicz, J. R. and Burns, C. M. (2004). A visual thesaurus for interface design. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 479-483.
  63. Eggleston*, B., Burns, C. (2004).  Tightening the linkage between cognitive systems engineering and software design, a panel. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 698-702.
  64. Thompson, L.K.*, Hickson, J.* and Burns, C.M. (2003). WDA for Blood Glucose Management.  Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1516-1520.
  65. Ho, D.* and Burns, C. M. (2003). WDA for TCASII. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 119-223.
  66. Zhou, S.* and Burns, C. M. (2003).  Integrating CWA and Information Systems Analysis.  Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 498-502.
  67. Burns, C.M., Garrison, L., and Dinadis, N., (2003).  WDA for the petrochemical industry. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 258-262.
  68. Burns, C. M. (invited, 2003).  Towards Pro-Active Monitoring in the Petrochemical Industry.  Invited talk to Achema 2003, the 27th International Exhibition – Congress on Chemical Engineering,  Environmental Protection and Biotechnology.  International symposium on Man – Safety - Technology.  Frankfurt, Germany. May 22-23. 
  69. Bisantz, A.M., Burns, C.M., and Roth, E.M. (2002). Validating methods in cognitive engineering: A comparison of two work domain models. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics, Baltimore, MD, September 28-October 4, 521-525.
  70. Burns, C.M., Bryant, D.J., and Chalmers, B.A. (2002). Assessment of the TADMUS DSS with work domain analysis.  Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, MD, September 28-October 4, 453-457.
  71. St-Cyr*, O. and Burns, C. M. (2002).  Mental models and ecological interface design: An experimental investigation. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, MD, September 28-October 4, 270-274.
  72. Burns, C. M. and Dodig*, M., (2002).  A graph theoretic model of human cognition in chess. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, MD, September 28-October 4, 323-327.
  73. Moradi-Nadimian*, R., Griffiths*, S. A., and Burns, C.M., (2002).  Ecological interface design in aviation domains: Work domain analysis and instrumentation availability on the Harvard aircraft.  Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, MD, September 28-October 4, 116-120.
  74. Burns, C.M., Thompson*, L.K., and Rodriguez*, A. (2002). Mental workload and the display of abstraction hierarchy information. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, MD, September 28-October 4, 235-239.
  75. Bringelson, L. S., Morose*, T.E., MacGregor, C.G., and Burns, C.M. (2002).  Developing a reusable resource for teaching task analysis.  Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, MD, September 28-October 4, 815-819.
  76. Burns, C.M., Bryant, D. J., and Chalmers, B. A. (2001). Scenario mapping with work domain analysis. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Minneapolis, MN. Oct 8-12, 424-428.
  77. St-Cyr*, O., and Burns, C. M. (2001) Mental models and the abstraction hierarchy: Assessing ecological compatibility. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Minneapolis, MN. Oct 8-12, 297-301.
  78. Chalmers, B. A., Burns, C. M., and Bryant, D. J., (2001).  Work domain modeling to support shipboard command and control. 6th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, June 19-21, unnumbered.
  79. Burns, C. M., Kuo*, J., Chow*, R., Garabet*, A., St-Cyr*, O., and Vicente, K. J. (2001). Future networks: How will people manage?.  New Visions for Networks Workshop held by the DARPA Large Scale Networking Group, Vienna, Va, March 12-14, 2001, unnumbered.
  80. Burns, C. M. (2000). Errors in searching for abstraction hierarchy information, Proceedings of the IEA 2000/HFES 2000 Congress, vol. 1, pp. 270-273.
  81. Burns, C. M., Barsalou*, E., Handler*, C., Kuo*, J., and Harrigan, K. (2000). A work domain analysis for network management. Proceedings of the IEA 2000/HFES 2000 Congress, vol. 1, pp. 469-471.
  82. Hajdukiewicz*, J. R., Burns, C.M., Vicente, K.J., and Eggelston, R. (1999). Work domain analysis for intentional systems. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 333-337.
  83. Burns, C. M. (1999). Scanning patterns with ecological displays when abstraction levels are separated.  Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 163-167.
  84. Vicente, K.J., Mumaw, R.J., Roth, E.M., and Burns, C.M. (1999), Conflict resolution by nuclear power plant operators,  Cognitive Science 4.
  85. Burns, C.M. (1998), Space-time display integration can mean better diagnoses: Even with a very cluttered display!, Proceedings of the Human Factors Association of Canada Annual Meeting, 285-290.
  86. Hajdukiewicz*, J., Doyle, D.J., Milgram, P., Vicente, K.J. and Burns, C.M. (1998), A work domain analysis of patient monitoring in the operating room, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 1034-1042.
  87. Burns, C.M. (1997), Measuring visible information in mediated environments, Studies in Perception and Action IV: Ninth International Conference on Perception and Action, pp. 57-60.
  88. Roth, E.M., Mumaw, R.J., Vicente, K.J. and Burns, C.M. (1997), Operator monitoring during normal operations: Vigilance or problem-solving?, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, pp. 158-162.
  89. Vicente, K.J., Mumaw, R.J., Roth, E.M. and Burns, C.M. (1996), A field study of operator monitoring: Strategies for adapting control room technology, Proceedings of Cognitive Systems Engineering in Process Control '96, pp. 222-229.
  90. Vicente, K.J., Burns, C.M., Mumaw, R.J. and Roth, E.M. (1996), How do operators monitor a nuclear power plant?: A field study, American Nuclear Society Topical Meeting on Instrumentation and Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, pp. 1127-1134.
  91. Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1996), The value of human factors handbooks to human factors designers in the nuclear industry, American Nuclear Society Topical Meeting on Instrumentation and Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, pp. 679-681.
  92. Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1996), Comparing the functional information content of displays, 28th Annual Conference of the Human Factors Association of Canada, pp. 59-64.
  93. Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1995), A framework for describing and understanding interdisciplinary interactions in design, Symposium on Designing Interactive Systems, pp. 97-103.
  94. Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1994), Designer evaluations of human factors reference information, Proceedings of the 12th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, pp. 295-297.
  95. Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1994), Experiences in design: The case for design driven human factors, Proceedings of the 12th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, pp. 28-31.
  96. Li, Y., Wang, X., Burns, C.M. (submitted). Ecological interface design: Algorithm failure detection in automated trading.  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting.
 

