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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
6 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)

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

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

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
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

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
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
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.

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N-gram
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
7 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
Comment/debate

2014 society for text and discourse annual meeting: Introduction to the special issue

McNamara, D. & Schober, M. F., Jul 4 2015, In : Discourse Processes. 52, 5-6, p. 335-336 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

discourse
Society
Discourse
Conference contribution
3 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of gains between educational games and a traditional ITS

Jackson, G. T., Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McNamara, D., 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 444-449 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Students
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive reading and writing instruction in iSTART and W-Pal

Johnson, A., McCarthy, K. S., Kopp, K. J., Perret, C. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, FLAIRS 2017 - Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI Press, p. 561-566 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Feedback
Processing
6 Citations (Scopus)

Age of exposure: A model of word learning

Dascalu, M., McNamara, D., Crossley, S. & Trausan-Matu, S., 2016, 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2016. AAAI press, p. 2928-2934 7 p.

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

Entropy
Students

A linguistic analysis of expert-generated paraphrases

Brandon, R. D., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2012, Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25. p. 268-271 4 p.

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

Syntactics
Linguistics
Learning algorithms
Learning systems
3 Citations (Scopus)

A linguistic analysis of student-generated paraphrases

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

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

Linguistics
Semantics
Students
Processing
4 Citations (Scopus)

Am I wrong or am I right? Gains in monitoring accuracy in an intelligent tutoring system for writing

Allen, L. K., Crossley, S. A., Snow, E. L., Jacovina, M. E., Perret, C. & McNamara, D., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9112. p. 533-536 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9112).

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

Self-assessment
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Intelligent systems
Monitoring
Students

A multi-Dimensional analysis of writing flexibility in an automated writing evaluation system

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Mar 7 2018, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge: Towards User-Centred Learning Analytics, LAK 2018. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 380-388 9 p.

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

Linguistics
Feedback
Students
7 Citations (Scopus)

Are you asking the right questions: The use of animated agents to teach learners to become better question askers

Sullins, J., McNamara, D., Acuff, S., Neely, D., Hildebrand, E., Stewart, G. & Hu, X., 2015, Proceedings of the 28th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2015. AAAI Press, p. 479-481 3 p.

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

Students
Monitoring
1 Citation (Scopus)

Are you committed? Investigating interactions among reading commitment, natural language input, and students' learning outcomes

Varner, L. K., Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2013, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM 2013. D'Mello, S. K., Calvo, R. A. & Olney, A. (eds.). International Educational Data Mining Society, (Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM 2013).

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

Students
Linguistics
Intelligent systems
16 Citations (Scopus)

Are you reading my mind? Modeling students' reading comprehension skills with natural language processing techniques

Allen, L. K., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., Mar 16 2015, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 16-20-March-2015. p. 246-254 9 p.

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

Students
Processing
Linguistics
Intelligent systems

Are you talking to me? Multi-dimensional language analysis of explanations during reading

Allen, L. K., Perret, C., Mills, C. & McNamara, D., Mar 4 2019, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge: Learning Analytics to Promote Inclusion and Success, LAK 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 116-120 5 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

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

Students
Learning systems
Processing
Linguistics
Classifiers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing question quality using NLP

Kopp, K. J., Johnson, A., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2017, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 18th International Conference, AIED 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10331 LNAI. p. 523-527 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10331 LNAI).

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

Taxonomies
Intelligent systems
Learning systems
Students
Feedback
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Linguistics
Statistical methods
Students
Processing

Automated summarization evaluation (ASE) using natural language processing tools

Crossley, S. A., Kim, M., Allen, L. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2019, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 20th International Conference, AIED 2019, Proceedings. Isotani, S., Hastings, P., Ogan, A., McLaren, B., Millán, E. & Luckin, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 84-95 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11625 LNAI).

