Wk Date Readings Topic Reading (myWPI) Presenter Lecture/Lab Project Milestone
1 21-Jan N/A N/A N/A Overview N/A
2 26-Jan N/A N/A N/A Goal/Task Based User Interfaces "Hello World" for task engine
28-Jan Snow Day Snow Day Snow Day Snow Day Snow Day
3 2-Feb Goal/Task Based User interfaces Rich & Sidner, DiamondHelp: A Generic Collaborative Task Guidance System, AI Magazine 2007 Rich Lab  
4-Feb CEA-2018 Task Model Description [myWPI login required] Rich Lab Read CEA-2018 standard document
4 9-Feb Lieberman & Espinosa, A Goal-Oriented Interface to Consumer Electronics using Planning and Commonsense Reasoning, IUI'06 Rich Intelligent Tutoring Systems  
11-Feb Intelligent Tutoring Systems Conati et al, On-Line Student Modeling for Coached Problem Solving Using Bayesian Networks, UM'97 Judd Lab  
5 16-Feb Rickel & Johnson, Integrating Pedagogical Capabilities in a Virtual Environment Agent, AA'97 Forbes-Summers Automated GUI Design Written proposal (includes paper sketch of task model)
18-Feb Automated GUI Design Gajos & Weld, SUPPLE: Automatically Generating User Interfaces, IUI'04 Hanson Lab Proposals approved
6 23-Feb Bunt et al, Supporting Interface Customization using a Mixed-Initiative Approach, IUI'07 Gibbons Personal Assistants First draft of task model in CEA-2018 notation
25-Feb Personal Assistants Segal & Kephart, MailCat: An Intelligent Assistant for Organizing E-Mail, AA'99 Judd Lab Domain simulator implemented
7 2-Mar Snow Day Snow Day Snow Day Snow Day
4-Mar Berry et al, A Personalized Time Management Assistant: Research Directions, AAAI SS 2005 Forbes-Summers Multimodal Dialogue First running version of task guidance using model
8 9-Mar (Break) Multimodal Dialogue Horchani et al, A Platform for Output Dialogic Strategies in Natural Multimodal Dialogue Systems, IUI'07 Hanson Lab  
11-Mar (Break) Chai et al, A Probabilistic Approach to Reference Resolution, IUI'04 Forbes-Summers Recommender Systems  
9 16-Mar Recommender Systems Pazzani & Billsus, Content-Based Recommendation Systems, LNCS 2007 Gibbons Lab  
18-Mar Schafer et al, Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems, LNCS 2007 Hanson Lab  
10 23-Mar N/A N/A N/A Collaborative Dialogue Progress Report & Demo
25-Mar Collaborative Dialogue Allen et al, Chester: Towards a Personal Medication Advisor, J. Biomedical Informatics 2006 [long paper] Judd Speech in CETask Guide  
11 30-Mar Rich et al, COLLAGEN: Applying Collaborative Discourse Theory to Human-Computer Interaction, AI Magazine 2001 Gibbons Embodied Conversational Agents  
1-Apr Embodied Conversational Agents Pelachaud, Multimodal Expressive Embodied Conversational Agents, MM'05 Hanson Lab Design of natural language input grammar
12 6-Apr Bickmore & Picard, Establishing and Maintaining Long-Term Human-Computer Relationships, ToCHI 2005 [long paper] Forbes-Summers Affective Computing "Hello World" for Sphinx4
8-Apr Affective Computing Gratch & Marsella, Lessons from Emotion Psychology for the Design of Lifelike Characters, AAI 2005 Gibbons Lab Implementation of natural language text input
13 13-Apr D'Mello et al, Towards an Affect-Sensitive AutoTutor, IEEE Intelligent Sys. 2007 Judd Human-Robot Interaction Implementation of speech input
15-Apr Human-Robot Interaction Morency et al, Head Gestures for Perceptual Interfaces: The Role of Context in Improving Recognition, AIJ 2007 [long paper] Hanson Lab "Hello World" for TTS
14 22-Apr Breazeal et al, Learning From and About Others: Towards Using Imitation to Bootstrap the Social Understanding of Others by Robots, Art. Life 2004 [long paper] Gibbons Intelligent Environments Implementation of speech output
15 27-Apr Intelligent Environments Hanssens et al, Building Agent-Based Intelligent Workspaces, ABA'02 Judd Lab  
29-Apr Youngblood et al, A Learning Architecture for Automating the Intelligent Environment, IAAI'05 Forbes-Summers Lab  
16 4-May N/A N/A N/A N/A Final presentation, demo and web page