Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue

General Co-Chairs
Raquel Fernández
Wolfgang Minker

Program Co-Chairs
Giuseppe Carenini
Ryuichiro Higashinaka

Local Chairs
Ron Artstein
Alesia Gainer

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pdf bib Front matter pages
pdf bib Towards End-to-End Learning for Dialog State Tracking and Management using Deep Reinforcement Learning
Tiancheng Zhao and Maxine Eskenazi
pp. 1–10
pdf bib Task Lineages: Dialog State Tracking for Flexible Interaction
Sungjin Lee and Amanda Stent
pp. 11–21
pdf bib Joint Online Spoken Language Understanding and Language Modeling With Recurrent Neural Networks
Bing Liu and Ian Lane
pp. 22–30
pdf bib Creating and Characterizing a Diverse Corpus of Sarcasm in Dialogue
Shereen Oraby, Vrindavan Harrison, Lena Reed, Ernesto Hernandez, Ellen Riloff and Marilyn Walker
pp. 31–41
pdf bib The SENSEI Annotated Corpus: Human Summaries of Reader Comment Conversations in On-line News
Emma Barker, Monica Lestari Paramita, Ahmet Aker, Emina Kurtic, Mark Hepple and Robert Gaizauskas
pp. 42–52
pdf bib Special Session - The Future Directions of Dialogue-Based Intelligent Personal Assistants
Yoichi Matsuyama and Alexandros Papangelis
pp. 53–53
pdf bib Keynote - More than meets the ear: Processes that shape dialogue
Susan Brennan
pp. 54–54
pdf bib A Wizard-of-Oz Study on A Non-Task-Oriented Dialog Systems That Reacts to User Engagement
Zhou Yu, Leah Nicolich-Henkin, Alan W Black and Alexander Rudnicky
pp. 55–63
pdf bib Classifying Emotions in Customer Support Dialogues in Social Media
Jonathan Herzig, Guy Feigenblat, Michal Shmueli-Scheuer, David Konopnicki, Anat Rafaeli, Daniel Altman and David Spivak
pp. 64–73
pdf bib Cultural Communication Idiosyncrasies in Human-Computer Interaction
Juliana Miehle, Koichiro Yoshino, Louisa Pragst, Stefan Ultes, Satoshi Nakamura and Wolfgang Minker
pp. 74–79
pdf bib Using phone features to improve dialogue state tracking generalisation to unseen states
Iñigo Casanueva, Thomas Hain, Mauro Nicolao and Phil Green
pp. 80–89
pdf bib Character Identification on Multiparty Conversation: Identifying Mentions of Characters in TV Shows
Yu-Hsin Chen and Jinho D. Choi
pp. 90–100
pdf bib Policy Networks with Two-Stage Training for Dialogue Systems
Mehdi Fatemi, Layla El Asri, Hannes Schulz, Jing He and Kaheer Suleman
pp. 101–110
pdf bib Language Portability for Dialogue Systems: Translating a Question-Answering System from English into Tamil
Satheesh Ravi and Ron Artstein
pp. 111–116
pdf bib Extracting PDTB Discourse Relations from Student Essays
Kate Forbes-Riley, Fan Zhang and Diane Litman
pp. 117–127
pdf bib Empirical comparison of dependency conversions for RST discourse trees
Katsuhiko Hayashi, Tsutomu Hirao and Masaaki Nagata
pp. 128–136
pdf bib The Role of Discourse Units in Near-Extractive Summarization
Junyi Jessy Li, Kapil Thadani and Amanda Stent
pp. 137–147
pdf bib Initiations and Interruptions in a Spoken Dialog System
Leah Nicolich-Henkin, Carolyn Rose and Alan W Black
pp. 148–156
pdf bib Analyzing Post-dialogue Comments by Speakers – How Do Humans Personalize Their Utterances in Dialogue? –
Toru Hirano, Ryuichiro Higashinaka and Yoshihiro Matsuo
pp. 157–165
pdf bib On the Contribution of Discourse Structure on Text Complexity Assessment
Elnaz Davoodi and Leila Kosseim
pp. 166–174
pdf bib Syntactic parsing of chat language in contact center conversation corpus
Alexis Nasr, Geraldine Damnati, Aleksandra Guerraz and Frederic Bechet
pp. 175–184
pdf bib A Context-aware Natural Language Generator for Dialogue Systems
Ondřej Dušek and Filip Jurcicek
pp. 185–190
pdf bib Identifying Teacher Questions Using Automatic Speech Recognition in Classrooms
Nathaniel Blanchard, Patrick Donnelly, Andrew M. Olney, Samei Borhan, Brooke Ward, Xiaoyi Sun, Sean Kelly, Martin Nystrand and Sidney K. D’Mello
pp. 191–201
pdf bib A framework for the automatic inference of stochastic turn-taking styles
