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Publications in Cognitive Science, Cognitive Anthropology, and Literary Theory

Jerry R. Hobbs
Information Sciences Institute
University of Southern California
Marina del Rey, California

All publications are available from the author: hobbs@isi.edu

Gordon, Andrew S., Jerry R. Hobbs, and Michael T. Cox, 2011. "Anthropomorphic Self-Models for Metareasoning Agents", in Michael T. Cox and Anita Raja (eds.), Metareasoning:  Thinking about Thinking, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 295-305.  

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Rutu Mulkar-Mehta, 2011. "Toward a Formal Theory of Information Structure",  to appear in S. Artmann (ed.), Evolution of Semantic Systems, Springer. [pdf, 257K]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Alicia Sagae, 2011.  "A Commonsense Theory of Microsociology:  Interpersonal Relationships", to appear in Proceedings of the 10th Symposium on Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning, AAAI Spring Symposium Series. [pdf, 27K]

Gordon, Andrew S., and Jerry R. Hobbs, 2011.  "A Commonsense Theory of Mind-Body Interaction", to appear in Proceedings of the 10th Symposium on Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning, AAAI Spring Symposium Series. [pdf, 712K]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Andrew Gordon, 2010.  "Goals in a Formal Theory of Commonsense Psychology", in A. Galton and R. Mizoguchi (eds.), Formal Ontology in Information Systems: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference (FOIS 2010), IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp. 59-72. [pdf, 58K]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Andrew Gordon, 2008.  ``The Deep Lexical Semantics of Emotions", Proceedings, LREC 2008 Workshop on Sentiment Analysis: Emotion, Metaphor, Ontology, and Terminology, Marrakech, Morocco, May 2008. [pdf, 99K]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 2006. ``The Origin and Evolution of Language: A Plausible, Strong AI Account'', in Michael Arbib, editor, Action to Language via the Mirror Neuron System, Cambridge University Press (for the theory of mind in the evolution of meaning), pp. 48-88.  [doc, 325KB] [pdf, 798KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Andrew S. Gordon, 2005.  ``Encoding Knowledge of Commonsense Psychology", Proceedings, 7th International Symposium on Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning, Corfu, Greece, pp. 107-114, May 2005.  [ps, 243K] [pdf, 175K]

Gordon, Andrew S., and Jerry R. Hobbs, 2004.  ``Formalizations of Commonsense Psychology", AI Magazine, Winter 2004, pp. 49-62. [pdf, 253KB]

Gordon, Andrew, and Jerry R. Hobbs, 2003. ``Coverage and Competency in Formal Theories: A Commonsense Theory of Memory'', Proceedings, AAAI Spring Symposium on Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning, Stanford, California, March 2003. [ps,159KB] [pdf, 163KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1995. ``A Critical Creative Moment in Learning and Poetry'', Proceedings, Workshop on Cognition and Creativity, Albi, France, January 1995. [ps, 146KB] [pdf, 176KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1993. ``Will Robots Ever Have Literature?'', Workshop on Literary Cognition, Information, and Communication, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, June 1993. [ps,101KB] [pdf, 108KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1992. ``Metaphor and Abduction'', in A. Ortony, J. Slack, and O. Stock, eds., Communication from an Artificial Intelligence Perspective: Theoretical and Applied Issues, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 35-58. Also published as SRI Technical Note 508, SRI International, Menlo Park, California. August 1991. [ps, 212KB] [pdf, 214KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1990. ``Matter, Levels, and Consciousness'', commentary on John Searle's ``Consciousness, Explanatory Inversion, and Cognitive Science'', Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 610-611, December 1990. [ps, 55KB] [pdf, 62KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1990. ``Artificial Intelligence and Collective Intentionality (A Reply to John Searle)'', in Intentions in Communication, P. Cohen, J. Morgan, and M. Pollack, editors, Bradford Books (MIT Press), Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 445-460.  [pdf, 14MB] [reply by Grosz&Sidner, 1.6MB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1990. Literature and Cognition, Lecture Notes, Number 21, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford, California.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1990. ```Lawrence of virtuous father virtuous son': A Coherence Analysis'', in Literature and Cognition, Lecture Notes, Number 21, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford, California, pp. 115-130.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1990. ``Interpreting Metaphors'', Chapter 4 in Literature and Cognition, Lecture Notes, Number 21, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford, California, pp. 51-81. [pdf, 5.1MB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1990. ``Imagining, Fiction, and Narrative'', Chapter 2 in Literature and Cognition, Lecture Notes, Number 21, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford, California, pp. 33-40. [pdf, 737KB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1989. ``Are Explanatory Coherence and a Connectionist Model Necessary?'', commentary on Paul Thagard's ``Explanatory Coherence'', Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 476-477, September 1989.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1988. ``Against Confusion'', Diacritics, Vol. 18, No. 3, Fall 1988, pp. 78-92.

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Michael Agar, 1985. ``The Coherence of Incoherent Discourse'', Journal of Language and Social Psychology, vol. 4, nos. 3-4, pp. 213-232.

Agar, Michael, and Jerry R. Hobbs, 1985.``How to Grow Schemata out of Interviews'', in Janet W. D. Dougherty (ed) Directions in Cognitive Anthropology, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, Illinois, 1985.

Hobbs, Jerry R., 1983. ``Metaphor Interpretation as Selective Inferencing: Cognitive Processes in Understanding Metaphor'', Empirical Studies in the Arts, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 17-34, and Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 125-142. [pdf, 4.3MB]

Agar, Michael, and Jerry R. Hobbs, 1983. ``Natural Plans'', Ethos, Vol. 11, pp. 33-48, 1983.

Agar, Michael, and Jerry R. Hobbs, 1982. ``Interpreting Discourse: Coherence and the Analysis of Ethnographic Interviews'', Discourse Processes, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 1-32.  [pdf, 2.3MB]

Hobbs, Jerry R., and Michael Agar 1981. ``Text Plans and World Plans in Natural Discourse'', Proceedings, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 190-196. Vancouver, B.C. August 1981.

Agar, Michael, and Jerry R. Hobbs, 1981. ``Growing Schemas out of Interviews'', Proceedings, Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berkeley, California, pp. 191-192, August 1981.




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