Category Archives: Computational Linguistics

Interactive Narrative and Personality

Publications pertinent to personality, attribution and narrative include: Introduction to Personality by Walter Mischel, Theories of Personality by Calvin S. Hall and Gardner Lindzey, Toward a Cognitive Social Learning Reconceptualization of Personality by Walter Mischel, A Cognitive-affective System Theory of Personality: Reconceptualizing Situations, Dispositions, Dynamics, and Invariance in Personality Structure by Walter Mischel and Yuichi Shoda, Motivation and Personality by Abraham H. Maslow, Robert Frager and Ruth Cox, Traits, States, and Situations: A Comprehensive View by Anne Anastasi, Modeling the Personality of Participants during Group Interactions by Bruno Lepri, Nadia Mana, Alessandro Cappelletti, Fabio Pianesi and Massimo Zancanaro, Toward a Dynamic Multilevel Theory of Team Personality by Sharyn D. Gardner and Narda R. Quigley and Readers’ Trait-based Models of Characters in Narrative Comprehension by David N. Rapp, Richard J. Gerrig and Deborah A. Prentice.

Publications pertinent to digital characters and personality include: Toward a Computational Model for the Automatic Generation of Character Personality in Interactive Narrative by Julio C. Bahamón and R. Michael Young, Modeling Personality Traits for Digital Humans by Jessica Conradi and Thomas Alexander, A Methodology for Incorporating Personality Modeling in Believable Game Characters by Veronica Zammitto, Steve DiPaola and Ali Arya, Personality-driven Social Behaviors in Believable Agents by Paola Rizzo, Manuela Veloso, Maria Miceli and Amedeo Cesta, An Emergent Framework for Realistic Psychosocial Behaviour in Non Player Characters by Christine Bailey and Michael Katchabaw, Integrating Models of Personality and Emotions into Lifelike Characters by Elisabeth André, Martin Klesen, Patrick Gebhard, Steve Allen and Thomas Rist, On the Construction of Synthetic Characters with Personality and Emotion by Ary F. B. Neto and Flávio S. Corrêa da Silva and Emotion and Personality in a Conversational Agent by Gene Ball and Jack Breese.

Publications pertinent to the recognition and generation of personality in behavior, rhetoric, speech, stylistics and prosody include: Evaluating the Effect of Gesture and Language on Personality Perception in Conversational Agents by Michael Neff, Yingying Wang, Rob Abbott and Marilyn Walker, Design and Evaluation of Expressive Gesture Synthesis for Embodied Conversational Agents by Björn Hartmann, Maurizio Mancini, Stéphanie Buisine and Catherine Pelachaud, Human and Virtual Agent Expressive Gesture Quality Analysis and Synthesis by Radoslaw Niewiadomski, Maurizio Mancini and Stefano Piana, Personality-rich Believable Agents That Use Language by A. Bryan Loyall and Joseph Bates, Emotionally Driven Natural Language Generation for Personality Rich Characters in Interactive Games by Christina R. Strong, Manish Mehta, Kinshuk Mishra, Alistair Jones and Ashwin Ram, Automatic Prediction of Personality and Situations from Actual Behavior by Kyriaki Kalimeri, Learning to Adapt in Dialogue Systems: Data-driven Models for Personality Recognition and Generation by François Mairesse, Automatic Recognition of Personality in Conversation by François Mairesse and Marilyn Walker, Computational Models of Personality Recognition through Language by François Mairesse and Marilyn Walker, The Voice of Personality: Mapping Nonverbal Vocal Behavior into Trait Attributions by Gelareh Mohammadi, Alessandro Vinciarelli and Marcello Mortillaro, On Speaker-independent Personality Perception and Prediction from Speech by Polzehl Tim, Schoenenberg Katrin, Moller Sebastian, Metze Florian, Gelareh Mohammadi and Alessandro Vinciarelli, Automatically Assessing Personality from Speech by Tim Polzehl, Sebastian Moller and Florian Metze, Toward a Social Signaling Framework: Activity and Emphasis in Speech by William T. Stoltzman and Automatic Personality Perception: Prediction of Trait Attribution based on Prosodic Features by Gelareh Mohammadi and Alessandro Vinciarelli.

Publications pertinent to personality and natural language generation include: A Personality-based Framework for Utterance Generation in Dialogue Applications by François Mairesse and Marilyn A. Walker, Controlling User Perceptions of Linguistic Style: Trainable Generation of Personality Traits by François Mairesse and Marilyn A. Walker, Towards Personality-based User Adaptation: Psychologically Informed Stylistic Language Generation by François Mairesse and Marilyn A. Walker, Stylistic Decision-making in Natural Language Generation by Stephen J. Green and Chrysanne DiMarco, Language Generation and Personality: Two Dimensions, Two Stages, Two Hemispheres by Jon Oberlander and Alastair Gill, Natural Language Generation with Personality and Alignment by Carsten Brockmann and Perceptions of Alignment and Personality in Generated Dialogue by Alastair J. Gill, Carsten Brockmann and Jon Oberlander.

