7th Workshop On Knowledge And Reasoning In Practical Dialogue Systems


The 7th IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems (IJCAI2011) [PDF] ..


Table of Contents

Limits of Simple Dialogue Acts for Tactical Questioning Dialogues
Ron Artstein, Michael Rushforth, Sudeep Gandhe, David Traum and Aram Donigian . . . 1

Learning Dialogue Agents with Bayesian Relational State Representations
Heriberto Cuayahuitl . . . 9

Building Modular Knowledge Bases for Conversational Agents
Daniel Macias-Galindo, Lawrence Cavedon and John Thangarajah . . . 16

SceneMaker: Visual Authoring of Dialogue Processes
Gregor Mehlmann, Patrick Gebhard, Birgit Endrass and Elisabeth Andre . . . 24

Rapid Development of Multimodal Dialogue Applications with Semantic Models
Robert Neßelrath and Daniel Porta . . . 37

Unsupervised Clustering of Probability Distributions of Semantic Frame Graphs for POMDP-based Spoken Dialogue Systems with Summary Space
Florian Pinault and Fabrice Lefevre . . . 48

Subjective and Objective Evaluation of Conversational Agents
Annika Silvervarg and Arne Jonsson . . . 54

Speaking and Pointing—from Simulations to the Laboratory
Ingrid Zukerman, Arun Mani, Zhi Li and Ray Jarvis . . . 64