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Co-Authors:  Peifeng Wang, Zhengyang Wang, Zheng Li, Yifan Gao, Bing Yin
Paper Title: “SCOTT: Self-Consistent Chain-of-Thought Distillation”
Citation: Proceedings of the 61st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2023), 2023.


Co-Authors: Matthew Fontaine
Paper Title: “Covariance Matrix Adaptation MAP-Annealing”
Citation: Proceedings of the Evolutionary Machine Learning Track at GECCO '23: Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, 2023.



Co-Authors: S Mahajan, A Alameer, P McMinn
Paper Title: “Automated Repair of Internationalization Failures Using Style Similarity Clustering and Search-Based Techniques.”
Citation: Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Testing, Validation and Verification (ICST). April 2018.


Co-Authors: D Le, D Link, A Shahbazian
Paper Title: “An Empirical Study of Architectural Decay in Open-Source Software.”
Citation: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA 2018), Seattle, WA, April 2018.


Co-Authors: C Cifuentes, J Issac, M Wuethrich, J Bohg
Paper Title: “An Empirical Study of Architectural Decay in Open-Source Software”
Citation: IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 577-584, April 2017.


S Mahajan, A Alameer, P McMinn

"Automated Repair of Layout Cross Browser Issues Using Search-Based Techniques."

Proceeding of the International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA). July 2017.

Y K Lee, P Yoodee, A Shahbazian, D Nam

"SEALANT: A Detection and Visualization Tool for Inter-app Security Vulnerabilities in Android."

Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2017), Tool Papers, Urbana-Champaign, USA, November 2017

JY Bang, Y Brun

"Continuous Analysis of Collaborative Design."

Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA), 2017, pp. 97–106.


W Honig, TKS Kumar, L Cohen, H Ma, H Xu

"Multi-agent path finding with kinematic constraints."

Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-2016) pp 477-485.

A Alameer, S Mahajan

"Detecting and Localizing Internationalization Presentation Failures in Web Applications."

Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification, and Validation (ICST), Page(s):202 - 212.

L Zhu, M Ghasemi-Gol, P Szekely, A Galstyan

"Unsupervised Entity Resolution on Multi-type Graphs."

International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2016).

A Rizzo, G Lucas, J Gratch, G Stratou, L-P Morency, R Shilling, A Hartholt

"Clinical Interviewing by a Virtual Human Agent with Automatic Behavior Analysis"

11th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality & Associated Technologies, 2016, Los Angeles, CA


A Jones, K Hays, H Maio, O Alexander, A Gainer, K Haase, K Jungblut, S Smith

"New dimensions in testimony: Digitally preserving a holocaust survivor’s interactive storytelling."

Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS), Chapter in Interactive Storytelling, Springer International Publishing, volume 9445, pp. 269-281.

"Evaluating spoken dialogue processing for time-offset interaction."

Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2015 Conference, pp. 199-208.

M Paetzel, R Manuvinakurke

"So, which one is it?” The effect of alternative incremental architectures in a high-performance game-playing agent."

16th Annual Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue Meeting (SIGDIAL), Proceedings of SIGDIAL 2015, pp. 77-86.

G Lucas, J Nichols, N Malandrakis

"GOAALLL!: Using sentiment in the World Cup to explore theories of emotion."

1st International Workshop on Automatic Sentiment Analysis in the Wild, ACII 2015: 898-903.

P Szekely, J Slepicka, A Philpot, A Singh, C Yin, D Kapoor, P Natarajan, D Marcu, K Knight, D Stallard, S S Karunamoorthy, R Bojanapalli, S Minton, B Amanatullah, T Hughes, M Tamayo, D Flynt, R Artiss, S-Fu Chang, T Chen, G Hiebel, L Ferreira

"Building and using a Knowledge Graph to Combat Human Trafficking."

International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2015).

G Bartlett

"Expressing Different Traffic Models Using The LegoTG Framework."

