Thought Experiments

Publications pertinent to thought experiments include: Thought Experiments in Methodological and Historical Contexts edited by Katerina Ierodiakonou and Sophie Roux, Thought Experiments by Roy A. Sorensen, Thought Experiments by James Robert Brown and Yiftach Fehige, Thought Experiments by Tamar S. Gendler, Thought Experiments: Determining their Meaning by Igal Galili, Thought Experiments in Science and Philosophy by Tamara Horowitz and Gerald Massey and Thought Experiments in Science, Philosophy, and Mathematics by James R. Brown.

Publications pertinent to thought experiments, epistemology and imagination include: An Epistemological Role for Thought Experiments by Michael Bishop, Imagination and Epistemology by Jonathan Ichikawa, Imagination and Insight: A New Account of the Content of Thought Experiments by Letitia Meynell, When an Image Turns Into Knowledge: The Role of Visualization in Thought Experimentation by Miriam Reiner and John Gilbert, Using Imagination to Understand the Neural Basis of Episodic Memory by Demis Hassabis, Dharshan Kumaran and Eleanor A. Maguire, Dynamics of Brain Processing During Mental Imagery by Livia Tomova, Voluntary and Automatic Attentional Control of Visual Working Memory by Brandon K. Schmidt, Geoffrey F. Woodman, Edward K. Vogel and Steven J. Luck, Perceptual Simulation in Conceptual Tasks by Lawrence W. Barsalou, Karen O. Solomon and Ling-Ling Wu, Situated Simulation in the Human Conceptual System by Lawrence W. Barsalou and Episodic and Semantic Memory by Endel Tulving.

Publications pertinent to thought experiments and argumentation include: Why Thought Experiments are not Arguments by Michael A. Bishop, On Thought Experiments: Is There More to the Argument? by John D. Norton and Intuition Pumps and the Proper Use of Thought Experiments by Elke Brendel.

Publications pertinent to mathematical thought experiments, argumentation and creativity include: Deiknymi by Jan Gonda, On the First Greek Mathematical Proof by Vassilis Karasmanis, On Mathematical Thought Experiments by Marco Buzzoni, Thought Experimentation and Mathematical Innovation by Eduard Glas, The Varieties of Mathematical Explanation by Paolo Mancosu and Johannes Hafner, The Meaning of Proof in Mathematics Education by David A. Reid, Proof and Proving in Mathematics Education by Maria A. Mariotti, The Role of Mental Argumentation in Mathematics Vis-à-vis Property Perception and the Operational Mode by Joanna Mamona-Downs, Necessary Realignments from Mental Argumentation to Proof Presentation by Joanna Mamona-Downs and Martin Downs, Representation of Mathematical Concepts for Inferencing and for Presentation Purposes by Martin Pollet, Andreas Franke, Armin Fiedler, Helmut Horacek, Markus Moschner and Volker Sorge, Making Actions in the Proving Process Explicit, Visible, and “Reflectable” by Kerry McKee, Milos Savic, John Selden and Annie Selden, Granularity-adaptive Proof Presentation by Christoph Benzmüller and Marvin Schiller and Interpretation of Scientific or Mathematical Concepts: Cognitive Issues and Instructional Implications by Frederick Reif.

Publications pertinent to thought experiments and science include: Tracing the Development of Thought Experiments in the Philosophy of the Natural Sciences by Aspasia S. Moue, Kyriakos A. Masavetas and Haido Karayianni, Thought Experiment in the Natural Sciences by Marco Buzzoni, Galileo and the Indispensability of Scientific Thought Experiment by Tamar S. Gendler, Thought Experiments Since the Scientific Revolution by James R. Brown, Thought Experiments in Scientific Reasoning by Andrew D. Irvine, The Role of Imagistic Simulation in Scientific Thought Experiments by John J. Clement, The Nature and Role of Thought Experiments in Solving Conceptual Physics Problems by Şule Dönertaş Kösem and Ömer Faruk Özdemir, The Evidential Significance of Thought Experiment in Science by James W. McAllister, Why Thought Experiments do not Transcend Empiricism by John D. Norton, Experimentation and the Meaning of Scientific Concepts by Theodore Arabatzis, Thought Experiments and Physics Education by Hugh Helm, John Gilbert and D. Michael Watts, The Context of Thought Experiments in Physics Learning by Miriam Reiner, Thought Experiments in Science and in Science Education by Mervi A. Asikainen and Pekka E. Hirvonen, Thought Experiments in Science Education: Potential and Current Realization by John K. Gilbert and Miriam Reiner, Understanding and Teaching Important Scientific Thought Processes by Frederick Reif, Visualization: A Metacognitive Skill in Science and Science Education by John K. Gilbert, Prospects for Scientific Visualization as an Educational Technology by Douglas N. Gordin and Roy D. Pea and Mental Models: Theoretical Issues for Visualizations in Science Education by David N. Rapp.

Publications pertinent to thought experiments and mental models: Mental Models and Thought Experiments by Nenad Miščević, Thought Experiments and Conceptual Revision by Ian Winchester, Mental Models, Conceptual Models, and Modelling by Ileana M. Greca and Marco A. Moreira, Model Building for Conceptual Change by David Jonassen, Johannes Strobel and Joshua Gottdenker, Model-based Reasoning in Conceptual Change by Nancy J. Nersessian, Mental Modeling in Conceptual Change by Nancy J. Nersessian and Thought Experiments and the Belief in Phenomena by James W. McAllister.

Publications pertinent to thought experiments, linguistics and pragmatics include: Thought Experiments in Linguistics by Sarah G. Thomason, Data and Evidence in Linguistics: A Plausible Argumentation Model by András Kertész and Csilla R. Kosi, From Thought Experiments to Real Experiments in Pragmatics by András Kertész and Ferenc Kiefer, The Puzzle of Thought Experiments in Conceptual Metaphor Research by András Kertész and Pragmatic Evidence, Context, and Story Design: An Essay on Recent Developments in Experimental Pragmatics by Jörg Meibauer.

Publications pertinent to thought experiments and philosophy include: Thought Experiments in Philosophy by Soren Haggqvist, Philosophical Thought Experiments, Intuitions, and Cognitive Equilibrium by Tamar S. Gendler, Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology by Tamar S. Gendler and Philosophical Thought Experiments as Excercises in Conceptual Analysis by Christian Nimtz.

