Author: Jacek Gwizdka

Jacek Gwizdka

Jacek Gwizdka


Jacek is Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies at Rutgers University.

Main research interests:

  • Human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • Personalization and individual differences in HCI: in particular, differences in cognitive abilities
  • Information Navigation: information seeking on the Web and its measurement (web analytics)
  • Personal Information Management(PIM): information re-use, information organization for future action
  • Information Organization, Metadata for people: light-weight interaction for adding metadata
  • Computer Mediated Communication(CMC) email tools & practices;


Publication period start: 1999
Publication period end: 2011
Number of co-authors: 20


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Chang Liu
Michael J. Cole
Nicholas J. Belkin

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Andreas Paepcke
Nicholas J. Belkin
Steve Whittaker


Gwizdka, Jacek, Spence, Ian (2007): Implicit measures of lostness and success in web navigation. In Interacting with Computers, 19 (3) pp. 357-369.

Whittaker, Steve, Bellotti, Victoria, Gwizdka, Jacek (2006): Email in personal information management. In Communications of the ACM, 49 (1) pp. 68-73.

Gwizdka, Jacek, Chignell, Mark (2004): Individual differences and task-based user interface evaluation: a case study of pending t. In Interacting with Computers, 16 (4) pp. 769-797.

Kuchinsky, Allan, Pering, Celine, Creech, Michael L., Freeze, Dennis, Serra, Bill, Gwizdka, Jacek (1999): FotoFile: A Consumer Multimedia Organization and Retrieval System. In: Altom, Mark W., Williams, Marian G. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 99 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference May 15-20, 1999, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. pp. 496-503.

Gwizdka, Jacek, Spence, Ian (2005): Indirect assessment of web navigation success. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2005, . pp. 1427-1430.

Cole, Michael J., Gwizdka, Jacek (2008): Tagging semantics: investigations with WordNet. In: JCDL08 Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries , 2008, . pp. 446.

Gwizdka, Jacek, Bakelaar, Philip (2009): Tag trails: navigation with context and history. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2009, . pp. 4579-4584.

Baldonado, Michelle Q. Wang, Cousins, Steve B., Gwizdka, Jacek, Paepcke, Andreas (2000): Notable: At the Intersection of Annotations and Handheld Technology. In: Thomas, Peter J., Gellersen, Hans-Werner (eds.) Handheld and Ubiquitous Computing - Second International Symposium - HUC 2000 September 25-27, 2000, Bristol, UK. pp. 100-113.

Gwizdka, Jacek, Spence, Ian (2005): Predicting outcomes of web navigation. In: Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2005, . pp. 892-893.

Liu, Jingjing, Cole, Michael J., Liu, Chang, Bierig, Ralf, Gwizdka, Jacek, Belkin, Nicholas J., Zhang, Jun, Zhang, Xiangmin (2010): Search behaviors in different task types. In: JCDL10 Proceedings of the 2010 Joint International Conference on Digital Libraries , 2010, . pp. 69-78.

Gwizdka, Jacek (2010): Of kings, traffic signs and flowers: exploring navigation of tagged documents. In: Proceedings of the 21st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia , 2010, . pp. 167-172.

Liu, Jingjing, Liu, Chang, Gwizdka, Jacek, Belkin, Nicholas J. (2010): Can search systems detect users' task difficulty?: some behavioral signals. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2010, . pp. 845-846.

Bierig, Ralf, Cole, Michael J., Gwizdka, Jacek, Belkin, Nicholas J. (2010): A Data Analysis and Modelling Framework for the Evaluation of Interactive Information Retr. In: Gurrin, Cathal, He, Yulan, Kazai, Gabriella, Kruschwitz, Udo, Little, Suzanne, Roelleke, Thomas, Rüger, Stefan M., Rijsbergen, Keith van (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieval - 32nd European Conference on IR Research - ECIR 2010 March 28-31, 2010, Milton Keynes, UK. pp. 673-674.

Cole, Michael J., Gwizdka, Jacek, Bierig, Ralf, Belkin, Nicholas J., Liu, Jingjing, Liu, Chang, Zhang, Xiangmin (2010): Linking search tasks with low-level eye movement patterns. In: Proceedings of the 2010 Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics , 2010, . pp. 109-116.

Gwizdka, Jacek (2010): Using Stroop task to assess cognitive load. In: Proceedings of the 2010 Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics , 2010, . pp. 219-222.

Cole, Michael J., Zhang, Xiangmin, Liu, Chang, Belkin, Nicholas J., Gwizdka, Jacek (2011): Knowledge effects on document selection in search results pages. In: Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2011, . pp. 1219-1220.