Proceedings of the Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research using Testbeds (CNERT), IEEE Computer Society 2015, ISBN 978-1-4673-7303-6 pp. 56-63.

M Chatterjee, S Park, L-P Morency

"Combining Two Perspectives on Classifying Multimodal Data for Recognizing Speaker Traits"

ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, 2015, Seattle, WA

Y Cai, Y Lu, SH Kim, L Nocera

"Gift: A geospatial image and video filtering tool for computer vision applications with geo-tagged mobile videos."

IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), IEEE International Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Computing, Page(s):1 - 6.


W Rosa, R Madachy, B Clark, JP Dean, C Jones, J McGarry

"Improved Method for Predicting Software Effort and Schedule."

ICEAA Professional Development & Training Workshop, International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA) (June 2014).

O Varol, C Ogan, F Menczer, A Flammini

"Evolution of online user behavior during a social upheaval."

Proceedings of the 2014 ACM Conference on Web Science, Pages 81-90.

C de Melo, P Carnevale

"Using Virtual Confederates to Research Intergroup Bias and Conflict."

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM’14), August 2014.

P Frazier, J Kleinberg, R Kleinberg

"Incentivizing exploration."

Proceedings of 15th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, Pages 5-22.

YH Chang, J Su, S Kwok, T Levy, A Wexler, N Hollingsworth

"The Three Dimensions of Rebounding."

8th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, 2014.

Y Xu, C Pelachaud

"Compound Gesture Generation: A Model Based on Ideational Units."

Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2014, pp 477-491.

L Atorf, M Krehel, J Rossmann

"A Virtual Testbed for Underwater Robotics Application to Control Design for AUVs."

Proceedings of the 12th Annual Industrial Simulation Conference (EUROSISISC), 24-29, Skövde, Sweden, Jun 2014.


G Stratou, M Mahmoud, J Boberg, A Rizzo

"Automatic behavior descriptors for psychological disorder analysis."

2013 10th IEEE International Conference and Workshops on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), vol. 00, pp. 1-8.

L Cheng, J Boberg

"Felt emotion and social context determine the intensity of smiles in a competitive video game."

2013 10th IEEE International Conference and Workshops on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), vol. 00, pp. 1-8.

K Thakoor, S Marat, P Nasiatka, B Mcintosh, F Sahin

"Attention biased speeded up robust featureS (AB-SURF): A neurally-inspired object recognition algorithm for a wearable aid for the visually-impaired."

Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo Workshops (ICMEW), pp. 1-6.

P Marchetta, V Persico, A Pescape

"Don’t Trust Traceroute (Completely)."

Proceedings of CoNEXT Student Workshop '13, pp. 5-8.

P Szekely, F Yang, X Zhu, E Fink, R Allen, G Goodlander

"Connecting the Smithsonian American Art Museum to the Linked Data Cloud."

Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2013).

J Fasola

"Using Semantic Fields to Model Dynamic Spatial Relations in a Robot Architecture for Natural Language Instruction of Service Robots."

2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 143-150.

M Kunaseth, DF Richards, JN Glosli, RK Kalia

"Performance characteristics of hardware transactional memory for molecular dynamics application
on BlueGene/Q: Toward efficient multithreading strategies for large-scale scientific applications."

Proc. of Intl. Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Scientific and Engineering Computing (2013).


R Parundekar

"Discovering Concept Coverings in Ontologies of Linked Data Sources."

Proceedings of the 11th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2012), Boston, Massachusetts, 2012.

JA Lane, R Turner

"Principles for Successful Systems Engineering."

ICSSP 2014 Proceedings of the May 2014 International Conference on Software and System Process, pp. 3-7.

F Stulp, E Theodorou

"Reinforcement Learning with Sequences of Motion Primitives for Robust Manipulation."

IEEE Transactions on Robotics, IEEE, 2012, 28 (6), pp.1360-1370.

