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From Eliza to XiaoIce: challenges and opportunities with social chatbots
HY Shum, X He, D Li – Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic …, 2018 – Springer
Conversational systems have come a long way since their inception in the 1960s. After decades of research and development, we have seen progress from Eliza and Parry in the 1960s and 1970s, to task-completion systems as in the Defense Advanced Research …

The design and implementation of XiaoIce, an empathetic social chatbot
L Zhou, J Gao, D Li, HY Shum – arXiv preprint arXiv:1812.08989, 2018 – arxiv.org
This paper describes the development of the Microsoft XiaoIce system, the most popular social chatbot in the world. XiaoIce is uniquely designed as an AI companion with an emotional connection to satisfy the human need for communication, affection, and social …

Image inspired poetry generation in xiaoice
WF Cheng, CC Wu, R Song, J Fu, X Xie… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
Vision is a common source of inspiration for poetry. The objects and the sentimental imprints that one perceives from an image may lead to various feelings depending on the reader. In this paper, we present a system of poetry generation from images to mimic the process …

Xiaoice band: A melody and arrangement generation framework for pop music
H Zhu, Q Liu, NJ Yuan, C Qin, J Li, K Zhang… – Proceedings of the 24th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
With the development of knowledge of music composition and the recent increase in demand, an increasing number of companies and research institutes have begun to study the automatic generation of music. However, previous models have limitations when …

Convolutional neural network techniques for speech emotion recognition
S Parthasarathy, I Tashev – 2018 16th International Workshop …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… II. BACKGROUND WORK II-A. Database For this study we use a dataset which contains 17, 048 sentences in Mandarin from Microsoft spoken dialogue sys- tem XiaoIce [12] … Neutral Happy Sad Angry 7.47% 40.91% Fig. 2. Distribution of the emotion labels in XiaoIce dataset …

Chitty-Chitty-Chat Bot: Deep Learning for Conversational AI.
R Yan – IJCAI, 2018 – ijcai.org
… Take Microsoft “Little Bing” (also known as XiaoIce) as an example … For example, until 2017, users from the five countries have finished more than 20 billion turns of conversations with XiaoIce; and on average, each conversation lasts up to 20 turns …

Playing 20 Question Game with Policy-Based Reinforcement Learning
H Hu, X Wu, B Luo, C Tao, C Xu, W Wu… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… In a Q20 game system, the * The work was done when the first author was an intern in Microsoft XiaoIce team. user is considered as the answerer while the sys- tem itself acts as the questioner which requires a good question selection strategy to win the game …

A Manually Annotated Chinese Corpus for Non-task-oriented Dialogue Systems
J Li, Y Song, H Zhang, S Shi – arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.05542, 2018 – arxiv.org
… friendly conversation partners. For example, in China, Xiaoice has over 20 million registered users and 850 thousand followers on Weibo.4 Training a data-driven dialogue system requires massive data. Conventionally, this …

Towards a Critique of Algorithmic Reason. A state-of-the-art review of artificial intelligence, its influence on politics and its regulation
M Petit – quaderns del cac, 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… By way of example, we can mention Xiaoice, the Microsoft chatbot in Mandarin … Each connection has an average exchange of 23 interactions. In 2015, Xiaoice was China’s top influencer on Weibo, the social media site equivalent to Facebook, and to a lesser extent on Twitter …

Why You Should Listen to This Song: Reason Generation for Explainable Recommendation
G Zhao, H Fu, R Song, T Sakai, X Xie… – 2018 IEEE International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. Email: {zgs2012@stu; qianxm@mail}.xjtu.edu.cn † Microsoft XiaoIce, China … Fig. 1 demonstrates how our explainable song recommen- dation actually works in XiaoIce chatbot. In this example, the user says “I fell out of love …

Silencing Bad Bots: Global, Legal and Political Questions for Mean Machine Communication
ML Jones – Communication Law and Policy, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… In 2014, Microsoft released another chatbot, this one named Xiaoice, 19 19 Sometimes referred to as “Xiaobing.”View all notes on China’s WeChat and Weibo. After being banned by WeChat for privacy and security concerns …

