Dialog Act & Dialog Systems 2015


Notes:

  • Artificial conversations

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  • iaied.org .. international artificial intelligence in education society
  • cicling.org .. conference on intelligent text processing and computational linguistics

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See also:

Dialog Act Recognition 2014Dialog Act Recognition 2015Dialog Grammars | State Tracking & Dialog Systems 2015 | Speech Act & Dialog Systems 2015


Semantically conditioned lstm-based natural language generation for spoken dialogue systems TH Wen, M Gasic, N Mrksic, PH Su, D Vandyke… – arXiv preprint arXiv: …, 2015 – arxiv.org … applications such as speech recognition (Graves et al., 2013b) and natural language processing (Col- lobert and … The target application for our generation system is a spoken dialogue system providing informa … There are 8 system dialogue act types such as inform to present infor … Cited by 52 Related articles All 18 versions

Advances in natural language processing J Hirschberg, CD Manning – Science, 2015 – science.sciencemag.org … such tools in real-world applications, creating spoken dialogue systems and speech … Computational linguistics, also known as natural language processing (NLP), is the subfield of … annotations of named entities (persons, places, organizations), dialogue acts (statement, question … Cited by 22 Related articles All 9 versions

Stochastic language generation in dialogue using recurrent neural networks with convolutional sentence reranking TH Wen, M Gasic, D Kim, N Mrksic, PH Su… – arXiv preprint arXiv: …, 2015 – arxiv.org … prone to making errors in rendering all of the information contained in the input dialogue act. … The latter is par- ticularly important in spoken dialogue systems where frequent repetition of … of the 2010 Confer- ence on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, EMNLP ’10 … Cited by 16 Related articles All 19 versions

Example-based chat-oriented dialogue system with personalized long-term memory J Bang, H Noh, Y Kim, GG Lee – 2015 International Conference …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … II. METHODS A. Example-based Chat-oriented Dialogue System In this section, we propose an example-based chatting sys- tem. … The EBDM only needs to label dialogue act (DA) and named entity (NE) that can be anno- tated without any domain expert knowledge, and main … Cited by 6 Related articles All 2 versions

Matrix factorization with knowledge graph propagation for unsupervised spoken language understanding YN Chen, WY Wang, A Gershman… – Proceedings of ACL- …, 2015 – aclweb.org … Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, pages 483 … Spoken dialogue systems (SDS) typically require a predefined semantic ontology to train a spoken language understanding (SLU … Cited by 17 Related articles All 16 versions

Learning from real users: Rating dialogue success with neural networks for reinforcement learning in spoken dialogue systems PH Su, D Vandyke, M Gasic, D Kim, N Mrksic… – arXiv preprint arXiv: …, 2015 – arxiv.org … Index Terms: spoken dialogue systems, real users, reward pre- diction, dialogue success classification, neural … sections: one-hot encoding of the user’s top-ranked dialogue act, the real … It has been shown to be success- ful in various natural language processing tasks such as lan … Cited by 10 Related articles All 12 versions

Learning knowledge graphs for question answering through conversational dialog B Hixon, P Clark, H Hajishirzi – Proceedings of the the 2015 Conference …, 2015 – aclweb.org … conversa- tional agents. Williams et al (2015) combine active learning and dialog to efficiently label training data for dialog act classifiers. Relatively little work integrates relation extrac- tion and dialog systems. Attribute-value pairs … Cited by 13 Related articles All 8 versions

Arabic Inquiry-Answer Dialogue Acts Annotation Schema ARA Elmadany, SM Abdou, M Gheith – arXiv preprint arXiv:1505.04197, 2015 – arxiv.org … I. Introduction Arabic Natural Language Processing (ANLP) including Arabic Language Understanding (ALU) within dialogue-based … Dialog acts are differ- ent in different dialog systems. The research on dialog acts has increased since 1999, after spoken dialog sys- tems … Cited by 5 Related articles All 8 versions

Hierarchical neural network generative models for movie dialogues IV Serban, A Sordoni, Y Bengio, A Courville… – arXiv preprint arXiv: …, 2015 – arxiv.org … They are close to human spoken language (Forchini, 2009), which makes them suitable for bootstrapping goal-driven dialogue systems. … taking values in the vo- cabulary V and representing the token at position n. The tokens represent both words and dialogue acts, eg end of a … Cited by 16 Related articles All 4 versions

Jointly modeling inter-slot relations by random walk on knowledge graphs for unsupervised spoken language understanding YN Chen, WY Wang… – Proceedings of NAACL- …, 2015 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org … An important requirement for building a success- ful spoken dialogue system (SDS) is to define a co- herent slot set and the corresponding slot-fillers for the spoken language understanding (SLU) compo- nent. … In the natural language processing literature, Lao et al. … Cited by 10 Related articles All 13 versions

A survey of available corpora for building data-driven dialogue systems IV Serban, R Lowe, L Charlin, J Pineau – arXiv preprint arXiv:1512.05742, 2015 – arxiv.org … methods have been shown to be effective for natural language processing, including tasks … in detail the most popular data-driven approaches to train- ing dialogue systems. … and speaker segmentation, discriminative model architectures, such as dialogue act classification, and … Cited by 8 Related articles All 2 versions

Open challenges in modelling, analysis and synthesis of human behaviour in human–human and human–machine interactions A Vinciarelli, A Esposito, E André, F Bonin… – Cognitive …, 2015 – Springer … description and formalisation of an information-state update dialogue system architecture. … resource management: semantic annotation framework (SemAF), part 2: Dialogue acts, 2010. … In: Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing. … Cited by 10 Related articles All 12 versions

