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Xiangen Hu

Experimental (Cognitive)
Psychology Building, Room 432
FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 436
901.678.3608 (telephone)
901.678.5736 (telephone)
901.678.2579 (fax)


Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
M.S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology
B.A., Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Research Interests

  • Human Learning and Memory
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Statistical Analysis
Recent Publications
  • Hu, X., Cai, Z., Wiemer-Hasting, P., Graesser, A., & McNamara, D. S. (2007).  Strengths, limitations, and extensions of LSA. In T. Landauer, D. S., McNamara, S. Dennis, & W. Kintsch (Eds.), Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis. Mahwah.
  • Woodward, T. S., Menon, M., Hu, X., & Keefe, R. S. E. (2006). Optimization of a multinomial model for investigations of hallucinations and delusions with source monitoring. Schizophrenia Research.
  • Louwerse, M. M., Cai, Z., Hu, X., Ventura, M., & Jeuniaux, P. (2006). Cognitively inspired natural language based knowledge representations: Further explorations of Latent Semantic Analysis. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools.
  • Penumatsa, P., Ventura, M., Graesser, A. C., Franceschetti, D. R., Louwerse, M., Hu, X., Cai, Z., & the Tutoring Research Group (2006). The right threshold value: What is the right threshold of cosine measure when using latent semantic analysis for evaluating student answers? International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools, 15, 767-777.
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