The Chatbot Will See You Now: Mental Health Confidentiality Concerns in Software Therapy
S Stiefel – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… chatbot therapist). 2 Heung-Yeung Shum, Xiaodong He, & Di Li, From Eliza to XiaoIce: Challenges and Opportunities with Social Chatbots, 19 Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering 10, 12 (2018). 3 Infra …

A Framework for Automated Pop-song Melody Generation with Piano Accompaniment Arrangement
Z Wang, G Xia – arXiv preprint arXiv:1812.10906, 2018 – arxiv.org
… For melody generation and accompaniment arrangement, the framework of XiaoIce band [20] is very relevant to our work … Compared to XiaoIce band, we used a unified strategy to generate both lead melody and voices in the accompaniment …

Response selection from unstructured documents for human-computer conversation systems
Z Yan, N Duan, J Bao, P Chen, M Zhou, Z Li – Knowledge-Based Systems, 2018 – Elsevier
… We compare DocChat with Xiaoice, a famous open domain chitchat engine in China … A comparison of DocChat and Xiaoice demonstrates that DocChat is a good complement to human-computer conversation systems using QR pairs as the source of responses. • …

An Ensemble of Retrieval-Based and Generation-Based Human-Computer Conversation Systems.
Y Song, R Yan, CT Li, JY Nie, M Zhang, D Zhao – 2018 – openreview.net
… (2016)), and even predefined dialogue state tracking (Williams et al. (2013)). Recently, researchers have paid increasing attention to open-domain, chatbot-style human-computer conversations such as XiaoIce1 and Duer2 due to their important commercial values …

One” ruler” for all languages: Multi-lingual dialogue evaluation with adversarial multi-task learning
X Tong, Z Fu, M Shang, D Zhao, R Yan – arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.02914, 2018 – arxiv.org
… 1 Introduction The open-domain dialogue system is of growing interest in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP). Its central goal is communicating with humans coherently and mean- ingfully; it also has wide industrial applications like XiaoIce1 from Microsoft …

Style and alignment in information-seeking conversation
P Thomas, M Czerwinski, D McDuff… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… If so, 1See for example http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/04/science/for-sympathetic- ear-more-chinese-turn-to-smartphone-program.html (Xiaoice); http://venturebeat. com/2016/06/30/facebook-messenger-now-has-11000-chatbots-for-you-to-try/ (Messenger) …

Understanding the Adoption of Chatbot
HN Io, CB Lee – Future of Information and Communication Conference, 2018 – Springer
… Chatbots have evolved over the years. The first chatbot called ELIZA [2] was developed in 1996. Recent chatbots, such as Microsoft’s Xiaoice and Apple’s Siri, are based on the AI technologies, and they can communicate with human beings using natural languages …

The machine poetry generator imitating Du Fu’s styles
K Wang, J Tian, R Gao, C Yao – 2018 International Conference …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Along with the rapid growth of machine learning techniques [16-18], the Chatbot XiaoIce produced by Microsoft could be able to generate modern poetry with RNN. There are also researches of generating traditional Chinese poems …

Learning to Dialogue via Complex Hindsight Experience Replay
K Lu, S Zhang, X Chen – arXiv preprint arXiv:1808.06497, 2018 – arxiv.org
… 2000; Walker 2000; 1In comparison, the Chatbots that want to maximize social engagement, such as Microsoft XiaoIce (https://tinyurl. com/y9jxo2dw), frequently result in extended conversations. Language Input System Response …

The Bot Proxy: Designing Automated Self Expression
S Woolley, S Shorey, P Howard – A Networked Self and …, 2018 – samanthashorey.com
… At the outset we had a tendency to personify the social bot. Social media users talk about creations like @OliviaTaters or XiaoIce as if they were thinking automatons: human-like artificial intelligence akin to C3PO or eccentric robot helpers more like R2D2 (Lloyd, 2016) …

Evaluating and informing the design of chatbots
M Jain, P Kumar, R Kota, SN Patel – Proceedings of the 2018 Designing …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… The notable follow-up chatbots included MegaHAL [26], ALICE [1], and Elizabeth [39]. Recent exam- ples from the Loebner winners are Mitsuku [2] and Rose [3]. Popular chatbots that have recently emerged from the industry are Xiaoice, Tay and Zo from Microsoft …