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

Summarization
Natural Language
Evaluation
Processing
Replication

Automatically identifying humorous and persuasive language produced during a creative problem-solving task

Skalicky, S., Crossley, S. A., McNamara, D. & Muldner, K., 2017, FLAIRS 2017 - Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI Press, p. 282-287 6 p.

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

Linguistics
2 Citations (Scopus)

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., 2011, Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, FLAIRS - 24. p. 234-239 6 p.

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

Semantics
Processing
Students
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bring it on! Challenges encountered while building a comprehensive tutoring system using ReaderBench

Panaite, M., Dascalu, M., Johnson, A., Balyan, R., Dai, J., McNamara, D. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2018, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 19th International Conference, AIED 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 409-419 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10947 LNAI).

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

Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Virtual Machine
Intelligent systems
Rule-based Systems
Hyperparameters
1 Citation (Scopus)

Checking it twice: Does adding spelling and grammar checkers improve essay quality in an automated writing tutor?

McCarthy, K. S., Roscoe, R., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2019, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 20th International Conference, AIED 2019, Proceedings. Isotani, S., Hastings, P., Ogan, A., McLaren, B., Millán, E. & Luckin, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 270-282 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11625 LNAI).

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

Grammar
Students
Feedback
Availability
Mechanics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cohesion-based prompt effects in argumentative writing

Crossley, S. A., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 202-207 6 p.

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

Syntactics
Students
Linguistics
36 Citations (Scopus)

Combining click-Stream data with NLP tools to better understand MOOC completion

Crossley, S., McNamara, D., Paquette, L., Baker, R. S. & Dascalu, M., Apr 25 2016, LAK 2016 Conference Proceedings, 6th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference - Enhancing Impact: Convergence of Communities for Grounding, Implementation, and Validation. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 25-29-April-2016. p. 6-14 9 p.

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

Students
Processing
Data mining
9 Citations (Scopus)

Communities of performance & communities of preference

Brown, R., Lynch, C., Wang, Y., Eagle, M., Albert, J., Barnes, T., Baker, R., Bergner, Y. & McNamara, D., 2015, CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS, Vol. 1446.

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

Students
Teaching
Planning
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing machine learning classification approaches for predicting expository text difficulty

Balyan, R., McCarthy, K. S. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2018, Proceedings of the 31st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2018. Rus, V. & Brawner, K. (eds.). AAAI press, p. 421-426 6 p. (Proceedings of the 31st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2018).

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

Learning systems
Processing
8 Citations (Scopus)

Critical perspectives on writing analytics

Shum, S. B., Knight, S., McNamara, D., Allen, L., Bektik, D. & Crossley, S., Apr 25 2016, LAK 2016 Conference Proceedings, 6th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference - Enhancing Impact: Convergence of Communities for Grounding, Implementation, and Validation. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 25-29-April-2016. p. 481-483 3 p.

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

Electric grounding
Technical presentations
Teaching
3 Citations (Scopus)

Developing component scores from natural language processing tools to assess human ratings of essay quality

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2014, Proceedings of the 27th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2014. The AAAI Press, p. 381-386 6 p.

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

Principal component analysis
Feedback
Processing
8 Citations (Scopus)

Developing pedagogically-guided threshold algorithms for intelligent automated essay feedback

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

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

Feedback
12 Citations (Scopus)

Discourse cohesion: A signature of collaboration

Dascalu, M., Trausan-Matu, S., Dessus, P. & McNamara, D., Mar 16 2015, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 16-20-March-2015. p. 350-354 5 p.

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

Students
Experiments
2 Citations (Scopus)

Does size matter? Investigating user input at a larger bandwidth

Varner, L. K., Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 546-549 4 p.

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

Students
Bandwidth
Linguistics
Intelligent systems
5 Citations (Scopus)

Educational game enjoyment, perceptions, and features in an intelligent writing tutor

Roscoe, R., Snow, E. L., Brandon, R. D. & McNamara, D., 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 515-520 6 p.

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

Students
Intelligent systems