Publications

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2016

2015

  • Meckl, S., Tecuci, G., Boicu, M., Marcu, D., Towards an Operational Semantic Theory of Cyber Defense Against Advanced Persistent Threats, in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security – STIDS, Fairfax, VA, 18-20 November, 2015.


  • Tecuci, G., Marcu, D., Boicu, M., Schum, D.A., COGENT: Cognitive Agent for Cogent Analysis, in Proceedings of the 2015 AAAI Fall Symposium "Cognitive Assistance in Government and Public Sector Applications", Arlington, VA, 12-14 November, 2015.


  • Boicu M., Tecuci G., Marcu D., Lukes L., Sprague D., Trefil J., Urban K., Teaching Critical Thinking Skills for Evidence-Based Reasoning Across the Curriculum Using COGENT. Poster at the 2015 Innovations in Teaching & Learning (ITL) conference, "The Science of Learning: Using Research to Improve Teaching", 18 September 2015, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.


  • Bartee T.Q., Brown N., Tecuci G., Integrated Environment for Persistent Intelligence Processing. Poster at the 4th Annual Science of Multi-INT (SOMI) Workshop, 15-17 September 2015, TASC Heritage Conference Center, Chantilly, VA.

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Tecuci, G., Marcu, D., Boicu, M., Schum, D.A., Russell K., Computational Theory and Cognitive Assistant for Intelligence Analysis, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security – STIDS 2011, pp. 68-75, Fairfax, VA, 16-18 November 2011.


  • Tecuci, G., Boicu, M., Marcu, D., Schum, D.A., Russell K., Invited talk: Development of Cognitive Assistants by Subject Matter Experts, The Sixth International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security – STIDS, Fairfax, VA, 16-18 November 2011.


  • Boicu, M., Rapid Prototyping of a Cognitive System for Pediatric Telephone Triage Tutoring, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, Arlington, VA, 5-6 November 2011.


  • Boicu, M., Marcu, D., Tecuci, G., Schum, D., Cognitive Assistants for Evidence-Based Reasoning Tasks, AAAI Fall Symposium on Advances in Cognitive Systems, Arlington, VA, 4-6 November 2011.


  • Tecuci, G., Marcu, D., Boicu, M., Schum, D.A., A Computational Theory of Intelligence Analysis, Poster and Demo Session at the 2011 National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Academic Research Program Symposium and Workshops (NARP-11), The National Academy of Sciences Keck Center, Washington, D.C., 29 August, 2011.


  • Dawid, P., Schum, D., Hepler, A., Inference Networks: Bayes and Wigmore, in Evidence, Inference and Inquiry, The British Academy, Oxford University Press, pp. 119-150, 2011.


  • Schum, D., Classifying Forms and Combinations of Evidence: Necessary in a Science of Evidence, in Evidence, Inference and Inquiry, The British Academy, Oxford University Press, pp. 11-36, 2011.


  • Tecuci, G., Schum, D., Boicu, M., Marcu, D., Russell, K., Toward a Computational Theory of Evidence-based Reasoning, 18th International Conference on Control Systems and Computer Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, 24-27 May 2011.


  • Schum, D.A., Tecuci, G., Boicu, M., Marcu, D., Russell, K., Disciple Cognitive Assistants for Complex Decision Making under Uncertainty, Research Report 9, 56 pages, Learning Agents Center, George Mason University, 25 April 2011.


  • Tecuci, G., Schum, D.A., Boicu, M., Marcu, D., Introduction to Intelligence Analysis: A Hands-on Approach with TIACRITIS, 220 pages, Learning Agents Center, George Mason University, 2010, 2011.

2010

2009

2008

  • Boicu M., Tecuci G., Schum D., Intelligence Analysis Ontology for Cognitive Assistants, in Proceedings of the Conference “Ontology for the Intelligence Community: Towards Effective Exploitation and Integration of Intelligence Resources,” George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia Campus, 3-4 December 2008.


  • Le V., Tecuci G., Boicu M., A New Approach to Rapid Construction of Knowledge-Based Tutoring Systems, in Proceeding of the 2008 Technology Enhanced Learning Conference, 8 pages, Hanoi, Vietnam, December 2008.


