Publications

In Press

  • D’Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (in press). Natural language processing for dialog-based intelligent tutoring systems. In A. Neustein & J. Markowitz (Eds.), Advances in NLP for designing speech interfaces. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

  • D’Mello, S. K., Olney, A., & Graesser, A. C. (in press). Affect, Meta-affect, and Affect Regulation during Complex Learning. In R. Azevedo and V. Aleven (Eds.), International Handbook of Metacognition and Learning Technologies. Springer. paper
  • Olney, A. M., Dale, R., & D'Mello, S. K. (2012). The World within Wikipedia: An Ecology of Mind. Information, 3, 229-255. paper

  • Olney, A. M., Graesser, A. C., & Person, N. K. (2012). Question Generation from Concept Maps. Dialogue & Discourse, 3(2), 75-99. paper
  • Olney, A., D'Mello, S., Person, N., Cade, W., Hays, P., Williams, C., Lehman, B., & Graesser, A. (2012). Guru: A Computer Tutor that Models Expert Human Tutors. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, (pp. 256-261). Berlin: Springer. paper
  • Person, N., Olney A., D'Mello, S., & Lehman, B. (2012). Interactive Concept Maps and Learning Outcomes in Guru. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International FLAIRS Conference, (pp. 456-461). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. paper

2012

  • D'Mello, S., Olney, A., Williams, C., & Hays, P. (2012). Gaze tutor: A gaze-reactive intelligent tutoring system. International Journal of human-computer studies, 70(5), 377-398.
  • Graesser, A. C., D’Mello, S., Hu, X., Cai, Z., Olney, A., & Morgan, B. (2012). AutoTutor. In P. McCarthy, & C. Boonthum-Denecke (Eds.), Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution (pp. 169-187). IGI Global. paper
  • Jeuniaux, P., Olney, A., & D’Mello, S. (2012). Practical Programming for NLP. In P. McCarthy, & C. Boonthum-Denecke (Eds.), Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution (pp. 122-156). IGI Global. paper
  • Lehman, B., Mills, C., D'Mello, S., & Graesser, A. (2012). Automatic Evaluation of Learner Self-Explanations and Erroneous Responses for Dialogue-Based ITSs. In. S. A. Cerri, & B. Clancey (Eds.), Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012) (pp. 544-553). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

  • Lehman, B., D'Mello, S., Cade, W., & Person, K. (2012). How Do They Do It? Investigating Dialogue Moves within Dialogue Modes in Expert Human Tutoring. In. S. A. Cerri, & B. Clancey (Eds.), Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012) (pp. 560-565). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF

  • Lehman, B., D'Mello, S., & Graesser, A. (2012). Interventions to Regulate Confusion during Learning. In. S. A. Cerri, & B. Clancey (Eds.), Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012) (pp. 579-581). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. [received Best Young Researcher Track Award] Link to PDF

  • Olney, A. M., Person, N. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2012). Guru: Designing a Conversational Expert Intelligent Tutoring System. In C. Boonthum-Denecke, P. McCarthy, & T. Lamkin (Eds.), Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches (pp. 156-171). paper
  • Pavlik, Philip I., Maass, J., Rus, V. & Olney, A. (2012). Facilitating Co-adaptation of Technology and Education through the Creation of an Open-source Repository of Interoperable Code. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, (pp. 677-678). Berlin: Springer. paper

2011

  • Cade, W., Olney, A., Hays, D. P., & Lovel, J. (2011). Building rapport with a 3D conversational agent. In S. K. D’Mello, A. Graesser, B. Schuller, & J. Martin (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (pp. 305-306). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. paper  
  • D’Mello, S. (2011). Patterns of word usage in expert tutoring sessions: Verbosity versus quality. In P. McCarthy, C. Boonthum (Eds.), CA: AAAI Press. [talk] (Eds.), Proceedings of 24rd Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (pp. 501-506). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.
  • D’Mello, S. K., Graesser, A. C., Schuller, B., & Martin, J. (Ed.s). (2011). Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2011). Springer: Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Graesser, A. C., Conley, M., & Olney, A. M. (2011). Intelligent tutoring systems. In S. Graham, & K. Harris (Eds.), APA educational psychology handbook. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. paper
  • Graesser, A.C. (2011).  Improving learning.  Monitor on Psychology, July/August, 2-8. Link to e-copy

