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2018

NLP: Getting computers to understand discourse

McNamara, D., Allen, L. K., McCarthy, K. S. & Balyan, R., Jan 1 2018, Deep Comprehension: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Understanding, Enhancing, and Measuring Comprehension. Taylor and Francis, p. 224-236 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Language
discourse
language
Natural Language Processing
Lenses
2017

Development of an interactive narrative for adult literacy learners

Johnson, A., Tighe, E. L., Jacovina, M. E., Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Jun 16 2017, End-User Considerations in Educational Technology Design. IGI Global, p. 238-262 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

literacy
narrative
artifact
comprehension
instruction
1 Citation (Scopus)

The design implementation framework: Iterative design from the lab to the classroom

Stone, M. L., Kent, K. M., Roscoe, R., Corley, K. M., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jun 16 2017, End-User Considerations in Educational Technology Design. IGI Global, p. 77-98 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

educational technology
classroom
teacher
methodology
experience
2 Citations (Scopus)

Toward an integrated perspective of writing as a discourse process

McNamara, D. & Allen, L. K., Jan 1 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, p. 362-389 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

writer
discourse
Writer
Conscious
Electronic Mail
2016

Common core tera: Text ease and readability assessor

Tanner Jackson, G., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 49-68 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Educational data mining: A MOOC experience

Baker, R. S., Wang, Y., Paquette, L., Aleven, V., Popescu, O., Sewall, J., Rosé, C., Tomar, G. S., Ferschke, O., Zhang, J., Cennamo, M. J., Ogden, S., Condit, T., Diaz, J., Crossley, S., McNamara, D., Comer, D. K., Lynch, C. F., Brown, R., Barnes, T. & 1 others, Bergner, Y., Oct 14 2016, Data Mining And Learning Analytics: Applications in Educational Research. Wiley Blackwell, p. 55-66 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Data mining
Education
Intelligent systems
Big data
1 Citation (Scopus)

Educational technologies and literacy development

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

educational technology
literacy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Intelligent tutoring systems for literacy: Existing technologies and continuing challenges

Jacovina, M. E. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Structure, Applications and Challenges. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 153-174 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intelligent systems
Students
Feedback
Processing
9 Citations (Scopus)

iSTART-2: A reading comprehension and strategy instruction tutor

Snow, E. L., Jacovina, M. E., Tanner Jackson, G. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 104-121 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

tutor
comprehension
instruction

The role of language development in the successful comprehension of texts

Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Mar 7 2016, The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 87-99 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

comprehension
language
6 Citations (Scopus)

The writing pal: A writing strategy tutor

Crossley, S. A., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction. Taylor and Francis, p. 204-224 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

tutor
2015

Data not to trust

McNamara, D., Jan 1 2015, Ethical Challenges in the Behavioral and Brain Sciences. Cambridge University Press, p. 119-120 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Students
Individuality
Research
6 Citations (Scopus)

Higher order thinking in comprehension

Jacovina, M. E., McNamara, D. & Allen, L. K., Aug 11 2015, Handbook of Individual Differences in Reading: Reader, Text, and Context. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 164-176 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

comprehension
4 Citations (Scopus)

The dynamical analysis of log data within educational games

Snow, E. L., Allen, L. K. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2015, Serious Games Analytics: Methodologies for Performance Measurement, Assessment, and Improvement. Springer International Publishing, p. 81-100 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

behavior pattern
student
methodology
entropy
learning
2013
15 Citations (Scopus)

Game-based writing strategy practice with the writing pal

Roscoe, R., Brandon, R. D., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Jul 31 2013, Exploring Technology for Writing and Writing Instruction. IGI Global, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

student
adolescent
school
performance
Values
10 Citations (Scopus)

The writing-pal: Natural language algorithms to support intelligent tutoring on writing strategies

McNamara, D., Raine, R., Roscoe, R., Crossley, S. A., Jackson, G. T., Dai, J., Cai, Z., Renner, A., Brandon, R., Weston, J. L., Dempsey, K., Carney, D., Sullivan, S., Kim, L., Rus, V., Floyd, R., McCarthy, P. M. & Graesser, A. C., Sep 30 2013, K-12 Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global, Vol. 2. p. 780-793 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

student
language
instruction
school
2012
15 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehension skill, inference making, and the role of knowledge

McNamara, D., Oreilly, T. & De Vega, M., Jan 1 2012, Higher Level Language Processes in the Brain: Inference and Comprehension Processes. Taylor and Francis, p. 233-254 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting the first language of second language writers using automated indices of cohesion, lexical sophistication, syntactic complexity and conceptual knowledge

