List of accepted papers

Long and short papers

Recognising Conversational Speech: What an Incremental ASR Should Do for a Dialogue System and How to Get ThereTimo Baumann, Casey Kennington, Julian Hough and David Schlangen
Engagement in Dialogue with Social RobotsLoredana Cerrato and Nick Campbell
Estimation of User's Willingness to Talk about the Topic: Analysis of Interviews between HumansYuya Chiba and Akinori Ito
Fisher Kernels on Phase-based Features for Speech Emotion RecognitionJun Deng, Xinzhou Xu, Zixing Zhang, Sascha Frhüholz, Didier Grandjean and Björn Schuller
Robust Dialog State Tracking for Large OntologiesFranck Dernoncourt, Ji Young Lee, Trung H. Bui and Hung H. Bui
Toward a Context-based Approach to Assess Engagement in Human-Robot Social InteractionLaurence Devillers and Guillaume Dubuisson Duplessis
Compact and Interpretable Dialogue State Representation with Genetic Sparse Distributed MemoryLayla El Asri, Romain Laroche and Olivier Pietquin
Exploring and Modelling the Architecture of Multiparty Social TalkEmer Gilmartin and Nick Campbell
Evaluation of NLG in an end-to-end Spoken dialogue system – is it worth it?Helen Hastie, Heriberto Cuayáhuitl, Nina Dethlefs, Simon Keizer and Xingkun Liu
Active Learning for Example-based Dialog SystemsTakuya Hiraoka, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Tomoki Toda and Satoshi Nakamura
Speed vs. Accuracy: Designing an Optimal ASR System for Spontaneous Non-Native Speech in a Real-Time ApplicationAlexei V. Ivanov, Patrick L. Lange, David Suendermann-Oeft, Vikram Ramanarayanan, Yao Qian, Zhou Yu and Jidong Tao
DigiSami and Digital Natives: Interaction Technology for the North Sami languageKristiina Jokinen, Katri Hiovain, Niklas Laxström, Ilona Rauhala and Graham Wilcock
Incremental Human-machine Dialogue SimulationHatim Khouzaimi, Romain Laroche and Fabrice Lefèvre
The Fourth Dialog State Tracking ChallengeSeokhwan Kim, Luis Fernando D’Haro, Rafael E. Banchs, Jason D. Williams and Matthew Henderson
Question Selection based on Expected Utility to Acquire Information through DialogueKazunori Komatani, Tsugumi Otsuka, Satoshi Sato and Mikio Nakano
The Negotiation Dialogue GameRomain Laroche and Aude Genevay
Internationalisation and localisation of spoken dialogue systemsNiklas Laxström, Graham Wilcock and Kristiina Jokinen
The MSIIP System for Dialog State Tracking Challenge 4Miao Li and Ji Wu
Is Spoken Language All-or-Nothing? Implications for future speech-based human-machine interactionRoger K. Moore
An evaluation method of system response in chat-oriented dialogue systemHideaki Mori, Atsushi Yasuda and Masahiro Araki
User Involvement in Collaborative Decision-Making Dialog SystemsFlorian Nothdurft, Pascal Bercher, Gregor Behnke and Wolfgang Minker
A Multi-lingual Evaluation of the vAssist Spoken Dialog System. Comparing Disco and RavenClawJavier Mikel Olaso, Pierrick Milhorat, Julia Himmelsbach, Jérôme Boudy, Gérard Chollet, Stephan Schlögl and María Inés Torres
Utterance Selection using Discourse Relation Filter for Chat-oriented Dialogue SystemsAtsushi Otsuka, Toru Hirano, Chiaki Miyazaki, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Toshiro Makino and Yoshihiro Matsuo
Probabilistic matching for dialog state tracking with limited training dataJulien Perez and Will Radford
Recurrent Neural Network Interaction Quality EstimationLouisa Pragst, Stefan Ultes and Wolfgang Minker
Sociocognitive Language Processing – Emphasising the Soft FactorsBjörn W. Schuller and Michael F. McTear
Lend a Hand to Service Robots: Overcoming System Limitations by Asking HumansFelix Schüssel, Marcel Walch, Katja Rogers, Frank Honold and Michael Weber
A Comparative Study of Text Preprocessing Techniques for Natural Language Call RoutingRoman Sergienko, Muhammad Shan and Alexander Schmitt
Entropy-Driven Dialog for Topic Classification: Detecting and Tackling UncertaintyManex Serras, Naiara Perez, María Inés Torres and Arantza Del Pozo
Convolutional Neural Networks for Multi-topic Dialog State TrackingHongjie Shi, Takashi Ushio, Mitsuru Endo, Katsuyoshi Yamagami and Noriaki Horii
Salient Cross-lingual Acoustic and Prosodic Features for English and German Emotion RecognitionMaxim Sidorov, Christina Brester, Stefan Ultes and Alexander Schmitt
Evaluation of Question-answering System about Conversational Agent's PersonalityHiroaki Sugiyama, Toyomi Meguro and Ryuichiro Higashinaka
HELPR: A Framework to Break the Barrier across Domains in Spoken Dialog SystemsMing Sun, Yun-Nung Chen and Alexander I. Rudnicky
Natural Language Dialog System Considering Speaker's Emotion Calculated from Acoustic FeaturesTakumi Takahashi, Kazuya Mera, Tang Ba Nhat, Yoshiaki Kurosawa and Toshiyuki Takezawa
A Dialog System to Detect DeceptionYuiko Tsunomori, Graham Neubig, Takuya Hiraoka, Masahiro Mizukami, Sakriani Sakti, Tomoki Toda and Satoshi Nakamura
Analysis of Temporal Features for Interaction Quality EstimationStefan Ultes, Alexander Schmitt and Wolfgang Minker
The effect of a physical robot on vocabulary learningAndreas Wedenborn, Preben Wik, Olov Engwall and Jonas Beskow
Analysis and Prediction of Morphological Patterns of Backchannels for Attentive Listening AgentsTakashi Yamaguchi, Koji Inoue, Koichiro Yoshino, Katsuya Takanashi, Nigel G. Ward and Tatsuya Kawahara
Dialogue State Tracking using Long Short Term Memory Neural NetworksKoichiro Yoshino, Takuya Hiraoka, Graham Neubig and Satoshi Nakamura
Multimodal HALEF: An Open-Source Modular Web-Based Multimodal Dialog FrameworkZhou Yu, Vikram Ramanarayanan, Robert Mundkowsky, Patrick Lange, Alexei Ivanov, Alan W Black and David Suendermann-Oeft

