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Art Graesser
Books (authored, edited)

Otero, J., Leon, J.A., & Graesser, A.C. (2002)(Eds). The psychology of science text comprehension. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. NJ: Erlbaum

Refereed Journal Publications (does not include book chapters)

Graesser, A.C., Person, N., & Hu, X. (2002). Improving comprehension through discourse processes. New Directions in Teaching and Learning, 89, 33-44.

Vidal-Abarca, E., Reyes, H., Gilabert, R., Calpe, J., Soria, E., & Graesser, A.C. (2002). ETAT: Expository text analysis tool. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 34, 93-107. DOC Version

Book Chapters

Graesser, A.C., Leon, J.A., & Otero, J.C. (2002). Introduction to the psychology of science text comprehension. In J. Otero, J.A. Leon, & A.C. Graesser (Eds). The psychology of science text comprehension (pp. 1-15). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. PDF Version

Graesser, A. C., Olde, B., and Klettke, B. (2002). How does the mind construct and represent stories? In M. C. Green, J. J. Strange, & T. C. Brock (Eds.), Narrative Impact: Social and Cognitive Foundations (231-263). Mahwah NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. PDF Version

Refereed Conference Publications and abstracts

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Person, N.K., Stewart, C., Toth, J., Jackson, G.T., Susarla, S., Ventura, M. (2002). Learning about the ethical treatment of human subjects in experiments on a web facility with a conversational agent and ITS components. In S. A. Cerri, G. Gouarderes, & F. Paraguacu (Eds.), Intelligent Tutoring Systems 2002 (pp. 972-981). Berlin, Germany: Springer. DOC Version

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Olde, B.A., Ventura, M., Olney, A., Lowerse, M., Franceschetti, D.R., Person, N.K. (2002). Implementing latent semantic analysis in learning environments with conversational agents and tutorial dialog. In W. G. Gray and C.D. Schunn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 24rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 37). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. DOC Version

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Person, P., Jackson, T., and Toth, J (2002). Modules and information retrieval facilities of the Human Use Regulatory Affairs Advisor (HURAA). In M. Driscoll and T. C. Reeves (Eds.), Proceedings for E-Learning 2002: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education (pp. 353-360). Montreal, Canada: AACE. (Outstanding Paper Award)

Hu, X., Mathews, E., Graesser, A.C., and Susarla, S. (2002). EBOOK.EXE: A desktop authoring tool for HURAA. M. & T.C. Reeves (Eds.), Proceedings for E-Learning 2002: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education (pp. 471-476). Montreal, Canada.

Louwerse, M.M., Graesser, A.C., Olney,A.,& TRG (2002). Good computational manners: Mixed-initiative dialog in conversational agents. Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Computer Etiquette.

Louwerse, M., Graesser, A., Hu, X., Person, N. (2002) The role of intelligent tutoring systems in education: An overview of AutoTutor. In Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Marineau, J., Olney, A., Louwerse, M., Person, N., Olde, B., Susarla, S., Chipman, P., Graesser, A.C., & TRG (2002). AutoTutor?s log files and categories of language and discourse. In C. P. Rose and V. Eleven (Eds.), Workshop Proceedings of Empirical Methods for Tutorial Dialogue Systems at IRS 2002 (pp. 85-92). San Sebastian, Spain.

Moreno, K.N., Klettke, B., Nibbaragandla, K., Graesser, A.C., & the Tutoring Research Group (2002). Perceived characteristics and pedagogical efficacy of animated conversational agents. In S. A. Cerri, G. Gouarderes, & F. Paraguacu (Eds.), Intelligent Tutoring Systems 2002 (pp. 963-971). Berlin, Germany: Springer. DOC Version

Olde, B.A., Franceschetti, D.R., Karnavat, A., Graesser, A.C. & TRG (2002). The right stuff: Do you need to sanitize your corpus when using latent semantic analysis? In W. G. Gray and C.D. Schunn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 24rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 708-713). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Person, N.K., Erkel, M., Graesser, A.C., & TRG (2002). AutoTutor passes the bystander Turing test. In M. Driscoll and T. C. Reeves (Eds.), Proceedings for E-Learning 2002: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education (pp. 778-782). Montreal, Canada: AACE.

Person, N.K., Graesser, A.C., & the Tutoring Research Group (2002). Human or computer?: AutoTutor in a bystander Turing test. In S. A. Cerri, G. Gouarderes, & F. Paraguacu (Eds.), Intelligent Tutoring Systems 2002 (pp. 821-830). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Ryder, J.M., Graesser, A.C., McNamara, J., Karnavat, A., & Pop, E. (2002). A dialog based intelligent tutoring system for practicing command reasoning skills. Paper presented at I/ITSEC.

