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Vincent Aleven
Associate Professor
Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Carnegie Mellon University

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Refereed Conference and Workshop Publications - 2004

  • Aleven, V., Ogan, A., Popescu, O., Torrey, C., & Koedinger, K. (2004). Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Tutorial Dialogue System for Self-Explanation. In J. C. Lester, R. M. Vicario, & F. Paraguaçu (Eds.), Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2004 (pp. 443-454). Berlin: Springer Verlag. pdf-icon
  • Aleven, V., McLaren, B., Roll, I., & Koedinger, K. (2004). Toward tutoring help seeking: Applying cognitive modeling to meta-cognitive skills. In J. C. Lester, R. M. Vicario, & F. Paraguaçu (Eds.), Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2004 (pp. 227-239). Berlin: Springer Verlag. Conference Best Paper Award ITS 2004. pdf-icon
  • Rosé, C. P., Torrey, C., Aleven, V., Robinson, A., Wu, C., & Forbus, K. (2004). CycleTalk: Toward a dialogue agent that guides design with an articulate simulator. In J. C. Lester, R. M. Vicario, & F. Paraguaçu (Eds.), Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2004 (pp. 401-411). Berlin: Springer Verlag. pdf-icon
  • Koedinger, K. R., Aleven, V., Heffernan, N., McLaren, B., & Hockenberry, M. (2004). Opening the Door to Non-Programmers: Authoring Intelligent Tutor Behavior by Demonstration. In J. C. Lester, R. M. Vicario, & F. Paraguaçu (Eds.), Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2004 (pp. 162-174). Berlin: Springer Verlag. pdf-icon
  • Roll, I., Baker, R. S., Aleven, V., & Koedinger, K. R. (2004). A metacognitive ACT-R model of students’ learning strategies in intelligent tutoring systems. In J. C. Lester, R. M. Vicario, & F. Paraguaçu (Eds.), Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2004 (pp. 854-856). Berlin: Springer Verlag.
  • Roll, I., Baker, R. S., Aleven, V., & Koedinger, K. R. (2004). Promoting effective help-seeking behavior through declarative instruction. In J. C. Lester, R. M. Vicario, & F. Paraguaçu (Eds.), Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2004 (pp. 857-859). Berlin: Springer Verlag.
  • Roll, I., Baker, R. S., Aleven, V., & Koedinger, K. . (2004) What goals do students have when choosing the actions they perform? In M. Lovett, C. Schunn, C. Lebiere, & P. Munro (Eds.), Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 380-381). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Poster.
  • Aleven, V., & Rosé, C. P. (2004). Towards easier creation of tutorial dialogue systems: Integration of authoring environments for tutoring and dialogue systems. In J. Mostow & P. Tedesco (Eds.), Papers from the Workshop on Dialog-Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems, held in conjunction with ITS 2004 (pp. 1-7). Maceió, Brazil.
  • Rosé, C. P., Torrey, C., & Aleven, V. (2004). Guided exploratory learning versus directed learning in a simulation environment for thermodynamics: A pilot study. In J. Mostow & P. Tedesco (Eds.), Papers from the Workshop on Dialog-Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems, held in conjunction with ITS 2004 (pp. 43-48). Maceió, Brazil. pdf-icon

