• Maximiliane Windl, Anna Scheidle, Ceenu George, Sven Mayer.
    Investigating Security Indicators for Hyperlinking Within the Metaverse
    Ninth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS '23)
  • Sebastian S. Feger, Maximiliane Windl, Jesse Grootjen, Albrecht Schmidt.
    ConnectivityControl: Providing Smart Home Users with Real Privacy Configuration Options
    End-User Development: 9th International Symposium (IS-EUD '23)
  • Maximiliane Windl, Verena Winterhalter, Albrecht Schmidt, Sven Mayer.
    Understanding and Mitigating Technology-Facilitated Privacy Violations in the Physical World.
    CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '23)
  • Maximiliane Windl, Albrecht Schmidt, Sebastian S. Feger.
    Investigating Tangible Privacy-Preserving Mechanisms for Future Smart Homes.
    CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '23)
  • 2022

  • Maximiliane Windl, Alexander Hiesing, Robin Welsch, Albrecht Schmidt, Sebastian S. Feger.
    SaferHome: Interactive Physical and Digital Smart Home Dashboards for Communicating Privacy Assessments to Owners and Bystanders.
    Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact., Issue 6 (ISS '22)
  • Jamie Ullerich, Maximiliane Windl, Andreas Bulling, Sven Mayer.
    ThumbPitch: Enriching Thumb Interaction on Mobile Touchscreens using Deep Learning.
    33nd Australian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (OzCHI '22)
  • Maximiliane Windl, Sven Mayer.
    The Skewed Privacy Concerns of Bystanders in Smart Environments.
    Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact., Issue 6 (MobileHCI '22)
  • Florian Bemmann, Maximiliane Windl, Jonas Erbe, Sven Mayer, Heinrich Hussmann.
    The Influence of Transparency and Control on the Willingness of Data Sharing in Adaptive Mobile Apps.
    Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact., Issue 6 (MobileHCI '22)
  • Maximiliane Windl, Niels Henze, Albrecht Schmidt, Sebastian S. Feger.
    Automating Contextual Privacy Policies: Design and Evaluation of a Production Tool for Digital Consumer Privacy Awareness Honorable Mention
    CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '22)
  • Maximiliane Windl, Sebastian S. Feger, Lara Zijlstra, Albrecht Schmidt, Paweł W. Woźniak.
    'It Is Not Always Discovery Time': Four Pragmatic Approaches in Designing AI Systems.
    CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '22)
  • Maximiliane Windl, Anna-Marie Ortloff, Niels Henze, Valentin Schwind.
    Privacy at a Glance: A Process to Learn Modular Privacy Icons During Web Browsing.
    Proceedings of the 2022 ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR '22)
  • 2020

  • Anna-Marie Ortloff, Maximiliane Windl, Valentin Schwind, Niels Henze.
    Implementation and In Situ Assessment of Contextual Privacy Policies.
    Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS'20)
  • 2019

  • Anna-Marie Ortloff, Maximiliane Windl, Lydia Güntner, Thomas Schmidt.
    Towards a Graphical User Interface for Quantitative Analysis in Digital Musicology.
    Mensch und Computer, workshop paper (MuC '19)
  • Anna-Marie Ortloff, Lydia Güntner, Maximiliane Windl, Thomas Schmidt, Martin Kocur, Christian Wolff.
    SentiBooks: Enhancing audiobooks via affective computing and smart light bulbs.
    Proceedings of Mensch und Computer (MuC '19)
  • 2018

  • Anna-Marie Ortloff, Lydia Güntner, Maximiliane Windl, Denis Feth, Svenja Polst.
    Evaluation kontextueller Datenschutzerklärungen.
    Mensch und Computer, workshop paper (MuC '18)

Academic Service


  • Practical Course Tangible Privacy (SS 2023)
  • Multimedia Programming (SS 2023)
  • Practical Machine Learning (SS 2021, SS 2022)
  • Media Technology (SS 2021, SS 2022)
  • Introduction to Programming (WS 2021/22, WS 2022/23)
  • Advanced Seminar Media Informatics (WS 2021/22)
  • Proseminar Media Informatics (WS 2022/23, SS 2023)

Advised Theses

  • 2024, Master's thesis, Privacy of the Connected World of Tomorrow: Privacy-Preserving Micro Interactions for AR
  • 2024, Bachelor's thesis, Navigating Complexity and Dynamics: Visualizing the Value of Information for End Users in Smart Homes
  • 2024, Master's thesis, Opportune Moments for Security Tasks
  • 2024, Master's thesis, Development of a Physical Smart Home Dashboard for Device Configuration and Privacy Awareness
  • 2024, Master's thesis, Development and Evaluation of a Smart Home Privacy Hub
  • 2024, Bachelor's thesis, Perceived Versus Actual Privacy – Do Privacy Projects Need a Placebo Condition?
  • 2024, Bachelor's thesis, Investigating Opportune Moments for Robot Disruptions
  • 2023, Bachelor's thesis, Visualization of Smart Home Device Data Patterns for Privacy Awareness
  • 2023, Master's thesis, Privacy-Preserving Interconnected Interactions for Smart Devices
  • 2023, Bachelor's thesis, A Qualitative Study on the Concerns of Smartphone Users Regarding Privacy and Data Protection
  • 2022, Master's thesis, Security Indicators for Safe Transitions Between Applications in Virtual Reality
  • 2022, Bachelor's thesis, Conveying Principles of Artificial Intelligence through Playful Interaction
  • 2022, Master's thesis, Exploring Needs and Designs of Real World Privacy Policies
  • 2022, Master's thesis, Interactive Tools that Surface Interaction Consequences in User Authentication
  • 2022, Bachelor's thesis, PriVis: Investigating Visualizations to Enable Privacy Reflection for Bystanders in Smart Environments
  • 2022, Master's thesis, Adaptive Closed Captions for Language Learning
  • 2022, Bachelor's thesis, Mapping Smart Home Privacy Interactions and Negotiations between Bystanders and Device Owners
  • 2022, Master's thesis, Text Summarization for Privacy Policies Using Deep Learning
  • 2021, Master's thesis, Development and Evaluation of a Tangible IoT Privacy and Security Dashboard
  • 2021, Master's thesis, Personalisation in Volunteer Opportunity Discovery: Design and Evaluation of Novel Interactive Digital Discovery Mechanisms in Volunteer Recruitment

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