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Roya Hosseini and Peter Brusilovsky win the best paper award at EC-TEL '14

Our paper on Mastery Grids: An Open Source Social Educational Progress Visualization won the best paper award at the 9th European Conference On Technology Enhanced Leaning (EC-TEL 2014). More details available here on the EC-TEL's news page.

Stephen Casner's work highlighted in the New Yorker

ISP Alumni, Stephen Casner's work on "Cockpit Automation" has been covered by the New Yorker in the article titled "The Hazards of Going on Autopilot" written by Maria Konnikova. You can read the article here.

Dr. Casner graduated from the Intelligent Systems Program with a PhD degree in 1990. He has been working since then to make flying safer by studying the human-computer interaction in the cockpit.

Diane Litman's paper selected as the ISCA best paper (2011-2013)

ISP faculty, Diane Litman's joint work with Katherine Forbes-Riley has been awarded the ISCA Best Paper Published in Speech Communication (2011-2013). The paper was selected by the Speech Communication editorial board under the coordination of Bernd Möbius, Editor-in-Chief and can be found under the following title:

Forbes-Riley, K. and Litman, D. Benefits and challenges of real-time uncertainty detection and adaptation in a spoken dialogue computer tutor. Speech Communication, vol 53, issue 9, pages 1115-1136, 2011

Inaugural edition of the ISP's yearly newsletter

The first edition of our yearly newsletter is here. It has updates on ISP's research, people, activities, and accomplishments during the past year. Click here to read.

Yun Huang's paper nominated for best paper award at EDM'14

Our paper on FAST student modeling for Java programming domain was nominated for best paper award at the 7th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2014). You can access the proceedings here.

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