FG 2018 Tutorials
W Gao, L Wei – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… He has shipped 10+ technologies to Microsoft products, including XiaoIce Chatbot, Microsoft cognitive service, and Bing search. Qi Tian is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science, the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) …

A SVM and Co-seMLP Integrated Method for Document-Based Question Answering
X Liu, T Peng – 2018 14th International Conference on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Keywords-component; Feature; Word Vector; styling; Model Integration I. INTRODUCTION Nowadays, many influential QA-related products have been built, such as IBM Wat-son, Apple Siri, Google Now, Facebook Graph Search, Microsoft Cortana and XiaoIce etc …

Utterance Censorship of Online Reinforcement Learning Chatbot
Y Chai, G Liu – 2018 IEEE 30th International Conference on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Microsoft quickly removed the bot. QQ Xiaoice, a chatbot in QQ social software, is known for delighting with its stories and conversations. However, it has also been removed because of its improper political comments and foul language …

Inferring User Emotive State Changes in Realistic Human-Computer Conversational Dialogs
R Li, Z Wu, J Jia, J Li, W Chen, H Meng – 2018 ACM Multimedia …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… With the development of intelligent speech interaction technologies, human-computer conversational interactions are increasingly pervasive in real-world applications, including virtual assistants and chatbots such as Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana and XiaoIce …

From Search to Research: Direct Answers, Perspectives and Dialog
H Shum – Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM International …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… numbers mean. This is part of our effort to consider not just IQ but EQ in our conversational systems, where the chatbot Xiaoice leads the way in establishing a human connection, to develop long and sustained conversations. These …

Simultaneous Intention Estimation and Knowledge Augmentation via Human-Robot Dialog
S Bajracharya, S Amiri, J Thomason, S Zhang – cs.binghamton.edu
… purposes. The first Fig. 1. Segway-based mobile robot platform used in this research. type focuses on maximizing social engagement, eg, Microsoft XiaoIce, where the dialog agent usually prefers extended con- versations. We …

The Networked Self and Defense of Privacy: Reading Surveillance Fiction in the Wake of the Snowden Revelations
A Russell, R Kunelius – A Networked Self and Platforms, Stories …, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… At the outset we had a tendency to personify the social bot. Social media users talk about creations like @OliviaTaters or XiaoIce as if they were thinking automatons: human-like artificial intelligence akin to C3PO or eccentric robot helpers more like R2D2 (Lloyd, 2016) …

How to build a chatbot: Chatbot framework and its capabilities
C Wei, Z Yu, S Fong – Proceedings of the 2018 10th International …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… down the service only 16 hours after its launch. Xiaoice [26] is an advanced natural language Chabot developed by Microsoft. The conversation is text based. Xiaobing, another Chatbot developed by Microsoft was pulled from …

Learning matching models with weak supervision for response selection in retrieval-based chatbots
Y Wu, W Wu, Z Li, M Zhou – arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.02333, 2018 – arxiv.org
… this work, we study response selection for retrieval-based chatbots, not only because retrieval-based methods can return fluent and informative responses, but also because they have been successfully applied to many real products such as the social-bot XiaoIce from Microsoft …

The future of work: robots, AI, and automation
DM West – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. the future of work Robots, AI, and Automation Darrell M. west Page 2. The digiTal economy is here Robots, artificial intelligence, and driverless cars are no longer the stuff of futuristic visions. They are with us today and …

Memory-Based Model with Multiple Attentions for Multi-turn Response Selection
X Lu, M Lan, Y Wu – International Conference on Neural Information …, 2018 – Springer
… Retrieval-based methods have advantages of selecting fluent and informative responses, and have been successfully applied to many real products such as the XiaoIce [16] from Microsoft and AliMe [7] from Alibaba Group …

Towards Best Practices for Chatbots
M Ferman – 2018 – venus.library.uvic.ca
Page 1. Towards Best Practices for Chatbots by Maria Antonieta Ferman Guerra B.Sc., Universidad Villa Rica, 2005 MA, Universidad Villa Rica, 2007 A Project Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE …

Teenagers need to aware their personal responsibility in internet society: our approach in information entrance course
Y Ouyang, S Cui, Y Qu, S Xiao… – 2018 IEEE Frontiers in …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… their usage and limitation. D. Section 4 artificial intelligence ethics problems • Ethics problems in using chitchat system ( eg Microsoft Xiaoice). • Ethics problems in using unmanned automobiles. • The advantage and disadvantage …

