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2012

Computer-based scaffolding to facilitate students' development of expertise in academic writing

Proske, A., Narciss, S. & McNamara, D. S., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Research in Reading. 35, 2, p. 136-152 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

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

7 Scopus citations

Developing pedagogically-guided threshold algorithms for intelligent automated essay feedback

Roscoe, R., Kugler, D., Crossley, S. A., Weston, J. L. & McNamara, D., Aug 20 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 466-471 6 p. (Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Scopus citations

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

Graesser, A. C., Louwerse, M. M., Mc Namara, D. S., 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

9 Scopus citations

Predicting second language writing proficiency: The roles of cohesion and linguistic sophistication

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Research in Reading. 35, 2, p. 115-135 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

Predicting the proficiency level of language learners using lexical indices

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D. S., Apr 1 2012, In : Language Testing. 29, 2, p. 243-263 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Syntagmatic, paradigmatic, and automatic N-gram approaches to assessing essay quality

Crossley, S. A., Cai, Z. & McNamara, D., Aug 20 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 214-219 6 p. (Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

17 Scopus citations

Text simplification and comprehensible input: A case for an intuitive approach

Crossley, S. A., Allen, D. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2012, In : Language Teaching Research. 16, 1, p. 89-108 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations

The effect of metacomprehension judgment task on comprehension monitoring and metacognitive accuracy

Ozuru, Y., Kurby, C. A. & McNamara, D., Aug 1 2012, In : Metacognition and Learning. 7, 2, p. 113-131 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2011

A linguistic analysis of student-generated paraphrases

Rus, V., Feng, S., Brandon, R., Crossely, S. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 293-298 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Applying NLP metrics to students' self-explanations

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 261-274 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations

Automated assessment of paragraph quality: Introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs

Roscoe, R. D., Crossley, S. A., Weston, J. L. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 281-286 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Automatic natural language processing and the detection of reading skills and reading comprehension

Boonthum-Denecke, C., McCarthy, P. M., Lamkin, T. A., Jackson, G. T., Magliano, J. P. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 234-239 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Classifying paragraph types using linguistic features: Is paragraph positioning important?

Crossley, S. A., Dempsey, K. & McNamara, D., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Writing Research. 3, 2, p. 119-143 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Coh-metrix: Providing multilevel analyses of text characteristics

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. S. & Kulikowich, J. M., Jun 2011, In : Educational Researcher . 40, 5, p. 223-234 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

224 Scopus citations

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

McNamara, D. & Graesser, A. C., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 188-205 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

45 Scopus citations
40 Scopus citations

Computational analyses of multilevel discourse comprehension

Graesser, A. C. & McNamara, D. S., Apr 1 2011, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 3, 2, p. 371-398 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

128 Scopus citations

Computationally assessing expert judgments of freewriting quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 364-381 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Computational methods to extract meaning from text and advance theories of human cognition

McNamara, D. S., Jan 1 2011, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 3, 1, p. 3-17 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

40 Scopus citations

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

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 423-435 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Internal usability testing of automated essay feedback in an intelligent writing tutor

Roscoe, R. D., Varner, L. K., Cai, Z., Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 543-548 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Scopus citations

Maximizing ANLP evaluation: Harmonizing flawed input

Renner, A. M., McCarthy, P. M., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 436-454 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Measuring deep, reflective comprehension and learning strategies: Challenges and successes

McNamara, D., Aug 1 2011, In : Metacognition and Learning. 6, 2, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Motivational impacts of a game-based intelligent tutoring system

Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 519-524 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

16 Scopus citations

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., Dec 1 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

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., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 455-476 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Number of words versus number of ideas: Finding a better predictor of writing quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 335-340 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Predicting human scores of essay quality using computational indices of linguistic and textual features

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D. S., Jun 23 2011, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 15th International Conference, AIED 2011. p. 438-440 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6738 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

22 Scopus citations

Predicting lexical proficiency in language learner texts using computational indices

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T., McNamara, D. S. & Jarvis, S., Oct 2011, In : Language Testing. 28, 4, p. 561-580 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Psycholinguistic word information in second language oral discourse

Salsbury, T., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., Jul 1 2011, In : Second Language Research. 27, 3, p. 343-360 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Shared features of L2 writing: Intergroup homogeneity and text classification

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D. S., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Second Language Writing. 20, 4, p. 271-285 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Short and long term benefits of enjoyment and learning within a serious game

Jackson, G. T., Dempsey, K. B. & McNamara, D. S., Jun 23 2011, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 15th International Conference, AIED 2011. p. 139-146 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6738 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Scopus citations

Simulating human ratings on word concreteness

Feng, S., Cai, Z., Crossley, S. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 245-250 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Students' enjoyment of a game-based tutoring system

Jackson, G. T., Davis, N. L. & McNamara, D. S., Jun 23 2011, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 15th International Conference, AIED 2011. p. 475-477 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6738 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

Text box size, skill, and iterative practice in a writing task

Raine, R. B., Mintz, L., Crossley, S. A., Dai, J. & McNamara, D. S., Sep 9 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 537-542 6 p. (Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Text-to-text similarity of sentences

Rus, V., Lintean, M., Graesser, A. C. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 110-121 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations

The bit in the middle and why it's important: A computational analysis of the linguistic features of body paragraphs

Myers, J. C., McCarthy, P. M., Duran, N. D. & McNamara, D. S., Mar 1 2011, In : Behavior Research Methods. 43, 1, p. 201-209 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The development of writing proficiency as a function of grade level: A linguistic analysis

Crossley, S. A., Weston, J. L., McLain Sullivan, S. T. & McNamara, D. S., Jul 1 2011, In : Written Communication. 28, 3, p. 282-311 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

The neural correlates of strategic reading comprehension: Cognitive control and discourse comprehension

Moss, J., Schunn, C. D., Schneider, W., McNamara, D. & VanLehn, K., Sep 15 2011, In : NeuroImage. 58, 2, p. 675-686 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

The user-language paraphrase corpus

McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D. S., Dec 1 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

5 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

Translating advances in reading comprehension research to educational practice

McNamara, D. & Kendeou, P., Oct 1 2011, In : International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education. 4, 1, p. 33-46 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

27 Scopus citations
44 Scopus citations

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

Bell, C. M., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 545-556 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations

Visualizing topic flow in students' essays

O'Rourke, S. T., Calvo, R. A. & McNamara, D. S., Oct 11 2011, In : Educational Technology and Society. 14, 3, p. 4-15 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

What is lexical proficiency? Some answers from computational models of speech data

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T., McNamara, D. S. & Jarvis, S., Mar 1 2011, In : TESOL Quarterly. 45, 1, p. 182-193 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2010

Assessing cognitively complex strategy use in an untrained domain

Jackson, G. T., Guess, R. H. & Mcnamara, D. S., Jan 2010, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 2, 1, p. 127-137 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Coh-Metrix: Capturing Linguistic Features of Cohesion

McNamara, D. S., Louwerse, M. M., McCarthy, P. M. & Graesser, A. C., May 1 2010, In : Discourse Processes. 47, 4, p. 292-330 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

144 Scopus citations