Selected Publications

Submitted/In press

2017

Context-mediated behavior (R.M. Turner), Modeling and Using Context, vol. 1, no. 1.

Context and the virtual human (Chris Wilson and Roy M. Turner), in Modeling and Using Context: Proceedings of the Tenth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT-17), Paris, France, June, 2017. The proceedings are published as a volume of the Springer series Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (Patrick Brézillon, Roy M. Turner, and Carlo Penco, eds.).

Modeling and Using Context: Proceedings of the Tenth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context, a volume in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (Patrick Brézillon, Roy M. Turner, and Carlo Penco, eds.). CONTEXT-17 will be held in Paris, France, June 20–23, 2017.

2015

Modeling erroneous human behavior: A context-driven approach (Chris Wilson and Roy M. Turner). In Modeling and Using Context: /Proceedings of the Ninth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT’15) (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence), Springer, November 2-6, 2015, Lanarca, Cyprus.

Representing and communicating context in multiagent systems (Sonia Rode and
Roy M. Turner). In Modeling and Using Context: /Proceedings of the Ninth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT’15) (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence), Springer, November 2-6, 2015, Lanarca, Cyprus.

Using contextual knowledge for trust strategy selection (Larry Whitsel and
Roy M. Turner). In Modeling and Using Context: /Proceedings of the Ninth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT’15) (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence), Springer, November 2-6, 2015, Lanarca, Cyprus.

2014

Context-Mediated Behavior, in Context in Computing: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach, P. Brézillon and A. Gonzalez (eds.), Springer, December, 2014.

Distributed, context-based organization and reorganization of multi-AUV systems (Roy M. Turner, Sonia Rode, and David Gagne), Journal of Unmanned Systems Technology, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1–9, 2014.

2013

Costly information and the evolution of self-organization in a small, complex economy (J. Wilson, J. Hill, M. Kersula, C.L. Wilson, L. Whitsel, L. Yan, J. Acheson, Y. Chen, C. Cleaver, C. Congdon, A. Hayden, P. Hayes, T. Johnson, G. Morehead, R. Steneck, R. Turner, R. Vadas, and C.J. Wilson), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 90, Supplement, pp. S76–S93, June, 2013.

Toward distributed context-mediated behavior for multiagent systems (R.M. Turner, S. Rode, and D. Gagne). In Proceedings of the 8th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT’13), Annecy, France, October, 2013. (Published as a volume in Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer, 2013.)

Distributed, context-based organization and reorganization of multi-AUV systems (D. Gagne, S. Rode, and R.M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Unmanned, Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST 2013), Portsmouth, NH, August 2013.

A game engine-based simulator for autonomous underwater vehicles (A.B. Strout and R.M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Unmanned, Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST 2013), Portsmouth, NH, August 2013.

2011

A context-based approach to detecting miscreant behavior and collusion in open multiagent systems (L. Whitsel and R.M. Turner). In Proceedings of the Seventh International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT’11), Karlsruhe, Germany, September, 2011.

2010

LP/Lisp: Literate programming for Lisp (Roy Turner). In Proceedings of the International Lisp Conference 2010, Reno, Nevada, October, 2010.

Programming in Lisp: LP/Lisp, (Roy M. Turner). Technical report 2010-2, Department of Computer Science, University of Maine, 5752 Neville Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5752, 2010.

DESL: A Generic, Lisp-Based Discrete Event Simulator (R. Turner). Computer Science Technical Report 2010–03, Department of Computer Science, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469–5752, 2010.

2009

Organizational Strategies for Informed Commitment in a Reactive Mission Planner (Erik Albert). In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), 2009.

2008

Appropriate Commitment Reactive Planning (Erik Albert, Elise H. Turner, and Roy M. Turner). In ICAPS 2008 Workshop on A Reality Check for Planning and Scheduling Under Uncertainty, 2008.

2007

Retaining majors through the introductory sequence (Elise H. Turner, Erik Albert, Roy M. Turner, and Larry Latour). In Proceedings of the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE’07), 2007.

Appropriate commitment planning for AUV control (Erik Albert, Elise H. Turner, and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 2007 International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST’07), 2007.

Appropriate commitment planning (Erik Albert, Elise H. Turner, and Roy M. Turner). Technical report 2007-01, Department of Computer Science, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5752, 2007.

2006

Explicit Representation and retrieval of contextual knowledge for real-world agents (Roy M. Turner). In Modeling and Retrieval of Context, Technical Report WS-06-12, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, 2006. (Workshop notes of AAAI Workshop on Modeling and Retrieval of Context.)

