Applied Cognitive Science Lab technical reports and technical notes

Frank E. Ritter

26 Nov 2016

Technical reports

Ritter, F. E., & Zhang, L. (2016). Naming and numbering of the IST "Technology Bridge": Theoretical analysis also informed by a survey of Penn State undergraduate students. (Tech. Report No. ACS 2016-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State.

Yeh, K.-C., Ritter, F. E., & Voller, K. (2013). Notes on second test of the MTT (review of D2P/CLS Tutor-DEMO 12/17/2012). (Tech. Report No. ACS 2013-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State.

Yeh, K.-C., & Ritter, F. E. (2012). An initial evaluation of the D2P/MTT, a computer-based, Declarative to Procedural (D2P) theory driven moving target tutor. (Tech. Report 2012-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State.

Ritter, F. E. et al. (2011). Some useful papers for agent-based cognitive modeling. (Tech. Report 2011-3). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. Revision2

Lothian, J. M. (2011). High performance computing for agent-based cognitive modeling (Tech. Report No. 2011-2). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/lothian11.pdf.

Shemanski, D. R. (2011). Stop the terrorists! Team-based simulation of an international terrorist plot to acquire and use a weapon of mass destruction (Technical report No. ACS 2011-1). University Park, PA: ACS Lab, Penn State.

Ritter, F. E., Kim, J. W., Morgan, J. H. (2009). Running behavioral experiments with human participants: A practical guide. (Tech. Report No. 2009-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/ritterKM09.pdf.

Ritter, F. E. (2008). Some frontiers of cognitive modeling: A modest research agenda exploring emotions and usability. (Tech. Report No. 2008-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/ritter08c.pdf.

Kim, J. W. (2008). Procedural skills: From learning to forgetting. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. (Tech. Report No. 2008-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/kim08.pdf.

Kukreja, U. (2005). Towards model-based evaluations of human-robot interfaces. (Tech. Report No. 2005-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/kukreja05.pdf.

Ritter, F. E., Reifers, A. L., & Schoelles, M. J. (2005). Defining testable theories of pre-task appraisal stress (Tech. Report No. ACS 2005-2). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/ritterCRK05.pdf

Ritter, F. E., Ceballos, R., Reifers, A. L., Klein, L. C. (2005). Measuring the effect of dental work as a stressor on cognition (Tech. Report No. ACS 2005-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/ritterCRK05.pdf

Cohen, M. A. & Ritter, F. E. (2004). Herbal Tutorial. (Tech. Report No. 2004-2). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/cohenR04.pdf.

Councill, I. G., Morgan, G. P., & Ritter, F. E. (2004). dTank: A competitive environment for distributed agents (Tech. Report No. 2004-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/councillMR04.pdf.

Freed, A. R. (2003). The effects of interface design on telephone dialing performance. (Tech. Report No. 2003-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/freed03.pdf.

Ritter, F. E., Freed, A. R., & Haskett, O. L. (2002). Discovering user information needs: The case of university department websites (Tech. Report No. 2002-3). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/ritterFH02.pdf.

Sherry, R. R., & Ritter, F. E. (2002). Dynamic task allocation: Issues for implementing adaptive intelligent automation (Tech. Report No. 2002-2). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/sherryR02.pdf .

Ritter, F. E., & Wood, A. B. (2002). Dismal: A spreadsheet for sequential data analysis and HCI experimentation (Tech. Report No. 2002-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/ritterW02.pdf .

Ritter, F. E., & Avraamides, M. (2001). Improving interfaces for CGFs through multidisciplinary evaluations: A new, broad approach (Tech. Report No. 2001-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. acs.ist.psu.edu/reports/ritterA01.pdf.

Ritter, F. E., & Avraamides, M. N. (2000). Steps towards including behavioural moderators in human performance models in synthetic environments (Tech. Report No. 2000-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State.

Technical notes

Hobbs, J. N., Ritter, F. E., & Morgan, J. H. (2012). Combat Lifesaver (D2P/CLS): A lifesaving tutor for battlefield injuries. ACS Tech. Note 2012-1. 1 page unpublished document. [revised dec 2013]

Sanford, J., & Ritter, F. E. (2011).  Minimally invasive surgery simulator -- Testing motor skill acquisition. ACS Tech. Note 2011-3. 1 page unpublished document.

Hiam, J., Zhao, C., & Ritter, F. E. (2011).  VIPER: A text-based environment for intelligent agents. 2 page unpublished document.

Ritter, F. E., Morgan, J. H., Hiam, J. W., & Kim, J. W. (2011).  The Moving Target Tutor (MTT) -- Teaching the declarative knowledge to shoot moving targets. 2 page unpublished document.

Kim, J. W., Ritter, F. E., Koubek, R. J. (2006). User's Guide for the Dismal Spreadsheet: Normalization Task. Study Booklet for Mouse Users. Study Booklet for Keyboard Users.

Avraamides, M. N. (2001). A brief manual for running a JSAF Demo and examining the Situation Awareness Panel (Tech. Note No. 2001-1). Applied Cognitive Science Lab, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State. [available upon request]

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