List of accepted papers

Long and short papers

An Assessment Framework for DialPortKyusong Lee, Tiancheng Zhao, Stefan Ultes, Lina Rojas-Barahona, Eli Pincus, David Traum and Maxine Eskenazi
Eliciting Positive Emotional Impact in Dialogue Response SelectionNurul Lubis, Sakriani Sakti, Koichiro Yoshino and Satoshi Nakamura
Automatic Evaluation of Chat-oriented Dialogue Systems using Large-scale Multi-referencesHiroaki Sugiyama, Toyomi Meguro and Ryuichiro Higashinaka
What information should a dialogue system understand?: Collection and analysis of perceived information in chat-oriented dialogueKoh Mitsuda, Ryuichiro Higashinaka and Yoshihiro Matsuo
Predicting Interaction Quality in Customer Service DialogsSvetlana Stoyanchev, Soumi Maiti and Srinivas Bangalore
Domain Complexity and Policy Learning in Task-oriented Dialogue SystemsAlexandros Papangelis, Stefan Ultes and Yannis Stylianou
A conversational dialogue manager for the humanoid robot ERICAPierrick Milhorat, Divesh Lala, Koji Inoue, Zhao Tianyu, Masanari Ishida, Katsuya Takanashi, Shizuka Nakamura and Tatsuya Kawahara
Building rapport with extraverted and introverted agentsJacqueline Brixey and David Novick
Direct and Mediated Interaction with a Holocaust SurvivorBethany Lycan and Ron Artstein
On the Applicability of a User Satisfaction-based Reward for Dialogue Policy LearningStefan Ultes, Juliana Miehle and Wolfgang Minker
Regularized Neural User Model for Goal Oriented Spoken Dialogue SystemsManex Serras, María Inés Torres and Arantza Del Pozo
Yeah, Right, Uh-Huh: A Deep Learning Backchannel PredictorRobin Ruede, Markus Müller, Sebastian Stüker and Alex Waibel
Acoustic-Prosodic Entrainment in Multi-Party Spoken Dialogues: Does Simple Averaging Extend Existing Pair Measures Properly?Zahra Rahimi, Diane Litman and Susannah Paletz
A Social Companion and Conversation Partner for ElderlyJuliana Miehle, Ilker Bagci, Wolfgang Minker and Stefan Ultes
Chunks in Multiparty Conversation - Building Blocks for Extended Social TalkEmer Gilmartin, Carl Vogel, Nick Campbell and Benjamin Cowan
Towards metrics of Evaluation of Pepper robot as a Social Companion for Elderly PeopleMelanie Garcia, Guillaume Dubuisson-Duplessis, Gabrielle Pittaro, Laurence Devillers and Lucile Béchade
An Ontology-Based Dialogue Management System for Virtual Personal AssistantsMichael Wessel, Girish Acharya, James Carpenter and Min Yin
Debbie, the Debate Bot of the FutureGeetanjali Rakshit, Kevin Bowden, Lena Reed, Amita Misra and Marilyn Walker
Feature Inference Based on Label Propagation on Wikidata Graph for DSTYukitoshi Murase, Koichiro Yoshino, Masahiro Mizukami and Satoshi Nakamura
Comparing Priming Effects of Visual and Textual Task Representations - Texts can Influence Users' Utterances.Patrick Ehrenbrink and Stefan Hillmann
Exploring the Applicability of Elaborateness and Indirectness in Dialogue ManagementLouisa Pragst, Wolfgang Minker and Stefan Ultes
Two persons dialogue corpus made by multiple crowd-workersTetsuro Takahashi and Hikaru Yokono
Single-model Multi-domain Dialogue Management with Deep LearningAlexandros Papangelis and Yannis Stylianou
An Open-source Dialog System with Real-Time Engagement Tracking for Job Interview Training ApplicationsZhou Yu, Vikram Ramanarayanan, Patrick Lange and David Suendermann-Oeft

Position and demo papers

CHAD: Chat-Oriented Dialog SystemsAlexander Rudnicky
Data-Driven Dialogue Systems for Social AgentsKevin Bowden, Shereen Oraby, Amita Misra, Jiaqu Wu, Stephanie Lukin and Marilyn Walker
Adapting a Virtual Agent to User PersonalityOnno Kampman, Farhad Bin Siddique, Yang Yang, and Pascale Fung