Publications pertinent to thought experiments and ethics include: The Gedankenexperiment Method of Ethics by Michael W. Jackson, The Role of Imaginary Cases in Ethics by Jonathan Dancy and Variations in Ethical Intuitions by Jennifer L. Zamzow and Shaun Nichols.

Publications pertinent to thought experiments and narrative include: Thought Experiments, Hypotheses, and Cognitive Dimension of Literary Fiction by Iris Vidmar, Thought Experiments and Fictional Narratives by David Davies, Fiction as Thought Experiment by Catherine Z. Elgin, Narrative Experiments and Imaginative Inquiry by Noel Gough and The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination by Robert Coles.

Interactive Narrative and Morality

Publications pertinent to narrative and moral imagination include: The Moral Psychology of Fiction by Gregory Currie, The Use of Stories in Moral Development: New Psychological Reasons for an Old Education Method by Paul C. Vitz, Life Lessons Through Storytelling: Children’s Exploration of Ethics by Donna Eder, Narrative Imagination: Between Ethics and Poetics by Richard Kearney, Empathic Engagement with Narrative Fictions by Amy Coplan, Moral Appraisal and Emotions by Cristina Battaglino, Rossana Damiano and Leonardo Lesmo, Emotional Appraisal of Moral Dilemma in Characters by Cristina Battaglino and Rossana Damiano, The Role of Morality in Emotional Reactions to and Enjoyment of Media Entertainment by Arthur A. Raney, Narrative Identity and Moral Identity: A Practical Perspective by Kim Atkins, The Development of Moral Imagination by Dennis J. Moberg and Mark A. Seabright, Phenomenology and the Moral Imagination by Terrence Wright and Moral Imagination: Implications of Cognitive Science for Ethics by Mark Johnson.

Publications pertinent to argumentation and narrative include: Arguing with Stories by Floris Bex and Trevor Bench-Capon, Understanding Narratives with Argumentation by Floris Bex and Trevor Bench-Capon, Values as the Point of a Story by Floris Bex, Logic and Parables: Do These Narratives Provide Arguments? by Trudy Govier and Lowell Ayers, Persuasive Stories for Multi-Agent Argumentation by Floris Bex and Trevor Bench-Capon, Legal Stories and the Process of Proof by Floris Bex and Bart Verheij, The Narrative Dimension by Ephraim Nissan, Analysis of Legal Narratives: A Conceptual Framework by Giovanni Sileno, Alexander Boer and Tom van Engers and Narration as a Human Communication Paradigm: The Case of Public Moral Argument by Walter R. Fisher.

Publications pertinent to morality, moral education and interactive digital entertainment include: Teaching Ethics through Gaming Environments: Design, Development and Research Perspectives by Karen Schrier, David Gibson, David Shaenfield, David Simkins and Jose Zagal, Ethical Reflection and Emotional Involvement in Computer Games by Kirsten Pohl, Moral Dilemmas in Computer Games by Miguel Sicart, Moral Dilemmas in Serious Games by Jacqueline Krebs, Effects of Narrative Structure and Salient Decision Points in Role Playing Games by Christopher Moser and Xiaowen Fang, Narrative Control and Player Experience in Role Playing Games: Decision Points and Branching Narrative Feedback by Christopher Moser and Xiaowen Fang, Moral Dilemmas in Role Playing Digital Games by Cristina Battaglino and Generating Stories with Morals by Margaret Sarlej and Malcolm Ryan.

Publications pertinent to moral digital characters include: Introducing PETE: Computer Support for Teaching Ethics by Ilya M. Goldin, Kevin D. Ashley and Rosa L. Pinkus, AEINS: Adaptive Educational Interactive Narrative System to Teach Ethics by Rania Hodhod, Daniel Kudenko and Paul Cairns, Machine Ethics: Creating an Ethical Intelligent Agent by Michael Anderson and Susan L. Anderson, Agents with a Moral Dimension by Cristina Battaglino, Agents Making Moral Decisions by Jaspreet Shaheed and Jim Cunningham, Moral Competence in Social Robots by Bertram F. Malle and Matthias Scheutz, Toward Machines That Behave Ethically Better than Humans Do by Matthijs A. Pontier and Johan F. Hoorn, On How to Build a Moral Machine by Paul Bello and Selmer Bringsjord, Towards Machine Ethics: Implementing Two Action-based Ethical Theories by Michael Anderson, Susan L. Anderson and Chris Armen and An Architecture for Directing Value-driven Artificial Characters by Rossana Damiano and Vincenzo Lombardo.

Publications pertinent to computational approaches to theory of mind include: Developmental Accounts of Theory-of-mind Acquisition: Achieving Clarity via Computational Cognitive Modeling by Paul Bello and Nicholas Cassimatis, Towards a Theory of Mind for Ethical Software Agents by Catriona Kennedy, Modeling Agents with a Theory of Mind by Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch and John-Jules Meyer, Double Appraisal for Synthetic Characters by Sandy Louchart, Ruth Aylett and Joao Dias, If I Were You: Double Appraisal in Affective Agents by Ruth Aylett and Sandy Louchart, Modeling Agents with a Theory of Mind: Theory–theory versus Simulation Theory by Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch and John-Jules Meyer, Cognitive Foundations for a Computational Theory of Mindreading by Paul Bello, Reasoning about Reasoning by Nested Conditioning: Modeling Theory of Mind with Probabilistic Programs by Andreas Stuhlmüller and N. D. Goodman and Bayesian Theory of Mind: Modeling Human Reasoning about Beliefs, Desires, Goals, and Social Relations by Chris L. Baker.

Publications pertinent to morality and moral development include: Conscience: The Mechanism of Morality by Jeffrey White, Conscience in Childhood: Past, Present, and Future by Grazyna Kochanska and Nazan Aksan, Social Cognitive Theory of Moral Thought and Action by Albert Bandura, Moral Development: Advances in Research and Theory by James R. Rest and Robert Barnett, Development in Judging Moral Issues by James R. Rest, The Relation between Moral Judgment and Behavior: A Social-cognitive and Decision-making Analysis by Herbert D. Saltzstein, Testing a Social-Cognitive Model of Moral Behavior: The Interactive Influence of Situations and Moral Identity Centrality by Karl Aquino, Dan Freeman, Americus Reed II, Vivien K. G. Lim, Will Felps, The Role of Mental State Understanding in the Development of Moral Cognition and Moral Action by Jodie A. Baird and Janet Wilde Astington, The Zone of Proximal Development in Play and Learning by Pentti Hakkarainen and Milda Bredikyte and Moral Education in the Zone of Proximal Development by Mark B. Tappan.

