the 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue

Alexander Koller
Gabriel Skantze
Filip Jurcicek
Masahiro Araki
Carolyn Penstein Rosé

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pdf bib Front matter pages
pdf bib Keynote: The Interplay of Discussion, Cognition and Instruction in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environments
Frank Fischer
pp. 1–1
pdf bib Human-Machine Dialogue as a Stochastic Game
Merwan Barlier, Julien Perolat, Romain Laroche and Olivier Pietquin
pp. 2–11
pdf bib Knowledge transfer between speakers for personalised dialogue management
Iñigo Casanueva, Thomas Hain, Heidi Christensen, Ricard Marxer and Phil Green
pp. 12–21
pdf bib Miscommunication Recovery in Physically Situated Dialogue
Matthew Marge and Alexander Rudnicky
pp. 22–31
pdf bib Reinforcement Learning in Multi-Party Trading Dialog
Takuya Hiraoka, Kallirroi Georgila, Elnaz Nouri, David Traum and Satoshi Nakamura
pp. 32–41
pdf bib An Incremental Turn-Taking Model with Active System Barge-in for Spoken Dialog Systems
Tiancheng Zhao, Alan W Black and Maxine Eskenazi
pp. 42–50
pdf bib Exploring the Effects of Redundancy within a Tutorial Dialogue System: Restating Students’ Responses
Pamela Jordan, Patricia Albacete and Sandra Katz
pp. 51–59
pdf bib A Discursive Grid Approach to Model Local Coherence in Multi-document Summaries
Márcio Dias and Thiago Pardo
pp. 60–67
pdf bib Belief Tracking with Stacked Relational Trees
Deepak Ramachandran and Adwait Ratnaparkhi
pp. 68–76
pdf bib “So, which one is it?” The effect of alternative incremental architectures in a high-performance game-playing agent
Maike Paetzel, Ramesh Manuvinakurike and David DeVault
pp. 77–86
pdf bib Towards Taxonomy of Errors in Chat-oriented Dialogue Systems
Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kotaro Funakoshi, Masahiro Araki, Hiroshi Tsukahara, Yuka Kobayashi and Masahiro Mizukami
pp. 87–95
pdf bib PDTB Discourse Parsing as a Tagging Task: The Two Taggers Approach
Or Biran and Kathleen McKeown
pp. 96–104
pdf bib Which Synthetic Voice Should I Choose for an Evocative Task?
Eli Pincus, Kallirroi Georgila and David Traum
pp. 105–113
pdf bib Dialog Act Annotation for Twitter Conversations
Elina Zarisheva and Tatjana Scheffler
pp. 114–123
pdf bib Towards Improving Dialogue Topic Tracking Performances with Wikification of Concept Mentions
Seokhwan Kim, Rafael E. Banchs and Haizhou Li
pp. 124–128
pdf bib Exploiting knowledge base to generate responses for natural language dialog listening agents
Sangdo Han, Jeesoo Bang, Seonghan Ryu and Gary Geunbae Lee
pp. 129–133
pdf bib Automated Speech Recognition Technology for Dialogue Interaction with Non-Native Interlocutors
Alexei V. Ivanov, Vikram Ramanarayanan, David Suendermann-Oeft, Melissa Lopez, Keelan Evanini and Jidong Tao
pp. 134–138
pdf bib Conversational Knowledge Teaching Agent that uses a Knowledge Base
Kyusong Lee, Paul Hongsuck Seo, Junhwi Choi, Sangjun Koo and Gary Geunbae Lee
pp. 139–143
pdf bib Information Theoretical and Statistical Features for Intrinsic Plagiarism Detection
Rashedur Rahman
pp. 144–148
pdf bib A SIP of CoFee : A Sample of Interesting Productions of Conversational Feedback
Laurent Prévot, Jan Gorisch, Roxane Bertrand, Emilien Gorene and Brigitte Bigi
pp. 149–153
pdf bib Reinforcement Learning of Multi-Issue Negotiation Dialogue Policies
Alexandros Papangelis and Kallirroi Georgila
pp. 154–158
pdf bib Fast and easy language understanding for dialog systems with Microsoft Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS)
Jason D Williams, Eslam Kamal, Mokhtar Ashour, Hani Amr, Jessica Miller and Geoff Zweig
pp. 159–161
pdf bib Multilingual WikiTalk: Wikipedia-based talking robots that switch languages.
