Selected Publications


Books

Carberry, Sandra. Plan Recognition in Natural Language Dialogue, ACL-MIT Press Series on Natural Language Processing, MIT Press, 1990.

Carberry, Sandra, A. Toni Cohen, and Hatem Khalil. Principles of Computer Science: Concepts, Algorithms, Data Structures, and Applications, Computer Science Press, 1986

Carberry, Sandra, Hatem Khalil, James Leathrum, and Leon Levy. Foundations of Computer Science, Computer Science Press, 1979.
Previously published as General Computer Science, Charles Merrill Company, 1976


Selected Journal Papers, Conference Papers, and Book Chapters

Publications:

Zhui Li, Sandra Carberry, Hui Fang, Kathleen McCoy, Kelly Peterson, and Matthew Stagitis. A Novel Methodology for Retrieving Infographics Utilizing Structure and Message Content. Data and Knowledge Engineering, to appear 2015.

Christopher Boston, Hui Fang, Sandra Carberry, Hao Wu, and Xitong Liu. Wikimantic: Toward Effective Disambiguation and Expansion of User Queries. Data and Knowledge Engineering, pages 22-37, 2014.

Zhuo Li, Sandra Carberry, Hui Fang, Kathleen McCoy, and Kelly Peterson. Infographics Retrieval: A New Methodolgy.. Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Information Systems. Pages 101-113, 2014.

Zhuo Li, Sandra Carberry, Hui Fang, and Kathleen McCoy. Identifying Important Features for Graph Retrieval. Proceedings of 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, pages 600-609, 2014.

Priscilla Moraes, Gabriel Sina, Kathleen McCoy, and Sandra Carberry. Evaluating the accessibility of line graphs through textual summaries for visually impaired users. Proceedings of the 16th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility. Pages 83-90, 2014.

Priscilla Moraes, Kathy McCoy, and Sandra Carberry. Adapting Graph Summaries to the Users’ Reading Levels. Proceedings of the 8th International Natural Language Generation Conference, Pages 64-73, 2014.

Priscilla Moraes, Gabriel Sina, Kathy McCoy, and Sandra Carberry. Generating Summaries of Line Graphs. Proceedings of the 8th International Natural Language Generation Conference, Pages 95-98, 2014.(This is a demo paper for the SIGHT system.)

Richard Burns, Sandra Carberry, and Stephanie Elzer Schwartz. Analyzing the Effect of Communicative Evidence in a Bayesian System for Grouped Bar Charts. Proceedings of the 27th Flairs Conference, Pages 14-17, 2014.

Zhuo Li, Matthew Stagitis, Sandra Carberry, and Kathleen McCoy. Towards Retrieving Relevant Information Graphics. Proceedings of the 36th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Pages 789-792, 2013.

Seniz Demir, Stephanie Schwartz, Richard Burns, and Sandra Carberry. What is Being Measured in an Information Graphic. International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLING), Pages~501-512. 2013.

Richard Burns, Sandra Carberry, and Stephanie Schwartz. Modeling a Graph Viewer's Effort in Recognizing Messages Conveyed by Grouped Bar Charts. Proceedings of the 21rst International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, pages~114-126, 2013.

Zhuo Li, Matthew Stagitis, Kathleen McCoy, and Sandra Carberry. Towards Finding Relevant Information Graphics: Identifying the Independent and Dependent from User-Written Queries. Proceedings of the 26th International FLAIRS Conference, http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/FLAIRS/FLAIRS13/paper/view/5939, 2013.

Richard Burns, Stephanie Schwartz, and Sandra Carberry. Towards Adapting Information Graphics to Individual Users to Support Recognizing Intended Messages, Proeedings of the First International Workshop on User-Adaptive Visualization, ceur-ws.org/Vol-997/wuav2013\_paper\_01.pdf, 2013.

Priscilla Moraes, Sandra Carberry, and Kathleen McCoy. Providing Access to the High-level Content of Line Graphs from Online Popular Media. Proceedings of 10th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility, pages~1-10, 2013.

Seniz Demir, Sandra Carberry, and Kathleen McCoy. Summarizing Information Graphics Textually. Computational Linguistics Journal, 38(3), pp. 527-574, 2012.

