Group Papers

Here are some papers written by members of the LSA group. Most papers are available as either Postscript or PDF files, although for some of the papers there is an associated HTML file.

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Michael B.W. Wolfe and Susan R.Goldman. (2003) Use of Latent Semantic Analysis
   for Predicting Psychological Phenomena: Two Issues and Proposed Solutions.
	  Behaviour Research Methods, 2003, 35, 22-31
      
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Kintsch, W. and Bowles, A. (2002) Metaphor comprehension:
	What makes a metaphor difficult to understand? 
	  Metaphor and Symbol, 2002, 17, 249-262
      
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 Gonzalez, C. and Quesada, J.(submitted) Learning in a 
  	Dynamic Decision Making Task:
	The Recognition Process
  	Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory

PDF

 Quesada, J., Kintsch, W., and Gomez E. (in press) Complex Problem Solving: 
	  A field in search for a definition? 
	   Theoretical issues in Ergonomic Science 
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 Quesada, J.F, Kintsch, W. and Gomez, E. (2001) A Computational Theory of
   	Complex Problem Solving Using the Vector Space Model (part I): 
   	Latent Semantic Analysis, Through the Path of Thousands of Ants. 
	In Caņas (Ed.)  Cognitive resarch with Microworlds, , 
	43-84, pp. 117-131


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 Quesada, J.F, Kintsch, W. and Gomez, E. (2001) A Computational Theory of
   	Complex Problem Solving Using the Vector Space Model (part II): 
   	Latent Semantic Analysis Applied to Empirical Results 
	from Adaptation Experiments. 
	In Caņas (Ed.)  Cognitive resarch with Microworlds, , 
	43-84, pp. 117-131


PDF

 Quesada, J.F, Kintsch, W. and Gomez, E. (2002) 
	A theory of Complex Problem Solving using 
	Latent Semantic Analysis. 
	In W. D. Gray & C. D. Schunn (Eds.) Proceedings
	of the  24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
	Fairfax, VA. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates , Mahwah, NJ.,
	  pp. 750-755
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Landauer, T. K. (2002). On the computational basis of learning and cognition: 
	  Arguments from LSA. In N. Ross (Ed.), The psychology of learning and
	  motivation, 41, 43-84.
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Foltz, P. W., Kintsch, W.,& Landauer, T. K. (1998). The 
     measurement of textual Coherence with Latent Semantic
     Analysis. Discourse Processes, 25, 285-307.
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Kintsch, E., Steinhart, D., Stahl, G. & LSA research group (2000) 
	  Developing Summarization Skills through the Use of LSA-Based Feedback.
	  Interactive learning environments,8(2) , 87-109
      
PDF

Kintsch, W.(2002) On the notions of theme and topic in psychological 
	  process models of text comprehension. 
	  In M. Louwerse & W. van Peer (Eds.)
	  Thematics : Interdisciplinary Studies,
	   Amsterdam, Benjamins , 157-170
      
PDF

Kintsch, W.(2001) Predication. Cognitive Science 25, 173-202
      
PDF

Kintsch, W.(2000). Metaphor comprehension: A computational
     theory. Psyhonomic Bulletin and Review., 7, 257-266
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Kintsch, W., Patel, V.L., & Ericsson, K. A. (1999) 
  The role of long-term working memory in text comprehension. 
  Psychologia 42, 186-198
      
  PDF

Steinhart, D. (2001)Summary Street: an intelligent 
     tutoring system for improving student writing 
     through the use of latent semantic analysis
     Unpublished doctoral dissertation, 
      Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado, Boulder 
      
  PDF

Laham, D. (1997). Latent Semantic Analysis approaches to 
     categorization. In M. G. Shafto & P. Langley (Eds.), 
     Proceedings of the 19th annual meeting of the Cognitive 
     Science Society (p. 979). Mawhwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
PDF

Landauer, T. K., & Dumais, S. T. (1997). A solution to Plato's 
     problem: The Latent Semantic Analysis theory of the 
     acquisition, induction, and representation of knowledge. 
     Psychological Review, 104, 211-240.
HTML

Landauer, T. K., Foltz, P. W., & Laham, D. (1998). 
     Introduction to Latent Semantic Analysis. Discourse 
     Processes, 25, 259-284.
PDF

Landauer, T. K., Laham, D., & Foltz, P. W., (1998). 
     Learning human-like knowledge by Singular Value 
     Decomposition: A progress report. In M. I. Jordan, 
     M. J. Kearns & S. A. Solla (Eds.), Advances in 
     Neural Information Processing Systems 10,(pp. 45-51). 
     Cambridge: MIT Press.
 PDF

Landauer, T. K., Laham, D., Rehder, B., & Schreiner, M. E., 
     (1997). How well can passage meaning be derived without 
     using word order? A comparison of Latent Semantic 
     Analysis and humans. In M. G. Shafto & P. Langley (Eds.),
     Proceedings of the 19th annual meeting of the Cognitive 
     Science Society (pp. 412-417). Mawhwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
PDF

Rehder, B., Schreiner, M. E., Wolfe, M. B., Laham, D., 
     Landauer, T. K., & Kintsch, W. (1998). Using 
     Latent Semantic Analysis to assess knowledge: Some 
     technical considerations. Discourse Processes, 25, 
     337-354.
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Soto, R.(1998). Learning and performing by Exploration: 
     Label quality measured by Latent Semantic Analysis.
     Submitted Manuscript. 
PostscriptPDF

 

Kintsch, E., Steinhart, D., Stahl, G. & LSA Research Group.(in press).
    Developing Summarization Skills through the Use of LSA-Based Feedback.
    Interactive Learning Environments.
Postscript PDF

Wolfe, M. B., Schreiner, M. E., Rehder, B., Laham, D., 
     Foltz, P. W., Kintsch, W., & Landauer, T. K. (1998). 
     Learning from text: Matching readers and text by Latent 
     Semantic Analysis. Discourse Processes, 25, 309-336.
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Peter Foltz's Papers Page at New Mexico State


 Some papers & slide sets lifted from Susan T. Dumais's paper page.

Check it out for more LSA/LSI information.

     Deerwester, S., Dumais, S. T., Furnas, G. W., Landauer, T. K., 
          & Harshman, R. (1990). Indexing By Latent Semantic Analysis. 
          Journal of the American Society For Information 
         Science, 41, 391-407.
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Dumais, Landauer, & Littman. Automatic cross language information retrieval using Latent Semantic Analysis. Aug. 22, 1996. SigIR Multilingual IR Workshop. Powerpoint Presentation. (16 slides). PDF

Dumais, S. T. Using Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI) for information retrieval, information filtering and other things. April 4, 1997. Powerpoint Presentation. (28 slides). PDF