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3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

Intelligent systems
Chemical analysis
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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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. & McNamara, D., Mar 2011, In : Behavior Research Methods. 43, 1, p. 201-209 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Students
Semantics
Computational
Linguistic Features
60 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jul 2011, In : Written Communication. 28, 3, p. 282-311 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
school grade
linguistics
writer
Syntactics
33 Citations (Scopus)

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

Reading
Prefrontal Cortex
Brain
Learning
Executive Function
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
22 Citations (Scopus)

Translating advances in reading comprehension research to educational practice

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

educational practice
comprehension
student
educator
interaction
41 Citations (Scopus)
Linguistics
rating
expert
linguistics
language
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
12 Citations (Scopus)

Visualizing topic flow in students' essays

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visualization
Students
visualization
student
Semantics
34 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computational Model
Lexical Proficiency
2010
30 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing cognitively complex strategy use in an untrained domain

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reading
Students
Research Personnel
Intelligent systems
system change
135 Citations (Scopus)

Coh-Metrix: Capturing Linguistic Features of Cohesion

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Computational linguistics
linguistics
Textbooks
Education
19 Citations (Scopus)

Contributions of self-explanation to comprehension of high- and low-cohesion texts

Ozuru, Y., Briner, S., Best, R. & McNamara, D., Nov 2010, In : Discourse Processes. 47, 8, p. 641-667 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

group cohesion
comprehension
science
psychology
Cohesion
2 Citations (Scopus)

Gamed-based iSTART practice: From MiBoard to self-explanation showdown

Brunelle, J. F., Jackson, G. T., Dempsey, K., Boonthum, C., Levinstein, I. B. & McNamara, D., 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 480-485 6 p.

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

Students
Feedback

Interlanguage talk: What can breadth of knowledge features tell us about input and output differences?

Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 229-234 6 p.

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

Linguistics
181 Citations (Scopus)

Linguistic features of writing quality

McNamara, D., Crossley, S. A. & McCarthy, P. M., Jan 2010, In : Written Communication. 27, 1, p. 57-86 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syntactics
Linguistics
linguistics
Students
Linguistic Features
1 Citation (Scopus)

MiBoard: A digital game from a physical world

Dempsey, K. B., Jackson, G. T., Brunelle, J. F., Rowe, M. & McNamara, D., 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 498-503 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Learning systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

MiBoard: Creating a virtual environment from a physical environment

Dempsey, K., Jackson, G. T. & McNamara, D., 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 2 ed. Vol. 6095 LNCS. p. 294-296 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6095 LNCS, no. PART 2).

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

Virtual Environments
Virtual reality
Game
Game Design
User Experience
78 Citations (Scopus)

Self-regulated learning in learning environments with pedagogical agents that interact in natural language

Graesser, A. & McNamara, D., Oct 2010, In : Educational Psychologist. 45, 4, p. 234-244 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
Learning
Students
26 Citations (Scopus)

Strategies to read and learn: Overcoming learning by consumption

McNamara, D., Apr 2010, In : Medical Education. 44, 4, p. 340-346 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Students
learning
student
instruction
73 Citations (Scopus)

The action dynamics of overcoming the truth

Duran, N., Dale, R. & McNamara, D., 2010, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 17, 4, p. 486-491 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reaction Time
Response Time
Signature
Thought
Stimulus
59 Citations (Scopus)

The development of polysemy and frequency use in english second language speakers

Crossley, S., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D., Sep 2010, In : Language Learning. 60, 3, p. 573-605 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
Values
spoken language
dictionary
English language
18 Citations (Scopus)

The development of semantic relations in second language speakers: A case for Latent Semantic Analysis

Crossley, S. A., Salsbury, T. & McNamara, D., 2010, In : Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 7, 1, p. 55-74 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semantics
language
value analysis
longitudinal study
Language
20 Citations (Scopus)

The efficacy of iSTART extended practice: Low ability students catch up

Jackson, G. T., Boonthum, C. & McNamara, D., 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 2 ed. Vol. 6095 LNCS. p. 349-351 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6095 LNCS, no. PART 2).

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

Pre-test
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Efficacy
Students
Converge
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
30 Citations (Scopus)

The linguistic correlates of conversational deception: Comparing natural language processing technologies

Duran, N., Hall, C., McCarthy, P. M. & McNamara, D., Jul 2010, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 31, 3, p. 439-462 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Language Processing
Deception
Linguistics
Technology
linguistics
21 Citations (Scopus)

The role of local and global weighting in assessing the semantic similarity of texts using latent semantic analysis

Lintean, M., Moldovan, C., Rus, V. & McNamara, D., 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 235-240 6 p.

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

Semantics
Intelligent systems
Entropy
Students
Experiments
8 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a computational assessment of freewriting quality

Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., 2010, Proceedings of the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-23. p. 283-288 6 p.

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

Linguistics
Syntactics
Regression analysis