Publications pertinent to ethics education include: Evaluating Ethics Education Programs: A Multi-level Approach by Michael D. Mumford, Logan Steele and Logan L. Watts, The Effects of Classroom Moral Discussion upon Children’s Level of Moral Judgment by Moshe M. Blatt and Lawrence Kohlberg, The Effects of Unstructured Group Discussion on Ethical Judgment by Clinton H. Richards and G. Stoney Alder, Moral Cognition and Moral Action: A Theoretical Perspective by Augusto Blasi and Bridging Moral Cognition and Moral Action: A Critical Review of the Literature by Augusto Blasi.

Interactive Narrative and Personality

Publications pertinent to personality, attribution and narrative include: Introduction to Personality by Walter Mischel, Theories of Personality by Calvin S. Hall and Gardner Lindzey, Toward a Cognitive Social Learning Reconceptualization of Personality by Walter Mischel, A Cognitive-affective System Theory of Personality: Reconceptualizing Situations, Dispositions, Dynamics, and Invariance in Personality Structure by Walter Mischel and Yuichi Shoda, Motivation and Personality by Abraham H. Maslow, Robert Frager and Ruth Cox, Traits, States, and Situations: A Comprehensive View by Anne Anastasi, Modeling the Personality of Participants during Group Interactions by Bruno Lepri, Nadia Mana, Alessandro Cappelletti, Fabio Pianesi and Massimo Zancanaro, Toward a Dynamic Multilevel Theory of Team Personality by Sharyn D. Gardner and Narda R. Quigley and Readers’ Trait-based Models of Characters in Narrative Comprehension by David N. Rapp, Richard J. Gerrig and Deborah A. Prentice.

Publications pertinent to digital characters and personality include: Toward a Computational Model for the Automatic Generation of Character Personality in Interactive Narrative by Julio C. Bahamón and R. Michael Young, Modeling Personality Traits for Digital Humans by Jessica Conradi and Thomas Alexander, A Methodology for Incorporating Personality Modeling in Believable Game Characters by Veronica Zammitto, Steve DiPaola and Ali Arya, Personality-driven Social Behaviors in Believable Agents by Paola Rizzo, Manuela Veloso, Maria Miceli and Amedeo Cesta, An Emergent Framework for Realistic Psychosocial Behaviour in Non Player Characters by Christine Bailey and Michael Katchabaw, Integrating Models of Personality and Emotions into Lifelike Characters by Elisabeth André, Martin Klesen, Patrick Gebhard, Steve Allen and Thomas Rist, On the Construction of Synthetic Characters with Personality and Emotion by Ary F. B. Neto and Flávio S. Corrêa da Silva and Emotion and Personality in a Conversational Agent by Gene Ball and Jack Breese.

Publications pertinent to the recognition and generation of personality in behavior, rhetoric, speech, stylistics and prosody include: Evaluating the Effect of Gesture and Language on Personality Perception in Conversational Agents by Michael Neff, Yingying Wang, Rob Abbott and Marilyn Walker, Design and Evaluation of Expressive Gesture Synthesis for Embodied Conversational Agents by Björn Hartmann, Maurizio Mancini, Stéphanie Buisine and Catherine Pelachaud, Human and Virtual Agent Expressive Gesture Quality Analysis and Synthesis by Radoslaw Niewiadomski, Maurizio Mancini and Stefano Piana, Personality-rich Believable Agents That Use Language by A. Bryan Loyall and Joseph Bates, Emotionally Driven Natural Language Generation for Personality Rich Characters in Interactive Games by Christina R. Strong, Manish Mehta, Kinshuk Mishra, Alistair Jones and Ashwin Ram, Automatic Prediction of Personality and Situations from Actual Behavior by Kyriaki Kalimeri, Learning to Adapt in Dialogue Systems: Data-driven Models for Personality Recognition and Generation by François Mairesse, Automatic Recognition of Personality in Conversation by François Mairesse and Marilyn Walker, Computational Models of Personality Recognition through Language by François Mairesse and Marilyn Walker, The Voice of Personality: Mapping Nonverbal Vocal Behavior into Trait Attributions by Gelareh Mohammadi, Alessandro Vinciarelli and Marcello Mortillaro, On Speaker-independent Personality Perception and Prediction from Speech by Polzehl Tim, Schoenenberg Katrin, Moller Sebastian, Metze Florian, Gelareh Mohammadi and Alessandro Vinciarelli, Automatically Assessing Personality from Speech by Tim Polzehl, Sebastian Moller and Florian Metze, Toward a Social Signaling Framework: Activity and Emphasis in Speech by William T. Stoltzman and Automatic Personality Perception: Prediction of Trait Attribution based on Prosodic Features by Gelareh Mohammadi and Alessandro Vinciarelli.

Publications pertinent to personality and natural language generation include: A Personality-based Framework for Utterance Generation in Dialogue Applications by François Mairesse and Marilyn A. Walker, Controlling User Perceptions of Linguistic Style: Trainable Generation of Personality Traits by François Mairesse and Marilyn A. Walker, Towards Personality-based User Adaptation: Psychologically Informed Stylistic Language Generation by François Mairesse and Marilyn A. Walker, Stylistic Decision-making in Natural Language Generation by Stephen J. Green and Chrysanne DiMarco, Language Generation and Personality: Two Dimensions, Two Stages, Two Hemispheres by Jon Oberlander and Alastair Gill, Natural Language Generation with Personality and Alignment by Carsten Brockmann and Perceptions of Alignment and Personality in Generated Dialogue by Alastair J. Gill, Carsten Brockmann and Jon Oberlander.

