Todd Davies  > Writing

[updated August 27, 2014]

Research Publications and Peer Reviewed Conference Papers
(Title links are to open access versions, including some unofficial eprints. A few are revisions, as indicated therein. See "Library Links" at right to find published versions.)


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Kristin L. Carman, Maureen Maurer, Coretta Mallery, Grace Wang, Steven Garfinkel, Jennifer Richmond, Dierdre Gilmore, Amy Windham, Manshu Yang, Rikki Mangrum, Marge Ginsburg, Shoshanna Sofaer, Jessica Fernandez, Marthe Gold, Ela Pathak-Sen, Todd Davies, Alice Siu, James Fishkin, Mark Rosenberg, and Allison Fratto, "Community Forum Deliberative Methods Demonstration: Evaluating Effectiveness and Eliciting Public Views on Use of Evidence" [Executive Summary] (Prepared by the American Institutes for Research Under Contract No. 290-2010-00005), AHRQ Publication No. 14-EHC007-1-EF, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, November 2013
decision making
deliberation
AHRQ


Todd Davies and Reid Chandler, "Online Deliberation Design: Choices, Criteria, and Evidence", in Tina Nabatchi, John Gastil, G. Michael Weiksner, and Matt Leighninger (Editors), Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement, Oxford University Press, October 2012, pp. 103-131

cognition
deliberation
informatics

DOI
OCLC

citations
  •  Russian translation by Anatoly Kulik: "Dizayn onlayn-dyelibyeratsii: Vibor, krityerii i empirichyeskiye danniye", Politicheskaya Nauka (Political Science) (1):83-132, 2013 [Т. Дэвис, Р. ЧэндлерДизайн онлайн-делиберации: Выбор, критерии и эмпирические данные. Перевод с англ. выполнил А. Кулик. Политическая наука: Науч. журн; М., 2013. – No 1: Политическое участие в условиях сетевого общества, 83-132]
OCLC

Todd Davies, Mike D. Mintz, Jimmy Tobin, and Noam Ben-Avi, "Document-Centered Discussion and Decision Making in the Deme Platform", Demo Abstract, in Waleed W. Smari and Geoffrey C. Fox (Editors) and Li Bai (Assistant Editor), Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2012) (Denver, May 21-25), IEEE, 2012, pp. lxv-lxviii

decision making
deliberation
informatics

DOI
OCLC


Todd Davies, "The Space of Conflict in Communicative Action: Implications for System Design", Invited Talk Abstract, in Waleed W. Smari and Geoffrey C. Fox (Editors) and Li Bai (Assistant Editor), Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2012) (Denver, May 21-25), IEEE, 2012, pp. xxxiv-xxxv

decision making
deliberation
informatics

DOI
OCLC


Todd Davies and Mike D. Mintz, "Relational Access Control with Bivalent Permissions in a Social Web/Collaboration Architecture", in Waleed W. Smari and William MacQuay (Editors), Proceedings of the 2010 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2010) (Chicago, May 17-21), IEEE, 2010, pp. 57-66

computation
informatics

DOI
OCLC


Todd Davies and Seeta Peña Gangadharan (Editors), Online Deliberation: Design, Research, and Practice, CSLI Publications/University of Chicago Press, October 2009

deliberation
informatics

OCLC

citations

Todd Davies, "Introduction: The Blossoming Field of Online Deliberation", in Todd Davies and Seeta Peña Gangadharan (Editors), Online Deliberation: Design, Research, and Practice, CSLI Publications/University of Chicago Press, October 2009, pp. 1-19

deliberation
informatics

SSRN
OCLC

citations

Todd Davies, Brendan O’Connor, Alex Cochran, Jonathan J. Effrat, Andrew Parker, Benjamin Newman, and Aaron Tam, "An Online Environment for Democratic Deliberation: Motivations, Principles, and Design", in Todd Davies and Seeta Peña Gangadharan (Editors), Online Deliberation: Design, Research, and Practice, CSLI Publications/University of Chicago Press, October 2009, pp. 275-292