Sandra Carberry, Stephanie Elzer, Kathleen McCoy, Seniz Demir, Peng Wu, Charles Greenbacker, Daniel Chester, Edward Schwartz, David Oliver, and Priscilla Moraes. ``Access to Multimodal Articles from Popular Media for Individuals with Sight Impairments'', ACM Transactions on Intelligent Interactive Systems, 2(4), pp.~1-49, 2012.

Richard Burns, Sandra Carberry, Stephanie Elzer, and Daniel Chester. ``Automatically Recognizing Intended Messages in Grouped Bar Charts'', Proceedings of the International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, pp.~8-22, 2012. Received Student Best Paper Award.

Christopher Boston, Sandra Carberry, and Hui Fang. ``Wikimantic: Disambiguation for Short Queries'', Proceedings of the International Conference on Applications of Natural Language Processing to Information Systems, pp.~140-151, 2012.

Sandra Carberry, Stephanie Elzer, Richard Burns, Peng Wu, Daniel Chester, Seniz Demir. Information Graphics in Multimodal Documents. Book chapter in Multimedia Information Extraction, Mark Maybury, Editor, Wiley: IEEE Computer Society Press, pp.~235-252, 2012.

Stephanie Elzer, Sandra Carberry, and Ingrid Zukerman. The Automated Understanding of Simple Bar Charts. Artificial Intelligence Journal, 175(2), pages 526-555, 2011.

Peng Wu and Sandra Carberry. Toward Extractive Summarization of Multimodal Documents. Proceedings of the Canadian AI Workshop on Text Summarization, pages 53-64, 2011.

Charles Greenbacker, Kathleen McCoy, Sandra Carberry, and David McDonald. Semantic Modeling of Multimodal Documents for Abstractive Summarization. Proceedings of the Canadian AI Workshop on Text Summarization, pages 29-40, 2011.

Charles Greenbacker, Peng Wu, Sandra Carberry, Kathleen McCoy, Stephanie Elzer, David McDonald, Daniel Chester, Seniz Demir. Improving Accessibility of Multimodal Documents. Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, pages 52-62, 2011.

Charles Greenbacker, Peng Wu, Sandra Carberry, Kathleen McCoy, Stephanie Elzer. Abstractive Summarization of Line Graphs from Popular Media. Proceedings of the Workshop on Automatic Summarization for Different Genres, Media, and Languages, pages 41-48, 2011.

Seniz Demir, David Oliver, Edward Schwartz, Stephanie Elzer, Sandra Carberry, Kathleen McCoy, and Daniel Chester. Interactive SIGHT: Textual Access to Simple Bar Charts. New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 16(3), pp.~245-279, 2010.

Peng Wu, Sandra Carberry, and Stephanie Elzer. Recognizing the Intended Message of Line Graphs. International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, pp.~220-234, 2010, Received Student Best Paper Award.

Seniz Demir, Sandra Carberry, and Kathleen McCoy. A Discourse-Aware, Graph-Based Content Selection Framework. Proceeding of the Sixth International Natural Language Generation Conference, pp. 17-25, 2010.

Seniz Demir, David Oliver, Edward Schwartz, Stephanie Elzer, Sandra Carberry, and Kathleen McCoy. Interactive SIGHT into Information Graphics. Proceedings of the International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility, 2010.

Peng Wu, Sandra Carberry, and Stephanie Elzer. Segmenting Line Graphs into Trends, Proceedings of the Twelth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp.~697-703, 2010.

Stephanie Elzer, Edward Schwartz, Sandra Carberry, Daniel Chester, Seniz Demir, and Peng Wu. Bar Charts in Popular Media: Conveying their Message to Visually Impaired Users via Speech. Book Chapter in Advances in Intelligent Information Systems, Zbigniew W. Ras and Li-Shiang Tsay editors, pages 275-298, 2010.

Richard Burns, Sandra Carberry, and Stephanie Elzer. Visual and Spatial Factors in a Bayesian Reasoning Framework for the Recognition of Intended Messages in Grouped Bar Charts. Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on Visual Representations and Reasoning, pp. 6-13, 2010.

Richard Burns, Stephanie Elzer, and Sandra Carberry. Modeling Relative Task Effort for Grouped Bar Charts. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pages 2292-2297, 2009.