Refereed Conference and Workshop Publications – 2003-1992

  • Aleven V., Koedinger, K. R., & Popescu, O. (2003). A Tutorial Dialog System to Support Self-Explanation: Evaluation and Open Questions. In U. Hoppe, F. Verdejo, & J. Kay (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AI-ED 2003 (pp. 39-46). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press. Finalist for Conference Best Paper Award, AIED 2003. 
  • Koedinger, K. R., Aleven, V. A. W. M. M., & Heffernan, N. T. (2003). Toward a Rapid Development Environment for Cognitive Tutors. In U. Hoppe, F. Verdejo, & J. Kay (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AI-ED 2003 (pp. 455-457). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press. 
  • Aleven V., Popescu, O., Ogan, A. & Koedinger, K. R. (2003). A Formative Classroom Evaluation of a Tutorial Dialogue System that Supports Self-Explanation. In V. Aleven, U. Hoppe, J. Kay, R. Mizoguchi, H.Pain, F. Verdejo, & K. Yacef (Eds.), Supplemental Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED2003, Vol. VI (pp. 303-312). School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney.
  • Popescu, O., Aleven, V., & Koedinger, K. R. (2003). A Knowledge-Based Approach to Understanding Students’ Explanations. In V. Aleven, U. Hoppe, J. Kay, R. Mizoguchi, H.Pain, F. Verdejo, & K. Yacef (Eds.), Supplemental Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED2003, Vol. VI (pp. 345-355). School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney.
  • Koedinger, K. R., Aleven, V. A. W. M. M., & Heffernan, N. T., (2003). Tools Towards Reducing the Costs of Designing, Building, and Testing Cognitive Models. In Proceedings of the 2003 Conference on Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation, BRIMS 2003.
  • Aleven V., Popescu, O., & Koedinger, K. R. (2002). More on pilot-testing a tutorial dialog system that supports self-explanation: Good feedback on explanations helps, how we can generate more of it? In C. P. Rose & V. Aleven (Eds.), Working notes of the ITS 2002 Workshop on Empirical Methods for Tutorial Dialogue Systems. Available via http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~aleven/ITS2002DialogueWS/
  • Aleven V., Popescu, O. , & Koedinger, K. R. (2002). Pilot-Testing a Tutorial Dialogue System that Supports Self-Explanation. In S. A. Cerri, G. Gouardères, & F. Paraguaçu (Eds.), Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2002 (pp. 344-354). Berlin: Springer Verlag.
  • Aleven V., Popescu, O. , & Koedinger, K. R. (2001). A Tutorial Dialogue System with Knowledge-Based Understanding and Classification of Student Explanations. In Working Notes of the 2nd IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems, August 5, 2001, Seattle.
  • Aleven V., Popescu, O. , & Koedinger, K. R. (2001). Pedagogical Content Knowledge in a Tutorial Dialogue System to Support Self-Explanation. In V. Aleven (Ed.), Papers of the AIED-2001 Workshop on Tutorial Dialogue Systems (pp. 59-70). Available via http://www.hcrc.ed.ac.uk/aied2001/workshops.html.
  • Aleven, V., & Koedinger, K. R. (2001). Investigations into Help Seeking and Learning with a Cognitive Tutor. In R. Luckin (Ed.), Papers of the AIED-2001 Workshop on Help Provision and Help Seeking in Interactive Learning Environments (pp. 47-58). Available via http://www.hcrc.ed.ac.uk/aied2001/workshops.html.
  • Aleven V., Popescu, O. , & Koedinger, K. R. (2001). Towards Tutorial Dialog to Support Self-Explanation: Adding Natural Language Understanding to a Cognitive Tutor. In J. D. Moore, C. L. Redfield, & W. L. Johnson (Eds.), Artificial Intelligence in Education: AI-ED in the Wired and Wireless Future, Proceedings of AI-ED 2001 (pp. 246-255). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press.
  • Aleven, V., & Koedinger, K. R. (2000). The Need for Tutorial Dialog to Support Self-Explanation. In C. P. Rose & R. Freedman (Eds.), Building Dialogue Systems for Tutorial Applications, Papers of the 2000 AAAI Fall Symposium (pp. 65-73). Technical Report FS-00-01. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.
  • Aleven, V., & Koedinger, K. R. (2000). Limitations of Student Control: Do Student Know when they need help? In G. Gauthier, C. Frasson, & K. VanLehn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2000 (pp. 292-303). Berlin: Springer Verlag. Conference Best Paper Award ITS 2000.
  • Aleven, V., Koedinger, K. R. & Cross, K. (1999). Tutoring Answer Explanation Fosters Learning with Understanding. In S. P. Lajoie & M. Vivet (Eds.), Artificial Intelligence in Education, Open Learning Environments: New Computational Technologies to Support Learning, Exploration, and Collaboration, proceedings of AIED-99 (pp. 199-206). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press.
