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KSC-PaL: a peer learning agent [PDF] from uic.edu C Kersey, B Di Eugenio, P Jordan… – Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 2010 – Springer … The core of KSC-PaL is the TuTalk system [9]. TuTalk is a dialogue management system that supports natural language dialogues for educational applications and allows for both tutorial and conversational dialogues. In developing … Related articles – All 10 versions

An open architecture for messaging-based consumer-health question-answering S McRoy, V Vaidhynathan, A May… – Proceedings of the 2nd …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … In this paper, we describe how we have adapted the TuTalk dialog system to create a new messaging-based question-answering system to promote healthy birth outcomes among low-income, ex- pectant women in Milwaukee. …

[PDF] Learning from student responses: A domain-independent natural language tutor [PDF] from aclweb.org J McDonald, A Knott, R Zeng… – Workshop, pages, 2011 – aclweb.org … Of the few readily available domain-independent tutorial dialogue systems, TuTalk from the Learning Research and Development Centre at the University of Pittsburgh, is one that provides a relatively easy way to author dialogues using only a text editor and scripts can be … Related articles – View as HTML – All 6 versions

[PDF] An integrated authoring tool for tactical questioning dialogue systems [PDF] from usc.edu S Gandhe, N Whitman, D Traum… – 6th Workshop on …, 2009 – people.ict.usc.edu … TuTalk (Jordan et al. 2007) is one such system. TuTalk authoring tool allows tutorial system re- searchers who may not have expertise in the dialogue system design to rapidly prototype dialogue systems and experiment with different ideas. … Cited by 8 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 8 versions

[PDF] Detecting and understanding the impact of cognitive and interpersonal conflict in computer supported collaborative learning environments [PDF] from wpi.edu DN Prata, RSJ Baker, E Costa, CP Rosé… – Proceedings of the …, 2009 – users.wpi.edu … Each student made, on average, 84.3 utterances, for a total of 1940 utterances. Each student used a mathematics tutoring program covering problems on fraction addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division [9], in collaborative pairs mediated through TuTalk. … Cited by 8 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 12 versions

A Student Model Based on Item Response Theory for TuTalk, a Tutorial Dialogue Agent M Ringenberg – Proceeding of the 2007 conference on Artificial …, 2007 – dl.acm.org Note: OCR errors may be found in this Reference List extracted from the full text article. ACM  has opted to expose the complete List rather than only correct and linked references. …  Bloom, BS: The 2 sigma problem: The search for methods of group instruction as effective … Related articles – BL Direct

Supporting students working together on Math with Social Dialogue [PDF] from rohitkumar.net R Kumar, G Gweon, M Joshi, Y Cui… – Workshop on Speech …, 2007 – isca-speech.org … communication and modularization. We employ two types of conversational agents for this experiment: simple social dialogue agents and cognitive support gents implemented with the TuTalk authoring environment [12,13]. The social … Cited by 19 – Related articles – All 23 versions

[PDF] Evidence of misunderstandings in tutorial dialogue and their impact on learning [PDF] from celstec.org P Jordan, D Litman, M Lipschultz… – Proceedings of the 14th …, 2009 – celstec.org … Cordillera was developed to provide a testbed for exploring questions about the relationship between tutorial dialogue strategies and student learning [15] and was implemented using the TuTalk TDS toolkit [7]. TuTalk supports the authoring and delivery of dialogues in which a … Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 8 versions

Rapidly Creating a Tutorial Dialogue System Using the TuTalk Tool Suite PW Jordan… – Proceeding of the 2007 conference on Artificial …, 2007 – dl.acm.org Users typically navigate the state space of a task through the explicit manipulation of its  constituent elements. This paper proposes the Principle of State Expansion (PoSE), a novel  alternative to such explicit manipulation. Under the PoSE, users manipulate… BL Direct