Seniz Demir, Sandra Carberry and Stephanie Elzer. Issues in realizing the overall message of a bar chart. Book Chapter in Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, Nicolas Nicolov, Galia Angelova and Ruslan Mitkov editors, John Benjamins publisher, pages 311-320, 2009.

Richard Burns, Sandra Carberry, and Stephanie Elzer. Processing Information Graphics in Multimodal Documents. Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Multimedia Information Extraction, pages 5-9, 2008.

Richard Burns, Stephanie Elzer, and Sandra Carberry. Estimating Effort for Trend Messages in Grouped Bar Charts. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, pages 353-356, 2008.

Seniz Demir, Sandra Carberry, and Kathleen McCoy. Generating Textual Summaries of Information Graphics. Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Language Generation, pages 7-15, 2008.

Sandra Carberry and Stephanie Elzer. Toward Effective Processing of Information Graphics in Multimodal Documents: A Bayesian Network Approach. In Computational Intelligence in Multimedia Processing: Recent Advances, Aboul-Ella Hassanien, Ajith Abraham, and Janusz Kacprzyk, Editors, Springer, pp. 191-212, 2008.

Peng Wu, Sandra Carberry, Daniel Chester, and Stephanie Elzer. Decision Tree Induction for Identifying Trends in Line Graphs. Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS-08), pp. 399-409, 2008.

Stephanie Elzer, Edward Schwartz, Sandra Carberry, Daniel Chester, Seniz Demir, and Peng Wu. Accessible Bar Charts for Visually Impaired Users. Proceedings of Fourth Annual IASTED International Conference on Telehealth and Assistive Technologies, pages 55-60, 2008.

  Sandra Carberry and Stephanie Elzer.  Exploiting Evidence Analysis in Plan Recognition.  Proceedings of  International Conference on User Modeling (UM-07), pges 7-16, 2007. (received Springer Best Paper Award) pdf version

Seniz Demir, Sandra Carberry, and Stephanie Elzer.   Effectively Realizing the Inferred Message of an Information Graphic. Proceedings of Recent Advanced in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), pages 150-156, 2007.

  Stephanie Elzer, Edward Schwartz, Sandra Carberry, Daniel Chester, Seniz Demir, and Peng Wu.  A Browser Extension for Providing Visually Impaired Users Access to the Content of Bar Charts on the Web.  Proceedings of  International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology (WEBIST), pages 59-66, 2007. pdf version

  Sandra Carberry, Stephanie Elzer, and Seniz Demir.  Information Graphics: An Untapped Resource for Digital Libraries.  Proceedings of  9th International ACM SigIR Conference on Research and Development on Information Retrieval, pp. 581-588, 2006. pdf version

Stephanie Elzer, Nancy Green, Sandra Carberry, and James Hoffman.  A Model of Perceptual Task Effort for Bar Charts and its Role in Recognizing Intention.   International Journal on User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 16(1), pp. 1-30, 2006. (Received James Chen 2006 Award for Best Paper.)     pdf version

  Stephanie Elzer, Sandra Carberry, and Seniz Demir.  Communicative Signals as the Key to Automated Understanding of Simple Bar Charts.   (received Best Pasper Award) International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, 2006.   

  Stephanie Elzer, Sandra Carberry, Ingrid Zukerman, Daniel Chester, Nancy Green, and Seniz Demir.  A Probabilistic Framework for Recognizing Intention in Information Graphics.   Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-05), 2005.    pdf version

  Stephanie Elzer, Sandra Carberry, Daniel Chester, Seniz Demir, Nancy Green, and Ingrid Zukerman.  Exploring and Exploiting the Limitied Utility of Captions in Recognizing Intention in Information Graphics.   Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-05), pp. 223-230, 2005.    pdf version

  Terrence Harvey, Sandra Carberry, and Keith Decker.  Tailored Responses for Decision Support.   Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on User Modeling (UM-05), 2005.    pdf version

  Terrence Harvey, Keith Decker, and Sandra Carberry.  Multi-Agent Decision Support Via User Modeling.   Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2005.    pdf version

  Stephanie Elzer, Nancy Green, Sandra Carberry, and James Hoffman.  Incorporating Perceptual Task Effort into the Recognition of Intention in Information Graphics.   Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, pp. 255-270, 2004.    pdf version

Sandra Carberry, Stephanie Elzer, Nancy Green, Kathleen McCoy, and Daniel Chester.   Extending Document Summarization to Information Graphics.  Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Text Summarization, pp. 3-9, 2004    pdf version