deliberation
informatics

arXiv
OCLC

citations

Todd R. Davies and Mike D. Mintz, "Design Features for the Social Web: The Architecture of Deme", in Luis Olsina, Oscar Pastor, Daniel Schwabe, Gustavo Rossi, and Marco Winckler (Editors), Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Web-Oriented Software Technologies (IWWOST 2009) (San Sebastián, June 23), CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Volume 493, August 2009, pp. 40-51

computation
informatics

URN:NBN
OCLC

citations

Todd Davies, "A Behavioral Perspective on Technology Evolution and Domain Name Regulation", Pacific McGeorge Global Business & Development Law Journal, 21(1):1-25, 2008

cognition
decision making
informatics

Hein
LexisNexis
OCLC

citations

Todd Davies, "Remarks for Grassroots Discussion Panel on Civil Society and Regulation", in Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Bejamin De Cleen, and Nico Carpentier (Editors), Alternatives on Media Content, Journalism, and Regulation: The Grassroots Discussion Panels at the 2007 ICA Conference (San Francisco, May 24-28), The Researching and Teaching Communication Series, Tartu University Press, 2007, pp. 63-66

deliberation
informatics

(series website)
OCLC


Todd Davies, Benjamin Newman, Brendan O’Connor, Aaron Tam, and Leo Perry, "Displaying Asynchonous Reactions to a Document: Two Goals and a Design", Poster Paper, Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 20th Anniversary - Conference Supplement (CSCW 2006, Banff, November 4-8), 2006, pp. 169-170

deliberation
informatics

arXiv

citations
  • Modified version published as "Document Centered Discussion: A Design Pattern for Online Deliberation", in Douglas Schuler, Liberating Voices: A Pattern Language for Communication Revolution, MIT Press, 2008, pp. 384-386

OCLC

Todd Davies, "Radical Contingency in Sharing Behavior and Its Consequences" (commentary on Henrich, J. et al., "'Economic Man' in Cross-Cultural Perspective: Behavioral Experiments in 15 Small-Scale Societies"), Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28(6):821, December 2005

cognition
decision making

DOI
OCLC


Todd Davies, Brendan O’Connor, Alex Cochran, and Andrew Parker, "'Groupware for Groups': Problem-Driven Design in Deme", Position Paper, Beyond Threaded Conversation Workshop at CHI 2005 (Portland, Oregon, April 3), 2005

deliberation
informatics

arXiv
Wayback

citations

Todd Davies, Benjamin Sywulka, Randy Saffold, and Roma Jhaveri, "Community Democracy Online: A Preliminary Report from East Palo Alto", in Political Research Online (PROceedings): 98th Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (Boston, MA, August 29-September 1), All Academic Inc., 2002

deliberation
informatics

All Academic
OCLC

citations

Todd R. Davies, Confidence Following Choice, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Psychology, Stanford University, September 1995

cognition
decision making

DOI
OCLC

citations

Todd Davies, "Knowledge Bases and Neural Network Synthesis", in Hozumi Tanaka (Editor), Artificial Intelligence in the Pacific Rim: Proceedings of the Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Nagoya, Japan, November 14–16, 1990), IOS Press, Inc., 1991, pp. 717–722

cognition
computation
informatics

OCLC

citations

Todd R. Davies, "Some Notes on the Probabilistic Semantics of Logistic Function Parameters in Neural Networks", Special Supplement Issue: Abstracts from the First Annual Meeting of the International Neural Network Society (Boston, Massachusetts, September 6-10), Neural Networks, 1(S1):88, 1988

cognition
computation
informatics

DOI
OCLC

citations

Todd R. Davies, "A Survey of Architectures for Distributed Artificial Intelligence", Technical Note 424, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, June 1988

computation
deliberation
informatics

SRI
OCLC


Todd R. Davies, "Determination, Uniformity and Relevance: Normative Criteria for Generalization and Reasoning by Analogy", in David H. Helman (Editor), Analogical Reasoning: Perspectives of Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, and Philosophy, Symthese Library Volume 197, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, pp. 227–250

cognition
computation
informatics

DOI
OCLC

citations
  •  Also published as Technical Report No. CSLI-88-126, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University, May 1988
SSRN
OCLC