Interactive Narrative and Characterization

Publications pertinent to narrative, characterization and theory of mind include: Characterization in Narrative by James Garvey, Characterization in Narrative: Some Theoretical Prolegomena by Uri Margolin, A Cognitive Stylistic Approach to Characterisation by Jonathan Culpeper, Style Brings in Mental States by Lisa Zunshine, Advanced Social Cognition in the Literary Arts by Joan Peskin, Raymond A. Mar and Theanna Bischoff, The Neural Bases of Social Cognition and Story Comprehension by Raymond A. Mar, The Role of the Theory‐of‐Mind Cortical Network in the Comprehension of Narratives by Robert A. Mason and Marcel A. Just, From Actors to Agents to Persons: The Development of Character Representation in Young Children’s Narratives by Ageliki Nicolopoulou and Elizabeth S. Richner, Rethinking Character Representation and Its Development in Children’s Narratives by Ageliki Nicolopoulou, The Narrative Construction of Differing Conceptions of the Person in the Development of Young Children’s Social Understanding by Elizabeth S. Richner and Ageliki Nicolopoulou, Young Children’s Storybooks as a Source of Mental State Information by Jennifer R. Dyer, Marilyn Shatz and Henry M. Wellman, The Doer and the Deed: Action as a Basis for Characterization in Narrative by Uri Margolin and Understanding and Predicting Social Events: The Effects of Narrative Construction on Inference Generation by Kristi A. Costabile and Stanley B. Klein.

Publications pertinent to narrative dialogue, characterization and theory of mind include: Language and Characterisation: People in Plays and Other Texts by Jonathan Culpeper, The Language of Dialogue in Fiction by Nelleke Oostdijk, More on the Language of Dialogue in Fiction by Pieter de Haan, Research on Fiction Dialogue: Problems and Possible Solutions by Karin Axelsson, The Interpretation of Dialogue edited by Tulio Maranhao, Narrative Discourse and Theory of Mind Development by Nicole R. Guajardo and Anne C. Watson, Developmental Relationships between Language and Theory of Mind by Carol A. Miller and Language and Children’s Understanding of Mental States by Paul L. Harris, Marc de Rosnay and Francisco Pons.

Publications pertinent to interactive narrative and characterization include: Character-based Interactive Storytelling by Mark O. Cavazza, Fred Charles and Steven J. Mead, Directable Synthetic Characters by Mazin Assanie, From Synthetic Characters to Virtual Actors by Sandy Louchart and Ruth Aylett, Virtual Actors that can Perform Scripts and Improvise Roles by Peter Wavish and David Connah, A Dramatised Actant Model for Interactive Improvisational Plays by Martin Klesen, Janek Szatkowski and Niels Lehmann, Automated Improvisational AI Actor in E-drama by Li Zhang, Marco Gillies, John A. Barnden, Robert J. Hendley, Mark G. Lee and Alan M. Wallington and Character Development and Storytelling for Games by Lee Sheldon and Evolving Characters in Role Playing Games by Joao Leite and Luıs Soares.

Publications pertinent to digital characters include: Gameplay Design Patterns for Believable Non-player Characters by Petri Lankoski and Staffan Björk, Enhanced NPC Behaviour Using Goal Oriented Action Planning by Edmund Long, Efficient Intent-based Narrative Generation Using Multiple Planning Agents by Jonathan Teutenberg and Julie Porteous, Towards Believable Behavior Generation for Embodied Conversational Agents by Lasse Johannesson, Behavior-based Language Generation for Believable Agents by A. Bryan Loyall and Joseph Bates, Dialogue Generation in Character-based Interactive Storytelling by Marc Cavazza and Fred Charles and Towards Human-like Spoken Dialogue Systems by Jens Edlund, Joakim Gustafson, Mattias Heldner and Anna Hjalmarsson.

Mixed-Initiative Dialogue Systems and Sociocognitive Pragmatics

Publications pertinent to attention, communication and the evolution of language include: Attention and the Evolution of Intentional Communication by Ingar Brinck, The Attention System of Language by Leonard Talmy, The Psychology of Attention by Elizabeth Styles, The Role of Attention in Cognition by Herbert A. Simon, Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention edited by Michael I. Posner, Joint Attention and Language Evolution by Johan Kwisthout, Paul Vogt, Pim Haselager and Ton Dijkstra, Modelling the Coevolution of Joint Attention and Language by Tao Gong and Lan Shuai, Contextual Sources of Information and Responses to Animal Communication Signals by Daniel W. Leger, Message, Meaning, and Context in Ethology by W. John Smith, Synthetic Ethology and the Evolution of Cooperative Communication by Bruce J. MacLennan and Gordon M. Burghardt, Perceiving While Being Perceived by Patrizia Marti, Modelling Social Interaction as Perceptual Crossing: An Investigation into the Dynamics of the Interaction Process by Tom Froese and Ezequiel A. Di Paolo, Designing for Perceptual Crossing to Improve User Involvement by Eva Deckers, Stephan Wensveen, René Ahn and Kees Overbeeke, Designing for Perceptual Crossing: Applying and Evaluating Design Notions by Eva Deckers, Pierre Lévy, Stephan Wensveen, René Ahn and Kees Overbeeke and Theory of Mind as a Mechanism of Selective Attention by A. M. Leslie.

Publications pertinent to computational approaches to theory of mind include: Developmental Accounts of Theory-of-mind Acquisition: Achieving Clarity via Computational Cognitive Modeling by Paul Bello and Nicholas Cassimatis, Towards a Theory of Mind for Ethical Software Agents by Catriona Kennedy, Modeling Agents with a Theory of Mind by Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch and John-Jules Meyer, Double Appraisal for Synthetic Characters by Sandy Louchart, Ruth Aylett and Joao Dias, If I Were You: Double Appraisal in Affective Agents by Ruth Aylett and Sandy Louchart, Modeling Agents with a Theory of Mind: Theory–theory versus Simulation Theory by Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch and John-Jules Meyer, Cognitive Foundations for a Computational Theory of Mindreading by Paul Bello, David Griol and Ramón López-Cózar, Reasoning about Reasoning by Nested Conditioning: Modeling Theory of Mind with Probabilistic Programs by Andreas Stuhlmüller and N. D. Goodman and Bayesian Theory of Mind: Modeling Human Reasoning about Beliefs, Desires, Goals, and Social Relations by Chris L. Baker.

