Koh, S., Gordon, A., Wienberg, C., Sood, S.O., Morley, S., and Burke, D.Stroke Experiences in Weblogs: A Feasibility Study of Sex Differences. Accepted and in Publication Process - Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2014.


Omernick, Eli, and Sood, Sara Owsley. The Impact of Anonymity in Online Communities. In Proceedings of the ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, September 2013.


Gordon, Andrew S., Wienberg, Christopher, and Sood, Sara Owsley. Different Strokes of Different Folks. In proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, September 2012.

Sood, Sara Owsley, Antin, Judd, and Churchill, Elizabeth F. Using Crowdsourcing to Improve Profanity Detection. In proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium, Wisdom of the Crowd, March 2012.

Sood, Sara Owsley, Antin, Judd, and Churchill, Elizabeth F. Profanity use in online communities. In proceedings of ACM SIGCHI, May 2012.

Sood, Sara Owsley, Churchill, Elizabeth F., and Antin, Judd. Automatic identification of personal insults on social news sites. In Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 63(2): 270-285, 2012.


Gonzalez, Maribel, Lucy Vasserman, Sara Owsley Sood and Tzu-Yi Chen. Leveraging Existing Outreach Programs to Reach Underrepresented Minorities. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges: Vol. 26 Issue 4, April 2011 (pages 190-196).


Sood, Sara Owsley and Churchill, Elizabeth F. Anger Management: Using Sentiment Analysis to Manage Online Communities. In proceedings of the Grace Hopper Celebration, 2010.

Karaali, Gizem, Philip I. Choi, Sara Owsley Sood, and Eric B. Grosfils. Envisioning a Quantitative Studies Center: A Liberal Arts Perspective. Numeracy: Vol. 3: Iss. 1, Article 4, 2010.


Sood, Sara Owsley and Vasserman, Lucy. ESSE: Exploring Mood on the Web. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media Data, 2009.

Sood, Sara Owsley and Vasilakos, Thanos. Digital Theater: Dynamic Theatre Spaces. In "Handbook of Multimedia for Digital Entertainment and Arts" edited by Borko Furht, Springer, 2009 (pages 423-446).


Wensel, April and Sood, Sara Owsley. VIBES: Visualizing Changing Emotional States in Personal Stories. ACM MultiMedia - Story Representation, Mechanism and Context, 2008.

Sood, Sara Owsley. Buzz: Mining and Presenting Interesting Stories. The International Journal of Art and Technology V1 N1, 2008.

Sood, Sara Owsley. Emotional Computation in Artificial Intelligence Education. AAAI AI Education Workshop, 2008.

Dodds, Zachary, Alvarado, Christine and Sood, Sara Owsley. Making Research Tools Accessible for All AI Students. AAAI AI Education Workshop, 2008.

Sood, Sara Owsley. Teaching Artificial Intelligence in Introductory Cognitive Science Courses. in "Cognitive Science in the Classroom: The Hewlett Cognitive Science Project," 2008.


Sood, Sara Owsley. Compelling Computation: Strategies for Mining the Interesting. PhD Thesis, 2007.

Sood, S., Owsley, Sara, Hammond, K., and Birnbaum, L. Tag Assist: Automatic Tag Suggestion for Blog Posts. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, 2007. *received best paper award

Sood, S., Owsley, Sara, Hammond, K. and Birnbaum, L. Reasoning Through Search: A Novel Approach to Sentiment Classification. Northwestern University Tech Report Number NWU-EECS-07-05, 2007.


Owsley, Sara, Hammond, K., Shamma, D., Sood S. "Buzz: Telling Compelling Stories." ACM Multimedia Interactive Art, 2006. *nominated for best paper

Owsley, Sara, Hammond, K., Shamma, D. "Computational Support for Compelling Story Telling." ACM SIGCHI Advance in Computer Entertainment, 2006.

Nichols, N. D., Hammond, K., Shamma, D., Owsley, Sara. "Believable Performance Agents for Interactive Conversations." ACM SIGCHI Advances in Computer Entertainment, 2006.

Owsley, Sara, Sood, S., Hammond, K. Domain Specific Affective Classification of Documents. AAAI Spring Symposia Computational Approaches to Analyzing Weblogs 2006.


Ruberry, M., Owsley, Sara, Shamma, D.A., Hammond, K., Budzik, J., Albrecht-Buehler, C., Affective Behaviors for Theatrical Agents. Intelligent User Interfaces 2005 Workshop Affective Interactions: The Computer in the Affective Loop.


Shamma, D. A., Owsley, Sara, Bradshaw, S., Hammond, K., "Using Web Frequency Within Multimedia Exhibitions." ACM Multimedia 2004.

Owsley Sara, Shamma D. A., Hammond K., Bradshaw S., Sood S., "The Association Engine: A Free Associative Digital Improviser." An Art Demonstration. ACM Multimedia 2004.

Shamma, D. A., Owsley, Sara, Hammond, K., Bradshaw, S., Budzik, J., "Network Arts: Exposing Cultural Reality." International World Wide Web Conference 2004.