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  1. Automated Essay Scoring: Writing Assessment and Instruction

    Author(s): Shermis, Mark D. ; Burstein, Jill ; Higgins, Derrick ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2010

    Source: Peterson, Penelope; Baker, Eva; McGaw, Barry (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Ed., Vol. 4. Oxford: Elsevier, 2010, p20-26

  2. Evaluating the Construct-Coverage of the e-rater Scoring Engine

    Author(s): Quinlan, Thomas ; Higgins, Derrick ; Wolff, Susanne

    Publication Year: 2009

    Source: ETS Research Report

  3. Advanced Capabilities for Evaluating Student Writing: Detecting Off-Topic Essays Without Topic-Specific Training

    Author(s): Burstein, Jill ; Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2005

    Source: Looi, C.K.(ed). Artificial Inteligence in Education: Learning through Intelligent and Socially Informed Technology. Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press, 2005, p112-119

  4. Reliability of Human Annotation of Semantic Roles in Noisy Text

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2007

    Source: Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, 2007, p501-508

  5. Using Singular-Value Decomposition on Local Word Contexts to Derive a Measure of Constructional Similarity

    Author(s): Deane, Paul ; Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2007

    Source: Fitzpatrick, Eileen (ed.) Corpus Linguistics Beyond the Word: Corpus Research from Phrase to Discourse. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007, p43-58

  6. SpeechRater: A Construct-Driven Approach to Scoring Spontaneous Non-Native Speech

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Higgins, Derrick ; Xi, Xiaoming

    Publication Year: 2007

    Source: Eskenazi, M. (Chair) Proceedings of the International Speech Communication Association Special Interest Group on Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE). International Speech Communication Association, 2007

  7. Automatic Scoring of Non-Native Spontaneous Speech in Tests of Spoken English

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Higgins, Derrick ; Xi, Xiaoming ; Williamson, David M.

    Publication Year: 2009

    Source: Speech Communication, v51 n10 p883-895, 2009

  8. Non-English Response Detection Method for Automated Proficiency Scoring System

    Author(s): Yoon, Su-Youn ; Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2011

    Source: Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, Jun 24, 2011, p161-169

  9. A Machine-Learning Approach to the Identification of WH Gaps

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2003

    Source: Proceedings of the tenth conference on European chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, v2, 2003, p99-102

  10. Adapting the Acoustic Model of a Speech Recognizer for Varied Proficiency Non-Native Spontaneous Speech Using Read Speech with Language-Specific Pronunciation Difficulty

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Higgins, Derrick ; Lawless, Rene ; Futagi, Yoko ; Ohls, Sarah ; Ivanov, George

    Publication Year: 2009

    Source: Interspeech 2009: 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, v1-5, 2009, p612-615

  11. Using Amazon Mechanical Turk for Transcription of Non-Native Speech

    Author(s): Evanini, Keelan ; Higgins, Derrick ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2010

    Source: Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon's Mechanical Turk, Los Angeles, CA: Association for Computational Linguistics, Jun 2010, p53-56

  12. Is Getting the Right Answer Just About Choosing the Right Words? The Role of Syntactically-Informed Features in Short Answer Scoring.

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick ; Brew, Chris ; Heilman, Michael ; Ziai, Ramon ; Chen, Lei ; Cahill, Aoife ; Flor, Michael ; Madnani, Nitin ; Tetreault, Joel ; Blanchard, Daniel ; Napolitano, Diane ; Lee, Chong Min ; Blackmore, John

    Publication Year: 2014

    Source: arXiv.org, Cornell Univrsity Library Open Access e-Prints, Computation and Language, Mar 5, 2014

  13. Managing What We Can Measure: Quantifying the Susceptibility of Automated Scoring Systems to Gaming Behavior

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick ; Heilman, Michael

    Publication Year: 2014

    Source: Educational Measurement: Issues & Practice, v33 n3 p36-46, Fal 2014

  14. Automated Scoring of Spontaneous Speech Using SpeechRater v1.0

    Author(s): Xi, Xiaoming ; Higgins, Derrick ; Zechner, Klaus ; Williamson, David M.

    Publication Year: 2008

    Source: ETS Research Report

  15. Evaluating Multiple Aspects of Coherence in Student Essays

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick ; Burstein, Jill ; Marcu, Daniel ; Gentile, Claudia A.

    Publication Year: 2004

    Source: Proceedings of the 2004 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2004, p185-192

  16. A Three-Stage Approach to the Automated Scoring of Spontaneous Spoken Responses

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick ; Xi, Xiaoming ; Zechner, Klaus ; Williamson, David M.

    Publication Year: 2011

    Source: Computer Speech and Language, v25 n2 p282-306, Apr 2011

  17. Measuring the Use of Factual Information in Test-Taker Essays

    Author(s): Beigman Klebanov, Beata ; Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2012

    Source: Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on the Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, Montreal, Canada, Jun 3-8, p63-72

  18. Sentence Similarity Measures for Essay Coherence

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick ; Burstein, Jill

    Publication Year: 2007

    Source: Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Computational Semantics, 2007, p77-88

  19. A Comparison of Two Scoring Methods for an Automated Speech Scoring System

    Author(s): Xi, Xiaoming ; Higgins, Derrick ; Zechner, Klaus ; Williamson, David M.

    Publication Year: 2012

    Source: Language Testing, v29 n3 p371-394, Jul 2012

  20. Which Statistics Reflect Semantics? Rethinking Synonymy and Word Similarity

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2004

    Source: Kepser, S.; Reis, M. (eds.) Linguistic Evidence: Empirical, Theoretical, and Computational Perspectives. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2005, p265-284

  21. Unsupervised Learning of Bulgarian POS Tags

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2003

    Source: Proceedings of the 2003 EACL Workshop on Morphological Processing of Slavic Languages, p47-54, 2003

  22. Item Distiller: Text Retrieval for Computer-Assisted Test Item Creation

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick

    Publication Year: 2007

    Source: ETS Research Memorandum

  23. TOEFL11: A Corpus of Non-Native English

    Author(s): Blanchard, Daniel ; Tetreault, Joel ; Higgins, Derrick ; Cahill, Aoife ; Chodorow, Martin

    Publication Year: 2013

    Source: ETS Research Report

  24. Model Analysis and Model Creation: Capturing the Task-Model Structure of Quantitative Item Domains

    Author(s): Deane, Paul ; Graf, Edith Aurora ; Higgins, Derrick ; Futagi, Yoko ; Lawless, Rene

    Publication Year: 2006

    Source: ETS Research Report

  25. Multilingual Generalization of the ModelCreator Software for Math Item Generation

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick ; Futagi, Yoko ; Deane, Paul

    Publication Year: 2005

    Source: ETS Research Report

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