Publications pertinent to modeling and inferring beliefs and intentions include: Shared Representations of Belief and their Effects on Action Selection: A Preliminary Computational Cognitive Model by Paul Bello, Inferring Beliefs from Actions by Itai Arieli and Manuel Mueller-Frank, Understanding Actions in Relation to Goals by C. Foss and G. Bower, Plan Recognition in Natural Language Dialogue by Sandra Carberry, Plan Recognition and Discourse Analysis: An Integrated Approach for Understanding Dialogues by Diane Litman, The Plan Recognition Problem: An Intersection of Psychology and Artificial Intelligence by Charles F. Schmidt, N. S. Sridharan and John L. Goodson, Generalized Plan Recognition by Henry A. Kautz and James F. Allen, Techniques for Plan Recognition by Sandra Carberry, Fast and Complete Symbolic Plan Recognition by Dorit Avrahami-Zilberbrand and Gal A. Kaminka, Plan Recognition for Context Sensitive Help by Klaus-Jürgen Quast, Plan Recognition as Planning by Miquel Ramırez and Hector Geffner, Inference to the Best Plan: A Coherence Theory of Decision by Paul Thagard and Elijah Millgram, A Model of Plan Inference that Distinguishes between the Beliefs of Actors and Observers by Martha E. Pollack, A Conceptual Modelling Approach to the Implementation of Beliefs and Intentions by Ralph Meyer, Analyzing Intention in Utterances by James F. Allen and C. Raymond Perrault, Intentions in Communication edited by Philip R. Cohen, Jerry L. Morgan and Martha E. Pollack and The Perceived Intentionality of Groups by Paul Bloom and Csaba Veres.

Publications pertinent to metarepresentation include: Metarepresentation in Philosophy and Psychology by Sam Scott, Metarepresentation in Linguistic Communication by Deirdre Wilson, Metarepresentations in an Evolutionary Perspective by Dan Sperber, Metarepresentation: A Relevance-theory Approach by Eun-Ju Noh and Translation, Metarepresentation and Claims of Interpretive Resemblance by Ernst-August Gutt.

Publications pertinent to common ground and computational approaches include: Activating, Seeking, and Creating Common Ground: A Socio-cognitive Approach by Istvan Kecskes and Fenghui Zhang, Building Common Ground and Interacting through Natural Language by Arthi Murugesan, Wende K. Frost, Derek P. Brock and Dennis Perzanowski, On Three Notions of Grounding of Artificial Dialog Companions by Andy Lücking and Alexander Mehler, Verbal Practices of Perspective Grounding by Werner Kallmeyer, Dialogue Management in Spoken Dialogue Systems with Degrees of Grounding by Antonio Roque and David R. Traum, Improving a Virtual Human Using a Model of Degrees of Grounding by Antonio Roque and David R. Traum, Degrees of Grounding Based on Evidence of Understanding by Antonio Roque and David Traum, An Empirically Based Computational Model of Grounding in Dialogue by Harry Bunt, Roser Morante and Simon Keizer, Computational Models of Grounding in Collaborative Systems by David R. Traum, Common Ground and Coordination in Joint Activity by Gary Klein, Paul J. Feltovich, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw and David D. Woods and Shared Experiences, Shared Representations, and the Implications for Applied Natural Language Processing by Amanda J. Stent.

Publications pertinent to intersubjectivity include: The Intersubjective Nature of Symbols by Alex Gillespie, Intersubjectivity: Towards a Dialogical Analysis by Alex Gillespie and Flora Cornish, Approaching Dialogue: Talk, Interaction and Contexts in Dialogical Perspectives by Per Linell, Constructions of Intersubjectivity: Discourse, Syntax, and Cognition by Arie Verhagen, Enacting Intersubjectivity – A Cognitive and Social Perspective on the Study of Interactions by Hanne De Jaegher and Ezequiel Di Paolo, Solving Ambiguities with Perspective Taking by Raquel Ros, Emrah A. Sisbot, Rachid Alami, Jasmin Steinwender, Katharina Hamann and Felix Warneken, Perceptual Perspective Taking and Action Recognition by Matthew Johnson and Yiannis Demiris, Using Perspective Taking to Learn from Ambiguous Demonstrations by Cynthia Breazeal, Matt Berlin, Andrew Brooks, Jesse Gray and Andrea L. Thomaz, A Survey of Robot Learning from Demonstration by Brenna D. Argall, Sonia Chernova, Manuela Veloso and Brett Browning, Perspective Taking: An Organizing Principle for Learning in Human-robot Interaction by Matt Berlin, Jesse Gray, Andrea Lockerd Thomaz and Cynthia Breazeal and Intersubjectivity in Human–agent Interaction by Justine Cassell and Andrea Tartaro.

Publications pertinent to cognitive semantics include: Cognitive semantics by George Lakoff, Cognitive Semantics: Meaning and Cognition edited by Jens S. Allwood and Peter Gärdenfors, Blending and Coded Meaning: Literal and Figurative Meaning in Cognitive Semantics by Seana Coulson and Todd Oakley, Context-independent and Context-dependent Information in Concepts by Lawrence W. Barsalou, Categories and Concepts by Edward E. Smith and Douglas L. Medin, Concepts and Categorization by Robert L. Goldstone and Alan Kersten, Ad Hoc Categories Lawrence W. Barsalou, Deriving Categories to Achieve Goals by Lawrence W. Barsalou and Representation at Different Levels in a Conceptual Hierarchy by Wouter Voorspoels, Gert Storms and Wolf Vanpaemel.

