Here you can find information about my work from the last years!

Bibliography links: ,  Google Scholar, ACM Digital Library, ResearchGate, dblp, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Publication 2011 – 2022

Please find my current publications in Google Scholar or ResearchGate!

We have separate Research Projects on Reseachgate with all the supplements. Please feel free to use the information

Rauschenberger, M., & Baeza-Yates, R. (2020). How to Handle Health-Related Small Imbalanced Data in Machine Learning? I-Com, 19(3), 215–226. | Paper | Supplement 

Klein, A. M., Hinderks, A., Rauschenberger, M., & Thomaschewski, J. (2020). Exploring Voice Assistant Risks and Potential with Technology-based Users. WEBIST’2020. | Paper | Supplement 

Rauschenberger, M., & Baeza-Yates, R. (2020). Recommendations to Handle Health-related Small Imbalanced Data in Machine Learning. Proceedings of the Mensch Und Computer 2020 Workshop on ‘Workshop on User- Centered Artificial Intelligence (UCAI 2020)’, 1–7. |Paper| Supplement 

Rauschenberger, M., Baeza-Yates, R., & Rello, L. (2020). Screening Risk of Dyslexia through a Web-Game using Language-Independent Content and Machine Learning. In W4A’2020 (pp. 1–12). Taipei: ACM Press. |Paper| Demo Video | Winner of the W4A’20 Accessibility Challenge Delegates Award

Rauschenberger, M., Lins, C., Rousselle, N., Hein, A., and Fudickar, S. (2019).  Designing a New Puzzle App to Target Dyslexia Screening in Pre-Readers. EAI International Conference on Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good. |Paper| Game Source Code |

Rauschenberger, M., Willems, A., Ternieden, M., and Thomaschewski, J. (2019). Towards the Use of Gamification Frameworks in Learning Environments. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 30(2). |Paper| Research Protocol |

Rauschenberger, M., Rello, L., & Baeza-Yates, R. (2019). Technologies for Dyslexia. In Y. Yesilada & S. Harper (Eds.), Web Accessibility Book (2nd ed., Vol. 1, pp. 603–627). Springer-Verlag London.

Rauschenberger, M.; Rello, L.; and Baeza-Yates, R. (2018)  A Tablet Game to Target Dyslexia Screening in Pre-Readers, In MobileHCI 2018. Barcelona, Spain.

Towards Language Independent Detection of Dyslexia with a Web-based Game
Maria Rauschenberger, Luz Rello, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Jeffrey P. Bigham
W4A ’18 Proceedings of the Internet of Accessible Things, In W4A 2018. Lyon, France. | Slides | Paper|

Torben Wallbaum, Maria Rauschenberger, Janko Timmermann, Wilko Heuten, Susanne C.J. Boll CHI EA ’18 Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2018. Montreal, Canada. | Paper |

Rauschenberger, M.; Rello, L.; Baeza-Yates, R.; Gomez, E.; and Bigham, J. P. (2018) Towards the Prediction of Dyslexia by a Web-based Game with Musical Elements, In ETIC DSW 2018. Barcelona, Spain. . | Poster |


Rauschenberger, M., Rello, L., Füchsel, S., & Thomaschewski, J. (2016). A Language Resource of German Errors Written by Children with Dyslexia. In LREC 2016. Portorož. Slovenia ISBN 978-2-9517408-9-1. | Download: German Resource | Further information about Language Resources from the Web Research Group, UPF

ACM DL Author-ize serviceDysMusic: detecting dyslexia by web-based games with music elements: doctoral consortium

Maria Rauschenberger W4A ’16 Proceedings of the 13th Web for All Conference, 2016 Montreal, Canada: ACM Press.

Gottwald, L., Rauschenberger, M., Thomaschewski, J., & Leer, H. E. (2016). Der mobile Nutzungskontext – Einflussfaktoren verstehen und nutzen. In Usability Professionals Konferenz 2016 (pp. 1–6). Hess, S. & Fischer, H. (Hrsg.).

Rauschenberger, M., Füchsel, S., Rello, L., Bayarri, C., Thomaschewski, J., Silke, F., & Rello, L. (2015). Exercises for German-Speaking Children with Dyslexia. Human-Computer Interaction–INTERACT 2015, 9296, 445–452.

Maria Rauschenberger, Silke Fuechsel, Luz Rello, Clara Bayarri, Azuki Gòrriz
ASSETS ’15 Proceedings of the 17th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers & Accessibility, 2015 (pp. 445–446). Lisbon.

Matviienko, A., Rauschenberger, M., Cobus, V., Timmermann, J., & Boll, J. F. A. L. H. M. C. T. W. H. S. (2015). Towards New Ambient Light Systems: a Close Look at Existing Encodings of Ambient Light Systems. IxD{&}amp;A Journal Special Issue on: Designing for Peripheral Interaction: Seamlessly Integrating Interactive Technology in Everyday Life, 26(26), 10–24.

Andrii Matviienko, Vanessa Cobus, Heiko Müller, Jutta Fortmann, Andreas Löcken, Susanne Boll, Maria Rauschenberger, Janko Timmermann, Christoph Trappe, Wilko Heuten MUM ’15 Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, 2015 pp. 267–277). New York, USA.

Rauschenberger, M., Matviienko, A., Cobus, V., Timmermann, J., Müller, H., Löcken, A., … Boll, S. (2015). Lumicons: Mapping Light Patterns to Information Classes. In Mensch und Computer 2015. De Gruyter Oldenbourg. Retrieved from

Rauschenberger, M., Schrepp, M., Cota, M. P., Olschner, S., & Thomaschewski, J. (2013). Efficient Measurement of the User Experience of Interactive Products. How to use the User Experience Questionnaire (UEQ). Example: Spanish Language. IJIMAI, 2(1), 39–45.

