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Books

Learn Prolog Now!
Patrick Blackburn, Johan Bos, Kristina Striegnitz
Texts in Computing, Vol.7, College Publications, 2006, ISBN 1-904987-17-6.
Companion website: www.learnprolognow.org

Journal Papers

Neuropsychological Benefits of Neuro-exergaming for Older Adults: A Pilot Study of an Interactive Physical and Cognitive Exercise System (iPACES(TM))
Cay Anderson-Hanley, Molly Maloney, Nicole Barcelos, Kristina Striegnitz, Arthur Kramer
Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, in press.
Put my galakmid coin into the dispenser and kick it: Computational Linguistics and Theorem Proving in a Computer Game
Alexander Koller, Ralph Debusmann, Malte Gabsdil, and Kristina Striegnitz
Journal of Logic, Language and Information, 13 (2), 2004.
Relaxing Underspecified Semantic Representations for Reinterpretation
Alexander Koller, Joachim Niehren, Kristina Striegnitz
Grammars 3 (special issue for MOL '99), pp. 217-241, 2000.
Classifying Scope Ambiguities
Malte Gabsdil, Kristina Striegnitz
Journal of Language and Computation, Vol.1, No. 2 (special issue for ICoS-1), pp. 307-313, 2000.

Book Chapters

The First Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments
Koller, A., K. Striegnitz, D. Byron, J. Cassell, R. Dale, J. Moore, and J. Oberlander
In: E. Krahmer and M. Theune, Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation, Volume 5980 of LNCS. Springer. 2010.
Knowledge representation for generating locating gestures in route directions
Kristina Striegnitz, Paul Tepper, Andrew Lovett, Justine Cassel
In: K. Coventry, T. Tenbrink, and J. Bateman (Eds.), Spatial Language in Dialogue. Oxford University Press, 2009.
Trading Spaces: How Humans and Humanoids use Speech and Gesture to Give Directions
Justine Cassell, Stefan Kopp, Paul A. Tepper, Kim Ferriman, Kristina Striegnitz
In: Toyoaki Nishida (ed.), Conversational Informatics: An Engineering Approach. Wiley, 2008.
Generating Bridging Definite Descriptions
Claire Gardent and Kristina Striegnitz
In: Harry Bunt and Reinhard Muskens (eds.), Computing Meaning Vol. 3. Springer, 2008.
Generating Definite Descriptions: Non-Incrementality, Inference and Data
Claire Gardent, Hélène Manuélian, Kristina Striegnitz, and Marilisa Amoia
In: T. Pechmann and C. Habel, Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Production. Mouton de Gruyter, 2004.
Type coercion from a natural language generation point of view
Markus Egg and Kristina Striegnitz
In: H. Härtel and H. Tappe, Mediating between Concepts and Grammar. Mouton de Gruyter, 2003.