KSC-PaL: A peer learning agent that encourages students to take the initiative [PDF] from aclweb.org C Kersey, B Di Eugenio, P Jordan… – … on Innovative Use of NLP for …, 2009 – dl.acm.org … KSC-PaL has been developed in the last two years. Dialogue- wise, its core is TuTalk (Jordan et al., 2007), a dia- logue management system that supports natural lan- 55 … Since TuTalk does not include an interface or a student model, we developed both in previous years. … Cited by 7 – Related articles – All 40 versions

VMT-Basilica: an environment for rapid prototyping of collaborative learning environments with dynamic support [PDF] from ltee.org R Kumar, S Chaudhuri, I Howley… – Proceedings of the 9th …, 2009 – dl.acm.org … CSCL2009 MAIN CONFERENCE EVENTS – POSTERS (c) ISLS 193 Page 3. The primary technology that has been used to date to develop Actors within the Basilica framework is a tool set called TuTalk designed to support quick authoring of dialogue agents (Cui & Rosé, 2008). … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 8 versions

Developing pedagogically effective tutorial dialogue tactics: Experiments and a testbed [PDF] from bham.ac.uk K VanLehn, P Jordan… – Workshop on Speech and …, 2007 – isca-speech.org … 4. Cordillera To construct Cordillera, we used the TuTalk [16, 17] NL tutorial dialogue toolkit as the foundation. … The simplest dialogue one can write for TuTalk can be repre- sented as a finite state machine. Each state contains a single tutor turn. … Cited by 14 – Related articles – All 12 versions

[PDF] Topic initiative in a simulated peer dialogue agent [PDF] from cmu.edu PW Jordan – FRONTIERS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE …, 2007 – einstein.pslc.cs.cmu.edu … We chose to use the existing TuTalk dialogue system for our initial modelling effort since it provides more flexibility than pure finite-state based approaches [4]. It provides a task agenda and discourse history, it tracks discourse obli- gations and has been used in experiments … Cited by 1 – Related articles – View as HTML – BL Direct – All 6 versions

[PDF] Knowledge co-construction and initiative in peer learning interactions [PDF] from uic.edu C Kersey, B Di Eugenio, P Jordan… – 2009 – nlp.cs.uic.edu … The core of KSC-PaL is the TuTalk system which supports natural language dialogues for educational applications [11]. In developing the agent we added a graphical user interface, replaced TuTalk’s student model and are … Cited by 1 – Related articles – View as HTML – Library Search – All 12 versions

[PDF] Evaluating the Effect of Social Conversation on Learning, Interaction, and Perceived Interdependence in a Collaborative Math Problem Solving Environment [PDF] from gerrystahl.net R Kumar, G Gweon, M Joshi, Y Cui… – Working notes of the …, 2007 – gerrystahl.net … students. We employ two types of conversational agents for this experiment: simple social dialogue agents and cognitive support gents implemented with the TuTalk authoring environment (Gweon et al., 2005; Jordan et al., 2007). … Cited by 1 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 13 versions

Building conversational agents with Basilica [PDF] from brandeis.edu R Kumar… – … of Human Language Technologies: The 2009 …, 2009 – dl.acm.org … use one or more of these presence sensing techniques and one of the many existing scripting languages including VoiceXML, SALT, TuTalk (Jordan et al., 2007) and Ravenclaw (Bohus and Rudnicky, 2003) task specification language among others. … Cited by 9 – Related articles – All 22 versions

[PDF] Engaging collaborative learners with helping agents [PDF] from rohitkumar.net S Chaudhuri, R Kumar, I Howley… – Proc of AI in Education, 2009 – rohitkumar.net … The Tutoring Actor relies on a tool set called TuTalk designed to support quick authoring of dialogue agents (Cui & Rosé, 2008). … The TuTalk authoring environment was used to create a set of 12 instructional dialogs like the one shown in lines 5 through 19. Notice Page 4. … Cited by 14 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 11 versions

Architecture for Building Conversational Agents that Support Collaborative Learning [HTML] from computer.org R Kumar… – Learning Technologies, IEEE Transactions …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Fig. 4. 3.3 TuTalk: Integrating existing behavior within Agents Basilica allows for integration of a wide range of behav- ioral components, but one that we have used frequently in our agents is the TuTalk dialog engine [30]. In … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 9 versions