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  1. Chin*, J., Üreten*, E., Burns, C. (2018). Search for health information across the lifespan: Validation, confirmation or learning. Poster presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference 2018,  Atlanta, GA.
  2. Chin*, J., Li*, Y., Burns, C. (2018). User perspectives of conversational agents across lifespan: Being assistive, but not too smart. Poster presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference 2018, Atlanta, GA.
  3. Flohr, L., Beaudry, S., Ansermino, M., Wensley, D., Skippen, P., Burns, C., Gorges, M. (2017). Observing pediatric intensive care unit clinicians to establish requirements for VitalPAD, a mobile monitoring and communications application. International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium. Volume 1743.
  4. Mercer, K., Burns, C., Guirguis, L., Abidi, S., Borsema, J., Chabot, C., Chin*, J., Dogba, J., Dolovich, L., Guenette, L., Legare, F., McKinnon, A., Waked, K., Grindrod, K. (2017). What patients want: Understanding how patients view decision making about treatment. CAHSPR: Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research. May 24-26, 2017. Toronto, ON.
  5. Grindrod, K., Burns, C., Guirguis, L., Abidi, S., Borsema, J., Chabot, C., Chin*, J., Dogba, J., Guenette, L., Legare, F., Mercer, K., McKinnon, A., Waked, K. (2017). Playing telephone: Understanding the state of medication decision making in growing healthcare teams in the time of electronic health records. CAHSPR: Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research. May 24-26, 2017. Toronto, ON.
  6. Sadat Rezai, L., Chin*, J., Bassett-Gunter, R., Burns, C.M. (2017). Investigating efficacy of regulatory fit theory in design of persuasive systems that promote physical activity.  In R. Orji, M. Reisinger, M. Busch, A. Dijkstra, M. Kaptein, E. Mattheiss (eds.): Proceedings of the Personalization in Persuasive Technology Workshop, Persuasive Technology 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 3-6, 21-25.
  7. Momtahan, K., Burns, C.M.,  Lampron, J., Chan, J., Kwok, E., Huang, A., Guilbeault, P., Day, K., Scowcroft, K., Hargreaves, I., Leduc, S., Andersen, J. (2017). Multi-disciplinary handover study of common and unique content in general medicine, surgery and the ED: Preliminary results. HFES 2017 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics: Shaping the Future. New Orleans. March 6-8. 2017
  8. Sadat Rezai*, L., Chin*, J., R., Bassett-Gunter, R., and Burns, C.M. (2017). Developing persuasive health messages for a behaviour-change-support-system that promotes physical activity. HFES 2017 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics: Shaping the Future. New Orleans. March 6-8. 2017, 89-95.
  9. Baskerville, N.B., Hammond, D., Guindon, G.E., Norman, C.D., Whittaker, R., Burns, C.M., Grindrod, K.A., Brown, K.S. (2016, invited). Effect of a mobile phone intervention “Crush the crave” on quitting smoking in a young adult population of smokers: Randomized controlled trial. Society for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco Europe Annual Meeting. September 8-10 2016. Prague, Czech Republic.
  10. St. Maurice*, J and Burns, C.M. (2016). A method for developing data quality metrics for primary care data. HFES 2016 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics: Shaping the Future. San Diego, CA. April 13-16. 2016.
  11. Momtahan, K., Hudson, J., Burns, C.M., Guilbeault, P., Chan, J., Lampron, J., Huang, A., Kwok, E. (2016). Multi-disciplinary handover:  An observational study of common and unique content in general internal medicine, surgery and the ED. HFES 2016 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics: Shaping the Future. San Diego, CA. April 13-16, 2016.
  12. Keresteglioclu*, D., Burns, C.M., Grindrod, K. (2016). Building Bridges Between Physicians And Pharmacists: An Interprofessional Approach to Electronic Health Record Requirements. HFES 2016 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics: Shaping the Future. San Diego, CA. April 13-16, 2016.
