Publications

Conference Proceedings (strictly reviewed)

Blanchard, N., Kinnison, J., RichardWebster, B., Bashivan, P., Scheirer, W. J. (Under review). A Neurobiological Cross-domain Evaluation Metric for Predictive Coding Networks. [PDF][arXiv][supplemental]

Blanchard, N., Skinner, K., Kemp, A., Scheirer, W. J., Flynn, P. J. (2019). “Keep me in, Coach!”: A Computer Vision Perspective on Assessing ACL Injury Risk in Female Athletes, In Proceedings WACV 2019. [PDF]

Blanchard, N., Moreira, D., Bharati, A., & Scheirer, W. J. (2018). Getting the subtext without the text: Scalable multimodal sentiment classification from visual and acoustic modalities. In Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2018) (First Workshop and Grand Challenge on Computational Modeling of Human Multimodal Language). Melbourne, Australia. Association for Computational Linguistics. [PDF] [arXiv]

Donnelly, P. J., Blanchard, N., Olney, A. M., Kelly, S., Nystrand, M., & D'Mello, S. K. (2017). Words Matter: Automatic Detection of Questions in Classroom Discourse using Linguistics, Paralinguistics, and Context. In I. Molenaar, X., Ochoa, & S. Dawson. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (LAK’17) (pp. 218-227). ACM: New York, NY. [PDF]

Blanchard, N., Donnelly, P. J., Olney, A. M., Samei, B., Ward, B., Sun, X., Kelly, S., Nystrand, M., D'Mello, S. K. (2016). Identifying Teacher Questions using Automatic Speech Recognition in Live Classrooms. Proceedings of the 17th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2016) (pp. 191 - 202). Association for Computational Linguistics. [PDF]

Blanchard, N., Donnelly, P. J., Olney, A. M., Samei, B., Ward, B., Sun, X., Kelly, S., Nystrand, M., D'Mello, S. K. (2016). Semi-Automatic Detection of Teacher Questions from Human-Transcripts of Audio in Live Classrooms. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2016). International Educational Data Mining Society. [PDF]

Donnelly, P. J., Blanchard, N., Samei, B., Olney, A. M., Sun, X., Ward, B., Kelly, S., Nystrand, M., & D’Mello, S. K. (2016). Automatic Teacher Modeling from Live Classroom Audio. Proceedings of the 24th ACM International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2016). New York: ACM. [PDF]

Donnelly, P. J., Blanchard, N., Samei, B., Olney, A. M., Sun, X., Ward, B., Kelly, S., Nystrand, M., D'Mello, S. K. (2016). Multi-Sensor Modeling of Teacher Instructional Segments in Live Classrooms. Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2016). New York, NY: ACM. [PDF]

Bixler, R., Garrison, L. Blanchard, N., D’Mello, S.K. (2015) Automatically Detecting Mind Wandering During Reading Using Gaze and Physiology. Proceedings of the 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interactions (ICMI 2015). New York, NY: ACM. [PDF]

D’Mello, S. K., Olney, A. M, Blanchard, N., Sun, X., Ward, B., Samei, B., & Kelly, S. (2015). Multimodal Capture of Teacher-Student Interactions for Automated Dialogic Analysis in Live Classrooms. Proceedings of the 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2015) (Workshop on Multimodal Learning Analytics MLA’15). New York, NY: ACM. [PDF]

Blanchard, N., D’Mello, S.K., Olney, A.M., & Nystrand, M. (2015). Automatic Classification of Question & Answer Discourse Segments from Teacher’s Speech in Classrooms. In C. Romero, M. Pechenizkiy, J. Boticario, & O. Santos (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2015) (pp. 282 – 288). International Educational Data Mining Society. [PDF]

Blanchard, N., Brady, M. Olney, A., Glaus, M., Sun, X., Nystrand, M., Samei, B., Kelly, S. & D’Mello, S.K. (2015). A Study of Automatic Speech Recognition in Noisy Classroom Environments for Automated Dialogic Analysis. In C. Conati, N. Heffernan, A. Mitrovic, & M. Felisa Verdejo (Eds.) Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2015) (pp. 23 – 33). Spring-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg. [PDF]

Samei, B., Olney, A.M., Kelly, S., Nystrand, M., D’Mello, S.K., Blanchard, N., & Graesser, A. (2015). Modeling Classroom Discourse: Do Models that Predict Dialogic Instruction Properties Generalize Across Populations? In C. Romero, M. Pechenizkiy, J. Boticario, & O. Santos (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2015) (pp. 444 – 447). International Educational Data Mining Society. [PDF]

Blanchard, N., Bixler, R., Joyce, T., & D’Mello, S. (2014). Automated Physiological-Based Detection of Mind Wandering during Learning. In S. Trausan-Matu, K. Boyer, M. Crosby & K. Panourgia (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2014) (pp. 55 – 60). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. [PDF]

Samei, B., Olney, A. M., Kelly, S., Nystrand, M., D'Mello, S., Blanchard, N., Sun, X., Glaus, M. & Graesser, A. (2014). Domain Independent Assessment of Dialogic Properties of Classroom Discourse. In J. Stamper, Z. Pardos, M. Mavrikis, & B. M. McLaren, (Eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2014). (pp. 233 – 236). International Educational Data Mining Society. [PDF]

Blanchard, N., Thomas, B. (2012) .Washboard: An Effective Anaerobic Exercise Game. Poster Presented at Meaningful Play 2012. East Lansing, Michigan. [Poster]

Talks

Brady, M., D’Mello, S.K., Blanchard, N., Olney, A., & Nystrand, M. (2014). Evaluating Microphones and Microphone Placement for Signal Processing and Automatic Speech Recognition of Teacher-Student Dialog. Poster presented at the 168th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Indianapolis, Indiana. [Talk]

Book Chapters

D’Mello, S., Blanchard, N., Baker, R., Ocumpaugh, J., & Brawner, K. I Feel Your Pain: A Selective Review of Affect-Sensitive Instructional Strategies. In R. Sottilare, A. Graesser, X. Hu, & B. Goldberg (Eds.). Design Recommendations for Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Volume 2 – Instructional Management (pp. 35 – 48). U.S. Army Research Laboratory: Orlando, FL. [Pre-print PDF] [Book]