Publications pertinent to lexical pragmatics include: From Cognitive Semantics to Lexical Pragmatics: The Functional Polysemy of Discourse Particles by Kerstin Fischer, Polysemy and the Creation of Novel Word Meanings by Gregory L. Murphy, Ad Hoc Concepts, Word Meaning and Communication by Deirdre Wilson, Ad Hoc Concepts, Linguistically Encoded Meaning and Explicit Content: Some Remarks on Relevance Theoretic Perspective by Ewa Mioduszewska, A Unitary Approach to Lexical Pragmatics: Relevance, Inference and Ad Hoc Concepts by Deirdre Wilson and Robyn Carston, Lexical Underspecification and Pragmatics by Reinhard Blutner and Lexical Pragmatics by Reinhard Blutner.

Publications pertinent to shared mental models include: Improvised Dialogues: Emergence and Creativity in Conversation by R. Keith Sawyer, The Pragmatics of Play: Interactional Strategies during Children’s Pretend Play by Keith Sawyer, Anchoring Social Symbol Grounding in Children’s Interactions by Paul Vogt and J. Douglas Mastin, Mental Models edited by Dedre Gentner and Albert L. Stevens, Mental Models: An Interdisciplinary Synthesis of Theory and Methods by Natalie Jones, Helen Ross, Timothy Lynam, Pascal Perez and Anne Leitch, Shared Mental Models by Catholijn M. Jonker, M. Birna van Riemsdijk and Bas Vermeulen, Realistic Cognitive Load Modeling for Enhancing Shared Mental Models in Human-agent Collaboration by Xiaocong Fan and John Yen, Modeling Cognitive Loads for Evolving Shared Mental Models in Human–Agent Collaboration by Xiaocong Fan and John Yen,  Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Digital Characters by Brian Magerko, Peter Dohogne and Daniel Fuller, A Formal Architecture of Shared Mental Models for Computational Improvisational Agents by Rania Hodhod, Andreya Piplica and Brian Magerko, Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Digital Characters by Brian Magerko, Peter Dohogne and Daniel Fuller, Reaching Cognitive Consensus with Improvisational Agents Rania Hodhod and Brian Magerko, A Computational Model for Finding the Tilt in an Improvised Scene by António Brisson, Brian Magerko and Ana Paiva, Tilt Riders: Improvisational Agents Who Know What the Scene Is About by António Brisson, Brian Magerko and Ana Paiva and What Are We Playing At? Theatre, Organization, and the Use of Metaphor by Joep P. Cornelissen.

Publications pertinent to lexical pragmatics and metaphor include: Lexical Pragmatics, Ad Hoc Concepts and Metaphor: From a Relevance Theory Perspective by Robyn Carston, Ad Hoc Conceptual Construction and Metaphoric Interpretation by Esther Romero and Belén Soria, Ad Hoc Concept as Source Domain in Novel Metaphor by Esther Romero and Belén Soria and Metaphor: Ad Hoc Concepts, Literal Meaning and Mental Images by Robyn Carston.

Publications pertinent to ambiguity in natural language include: Ambiguity Identification and Measurement in Natural Language Texts by Mariano Ceccato, Nadzeya Kiyavitskaya, Nicola Zeni, Luisa Mich and Daniel M. Berry, Ambiguity in Natural Language: An Investigation of Certain Problems in its Linguistic Description by Jan G. Kooij, Automatic Identification of Nocuous Ambiguity by Alistair Willis, Francis Chantree and Anne De Roeck, A Methodology for Automatic Identification of Nocuous Ambiguity by Hui Yang, Anne De Roeck, Alistair Willis and Bashar Nuseibeh, Ambiguity Management in Natural Language Generation by Hadar Shemtov and Martin Kay, Efficient Construction of Underspecified Semantics Under Massive Ambiguity by Jochen Dörre, Formal Investigations of Underspecified Representations by Christian Ebert, Generation of Paraphrases from Ambiguous Logical Forms by Hadar Shemtov, Ambiguity Preserving Machine Translation Using Packed Representations by Martin C. Emele and Michael Dorna and Lexical Disambiguation in a Discourse Context by Nicholas Asher and Alex Lascaridesy.

Publications pertinent to detecting and correcting misunderstandings include: Communication and Miscommunication by Bradley A. Goodman, Recognition and Repair of Communicative Failures: A Developmental Perspective by Francesca M. Bosco, Monica Bucciarelli and Bruno G. Bara,Repairing Conversational Misunderstandings and Non-Understandings by Graeme Hirst, Susan McRoy, Peter Heeman, Philip Edmonds and Diane Horton, The Interactional Handling of Misunderstanding in Everyday Conversations by Carla Bazzanella and Rossana Damiano, Modelling Human Clarification Strategies by Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu and Julia B. Hirschberg, Misunderstandings and Explicit/Implicit Communication by Francisco Yus, Towards Overcoming Miscommunication in Situated Dialogue by Asking Questions by Matthew Marge and Alexander I. Rudnicky, Clarification Questions with Feedback by Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu and Julia B. Hirschberg, Abductive Explanation of Dialogue Misunderstandings by Susan McRoy and Graeme Hirst and The Repair of Speech Act Misunderstandings by Abductive Inference by Susan W. McRoy and Graeme Hirst.