  13. McMurray, J., Grindrod, K., Burns, C.M., Chilana, P., St. Maurice*, J., Alarakhia, J. (2015). How appropriate is all this data sharing anyway? Building consensus on electronic health information exchange in extended circles of care. Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research. May 26-28, Montreal QC.
  14. Jatoba*, A., da Cunha, A.M., Burns, C.M., Vidal, M.C., de Carvalho, P.V.R. (2015). The role of human factors in requirements engineering in health care: A case study in the Brazilian health care system. 2015 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Improving the Outcomes,, vol 4, no. 1, 6-11. doi: 10.1177/232785791504100.
  15. St. Maurice*, J., Burns, C.M. (2015). Using comparative cognitive work analysis to identify design priorities in complex socio-technical systems. 2015 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Improving the Outcomes, vol 4 no 1, 118-123. doi: 10.1177/2327857915041019.
  16. Shier*, A.,  Mujica, E., Dickie, C., Islam, M., Burns, C., and Cafazzo, J. (2015). Design of a novel radiotherapy interface for improving radiation therapist performance, situation awareness and patient safety.  Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care. Baltimore, MD, April 26-29, 2015.
  17. Grindrod, K., Tran*, P., Burns, C.M. (2015). Medication reconciliation: More than just a check. 2015 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Improving the Outcomes,vol 4 no 1, 206-212. doi: 10.1177/2327857915041014
  18. Burns, C.M. (invited, 2015). Team Cognitive Work Analysis: Understanding different perspectives on shared technologies.  Society for Technology in Anesthesia 2015 Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ, January 7-10, 2015.
  19. Baskerville, N. B., Struik, L.L., Hammond, D., Norman, C.D., Guindon, E., Whittaker, R., Burns, C., Grindrod, K., Brown, S. (2014). Effect of a smartphone intervention on quitting smoking in a young adult population of smokers: Randomized controlled trial study protocol.  Medicine 2.0. Summit and World Congress.  Maui, HA, November 13-14, 2014.
  20. Li*, Y, Kulic, D., and Burns, C.M. (2014). Ecological Interface Design for Knee and Hip Automatic Physiotherapy Assistant and Rehabilitation System. Proceedings of the International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare 3 (1), 1-7.
  21. Sadat Rezai*, L., Torenvliet, G. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Increasing patient adherence to remote health monitoring systems. Proceedings of the International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare 3(1), 8-14.
  22. Maurice*, J. and Burns, C.M. (2014). User perception of data and medical record personalities. Proceedings of the International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare 3(2), 15-22.
  23. Sadat Rezai*, L. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Using Cognitive Work Analysis and a Persuasive Design approach to create effective blood pressure management systems.  HFES 2014 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care 3, 36-43.
  24. Burns, C.M. (2012). Cognitive work analysis: New dimensions.  The TTCP MAR TP1KTA5/HUM TP9 Workshop: Cognitive work analysis and design in submarine C2 system development.  May 14-16, 2012. Dartmouth, NS.
  25. Wu*, L., Jeon, J., Cafazzo, J., and Burns, C.M. (2012). Applying Ecological Interface Design to improve the control interface for radiotherapists. 2012 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Bridging the Gap. Baltimore, MD, March 12-14, 2012.
  26. Arrabito, G.R., Ho, G., Burns, C.M., Pace, P. and Hou, M. (2011). The efficacy of multimodal displays for enhancing supervisory control of UAV automated landing: Preliminary findings.  Unmanned Systems Canada. Halifax, NS, November 7-10, 2011.
  27. Jeon*, J. and Burns, C.M. (2009). Standardization and use of colour for labelling of injectable drugs. Proceedings of the International Ergonomics Association World Congress. Beijing, China, August 9-14, 2009.