Position and demo papers

CallAn: A Tool to Analyze Call Center ConversationsBalamurali A R, Frédéric Béchet and Benoit Favre
SimpleDS: A Simple Deep Reinforcement Learning Dialogue SystemHeriberto Cuayáhuitl
Adobe-MIT submission to the DSTC 4 Spoken Language Understanding pilot taskFranck Dernoncourt, Ji Young Lee, Trung H. Bui and Hung H. Bui
Speech Input for Live Performance: An Impromptu Dialogue Between the Computer and the ArtistBenoit Favre, Mickael Rouvier, Frédéric Béchet and Rocio Berenguer
Separating representation, reasoning, and implementation for interaction managementMary Ellen Foster and Ron P. A. Petrick
Data Collection and Synchronisation: Towards A Multiperspective Multimodal Dialogue System with Metacognitive AbilitiesFasih Haider, Saturnino Luz and Nick Campbell
A breakdown detector in chat-oriented dialogueTomo Horii, Hideaki Mori and Masahiro Araki
Dialog with Robots to Support Symbiotic AutonomyDaniele Nardi, Roberto Basili, Emanuele Bastianelli, Danilo Croce, Guglielmo Gemignani and Andrea Vanzo
Towards Evaluating Human Robot Dialog based Affordance Learning and the ChallengesAmit Kumar Pandey, Coline Le Dantec and Rodolphe Gelin
Towards an Open-Domain Social Dialog SystemMaria Schmidt, Jan Niehues and Alex Waibel
A low-cost Service Robot Platform for Wizard of Oz Studies in the WildMarcel Walch, Felix Schüssel, Katja Rogers, Frank Honold and Michael Weber
Towards SamiTalk: a Sami-speaking Robot linked to Sami WikipediaGraham Wilcock, Niklas Laxström, Juho Leinonen, Peter Smit, Mikko Kurimo and Kristiina Jokinen