Our Publications

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This list includes books, journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, and book reviews published by our research team.

Note: Acceptance rates are calculated as per the standard of most conferences, meaning the number of accepted full/regular papers on total submissions.

2019

Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Guillot, R., Guillot, I., Guillot, C., Fraser, S., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk (2019, accepted). Assessing Learning Analytics Impact on Coding Competence Growth. International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2019), July 15-18, Maceió-AL, Brazil.

Boulanger, D., Clemens, C., Seanosky, J., Fraser, S., Kumar, V.S. (2019). Performance analysis of a serial NLP pipeline for scaling analytics of academic writing process. In D. Sampson, D. Ifenthaler, J.M. Spector, P. I Isaías, S. Sergis (Eds.) Learning Technologies for Transforming Large-Scale Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (pp. 123-151). Springer, Cham.

Boulanger, D., & Kumar V. (2019, accepted). Shedding Light on the Automated Essay Scoring Process. In Educational Data Mining (EDM 2019), Poster, July 2-5, Montreal, Canada.

Boulanger, D., & Kumar, V. (2019, accepted) An Overview of Recent Developments in Intelligent e-Textbooks and Reading Analytics (AIED 2019), Chicago, USA, June 25-29.

Guillot, I., Guillot, C., Guillot, R., Seanosky, J., Boulanger, D., Fraser, S.N., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk (2019). Challenges in recruiting and retaining participants for smart learning environment studies. In: Chang M. et al. (eds) Foundations and Trends in Smart Learning. Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Springer, Singapore (pp. 61-66). (ICSLE 2019), March 18-20, Denton, USA. DOI 10.1007/978-981-13-6908-7_8. [Acceptance rate: 22.22%]

2018

Spector, J.M., Kumar, V.S., Essa, A., Huang, Y-M., Koper, R., Tortorella, R.A.W., Chang, T-W., Li, Y., Zhang, Z. (2018). Frontiers of Cyberlearning: Emerging technologies for teaching and learning.  Springer Singapore, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0650-1.

Kumar, V., Harris, S., Burrows, J., Clemens, C., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Guillot, R., & Guillot, I. (2018). Introspection and Prospects of Learning Analytics – Part 2. In Educational Communications and Technology (Chinese Journal), 2018(4), pp. 9-13.

Kumar, V., Harris, S., Burrows, J., Clemens, C., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Guillot, R., & Guillot, I. (2018). Introspection and Prospects of Learning Analytics – Part 1. In Educational Communications and Technology (Chinese Journal), 2018(2), pp. 10-15.

Kumar, V., Seanosky, J., Boulanger, D., Guillot, R., Guillot, C., & Guillot, I. (2018). CODEX: A Formative Assessment Tool to Analyze Beginners’ Coding Experiences. In Educational Communications and Technology (Chinese Journal), 2018(3), pp. 58-64.

Burrows, J., Kumar, V.S. (2018). The Objective Ear: assessing the progress of a music task. In International Journal of Smart Learning Environments, Springer, 5:13, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40561-018-0062-1, pp: open access.

Kinshuk, Kumar, V.S. (2018). Advancing Learning through Smart Learning Analytics: A Review of Case Studies. Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 13(1), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1108/AAOUJ-12-2017-0039

Fraser, J., Fahlman, D. W., Arscott, J., & Guillot, I. (2018). Pilot Testing for Feasibility in a Study of Student Retention and Attrition in Online Undergraduate Programs. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 19(1).

Clemens, C., Kumar, V.S., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Kinshuk. (2018). Learning traces, competence assessment, and causal inference for English composition. In J.M. Spector, V.S. Kumar, A. Essa, Y-M. Huang, R. Koper, R.A.W. Tortorella, T-W. Chang, Y. Li, Z. Zhang (Eds.), Frontiers of Cyberlearning: Emerging technologies for teaching and learning.  Springer Singapore, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0650-1, pp. 49-67.

Kumar V.S., Kinshuk, Pinnell C., Paulmani G. (2018) Analytics in Authentic Learning. In: TW. Chang, R. Huang, Kinshuk (Eds.) Authentic Learning Through Advances in Technologies. Lecture Notes in Educational Technology (pp. 75-89). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5930-8_6

Burrows, J., Kumar, V.S., Dewan, A., & Kinshuk (2018). Assessing A Music Student’s Progress, International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2018), July 9-13, Mumbai, India (pp. 202-206). DOI 10.1109/ICALT.2018.00055. [Acceptance rate: 22.51%]

Guillot, R., Seanosky, J., Guillot, I., Boulanger, D., Guillot, C., Kumar, K., Fraser, S.N., & Kinshuk. (2018). Assessing Learning Analytics Systems Impact by Summative Measures, International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2018), July 9-13, Mumbai, India (pp. 188-190). DOI 10.1109/ICALT.2018.00051. [Acceptance rate: 22.51%]

Harris, S. & Kumar, V.S. (2018). TutorAlert: Identifying Student Difficulty in a Digital Learning Environment, International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2018), July 9-13, Mumbai, India (pp. 199-201). DOI 10.1109/ICALT.2018.00054. [Acceptance rate: 22.51%]

Boulanger, D., & Kumar V. (2018). Deep Learning in Automated Essay Scoring. International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) 2018. In R. Nkambou, R. Azevedo, & J. Vassileva (eds) Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Switzerland, pp. 294-299. Presented at the 2018 Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS), 14th International Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 11-15, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91464-0. (More than 1200 downloads: http://www.bookmetrix.com/detail/chapter/fdd7e62d-b1ae-48cf-96f7-7c7d292209a6#downloads) [Acceptance rate: 21.67%]

Burrows J., & Kumar V.S. (2018). The Objective Ear: Assessing the Progress of a Music Task. In: Chang M. et al. (eds) Challenges and Solutions in Smart Learning. Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Springer, Singapore, pp: 107-112. Presented at the 2018 International Conference on Smart Learning Environments (ICSLE), Beijing, China. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8743-1_15. [Acceptance rate: 25.93%]

2017

Mitchnick, D., Clemens, C., Kagereki, J., Kumar, V.S., Fraser, S. (2017). Measuring the Written Language Disorder among Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Writing Analytics, 1 (1), pp. N/A, https://journals.colostate.edu/index.php/analytics/article/view/131