Jerry R. Hobbs, William Croft, Todd Davies, Douglas Edwards, and Kenneth Laws, "Commonsense Metaphysics and Lexical Semantics", Computational Linguistics, Volume 13, Numbers 3-4, July-December 1987, pp. 241–250

cognition
computation
informatics

ACL
ACM
OCLC

citations
  •  Earlier version published in Proceedings of the HLT'86 Strategic Computing - Natural Language Workshop (Marina del Rey, CA, May 1-2), Association for Computational Linguistics, 1986, pp. 127-136
DOI
OCLC

  •  And in Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (New York, June 10–13), Association for Computational Linguistics, 1986, pp. 231-240
DOI
OCLC

  •  And as Technical Note 392, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, August 20, 1986
SRI
OCLC


Todd R. Davies and Stuart J. Russell, "A Logical Approach to Reasoning by Analogy", in John P. McDermott (Editor), Proceedings of the Tenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-87) (Milan, August 23–28), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., 1987, pp. 264–270

cognition
computation
informatics

IJCAI
OCLC

citations
 •  Also published as Technical Note 385, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, July 1987
SRI
OCLC

 •  Reprinted in Jude W. Shavlik, & Thomas Glen Dietterich (Editors), Readings in Machine Learning, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., 1990, pp. 657–663
OCLC

Todd Davies, "Analogy", CSLI Informal Notes Series IN-CSLI-85-4, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford, November 1985 [undergraduate honors thesis]

cognition
computation
deliberation

DOI

citations

Working Papers and Conference Drafts




Kristin L. Carman, Coretta Mallery, Maureen Maurer, Grace Wang, Steven Garfinkel, Manshu Yang, Dierdre Gilmore, Amy Windham, Marge Ginsburg, Shoshanna Sofaer, Marthe Gold, Ela Pathak-Sen, Todd Davies, Joanna Siegel, Rikki MangrumJessica FernandezJennifer Richmond, James Fishkin, Alice Siu Chao, "Assessing the Effectiveness of Public Deliberation Methods for Gathering Input on Issues in Healthcare: Findings From a Randomized Trial", Working Paper, January 2014 (under submission)

deliberation
decision making



Todd Davies, "Noncompensatory Rules, Voting, and Welfare", Working Paper, April 4, 2007 [based on a presentation at the 8th International Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare (Istanbul, July 2006)]

cognition
decision making

DOI


Todd Davies, "Welcoming Remarks", Singularity Summit at Stanford, Stanford University, May 13, 2006

cognition
computation
informatics



Brandi Thompson, Todd Davies, and Rolando Zeledon, "Bridging the Digital Divide: Lessons from the East Palo Alto Community Network", 2nd Conference on Online Deliberation (OD 2005/DIAC 2005), Stanford, May 19, 2005

informatics

DOI


Todd Davies, "Social Choice Metaprocedures and the Components of Preference Aggregation", working paper, Public Choice Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, March 2005  [paper removed pending clarification]

computation
decision making
informatics



Todd Davies, "Consequences of the Secret Ballot and Electronic Voting", Extended Abstract, 7th International Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare (Osaka, July 2004), March 14, 2004

decision making
informatics



Todd Davies, Raja Shah, Renee Trochet, and Katarina Ling, "Intuitive Preference Aggregation: Tests of Independence and Consistency", Working Paper,  in preparation

cognition
decision making


citations
 •  old version by Todd Davies and Raja Shah, February 2004
DOI
 •  presented in various venues from 2003-2011 -- see Presentations page for slides with newer data



