"The more I think about language, the more it amazes me that people ever understand each other at all." - Kurt Gödel

Publications


Natalie Parde and Rodney D. Nielsen. Exploring the Terrain of Metaphor Novelty: A Regression-based Approach for Automatically Scoring Metaphors. To appear in the Proceedings of the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18). New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2-7, 2018.

Natalie Parde. Reading with Robots: Towards a Human-Robot Book Discussion System for Elderly Adults. To appear in the Proceedings of the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18) Doctoral Consortium. New Orleans, Lousiana, February 2-7, 2018.

Natalie Parde and Rodney D. Nielsen. Finding Patterns in Noisy Crowds: Regression-based Annotation Aggregation for Crowdsourced Data. In the Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2017). Copenhagen, Denmark, September 7-11, 2017. Link

Nabila Salma, Bin Mai, Kamesh Namuduri, Rasel Mamun, Yassir Hashem, Hassan Takabi, Natalie Parde, and Rodney Nielsen. Using EEG Signal to Analyze IS Decision Making Cognitive Processes. To appear in Information Systems and Neuroscience, Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation.
↪ Winner of the Dr. Hermann Zemlicka Award for Most Visionary Paper at Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2017.

Masoud Narouei, Hamed Khanpour, Hassan Takabi, Rodney Nielsen and Natalie Parde. Towards a Top-down Policy Engineering Framework for Attribute-based Access Control. In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies. Indianapolis, Indiana, June 21-23, 2017. Link

Natalie Parde and Rodney D. Nielsen. #SarcasmDetection is soooo general! Towards a Domain-Independent Approach for Detecting Sarcasm. In Proceedings of the 30th International FLAIRS Conference. Marco Island, Florida, May 22-24, 2017. Link

Natalie Parde, Adam Hair, Michalis Papakostas, Konstantinos Tsiakas, Maria Dagioglou, Vangelis Karkaletsis, and Rodney D. Nielsen. Grounding the Meaning of Words through Vision and Interactive Gameplay. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 25-31, 2015. Link

Michalis Papakostas, Konstantinos Tsiakas, Natalie Parde, Vangelis Karkaletsis, and Fillia Makedon. An Interactive Framework for Learning User-Object Associations through Human-Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, Corfu, Greece, July 1-3, 2015. Link

Natalie Parde, Michalis Papakostas, Konstantinos Tsiakas, and Rodney D. Nielsen. "Is It Rectangular?" Using I Spy as an Interactive, Game-Based Approach to Multimodal Robot Learning. In Proceedings of the AAAI-15 Conference on Artificial Intelligence Student Program, Austin, Texas, January 25-30, 2015. Link

Natalie Parde, Michalis Papakostas, Konstantinos Tsiakas, Maria Dagioglou, Vangelis Karkaletsis, and Rodney D. Nielsen. I Spy: An Interactive Game-Based Approach to Multimodal Robot Learning. In Proceedings of the AAAI-15 Workshop on Knowledge, Skill, and Behavior Transfer in Autonomous Robots, Austin, Texas, January 25, 2015. Link

Natalie Parde and Rodney D. Nielsen. Design Challenges and Recommendations for Multi-Agent Learning Systems Featuring Teachable Agents. In Proceedings of the 2nd Annual GIFT Users Symposium (GIFTSym2). Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 12-13, 2014. Link

Gayatri Mehta, Krunal K. Patel, Natalie Parde, and Nancy S. Pollard. "Data-driven mapping using local patterns." IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems 32.11 (2013): 1668-1681. Link

Gayatri Mehta, Xiaozhong Luo, Natalie Parde, Krunal Patel, Brandon Rodgers and Anil Kumar Sistla. UNTANGLED - An interactive mapping game for engineering education. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education (MSE), Austin, TX, 2013. Link

Gayatri Mehta, Carson Crawford, Xiaozhong Luo, Natalie Parde, Krunal Patel, Brandon Rodgers, Anil Sistla, Anil Yadav, and Marc Reisner. (2013). "UNTANGLED – A game environment for discovery of creative mapping strategies." ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems 6.3 (2013): 1-26. Link

Anil Sistla, Natalie Parde, Krunal Patel, and Gayatri Mehta. Cross-architectural study of custom reconfigurable devices using crowdsourcing. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 27th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing Workshops and PhD Forum (IPDPSW ’13), Boston, Massachusetts, May 20-24, 2013. Link

Other Presentations

Natalie Parde and Rodney D. Nielsen. Reading with Robots: Towards an Intelligent Reading Companion that Promotes Cognitive Exercise in Older Adults. Poster at the 2017 Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference. Dallas, Texas, January 29-30, 2017.

Rodney D. Nielsen and Natalie Parde. Perceptive Emotive Spoken-Dialogue Companion Robots. Presentation at the 2016 IEEE MetroCon Conference. Arlington, Texas, October 26, 2016.

Natalie Parde and Rodney D. Nielsen. Getting to the Heart of Metaphors: Dependency-based Detection of Metaphoric Juxtapositions. Poster at the 2016 CRA-Women Graduate Cohort Workshop. San Diego, California, April 15-16, 2016.

Natalie Parde and Rodney D. Nielsen. An Exploration in Teaching Robots through “I Spy” Gameplay. Poster at the 2015 CRA-Women Graduate Cohort Workshop. San Francisco, California, April 10-11, 2015.

Natalie Parde and Rodney D. Nielsen. (2014). Improving Cognition in the Elderly via Dialogue-Based Games with Teachable Robot Agents. Poster at the 2014 CRA-Women Graduate Cohort Workshop. Santa Clara, California, April 11-12, 2014.