PUBLICATIONS

The Effect of Friendship and Tutoring Roles on Reciprocal Peer Tutoring Strategies

Madaio, M. A., Ogan, A., & Cassell, J. (2016, June). The Effect of Friendship and Tutoring Roles on Reciprocal Peer Tutoring Strategies. In International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pp. 423-429). Springer International Publishing.

  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Social Skills

Socially-Aware Animated Intelligent Personal Assistant Agent

Matsuyama, M., Bhardwaj, A., Zhao, R., Romero, O., Akoju, S., Cassell, J. (2016, September). Socially-Aware Animated Intelligent Personal Assistant Agent, 17th Annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue

  • Architectures
  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Implementation
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimodal
  • Natural Language Generation (NLG)
  • Rapport
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

Socially-Aware Virtual Agents: Automatically Assessing Dyadic Rapport from Temporal Patterns of Behavior

Zhao, R., Sinha, T., Black, A., & Cassell, J. (2016, September). “Socially-Aware Virtual Agents: Automatically Assessing Dyadic Rapport from Temporal Patterns of Behavior”, 16th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA)  [*Best Student Paper]

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

Automatic Recognition of Conversational Strategies in the Service of a Socially-Aware Dialog System

Zhao, R., Sinha, T., Black, A., & Cassell, J. (2016, September). “Automatic Recognition of Conversational Strategies in the Service of a Socially-Aware Dialog System”, 17th Annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

Exploring Socio-Cognitive Effects of Conversational Strategy Congruence in Peer Tutoring

Sinha, T., Zhao, R., & Cassell, J. (2015, November). Exploring Socio-Cognitive Effects of Conversational Strategy Congruence in Peer Tutoring. In Proceedings of 2015 Workshop on Modeling Interpersonal Synchrony, 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI). ACM.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport

We Click, We Align, We Learn: Impact of Influence and Convergence Processes on Student Learning and Rapport Building

Sinha, T., & Cassell, J. (2015, November). We Click, We Align, We Learn: Impact of Influence and Convergence Processes on Student Learning and Rapport Building. In Proceedings of 2015 Workshop on Modeling Interpersonal Synchrony, 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI). ACM.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport

Connecting the Dots: Predicting Student Grade Sequences from Bursty MOOC Interactions over Time

Sinha T., Cassell J. (2015, March), “Connecting the Dots: Predicting Student Grade Sequences from Bursty MOOC Interactions over Time” In Proceedings of 2nd ACM conference on Learning@Scale.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Education
  • MOOCs

Accessing Peer Social Interaction: Using Authorable Virtual Peer Technology as a Component of a Group Social Skills Intervention Program.

Tartaro, A., Cassell, J., Ratz, C., Lira, J., Nanclares-Nogues, V. (2015) “Accessing Peer Social Interaction: Using Authorable Virtual Peer Technology as a Component of a Group Social Skills Intervention Program.” ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS), 6, 1, Article 2, 29 pages.

  • Authorable Virtual Peers
  • Autism
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Peers
  • Social Skills
  • Virtual Peers

Fine-Grained Analyses of Interpersonal Processes and Their Effect on Learning

Sinha, T., & Cassell, J. (2015, June). Fine-Grained Analyses of Interpersonal Processes and Their Effect on Learning. In Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 781-785). Springer International Publishing.

  • Education
  • Rapport

Towards a Computational Architecture of Dyadic Rapport Management for Virtual Agents. In Bickmore, Sidner & Marsella (eds.)

Papangelis, A., Zhao, R., Cassell, J. (2014) “Towards a Computational Architecture of Dyadic Rapport Management for Virtual Agents. In Bickmore, Sidner & Marsella (eds.)” Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA) 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8637, pp. 320-324.

  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Implementation
  • Rapport

Towards a Dyadic Computational Model of Rapport Management for Human-Virtual Agent Interaction

Zhao, R., Papangelis, A., Cassell, J. (2014), “Towards a Dyadic Computational Model of Rapport Management for Human-Virtual Agent Interaction. In Bickmore, Sidner & Marsella (eds.)” Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA) 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8637, pp. 514-527.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Rapport

Multimodal Prediction of Psychological Disorder: Learning Verbal and Nonverbal Commonality in Adjacency Pairs

Yu,Z., Scherer,S., Devault,D., Gratch,J., Stratou,G., Morency,L. and Cassell,J.(2013), “Multimodal Prediction of Psychological Disorder: Learning Verbal and Nonverbal Commonality in Adjacency Pairs”, in Proceding of 17th Workshop Series on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Dec 2013,Amsterdam, Netherland