  • Tecuci G., Boicu M., Learning-Based Knowledge Representation, Research Report 4, 26 pages, Learning Agents Center, September 8, 2008.


  • Tecuci G., Boicu M., A Guide for Ontology Development with Disciple, Research Report 3, 38 pages, Learning Agents Center, August 22, 2008.


  • Tecuci G., Boicu M., and Comello J. (with contributions from Marcu D., Boicu C., Barbulescu M., Le V., Cleckner W.), Agent-Assisted Center of Gravity Analysis, CD with Disciple-COG and Lecture Notes used in courses at the US Army War College and Air War College, GMU Press, ISBN 978-0-615-23812-8, 2008.


  • Tecuci G., Boicu M., Marcu D., Boicu C., Barbulescu M., Disciple-LTA: Learning, Tutoring and Analytic Assistance, Journal of Intelligence Community Research and Development (JICRD), 10 pages, July 2008.


  • Boicu M., Le V., Marcu D., Boicu C., Barbulescu M., Tecuci G., An ITS-Authoring Shell and an Authored ITS for an Ill-Structured Domain, in Proceeding of the Demonstration Program of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 3 pages, 2008.


  • Le V., Tecuci G., Boicu M., Agent Shell for the Development of Tutoring Systems for Expert Problem Solving Knowledge, in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS2008), LNCS 5091, pp. 228–238, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg / Montreal, 2008.


  • Tecuci G., Boicu M., Intelligent Assistants for Distributed Knowledge Acquisition, Integration, Validation, and Maintenance, Final Report for the AFRL Grant # FA8750-04-1-0257, 36 pages, Learning Agents Center, Fairfax, VA 22030, April 4, 2008.


  • Tecuci G., Boicu M., Marcu D., Barbulescu M., Boicu C., Le V., Hajduk T., Teaching Virtual Experts for Multi-Domain Collaborative Planning, Journal of Software, Volume 3, Number 3, pp. 38-59, March 2008.


  • Le V., Abstraction of Reasoning for Problem Solving and Tutoring Assistants. Ph.D. Dissertation in Information Technology. Learning Agents Center, Volgenau School of IT&E, George Mason University, Spring 2008.

2007

2006

  • Cristina Boicu. An Integrated Approach to Rule Refinement for Instructable Knowledge-Based Agents. PhD Thesis in Computer Science, Learning Agents Center, Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Fall 2006.


  • Boicu C., Tecuci G., Boicu M., Lazy Rule Refinement by Knowledge-Based Agents, in Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA'06), Orlando, Florida, USA, 14-16 December 2006.


  • Vu Le
  • , Learning and Tutoring Agent Shell: A New Approach to Building Intelligent Tutoring Systems for Expert Problem Solving Knowledge, PhD Proposal Presentation, George Mason University, August 2006.

  • Fowler C., Ayers C., Cammons D., Tecuci G., Boicu M., Le V., Marcu D., Boicu C., Barbulescu M., Cognitive Assistants for the Analysts: Experiments in the Classroom, in Proceedings of the INFORMS Military Applications Society Conference “Homeland Security for the 21st Century,” Mystic, Connecticut, July 24-26, 2006.


  • Tecuci G., Boicu M., Ayers C., Cammons D., Cognitive Assistants for Analysts, in Proceedings of the 4th Annual Analysis & Production’s Analysis Conference “The Future of Analysis”, NSA.

2005

2004


2003

 

2002

  • Cleckner W., Tecuci G., Comello J., "Teaching Strategic Center of Gravity Analysis Through Learning Agent Technologies," in Proceedings of the Military Operations Research Symposium, 6 pg., Ft. Leavenworth, June 2002.
  • Lopez T., Comello J., Bowman M., Tecuci G., and Donlon J., "Clausewitz Meets Learning Agent Technology," in Military Review, November-December 2002, US Army CGSF, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  

 

2001

  • Michael Bowman, Gheorghe Tecuci, and Mihai Boicu: "Intelligent Agents: Tools for the Command Post and Commander," in Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ALT), pp.34-35, Nov-Dec 2001.
  • Michael Bowman, Gheorghe Tecuci, and Mihai Boicu: "Intelligent Agents in the Command Post," in Military Review, March-April 2001, pp. 46-53.  US Army CGSG, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

 

2000


1999

1998

 

1997

  • Tecuci G., "Constructing and Refining Knowledge Bases," Poster presentation at the HPKB Kick-off Meeting, Staunton, Virginia on 3-5 June 1997.
  • Lee O. and Tecuci G., "MTLS: A Tool for Extending and Modifying Knowledge Bases", in Proceedings of the Ninth IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI-97), pp. 524-531, Newport Beach, CA, IEEE Computer Society, November 5-7, 1997.

