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2011/2012

Recent Presentations

Click here for the presentation at the Serious Play conference in Redmond, Washington

Books

D’Mello, S. K., Graesser, A. C., Schuller, B., & Martin, J. (Ed.s). (2011). Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2011). Springer: Berlin Heidelberg. Link to Book

Refereed Journal Publications (Does not include book chapters)


D'Mello, S. K., Dale, R., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Disequilibrium in the mind, disharmony in the body. Cognition and Emotion, 26(2), 362-374. Link to PDF  

D'Mello, S. K., Dowell, N., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Does it really matter whether students' contributions are spoken versus typed in an intelligent tutoring system with natural language? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 17(1), 1-17. Link to PDF

D'Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). The half-life of cognitive-affective states during complex learning. Cognition and Emotion, 25(7), 1299-1308. Link to PDF

D’Mello, S., & Graesser, A.C. (2012). Language and discourse are powerful signals of student emotions during tutoring.  IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 5(4), 304-317. Link to PDF

D’Mello, S. K. & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Dynamics of affective states during complex learning.  Learning and Instruction, 22, 145-157. Link to PDF

D'Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). AutoTutor and affective AutoTutor: Learning by talking with cognitively and emotionally intelligent computers that talk back. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems, 2(4), 23:1-38. Link to PDF

D'Mello, S. K., Lehman, B., Pekrun, R., & Graesser, A. C. (in press). Confusion can be beneficial for learning. Learning and Instruction. Link to PDF

Goldman, S. R., Braasch, J. L. G., Wiley, J., Graesser, A. C., & Brodowinska, K. (2012). Comprehending and learning from internet sources: Processes patterns of better and poorer learners. Reading Research Quarterly, 47, 356-381. Link to PDF

Graesser, A.C. (2011). Improving learning.  Monitor on Psychology, July/August, 2-8. Link to PDF

Graesser, A.C. (2011). Learning, thinking, and emoting with discourse technologies. American Psychologist. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., & D'Mello, S. K. (2012). Moment-to-moment emotions during reading. The Reading Teacher, 66, 238-242. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., D'Mello, S. K., & Strain, A. (2011). Computer agents that help students learn with intelligent strategies and emotional sensitivity. Philippine Computing Journal, 6(2), 1-8. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., Dowell, N., & Moldovan, C. (2011). A computer’s understanding of literature. Scientific Studies of Literature. Link to PDF

Graesser, A.C., & Hu, X. (2011).  Commentary on causal prescriptive statements.  Educational Psychology Review, 23(2), 279-285. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., & McNamara, D. S. (2011). Computational analyses of multilevel discourse comprehension. Topics in Cognitive Science. Link to PDF


Graesser, A.C., McNamara, D.S., & Kulikowich, J. (2011).  Coh-Metrix: Providing multilevel analyses of text characteristics.  Educational Researcher, 40(5), 223-234.   
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Halpern, D. F., Millis, K., Graesser, A. C., Butler, H., Forsyth, C., & Cai, Z. (2012). Operation ARA: A computerized learning game that teaches critical thinking and scientific reasoning. Thinking Skills and Creativity7, 93-100. Link to PDF

Hu, X., Craig, S. D., Bargagliotti A. E., Graesser, A. C., Okwumabua, T., Anderson, C., Cheney, K. R., & Sterbinsky, A. (2012). The effects of a traditional and technology-based after-school setting on 6th grade students’ mathematics skills. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 31(1), 17-38. Link to PDF

Kopp, K. J., Britt, M. A., Millis, K., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Improving the efficiency of dialogue in tutoring. Learning and Instruction, 22(5), 320-330.   doi: 10.1016/j.learninstruc.2011.12.002 Link to PDF 

Lehman, B., D’Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Confusion and Complex Learning during Interactions with Computer Learning Environments. The Internet and Higher Education, 15, 184-194. Link to PDF

Magliano, J. P., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Computer-based assessment of student-constructed responses. Behavioral Research Methods, 44, 608-621. Link to PDF

Olney, A.M., Graesser, A.C., & Person, N.K. (2012). Question generation from concept maps. Dialogue & Discourse, 3(2), 75 - 99. Link to PDF 

Book Chapters

Butler, H., Forsyth, C., Halpern, D., Graesser, A. C., & Millis, K. (2012). Secret agents, alien spies, and a quest to save the world:   Operation ARIES! Engages students in scientific reasoning and critical thinking. In R. L. Miller, R. F. Rycek, E. Amsel, B. Kowalski, B. Beins, K. Keith, & B. Peden (Eds.)., Volume 1: Programs, techniques and opportunities. Syracuse, NY: Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Link to PDF