Interactive Narrative and Affect

Publications pertinent to narrative, aesthetics and affect include: Reading With Feeling: The Aesthetics of Appreciation by Susan L. Feagin, Fiction and the Emotions by Alex Neill, Feeling for the Fictitious by William Charlton, Empathic Engagement with Narrative Fictions by Amy Coplan, Deeper Than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, And Art by Jenefer Robinson, Genuine Rational Fictional Emotions by Tamar S. Gendler and Karson Kovakovich, Paradoxes of Emotion and Fiction by Robert J. Yanal, Emotion and Narrative Fiction: Interactive Influences before, during, and after Reading by Raymond A. Mar, Keith Oatley, Maja Djikic and Justin Mullin and Making Sense of Entertainment: On the Interplay of Emotion and Cognition in Entertainment Experience by Anne Bartsch and Mary Beth Oliver.

Publications pertinent to narrative and empathy include: How Does Fiction Reading Influence Empathy? An Experimental Investigation on the Role of Emotional Transportation by P. Matthijs Bal and Martijn Veltkamp, Inferring Characters’ Emotional States: Can Readers Infer Specific Emotions? by Pascal Gygax, Alan Garnham and Jane Oakhill, How Automatically Do Readers Infer Fictional Characters’ Emotional States? by Morton A. Gernsbacher, Brenda M. Hallada and Rachel R. W. Robertson, In Sympathy with Narrative Characters by Alessandro Giovannelli, The Expression of Feeling in Imagination by Richard Moran and Understanding Emotions in Drama, A Step towards Interactive Narrative by Sandy Louchart, Ruth Aylett, Sibylle Enz and Joao Dias.

Publications pertinent to interactive narrative and affect include: Towards Socio-emotionally Rich Interactive Narratives by Jarmo Laaksolahti, The Creation of Emotion in Games: A Look at the Development of Player Emotional Responses in a Global Environment Using the Six ‘Primal’ Emotions by Michelle K. Menard, Learning to Influence Emotional Responses for Interactive Storytelling by David L. Roberts, Harikrishna Narayanan and Charles L. Isbell, Emotion-driven Interactive Storytelling by Huiwen Zhao and Emotional Response to Stories in Interactive Narrative by Iuliia Khrypko.

Publications pertinent to affective digital characters and interactive narrative include: Achieving Empathic Engagement through Affective Interaction with Synthetic Characters by Lynne Hall, Sarah Woods, Ruth Aylett, Lynne Newall and Ana Paiva, Toward a Computational Model of Affective Responses to Stories for Augmenting Narrative Generation by Brian O’Neill, Affect Detection and an Automated Improvisational AI Actor in E-drama by Li Zhang, Marco Gillies, John A. Barnden, Robert J. Hendley, Mark G. Lee and Alan M. Wallington, The Effect of a Protagonist’s Emotional Shift on Situation Model Construction by Hidetsugu Komeda and Takashi Kusumi, Unscripted Narrative for Affectively Driven Characters by Ruth Aylett, Sandy Louchart, Joao Dias, Ana Paiva, Marco Vala, Sarah Woods and Lynne Hall and Emotional Characters for Automatic Plot Creation by Mariët Theune, Sander Rensen, Rieks op den Akker, Dirk Heylen and Anton Nijholt.

Publications pertinent to affective digital characters include: Lessons from Emotion Psychology for the Design of Lifelike Characters by Jonathan Gratch and Stacy Marsella, Integrating Models of Personality and Emotions into Lifelike Characters by Elisabeth André, Martin Klesen, Patrick Gebhard, Steve Allen and Thomas Rist, Feeling and Thinking: The Influence of Affect on Social Cognition and Behavior by Joseph P. Forgas, Affective Computing with Primary and Secondary Emotions in a Virtual Human by Christian Becker-Asano and Ipke Wachsmuth, Simulation of the Dynamics of Nonplayer Characters’ Emotions and Social Relations in Games by Magalie Ochs, Nicolas Sabouret and Vincent Corruble, Analyzing the Social Dynamics of Non-player Characters by Magnus Johansson, Björn Strååt, Henrik Warpefelt and Harko Verhagen, Simulating the Emotion Dynamics of a Multimodal Conversational Agent by Christian Becker, Stefan Kopp and Ipke Wachsmuth, Affective Dialogue Systems edited by Elisabeth André, Laila Dybkjær, Wolfgang Minker and Paul Heisterkamp, Affective Natural Language Generation by Fiorella de Rosis and Floriana Grasso, Interaction Strategies for an Affective Conversational Agent by Cameron Smith, Nigel Crook, Johan Boye, Daniel Charlton, Simon Dobnik, David Pizzi, Marc Cavazza, Stephen Pulman, Raul Santos de la Camara and Markku Turunen and Expressive Animated Agents for Affective Dialogue Systems by Jonas Beskow, Loredana Cerrato, Björn Granström, David House, Mikael Nordenberg, Magnus Nordstrand and Gunilla Svanfeldt.

Interactive Narrative and Motivation

Publications pertinent to motivation include: A Theory of Human Motivation by Abraham H. Maslow, Human Motivation by David C. McClelland, Human Motivation: Metaphors, Theories, and Research by Bernard Weiner, Human Motivation and Social Cooperation: Experimental and Analytical Foundations by Ernst Fehr and Herbert Gintis, Human Ethology by Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt, On Aims and Methods of Cognitive Ethology by Dale Jamieson and Marc Bekoff, Ethology: The Mechanisms and Evolution of Behavior by James L. Gould, Ethological Concepts and Human Development by Wagner H. Bridger, Motivation, Intention and Emotion: Goal-directed Behavior from a Cognitive-neuro-ethological Perspective by Charles R. Gallistel, Motivation and Personality by Abraham H. Maslow, Robert Frager and Ruth Cox, Motivation and Personality: Handbook of Thematic Content Analysis edited by Charles P. Smith, Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind by David M. Buss, Evolutionary Developmental Psychology by David C. Geary and David F. Bjorklund and The Origins of Human Nature: Evolutionary Developmental Psychology by David F. Bjorklund and Anthony D. Pellegrini.

Publications pertinent to instinct and motivation include: The Study of Instinct by Nikolaas Tinbergen, On Drive, Conflict and Instinct, and the Functional Organization of Behavior by Gerard P. Baerends, Models of Motivation by Frederick Toates, Animal Motivation and Cognition by Frederick Toates, Animal Cognition by Kristin Andrews and Ljiljana Radenovic, Animal Behavior by Stephen J. Crowley and Colin Allen, Motivation of Human and Animal Behavior: An Ethological View by Konrad Lorenz and Paul Leyhausen, Ethological and Psychological Models of Motivation: Towards a Synthesis by Toates Frederick and Per Jensen, Ethological Models of Hierarchy and Patterning of Species-specific Behavior by John C. Fentress and Anthropomorphism, Primatomorphism, Mammalomorphism: Understanding Cross-species Comparisons by Brian L. Keeley.