Graham Wilcock and Kristiina Jokinen
pp. 162–164
pdf bib Modelling situated human-robot interaction using IrisTK
Gabriel Skantze and Martin Johansson
pp. 165–167
pdf bib I Couldn’t Agree More: The Role of Conversational Structure in Agreement and Disagreement Detection in Online Discussions
Sara Rosenthal and Kathy McKeown
pp. 168–177
pdf bib Memory-Based Acquisition of Argument Structures and its Application to Implicit Role Detection
Christian Chiarcos and Niko Schenk
pp. 178–187
pdf bib Generating Sentence Planning Variations for Story Telling
Stephanie Lukin, Lena Reed and Marilyn Walker
pp. 188–197
pdf bib Keynote: Graph-based Approaches for Spoken Language Understanding
Dilek Hakkani-Tur
pp. 198–198
pdf bib Evaluating Spoken Dialogue Processing for Time-Offset Interaction
David Traum, Kallirroi Georgila, Ron Artstein and Anton Leuski
pp. 199–208
Maxine Eskenazi, Alan W Black, Sungjin Lee and David Traum
pp. 209–216
pdf bib Argument Mining: Extracting Arguments from Online Dialogue
Reid Swanson, Brian Ecker and Marilyn Walker
pp. 217–226
pdf bib Multilingual Summarization with Polytope Model
Natalia Vanetik and Marina Litvak
pp. 227–231
pdf bib Call Centre Conversation Summarization: A Pilot Task at Multiling 2015
Benoit Favre, Evgeny Stepanov, Jérémy Trione, Frederic Bechet and Giuseppe Riccardi
pp. 232–236
pdf bib AllSummarizer system at MultiLing 2015: Multilingual single and multi-document summarization
Abdelkrime Aries, Djamel Eddine Zegour and Khaled Walid Hidouci
pp. 237–244
pdf bib Comment-to-Article Linking in the Online News Domain
Ahmet Aker, Emina Kurtic, Mark Hepple, Rob Gaizauskas and Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
pp. 245–249
pdf bib The University of Alicante at MultiLing 2015: approach, results and further insights
Marta Vicente, Oscar Alcón and Elena Lloret
pp. 250–259
pdf bib ExB Text Summarizer
Stefan Thomas, Christian Beutenmüller, Xose de la Puente, Robert Remus and Stefan Bordag
pp. 260–269
pdf bib MultiLing 2015: Multilingual Summarization of Single and Multi-Documents, On-line Fora, and Call-center Conversations
George Giannakopoulos, Jeff Kubina, John Conroy, Josef Steinberger, Benoit Favre, Mijail Kabadjov, Udo Kruschwitz and Massimo Poesio
pp. 270–274
pdf bib Stochastic Language Generation in Dialogue using Recurrent Neural Networks with Convolutional Sentence Reranking
Tsung-Hsien Wen, Milica Gasic, Dongho Kim, Nikola Mrksic, Pei-Hao Su, David Vandyke and Steve Young
pp. 275–284
pdf bib The Ubuntu Dialogue Corpus: A Large Dataset for Research in Unstructured Multi-Turn Dialogue Systems
Ryan Lowe, Nissan Pow, Iulian Serban and Joelle Pineau
pp. 285–294
pdf bib Recurrent Polynomial Network for Dialogue State Tracking with Mismatched Semantic Parsers
Qizhe Xie, Kai Sun, Su Zhu, Lu Chen and Kai Yu
pp. 295–304
pdf bib Opportunities and Obligations to Take Turns in Collaborative Multi-Party Human-Robot Interaction
Martin Johansson and Gabriel Skantze
pp. 305–314
pdf bib Optimising Turn-Taking Strategies With Reinforcement Learning
Hatim KHOUZAIMI, Romain Laroche and Fabrice Lefevre
pp. 315–324
pdf bib Acoustic-prosodic entrainment in Slovak, Spanish, English and Chinese: A cross-linguistic comparison