D'Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Automated detection of cognitive-affective states from text dialogues. In P. M. McCarthy, & C. Boonthum (Eds.), Applied natural language processing and content analysis: Identification, investigation and resolution. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to Book

D'Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Emotions during learning with AutoTutor. In P. J. Durlach, & A. Lesgold (Eds.), Adaptive technologies for training and education. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. Link to PDF

D'Mello, S. K., Lehman, B., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). A motivationally supportive affect-sensitive AutoTutor. In R. Calvo and S. K. D'Mello (Eds.). New perspectives on affect and learning technologies (pp.113-126). New York: Springer. Link to PDF

D'Mello, S. K., Strain, A. C., Olney, A. M., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Affect, meta-affect, and affect regulation during complex learning. In R. Azevedo, & V. Aleven (Eds.), International handbook of metacognition and learning technologies (pp. 669-681). New York: Springer. Link to Book

D'Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Text-Based Affect Detection in Intelligent Tutors. In P. McCarthy, C. Boonthum-Denecke, & T. Lamkin (Eds.), Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches (pp. 284-304). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to PDF

D’Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Emotions during learning with AutoTutor. In P. Durlach and A. Lesgold (Eds.), Adaptive Technologies for Training and Education (pp. 117-139). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. Link to Book 

D’Mello, S. K. & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Confusion. In R. Pekrun & L. Linnenbrink-Garcia (Eds.), Handbook of emotions and education. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. Link to Book

Graesser, A. C. (2011). AutoTutor. In P. M. McCarthy, & C. Boonthum (Eds.), Applied natural language processing and content analysis: Identification, investigation and resolution. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to Book

Graesser, A. C., Conley, M. W., & Olney, A. M. (2012). Intelligent tutoring systems. In S. Graham, & K. Harris (Eds.),  APA Educational Psychology Handbook: Vol. 3. Applications to Learning and Teaching (pp. 451-473).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., & D'Mello, S. K. (2011). Theoretical perspectives on affect and deep learning. In R. Calvo and S. K. D'Mello (Eds.). New perspectives on affect and learning technologies (pp. 11-22). New York: Springer. Link to PDF

Graesser, A.C., & D’Mello, S. (2012). Emotions during the learning of difficult material. In. B. Ross (Eds.), The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, vol. 57 (pp. 183-225). Elsevier. Link to PDF 

Graesser, A. C., D'Mello, S. K., & Cade, W. (2011). Instruction based on tutoring. In R. E. Mayer, & P. A. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of research on learning and instruction (pp. 408-426). New York: Routledge. 
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Graesser, A. C., D'Mello, S. K., Hu, X., Cai, Z., Olney, A., & Morgan, B. (2012). AutoTutor. In P. M. McCarthy, & C. Boonthum (Eds.), Applied natural language processing and content analysis: Identification, investigation and resolution (pp. 169-187). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to Book

Graesser, A. C., Franceschetti, D. R., Gholson, B., & Craig, S. D. (2011). Learning Newtonian physics with conversational agents and interactive simulation. In N. L. Stein, & S. Raudenbush (Eds.), Developmental cognitive science goes to school (pp. 157-172). New York: Routledge. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., Keshtkar, F., & Li, H. (2014). Discourse processing in tutoring systems.  Role of natural language and discourse processing in advanced tutoring systems In T. Holtgraves (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Language and Social Psychology. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., & Lehman, B. (2012). Questions drive comprehension of text and multimedia. In M. T. McCrudden, J. Magliano, and G. Schraw (Eds.), Text relevance and learning from text (pp. 53-74). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. S., & Rus, V. (2011). Computational modeling of discourse and conversation. In M. Spivey, M. Joanisse, & K. McRae (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of psycholinguistics. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., & McNamara, D. S. (2012). Automated analysis of essays and open-ended verbal responses. In H. Cooper, P. M. Camic, D. L. Long, A. T. Panter, D. Rindskopf, & K. J. Sher (Eds.), APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology, Vol 1: Foundations, Planning, Measures, and Psychometrics (pp. 307-325). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., & McNamara, D. S. (2012). Reading instruction: Technology-based supports for classroom instruction. In C. Dede & J. Richards (Eds.), Digital Teaching Platforms: Customizing Classroom Learning for Each Student (pp. 71-87). New York, NY: Teachers College Press. Link to PDF

Graesser, A.C., McNamara, D.S., & Louwerse, M.M. (2011). Methods of automated text analysis. In M.L. Kamil, D. Pearson, E.B. Moje, & P. Afflerbach (Eds.), Handbook of Reading Research, Volume IV (pp. 34-53). New York: Routledge Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., & Millis, K. K. (2011). Discourse and cognition. In T. Van Dijk (Ed.), Discourse studies.
(pp. 126-142). Los Angeles: Sage. Link to PDF