Publications pertinent to evolutionary computing, computational ethology, computational ecology include: Introduction to Evolutionary Computing by Agoston E. Eiben and James E. Smith, Advances in Evolutionary Computing: Theory and Applications edited by Ashish Ghosh and Shigeyoshi Tsutsui, Evolving Virtual Creatures by Karl Sims, Lessons from Cognitive Ethology: Animal Models for Ethological Computing by Irene M. Pepperberg, Old Tricks, New Dogs: Ethology and Interactive Creatures by Bruce M. Blumberg, Multi-level Direction of Autonomous Creatures for Real-time Virtual Environments by Bruce M. Blumberg and Tinsley A. Galyean, Emergent Cooperation for Multiple Agents Using Genetic Programming by Hitoshi Iba, Evolutionary Computing in Multi-agent Environments: Eusociality by Larry Bull and Owen Holland, Co-evolution as a Computational and Cognitive Model of Design by Mary Maher and Hsien-Hui Tang, A Model of Co-evolutionary Design by Mary Lou Maher, Cooperative Coevolution of Multi-agent Systems by Chern Han Yong and Risto Miikkulainen, Visual Simulations, Artificial Animals and Virtual Ecosystems by Jyrki E. Hokkanen, The Emergence of Computational Ecologies by Bernardo A. Huberman and Tad Hogg, Computational Ecosystems in a Changing Environment by Natalie Glance, Tad Hogg and Bernardo A. Huberman, Dynamics of Computational Ecosystems by Jeffrey O. Kephart, Tad Hogg and Bernardo A. Huberman and An Emergent Computational Approach to the Study of Ecosystem Dynamics by Richard L. Olson and Ronaldo A. Sequeira.

Publications pertinent to the evolution of communication, language and cognitive pragmatics include: Cognitive Ecology: The Evolutionary Ecology of Information Processing and Decision Making edited by Reuven Dukas, The Ecology of Language Evolution edited by Salikoko S. Mufwene, Synthetic Ethology and the Evolution of Cooperative Communication by Bruce J. MacLennan and Gordon M. Burghardt, Message, Meaning, and Context in Ethology by W. John Smith, Contextual Sources of Information and Responses to Animal Communication Signals by Daniel W. Leger, Game Theory and the Evolution of Signaling by Kevin J. S. Zollman, Some Dynamics of Signaling Games by Simon Huttegger, Brian Skyrms, Pierre Tarrès and Elliott Wagner, Language Evolution edited by Morten H. Christiansen and Simon Kirby, Language as an Evolutionary System by Henry Brighton, Kenny Smith and Simon Kirby, Simulating the Evolution of Language by Angelo Cangelosi and Domenico Parisi and The Computational Nature of Language Learning and Evolution by Partha Niyogi.

Publications pertinent to digital characters include: A Motivation Model for Virtual Characters by Zhen Liu and Yu-Sheng Lu, A Motivational Model of Action Selection for Virtual Humans by Etienne de Sevin and Daniel Thalmann, The Complexity of Testing a Motivational Model of Action Selection for Virtual Humans by Etienne de Sevin and Daniel Thalmann, Modeling Motivations and Emotions as a Basis for Intelligent Behavior by Dolores Cañamero, Motivation Driven Learning for Interactive Synthetic Characters by Song-Yee Yoon, Bruce M. Blumberg and Gerald E. Schneider, An Ethological and Emotional Basis for Human–robot Interaction by Ronald C. Arkin, Masahiro Fujita, Tsuyoshi Takagi and Rika Hasegawa and Relation between Motivations and Personality Traits for Autonomous Virtual Humans by Etienne de Sevin, Personal Causation: The Internal Affective Determinants of Behavior by Richard de Charms and Computational Mechanisms for Action Selection by Toby Tyrrell.

Publications pertinent to evolutionary sociology and multi-agent systems include: Evolutionary Social Psychology edited by Jeffry A. Simpson and Douglas Kenrick, The Evolutionary Psychology of Human Social Strategies by David M. Buss, Evolutionary Approaches to Relationships by Douglas T. Kenrick and Melanie R. Trost, The Dynamics and Evolution of Social Systems: New Foundations of a Mathematical Sociology by Jürgen Klüver, Formal Models, Social Theory and Computer Simulations: Some Methodical Reflections by Jürgen Klüver, Christina Stoica and Jörn Schmidt, An Introduction to Multiagent Systems by Michael Wooldridge, Multi-agent Systems: An Introduction to Distributed Artificial Intelligence by Jacques Ferber, Agent-based Computational Sociology by Flaminio Squazzoni, Generative Social Science: Studies in Agent-based Computational Modeling by Joshua M. Epstein, Artificial Societies Multiagent Systems and the Micro-Macro Link in Sociological Theory by R. Keith Sawyer and Simulation for the Social Scientist by Nigel Gilbert and Klaus Troitzsch.

Interactive Narrative and Characterization

Publications pertinent to narrative, characterization and theory of mind include: Characterization in Narrative by James Garvey, Characterization in Narrative: Some Theoretical Prolegomena by Uri Margolin, A Cognitive Stylistic Approach to Characterisation by Jonathan Culpeper, Style Brings in Mental States by Lisa Zunshine, Advanced Social Cognition in the Literary Arts by Joan Peskin, Raymond A. Mar and Theanna Bischoff, The Neural Bases of Social Cognition and Story Comprehension by Raymond A. Mar, The Role of the Theory‐of‐Mind Cortical Network in the Comprehension of Narratives by Robert A. Mason and Marcel A. Just, From Actors to Agents to Persons: The Development of Character Representation in Young Children’s Narratives by Ageliki Nicolopoulou and Elizabeth S. Richner, Rethinking Character Representation and Its Development in Children’s Narratives by Ageliki Nicolopoulou, The Narrative Construction of Differing Conceptions of the Person in the Development of Young Children’s Social Understanding by Elizabeth S. Richner and Ageliki Nicolopoulou, Young Children’s Storybooks as a Source of Mental State Information by Jennifer R. Dyer, Marilyn Shatz and Henry M. Wellman, The Doer and the Deed: Action as a Basis for Characterization in Narrative by Uri Margolin and Understanding and Predicting Social Events: The Effects of Narrative Construction on Inference Generation by Kristi A. Costabile and Stanley B. Klein.

