Publications

2012

Christopher Potts. Goal-driven answers in the Cards dialogue corpus. In Nathan Arnett and Ryan Bennett, editors, Proceedings of the 30th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Somerville, MA, 2012. Cascadilla Press.

Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Christopher D. Manning, and Christopher Potts. Did it happen? the pragmatic complexity of veridicality assessment. Computational Linguistics, 380 (2):0 301-333, 2012.

Jan Overgoor, Ellery Wulczyn, and Christopher Potts. Trust propagation with mixed-effects models. In Proceedings of the 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, Dublin, June 2012. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Alex Djalali, Sven Lauer, and Christopher Potts. Corpus evidence for preference-driven interpretation. In Maria Aloni, Vadim Kimmelman, Floris Roelofsen, Galit Weidman Sassoon, Katrin Schulz, and Matthijs Westera, editors, Proceedings of the 18th Amsterdam Colloquium: Revised Selected Papers, pages 150-159, Berlin, 2012. Springer.

Vasumathi Raman and Hadas Kress-Gazit. Automated feedback for unachievable high-level robot behaviors. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 5156-5162, 2012.

Vasumathi Raman and Hadas Kress-Gazit. Explaining impossible high-level robot behaviors. 2012. To Appear: IEEE RAS Transactions on Robotics.

W. Li and J.M. Allbeck. The virtual apprentice. In Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents, pages 15-27, Santa Cruz, CA, 2012. Springer.

W. Li, Z. Di, and J.M. Allbeck. Crowd distribution and location preference. Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 230 (3-4):0 343-351, 2012.

W. Li and J.M. Allbeck. Virtual humans: Evolving with common sense. In Proceedings of Motion in Games, Rennes, France, 2012.

D.J. Brooks, C. Lignos, M.S. Medvedev, I. Perera, C. Finucane, V. Raman, A. Shultz, S. McSheehy, A. Norton, H. Kress-Gazit, et al. Situation understanding bot through language and environment. In Proceedings of the seventh annual ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction, pages 419-420, Boston, MA, USA, 2012. ACM.

D.J. Brooks, C. Lignos, C. Finucane, M.S. Medvedev, I. Perera, V. Raman, H. Kress-Gazit, M. Marcus, and H.A. Yanco. Make it so: Continuous, flexible natural language interaction with an autonomous robot. In Workshops at the Twenty-Sixth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Toronto, Ontario, Canda, 2012. AAAI.

Libo Sun, Alexander Shoulson, Pengfei Huang, Nicole Nelson, Wenhu Qin, Ani Nenkova, and Norman I. Badler. Animating synthetic dyadic conversations with variations based on context and agent attributes. Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 230 (1):0 17-32, 2012.

Vasumathi Raman, Bingxin Xu, and Hadas Kress-Gazit. Avoiding forgetfulness: Structured english specifications for high-level robot control with implicit memory. 2012. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.

Vasumathi Raman, Cameron Finucane, and Hadas Kress-Gazit. Temporal logic robot mission planning for slow and fast actions. 2012. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.

Jason Naradowsky, Sebastian Riedel, and David A. Smith. Improving NLP through maginalization of hidden syntactic structure. In Proceedings of EMNLP-CoNLL, 2012.

2011

Alex Djalali, David Clausen, Sven Lauer, Karl Schultz, and Christopher Potts. Modeling expert effects and common ground using Questions Under Discussion. In Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on Building Representations of Common Ground with Intelligent Agents, Washington, DC, November 2011. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Christopher D. Manning, and Christopher Potts. Veridicality and utterance understanding. In Proceedings of the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing: Workshop on Semantic Annotation for Computational Linguistic Resources, Stanford, CA, September 2011. IEEE Computer Society Press.

Mahalia Miller, Conal Sathi, Daniel Wiesenthal, Jure Leskovec, and Christopher Potts. Sentiment flow through hyperlink networks. In Proceedings of the 5th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, Barcelona, Spain, July 2011. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Andrew L. Maas, Raymond E. Daly, Peter T. Pham, Dan Huang, Andrew Y. Ng, and Christopher Potts. Learning word vectors for sentiment analysis. In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 142-150, Portland, Oregon, June 2011. Association for Computational Linguistics.

P.D. Hestand. A service oriented architecture for robotic platforms. PhD thesis, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, 2011.

Hadas Kress-Gazit, Tichakorn Wongpiromsarn, and Ufuk Topcu. Correct, reactive robot control from abstraction and temporal logic specifications. Robotics and Automation Magazine, 180 (3):0 65-74, 2011.

Vasumathi Raman and Hadas Kress-Gazit. Analyzing unsynthesizable specifications for high-level robot behavior using ltlmop. In CAV, pages 663-668, July 2011.

Weizi Li and Jan M. Allbeck. Populations with purpose. In Proc. of the Fourth International Conference on Motion in Games (MIG 2011), pages 133-144. Springer, November 2011.

