Craig H. Martell

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

Naval Postgraduate School

1411 Cunningham Road

Monterey, CA 93943

TEL: 831.656.2110

FAX: 831.656.2814

cmartell at nps dot edu

 

Current Research Interests

 

Natural Language Processing of Online Chat and Weblogs

·         NPS Chat Corpus

·         Topic Detection in Chat

·         Thread Extraction in Chat

·         Authorship Attribution for Weblogs

·         Detecting Sexual Predators in Online Chat

Semantic Search

Natural Language Processing of Requirements Documents

Speech and Gesture for Human/Robot Coordination

Computational Gesture Analysis

 

Education

 

Ph.D., Computer and Information Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 2005

M.A., Philosophy, New School for Social Research, 1994

M.A., Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1992

B.A., Politics, Catholic University of America, 1987

 

Journal and Conference Publications

 

P. Anand and C. Martell, Annotating the Focus of Negation in Terms of the Question Under Discussion, Proceedings of Extra-Propositional Aspects of Meaning in Computational Linguistics (ExPromM 2012),  ACL-HLT 2012.

 

P. Anand, H. Escuadro, R. Gera and C. Martell, The Structure of the Iterated Triangular Line Graphs of Complete Graphs, and its Use in Subtle Word Disambiguation Cases, Networks, submitted.

 

M. Walker, P. Anand, R. Abbott, J.E.F. Tree, C. Martell, and J. King, That's your evidence?: Classifying Stance in Online Political and Social Debate, Decision Support Systems, Vol 53, No 4, 2012

 

P. Anand, J. King, J. Boyd-Graber, E. Wagner, C. Martell, D. Oard, and P. Resnik (2011) Believe Me, We Can Do This!: Annotating Persuasive Acts in Blog Text, Proceedings of the AAAI-2011 Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument, San Francisco, CA, August 2011

 

J. Young, P. Anand, C. Martell, P. Ortiz, and H. Gilbert, A Microtext Corpus for Persuasion Detection in Dialog,  Proceedings of the AAAI-2011 Workshop on Analyzing Microtext, San Francisco, CA, August 2011

 

P. Anand, H. Escuadro, R. Gera and C. Martell, Triangular line graphs and word sense disambiguation, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Vol. 159, Issue 11, July 2011

 

G. Gehrke, C. Martell, A. Schein, and P. Anand, Projecting Away the Class Imbalance Problem in Author Attribution, International Journal of Semantic Computing, Vol. 3, No. 3, September 2009

 

P. Adams & C. Martell, Topic Detection and Extraction in Chat, Proceedings of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Santa Clara, CA, August 2008.

 

G. Ball, K. Squire, C. Martell & M. Shing, MAJIC: A Java Application for Controlling Multiple, Heterogeneous Robotic Agents, Proceedings of the 19th IEEE/IFIP International Symposium on Rapid Systems Prototyping, Monterey, CA, June 2008.

 

C. Martell, P. Anand, R. Gera, et al., A Semantic-Based Search Engine for Open Architecture Requirements Documents Proceedings of the 5thAnnual Acquisitions Research Symposium, Monterey, CA, May 2008.

 

C. Martell & J. Kroll, Corpus-Based Gesture Analysis: An Extension of the FORM Dataset for the Automatic Detection of Phases in Gesture, International Journal of Semantic Computing, Vol. 1, No. 4, December 2007.

 

E. Sjoberg, K. Squire, & C. Martell, Online Parameter Estimation of a Robot’s Motion Model, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct/Nov 2007.

 

E. Forsyth & C. Martell, Lexical and Discourse Analysis of Online Chat Dialog, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Irvine, CA, September 2007.

           

V. Berzins, C. Martell, Luqi, P. Adams, Innovations in Natural Language Document Processing for Requirements Engineering, Proceedings of the 2007 Monterey Workshop, Monterey, CA, September 2007.

           

N. Rowe, D. Barnes, M. McVicker, M. Egan, R. Betancourt, T. Toledo, D. Horner, D. Davis, L. Guiterrez, & C. Martell, Do Word Clues Suffice in Detecting Spam and Phishing?, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Workshop on Information Assurance, West Point, NY, June 2007.

 

L. Laribee, D. Barnes, N. Rowe & C. Martell, Analysis and Defensive Tools for Social-Engineering Attacks on Computers Systems, Proceedings of 2006 IEEE Workshop on Information Assurance Workshop, West Point, NY, June 2006.

 

C. Martell & J. Kroll, Using FORM Gesture Data to Predict Phase Labels, International Workshop on Multimodal Corpora, Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Genoa, Italy, May 2006.

 

M. Kolsch & C. Martell, Towards a Common Human Gesture Description Language, Workshop on Mixed Reality User Interfaces, Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality 2006, Alexandria, VA, March 2006.

