John Stamper
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John C. Stamper

Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

http://dev.stamper.org

john@stamper.org

EDUCATION

PhD, Information Technology (May 2010),

University of North Carolina at Charlotte,

Dissertation Title: Automatic Generation of Intelligent Tutoring Capabilities via Educational Data Mining.


Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Science (May 2007),

University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


MBA, Business Administration and Management (May 2000),

University of Cincinnati.


BS, Systems Analysis with special interest in Operations Research (December 1994),

Miami University.

EMPLOYMENT

Systems Scientist,

Human-Computer Interaction Institute,

Carnegie Mellon University, (Aug 2009 – Present).


Technical Director,

Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center DataShop

Carnegie Mellon University, (Aug 2009 – Present).


Research Assistant,

Game and Learning Lab,

Department of Computer Science,

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, (Aug 2005 – Aug 2009).


Adjunct Instructor,

Department of Marketing, Belk College of Business,

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, (Aug 2008 – Dec 2008).

Courses include: Internet Marketing


Teaching Assistant,

Department of Computer Science,

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, (Aug 2006 – Aug 2008).

Courses include: Game Development, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Introduction to Computer Applications, and Discrete Mathematics


Research Assistant,

Distributed Artificial Intelligence Research Lab,

Department of Software and Information Systems,

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, (Aug 2004 – Aug 2005).


Adjunct Professor,

Department of Computer Information Systems,

College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH, (Aug 2001 – June 2002)

Courses include: Intro to Programming, Advanced Programming, and Data Communications


Vice President of Development,

VSI Technologies, Inc.

Cincinnati, OH (Jun 1999 – Aug 2004)


Manager of Information Systems,

ProtoCall, LLC.

Cincinnati, OH (May 1997 – Jun 1999)


Programmer/Analyst,

Lehmkuhl & Associates, Inc.

Blue Ash, OH (Oct 1994 – May 1997)

PUBLICATIONs

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

1. Barnes, T., Stamper, J. & Croy, M. (2010). Using Markov decision processes for student problem-solving visualization and automatic hint generation. In Romero, C., Ventura, S., Pechenizkiy, M., Baker, R.S.J.d. (Eds.) Handbook of Educational Data Mining. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

2. Koedinger, K.R., Baker, R.S.J.d., Cunningham, K., Skogsholm, A., Leber, B., Stamper, J. (2010) A Data Repository for the EDM community: The PSLC DataShop. In Romero, C., Ventura, S., Pechenizkiy, M., Baker, R.S.J.d. (Eds.) Handbook of Educational Data Mining. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

3. Croy, M., T. Barnes, Stamper, J. (2008). Towards an Intelligent Tutoring System for propositional proof construction. In Philip Brey, Adam Briggle and Katinka Waelbers (eds.), Current Issues in Computing and Philosophy, Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Publishers.

REFEREED JOURNAL PAPERS - PUBLISHED

4. Barnes, T. & Stamper, J. (2009). Automatic hint generation for logic proof tutoring using historical data. In Journal of Educational Technology & Society, Special issue on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Volume 13, Issue 1.

5. Stamper, J., Barnes, T., Croy, M. (2011). Enhancing the Automatic Generation of Hints with Expert Seeding. In The International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education (IJAIED), Special Issue on the Best of ITS 2010. To Appear.

REFEREED CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP PAPERS

6. Koedinger, K., McLaughlin, E., Stamper, J., Automated Student Model Improvement. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2012). Chania, Greece. Jun 19-21, 2012. pp. 17-24. [BEST PAPER Award]

7. Jin, W., Barnes, T., Stamper, J., Eagle, M., Johnson, M., Lehmann, L. (2012) Program Representation for Automatic Hint Generation for a Data-Driven Novice Programming Tutor. In Proceeding of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems(ITS2012). pp.304-309. Springer.

8. Lomas, D., Stamper, J., Muller, R., Patel, K., Koedinger, K. (2012) The Effects of Adaptive Sequencing Algorithms on Player Engagement within an Online Game. In Proceeding of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems(ITS2012). pp.588-590. Springer.

9. Ritter, S., Nixon, T., Lomas, D., Stamper, J., Ching, D. (2012) Using Time Pressure to Promote Mathematical Fluency. In Proceeding of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems(ITS2012).pp.669-670. Springer.

10. Stamper, J., Lomas, D., Ching, D., Ritter, S., Koedinger K., Steinhart, J. (2012) The Rise of the Super Experiment. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2012). Chania, Greece. Jun 19-21. pp. 196-200.

11. Stamper, J., Lomas, D., Ching, D., Linch, K., Ritter, S. (2012) Internet Scale Experimental Design and Deployment for Educational Games using BrainPOP. In Proceedings of the 8th Games + Learning + Society Conference (GLS 2012). Madison, WI.

