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Oliver Lemon

Heriot-Watt University

An Empirical Study on the Generalization Power of Neural Representations Learned via Visual Guessing Games


Jan 31, 2021
Alessandro Suglia, Yonatan Bisk, Ioannis Konstas, Antonio Vergari, Emanuele Bastianelli, Andrea Vanzo, Oliver Lemon

* Accepted paper for the 16th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2021) 

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Encoding Syntactic Constituency Paths for Frame-Semantic Parsing with Graph Convolutional Networks


Nov 26, 2020
Emanuele Bastianelli, Andrea Vanzo, Oliver Lemon


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Imagining Grounded Conceptual Representations from Perceptual Information in Situated Guessing Games


Nov 05, 2020
Alessandro Suglia, Antonio Vergari, Ioannis Konstas, Yonatan Bisk, Emanuele Bastianelli, Andrea Vanzo, Oliver Lemon

* Accepted to the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING) 2020 

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Explainable Representations of the Social State: A Model for Social Human-Robot Interactions


Oct 09, 2020
Daniel Hernández García, Yanchao Yu, Weronika Sieińska, Jose L. Part, Nancie Gunson, Oliver Lemon, Christian Dondrup


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CompGuessWhat?!: A Multi-task Evaluation Framework for Grounded Language Learning


Jun 03, 2020
Alessandro Suglia, Ioannis Konstas, Andrea Vanzo, Emanuele Bastianelli, Desmond Elliott, Stella Frank, Oliver Lemon

* Accepted to the Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) 2020 

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Data-Efficient Goal-Oriented Conversation with Dialogue Knowledge Transfer Networks


Oct 03, 2019
Igor Shalyminov, Sungjin Lee, Arash Eshghi, Oliver Lemon

* EMNLP 2019 

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Hierarchical Multi-Task Natural Language Understanding for Cross-domain Conversational AI: HERMIT NLU


Oct 02, 2019
Andrea Vanzo, Emanuele Bastianelli, Oliver Lemon

* SIGDial 2019 
* 10 pages 

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MuMMER: Socially Intelligent Human-Robot Interaction in Public Spaces


Sep 15, 2019
Mary Ellen Foster, Bart Craenen, Amol Deshmukh, Oliver Lemon, Emanuele Bastianelli, Christian Dondrup, Ioannis Papaioannou, Andrea Vanzo, Jean-Marc Odobez, Olivier Canévet, Yuanzhouhan Cao, Weipeng He, Angel Martínez-González, Petr Motlicek, Rémy Siegfried, Rachid Alami, Kathleen Belhassein, Guilhem Buisan, Aurélie Clodic, Amandine Mayima, Yoan Sallami, Guillaume Sarthou, Phani-Teja Singamaneni, Jules Waldhart, Alexandre Mazel, Maxime Caniot, Marketta Niemelä, Päivi Heikkilä, Hanna Lammi, Antti Tammela


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Petri Net Machines for Human-Agent Interaction


Sep 13, 2019
Christian Dondrup, Ioannis Papaioannou, Oliver Lemon


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Few-Shot Dialogue Generation Without Annotated Data: A Transfer Learning Approach


Aug 16, 2019
Igor Shalyminov, Sungjin Lee, Arash Eshghi, Oliver Lemon

* Accepted at SigDial 2019 

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Neural Response Ranking for Social Conversation: A Data-Efficient Approach


Nov 02, 2018
Igor Shalyminov, Ondřej Dušek, Oliver Lemon

* Proceedings of the 2018 EMNLP Workshop SCAI: The 2nd International Workshop on Search-Oriented Conversational AI, pages 1-8. ISBN 978-1-948087-75-9 
* 2018 EMNLP Workshop SCAI: The 2nd International Workshop on Search-Oriented Conversational AI. Brussels, Belgium, October 31, 2018 

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Multi-Task Learning for Domain-General Spoken Disfluency Detection in Dialogue Systems


Oct 08, 2018
Igor Shalyminov, Arash Eshghi, Oliver Lemon

* 9 pages, 1 figure, 7 tables. Accepted as a full paper for SemDial 2018 

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An Ensemble Model with Ranking for Social Dialogue


Dec 20, 2017
Ioannis Papaioannou, Amanda Cercas Curry, Jose L. Part, Igor Shalyminov, Xinnuo Xu, Yanchao Yu, Ondřej Dušek, Verena Rieser, Oliver Lemon

* NIPS 2017 Workshop on Conversational AI 

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Training an adaptive dialogue policy for interactive learning of visually grounded word meanings


Sep 29, 2017
Yanchao Yu, Arash Eshghi, Oliver Lemon

* 11 pages, SIGDIAL 2016 Conference 

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Learning how to learn: an adaptive dialogue agent for incrementally learning visually grounded word meanings


Sep 29, 2017
Yanchao Yu, Arash Eshghi, Oliver Lemon

* 10 pages, RoboNLP Workshop from ACL Conference 

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Bootstrapping incremental dialogue systems from minimal data: the generalisation power of dialogue grammars


Sep 22, 2017
Arash Eshghi, Igor Shalyminov, Oliver Lemon

* Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (ISBN 978-1-945626-83-8), pp 2210-2220. Copenhagen, Denmark September 7-11, 2017 
* 11 pages, 4 figures, 2 tables. Accepted as a long paper for EMNLP 2017 

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Challenging Neural Dialogue Models with Natural Data: Memory Networks Fail on Incremental Phenomena


Sep 22, 2017
Igor Shalyminov, Arash Eshghi, Oliver Lemon

* Proceedings of the 21st Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (ISSN 2308-2275), pp 125-133. Saarbrucken, Germany, 15-17 August 2017 
* 9 pages, 3 figures, 2 tables. Accepted as a full paper for SemDial 2017 

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Sympathy Begins with a Smile, Intelligence Begins with a Word: Use of Multimodal Features in Spoken Human-Robot Interaction


Jun 08, 2017
Jekaterina Novikova, Christian Dondrup, Ioannis Papaioannou, Oliver Lemon

* Robo-NLP workshop at ACL 2017. 9 pages, 5 figures, 6 tables 

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Bootstrapping incremental dialogue systems: using linguistic knowledge to learn from minimal data


Dec 01, 2016
Dimitrios Kalatzis, Arash Eshghi, Oliver Lemon


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Natural Language Generation enhances human decision-making with uncertain information


Aug 15, 2016
Dimitra Gkatzia, Oliver Lemon, Verena Rieser

* 54th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Berlin 2016 

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Crowd-sourcing NLG Data: Pictures Elicit Better Data


Aug 01, 2016
Jekaterina Novikova, Oliver Lemon, Verena Rieser

* The 9th International Natural Language Generation conference INLG, 2016. 10 pages, 2 figures, 3 tables 

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Natural Language Generation as Planning under Uncertainty Using Reinforcement Learning


Jun 15, 2016
Verena Rieser, Oliver Lemon

* published EACL 2009 

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Strategic Dialogue Management via Deep Reinforcement Learning


Nov 25, 2015
Heriberto Cuayáhuitl, Simon Keizer, Oliver Lemon

* NIPS'15 Workshop on Deep Reinforcement Learning 

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On the Linear Belief Compression of POMDPs: A re-examination of current methods


Aug 05, 2015
Zhuoran Wang, Paul A. Crook, Wenshuo Tang, Oliver Lemon


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