Kumar, V.S., Fraser, S.N., Boulanger, D. (2017). Discovering the predictive power of five baseline writing competences, Journal of Writing Analytics, 1 (1), pp. N/A, http://journals.colostate.edu/index.php/analytics/article/view/107

Pinnell, C., Paulmani, G., Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk. (2017). Curricular and learning analytics: a big data perspective. In B.K. Daniel (Ed.), Big Data and Learning Analytics in Higher Education, (pp. 125–145), Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-06520-5_9

Guillot, I., Paulmani, G., Kumar, V.S., & Fraser, S.N. (2017). Case Studies of Industry-Academia Research Collaborations for Software Development with Agile. In C. Gutwin, S. Ochoa, J. Vassileva, & T. Inoue (Eds.), In Collaboration and Technology: 23rd International Conference, CYTED-RITOS International Workshop on Groupware (CRIWG 2017), Saskatoon, Canada, August 9-11. LNCS 10391, (pp. 196–212). Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-63874-4_15. [Acceptance rate: 42.42%]

Chang, M-H., Kuo, R., Essalmi, F., Chang, M., Kumar, V., & Kung, H-Y. (2017). Usability Evaluation Plan for Online Annotation and Student Clustering System – A Tunisian University Case. In International Conference on Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management (pp. 241-254), Vancouver, Canada, July 9–14, Springer, Cham. [Acceptance rate: 28.29%]

Seanosky, J., Guillot, I., Boulanger, D., Guillot, R., Guillot, C., Kumar, V., Fraser, S.N., Aljojo, N. and Munshi, A. (2017, July). Real-time visual feedback: a study in coding analytics. In Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 2017 IEEE 17th International Conference on (pp. 264-266). IEEE. [Acceptance rate: 21.83%]

Sodjahin, B., Kumar, V.S., Lewenza, S., Reckseidler-Zenteno, S. (2017). Probabilistic Graphs to Model Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Survival Mechanism and Infer Low Nutrient Water Response Genes, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pp. 2552-2558, Donostia – San Sebastián, Spain, June 5-8. [Acceptance rate: 57.56%]

Sodjahin, B., Kumar, V.S., Lewenza, S., Reckseidler-Zenteno, S. (2017). Bayesian Networks to Model Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Survival Mechanism and Identify Low Nutrient Response Genes in Water, In Canadian conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 341-347, Edmonton, Canada, May 16-19, Springer. [Acceptance rate: 30.65%]

Sodjahin, B., Kumar, V.S., Lewenza, S., Reckseidler-Zenteno, S. (2017). Modeling Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Survival Mechanism and Identifying Low Nutrient Response Genes in Water with Machine Learning Techniques, Poster, ISCB NGS-Barcelona – Structural Variation and Population Genomics Conference, (pp. N/A), Barcelona, Spain, 3-4 April.

Govindarajan, K., & Kumar, V.S. (2017). An Intelligent Load Balancer for Software Defined Networking (SDN) based Cloud Infrastructure, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies (IEEE ICECCT 2017), pp. 1259-1264, Coimbatore, India, Feb 22-24. [Acceptance rate: 22.73%]

2016

Lee, S., Barker, T., & Kumar, V.S. (2016). Effectiveness of a learner-directed model for e-learning. Journal of educational technology & society, 19(3), 221-233. [5-Year Impact factor: 1.34; H Index: 40]

Guillot, C., Guillot, R., & Kumar, V. (2016). MUSIX: Learning Analytics in Music Teaching. In Y. Li and M. Chang (Eds.), State-of-the-Art and future directions of smart learning (Poster at International Conference on Smart Learning Environments, December 23–25, 2015, Sinaia, Romania), Springer, pp. 269–273. Chapter DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-868-7_31 [Acceptance rate: 23.21%]

Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Pinnell, C., Bell, J., Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk. (2016). SCALE: A competence analytics framework. In Y. Li and M. Chang (Eds.), State-of-the-Art and future directions of smart learning (International Conference on Smart Learning Environments, December 23–25, 2015, Sinaia, Romania), Springer, pp. 19–30. Chapter DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-868-7_3 [Acceptance rate: 23.21%]

Seanosky, J., Boulanger, D., Pinnell, C., Bell, B., Forner, L., Baddeley, M., Kinshuk, Kumar, V.S. (2016). Measurement of quality of a course: Analysis to Analytics. In B. Gros, Kinshuk, M. Maina (Eds.), the future of ubiquitous learning: learning designs for emerging pedagogies, (pp. 199–216), Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-47724-3_11

Somasundaram, T.S., Govindarajan, K., & Kumar, V.S. (2016), Swarm Intelligence (SI) based Profiling and Scheduling of Big Data Applications, IEEE Conference on Big Data, Session on Intelligent Data Mining, pp. 1875-1880, Washington, DC, USA, Dec 5-8. [Acceptance rate: 18.7%]

Govindarajan, K., Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk. (2016). Dynamic Learning Path Prediction – A Learning Analytics Solution, 8th International Conference on Technology for Education T4E 2016, pp. 188-193, Bombay, India, December 2-5, 2016. [Acceptance rate: 12.2%]

Govindarajan, K., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Bell, J., Pinnell, C., & Kumar, V. S. (2016). Assessing Learners’ Progress in a Smart Learning Environment using Bio-Inspired Clustering Mechanism. In E. Popescu, Kinshuk, M. K. Khribi, R. Huang, M. Jemni, N-S. Chen, & D.G. Sampson (Eds.), Innovations in Smart Learning (pp. 49-58). Springer Singapore. 3rd International Conference on Smart Learning Environments, pp. n/a, Tunis, Tunisia, September 28-30. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2419-1_9. [Acceptance rate: 25%]

Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Guillot, R., Kumar, V. S., & Kinshuk (2016). Breadth and Depth of Learning Analytics. In E. Popescu, Kinshuk, M. K. Khribi, R. Huang, M. Jemni, N-S. Chen, & D.G. Sampson (Eds.), Innovations in Smart Learning (pp. 221-225). Springer Singapore. Workshop at the 3rd International Conference on Smart Learning Environments, Tunis, Tunisia, September 28-30. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2419-1_30. [Acceptance rate: 25%]

Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Clemens, C., Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk. (2016). SCALE: A smart competence analytics solution for English writing, International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, pp. 468-472, Austin, TX, USA, July 25-28. [Acceptance rate: 27.8%]

Field, J., Lewkow, N., Zimmerman, N., Riedesel, M., Essa, A., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk, Kode, S. (2016). A scalable learning analytics platform for automated writing feedback, Educational Data Mining, pp. 688-693, Raleigh, NC, USA, June 29 – July 2. [ACM] [Acceptance rate: 18.63%]

Lewkow, N., Field, J., Zimmerman, N., Riedesel, M., Essa, A., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk, Kode, S. (2016). A scalable learning analytics platform for automated writing feedback, ACM conference on Learning @ Scale, pp. 109-112, Edinburgh, UK, April 25–26. [ACM] [Acceptance rate: 22.78%]

Seanosky, J., Jacques, D., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk (2016). Security and Privacy in Bigdata Learning Analytics. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Big Data and Cloud Computing Challenges (ISBCC–16’), Chennai, India, March 10–11 (pp. 43-55). Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-30348-2_4. [Acceptance rate: 27.27%]

Mitchnick, D., Kumar, V., Kinshuk, & Fraser, S. (2016). Using Healthcare Analytics to Determine an Effective Diagnostic Model for ADHD in Students. 2016 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), (pp. 1-4). Las Vegas February 24-27 doi:10.1109/BHI.2016.7467133

Govindarajan, K., Kumar, V. S., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Bell, J., Pinnell, C., & Somasundaram, T. S. (2016). Software-Defined Networking (SDN)-Based Network Services for Smart Learning Environments: The Role of SDN in Smart Competence LEarning Analytics platform (SCALE). In State-of-the-Art and Future Directions of Smart Learning. Springer Singapore. [Springer]. Paper presented at the 2015 International Conference on Smart Learning Environments, Sinaia, Romania, 23–25 December (pp. 69-76). [Acceptance rate: 23.21%]

2015

Ebner M., Kinshuk, Wohlhart D., Taraghi B., & Kumar V. (Special Issue Editors, 2015). Learning analytics. The journal of universal computer science, 21(1), 1-6. [Impact factor:  0.401 in 2013; H Index: 33]

Guillot, C., Guillot, R., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk (2015). Enhancing Music Prowess through Analytics. In M. Chang, & F. Al-Shamali (Eds.), 2015 Proceedings of Science and Technology Innovations (pp. 93–104). Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University, Canada.

Guillot, R., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk (2015). Enhancing Mathematical Problem-Solving Experiences through Learning Analytics. In M. Chang, & F. Al-Shamali (Eds.), 2015 Proceedings of Science and Technology Innovations (pp. 57–73). Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University, Canada.

Sodjahin, B., Reckseidler-Zenteno, S., Lewenza, S., Kumar, V., & Wang, J. (2015). Identification of Low Nutrient Response Genes in the Bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa with Hierarchical Clustering. In M. Chang, & F. Al-Shamali (Eds.), 2015 Proceedings of Science and Technology Innovations (pp. 1–16). Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University, Canada.

Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk, Clemens, C., & Harris, S. (2015). Causal models and big data learning analytics. In Kinshuk, & R. Huang (Eds.), Ubiquitous learning environments and technologies (pp. 31–53). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44659-1_3

Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk, Somasundaram, T.S., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., & Vilela, M. (2015). Big data learning analytics: A new perspective. In Kinshuk, & R. Huang (Eds.), Ubiquitous learning environments and technologies (pp. 139–158). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44659-1_8

Kumar, V., Kinshuk, Somasundaram, T.S., Harris, S., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Paulmani, G., & Panneerselvam, K. (2015). An approach to measure coding competency evolution. In M. Chang, & Y.Li (Eds.), Smart learning environments (pp. 27–43). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44447-4_2

Govindarajan, K., Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk (2015). Parallel Particle Swarm Optimization (PPSO) Clustering for Learning Analytics, IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data 2015), pp. 1461-1465, Santa Clara, CA, USA, doi: 10.1109/BigData.2015.7363907. [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 16.8%]

Govindarajan, K., Kumar, V.S., Boulanger, D., Kinshuk (2015). Learning Analytics Solution to Reduce Learners’ Course Failure Rate, International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E 2015), (pp. 83-90), Warangal, India, doi: 10.1109/T4E.2015.14. [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 10.61%]

Prajapati, U., Sharma, A., Kumar, V.S., Kinshuk (2015). Analytics using trackers in the field of education, International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E 2015), pp. 31-34, Warangal, India, doi: 10.1109/T4E.2015.7. [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 10.61%]

Govindarajan, K., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Bell, J., Pinnell, C., Kumar, V. S., & Somasundaram, T. S. (2015, July). Performance Analysis of Parallel Particle Swarm Optimization Based Clustering of Students. In Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Hualien, Taiwan (pp. 446–450), doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2015.136. [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 21.6%]

Govindarajan, K., Somasundaram, T.S., Boulanger, D., Kumar, V.S., & Kinshuk. A framework for Scheduling and Managing Big Data Applications in a Distributed Infrastructure. Seventh International Conference on Advanced Computing (ICoAC 2015), Chennai, India, 15–17 December (pp. 1–6). doi: 10.1109/ICoAC.2015.7562784 [IEEE]

Zheng, L., El-Bishouty, M.M., Pinnell, C., Bell, J., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk (2015). A framework to automatically analyze regulation. In G. Chen, V. Kumar, Kinshuk, R. Huang, & S.C. Kong (Eds.), Emerging issues in smart learning. In proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Learning Environment 2014, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, 24–25 July (pp. 23–30). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44188-6_3 [Acceptance rate: 44%] [Springer]

Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Kumar, V., Kinshuk, Panneerselvam, K., & Somasundaram, T.S. (2015). Smart learning analytics. In G. Chen, V. Kumar, Kinshuk, R. Huang, & S.C. Kong (Eds.), Emerging issues in smart learning. In proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Learning Environment 2014, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, 24–25 July (pp. 289–296). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44188-6_39 [Acceptance rate: 44%] [Springer]

