Prof. Dr. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Minker

Curriculum Vitae

Born 12 February 1967, Ulm/Donau, Germany.

Education

1986Graduation from Humboldt Gymnasium Ulm, Germany.
1987 - 1993Student of Electronics Systems Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
1991 - 1992Specialisation in Signal Processing and Robotics within the European Exchange Program ERASMUS at the Grande Ecole Superieure d'Electrotechnique et d'Electronique (ESIEE), Paris, France.
1992 - 1993Diplomarbeit on Image Processing for Visual Communication at the University of Essex, England.
1993Diploma Degree in Engineering Science, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
1993Equivalence DEA (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies) in Computer Science, Université Paris-Sud, France.
1997Doctorate in Engineering Science, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
1998Doctorate in Computer Science, Université Paris-Sud, France.

Professional Experience 

1993 - 2000

Teaching and Research Assistant at LIMSI-CNRS, Université Paris-Sud, France.
2000 - 2003Senior Researcher at the Dialogue Systems Group of DaimlerChrysler Research and Technology, Ulm, Germany.
2003 - 2011Professor of Engineering Science, Associate Director of Institute of Information Technology, Ulm University.
2005 - 2010Member of the Committee of Study Affairs, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences, Ulm University.
2006 - 2008Dean of Studies.
2009 - 2010Member of the Examination Board of the joint B.Sc./M.Sc. Study Programme “Information Engineering.”
2006 - presentDirector of the Interns' Office.
2008 - presentMember of the Admission Board for Faculty Study Programmes.
2011 - presentProfessor of Engineering Science, Associate Director of Institute of Communications Engineering, Ulm University.
2017 - presentCo-Director of the International Research Laboratory Multimodal Biometric and Speech Systems at ITMO University St. Petersburg (Russia).

Research Interests

  • Spoken Dialogue Interaction in Ambient Intelligent Environments
  • Assistive, Adaptive and Proactive Spoken Language Dialogue Interaction
  • Semantic Analysis and Dialogue Modelling
  • Quality Assessment of Spoken Language Dialogue Systems

Publications

Books

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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, F. Nothdurft and S. Ultes (Eds.)
Next Generation Intelligent Environments: Ambient Adaptive Systems
Springer International Publishing, In: W. Minker, T. Heinroth, F. Nothdurft and S. Ultes (Eds.) 2nd Edition, 2016
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2013

W. Minker, R. Gruhn and D. Vsquez
Hierarchical Neural Network Structures for Modeling Inter and Intra Phonetic Information for Phoneme Recognition
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), 2013
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W. Minker and T. Heinroth
Introducing Spoken Dialogue Systems into Intelligent Environments
Springer, Boston (USA), 2013
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W. Minker and A. Schmitt
Towards Adaptive Spoken Dialog Systems
Springer, Boston (USA), 2013
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2012

W. Minker, M. Elmahdy and R. Gruhn
Novel Techniques for Dialectal Arabic Speech Recognition
Springer, Boston (USA), 2012
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2011

W. Minker and M. Bezold
Adaptive Multimodal Interactive Systems
Springer, Boston (USA), 2011
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W. Minker and D. Bhler
Domain-Level Reasoning for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Springer, Boston (USA), 2011
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T. Heinroth and W. Minker (Eds.)
Next Generation Intelligent Environments: Ambient Adaptive Systems
Springer, Boston (USA), 2011
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W. Minker, T. Herbig and F. Gerl
Self-Learning Speaker Identification - A System for Enhanced Speech Recognition
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), 2011
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W. Minker and A. Albalate
Semi-Supervised and Unsupervised Machine Learning
ISTE/Wiley, London (United Kingdom), 2011
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S. Nakamura, J. Mariani, W. Minker and G. Lee (Eds.)
Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology and Design
Springer, Boston (USA), 2011
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S. Nakamura, W. Minker and R. Gruhn
Statistical Pronunciation Modeling for Non-Native Speech Processing
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), 2011
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2010

A. Pittermann, W. Minker and J. Pittermann
Handling Emotions in Human-Computer Dialogues
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), 2010
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P. Strauss and W. Minker
Proactive Spoken Dialogue Interaction in Multi-Party Environments
Springer, Boston (USA), 2010
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S. Nakamura, J. Mariani, W. Minker and G. Lee
Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environments
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6392, 2010
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2009

M. Weber, A. Kameas, W. Minker, V. Callaghan and H. Hagras (Eds.)
Advanced Intelligent Environments
Springer, Boston (USA), 2009
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S. Sakti, K. Markov, S. Nakamura and W. Minker
Incorporating Knowledge into Statistical Acoustic Models for Spoken Language Dialog Systems
Springer, Boston (USA), Series: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 42, 2009
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J. Bourgeois and W. Minker
Time-domain Beamforming and Convolutive Blind Source Separation
Springer, Boston (USA), Series: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 2009
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2008

G. Schmidt, W. Minker and B. Iser
Bandwidth Extension of Speech Signals
Springer, Boston (USA), Series: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 13, 2008
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E. Andr, L. Dybkjr, H. Neumann, R. Pieraccini, M. Weber and W. Minker (Eds.)
Perception in Multimodal Dialogue Systems
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5078, 2008
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W. Minker and L. Dybkjr (Eds.)
Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogue
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 39, 2008
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2007