Introduction to VUI
R Dasgupta – Voice User Interface Design, 2018 – Springer
… A chatbot can be built with numerous goals in mind: eCommerce support either directly, like like CentlyBot, or as an influencer, like KalaniBot. Some can be for pure conversational entertainment, like Mitsuku, Xiaoice, and Humani …

Users’ Perceptions and Acceptances of Text-based Therapist Conversational Agents
??? – 2018 – s-space.snu.ac.kr
… One of the famous social chatbots is XiaoIce as created by Microsoft (Shum et al.,2018). Unlike productivity-oriented conversational agents such as IPAs and task … Users who receive feedback during conversations with XiaoIce tend to show more …

Natural language semantic construction based on cloud database
S Wang, L Zhang, Y Zhang, J Sun… – CMC-Comput. Mater …, 2018 – tsp.techscience.com
… Breitbach (2010)]. In 2014, Microsoft Asia Internet Engineering Institute released Xiaoice, it introduced emotional computing framework, and realized a simple human-computer natural interaction [Shum, He and Li (2016)]. The …

An Edge Computing Framework for Real-Time Monitoring in Smart Grid
Y Huang, Y Lu, F Wang, X Fan, J Liu… – … on Industrial Internet …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… It has also attracted wide attentions from industry, such as Google, Microsoft and Nvidia and they all develop applica- tions with deep learning techniques such as Google Translate and Microsoft Xiaoice. Deep learning also can be widely applied under smart grid environment …

Shall I Compare Thee to a Machine-Written Sonnet? An Approach to Algorithmic Sonnet Generation
J Benhart, T Duan, P Hase, L Zhu, C Rudin – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… In Proceedings of the 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation, Volume 1 (Vol. 1). [14] Cheng, WF, Wu, CC, Song, R., Fu, J., Xie, X., & Nie, JY (2018). Image Inspired Poetry Generation in XiaoIce. arXiv preprint arXiv:1808.03090 …

Dialog-to-action: conversational question answering over a large-scale knowledge base
D Guo, D Tang, N Duan, M Zhou, J Yin – Advances in Neural …, 2018 – papers.nips.cc
… We believe that KB-based conversational question answering plays an important role in both search engines and intelligent personal assistants (eg, Siri, Alexa, Cortana/Xiaoice, and Google Now) [8] to improve the ability of multi-turn question answering …

The rise of conversational commerce: What brands need to know
R Vassinen – Journal of Brand Strategy, 2018 – ingentaconnect.com
… assistant (voice by Scarlett Johansson). Xiaoice is a Microsoft-created natural language chat- bot in WeChat, created to emulate the personality of a 17-year-old girl, which has over 40 million users. These users talk about various …

The CHATBOT
M Facchini Amondarain – 2018 – upcommons.upc.edu
… the Turing test. Perhaps all of the bots which participate in Loebner’s prize and similar competitions can be included in this group. For example, the Microsoft’s bots Xiaoice and Tay meet this definition. Chatbot responses to user …

A Prospective-Performance Network to Alleviate Myopia in Beam Search for Response Generation
Z Wang, Y Bai, B Wu, Z Xu, Z Wang… – Proceedings of the 27th …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… Neural Response Generation (NRG) (Vinyals and Le, 2015; Shang et al., 2015) with sequence-to-sequence (Seq2Seq) structures (Sutskever et al., 2014a; Bahdanau et al., 2015) has been widely studied and adopted in open-domain dialog systems such as XiaoIce (Shum …

Generating lyrics with variational autoencoder and multi-modal artist embeddings
O Vechtomova, H Bahuleyan, A Ghabussi… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… poetry. arXiv preprint arXiv:1807.07147, 2018. [4] Wen-Feng Cheng, Chao-Chung Wu, Ruihua Song, Jianlong Fu, Xing Xie, and Jian-Yun Nie. Image inspired poetry generation in xiaoice. arXiv preprint arXiv:1808.03090, 2018. [5 …

Programmatic Dreams: Technographic Inquiry into Censorship of Chinese Chatbots
Y Xu – Social Media+ Society, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
This project explores the recent censorship of two Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots on Tencent’s popular WeChat messaging platform. Specifically, I…