Seanosky, J., Boulanger, D., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk (2015). Unfolding learning analytics for big data. In Chen, V. Kumar, Kinshuk, R. Huang, & S.C. Kong (Eds.), Emerging issues in smart learning. In proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Learning Environment 2014, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, 24–25 July (pp. 377–384). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44188-6_52 [Acceptance rate: 44%] [Springer]

2014

Kumar, V., Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Kinshuk, Panneerselvam, K., & Somasundaram, T.S. (2014). Competence analytics. Journal of computers in education, 1(4), 251-270. doi: 10.1007/s40692-014-0018-6

Boulanger, D., Seanosky, J., Baddeley, M., & Kumar, V. (2014, December). Learning Analytics in the Energy Industry: Measuring Competences in Emergency Procedures. In Technology for Education (T4E), 2014 IEEE Sixth International Conference on, Kerala, India, 18–21 December (pp. 148–155). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2014.44 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 12.28%]

Harris, S.C., Zheng, L., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk. (2014). Multi-dimensional sentiment classification in online learning environment. In proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Sixth International Conference on Technology for Education, Clappana, Kerala, India, 18–21 December (pp. 172–175). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2014.50 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 12.28%]

Zheng, L., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk. (2014). The role of co-regulation in synchronous online learning environment. In proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Sixth International Conference on Technology for Education, Clappana, Kerala, India, 18–21 December (pp. 241–244). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2014.49  [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 12.28%]

2013

Kumar, V., & Lin F. (2013). System and technology advancements in distance learning. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2032-2

Forner, L., Kumar, V.S., & Kinshuk. (2013). Assessing design of online courses using Bayesian belief networks. In proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Technology for Education, Kharagpur, India, 18–20 December (pp. 36–42). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2013.17 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 13.48%]

Govindarajan, K., Somasundaram, T.S., Kumar, V., & Kinshuk. (2013). Continuous clustering in big data learning analytics. In proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Technology for Education, Kharagpur, India, 18-20 December (pp. 61–64). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2013.23 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 13.48%]

Fakinlede, I., Kumar, V., Wen, D., & Kinshuk. (2013). Conversational forensics: Building conversational pedagogical agents with attitude. In proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Technology for Education, Kharagpur, India, 18–20 December (pp. 65-68). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2013.52 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 13.48%]

Ridgewell, W., Kumar V., & Kinshuk. (2013). Immersive and authentic learning environments to mitigate security vulnerabilities in networked game devices. In proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems, Kyoto, Japan, 2–5 December (pp. 1042–1048). doi: 10.1109/SITIS.2013.168 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 42.86%]

Govindarajan, K., Somasundaram, T.S., Kumar, V.S., & Kinshuk. (2013). Particle swarm optimization (PSO)-based clustering for improving the quality of learning using cloud computing. In proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Advanced learning technologies, Beijing, China, 15–18 July (pp. 495–497). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2013.160 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 17.3%]

Clemens, C., Kumar, V., & Mitchnick, D., (2013). Writing-based learning analytics for education, workshop on learning analytics. In proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Advanced learning technologies, Beijing, China, 15–18 July (pp. 504-505). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2013.164 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 17.3%]

Wang, M., Kumar, V., Chuang, H-H., & Spector, J.M. (2013). E-portfolios in both formal and informal learning contexts. In proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Advanced learning technologies, Beijing, China, 15–18 July (pp. 515). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2013.171 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 17.3%]

Fakinlede, I., Kumar, V., & Wen, D. (2013). Knowledge representation for context and sentiment analysis. In proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Advanced learning technologies, Beijing, China, 15–18 July (pp. 493-494). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2013.158 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 17.3%]

Fakinlede, I., Kumar, V., Wen, D., & Graf, S. (2013). Auto generating APA persona. In proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Advanced learning technologies, Beijing, China, 15–18 July (pp.473-474). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2013.181 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 17.3%]

2012

Haghighat, K., Clemens, C., Kumar V., & Kinshuk. (2012). Tracing student learning process in mixed-initiative learning environments. In proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education, Kerala, India, 3–5 January (pp. 1-3). doi: 10.1109/ICTEE.2012.6208663 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 12%]

2011

Kumar, V., Graf, S., & Kinshuk. (2011). Causal competencies and learning styles: A framework for adaptive instruction. Journal of e-learning and knowledge society, 7(3), 13–32. [H Index: 5]

Kumar, V., Chang, M., & Leacock, T. (2011). Ubiquitous writing: Writing technologies for situated mediation and proactive assessment. Ubiquitous learning: An international journal, 3(3), 173–188.

Kumar, V. (2011). Process guide for students for interdisciplinary work in computer science/informatics, 2nd edition. Journal of educational technology & society, 14(2), 287-288. [5-Year Impact factor: 1.34; H Index: 40]

Kumar, V. (2011). Tracing the metacognitive competencies of online learners. In S. Graf, F. Lin, Kinshuk, & R. McGreal (Eds.), Intelligent and adaptive learning systems: Technology enhanced support for learners and teachers (pp. 198–212). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-60960-842-2.ch013

Kumar, V., Chang, M., & Leacock, T.L. (2011). Mobile computing and mixed-initiative support for writing competence, In S. Graf, F. Lin, Kinshuk, & R. McGreal (Eds.), Intelligent and adaptive learning systems: Technology enhanced support for learners and teachers (pp. 327–341). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-60960-842-2.ch021

Lee, S., Barker, T., & Kumar, V. (2011). Learning preferences and self-regulation – Design of a learner-directed e-learning model. In T. Kim, H. Adeli, H.K. Kim, H.J. Kang, K.J. Kim, A. Kiumi, & B.H. Kang (Eds.), Software engineering, business continuity, and education. In proceedings of the International Conferences, ASEA, DRBC and EL 2011, Held as Part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference, FGIT 2011, in Conjunction with GDC 2011, Jeju Island, Korea, December 8-10 (pp. 579–589). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-27207-3_63 [Springer]