Publications pertinent to metacommunication include: Communication and Metacommunication in Human Development edited by Janice Koch, Angela Uchoa Branco, Jaan Valsiner and Beverly J. Irby, The Development of Social Interaction, Play, and Metacommunication in Mammals: An Ethological Perspective by Marc Bekoff, Peer Interactions, Language Development and Metacommunication by Angela U. Branco, Metacommunication: A Re-examination and Extension by William W. Wilmot, Dialogue‐Games: Metacommunication Structures for Natural Language Interaction by James A. Levin and James A. Moore and An Approach to Metacommunication in Human-computer Interaction by Maurice J. Tauber.

Publications pertinent to lexical alignment and entrainment include: Lexical Entrainment in Spontaneous Dialog by Susan E. Brennan, How Entrainment Increases Dialogical Efficiency by Robert Porzel, Annika Scheffler and Rainer Malaka, Conceptual Pacts, Syntactic Priming, and Referential Form by Kathleen Carbary and Michael Tanenhaus, Anchoring Comprehension in Linguistic Precedents by Dale J. Barr and Boaz Keysar, Linguistic Alignment in Natural Language Generation by Gabrielle M. Halberg, Adaptive Expressiveness: Virtual Conversational Agents That Can Align to Their Interaction Partner by Hendrik Buschmeier, Kirsten Bergmann and Stefan Kopp, Speaking More Like You: Lexical, Acoustic/Prosodic, and Discourse Entrainment in Spoken Dialogue Systems by Julia Hirschberg, Syntactic Alignment between Computers and People: The Role of Belief about Mental States by Holly P. Branigan, Martin J. Pickering, Jamie Pearson, Janet F. McLean and Clifford Nass, Learning Words from Context by William E. Nagy, Patricia A. Herman and Richard C. Anderson, Most Vocabulary is Learned from Context by Robert J. Sternberg, Societal Grounding is Essential to Meaningful Language Use by David DeVault, Iris Oved and Matthew Stone, Lexical Entrainment in Spoken Dialog Systems by José D. Á. Lopes, Towards Choosing Better Primes for Spoken Dialog Systems by José Lopes, Maxine Eskenazi and Isabel Trancoso and Measuring Convergence and Priming in Tutorial Dialog by Arthur Ward and Diane Litman.

Publications pertinent to mixed-initiative dialogue systems and sociocognitive pragmatics include: Reciprocal Learning via Dialogue Interaction: Challenges and Prospects by Raquel Fernández, Staffan Larsson, Robin Cooper, Jonathan Ginzburg and David Schlangen, Utterance Interpretation and Cognitive Models edited by Philippe de Brabanter and Mikhail Kissine, Cognitive Models and Information Transfer by Nicholas J. Belkin, Cognitive Modeling and Intelligent Tutoring by John R. Anderson, C. Franklin Boyle, Albert T. Corbett and Matthew W. Lewis, Pragmatic Meaning and Cognition by Sophia S. A. Marmaridou and Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication by Bruno G. Bara.

Natural Language Understanding and Education Technology

Publications pertinent to language technologies and education include: Language Technologies for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Writing by Tak P. Lau, Shuai Wang, Yuanyuan Man, Chi Fai Yuen and Irwin King, Automated Writing Assessment in the Classroom by Mark Warschauer and Douglas Grimes, Handbook of Automated Essay Evaluation: Current Applications and New Directions edited by Mark D. Shermis and Jill Burstein, Computer‐assisted Language Testing by Ruslan Suvorov and Volker Hegelheimer, Technologies That Support Students’ Literacy Development by Carol M. Connor, Susan R. Goldman and Barry Fishman and Writeability: The Principles of Writing for Increased Comprehension by Edward B. Fry.

Publications pertinent to readability, rhetorical structure and cognitive linguistics include: Readability: A View from Cognitive Psychology by Walter Kintsch and James R. Miller, Coh-Metrix: Automated Cohesion and Coherence Scores to Predict Text Readability and Facilitate Comprehension by Danielle S. McNamara, Max M. Louwerse and Arthur C. Graesser, Coherence and Cohesion for the Assessment of Text Readability by Amalia Todirascu, Thomas François, Nuria Gala, Cédrick Fairon, Anne-Laure Ligozat and Delphine Bernhard, Variation in Language and Cohesion across Written and Spoken Registers by Max M. Louwerse, Philip M. McCarthy, Danielle S. McNamara and Arthur C. Graesser and Measuring the Inference Load of a Text by Susan Kemper.

Publications pertinent to the automatic assessment of mathematics exercises and proofs include: Automatic Assessment of Mathematics Exercises: Experiences and Future Prospects by Antti Rasila, Matti Harjula and Kai Zenger, Automatic Assessment of Problem-solving Skills in Mathematics by Cliff E. Beevers and Jane S. Paterson, Computer Aided Assessment of Mathematics by Chris Sangwin and Lurch: A Word Processor that Can Grade Students’ Proofs by Nathan C. Carter and Kenneth G. Monks.

Publications pertinent to the automatic assessment of argumentation include: Towards Automated Analysis of Student Arguments by Nancy L. Green, Foundations of Argumentative Text Processing by Pierre Coirier and Jerry Andriessen and Educational Technologies for Teaching Argumentation Skills by Niels Pinkwart and Bruce M. MacLaren.

Publications pertinent to evaluating the outputs of natural language generation include: Towards Evaluation in Natural Language Generation by Robert Dale and Chris Mellish, Evaluation in the Context of Natural Language Generation by Chris Mellish and Robert Dale and Comparing Automatic and Human Evaluation of NLG Systems by Anja Belz and Ehud Reiter.