 

1996

  • Tecuci G. and Hieb M.H, "Teaching Intelligent Agents: The Disciple Approach", International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, vol.8, no.3, pp.259-285, 1996.
  • Dybala T., Tecuci G. and Rezazad H., "The Shared Expertise Model for Teaching Interactive Design Assistants," International Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 611 - 626, December 1996.
  • Ku S., Suh Y-H, and Tecuci G., "Building an Intelligent Business Process Reengineering System: A Case-Based Approach", International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, vol.5, no.1, pp. 25-39, March 1996.
  • Dybala T, Tecuci G and Keeling H., "Building Disciple Agents: Selected Validation and Verification Issues", in Proceedings of the AAAI-96 Workshop on Validation and Verification of Knowledge- Based Systems, Portland, Oregon, August 1996.
  • Hieb, M.R., Tecuci, G. and Pullen, J.M., "Training a ModSAF Command Agent Through Demonstration", in Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Computer Generated Forces and Behavioral Representation, Orlando, Florida, July 1996.
  • Hieb M.R. and Tecuci G., "Training an Agent Interactively Through an Integration of Multistrategy Learning and Knowledge Acquisition", in Proceedings of the AAAI-96 Spring Symposium: Acquisition, Learning and Demonstration: Automating Tasks for Users, March 1996.

 

1995

  • Tecuci G. and Kodratoff Y. (eds.), "Machine Learning and Knowledge Acquisition: Integrated Approaches," 325 pages, Academic Press, 1995.
  • Tecuci G., Hieb M.H. and Dybala T., "Teaching an Automated Agent to Monitor the Electrical Power System of an Orbital Satellite", Telematics and Informatics, Pergamon Journals/Elsevier Science, vol. 12, no.3-4, pp.229-245, 1995.
  • Dybala T, Tecuci G, "Shared Expertise Space - A Learning-oriented Model for Computer Aided Engineering Design," in Proceedings of the IJCAI-95 Workshop on Machine Learning in Engineering, Montreal, August 1995.
  • Tecuci G., Calinoiu S. and Marcu D., "Using Multistrategy Learning as a Framework for Building Knowledge-Based Systems," in Proceedings of the Intelligent Computer Communication, ICC'95, pp. 224-227, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, June 28-30, 1995.
  • Liang Y., Golshan A. and Tecuci G., "Apprenticeship Learning of Domain Models," in Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, SEKE'95, Rockville, Maryland, June, 1995.
  • Tecuci G., Hieb M.H. and Dybala T., "Building an Adaptive Agent to Monitor and Repair the Electrical Power System of an Orbital Satellite," in Proceedings of the Goddard Conference on Space Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Information Technologies, NASA Goddard, Greenbelt, Maryland, May, 1995.
  • Hieb, M.R., Tecuci, G., Pullen, J.M., Ceranowicz, A. and Hille, D., "A Methodology and Tool for Rapid Construction and Modification of Adaptive Command Agents for Distributed Interactive Simulations," in Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Computer Generated Forces and Behavioral Representation, Orlando, Florida, March 1995.
  • Hille, D., Hieb, R.M., Tecuci, G. and Pullen, J.M., "Methods for Transforming Terrain Data into Abstract Models through Semantic Terrain Transformations," in Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Computer Generated Forces and Behavioral Representation, Orlando, Florida, March 1995.
  • Tecuci G., "Machine Learning and Knowledge Acquisition: Integrated Approaches, Tutorial Notes, The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 143 pages, IJCAI-95, Montreal, Canada, August 1995.

