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Learning to summarize from human feedback

Sep 02, 2020
Nisan Stiennon, Long Ouyang, Jeff Wu, Daniel M. Ziegler, Ryan Lowe, Chelsea Voss, Alec Radford, Dario Amodei, Paul Christiano

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Ideas for Improving the Field of Machine Learning: Summarizing Discussion from the NeurIPS 2019 Retrospectives Workshop

Jul 21, 2020
Shagun Sodhani, Mayoore S. Jaiswal, Lauren Baker, Koustuv Sinha, Carl Shneider, Peter Henderson, Joel Lehman, Ryan Lowe

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Learning an Unreferenced Metric for Online Dialogue Evaluation

May 01, 2020
Koustuv Sinha, Prasanna Parthasarathi, Jasmine Wang, Ryan Lowe, William L. Hamilton, Joelle Pineau

* Accepted at ACL 2020, 5 pages 

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On the interaction between supervision and self-play in emergent communication

Feb 04, 2020
Ryan Lowe, Abhinav Gupta, Jakob Foerster, Douwe Kiela, Joelle Pineau

* The first two authors contributed equally. Accepted at ICLR 2020 

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On the Pitfalls of Measuring Emergent Communication

Mar 12, 2019
Ryan Lowe, Jakob Foerster, Y-Lan Boureau, Joelle Pineau, Yann Dauphin

* AAMAS 2019. 13 pages 

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The Second Conversational Intelligence Challenge (ConvAI2)

Jan 31, 2019
Emily Dinan, Varvara Logacheva, Valentin Malykh, Alexander Miller, Kurt Shuster, Jack Urbanek, Douwe Kiela, Arthur Szlam, Iulian Serban, Ryan Lowe, Shrimai Prabhumoye, Alan W Black, Alexander Rudnicky, Jason Williams, Joelle Pineau, Mikhail Burtsev, Jason Weston

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Multi-Agent Actor-Critic for Mixed Cooperative-Competitive Environments

Jan 16, 2018
Ryan Lowe, Yi Wu, Aviv Tamar, Jean Harb, Pieter Abbeel, Igor Mordatch

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Towards an Automatic Turing Test: Learning to Evaluate Dialogue Responses

Jan 16, 2018
Ryan Lowe, Michael Noseworthy, Iulian V. Serban, Nicolas Angelard-Gontier, Yoshua Bengio, Joelle Pineau

* Proceedings of the 55th annual meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics (2017), pp. 1116-1126 
* ACL 2017 

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Ethical Challenges in Data-Driven Dialogue Systems

Nov 24, 2017
Peter Henderson, Koustuv Sinha, Nicolas Angelard-Gontier, Nan Rosemary Ke, Genevieve Fried, Ryan Lowe, Joelle Pineau

* In Submission to the AAAI/ACM conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, and Society 

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A Survey of Available Corpora for Building Data-Driven Dialogue Systems

Mar 21, 2017
Iulian Vlad Serban, Ryan Lowe, Peter Henderson, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau

* 56 pages including references and appendix, 5 tables and 1 figure; Under review for the Dialogue & Discourse journal. Update: paper has been rewritten and now includes several new datasets 

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An Actor-Critic Algorithm for Sequence Prediction

Mar 03, 2017
Dzmitry Bahdanau, Philemon Brakel, Kelvin Xu, Anirudh Goyal, Ryan Lowe, Joelle Pineau, Aaron Courville, Yoshua Bengio

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How NOT To Evaluate Your Dialogue System: An Empirical Study of Unsupervised Evaluation Metrics for Dialogue Response Generation

Jan 03, 2017
Chia-Wei Liu, Ryan Lowe, Iulian V. Serban, Michael Noseworthy, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau

* First 4 authors had equal contribution. 13 pages, 5 tables, 6 figures. EMNLP 2016 

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Generative Deep Neural Networks for Dialogue: A Short Review

Nov 18, 2016
Iulian Vlad Serban, Ryan Lowe, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau

* 6 pages, 1 figure, 3 tables; NIPS 2016 workshop on Learning Methods for Dialogue 

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On the Evaluation of Dialogue Systems with Next Utterance Classification

Jul 23, 2016
Ryan Lowe, Iulian V. Serban, Mike Noseworthy, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau

* Accepted to SIGDIAL 2016 (short paper). 5 pages 

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A Hierarchical Latent Variable Encoder-Decoder Model for Generating Dialogues

Jun 14, 2016
Iulian Vlad Serban, Alessandro Sordoni, Ryan Lowe, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau, Aaron Courville, Yoshua Bengio

* 15 pages, 5 tables, 4 figures 

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Leveraging Lexical Resources for Learning Entity Embeddings in Multi-Relational Data

May 18, 2016
Teng Long, Ryan Lowe, Jackie Chi Kit Cheung, Doina Precup

* 6 pages. Accepted to ACL 2016 (short paper) 

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The Ubuntu Dialogue Corpus: A Large Dataset for Research in Unstructured Multi-Turn Dialogue Systems

Feb 04, 2016
Ryan Lowe, Nissan Pow, Iulian Serban, Joelle Pineau

* SIGDIAL 2015. 10 pages, 5 figures. Update includes link to new version of the dataset, with some added features and bug fixes. See: 

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