A review of verbal and non-verbal human–robot interactive communication N Mavridis – Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2015 – Elsevier In this paper, an overview of human–robot interactive communication is presented, covering verbal as well as non-verbal aspects. Following a historical introd. Cited by 27 Related articles All 8 versions

A tutorial dialogue system for real-time evaluation of unsupervised dialogue act classifiers: exploring system outcomes A Ezen-Can, KE Boyer – … Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2015 – Springer … adjust their strategies according to student motivation are a promising direction for improving tutorial dialogue systems. … In: Proceedings of Applied Natural Language Processing, pp. … Can, A., Boyer, KE: Combining task and dialogue streams in unsupervised dialogue act models. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

Understanding student language: An unsupervised dialogue act classification approach A Ezen-Can, KE Boyer – JEDM-Journal of Educational …, 2015 – educationaldatamining.org … as a research focus within the dialogue systems research community (Ezen-Can and Boyer, … Table 2: Excerpts of dialogue from the corpus with the corresponding dialogue act tags in … When modeling natural language data, a series of natural language processing steps are often … Cited by 4 Related articles All 7 versions

Decision making strategies for finite-state bi-automaton in dialog management F Ghigi, MI Torres – … Language Dialog Systems and Intelligent Assistants, 2015 – Springer … (eds.), Natural Language Dialog Systems and Intelligent … Thus, Qdi D d1 ::: d jQdij2 †Äm represents the decoding of a user feedback f. Let now be the finite alphabet of dialog acts that compose each of the hypotheses Qhi D h1 ::: h jQhij2 Än provided by the dialog manager. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

Evaluating prerequisite qualities for learning end-to-end dialog systems J Dodge, A Gane, X Zhang, A Bordes, S Chopra… – arXiv preprint arXiv: …, 2015 – arxiv.org … real dialog from Reddit. The design of our tasks is such that all test one or more key characteristics a dialog system should have but also that an unambiguous answer is expected after each dialog act. In that sense, it follows … Cited by 10 Related articles All 3 versions

Combining heterogeneous deep neural networks with conditional random fields for Chinese dialogue act recognition Y Zhou, Q Hu, J Liu, Y Jia – Neurocomputing, 2015 – Elsevier … also essential to determine the DA tags in a Chinese dialogue system [17 … The effectiveness of CRF in dialogue act recognition has been verified by several researches … the areas of image recognition, speech recognition, information retrieval, natural language processing, etc [45 … Cited by 5 Related articles All 3 versions

Recent Approaches to Arabic Dialogue Acts Classifications AA Elmadany, SM Abdou, M Gheith – … Natural Language Processing …, 2015 – academia.edu … it is considering one of the important solutions to solve Natural Language Processing (NLP) problems … et al., 2001), VERBMOBIL project (Wahlster, 2000), and Amities dialogue system (Hardy et … in brief some of DAs approaches over annotated corpora to recognize dialogue acts: … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Constrained markov bayesian polynomial for efficient dialogue state tracking K Yu, K Sun, L Chen, S Zhu – IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … making. The output consists of natural language generation (NLG) and text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis, with which machine dialogue acts are converted to audio. Dialogue management is the core of a dialogue system. Traditionally … Cited by 5 Related articles All 4 versions

Online adaptative zero-shot learning spoken language understanding using word-embedding E Ferreira, B Jabaian, F Lefèvre – 2015 IEEE International …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … In dialogue systems, the Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) module extracts a list of semantic concept hypothe- ses from an input sentence … and DSTC3 corpora [20] wherein the extracted sequence of con- cepts is expressed as a sequence of Dialogue Acts (DAs) of the … Cited by 5 Related articles All 2 versions

Classifying student dialogue acts with multimodal learning analytics A Ezen-Can, JF Grafsgaard, JC Lester… – Proceedings of the Fifth …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … and Subject Descriptors K.3.1 [Computers and Education]: Computer Uses in Ed- ucation; I.2.7 [Artificial Intelligence]: Natural Language Processing—Discourse … Because in a tutorial dialogue system the tutor moves are system-generated, their dialogue acts are known. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

New feature weighting approaches for speech-act classification Y Ko – Pattern Recognition Letters, 2015 – Elsevier … Natural language processing; Discourse analysis; Speech-act classification; Feature weighting scheme. 1. Introduction. A dialogue system is a software program that enables a user to interact with a computer using a natural language [5] . Since an essential task of the dialogue … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

A Survey of Arabic Dialogues Understanding for Spontaneous Dialogues and Instant Message ARA Elmadany, SM Abdou, M Gheith – arXiv preprint arXiv:1505.03084, 2015 – arxiv.org … Language Understanding (LU): Analyse the input textual “turn” by natural language processing (NLP) tools (eg … utterances to a meaning representation or semantic representation eg dialog act, user goal … Management (DM): it is considering the core of dialogue system because it … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions

Automatic dialogue acts classification in Slovak dialogues M Pleva, S Ondáš, J Juhár – … RADIOELEKTRONIKA), 2015 25th …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … [6] M. Mast, et al., “Automatic classification of dialog acts with semantic … in: Connectionist, statistical and symbolic approaches to learning for natural language processing, 1996, pp. … Development of Slovak GALAXY/voiceXML based spoken language dialogue system to retrieve … Cited by 2 Related articles

From spoken language to ontology-driven dialogue management D Mouromtsev, L Kovriguina, Y Emelyanov… – … Conference on Text, …, 2015 – Springer … There is a number of plan-based dialogue systems in healthcare1 and technology[1] which support mixed initiative and … 3 Natural Language Processing Engine … type of the dialogue act, events (entities in time dimension), events character- istics (time, aspect, mode, person, voice … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