B An, E Shieh, R Yang, C Baldwin, J DiRenzo, B Maule, G Meyer

"PROTECT: A Deployed Game Theoretic System to Protect
the Ports of the United States."

Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) - Volume 1, pp. 13-20.


J Jurik, A Jones, M Bolas

"Prototyping a Light Field
Display Involving Direct Observation of a Video Projector Array."

IEEE International Workshop on Projector-Camera Systems (PROCAMS), IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), pp. 15-20 (2011).

J Tsai, E Bowring

"Evaluating Computational Models of Emotional Contagion."

Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 6895.

B Lange, A Rizzo, C Chang, M Bolas

"Markerless full body tracking: Depth-sensing technology within virtual environments."

Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), 2011.

J Pita, C Kiekintveld, S Cullen, E Steigerwald

"GUARDS - Game Theoretic Security Allocation on a National Scale."

International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Security and Game Theory: Algorithms, Deployed Systems, Lessons Learned (pp. 107-128).

P Christiano, JA Kelner, A Madry, DA Spielman

"Electrical Flows, Laplacian Systems, and Faster Approximation of Maximum Flow in Undirected Graphs."

Proceedings of the 43rd Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC), pp. 273-282.


D Wu, Q Li, M He, Y Yang

"Analysis of Stakeholder/Value Dependency Patterns and Process Implications: A Controlled Experiment."

Proceedings of the 2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), pp. 1-10.

L Huang

"Parasocial Consensus Sampling: Combining Multiple Perspectives to Learn Virtual Human Behavior."

AAMAS '10 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems: Volume 1, pp. 1265-1272.

HV Madhyastha, VK Adhikari, C Scott, J Sherry, P van Wesep, T Anderson, A Krishnamurthy

"Reverse Traceroute."

NSDI'10 Proceedings of the 7th USENIX conference on Networked systems design and implementation,
pp. 219-234.

S Ananthakrishnan, R Prasad

"Phrase Alignment Confidence for Statistical Machine Translation."

Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, September 2010, pp. 2878-2881.

A Akdogan, U Demiryurek, F Banaei-Kashani

"Voronoi-based Geospatial Query Processing with MapReduce."

2nd IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science, vol. 00, pp. 9-16.


N Wang, B Stankovic

"Assessing the validity of appraisal-based models of emotion."

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction and Workshops, pp. 1-8.

D Chiang, W Wang

"11,001 New Features for Statistical Machine Translation."

Proceedings of the 2009 Conference of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), pp. 218-226.

T Weise, L Van Gool, M Pauly

"FACE/OFF: Live Facial Puppetry."

Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation, pp. 7-16.

M Si, D Pynadath

"Directorial Control in a Decision-Theoretic Framework for Interactive Narrative."

Proceedings of International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, Interactive Storytelling. ICIDS 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5915.

J Tsai, S Rathi, C Kiekintveld

"IRIS — A Tool for Strategic Security Allocation in Transportation

Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Vol 2, pp. 1327-1334.

X Chen

"Spending Is Not Easier Than Trading: On the Computational Equivalence of Fisher and Arrow-Debreu

ISAAC '09 Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation, pp. 647-656.


N Kothari, T Millstein

"Deriving State Machines from TinyOS programs using Symbolic Execution."

IPSN '08 Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks, pp. 271-282.

J Hicks, J Paek, S Coe, D Estrin

"An Easily Deployable Wireless Imaging System."

Proceedings of the Workshop on Applications, Systems, and Algorithms for Image Sensing, Journal of ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), Vol. 6, Issue 4.

I de Kok

"Predicting Listener Backchannels: A Probabilistic Multimodal Approach."

8th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Intelligent Virtual Agents. IVA 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5208. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg Auton Agent Multi-Agent Syst (2010) 20: 70

I de Kok

"Context-based Recognition during Human Interactions: Automatic Feature Selection and Encoding Dictionary."