Publications pertinent to narrative dialogue, characterization and theory of mind include: Language and Characterisation: People in Plays and Other Texts by Jonathan Culpeper, The Language of Dialogue in Fiction by Nelleke Oostdijk, More on the Language of Dialogue in Fiction by Pieter de Haan, Research on Fiction Dialogue: Problems and Possible Solutions by Karin Axelsson, The Interpretation of Dialogue edited by Tulio Maranhao, Narrative Discourse and Theory of Mind Development by Nicole R. Guajardo and Anne C. Watson, Developmental Relationships between Language and Theory of Mind by Carol A. Miller and Language and Children’s Understanding of Mental States by Paul L. Harris, Marc de Rosnay and Francisco Pons.

Publications pertinent to interactive narrative and characterization include: Character-based Interactive Storytelling by Mark O. Cavazza, Fred Charles and Steven J. Mead, Directable Synthetic Characters by Mazin Assanie, From Synthetic Characters to Virtual Actors by Sandy Louchart and Ruth Aylett, Virtual Actors that can Perform Scripts and Improvise Roles by Peter Wavish and David Connah, A Dramatised Actant Model for Interactive Improvisational Plays by Martin Klesen, Janek Szatkowski and Niels Lehmann, Automated Improvisational AI Actor in E-drama by Li Zhang, Marco Gillies, John A. Barnden, Robert J. Hendley, Mark G. Lee and Alan M. Wallington and Character Development and Storytelling for Games by Lee Sheldon and Evolving Characters in Role Playing Games by Joao Leite and Luıs Soares.

Publications pertinent to digital characters include: Gameplay Design Patterns for Believable Non-player Characters by Petri Lankoski and Staffan Björk, Enhanced NPC Behaviour Using Goal Oriented Action Planning by Edmund Long, Efficient Intent-based Narrative Generation Using Multiple Planning Agents by Jonathan Teutenberg and Julie Porteous, Towards Believable Behavior Generation for Embodied Conversational Agents by Lasse Johannesson, Behavior-based Language Generation for Believable Agents by A. Bryan Loyall and Joseph Bates, Dialogue Generation in Character-based Interactive Storytelling by Marc Cavazza and Fred Charles and Towards Human-like Spoken Dialogue Systems by Jens Edlund, Joakim Gustafson, Mattias Heldner and Anna Hjalmarsson.

Mixed-Initiative Dialogue Systems and Sociocognitive Pragmatics

Publications pertinent to attention, communication and the evolution of language include: Attention and the Evolution of Intentional Communication by Ingar Brinck, The Attention System of Language by Leonard Talmy, The Psychology of Attention by Elizabeth Styles, The Role of Attention in Cognition by Herbert A. Simon, Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention edited by Michael I. Posner, Joint Attention and Language Evolution by Johan Kwisthout, Paul Vogt, Pim Haselager and Ton Dijkstra, Modelling the Coevolution of Joint Attention and Language by Tao Gong and Lan Shuai, Contextual Sources of Information and Responses to Animal Communication Signals by Daniel W. Leger, Message, Meaning, and Context in Ethology by W. John Smith, Synthetic Ethology and the Evolution of Cooperative Communication by Bruce J. MacLennan and Gordon M. Burghardt, Perceiving While Being Perceived by Patrizia Marti, Modelling Social Interaction as Perceptual Crossing: An Investigation into the Dynamics of the Interaction Process by Tom Froese and Ezequiel A. Di Paolo, Designing for Perceptual Crossing to Improve User Involvement by Eva Deckers, Stephan Wensveen, René Ahn and Kees Overbeeke, Designing for Perceptual Crossing: Applying and Evaluating Design Notions by Eva Deckers, Pierre Lévy, Stephan Wensveen, René Ahn and Kees Overbeeke and Theory of Mind as a Mechanism of Selective Attention by A. M. Leslie.

Publications pertinent to computational approaches to theory of mind include: Developmental Accounts of Theory-of-mind Acquisition: Achieving Clarity via Computational Cognitive Modeling by Paul Bello and Nicholas Cassimatis, Towards a Theory of Mind for Ethical Software Agents by Catriona Kennedy, Modeling Agents with a Theory of Mind by Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch and John-Jules Meyer, Double Appraisal for Synthetic Characters by Sandy Louchart, Ruth Aylett and Joao Dias, If I Were You: Double Appraisal in Affective Agents by Ruth Aylett and Sandy Louchart, Modeling Agents with a Theory of Mind: Theory–theory versus Simulation Theory by Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch and John-Jules Meyer, Cognitive Foundations for a Computational Theory of Mindreading by Paul Bello, David Griol and Ramón López-Cózar, Reasoning about Reasoning by Nested Conditioning: Modeling Theory of Mind with Probabilistic Programs by Andreas Stuhlmüller and N. D. Goodman and Bayesian Theory of Mind: Modeling Human Reasoning about Beliefs, Desires, Goals, and Social Relations by Chris L. Baker.

Publications pertinent to modeling and inferring beliefs and intentions include: Shared Representations of Belief and their Effects on Action Selection: A Preliminary Computational Cognitive Model by Paul Bello, Inferring Beliefs from Actions by Itai Arieli and Manuel Mueller-Frank, Understanding Actions in Relation to Goals by C. Foss and G. Bower, Plan Recognition in Natural Language Dialogue by Sandra Carberry, Plan Recognition and Discourse Analysis: An Integrated Approach for Understanding Dialogues by Diane Litman, The Plan Recognition Problem: An Intersection of Psychology and Artificial Intelligence by Charles F. Schmidt, N. S. Sridharan and John L. Goodson, Generalized Plan Recognition by Henry A. Kautz and James F. Allen, Techniques for Plan Recognition by Sandra Carberry, Fast and Complete Symbolic Plan Recognition by Dorit Avrahami-Zilberbrand and Gal A. Kaminka, Plan Recognition for Context Sensitive Help by Klaus-Jürgen Quast, Plan Recognition as Planning by Miquel Ramırez and Hector Geffner, Inference to the Best Plan: A Coherence Theory of Decision by Paul Thagard and Elijah Millgram, A Model of Plan Inference that Distinguishes between the Beliefs of Actors and Observers by Martha E. Pollack, A Conceptual Modelling Approach to the Implementation of Beliefs and Intentions by Ralph Meyer, Analyzing Intention in Utterances by James F. Allen and C. Raymond Perrault, Intentions in Communication edited by Philip R. Cohen, Jerry L. Morgan and Martha E. Pollack and The Perceived Intentionality of Groups by Paul Bloom and Csaba Veres.