Planning and Generating Sequences of Exercises for the Assessment and Development of Creativity

Publications pertinent to creativity research include: Fifty Years of Creativity Research by Richard E. Mayer, Explaining Creativity: The Science of Human Innovation by R. Keith Sawyer, Creativity: Understanding Innovation in Problem Solving, Science, Invention and the Arts by Robert W. Weisburg, Creativity in Context by Teresa Amabile, The Concept of Creativity: Prospects and Paradigms by Robert J. Sternberg and Todd I. Lubart, Cognition and Creativity by Mark A. Runco and Ivonne Chand, The Structure of Creative Cognition in the Human Brain by Rex E. Jung, Brittany S. Mead, Jessica Carrasco and Ranee A. Flores and Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly Csiksentmihalyi.

Publications pertinent to creativity exercises include: Creativity Workout: 62 Exercises to Unlock Your Most Creative Ideas by Edward de Bono, 50 Brainstorming Methods by Robert Curedale and Caffeine for the Creative Mind: 250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain by Stefan Mumaw and Wendy L. Oldfield.

Publications pertinent to assessing creativity include: Assessment of Creativity by Jonathan A. Plucker and Matthew C. Makel, The Efficacy of Teaching Creativity: Assessment of Student Creative Thinking Before and After Exercises by Elena Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti, and Jessica Barker, Increasing Creativity in Design Education: Measuring the E/Affect of Cognitive Exercises on Student Creativity by Jeremy Merrill, The Effectiveness of Creativity Training: A Quantitative Review by Ginamarie Scott, Lyle E. Leritz and Michael D. Mumford, Creativity: A Knowledge Base, Metacognitive Skills, and Personality Factors by John F. Feldhusen, Creating Creativity in the Design Studio: Assessing the Impact of Metacognitive Skill Development on Creative Abilities by Ryan A. Hargrove and Assessing the Long Term Impact of a Metacognitive Approach to Creative Skill Development by Ryan A. Hargrove.

Publications pertinent to education and creativity include: Education and Creativity by Daniel Fasko, Creativity in School by Seana Moran, Learning Creativity and Design for Innovation by Dean Bruton, Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspectives on Orchestrating Creativity and Collaborative Learning by Raija Hämäläinen and Katja Vähäsantanen, Synectics: The Development of Creative Capacity by William J. J. Gordon, Education for Creative Potential by Mark A. Runco, Creative Thinking: Processes, Strategies, and Knowledge by Michael D. Mumford, Kelsey E. Medeiros and Paul J. Partlow, Teaching Creativity with Computers by Douglas H. Clements, Cognitive Styles and Experiences in Solving Insight Problems: Replications and Extensions by Øyvind Martinson, Teaching Creativity and Inventive Problem Solving in Science by Robert L. DeHaan, Teaching Creativity in Engineering by Zhiqiang Liu and Dieter J. Schonwette, Teaching Creativity in Mathematics by Franz E. Hohn and The Practice of Creativity: A Manual for Dynamic Group Problem-solving by George M. Prince.

Metadiscourse and Natural Language Generation

Publications pertinent to metadiscourse and textbooks and lectures include: The Rhetoric of Textbooks: Metadiscourse by Avon Crismore, Marzieh Tofigh and Maryam Yavari, A Comparative Study of Metadiscourse Resources in Introduction Section of Introductory and Scholarly Textbooks by Davud Kuhi, The Semantics and Pragmatics of Metadiscourse by Elly Ifantidou and Metadiscourse: Exploring Interaction in Writing edited by Ken Hyland.

Publications pertinent to metadiscourse, rhetorical stance and engagement include: The Rhetorical Stance by Wayne C. Booth, Evaluation in Text: Authorial Stance and the Construction of Discourse edited by Susan Hunston and Geoffrey Thompson, Stance and Engagement: A Model of Interaction in Academic Discourse by Ken Hyland, Corpus Informed Discourse Analysis: The Case of Academic Engagement by Ken Hyland, The Empirical Study on the Use of Metadiscourse in Argumentative Writing by Chuan Liu, Evidentials, Argumentation, and Epistemological Stance by Ellen L. Barton and Stance and Engagement in Pure Mathematics Research Articles: Linking Discourse Features to Disciplinary Practices by Lisa McGrath and Maria Kuteeva.

Publications pertinent to figurative language, epistemological stance and instructional rhetoric include: The Role of Metaphors and Images in the Learning and Understanding of Mathematics by Bernard Parzysz, Angela Pesci and Christer Bergsten, Using Metaphor Analysis to Explore Adults’ Images of Mathematics by Lim C. Sam, Using Metaphors to Unpack Student Beliefs about Mathematics by Amélie G. Schinck, Henry W. Neale, David K. Pugalee and Victor V. Cifarelli and Could Metaphorical Discourse be Useful for Analysing and Transforming Individuals’ Relationship with Mathematics by Angela Pesci.

Publications pertinent to sentiment and rhetoric include: Towards Emotional Variation in Speech-based Natural Language Generation by Michael Fleischman and Eduard Hovy, Affective Natural Language Generation by Fiorella de Rosis and Floriana Grasso, Emotional Speech Synthesis: A Review by Marc Schröder and Vocabulary Choice as an Indicator of Perspective by Beata Beigman Klebanov, Eyal Beigman and Daniel Diermeier.