Turn-taking phenomena in incremental dialogue systems H Khouzaimi, R Laroche, F Lefevre – … in Natural Language Processing, 2015 – cs.cmu.edu Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 1890–1895, Lisbon … agenda assistant task has been imple- mented in the simulated dialogue system (referred to as … Each one of them is associated with a specific dialogue act. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 10 versions

Sentiment and behaviour annotation in a corpus of dialogue summaries NT Roman, P Piwek, AMBR Carvalho… – Journal of Universal …, 2015 – jucs.org Page 1. Sentiment and Behaviour Annotation in a Corpus of Dialogue Summaries Norton Trevisan Roman (University of S˜ao Paulo, S˜ao Paulo – Brazil norton@usp.br) Paul Piwek (The Open University, Milton Keynes – United Kingdom p.piwek@open.ac.uk) … Cited by 2 Related articles All 9 versions

Modeling users emotional state for an enhanced human-machine interaction D Griol, JM Molina – … Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems, 2015 – Springer … different aspects from the areas of knowledge representation, natural language processing, user modeling … Bosma, W., Andre, E.: Exploiting emotions to disambiguate dialogue acts. … Some background on dialogue management and conversational speech for dialogue systems. … Cited by 2 Related articles

From distributional semantics to distributional pragmatics M Purver, M Sadrzadeh – … of the IWCS 2015 Workshop on …, 2015 – iwcs2015.github.io … more success in practical applications such as human-computer dialogue systems; for one … define a theoretical notion of compositional distributionality of meaning for dialogue acts? … of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Doha … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Conversational system for information navigation based on POMDP with user focus tracking K Yoshino, T Kawahara – Computer Speech & Language, 2015 – Elsevier … This structure is a classic concept in natural language processing, but recently automatic semantic parsing has reached a practical level thanks to … The fall-back is similar to collaborative response generation in the conversational spoken dialogue systems (Sadek, 1999), but it is … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

Layers of interpretation: On grammar and compositionality EM Bender, D Flickinger, S Oepen, W Packard… – Proceedings of the 11th …, 2015 – aclweb.org … of NLU from its early days, including work seeking to support dialogue systems, database interfaces, or … In Proceedings of the 2011 International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, Chiang Mai, Thailand, pp. … The icsi meeting recorder dialog act (mrda) corpus. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 9 versions

Micro-counseling dialog system based on semantic content S Han, Y Kim, GG Lee – … Dialog Systems and Intelligent Assistants, 2015 – Springer … Dialog act and semantic content detection result Statement dialog-act detection Semantic … Development of multi-party anticipatory knowledge-intensive natural language dialog system]. … SA, Della Pietra VJ (1996) A maximum entropy approach to natural language processing. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Robot learning from verbal interaction: a brief survey H Cuayáhuitl – Proceedings of the New Frontiers in Human-Robot …, 2015 – mahasalem.net … at the intersec- tion of machine learning, human-robot interaction, natural language processing, robot perception, robot … clauses [25], grounded language [11, 24], social states [12], dialogue acts [7], gestures … [4] Heriberto Cuayáhuitl and Nina Dethlefs,’Dialogue systems using on … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Detecting actionable items in meetings by convolutional deep structured semantic models YN Chen, D Hakkani-T, X He – 2015 IEEE Workshop on …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … focus on analyzing task-oriented di- alogues such as in customer care centers, and aim to infer se- mantic representations and bootstrap language understanding mod- els [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]. These would then be used in human-machine dialogue systems that automate the … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

Natural language processing in serious games: a state of the art D Picca, D Jaccard, G Eberlé – Int J Serious Games, 2015 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org … Page 5. Picca D., Jaccard D., Eberlé G., Natural Language Processing in Serious Games: A state of the art. pag. 81 … The learner’s answer is classified into a dialogue act using a trained Logistic-Regression classifier (taken from the Mallet toolkit). … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Interpreting Questions with a Log-Linear Ranking Model in a Virtual Patient Dialogue System E Jaffe, M White, W Schuler… – Proceedings of the …, 2015 – anthology.aclweb.org … intensive than ChatScript and can use confidence values to drive dialogue act decisions, such as … In a dialogue system that uses speech input, we expect automatic speech recognition … of the ACL and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the … Cited by 1 Related articles All 9 versions

JANA: An Arabic human-human dialogues corpus ARA Elmadany, SM Abdou… – Recent Trends in …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … first that deals with an Egyptian dialect to build an understanding model of a dialogue system. … AA Elmadany, SM Abdou, and M. Gheith, “Recent Approaches to Arabic Dialogue Acts Classifications,” 4th International Conferences on Natural Language Processing (NLP-2015 … Cited by 1 Related articles

Automated Labelling of Dialogue Modes In Tutorial Dialogues. V Rus, NB Niraula, N Maharjan… – FLAIRS …, 2015 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org … Automated Dialogue Act Classification The task of speech act classification has been extensively … TRG, 2000; Serafin & Di Eugenio, 2004) and natural language processing (NLP; Reithinger … is about deciding what next speech act the automated dialogue system should generate … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

News navigation system based on proactive dialogue strategy K Yoshino, T Kawahara – … Dialog Systems and Intelligent Assistants, 2015 – Springer … Tur G, Guz U, Hakkani-Tur D (2006) Model adaptation for dialog act tagging … 40, June 2014 Yoshino K, Mori S, Kawahara T (2011) Spoken dialogue system based on … In: Proceedings of international joint conference on natural language processing, IJCNLP 2013, Nagoya, pp 962 … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

Artificial conversations for customer service chatter bots: Architecture, algorithms, and evaluation metrics C Chakrabarti, GF Luger – Expert Systems with Applications, 2015 – Elsevier … Syntactic approaches use techniques from natural language processing and computational linguistics to parse and generate … State tracking is an important task in management of dialog systems. … 3). Dialogue acts are context-specific speech acts that are defined for specific … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions

Turn Segmentation into Utterances for Arabic Spontaneous Dialogues and Instance Messages ARA Elmadany, SM Abdou, M Gheith – arXiv preprint arXiv:1505.03081, 2015 – arxiv.org … The system achieves F1 scores of 90.74% and accuracy of 95.98%. KEYWORDS Spoken Dialogue systems, Dialogues Language Understanding, Dialogue Utterances Segmentation, Dialogue Acts, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing 1.INTRODUCTION … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Choosing to Interact: Exploring the Relationship between Learner Personality, Attitudes, and Tutorial Dialogue Participation. A Ezen-Can, KE Boyer – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2015 – ERIC … real-time evaluation of unsupervised dialogue act classifiers: Exploring system outcomes. To appear. [10] K. Forbes-Riley and D. Litman. … ITSPOKE : An Intelligent Tutoring Spoken Dialogue System. In Demonstration Papers at HLT-NAACL 2004, pages 5–8, 2004. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Perception of Artificial Agents and Utterance Friendliness in Dialogue S Griffiths, F Eyssel, A Philippsen, C Pietsch… – Proceedings of the …, 2015 – mahasalem.net … the study to press buttons cor- responding to the “Dialogue Acts” as shown … The curious robot as a case-study for comparing dialog systems’, AI Magazine … Robert Dale, Building Natural Language Generation Systems, Studies in Natural Language Processing, Cambridge Univer … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Towards benevolent sales assistants in retailing scenarios S Janzen, W Maass – International Conference on Applications of Natural …, 2015 – Springer … Natural Language Processing and Information Systems. … dialogue act #9) are mitigated by a subsequent stabilization and minimization (eg, in dialogue act #13–15). … be regarded as evidence for satisficed mixed intention sets and thus benevolent behavior of the dialogue system. … Cited by 1 Related articles

Distributional semantics in use R Bernardi, G Boleda, R Fernández… – Workshop on Linking …, 2015 – aclweb.org … of common ground—which is what discourse relations and dialogue acts are meant to … et al.(2015) use neural models to generate responses for online dialogue systems and tweets … ings of the 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 1162 … Cited by 1 Related articles All 15 versions

First steps in chat-based negotiating agents I Zuckerman, E Segal-Halevi, A Rosenfeld… – Next Frontier in Agent- …, 2015 – Springer … the natural language sentences behind the scenes) to pure Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution. … constructed a natural language system based on a standard dialog system architecture [14 … human sentences from natural language to a set of dialog acts that represents … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Dialog State Tracking Challenge 4 S Kim, LF D’Haro, RE Banchs, J Williams… – 2015 – colips.org … to this main task, we also propose a series of pilot tracks for the core components in developing end-to-end dialog systems based on the … Otherwise, it is assigned to ‘O’. (string: “B”/”I”/”O”) ? guide_act: the dialog act of the guide through this segment (string: “QST” / “ANS” / “REQ … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Learning trading negotiations using manually and automatically labelled data H Cuayáhuitl, S Keizer, O Lemon – Tools with Artificial …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … One strategy has been to train classifiers for natural language processing (NLP) tasks using automatically … been carried out in the context of automated non-cooperative dialogue systems, where an … Figure 3. High-level proportion of dialogue act types in manual and automatic … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Call routing based on a combination of the construction-integration model and latent semantic analysis: A full system G Jorge-Botana, R Olmos, A Barroso – Informatica, 2015 – search.proquest.com … In Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing. pp. … FLSA: Extending Latent Semantic Analysis with features for dialogue act classification. … and No Target Domain Data, in Perception in Multimodal Dialog Systems, Proceedings of the 4th IEEE … Cited by 1 Related articles All 13 versions

Data mining and education KR Koedinger, S D’Mello… – Wiley …, 2015 – Wiley Online Library Skip to Main Content. Wiley Online Library. Log in / Register. Log In E-Mail Address Password Forgotten Password? Remember Me. … Cited by 11 Related articles All 6 versions

Arabic Dialogue System for Hotel Reservation based on Natural Language Processing Techniques A Moubaiddin, O Shalbak, B Hammo… – Computación y …, 2015 – scielo.org.mx … Arabic Dialogue System for Hotel Reservation based on Natural Language Processing Techniques 121 … The Arabic dialogue system for hotel reservation (ADS) is depicted in Fig. … map a parse tree to a meaning representation in order to interpret the dialogue act and understand … Related articles All 8 versions

NADIA: A Simplified Approach Towards the Development of Natural Dialogue Systems MM Berg – International Conference on Applications of Natural …, 2015 – Springer … Natural Language Processing and Information Systems. Volume 9103 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 144-150. Date: 04 June 2015. … Therefore, the use of subdialogues improves the overall usability of a dialogue system. Basic Support of Dialogue Acts. … Related articles All 4 versions

Dialogue Management based on Sentence Clustering W Ge, B Xu – Volume 2: Short Papers – aclweb.org … for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Short Papers … Dialogue Management (DM) is a key is- sue in Spoken Dialogue System (SDS … Most of the existing studies on DM use Dialogue Act (DA) to represent seman … Related articles All 7 versions

Incremental Human-machine Dialogue Simulation H Khouzaimi, R Laroche, F Lefevre – researchgate.net … The moment where each dialogue act is interrupted is manually set. 3.2 Evaluation … Turn-taking phenomena in incre- mental dialogue systems. In Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2015. 12. … Cited by 2 Related articles

Evaluation of a Fully Automatic Cooperative Persuasive Dialogue System T Hiraoka, G Neubig, S Sakti, T Toda… – … Dialog Systems and …, 2015 – Springer … to construct the dialogue models and dialogue system described in later sections. In our collected persuasive dialogue corpus (Sect. 15.2.1), we define and quantify the actions of the cooperative persuader (Sect. 15.2.2). In addition, we annotate persuasive dialogue acts of the … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

