Tommy Yuan's Publications

Refereed Journals and Book Chapters

 

Yuan, T, 2022. Is it good time for online learning in higher education? York Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Journal, Volume 5, Summer 2022, pp81–98.

 

AlRossais, N., Kudenko, D. & Yuan, T. 2021. Improving cold-start recommendations using item-based stereotypes. User Model User-Adapted Interaction, (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11257-021-09293-9

 

Al-Khawaldeh, F., Yuan,T. and Kazakov, D. 2021. Warrants Generations Using a Language Model and a Multi-Agent System. International Journal on Natural Language Computing(IJNLC), vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 17–26

 

Al-Khawaldeh, F. Yuan, T. and Kazakov, D. 2020. RL-GAN based Toulmin argument generation. Journal of Applied Science and Computations, 7 (3), 106-120

 

l-Khawaldeh, F. Yuan, T. and Kazakov, D. 2020. Integrating stance detection and factuality checking. International Journal of Advanced Studies in Computers, Science and Engineering, 9(3): 1-17

 

Lin, X. Yuan, T. and Lei, G, 2019. Application Research of Software Testing Technology in Human-Computer Dialogue System. Aero Weaponry, 26 (5), 87-94.

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Zhang, Y., Wang, H, Yuan, T., Lv, J, Xu, T. (2018). Hybrid Online Safety Observer for CTCS-3 Train Control System On-Board Equipment.

IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 99:1-10.

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Wang, G., Xu, T., Tang, T., Yuan, T., Wang H. (2017). A Bayesian network model for prediction of weather-related failures in railway turnout systems. Expert Systems with Applications 69, 247-256.

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Xu, T., Wang, G., Wang, H. Yuan, T. and Zhong Z. (2016). Gap Measurement of Point Machine Using Adaptive Wavelet Threshold and Mathematical Morphology. Sensors 16 (12), 2006.

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Xu, T., Wang,H., Yuan,T. Zhou, M. (2016). BDD-based synthesis of fail-safe supervisory controllers for safety-critical discrete event systems.

IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 17 (9):2385-2394

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Cai, L., Ma, Y., Yuan, T. Wang, H. and Xu, T. (2015). An Application of Canny Edge Detection Algorithm to Rail Thermal Image Fault Detection. Journal of Computer and Communications 3: 19-24.

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Yuan, T., Kelly, T. and Xu, T. (2015). Computer-assisted safety argument review - a dialectics approach. Argument and Computation 6(2): 130-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19462166.2014.927921

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Yuan, T., Manandhar, S. Kelly, T. and Wells S. (2015). Automatically Detecting Fallacies in System Safety Arguments. Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, LNCS 9935: 47-59, Springer.

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Xu, T., Tang, T., Wang, H. and Yuan, T. (2013). Risk-Based Predictive Maintenance for Safety-Critical Systems by Using Probabilistic Inference. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Volume 2013, Article ID 947104, 9 pages.

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Wang, H., Xu, T. and Yuan, T. (2013). A Novel On-Line Safety Observer for Railway Interlocking System. Journal of Transportation Engineering, 139(7):719-727.

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Zhong, G. and Yuan, T. (2012). Research on UK Higher Education Quality Assurance System-Taking the University of York as an Example. Journal of Chongqing College of Education, 25(5):94-101.

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Yuan, T. and Kelly, T. (2012). Argument-based Approach to Computer System Safety Engineering. International Journal of Critical Computer-based Systems, 3(3):151-167.

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Yuan, T. and Kelly, T. (2011). Argument Schemes in Computer System Safety Engineering. Informal Logic, 31 (2): 89-109.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D., Reed, C., Ravenscroft, A. and Maudet N. (2011). Informal Logic Dialogue Games in Human-Computer Dialogue. Knowledge Engineering Review, 26(2):159-174.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2010). Assessing Debate Strategies via Computational Agents. Argument and Computation, 1(3):215-248.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2008). A Human-Computer Dialogue System for Educational Debate, A Computational Dialectics Approach. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 18(1):3-26.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2007). A Human Computer Debating System and Its Dialogue Strategies. International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Special Issue on Computational Models of Natural Argument, 22 (1):133-156.