Publications pertinent to metadiscourse, rhetorical structure, topicality and relevance include: Text-structuring Metadiscourse, Intonation and the Signalling of Organisation in Academic Lectures by Susan E. Thompson, Topic Segmentation of Dialogue by Jaime Arguello and Carolyn Rosé, Topic Shift Markers in Asynchronous and Synchronous Computer-mediated Communication (CMC) by Michaela Zitzen, Metadiscourse in Academic Speech: A Relevance-theoretic Approach By Marta Aguilar, Topicality Reconsidered: A Multidisciplinary Inquiry into Topical Relevance Relationships by Xiaoli Huang, Relevance and Goal-focusing in Text Processing by Matthew T. McCrudden and Gregory Schraw, Exploring How Relevance Instructions Affect Personal Reading Intentions, Reading Goals, and Text Processing: A Mixed Methods Study by Matthew T. McCrudden, Joseph P. Magliano and Gregory Schraw and The Effect of Relevance Instructions on Reading Time and Learning by Matthew T. McCrudden, Gregory Schraw and Gretchen Kambe, Directives: Argument and Engagement in Academic Writing by Ken Hyland, An Empirical Study of the Role of Metadiscourse in Listening Comprehension by Wu Sa, Metadiscourse and Reading Comprehension: The Effects of Language and Proficiency by Vahid Parvaresh and Majid Nemati, Influence of Questions on the Allocation of Attention during Reading by Ralph E. Reynolds and Richard C. Anderson and Adverbials of Result: Phraseology and Functions in the Problem–Solution Pattern by Maggie Charles.

Publications pertinent to reading, interest and comprehension include: The Four-Phase Model of Interest Development by Suzanne Hidi and K. Ann Renninger, Sources of Situational Interest by Gregory Schraw, Roger Bruning, and Carla Svoboda, Situational Interest and its Impact on Reading and Expository Writing by Suzanne Hidi and Valerie Anderson, The Effects of Readers’ Goals on Inference Generation and Memory for Texts by Paul van den Broek, Robert F. Lorch, Tracy Linderholm and Mary Gustafson, Interest, Inferences, and Learning from Texts by Virginia Clinton and Paul van den Broek, Exploring the Nature of the Relation between Interest and Comprehension by Tan B. Tin, The Effects of Text-based Interest on Attention and Recall by Mark A. McDaniel, Paula J. Waddill, Kraig Finstad and Tammy Bourg, Effect of Interest on Attention and Learning by Larry L. Shirey and Ralph E. Reynolds, Topic Interest, Text Representation, and Quality of Experience by Ulrich Schiefele, Interest, Learning, and Motivation by Ulrich Schiefele, Strategies for Stimulating the Motivation to Learn by John M. Keller, Stimulating Curiosity to Enhance Learning by Graham Pluck and Helen L. Johnson, Using Instructional Design Strategies to Foster Curiosity by Marilyn P. Arnone and Strategies for Increasing Text-based Interest and Students’ Recall of Expository Texts by Suzanne Hidi and William Baird.

Language and Mathematics

Publications pertinent to language and mathematics education include: Language and Mathematical Education by John L. Austin and Albert G. Howson, Language in Mathematics Teaching and Learning by Mary J. Schleppegrell, A Morphology of Teacher Discourse in the Mathematics Classroom by Libby Knott, Bharath Sriraman and Irv Jacob, The Teacher’s Discourse Moves: A Framework for Analyzing Discourse in Mathematics Classrooms by Libby Krussel, Barbara Edwards and G. T. Springer, Stance and Engagement in Pure Mathematics Research Articles: Linking Discourse Features to Disciplinary Practices by Lisa McGrath and Maria Kuteeva, University Language: A Corpus-based Study of Spoken and Written Registers by Douglas Biber and Relations between Text and Mathematics across Disciplines by Philip Shaw.

Publications pertinent to language and mathematics tutoring include: Tutorial Dialogs on Mathematical Proofs by Christoph Benzmüller, Armin Fiedler, Malte Gabsdil, Helmut Horacek, Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová, Manfred Pinkal, Jörg Siekmann, Dimitra Tsovaltzi, Bao Quoc Vo and Magdalena Wolska, Language Phenomena in Tutorial Dialogs on Mathematical Proofs by Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová, Dimitra Tsovaltzi, Bao Quoc Vo and Magdalena Wolska, Interpreting Semi-formal Utterances in Dialogs about Mathematical Proofs by Helmut Horacek and Magdalena Wolska, Understanding Informal Mathematical Discourse by Claus W. Zinn and Students’ Language in Computer-assisted Tutoring of Mathematical Proofs by Magdalena Wolska.

Publications pertinent to written mathematical language include: Mathematical Discourse: Language, Symbolism and Visual Images by Kay O’Halloran, Reading Mathematical Exposition by Regina B. Brunner, The Effect of the Symbols and Structures of Mathematical English on the Reading Comprehension of College Students by Ann E. Watkins, Reading Comprehension in Mathematics by Peter Fuentes and Characterizing Reading Comprehension of Mathematical Texts by Magnus Österholm.

Publications pertinent to symbolic declarations, linguistic precedents, lexical entrainment and differentiation include: Symbol Declarations in Mathematical Writing: A Corpus Study by Magdalena Wolska and Mihai Grigore, Directives: Argument and Engagement in Academic Writing by Ken Hyland, Conceptual Pacts and Lexical Choice in Conversation by Susan E. Brennan and Herbert H. Clark, Anchoring Comprehension in Linguistic Precedents by Dale J. Barr and Boaz Keysar, Lexical Entrainment in Spontaneous Dialog by Susan E. Brennan and Lexical Entrainment and Lexical Differentiation in Reference Phrase Choice by Mija M. Van der Wege.