Lee, S., Barker, T., & Kumar, V. (2011). Models of eLearning: The development of a learner-directed adaptive eLearning system. In S. Greener & A. Rospigliosi (Eds.), In proceedings of the 10th European conference on e-learning, Brighton, UK, November 10–11 (pp. 390–398). [Acceptance rate: 45.2%]

Ridgewell, W., Kumar, V., Lin, O., & Kinshuk. (2011). OpenSim virtual worlds as platforms for enhanced learning concepts. In proceedings of the 2011 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Athens, Georgia, USA, 6–8 July (pp. 623–624). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2011.192 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 24.6%]

Clemens, C., Chang, M., Wen, D., Kumar, V., Lin, O., & Kinshuk. (2011). Traces of writing competency – Surfing the classroom, social, and virtual worlds. In proceedings of the 2011 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Athens, Georgia, USA, 6–8 July (pp. 625–626). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2011.193 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 24.6%]

Graf, S., Kinshuk, Chen, N.S., Chang, M., Dron, J., Wen, D., Kumar, V.S., Tan, Q., Yang, G., Lin F. (2011). Adaptabilidad y Personalización de Ambientes de Aprendizaje Ubicuos – Un enfoque basado en estilos de aprendizaje (in Spanish; English title: Adaptivity and Personalization in Ubiquitous Learning Environments – Learning Styles based Approach). Invited paper. Revista Magisterio 52 (5), pp. 30-39.

Kinshuk, Chang, M., Dron, J., Graf, S., Kumar, V., Lin, O., Tan, Q., Wen, D., & Yang, G. (2011). Transition from e-learning to u-learning: Innovations and personalization issues. Invited paper. In proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education, Chennai, India, 14–16 July (pp. 26–31). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2011.13 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 12.4%]

2010

Kumar, V.S., Gress, C.L.Z., Hadwin, A.F., & Winne, P.H. (2010). Assessing Process in CSCL: An Ontological Approach. Computers in Human Behavior, 26(5), 825–834. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2007.07.004 [Impact factor: 2.273 in 2012; H Index: 68]

Kumar, V., Chang, M., & Leacock, T. (2010), Ubiquitous writing: In search of traces of writing skills and opportunities for proactive feedback. Paper presented at the International Conference on Ubiquitous Learning, Vancouver, Canada, 10–11 December (pp. N/A). [Acceptance rate: 39.86%]

Kinshuk, Graf, S., Chang, M., Dron, J., Wen, D., Kumar, V., Tan, Q., Yang, G., Lin, F. (2010). Adaptivity and Personalization in Ubiquitous Learning Environments. Invited paper. Proceedings of the II Congreso Internacional de Ambientes Virtuales de Aprendizaje Adaptativos y Accesibles (CAVA2010), September 2010, Cartagena, Colombia.

El Kadi, M., & Kumar, V. (2010). Evaluation of instructional design using Bayesian belief networks. In proceedings of the ICEM-CIME 2009 Conference – Literacy and You in a Digital Age, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 6–8 October (pp. 132–145).

El Kadi, M., & Kumar, V. (2010). MI-IDEM: A model to evaluate instructional design using Bayesian belief networks. In proceedings of the 2010 9th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training, Cappadocia, Turkey, 29 April–1 May (pp. 1–8). doi: 10.1109/ITHET.2010.5480071

2009

Kumar, V., Lee, S., El-Kadi, M., Manimalar, P.-D., Somasundaram, T.S., & Sidhan, M. (2009). Open instructional design. In proceedings of the International Workshop on Technology for Education, Bangalore, India, 4– 6 August (pp. 42–48). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2009.5314104 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 38.5%]

Brokenshire, D., & Kumar, V. (2009). Discovering causal models of self-regulated learning. In V. Dimitrova et al. (Eds.). In proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Brighton, UK, 6–10 July (pp. 257–264). doi: 10.3233/978-1-60750-028-5-257 [Acceptance rate: 28.8%]

Doherty, L., & Kumar, V. (2009). Teaching programming through games. In proceedings of the International Workshop on Technology for Education, Bangalore, India, 4– 6 August (pp. 111–113). doi: 10.1109/T4E.2009.5314120 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 38.5%]

Somasundaram, T.S., Manimalar, P.D., Kannan, G., Kumar, V., Sidhan, M. (2009). Grid learning management system with role-based access control. In proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Computing (ICAC 2009), Chennai, India, (pp. 167-171).

2008

Kumar, V. (2008). Critical-mass in e-education. In proceedings of the Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Cantabria, Spain, 1–5 July (pp. 1009–1010). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2008.297 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 29.6%]

Rao, S., & Kumar, V. (2008). A theory-centric real-time assessment of programming. In proceedings of the Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Cantabria, Spain, 1–5 July (pp. 139–143). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2008.288 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 29.6%]

Brokenshire, D., & Kumar, V. (2008). Causal models for learning technology. In proceedings of the Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Cantabria, Spain, 1–5 July (pp. 262–264). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2008.132 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 29.6%]

2007

Kumar, V., Groeneboer, C., Chu, S., Jamieson-Noel, D., & Xin, C. (2007). Case studies on learners and instructors in an e-learning ecosystem. In R.C. Sharma, & S. Mishra (Eds.), Cases on global e-learning practices: Successes and pitfalls (pp. 320–332). Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing. doi: 10.4018/978-1-59904-340-1.ch024

Kumar, V., Nesbit, J., Winne, P., Hadwin, A., Jamieson-Noel, D., & Han, K. (2007). Quality rating and recommendation of learning objects. In S. Pierre (Ed.), E-learning networked environments and architectures (pp. 337–373). London: Springer London. doi: 10.1007/978-1-84628-758-9_12

Jiang, Y., Polydorou, P., & Kumar, V. (2007). Performance evaluation of SIP voice conferencing over IEEE 802.11: User agent in a single subnet. In proceedings of the IET-UK International Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Electrical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 20–22 December (pp. 951–958).