12. Stamper, J., Barnes, T., and Croy, M. (2011) Experimental Evaluation of Automatic Hint Generation for a Logic Tutor. In Kay, J., Bull, S. and Biswas, G. eds. Proceeding of the 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED2011). pp. 345-352. Berlin Germany:Springer. [BEST PAPER Nominee]

13. Stamper, J., Koedinger, K.R. (2011) Human-machine Student Model Discovery and Improvement Using DataShop. In Kay, J., Bull, S. and Biswas, G. eds. Proceeding of the 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED2011), pp. 353-360. Berlin Germany:Springer.

14. Stamper, J., Koedinger, K.R., Baker, R., Skogsholm, A., Leber, B., Demi, S., Yu, S., Spencer, D. (2011) Managing the Educational Dataset Lifecycle with DataShop. In Kay, J., Bull, S. and Biswas, G. eds. Proceeding of the 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED2011). pp. 557-559. Berlin Germany:Springer.

15. Kodeinger, K.R., Pavlik, P., Stamper, J., Nixon, T., Ritter, S. (2011). Fair Blame Assignment in Student Modeling, In Pechenizkiy, M., Calders, T., Conati, C., Ventura, S., Romero , C., and Stamper, J. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2011). pp. 91-100. Eihdhoven, Netherlands.

16. Stamper, J., Barnes, T., and Croy, M. (2010) Enhancing the Automatic Generation of Hints with Expert Seeding. In Aleven, V., Kay, J., and Mostow., J eds. Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems(ITS2010), vol. II, pp. 31-40. Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag. [BEST Student Paper]

17. Stamper, J., Barnes, T., Croy, M. (2010). Using a Bayesian Knowledge Base for Hint Selection on Domain Specific Problems. In Baker, R.S.J.d., Merceron, A., Pavlik, P.I. Jr. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Data Mining. (EDM 2010), pp. 327-328. Pittsburgh, PA. (poster)

18. Koedinger, K., Stamper, J. (2010). A Data Driven Approach to the Discovery of Better Cognitive Models. In Baker, R.S.J.d., Merceron, A., Pavlik, P.I. Jr. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Data Mining. (EDM 2010), pp. 325-326. Pittsburgh, PA. (poster)

19. Barnes, T., Stamper, J. (2009) Utility in hint generation: Selection of hints from a corpus of student work. 14th Intl. Conf. on AI in Education (AIED), Brighton, UK, (poster)

20. Stamper, J. Barnes, T. (2009) An Unsupervised, Frequency-based Metric for Selecting Hints in an MDP-based Tutor. 2nd Intl. Conf. on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2009), Cordoba, Spain, pp. 180-189.

21. Barnes, T., Stamper, J. (2008). Toward Automatic Hint Generation for Logic Proof Tutoring Using Historical Student Data. In E. Aimeur, & B. Woolf (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2008), pp. 373-382. Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag. [BEST PAPER Nominee]

22. Stamper, J., Barnes, T., Croy, M., Lehmann, L. (2008) The Validity of Providing Automated Hints in an ITS Using a MDP. In Proceedings of the 23nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2008), pp. 1830-1831. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.

23. Barnes, T., Stamper, J., Croy, M., Lehman, L. (2008). A Pilot Study on Logic Proof Tutoring Using Hints Generated from Historical Student Data. In R. Baker, T. Barnes, J. Beck (Eds.) Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2008), pp. 197-201. Montreal, Canada.

24. Stamper, J. , Barnes, T. (2008). The Hint Factory: Automatic Generation of Contextualized Help for Existing Computer Aided Instruction. In G. Gouarderes, & R.M. Vicari (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems Young Researchers Track, pp. 71-78. Montreal, Canada.

25. Stamper, J., Barnes, T., Croy, M. (2007) Extracting Student Models for Intelligent Tutoring Systems. In Proceedings of the 22nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2007), pp. 1900-1901. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.

26. Barnes, T., Stamper, J. (2007). Toward the extraction of production rules for solving logic proofs. In C. Heiner, T. Barnes, & N. Heffernan (Eds.) Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Educational Data Mining Workshop (AIED2007), pp. 11-20. Los Angeles, CA.

27. Stamper, J. (2007). Automating the Generation of Student Models for Intelligent Tutoring Systems. In R. Luckin, K. Koedinger, & J. Greer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2007). pp. 701-702. Amsterdam, the Netherlands: IOS Press.

28. Stamper, J., Carmichael, T. (2007). A Complex Adaptive System Approach to Predictive Data Insertion for Missing Student Data. In Proceedings of the 3rd Int. Conference on Computer Blended Learning (ICBL 2007), Florinopolis, Brazil, May 2007. Kassel University Press.