Innovation in China and India
E Yin, JC Prabhu – Handbook of Research on New Product …, 2018 – books.google.com
… a language recognition engine. Local research has already successfully created XiaoIce, which uses artificial intelligence algorithms to understand human lan- guage and engage in conversation. The first version understands …

Voice User Interface Design
R Dasgupta – Springer
… eCommerce support either directly, like like CentlyBot, or as an influencer, like KalaniBot. • Some can be for pure conversational entertainment, like Mitsuku, Xiaoice, and Humani. • Others can have assistant-like goals, such as Hipmunk, Growbot, or Howdy …

Ada workshop: study and practice on improving gender diversity in computer science industry
L Sun, X Ma, M Zhang, T Pan – Proceedings of ACM Turing Celebration …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… 13, 2017 as an example. 9:00-9:30 Keynote: The world is different because of you, by Dongmei Zhang, Assistant Managing Director of MSRA 9:30-9:45 Technical talk on Chat Bot, by Ruihua Song, Principal Researcher for Microsoft XiaoIce Chatbot …

Language style transfer from sentences with arbitrary unknown styles
Y Zhao, W Bi, D Cai, X Liu, K Tu, S Shi – arXiv preprint arXiv:1808.04071, 2018 – arxiv.org
… A good chatbot needs to ex- hibit a consistent persona, so that it can gain the trust of users. However, existing chatbots such as Siri, Cortana, and XiaoIce (Shum et al., 2018) lack the ability of generating responses with a consis- tent persona during the whole conversation …

Perceived user experience and performance of intelligent personal assistants employed in higher education settings
S Babic, T Orehovacki, D Etinger – 2018 41st International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… arXiv preprint arXiv:1711.07543, 2017. [3] HY Shum, X. He, & D. Li. „From Eliza to XiaoIce: Challenges and Opportunities with Social Chatbots. arXiv preprint arXiv: 1801.01957, 2018. [4] BR Cowan, N. Pantidi, D. Coyle, K. Morrissey, P. Clarke, P., S. Al-Shehri, … & N. Bandeira …

Beyond narrative description: Generating poetry from images by multi-adversarial training
B Liu, J Fu, MP Kato, M Yoshikawa – 2018 ACM Multimedia Conference …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… In the industrial field, Facebook has proposed to generate English rhythmic poetry with neural networks [12], and Microsoft has developed a system called XiaoIce, in which poem generation is one of the most important features …

Improving Matching Models with Contextualized Word Representations for Multi-turn Response Selection in Retrieval-based Chatbots
C Tao, W Wu, C Xu, Y Feng, D Zhao, R Yan – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… In this work, we study multi-turn response selec- tion for retrieval-based chatbots, because retrieval- based methods can return fluent and informative responses, and are the core of many real prod- ucts such as the social-bot XiaoIce from Mi- crosoft (Shum et al., 2018) and the E …

A unified scheme of text localization and structured data extraction for joint OCR and data mining
Y Ye, S Zhu, J Wang, Q Du, Y Yang… – … Conference on Big …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… In addition, Never-Ending Language Learning (NELL) has the ability to learn knowledge and entity relationships [1], IBM Watson extracts text information and metadata [2], and Microsoft Xiaoice acts as a good assistant to recognize text in images and videos [3]. Due to its …

Emotional dialogue generation using image-grounded language models
B Huber, D McDuff, C Brockett, M Galley… – Proceedings of the 2018 …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Recent progress in the field of natural language processing (NLP) has enabled new functionalities for CA, such as generating logical responses to questions in constrained settings (eg, website customer support [10]) or providing a companion to chat with (eg, XiaoIce [48]) …

Music Generation With Local Connected Convolutional Neural Network
Z Ouyang, Y Yin, K Yan, J Wu, X Hu, ST Xia – ouyangzhihao.com
… IEEE, 2018, pp. 377–382. [13] Hongyuan Zhu, Qi Liu, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Chuan Qin, Ji- awei Li, Kun Zhang, Guang Zhou, Furu Wei, Yuanchun Xu, and Enhong Chen, “Xiaoice band: A melody and arrangement generation framework for pop music,” in Proceedings of the 24th …

