Pamela W. Jordan
Research Papers (pdf)
Journal & Magazine Articles
- Empirically evaluating the application of reinforcement learning to the
induction of effective and adaptive pedagogical strategies. by M. Chi, K. VanLehn, D. Litman and P. Jordan (2011). User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction. Special Issue on Data Mining
for Personalized Educational Systems. 21(1-2), 137-180.
- An Evaluation of Pedagogical Tutorial Tactics for a Natural Language
Tutoring System: A Reinforcement Learning Approach. by M. Chi, K. VanLehn, D. Litman and P. Jordan (2011).
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education.
Special Issue on Best of ITS 2010. 21(1-2), 83-113.
are Tutorial Dialogues More Effective than Reading?. by K.
Vanlehn, A. Graesser, G. T. Jackson, P. Jordan, A. Olney and C.
Rose (2007). Cognitive Science
Content Selection Rules for Generating Object Descriptions in
(pre-pub version). by
Pamela Jordan and Marilyn Walker. In Journal
of Artificial Intelligence Research, vol. 24, pp 157-194, 2005.
Theorem Proving for Analyzing Student Explanations and Guiding Feedback
in Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pre-pub version). by Maxim
Jordan and Kurt VanLehn. Journal of
Special Issue on Automated Reasoning and Theorem Proving in Education,
vol. 32, issue 3, pp 187-226, 2004.
- Arthur C. Graesser, Kurt VanLehn, Carolyn Penstein Rose, Pamela W. Jordan, Derek Harter. Intelligent Tutoring Systems with Conversational Dialogue. AI Magazine, 2001: 39-52
Agreement Process: An Empirical Investigation of Human-human
Computer-mediated Collaborative Dialogues. by Barbara Di
Eugenio, Pamela W. Jordan, Richmond H. Thomason and Johanna D. Moore. International Journal of
Human-Computer Studies, vol 53, no 6, pgs
1017-1076, December 2000.
A Testbed of Communicative Action and Resource Limits (pre-pub version)
Marilyn A. Walker and Pamela W. Jordan. In ACM SIGART Special Issue on
Artificial Intelligence Education, Kumar & Hearst (editors), ACM
SIGART, Volume 6, Number 2, April 1995: 34-38. An earlier version also
in the Working notes of the American Association of Artificial
Intelligence Fall Symposium on Improving the Instruction of AI (New
Orleans, LA), AAAI Press, November 1994.
First-Pass Approach for Evaluating Machine Translation Systems (pre-pub
Pamela W. Jordan, Bonnie J. Dorr, and John W. Benoit. In Machine
Translation , vol 6, no. 1-2, pgs 49-58, 1993.
- Pamela W. Jordan, Karl S. Keller, Richard W. Tucker, David Vogel. Software Storming: Combining Rapid Prototyping and Knowledge Engineering. IEEE Computer, 1989: 39~48.
Influences on Attribute Selection for Repeated Descriptions (pre-pub
Pamela Jordan. In Information Sharing:
Reference and Presupposition
in Language Generation and Interpretation, edited by Kees van
Deemter and Rodger Kibble, pgs 295-328,CSLI Publications, Stanford CA,
- A Survey of Current Paradigms in Machine Translation by
Bonnie J. Dorr, Pamela W. Jordan and John W. Benoit. In Advances in
Computers, edited by Marvin V. Zelkowitz, Vol 49, Academic Press,
- Lipshultz, M., Litman, D., Jordan, P., & Katz, S. (2011). Predicting changes in level of abstraction in tutor responses to students. Paper to be presented at the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-24.
- Katz, S., Ford, M., Jordan, P., & Litman, D. (2011) Rimac: A
Natural-language tutoring system that engages students in deep
reasoning dialogues about physics. SREE Spring 2011 poster
- Cynthia Kersey, Barbara Di Eugenio, Pamela W. Jordan, Sandra Katz. KSC-PaL: A Peer Learning Agent. Intelligent Tutoring Systems ITS'2010. pp.72~81
- Min Chi, Kurt VanLehn, Diane J. Litman, Pamela W. Jordan. Inducing Effective Pedagogical Strategies Using Learning Context Features. UMAP'2010. pp.147~158
- P. Jordan, M. Mowery, J. Wiebe and W. Chapman. (2010). Annotating conditions in clinical narratives to support temporal classification. Proceedings of American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Symposium.
- Min Chi, Pamela W. Jordan, Kurt VanLehn, Diane J. Litman. To Elicit Or To Tell: Does It Matter?. AIED'2009. pp.197~204
- Cynthia Kersey, Barbara Di Eugenio, Pamela W. Jordan, Sandra Katz. Knowledge Co-construction and Initiative in Peer Learning Interactions. AIED'2009. pp.325~332
- Pamela W. Jordan, Diane J. Litman, Michael Lipschultz, Joanna Drummond. Evidence of Misunderstandings in Tutorial Dialogue and their Impact on Learning. AIED'2009. pp.125-132
- Min Chi, Pamela W. Jordan, Kurt VanLehn, Moses Hall. Reinforcement Learning-based Feature Seleciton For Developing Pedagogically Effective Tutorial Dialogue Tactics. EDM'2008. pp.258~265
Feedback During Tutorial Dialogue. by P. Jordan and D.