J.M Allbeck and N.I. Badler. Simulating human activities for synthetic inputs to sensor systems. In B. Bhanu, C.V. Ravishankar, A.K. Roy-Chowdhury, H. Aghajan, and D.Terzopoulos, editors, Distributed Video Sensor Networks, pages 193-206. Springer, 2011.

Michael Wick, Khashayar Rohanimanesh, Kedar Bellare, Aron Culotta, and Andrew McCallum. Samplerank: Training factor graphs with atomic gradients. In International Conference on Machine Learning, pages 777-784, 2011.

John Lee, Jason Naradowsky, and David A. Smith. A discriminative model for joint morphological disambiguation and dependency parsing. In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, pages 885-894, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 2011. Association for Computational Linguistics.

Sameer Singh, Amarnag Subramanya, Fernando Pereira, and Andrew McCallum. Large-scale cross-document coreference using distributed inference and hierarchical models. In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, pages 793-803, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 2011. Association for Computational Linguistics.

Andrew Maas, Andrew Ng, and Christopher Potts. Multi-dimensional sentiment analysis with learned representations. Ms., Stanford University, 2011a.

2010

Catherine Stocker, Libo Sun, Pengfei Huang, Wenhu Qin, Jan M. Allbeck, and Norman I. Badler. Smart events and primed agents. In Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Intelligent virtual agents, IVA'10, pages 15-27, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010. Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-642-15891-9, 978-3-642-15891-9.

P. Huang, J. Kang, J.T. Kider Jr, B. Sunshine-Hill, J.B. McCaffrey, D.V. Rios, and N.I. Badler. Real-time evacuation simulation in mine interior model of smoke and action. 2010.

D. Brooks, A. Shultz, M. Desai, P. Kovac, and H.A. Yanco. Towards state summarization for autonomous robots. In 2010 AAAI Fall Symposium Series, 2010.

M.J. Micire. Multi-touch interaction for robot command and control. PhD thesis, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, 2010.

Jan M. Allbeck and Hadas Kress-Gazit. Constraints-based complex behavior in rich environments. In Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Intelligent virtual agents, IVA'10, pages 1-14, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010a. Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-642-15891-9, 978-3-642-15891-9.

Cameron Finucane, Gangyuan Jing, and Hadas Kress-Gazit. Ltlmop: Experimenting with language, temporal logic and robot control. In IEEE/RSJ Int'l. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pages 1988 - 1993, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2010.

Hadas Kress-Gazit and George J. Pappas. Automatic synthesis of robot controllers for tasks with locative prepositions. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 3215-3220, Anchorage, Alaska, 2010.

J.M. Allbeck and H. Kress-Gazit. Constraints-based complex behavior in rich environments. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, pages 1-14, Philadelphia, 2010. Springer.

C. Stocker, L. Sun, P. Huang, W. Qin, J.M. Allbeck, and N.I. Badler. Smart events and primed agents. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, pages 15-27, Philadelphia, 2010. Springer.

J.M. Allbeck. Carosa: A tool for authoring npcs. In Ronan Boulic, Yiorgos Chrysanthou, and Taku Komura, editors, Proceedings of Motion in Games, LNCS 6459, pages 182-193, Zeist, the Netherlands, 2010. Springer-Verlag.

2009

Jan M. Allbeck. Creating 3D Animated Human Behaviors for Virtual Worlds. PhD thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 2009.

2008

Hadas Kress-Gazit. Transforming high-level tasks to low-level controllers. PhD thesis, University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, PA, 2008.

Hadas Kress-Gazit, Nora Ayanian, George J. Pappas, and Vijay Kumar. Recycling controllers. In IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Washington D.C., USA, 2008.

Hadas Kress-Gazit and George J. Pappas. Automatically synthesizing a planning and control subsystem for the darpa urban challenge. In IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Washington D.C., USA, 2008. To appear.

C. Potts and F. Schwarz. Exclamatives and heightened emotion: Extracting pragmatic generalizations from large corpora. Ms., UMass Amherst, 2008.

C. Potts. Interpretive economy, schelling points, and evolutionary stability. Ms., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008.

R. Hall, C. Sutton, and A. McCallum. Unsupervised deduplication using cross-field dependencies. In Proceeding of the 14th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining, pages 310-317. ACM, 2008.

M. Wick, K. Rohanimanesh, K. Schultz, and A. McCallum. A unified approach for schema matching, coreference and canonicalization. KDD, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008.

H. Wallach, C. Sutton, and A. McCallum. Bayesian modeling of dependency trees using hierarchical pitman-yor priors. In ICML Workshop on Prior Knowledge for Text and Language Processing, 2008.

G. Druck, G. Mann, and A. McCallum. Learning from labeled features using generalized expectation criteria. In Proceedings of the 31st annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, pages 595-602. ACM, 2008.

2007

J. Pater, R. Bhatt, and C. Potts. Linguistic optimization. Ms, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2007.

H. Kress-Gazit, G.E. Fainekos, and G.J. Pappas. Where's waldo? sensor-based temporal logic motion planning. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 3116-3121, 2007.