Welcome To Herbal

A High-Level Modeling Language for Intelligent Agents and Cognitive Models

 

Journal articles (in probably order of usefulness)

Cohen, M. A., Ritter, F. E., & Haynes, S. R. (2010).  Applying software engineering to agent development. AI Magazine. 31(2), 25-44.

Paik, J., Kim, J. W., Ritter, F. E., Reitter, D. (2015). Predicting User Performance and learning in human-computer interaction with the Herbal compiler. ACM Transactions on CHI. 22(5). Article No. 25.

Haynes, S. R., Cohen, M. A., & Ritter, F. E. (2009). Design patterns for explaining intelligent systems. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies.  67(1). 99-110.

Cohen, M. A., Ritter, F. E., & Haynes, S. R. (2012). Discovering and analyzing usability dimensions of concern. ACM Transactions on CHI. 19(2). Article 9. 18 pages.

Conference publications

Haynes, S. R., Jermusyk, M. J., & Ritter, F. E. (2014). Utility-theoretic training for mass casualty incidents. 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). 473-482.

Haynes, S. R., Winkler, T. E., & Ritter, F. E. (2013). Modeling meaningful use as utility in emergency medical services. IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2013 (ICHI 2013). Paper 29. IEEE: New York, NY.

Paik, J., Kim, J. W., Ritter, F. E., Morgan, J. H., Haynes, S. R., & Cohen, M. A. (2010).  Building large learning models with Herbal. In D. D. Salvucci & G. Gunzelmann (Eds.), Proceedings of ICCM - 2010- Tenth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 187-191).

Zhao, C., Paik, J., Morgan, J. H., & Ritter, F. E. (2010) Validating a high-level behavioral representation language (HERBAL): A docking study for ACT-R. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures. 181-188.  Arlington, VA: IOS Press.

Cohen, M. A., Ritter, F. E., & Haynes, S. R. (2009). Evaluating design: A formative evaluation of agent development environments used for teaching rule-based programming. In Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2009. v 26 (Washington DC): ยง1754. ISSN: 1542-7382.

Haynes, S. R., Kannampallil, T. G., Cohen, M. A., Soares, A., & Ritter, F. E. (2008). Rampart: A service and agent-based architecture for anti-terrorism planning and resource allocation. In Proceedings of the First European Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, EuroISI 2008 (Esbjerg, Denmark, 2008), 260-270. Springer: Berlin.

Ritter, F. E. (2008). High-level behavior representation languages and moderators of behavior. The USMA Network Science Workshop, 15-17 October, 2008, West Point, NY.  

Ritter, F. E. (2008). dTank: A lightweight synthetic environment for teaching and theoretical research in the Human Behavior Synthetic Research Environments (HB-SRE) Symposium.  In Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation, 196-199.  08-BRIMS-034. U. of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.

Cohen, M. A., Ritter, F. E., & Haynes, S. R. (2007). Using reflective learning to master opponent strategy in a competitive environment. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. Lewis, R. L., Polk, T. A., Laird, J. E., (eds.). 157-162. Oxford, UK: Taylor & Francis/Psychology Press.

Bernard, M. L., Forsythe, J. C., Allender, L., Cohn, J., Radvansky, G., & Ritter, F. E. (2007). The next generation of cognitive modeling tools: Opportunities, challenges and basic needs. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 799-801. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Ritter, F. E., Kase. S., Bhandarkar, D., Lewis, B., Cohen, M. A. (2007). dTank updated: Steps towards exploring moderator-influenced behavior in a small synthetic environment.  In Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation. 51-60. Orlando, FL: U of Central Florida. 07-BRIMS-014.

Ritter, F. E., Haynes, S. R., Cohen, M. Howes, A., John, B., Best,B., Lebiere, C., Jones, R. M., Crossman, J., Lewis, R. L., St. Amant,R., McBride, S. P., Urbas, L., Leuchter, S., & Vera, A. (2006). High-level Behavior Representation Languages Revisited. In Proceedings of ICCM -2006- Seventh International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. 404-407. Trieste, Italy: Edizioni Goliardiche.

Cohen, M. A., Ritter, F. E., & Haynes, S. R. (2005). Herbal: A high-level language and development environment for developing cognitive models in Soar. In Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation. 177-182. 05-BRIMS-044. Orlando, FL: U. of Central Florida.

Morgan, G. P., Haynes, S. R., Ritter, F. E., & Cohen, M. A. (2005). Increasing efficiency of the development of user models. In Proceedings of the 2005 Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium. Ellen J. Bass, (ed). IEEE and Department of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Virginia: Charlottesville, VA.

Morgan, G. P., Ritter, F. E., Stevenson, W. E., Schenck, I. N., & Cohen, M. A. (2005). dTank: An environment for architectural comparisons of competitive agents.  In L. Allender & T. Kelley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1th Conference on Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation.  133-140.  05-BRIMS-043. Orlando, FL: U. of Central Florida.

Councill, I. G., Haynes, S. R., & Ritter, F. E. (2003). Explaining Soar: Analysis of existing tools and user information requirements. In F. Detje, D. Doerner, & H. Schaub (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. 63-68. Bamberg, Germany: Universitats-Verlag Bamberg.

Workshop paper, presentations, and Posters

Paik, J.(2010). Exploring a novel training paradigm for knowledge and skills acquisition. In D. D. Salvucci & G. Gunzelmann (Eds.), Proceedings of ICCM (Doctoral Consortium) - 2010- Tenth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 187-191).

Paik, J., Kim, J. W., Ritter, F. E., Morgan, J. H., Haynes, S. R., & Cohen, M. A. (2010).  Building user models faster with Herbal. In Proceedings of Human Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC) Workshop 2010, 8 pages. [unrefereed workshop paper/presentation].

Friedrich, M. B., & Frank E. Ritter, F. E. (2009).  Reimplementing a diagrammatic reasoning model in Herbal.  In Proceedings of ICCM - 2009- Ninth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. 438-439. Manchester, England.

Paik, J., Kim, J. W., & Ritter, F. E. (2009). A preliminary ACT-R compiler in Herbal. In Proceedings of ICCM - 2009- Ninth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. 466-467. Manchester, England.

Ritter, F. E. (2008). High-level behavior representation languages and moderators of behavior. The USMA Network Science Workshop, 15-17 October, 2008, West Point, NY.  

Girouard, A., Smith, N. W., &, Ritter, F. E. (2006). Lessons from decompiling an embodied cognitive model. Cognitio 2006 Workshop. [Local copy]

Cohen, M. A., Ritter, F. E., & Haynes, S. (2004). An introduction to Herbal. In Proceedings of the XXIV Workshop. 75-77. The Soar Group, University of Michigan.

Haynes, S. R., Councill, I. G., & Ritter, F. E. (2004).  Responsibility-driven explanation engineering for cognitive models.  In R. Jones (Ed), AAAI Workshop on intelligent agent architectures: Combining the strengths of software engineering and cognitive systems.  46-52. Menlo Park, CAL AAAI Press.

Reviews and reports

Ritter, F. E., Morgan, G. P., Stevenson, W. E., & Cohen, M. A. (2005). A tutorial on Herbal: A high-level language and development environment based on Protégé for developing cognitive models in Soar. In L. Allender & T. Kelley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation, . Orlando, FL: U. of Central Florida.

 

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