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Yuan, T. Moore, D and Reed, C. (2007). Computational Use of Informal Logic Dialogue Games. In Oskarsson, H. (eds.) Afmaelisrit Haskolans a Akureyri 2007 (20thAnniversary of the University of Akureyri), University of Akureyri, pp. 345-366.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A.  (2003). Computational Agents as a Test-Bed to Study Philosophical Model DE, A Development of Mackenzie's DC.  Journal of Informal Logic vol. 23.3 pp.263-284.

 

Conference Publications

 

Yuan, T., Ji, S. and Zhong, G. 2022. The Exploration of the Future Teaching Mode in Postpandemic Higher Education. 2022 the 7th International Conference on Distance Education and Learning (ICDEL 2022), Beijing.

 

Ji, S. and Yuan, T. 2022. Conversational Intelligent Tutoring Systems for Online Learning: What do Students and Tutors Say? 2022 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 292-298.

 

Al-Khawaldeh, F., Yuan,T. and Kazakov, D. 2022. Perspectives Generation via Multi-Head Attention Mechanism and Common-Sense Knowledge. International Conference on NLP, Data Mining and Machine Learning (NLDML 2022), Virtual Conference

 

AlKhawaldeh, F., Yuan, T., Kazakov, D. 2021. A Novel Model for Enhancing Fact-Checking. In Proceedings of the 2021 Computing Conference, London, vol 284, 661-677

 

l-Khawaldeh, F., Yuan, T. and Kazakov, D. 2021. Warrant Generation through Deep Learning, in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Natural Language Computing (NATL

2021), London

 

Malmqvist, L., Yuan, T. Nightingale, P. 2021. Improving Misinformation Detection in Tweets with Abstract Argumentation, in Proceedings of the 21st Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument (CMNA21), Virtual

 

Malmqvist, L. Yuan, T. Manandhar, S. 2020. Visualising Argumentation Graphs with Graph Embeddings and t-SNE. COMMA Workshop on Argument Visualization (ArgVis), Italy.

 

Malmqvist, L. Yuan, T. Nightingale, P. Manandhar, S. 2020. Determining the Acceptability of Abstract Arguments with Graph Convolutional Networks. The third international workshop on systems and algorithms for formal argumentation (SAFA@COMMA), Italy, 47-56.

 

Lin, X., Yuan, T. and Lei, G. 2019. History and Development Tendency of Human – Computer Dialogue System, 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data (ICAIBD), 25-28 May 2019 Chengdu, China

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Alahmari, S, Yuan, T. and Kudenko, D. (2019). “Reinforcement learning of dialogue coherence and relevance”, in Proceedings of the 19th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument (CMNA19),

2019

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Alahmari, S, Yuan, T. and Kudenko, D. (2019). “Reinforcement learning

for dialogue game based argumentation”, in Proceedings of the

19th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument

(CMNA19).

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Lin, X., Yuan, T. and Lei, G. (2019). History and Development Tendency of Human - Computer Dialogue System, 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data (ICAIBD), 25-28 May 2019 Chengdu, China.

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Alahmari, S., Yuan, T. and Kudenko D. (2018). Policy generalisation in reinforcement learning for abstract argumentation. International Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Arguments, Liverpool.

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Alahmari, S., Yuan, T. and Kudenko D. (2017). Reinforcement Learning for Argumentation: Describing a PhD research. International Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Arguments, London.

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Alahmari, S., Yuan, T. and Kudenko D. (2017). Reinforcement Learning for Abstract Argumentation: A Q-learning approach. Adaptive and Learning Agents workshop (at AAMAS 2017), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Yuan, T., Manandhar, S. Kelly, T. and Wells S. (2015). Automatically Detecting Fallacies in System Safety Arguments. Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Computation Models of Natural Argument(CMNA15), Bertinoro, Italy.

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Signore, A., Yuan, T. and Balasi, P. (2014). You Talk! - You vs. Autism. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, France, July 09-11.

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Balasi, P., Yuan, T. and Signore, A. (2014). Computer games for diagnosis and treatment of elderly people with dementia-Alzheimer. In Proceedings of Universal Learning Design, the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, France, July 09-11.