L. Dybkjr, H. Hemsen and W. Minker
Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 37, 2007
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2006

E. Andr, L. Dybkjr, H. Neumann, M. Weber and W. Minker (Eds.)
Perception and Interactive Technologies
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4021, 2006
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2005

L. Dybkjr, W. Minker and D. Bhler (Eds.)
Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environments
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 28, 2005
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2004

E. Andr, L. Dybkjr, P. Heisterkamp and W. Minker (Eds.)
Affective Dialogue Systems
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3068, 2004
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S. Bennacef and W. Minker
Speech and Human-Machine Dialog
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston (USA), Series: The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, 2004
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2000

W. Minker and S. Bennacef
Parole et Dialogue Homme-Machine
CNRS ditions & ditions Eyrolles, Paris (France), 2000
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1999

W. Minker
Comprhension automatique de la parole spontane
dition L'Harmattan, Paris (France), 1999
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A. Waibel, J. Mariani and W. Minker
Stochastically-Based Semantic Analysis
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston (USA), Series: The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, Vol. 514, 1999
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1998

W. Minker
Speech Understanding for Spoken Language Systems - Portability Across Domains and Languages
Hnsel-Hohenhausen, Frankfurt/Main (Germany), Series: Deutsche Hochschulschriften, Num. 2569, 1998
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Book Chapters

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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and S. Ultes
Analysis of Temporal Features for Interaction Quality Estimation
Dialogues with Social Robots: Enablements, Analyses, and Evaluation, Springer Singapore, Singapore, pp. 367--379, 2017
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and L. Pragst
Recurrent Neural Network Interaction Quality Estimation
Dialogues with Social Robots: Enablements, Analyses, and Evaluation, Springer Singapore, Singapore, pp. 381--393, 2017
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2016

W. Minker, E. Semenkin, T. Gasanova and R. Sergienko
Collectives of Term Weighting Methods for Natural Language Call Routing
Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Series: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, pp. 99-110, 2016
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, Y. Bellik and G. Pruvost
User Interaction Adaptation Within Ambient Environments
Next Generation Intelligent Environments, Springer, pp. 221--263, 2016
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and H. Dikme
Dialogue Management for User-Centered Adaptive Dialogue
Situated Dialog in Speech-Based Human-Computer Interaction, Springer, Cham, pp. 51--61, 2016
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2015

W. Minker, A. Schmitt, S. Ultes and M. Platero Snchez
Analysis of an Extended Interaction Quality Corpus
Natural Language Dialog Systems and Intelligent Assistants, Springer International Publishing, pp. 41-52, 2015
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2014

W. Minker, S. Ultes and R. ElChabb
Application and Evaluation of a Conditioned Hidden Markov Model for Estimating Interaction Quality of Spoken Dialogue Systems
Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and Smartphones: Putting Spoken Dialog Systems into Practice, Springer New York, New York, NY, pp. 303--312, 2014
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2011

W. Minker, T. Heinroth, Y. Bellik and G. Pruvost
User Interaction Adaptation within Ambient Environments
Springer, Boston (USA), In: Next Generation Intelligent Environments: Ambient Adaptive Systems, Chapter 5, pp. 153-194, 2011
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2010

S. Sakti, S. Nakamura, W. Minker, H. Hofmann, R. Isotani and H. Kawai
Sequence-Based Pronunciation Modeling Using a Noisy-Channel Approach
Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environments, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6392, pp. 156-162, 2010
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W. Minker, T. Herbig and F. Gerl
Detection of Unknown Speakers in an Unsupervised Speech Controlled System
Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environments, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6392, pp. 25-35, 2010
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W. Minker, T. Herbig and F. Gerl
Evaluation of two Approaches for Speaker Specific Speech Recognition
Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environments, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6392, pp. 36-47, 2010
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and T. Polzehl
Facing Reality: Simulating Deployment of Anger Recognition in IVR Systems
Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environments, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6392, pp. 122-131, 2010
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2009

Z. Kayikci, H. Markert, G. Palm, W. Minker and D. Zaykovskiy
Distributed Architecture for Speech Controlled Systems Based on Associative Memories
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (Germany), In: Mathematical Analysis of Evolution, Information, and Complexity, pp. 197-217, 2009
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M. Weber and W. Minker
Introduction
Springer, Boston (USA), In: Advanced Intelligent Environments, Series: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Chapter 1, 2009
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R. Pieraccini, W. Minker, A. Albalate and D. Suendermann
Current Applications of Unsupervised Machine Learning
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (Germany), In: Mathematical Analysis of Evolution, Information, and Complexity, pp. 219-241, 2009
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P. Strauss, W. Minker, T. Heinroth and D. Zaykovskiy
Interaction in intelligent environments
Elsevier, In: Human-Centric Interfaces for Ambient Intelligence, Chapter 18, 2009
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F. Nel and W. Minker
Speech in Human-Machine Communication
Wiley ISTE (USA), In: Spoken Language Processing, 2009
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2008

