Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference

Maxine Eskenazi, General co-chair (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Michael Strube, General co-chair (Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany)
Barbara Di Eugenio, Program co-chair (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Jason D. Williams, Program co-chair (Microsoft Research, USA)

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pdf bib Front matter pages
pdf bib Discourse Relations, Discourse Structure, Discourse Semantics
Bonnie Webber
pp. 1–1
pdf bib Expressivity and comparison of models of discourse structure
Antoine Venant, Nicholas Asher, Philippe Muller, Pascal Denis and Stergos Afantenos
pp. 2–11
pdf bib Unsupervised structured semantic inference for spoken dialog reservation tasks
Alejandra Lorenzo, Lina Rojas-Barahona and Christophe Cerisara
pp. 12–20
pdf bib Toward a Better Understanding of Causality between Verbal Events: Extraction and Analysis of the Causal Power of Verb-Verb Associations
Mehwish Riaz and Roxana Girju
pp. 21–30
pdf bib Training an integrated sentence planner on user dialogue
Brian McMahan and Matthew Stone
pp. 31–40
pdf bib Topic Independent Identification of Agreement and Disagreement in Social Media Dialogue
Amita Misra and Marilyn Walker
pp. 41–50
pdf bib Automatic Prediction of Friendship via Multi-model Dyadic Features
Zhou Yu, David Gerritsen, Amy Ogan, Alan Black and Justine Cassell
pp. 51–60
pdf bib Stance Classification in Online Debates by Recognizing Users’ Intentions
Sarvesh Ranade, Rajeev Sangal and Radhika Mamidi
pp. 61–69
pdf bib Generating More Specific Questions for Acquiring Attributes of Unknown Concepts from Users
Tsugumi Otsuka, Kazunori Komatani, Satoshi Sato and Mikio Nakano
pp. 70–77
pdf bib Modeling Collaborative Referring for Situated Referential Grounding
Changsong Liu, Rui Fang, Lanbo She and Joyce Chai
pp. 78–86
pdf bib A quantitative view of feedback lexical markers in conversational French
Laurent Prévot, Brigitte Bigi and Roxane Bertrand
pp. 87–91
pdf bib On the contribution of discourse structure to topic segmentation
Paula Cardoso, Maite Taboada and Thiago Pardo
pp. 92–96
pdf bib Will my Spoken Dialogue System be a Slow Learner ?
Layla El Asri and Romain Laroche
pp. 97–101
pdf bib Model-free POMDP optimisation of tutoring systems with echo-state networks
Lucie Daubigney, Matthieu Geist and Olivier Pietquin
pp. 102–106
pdf bib Patterns of Importance Variation in Spoken Dialog
Nigel Ward and Karen Richart-Ruiz
pp. 107–111
pdf bib Reinforcement Learning of Two-Issue Negotiation Dialogue Policies
Kallirroi Georgila
pp. 112–116
pdf bib Dialogue Act Recognition in Synchronous and Asynchronous Conversations
Maryam Tavafi, Yashar Mehdad, Shafiq Joty, Giuseppe Carenini and Raymond Ng
pp. 117–121
pdf bib Improving Interaction Quality Recognition Using Error Correction
Stefan Ultes and Wolfgang Minker
pp. 122–126
pdf bib A Prolog Datamodel for State Chart XML
Stefan Radomski, Dirk Schnelle-Walka and Stephan Radeck-Arneth
pp. 127–131
pdf bib Exploring Features For Localized Detection of Speech Recognition Errors
Eli Pincus, Svetlana Stoyanchev and Julia Hirschberg
pp. 132–136
pdf bib Modelling Human Clarification Strategies
Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu and Julia Hirschberg
pp. 137–141
pdf bib Interactive Error Resolution Strategies for Speech-to-Speech Translation Systems
Rohit Kumar, Matthew Roy, Sankaranarayanan Ananthakrishnan, Sanjika Hewavitharana and Frederick Choi
pp. 142–144
pdf bib AIDA: Artificial Intelligent Dialogue Agent
Rafael E. Banchs, Ridong Jiang, Seokhwan Kim, Arthur Niswar and Kheng Hui Yeo
pp. 145–147
pdf bib Demonstration of an Always-On Companion for Isolated Older Adults
Candace Sidner, Timothy Bickmore, Charles Rich, Barbara Barry, Lazlo Ring, Morteza Behrooz and Mohammad Shayganfar
pp. 148–150
pdf bib A Multithreaded Conversational Interface for Pedestrian Navigation and Question Answering
Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Xingkun Liu, Phil Bartie, William Mackaness and Tiphaine Dalmas
pp. 151–153
pdf bib Demonstration of the PARLANCE system: a data-driven incremental, spoken dialogue system for interactive search
Helen Hastie, Marie-Aude Aufaure, Panos Alexopoulos, Heriberto Cuayáhuitl, Nina Dethlefs, Milica Gasic, James Henderson, Oliver Lemon, Xingkun Liu, Peter Mika, Nesrine Ben Mustapha, Verena Rieser, Blaise Thomson, Pirros Tsiakoulis and Yves Vanrompay
pp. 154–156
pdf bib Multi-step Natural Language Understanding
Pierrick Milhorat, Stephan Schlögl, Gérard Chollet and Jérôme Boudy
pp. 157–159
pdf bib WebWOZ: A Platform for Designing and Conducting Web-based Wizard of Oz Experiments
Stephan Schlögl, Saturnino Luz and Gavin Doherty
pp. 160–162
pdf bib Exploring the effects of gaze and pauses in situated human-robot interaction
Gabriel Skantze, Anna Hjalmarsson and Catharine Oertel
pp. 163–172
pdf bib Interpreting Situated Dialogue Utterances: an Update Model that Uses Speech, Gaze, and Gesture Information
Casey Kennington, Spyros Kousidis and David Schlangen
pp. 173–182
pdf bib Multimodality and Dialogue Act Classification in the RoboHelper Project
Lin Chen and Barbara Di Eugenio
pp. 183–192
pdf bib Verbal indicators of psychological distress in interactive dialogue with a virtual human
David DeVault, Kallirroi Georgila, Ron Artstein, Fabrizio Morbini, David Traum, Stefan Scherer, Albert (Skip) Rizzo and Louis-Philippe Morency
pp. 193–202
pdf bib Spoken Language Understanding for Natural Interaction
Jerome Bellegarda
pp. 203–203
pdf bib Learning Dialogue Management Models for Task-Oriented Dialogue with Parallel Dialogue and Task Streams
Eun Ha, Christopher Mitchell, Kristy Boyer and James Lester
pp. 204–213
pdf bib POMDP-based dialogue manager adaptation to extended domains
Milica Gasic, Catherine Breslin, Matthew Henderson, Dongho Kim, Martin Szummer, Blaise Thomson, Pirros Tsiakoulis and Steve Young
pp. 214–222
pdf bib Training and evaluation of an MDP model for social multi-user human-robot interaction
Simon Keizer, Mary Ellen Foster, Oliver Lemon, Andre Gaschler and Manuel Giuliani
pp. 223–232
pdf bib Evaluation of Speech Dialog Strategies for Internet Applications in the Car
Hansjörg Hofmann, Ute Ehrlich, André Berton, Angela Mahr, Rafael Math and Christian Müller
pp. 233–241
pdf bib Predicting Tasks in Goal-Oriented Spoken Dialog Systems using Semantic Knowledge Bases
Aasish Pappu and Alexander Rudnicky
pp. 242–250
pdf bib Surface Text based Dialogue Models for Virtual Humans
Sudeep Gandhe and David Traum
pp. 251–260
pdf bib Speech Reduction, Intensity, and F0 Shape are Cues to Turn-Taking
Oliver Niebuhr, Karin Görs and Evelin Graupe
pp. 261–269
pdf bib Gesture Semantics Reconstruction Based on Motion Capturing and Complex Event Processing: a Circular Shape Example
Thies Pfeiffer, Florian Hofmann, Florian Hahn, Hannes Rieser and Insa Röpke
pp. 270–279
pdf bib Open-ended, Extensible System Utterances Are Preferred, Even If They Require Filled Pauses
Timo Baumann and David Schlangen
pp. 280–283
pdf bib A Four-Participant Group Facilitation Framework for Conversational Robots
Yoichi Matsuyama, Iwao Akiba, Akihiro Saito and Tetsunori Kobayashi
pp. 284–293
pdf bib Tacit Social Contracts for Wheelchairs
Daniel Couto Vale and Vivien Mast
pp. 294–303
pdf bib Laugher and Topic Transition in Multiparty Conversation
Emer Gilmartin, Francesca Bonin, Carl Vogel and Nick Campbell
pp. 304–308
pdf bib IMHO: An Exploratory Study of Hedging in Web Forums
Liliana Mamani Sanchez and Carl Vogel
pp. 309–313
pdf bib Impact of ASR N-Best Information on Bayesian Dialogue Act Recognition
Heriberto Cuayáhuitl, Nina Dethlefs, Helen Hastie and Oliver Lemon
pp. 314–318
pdf bib Investigating speaker gaze and pointing behaviour in human-computer interaction with the collection
Spyros Kousidis, Casey Kennington and David Schlangen
pp. 319–323
pdf bib In-Context Evaluation of Unsupervised Dialogue Act Models for Tutorial Dialogue
Aysu Ezen-Can and Kristy Boyer