ICMI '08 Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Multimodal interfaces,
pp. 181-188.

JP John, A Krishnamurthy, T Anderson, A Venkataramani

"Consensus Routing: The Internet as a Distributed System."

NSDI'08 Proceedings of the 5th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation, pp. 351-364.

S Sung, S Chung

"Efficient Concept Clustering for Ontology Learning using an Event Life Cycle on the Web."

Proceedings of the 2008 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, pp. 2310-2314.

J Whitehill, J Movellan

"Generalized Adaptive View-based Appearance Model: Integrated Framework for Monocular Head Pose Estimation."

Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture Recognition, 2008. FG'08, pp.1–8.

Y Miyao, T Matsuzaki, J Tsujii

"Challenges in mapping of syntactic representations for framework-independent parser evaluation."

Proceedings of the Workshop on Automated Syntatic Annotations for Interoperable Language Resources at the First International Conference on Global Interoperability for Language Resources (ICGL'08).

"Self-Reconfigurable Robots for Adaptive and Multifunctional Tasks."

26th Army Science Conference, Technical report, University of Florida, Florida, USA December 2008.

A Freedy, O Sert, E Freedy, J McDonough, G Weltman, T Gupta, W Grayson, P Cabrera

"Multiagent Adjustable Autonomy Framework (MAAF) for multirobot multihuman teams."

International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies (CTS) 2008, p. 498.


D Kapoor

"Automatic generation of data processing workflows for transportation modeling."

Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research: Bridging Disciplines & Domains, pp. 82-91.

DL James

"Time-critical distributed contact for 6-DoF haptic rendering of adaptively sampled reduced deformable models."

Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation, Pages 171-180.

PH Jones, JW Lockwood

"Dynamically Optimizing FPGA Applications by Monitoring Temperature and Workloads."

Proceedings of the 20th IEEE/ACM International Conference on VLSI Design, pp. 391-400.

P Kenny, A Hartholt, D Piepol

"Building Interactive Virtual Humans for Training Environments."

Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), 2007.

S Pradhan, M Marcus, M Palmer, L Ramshaw, R Weischedel

"OntoNotes: A Unified Relational Semantic Representation."

Proceedings of the International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC), pp. 517-526.

J Yang, EP Xing, A Hauptmann

"Harmonium Models for Semantic Video Representation and Classification."

Proceedings of the 2007 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) International Conference on Data Mining, April 2007, pp. 378-389.

C Thiel, F Schwenker

"Fuzzy-Input Fuzzy-Output One-Against-All Support Vector Machines."

2007 International Conference on Knowledge-Based, Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 4694.

S Babu, LF Hodges

"Comparison of travel techniques in a complex, multi-level 3D environment."

2007 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI), vol. 00, pp. 147-153.

JP Pearce

"Lower bounds on the quality of k-optimal DCOP solutions with respect to the global optimum."

International Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning (DCR), pp. 71-82.


"Some future trends and implications for systems and software engineering processes."

INCOSE Systems Engineering, Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2006, pp. 1 - 19.

S Callaghan, E Field, H Francoeur, R Graves, N Gupta, V Gupta, TH Jordan, P Maechling, J Mehringer, G Mehta, D Okaya, K Vahi, L Zhao

"Managing Large-Scale Workflow Execution from Resource Provisioning to Provenance tracking: The CyberShake Example."

Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, p. 14.

R Carmi

"Causal Saliency Effects During Natural Vision."

Proceedings of the 2006 ACM Eye Tracking Research and Applications,
pp. 11-18.

CM Christoudias, K Saenko, T Darrell

"Co-Adaptation of Audio-Visual Speech and Gesture Classifiers."

Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI), pp. 84-91.

S Robinson, A Roque, A Vaswani, C Hernandez, B Millspaugh

"Evaluation of a Spoken Dialogue System for Virtual Reality Call for Fire Training."