A. Pittermann, P. Strauss, W. Minker, J. Pittermann and D. Bhler
Intelligent and Empathic Speech Interfaces
Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY (USA), In: Speech Communication at the Leading Edge, pp. 71-105, 2008
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L. Dybkjr and W. Minker
Preface
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogue, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 39, pp. ix-x, 2008
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E. Andr, L. Dybkjr, H. Neumann, R. Pieraccini, M. Weber and W. Minker
Preface
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), In: Perception in Multimodal Dialogue Systems, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5078, pp. v, 2008
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W. Minker and L. Dybkjr
Trends and Challenges in Discourse and Dialogue
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogue, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 39, pp. xvii-xxxi, 2008
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2007

L. Dybkjr, H. Hemsen and W. Minker
Introduction
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 37, pp. vi-xxiii, 2007
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L. Dybkjr, H. Hemsen and W. Minker
Preface
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 37, pp. ix-x, 2007
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L. Dybkjr, N. Bernsen and W. Minker
Spoken Dialogue Systems Evaluation
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, pp. 187-219, 2007
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2006

E. Andr, L. Dybkjr, M. Weber and W. Minker
Preface
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), In: Perception and Interactive Technologies, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4021, pp. v-vi, 2006
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A. Berton, W. Minker and D. Bhler
SmartKom-Mobile Car: User Interaction with Mobile Services in a Car Environment
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), In: SmartKom: Foundations of Multi-Modal Dialogue Systems, Series: Cognitive Technologies, pp. 523-541, 2006
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2005

L. Dybkjr, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Introduction
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 28, pp. xxi-xxviii, 2005
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L. Dybkjr, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Preface
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 28, pp. xi-xii, 2005
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W. Minker and D. Bhler
A Reasoning Component for Information-Seeking and Planning Dialogues
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 28, pp. 77-91, 2005
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P. Heisterkamp, U. Haiber, S. Scheible and W. Minker
Design, Implementation and Evaluation of the SENECA Spoken Language Dialogue System
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 28, pp. 287-310, 2005
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L. Dybkjr, N. Bernsen and W. Minker
Overview on Multi-Modal Spoken Dialogue Systems Evaluation
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 28, pp. 221-246, 2005
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W. Minker and D. Bhler
The SmartKom Mobile Car Prototype System for Flexible Human-Machine Communication
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), In: Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Series: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Vol. 28, pp. 185-202, 2005
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2004

E. Andr, L. Dybkjr, P. Heisterkamp and W. Minker
Preface
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), In: Affective Dialogue Systems, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3068, pp. v-vi, 2004
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2002

F. Nel and W. Minker
Parole et Communication Homme-Machine
Herms, Paris (France), In: Traitement Automatique du Langage Parl, pp. 181-216, 2002
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2001

G. Lazzari, R. Frederking and W. Minker
Speaker/Language Identification, Speech Translation
Instituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, Pisa (Italy), In: Multilingual Information Management: Current Levels and Future Abilities, Chapter 7, 2001
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2000

W. Minker
Beiträge zu Lexikon der Neurowissenschaft
Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), In: Contribution to Lexical Entries, 2000
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1999

F. Nel and W. Minker
Multimodal Interactive Speech Systems
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), In: Computational Models of Speech Pattern Processing, Series: NATO ASI Series F, Vol. 169, pp. 404-430, 1999
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1998

F. Nel, G. Chollet, L. Lamel, A. Constantinescu and W. Minker
Reconnaissance et Comprhension de la Parole: valuation et Applications
AUPELF-UREF, Paris (France), In: Fondements et perspectives en traitement automatique de la parole, pp. 331-367, 1998
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G. Lazzari, R. Frederking and W. Minker
Speaker/Language Identification, Speech Translation
National Science Foundation, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (USA)- European Commission's Language Engineering Office, In: Multilingual Information Management: Current Levels and Future Abilities, Chapter 7, 1998
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Edited Proceedings

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W. Minker, S. Ultes, L. Pragst and N. Rach
On the Vector Representation of Utterances in Dialogue Context
Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Paris, France, Miyazaki, Japan, 2018
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2007

M. Weber, A. Kameas, W. Minker, V. Callaghan and H. Hagras (Eds.)
Proceedings of the 3rd IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments
Institute of Electrical Engineering (IET), 2007
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2006

L. Dybkjr and W. Minker (Eds.)
Statistical Methods and Evaluation in Discourse and Dialogue
Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), Series: Language Resources and Evaluation, Special Issue, Vol. 40, Num. 1, 2006
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2005

L. Dybkjr and W. Minker (Eds.)
6th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue
Omnipress, Madison, Wisconsin (USA), 2005
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2002

E. Andr, L. Dybkjr, P. Heisterkamp and W. Minker (Eds.)
ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop (ITRW) on Multi-Modal Dialogue in Mobile Environments
ISCA-SIGDIAL, Irsee (Germany), 2002
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Journal Articles

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W. Minker, S. Biundo, P. Bercher, G. Behnke, B. Glimm, M. Schiller, M. Kraus and M. Schmautz
A Paradigm for Coupling Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge in Companion Systems
ICCT, 2017
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W. Minker, S. Biundo, P. Bercher, G. Behnke, B. Glimm, M. Schiller, M. Kraus and F. Nielsen
SLOTH--the Interactive Workout Planner
ICCT, 2017
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W. Minker, J. Miehle, N. Gerstenlauer and D. Ostler
The next step: intelligent digital assistance for clinical operating rooms
Innovative Surgical Sciences, Vol. 2, Num. 3, pp. 159--161, 2017
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2016