pp. 324–328
pdf bib Spoken Dialog Systems for Automated Survey Interviewing
Michael Johnston, Patrick Ehlen, Frederick G. Conrad, Michael F. Schober, Christopher Antoun, Stefanie Fail, Andrew Hupp, Lucas Vickers, Huiying Yan and Chan Zhang
pp. 329–333
pdf bib Open-domain Utterance Generation for Conversational Dialogue Systems using Web-scale Dependency Structures
Hiroaki Sugiyama, Toyomi Meguro, Ryuichiro Higashinaka and Yasuhiro Minami
pp. 334–338
pdf bib Evaluating State Representations for Reinforcement Learning of Turn-Taking Policies in Tutorial Dialogue
Christopher Mitchell, Kristy Boyer and James Lester
pp. 339–343
pdf bib A Semi-supervised Approach for Natural Language Call Routing
Tatiana Gasanova, Eugene Zhukov, Roman Sergienko, Eugene Semenkin and Wolfgang Minker
pp. 344–348
pdf bib Counseling Dialog System with 5W1H Extraction
Sangdo Han, Kyusong Lee, Donghyeon Lee and Gary Geunbae Lee
pp. 349–353
pdf bib Integration and test environment for an in-vehicle dialogue system in the SIMSI project
Staffan Larsson, Sebastian Berlin, Anders Eliasson and Fredrik Kronlid
pp. 354–356
pdf bib Weakly and Strongly Constrained Dialogues for Language Learning
Claire Gardent, Alejandra Lorenzo, Laura Perez-Beltrachini and Lina Rojas-Barahona
pp. 357–359
pdf bib Open-Domain Information Access with Talking Robots
Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock
pp. 360–362
pdf bib Demonstration of the EmoteWizard of Oz Interface for Empathic Robotic Tutors
Shweta Bhargava, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Helen Hastie, Amol Deshmukh, Ruth Aylett, Lee Corrigan and Ginevra Castellano
pp. 363–365
pdf bib The Map Task Dialogue System: A Test-bed for Modelling Human-Like Dialogue
Raveesh Meena, Gabriel Skantze and Joakim Gustafson
pp. 366–368
pdf bib A Robotic Agent in a Virtual Environment that Performs Situated Incremental Understanding of Navigational Utterances
Takashi Yamauchi, Mikio Nakano and Kotaro Funakoshi
pp. 369–371
pdf bib Roundtable: An Online Framework for Building Web-based Conversational Agents
Eric Forbell, Nicolai Kalisch, Fabrizio Morbini, Kelly Christoffersen, Kenji Sagae, David Traum and Albert A. Rizzo
pp. 372–374
pdf bib A Data-driven Model for Timing Feedback in a Map Task Dialogue System
Raveesh Meena, Gabriel Skantze and Joakim Gustafson
pp. 375–383
pdf bib Continuously Predicting and Processing Barge-in During a Live Spoken Dialogue Task
Ethan Selfridge, Iker Arizmendi, Peter Heeman and Jason Williams
pp. 384–393
pdf bib Which ASR should I choose for my dialogue system?
Fabrizio Morbini, Kartik Audhkhasi, Kenji Sagae, Ron Artstein, Dogan Can, Panayiotis Georgiou, Shri Narayanan, Anton Leuski and David Traum
pp. 394–403
pdf bib The Dialog State Tracking Challenge
Jason Williams, Antoine Raux, Deepak Ramachandran and Alan Black
pp. 404–413
pdf bib Recipe For Building Robust Spoken Dialog State Trackers: Dialog State Tracking Challenge System Description
Sungjin Lee and Maxine Eskenazi
pp. 414–422
pdf bib A Simple and Generic Belief Tracking Mechanism for the Dialog State Tracking Challenge: On the believability of observed information
Zhuoran Wang and Oliver Lemon
pp. 423–432
pdf bib Multi-domain learning and generalization in dialog state tracking
Jason Williams
pp. 433–441
pdf bib Structured Discriminative Model For Dialog State Tracking
Sungjin Lee
pp. 442–451
pdf bib Comparison of Bayesian Discriminative and Generative Models for Dialogue State Tracking
Lukas Zilka, David Marek, Matej Korvas and Filip Jurcicek
pp. 452–456
pdf bib Dialog State Tracking using Conditional Random Fields
Hang Ren, Weiqun Xu, Yan Zhang and Yonghong Yan
pp. 457–461
pdf bib Engineering Statistical Dialog State Trackers: A Case Study on DSTC
Daejoong Kim, Jaedeug Choi Choi, Kee-Eung Kim, Jungsu Lee and Jinho Sohn
pp. 462–466
pdf bib Deep Neural Network Approach for the Dialog State Tracking Challenge
Matthew Henderson, Blaise Thomson and Steve Young
pp. 467–471

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