  • Graesser, A.C. (2011).  Learning, thinking, and emoting with discourse technologies.  American Psychologist. Link to PDF
  • Graesser, A. C., & D'Mello, S. K. (2011). Theoretical perspectives on affect and deep learning. In R. Calvo and S. K. D'Mello (Eds.). New perspectives on affect and learning technologies (pp. 11-22). New York: Springer. Link to PDF
  • Graesser, A.C., & Lehman, B.A. (2011). Questions Drive Comprehension of Text and Multimedia. In M.T. McCrudden, J.P. Magliano, & G. Schraw (Eds.), Text Relevance and Learning from Text (pp. 53-74). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
  • Graesser, A.C., McNamara, D.S., & Louwerse, M.M. (2011). Methods of automated text analysis. In M.L. Kamil, D. Pearson, E.B. Moje, & P. Afflerbach (Eds.), Handbook of Reading Research, Volume IV (pp. 34-53). New York: Routledge Link to PDF
  • Graesser, A. C., D'Mello, S. K., & Cade, W. (2011). Instruction based on tutoring. In R. E. Mayer, & P. A. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of research on learning and instruction (pp. 408-426). New York: Routledge. Link to PDF
  • Lehman, B., D’Mello, S. K., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). Confusion and Complex Learning during Interactions with Computer Learning Environments. The Internet and Higher Education, 15, 184-194. Link to PDF
  • Lehman, B.A., D'Mello, S.K., Strain, A., Gross, M., Dobbins, A., Wallace, P., Millis, K., & Graesser, A.C. (2011). Inducing and tracking confusion with contradictions during critical thinking and scientific reasoning. In G. Biswas, S. Bull, J. Kay, & A. Mitrovic (Eds.), Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 171-178). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. [received Best Paper Award] Link to PDF
  • Olney, A., Cade, W., & Williams, C. (2011). Generating Concept Map Exercises from Textbooks. Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (p. 111–119). Portland, Oregon: Association for Computational Linguistics. paper  
  • Rasor, T., Olney, A., & D’Mello, S. (2011). Student speech act classification using machine learning. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International FLAIRS Conference (pp. 275–280). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. paper
  • Snaider, J., Olney, A. M., & Person, N. (2011). Nonverbal Action Selection for Explanations Using an Enhanced Behavior Net. Paper presented at the The 11th Conference of Intelligent Virtual Agents 2011, Reykjavik, Iceland.

2010

  • Cade, W., Lehman, B., & Olney, A. (2010). An exploration of off topic conversation. Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (pp. 669–672). Los Angeles, California: Association for Computational Linguistics. paper
  • Cade, W. L., & Olney, A. M. (2010). Using topic models to bridge coding schemes of differing granularity. In R. Baker, A. Merceron, & P. J. Pavlik (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Educational Data Mining (pp. 281–282). paper

  • Cade, W. L., Olney, A. M., Hays, P., & Person, N. K. (2010b). Tutor me elmo: Improving engagement and learning gains in intelligent tutoring systems with a robotic interface. In G. Biswas, D. Carr, Y. Chee, & W. Hwang (Eds.), Early Career Researchers Track Proceedings of the IEEE 3rd International Conference on Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning (pp. 1–2). Jhongli, Taiwan: National Central University. paper
  • D'Mello, S., Hays, P., Williams, C., Cade, W., Brown, J., & Olney, A. (2010). Collaborative Lecturing by Human and Computer Tutors. In J. Kay & V. Aleven (Eds.), Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pp. 609-618). Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer.
  • D'Mello, S., Lehman, B., & Person, N. (2010). Expert tutors feedback is immediate, direct, and discriminating. In C. Murray & H. Guesgen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (pp. 595-560). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.
  • D'Mello, S., Olney, A., & Person, N. (2010). Mining collaborative patterns in tutorial dialogues. Journal of Educational Data Mining, 2(1), 1-37.
  • D’Mello, S., Williams, C., Hays, P., & Olney, A. (2010). Individual differences as predictors of learning and engagement. In R. Catrambone & S. Ohlsson (Eds.), (pp. 308-313). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. 
  • Graesser, A. C., Lin, D., & D'Mello, S. K. (2010). Computer learning environments with agents that support deep comprehension and collaborative reasoning. In M. T. Banich, & D. Caccamise (Eds.), Generalization of knowledge (pp. 201-224). New York: Psychology Press.
  • Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. S., & Rus, V. (2010). Computational modeling of discourse and conversation. In M. Spivey, M. Joanisse, & K. McRae (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of psycholinguistics. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. Link to PDF
  • Graesser, A. C., & McNamara, D. S. (2010). Self-regulated learning in learning environments with pedagogical agents that interact in natural language. Educational Psychologist, 45, 234-244. Link to PDF
  • Lehman, B., Cade, W., & Olney, A. M. (2010). Off topic conversation in expert tutoring: Waste of time or learning opportunity? In R. Baker, A. Merceron, & P. J. Pavlik (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Data Mining (pp. 101–110). paper 
  • Lehman, B., D'Mello, S., & Person, N. (2010). The intricate dance between cognition and emotion during expert tutoring. In J. Kay & V. Aleven (Eds.), Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pp. 433-442). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Link to PDF
  • Person, N. P., D’Mello, S. K. & Lehman, B. A. (2010, April). Affect in Human Tutoring Sessions. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO, USA. 
  • Olney, A. M., Graesser, A. C., & Person, N. K. (2010). Tutorial Dialog in Natural Language. In R. Nkambou, J. Bourdeau, & R. Mizoguchi (Eds.), Advances in Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Studies in Computational Intelligence (Vol. 308, pp. 181-206). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. paper 
  • Olney, A. M. (2010). Extraction of concept maps from textbooks for domain modeling. Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 390–392). Berlin: Springer. paper 
  • Olney, A. M., & D’mello, S. K. (2010). A DIY pressure sensitive chair for intelligent tutoring systems. Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Lecture Notes In Computer Science (p. 456). Berlin: Springer. paper 
  • Williams, B., Williams, C., Volgas, N., Yuan, B., & Person, N.  (2010). Examining the role of gestures in expert tutoring. Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 235-244). Berlin: Springer.
  • Williams, C., & D'Mello, S. (in press). Predicting student knowledge levels from domain-independent function and content words In J. Kay & V. Aleven (Eds.), Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Springer.