Benjamin Sywulka, Todd Davies, Randy Saffold, and Roma Jhaveri, "Computers and Community in East Palo Alto: Report on the Survey Conducted Among East Palo Alto Residents Regarding Their Computer Usage and Community Involvement Prior to the Launch of the East Palo Alto Community Network", Partnership for Internet Equity and Community Engagement (PIECE) Report, March 19, 2003

informatics

DOI


Todd Davies, "Political Ideals and Beliefs About the Distribution of Wealth and Income: A Cross-Cultural Survey of University Students", 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Amsterdam, July 20, 1999

cognition
decision making

DOI


Todd Davies, "Effects of Available Time on Confidence Following Choice", Poster Session, Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Philadelphia, PA, November 23, 1997

cognition
decision making

DOI


Todd Davies, "Comparison of Frames for Choosing a Social Welfare Function", Poster Session, Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Chicago, November 3, 1996

cognition
decision making

DOI 


Todd Davies, "Bedrock Limitations of Rationality: A Prepropsoal", Presented in "Selected Topics in Judgment and Choice" (Psychology 274, Amos Tverksy), Department of Psychology, Stanford University, November 11, 1993

cognition
computation
decision making



Todd Davies "Efficiency Tradeoffs in Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks", Final Report on Independent Research and Development Project WS, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, January 10, 1991

cognition
computation



Todd R. Davies, "Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence", Independent Research and Development Report, Project WS, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, March 15, 1989

cognition
computation
informatics



Todd R. Davies, "The 'Invariant Sequence' Hypothesis: Ethics as an Experimental Science", Psychology 211 ("Developmental Psychology", Anne Fernald/John Flavell/Ellen Markman), Department of Psychology, Stanford University, March 20, 1988

cognition
decision making



Todd R. Davies, "Some Ideas About a Competence Theory of Vocabulary Acquisition and Its Possible Consequences", Psychology 211 ("Developmental Psychology", Anne Fernald/John Flavell/Ellen Markman), Department of Psychology, Stanford University, February 29, 1988

cognition
computation



Jerry R. Hobbs, William Croft, Todd Davies, Douglas Edwards, and Kenneth Laws, "The TACITUS Commonsense Knowledge Base", Working Paper, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, 1987

cognition
computation
informatics


citations

Todd R. Davies, "Behavioral Genetics and the Social Psychology of Physical Characteristics", Psychology 212 ("Social Psychology", Mark Lepper/Lee Ross), Department of Psychology, Stanford University, June 8, 1987

cognition



Todd Davies, "Some Relations Between Semantically Coupled Languages and Machines", Working Paper, April 29, 1986 [incomplete]

cognition
computation



Student's Writing




Raja Shah, "Statistical Mappings of Social Choice Rules", M.S. Thesis, Symbolic Systems Program, June 2003

computation
decision making


citations

Selected Nonacademic Writing
Topic_Categories

Todd Davies, "Annual Delegation Visits Chiapas, Witnesses Building of Autonomy", Chiapas Update, September 2012, pp. 2,5

autonomy
global justice

Todd Davies, "Suggested Questions for the Ad Hoc Committe on ROTC at the Faculty Senate Meeting, April 28, 2011", Stanford University

military

Todd Davies, "Why Conservatives Should Oppose ROTC", Stanford Says No to War, February 6, 2011
 •  Shorter/edited version published in the Stanford Review, February 13, 2011

military

Todd Davies, "Doing Good Solidarity", Chiapas Update, August 2009, pp. 1-2

autonomy
global justice

Todd Davies, "Progress in San Manuel, Tension in Chiapas", Chiapas Update, September 2008, pp. 3-4

autonomy
global justice

Todd Davies, "Remarks at the 'Say No to Rumsfeld' Rally", White Plaza, Stanford, November 8, 2007

military
human rights

"What Should the Stanford Label Mean?"
, Op-Ed Signed by 14 Stanford Faculty/Staff, Stanford Daily, May 24, 2007 [co-written with Marc Pauly]

global justice
labor

"CPSR's 2005 Norbert Wiener Award to Douglas Engelbart"
, Press Release, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, September 2005

technology

Todd Davies, "As We All Gather at Stanford", Program for LaborTech/Access Conference, Stanford University, April 2-4, 2004, p. 13

labor

Todd Davies, "The Battle After Seattle: Framing and Prioritizing Trade Issues for the Soundbite Media", opinion piece submitted to The Nation (unpublished), November 20, 1999

global justice

Todd Davies, "Other Genocides", Letter to the Editor, International Herald Tribune, June 5, 1998, p. 9

human rights

Todd Davies, "Response to the Stanford Daily Editorial Opposing Proposition 186" (Unpublished), October 1994

human rights

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