Impact of initiative on collaborative problem solving [PDF] from aclweb.org C Kersey – Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the …, 2008 – dl.acm.org … The model will be implemented as an artificial agent, KSC-PaL, that interacts with a peer in collab- orative problem solving using an interface similar to the one that was used in data collection (see Fig- ure 1). This agent will be an extension of the TuTalk system, which is … Related articles – All 19 versions

Tools for authoring a dialogue agent that participates in learning studies [PDF] from cmu.edu PW Jordan, B Hall, M Ringenberg, Y Cue… – Proceeding of the 2007 …, 2007 – dl.acm.org … ABSTRACT. TuTalk supports the rapid development of dialogue agents for learning applications. It enables an experimenter to create a dialogue agent with either minimal or no programming and provides the infrastructure needed for testing hypotheses about dialogue. … Cited by 39 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 10 versions

[PDF] Rapidly developing dialogue systems that support learning studies [PDF] from learnlab.org PW Jordan, M Ringenberg… – Proceedings of ITS06 Workshop …, 2006 – learnlab.org … dialogue systems to be used in learning studies. We intend to make TuTalk publically available once development is completed. TuTalk was strongly influenced by our past tutorial dialogue research. As part of this work we created … Cited by 14 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 10 versions

Improving the authoring of foreign language interactive lessons in the Tactical Language Training System [PDF] from bham.ac.uk J Meron, A Valente… – Workshop on Speech and …, 2007 – isca-speech.org … Two categories of authoring tools are most closely related to the work described here: interactive storytelling tools such as Crawford’s Erasmatron and related tools [5], and tutorial dialog development tools such as TuTalk [7] and AutoTutor [6]. Like the Erasmatron, our dialog … Cited by 8 – Related articles – All 13 versions

Towards a prototyping tool for behavior oriented authoring of conversational agents for educational applications [PDF] from upenn.edu G Gweon, J Arguello, C Pai, R Carey… – Proceedings of the …, 2005 – dl.acm.org … 1 Introduction This paper reports work in progress towards developing TuTalk, an authoring environment developed with the long term goal of enabling the authoring of effective tutorial dialogue agents. … 45 Page 2. tutoring also have plans to use TuTalk. … Related articles – All 33 versions

[PDF] Conversational Agents in Multi-Party Interactive Situations [PDF] from rohitkumar.net R Kumar – LTI, CMU, 2010 – thesis.rohitkumar.net … Figure 5. Example XML Specification of a Basilica Agent 5.3. Integrating existing behavior within Agents Basilica allows for integration of a wide range of behavioral components, but one that we have used frequently in our agents is the TuTalk dialog engine (Jordan et. al., 2007. … Related articles – View as HTML – All 4 versions

[PDF] Building conversational agents in Second Life using Basilica [PDF] from rohitkumar.net R Kumar, BK Weusijana… – submitted to Interspeech, 2008 – basilica.rohitkumar.net … execute scripted behavior. Behavior created for the TuTalk dialog management system [10] can be incorporated into conversational agents built using the Basilica framework using the existing wrapper components. We intend … Cited by 4 – Related articles – View as HTML

When does disengagement correlate with learning in spoken dialog computer tutoring? [PDF] from pitt.edu K Forbes-Riley… – Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2011 – Springer … This answer’s (in)correctness is then automatically classified based on this transcript, using the TuTalk semantic analyzer [8], and the answer’s (un)certainty is automatically classified by inputting features of the speech sig- nal, the automatic transcript, and the dialog context into … Related articles – All 5 versions

Predicting change in student motivation by measuring cohesion between tutor and student [PDF] from aclweb.org A Ward, D Litman… – Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on …, 2011 – dl.acm.org … teaches qualitative physics. It provides a spoken di- alog interface to the Why2-Atlas (VanLehn et al., 2002) tutor, and has recently been re-implemented using the TuTalk (Jordan et al., 2007) dialog plat- form. The Itspoke tutor … Related articles – All 15 versions