 

B. MacWhinney, S. Bird, C. Cieri, & C. Martell, TalkBank: Building an Open Unified Multimodal Database of Communicative Interaction, Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2004.

 

B. MacWhinney, C. Martell, T. Schmidt, J. Wagner, P. Wittenburg, H. Brugman et al. Collaborative Commentary: Opening Up Spoken-Language Databases, Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2004.

 

G. Kingston & C. Martell, Degrees of Shared Awareness, Proceedings of the Ninth International Command and Control Research and Technology Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2004.

 

C. Martell & C. Osborn, FORM: An Extensible, Kinematically-based Gesture Annotation Scheme, V2, Proceedings of the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Denver, CO, September 2002.

 

C. Martell, FORM: An Extensible, Kinematically-based Gesture Annotation Scheme, Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, May 2002.

 

C. Martell, The FORM Gesture Annotation System, Proceedings of the Workshop on Multimodal Resources and Multimodal Systems Evaluation Workshop, International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, June 2002.

 

C. Martell, An Agenda for Computational Gesture Studies, Proceedings of the First Congress of the International Society for Gesture Studies, Austin, TX, June 2002.

 

C. Martell & P.T. Schoenemann, Modeling Evolution of Language without “Mind Reading”, Proceedings Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University College, London, June 2001.

 

P.T. Schoenemann and C. Martell, A Neural-Net Model of Word Learning in Children that does not Require Language-Specific Innate Contraints, Proceedings Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University College, London, June 2001.

 

           

Data Publications

 

E. Forsyth, J. Lin & C. Martell, NPS Internet Chatroom Conversations, Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia, PA, 2010

 

C. Martell, C. Osborn, L. Britt & K. Myers, FORM1: Kinematic Gesture, Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia, PA, 2004

 

C. Martell, P. Howard, C. Osborn, L. Britt & K. Myers, FORM2: Kinematic Gesture, Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia, PA, 2003

 

Edited Volumes

 

G. Friedland & C. Martell, Eds., Special Issue: Best Papers from the Second IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, in International Journal of Semantic Computing, Volume 2, Number 3, September 2008.

 

G. Friedland & C. Martell, Eds., Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2008), August 4-7, 2008, Santa Clara, California, USA. IEEE Computer Society 2008.

 

B. Paech & C. Martell, Eds., Innovations for Requirements Analysis. From Stakeholders’ Needs to Formal Designs, Revised Papers from the 14th Monterey Workshop. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 5320, Springer 2008.

 

C. Martell & D. Loehr, Eds., Special Issue on Gesture in Multimodal Systems, International Journal of Semantic Computing, Volume 2, Number 1, March 2008.

 

Luqi & C. Martell, Eds., Innovations for Requirements Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School Technical Report #NPS-CS-08-001, 2008.

 

Book Chapters

 

P. Adams & C. Martell, Conversational Thread Extraction and Topic Detection in Text-based Chat, in P. Sheu, H. Yu, A. Joshi, C.V. Ramamoorthy, and L.A. Zadeh, Eds., Semantic Computing, IEEE Press/Wiley, 2009.

 

V. Berzins, C. Martell, Luqi, P. Adams, Innovations in Natural Language Document Processing for Requirements Engineering,  in LNCS: Proceedings of the 2007 Monterey Workshop, Springer, forthcoming.

 

C. Martell, FORM, in Advances in Natural Multimodal Dialogue Systems, J. van Kuppevelt, L. Dybjkaer, & N. Bernsen, eds, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2005, pp. 79-96

 

 

Professional Activity and Service

 

General Co-Chair

2013 AAAI Spring Symposium on Analyzing Microtext, Stanford, CA, March 25-27, 2013

Invited Speaker/Technical Program Committee Member

2011 AAAI Workshop on Analyzing Microtext, San Francisco, CA, August 8, 2011        

Conference Co-Chair

2009 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Berkeley, CA, Sept 14-16, 2009           

Technical Program Committee Co-Chair

2008 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Santa Clara, CA, August 4-7, 2008

Program Committee Co-Chair

14th Monterey Workshop, Workshop on Innovations for Requirements Analysis: From Stakeholders Needs to Formal Designs, September 10-14, 2007, Monterey, CA

Local Committee Chair

14th Monterey Workshop, Workshop on Innovations for Requirements Analysis: From Stakeholders Needs to Formal Designs, September 10-14, 2007, Monterey, CA

Program Committee

8th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces, Banff, AB, Canada, November 2-4, 2006

Program Committee

2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, October 9-15, 2006

Local Committee

40th Anniversary Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-02), Philadelphia, PA, July 7-12, 2002

           

Professional Associations

 

Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)

Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL)

American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

 

 


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Last modified: 13 March 2013