Wiley, J., Goldman, S.R., & Graesser, A.C. (2002). Promoting critical inquiry from web sources. In W. G. Gray and C.D. Schunn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 24rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 23). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Conferences

Graesser, A.C. (February, 2002). AutoTutor: An animated conversational agent that simulates a human tutor. Keynote address at the Mid-South Psychology Conference. Lambuth University, Jackson, TN.

Graesser, A.C. (March, 2002). Demo of AutoTutor. Virtual Human workshop at the Institute for Creative Technologies at University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.

Graesser, A.C. (March, 2002). Dialog patterns and pedagogical strategies in AutoTutor: Successes and failures. Presentation at CIRCLE, a Center for Intelligent Tutoring Systems. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Ventura, M., Person, N., Jackson, T., Graesser, A., Hu, X., & Toth, J. (January, 2002). Evaluating learning outcomes in an interactive web-based learning system. Paper presented at the Winter Text, Discourse, and Cognition conference. Jackson Hole, WY.

Louwerse, M., Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., & Person, N. (March, 2002). The role of intelligent tutoring systems in education: An overview of AutoTutor. Paper presented at the meetings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. Nashville, TN.

Jackson, G.T., Mitchell, H.H., Graesser, A.C., & TRG (April, 2002). Improving conversational interaction for intelligent tutoring systems. Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Memphis Area Engineering and Science Conference, Memphis, TN.

Klettke, B., & Graesser, A.C. (April, 2002). Expert testimony in child sexual abuse cases: The effects of evidence, coherence, and causality. Poster presented at the meetings of the American Psychology and Law Society, Austin, TX.

Olde, B.A., Graesser, A.C., & TRG (April, 2002). Latent semantic analysis: What is it and how can it improve and assess student learning. Paper presented at the Northeast Regional Conference on Excellence in Teaching and Learning. SUNY, Oswego, New York.

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Person, N.K., Stewart, C., Toth, J., Jackson, G.T., Susarla, S., Ventura, M. (June, 2002). Learning about the ethical treatment of human subjects in experiments on a web facility with a conversational agent and ITS components. Paper presented at the Intelligent Tutoring Systems 2002 conference, Biarritz, France.

Marineau, J., Olney, A., Louwerse, M., Person, N., Olde, B., Susarla, S., Chipman, P., Graesser, A.C., & TRG (June, 2002). AutoTutor?s log files and categories of language and discourse. Paper presented at the workshop on tutorial dialog at the meetings of Intelligent Tutoring systems 2002. San Sebastian, Spain.

Moreno, K.N., Klettke, B., Nibbaragandla, K., Graesser, A.C., & the Tutoring Research Group (June, 2002). Perceived characteristics and pedagogical efficacy of animated conversational agents. Paper presented at the Intelligent Tutoring Systems 2002 conference, Biarritz, France.

Person, N.K., Graesser, A.C., & the Tutoring Research Group (June, 2002). Human or computer?: AutoTutor in a bystander Turing test. Paper presented at the Intelligent Tutoring Systems 2002 conference, Biarritz, France.

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Olde, B.A., Ventura, M., Olney, A., Lowerse, M., Franceschetti, D.R., Person, N.K. (August, 2002). Implementing latent semantic analysis in learning environments with conversational agents and tutorial dialog. Paper presented at the meetings of the 24rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Washington, D.C.

Olde, B.A., Franceschetti, D.R., Karnavat, A., Graesser, A.C. & TRG (August, 2002). The right stuff: Do you need to sanitize your corpous when using latent semantic analysis? Paper presented at the meetings of the 24rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Washington, D.C.

Wiley, J., Goldman, S.R., & Graesser, A.C. (2002). Promoting critical inquiry from web sources. Symposium Paper presented at the meetings of the 24rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Washington, D.C.

Invited Presentations

Graesser, A.C. (February, 2002). AutoTutor: An animated conversational agent that simulates a human tutor. Keynote address at the Mid-South Psychology Conference. Lambuth University, Jackson, TN.

Graesser, A.C. (March, 2002). Demo of AutoTutor. Virtual Human workshop at the Institute for Creative Technologies at University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.

Graesser, A.C. (March, 2002). Dialog patterns and pedagogical strategies in AutoTutor: Successes and failures. Presentation at CIRCLE, a Center for Intelligent Tutoring Systems. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Other (Universities/Industry)

Graesser, A.C. (2002, February). Question asking and answering: Psychological mechanisms and computer artifacts. Colloquium at University of Pittsburgh.

Graesser, A.C. (2002, February). Question asking and answering: Psychological mechanisms and computer artifacts. Colloquium at Vanderbilt University

Graesser, A.C. (2002, March). Comprehension of illustrated texts about everyday devices. Colloquium at University of Delaware.

Graesser, A.C. (February, 2002). AutoTutor: An animated conversational agent that simulates a human tutor. Invited keynote address at the Mid-South Psychology Conference. Lambuth University, Jackson, TN.