2009

  • Graesser, A. C., D’Mello, S., & Person, N. K. (2009). Metaknowledge in tutoring. In D. Hacker, J. Donlosky, & A. C. Graesser (Eds.), Handbook of metacognition in education. Mahwah, NJ: Taylor & Francis.

  • Graesser, A. C., D’Mello, S. K., & Person, N. K. (2009, April). Meta-Cognition, Meta-Communication, and Meta-Affect in Tutoring. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Graesser, A. C. (2009). Cognitive scientists prefer theories and testable principles with teeth. Educational Psychologist, 44(3), 193-197. Link to PDF
  • Graesser, A. C., Ozuru, Y., & Sullins, J. (2009). What is a good question? In M. G. McKeown & L. Kucan (Eds.), Threads of coherence in research on the development of reading ability (pp. 112-141). New York: Guilford. Link to PDF
  • Olney, A. M. (2009). GnuTutor: An open source intelligent tutoring system. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp.803).  Amsterdam: IOS Press. paper
  • Olney, A. M. (2009) GnuTutor: An Open Source Intelligent Tutoring System Based on AutoTutor. In Proceedings of the 2009 AAAI Fall Symposium on Cognitive and Metacognitive Educational Systems (pp 70-75). AAAI Press. paper
  • Olney, A. M. (2009) Generalizing Latent Semantic Analysis. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (pp. 40-46). IEEE Computer Society. paper

2008

  • Cade, W., Copeland, J. Person, N., and D'Mello, S. K. (2008). Dialogue Modes in Expert Tutoring. In B. Woolf, E. Aimeur, R. Nkambou, & S. Lajoie (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pp. 470-479). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag

  • D’Mello, S. K., Craig, S. D., Witherspoon, A., McDaniel, B., & Graesser, A. C. (2008). Automatic detection of learner’s affect from conversational cues. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 18, 45–80.

  • Graesser, A. C., Jeon, M., & Dufty, D. (2008). Agent technologies designed to facilitate interactive knowledge construction. Discourse Processes, 45, 298–322.

  • Graesser, A. C., Millis, K., Chipman, P., Cai, Z., Wallace, P., Britt, A., Storey, J., Wiemer, K., Magliano, J., and D'Mello, S. (2008). A Demonstration of ITSs That Promote Scientific Inquiry Skills: Critical Thinking Tutor and ARIES, Demo Session at Ninth International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems.
  • Lehman, B. A., Matthews, M., D'Mello, S. K., and Person, N. (2008). What Are You Feeling? Investigating Student Affective States During Expert Human Tutoring Sessions. In B. Woolf, E. Aimeur, R. Nkambou, & S. Lajoie (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pp. 50-59). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
  • Lehman, B. A., D'Mello, S. K., & Person, N. K. (2008). All alone with your emotions: An analysis of student emotions during effortful problem solving activities. Emotional and Cognitive Issues in ITS 2008 Workshop Proceedings (pp. 72-83). Montreal, Canada: Springer-Verlag.

  • Person, N., Cade, W., & D'Mello, S. K. (2008, July). Dialogue Modes and Moves in Expert Tutoring. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Memphis, TN, USA.

2007

  • Person, N., Lehman, B., & Ozbun, R. (2007). Pedagogical and motivational dialogue moves used by expert tutors. Presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse. Glasgow, Scotland.

  • VanLehn, K., Graesser, A. C., Jackson, G. T., Jordan, P., Olney, A., & Rose, C. P. (2007). When are tutorial dialogues more effective than reading? Cognitive Science, 31, 3–62.