W. Minker, E. Semenkin, M. Sidorov, R. Sergienko and A. Spirina
Human-Human Task-oriented Conversations Corpus for Interaction Quality Modeling
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University, Vol. 17, Num. 1, pp. 84-90, 2016
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin and M. Sidorov
Speech-based Emotion Recognition and Speaker Identification: Static vs. Dynamic Mode of Speech Representation
Journal of Siberian Federal University. Mathematics & Physics, 2016
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, R. Sergienko and M. Shan
Topic Categorization Based on Collectives of Term Weighting Methods for Natural Language Call Routing
Journal of Siberian Federal University. Mathematics & Physics, Num. 2, pp. 235-245, 2016
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2015

W. Minker, T. Gasanova, R. Sergienko, M. Shan and A. Khan
Feature selection for text classification based on constraints for term weights
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University, Vol. 16, Num. 1, pp. 119-123, 2015
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt, E. Semenkin and A. Spirina
Interaction Quality in Human-Human Conversations: Problems and Possible Solutions
Journal of Siberian Federal University. Mathematics & Physics., Vol. 8, Num. 2, pp. 217-223, 2015
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2014

W. Minker and S. Ultes
Managing adaptive spoken dialogue for Intelligent Environments
Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, Vol. 6, Num. 5, pp. 523--539, 2014
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2013

W. Minker, T. Gasanova, R. Sergienko and E. Zhukov
A New Method for Natural Language Call Routing Problem Solving
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, Num. 4, 2013
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, T. Gasanova and R. Sergienko
Call Routing Problem Solving Method Based on a New Term Relevance Estimation
Program Products and Systems, Num. 1, pp. 90-93, 2013
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W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy, E. Semenkin and M. Sidorov
Emotion recognition and speaker identification from speech
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, Vol. 4, Num. 50, pp. 139-144, 2013
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W. Minker and S. Ultes
Interaction Quality: A Review
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, Num. 4, pp. 153--156, 2013
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, T. Gasanova and R. Sergienko
Text Categorization by Coevolutionary Genetic Algorithm
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, Num. 4, pp. 104-108, 2013
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2012

W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy, E. Semenkin and M. Sidorov
Evolutionary Design of Neural Networks for Forecasting of Financial Time Series
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, Vol. 4, Num. 44, pp. 106-110, 2012
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy and F. Fernndez-Martnez
Language Style Matching and Verbal Intelligence
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev. In Press, 2012
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W. Minker, T. Herbig and F. Gerl
Self-Learning Speaker Identification for Enhanced Speech Recognition
Computer Speech and Language, Vol. 26, Num. 3, pp. 210-227, 2012
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S. Sakti, S. Nakamura, W. Minker, H. Kashioka, H. Hofmann and C. Hori
Sequence-based Pronunciation Variation Modeling for Spontaneous ASR Using a Noisy Channel Approach
The Journal of The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Vol. E95-D, Num. 8, 2012
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt, S. Ultes and R. ElChabb
Statistical Modeling of Interaction Quality in Spoken Dialogue Systems: A Comparison of (Conditioned) Hidden-Markov-Model-based Classifiers vs. Support Vector Machines
Bulletin of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, 2012
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, L. Seremeti, A. Meliones, G. Pruvost, C. Wagner and H. Hagras
Symbiotic Ecologies in Next Generation Ambient Intelligent Environments
International Journal of Next-Generation Computing, Vol. 3, Num. 1, 2012
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya and F. Fernndez-Martnez
Text Categorization Methods for Automatic Estimation of Verbal Intelligence
Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 39, Num. 10, pp. 9807-9820, 2012
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2011

W. Minker, T. Herbig, F. Gerl and R. Haeb-Umbach
Adaptive Systems for Unsupervised Speaker Tracking and Speech Recognition
Evolving Systems, Vol. 2, Num. 3, pp. 199-214, 2011
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W. Minker, A. Albalate and D. Suendermann
On Cluster Validation for Detecting the number of Clusters in a Dataset
International Journal on Artificial Intelligent Tools (IJAIT), Vol. 20, Num. 5, pp. 13, 2011
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, Y. Bellik, L. Seremeti and G. Pruvost
Human-Computer Interaction in Next Generation Ambient Intelligent Environments
Intelligent Decision Technologies - Special Issue on Knowledge-based environments and services in HCI, Vol. 5, Num. 1, pp. 31--46, 2011
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2010

W. Minker and M. Bezold
A Framework for Adapting Interactive Systems to User Behavior
Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, Vol. 2, Num. 4, pp. 369--387, 2010
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy and S. Walter
Determination of Variables Significance Using Esimations of the First-Oder Partial Derivative
Scientific Journal of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, Vol. 5(31), pp. 30-33, 2010
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A. Pittermann, W. Minker and J. Pittermann
Emotion Recognition and Adaptation in Spoken Dialogue Systems
International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 13, Num. 1, pp. 49--60, 2010
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W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy and T. Mller
Estimation of Radio Signal Quality Degradation by Means of Neural Network and Non-Parametric Regression Model
Scientific Journal of Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, Vol. 5(31), pp. 33-36, 2010
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2009