Publications for 2001

Book Chapters

Graesser, A.C. (2001).Is Siegfried Schmidt??s constructivism alive and well today?In A. Barsch, G. Rusch, and R. Viehoff (Eds.), Leitideen-Leitdifferenzen: Festschrift for Siegfried Schmidt. PDF Version

Graesser, A.C., & Klettke, B. (2001).Plot, agency, and a structural affect theory of literary short story comprehension.In S. Steen and D. Schram (Eds.), Psychology and Sociology of Literature.PDF Version

Graesser, A.C., Pomeroy, V., & Craig, S. (2001). Psychological and computational research on theme comprehension. In W. van Peer and M.M. Louwerse (Eds.), Thematics in psychology and literary studies (pp. 19-34). Amsterdam: Benjamins. DOC Version

Graesser, A.C., Wiemer-Hastings, P., & Wiemer-Hastings, K. (2001).Constructing inferences and relations during text comprehension.In T.Sanders, J. Schilperoord, & W. Spooren (Eds.), Text representation: Linguistic and psycholinguistic aspects. (pp. 249-271). Amsterdam: Benjamins. PDF version

Refereed Conference Publications

Person, N.K., Graesser, A.C., Kreuz, R.J., Pomeroy, V., & TRG (2001). Simulating human tutor dialog moves in AutoTutor. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education , 12, 23-39.

Rajan, S., Craig, S.D., Gholson, B., Person, N.K., Graesser, A.C., & TRG (2001). AutoTutor: Incorporating backchannel feedback and other human-like conversational behaviors into an intelligent tutoring system. International Journal of Speech Technology, 4, 117-126.

Refereed Conference Publications and Abstracts

Franceschetti, D.R., Karnavat, A., Marineau, J., McCallie, G.L., Olde, B.A., Terry, B.L., & Graesser, A.C. (2001). Development of physics test corpora for latent semantic analysis. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society(pp. 297-300). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Franklin, S., Graesser, A.C. (2001). Modeling cognition with software agents. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society(pp.301-306).Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Graesser, A.C. (2001). Military psychology in personnel management. In T. Filjak (Ed.), Proceedings of the 36th International Applied Military Psychology Symposium (pp. 293-294). Zagreb, Croatia: Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia. DOC Version

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Susarla, S., Harter, D., Person, N., Louwerse, M., Olde, B., & the TRG (2001). AutoTutor:An intelligent tutor and conversational tutoring scaffold.Papers from the Workshop on "Tutorial Dialog Systems" at the Artificial Intelligence in Education 2001 Conference (pp.47-49). San Antonio, TX. DOC Version

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., & Person, N.K. (2001). Teaching with the help of talking heads. In the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies(pp. 460-461). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. DOC Version

Graesser, A.C., Karnavat, A.B., Daniel, F.K., Cooper, E., Whitten, S.N., & Louwerse, M. (2001). A computer tool to improve questionnaire design. In Statistical Policy Working Paper 33, Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (pp. 36-48). Washington, DC: Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Harter, D., Kozma, R., & Graesser, A.C. (2001). Models of ontogenetic development for autonomous adaptive systems. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 405-410). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Graesser, A.C., Olde, B., & Lu, S. (2001). Question-driven explanatory reasoning about devices that malfunction. In T. Filjak (Ed.), Proceedings of the 36th International Applied Military Psychology Symposium (pp. 114-119). Zagreb, Croatia: Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia. DOC Version

Jackson, T., Mueller, J., Person, N., & Graesser, A.C. (2001). Assessing the pedagogical effectiveness and conversational appropriateness in three versions of AutoTutor. In J.D. Moore, C.L. Redfield, and W.L. Johnson (Eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education: AI-ED in the Wired and Wireless Future (pp. 263-267). Amsterdam: OIS Press. PDF Version

Link, K.E., Kreuz, R.J., Graesser, A.C., & TRG (2001). Factors that influence the perception of feedback delivered by a pedagogical agent. International Journal of Speech Technology, 4, 145-153.PDF version

Lu, S., & Graesser, A.C. (2001). Does an illustration help to comprehend scientific texts? Proceedings of the Third International Conference of Cognitive Science (Pp.643). Beijing, China: Press of the University of Science and Technology in China.

Lu, S., Olde, B., Cooper, E., & Graesser, A.C. (2001). Individual differences in reasoning about broken devices: An eye-tracking study. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 582-587). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Person, N.K., Gholson, B., Craig, S., Hu, X., Stewart, C., & Graesser, A.C. (2001). HURA Advisor: A web-based intelligent agent who manages mixed initiative dialog to optimize information retrieval. Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE Conference on Communications. IEEE.