Rauschenberger, M., Schrepp, M., & Thomaschewski, J. (2013). User Experience mit Fragebögen messen–Durchführung und Auswertung am Beispiel des UEQ. Tagungsband UP13.

Rauschenberger, M., Sinning, H., & Thomaschewski, J. (2013). Die Benutzung des Styleguides für Software-Entwickler optimieren. In Usability Professionals Konferenz 2013 (pp. 214–219).

Rauschenberger, M., Olschner, S., Cota, M. P., Schrepp, M., & Thomaschewski, J. (2012). Measurement of user experience A Spanish Language Version of the User Experience Questionnaire (UEQ). In A. Rocha, J. A. CalvoManzano, L. P. Reis, & M. P. Cota (Eds.), Sistemas Y Tecnologias De Informacion (pp. 471–476). Retrieved from ://WOS:000306937600073

Hinderks, A., Schrepp, M., Rauschenberger, M., Olschner, S., & Thomaschewski, J. (2012). Konstruktion eines Fragebogens für jugendliche Personen zur Messung der User Experience. In Usability Professionals Konferenz 2012 (pp. 78–83).

Rauschenberger, M., Hinderks, A., & Thomaschewski, J. (2011). Benutzererlebnis bei Unternehmenssoftware : Ein Praxisbericht über die Umsetzung attraktiver Unternehmenssoftware. In Usability Professionals Konferenz 2011 (Vol. 1, p. pp–158).

Awards, Scholarships, Travel Grants

04/2020 » MusVis gewinnt den Delegate Award der Web4All conference 2020.

02/2020 » Maria is nominiert für den Helene-Lange Preis 2020

11/2017 » fem:talent Scholarship, University of Applied Science Emden/Leer

11/2017 » Awarded for the German Reading Award 2017, Stiftung Lesen

10/2017 » Awarded for the Social Engagement, Promotion technical Workshops for children, Consell Social i Vicerectorat de Responsabilitat Social i Promoció Universitat Pompeu Fabra

10/2016 » fem:talent Scholarship, University of Applied Science Emden/Leer

03/2016 » ACM-W Scholarships, ACM-W Scholarships for Attendance at Research Conferences

2016 » Google Student Award, W4A (Web for All Conference)

10/2015 » PhD Fellowship, Universidad Pompeu Fabra


03/2020 » Conline Congress: Homeschooling

01/2018 » Sat1 Regional, German Media TV, Research study 2018: Playful and early screening of dyslexia with students from Oldenburg. (Special thanks to all students, to the teacher Friederike Hansch, all helpers from the primary school Ofenerdiek and to Angelika Jobst and colleagues for their support. It wouldn’t be possible without you! Thank you!!)

01/2018 », German Media about the early screening of dyslexia with an App.

12/2017 » NDR Info, Persepktiven (radio) about a web-game to screen dyslexia.

04/2016 » Web4all Doctral Consortium Presentation in Montreal, Kanada about “DysMusic: Detecting Dyslexia by Web-based Games with Music Elements

02/2016 » JIPI in Barcelona, Spanien about “Better Learning: Leveraging the strength of children with dyslexia

Blogs, web pages etc.

28.04.2020 – University Pompeu Fabra: Detecting dyslexia with interactions that do not require a knowledge of language

21.11.2017 –  University Pompeu Fabra: Maria Rauschenberger receives the German Reading Award (Deutscher Lesepreis) and the Fem:talent Scholarship for her Ph.D. on dyslexia.

17.10.2017 – Eckernförder Zeitung: Im Kampf gegen die Legasthenie

10.10.2017 –  Emder Zeitung, Emder Absolventin für Preis nominiert

21.09.2017 – Nordwest Zeitung: Neue Legasthenie-Studie für Lesepreis nominiert

21.02.2017 – Nordwest Zeitung: Wer spielt mit gegen Legasthenie?

03.11.2016 – UPF Magazine, No.12, Music fight Dyslexia, Page 30

19.08.2016 – Mamour: Lese-/Rechtschreibschwäche: Mit der App zur Diagnose

03.08.2016 – Nordwest Zeitung: Damit Legasthenie kein stilles Leiden bleibt

24.04.2016 – Sant Cugat Inform@ – La música vom a instrument per a la detecció precoc de la dislèxia en infants 

22.04.2016 – Catalunya Vanguasdista – Música para la dislexia

21.04.2016 – Universitat Pompeu Fabra about Early Detection of Dyslexia with Music Elements 

02.06.2015 – Personas im Einsatz – Vermittler von Empathie im gesamten Unternehmen 


Rauschenberger, M. (2019). Early Screening of Dyslexia Using a Language-Independent Content Game and Machine Learning. University Pompeu Fabra. Supervised by Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Luz Rello.

Rauschenberger, M. (2015). Entwicklung von Designentwürfen zur Unterstützung von Hafenmanövern für Lotsen mittels der Hierarchischen Aufgabenanalyse. University Applied Science Emden/Leer and OFFIS – Institut for Information Technology Supervised by Jörg Thomaschewski and Andreas Lüdke.

Rauschenberger, M. (2010). Neu-Konzeption der Terminverwaltungs-Software ‘Tempestiva’ unter Berücksichtigung von Ansätzen aus den Bereichen Usability und User-Experience mit Hilfe innovativer Umsetzungsmethoden. University Applied Science Emden/Leer and MSP Medien Systempartner. Supervised by Jörg Thomaschewski and Volker Austel. 

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