Publications

Group's Publications

 

  • Wang, P., Rayz, J. (2017) Extracting Aspects of Online Reviews: What Can We Make of Text Similarity? International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing 2017
  • Yang, S.F, Rayz, J. T. (2017) An Event Detection Approach Based On Twitter Hashtags, CICLing 2017
  • Rayz, J. (2017) Computational Humor and Christie Davies' basis for joke comparison. The European Journal of Humour Research (5:4). Special Issue on Playing with Aggression. In Memoriam Christie Davies
  • Taylor, J. M. (2017). Computational treatments of humor. In S. Attardo (Eds) The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor
  • Taylor, J.M. (2017) Ontological Semantic Theory of Humor in a context of humorous discourse. In W. Chlopicki & D. Brzozowska (Eds.), Humorous Discourse. Mouton de Gruyter
  • Shin, S., Min, B. C., Rayz, J. T, & Matson, E. (2017) Semantic Knowledge-based Language Education Device for Children with Developmental Disabilities, CHARMS 2017
  • Rayz, J. (2017) In Pursuit of Human-Friendly Interaction with a Computational System: Computational Humor. SAMI 2017(invited)
  • Rayz, J. M., Rayz, V. L., Raskin, V. (2017) Cognitive Imaging: Using Knowledge Representation for Reliable Segmentation of MR Angiography Data. International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing 2017 (best paper award)


  • Park, G, Rayz, J. T. & Shields, C. (2016) Towards the Automatic Coding of Medical Transcripts to Improve Patient-Centered Communication. SDPS 2016 (invited, peer-reviewed)
  • Hinh, R. & Rayz, J. T. (2016) Tool Comparison of Semantic Parsers. SDPS 2016 (invited, peer-reviewed)
  • Taylor, J. M. & Raskin, V. (2016) Conceptual Defaults in Fuzzy Ontology. Annual Conference of North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society
  • Hinh, R., Shin, S. & Taylor, J.M. (2016) Using Frame Semantics in Authorship Attribution. IEEE-SMC'2016
  • Taylor, J. M., Raskin, V. & Hickman, L. (2016) Accessing Implicit Meaning: Towards Computational Ability to Reconstruct Textual Omissions. IEEE-SMC'2016
  • Raskin, V. & Rayz, J. T. (2016) Logic of Natural Language: Through the Eyes of Ontological Semantics. IEEE ICCI*CC 2016
  • Taylor, J. M.. & Rayz, V. L. (2016) Towards simulation of semantic generation and detection of humorous response. HCI 2016
  • Hickman, L. Taylor. J. & Raskin, V. (2016) Direct Object Omission as a Sign of Conceptual Defaultness. FLAIRS 2016 (best student paper nominee)


  • Taylor, J. M. (2015) Mapping Human Understanding to Robotic Perception. 2015 International Workshop on Communication for Humans, Agents, Robots, Machines and Sensors.
  • Ringenberg, T. R., GStuart, L. M., Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2015) Towards Computer Understanding of Direct Object Defaults. IEEE-SMC Conference 2015.
  • Park, G., & Taylor, J. M. (2015) Using Syntactic Features for Phishing Detection. International Conference on Cyber Security 2015 (best paper award)
  • Hickman, L., Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2015) Fuzzy Lexical Acquisition of Adjectives. Annual Conference of North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society.
  • Ringenberg, T. R., Taylor, J. M., Springer, J. A., & Raskin, V. (2015) Towards Identifying Ontological Semantic Defaults with Big Data: Preliminary Results. The Seventh International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications.
  • Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2015) Comparing Apples and Orange Cottages: Classifications and Properties. The Seventh International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications.
  • Taylor, J. M. (2015) Different knowledge, same joke: Response-based computational detection of humor. 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. (invited, 2 page abstract peer-reviewed, full paper published; reprinted as a book chapter)
  • Raskin, V., & Taylor, J. M. (2015). Comprehensive Semantics in Robotic Intelligence and Communication: Necessity and Feasibility. 2015 6th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA).