2005o

Placing newly-arising goals in the proper context (Elise H. Turner, Roy M. Turner, and Erik Albert). In Workshop Notes: Cooperative Systems and Context, Fifth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT’05), 2005.

Teaching entering students to think like computer scientists (Elise H. Turner and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE’05), 2005.

Selecting organizational structures for advanced multi-AUV systems (Roy M. Turner and Elise H. Turner). In Proceedings for the Fourteenth International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), 2005.

2004

Self-organization and reorganization of multi-AUV systems: CoDA project overview (Roy M. Turner and Elise H. Turner). In IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles 2004 (AUV’04: A Workshop on Multiple AUV Operations), 2004

2003

Interfacing the CoDA and CADCON simulators: A multi-fidelity simulation testbed for autonomous oceanographic sampling networks (Erik Albert, Jon Bilodeau, and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), 2003.

Situation assessment for autonomous underwater vehicles using a priori contextual knowledge (Robert P. Arritt and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Symposium on Umanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), 2003.

Context-specific weights for a neural network (Robert P. Arritt and Roy M. Turner). In Modeling and Using Context: /Proceedings of the Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (P. Blackburn, C. Ghidini, R. Turner, and F. Giunchiglia, eds.). Published as Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, no. 2680, Springer, 2003.

Modeling and Using Context: /Proceedings of the Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (P. Blackburn, C. Ghidini, R. Turner, and F. Giunchiglia, eds.). Published as Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, no. 2680, Springer, 2003.

2001

Representing the graphics context to support understanding plural anaphora in multi-modal interfaces (Elise H. Turner, and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Modeling and Using Context(CONTEXT-01), pp. 330-342, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2116: Modeling and Using Context, (V. Akman, P. Bouquet, R. Thomason, and R.A. Young, eds.), Springer, New York, 2001.

A two-level, protocol-based approach to controlling autonomous oceanographic sampling networks (Roy M. Turner, and Elise H. Turner), IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 26, no. 4., 2001.

Using explicit, a priori contextual knowledge in an intelligent Web search agent (Roy M. Turner, Elise H. Turner, Thomas A. Wagner, Thomas J. Wheeler, and Nancy E. Ogle). In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Modeling and Using Context(CONTEXT-01), pp. 343-352, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2116: Modeling and Using Context, (V. Akman, P. Bouquet, R. Thomason, and R.A. Young, eds.), Springer, New York, 2001.

2000

Life history of a hydroid/nudibranch association (Charles M. Chester, Roy M. Turner, Michael D. Carle, and Larry G. Harris), The Veliger, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 338-348, 2000.

Selecting task decompositions for constrained heuristic search, Elise H Turner, and Roy M Turner (2000). In Workshop Notes of the 2000 AAAI Workshop on Constraints and Planning, 2000.

Simulating an autonomous oceanographic sampling network: A multi-fidelity approach to simulating systems of systems (Roy M. Turner and Elise H. Turner). In Proceedings of the Conference of the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OCEANS’2000), 2000.

1999

A unified long-term memory system (James H. Lawton, Roy M. Turner, and Elise H. Turner). In Proceedings of the International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ICCBR’99).

A constraint-based approach to assigning system components to tasks (Elise H. Turner and Roy M. Turner), International Journal of Applied Intelligence, vol. 10, no. 2/3, pp. 155-172, 1999.

A model of explicit context representation and use for intelligent agents (Roy M. Turner). In Modeling and Using Context: Proceedings of the Second International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT-99), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1688, Springer, 1999.

Aspects of context for understanding multi-modal communication (Elise H. Turner, Roy M. Turner, John Phelps, Charles Grunden, Marke Neale, and Jason Mailman). In Modeling and Using Context: Proceedings of the Second International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT-99), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1688, Springer, 1999.

The need for context in multi-modal interfaces (Elise H. Turner, Roy M. Turner, Charles Grunden, Jason Mailman, Mark Neale, and John Phelps). In Workshop Notes of the 1999 AAAI Workshop on Reasoning in Context for AI Applications, pp. 91-95.

Interfacing the Orca AUV controller to the NPS UVW and to a land robot (Roy Turner and Jason Mailman). In Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), 1999.

1998

Context-mediated behavior for intelligent agents (Roy M. Turner), International Journal of Human–Computer Studies, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 307-330, 1998.

Context-mediated behavior (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, pp. 538-547, 1998. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1415, vol. I; Springer.)

Organization and reorganization of autonomous oceanographic sampling networks (Roy M. Turner and Elise H. Turner). In Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’98), pp. 2060-2067, 1998.