[PDF] Socially Capable Conversational Agents for Multi-Party Interactive Situations [PDF] from rohitkumar.net R Kumar – 2011 – thesis.rohitkumar.net Page 1. Socially Capable Conversational Agents for Multi-Party Interactive Situations Rohit Kumar CMU-LTI-11-013 Language Technologies Institute School of Computer Science Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 www.lti.cs.cmu.edu … Related articles – View as HTML – All 4 versions

Using performance trajectories to analyze the immediate impact of user state misclassification in an adaptive spoken dialogue system [PDF] from aclweb.org K Forbes-Riley… – Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2011 …, 2011 – dl.acm.org … which yields an automatic transcript. The answer’s (in)correctness is then automatically classified based on this transcript, using the TuTalk semantic analyzer (Jordan et al., 2007). Simultaneously, the answer’s (un)certainty … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 9 versions

Metacognition and learning in spoken dialogue computer tutoring [PDF] from pitt.edu K Forbes-Riley… – Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 2010 – Springer … and prior ITSPOKE corpora. Correctness was automatically labeled on the speech recognition output using the TuTalk seman- tic analyzer [16], which was trained on the ITSPOKE-WOZ corpus. Uncertainty was automatically … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 6 versions

Story Generation to Accelerate Math Problem Authoring for Practice and Assessment [PDF] from rohitkumar.net Y Cui, R Kumar, C P. Rosé… – Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 2008 – Springer … However, the environment includes a hierarchical planner as a control structure that allows morphs to be authored in a more flexible fashion, as in the TuTalk tutorial dialogue authoring environment [1]. For example, the template in Figure 2 contains 3 sentences. … Related articles – All 11 versions

An Authoring Tool that Facilitates the Rapid Development of Dialogue Agents for Intelligent Tutoring Systems Y Cui… – Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 2008 – Springer … The important contribution of this work with respect to the design is the support for navigation within the hierarchical representation of dialogue behavior. There are three main parts in the Tutalk authoring tool: the Author panel, the Preview panel and the Test panel. … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 2 versions

Adding abstractive reflection to a tutorial dialog system [PDF] from pitt.edu A Ward… – … 24th International FLAIRS (Florida Artificial Intelligence …, 2011 – aaai.org … problems in qualitative physics. It was originally built by adding a spoken dialog interface to the Why2-Atlas (VanLehn et al. 2002) tutor, and recently re-implemented using the TuTalk (Jordan et al. 2007) dialog platform. At the start … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 4 versions

[PDF] Cost-Effective Content Creation with Variabilization [PDF] from wpi.edu MP Vartak, SF Almeida… – 2008 – nth.wpi.edu … Most of these systems involve novel ideas to speed up authoring but most of the systems have not yet “left the laboratory.” One recent authoring tool, “TuTalk,” has similarities to our work in that they create simple dialogues but they are more focused on features lying outside our … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 6 versions

[PDF] Multitalker: Building conversational agents in second life using basilica [PDF] from life-slc.org BKA Weusijana, R Kumar… – Second Life Education …, 2008 – life-slc.org … execute scripted behavior. Behavior created for the TuTalk dialog management system [6] can be incorporated into conversational agents built using the Basilica framework using the existing wrapper components. Dr. Rosé … Cited by 7 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 11 versions

Speech and Language Processing for Adaptive Training D Litman – Adaptive Technologies for Training and Education, 2012 – books.google.com … The natural language processing in the adaptive version of ITSPOKE has also been reimplemented using the TuTalk tutorial dialogue toolkit (Jordan et al., 2007), which supports the authoring and delivery of natural language dialogues in which a computer tutor tries to elicit … Related articles

[BOOK] Artificial intelligence in education: building technology rich learning contexts that work R Luckin, KR Koedinger… – 2007 – books.google.com … Adaptive Hypermedia 695 Jabari O. Pulliam, Robert Sajan and Katja Hofmann Applying Learning Factors Analysis to Build Stereotypic Student Models 697 Anna N. Rafferty and Michael Yudelson A Student Model Based on Item Response Theory for TuTalk, a Tutorial Dialogue … Cited by 9 – Related articles – Library Search – All 4 versions

