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Dr. Chutima Boonthum Dr. Chutima Boonthum Associate Professor, Computer Science Location:Science and Technology120 Phone:757-727-5082 Expertise:Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Applied Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Information Retrieval (IR), Intelligence in Information Assurance and Cyber Security, Secure Coding and Secure Software Engineering, Cognitive Robotics (CR), Assessment Tool and Feedback Systems, Intelligent Tutoring System, Web-Development & Technology, and Educational Games.

Dr. Chutima Boonthum-Denecke joined the Department of Computer Science, School of Science, at Hampton University in Fall 2006 as an Assistant Professor. She earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Old Dominion in 2007; MS in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University in 2000; and BS in Computer Science from Srinakharinwirot University in 1997.

Dr. Boonthum-Denecke has been involved in several NSF-funded Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) programs: ARTSI (Advancing Robotics Technology for Societal Impact) and STARS (Students and Technology in Academia, Research and Service) Alliances.

Dr. Boonthum-Denecke is the Director of the Information Assurance and Cyber Security Center at Hampton University.

Additional Information posted on Hampton University Researchers' Bureau

Curriculum Vitae(PDF File)

Books:

  • McCarthy, P.M.  & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (Book Editors: October 2011). Applied Natural Language Processing and Content Analysis: Identification, Investigation, and Resolution. IGI Global.
  • Boonthum-Denecke, C., McCarthy, P.M.  & Lamkin, T.A. (Book Editors: to be published in December 2011). Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. IGI Global.

 

Recent Publications:

  • Jackson, G.T., Boonthum, C., & McNamara, D.S. (2010). The Efficacy of Extended Practice with iSTART: Low Ability Students Catch up. In V. Aleven, J. Kay, & J. Mostow, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 10th International Conference. 349-351. Springer.
  • Boonthum-Denecke, C., McCarthy, P.M., Lamkin, T., Jackson, G.T., Magliano, J.P., & McNamara, D.S. (2011). Automatic Natural Language Processing and the Detection of Reading Skills and Reading Comprehension. In R. Charles Murray, Philip M. McCarthy (Eds.): Proceeding of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 234-239. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Boonthum-Denecke, C., Touretzky, D., Jones, E., Humphries, T., & Caldwell, R. (2011). The ARTSI Alliance: Using Robotics and AI to Recruit African-Americans to Computer Science Research.In R. Charles Murray, Philip M. McCarthy (Eds.): Proceeding of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 579-584. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Brhane, M. & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (2011). Using Latent Semantic Analysis and Word Matching Enhance Bridging Reading Strategy Identification. In R. Charles Murray, Philip M. McCarthy (Eds.): Proceeding of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 341-342. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Burns, H. & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (2011) SnackBot: Vision and Perception with Video and Audio Captures using GStreamer. In R. Charles Murray, Philip M. McCarthy (Eds.): Proceedings of the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 597-598. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Jackson, G.T., Boonthum-Denecke, C., & McNamara, D.S. (2012). A Comparison of Gains between Educational Games and a Traditional ITS. In Philip M. McCarthy, Michael Youngblood (Eds.): Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 444-449. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Gregory, J., Howard, A., & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (2012). Wii Nunchuk Controlled Dance Pleo! Dance! to Assist Children with Cerebral Palsy by Play Therapy. In Philip M. McCarthy, Michael Youngblood (Eds.): Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 517-520. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Jobe, E., McLurkin, J., & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (2012). R-one Swarm Robot: Developing the Accelerometer and Gyroscope. In Philip M. McCarthy, Michael Youngblood (Eds.): Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 521-523. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Johnson, E., Olson, E., & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (2012). Robot Localization Using Overhead Camera and LEDs. In Philip M. McCarthy, Michael Youngblood (Eds.): Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 524-526. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Moon, D., Rybski, P., Swanier, C., & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (2012). Snackbot: The Process to Engage in Human-Robot Conversation. In Philip M. McCarthy, Michael Youngblood (Eds.): Proceedings of the 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 527-529. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Allen, S., Burns, H., & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (2013) Blackout: Guidance for Household Emergencies. The Proceeding of ADMI 2013 Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.
  • Burns, Hasai & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (2013) Exploring the Performance of the iRobot Create for Object Relocation in Outer Space. To be in Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference.
  • Boonthum-Denecke, C. & McCarthy, P. (Editors, 2013). FLAIRS Poster Abstracts.  In Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Michael Youngblood (Eds.): Proceedings of the 26th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 650-660. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Jackson, T.J., Varner, L., Boonthum-Denecke, C., & McNamara, D.S.  (2013). The Impact of Individual Differences on Learning with an Educational Game and a Traditional ITS. International Journal of Learning Technology, 8(4), 315-336.
  • Eberle, W. & Boonthum-Denecke, C. (Editors, 2014). FLAIRS Poster Abstracts.  In William Eberle, Chutima Boonthum-Denecke (Eds.): Proceedings of the 27th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) Conference, 519-527. Menlo Park, CA: The AAAI.
  • Jackson, T.J., Boonthum-Denecke, C., & McNamara, D.S.  (2015). Natural Language Processing and Game-based Practice in iSTART. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 26(20), 189-208.