Proceedings of the 25th Army Science Conference. Orlando, Florida.


C Sidner, C Lee, T Darrell

"Contextual Recognition of Head Gestures."

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Multimodal Interactions (ICMI), pp. 18-24.

P Paruchuri, S Kraus

"Safety in multiagent systems via policy randomization."

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Safety and Security in Multiagent Systems (SASEMAS), pp. 273-280.


S Pattem

"The Impact of Spatial Correlation
on Routing with Compression in Wireless Sensor Networks."

Journal of ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), Vol.4, Issue 4, Article No. 24.

M Berhault, H Huang, P Keskinocak, W Elmaghraby, P Griffin, A Kleywegt

"Robot Exploration with
Combinatorial Auctions."

Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1957-1962.

A Treskunov, J Pair

"The Flatworld Simulation Control Architecture (FCSA): A Framework for Scalable Immersive Visualization Systems."

24th Army Science Conference.


J Rickel

"Negotiation over tasks in hybrid human-agent teams for simulation-based training."

Proceedings of the Second International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), pp. 441-448.

J Kleinberg, E Tardos

"Maximizing the spread of influence in a social network."

Proceedings of 9th International
Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD), pp. 137-146.

S de Lin

"Exploiting a search engine to develop more flexible web agents."

Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE/WIC International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI), pp. 54-60.

M Nicolescu

"Linking Perception an Action in a Control Architecture for Human-Robot Domains."

Proceedings of the 36th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Track 5, Vol. 5, p. 126.1.

A Sharma, RK Kalia, S Kodiyalam, P Miller, W Zhao, X Liu, TJ Campbell, A Haas

"Immersive and interactive exploration of billion-atom systems."

Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 85-95.


K Stoy, P Will

"On the Use of Sensors in Self-Reconfigurable Robots."

Proceedings of the
7th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB), pp. 48-57.

DV Pynadath

"Multiagent teamwork: Analyzing the complexity and optimality of key theories and models."

Proceedings of the First International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagents Systems (AAMAS), Part 2, pp. 873-880.


R Bagrodia, R Sakellariou, V Adve

"Improving Lookahead in Parallel Discrete Event Simulations of Large-Scale Applications Using Compiler Analysis."

Proceedings 15th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS), pp. 5-13.

J Blythe, J Kim, S Ramachandran

"An Integrated Environment for Knowledge Acquisition."

Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), pp. 13-20.

U Germann, M Jahr, K Yamada

"Fast Decoding and Optimal Decoding for Machine Translation."

Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 154, Issues 1-2, April 2004, pp. 127-143.

RK Kalia, TJ Campbell, S Ogata, F Shimojo, S Saini

"Scalable atomistic simulation algorithms for materials research."

Proceedings of the 2001 ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference


H Miyamoto, F Gandolfo, H Gomi, Y Koike, R Osu, E Nakano, Y Wada, M Kawato

"A Kendama Learning Robot Based on Bi-directional Theory."

Neural Networks, Vol. 9, Issue 8, November 1996, pp. 1281-1302.


JH Han

"Integration of feature based design and feature recognition."

Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 29, Issue 5, May 1997, pp. 393-403.


Q Yang

"Evaluating the tradeoffs in partial-order planning algorithms."

Proceedings of the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Conference, May 1994.


JR Rossignac

"Solid modeling and beyond."

IEEE Computer Graphics &
Vol. 12, Issue 5, September 1992, pp. 31-44.


MJ DeHaemer

"Simplification of Objects Rendered by Polygonal Approximations."

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 15, Issue 2, 1991, pp. 175-184.


JF Elwell, AB Pyster, ED Stuckle, RD Williams

"The TRW Software Productivity System."

Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), pp. 148-156.


R Rivest, A Shamir

"A Method for Obtaining Digital Signatures and Public-Key

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 21, Issue 2, February 1978, pp. 120-126.

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