Workshop and Conference Proceedings

Determining appropriate first contact distance: trade-offs in human-robot interaction experiment design.
Cass, A., E. Rose, K. Striegnitz, and N. Webb
In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Social Robots for Public Settings at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), Hamburg Germany, 2015.
A Collaborative Puzzle Game to Study Situated Dialog
Danise, A. and K. Striegnitz
In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Human Computation in Digital Entertainment at the Eighth Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment, October, 2012.
Referring in Installments: A Corpus Study of Spoken Object References in an Interactive Virtual Environment
Striegnitz, K., H. Buschmeier, and S. Kopp
In: Proceedings of the 7th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG), May, 2012.
SGIVE Corpus
The GIVE-2 Corpus of Instructions in Virtual Environments
Gargett, A., K. Garoufi, A. Koller, and K. Striegnitz
In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010), May, 2010.
Validating the web-based evaluation of NLG systems
Alexander Koller, Kristina Striegnitz, Donna Byron, Justine Cassell, Robert Dale, Johanna Moore, Jon Oberlander
Short Paper. In: Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJCNLP 2009), Singapore, August, 2009.
The Software Architecture for the First Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments
Alexander Koller, Donna Byron, Justine Cassell, Robert Dale, Johanna Moore, Jon Oberlander, Kristina Striegnitz
System Description. In: Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2009), Athens, Greece, March/April, 2009.
Referring Expressions as Formulas of Description Logic
Carlos Areces, Alexander Koller, and Kristina Striegnitz
In: Proceedings of the 5th International Natural Language Generation Conference, Salt Fork, OH, June 2008.
Can computers Think? -- an introduction to computer science, programming, and artificial intelligence
Kristina Striegnitz and Valerie Barr
In: Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Using AI to Motivate Greater Participation in Computer Science, Palo Alto, CA, March 2008.
slides
Giving Instructions in Virtual Environments (GIVE): A Challenge and an Evaluation Testbed for NLG
Donna Byron, Alexander Koller, Jon Oberlander, Laura Stoia, Kristina Striegnitz
In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Shared Tasks and Comparative Evaluation in Natural Language Generation, Arlington, VA, April 2007.
Knowledge Representation for Generating Locating Gestures in Route Directions
Kristina Striegnitz, Paul Tepper, Andrew Lovett, Justine Cassell
In: Proceedings of the Workshop in Spatial Language and Dialogue 2005.
Two Kinds of Alternative Sets and a Marking Principle --- When to Say also
Kristina Striegnitz
In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Language Generation 2004. Presented in the Student Session.
Natural Lanuage and Inference in a Computer Game
Malte Gabsdil, Alexander Koller, and Kristina Striegnitz
Proceedings of Coling 2002.
Generation as Dependency Parsing
Alexander Koller and Kristina Striegnitz
Proceedings of ACL 2002.
Playing With Description Logic -- Application Description
Malte Gabsdil, Alexander Koller, and Kristina Striegnitz
Proceedings of Methods for Modalities 2, Amsterdam, 2001.
Building a Text Adventure on Description Logic
Malte Gabsdil, Alexander Koller, and Kristina Striegnitz
Proceedings of KI-2001 Workshop on Applications of Description Logics, Vienna, 2001.
Model Checking for Contextual Reasoning in NLG
Kristina Striegnitz
Proc. of ICoS-3 (Inference in Computational Semantics), pp. 101-115, 2001.
Generating Indirect Anaphora
Claire Gardent and Kristina Striegnitz
Proc. of IWCS-4 (International Workshop on Computational Semantics), pp. 138-155, 2001.
Relaxing Underspecified Semantic Representations for Reinterpretation
Alexander Koller, Joachim Niehren, Kristina Striegnitz
Proc. of MOL (Mathematics of Language), pp. 73-87, 1999.
Classifying Scope Ambiguities
Malte Gabsdil, Kristina Striegnitz
Proc. of ICoS (Inference in Computational Semantics), pp. 125-131, 1999.

Theses

Generating Anaphoric Expressions --- Contextual Inference in Sentence Planning
Kristina Striegnitz
PhD thesis. Defended November 19, 2004.
On Modeling Meaning Shifts by Relaxing Underspecified Semantic Representations
Kristina Striegnitz
Diplomarbeit (Master's Thesis), 2000.

Edited Volumes

Proceedings of the ESSLLI-01 Student Session
Kristina Striegnitz (editor)
ESSLLI-01 Student Session, Helsinki, 2001.
ESSLLI 2001 Student Session

Non-peer-reviewed Publications

Report on the Second Second NLG Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments (GIVE-2.5)
Striegnitz, K., A. Denis, A. Gargett, K. Garoufi, A. Koller, and M. Theune
In: Proceedings of the Generation Challenges Session at the 13th European Workshop on Natural Generation Conference (INLG), Nancy, France, September, 2011.
Report on the Second NLG Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments (GIVE-2)
Donna Byron, Alexander Koller, Kristina Striegnitz, Justine Cassell, Robert Dale, Johanna Moore and Jon Oberlander
In: Proceedings of the 6th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG 2010). July 2010.
Report on the First NLG Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments (GIVE)
Donna Byron, Alexander Koller, Kristina Striegnitz, Justine Cassell, Robert Dale, Johanna Moore and Jon Oberlander
In: Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG 2009). Athens, Greece, March 2009.
Landmarks in Navigation Instructions for a Virtual Environment
Kristina Striegnitz and Filip Majda
In: Proceedings of the Workshop on the First NLG Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments (GIVE-1). Athens, Greece, March 2009.
GIVE-1 Website
Instruction Giving in Virtual Worlds
Alexander Koller, Johanna Moore, Barbara di Eugenio, James Lester, Laura Stoia, Donna Byron, Jon Oberlander, and Kristina Striegnitz
In: Report on the Workshop on Shared Tasks and Comparative Evaluation in Natural Language Generation. 2007.