  28. Tappan*, J. and Burns, C.M. (2009). The effect of colour palette on visual search in a process control task. Proceedings of the International Ergonomics Association World Congress. Beijing, China, August 9-14, 2009.
  29. Lau*, N., Jamieson, G.A., Skraaning jr., G., Burns, C.M. (2008). Providing operator support during monitoring for unanticipated events through ecological interface design.  Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Nuclear Society.  Toronto, Canada. June 1-4, 2008. 
  30. Davies*, T.C., Pinder, S.D., Burns, C.M. (2008). Comparison of audible echoes to audible ultrasound echoes for aperture passability. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Low Visio, Vision 2008.  Montreal, Canada. July 7-11, 2008.
  31. Davies*, T.C., Pinder, S.D., Burns, C.M. (2008). Comparison of audible echoes to audible ultrasound echoes for distance determination by moving participants. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Low Vision, Vision 2008.  Montreal, Canada. July 7-11, 2008.
  32. Davies*, T.C., Pinder, S.D., Burns, C.M. (2008). Comparison of audible echoes to audible ultrasound echoes for localization. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Low Vision, Vision 2008.  Montreal, Canada. July 7-11, 2008.
  33. Davies*, T.C., Burns, C.M. (2006). Using auditory displays for the visually impaired.  e-HEALTH 2006. Victoria, Canada, May 1-4, 2006.
  34. Momtahan, K., Burns, C.M., Sherrard, H., Labinaz, M., Mesana, T., Caves, W., Enomoto*, Y., Giang*, W., Ho*, V., Pajek*, D., Saunders*, C (2006).. Personal Digital Assistants and Decision Support Software:  New Mechanisms to Improve Access to Cardiac Care Best Practices.  e-HEALTH 2006, Victoria, Canada, May 1-4, 2006.
  35. Kwok*, J. and Burns, C.M. (2006). Ecological Interface Design for the Turbine Subsystems of a Boiling Water Reactor. The 16th World Congress of the International Ergonomics Association 2006, Maastricht, Netherlands, July 10-14, 2006.
  36. Kwok*, J. and Burns C.M.(2006).  Design of Advanced Graphical Displays for the Turbine-Generator Systems of the Forsmark 3 Simulator. 27th Annual Canadian Nuclear Society Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 11-14, 2006.
  37. St-Cyr*, O., and Burns, C. M. (2001). Designing interfaces for visualizing complex information.  Graphic Interface, Ottawa, ON, pp. 5-6, 2001.
  38. Kuo*, J., and Burns, C. M. (2000). A work domain analysis for VPN management. Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 1972-1977, 2000.
  39. Burns, C. M., Bryant, D., and Chalmers, B. (2000). A work domain model to support shipboard command and control. Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 2228-2233.
  40. Chalmers, B. A., Burns, C. M., Bryant, D. J., (2000). Preliminary work domain models to support command and control. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Specialists’ Meeting, TTCP MAR TP-1, Defence Research Establishment Atlantic, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, October 16-20, 2000.
  41. Burns, C.M. (1998). Integrated displays for monitoring a power plant, Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering Symposium on Industrial Engineering and Management, pp. 264-270, 1998.
  42. Chalmers, B.A. and Burns, C.M. (1999). A Model-Based Approach to Decision Support for a Modern Frigate, Proceedings of the TTCP Symposium on Coordinated Battlespace Management.  Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, CA, USA, 1999.  (Proceedings are classified SECRET but this paper is unclassified.)
  43. Munger, R., Campbell, M.C.W., Kroger, R.H.H., and Burns, C.M. (1992).  Refractive-index profiles of crystalline lenses with a visible region of opacity.  Investigative Opthamology and Visual Science 33(4), 1169-1169.
  44. Francisco*, K., and Burns, C.M. (submitted). Persuasive design and consumer healthcare: Proposed framework using patient activation measure. Submitted to the doctoral consortium of Persuasive Technology.
  45. Dikmen*, M. and Burns, C.M. (submitted). Behavior change in an algorithmically filtered world. Submitted to the doctoral consortium of Persuasive Technology.

