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All information below here is older and has not been updated since about 2013

Publications and Patents

Nicodemus, K, K., Elvevåg, B.., Foltz, P. W.,  Rosenstein, M., Diaz-Asper, C. & Weinberger, D. R., (in press)  Category fluency, latent semantic analysis and schizophrenia: a candidate gene approach.  Cortex.

Biemiller, A., Rosenstein, M., Sparks, R., Landauer, T. K & Foltz, P. W.(2013): Models of Vocabulary Acquisition: Direct Tests and Text-Derived Simulations of Vocabulary Growth, Scientific Studies of Reading, DOI: 10.1080/10888438.2013.821992

Foltz, P. W., Streeter, L. A., Lochbaum, K. E., & Landauer, T. K (2013).  Implementation and applications of the Intelligent Essay Assessor. Handbook of Automated Essay Evaluation, M. Shermis & J. Burstein, (Eds.). Pp. 68-88.  Routledge, NY. NY.

Holshausen, K., Harvey, P. D., Elvevåg B.. Foltz, P. W., Bowie, C. R. (2013) Latent semantic variables are associated with formal thought disorder and adaptive behavior in older inpatients with schizophrenia, Cortex, , ISSN 0010-9452, 10.1016/j.cortex.2013.02.006.

Cuevas, H. M., Bolstad, C. A., Oberbreckling, R., LaVoie, N., Mitchell, D. K., Fielder, J., & Foltz, P. W. (2012,). Benefits and challenges of multidisciplinary project teams: üLessons learnedý for researchers and practitioners. International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) Journal.

Foltz, P. W. Oberbreckling, R. J., Laham, R. D. (2012), Analyzing Job and Occupational Content Using Latent Semantic Analysis. In Mark Alan Wilson, Winston Bennett, Jr., Shanan Gwaltney Gibson, George Michael Alliger. The Handbook of Work Analysis Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations

Leleu T.D., Jacobson I.G., LeardMann C.L., Smith B., Foltz P.W., Amoroso P.J,. Derr M., Ryan M.A.K., Smith T.C., for the Millennium Cohort Study Team. (2011) Application of latent semantic analysis for open-ended responses in a large, epidemiologic study. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011, 11:136.  doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-136

Bolstad, C. A., Cuevas, H. M., Connors, E. S., Foltz, P. W., Gonzalez, C., Lau, N. K. C., & Warwick, W. J. (2010)  Advances in modeling situation awareness, decision-making, and performance in complex operational environments Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting (pp. 1047-1051). Santa Monica, CA.

ElvevŒg, B., Foltz, P. W., Rosenstein, M., & DeLisi, L, E. (2010).  An automated method to analyze language use in patients with schizophrenia and their first degree relatives.   Journal of Neurolinguistics.   doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroling.2009.05.002.

Bolstad, C. A. & Foltz, P. W. (2009)  Realtime communication, situation awareness and cognitive performance assessment system.  Proceedings of the International Test and Evaluation Association  Technology Review.  Palo Alto, CA. 

Foltz, P. W., Lee, A. Y., Bond, G., & Martin, M. J. (2009). Models, Methods, and Tools for the adaptability of teams.  In P. McDermott and L. Allender (Eds.).  Advanced Decision Architectures for the Warfighter.   Army Research Lab, Aberdeen, MD.

Gutierrez, S. L., Kantrowitz, T. M. McLellan, R., Grelle, D., & Foltz, P. (2009).  Innovations in ÒclassicÓ predictors of performance: Cognitive ability, personality and essay.  Proceedings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. New Orleans, LA., April.

Panaccione, C. & Foltz, P. W. (2009).  Implicit communication detection using topics model on asynchronous communication data.  In Proceedings of the NIPS workshop on Topic Models:  Text and Beyond. http://nips2009.topicmodels.net

Cianciolo, A. T., LaVoie, N., Lauper, U., & Foltz, P. W. (2008).  Emerging concepts in interagency coordination training. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation, and Education conference I/ITSEC, Orlando, FL

Foltz, P.W., Bolstad, C.A., Cuevas, H.M., Franzke, M., Rosenstein, M., & Costello, A.M. (2008). Measuring situation awareness through automated communication analysis. In M. Letsky, N. Warner, S.M. Fiore, & C. Smith (Eds.), Macrocognition in teams. Aldershot, England: Ashgate.

Foltz, P. W. Lavoie, N., Oberbreckling, R. & Rosenstein, M. (2008). Automated performance assessment of teams in virtual environments. In D. Schmorrow, J. Cohn & D. Nicholson,  (Eds.), The PSI handbook of virtual environments for training and education:  Developments for the military and beyond. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International.