Person, N.K., Graesser, A.C., Bautista, L., Mathews, E., & TRG (2001). Evaluating student learning gains in two versions of AutoTutor. In J.D. Moore, C.L. Redfield, and W.L. Johnson (Eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education: AI-ED in the Wired and Wireless Future (pp. 286-293). Amsterdam: OIS Press.

Otero, J., & Graesser, A.C. (2001). PREG: Elements of a model of question asking. Cognition & Instruction, 19, 143-175. HTML version

Invited Presentations

Graesser, A.C. (February, 2001). Animated pedagogical conversational agents: Learning with AutoTutor and the HURA Advisor. Invited presentation at the conference on Applying the Science of Learning to the University and Beyond. Pomona, CA.

Graesser, A.C. (April, 2001). Discourse comprehension at deep and shallow levels. Keynote address at the Spanish Psycholinguistics Association conference. Granada, Spain.

Graesser, A.C. (June, 2001). RAND Reading Study Group: Charting the Course for a National Research Agenda in Skillful Reading. Keynote Symposium at the meetings of the Society for Text and Discourse. Boulder, CO.

Graesser, A.C. (June, 2001). Question driven explanatory reasoning. Military Personnel Research Science Workshop Program. Memphis, TN.

Conferences

Person, N., Graesser, A., Jackson, T., Matthews, E., & TRG (January 2001). Evaluating student learning outcomes for two versions of AutoTutor. Paper presented at the 12th Annual winter Conference on Discourse, Text, and Cognition. Jackson Hole, WY.

Graesser, A.C., Bautista, L., Link, D., Kruez, R., & TRG (April 2001). An evaluation of AutoTutor on learning gains. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Seattle, WA.

Graesser, A.C., Olde, B., & Lu, S. (April 2001). Eye tracking while reading illustrated texts about everyday devices. Symposium presented at the meetings of the American Educational Research Association. Seattle, WA.

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Susarla, S., Harter, D., Person, N., Louwerse, M., Olde, B., & the TRG (May, 2001). AutoTutor: An intelligent tutor and conversational tutoring scaffold. Papers from the Workshop on ??Tutorial Dialog Systems?? at the Artificial Intelligence in Education 2001 Conference. San Antonio, TX.

Jackson, T., Mueller, J., Person, N., & Graesser, A.C. (May, 2001). Poster presented at the 10th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education. San Antonio, TX.

Person, N.K., Graesser, A.C., Bautista, L., Mathews, E., & TRG (May, 2001). Evaluating student learning gains in two versions of AutoTutor. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education. San Antonio, TX.

Lu, S., Olde, B., & Graesser, A.C. (June, 2001). Eye guidance in reasoning about broken devices. Paper presented at the American Psychological Society. Toronto, CA.

Graesser, A.C. (June 2001). Panel on RAND/OERI Research Planning Group Report. Meetings of the Scientific Studies of Reading. Denver, CO.

Person, N.K., Gholson, B., Craig, S., Hu, X., Stewart, C., & Graesser, A.C. (June 2001). HURAA Advisor: An interactive web-based agent that optimizes information in a multimedia environment. Paper presented at the ED MEDIA 2001 conference. Helsinki, Finland.

Franceschetti, D.R., Karnavat, A., Marineau, J., McCallie, G.L., Olde, B.A., Terry, B.L., & Graesser, A.C. (August, 2001). Development of physics text corpora for latent semantic analysis. Paper presented at the meetings of the Cognitive Science Society. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Franklin, S., & Graesser, A.C. (August, 2001). Modeling cognition with software agents. Paper presented at the meetings of the Cognitive Science Society. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., & Person, N.K. (August, 2001). Teaching with the help of talking heads. Symposium paper presented at the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies. Madison, WI.

Harter, D., Kozma, R., & Graesser, A.C. (August, 2001). Models of ontogenetic development for autonomous adaptive systems. Poster presented at the meetings of the Cognitive Science Society. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Lu, S., & Graesser, A.C. (August, 2001). Does an illustration help to comprehend scientific texts? Proceedings of the Third International Conference of Cognitive Science (Pp. 643). Beijing, China.

Lu, S., Olde, B., Cooper, E., & Graesser, A.C. (August, 2001). Individual differences in reasoning about broken devices: An eye tracking study. Poster presented at the meetings of the Cognitive Science Society. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Graesser, A.C., Olde, B., & Lu, S. (November, 2001). Good comprehenders focus on faults when everyday devices break down. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meetings of the Psychonomic Society. Orlando, FL.

Book Reviews

Graesser, A.C., & Whitten, S.N. (2001). Scripts of the mind and educational reform. Contemporary Psychology, 46, 261-262.

Other (Universities/Industry)

Graesser, A.C. (February 2001). AutoTutor: Simulating a human tutor. Colloquium at the University of Text at Dallas

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