One Belt, One Road, One World: Where is US Business Connectivity?
X Yang, DJ Lewis, S Roddy, D Moise – China’s Belt and Road Initiative, 2018 – Springer
… To underscore its commitment to the Cyber/Digital Silk Road, in 2016 Microsoft jointly launched, with the Dunhuang Research Academy, “Xiaoice”: an online chatbot imparting cultural information to Internet users about the Buddhist Mogao Grottoes along the ancient Silk Road …

Real-time Knowledge Graph Serving
B Shao – graphengine.io
Page 1. Real-time Knowledge Graph Serving Bin Shao Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing, China) Page 2. Page 3. Appetizer Page 4. Find the people that have the same profession with Bill Gates, and speak at least 3 languages. Demo Video Page 5 …

Functional neural networks in behavioral motivations
VA Orlov, VL Ushakov, SI Kartashov… – International Conference …, 2018 – Springer
… Marsella, SC, Gratch, J.: EMA: a process model of appraisal dynamics. Cogn. Syst. Res. 10(1), 70–90 (2009)CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 15. Shum, H.-Y., He, X.-D., Li, D.: From Eliza to XiaoIce: challenges and opportunities with social chatbots. Front. Inf. Technol. Electron. Eng …

Epilogue: Towards A Happier Global Village Or The World War III?
FLT Yu, DS Kwan – Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy, 2018 – Springer
… 79 Western Wall, 82 White elephant, 348–350, 353 WIRED 2016, 339 Withdrawal Agreements (WA), 255, 272, 281 World Bank, 245 World Trade Organization (WTO), 182, 183, 229, 245 World War I (WWI), 230, 258 Worldwatch Institute, 353 X Xenophobia, 246 Xiaoice, 339 Xi …

Automatic article commenting: the task and dataset
L Qin, L Liu, V Bi, Y Wang, X Liu, Z Hu, H Zhao… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… CoRR, abs/1706.09799. Heung-Yeung Shum, Xiaodong He, and Di Li. 2018. From Eliza to XiaoIce: Challenges and opportunities with social chatbots. arXiv preprint arXiv:1801.01957. Ilya Sutskever, Oriol Vinyals, and Quoc V Le. 2014 …

Intellectual Agents Based on a Cognitive Architecture Supporting Humanlike Social Emotionality and Creativity
AV Samsonovich – International Conference on Neuroinformatics, 2018 – Springer
… University of Illinois Press, Urbana (1957)Google Scholar. 10. Picard, R.: Affective Computing. The MIT Press, Cambridge (1997)Google Scholar. 11. Shum, H.-Y., He, X.-D., Li, D.: From Eliza to XiaoIce: challenges and opportunities with social chatbots. Front. Inf. Technol …

Let’s talk about race: Identity, chatbots, and AI
A Schlesinger, KP O’Hara, AS Taylor – … of the 2018 CHI Conference on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… If you’ve chatted with an AI bot lately, like the ones from Microsoft’s fleet including Zo (English, USA), Xiaoice (Chinese, China), and Ruuh (English, India) [37], there’s a good chance you’ve been left with a peculiar and distinctive experience …

Probabilistic verb selection for data-to-text generation
D Zhang, J Yuan, X Wang, A Foster – Transactions of the Association for …, 2018 – MIT Press
… It is not difficult to imagine that different kinds of such data-to-text NLG systems can be utilized by a modern chatbot like Amazon Echo or Microsoft XiaoIce (Shum et al., 2018) to enable users access a variety of online data resources via natural language conversation …

Social, Economic, and Ethical Consequences of AI
BR Hussein – researchgate.net
… Available: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016 /10/top-10-ethical-issues-in-artificial- int elligence/. [Accessed: 11-Feb-2018]. [6] “From Eliza to XiaoIce: Challenges and Opportunities with Social Chatbots.,” arXiv Comput. Sci …

Assigning Personality/Profile to a Chatting Machine for Coherent Conversation Generation.
Q Qian, M Huang, H Zhao, J Xu, X Zhu – IJCAI, 2018 – ijcai.org
Page 1. Assigning Personality/Profile to a Chatting Machine for Coherent Conversation Generation Qiao Qian1, Minlie Huang1?, Haizhou Zhao2, Jingfang Xu2, Xiaoyan Zhu1 1 Conversational AI Group, AI Lab., Dept. of Computer …