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Yuan, T., Kelly, T. Xu, T. Wang, H. and Zhao, L. (2013). A Dialogue-based Safety Argument Review Tool. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Argument for Agreement and Assurance (AAA-2013), Kanagawa, Japan.

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Yuan, T. and Zhong, G. (2013). A Computer-Based Story Builder for Children with Autism. In Proceedings of the 3rd Int. Conference on Computer Science and Network Technology, Dalian, China.

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Yuan, T. and Zhong, G. (2013). Collaborative Argumentation on the Web-A Dialogue Game Approach. IEEE 13th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), pp. 161-165, Beijing.

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Yuan, T. and Wells, S. (2013). ProtOCL: Specifying dialogue games using UML and OCL. In Proceedings of ICAIL'2013 Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument, Rome, Italy.

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Zhong, G. and Yuan, T. (2012). Provisioning virtual educational resources based on private cloud. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information Engineering and Applications (IEA 2012), Springer London, pp. 345-355, Chongqing, China.

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Zhong, G. and Yuan, T. (2012). Efficient Scheme of Improving Experience of Student Software Engineering. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information Engineering and Applications (IEA 2012), Springer London, pp. 695-703, Chongqing, China.

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Yuan, J., Yao, L., Yuan, T., Hao, Z. and Liu, F. (2011). Multi-party Dialogue Games for Distributed Argumentation System. In Proceedings of 2011 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, pp.329-332, Lyon, France.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D., Ravenscroft, A. and Zhong, G. (2010). Evaluation of a Human-Computer Dialogue System for Educational Debate. In Proceedings of the Second Global Congress on Intelligent Systems (GCIS 2010), vol. 2, pp. 359-362, Wuhan, China.

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Yuan, T. and Xu, T. (2010). Computer System Safety Argument Schemes. In Proceedings of the Second World congress on Software Engineering (WCSE 2010), vol. 2, pp.107-110, Wuhan, China.

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Yuan, T., Schulze, J., Devereux, J. and Reed, C. (2008). Towards an Arguing Agents Competition: Building on Argumento. In Proceedings of IJCAI'2008 Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument, Patras, Greece.

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Yuan, T. and Schulze, J. (2008). Arg!Draw-An Argument Graphs Drawing Tool, Second International Conference on Computational Models of Argument (Software Demos), Toulouse.

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Yuan, T., Svansson, V., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2007). A Computer Game for Abstract Argumentation. In Proceedings of IJCAI'2007 Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument, pp.62-68, Hyderabad, India.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2005). Development and Evaluation of a System for Educational Debate. In Proceedings of IJCAI'2005 Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument, pp.12-17, Edinburgh UK.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2004). An Assessment of Dialogue Strategies for a Human Computer Debating System, via Computational Agents. In Proceedings of ECAI'2004 Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument, pp.17-24 Valencia Spain.

 

Human Computer Debate, a Computational Dialectics Approach (2004). Poster in Leeds Metropolitan University Annual Research Students Conference, July 2004.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2003). A Preliminary Evaluation of the Usability of a Human Computer Debate Dialogue Model. HCI 2003, Design for Society, pp.21-24 Bath, UK.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2003). A Conversational Agents System as a Test-Bed to Study Philosophical Model DC.  In Proceedings of IJCAI'2003 Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument, pp.45-50 Acapulco, Mexico.

 

Yuan, T., (2003). Evaluation of Philosophical Models in a Computational Environment. In Proceedings of the Second Annual Faculty Research Student Conference (FRSC03), Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, 25-26 July 2003.

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Yuan, T., Moore, D. and Grierson, A. (2002). Educational Human-Computer Debate, a Computational Dialectics Approach. In Proceedings of ECAI'2002 Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument.  pp.19-22 Lyon, France.

 

Yuan, T.,  (2002). Dialogue Games in Education. In Proceedings of the First Annual Faculty Research Student Conference (FRSC02). Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, 20-21 March 2002.

 

Thesis

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Yuan, T. (2004). Human Computer Debate, a Computational Dialectics Approach. Leeds Metropolitan University (Ph.D. Thesis - Computer Science).

Textbook

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Yuan T., Lin, X and Lei G. (2019). Group Project Software Management: a Guide for University Students and Instructors, Lulu Press, Inc