Doherty, L., Kumar, V., & Winne, P. (2007). Assisted ontology instantiation: A learningKit perspective. In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Niigata, Japan, 18–20 July (pp. 265–267). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2007.75 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 23.5%]

Rao, S., Doherty, L., & Kumar, V. (2007). Towards mixed-initiative interactions in novice programming. In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Niigata, Japan, 18–20 July (pp. 822–824). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2007.267 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 23.5%]

Kumar, V. (2007). Inspectable collaborations in online distributed classrooms. In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Niigata, Japan, 18–20 July (pp. 909–910). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2007.162 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 23.5%]

Kumar, V. (2007). Innovations in e-pedagogy. In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Niigata, Japan, 18–20 July (pp. 945–946). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2007.160 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 23.5%]

Ma, W., & Kumar, V. (2007). Toward an ontology for pedagogical metadata, In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), In proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Vancouver, Canada, 25 June (pp. 4116–4122). Chesapeake, VA: AACE

Rao, S., Kumar, V., Hatala, M., & Gasevic, D. (2007). Mixed-initiative interfaces to recognize, regulate, and reflect programming styles. In proceedings of the 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 6–12 January (pp. 71–78). [Acceptance rate: 34.4%]

Kumar V. (2007). Capturing and disseminating shareable learning experiences. In proceedings of the 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 6–12 January (pp. 107–114). [Acceptance rate: 34.4%]

Winne, P.H., Nesbit, J.C., Kumar, V., Hadwin, A.F., Lajoie, S.P., Azevedo, R., & Perry, N.E. (2006). Supporting self-regulated learning with gStudy software: The learning kit project. Technology, instruction, cognition and learning, 3(1-2), 105–113.

2006

Leacock, T.L., Winne, P.H., Kumar, V., & Shakya, J. (2006). Using technology to support self-regulation in university writing. In proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Kerkrade, Netherlands, 5–7 July (pp. 1073-1075). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2006.1652632 [IEEE] [Acceptance rate: 27.6%]

Rao S., Kumar V., Hatala M., Gasevic D. (2006). Capturing Programming Styles in a Mixed-Initiative Coding Environment, Poster at the I2LOR Conference, November, Montreal, Canada.

Rao, S., Kumar V., Hatala M., Gasevic D. (2006). Mixed-Initiative Interfaces to Recognize, Regulate, and Reflect Programming Styles, Poster at the I2LOR Conference, November, Montreal, Canada.

Kumar V. (2006). Instructional Design and Development Workflow for Online Course Development, White paper, Open University of Sri Lanka.

Kumar V. (2006). Post-Graduate Programme in Instructional Design and Digital Education, White paper, Open University of Sri Lanka.

2005

Kumar, V., Greer, J.E., & McCalla G.I. (2005). Assisting online helpers. International journal of learning technology, 1(3), 293–321. doi: 10.1504/IJLT.2005.006519

Kumar, V., Chu, S., & Groeneboer, R.C. (2005). Personalizing instructional design processes to empower learners, case study. In D. Stockley, & J. Mighty (Eds.), Teaching more students (pp. 74–78). Kingston, Canada: Queen’s University Press.

Kumar, V., Groeneboer, C., Chu, S., Jamieson-Noel, D., Xin, C., & Rao, S. (2005). Sustainable online learning technologies for students. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, New Delhi, India, 14–15 December (pp. n/a). Available from: http://www.niitcrcs.com/iccs/. [Acceptance rate: 33.3%]

Rao, S., Vora, R., Dhar, S., Salvi, S., & Kumar, V. (2005). Development of a transport layer using SMS. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, New Delhi, India, 14–15 December (pp. n/a). Available from: http://www.niitcrcs.com/iccs/. [Acceptance rate: 33.3%]

Brokenshire, D., Kumar, V., & Shakya, J. (2005). Providing information for mixed initiative interaction via interoperable user modeling. In D.W. Aha, & G. Tecuci (Eds.), Mixed-initiative problem-solving assistants. In proceedings of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence Fall Symposia, Arlington, Virginia, 4–6 November (pp. 16-21). Menlo Park, California: The AAAI Press.

Doherty, L., Whitney, M., Shakya, J., Jordanov, M., Lougheed, P., Brokenshire, D., Rao, S., Menon, S., & Kumar, V. (2005). Mixed-initiative in computer games: Algorithmic content creation in open-ended worlds. In D.W. Aha, & G. Tecuci (Eds.), Mixed Initiative Problem-Solving Assistants. In proceedings of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence Fall Symposia, Arlington, Virginia, 4–6 November (pp. 46-50). Menlo Park, California: The AAAI Press.

Doherty, L., Lougheed, P., Brokenshire, D., Jordanov, M., Rao, S., Shakya, J., & Kumar, V. (2005). Recognizing opportunities for mixed-initiative interactions in novice programming. In D.W. Aha, & G. Tecuci (Eds.), Mixed Initiative Problem-Solving Assistants. In proceedings of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence Fall Symposia, Arlington, Virginia, 4–6 November (pp. 51-56). Menlo Park, California: The AAAI Press.

Lougheed, P., Brokenshire, D., Bogyo, B., Jordanov, M., & Kumar, V. (2005). Applications of mixed-initiative interfaces and intelligence to electronic portfolios. In D.W. Aha, & G. Tecuci (Eds.), Mixed Initiative Problem-Solving Assistant. In proceedings of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence Fall Symposia, Arlington, Virginia, 4–6 November (pp. 86-88). Menlo Park, California: The AAAI Press.

Rao, S., Menon, S., Shakya, J., Jordanov, M., Doherty, L., & Kumar, V. (2005). The importance of contexts in mixed-initiative interactions for online help. In D.W. Aha, & G. Tecuci (Eds.), Mixed Initiative Problem-Solving Assistants: In proceedings of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence Fall Symposia, Arlington, Virginia, 4–6 November (pp. 100-105). Menlo Park, California: The AAAI Press.

Shakya, J., Menon, S., Doherty, L., Jordanov, M., & Kumar, V. (2005). Recognizing opportunities for mixed-initiative interactions based on the principles of self-regulated learning. In D.W. Aha, & G. Tecuci (Eds.), Mixed Initiative Problem-Solving Assistants. In proceedings of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence Fall Symposia, Arlington, Virginia, 4–6 November (pp. 117-122). Menlo Park, California: The AAAI Press.

