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Natural Language Understanding for Argumentative Dialogue Systems in the Opinion Building Domain


Mar 03, 2021
Waheed Ahmed Abro, Annalena Aicher, Niklas Rach, Stefan Ultes, Wolfgang Minker, Guilin Qi


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Improving Interaction Quality Estimation with BiLSTMs and the Impact on Dialogue Policy Learning


Jan 21, 2020
Stefan Ultes

* Published at SIGDIAL 2019 

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Addressing Objects and Their Relations: The Conversational Entity Dialogue Model


Jan 05, 2019
Stefan Ultes, Paweł\ Budzianowski, Iñigo Casanueva, Lina Rojas-Barahona, Bo-Hsiang Tseng, Yen-Chen Wu, Steve Young, Milica Gašić

* Accepted at SIGDial 2018 

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Variational Cross-domain Natural Language Generation for Spoken Dialogue Systems


Dec 20, 2018
Bo-Hsiang Tseng, Florian Kreyssig, Pawel Budzianowski, Inigo Casanueva, Yen-Chen Wu, Stefan Ultes, Milica Gasic

* Sigdial 2018 

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MultiWOZ - A Large-Scale Multi-Domain Wizard-of-Oz Dataset for Task-Oriented Dialogue Modelling


Sep 29, 2018
Paweł Budzianowski, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Bo-Hsiang Tseng, Iñigo Casanueva, Stefan Ultes, Osman Ramadan, Milica Gašić

* Accepted for publication at EMNLP 2018 

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Deep learning for language understanding of mental health concepts derived from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy


Sep 03, 2018
Lina Rojas-Barahona, Bo-Hsiang Tseng, Yinpei Dai, Clare Mansfield, Osman Ramadan, Stefan Ultes, Michael Crawford, Milica Gasic

* Accepted for publication at LOUHI 2018: The Ninth International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis 

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Nearly Zero-Shot Learning for Semantic Decoding in Spoken Dialogue Systems


Jun 21, 2018
Lina M. Rojas-Barahona, Stefan Ultes, Pawel Budzianowski, Iñigo Casanueva, Milica Gasic, Bo-Hsiang Tseng, Steve Young


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A Benchmarking Environment for Reinforcement Learning Based Task Oriented Dialogue Management


Apr 06, 2018
Iñigo Casanueva, Paweł Budzianowski, Pei-Hao Su, Nikola Mrkšić, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Stefan Ultes, Lina Rojas-Barahona, Steve Young, Milica Gašić

* Accepted at the Deep Reinforcement Learning Symposium, 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2017) Paper updated with minor changes 

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Feudal Reinforcement Learning for Dialogue Management in Large Domains


Mar 08, 2018
Iñigo Casanueva, Paweł Budzianowski, Pei-Hao Su, Stefan Ultes, Lina Rojas-Barahona, Bo-Hsiang Tseng, Milica Gašić

* Accepted as a short paper in NAACL 2018 

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Reward-Balancing for Statistical Spoken Dialogue Systems using Multi-objective Reinforcement Learning


Jul 19, 2017
Stefan Ultes, Paweł Budzianowski, Iñigo Casanueva, Nikola Mrkšić, Lina Rojas-Barahona, Pei-Hao Su, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Milica Gašić, Steve Young

* Accepted at SIGDial 2017 

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Sub-domain Modelling for Dialogue Management with Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning


Jul 17, 2017
Paweł Budzianowski, Stefan Ultes, Pei-Hao Su, Nikola Mrkšić, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Iñigo Casanueva, Lina Rojas-Barahona, Milica Gašić

* Update of the section 4 and the bibliography 

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Sample-efficient Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning with Supervised Data for Dialogue Management


Jul 05, 2017
Pei-Hao Su, Pawel Budzianowski, Stefan Ultes, Milica Gasic, Steve Young

* Accepted as a long paper in SigDial 2017 

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A Network-based End-to-End Trainable Task-oriented Dialogue System


Apr 24, 2017
Tsung-Hsien Wen, David Vandyke, Nikola Mrksic, Milica Gasic, Lina M. Rojas-Barahona, Pei-Hao Su, Stefan Ultes, Steve Young

* published at EACL 2017 

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Exploiting Sentence and Context Representations in Deep Neural Models for Spoken Language Understanding


Oct 13, 2016
Lina M. Rojas Barahona, Milica Gasic, Nikola Mrkšić, Pei-Hao Su, Stefan Ultes, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Steve Young


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Dialogue manager domain adaptation using Gaussian process reinforcement learning


Sep 09, 2016
Milica Gasic, Nikola Mrksic, Lina M. Rojas-Barahona, Pei-Hao Su, Stefan Ultes, David Vandyke, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Steve Young

* accepted for publication in Computer Speech and Language 

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Conditional Generation and Snapshot Learning in Neural Dialogue Systems


Jun 10, 2016
Tsung-Hsien Wen, Milica Gasic, Nikola Mrksic, Lina M. Rojas-Barahona, Pei-Hao Su, Stefan Ultes, David Vandyke, Steve Young


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Continuously Learning Neural Dialogue Management


Jun 08, 2016
Pei-Hao Su, Milica Gasic, Nikola Mrksic, Lina Rojas-Barahona, Stefan Ultes, David Vandyke, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Steve Young


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On-line Active Reward Learning for Policy Optimisation in Spoken Dialogue Systems


Jun 02, 2016
Pei-Hao Su, Milica Gasic, Nikola Mrksic, Lina Rojas-Barahona, Stefan Ultes, David Vandyke, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Steve Young

* Accepted as a long paper in ACL 2016 

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