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Standards and Guidelines (3)  

Note: These were later published as books by the ASM Consortium. The change in authorship reflected contributions to older versions of the guidelines. 

Burns, C., Hajdukiewicz, J., ASM Displays Subcommittee (2006). ASM Consortium Guidelines: Effective operator display design. Version 5. Abnormal Situation Management Joint R&D Consortium, Minneapolis, MN, 211pgs.

Burns, C., Hajdukiewicz, J.(2006). ASM Consortium Guidelines: Effective alarm management practices Version 4. Abnormal Situation Management Joint R&D Consortium, Minneapolis, MN, 134pgs.

Burns, C., Hajdukiewicz, J. (2007). ASM Consortium Guidelines: Effective procedural practices, Version 1.5. Abnormal Situation Management Joint R&D Consortium, Minneapolis, MN, 131pgs.

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Research Project Final Reports (24)

Li*, Y., Lien*, S., Risvi*, S., and Burns, C.M. (2013). Baseline and multimodal GCS interface design Part 4. (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7711-098148/001/TOR Call-up: 8148-08).

Li*, Y. and Burns, C.M. (2013). Baseline and multimodal GCS interface design Part 3. (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7711-098148/001/TOR Call-up: 8148-07).

Aghaie*, B., Ho*, A., and Burns, C.M. (2012). Use of Vibrotactile Stimulation for Sustaining Attention of UAV Operators: Project Update.  (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7711-098148/001/TOR Call-up: 8148-06).

Giang*, W., Li*, Y., and Burns, C.M. (2012).  Baseline and multimodal GCS interface design Part 2. (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7711-098148/001/TOR Call-up: 8148-05).

Coates, C. and Burns, C.M. (2011). Risk mitigation in capital acquisition: Modeling and simulation approaches. Task No. 001: Task survey of the Canadian Forces acquisition.  (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7719/115018/001/TOR). September 30, 2011. 58 pages.

Giang*, W., Masnavi*, E., Rizvi*, S., Burns, C.M. (2011) Baseline and multimodal GCS interface Design.  (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7711-098148/001/TOR Call-up: 8148-03). 

Aghaie*, B., Burns, C.M. and Morita*, P. (2011) Use of vibrotactile stimulation for sustaining attention of UAV operators.  (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7711-098148/001/TOR Call-up: 8148-04). (in review)

Morita*, P., Chui*, F., Burns, C. (2010). Preliminary Review of Psychophysiological Technologies to Support Multimodal UAV Interface Design.  (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7711-098148/001/TOR Call-up: 8148-02). June 30, 2010.

Giang*, W., Santhakumaran*, S., Masnavi*, E., Glussich*, D., Kline*, J., Chui*, F., Burns, C., Histon, J., and Zelek, J. (2010). Multimodal interfaces: Literature review of ecological interface design, multimodal perception and attention, and intelligent adaptive multimodal interfaces. (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. w7711-098148/001/TOR Call-up: 8148-01). June 30, 2010.

Lau*, N., Skraaning, G., Jamieson, G., Burns, C.M. (2008). The impact of ecological displays on operators task performance and workload.  OECD Halden Reactor Project (HWR-888).  OECD: Halden, Norway, February 2008.  (available to Halden program members only).

Skraaning jr., G., Lau*, N., Welch, R., Nihlwing, C., Andresen, G., Brevig, L.H., Veland, O., Jamieson, G., Burns, C., Kwok*, J. (2007).  The Ecological Interface Design Experiment (2005). OECD Halden Reactor Project (HWR-833). OECD:Halden, Norway. March 2007.  (available to Halden program members only).

