James Lester

Also published as: James C. Lester


2015

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NCSU_SAS_SAM: Deep Encoding and Reconstruction for Normalization of Noisy Text
Samuel Leeman-Munk | James Lester | James Cox
Proceedings of the Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text

2014

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Towards Domain-Independent Assessment of Elementary Students’ Science Competency using Soft Cardinality
Samuel Leeman-Munk | Angela Shelton | Eric Wiebe | James Lester
Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications

2013

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Learning Dialogue Management Models for Task-Oriented Dialogue with Parallel Dialogue and Task Streams
Eun Ha | Christopher Mitchell | Kristy Boyer | James Lester
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference

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Evaluating State Representations for Reinforcement Learning of Turn-Taking Policies in Tutorial Dialogue
Christopher Mitchell | Kristy Boyer | James Lester
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference

2012

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Expressive NLG for Next-Generation Learning Environments: Language, Affect, and Narrative
James Lester
INLG 2012 Proceedings of the Seventh International Natural Language Generation Conference

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From Strangers to Partners: Examining Convergence within a Longitudinal Study of Task-Oriented Dialogue
Christopher M. Mitchell | Kristy Elizabeth Boyer | James C. Lester
Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue

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Combining Verbal and Nonverbal Features to Overcome the “Information Gap” in Task-Oriented Dialogue
Eun Young Ha | Joseph F. Grafsgaard | Christopher Mitchell | Kristy Elizabeth Boyer | James C. Lester
Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue

2011

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The Impact of Task-Oriented Feature Sets on HMMs for Dialogue Modeling
Kristy Boyer | Eun Young Ha | Robert Phillips | James Lester
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2011 Conference

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An Affect-Enriched Dialogue Act Classification Model for Task-Oriented Dialogue
Kristy Boyer | Joseph Grafsgaard | Eun Young Ha | Robert Phillips | James Lester
Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies

2010

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NCSU: Modeling Temporal Relations with Markov Logic and Lexical Ontology
Eun Ha | Alok Baikadi | Carlyle Licata | James Lester
Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation

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Exploring Individual Differences in Student Writing with a Narrative Composition Support Environment
Julius Goth | Alok Baikadi | Eun Young Ha | Jonathan Rowe | Bradford Mott | James Lester
Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Writing: Writing Processes and Authoring Aids

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Leveraging Hidden Dialogue State to Select Tutorial Moves
Kristy Boyer | Rob Phillips | Eun Young Ha | Michael Wallis | Mladen Vouk | James Lester
Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Fifth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications

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Exploring the Effectiveness of Lexical Ontologies for Modeling Temporal Relations with Markov Logic
Eun Y. Ha | Alok Baikadi | Carlyle Licata | Bradford Mott | James Lester
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference

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Dialogue Act Modeling in a Complex Task-Oriented Domain
Kristy Boyer | Eun Y. Ha | Robert Phillips | Michael Wallis | Mladen Vouk | James Lester
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference

2009

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Modeling Dialogue Structure with Adjacency Pair Analysis and Hidden Markov Models
Kristy Elizabeth Boyer | Robert Phillips | Eun Young Ha | Michael Wallis | Mladen Vouk | James Lester
Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The 2009 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Companion Volume: Short Papers

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Inferring Tutorial Dialogue Structure with Hidden Markov Modeling
Kristy Elizabeth Boyer | Eun Young Ha | Robert Phillips | Michael Wallis | Mladen Vouk | James Lester
Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications

2008

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Learner Characteristics and Feedback in Tutorial Dialogue
Kristy Boyer | Robert Phillips | Michael Wallis | Mladen Vouk | James Lester
Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications

2002

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Pronominalization in Generated Discourse and Dialogue
Charles B. Callaway | James C. Lester
Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics

1998

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Natural Language Generation Journeys to Interactive 3D Worlds Invited Talk Extended Abstract
James C. Lester | William H. Bares | Charles B. Callaway | Stuart G. Towns
Natural Language Generation

1997

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Developing and Empirically Evaluating Robust Explanation Generators: The KNIGHT Experiments
James C. Lester | Bruce W. Porter
Computational Linguistics, Volume 23, Number 1, March 1997