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A Comprehensive Assessment of Dialog Evaluation Metrics


Jun 30, 2021
Yi-Ting Yeh, Maxine Eskenazi, Shikib Mehri


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Schema-Guided Paradigm for Zero-Shot Dialog


Jun 13, 2021
Shikib Mehri, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted at SIGDial 2021 

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GenSF: Simultaneous Adaptation of Generative Pre-trained Models and Slot Filling


Jun 13, 2021
Shikib Mehri, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted at SIGDial 2021 

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Overview of the Ninth Dialog System Technology Challenge: DSTC9


Nov 12, 2020
Chulaka Gunasekara, Seokhwan Kim, Luis Fernando D'Haro, Abhinav Rastogi, Yun-Nung Chen, Mihail Eric, Behnam Hedayatnia, Karthik Gopalakrishnan, Yang Liu, Chao-Wei Huang, Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Jinchao Li, Qi Zhu, Lingxiao Luo, Lars Liden, Kaili Huang, Shahin Shayandeh, Runze Liang, Baolin Peng, Zheng Zhang, Swadheen Shukla, Minlie Huang, Jianfeng Gao, Shikib Mehri, Yulan Feng, Carla Gordon, Seyed Hossein Alavi, David Traum, Maxine Eskenazi, Ahmad Beirami, Eunjoon, Cho, Paul A. Crook, Ankita De, Alborz Geramifard, Satwik Kottur, Seungwhan Moon, Shivani Poddar, Rajen Subba


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Unsupervised Evaluation of Interactive Dialog with DialoGPT


Jun 23, 2020
Shikib Mehri, Maxine Eskenazi

* Published at to SIGdial 2020 

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Report from the NSF Future Directions Workshop, Toward User-Oriented Agents: Research Directions and Challenges


Jun 10, 2020
Maxine Eskenazi, Tiancheng Zhao

* Final report of the NSF Future Directions Workshop, Toward User-Oriented Agents: Research Directions and Challenges 

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USR: An Unsupervised and Reference Free Evaluation Metric for Dialog Generation


May 01, 2020
Shikib Mehri, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted to ACL 2020 as long paper 

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"None of the Above":Measure Uncertainty in Dialog Response Retrieval


Apr 04, 2020
Yulan Feng, Shikib Mehri, Maxine Eskenazi, Tiancheng Zhao


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Investigating Evaluation of Open-Domain Dialogue Systems With Human Generated Multiple References


Sep 08, 2019
Prakhar Gupta, Shikib Mehri, Tiancheng Zhao, Amy Pavel, Maxine Eskenazi, Jeffrey P. Bigham

* SIGDIAL 2019 

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CMU GetGoing: An Understandable and Memorable Dialog System for Seniors


Sep 03, 2019
Shikib Mehri, Alan W Black, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted to the Dialog for Good (DiGo) workshop (http://dialogforgood.org) at SIGDial 2019 

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Multi-Granularity Representations of Dialog


Aug 26, 2019
Shikib Mehri, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted as a long paper at EMNLP 2019 

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Structured Fusion Networks for Dialog


Jul 23, 2019
Shikib Mehri, Tejas Srinivasan, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted to SIGDial 2019 

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Pretraining Methods for Dialog Context Representation Learning


Jun 04, 2019
Shikib Mehri, Evgeniia Razumovskaia, Tiancheng Zhao, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted to ACL 2019 

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Rethinking Action Spaces for Reinforcement Learning in End-to-end Dialog Agents with Latent Variable Models


Apr 15, 2019
Tiancheng Zhao, Kaige Xie, Maxine Eskenazi

* Camera ready version for NAACL 2019 long paper 

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Beyond Turing: Intelligent Agents Centered on the User


Jan 20, 2019
Maxine Eskenazi, Shikib Mehri, Evgeniia Razumovskaia, Tiancheng Zhao

* 13 pages 

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Context-Aware Dialog Re-Ranking for Task-Oriented Dialog Systems


Nov 28, 2018
Junki Ohmura, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted in IEEE SLT 2018. 8 pages, 3 figures 

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Multimodal Polynomial Fusion for Detecting Driver Distraction


Oct 24, 2018
Yulun Du, Chirag Raman, Alan W Black, Louis-Philippe Morency, Maxine Eskenazi

* INTERSPEECH 2018 

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Zero-Shot Dialog Generation with Cross-Domain Latent Actions


May 13, 2018
Tiancheng Zhao, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted as a long paper in SIGDIAL 2018 

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Unsupervised Discrete Sentence Representation Learning for Interpretable Neural Dialog Generation


Apr 22, 2018
Tiancheng Zhao, Kyusong Lee, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted as a long paper in ACL 2018 

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Learning Discourse-level Diversity for Neural Dialog Models using Conditional Variational Autoencoders


Oct 21, 2017
Tiancheng Zhao, Ran Zhao, Maxine Eskenazi

* Appeared in ACL2017 proceedings as a long paper. Correct a calculation mistake in Table 1 E-bow & A-bow and results into higher scores 

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Explainable Entity-based Recommendations with Knowledge Graphs


Jul 12, 2017
Rose Catherine, Kathryn Mazaitis, Maxine Eskenazi, William Cohen

* Accepted for publication in the 11th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2017) - Posters 

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Generative Encoder-Decoder Models for Task-Oriented Spoken Dialog Systems with Chatting Capability


Jun 26, 2017
Tiancheng Zhao, Allen Lu, Kyusong Lee, Maxine Eskenazi

* Accepted as a long paper in SIGIDIAL 2017 

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Predicting the Relative Difficulty of Single Sentences With and Without Surrounding Context


Oct 25, 2016
Elliot Schumacher, Maxine Eskenazi, Gwen Frishkoff, Kevyn Collins-Thompson

* EMNLP 2016 Long Paper 

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Towards End-to-End Learning for Dialog State Tracking and Management using Deep Reinforcement Learning


Sep 15, 2016
Tiancheng Zhao, Maxine Eskenazi

* In proceeding of SIGDIAL 2016. Added changes based-on peer review, including: 1. Added references, 2. fixed typos in text and figures, 3. added minor change to introduction 

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Graph-Community Detection for Cross-Document Topic Segment Relationship Identification


Jun 13, 2016
Pedro Mota, Maxine Eskenazi, Luisa Coheur


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DialPort: Connecting the Spoken Dialog Research Community to Real User Data


Jun 08, 2016
Tiancheng Zhao, Kyusong Lee, Maxine Eskenazi

* Under Peer Review of SigDial 2016 

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A Readability Analysis of Campaign Speeches from the 2016 US Presidential Campaign


Mar 18, 2016
Elliot Schumacher, Maxine Eskenazi


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