Selected Publications

2011

A context-based approach to detecting miscreant behavior and collusion in open multiagent systmes, Larry Whitsel, and Roy M Turner (2011-September). In Proceedings of the Seventh International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT'11).

2010

Literate Programmimg in Lisp (LP/Lisp), Roy M Turner (2010). Technical report 2010-02, Department of Computer Science, University of Maine, 5752 Neville Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5752

DESL: A Generic, Lisp-Based Discrete Event Simulator, Roy M Turner (2010). Technical report 2010-03, Department of Computer Science, University of Maine, 5752 Neville Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5752

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

2009

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

2008

Appropriate Commitment Reactive Planning, Erik Albert, Elise H Turner, and Roy M Turner (2008-September 14-18). In ICAPS 2008 Workshop on A Reality Check for Planning and Scheduling Under Uncertainty.

2007

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

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

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

2006

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

2005

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

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

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

2004

Self-organization and reorganization of multi-AUV systems: CoDA project overview, Roy M Turner, and Elise H Turner (2004-June). In IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles 2004 (AUV'04).

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 (2003). In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST).

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

Context-specific weights for a neural network, Robert P Arritt, and Roy M Turner (2003). In Proceedings of the Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT'03), pp. 29-39.

Proceedings of the Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT'03), P Blackburn, C Ghidini, R Turner, and F Giunchiglia (2003). In Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, no. 2680.

2001

Representing the graphics context to support understanding plural anaphora in multi-modal interfaces, Elise H Turner, and Roy M Turner (2001-July). In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Modeling and Using Context(CONTEXT-01), pp. 330-342. Proceedings published as 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 (2001-October), IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 26, no. 4.

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 (2001-July, 2001). In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT-01), pp. 343-352. Proceedings published as 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 (2000), The Veliger, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 338-348.

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.

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

1999

A unified long-term memory system, James H Lawton, Roy M Turner, and Elise H Turner (1999-July). 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 (1999), International Journal of Applied Intelligence, vol. 10, no. 2/3, pp. 155-172.

A model of explicit context representation and use for in\-tel\-li\-gent agents, Roy M Turner (1999-September). In Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1688.

Aspects of context for understanding multi-modal communication, Elise H Turner, Roy M Turner, John Phelps, Charles Grunden, Marke Neale, and Jason Mailman (1999). In Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1688.

The Need for Context in Multi-Modal Interfaces, Elise H Turner, Roy M Turner, Charles Grunden, Jason Mailman, Mark Neale, and John Phelps (1999-July). In Workshop Notes for 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 (1999-August). In Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST).

1998

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

Context-mediated behavior, Roy M Turner (1998). In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, pp. 538-547.

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

A constraint-based approach to assigning system components to tasks, Elise H Turner, and Roy M Turner (1998). In Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1415, vol. I, pp. 312-320. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IEA-98-AIE)

1997

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

Integrating Partial-Order Planning into the Orca Schema-Based Mission Controller, Prabha Ramakrishnan, and Roy M Turner (1997). In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST).

Cooperative Behavior in an Autonomous Oceanographic Sampling Network: MAUV Project Update, Steven G Chappell, Roy M Turner, Elise H Turner, and Charles M Grunden (1997). In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST), pp. 375-384.

Task Assignment in AOSNs: A Constraint-Based Approach, Elise H Turner (1997). In The Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST97), pp. 353-361.

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

1996

Organization and Reorganization of Autonomous Oceanographic Sampling Networks, R M Turner, E H Turner, and D R Blidberg (1996-June). In Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE Symposium on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Technology, pp. 407-413.

1995

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

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

Intelligent Control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: The Orca Project, Roy M Turner (1995). In Proceedings of the 1995 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.

A Conceptual Language for Cooperating AUVs, Elise H Turner, and Steven G Chappell (1995). Technical report 95-08, University of New Hampshire

Rating the usefulness of information to communicate, Elise H Turner, and Collette M Matthias (1995). Technical report 94-22, Department of Computer Science, University of New Hampshire

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 (1994). In Proceedings of the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Conference (Oceans '94 OSATES), vol. II, pp. 125-130.

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

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

COLA: A Language to Support Communication between Multiple Cooperating Vehicles, Elise H Turner, Steven G Chappell, Scott A Valcourt, and Martin J Dempsey (1994). In Proceedings of the 1994 Symposium on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Technology, pp. 309-316.

Responding to Unanticipated Goals when Planning Travel for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Elise H Turner, and Terri L Briggs (1994). In Proceedings of of the Tenth IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications (CAIA-94), pp. 493-494.

Exploiting Problem Solving to Select Information to Include in Dialogues between Cooperating Agents, Elise H Turner (1994). In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 882-886.

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

1993

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

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

1992

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

Organizing Dialogue from an Incoherent Stream of Goals, Elise H Turner (1992). In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-92), pp. 338-344.

1991

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

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

An Approach to Reference in Communication between Cooperating Autonomous Systems, Elise H Turner, Brent W Benson, and Kathleen P Herold (1991). In Proceedings of the International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 1435-1440.

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