Stephanie Elzer, Nancy Green, and Sandra Carberry.  Exploiting Cognitive Psychology Research for Recognizing Intention in Information Graphics.  Proceedings of the Cognitive Society Conference, 2003.     pdf version

Sandra Carberry, Stephanie Elzer, Nancy Green, Kathleen McCoy, and Daniel Chester.  Understanding Information Graphics: A Discourse-Level Problem, Proceedings of SigDial, 2003.     pdf version

Stephanie Elzer, Nancy Green, Sandra Carberry, and Kathleen McCoy.  Extending Plan Inference Techniques to Recognize Intentions in Information Graphics.  Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on User Modeling,  pp. 122-132, 2003.    pdf version

 Sandra Carberry, Lynn Lambert, and Leah Schroeder.  Toward Recognizing and Conveying an Attitude of Doubt Via Natural Language.  Applied Artificial Intelligence,  16(7), pp. 495-517, 2002.    postscript version

Sandra Carberry, Ken Samuel, K. Vijay-Shanker, and Andrew Wilson. Randomized Rule Selection in Transformation-Based Learning: A Comparative Study. Natural Language Engineering, 7(2), pp. 99-116, 2001. postscript version

Sandra Carberry. Techniques for Plan Recognition. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 11(1-2), pp. 31-48, 2001. postscript version

Kathleen McCoy, Sandra Carberry, Tom Roper, and Nancy Green.  Towards Generating Textual Summaries of Graphs.  Proceedings of the 1rst International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, 2001.

Chu-Carroll, Jennifer and Sandra Carberry. Conflict Resolution in Collaborative Planning Dialogues. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 53(6) pp.~969-1015, 2000.

Schroeder, Leah and Sandra Carberry. Realizing Expressions of Doubt in Collaborative Dialogue. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, pp. 740-746, 2000.

Green, Nancy and Sandra Carberry. Interpreting and Generating Indirect Answers. Computational Linguistics, 25(3), pp. 389-435, 1999.

Samuel, Ken and Sandra Carberry and K. Vijayashanker. Automatically Selecting Useful Phraes for Dialogue Act Tagging. Proceeding of the Meeting of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics, 1999.

Carberry, Sandra and Lynn Lambert. A Process Model for Recognizing Communicative Acts and Modeling Negotiation Subdialogues. Computational Linguistics, 25(1), pp. 1-53, 1999.  postscript version

Green, Nancy and Sandra Carberry. A Computational Mechanism for Initiative in Answer Generation. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 9(1-2), pp. 93-132, 1999.

Carberry, Sandra, Jennifer Chu-Carroll, Stephanie Elzer. Constructing and Utilizing a Model of User Preferences in Collaborative Consultation Dialogues. Computational Intelligence Journal, 15(3), pp. 185-217, 1999. zipped postscript version

Webber, Bonnie, Sandra Carberry, John R. Clarke, Abigail Gertner, Terrence Haarvey, Ron Ryman, and Richard Washington. Exploiting Multiple Goals and Intentions in Decision Support for the Management of Multiple Trauma: A Review of the TraumAID Project. Artificial Intelligence Journal , 105(1-2), pp. 263-293, 1998.

Chu-Carroll, Jennifer and Sandra Carberry. Collaborative Response Generation in Planning Dialogues. Computational Linguistics 24(3), pp. 355-400, 1998.

Samuel, Ken, Sandra Carberry, and K. Vijay-Shanker. An Investigation of Transformation-Based Learning in Discourse. Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), pp. 497-505, 1998.

Samuel, Ken, Sandra Carberry, and K. Vijay-Shanker. Dialogue Act Tagging with Transformation-Based Learning. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), pp. 1150-1156, 1998.

Harvey, Terrence and Sandra Carberry. Integrating Text Plans for Conciseness and Coherence. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), pp. 512-518, 1998.

Carberry, Sandra, Terrence Harvey, and John R. Clarke M.D. Integrating Communicative Goals for Real-time Clinical Decision Support. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Fall Symposium, pp. 734-738, 1997.

Carberry, Sandra and John R. Clarke M.D. TraumaCASE: Exploiting the Knowledge Base of an Existing Decision Support System to Automatically Construct Medical Cases. Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, pp. 456-466, 1997.