Content-oriented user modeling for personalized response ranking in chatbots
B Liu, Z Xu, C Sun, B Wang, X Wang, DF Wong… – IEEE/ACM Transactions …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… for building chatbots have developed rapidly [2], [3], showing the specific advantages that are difficult to achieve for the rule-based methods [4]–[7]. The outstanding explorations have been made on the open- domain chatbots such as Clever-bot,3 Facebook M,4 Xiaoice,5 etc …

Paragraph-level Neural Question Generation with Maxout Pointer and Gated Self-attention Networks
Y Zhao, X Ni, Y Ding, Q Ke – Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on …, 2018 – aclweb.org
Page 1. Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 3901–3910 Brussels, Belgium, October 31 – November 4, 2018. c 2018 Association for Computational Linguistics 3901 …

Neural melody composition from lyrics
H Bao, S Huang, F Wei, L Cui, Y Wu, C Tan… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Neural Melody Composition from Lyrics Hangbo Bao1?, Shaohan Huang2, Furu Wei2, Lei Cui2, Yu Wu3, Chuanqi Tan3 , Songhao Piao1, Ming Zhou2 1School of Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin …

Facial Expression Grounded Conversational Dialogue Generation
B Huber, D McDuff – … Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Page 1. 2018 13th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture Recognition Facial Expression Grounded Conversational Dialogue Generation Bernd Huberº, Daniel McDuff” “Harvard University, Cambridge, MA …

Searching in the Context of a Task: A Review of Methods and Tools
I CONICET-UNS – CLEI ELECTRONIC JOURNAL, 2018 – researchgate.net
Page 1. CLEI ELECTRONIC JOURNAL, VOLUME 21, NUMBER 1, PAPER 1, APRIL 2018 Searching in the Context of a Task: A Review of Methods and Tools Ana Maguitman Departamento de Ciencias e Ingenier?a de la Computación …

In defence of machine learning: Debunking the myths of artificial intelligence
C de Saint Laurent – Europe’s journal of psychology, 2018 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
… Microsoft’s friendly new AI wants to figure out what you want — before you ask. Digital Trends. Retrieved from https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/xiaoice-microsoft-future- of-ai-assistants/; Frankish, K., & Ramsey, WM (2014). Introduction …

Double-frequency ground penetrating radar for measurement of ice thickness and water depth in rivers and canals: Development, verification and application
H Fu, Z Liu, X Guo, H Cui – Cold Regions Science and Technology, 2018 – Elsevier
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Incorporating Relevant Knowledge in Context Modeling and Response Generation
Y Li, W Li, Z Cao, C Chen – arXiv preprint arXiv:1811.03729, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Incorporating Relevant Knowledge in Context Modeling and Response Generation Yanran Li The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Wenjie Li The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Ziqiang Cao The Hong Kong Polytechnic University …

Gunrock: Building A Human-Like Social Bot By Leveraging Large Scale Real User Data
CY Chen, D Yu, W Wen, YM Yang, J Zhang, M Zhou… – 2018 – m.media-amazon.com
Page 1. Gunrock: Building A Human-Like Social Bot By Leveraging Large Scale Real User Data Chun-Yen Chen?, Dian Yu†, Weiming Wen‡, Yi Mang Yang, Jiaping Zhang, Mingyang Zhou Kevin Jesse, Austin Chau, Antara …

Onboarding Users to a Voice User Interface: Comparing Different Teaching Methods for Onboarding New Users to Intelligent Personal Assistants
F Eriksson – 2018 – diva-portal.org
… peoples everyday lives. And al- though they are not nearly as good as the operating system played by Scarlet Johansson in Her, 10 million users (25%) of Microsoft’s IPA Xiaoice in China have told the IPA that they love it [7]. On the …

BYU-EVE: Mixed Initiative Dialog via Structured Knowledge Graph Traversal and Conversational Scaffolding
N Fulda, T Etchart, W Myers, D Ricks, Z Brown… – m.media-amazon.com
Page 1. BYU-EVE: Mixed Initiative Dialog via Structured Knowledge Graph Traversal and Conversational Scaffolding Nancy Fulda, Tyler Etchart, William Myers, Daniel Ricks, Zachary Brown Joseph Szendre, Ben Murdoch, Andrew Carr and David Wingate …