Graesser, A. C., Rus, V., Cai, Z., & Hu, X. (2012). Question answering and asking. In P. M. McCarthy, & C. Boonthum (Eds.), Applied natural language processing and content analysis: Identification, investigation and resolution. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to PDF

Lintean, M., Rus, V., Cai, Z., Witherspoon-Johnson, A., Graesser, A. C., & Azevedo, R. (2012). Computational aspects of the intelligent tutoring system MetaTutor. In P. McCarthy and C. Boonthum-Denecke  (Eds.), Applied natural language processing: Identification, investigation, and resolution (pp. 247-260). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to Book

Mavrikis, M., D'Mello, S. K., Porayska-Pomsta, K., Cocea, M., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Modeling affect by mining students' interactions within learning environments. In C. Romero, S. Ventura, M. Pechenizkiy & Baker, Ryan S. J. d. (Eds.), Handbook of educational data mining (pp. 231-244). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Link to PDF

McCarthy, P. M., Dufty, D., Hempelman, C., Cai, Z., Graesser, A. C., & McNamara, D. S. (2011). Evaluating givenness/newness. In P. M. McCarthy & C. Boonthum (Eds.), Applied natural language processing and content analysis: Identification, investigation, and resolution
(pp. 231-244). . Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to Book

McNamara, D. S., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Coh-Metrix: An automated tool for theoretical and applied natural language processing. In P. M. McCarthy & C. Boonthum (Eds.), Applied natural language processing and content analysis: Identification, investigation, and resolution (pp.188-205). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to PDF

McNamara, D. S., Graesser, A. C, & Louwerse, M. M. (2012). Sources of text difficulty: Across the ages and genres. In J. P. Sabatini & E. Albro (Eds.), Assessing reading in the 21st century: Aligning and applying advances in the reading and measurement sciences (pp.89-116). Lanham, MD: R&L Education. Link to PDF

McNamara, D. S., Raine, R., Roscoe, R., Crossley, S., Jackson, G. T., Dai, J., Cai, Z., Renner, A., Brandon, R., Weston, J., Dempsey, K., Lam, D., Sullivan, S., Kim, L., Rus, V., Floyd, R., McCarthy, P. M., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). The Writing-Pal: Natural language algorithms to support intelligent tutoring on writing strategies. In P. M. McCarthy & C. Boonthum (Eds.), Applied natural language processing and content analysis: Identification, investigation, and resolution (298-311). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to Book

Millis, K., Forsyth, C., Butler, H., Wallace, P., Graesser, A. C., & Halpern, D. (2011). Operation ARIES! A serious game for teaching scientific inquiry. In M. Ma, A. Oikonomou, & J. Lakhmi (Eds.), Serious games and edutainment applications (pp.169-196). London: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

Rus, V., Lintean, M., Graesser, A. C., & McNamara, D.S. (2012). Text-to-text similarity of statements. In P. McCarthy and C. Boonthum-Denecke  (Eds.), Applied natural language processing: Identification, investigation, and resolution (pp. 110-121). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Link to PDF

Refereed Conference Publications and Abstracts

Burkett, C., Keshtkar, Graesser, A.C., & Li, H. (2012).  Constructing a Personality-Annotated Corpus for Educational Game based on Learys Rose Framework.  In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (pp. 147-150). Link to PDF

Cai, Z., Forsyth, C. Germany, M. L, Graesser, A. & Millis, K. (2012). Accuracy of tracking student’s natural language in OperationARIES!: A serious game for scientific methods. In S. A. Cerri and B. Clancey (Eds.) Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012) (pp. 629-630). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

Cai, Z., Graesser, A.C., Forsyth, C., Burkett, C., Millis, K., Wallace, P., Halpern, D. & Butler, H. (2011, November). Trialog in ARIES: User Input Assessment in an Intelligent Tutoring System. In W. Chen & S. Li (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Intelligent Systems (pp.429-433). Guangzhou: IEEE Press. Link to PDF

Cheney, K. R., Craig, S. D. Anderson, C., Bargagloitti, A., Graesser, A. C., Sterbinsky, A., Okumabua, T., & Hu, X. (2011). Closing the knowledge Gap in Mathematics among sixth grade students using ALEKS. In M. Koehler & P. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 1425-1427). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Craig, S.D., Anderson, C., Bargagloitti, A., Graesser, A. C., Okwumabua, T., Sterbinsky, A., & Hu, X. (2011). Learning with ALEKS: The Impact of Students' Attendance in a Mathematics After-School Program. In G. Biswas, S. Bull, J. Kay, & A. Mitrovic (Eds.), Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 450-452). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