Carberry, Sandra and Terrence Harvey. Generating Coherent Messages in Real-time Decision Support: Exploiting Discourse Theory for Discourse Practice. Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 79-84, 1997.

Carberry, Sandra and John R. Clarke M.D. Generating Clinical Exercises of Varying Difficulty. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on User Modeling, pp. 273-275, 1997.
Carberry, Sandra and John Clarke and Abigail Gertner. Automatic Construction of Medical Cases for Training and Testing Using the Knowledge Base of an Existing Decision Support System. Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, pp.~16-20, 1996.

Chu-Carroll, Jennifer and Sandra Carberry. Generating Information-Sharing Subdialogues in Expert-User Consultation. Proceedings fo the 14th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp.~1243-1250, Aug., 1995.

Chu-Carroll, Jennifer and Sandra Carberry. Conflict Detection and Resolution in Collaborative Planning. Proceedings of the IJCAI-95 Workshop on Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages, pp.~67-79, Aug. 1995.

Chu- Carroll, Jennifer and Sandra Carberry. Response Generation in Collaborative Negotiation. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp.~136-143, June 1995.

Chu-Carroll, Jennifer and Sandra Carberry. Communication for Conflict Resolution in Multi-Agent Collaborative Planning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multi-Agent Systems, pp.~49-56, June 1995.

Elzer, Stephanie and Jennifer Chu-Carroll and Sandra Carberry. Recognizing and Utilizing User Preferences in Collaborative Consultation Dialogues. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on User Modeling, pp.~19-24, 1994.

Chu-Carroll, Jennifer and Sandra Carberry. A Plan-Based Model for Response Generation in Collaborative Task-Oriented Dialogues. Proceedings of the Twelfth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp.~799-805, 1994.

Green, Nancy and Sandra Carberry. A Hybrid Reasoning Model for Indirect Answers. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp.~58-65, 1994.

Green, Nancy and Sandra Carberry. Generating Indirect Answers to Yes-No Questions. Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Natural Language Generation, pp.~189-198, 1994.

Chu-Carroll, Jennifer and Sandra Carberry. Collaborative Interagent Communication: Architectural Requirements. Proceedings of the AAAI-94 Workshop on Planning for Interagent Communication, pp.~11-16, 1994.

Carberry, Sandra and Jennifer Chu. User Models and Dialog Systems. Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Allen Kent, Editor, pp.~348-366, Marcel Dekker Publishers, 1994. Also appeared in Encyclopedia of Microcomputers, Allen Kent and James G. Williams, Editors, Marcel Dekker Publishers, 1993.

Carberry, Sandra and Alan Pope. Plan Recognition Strategies for Language Understanding. International Journal of Man-Machine Studies. vol. 39, pp. 529-577, 1993

Green, Nancy and Sandra Carberry. A Discourse Plan-Based Approach to a Class of Particularized Conversational Implicature. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Meeting of the Eastern States Conference on Linguistics, pp.117-128, 1993.

Carberry, Sandra and Jennifer Chu and Lynn Lambert. User-System Conflict in Task-Oriented Consultation. Proceedings of the 1993 IJCAI Workshop on Computational Models of Conflict Managementi, pp. 41-53, 1993.

Carberry, Sandra and Jennifer Chu and Nancy Green and Lynn Lambert. Rhetorical Structure Theory: Necessary but not Sufficient. Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Intentionality and Structure in Discourse Relations, 1993.

Sarner, Margaret and Sandra Carberry. Generating Tailored Definitions Using a Multifaceted User Model. International Journal on User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, pp. 181-210, 1992.

Lambert, Lynn and Sandra Carberry. Modeling Negotiation Subdialogues. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 193-200, Newark, Delaware, 1992.

Green, Nancy and Sandra Carberry. Conversational Implicatures in Indirect Replies. Proceedings of the 30th Annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL-92, pp. 64-71, 1992.

Mooney, David and Sandra Carberry and Kathleen McCoy. Capturing High-Level Structure of Naturally-Occurring Extended Explanations Using Bottom-up Strategies. Computational Intelligence Journal, pp. 334-356, 1991.

Lambett, Lynn and Sandra Carberry. A Tripartite Plan-Based Model of Dialogue. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the ACL, pp. 47-54, 1991.


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