Publications pertinent to metarepresentation include: Metarepresentation in Philosophy and Psychology by Sam Scott, Metarepresentation in Linguistic Communication by Deirdre Wilson, Metarepresentations in an Evolutionary Perspective by Dan Sperber, Metarepresentation: A Relevance-theory Approach by Eun-Ju Noh and Translation, Metarepresentation and Claims of Interpretive Resemblance by Ernst-August Gutt.

Publications pertinent to common ground and computational approaches include: Activating, Seeking, and Creating Common Ground: A Socio-cognitive Approach by Istvan Kecskes and Fenghui Zhang, Building Common Ground and Interacting through Natural Language by Arthi Murugesan, Wende K. Frost, Derek P. Brock and Dennis Perzanowski, On Three Notions of Grounding of Artificial Dialog Companions by Andy Lücking and Alexander Mehler, Verbal Practices of Perspective Grounding by Werner Kallmeyer, Dialogue Management in Spoken Dialogue Systems with Degrees of Grounding by Antonio Roque and David R. Traum, Improving a Virtual Human Using a Model of Degrees of Grounding by Antonio Roque and David R. Traum, Degrees of Grounding Based on Evidence of Understanding by Antonio Roque and David Traum, An Empirically Based Computational Model of Grounding in Dialogue by Harry Bunt, Roser Morante and Simon Keizer, Computational Models of Grounding in Collaborative Systems by David R. Traum, Common Ground and Coordination in Joint Activity by Gary Klein, Paul J. Feltovich, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw and David D. Woods and Shared Experiences, Shared Representations, and the Implications for Applied Natural Language Processing by Amanda J. Stent.

Publications pertinent to intersubjectivity include: The Intersubjective Nature of Symbols by Alex Gillespie, Intersubjectivity: Towards a Dialogical Analysis by Alex Gillespie and Flora Cornish, Approaching Dialogue: Talk, Interaction and Contexts in Dialogical Perspectives by Per Linell, Constructions of Intersubjectivity: Discourse, Syntax, and Cognition by Arie Verhagen, Enacting Intersubjectivity – A Cognitive and Social Perspective on the Study of Interactions by Hanne De Jaegher and Ezequiel Di Paolo, Solving Ambiguities with Perspective Taking by Raquel Ros, Emrah A. Sisbot, Rachid Alami, Jasmin Steinwender, Katharina Hamann and Felix Warneken, Perceptual Perspective Taking and Action Recognition by Matthew Johnson and Yiannis Demiris, Using Perspective Taking to Learn from Ambiguous Demonstrations by Cynthia Breazeal, Matt Berlin, Andrew Brooks, Jesse Gray and Andrea L. Thomaz, A Survey of Robot Learning from Demonstration by Brenna D. Argall, Sonia Chernova, Manuela Veloso and Brett Browning, Perspective Taking: An Organizing Principle for Learning in Human-robot Interaction by Matt Berlin, Jesse Gray, Andrea Lockerd Thomaz and Cynthia Breazeal and Intersubjectivity in Human–agent Interaction by Justine Cassell and Andrea Tartaro.

Publications pertinent to cognitive semantics include: Cognitive semantics by George Lakoff, Cognitive Semantics: Meaning and Cognition edited by Jens S. Allwood and Peter Gärdenfors, Blending and Coded Meaning: Literal and Figurative Meaning in Cognitive Semantics by Seana Coulson and Todd Oakley, Context-independent and Context-dependent Information in Concepts by Lawrence W. Barsalou, Categories and Concepts by Edward E. Smith and Douglas L. Medin, Concepts and Categorization by Robert L. Goldstone and Alan Kersten, Ad Hoc Categories by Lawrence W. Barsalou, Deriving Categories to Achieve Goals by Lawrence W. Barsalou and Representation at Different Levels in a Conceptual Hierarchy by Wouter Voorspoels, Gert Storms and Wolf Vanpaemel.

Publications pertinent to lexical pragmatics include: From Cognitive Semantics to Lexical Pragmatics: The Functional Polysemy of Discourse Particles by Kerstin Fischer, Polysemy and the Creation of Novel Word Meanings by Gregory L. Murphy, Ad Hoc Concepts, Word Meaning and Communication by Deirdre Wilson, Ad Hoc Concepts, Linguistically Encoded Meaning and Explicit Content: Some Remarks on Relevance Theoretic Perspective by Ewa Mioduszewska, A Unitary Approach to Lexical Pragmatics: Relevance, Inference and Ad Hoc Concepts by Deirdre Wilson and Robyn Carston, Lexical Underspecification and Pragmatics by Reinhard Blutner and Lexical Pragmatics by Reinhard Blutner.

Publications pertinent to shared mental models include: Improvised Dialogues: Emergence and Creativity in Conversation by R. Keith Sawyer, The Pragmatics of Play: Interactional Strategies during Children’s Pretend Play by Keith Sawyer, Anchoring Social Symbol Grounding in Children’s Interactions by Paul Vogt and J. Douglas Mastin, Mental Models edited by Dedre Gentner and Albert L. Stevens, Mental Models: An Interdisciplinary Synthesis of Theory and Methods by Natalie Jones, Helen Ross, Timothy Lynam, Pascal Perez and Anne Leitch, Shared Mental Models by Catholijn M. Jonker, M. Birna van Riemsdijk and Bas Vermeulen, Realistic Cognitive Load Modeling for Enhancing Shared Mental Models in Human-agent Collaboration by Xiaocong Fan and John Yen, Modeling Cognitive Loads for Evolving Shared Mental Models in Human–Agent Collaboration by Xiaocong Fan and John Yen,  Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Digital Characters by Brian Magerko, Peter Dohogne and Daniel Fuller, A Formal Architecture of Shared Mental Models for Computational Improvisational Agents by Rania Hodhod, Andreya Piplica and Brian Magerko, Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Digital Characters by Brian Magerko, Peter Dohogne and Daniel Fuller, Reaching Cognitive Consensus with Improvisational Agents by Rania Hodhod and Brian Magerko, A Computational Model for Finding the Tilt in an Improvised Scene by António Brisson, Brian Magerko and Ana Paiva, Tilt Riders: Improvisational Agents Who Know What the Scene Is About by António Brisson, Brian Magerko and Ana Paiva and What Are We Playing At? Theatre, Organization, and the Use of Metaphor by Joep P. Cornelissen.

