Accepted Papers List

Improving Bot Response Contradiction Detection via Utterance Rewriting
Di Jin, Sijia Liu, Yang Liu and Dilek Hakkani-Tur
Using Interaction Style Dimensions to Characterize Spoken Dialog Corpora
Nigel Ward
Generating Meaningful Topic Descriptions with Sentence Embeddings and LDA
Javier Miguel Sastre Martinez, Sean Gorman, Aisling Nugent and Anandita Pal
Towards Socially Intelligent Agents with Mental State Transition and Human Value
Liang Qiu, Yizhou Zhao, Yuan Liang, Pan Lu, Weiyan Shi, Zhou Yu and Song-Chun Zhu
LAD: Language Models as Data for Zero-Shot Dialog
Shikib Mehri, Yasemin Altun and Maxine Eskenazi
Automatic Verbal Depiction of a Brick Assembly for a Robot Instructing Humans
Rami Younes, Gérard Bailly, Frederic Elisei and Damien Pellier
Symbol and Communicative Grounding through Object Permanence with a Mobile Robot
Josue Torres-Foncesca, Catherine Henry and Casey Kennington
MultiWOZ 2.4: A Multi-Domain Task-Oriented Dialogue Dataset with Essential Annotation Corrections to Improve State Tracking Evaluation
Fanghua Ye, Jarana Manotumruksa and Emine Yilmaz
A Systematic Evaluation of Response Selection for Open Domain Dialogue
Behnam Hedayatnia, Di Jin, Yang Liu and Dilek Hakkani-Tur
Post-processing Networks: A Method for Optimizing Pipeline Task-oriented Dialogue Systems using Reinforcement Learning
Atsumoto Ohashi and Ryuichiro Higashinaka
Multi-Domain Dialogue State Tracking with Top-k Slot Self Attention
Longfei Yang, Jiyi Li, Sheng Li and Takahiro Shinozaki
Building Knowledge-Based Dialogue System with Text Infilling
Qiang Xue, Tetsuya Takiguchi and Yasuo Ariki
User Satisfaction Modeling with Domain Adaptation in Task-oriented Dialogue Systems
Yan Pan, Mingyang Ma, Bernhard Pflugfelder and Georg Groh
Towards Personality-Aware Chatbots
Daniel Fernau, Stefan Hillmann, Nils Feldhus, Tim Polzehl and Sebastian Möller
N-best Response-based Analysis of Contradiction-awareness in Neural Response Generation Models
Shiki Sato, Reina Akama, Hiroki Ouchi, Ryoko Tokuhisa, Jun Suzuki and Kentaro Inui
Inferring Ranked Dialog Flows from Human-to-Human Conversations
Javier Miguel Sastre Martinez and Aisling Nugent
GRILLBot: A multi-modal conversational agent for complex real-world tasks
Carlos Gemmell, Federico Rossetto, Iain Mackie, Paul Owoicho, Sophie Fischer and Jeff Dalton
The DialPort tools
Jessica Huynh, Shikib Mehri, Cathy L. Jiao and Maxine Eskenazi
EDU-AP: Elementary Discourse Unit based Argument Parser
Sougata Saha, Souvik Das and Rohini Srihari
Using Transition Duration to Improve Turn-taking in Conversational Agents
Charles Threlkeld, Muhammad Umair and JP de Ruiter
The Duration of a Turn Cannot be Used to Predict When It Ends
Charles Threlkeld and JP de Ruiter
Dialog Acts for Task Driven Embodied Agents
Spandana Gella, Aishwarya Padmakumar, Patrick Lange and Dilek Hakkani-Tur
Reducing Model Churn: Stable Re-training of Conversational Agents
Christopher Hidey, Fei Liu and Rahul Goel
How Well Do You Know Your Audience? Toward Socially-aware Question Generation
Ian Stewart and Rada Mihalcea
DeepCon: An End-to-End Multilingual Toolkit for Automatic Minuting of Multi-Party Dialogues
Aakash Bhatnagar, Nidhir Bhavsar and Muskaan Singh
DG2: Data Augmentation Through Document Grounded Dialogue Generation