A constraint-based approach to assigning system components to tasks (Elise H. Turner and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, pp. 312–320, 1998. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1415, vol. I; Springer.)

1997

Deterqmining the context-dependent meaning of fuzzy subsets (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 1997 International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT-97), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1997.

Integrating partial-order planning into the Orca schema-based mission controller (Prabha Ramakrishnan and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), 1997.

Cooperative behavior in an autonomous oceanographic sampling network: MAUV project update (Steven G. Chappell, Roy M. Turner, Elise H. Turner, and Charles M. Grunden). In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), pp. 375-384, 1997

Task assignment in AOSNs: A constraint-based approach (Elise H. Turner). In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), 1997.

1996

Organization and reorganization of autonomous oceanographic sampling networks (Roy M. Turner, Elise H. Turner, and D. Richard Blidberg). In Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE Symposium on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Technology, pp. 407-413, 1996.

1995

Orca: Intelligent adaptive reasoning for autonomous underwater vehicle control (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the FLAIRS-95 International Workshop on Intelligent Adaptive Systems, pp. 52-62, 1995.

Context-sensitive, adaptive reasoning for intelligent AUV control: Orca project update (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, 1995.

Intelligent control of autonomous underwater vehicles: The Orca project (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 1995 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 1995.

A conceptual language for cooperating AUVs (Elise H. Turner and Steven G. Chappell). Technical report 95-08, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1995.

1994

Rating the usefulness of information to communicate (Elise H. Turner and Collette M. Matthias). Technical report 94–22, Department of Computer Science, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1994.

Adaptive Reasoning for Real-World Problems: A Schema-Based Approach, Roy M Turner (1994). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ

Handling unanticipated events in single and multiple AUV systems (Roy M. Turner, Peggy S. Eaton, and Martin J. Dempsey). In Proceedings of the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Conference (Oceans ’94 OSATES), vol. II, pp. 125-130, 1994.

Handling unanticipated events during collaboration (Roy M. Turner and Peggy S. Eaton). In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 887-892, 1994

Controlling long-range, intelligent autonomous underwater vehicles for ocean science research (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 1994 AAAI Workshop on AI Technologies for Environmental Applications, 1994.

COLA: A language to support communication between multiple cooperating vehicles (Elise H. Turner, Steven G. Chappell, Scott A. Valcourt, and Martin J. Dempsey). In Proceedings of the 1994 Symposium on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Technology, pp. 309-316, 1994

Responding to unanticipated goals when planning travel for autonomous underwater vehicles (Elise H. Turner and Terri L. Briggs). In Proceedings of of the Tenth IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications (CAIA-94), pp. 493-494, 1994.

Exploiting problem solving to select information to include in dialogues between cooperating agents (Elise H. Turner). In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 882-886, 1994

Selecting information to communicate (Elise H. Turner). In Working notes for the AAAI Workshop on Planning for Interagent Communication, pp. 47-52, 1994.

1993

The tragedy of the commons and distributed AI systems (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Distributed Artificial Intelligence, pp. 379-390, 1993. (Available as Technical Report 93-01, Department of Computer Science, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824.)

Generic Behaviors: An approach to modularity in intelligent systems control (Roy M. Turner, D. Richard Blidberg, Steven G. Chappell, and James C. Jalbert). In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST’93), 1993.

Context-sensitive reasoning for autonomous agents and cooperative distributed problem solving (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 1993 IJCAI Workshop on Using Knowledge in Its Context, Chambéry, France, August, 1993.

1992

A view of diagnostic reasoning as a memory-directed task (Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1992.

Organizing dialogue from an incoherent stream of goals (Elise H. Turner). In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-92), pp. 338-344, 1992.

1991

A schema-based approach to cooperative behavior (Elise H. Turner and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 928-932, 1991.

A schema-based approach to cooperative problem solving with autonomous underwater vehicles (Elise H. Turner and Roy M. Turner). In Proceedings of the 1991 Conference of the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (Oceans ’91), pp. 1067-1074, 1991.

An approach to reference in communication between cooperating autonomous systems (Elise H. Turner, Brent W. Benson, and Kathleen P. Herold). In Proceedings of the International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 1435-1440, 1991.

A language for cooperating AUVs (Elise H. Turner and Cathy L. Steffen). In Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Underwater Submersible Technology (UUST ’91), 1991.

1990

The EAVE AUV program at the Marine Systems Engineering Laboratory (D.R. Blidberg, S. Chappell, J. Jalbert, R.M. Turner, G. Sedor, and P. Eaton). In Proceedings of the IARP First Workshop on Mobile Robots for Subsea Environments, Monterey, CA, Oct. 23–26, 1990.