The Knowledge Web Meets Big Scholars K Wang – Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … instigated new interdisciplinary research activities in the areas of information retrieval, natural language processing, machine learn … In addition to answer, the knowledge web can execute dialog acts such as confirmation … A plan-based dialog system with probabilistic inferences. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

Conversational agents for language learning: state of the art and avenues for research on task-based agents S Bibauw, T François, P Desmet – 2015 – lirias.kuleuven.be … lished papers Field Games Educational technologies Computer?assisted language learning Natural language processing Speech technologies Computer sciences Papers published on DSLL by field of study Page 10. Dialogue systems DEFINITION AND COMPONENTS …

Development of Natural Dialogue Systems MM Berg – pdfs.semanticscholar.org … Show effects of different features: ? Dialogue acts ? Sub dialogues … Berg, Markus M. NADIA: A Simplified Approach Towards the Development of Natural Dialogue Systems. Natural Language Processing and Information Systems, 20th International Conference on …

Semantic roles modeling using statistical language models S Ondáš, D Hládek, J Staš, J Juhár… – … (ICETA), 2015 13th …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … of semantic roles can be seen not only as one of the natural language processing steps in … automatic speech recognition systems (see eg [16] or [17]) and spoken dialogue system and its … applied this method to the classification of dialog acts (DAs), we assumed that it could be …

Towards Understanding Egyptian Arabic Dialogues ARA Elmadany, SM Abdou, M Gheith – arXiv preprint arXiv:1509.03208, 2015 – arxiv.org … General Terms Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Support Vector Machine. … human-computer system; which called language understating or somewhere Dialogue Acts (DAs) classification … Searle (1969) and DAs is different based on dialogue systems domains [1 … Related articles All 10 versions

Question Answering Dialogue System: A Brief Review L Sharma, V Dhir, K Kaur – ijcsit-apm.com … Rules Based Systems can apply to implement lexical analysis in natural language Processing [24 … (2006) [42] introduced the Question answering based dialogue system for Indian … model defines the parameters such as clarification requests, intended dialogue acts and discourse … Related articles

Combining Several User Models to Improve and Adapt the Dialog Management Process in Spoken Dialog Systems D Griol, JM Molina, A Sanchis, Z Callejas – International Workshop on …, 2015 – Springer … of a user utterance using the list of described dialog acts described is … 2012). 9. Schatzmann, J., Thomson, B., Young, S.: Error simulation for training statistical dialogue systems. … Zukerman, I., Litman, D.: Natural language processing and user modeling: synergies and limitations. … Related articles

Mobile spoken dialogue system using parser dependencies and ontology MS Yakoub, SA Selouani, R Nkambou – International Journal of Speech …, 2015 – Springer … can be built for any domain by defining its components properly: domain concepts/topics, meaning concepts, user dialogue acts, Is_Topic property … Recent approaches to dialog management for spoken dialog systems. … Stanford: The Stanford Natural Language Processing Group … Related articles All 3 versions

Unsegmented dialogue act annotation and decoding with n-gram transducers CD Martínez-Hinarejos, JM Benedí… – IEEE/ACM Transactions …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … This is an important research topic in the field of natural language processing. … use of the NGT model for tasks such as dialogue act assignment in unsegmented dialogue turns and dialogue act interpretation of user turns that can appear during the use of a dialogue system. … Related articles All 3 versions

System Utterance Generation by Label Propagation over Association Graph of Words and Utterance Patterns for Open-Domain Dialogue Systems HTK Uchiumi – 2015 – bcmi.sjtu.edu.cn … In ordinary dialogue systems, ie, rule-based systems, a very large number of hand-crafted rules and utterance … The types of dialogue acts is also limited to the following eight types so that even workers without a good knowledge of natural language processing can understand … Related articles All 8 versions

Semantic Features for Dialogue Act Recognition P Král, L Lenc, C Cerisara – International Conference on Statistical …, 2015 – Springer … and derivation rules for robust dialogue act detection in a spoken dialogue system. … Mast, M., et al.: Automatic classification of dialog acts with semantic classification trees … In: Connectionist, Statistical and Symbolic Approaches to Learning for Natural Language Processing, pp. … Related articles All 7 versions

Configuration of dialogue agent with multiple knowledge sources R Jiang, RE Banchs, S Kim, LF D’Haro… – 2015 Asia-Pacific …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Further natural language processing must be performed. Hence parsing, POS tagging and dialogue act classification can be included for analysis purposes. … The applications range from single domain dialogue systems such as chat-oriented dialogue agent [22], restaurant … Related articles All 2 versions

User Information Extraction for Personalized Dialogue Systems T Hirano, N Kobayashi, R Higashinaka, T Makino… – SEMDIAL 2015 …, 2015 – flov.gu.se … from 167 (= 500? 333) utterances be- cause of incorrect dialogue-act estimation (18 ut … of the 2015 International Workshop Series on Spo- ken Dialogue Systems Technology. … In Proceedings of 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, pages 201–209. … Related articles All 5 versions

Dialog Management with Deep Neural Networks L Zilka – pdfs.semanticscholar.org … Sutskever et al., 2014), image recognition (Karpathy and Fei-Fei, 2014), natural language processing (Socher et … Our model fits in the big picture of a spoken dialog system described in subsection 2.1 as a … We flatten the system dialog acts of the form act type(slot name=slot value … Related articles All 3 versions