  • Aleven, V., K. R. Koedinger, Sinclair, H. C., & Snyder, J. (1998). Combatting shallow learning in a tutor for geometry problem solving. In B. P. Goettl, H. M. Halff, C. L. Redfield, & V. J. Shute (Eds.), Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Fourth International Conference, ITS '98 (pp. 364-373). Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1452. Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag.
  • Aleven, V., & Ashley, K. D. (1997). Teaching Case-Based Argumentation Through a Model and Examples: Empirical Evaluation of an Intelligent Learning Environment. In B. du Boulay & R. Mizoguchi (Eds.), Artificial Intelligence in Education, Proceedings of AI-ED 97 World Conference (pp. 87-94). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press.
  • Aleven, V., & Ashley, K. D. (1997). Evaluating a Learning Environment for Case-Based Argumentation Skills. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, ICAIL-97 (pp. 170-179). New York, NY: ACM.
  • Ashley, K. D., & Aleven, V. (1997). Reasoning Symbolically about Partially Matched Cases. In M. Pollack (Ed.), Proceedings IJCAI 97, the Fifteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (pp. 335-341). San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann.
  • Aleven, V., & Ashley, K. D. (1996). How Different is Different? Arguing about the Significance of Similarities and Differences. In I. Smith & B. Faltings (Eds.), Advances in Case-Based Reasoning: Proceedings of the Third European Workshop, EWCBR-96 (pp. 1-15). Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1168. Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag.
  • Aleven, V., & Ashley, K. D. (1995). Doing Things with Factors. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (pp. 31-41). New York, NY: ACM.
  • Aleven, V., & Ashley, K. D. (1995). Using a Well-Structured Model to Teach in an Ill-Structured Domain. In Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 419-424). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Aleven, V., & Ashley, K. D. (1994). An Instructional Environment for Practicing Argumentation Skills. In AAAI-94: Proceedings of the Twelfth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (pp. 485-492). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.
  • Ashley, K. D., & Aleven, V. (1994). A Logical Representation for Relevance Criteria. In S. Wess, K. D. Althoff, & M. M. Richter (Eds.), Topics in Case-Based Reasoning; Selected Papers from the First European Workshop, EWCBR-93 (pp. 338-352). Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 837. Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag.
  • Aleven, V., & Ashley, K. D. (1993). What Law Students Need to Know to WIN. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (pp. 152-161). New York, NY: ACM. Reprinted in R. P. Jones & K. V. Russell (Eds.) (1994). International Yearbook of Law Computers and Technology, Volume 8 (pp. 115-129). Abingdon, UK: Carfax Publishing.
  • Aleven, V., & Ashley, K. D. (1992). Automated Generation of Examples for a Tutorial in Case-Based Argumentation. In C. Frasson, G. Gauthier, & G. I. McCalla (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS '92 (pp. 575-584). Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag.
  • Ashley, K. D., & Aleven, V. (1992). Generating Dialectical Examples Automatically. In AAAI-92: Proceedings of the Tenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (pp. 654-660). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.
  • Ashley, K. D., & Aleven, V. (1991). Toward an Intelligent Tutoring System for Teaching Law Students to Argue with Cases. In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (pp. 42-52). New York, NY: ACM.
  • Ashley, K. D., & Aleven, V. (1991). A Computational Approach to Explaining Case-Based Concepts of Relevance in a Tutorial Context. In Case-Based Reasoning, Proceedings of a Workshop (pp. 257-268). San Mateo, CA: Morgan-Kaufman.

Unpublished Manuscripts

  • Aleven, V. (2001). Helping Students to Become Better Help Seekers: Towards Supporting Metacognition in a Cognitive Tutor. Paper presented during a workshop organized by the NSF/DFG-sponsored German-USA Early Career Research Exchange Program: Research on Learning Technologies and Technology-Supported Education, Tübingen, Germany, October, 2001.
  • Aleven, V. (1997). Teaching Case-Based Argumentation Through a Model and Examples. Ph.D. Thesis, Intelligent Systems Program, University of Pittsburgh.
  • Aleven, V. (1988). Blackboard Aanpak van de Interpretatie van Thallium-201 Hartscans. [Blackboard Approach to the Interpretation of Thallium-201 Heart Scans.] M.Sc. Thesis, Delft University of Technology, Dept. of Mathematics and Informatics / Dept. of Electrical Engineering.