A. Pittermann, P. Strauss, W. Minker, J. Pittermann and D. Bhler
Challenges in Speech-Based Human-Computer Interfaces
International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 10, Num. 2, pp. 109-119, 2009
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and D. Zaykovskiy
Speech Recognition for Mobile Devices
International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 11, Num. 2, pp. 63--72, 2009
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W. Minker, M. McTear and R. Lpez-Czar Delgado
The role of spoken language dialogue interaction in intelligent environments
Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, Vol. 1, Num. 1, pp. 31-36, 2009
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2007

A. Pittermann, W. Minker and J. Pittermann
Design and Implementation of Adaptive Dialogue Strategies for Speech-based Interfaces
Journal of Ubiquitous Computing and Intelligence, Vol. 1, Num. 2, pp. 145-152, 2007
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2006

L. Dybkjr and W. Minker
Introduction to Special Issue on Data Resources, Evaluation, and Dialogue Interaction
Language Resources and Evaluation, Special Issue, Springer, Dordrecht (The Netherlands), Vol. 40, Num. 1, pp. 1-4, 2006
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2005

C. Beuschel, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Hidden Markov Modeling for Semantic Analysis - On the Combination of Different Decoding Strategies
International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 8, pp. 295-305, 2005
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W. Minker and D. Bhler
Mobile Multimodality - Design and Development of the SmartKom Companion
International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 8, Num. 2, pp. 193-202, 2005
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2004

L. Dybkjr, N. Bernsen and W. Minker
Evaluation and Usability of Multimodal Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Speech Communication, Vol. 43, Num. 1--2, pp. 33-54, 2004
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W. Minker
Introducing Syntax Information in a Stochastically-Based Case Grammar Parser
International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 7, pp. 45-54, 2004
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P. Heisterkamp, U. Haiber, S. Scheible and W. Minker
The Seneca Spoken Language Dialogue System
Speech Communication, Vol. 43, Num. 1--2, pp. 89-102, 2004
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2002

F. Nel and W. Minker
Dveloppement des technologies vocales
Le Travail Humain, Vol. 65, Num. 3, pp. 261-288, 2002
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W. Minker and F. Nel
Handling knowledge sources in human-machine interaction
International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 5, Num. 2, pp. 171-188, 2002
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P. Regel-Brietzmann and W. Minker
SmartKom - Intuitive Multimodal Human-Machine Communication
ElsNews, Vol. 11, Num. 3, pp. 8, 2002
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2001

W. Minker
Problmes d'valuation dans le domaine de la communication orale homme-machine
Technique et Science Informatiques, Vol. 15, Num. 1, 2001
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W. Minker
Robustness and Portability Issues in Multilingual Speech Processing
Machine Translation, Vol. 16, Num. 2, pp. 109-126, 2001
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2000

L. Lamel, P. Paroubek and W. Minker
Towards Best Practice in the Development and Evaluation of Speech Recognition Components of a Spoken Language Dialogue System
Natural Language Engineering, Vol. 6, Num. 3-4, pp. 305-322, 2000
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1999

W. Minker
Design Considerations for Knowledge Source Representations of a Stochastically-based Natural Language Understanding Component
Speech Communication, Vol. 28, Num. 2, pp. 141-154, 1999
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W. Minker
Stochastically-based semantic analysis for ARISE - Automatic Railway Information Systems for Europe
Grammars, Vol. 2, Num. 2, pp. 127-147, 1999
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A. Waibel, M. Gavald and W. Minker
Stochastically-based Semantic Analysis for Machine Translation
Computer Speech and Language, Vol. 13, Num. 1, pp. 177-194, 1999
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W. Minker
The Role of Evaluation in the Development of Spoken Language Systems
International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 3, Num. 1, pp. 5-14, 1999
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1998

W. Minker
Comprhension de la parole spontane: grammaire robuste et analyse portable
Cahier d'etudes et de recherches francophones, Vol. 1, Num. 2, pp. 142-150, 1998
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W. Minker
Comprhension vocale - une technologie pour demain
OFIL - La tribune des industries de la langue et de l'information electronique, Num. 27--28, 1998
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W. Minker
Stochastic versus Rule-based Speech Understanding for Information Retrieval
Speech Communication, Vol. 25, Num. 4, pp. 223-247, 1998
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Conference Contributions

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W. Minker, D. Fedotov, Y. Matsuda, Y. Takahashi, Y. Arakawa and K. Yasumoto
Analysis of Tourist's Unconscious Gesture Toward Inner State Estimation During Sightseeing
IEICE, Technical Committee on Human Probes (HPB), 2018
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W. Minker, M. Sidorov, D. Fedotov and D. Ivanko
Contextual Dependencies in Time-Continuous Multidimensional Affect Recognition
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), 2018
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W. Minker, D. Fedotov, Y. Matsuda, Y. Takahashi, Y. Arakawa and K. Yasumoto
Estimating User Satisfaction Impact in Cities using Physical Reaction Sensing and Multimodal Dialogue System
Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), 2018
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W. Minker, S. Ultes, J. Miehle, N. Gerstenlauer, D. Ostler and H. Feuner
Expert Evaluation of a Spoken Dialogue System in a Clinical Operating Room
Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Miyazaki, Japan, 2018
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and N. Rach
Handling Unknown User Arguments in Argumentative Dialogue Systems
Proceedings of the 32nd British Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI), Belfast, 2018
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W. Minker, S. Ultes, L. Pragst and N. Rach
On the Vector Representation of Utterances in Dialogue Context
Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Paris, France, Miyazaki, Japan, 2018
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W. Minker, D. Fedotov, Y. Matsuda, Y. Takahashi, Y. Arakawa and K. Yasumoto
Towards Estimating Emotions and Satisfaction Level of Tourist based on Eye Gaze and Head Movement
Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP), 2018 IEEE International Conference on, 2018
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W. Minker, S. Ultes, N. Rach and S. Langhammer
Utilizing Argument Mining Techniques for Argumentative Dialogue Systems
Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Singapore, 2018
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and J. Miehle
What Causes the Differences in Communication Styles? A Multicultural Study on Directness and Elaborateness
Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Miyazaki, Japan, 2018
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2017