Publications pertinent to vocabulary learning and mathematical vocabulary learning include: Learning Vocabulary through Reading by Joseph R Jenkins, Marcy L Stein and Katherine Wysocki, Learning Word Meanings from Context during Normal Reading by William E. Nagy, Richard C. Anderson and Patricia A. Herman, Most Vocabulary is Learned from Context by Robert J. Sternberg, The Acquisition of Word Meanings: A Developmental Study by Heinz Werner and Edith Kaplan, Definition and Specification of Meaning by Abraham Kaplan, The Role of Definitions in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics by Shlomo Vinner, Words, Definitions and Concepts in Discourses of Mathematics, Teaching and Learning by Candia Morgan, Definitions: Dealing with Categories Mathematically by Lara Alcock and Adrian Simpson, Construction of Mathematical Definitions: An Epistemological and Didactical Study by Cécile Ouvrier-Buffet and Definition-construction and Concept Formation by Cécile Ouvrier-Buffet.

Publications pertinent to understanding mathematical expressions include: Towards Mathematical Expression Understanding by Minh-Quoc Nghiem, Giovanni Yoko, Yuichiroh Matsubayashi and Akiko Aizawa, Unpacking the Logic of Mathematical Statements by John Selden and Annie Selden, The Structure of Mathematical Expressions by Deyan Ginev, A Model of the Cognitive Meaning of Mathematical Expressions by Paul Ernest, The Construction of Mental Representations During Reading edited by Herre Van Oostendorp and Susan R. Goldman and The Role of Conceptual Entities and their Symbols in Building Advanced Mathematical Concepts by Guershon Harel and James Kaput.

Publications pertinent to context and the understanding of mathematical language include: Participating in Explanatory Dialogues: Interpreting and Responding to Questions in Context by Johanna D. Moore and Joanna D. Moore, Integrating Task Information into the Dialogue Context for Natural Language Mathematics Tutoring by Mark Buckley and Dominik Dietrich, Towards Context-based Disambiguation of Mathematical Expressions by Mihai Grigore, Magdalena Wolska and Michael Kohlhase, Using Discourse Context to Interpret Object-denoting Mathematical Expressions by Magdalena Wolska, Mihai Grigore and Michael Kohlhase, Modeling Anaphora in Informal Mathematical Dialogue by Magdalena Wolska and Korbayová, Lexical Disambiguation in a Discourse Context by Nicholas Asher and Alex Lascaridesy, Discourse Pragmatics and Semantic Categorization by Ellen Contini-Morava, The Effect of Context on the Structure of Categories by Emilie M. Roth and Edward J. Shoben, Inferences about Contextually Defined Categories by Gail McKoon and Roger Ratcliff, Context-relative Syntactic Categories and the Formalization of Mathematical Text by Aarne Ranta, Context and Structure in Conceptual Combination by Douglas L. Medin and Edward J. Shoben, Wayne Cowart and Ann D. Jablon, Contextually Relevant Aspects of Meaning Gail McKoon and Roger Ratcliff and Effects of Prior Context upon the Integration of Lexical Information during Sentence Processing by Helen S. Cairns.

Publications pertinent to text inferencing and reading comprehension include: Inference during Reading by Gail McKoon and Roger Ratcliff, A Theory of Inference Generation during Text Comprehension by Arthur C. Graesser and Roger J. Kreuz, Computing Presuppositions and Implicatures in Mathematical Discourse by Claus Zinn, An Experimental Study on Pragmatic Inferences: Processing Implicatures and Presuppositions by Napoleon Katsos and Automaticity and Inference Generation during Reading Comprehension by Richard Thurlow and Paul van den Broek.

Publications pertinent to generating natural language from mathematics include: The Translation of Formal Proofs into English by Daniel Chester, English Summaries of Mathematical Proofs by Marianthi Alexoudi, Claus Zinn and Alan Bundy and Generating Arguments in Natural Language by Chris Reed, Algebraic Model and Implementation of Translation between Logic and Natural Language by Chen Peng and Proof Verbalization as an Application of NLG by Xiaorong Huang and Armin Fiedler.

Publications pertinent to natural language generation macroplanning and mathematics include: Using a Cognitive Architecture to Plan Dialogs for the Adaptive Explanation of Proofs by Armin Fiedler, Macroplanning with a Cognitive Architecture for the Adaptive Explanation of Proofs by Armin Fiedler, Planning Reference Choices for Argumentative Texts by Xiaorong Huang, Granularity-adaptive Proof Presentation by Marvin Schiller and Christoph Benzmüller and An Algorithm for Generating Document-deictic References by Ivandré Paraboni.

Publications pertinent to generating referring expressions include: Managing Lexical Ambiguity in the Generation of Referring Expressions by Imtiaz H. Khan and Muhammad Haleem, Alignment in Interactive Reference Production: Content Planning, Modifier Ordering, and Referential Overspecification by Martijn Goudbeek and Emiel Krahmer, Generation of Repeated References to Discourse Entities by Anja Belz and Sebastian Varges and Contextual Influences on Attribute Selection for Repeated Descriptions by Pamela W. Jordan.

Publications pertinent to lexical selection include: Concept-based Lexical Selection by Bonnie Dorr, Clare Voss, Eric Peterson and Michael Kiker, From Concepts to Lexical Items by Manfred Bierwisch and Robert Schreuder, A Theory of Lexical Access in Speech Production by Willem J. Levelt, Lexicalization Patterns: Semantic Structure in Lexical Forms by Leonard Talmy and Vocabulary Choice as an Indicator of Perspective by Beata Beigman Klebanov, Eyal Beigman and Daniel Diermeier.

Publications pertinent to generating mathematical expressions for inferencing and presentation include: Computer Presentations of Structure in Algebra by Patrick W. Thompson and Alba G. Thompson and Representation of Mathematical Concepts for Inferencing and for Presentation Purposes by Helmut Horacek, Armin Fiedler, Andreas Franke, Markus Moschner, Martin Pollet and Volker Sorge.