Advanced Distributed Learning - Memphis Intelligent Tutoring Systems Center
HURAA Capabilities
A Conversational Agent for Human Subject Research Protocols: Human Use Regulatory Affairs (HURA) Advisor.
  • PI: Art Graesser
  • Co-PI: Xiangen Hu
  • Funding Agencies: ONR, Institute for Defense Analyses.
  • Funding Amount: $950,000.
Significant Publications:
  • Craig, S. D., Gholson, B., Susarla, S., Hu, X., Graesser, A., & Toth, J. (2001). The human use regulatory affairs advisor: A web based information retrieval system with a user-friendly interface design. In W. Fowler, & J. Hasebrook, (Eds.) Proceedings for Webnet, the world conference on the WWW and the Internet. (pp. 241-246). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  • Graesser, A. C., Hu, X., Person, N. K., Jackson, G. T., & Toth, J. (2004). Modules and information retrieval facilities of the Human Use Regulatory Affairs Advisor (HURAA). International Journal on E-Learning, 3(4), 29–39.
  • Hu, X., & Graesser, A. C. (2004). Human Use Regulatory Affairs Advisor (HURAA): Learning about research ethics with intelligent learning modules. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 36, 241–249.
  • Person, N. K., Gholson, B., Craig, S. D., Hu, X., Stewart, C. O., Graesser, A. C. (2001). HURAA: An interactive web-based agent that optimizes information retrieval in a multi-media environment.  In C. Montgomerie, & J. Viteli, (Eds.), Proceedings for ED-MEDIA 2001: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications. (pp. 1476-1481). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
The ADL-CITSRD is located in the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) on the campus of the University of Memphis. Researchers associated with the center are faculty, researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS). The center researchers have extensive experience in research, development, and evaluation of advanced learning environments.
Research Capabilities
Cognitive studies of learning systems
Impact study of Learning Technology in Applied Settings
Development Capabilities
ITS enhancement of learning content
Service Capabilities
Usability Analysis for Learning Environments
Text Analysis Using Computational Linguistics Tools
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