Welch, R. Braseth, A.O., Nihlwing, C., Skraaning Jr., G., Teigen, A., Veland, O., Lau*, N., Jamieson, G.A., Burns, C.M., Kwok*, J..  (2007). The 2005 Ecological Interface Design Process and the resulting displays. OECD Halden Reactor Project (HWR-847). OECD:Halden, Norway. March 2007.  (available to Halden program members only)

Garrison, L., Burns, C., Christoffersen, K., Chen-Wing, S., Dinadis, N., Hajdukiewicz, J., Kuo, J., Reising, D. (2002)  DCS Graphical User Interface Design: Work Domain and Task Analysis Results(Report number TBD).  Ft. McMurray, AB: Syncrude UE-1, Process Automation, June 21, 2002.

Burns, C. M., Greenley, M., Roth, E., Barone, A., and Brooks, J. (2001).  Literature survey for collaborative displays: Phase 2 report.  (Final Report PWGSC Contract No. W7711-997593/001). Toronto, Ontario: Defence and Civil Institute for Environmental Medicine.  August, 2001.

Burns, C. M., Greenley, M., Roth, E., Barone, A., and Brooks, J. (2001), Literature survey for collaborative displays: Phase 1 report.  (Report PWGSC Contract No. W7711-997593/001). Toronto, Ontario: Defence and Civil Institute for Environmental Medicine.  January, 2001.

Burns, C. M., & Bryant, D. J. (2000), Feasibility Study of Cognitive Work Analysis for Command and Control Work Environment of a HALIFAX Class Ship: CWA Feasibility Assessment and Future Work, (Final Summary Report PWGSC Contract No. W7701-8-1427/001/XSK). Valcartier, Quebec: Defense Research Establishment Valcartier, 2000.

Bryant, D. J., & Burns, C. M.(2000).  Feasibility Study of Cognitive Work Analysis for Command and Control Work Environment of a HALIFAX Class Ship: Work Domain Review of the TADMUS Decision Support System, (Final Contract Report PWGSC Contract No. W7701-8-1427/001/XSK). Valcartier, Quebec: Defense Research Establishment Valcartier, 2000.

Burns, C. M., & Bryant, D. J.(2000).  Feasibility Study of Cognitive Work Analysis for Command and Control Work Environment of a HALIFAX Class Ship: Work Domain Models, (Final Contract Report PWGSC Contract No. W7701-8-1427/001/XSK). Valcartier, Quebec: Defense Research Establishment, Valcartier, 2000.

Burns, C. M., & Bryant, D. J.(2000). Feasibility Study of Cognitive Work Analysis for Command and Control Work Environment of a HALIFAX Class Ship: Validation of Models (Final Contract Report PWGSC Contract No. W7701-8-1427/001/XSK). Valcartier, Quebec: Defense Research Establishment Valcartier, 2000.

Burns, C. M., & Bryant, D. J. (2000). Feasibility Study of Cognitive Work Analysis for Command and Control Work Environment of a HALIFAX Class Ship: Background and Methodology, (Final Contract Report PWGSC Contract No. W7701-8-1427/001/XSK). Valcartier, Canada: Defense Research Establishment Valcartier, 2000.

Mumaw, R.J., Roth, E.M., Vicente, K.J. and Burns, C.M.(1996). A model of operator cognition and performance during monitoring in normal operations, Pittsburgh, PA: Westinghouse Science and Technology Center, 1996.

Mumaw, R.J., Roth, E.M., Vicente, K.J. and Burns, C.M.(1995). Cognitive contributions to operator monitoring during normal operations, (AECB Project No.2.376.1), Ottawa, Canada: Atomic Energy Control Board, 1995.

Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J.(1994). Human Factors Design Guidance: Matching the Advice to Designers’ Questions, (XSE93-00010-(303)),  DCIEM, Canada, 1994.

Webb, R.D.G., Matthews, M.L., Greenley, M.P. and Burns, C.M. (1993). Survey of evaluation methods for command and control systems, (Contract #W7711-2-7178/01-XSE), DCIEM, Canada, 1993.

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Lab Technical Reports (23)

Ho, D. and Burns, C.M. (2003).  An EID approach to examining TCAS 2 automation. HSSD 03-02. Human Systems Technical Report.  Department of Systems Design Engineering.

Barsalou, E. and Burns, C.M. (2003). Examining the process of automation:  The ecology of automation development. HSSD 03-01. Human Systems Technical Report.  Department of Systems Design Engineering.

Mekdeci, B. and Burns, C.M. (2003). Preliminary work domain analysis of an armoured fighting vehicle. HSSD 03-03. Human Systems Technical Report.  Department of Systems Design Engineering.