Foltz, P. W. & Martin, M. J.  (2008).  Automated Communication Analysis of Teams.  In E. Salas, G. F. Goodwin, & S. Burke (Eds.) Team Effectiveness in Complex Organizations and Systems: Cross-disciplinary perspectives and approaches. New York:  Routledge.

Foltz, P. W.,  Rosenstein, M., LaVoie, N., Oberbreckling, R., Chatham, R. & Psotka, J. (2008). DARCAAT: DARPA Competence Assessment and Alarms for Teams. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation, and Education conference I/ITSEC, Orlando, FL

LaVoie, N., Foltz, P. W.,  Rosenstein, M., Oberbreckling, R., Chatham, R. & Psotka, J. (2008). Automated support for AARs: Exploiting communication to assess team performance. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation, and Education conference I/ITSEC, Orlando, FL

LaVoie, N., Foltz, P. W., Rosenstein, M., Oberbreckling, R., Chatham, R., & Psotka, J. (2008).   Automating convoy training assessment to improve soldier performance.   In Proceedings of the Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL, November.

LaVoie, N., Lauper, U., Lee, Y.-C., Lee, Cianciolo, A., Foltz, P.,W., Legree, P. & Psotka, J. (2008).  Driving wisdom: Improving risk management of common driving hazards. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation, and Education conference I/ITSEC, Orlando, FL

Bolstad, C.A., Foltz, P. W.,, Franzke, M., Cuevas, H.M., Rosenstein, M., & Costello, A.M. (2007). Predicting situation awareness from team communications. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: HFES.

ElvevŒg, B., Foltz, P. W., Weinberger, D. R. & Goldberg, T. E. (2007)  Quantifying incoherence in speech: An automated methodology and novel application to schizophrenia.  Schizophrenia Research. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2007.03.001.

Foltz, P. W. Discourse Coherence and LSA. (2007) In T. K Landauer, W. Kintsch, D. McNamara & S. Dennis.  (Eds.)  LSA: A Road to Meaning. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishing.

Foltz, P. W. & Landauer, T. K (2007)  Helping people find and learn from documents: Exploiting synergies in human and computer search. In T. K Landauer, W. Kintsch, D. McNamara & S. Dennis.  (Eds.)  LSA: A Road to Meaning. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishing

Foltz, P. W., LaVoie, N., Oberbreckling, R. & Rosenstein, M. (2007).  Tools for automated analysis of networked verbal communication.  Network Science Report, Volume 1, 1 pp 19-24, United States Military Academy Network Science Center. 

Pierce, L. G., Sutton, J. L., Foltz, P., Lavoie, N., Scott-Nash, S., & Lauper, U (2006) Technologies for augmented collaboration.  In Proceedings of the CCRTS Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium. Cambridge, UK.

Foltz, P. W., Martin, M. J., Abdelali, A., Rosenstein, M. B. & Oberbreckling, R. J. (2006). Automated Team Discourse Modeling: Test of Performance and Generalization.  In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Cognitive Science Conference.

Foltz, P. W. (2005). Tools for Enhancing Team Performance through Automated Modeling of the Content of Team Discourse.  In D. Schmorrow (Ed.) , Foundations of Augmented Cognition. New York, NY: Routledge, (pp. 1239-1248).

Foltz, P. W. (2005)  Automated Content Processing of Spoken and written discourse: Text Coherence, Essays, and Team Analyses.  Document design, 13(1), pp. 5-13.

Janeke, H. C., Coetzee, C. H.  & Foltz, P. W. (2005). New frontiers in automated assessment: using  latent semantic analysis to assess conceptual content in essays.  South African Journal of Higher Education. 19(6), 1074-1088

Foltz, P. W. & Martin, M. J. (2004) Automated  team discourse annotation and performance prediction using LSA.  In proceedings of the Human Language Technology conference / North American chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics annual meeting HLT/NAACL 2004.

Foltz, P. W,  & Lee, A. Y. (2004).  Adaptive Learning Systems. In H. Van Oostendorp, Breure & A. Dillon (Eds).  Creation, Use and Deployment of Digital Information.   Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

ElvevŒg, B., Foltz, P. W., Weinberger, D. R., Goldberg, T.E. (2004).  A novel approach to measuring coherence and incoherence in speech.  Schizophrenia Research, 67(1), p. 88.

Foltz, P. W. (2003). Content Processing with Latent Semantic Analysis: Essays, Teams and Clinical Interviews.  In L. Lagerwerf, W. Spooren, L. Degand (Eds.). MAD: 5th International Workshop on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Discourse, MŸnster, Germany: Nodus Publikationen.

Foltz, P. W., Laham, R. D. & Derr, M. (2003).  Automated Speech Recognition for Modeling Team Performance.  In Proceedings of the 47th Annual Human Factors and Ergonomic Society Meeting. 