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Multimodal

Modeling ethnicity into technology: Using virtual agents to understand sociolinguistic variation

Finkelstein, S., Yarzebinski, E., Vaughn, C., Cassell, J. (2013) “Modeling ethnicity into technology: Using virtual agents to understand sociolinguistic variation”. in Proceedings of NWAV 42,, Oct 17- 20, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Virtual Peers

Automatic Prediction of Friendship via Multi-model Dyadic Features

Yu,Z., Gerritsen,D., Ogan,A., Black,A. and Cassell,J.(2013) “Automatic Prediction of Friendship via Multi-model Dyadic Features”. in Proceedings of the 14th annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue.Aug 22-24 2013, Metz,France.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Multimodal
  • Rapport

The effects of culturally-congruent educational technologies on student achievement

Finkelstein, S., Yarzebinski, E., Vaughn, C., Ogan, A., Cassell, J. (2013) “The effects of culturally-congruent educational technologies on student achievement”. in Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED).,July 09-13 2013, Memphis, TN. (Conference Best Paper Award Winner)

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents

Alex: A Virtual Peer that Identifies Student Dialect

Finkelstein, S., Ogan, A., Vaughn, C., & Cassell, J. (2013) “Alex: A Virtual Peer that Identifies Student Dialect”. in Proceedings of Workshop on Culturally-Aware Technology Enhanced Learning, Paphos, Cyprus.

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Virtual Peers

Investigating the Influence of Virtual Peers as Dialect Models on Students’ Prosodic Inventory

Finkelstein, S., Scherer, S., Ogan, A., Morency, L.P., Cassell, J. (2012) “Investigating the Influence of Virtual Peers as Dialect Models on Students’ Prosodic Inventory”. in Proceedings of WOCCI (Workshop on Child-Computer Interfaces) at INTERSPEECH 2013, September 14-15, 2012, Portland, OR.

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Multimodal
  • Virtual Peers

Oh Dear Stacy! Social Interaction, Elaboration, and Learning with Teachable Agents

Ogan, A., Finkelstein, S., Mayfield, E., Matsuda, N., Cassell, J. (2012) “Oh Dear Stacy! Social Interaction, Elaboration, and Learning with Teachable Agents” in Proceedings of CHI 2012, May 5-10, 2010, Austin, TX. [PDF]

  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

Rudeness and rapport: Insults and learning gains in peer tutoring

Finkelstein, S., Ogan, A., Walker, E., Muller, R., Cassell, J. (2012) “Rudeness and rapport: Insults and learning gains in peer tutoring” in Proceedings of ntelligent Tutoring Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

Love Ya Jerkface!”: using sparse log-linear models to build positive (and impolite) relationships with teens.

Wang, W., Finkelstein, S., Ogan, A., Black, A., Cassell, J. (2012) “Love Ya Jerkface!”: using sparse log-linear models to build positive (and impolite) relationships with teens.” in Proceedings of the 13th annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2012), July 5-6, Seoul, Korea.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Machine Learning
  • Rapport

Brick by Brick: Iterating Interventions to Bridge the Achievement Gap with Virtual Peers

Rader, E., Echelbarger, M. Cassell, J. (2011) “Brick by Brick: Iterating Interventions to Bridge the Achievement Gap with Virtual Peers” in Proceedings of the CHI’11 Conference, May 9-12, Vancouver, BC

  • Culture
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

The Role of Embodiment and Perspective in Direction-Giving Systems

Hasegawa, D., Cassell, J., Araki, K. (2010) “The Role of Embodiment and Perspective in Direction-Giving Systems” in Proceedings of AAAI Fall Workshop on Dialog with Robots. Nov 11-13, Arlington, VA

  • Direction-Giving
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Multimodal

Validating the Web-Based Evaluation of NLG Systems

Koller, A., Striegnitz, K., Byron, D., Cassell, J., Dale, R., Dalzel-Job, S., Oberlander, J., Moore, J. (2009) “Validating the Web-Based Evaluation of NLG Systems” in Proceedings of ACL-IJCNLP 2009), Aug 2-7, Singapore.

  • Evaluation
  • Natural Language Generation (NLG)

Culture as Social Practice: Being Enculturated in Human-Computer Interaction

Cassell, J. (2009) “Culture as Social Practice: Being Enculturated in Human-Computer Interaction” in C. Stephanidis (Ed.) Proceedings of HCII, (published as Universal Access in HCI, Part III. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag), pp. 303-313.