 

1994

  • Michalski R.S. and Tecuci G. (eds), "Machine Learning: A Multistrategy Approach," vol. IV, 782 pages, Morgan Kaufmann, San Mateo, 1994.
  • Tecuci G., Kedar S., and Kodratoff Y. (guest editors), Knowledge Acquisition Journal, Special issue on the integration of machine learning and knowledge acquisition, vol. 6, no.2, pp. 89-214, 1994.
  • Tecuci G., and Duff D., "A Framework for Knowledge Base Refinement through Multistrategy Learning and Knowledge Acquisition," in Knowledge Acquisition Journal, vol. 6, no.2, pp. 137-162, 1994.
  • Tecuci G., Kedar S. and Kodratoff Y., "Editorial," in Knowledge Acquisition Journal, Special issue on the integration of machine learning and knowledge acquisition, vol. 6, no.2, pp. 89-91, 1994.
  • Tecuci G., and Hieb M., "Consistency-driven Knowledge Elicitation: Using a Learning- oriented Knowledge Representation that Supports Knowledge Elicitation in NeoDISCIPLE," in Knowledge Acquisition Journal, vol. 6, no.1, pp. 23-46, 1994.
  • Tecuci G., Hieb M.H., Hille D. and Pullen, J.M., "Building Adaptive Autonomous Agents for Adversarial Domains," in Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Planning and Learning, November, 1994.
  • Hille D., Hieb M.H. and Tecuci G., "CAPTAIN: Building Agents that Plan and Learn," in Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Computer Generated Forces and Behavioral Representation, May, 1994.

 

1993

  • Tecuci G., Kedar S., and Kodratoff Y. (eds), Proceedings of the IJCAI-93 Workshop on Machine Learning and Knowledge Acquisition: Common Issues, Contrasting Methods, and Integrated Approaches, 269 pages, Chambery, France, August 1993.
  • Michalski R.S. and Tecuci G. (eds), Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Multistrategy Learning, 325 pages, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, May 1993.
  • Tecuci G. (guest editor), Informatica, Special issue on multistrategy learning, vol.17, no.4, December 1993.
  • Tecuci G., "Multistrategy Approaches to Learning: Why and How", Informatica, Special issue on multistrategy learning, vol.17, no.4, pp. 327-330, December 1993.
  • Michalski R.S. and Tecuci G., "Multistrategy Learning," in A. Kent and J. G. Williams (eds.), Encyclopedia of Microcomputers, Marcel Dekker, Inc. of New York, vol.12, 1993.
  • Tecuci G. and Duff D., "Integrating Multistrategy Learning and Knowledge Acquisition for Knowledge Base Refinement," in Proceedings of the IJCAI-93 Workshop on Machine Learning and Knowledge Acquisition, pp. 187-205, Chambery, France, 1993.
  • Lee O. and Tecuci G., "MTLS: An Inference-based Multistrategy Learning System", in Proceedings of InfoScience '93, October 21-22, Seoul, Korea, 1993.
  • Hieb M.H., Hille D. and Tecuci G., "Designing A Computer Opponent for Wargames: Integrating Planning, Knowledge Acquisition and Learning in WARGLES," in Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium Series, 1993.
  • Tecuci G. and Duff D., "Knowledge Base Refinement Through a Validation of Plausible Reasoning," in Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Multistrategy Learning (MSL93), pp. 76-91, 1993.
  • Michalski R.S. and Tecuci G., "Multistrategy Learning," Tutorial at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 109 pages, IJCAI-93, August, Chambery, France, 1993.
  • Michalski R.S. and Tecuci G., "Multistrategy Learning," Tutorial at the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 105 pages, AAAI-93, July, Washington D.C., 1993.

 

1992

  • Tecuci G., "Automating Knowledge Acquisition as Extending, Updating and Improving a Knowledge Base," in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 22:6, pp. 1444 - 1460, November/December 1992.
  • Tecuci G. and Hieb M., "Consistency Driven Knowledge Elicitation Within a Learning Oriented Representation of Knowledge," in Proceedings of the AAAI-92 Workshop on Knowledge Representation Aspects of Knowledge Acquisition, San Jose, California, 1992.
  • Tecuci G., "Cooperation in Knowledge Base Refinement", in D. Sleeman and P. Edwards (eds.), Machine Learning: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference (ML92), pp. 445-450, Morgan Kaufmann, San Mateo, CA., 1992.

