• Publications


    Alkiviadis Simitsis, William K. Wilkinson, Jorge Saldivar. Real-time Monitoring and Analysis of Query Execution. US 20170004173 A1, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 5 January 2017.

    Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

    Tanja Aitamurto, Laura Aymerich-Franch, Jorge Saldivar, Catherine Kircos, Yasamin Sadeghi, and Sukolsak Sakshuwong. Examining Augmented Reality in Journalism: Presence, Knowledge Gain, and Perceived Visual Authenticity. In New Media and Society. ACM, November 2020.

    Jorge Saldivar, Florian Daniel, Luca Cernuzzi, and Fabio Casati. Online Idea Management for Civic Engagement: A Study on the Benefits of Integration with Social Networking. In Transactions on Social Computing. ACM, 2019.

    Jorge Saldivar, Cristhian Parra, Marcelo Alcaraz, Rebeca Arteta, and Luca Cernuzzi. Civic Technology for Social Innovation: A Systematic Literature Review. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) Journal: issue 3-6, vol. 27, pp. 1215-1253, Springer, 2018.

    Tanja Aitamurto and Jorge Saldivar. Motivating Participation in Crowdsourced Policymaking: The Interplay of Epistemic and Interactive Aspects. In PACMHCI Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction: issue: CSCW, vol. 1, pp. 1-22. ACM, 2017.

    Jorge Saldivar, Carlos Rodriguez, Florian Daniel, Fabio Casati, and Luca Cernuzzi. On the (in)effectiveness of the Share/Tweet button: A study in the context of idea management for civic participation. In IEEE Internet Computing: issue 5, vol. 21, pp. 38-47. IEEE, 2017.

    Tanja Aitamurto, Hélène Landemore, and Jorge Saldivar. Unmasking the crowd: participants’ motivation factors, expectations, and profile in a crowdsourced law reform. In Information, Communication & Society: 1-22. 2016. → Featured in Nature.com

    Jorge Saldivar, Carla Vairetti, Carlos Rodríguez, Florian Daniel, Fabio Casati, and Rosa Alarcón. Analysis and improvement of business process models using spreadsheets. In Information Systems 57: 1-19. Elsevier, 2015. → Website

    Peer-Reviewed Proceedings

    David Rozas, Jorge Saldivar, Eve Zelickson.  The platform belongs to those who work on it! Co-designing worker-centric task distribution models. Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym 2021). ACM, 2021.

    Pablo Aragón, Adriana Alvarado Garcia, Claudia Flores-Saviaga, Jorge Saldivar, and Christopher Le Dantec. Civic Technologies: Research, Practice and Open Challenges. Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCSW 2020). ACM, 2020.

    Luca Cernuzzi, Marcelo Alcaraz, Cristhian Parra, and Jorge Saldivar. A Sentiment Analysis Approach to Process Civic Contributions. Proceedings of the XLVI Latin American Computer Conference. IEEE, 2020.

    Tanja Aitamurto, Shuo Zhou, Sukolsak Sakshuwong, Jorge Saldivar, Yasamin Sadeghi, and Amy Tran. Sense of Presence, Attitude Change, Perspective-Taking and Usability in First-Person Split-Sphere 360-degree videoProceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2018.

    Tanja Aitamurto and Jorge Saldivar. Examining the Quality of Crowdsourced Deliberation: Respect, Reciprocity and Lack of Common-Good Orientation. Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2017.

    Jorge Saldivar, Florian Daniel, Fabio Casati, and Luca Cernuzzi. Idea Management in Social Networks: A Study of how to Tap into the Ideas of Facebook Communities. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS), pp. 3-10. IEEE, 2016.

    Tanja Aitamurto, Kaiping Chen, Ahmed Cherif, Jorge Saldivar, and Luis Santana. Civic CrowdAnalytics: Making sense of crowdsourced civic input with big data tools. In Proceedings of the 20th International Academic Mindtrek Conference, pp. 86-94. ACM, 2016. → Best Paper Award

    Gianluca Schiavo, Marco Milano, Jorge Saldivar, Tooba Nasir, Massimo Zancanaro, and Gregorio Convertino. Agora 2.0: Enhancing civic participation through a public display. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Communities and Technologies (C&T), pp. 46-54. ACM, 2013.

    Invited Articles

    Jorge Saldivar, Nataly Buslón, and María José Rementeria. Exploring Gender Differences in Bioinformatics Research. In Book of Abstracts 7th BSC Severo Ochoa Doctoral Symposium, 2020.

    Jorge Saldivar, Marcos Báez, Carlos Rodríguez, Gregorio Convertino, and Grzegorz Kowalik. Idea Management Communities in the Wild: An exploratory study of 166 online communities. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS), pp. 81-89. IEEE, 2016. → Website

    Articles in Conference Workshops

    Jorge Saldivar, Cristhian Parra, Luca Cernuzzi, and Luis Godoy. Renová el Parque Caballero: A multi-modal civic engagement platform to revitalize an iconic public park of Asuncion. In Civic Technologies: Research, Practice, and Open Challenges Workshop, ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCSW), 2020.

    Tanja Aitamurto, Jorge Saldivar, and Juho Salminen. Self-selection In Crowdsourced Democracy: A Bug Or A Feature?. In The Morphing Organization Rethinking Groupwork Systems in the Era of Crowdwork Workshop, ACM GROUP Conference, 2014.

    Jorge Saldivar, Cristhian Parra, Carlos Rodríguez, Luca Cernuzzi, and Vincenzo D’Andrea. Participa: Fostering civic participation for public services innovation. In Participation for Development Workshop, 13th Participatory Design Conference, 2014.

    Ph.D. Thesis

    Jorge Saldivar. Empowering Online Idea Management for Civic Engagement with Public Displays and Social Networking Services. DISI, University of Trento, 2017.


    Tanja Aitamurto and Jorge Saldivar. Motivation Factors in Crowdsourced Policymaking: Problem Solving, Learning, and Voicing the Crowd’s Experience. In the 67th Conference – International Communication Association, San Diego, CA, USA, 2017.

    Rebeca Arteta, Jorge Saldivar, Cristhian Parra, and Luca Cernuzzi. ParticipaAware: Fomentando la participación ciudadana por medio de notificaciones móviles vinculadas a lugares de interés del ciudadano. In the 12th Iberamerican Conference on Software Engineering, La Habana, Cuba, 2019.