  • Park, G., Stuart, L. M., Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2014). Comparing Machine and Human Ability to Detect Phishing Emails. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) (pp. 2322 - 2327).
  • Ringenberg, T. R., & Taylor, J. M. (2014). Semantic anonymization of medical records. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) (pp. 1450-1455).
  • Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2014). Towards a formal theory of social roles in cognitive computing and cognitive informatics. 2014 IEEE 13th International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC) (pp. 38-43). (best paper award)
  • Hong, J. H., Taylor, J. M., & Matson, E. T. (2014). Natural Multi-language Interaction between Firefighters and Fire Fighting Robots. 2014 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)(vol. 3, pp. 183-189).
  • Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2014). On the Nature of Composable Properties. Cognitive Computing for Augmented Human Intelligence Workshop at the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
  • Stuart, L. M., Park, G., Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2014). On Identifying Phishing Emails: Uncertainty in Machine and Human Judgment. Proceedings of NAFIPS 2014 (abstract peer-reviewed, full paper published)
  • Raskin, V., & Taylor, J. M. (2014). Fuzziness, Vagueness, Uncertainty, and Probability in Natural Language. Proceedings of NAFIPS 2014 (abstract peer-reviewed, full paper published)


  • Hong, J. H., Matson, E. T., & Taylor, J. M. (2013). Design of Knowledge-based Communication between Human and Robot Using Ontological Semantic Technology in Firefighting Domain. Proceedings of RiTA 2013, Denver, Colorado. (reprinted as a book chapter)
  • Graci, A., Stuart, L. M., Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2013). Towards novelty detection with Ontological Semantic Technology. Proceedings of SDPS conference, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
  • Park, G., & Taylor, J. M. (2013). Towards text-based phishing detection, Proceedings of SDPS conference, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
  • Stuart, L.M., Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2013). Complexity evaluation of noun-driven syntax representation. Proceedings of SDPS conference, Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • Stuart, L. M., Tazhibayeva, S., Wagoner, A.R., & Taylor, J. M. (2013). On Identifying Authors with Style. Proceedings of IEEE-SMC Conference, Manchester, UK.
  • Stuart, L. M., Tazhibayeva, S., Wagoner, A.R., & Taylor, J. M. (2013). Style Features for Authors in Two Languages. Proceedings of Web Intelligence Conference, Atlanta, USA.
  • Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2013). Natural Language Cognition of Humor by Humans and Computers: A Computational Semantic Approach. IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, NY, NY.
  • Raskin, V., Stuart, L. M, & Taylor, J. M. (2013). Is Natural Language Ever Really Vague? A Computational Semantic View. IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Stuart, L. M, Taylor, J.M., & Raskin, V. (2013). The Importance of Nouns in Text Processing, Cognitive Science Conference, Berlin, Germany.
  • Stuart, L. M, Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2013). Computing with Prepositions: Syntax. North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, Edmonton, Canada.
  • Raskin, V., Taylor, J. M., & Stuart, L. M. (2013). Computing with Prepositions: Semantics. North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference, Edmonton, Canada
  • Dogan, R.I, Gil, Y., Hirsh, H., Krishnan, N.C., Lewis, M., Mericli, C., Rashidi, P., Raskin, V., Swarup, S., Sun, W., Taylor, J.M., & Yeganova, L. (2013). Reports on the 2012 AAAI Fall Symposium Series, AI Magazine, 34:1
  • Taylor, J.M. (2013). The Importance of Grain Size in Communication Within Cyber-Physical Systems. In Suh, S., C., Tanik, U.J., Carbone, J.N., & Eroglu, A. (Eds.), Applied Cyber-Physical Systems, Springer
  • Raskin, V. & Taylor, J.M. (2013). A Fresh Look at Semantic Natural Language Information Assurance and Security: NL-IAS From Watermarking and Downgrading to Discovering Unintended Inferences and on to Situational Conceptual Defaults. In Akhgar, B. & Arabnia, H. R., (Eds.) Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Technologies Security, Amsterdam: Elsevier (Morgan Kaufmann)
  • Taylor, J. M. (2013). Understanding and Processing Information of Various Grain Sizes. In Kim, J.-H., Matson, E.T., Myung, H., & Xu, P. (Eds.) Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications 2012: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (vol. 208, pp. 901-910). Springer
  • Taylor, J. M., & Raskin, V. (2013). Towards the Cognitive Informatics of Natural Language: The Case of Computational Humor. International Journal of Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence, 7:3
  • Raskin, V., Taylor, J. M., & Hempelmann, C.F. (2013). Meaning- and Ontology-Based Technologies for High-Precision Language- and Information-Processing Computational Systems, Advanced Engineering Informatics, 27, 4-12.