Design Thinking, Interaction, Human Factors, User Experience, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Computational Art, Human Computer Interface, Designing, Emerging Technologies, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Robotics, Autonomous Vehicles, Simulators, Eye Tracking, Digital Cultural Heritage.

Python, R, Matlab, C#, Swift, Java.

Unity, Xcode, Prolific, R Studio, Adobe Creative Suite, Qualtrics, Otter.ai.



Aleva, T*., Tabone, W*., Dodou, D., & De Winter J. C. F. (2024). Augmented reality for supporting the interaction between pedestrians and automated vehicles: An experimental outdoor study.

Block, A., Joshi, S., Tabone, W., Pandya A., Lee, S., Patil, V., Britten, N., & Schmitt, P. (2023). The Road Ahead: Advancing Interactions between Autonomous Vehicles, Pedestrians, and Other Road Users. Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN). Busan, South Korea.

Peereboom, J*., Tabone, W*., Dodou, D., & De Winter J. C. F. (2023). Head-locked, world-locked, or conformal diminished-reality? An examination of different AR solutions for pedestrian safety in occluded scenarios. Under review.

Tabone, W., Happee, R., Yang, Y., Sadraei, E., García, J., Lee, Y. M., Merat, N., & De Winter J. C. F. (2023). Immersive Insights: Evaluating Augmented Reality Interfaces for Pedestrians in a CAVE-Based Experiment. Under review.

Tabone, W., & De Winter J. C. F. (2023). Using ChatGPT for Human-Computer Interaction Research: A Primer. Royal Society Open Science, 10, 231053

Joshi, S., Block, A., Tabone, W., Pandya A., & Schmitt, P. (2023). Advancing the State of AV-Vulnerable Road User Interaction: Challenges and Opportunities. Proceedings of the AAAI 2023 Spring Symposium. Palo Alto, California, United States.

Tabone, W., Happee, R., Garcia, J., Lee, Y. M., Lupetti, M. C., Merat, N., & De Winter, J. C. F. (2023). Augmented reality interfaces for pedestrian-vehicle interactions: An online study. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 94, 170–189.

De Winter, J. C. F., Dodou, D., & Tabone, W. (2022). How do people distribute their attention while observing The Night Watch? Perception, 51, 763–788.

Merat, N., Yang, Y., Lee, Y. M., Berge, S. H., Figalová, N., Jokhio, S., Peng, C., Mbelekani, N.Y., Nasser, M., Pir Muhammad, A., Tabone, W., Yuan-Cheng, L., \& Bärgman, J. (2021). SHAPE-IT Deliverable 2.2: An overview of interfaces for automated vehicles (inside/outside).

Figalová, N., Mbelekani, N.Y., Zhang, C., Yang, Y., Peng, C., Nasser, M., Yuan-Cheng, L., Pir Muhammad, A., Tabone, W., Berge, S. H., Jokhio, S., He, X., Hossein Kalantari, A., Mohammadi, A., & Yang, X. (2021). SHAPE-IT Deliverable 1.1: Methodological framework for modelling and empirical approaches.

Tabone, W., Lee, Y.M., Merat, N., Happee, R., & De Winter, J.C.F. (2021). Towards future pedestrian-vehicle interactions: Introducing theoretically-supported AR prototypes. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (pp. 209–218).

Tabone, W., De Winter, J. C. F., Ackermann, C., Bärgman, J., Baumann, M., Deb, S., Emmenegger, C., Habibovic, A., Hagenzieker, M., Hancock. P. A., Happee, R., Krems, J., Lee, J. D., Martens, M., Merat, N., Norman, D. A., Sheridan, T. B., & Stanton, N. A. (2021). Vulnerable road users and the coming wave of automated vehicles: Expert perspectives. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives , 9, 100293.

Tabone, W. (2020). The Effectiveness of an Augmented Reality Guiding System in an Art Museum. Rediscovering Heritage Through Technology (pp. 197-214). Springer, Cham.

Tabone, W. (2019). Technology for Cultural Heritage. Tesserae Spring Edition]. Heritage Malta.

Tabone, W., Wilkinson, M.H.F., Van Gaalen, A.E.J.V., Georgiadis, J., & Azzopardi, G. (2019). Alpha-Tree Segmentation of Human Anatomical Photographic Imagery. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applications of Intelligent Systems (pp. 1-6).

Tabone, W., & Seychell, D. (2015). Recognising Familiar Facial Features In Paintings Belonging to Separate Domains. Proeedings of the 16th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (pp. 125-136).

* Denotes equal contribution (joint first authors).


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