A Simultaneous Recognition Framework for the Spoken Language Understanding Module of Intelligent Personal Assistant Software on Smart Phones C Lee, Y Ko, J Seo – Volume 2: Short Papers – anthology.aclweb.org … for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Short Papers … In addition, since the SLU module in the previous dialogue systems has a … model (triangu- lar-chain CRF) combining the named entity and dialog-act of SLU. … Related articles All 10 versions

[BOOK] Statistical Language and Speech Processing: Third International Conference, SLSP 2015, Budapest, Hungary, November 24-26, 2015, Proceedings AH Dediu, C Martín-Vide, K Vicsi – 2015 – books.google.com … recognition; speech synthesis; speech transcription; spelling correction; spoken dialogue systems; term extraction … and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Volume 1 … Mészáros, and Klára Vicsi Semantic Features for Dialogue Act Recognition …

Language detection and translation using n-gram and statistical machine translation approach S Tahasildar – 2015 – academia.edu … Proceedings ofthe 2006 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Sydney, Australia … and S.-B. Cho, “Autonomous language development using dialogue-act templates and … conversion for reply speech generation in a spoken dialogue system of road … Related articles

Dialog Technology Bibliography NG Ward, G Skantze – pdfs.semanticscholar.org … In Clark, A.; Fox, C.; and Lappin, S., eds., Handbook of Com- putational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing. Blackwell. … Walker, M., and Passonneau, R. 2001. Date: a dialogue act tagging scheme for evaluation of spoken dialogue systems. … Related articles All 2 versions

A Model of Zero-Shot Learning of Spoken Language Understanding M Yazdani, J Henderson – aclweb.org Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 244–249, Lisbon, Portugal, 17-21 September 2015. … SLU recall is very important in the over- all dialogue system performance, as the effect of a missed dialogue act is hard to … Related articles All 10 versions

Dialogue Act Recognition for Text-based Sinhala S Palihakkara, D Sahabandu, A Shamsudeen… – ltrc.iiit.ac.in … However the amount of research carried out in the area of Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Sinhala is not adequate. … 2012. Dialogue act recognition approaches. … 2003. Machine learning for shallow interpretation of user utterances in spoken dialogue systems. … Related articles

Constructive Feedback, Thinking Process and Cooperation: Assessing the Quality of Classroom Interaction T Sousa, L Flekova, M Mieskes… – … Annual Conference of …, 2015 – ukp.tu-darmstadt.de … work from the broad range of ed- ucational Natural Language Processing (NLP), which is … D. Fossati, S. Ohlsson, and D. Cosejo, “Exploring Effective Dialogue Act Sequences in … user disengagement detector for an uncertainty-adaptive spoken dialogue system,” in Proceedings … Related articles All 4 versions

An Ontology-Based Question System for a Virtual Coach Assisting in Trauma Recollection M Tielman, M van Meggelen, MA Neerincx… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2015 – Springer … this problem, we propose an ontology-based conversational system with minimal natural-language processing with which … choice and free text input based on which specific dialogue acts for MI … Ontologies are often used in dialogue systems to add additional meaning and world … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Changing perspective: Local alignment of reference frames in dialogue S Dobnik, C Howes, JD Kelleher – SEMDIAL 2015 goDIAL, 2015 – flov.gu.se … These findings have implications for situated dialogue systems. … To test whether the FoR assignment could be predicted only from the general dialogue structure we compared the en- tropy of the Dialogue Act tags with the entropy of the … Natural language processing with Python. … Related articles All 7 versions

An Ontology-Based Question System for a Virtual Coach Assisting in Trauma Recollection WP Brinkman – … Virtual Agents: 15th International Conference, IVA …, 2015 – books.google.com … this problem, we propose an ontology-based conversational system with minimal natural-language processing with which … choice and free text input based on which specific dialogue acts for MI … Ontologies are often used in dialogue systems to add additional meaning and world … Related articles

Do Human-Agent Conversations Resemble Human-Human Conversations? D Griol, JM Molina – Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence, 12th …, 2015 – Springer … There is also a wide range of natural language processing applications for which discourse segmentation assists in. … goal of the dialog, and also general parts not strictly related to the domain of the dialog system (greetings, error … the words uttered; – dialog acts, which represent … Related articles All 3 versions

Geometry of Meaning from Words to Dialogue Acts M Purver, M Sadrzadeh – eecs.qmul.ac.uk … success in practical applications such as human-computer dialogue systems (eg Young … to use these to homomorphically transfer the grammatical structures of dialogue acts to linear … of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Doha … Related articles All 2 versions

Oxford Handbooks Online R Fernández – staff.fnwi.uva.nl … coherence, which as we have seen focus on the update effects of dialogue acts, have underpinned the Information State Update approach to dialogue management, a framework for the development of the dialogue management component of dialogue systems (see Chapter 41 … Related articles

Social talk capabilities for dialogue systems T Klüwer – 2015 – universaar.uni-saarland.de … The goal of this thesis is to provide knowledge, processes and struc- tures that can be used by dialogue systems to satisfactorily participate in … The model is based on a novel, theory-based set of social dialogue acts and is also available as computational model learned from … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Finite-to-Infinite N-Best POMDP for Spoken Dialogue Management G Wu, C Yuan, B Leng, X Wang – … and Natural Language Processing …, 2015 – Springer … Chinese Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing Based on Naturally Annotated Big Data. … of experiments indicate that the proposed model can help dialogue system accomplish teach … The system’s dialogue act is formulated as the POMDP’s action a and the … Related articles All 2 versions

Measuring the differences between human-human and human-machine dialogs D Griol, J Molina – 2015 – gredos.usal.es … There is also a wide range of natural language processing applications for which discourse segmentation assists in. … as a sequence of pairs (Ai, Ui), where Ai is the output of the dialog system (the system … of the user input) at time i; both expressed in terms of dialog acts (Griol et al …