W. Minker, S. Ultes, J. Miehle and I. Bagci
A Social Companion and Conversation Partner for Elderly
Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Farmington, USA, 2017
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S. Nakamura, W. Minker, S. Ultes, L. Pragst and K. Yoshino
Acquisition and Assessment of Semantic Content for the Generation of Elaborateness and Indirectness in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Proceedings of the Eighth International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Volume 1: Long Papers), Vol. 1, pp. 915-925, 2017
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W. Minker, S. Ultes, J. Miehle, N. Gerstenlauer, D. Ostler and H. Feuner
An Intelligent Digital Assistant for Clinical Operating Rooms
Proceedings of the 21st Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL), Saarbrcken, Germany, pp. 164--165, 2017
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W. Minker, S. Ultes, L. Pragst and J. Miehle
Challenges for adaptive dialogue management in the KRISTINA project
ISIAA 2017: Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGCHI International Workshop on Investigating Social Interactions with Artificial Agents, ACM, New York, NY, USA, Glasgow, UK, pp. 11-14, 2017
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W. Minker, M. Sidorov and D. Fedotov
Context-Awared Models in Time-Continuous Multidimensional Affect Recognition
International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Robotics, 2017
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W. Minker, M. Sidorov and A. Spirina
Could Emotions Be Beneficial for Interaction Quality Modelling in Human-Human Conversations?
Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue (TSD), Prague, Czechia, 2017
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E. Andr, W. Minker, L. Pragst, L. Wanner, S. Vrochidis, G. Meditskos, S. Dasiopoulou, J. Blat, G. Llorach, S. Mille, F. Sukno, E. Kamateri, A. Stam, L. Stellingwerff, B. Vieru, F. Lingenfelser, D. Schiller, O. Martinez, M. Farrs and T. Fraga
Design of knowledge-based agent as a social companion
Proceedings of the International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies (HCist), Barcelona, Catalonia, 2017
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and L. Pragst
Exploring the Applicability of Elaborateness and Indirectness in Dialogue Management
Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Farmington, USA, 2017
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and N. Rach
Interaction Quality Estimation Using Long Short-Term Memories
Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrcken, Germany, pp. 164--169, 2017
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E. Andr, W. Minker, L. Pragst, L. Wanner, S. Vrochidis, G. Meditskos, S. Dasiopoulou, J. Blat, G. Llorach, S. Mille, F. Sukno, E. Kamateri, A. Stam, L. Stellingwerff, B. Vieru, F. Lingenfelser, D. Schiller, O. Martinez, M. Farrs and T. Fraga
KRISTINA: A Knowledge-Based Virtual Conversation Agent
Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (PAAMS'17), Porto, Portugal, 2017
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and J. Miehle
On the Applicability of a User Satisfaction-based Reward for Dialogue Policy Learning
Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Farmington, USA, 2017
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and N. Rach
Towards an Argumentative Dialogue System
Proceedings of 17th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument (CMNA'17), London, UK, 2017
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2016

W. Minker, R. Sergienko and M. Shan
A Comparative Study of Text Preprocessing Approaches for Topic Detection of User Utterances
Proceedings of the 10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2016), Portoro (Slovenia), pp. 1826-1831, 2016
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W. Minker, R. Sergienko and O. Akhtiamov
An Approach to off-Talk Detection based on Text Classification within an Automatic Spoken Dialogue System
Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2016), Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 2, pp. 288-293, 2016
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W. Minker, S. Ultes, L. Pragst and J. Miehle
Automatic Modification of Communication Style in Dialogue Management
Proceedings of the INLG 2016 Workshop on Computational Creativity in Natural Language Generation, Association for Computational Linguistics, Edinburgh, UK, pp. 36--40, 2016
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt, E. Semenkin and M. Sidorov
Could Speaker, Gender or Age Awareness be beneficial in Speech-based Emotion Recognition?
Proceedings of the 10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2016), Portoro (Slovenia), 2016
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S. Nakamura, W. Minker, S. Ultes, L. Pragst, J. Miehle and K. Yoshino
Cultural Communication Idiosyncrasies in Human-Computer Interaction
Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Los Angeles, USA, pp. 74--79, 2016
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W. Minker, F. Nothdurft, M. Baumann, J. Kraus, P. Hock and D. Scholz
Human After All: Effects of Mere Presence and Social Interaction of a Humanoid Robot as a Co-Driver in Automated Driving
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications Adjunct, pp. 129--134, 2016
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W. Minker, F. Nothdurft and F. Honold
Temporal and Spatial Design of Explanations in a Multimodal System
HCI International 2016, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Toronto, Canada, Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science, 2016
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E. Andr, W. Minker, S. Ultes, L. Pragst, L. Wanner, S. Vrochidis, S. Dasiopoulou, I. Kompatsiaris, J. Blat, M. Domnguez, G. Llorach, S. Mille, F. Sukno, E. Kamateri, F. Lingenfels, G. Mehlmann, A. Stam, L. Stellingwerff, L. Lamel and B. Vieru
Towards a Multimedia Knowledge-Based Agent with Social Competence and Human Interaction Capabilities
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval for Multimodal Interaction, pp. 21--26, 2016
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W. Minker, F. Nothdurft, P. Bercher and G. Behnke
User Involvement in Collaborative Decision-Making Dialog Systems
Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Saariselk, Finland, 2016
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2015

