Publications and Presentations

 

Published Journal Papers, Book Chapters and Conference Presentations

 

Harrington, M. & Dennis, S. (in press). Input-driven language learning. Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 24. 261-268.

 

Dennis, S., Bruza, P. & McArthur, R. (2002). Web searching: A process-oriented experimental study of three interactive search paradigms. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53(2), 120-133.

 

Dennis, S. & Harrington, M. (2001). The Syntagmatic Paradigmatic Model: An distributed instance-based model of sentence processing. The Second Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Neural Networks, 30 November, Tokyo.

 

Dennis, S. & Humphreys, M. S. (2001). A context noise model of episodic word recognition. Psychological Review. 108(2). 452-477.

 

Bruza, P., McArthur, R., & Dennis, S. (2000). Interactive internet search: Keyword, directory and query reformulation mechanisms compared. Proceedings of the 23rd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval. July 24-28, Athens, ACM Press: New York. 280-287.

 

Humphreys, M., Dennis, S., Chalmers, K. A., & Finnigan, S. (2000). Dual processes in Recognition: Does a focus on measurement operations provide a sufficient foundation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 7(4), 593-603.

 

Nelson, D., McEvoy, C., & Dennis, S. (2000). What is and what does free association measure? Memory & Cognition, 28(6), 887-899.

 

Finnigan, S.P., Humphreys, M.S., Dennis, S. & Geffen, G.M. (2000). Event-related potentials, episodic word recognition and memory trace strength manipulations. International Journal of Psychophysiology 35(1), 13.

Dennis, S., & Kruschke, J. (1998). Shifting attention in cued recall. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50(3), 131-138.

 

Dennis, S., & Humphreys, M. S. (1998a). Cuing for context: An alternative to global matching models of recognition memory. In M. Oaksford & N. Chater (Eds.), Rational Models of Cognition. (pp. 109-127). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Dennis, S., & Humphreys, M. S. (1998b). The Effect of List Separation in the Process Dissociation Procedure: The Bind Cue Decide Model of Episodic Memory. Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, p 297-302, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Dennis, S., McArthur, R., & Bruza, P. D. (1998). Searching the World Wide Web Made Easy? The Cognitive Load Imposed by Query Refinement Mechanisms. Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, p 1214, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

 

Bruza, P. D., & Dennis, S. (1997). Query re-formulation on the Internet: Empirical data and the hyperindex search engine. Proceedings of the RIAO97 Conference - Computer-Assisted Information Searching on the Internet, Centre de Hautes Etudes Internationales d'Informatique Documentaires, June, 488-499.

 

Chalmers, K. A., Humphreys, M. S. & Dennis, S. (1997). A naturalistic study of the word frequency effect in episodic recognition. Memory & Cognition. 25(6), 780-784.

 

Dennis, S., Humphreys, M. S., & Wiles, J. (1996). Mathematical constraints on a theory of human memory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19 (3), 559-560.

 

Dennis, S. (1996). The effect of the environment on memory: A connectionist model. Noetica. 2(1).

 

Dennis, S. (1995a) Sources of Error in Connectionist Models of Cognitive Processes. Proceedings of the Sixth Australian Conference on Neural Networks, p 1 (invited paper).

 

Dennis, S. (1995b). The impact of the environment on the word frequency and null list strength effects in recognition memory. Noetica. 1(1).

 

Dennis, S. & Humphreys, M. S. (1995). Possible roles for a predictor plus comparator mechanism in human episodic recognition memory and imitative learning. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18 (4), 678-679.

 

Humphreys, M. S, Wiles, J. & Dennis, S. (1994a). Towards a theory of human memory: Data structures and access processes. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 17(4), 655-666.

 

Humphreys, M. S, Wiles, J. & Dennis, S. (1994b). Beyond the Tower of Babel in Human Memory Research: The validity and utility of specification. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 17(4). Authors Response.

 

Humphreys, M. S, & Dennis, S. (1994) Going from task descriptions to memory structures. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 17(3):483.

 

Dennis, S. (1994) The null list strength effect in recognition memory: Environmental statistics and connectionist accounts. In A. Ram & K. Eiselt (Eds.), Program of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the

Cognitive  Science Society, p 243-247. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Dennis, S. & Wiles, J. (1993). Introducing learning into models of human memory: The Hebbian Recurrent Network. Program of the Fifteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, p 394-399. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Dennis, S. (1993) Adding memory to recurrent networks: The Hybrid Recurrent Network. Proceedings of the Second Australian Cognitive Science Conference, p 58-61.

 

Dennis, S. (1991) Memory access using multiple independent cues: An additive model. Proceedings of the Second Australian Conference on Neural Networks, p 49-53.

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations

 

Dennis, S. (2001a).  Generating distributed relational representations of sentences for information retrieval: Beyond the "Bag of Words". Twelfth Annual Winter Conference on Discourse, Text & Cognition, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

 

Dennis, S. (2001b). The Syntagmatic Paradigmatic Model of Sentence Processing. Twenty-Sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

 

Kalish, M., Lewandowsky, S., & Dennis, S. (1998). The flexible delivery of cognitive science: Overcoming the tyranny of distance. Society for Computers in Psychology.

 

Dennis, S., & Humphreys, M. S. (1997). Integrating Global Matching and Dual Process Approaches to Episodic Recognition: The Effects of Inter-List Interval in the Process Dissociation Procedure.  Eighth Australian Mathematical Psychology Conference. University of Western Australian, November.

 

Dennis, S., & Humphreys, M. S. (1997). What part of "No" don't we understand? The use of negative evidence in episodic recognition. Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, University of Newcastle, September.

 

Dennis, S. (1995) The integration of psychological learning paradigms in a control theory framework. Proceedings of the Third Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, p 48.

 

Brander, R., Dennis, S. & Wiles, J. (1995) On the performance of the self-organizing map on combinatorial domains. Proceedings of the Third Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, p 35.

 

Lynton, A. M., & Dennis, S. (1995) Avoiding the visual cliff: A connectionist model of prediction. Proceedings of the Third Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, p 78.

 

Other Presentations and Reports

 

Dennis, S. (1999). Recognition: A context noise process. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Los Angles, CA.

 

Dennis, S., & Humphreys, M. S. (1998). The null list length effect in recognition memory. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Dallas, TX.

 

Humphreys, M. S., Dennis, S., & Chalmers, K. (1998). Context effects in Recognition: Theory and data. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Dallas, TX.

 

Dennis, S., Nobel, P., Butterworth, P., Chalmers, K. A., White, J., Huber, D. & Diller, D. (1996). Mathematical Models of Human Memory: Tutorials. Noetica: Open Forum, 1(6).

 

Dennis, S. (1995). The Sydney Morning Herald Word Database.  Noetica: Open Forum, 1(4).

 

Dennis, S. (1995). The correspondence between psychological and network variables in connectionist models of human memory. Noetica: Open Forum, 1(2).

 

Dennis, S. & Humphreys, M. (1995). An Algorithmic Theory of Episodic Memory Tasks (ATEMT). Presentation to the Seventh Australasian Mathematical Psychology Conference.

 

Dennis, S. (1994) The correspondence between psychological and network variables in connectionist models of human memory. In J. Wiles, C. Latimer and C. Stevens (Eds.) Collected papers from a symposium on connectionist models and psychology. Tech. Report 289. Department of Computer Science, The University of Queensland, February.