Publications pertinent to lexical pragmatics and metaphor include: Lexical Pragmatics, Ad Hoc Concepts and Metaphor: From a Relevance Theory Perspective by Robyn Carston, Ad Hoc Conceptual Construction and Metaphoric Interpretation by Esther Romero and Belén Soria, Ad Hoc Concept as Source Domain in Novel Metaphor by Esther Romero and Belén Soria and Metaphor: Ad Hoc Concepts, Literal Meaning and Mental Images by Robyn Carston.

Publications pertinent to ambiguity in natural language include: Ambiguity Identification and Measurement in Natural Language Texts by Mariano Ceccato, Nadzeya Kiyavitskaya, Nicola Zeni, Luisa Mich and Daniel M. Berry, Ambiguity in Natural Language: An Investigation of Certain Problems in its Linguistic Description by Jan G. Kooij, Automatic Identification of Nocuous Ambiguity by Alistair Willis, Francis Chantree and Anne De Roeck, A Methodology for Automatic Identification of Nocuous Ambiguity by Hui Yang, Anne De Roeck, Alistair Willis and Bashar Nuseibeh, Ambiguity Management in Natural Language Generation by Hadar Shemtov and Martin Kay, Efficient Construction of Underspecified Semantics Under Massive Ambiguity by Jochen Dörre, Formal Investigations of Underspecified Representations by Christian Ebert, Generation of Paraphrases from Ambiguous Logical Forms by Hadar Shemtov, Ambiguity Preserving Machine Translation Using Packed Representations by Martin C. Emele and Michael Dorna and Lexical Disambiguation in a Discourse Context by Nicholas Asher and Alex Lascaridesy.

Publications pertinent to detecting and correcting misunderstandings include: Communication and Miscommunication by Bradley A. Goodman, Recognition and Repair of Communicative Failures: A Developmental Perspective by Francesca M. Bosco, Monica Bucciarelli and Bruno G. Bara,Repairing Conversational Misunderstandings and Non-Understandings by Graeme Hirst, Susan McRoy, Peter Heeman, Philip Edmonds and Diane Horton, The Interactional Handling of Misunderstanding in Everyday Conversations by Carla Bazzanella and Rossana Damiano, Modelling Human Clarification Strategies by Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu and Julia B. Hirschberg, Misunderstandings and Explicit/Implicit Communication by Francisco Yus, Towards Overcoming Miscommunication in Situated Dialogue by Asking Questions by Matthew Marge and Alexander I. Rudnicky, Clarification Questions with Feedback by Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu and Julia B. Hirschberg, Abductive Explanation of Dialogue Misunderstandings by Susan McRoy and Graeme Hirst and The Repair of Speech Act Misunderstandings by Abductive Inference by Susan W. McRoy and Graeme Hirst.

Publications pertinent to metacommunication include: Communication and Metacommunication in Human Development edited by Janice Koch, Angela Uchoa Branco, Jaan Valsiner and Beverly J. Irby, The Development of Social Interaction, Play, and Metacommunication in Mammals: An Ethological Perspective by Marc Bekoff, Peer Interactions, Language Development and Metacommunication by Angela U. Branco, Metacommunication: A Re-examination and Extension by William W. Wilmot, Dialogue‐Games: Metacommunication Structures for Natural Language Interaction by James A. Levin and James A. Moore and An Approach to Metacommunication in Human-computer Interaction by Maurice J. Tauber.

Publications pertinent to lexical alignment and entrainment include: Lexical Entrainment in Spontaneous Dialog by Susan E. Brennan, How Entrainment Increases Dialogical Efficiency by Robert Porzel, Annika Scheffler and Rainer Malaka, Conceptual Pacts, Syntactic Priming, and Referential Form by Kathleen Carbary and Michael Tanenhaus, Anchoring Comprehension in Linguistic Precedents by Dale J. Barr and Boaz Keysar, Linguistic Alignment in Natural Language Generation by Gabrielle M. Halberg, Adaptive Expressiveness: Virtual Conversational Agents That Can Align to Their Interaction Partner by Hendrik Buschmeier, Kirsten Bergmann and Stefan Kopp, Speaking More Like You: Lexical, Acoustic/Prosodic, and Discourse Entrainment in Spoken Dialogue Systems by Julia Hirschberg, Syntactic Alignment between Computers and People: The Role of Belief about Mental States by Holly P. Branigan, Martin J. Pickering, Jamie Pearson, Janet F. McLean and Clifford Nass, Learning Words from Context by William E. Nagy, Patricia A. Herman and Richard C. Anderson, Most Vocabulary is Learned from Context by Robert J. Sternberg, Societal Grounding is Essential to Meaningful Language Use by David DeVault, Iris Oved and Matthew Stone, Lexical Entrainment in Spoken Dialog Systems by José D. Á. Lopes, Towards Choosing Better Primes for Spoken Dialog Systems by José Lopes, Maxine Eskenazi and Isabel Trancoso and Measuring Convergence and Priming in Tutorial Dialog by Arthur Ward and Diane Litman.

Publications pertinent to mixed-initiative dialogue systems and sociocognitive pragmatics include: Reciprocal Learning via Dialogue Interaction: Challenges and Prospects by Raquel Fernández, Staffan Larsson, Robin Cooper, Jonathan Ginzburg and David Schlangen, Utterance Interpretation and Cognitive Models edited by Philippe de Brabanter and Mikhail Kissine, Cognitive Models and Information Transfer by Nicholas J. Belkin, Cognitive Modeling and Intelligent Tutoring by John R. Anderson, C. Franklin Boyle, Albert T. Corbett and Matthew W. Lewis, Pragmatic Meaning and Cognition by Sophia S. A. Marmaridou and Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication by Bruno G. Bara.