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Rebecca Passonneau

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering

W318 Westgate Building

rjp49@cse.psu.edu

814-865-9233

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BA, Linguistics, University of Chicago, 1974
  • MA, Linguistics, University of Chicago, 1976
  • Ph D, Linguistics, University of Chicago, 1985

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Collin Baker, Christiane Fellbaum and Rebecca Passonneau, , Semantic Annotation of MASC, Springer, pp. 24

Journal Articles

  • Rebecca Passonneau, Ananya Poddar, Gaurav Gite, Alisa Krivokapic, Dolores Pe andin, , 2018, "Wise Crowd Content Assessment and Educational Rubrics", International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 8, (1)

Conference Proceedings

  • Yanjun Gao, Patricia Davies and Rebecca Passonneau, 2018, "Automated Content Analysis: A Case Study of Computer Science Student Summaries"
  • Yanjun Gao, Andrew Warner and Rebecca Passonneau, 2018, "PyrEval: An Automated Method for Summary Content Analysis"
  • Yanjun Gao, Andrew Warner and Rebecca Passonneau, 2018, "PyrEval: An Automated Method for Summary Content Analysis"
  • Qian Yang, Rebecca Passonneau and Gerard de Melo, 2016, "PEAK: Pyramid Evaluation via Automated Knowledge Extraction"

Other

  • Rebecca Passonneau, Danielle MacNamara, Smaranda Muresan and Dolores Perin, 2017, "Special Issue on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Reading and Writing Integrated with Disciplinary Education, Part 1", International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 27, (4)
  • Rebecca Passonneau, Danielle MacNamara, Smaranda Muresan and Dolores Perin, 2017, "Special Issue on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Reading and Writing Integrated with Disciplinary Education, Part 2", International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 28, (1)

Research Projects

  • September 2016 - September 2018, "Raytheon BBN Technologies: Cooperative Agreement W911NF-09-2-0053," (Sponsor: Raytheon BBN Technologies).
  • August 2017 - July 2018, "Support for research in the area of Natural Language Processing," (Sponsor: Accenture).
  • July 2016 - June 2018, "CAP: Advancing Technology and Practice for Learning Reading andWriting Skills in Secondary Science Education," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2016 - September 2018, "Raytheon BBN Technologies: Cooperative Agreement W911NF-09-2-0053," (Sponsor: Raytheon BBN Technologies).
  •   -  , "Fostering Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Data Empowered Learning of Language Skills," (Sponsor: Teaching and Learning with Technology, PSU).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Committee Member, College of Engineering Senior Women Faculty, January 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Search Committee, October 2017
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Curriculum Committee, September 2016 - May 2017
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Search Committee, September 2016 - May 2017

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Tutorials co-chair for Annual Conference of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics, September 2017 - March 2018
 


 

About

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research in fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering and data science and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

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