Natural language generation for commercial applications
A van de Griend, W OOSTERHEERT, T HESKES – 2018 – ru.nl
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Smart Wonder: Cute, Helpful, Secure Domestic Social Robots
D Dereshev – 2018 – nrl.northumbria.ac.uk
Page 1. Citation: Dereshev, Dmitry (2018) Smart Wonder: Cute, Helpful, Secure Domestic Social Robots. Doctoral thesis, Northumbria University. This version was downloaded from Northumbria Research Link: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/39773 …

The Impact of Conversational Agents on Humans in Services: Research Questions and Hypotheses
C B?lan – Bucharest 2018, 2018 – mbd.ase.ro
Page 33. International Conference on Marketing and Business Development–Vol I, No. 2/2018 www. mbd. ase. ro 33 The Impact of Conversational Agents on Humans in Services: Research Questions and Hypotheses Carmen …

Ferocious Logics: Unmaking the Algorithm
L Munn – 2018 – ssoar.info
Page 1. www.ssoar.info Ferocious Logics: Unmaking the Algorithm Munn, Luke Veröffentlichungsversion / Published Version Monographie / monograph Empfohlene Zitierung / Suggested Citation: Munn, L. (2018). Ferocious Logics: Unmaking the Algorithm …

19. Best practices and success drivers in new product development
RG Cooper – Handbook of Research on New Product …, 2018 – books.google.com
Page 431. 19. Best practices and success drivers in new product development Robert G. Cooper* 19.1 WHY NEW PRODUCTS SUCCEED Product innovation–the development of new and improved products and services–is …

Video Games for Earthly Survival: Gaming in the Post-Anthropocene
P Ruffino – 2018 – eprints.lincoln.ac.uk
Page 1. 1 Page 2. 1 Cover Image Rosa Menkman, rosa-menkman.blogspot.com creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Graphic Design Christina Drachsler Page 3. 2 Digital Cultures: Knowledge / Culture / Technology Conference …

The Paranoiac-Critical Method of Reflectance Transformation Imaging
B Behr – 2018 – ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk
Page 1. 1 Page 2. 1 Cover Image Rosa Menkman, rosa-menkman.blogspot.com creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Graphic Design Christina Drachsler Page 3. 2 Digital Cultures: Knowledge / Culture / Technology Conference …

An Introduction to Data: Everything You Need to Know About AI, Big Data and Data Science
F Corea – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. Studies in Big Data 50 Francesco Corea An Introduction to Data Everything You Need to Know About AI, Big Data and Data Science Page 2. Studies in Big Data Volume 50 Series editor Janusz Kacprzyk, Polish Academy …

Ordinal constraint binary coding for approximate nearest neighbor search
H Liu, R Ji, J Wang, C Shen – IEEE transactions on pattern …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Page 1. Ordinal Constraint Binary Coding for Approximate Nearest Neighbor Search Hong Liu , Student Member, IEEE, Rongrong Ji , Senior Member, IEEE, Jingdong Wang , Senior Member, IEEE, and Chunhua Shen Abstract …

Siri, Alexa, and Other Digital Assistants: The Librarian’s Quick Guide
N Hennig – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. SIRI, ALEXA, AND OTHER D|G| |A| ASSISTANTS sº THE LIBRARIAN’S OUICK GUIDE Nicole Hennig Page 2. Siri, Alexa, and Other Digital Assistants Page 3. Page 4. Siri, Alexa, and Other Digital Assistants THE LIBRARIAN’S QUICK GUIDE Nicole Hennig Page 5 …

Manufacturing Consensus: Computational Propaganda and the 2016 US Presidential Election
SC Woolley – 2018 – digital.lib.washington.edu
Page 1. © Copyright 2018 Samuel Christopher Woolley Page 2. 2 Manufacturing Consensus: Computational Propaganda and the 2016 US Presidential Election Samuel Christopher Woolley A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of …

Reserve Calendar Time for Every Project
B GE, Y LIGHT – What is the Next Ceneration Internet initiative?, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 54. 52 COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM| DECEMBER 2018| VOL. 61| NO. 12 HAVE YOU EVER come into work, sat down at your computer to begin a project, opened your editor, and then just stared at the screen? This …

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