Lougheed, P., Bogyo, B., Brokenshire, D., & Kumar V. (2005). Formalizing electronic portfolios in the SPARC ePortfolio tool. In D. Dicheva, & L. Aroyo (Eds.). In proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Applications of Semantic Web Technologies for E-Learning at the 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Capture, Banff, Canada, 2–5 October (pp. 9-18).

Menon, S., Shakya, J., & Kumar, V. (2005). Rule-based mixed-initiative scaffolding. In D. Dicheva, & L. Aroyo (Eds.), In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Applications of Semantic Web Technologies for E-Learning at the 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Capture, Banff, Canada, 2–5 October (pp. 19-26).

Shakya, J., & Kumar, V. (2005). Capturing and disseminating the principles of self-regulated learning in an ontological framework. In D. Dicheva, & L. Aroyo (Eds.). In proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Applications of Semantic Web Technologies for E-Learning at the 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Capture, Banff, Canada, 2–5 October (pp. 27-35).

Kumar, V., Winne, P., Hadwin, A., Nesbit, J., Jamieson-Noel, D., Calvert, T., & Samin, B. (2005). Effects of self-regulated learning in programming. In D. J.-T. Yang, & Kinshuk (Eds.). In proceedings of the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 5–8 July (pp. 383–387). IEEE Computer Society Press. doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2005.131 [Acceptance rate: 23%] [IEEE]

Kumar, V., Nesbit, J., & Han, K. (2005). Rating learning object quality with distributed Bayesian belief networks. In D. J.-T. Yang, & Kinshuk (Eds.). In proceedings of the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 5–8 July (pp. 685–687). doi: 10.1109/ICALT.2005.230 [Acceptance rate: 23%] [IEEE]

Kumar, V., Groeneboer, C., & Chu, S. (2005). Sustainable learning ecosystem, tutorial. In D. J.-T. Yang, & Kinshuk (Eds), IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies. Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 5–8 July. IEEE Computer Society Press. [IEEE]

Hadwin, A. F., Nesbit, J. C., Jamieson-Noel, D., Winne, P. H., & Kumar, V. (2005). Tracing self-regulated learning in an e-learning environment. Understanding complex and dynamic learning processes as situated in context: The case of self-regulated learning. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Division C – Learning and Instructions, Montreal, Canada, April (pp. n/a).

Lougheed P., Bogyo B., Brokenshire D., Kumar V. (2005). Formalizing electronic portfolios, Poster at the I2LOR – E-Learning for the Future: from Content to Services, 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of LORNET research network.

Shakya J., Kumar V. (2005). Ontological representations of self-regulated learning Models, Poster at the I2LOR – E-Learning for the Future: from Content to Services, 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of LORNET research network, Vancouver, Canada.

Brokenshire D., Kumar V. (2005). An ontological framework to collect and disseminate user model data, Poster, I2LOR – E-Learning for the Future: from Content to Services, 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of LORNET research network, Vancouver, Canada.

Bogyo B., Brokenshire D., Lougheed P., Jordanov M., Doherty L., Kumar V. (2005). Populating and metatagging electronic profiles with gStudy learning objects, Poster at the I2LOR – E-Learning for the Future: from Content to Services, 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of LORNET research network, Vancouver, Canada.

Doherty L., Kumar V. (2005). Mixed-initiative and ontology-based agents as learning objects in educational games, Poster at the I2LOR – E-Learning for the Future: from Content to Services, 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of LORNET research network, Vancouver, Canada.

Rao S., Kumar V. (2005). Context-aware mixed-initiative interactions for online help, Poster at the I2LOR – E-Learning for the Future: from Content to Services, 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of LORNET research network, Vancouver, Canada.

Hatol J., Kumar V. (2005). Semantic representation and interaction in dance objects using Laban notation, Poster at the I2LOR – E-Learning for the Future: from Content to Services, 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of LORNET research network, Vancouver, Canada.

Jiang Y., Polydorou P., Kumar V. (2005). Performance evaluation of multimedia conferencing for PDA Users in collaborative learning environments, Poster at the I2LOR – E-Learning for the Future: from Content to Services, 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of LORNET research network, Vancouver, Canada.

2004

Bogyo, B., Lougheed, P., Kumar, V., & Fee, J. (2004). ePortfolio systems serving multiple clientele. In proceedings of the 2nd International conference on ePortfolio, La Rochelle, France, 28–29 October (pp. 17–24).

Brokenshire, D., Bogyo, B., & Kumar, V. (2004). Towards an upper-level ontology for information exchange in ePortfolios. In proceedings of the 2nd International conference on ePortfolio, La Rochelle, France, 28–29 October (pp. 25–30).

Lougheed, P., Johnson, R., Jordanov, M., Bogyo, B., Kumar, V., & Fee, J. (2004). Securing electronic portfolios. In proceedings of the 2nd International conference on ePortfolio, La Rochelle, France, 28–29 October (pp. 264–272).

Fee, E. J., Kumar, V., Lougheed, P., Bogyo, B., Jordanov, M., & Johnson, R. (2004). SPARC ePortfolios: Issues for research. In proceedings of the 2nd International conference on ePortfolio, La Rochelle, France, 28–29 October (pp. 310–317).

Choi, A., Kumar, V., Liou, W., & Groeneboer, C. (2004). An Integrated Cost Model for Blended Learning Environments. In L. Cantoni, & C. McLoughlin (Eds.). In proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Lugano, Switzerland, 21–26 June (pp. 1012–1019). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, V. (2004). An instrument for providing formative feedback to novice programmers. In Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Division I – Education in the professions. Paper session– Relationship between teaching and learning (13.032). San Diego, CA, USA, 12–16 April (p. 72). San Diego, CA: AERA.

Kumar, V., Shakya, J., Groeneboer, R.C., & Chu, S. (2004). Toward an ontology of teaching strategies. In F. Akhras, & B. du Bolay (Eds.), Workshop on modelling human teaching tactics and strategies. In proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Workshop on Teaching Tactics and Strategies, 30 August–3 September 2004, Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil, (pp. 71–80). [Acceptance rate: 39%]

Kaufman D., Bizzochi J., Calvert T., Kumar V., Fenrich P. (2004). Comment les jeux éducatifs, les simulations et les jeux de simulation favorisent-ils l’apprentissage? (colloque/atelier). Les simulations dans le domaine de la santé, 72 Congres de l’Acfas, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, (pp. n/a).

