publications

invited journal papers
Deciphering Trends in Mobile Search
Maryam Kamvar, Shumeet Baluja
cover feature in IEEE Computer Magazine August 2007, Special Issue on Search
  PDF (201K)
refereed conference papers
Computers and iPhones and Mobile Phones, oh my! A logs-based comparison of search users on different devices
Maryam Kamvar, Melanie Kellar, Rajan Patel, Ya Xu
paper at WWW 2009, International World Wide Web Conference
  PDF (425K)
What's Up CAPTCHA? A CAPTCHA Based on Image Orientation
Rich Gossweiler, Maryam Kamvar, Shumeet Baluja
paper at WWW 2009, International World Wide Web Conference
  PDF (425K)
Query Suggestions for Mobile Search: Understanding Usage Patterns
Maryam Kamvar, Shumeet Baluja
paper at CHI 2008, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
  [paper] PDF (600K)
The Role of Context in Query Input: Using contexual signals to complete queries on mobile devices
Maryam Kamvar, Shumeet Baluja
paper at Mobile HCI 2007, Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services
  PDF (288K)
A Large Scale Study of Wireless Search Behavior: Google Mobile Search
Maryam Kamvar, Shumeet Baluja
paper at CHI 2006, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
  [paper] PDF (580K)
A First Glimpse into the State of Mobile Search
Maryam Kamvar, Shumeet Baluja, Sylvia Dieckmann
poster at Mobile HCI 2005, Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services
  [poster] PDF (430K)
Workplane-Orientation Sensing Techniques for Tablet PC's
Gabor Blasko, William Beaver, Maryam Kamvar, Steve Feiner
poster at UIST 2004, Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, (2004)
  [paper] PDF (425K)
[poster] JPG (425K)
MiniMedia Surfer : Browsing Video Segments on Small Displays
Maryam Kamvar, Patrick Chiu, Lynn Wilcox, Sandeep Casi, Surapong Lertsithichai
in CHI 2004, Human Factors in Computing Sytems (2004)
  [paper] PDF (425K)
miscellaneous and unpublished papers

Q-HSK: A Quantum Simulation Language
Katherine Heller, Krysta Svore, Maryam Kamvar
  [paper] PDF (350K)

theses

Using Context to Improve Query Formulation and Entry from Mobile Phones
Maryam Kamvar advised by Dr. Shumeet Baluja and Prof. Steven Feiner
in partial fulfillment for the degree of Ph.D., Computer Science, Columbia University (2008)
 PDF (8000K)

Panomentary: Interactive software testing theory and a case study
Maryam Kamvar advised by Prof. Brian Kernighan
in partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelors of Arts, Computer Science, Princeton University (2002)
 PDF


    mkamvar@cs.columbia.edu