Zhou, S. and Burns, C.M. (2003). A methodology for integrating cognitive engineering into database system analysis and design. HSSD 03-04. Human Systems Technical Report.  Department of Systems Design Engineering.

Garabet, A. (2003). Examining collaboration with ecological interface design. HSSD 03-05. Human Systems Technical Report.  Department of Systems Design Engineering.

Moradi-Nadimian, R. (2003). Using ecological interface design to enhance a ‘Highway in the Sky’ display. HSSD 03-06. Human Systems Technical Report.  Department of Systems Design Engineering.

St-Cyr*, O. (2002). An ecological approach to mental models: Towards assessing ecological compatibility. (HSSD-02-01).  Waterloo, Canada: Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.  Project Supervisor: C. Burns

Griffiths*, S. A., Thompson*, L. K., and Burns, C. (2001). Work domain analysis for an aircraft system. (HSSD-0102). Waterloo, Canada: Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.

Kuo*, J.(2001). Applying ecological interface design to network performance management.  (HSSD 01-01). Waterloo, Canada: Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.  Project Supervisor: C. Burns

Thompson*, L. K., and Burns, C.(2000). Navigation strategies with integrated power plant displays. (HSSD-00-05). Waterloo, Canada: Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.

Wong*, J., Walji*, A., Bringelson, L., and Burns, C. M. (2000). Searching for information on interface design for network management: Literature review and survey of network managers. (HSSD-00-04) Waterloo, Canada, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.

Proulx*, P. (2000). On-line casino interface for safe gambling, (HSSD-00-03) Waterloo, Canada, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.  Project Supervisor: C. Burns.

Kuo*, J. and Burns, C. M. (2000). Applying Ecological Interface Design to network performance management: A progress report.  (HSSD-00-02) Waterloo, Canada, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2000.

Proulx*, P. and Burns, C. M. (2000). A review of eye-tracking and a project proposal for an application of it in interface design, (HSSD-00-01) Waterloo, Canada, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.

Kuo*, J. and Burns, C. M. (1999). Work domain analysis for virtual private networks. (HSSD-99-02), Waterloo, Canada, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.

Barsalou*, E. and Handler*, C. (1999). Ecological interface design: Applying the abstraction hierarchy to the computing networks domain, (HSSD-99-01), Waterloo, Canada: Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo.  Project Supervisor: C. Burns.

Burns, C. M. (1998). The effects of spatial and temporal proximity of means-end related information in ecological display design for an industrial simulation.  (CEL 98-05), Cognitive Engineering Laboratory, University of Toronto.

Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1997). A Comprehensive Experimental Evaluation of Functional Displays in Process Control. (CEL 97-05), Cognitive Engineering Laboratory, University of Toronto.

Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1996). An Experimental Evaluation of Functional Displays in Process Supervision and Control.  (CEL 96-09), Toronto, Canada:Cognitive Engineering Laboratory, University of Toronto.

Vicente, K.J. and Burns, C.M. (1995). A field study of operator cognitive monitoring at Pickering Nuclear Generating Station-B.  Cognitive Engineering Laboratory, University of Toronto.

Burns, C.M. and Vicente, K.J. (1995). Physical and functional displays in process supervision and control.  (CEL 95-11), Toronto, Canada:Cognitive Engineering Laboratory, University of Toronto for ABB Corporate Research, Heidelberg.

Burns, C.M. (1994).Muddling through wicked problems: Exploring the role of human factors information in design. (CEL 94-02), Cognitive Engineering Laboratory, University of Toronto.

Vicente, K.J., Burns, C.M. and Pawlak*, W.S. (1993). Egg-sucking, mousetraps, and the tower of Babel: Making human factors guidance more accessible to designers.  (CEL 93-01), Cognitive Engineering Laboratory, University of Toronto.

(* - Indicates student/advisee co-authors)

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Other Publications (3)

Vicente, K.J. and Burns, C.M.,(1993) Overcoming the conceptual muddle: A little help from systems theory, Cognoscenti: Bulletin of the Toronto Cognitive Science Society, vol.1, pp. 16-18.

Burns, C.M. (2004) Cognitive engineering research at the University of Waterloo. Cognitia, 1.

Kaber, D. and Burns, C.M. (2005) Review of the CEDM-TG program at the 48th Annual Meeting and the Road to Orlando, Cognitia 2

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