Tang, L., Wiese, K., & Kumar, V. (2004). Genetic algorithm based OSPF network routing using LEDA. In A.Y. Tawfik, & S.D. Goodwin (Eds.), Advances in Artificial Intelligence. In proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence, Canadian AI, London, Canada, 17–19 May (pp. 571–572). doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-24840-8_62

2003

Han, K., Kumar, V., & Nesbit, J. (2003). Rating learning object quality with Bayesian belief networks. In A. Rossett (Ed.), In Proceedings of the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (pp. 1598–1601). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

2002

Kumar V. (2002). Embedding human reasoning in soft computing. Second International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, Santiago, Chile, 1–4 December (pp. 625–633). [Acceptance rate: 63.6%]

Poonian J., Kumar V., Wiese K. (2002). Performance analysis of multiplexed stereoscopic videos in a CAVE environment. Technical Report, SFU Surrey.

2001

Kumar, V.S., McCalla, G.I., & Greer, J.E. (2001). Personalized contexts in help systems. In E. Stroulia, & S. Matwin (Eds.), Advances in artificial intelligence. In proceedings of the 14th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ottawa, Canada, 7–9 June (pp. 162–171). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/3-540-45153-6_16 [Springer]

2000

Greer, J.E., McCalla, G.I., Cooke, J.E., Collins, J.A., Kumar, V.S., Bishop, A.S., & Vassileva, J.I. (2000). Integrating cognitive tools for peer help: The intelligent intranet peer help-desk project. In S. Lajoie (Ed.), Computers as cognitive tools: The next generation, Vol. II, No more walls (2nd ed., pp. 69–96). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Kumar, V.S., Greer, J.E., & McCalla, G.I. (2000). Pedagogy in peer-supported helpdesks. In proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Based Computer Systems, August 2000, Mumbai, India (pp. 205–216).

1999

Kumar, V., McCalla, G.I., & Greer, J.E. (1999). Helping the peer helper. In proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Le Mans, France, 19–23 July (pp. 325–332).

Kumar, V. (1999). User models for helping the helper in peer help networks. In J. Kay (Ed.), In proceedings of the International Conference on User modeling (pp. 335–336). Vienna, Austria: Springer Vienna. doi: 10.1007/978-3-7091-2490-1_41 [Springer]

1998

Greer, J., McCalla, G., Collins, J., Kumar, V., Meagher, P., & Vassileva, J. (1998). Supporting peer help and collaboration in distributed workplace environments. International journal of artificial intelligence in education, 9, 159–177. [H Index: 10]

Greer, J.E., McCalla, G.I., Cooke, J., Collins, J.A., Kumar, V., Bishop, A., & Vassileva, J. (1998). The intelligent helpdesk: Supporting peer-help in a university course. In B.P. Goettl, H.M. Halff, C.L. Redfield, & V.J. Shute (Eds.), In proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent tutoring systems, San Antonio, TX, USA, 16-19 August (pp. 494–503). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/3-540-68716-5 [Springer]

Vassileva, J., Deters, R., Greer, J.E., McCalla, G.I., Kumar, V., & Mudgal, C. (1998). A multi-agent architecture for peer-help in a university Course. Workshop on Pedagogical Agents, In proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, San Antonio, TX, USA, August, (pp. 64–68).

Vassileva, J., Greer J.E., McCalla G.I., Deters R., Zapata D., Mudgal C., Kumar V., Bowes J. (1998). Integrating Cognitive Tools for Peer Help: the Intelligent Intranet Peer Help-Desk Project. TeleLearning Networks of Centres of Excellence Conference, Vancouver, Canada, November 14. (Best Poster Award).

Kumar V., Greer J.E., McCalla G.I. (1998). Software Tools to Support Peer Helpers: How to react when someone yells HELP! Poster. TeleLearning Networks of Centres of Excellence Conference, Vancouver, Canada, November 14.

1997

Kumar, V.S., Anjaneyulu, K.S.R., & Gupte, U.A. (1997). Vidya: A situated call environment. Computer assisted language learning, 10(2), 149–172. doi: 10.1080/0958822970100204. [Impact Factor: 0.880 in 2013]

Collins, J.A., Greer, J.E., Kumar, V.S., McCalla, G.I., Meagher, P., & Tkatch, R. (1997). Inspectable user models for just-in-time workplace training. In A. Jameson, C. Paris, & C. Tasso (Eds.), User modeling. Paper presented at The Sixth International Conference on User Modeling, Chia Laguna, Sardinia, Italy (pp. 327–337). Vienna, Austria: Springer Vienna. doi: 10.1007/978-3-7091-2670-7_33 [Best paper award]

Greer, J.E., McCalla, G.I., Kumar, V., Collins, J.A., & Meagher, P. (1997). Facilitating Collaborative Learning in Distributed Organizations. In proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Support for Collaborative Learning, Toronto, ON, Canada, December (pp. 76–85).

McCalla, G.I., Greer, J.E., Kumar, V.S., Meagher, P., Collins, J.A., Tkatch, R., & Parkinson, B. (1997). A peer help system for workplace training. In proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Kobe, Japan, August (pp. 183–190).

1996

Kumar, V.S. (1996). Computer-supported collaborative learning: Issues for research. In proceedings of the 8th Annual Graduate Symposium on Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, (pp. n/a).

1995

Kumar, V., Anjaneyulu K.S.R., (1995) An evaluation strategy for computer-aided language learning courseware. In proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Cognition and Education: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, Varanasi, India, December (pp. n/a).

1992

Kumar V., (1992) Collaborative Intelligent Tutoring Systems: A Learning Environment. In proceedings of the 1st African Conference on Research in Computer Science, Yaounde, Cameroun, October (pp. n/a).

Kumar V., Srinivas P., and Anjaneyulu K.S.R., (1992) A Review of Techniques in Intelligent Language Tutoring Systems. In proceedings of the East-West Conference on Emerging Technologies in Education, Moscow, Russia, April (pp. n/a). [Best paper award].