M. Weber, W. Minker, F. Nothdurft, S. Biundo, F. Honold, P. Bercher, T. Geier, T. Hoernle, F. Richter, D. Hller and G. Behnke
A Planning-based Assistance System for Setting Up a Home Theater
Proceedings of the 29th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015), {AAAI Press}, 2015
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W. Minker, F. Nothdurft, S. Biundo, P. Bercher, G. Behnke, B. Glimm, D. Ponomaryov and M. Schiller
A Unified Knowledge Base for Companion-Systems - A Case Study in Mixed-Initiative Planning
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Companion Technology (ISCT 2015), 2015
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W. Minker, S. Ultes, M. Kraus and L. Pragst
Adaptive Dialogue Management in the KRISTINA Project for Multicultural Health Care Applications
Proceedings of the 19thWorkshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 202--203, 2015
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W. Minker, M. Sidorov, E. Sopov and I. Ivanov
Feature and Decision Level Audio-Visual Data Fusion in Emotion Recognition Problem
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Colmar, France, 2015
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W. Minker, F. Nothdurft and S. Ultes
Finding Appropriate Interaction Strategies for Proactive Dialogue Systems---An Open Quest
Proc. of the 2nd European and the 5th Nordic Symposium on Multimodal Communication 2014, LiU Electronic Press, Tartu, Estonia, pp. 73--80, 2015
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M. Weber, G. Palm, F. Schwenker, W. Minker, F. Nothdurft, S. Biundo, F. Honold, F. Schssel, T. Geier, T. Hoernle, S. Reuter, M. Glodek, G. Krell and K. Dietmayer
Fusion paradigms in cognitive technical systems for humancomputer interaction
Neurocomputing, Vol. 161, pp. 17-37, 2015
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt, S. Ultes and M. Kraus
Quality-adaptive Spoken Dialogue Initiative Selection And Implications On Reward Modelling
Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), ACL, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 374--383, 2015
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W. Minker and S. Zablotskiy
Sub-word language modeling for Russian LVCSR
Proceedings of the 17th International Conference, SPECOM, Athens, Greece, 2015
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W. Minker, F. Nothdurft, S. Biundo, P. Bercher and G. Behnke
The Interplay of User-Centered Dialog Systems and AI Planning
Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 344353, 2015
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin and M. Sidorov
Unconstrained Global Optimization: A Benchmark Comparison of Population-based Algorithms
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Colmar, France, 2015
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W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
User Involvement in Mixed-initiative Planning
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Companion Technology (ISCT 2015), pp. 37-43, 2015
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2014

W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, F. Nothdurft, F. Honold and D. Amr
Application of Verbal Intelligence in Dialog Systems for Multimodal Interaction
Series: 10th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, 2014
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M. Weber, W. Minker, G. Bertrand, F. Nothdurft, S. Biundo, B. Schattenberg, F. Honold, F. Schssel, P. Kurzok, P. Bercher, T. Geier, T. Hoernle, F. Richter, R. Barth, S. Reuter, M. Rau and B. Seegebarth
Companion-Technology: Towards User- and Situation-Adaptive Functionality of Technical Systems
10th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 2014), IEEE, pp. 378--381, 2014
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, T. Gasanova and R. Sergienko
Dimension Reduction with Coevolutionary Genetic Algorithm for Text Classification
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Vienna University of Technology, Austria, Vol. 1, pp. 215-222, 2014
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W. Minker and M. Sidorov
Emotion Recognition and Depression Diagnosis by Acoustic and Visual Features: A Multimodal Approach
Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Audio/Visual Emotion Challenge (AVEC), Orlando, Florida, USA, pp. 81-86, 2014
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W. Minker and M. Sidorov
Emotion Recognition in Real-world Conditions with Acoustic and Visual Features
Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 521-524, 2014
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A. Berton, W. Minker, H. Hofmann, U. Ehrlich, M. Hermanutz and V. Tobisch
Evaluation of In-Car SDS Notification Concepts for Incoming Proactive Events
International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems 2014, Napa, USA, 2014
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W. Minker, S. Ultes and H. Dikme
First Insight into Quality-Adaptive Dialogue
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Reykjavik, Iceland, pp. 246--251, 2014
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W. Minker and S. Ultes
Interaction Quality Estimation in Spoken Dialogue Systems Using Hybrid-HMMs
Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Philadelphia, PA, USA, pp. 208--217, 2014
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W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
Justification and Transparency Explanations in Dialogue Systems to Maintain Human-Computer Trust
Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Springer, Napa, California, USA, 2014
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin and M. Sidorov
Multi-agent Cooperative Algorithms of Global Optimization
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Vienna, Austria, Vol. 1, pp. 259-265, 2014
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, T. Gasanova, R. Sergienko and S. Akhmedova
Opinion Mining and Topic Categorization with Novel Term Weighting
Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis, Association for Computational Linguistics, Baltimore, Maryland, USA., pp. 8489, 2014
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W. Minker, F. Nothdurft and F. Richter
Probabilistic Human-Computer Trust Handling
Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A., pp. 51--59, 2014
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, R. Sergienko, R. Lker and A. Voroshilova
Scientific cooperation between Ulm University and Siberian State Aerospace University
Reshetnev's Readings, Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation, Vol. 2, pp. 489-491, 2014
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, M. Sidorov and K. Brester
Self-adaptive Multi-objective Genetic Algorithms for Feature Selection
International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization (OPT-i), Kos Island, Greece, 2014
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, M. Sidorov and K. Brester
Speaker State Recognition with Neural Network-based Classification and Self-adaptive Heuristic Feature Selection
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Vienna, Austria, Vol. 1, pp. 699-703, 2014
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, M. Sidorov and K. Brester
Speech-Based Emotion Recognition: Feature Selection by Self-Adaptive Multi-Criteria Genetic Algorithm
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Reykjavik, Iceland, pp. 3481-3485, 2014
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W. Minker, E. Semenkin, T. Gasanova and R. Sergienko
Text Categorization Methods Application for Natural Language Call Routing
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - ICINCO 2014, Vienna, Austria, Vol. 2, pp. 827-831, 2014
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2013