D’Mello, S. K. & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Malleability of Students’ Perceptions of an Affect-Sensitive Tutor and its Influence on Learning. In G. Youngblood & P. McCarthy (Eds.) Proceedings of 25th Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (pp. 432-437). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. Link to PDF

Dowell, N., D’Mello, S. K., Mills, C., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Does Topic Matter? Topic Influences on Linguistic and Rubric-Based Evaluation of Writing. In G. Biswas, S. Bull, J. Kay, & A. Mitrovic (Eds.), Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 435-437). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

Forsyth,C.M. Pavlik, P., Graesser,A.C. Cai,Z ,Germany,M, Millis, K., Butler,H., Halpern,D. and Dolan,R.(2012). Learning gains for core concepts in a serious game on scientific reasoning. In K.Yacef,O. Zaïane, H. Hershkovitz, M. Yudelson, and  J. Stamper (Eds.) Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (pp 172-175). Chania, Greece: International Educational Data Mining Society. Link to PDF

Keshtkar, F., Burkett, C., Li, H., & Graesser, A.C. (2012).  Detecting players personality behavior with any effort of concealment.  In A. Gelbukh (Ed.), Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (pp. 503-515). Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. Link to PDF

Keshtkar, F., Morgan, B., & Graesser, A. (2012). Introducing an Intelligent Virtual Suggestor and Assessment in Computer Educational Game. In Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring System, ISGL Workshop (ITS 2012), Chania, Greece. Link to PDF

Keshtkar, F., & Morgan, B. & Graesser, A. (2012). Automated Detection of Mentors and Players in an Educational Game. In the 5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM12). Chania, Greece, June 19-21, 2012. Link to PDF

Keshtkar, F., Hatfield, D., Wang, J., Cai, Z., & Graesser, A.C. (2012). The Components of the Intelligent Virtual Mentoring and Assessment in Computer Education Games for e-Learning. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (p. 570). Marco Island, FL: Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Lehman, B. A., D'Mello, S. K., Strain, A., Gross, M., Dobbins, A., Wallace, P., Millis, K., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Inducing and tracking confusion with contradictions during critical thinking and scientific reasoning. In G. Biswas, S. Bull, J. Kay, & A. Mitrovic (Eds.), Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 171-178). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. [WINNER OF BEST PAPER AWARD] Link to PDF

Lehman, B., Mills, C., D'Mello, S., & Graesser, A. (2012). Automatic Evaluation of Learner Self-Explanations and Erroneous Responses for Dialogue-Based ITSs. In. S. A. Cerri, & B. Clancey (Eds.), Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012) (pp. 544-553). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

Lehman, B., D'Mello, S., Cade, W., & Person, K. (2012). How Do They Do It? Investigating Dialogue Moves within Dialogue Modes in Expert Human Tutoring. In. S. A. Cerri, & B. Clancey (Eds.), Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012) (pp. 560-565). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

Lehman, B., D'Mello, S., & Graesser, A. (2012). Interventions to Regulate Confusion to Learning. In. S. A. Cerri, & B. Clancey (Eds.), Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012) (pp. 579-581). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. [WINNER OF YOUNG RESEARCHER TRACK AWARD] Link to PDF

Li, H., Cai, Z., Graesser, A.C., & Duan, Y. (2012). A comparative study on English and Chinese word uses with LIWC. In G. M. Youngblood, & P. M. McCarthy (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (pp. 238-243). Palo Alto, California: AAAI Press. Link to PDF

Morgan, B., D’Mello, S. K., Fielding, J., Fike, K., Tamplin A., Radvansky, G., Arnett, J., Abbott, R., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Strategy Shifting in a Procedural-Motor Drawing Task. In C. Hölscher, T. F. Shipley, & L. Carlson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, (pp. 2099-2104). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link to PDF

Morgan, B., Burkett, C., Bagley, E.,  & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Typed versus Spoken Conversations in a Multi-party Epistemic Game. In G. Biswas, S. Bull, J. Kay, & A. Mitrovic (Eds.), Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 513-515). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

Morgan, B., Keshtkar, F., Duan, Y., Nash, P., & Graesser, A.C. (2012).  Using state transition networks to analyze multi-party conversations in a serious game. In. S. A. Cerri, & B. Clancey (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012) (pp. 162-167). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF.

Olney, A., D’Mello, S. K., Person, N., Cade, W., Hays, P., Williams, C., Lehman, B., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Guru: A Computer Tutor that Models Expert Human Tutors. In S. Cerri, W. Clancey, G. Papadourakis, & K. Panourgia (Eds.) Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pp. 256-261). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF 

Strain, A. C. & D’Mello, S. K. & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Training Emotion Regulation Strategies During Computerized Learning: A Method for Improving Learner Self-Regulation. In G. Biswas, S. Bull, J. Kay, & A. Mitrovic (Eds.), Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 616-618). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF
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