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20 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
37 Citations (Scopus)

The tool for the automatic analysis of text cohesion (TAACO): Automatic assessment of local, global, and text cohesion

Crossley, S. A., Kyle, K. & McNamara, D., Sep 28 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Behavior Research Methods.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internet
Cohesion
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
39 Citations (Scopus)

The writing pal intelligent tutoring system: Usability testing and development

Roscoe, R., Allen, L. K., Weston, J. L., Crossley, S. A. & McNamara, D., Dec 1 2014, In : Computers and Composition. 34, p. 39-59 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intelligent systems
Testing
Students
Feedback
writing instruction
2 Citations (Scopus)

Timing game-based practice in a reading comprehension strategy tutor

Jacovina, M. E., Jackson, G. T., Snow, E. L. & McNamara, D., 2016, Intelligent Tutoring Systems - 13th International Conference, ITS 2016, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 9684. p. 59-68 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9684).

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

Timing
Game
Students
Pre-test
Intelligent systems
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Toward revision-sensitive feedback in automated writing evaluation

Roscoe, R., Jacovina, M. E., Allen, L. K., Johnson, A. C. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2016, p. 628-629. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Feedback
Linguistics
Students
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Towards an Automated Model of Comprehension (AMoC)

Dascalu, M., Paraschiv, I. C., McNamara, D. & Trausan-Matu, S., Jan 1 2018, Lifelong Technology-Enhanced Learning - 13th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2018, Proceedings. Elferink, R., Drachsler, H., Pammer-Schindler, V., Perez-Sanagustin, M. & Scheffel, M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 427-436 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11082 LNCS).

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

Model
Word processing
Syntactics
Natural Language
Semantics
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
40 Citations (Scopus)
Linguistics
rating
expert
linguistics
language
14 Citations (Scopus)

Using automated indices of cohesion to evaluate an intelligent tutoring system and an automated writing evaluation system

Crossley, S. A., Varner, L. K., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 7926 LNAI. p. 269-278 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7926 LNAI).

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

Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Cohesion
Intelligent systems
Students
Evaluate
22 Citations (Scopus)

Using automatic scoring models to detect changes in student writing in an intelligent tutoring system

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., 2013, FLAIRS 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. p. 208-213 6 p.

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

Intelligent systems
Linguistics
Students
Syntactics
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

Using multi-level models to assess data from an intelligent tutoring system

Weston, J. 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

Intelligent systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using natural language processing and machine learning to classify health literacy from secure messages: The ECLIPPSE study

Balyan, R., Crossley, S. A., Brown, W., Karter, A. J., McNamara, D., Liu, J. Y., Lyles, C. R. & Schillinger, D., Feb 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 2, e0212488.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Natural Language Processing
Health Literacy
literacy
artificial intelligence
Learning systems
11 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

What do they do? Tracing students' patterns of interactions within a game-Based intelligent tutoring system

Snow, E. L., Tanner Jackson, G. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 3, January, p. 1481-1482 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intelligent systems
interaction pattern
Students
interaction
student
7 Citations (Scopus)

What'd you say again? Recurrence quantification analysis as a method for analyzing the dynamics of discourse in a reading strategy tutor

Allen, L. K., Likens, A., Perret, C. & McNamara, D., Mar 13 2017, LAK 2017 Conference Proceedings - 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference: Understanding, Informing and Improving Learning with Data. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. Part F126742. p. 373-382 10 p.

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

Students
Visualization
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
25 Citations (Scopus)

What Is Successful Writing? An Investigation Into the Multiple Ways Writers Can Write Successful Essays

Crossley, S. A., Roscoe, R. & McNamara, D., 2014, In : Written Communication. 31, 2, p. 184-214 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
writer
Cluster analysis
linguistics
Processing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Writing analytics literacy - Bridging from research to practice

Knight, S., Allen, L., Gibson, A., McNamara, D. & Shum, S. B., Mar 13 2017, LAK 2017 Conference Proceedings - 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference: Understanding, Informing and Improving Learning with Data. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. Part F126742. p. 496-497 2 p.

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Writing flexibility in argumentative essays: a multidimensional analysis

Allen, L. K., Likens, A. D. & McNamara, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Reading and Writing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flexibility
Linguistics
Students
linguistics
Aptitude
66 Citations (Scopus)
tutor
classroom
school
Students
student
3 Citations (Scopus)

Writing quality, knowledge, and comprehension correlates of human and automated essay scoring

Roscoe, R., Crossley, S. A., Snow, E. L., Varner, L. K. & McNamara, D., 2014, Proceedings of the 27th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS 2014. The AAAI Press, p. 393-398 6 p.

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

Human engineering
Students
4 Citations (Scopus)

You've got style: Detecting writing flexibility across time

Snow, E. L., Perret, C. A., Allen, L. K., Jacovina, M. E. & McNamara, D., Mar 16 2015, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 16-20-March-2015. p. 194-202 9 p.

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

Students
Linguistics
Entropy
Processing
Rigidity