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Virtual Peers

Modeling Culturally Authentic Style Shifting with Virtual Peers

Cassell, J., Geraghty, K., Gonzalez, B., Borland, J. (2009) “Modeling Culturally Authentic Style Shifting with Virtual Peers” in Proceedings of ICMI-MLMI. Nov. 2-6, Cambridge, MA [PDF]

  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

Playing with Virtual Peers: Bootstrapping Contingent Discourse in Children with Autism

Tartaro, A. & Cassell, J. (2008). “Playing with Virtual Peers: Bootstrapping Contingent Discourse in Children with Autism” Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), June 24-28, Utrecht, Netherlands.

  • Autism
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Social Skills
  • Virtual Peers

From Quake Grrls to Desperate Housewives: A Decade of Gender and Computer Games

Jenkins, Henry & Cassell, Justine (2008) “From Quake Grrls to Desperate Housewives: A Decade of Gender and Computer Games.” Y. Kafai, C. Heeter, J. Denner, & J. Sun (eds.) Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New Perspectives on Gender and Gaming. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  • Computer Games
  • Gender

Knowledge Representation for Generating Locating Gestures in Route Directions

Striegnitz, K., Tepper, P., Lovett, A. & Cassell, J. (2008) “Knowledge Representation for Generating Locating Gestures in Route Directions” In K.R. Coventry, T. Tenbrink & J. Bateman (Eds.), Spatial Language and Dialogue (Explorations in Language and Space). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Direction-Giving
  • Multimodal

Reactive Redundancy and Listener Comprehension in Direction-Giving

Baker, R., Gill, A. & Cassell, J. (2008). “Reactive Redundancy and Listener Comprehension in Direction-Giving” Proceedings of SIGDIAL, June 19-20, Columbus, Ohio.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Direction-Giving
  • Multimodal

Coordination in Conversation and Rapport

Cassell, J., Gill, A. & Tepper, P. (2007) Coordination in Conversation and Rapport. Proceedings of the Workshop on Embodied Natural Language, Association for Computational Linguistics . June 24-29, Prague, CZ.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Multimodal
  • Rapport

Body Language: Lessons from the Near-Human

Cassell, Justine (2007) “Body Language: Lessons from the Near-Human”. In J. Riskin (ed.) Genesis Redux : Essays in the History and Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence . Chicago: University of Chicago Press., pp 346-374.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Multimodal

Ethnic Identity and Engagement in Embodied Conversational Agents

Iacobelli, F. & Cassell, J. (2007). “Ethnic Identity and Engagement in Embodied Conversational Agents” Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA), Sept. 17-19, Paris, France.

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Virtual Peers

Trading Spaces: How Humans and Humanoids use Speech and Gesture to Give Directions

Cassell, Justine, Kopp, Stefan, Tepper, Paul, Ferriman, Kim & Striegnitz, K . (2007) “Trading Spaces: How Humans and Humanoids use Speech and Gesture to Give Directions.” In T. Nishida (ed.) Conversational Informatics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 133-160

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Multimodal
  • Natural Language Generation (NLG)

Hi Tech or High Risk? Moral Panics about Girls Online

Cassell, Justine & Cramer, Meg (2007) “Hi Tech or High Risk? Moral Panics about Girls Online” In T. MacPherson (Ed.) Digital Youth, Innovation, and the Unexpected: The MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 53-75

  • Gender
  • Online Communities

Is it Self-Administration if the Computer Gives you Encouraging Looks?

Cassell, Justine & Miller, Peter (2007) “Is it Self-Administration if the Computer Gives you Encouraging Looks?” In F.G. Conrad & M.F. Schober (Eds.), Envisioning the Survey Interview of the Future. New York: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 161-178.

  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Multimodal
  • Survey Interviewing

Intersubjectivity in Human-Agent Interaction

Cassell, J., Tartaro, A. (2008) Intersubjectivity in Human-Agent Interaction. Interaction Studies 8 (3): 391-410

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Embodied Conversational Agents

Towards Integrated Microplanning of Language and Iconic Gesture for Multimodal Output

Kopp, Stefan, Tepper, Paul and Cassell, Justine. (2004). “Towards Integrated Microplanning of Language and Iconic Gesture for Multimodal Output.”Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI) 2004. Oct. 14-15, Penn State University, State College, PA.

  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Multimodal
  • Natural Language Generation (NLG)

Authorable Virtual Peers for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tartaro, A., & Cassell, J. (2006). “Authorable Virtual Peers for Autism Spectrum Disorders.” Proceedings of the Workshop on Language-Enabled Educational Technology at the 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI06), August 28-31, Riva del Garda, Italy.