Benefits and challenges of real-time uncertainty detection and adaptation in a spoken dialogue computer tutor [PDF] from pitt.edu K Forbes-Riley… – Speech Communication, 2011 – Elsevier … 4 ITSPOKE is a fully automated spoken dialogue tutoring system that was originally built on top of the Why2-Atlas text-based physics tutoring system (VanLehn et al., 2002) and was later reimplemented using the TuTalk authoring tool and tutorial dialogue system platform … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 4 versions

An Evaluation of Pedagogical Tutorial Tactics for a Natural Language Tutoring System: A Reinforcement Learning Approach M Chi, K VanLehn, D Litman… – International Journal of Artificial …, 2011 – IOS Press Page 1. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education 21 (2011) 83-113 83 DOI 10.3233/JAI-2011-014 IOS Press An Evaluation of Pedagogical Tutorial Tactics for a Natural Language Tutoring System: A Reinforcement Learning Approach … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 2 versions

Empirically evaluating the application of reinforcement learning to the induction of effective and adaptive pedagogical strategies [PDF] from ipn.mx M Chi, K VanLehn, D Litman… – User Modeling and User- …, 2011 – Springer Page 1. User Model User-Adap Inter (2011) 21:137-180 DOI 10.1007/s11257-010-9093- 1 ORIGINAL PAPER Empirically evaluating the application of reinforcement learning to the induction of effective and adaptive pedagogical strategies … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 8 versions

Building Intelligent Tutoring Systems: An Overview R Nkambou, J Bourdeau… – Advances in Intelligent Tutoring …, 2010 – Springer … 2006) and example-based systems (Aleven et al. 2009); ASPIRE for constraint-based systems (Mitrovic et al. 2009); TuTalk Tool Suite (Jordan et al. 2007) for dialogue-based learning agents; and authoring tools for inquiry-based systems (Murray et al. 2004; Gijlers et al. … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 2 versions

[PDF] Modeling knowledge co-construction for peer learning interactions [PDF] from uic.edu C Kersey, B Di Eugenio, PW Jordan… – ITS 2008, The 9th …, 2008 – nlp.cs.uic.edu … model is developed, it will be implemented as an artificial agent, KSC-PaL, that interacts with a peer in collaborative problem solving using an interface similar to the one that was used in data collection (see Figure 1). This agent will be an extension of the TuTalk system, which … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 9 versions

InfoMagnets: making sense of corpus data [PDF] from upenn.edu J Arguello… – Proceedings of the 2006 Conference of the North …, 2006 – dl.acm.org … conversation. Based on this topic analysis of the human-tutoring corpus, the domain expert de- signed 12 dialogues, which were then implemented using a dialogue authoring environment called TuTalk (Gweon et al., 2005). … Cited by 6 – Related articles – All 32 versions

Reflection and learning robustness in a natural language conceptual physics tutoring system [PDF] from pitt.edu A Ward – 2010 – d-scholarship.pitt.edu Page 1. REFLECTION AND LEARNING ROBUSTNESS IN A NATURAL LANGUAGE CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS TUTORING SYSTEM by Arthur Ward MBA, Carnegie Mellon University MS, Intelligent Systems, University of Pittsburgh Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 4 versions

A Road Ahead for Adaptive Training Technology PJ Durlach – Adaptive Technologies for Training and Education, 2012 – books.google.com Page 349. CHAPTER 18 A Road Ahead for Adaptive Training Technology Paula J. Durlach One-on-one tutoring is considered the gold standard in education and training; but just as one-on-one human tutoring is resource intensive …

CycleTalk: Data driven design of support for simulation based learning [PDF] from iaied.org CP Rosé, R Kumar, V Aleven, A Robinson… – International Journal of …, 2006 – IOS Press Page 1. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education 16 (2006) 195-223 195 IOS Press 1560-4292/06/$17.00 (c) 2006 – IOS Press and the author. All rights reserved CycleTalk: Data Driven Design of Support for Simulation Based Learning … Cited by 9 – Related articles – All 18 versions