Dialogue grammar induction M SNAITH, C REED – arg.dundee.ac.uk … Black, E., & Hunter, A. (2009). An inquiry dialogue system. … In Clark, A., Fox, C., & Lappin, S. (Eds.), The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing, pp. 197–220. … Dialogue act prediction using stochastic context-free grammar induction. … Related articles

Example-based dialog modeling for a mobile system T Cunha – researchgate.net … The universe of Natural Language Processing (NLP) applications is very diverse. … Dialog systems are sets of processes, which can carry or handle conversa- tion. … The peculiarity of the work we present is the enrichment of distribution into Dialogue Acts (DAs) of the users input. … Related articles

Improved multi-kernel SVM for multi-modal and imbalanced dialogue act classification Y Zhou, X Cui, Q Hu, Y Jia – 2015 International Joint …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … is also essential to determine the DA tags in a Chinese dialogue system [5]. While … VCI datasets, a multi-modal image dataset and a Chinese dialogue act corpus … kernel functions have also been proposed for particular applications, including natural language processing [18] and … Cited by 1 Related articles

Online Learning of Stochastic Bi-automaton to Model Dialogues OR Orozko, MI Torres – Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and …, 2015 – Springer … 49. User Dialogue Acts. 138. … 65–68. Boston (2007). 14. Thomson, B., Yu, K., Keizer, S., Gasic, M., Jurcicek, F., Mairesse, F., Young, S.: Bayesian dialogue system for the let’s go spoken dialogue challenge. … In: Finite State Methods and Natural Language Processing p. 9 (2013). 16. … Related articles

Scalable Inference for Statistical Relational Learning SR Learning – cs.cmu.edu … 7th International Joint Conference of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, Beijing, China … induction and filling of semantic slots for spoken dialogue systems using frame … empirical investigation of sparse log-linear models for improved dialogue act classification. … Related articles All 3 versions

Fusion of sentiment analysis and emotion recognition to model the user’s emotional state D Griol, JM Molina… – Information Fusion (Fusion …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Sentiment analysis is sometimes considered as a Natural Language Processing task for discovering opinions about an entity … to reduce the computational cost required for solving the POMDP problem for dialog systems in which many emotions and dialog acts might be … Related articles

Processing Units in Conversation: A Comparative Study of French and Mandarin Data L Prévot, SC Tseng, K Peshkov… – Language and …, 2015 – lin.sagepub.com … The latter is the subject of a vast natural language processing literature both for written data (Hearst 1994) and spoken data (Passonneau & Litman … This article sheds light on the study of the discourse unit and on dialogue act automatic seg- mentation, as well as on descriptive … Related articles All 14 versions

Statistical framework with knowledge base integration for robust speech understanding of the Tunisian dialect M Graja, M Jaoua, LH Belguith – IEEE/ACM Transactions on …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … These models give excellent results for many tasks in Natural Language Processing, even for speech understanding … That is why we should consider dialects in the spoken dialogue systems. … perform a semantic study about railway inquiry task to set concepts and dialogue acts. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Weakly Supervised Natural Language Processing Framework for Abstractive Multi-Document Summarization: Weakly Supervised Abstractive Multi-Document … P Li, W Cai, H Huang – Proceedings of the 24th ACM International on …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … Categories and Subject Descriptors I.2.7 [Natural Language Processing]: Text analysis … Secondly, the approaches of meeting conversation summarization can lever- age domain information such as dialogue act or meeting partici- pants to help generate abstractive summaries. … Related articles

A proposal for the development of adaptive spoken interfaces to access the Web D Griol, JM Molina, Z Callejas – Neurocomputing, 2015 – Elsevier … Neural networks have also proven to be useful in for other tasks related to natural language processing [83] and [84 … intention, defined as the next user action, which we represent by one or more dialog acts as described in … Architecture to develop adaptive spoken dialog systems. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

A Conventional Dialogue Model based on Empirically Specified Dialogue Games GD Duplessis, A Pauchet, N Chaignaud… – Tools with Artificial …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … 2Moves correspond to a context-change approach to dialogue acts [23], [25]. … The use of such a simple semantic representa- tion for practical dialogue systems is well-argued in [4], [5]. Each element of the semantic database is given a standard translation in French language. … Related articles All 4 versions

Surprise and human-agent interactions C Clavel – Review of Cognitive Linguistics, 2015 – ingentaconnect.com … 2012). In particular, in the dialog system application, Kumar et al. … techniques. In ACL-02 conference on empirical methods in natural language processing-10 (pp. 79–86). … 2003). Relationship between dialogue acts and hot spots in meet- ings. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Unsupervised Learning and Modeling of Knowledge and Intent for Spoken Dialogue Systems YN Chen – target, 2015 – cs.cmu.edu … NLP Natural Language Processing is a field of artificial intelligence and linguistics that studies the problems intrinsic to the processing and manipulation … SDS Spoken Dialogue System is an intelligent agent that interacts with a user via natural spoken language in order to help … Related articles All 10 versions

Culture Clubs Processing Speech by Deriving and Exploiting Linguistic Subcultures DG Brizan – 2015 – gc.cuny.edu … Other tasks in speech processing include, but are not limited to: disfluency detection and processing, sentence segmentation and recognition of dialogue acts, such … fields. A dialogue system could be created from the speech signals of one linguistic subculture and … Related articles All 2 versions

Corpus Annotation and Usable Linguistic Features AC Fang, J Cao – Text Genres and Registers: The Computation of …, 2015 – Springer … a key role in the interpretation of the communicative behaviour of dialogue participants and offer valuable insight into the design of human–machine dialogue systems (Bunt et al. 2010) . According to the newly developed ISO 24617-2 standard (2012), dialogue acts are defined …