Foltz, P. W., Martin, M. J., Cooke, N. J., Kiekel, P. A. & Gorman, J. (2003).  Automated Team Communication Analysis with Latent Semantic Analysis.  In Proceedings of the Collaborative Technologies Alliance: Advanced Decision Architectures, (pp 33-40).

Gorman, J. C., Foltz, P. W. Kiekel, P. A., Martin, M. A. & Cooke, N. J. (2003)  Evaluation of Latent Semantic Analysis-based measures of communications content. In Proceedings of the 47th Annual Human Factors and Ergonomic Society Meeting.

Gillan, D. J., Foltz, P. W. & Renfro-Fernandez, C. L. (2003).  Analyzing Assessment:  Case studies at the Individual and Department level. Proceedings of New Mexico  conference on Assessment.

Landauer, T. K., Laham, R. D. & Foltz, P. W. (2003) Automated Scoring and Annotation of Essays with the Intelligent Essay Assessor.  In M. Shermis & J. Bernstein, (Eds.).  Automated Essay Scoring: A cross-disciplinary perspective. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers.

Landauer, T. K., Laham, R. D. & Foltz, P. W. (2003) Automated Scoring and Annotation of Essays with the Intelligent Essay Assessor. Assessment in Education, 10,3, pp 295-308.

Foltz, P. W. (2002)  Quantitative cognitive models of Text and Discourse Processing.  In A. Graesser, M. Gernsbacher, and S. Goldman, (Eds.), The Handbook of Discourse Processes.  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishing.

Foltz, P. W. & Landauer, T. K. (2002).  Applications of LSA to writing analysis.  In T. Olive and M. Levy (Eds.). Contemporary Tools and Techniques for Studying Writing.  Amsterdam University Press. 

Foltz, P. W. & Landauer, T. K (2002).  The SuperManual Interactive Electronic Technical Manual. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference. 

Foltz, P.W., Kintsch, W., Laham, R. D., Landauer, T. K., & Rehder, R. (2002). A computer-based system for analysis and evaluation of the semantic content of writing.   U.S. Patent # 6,356,864

Kiekel, P. A., Cooke, N. J., Foltz, P. W., Gorman, J. & Martin, M. M (2002).  Some promising results of communication-based automatic measures of team cognition.  Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Landauer, T. K.  & Foltz, P. W. (2002).  The SuperManual Project. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Landauer, T. K., Laham, R. D., & Foltz, P. W. (2002). Automated Scoring and Annotation of Essays with the Intelligent Essay Assessor.  In M. Shermis and J. Burstein.  Automated Essay Assessment.  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

ElvevŒg, B, Foltz, P, Fisher, JE, Schwartz, A, Bokat, CE, Weinberger, DR, Goldberg, TE (2001), Latent Semantic Analysis and the semantic coherence of disordered speech in schizophrenia, Schizophrenia Research, 49(1-2), pp. 105-106.

Foltz, P. W.  (2001).  Semantic Processing, Statistical Semantics.  In W. Kintsch, (Ed.)  The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 

Kiekel, P. A., Cooke, N. J., Foltz, P. W., & Shope, S. M.  (2001). Automating measurement of team cognition through analysis of communication data.  In M. J. Smith, G. Salvendy, D. Harris, and R. J. Koubek (Eds.), Usability Evaluation and Interface Design, pp. 1382-1386, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Landauer, T. K., Laham, D. & Foltz, P. W. (2001).  Automated essay scoring. IEEE Intelligent Systems.  September/October

Foltz, P. W., Gilliam , S. & Kendall, S.  (2000). Supporting content-based feedback in online writing evaluation with LSA.  Interactive Learning Environments, 8(2), pp. 111-129.

Strait, M. J., Haynes, J. A., & Foltz, P. W. (2000).   Applications of Latent Semantic Analysis to Lessons Learned Systems  in Aha, D.W., & Weber, R. (Eds.)  Intelligent Lessons Learned Systems: Papers from the 2000 Workshop. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.

Foltz, P. W., Laham, D., & Landauer, T. K. (1999). The Intelligent Essay Assessor: Applications to Educational Technology.  Interactive Multimedia Education Journal of Computer Enhanced Learning. 1,(2).

Foltz, P. W., Laham, D., & Landauer, T. K. (1999).  Automated Essay Scoring:  Applications to Educational Technology. In B. Collis and R. Oliver (Eds.), Proceedings of EDMedia '99,  Charlottesville, VA: Association of Computing in Education, (pp. 939-944).

Foltz, P. W., & Wells, A. D. (1999).  Automatically deriving reader's knowledge structures from texts.  Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 25(2), 208-214.

Davis, M. W.,  & Foltz, P. W. (1998)   Learning via compact data representations. In M. A. Gernsbacher and S. J. Derry (Eds.) Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.   Mahwah NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishing.  (pp. 285-290).

Foltz, P. W. (1998). Computational approaches to semantic knowledge representations. Discourse Processes, 25(2&3), 127-130.

Foltz, P. W., Kintsch, W. & Landauer, T. K. (1998). The measurement of textual coherence with Latent Semantic Analysis. Discourse Processes, 25(2&3), 285-307.

Landauer, T. K, Foltz, P. W. & Laham, D. (1998).  An introduction to Latent Semantic Analysis.  Discourse Processes, 25(2&3), 259-284.

Landauer, T. K., Laham, D. & Foltz, P. W.  (1998) . Learning Human-like Knowledge by Singular Value Decomposition: A Progress Report.  In M. I. Jordan, M. J. Kearns, S. A. Solla, (Eds.), Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 10, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

McDonald, J. E., Ogden, W. & Foltz, P. W. (1998).  Interactive information retrieval using term relationship networks.  In D. K. Harmon and E. M. Voorhees (Eds.) Proceedings of the Text Retrieval Conference TREC 6, Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Wolfe, M., B. Schreiner, M. E., Rehder, B.,  Laham,  D., Foltz, P. W.,  Kintsch, W. & Landauer, T. K (1998). Learning from text:  Matching readers and texts by Latent Semantic Analysis. Discourse Processes, 25(2&3), 309-336.

Foltz, P. W.  & Wells, A. D.  (1997)  Modeling Students' Knowledge Representation with Latent Semantic Analysis,  In M. G. Shafto and P. Langley (Eds.) Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.   Mahwah NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Publishing.

Foltz, P. W. (1996)  Latent Semantic Analysis for text-based research.  Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers. 28(2), 197-202.

Foltz, P. W., Britt, M. A., & Perfetti, C. A. (1996)  Reasoning from multiple texts: An automatic analysis of readers' situation models.   In G.W. Cottrell (Ed.) Proceedings of the 18th Annual Cognitive Science Conference.(pp. 110-115), Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Foltz, P. W. (1996). Comprehension, coherence, and strategies in hypertext and linear text.  In J. Levonen, J. F. Rouet, A. Dillon, & R. Spiro (Eds.), Hypertext and Cognition. (pp. 109-136). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Perfetti, C. A., Marron, M. A. & Foltz, P. W. (1996).  Sources of comprehension failure: Theoretical perspectives and case studies. In C. Cornoldi & J. Oakhill (Eds.), Reading comprehension difficulties: Processes and interventions. Lawrence Erlbaum, NJ.

 Voss, J. F., Wiley, J., Ciarrochi, J., Foltz, P. W., Silfes, L. (1996) Race and the representation of discourse: Fictitious scenarios and the O.J. Simpson case.  Discourse Processes.22(2), 103-144.

Foltz, P. W. (1995). The next ACT: Further refinements of a general theory of cognition [Review of Rules of the Mind]. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 9(5), 456-458.

Lee, A. Y., Foltz, P. W., & Polson, P. G. (1994). Memory for Task-Action Mappings: Mnemonics, regularity, and consistency.   International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 40(5), 771-791.

Foltz, P. W. (1992). The HCIBIB mail-based retrieval system. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Computer Systems Technical Group Bulletin,19(1).

Foltz, P. W. & Dumais, S. T. (1992). Personalized information delivery: An analysis of information filtering methods.  Communications of the ACM, 35(12), 51-60.

Foltz, P. W. (1991).  Human Memory Retrieval and Computer Information Retrieval: What can the two fields learn from each other?  Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, (pp. 703-707).

Foltz, P. W. & Dumais, S. T. (1991).  An analysis of information filtering methods for Bellcore technical memos.  Proceedings of the Bellcore Conference on User Centered Design, November.

Lee, A. Y., Foltz, P. W. & Polson, P. G. (1991).  Consistency versus mnemonics in text editor command sets. SIGCHI Bulletin, 23(4), 41.

Foltz, P. W. (1991). A text comprehension model of hypertext: A theory based approach to design and evaluation.  In S. Robertson, G. Olson & J. Olson (Eds.) Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI Ô91, 489-490.

Foltz, P. W. (1990) Using Latent Semantic Indexing for Information Filtering.  In R. B. Allen (Ed.) Proceedings of the Conference on Office Information Systems, Cambridge, MA, 40-47.

Foltz, P. W., Davies, S. E., Polson, P. G., & Kieras, D. (1988). Transfer across menu systems.  Proceedings of Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI  '88,  Washington, DC. 107-112.

Foltz, P. W., Davies, S. E., Polson, P. G., & Kieras, D.  (1988).  Transfer between similar  menu  systems.  SIGCHI Bulletin. January, 63-65.