Qingyang Wu, Song Feng, Derek Chen, Sachindra Joshi, Luis Lastras and Zhou Yu
ICM : Intent and Conversational Mining from Conversation Logs
Sayantan Mitra, Roshni Ramnani, Sumit Ranjan and Shubhashis Sengupta
Controllable User Dialogue Act Augmentation for Dialogue State Track
Chun-Mao Lai, Ming-Hao Hsu, Chao-Wei Huang and Yun-Nung Chen
Entity-based De-noising Modeling for Controllable Dialogue Summarization
Zhengyuan Liu and Nancy Chen
iEval: Interactive Evaluation Framework for Open-Domain Empathetic Chatbots
Ekaterina Svikhnushina, Anastasiia Filippova and Pearl Pu
Simultaneous Job Interview System Using Multiple Semi-autonomous Agents
Haruki Kawai, Yusuke Muraki, Kenta Yamamoto, Divesh Lala, Koji Inoue and Tatsuya Kawahara
Unsupervised domain adaptation on question-answering system with conversation data
Amalia Istiqlali Adiba, Takeshi Homma and Yasuhiro Sogawa
Graph Neural Network Policies and Imitation Learning for Multi-Domain Task-Oriented Dialogues
Thibault Cordier, Tanguy Urvoy, Fabrice Lefèvre and Lina M. Rojas Barahona
UniDU: Towards A Unified Generative Dialogue Understanding Framework
Zhi Chen, Lu Chen, Bei Chen, Libo Qin, Yuncong Liu, Su Zhu, Jian-Guang LOU and Kai Yu
Developing an argument annotation scheme based on a semantic classification of arguments
Lea Kawaletz, Heidrun Dorgeloh, Stefan Conrad and Zeljko Bekcic
Structured Dialogue Discourse Parsing
Ta-Chung Chi and Alexander Rudnicky
Combining Structured and Unstructured Knowledge in an Interactive Search Dialogue System
Svetlana Stoyanchev, Suraj Pandey, Simon Keizer, Norbert Braunschweiler and Rama Sanand Doddipatla
“Do you follow me?”: a Survey of Recent Approaches in Dialogue State Tracking
Léo Jacqmin, Lina M. Rojas Barahona and Benoit Favre
Advancing Semi-Supervised Task Oriented Dialog Systems by JSA Learning of Discrete Latent Variable Models
Yucheng Cai, Hong Liu, Zhijian Ou, Yi Huang and Junlan Feng
A Visually-Aware Conversational Robot Receptionist
Nancie A. Gunson, Daniel Hernandez Garcia, Weronika Sieińska, Angus Addlesee, Christian Dondrup, Oliver Lemon, Jose L. Part and Yanchao Yu
Getting Better Dialogue Context for Knowledge Identification by Leveraging Document-level Topic Shift
Nhat Tran and Diane Litman
Knowledge-Grounded Conversational Data Augmentation with Generative Conversational Networks
Yen Ting Lin, Alexandros Papangelis, Seokhwan Kim and Dilek Hakkani-Tur
How Much Does Prosody Help Turn-taking? Investigations using Voice Activity Projection Models
Erik Ekstedt and Gabriel Skantze
Redwood: Using Collision Detection to Grow a Large-Scale Intent Classification Dataset
Stefan Larson and Kevin Leach
Dialogue Evaluation with Offline Reinforcement Learning
Nurul Lubis, Christian Geishauser, Hsien-chin Lin, Carel van Niekerk, Michael Heck, Shutong Feng and Milica Gasic
Comparison of Lexical Alignment with a Teachable Robot in Human-Robot and Human-Human-Robot Interactions
Yuya Asano, Diane Litman, Mingzhi Yu, Nikki Lobczowski, Timothy Nokes-Malach, Adriana Kovashka and Erin Walker
Guiding the Release of Safer E2E Conversational AI through Value Sensitive Design
A. Stevie Bergman, Gavin Abercrombie, Shannon Spruit, Dirk Hovy, Emily Dinan, Y-Lan Boureau and Verena Rieser