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, Approaching Language Transfer Through Text Classification: Explorations in the Detection-Based Approach. Channel View Publications, p. 106-126 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

writer
language
Writer
Conceptual Knowledge
Language
7 Citations (Scopus)

Inference generation and cohesion in the construction ofsituation models: Some connections with computational linguistics

Graesser, A. C., Louwerse, M. M., McNamara, D., Zhiqiang Cai, A. O. & Mitchell, H. H., Jan 1 2012, Higher Level Language Processes in the Brain: Inference and Comprehension Processes. Taylor and Francis, p. 289-310 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
1 Citation (Scopus)

The comparative and combined contributions of n-Grams, coh-metrix indices and error types in the L1 classification of learner texts

Jarvis, S., Bestgen, Y., Crossley, S. A., Granger, S., Paquot, M., Thewissen, J. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, Approaching Language Transfer Through Text Classification: Explorations in the Detection-Based Approach. Channel View Publications, p. 154-177 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

N-gram
2011
3 Citations (Scopus)

Applying NLP metrics to students' self-explanations

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 261-274 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intelligent systems
Students
Algebra
Data storage equipment
42 Citations (Scopus)

Coh-Metrix: An automated tool for theoretical and applied natural language processing

McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 188-205 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
Processing

Computationally assessing expert judgments of freewriting quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 364-381 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
Students

Interlanguage talk: A computational analysis of non-native speakers' lexical production and exposure

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 423-435 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Maximizing ANLP evaluation: Harmonizing flawed input

Renner, A. M., McCarthy, P. M., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 436-454 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Processing
Students
Feedback
Glossaries
Learning systems

Newness and givenness of information: Automated identification in written discourse

McCarthy, P. M., Dufty, D., Hempelmann, C. F., Cai, Z., McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., 2011, Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. IGI Global, p. 202-224 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics
Computational methods

Newness and givenness of information: Automated identification in written discourse

McCarthy, P. M., Dufty, D., Hempelmann, C. F., Cai, Z., McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 455-476 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics
Computational methods
5 Citations (Scopus)

Text-to-text similarity of sentences

Rus, V., Lintean, M., Graesser, A. C. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 110-121 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics
Intelligent systems
Software testing
Experiments
5 Citations (Scopus)

The user-language paraphrase corpus

McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D., 2011, Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. IGI Global, p. 73-89 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Students
Feedback
3 Citations (Scopus)

The writing-Pal: Natural language algorithms to support intelligent tutoring on writing strategies

McNamara, D., Raine, R., Roscoe, R., Crossley, S. A., Jackson, G. T., Dai, J., Cai, Z., Renner, A., Brandon, R., Weston, J. L., Dempsey, K., Carney, D., Sullivan, S., Kim, L., Rus, V., Floyd, R., McCarthy, P. M. & Graesser, A. C., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 297-310 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Students
Intelligent systems
Feedback
8 Citations (Scopus)

Using LIWC and Coh-Metrix to investigate gender differences in linguistic styles

Bell, C. M., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D., 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 545-556 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
Semantics
Computational linguistics
Syntactics
2010
12 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution of an automated reading strategy tutor: From the classroom to a game-enhanced automated system

Jackson, G. T., Dempsey, K. B. & McNamara, D., 2010, New Science of Learning: Cognition, Computers and Collaboration in Education. Springer New York, p. 283-306 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

tutor
classroom
instruction
evaluation
Tutor
2007
6 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating self-explanations in iSTART: Word matching, latent semantic analysis, and topic models

Boonthum, C., Levinstein, I. B. & McNamara, D., 2007, Natural Language Processing and Text Mining. Springer London, p. 91-106 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics
Students
Feedback
Demonstrations
Monitoring
21 Citations (Scopus)

Textual signatures: Identifying text-types using latent semantic analysis to measure the cohesion of text structures

McCarthy, P. M., Briner, S. W., Rus, V. & McNamara, D., 2007, Natural Language Processing and Text Mining. Springer London, p. 107-122 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Semantics
2004
2 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing voice and datalink commands under task interference during simulated flight

Risser, M. R., Scerbo, M. W., Baldwin, C. L. & McNamara, D., Jul 6 2004, Human Performance Situation Awareness and Automation: Current Research and Trends. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Vol. 1-2. p. 201-206 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Communication
Text Messaging
Technology