Kornel Laskowski
pp. 202–211
pdf bib Talking with ERICA, an autonomous android
Koji Inoue, Pierrick Milhorat, Divesh Lala, Tianyu Zhao and Tatsuya Kawahara
pp. 212–215
pdf bib Rapid Prototyping of Form-driven Dialogue Systems Using an Open-source Framework
Svetlana Stoyanchev, Pierre Lison and Srinivas Bangalore
pp. 216–219
pdf bib LVCSR System on a Hybrid GPU-CPU Embedded Platform for Real-Time Dialog Applications
Alexei V. Ivanov, Patrick L. Lange and David Suendermann-Oeft
pp. 220–223
pdf bib Socially-Aware Animated Intelligent Personal Assistant Agent
Yoichi Matsuyama, Arjun Bhardwaj, Ran Zhao, Oscar Romeo, Sushma Akoju and Justine Cassell
pp. 224–227
pdf bib Selection method of an appropriate response in chat-oriented dialogue systems
Hideaki Mori and Masahiro Araki
pp. 228–231
pdf bib Real-Time Understanding of Complex Discriminative Scene Descriptions
Ramesh Manuvinakurike, Casey Kennington, David DeVault and David Schlangen
pp. 232–241
pdf bib Supporting Spoken Assistant Systems with a Graphical User Interface that Signals Incremental Understanding and Prediction State
Casey Kennington and David Schlangen
pp. 242–251
pdf bib Toward incremental dialogue act segmentation in fast-paced interactive dialogue systems
Ramesh Manuvinakurike, Maike Paetzel, Cheng Qu, David Schlangen and David DeVault
pp. 252–262
pdf bib Keynote - Modeling Human Communication Dynamics
Louis-Philippe Morency
pp. 263–263
pdf bib On the Evaluation of Dialogue Systems with Next Utterance Classification
Ryan Lowe, Iulian Vlad Serban, Michael Noseworthy, Laurent Charlin and Joelle Pineau
pp. 264–269
pdf bib Towards Using Conversations with Spoken Dialogue Systems in the Automated Assessment of Non-Native Speakers of English
Diane Litman, Steve Young, Mark Gales, Kate Knill, Karen Ottewell, Rogier van Dalen and David Vandyke
pp. 270–275
pdf bib Measuring the Similarity of Sentential Arguments in Dialogue
Amita Misra, Brian Ecker and Marilyn Walker
pp. 276–287
pdf bib Investigating Fluidity for Human-Robot Interaction with Real-time, Real-world Grounding Strategies
Julian Hough and David Schlangen
pp. 288–298
pdf bib Do Characters Abuse More Than Words?
Yashar Mehdad and Joel Tetreault
pp. 299–303
pdf bib Towards a dialogue system that supports rich visualizations of data
Abhinav Kumar, Jillian Aurisano, Barbara Di Eugenio, Andrew Johnson, Alberto Gonzalez and Jason Leigh
pp. 304–309
pdf bib Analyzing the Effect of Entrainment on Dialogue Acts
Masahiro Mizukami, Koichiro Yoshino, Graham Neubig, David Traum and Satoshi Nakamura
pp. 310–318
pdf bib Towards an Entertaining Natural Language Generation System: Linguistic Peculiarities of Japanese Fictional Characters
Chiaki Miyazaki, Toru Hirano, Ryuichiro Higashinaka and Yoshihiro Matsuo
pp. 319–328
pdf bib Reference Resolution in Situated Dialogue with Learned Semantics
Xiaolong Li and Kristy Boyer
pp. 329–338
pdf bib Training an adaptive dialogue policy for interactive learning of visually grounded word meanings
Yanchao Yu, Arash Eshghi and Oliver Lemon
pp. 339–349
pdf bib Learning Fine-Grained Knowledge about Contingent Relations between Everyday Events
Elahe Rahimtoroghi, Ernesto Hernandez and Marilyn Walker
pp. 350–359
pdf bib When do we laugh?
Ye Tian, Chiara Mazzocconi and Jonathan Ginzburg
pp. 360–369
pdf bib Small Talk Improves User Impressions of Interview Dialogue Systems
Takahiro Kobori, Mikio Nakano and Tomoaki Nakamura
pp. 370–380
pdf bib Automatic Recognition of Conversational Strategies in the Service of a Socially-Aware Dialog System
Ran Zhao, Tanmay Sinha, Alan Black and Justine Cassell
pp. 381–392
pdf bib Neural Utterance Ranking Model for Conversational Dialogue Systems
Michimasa Inaba and Kenichi Takahashi
pp. 393–403
pdf bib Strategy and Policy Learning for Non-Task-Oriented Conversational Systems
Zhou Yu, Ziyu Xu, Alan W Black and Alexander Rudnicky
pp. 404–412

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