Litman. In the Proceedings of the Intelligent Tutoring Systems 9th
International Conference, ITS 2008, pp. 671-673.
for Authoring a Dialogue Agent that Participates in Learning Studies.
by P. Jordan, B. Hall, M. Ringenberg, Y. Cui and C.P.
Rosé. In the Proceedings of Artificial
Intelligence in Education, AIED 2007, pp. 43-50.
Initiative in a Simulated Peer Dialogue Agent. by Pamela W.
Jordan. In the Proceedings of Artificial
Intelligence in Education, AIED 2007, pp. 581-583.
Natural Language Tutorial Dialogue System
for Physics, by Pamela Jordan, Maxim Makatchev, Umarani Pappuswamy,
Kurt VanLehn and Patricia Albacete. In Proceedings of the
FLAIRS conference, 2006. pp. 521-527
- Maxim Makatchev, Kurt VanLehn, Pamela W. Jordan, Umarani Pappuswamy. Representation and Reasoning for Deeper Natural Language Understanding in a Physics Tutoring System. FLAIRS Conference'2006. pp.682~687
Control of Redundancy in Scripted Tutorial Dialogue, by Pamela
Jordan, Patricia Albacete and Kurt VanLehn. In
Proceedings of Int. Conference on Artificial
Intelligence in Education,
AIED2005, 2005, pp. 314-321.
- Umarani Pappuswamy, Dumisizwe Bhembe, Pamela W. Jordan, Kurt VanLehn. A Supervised Clustering Method for Text Classification. CICLing'2005. pp.704~714
- Umarani Pappuswamy, Dumisizwe Bhembe, Pamela W. Jordan, Kurt VanLehn. A Multi-Tier NL-Knowledge Clustering for Classifying Students' Essays. FLAIRS Conference'2005. pp.566~571
Students' Reasoning about Qualitative Physics: Heuristics for Abductive
Proof Search . by Maxim Makatchev, Pamela Jordan and Kurt
VanLehn. In Proceedings of Intelligent
Conference, Maceío, Brazil, 2004, Springer LNCS, vol
Competing Language Understanding Approaches in an Intelligent Tutoring
System . by Pamela Jordan, Maxim Makatchev and Kurt VanLehn.
In Proceedings of Intelligent
Tutoring Systems Conference,
Maceío, Brazil, 2004, Springer LNCS, vol 3220, pp 346-357.
Proofs as Models of Students' Reasoning about Qualitative Physics.
by Maxim Makatchev, Pamela Jordan, Umarani Pappuswamy, and Kurt
VanLehn. In Proceedings of International
Cognitive Modelling, Pittsburgh, USA, 2004, Lawrence Erlbaum
Publishers, Mahwah, New Jersey, pp. 166-171.
Student Explanations as Models for Adapting Tutorial Dialogue. by
Pamela Jordan. In the Proceedings of the 17th International FLAIRS
Conference, 2004, pp 905-910.
Theorem Proving for Analyzing Student Explanations. by Pamela
Jordan, Maxim Makatchev and Kurt VanLehn. In Proceedings of Artificial
Intelligence in Education, 2003, pp 73-80, editors Ulrich Hoppe,
Verdejo and Judy Kay;
IOS Press Amsterdam.
for Authoring Tutorial Dialogue Knowledge. by Pamela Jordan,
Carolyn Rosé and Kurt VanLehn. In the Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence in
Education 2001, Austin Texas, pp 222-233, May 2001.
Attribute Selections for Non-Pronominal Expressions by Pamela
Jordan and Marilyn Walker, In the Proceedings of Association for Computational Linguistics
2000, Hong Kong,
pp 181-190, October 2000.
Nominal Expressions Achieve Multiple Goals?: An Empirical Study
by Pamela W. Jordan, In the Proceedings of Association for Computational Linguistics,
Hong Kong, pp
on Attribute Selection in Redescriptions: A Corpus Study by
Pamela W. Jordan, In the Proceedings of Cognitive Science Conference, pp 250-255, August
Empirical Investigation of Proposals in Collaborative Dialogues by
Barbara Di Eugenio, Pamela W. Jordan, Johanna D. Moore and Richmond H.
Thomason. Project Note. In the Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computational
Linguistics and the 36th Annual Meeting of
the Association for Computational
Montréal, Canada, pp 325-329, 1998.
to Remind During Collaborative Problem Solving: Empirical Evidence for
Agent Strategies by Pamela W. Jordan and Marilyn A. Walker.
Copyright AAAI, 1996. In the proceedings of AAAI-96,
Portland, OR, August, pp 16-23, 1996.