SENSEI Coordinator M Kabadjov, EA Stepanov, F Celli, SA Chowdhury… – sensei-conversation.eu … Question Answering corpus/lexicon NE Named Entity NLP Natural Language Processing NN Neural … Dialogue Acts (DA) are fundamental for the analysis of conversations: they carry … includes conversa- tion summarization (both spoken and written), dialogue systems, etc.; and … Related articles

The SENSEI Project: Making Sense of Human Conversations G Riccardi, F Bechet, M Danieli, B Favre… – … Workshop on Future …, 2015 – Springer … In particular researchers in Natural Language Processing have focused on learning a dense low dimensional (hundreds) representation space of words [38 … they show that sentiment analysis of conversations requires a richer set of features, such as dialogue acts and discourse … Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] Artificial Intelligence in Education: 17th International Conference, AIED 2015, Madrid, Spain, June 22-26, 2015. Proceedings C Conati, N Heffernan, A Mitrovic, MF Verdejo – 2015 – books.google.com … XXII Contents A Tutorial Dialogue System for Real-Time Evaluation of Unsupervised Dialogue Act Classifiers: Exploring System … Rosé, and Dragan Gasevic Predicting Misalignment Between Teachers’ and Students’ Essay Scores Using Natural Language Processing Tools …

The roles and recognition of haptic-ostensive actions in collaborative multimodal human–human dialogues L Chen, M Javaid, B Di Eugenio, M Žefran – Computer Speech & Language, 2015 – Elsevier … a Natural Language Processing Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States; … 2.2. Multimodal dialogue act recognition. Another component of many dialogue systems is dialogue act recognition, which attempts to uncover … Cited by 3 Related articles All 9 versions

A computational model of argumentation in agreement negotiation processes M Koit, H Õim – Argument & Computation, 2015 – Taylor & Francis … Spoken dialogue systems. … However, as a result of the corpus analysis, typical sequences of dialogue acts (DAs) were found in human–human spoken dialogues that form agreement negotiations and reflect … 7th conference on automatic natural language processing (pp. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Non-Sentential Utterances in Dialogue: Experiments in classification and interpretation P Dragone – arXiv preprint arXiv:1511.06995, 2015 – arxiv.org … 52 4.3.2 Dialogue acts . . . . . … 63 4.5 Implementation and use case example . . . . . 64 4.5.1 Dialogue system architecture . . . . . 65 4.5.2 Example . . . . . … Cited by 1 Related articles All 12 versions

Evaluating embodied conversational agents in multimodal interfaces B Weiss, I Wechsung, C Kühnel… – Computational …, 2015 – computationalcognitivescience. … … Therefore, the interaction with spoken dialogue systems, embodied or not, is still inferior compared to approaches of direct manipulation, which intrinsically provide grounding mechanisms (eg, visualization of capabilities due to labelled buttons in Graphical User Interfaces, GUIs … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

[BOOK] Text Genres and Registers: The Computation of Linguistic Features CA Fang, J Cao – 2015 – books.google.com … His research interests include corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, dialogue systems and information retrieval. … Her research interests include corpus linguistics and dialogue act analysis. … It has as a result revolutionised natural language processing systems that can now … Related articles

Linear discourse segmentation of multi-party meetings based on local and global information MH Bokaei, H Sameti, Y Liu – IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Page 1. 2329-9290 (c) 2015 IEEE. Personal use is permitted, but republication/ redistribution requires IEEE permission. See http://www.ieee.org/ publications_standards/publications/rights/index.html for more information. This … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing: 16th International Conference, CICLing 2015, Cairo, Egypt, April 14-20, 2015, Proceedings A Gelbukh – 2015 – books.google.com … The set has been structured into 13 sections representative of the current trends in research and applications of Natural Language Processing: –Lexical Resources –Morphology … 348 Rivindu Perera and Parma Nand A Dialogue System for Telugu, a Resource-Poor Language … Related articles All 2 versions

Schultink Lecture LOT Winter school by Evelina Fedorenko, Amsterdam, January 21 2015 LOT Schools, KV Taalwetenschappen – Links, 2015 – lotschool.nl LOT. Login. “Sharing results, learning high standard research, networking.”. Close: … Related articles

Laughing With A Virtual Agent: An Evaluation Study Using A Virtual Character Expressing Different Copying Behaviours. M Poesio, B Biancardi, C Pelachaud – perso.telecom-paristech.fr Page 1. MASTER DEGREE IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE Language and Multimodal Interaction Track THESIS LAUGHING WITH A VIRTUAL AGENT: an evaluation study using a virtual character expressing different copying behaviours. Supervisor: Student: Prof. Massimo Poesio … Related articles

All together now… This time with meaning: A hierarchical lexicon for semantic coordination B Noble – 2015 – illc.uva.nl … 8 Page 9. 1.2. Contributions Applied Formal Semantics A final motivation for this thesis is a consideration for its possible applications both in dialogue systems and in data-driven semantics. The possible applications to dialogue … Related articles All 3 versions

Unsupervised extraction of semantic relations using discourse information J Conrath – 2015 – thesesups.ups-tlse.fr … Each of them brought the subject of this thesis into a different light and I am very grateful for the broad perspective on natural language processing and lexical semantics they allowed me to acquire. … They are however crucial in many natural language processing tasks. … Related articles

Regional Information Video Searches Using Word Searches Generated by Twitter Posts M Takeda, N Kobayashi, F Kitagawa… – … Informatics (IIAI-AAI), …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … K. Ohtake, T. Misu, C. Hori, H. Kashioka, S.Nakamura, “Dialogue acts annotation for NICT Kyoto tour dialogue corpus to construct statistical dialogue systems”, Proc. … for Computational Linguistics and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, pp … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions