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Conference and Workshop Publications in which
MentorPAL capabilities were featured or cited

 

Nye, B., Swartout, W., Campbell, J., Krishnamachari, M., Kaimakis, N. and Davis, D., (2017). MentorPal: Interactive Virtual Mentors Based on Real -Life STEM Professionals . in the Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Simulation, Training and Education Conference, Orlando, Florida

Davis, D.M., Kaimakis, N.J. & Spaulding, H., (2018). Critical Thinking Training: Proven New Technologies for Engaging DoD Personnel. In the Proceedings of the ModSim World Conference, Norfolk, Virginia.

Kaimakis, N.J., Davis, D.M., Breck, S. & Nye, B.D., (2018). Domain-Specific Reduction of Language Model Databases: Overcoming Chatbot Implementation Obstacles. In the Proceedings of the ModSim World Conference , Norfolk, Virginia.

Burns, D.P., Davis, D.M. & Nordhagen, J. N., (2018). Systems Engineering: Optimizing Creation of Virtual Conversational Human. In the Proceedings of the ModSim World Conference , Norfolk, Virginia.

Beck, S., Carr, K., Davis, D. M., Nordhagen, J. N., and Nye, B. D., (2018). Virtual Mentors in a Real STEM Fair: Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities .In Third International Workshop on Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS 2018) Proceedings.

Davis, M.C. & Davis, D.M., (2018). Identifying Shortcomings in Data Comprehension: Advanced Technology for E-Learning Enhancement. Poster session presented at iFEST, Innovation, Instruction & Implementation, Federal eLearning Science and Technology, Arlington Virginia, August, 2018. Featured live demonstration of MentorPal.

Nye, B.D.  (2018). Continuity and Engagement in an Open Ecosystem: Challenges and Approaches, Abstract and Presentation at iFEST, Innovation, Instruction & Implementation, Federal eLearning Science and Technology. Arlington Virginia, August, 2018 

Davis, D. M., Predovich, K.B., Stassi, F.J., Spaulding, H., Shaw, K & Nye, B.D., (2018). Enhancing Menteeship: Improving Career Selection for Potential DoD Personnel. In the Proceedings of the SISO Fall Simulation Innovation Workshop, Orlando, Florida:SISO - Awarded Best Paper presentation in the System Lifecycle and Technologies Track

Davis, M.C., Stassi, F.J. & Davis, D.M., (2018). Innovative Education Technologies: Optimizing Future Information Comprehension Capabilities. In the Proceedings of the SISO Fall Simulation Innovation Workshop, Orlando, Florida:SISO

Yao, K-T., Davis, D. M., Liu, J. J., & Kaimakis, N. J., (2018). New Technologies to Enhance Computer Generated Interactive Virtual Humans. In the Proceedings of the SISO Fall Simulation Innovation Workshop, Orlando, Florida:SISO

Davis, M. C., Young, N.L.H. & Davis, D. M., (2019). Enhancements for Homeschooling and ADL: Virtual Humans, Technologies and Insights. In the Proceedings of the ModSim World Conference, Norfolk, Virginia.

Shaw, K., Davis, D.M., Rizvi, S.Z. & Davis, M.C., (2019). Quantum Computing: Evaluating Potential Quantification of Projective Psychological Test Scoring . In the Proceedings of the ModSim World Conference, Norfolk, Virginia.

Davis, D.M., Phelps, C. L. & Stassi, F. J., (2019). Pedagogical Tools to Enhance Analytic Skills: Interactive Virtual Tutorial Environments. In the Proceedings of the ModSim World Conference, Norfolk, Virginia.

Davis, D. M., Rosenberg, M., Davis, M.C., Burns, D.P., Jaksha, E., & Guizani, S., (2020). Proactive Natural Language Processing: Addressing Terminology Disparity and Team Coalescence. In the Proceedings of the SISO Simulation Innovation Workshop, Orlando, Florida: SISO

Davis, D. M., Jaksha, E., Guizani, S. & Davis, M. C., (2020). Establishing Metrics and Creating Standards: Quantifying Efficacy of Battlefield Simulations. In the Proceedings of the SISO Simulation Innovation Workshop, Orlando, Florida: SISO

Davis, D.M., Jaksha, E., & Guizani, S., (2020). Hardware and Software Enhancements: Conversational Computer Agents with Initiative . ModSim World Conference , Presentations Canceled - COVID-19, Norfolk, Virginia.

Davis, D.M., Burns, D.P., Morgan, B.L., Barnhill, D. H., and Davis, M.C., (2020). Populating a Virtual Conversation Database: Community Data Collection and Analysis . ModSim World Conference, Presentations Canceled - COVID-19, Norfolk, Virginia.

Benjamin D. Nye, Dan M. Davis, Sanad Z. Rizvi, Kayla Carr, William Swartout, Raj Thacker & Kenneth Shaw (2020). Feasibility and Usability of MentorPal, a Framework for rapid Development of virtual Mentors. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. London, UK.

Davis, D. M., Stassi, F.J. & Davis, M.C., (2021, Pending). Inculcating Metacognition and Critical Thinking: Standards for Implementing Virtual Humans. SISO Simulation Innovation Workshop, Orlando, Florida

Davis, M.C., Morgan, B.L. & Davis, D.M., (2021, Pending). Advancing Virtual Conversation Efficacy: Technologies to Enable Predictive Language Initiation. ModSim World Conference, Norfok, Virginia

Davis, M.C., Yao, K-T., Davis, D.M. & Barnhill, D. H., (2021, Pending). Conversationally Adept Virtual Humans Technologies: Autonomous Combat Team Members’ “Incarnation”. ModSim World Conference, Norfolk, Virginia

 

 

 

 

Webmeister, MentorPal team member, and Mentor: Dan Davis.