Disruptive talk detection in multi-party dialogue within collaborative learning environments with a regularized user-aware network
Kyungjin Park, Hyunwoo Sohn, Wookhee Min, Bradford Mott, Krista Glazewski, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver and James Lester
Demonstrating EMMA: Embodied MultiModal Agent for Language-guided Action Execution in 3D Simulated Environments
Alessandro Suglia, Bhathiya Hemanthage, Malvina Nikandrou, George Pantazopoulos, Amit Parekh, Arash Eshghi, Claudio Greco, Ioannis Konstas, Oliver Lemon and Verena Rieser
Multi-Task Learning for Depression Detection in Dialogues
Chuyuan Li, Chloé Braud and Maxime Amblard
A System For Robot Concept Learning Through Situated Dialogue
Benjamin Kane, Felix Gervits, Matthias Scheutz and Matthew Marge
Generating Discourse Connectives with Pre-trained Language Models: Conditioning on Discourse Relations Helps Reconstruct the PDTB
Symon Stevens-Guille, Aleksandre Maskharashvili, Xintong Li and Michael White
Are Interaction Patterns Helpful for Task-Agnostic Dementia Detection? An Empirical Exploration
Shahla Farzana and Natalie Parde
When can I Speak? Predicting initiation points for spoken dialogue agents
Siyan Li, Ashwin Paranjape and Christopher D. Manning
Evaluating N-best Calibration of Natural Language Understanding for Dialogue Systems
Ranim Khojah, Alexander Berman and Staffan Larsson
AARGH! End-to-end Retrieval-Generation for Task-Oriented Dialog
Tomáš Nekvinda and Ondřej Dušek
TREND: Trigger-Enhanced Relation-Extraction Network for Dialogues
Po-Wei Lin, Shang-Yu Su and Yun-Nung Chen
To laugh or not to laugh? The use of laughter to mark discourse structure
Bogdan Ludusan and Barbara Schuppler
Neural Generation Meets Real People: Building a Social, Informative Open-Domain Dialogue Agent
Ethan A. Chi, Ashwin Paranjape, Abigail See, Caleb Chiam, Trenton Chang, Kathleen Kenealy, Swee Kiat Lim, Amelia Hardy, Chetanya Rastogi, Haojun Li, Alexander Iyabor, Yutong He, Hari Sowrirajan, Peng Qi, Kaushik Ram Sadagopan, Nguyet Minh Phu, Dilara Soylu, Jillian Tang, Avanika Narayan, Giovanni Campagna and Christopher D. Manning
What makes you change your mind? An empirical investigation of online group decision-making conversations
Georgi Karadzhov, Tom Stafford and Andreas Vlachos
GenTUS: Simulating User Behaviour and Language in Task-oriented Dialogues with Generative Transformers
Hsien-chin Lin, Christian Geishauser, Shutong Feng, Nurul Lubis, Carel van Niekerk, Michael Heck and Milica Gasic
Dialogue Term Extraction using Transfer Learning and Topological Data Analysis
Renato Vukovic, Michael Heck, Benjamin Matthias Ruppik, Carel van Niekerk, Marcus Zibrowius and Milica Gasic
QualityAdapt: an Automatic Dialogue Quality Estimation Framework
John Mendonca, Alon Lavie and Isabel Trancoso
Toward Self-Learning End-to-End Task-oriented Dialog Systems
Xiaoying ZHANG, Baolin Peng, Jianfeng Gao and Helen Meng
When to Say What and How: Adapting the Elaborateness and Indirectness of Spoken Dialogue Systems
Juliana Miehle, Wolfgang Minker and Stefan Ultes
Cognitive and social delays in the initiation of conversational repair
Julia Beret Mertens and J. P. de Ruiter
Referential Communication Between Friends and Strangers in the Wild
Kris Liu, Trevor D’Arcey, Marilyn Walker and Jean Fox Tree