Rivka Levitan, Štefan Beňuš, Agustin Gravano and Julia Hirschberg
pp. 325–334
pdf bib A statistical approach for Non-Sentential Utterance Resolution for Interactive QA System
Dinesh Raghu, Sathish Indurthi, Jitendra Ajmera and Sachindra Joshi
pp. 335–343
pdf bib The Interplay of User-Centered Dialog Systems and AI Planning
Florian Nothdurft, Gregor Behnke, Pascal Bercher, Susanne Biundo and Wolfgang Minker
pp. 344–353
pdf bib Automatic Detection of Miscommunication in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Raveesh Meena, Jose Lopes, Gabriel Skantze and Joakim Gustafson
pp. 354–363
pdf bib Dialogue Management based on Multi-domain Corpus
wendong ge and Bo Xu
pp. 364–373
pdf bib Quality-adaptive Spoken Dialogue Initiative Selection And Implications On Reward Modelling
Stefan Ultes, Matthias Kraus, Alexander Schmitt and Wolfgang Minker
pp. 374–383
pdf bib Metaphor Detection in Discourse
Hyeju Jang, Seungwhan Moon, Yohan Jo and Carolyn Rose
pp. 384–392
pdf bib User Adaptive Restoration for Incorrectly-Segmented Utterances in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Kazunori Komatani, Naoki Hotta, Satoshi Sato and Mikio Nakano
pp. 393–401
pdf bib Incremental Coordination: Attention-Centric Speech Production in a Physically Situated Conversational Agent
Zhou Yu, Dan Bohus and Eric Horvitz
pp. 402–406
pdf bib Hyper-parameter Optimisation of Gaussian Process Reinforcement Learning for Statistical Dialogue Management
Lu Chen, Pei-Hao Su and Milica Gasic
pp. 407–411
pdf bib Learning Domain-Independent Dialogue Policies via Ontology Parameterisation
Zhuoran Wang, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Pei-Hao Su and Yannis Stylianou
pp. 412–416
pdf bib Reward Shaping with Recurrent Neural Networks for Speeding up On-Line Policy Learning in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Pei-Hao Su, David Vandyke, Milica Gasic, Nikola Mrksic, Tsung-Hsien Wen and Steve Young
pp. 417–421
pdf bib Effects of Game on User Engagement with Spoken Dialogue System
Hayato Kobayashi, Kaori Tanio and Manabu Sassano
pp. 422–426
pdf bib Evaluation of Crowdsourced User Input Data for Spoken Dialog Systems
Maria Schmidt, Markus Müller, Martin Wagner, Sebastian Stüker, Alex Waibel, Hansjörg Hofmann and Steffen Werner
pp. 427–431
pdf bib A distributed cloud-based dialog system for conversational application development
Vikram Ramanarayanan, David Suendermann-Oeft, Alexei V. Ivanov and Keelan Evanini
pp. 432–434
pdf bib A TV Program Discovery Dialog System using recommendations
Deepak Ramachandran, Mark Fanty, Ronald Provine, Peter Yeh, William Jarrold, Adwait Ratnaparkhi and Benjamin Douglas
pp. 435–437
pdf bib Description of the PatientGenesys Dialogue System
Leonardo Campillos Llanos, Dhouha Bouamor, Éric Bilinski, Anne-Laure Ligozat, Pierre Zweigenbaum and Sophie Rosset
pp. 438–440
pdf bib The Cohort and Speechify Libraries for Rapid Construction of Speech Enabled Applications for Android
Tejaswi Kasturi, Haojian Jin, Aasish Pappu, Sungjin Lee, Beverley Harrison, Ramana Murthy and Amanda Stent
pp. 441–443

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