 

1991

  • Michalski R.S. and Tecuci G. (eds), Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Multistrategy Learning, 435 pages, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, November 1991.
  • Tecuci G., "Learning as Understanding the External World," in Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Multistrategy Learning, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, 1991.
  • Tecuci G., and Michalski R.S., "Input 'Understanding' as a Basis for Multistrategy Task- adaptive Learning", in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Charlotte, North-Carolina, October 1991, Z.Ras and M.Zemankova (eds), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pp. 419-428, Springer-Verlag, 1991.

 

1990

  • Tecuci G., and Kodratoff Y., "How to Learn it with DISCIPLE," LRI Research Report 586, 101p, Orsay, France, August 1990.
  • Tecuci G., and Kodratoff Y., "Reducing Uncertainty Through Learning," LRI Research Report 585, 12p, Orsay, France, August 1990.
  • Kodratoff Y., Rouveirol C., Tecuci G. and Duval B., "Symbolic Approaches to Uncertainty," in Ras Z.W. and Zemankova M., (eds), INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS: State of the Art and Future Directions, Ellis Horwood, pp. 257-291, 1990.

 

1989

  • Tecuci G., Kodratoff Y., Bodnaru Z. and Brunet T., "DISCIPLE: an Expert and Learning System," in Studies and Researches in Computers and Informatics, vol. 2, pp.12-25, 1989. An earlier version was presented at Expert Systems 87, Brighton, and appeared in D. S. Moralee (ed): Research and Development in Expert Systems IV, Cambridge University Press, pp. 234-245, 1987.
  • Tecuci G., and Kodratoff Y., "Multistrategy Learning in Non-homogeneous Domain Theories," in Alberto Segre (ed), Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Machine Learning, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, June 1989, Morgan Kaufmann, 1989.

  • Kodratoff Y. and Tecuci G., "The Central Role of Explanations in DISCIPLE," in Morik K. (ed), Knowledge Representation Organization in Machine Learning, Springer-Verlag, pp. 135 - 147, 1989. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Workshop on Knowledge Representation and Organization in Machine Learning, Schloss Eringerfeld, Germany, 1987.

 

1988

  • Tecuci G., "DISCIPLE: A Theory, Methodology and System for Learning Expert Knowledge," 197 pages, Thése de Docteur en Science, University of Paris-South, July 1988, (in English).
  • Kodratoff Y. and Tecuci G., "Learning Based on Conceptual Distance," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 10, pp. 897-909, November 1988.
  • Kodratoff Y. and Tecuci G., "Techniques of Design and DISCIPLE Learning Apprentice," International Journal on Expert Systems: Research and Applications, vol.1, no.1, pp. 39- 66, 1988. Reprinted in Readings in Knowledge Acquisition and Learning: Automating the Construction and the Improvement of Programs, Buchanan B., Wilkins D. (eds), Morgan Kaufmann, 1993.
  • Kodratoff Y. and Tecuci G., "Learning at Different Levels of Knowledge," in Boose J., Gaines B. and Linster M. (eds), in Proceedings of the European Knowledge Acquisition Workshop (EKAW'88), Bonn, June, 1988.

 

1987

  • Kodratoff Y., and Tecuci G., "DISCIPLE1: a Learning Apprentice System for Weak Theory Domains," in Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Milano, Italy, August, 1987, Morgan Kaufmann, 1987.
  • Kodratoff Y., and Tecuci G., "What is an Explanation in DISCIPLE," in Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Machine Learning, Irvine, California, June 1987, Morgan Kaufmann, 1987.
  • Tecuci G., "Steps Towards Second Generation Expert Systems," The Fourth International Conference AIISR-87, Smolenice, Czecho-Slovakia, October 1987, in Plander I. (ed), International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Information-control Systems for Robots II, North-Holland, 1987.

  • Petrescu M. and Tecuci G., "Integrating Learning with Expert Systems," in Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Control Systems and Computer Science, Bucharest, May 1987.

 

1986

  • Kodratoff Y. and Tecuci G., "Rule Learning in DISCIPLE," in Proceedings of the First European Working Session on Learning, Orsay, France, February 1986. A new version appeared in Kodratoff Y. and Hutchinson A. (eds), Machine and Human Learning, Michael Horwood, pp. 265-277, 1989.