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Xiangen Hu, Ph.D.

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The University of Memphis
Psychology Department
202 Psychology Building
Memphis, TN 38152-3230
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Phone: 901.678.3608
Phone: 901.687.5736
Fax: 901. 678.2579
Email: xhu@memphis.edu

Dr. Xiangen Hu is a Co-Principal Investigator of CSAL. He is a professor in the Department of Psychology and the Institute for Intelligent Systems at The University of Memphis. He received his Masters of Applied Mathematics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 1985, Masters of Social Sciences in 1991 and Ph.D. in Cognitive Sciences in 1993 from the University of California, Irvine. His primary research areas include Mathematical Psychology, Research Design and Statistics, and Cognitive Psychology. More specific research interests include General Processing Tree (GPT) models, categorical data analysis, knowledge representation, computerized tutoring, and advanced distributed learning. Specifically, his research interests range from human learning and memory, computational linguistics and artificial intelligence to mathematical psychology, where he has published extensively. He has been active in the ADL Initiative from the beginning becoming one of the early advocates of SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model), especially during his tenure as an R&D director at an e-Learning company in Memphis. He has developed several e-Learning applications and served as computational architect for several federal grants at the Institute for Intelligent Systems at The University of Memphis. He was the president for the Society for Computers in Psychology (SCiP) from 2008-2009. He is expected to contribute to the CSAL project in the area of automated semantic analyses development and web applications with conversational agents.

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