  • Authorable Virtual Peers
  • Autism
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Peers
  • Social Skills
  • Virtual Peers

The Language of Online Leadership: Gender and Youth Engagement on the Internet

Cassell, Justine, Huffaker, David, Tversky, Dona & Ferriman, Kim (2006) “The Language of Online Leadership: Gender and Youth Engagement on the Internet”. Developmental Psychology 42 (3): 436-449.

  • Gender
  • Leadership
  • Online Communities

Using Virtual Peer Technology as an Intervention for Children with Autism

Tartaro, A., & Cassell, J. (2006). “Using Virtual Peer Technology as an Intervention for Children with Autism”. Universal Usability: Designing Computer Interfaces for Diverse User Populations. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 231-262

  • Autism
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Social Skills
  • Virtual Peers

Knowledge Representation for Generating Locating Gestures in Route Directions

Striegnitz, Kristina, Tepper, Paul, Lovett, Andrew, & Cassell, Justine (2005) “Knowledge Representation for Generating Locating Gestures in Route Directions” . In Proceedings of Workshop on Spatial Language and Dialogue (5th Workshop on Language and Space). October 23-25, 2005; Delmenhorst, Germany

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Direction-Giving
  • Multimodal
  • Natural Language Generation (NLG)

Social Dialogue with Embodied Conversational Agents

Bickmore, T., Cassell, J. (2005) “Social Dialogue with Embodied Conversational Agents” In J. van Kuppevelt, L. Dybkjaer, & N. Bernsen (eds.), Advances in Natural, Multimodal Dialogue Systems. New York: Kluwer Academic.

  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Trust

The Language of Online Intercultural Community Formation in Junior Summit ’98

Cassell, J., Tversky, D. (2005) “The Language of Online Intercultural Community Formation in Junior Summit ’98″Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication(2).

  • Culture
  • Online Communities

How to Win a World Election: Emergent leadership in an international online community

Cassell, Justine, Huffaker, David & Tversky, Dona (2005) “How to Win a World Election: Emergent leadership in an international online community”. Proceedings of Communities and Technologies 2005. June 13-16, Milan, Italy. The Hague: Kluwer Academic Press

  • Culture
  • Leadership
  • Online Communities

Social Dialogue with Embodied Conversational Agents

Bickmore, T., Cassell, J. (2004) “Social Dialogue with Embodied Conversational Agents”In J. van Kuppevelt, L. Dybkjaer, and N. Bernsen (eds.), Natural, Intelligent and Effective Interaction with Multimodal Dialogue Systems. New York: Kluwer Academic.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Evaluation
  • Trust

Towards a Model of Technology and Literacy Development: Story Listening Systems

Cassell, J (2004) “Towards a Model of Technology and Literacy Development: Story Listening Systems”Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 25 (1): 75-105.

  • Literacy
  • Narrative
  • Storytelling and Storylistening
  • Virtual Peers

Sam Goes to School: Story Listening Systems in the Classroom

Kehoe, C., Cassell, J., Goldman, S., Dai, J., Gouldstone, I., MacLeod, S., O’Day, T., Pandolfo, A., Ryokai, K., Wang, A. (2004) “Sam Goes to School: Story Listening Systems in the Classroom”International Conference for the Learning Sciences.

  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Narrative
  • Storytelling and Storylistening
  • Virtual Peers

Content in Context: Generating Language and Iconic Gesture without a Gestionary

Tepper, P., Kopp, S., Cassell, J. (2004) “Content in Context: Generating Language and Iconic Gesture without a Gestionary”Proceedings of the Workshop on Balanced Perception and Action in ECAs at AAMAS ’04.

  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Gesture
  • Multimodal
  • Natural Language Generation (NLG)

Virtual Peers as Partners in Storytelling and Literacy Learning

Ryokai, K., Vaucelle, C., Cassell, J. (2003) “Virtual Peers as Partners in Storytelling and Literacy Learning”Journal of Computer Assisted Learning 19(2): 195-208

  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Literacy
  • Narrative
  • Storytelling and Storylistening
  • Virtual Peers

Negotiated Collusion: Modeling Social Language and its Relationship Effects in Intelligent Agents

Cassell, J., Bickmore, T. (2003) “Negotiated Collusion: Modeling Social Language and its Relationship Effects in Intelligent Agents”User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction 13(1-2): 89-132

  • Architectures
  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Direction-Giving
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Evaluation
  • Multimodal
  • Trust

Towards a Model of Face-to-Face Grounding

Nakano, Y., Reinstein, G., Stocky, T., Cassell, J. (2003) “Towards a Model of Face-to-Face Grounding”Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. July 7-12, Sapporo, Japan.

  • Conversation
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Multimodal

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