Terminological Knowledge Representation Languages to Manage Linguistic
Resources by Pamela W. Jordan. In the proceedings of Association
for Computational Linguistics,
Student Session, Santa Cruz, CA, pp. 366-368. June, 1996.
With Ambiguity in a Large-Scale Machine Translation System by
Baker, Franz, Jordan, Mitamura and Nyberg. In COLING-94 , pp. 90-94,
With Ambiguity in Knowledge-based Natural Language Analysis by
Baker, Franz and Jordan. In the proceedings of the 8th
FLAIRS Conference , 1994.
Workshop Papers (< 50% acceptance)
Workshop Papers (>50% acceptance or invited or unknown
- VanLehn, Kurt, Pamela Jordan, Diane Litman (2007). Developing
pedagogically effective tutorial dialogue tactics: Experiments and a
testbed. In proceedings of SLaTE Workshop on Speech
and Language Technology in Education ISCA Tutorial and Research
- Kersey, Cynthia, Di Eugenio, Barbara, Jordan, Pamela and Katz,
Sandra (2007). Collaboration
in Peer Learning Dialogues. Presented at DECALOG - The
2007 Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue.
- Jordan, Pamela, Ringenberg, Michael and Hall, Brian (2006). Rapidly
Developing Dialogue Systems that Support Learning Studies. In
Proceedings of ITS06 Workshop on
Teaching with Robots, Agents, and NLP. pgs 29-36.
Student Text to Ideal Proofs: Issues of Efficiency of Expression.
by Pamela Jordan, Maxim Makatchev, and Umarani Pappuswamy. In
Proceedings of AIED 2005 Workshop
on Mixed Language Explanation in Learning Environments (XLANG),
2005, pp. 43-50.
Proofs as Models of Qualitative Reasoning.
by Maxim Makatchev, Pamela Jordan, Umarani Pappuswamy, and Kurt
VanLehn. In Proceedings of Workshop
Reasoning, 2004, pp. 11-18.
Sharing in the Generation and Interpretation of Nominals in Dialogue.by
Pamela Jordan. In Proceedings of AAAI
Spring Symposium on Natural
Language Generation in Spoken and Written Dialogue March, 2003,
Explanations as Student Models for Guiding Tutorial Dialogue.by
Pamela Jordan, Maxim Makatchev and Uma Pappuswamy. In Proceedings of AAAI Spring Symposium on Natural
Language Generation in Spoken and
Written Dialogue March, 2003, pp 65-70.
for the generation of nominals in collaborative dialogue. by
Pamela Jordan. Presented at ISLE
Workshop on Dialogue Tagging for
Multi-Modal Human Computer Interaction, 2002.
Initiative and Questioning Strategies in Computer-Mediated Human
Tutoring Dialogues. by Pamela Jordan and Stephanie Siler. In
Proceedings of ITS 2002 Workshop on
Empirical Methods for Tutorial
Dialogue Systems, 2002.
Empirical Study of the Communicative Goals Impacting Nominal
Pamela W. Jordan. In the Proceedings of the ESSLLI Workshop on The
Generation of Nominal Expressions, paper 5, 1999.
and Initiative in Collaborative Problem Solving Dialogues by
Pamela W. Jordan and Barbara Di Eugenio. In the Proceedings of the
AAAI Spring Symposium on Computational
Models for Mixed Initiative, Stanford, CA, March, 1997.
Intentions in Collaborative Problem Solving Dialogues by
Barbara Di Eugenio, Pamela Jordan, Richmond Thomason and Johanna Moore.
In the Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Communicative Action in
Humans and Machines, Cambridge MA, November, 1997. Earlier Draft.
the Categories of Miscommunication by Pamela W. Jordan and
Richmond H. Thomason. In the proceedings of AAAI Workshop on Detecting,
Repairing, and Preventing Human-machine Miscommunication ,
Portland, OR, August, 1996.
Resource Sensitive Communication by Pamela W. Jordan and
Marilyn A. Walker. In the proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on
Rational Agency: Concepts, Theories, Models, and Applications ,
Cambridge, MA, November, 1995.
Methods in Discourse: Limits and Prospects by Richmond H.
Thomason and Pamela W. Jordan. Copyright AAAI, 1995. In the proceedings
of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Empirical
Methods in Discourse Interpretation and Generation, Stanford, CA,
Dissertation and Other Reports
Influences on Object Redescriptions in Dialogue: Evidence from an
Empirical Study by Pamela W. Jordan, PhD thesis, January 2000.
for Coding Object Attributes, Intentions and Contextual Constraints
by Pamela W. Jordan.
COCONUT project: dialogue annotation manual by Barbara Di
Eugenio, Pamela W. Jordan and Liina Pylkkänen, December 1998, ISP
Technical Report 98-1.
Coordination in a Computer-Mediated Conversation by Pamela W.
Jordan and Megan Moser. presented at GLS 95: Developments in Discourse
Analysis, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., February 1995 unpublished
the Temporal Ordering of Events in Discourse by Pamela W.
Jordan. unpublished Masters Thesis for CMU Computational Linguistics