29. Stamper, J. (2006). Automating the Generation of Production Rules for Intelligent Tutoring Systems. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Learning (ICL2006), Villach, Austria. Kassel University Press.

30. Barnes, T., Stamper, J., Madhyastha, T. Comparative Analysis of Concept Derivation Using the Q-matrix Method and Facets. In J. Beck and T. Barnes (Eds.) Proceedings of the AAAI 21th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence Educational Data Mining Workshop (AAAI2006), pp. 21-30. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.

31. Howitt, I., Stamper, J., Raja, A., Mappillai, V., (2005). Predictive Protocol Management with Contingency Planning for Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2005), pp. 160-162.

Awards

5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2012), Best Paper Award

15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2011), Best Paper Honorable Mention

10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2010), Best Paper Honorable Mention

10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2010), Best Student Paper Award

10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2010), Outstanding Reviewer Award

9th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2008), Best Paper Honorable Mention

InVited Talks

The Educational Data Mining Challenge, Reflections on the 2010 KDD Cup, Keynote for the 4th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, Einhoven, Netherlands, (July 2011).

DataShop: An Open Repository of Educational Data, Keynote for the 1st workshop on Data Sets for Technology Enhanced Learning at the 2nd STELLAR Alpine Rendez-Vous in La Clusaz, France (March 2011).

Securing OpenInsight, Revelation Software User Conference, Las Vegas, (April 2010).

OI to SQL Primer, Revelation Software Users Conference, Las Vegas, (May 2008).

Exploiting the System Tables, Revelation Software Users Conference, Seattle, WA, (Jan 2007).

Import/Export Strategies for OpenInsight, Revelation Software Users Conference, New Orleans, LA, (Jun 2004).

Managing IT as a Solutions Provider, Seminar for Organizational Leadership, College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, OH, (Oct 2002).

Reporting with Multi-Dimensional Databases, Panel Discussion, International Spectrum Conference, Cincinnati, OH, (Sept 2002).

Enterprise Resource and Planning, Panel Discussion, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, (Mar 2002).

Seminars & Collogquia

Automatic Generation of Intelligent Tutoring Capabilities using Student Data, Intelligent Systems Program AI Forum, University of Pittsburgh, (Dec 2010).

The Hint Factory: Automatic Generation of Contextualized Help for Existing Computer Aided Instruction, Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center Seminar, Carnegie Mellon University, (Oct 2008).


Conference and workshop Committees


5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM 2012 (Conference Chair)

15th International Conference on AI in Education, AIED2011 (Senior Program Committee)

4th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM2011 (Poster/Demo Co-Chair, Program Committee)

2011 KDD Workshop on Knowledge Discovery in Educational Data (Chair)

AAAI 2010 Fall Symposium on Complex Adaptive Systems (Program Committee)

3rd International Conference on Educational Data Mining , EDM2010 (Local Chair)

2010 KDD Cup Workshop on Educational Data Mining (Co-Chair)

DataShop Tutorial at 10th International Conference on ITS (Chair)

10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2010 (Senior Program Committee)

AAAI 2009 Fall Symposium on Complex Adaptive Systems (Program Committee)

1st International Conference on Educational Data Mining, Montreal, Canada, Summer 2008 (Reviewer)

13th International Conference on AI in Education, Workshop on Educational Data Mining, AIED2007 (Program Committee)

21st National Conference on AI, Workshop on Educational Data Mining, 2006 (Reviewer)


MembershipS in Professional Societies


AIED Society

International Society of Educational Data Mining

Society of Learning Analytics Research


Other


Carnegie Mellon Leadership Symposium, January 2011 (Participant)

KDD CUP 2010 Challenge associated with ACM SIGKDD (Co-Chair)

6th Annual Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center LearnLab Summer School, Carnegie Mellon University, Summer 2010 (Mentor – EDM Track)

 Interactive Event – DataShop, 10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2010)

Fourth Annual Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center LearnLab Summer School, Carnegie Mellon University, Summer 2008 (Participant)

Chautauqua on Teaching Communication Skills in the Software Engineering Curriculum, NSF CPATH supported, at Miami University, Summer 2008 (Participant)

College of Computing and Informatics Graduate Curriculum Committee, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Sept 2007 – Aug 2009 (Committee Member)

Doctoral Consortium, 13th International Conference on AI in Education, Los Angeles, Summer 2007 (Participant)

NSF EAPSI Fellow, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Suwon Korea, Summer 2007 (Participant)

Fourth Americas School on Agents and Multiagent Systems, Carnegie Mellon University, Summer 2005 (Participant)

Computer Information Systems Advisory Board, College of Mount Saint Joseph, Aug 2002 – Aug 2004 (Committee Member)

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