W. Minker, E. Semenkin, T. Gasanova, R. Sergienko and E. Zhukov
A Semi-supervised Approach for Natural Language Call Routing
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference, pp. 344-348, 2013
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W. Minker, H. Lang, F. Nothdurft, M. Klepsch and T. Seufert
Are Computers Still Social Actors?
CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paris, France, Series: CHI EA '13, pp. 859864, 2013
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W. Minker, H. Lang, F. Nothdurft and M. Klepsch
Bases of human-computer trust and explanations
CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paris, France, Series: CHI EA '13, pp. 1737--1742, 2013
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M. Weber, W. Minker, G. Bertrand, F. Nothdurft, F. Honold and F. Schssel
Context Models for Adaptive Dialogs and Multimodal Interaction
Series: Intelligent Environments, 2013
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W. Minker and S. Ultes
HIS-OwlSpeak: A Model-driven Dialogue Manager With Multiple Control Modes
Intelligent Environments (IE), 2013 9th International Conference on, pp. 108--115, 2013
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W. Minker and S. Ultes
Improving Interaction Quality Recognition Using Error Correction
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference, Association for Computational Linguistics, Metz, France, pp. 122--126, 2013
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt, S. Ultes and R. ElChabb
JaCHMM: A Java-Based Conditioned Hidden Markov Model Library
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2013, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, pp. 3213--3217, 2013
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and S. Ultes
On Quality Ratings for Spoken Dialogue Systems -- Experts vs. Users
Proceedings of the 2013 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Association for Computational Linguistics, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 569--578, 2013
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W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy, A. Schmitt and M. Sidorov
Survey of Automated Speaker Identification Methods
Proceedings of the Intelligent Environments Conference (IE), Athens, Greece, pp. 236-239, 2013
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth and F. Nothdurft
The Impact of Explanation Dialogues on Human-Computer Trust
Human-Computer Interaction. Users and Contexts of Use, Springer, pp. 59--67, 2013
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2012

W. Minker, G. Bertrand and F. Nothdurft
"What Do You Want to Do Next?" Providing the User with More Freedom in Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Systems
Intelligent Environments (IE), 2012 8th International Conference on, pp. 290 - 296, 2012
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W. Minker and H. Lang
A Collaborative Web-based Help-System
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics, ACM, New York, NY, USA, Craiova, Romania, Series: WIMS '12, pp. 60:1--60:5, 2012
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and S. Ultes
A Parameterized and Annotated Spoken Dialog Corpus of the CMU Let's Go Bus Information System
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 3369--3373, 2012
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W. Minker, G. Bertrand, H. Lang and F. Nothdurft
Adaptive Explanation Architecture for Maintaining Human-Computer Trust
36th Annual IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference, Izmir, Series: COMPSAC, 2012
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, F. Nothdurft and M. Grotz
Adaptive Speech Recognition for Intuitive Model-based Spoken Dialogues
Proceedings of the Eighth Conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12), 2012
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya and F. Fernndez-Martnez
Estimating Adaptation of Dialogue Partners with Different Verbal Intelligence
13th annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue, 2012
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya and F. Fernndez-Martnez
Investigating Verbal Intelligence using the TF-IDF Approach
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), 2012
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, U. Rahim and F. Fernndez-Martnez
Relating Dominance of Dialogue Participants with their Verbal Intelligence Scores
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), 2012
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W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy, A. Shvets, E. Semenkin and M. Sidorov
Speech and Language Resources for LVCSR of Russian
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 3374-3377, 2012
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A. Berton, W. Minker, H. Hofmann and U. Ehrlich
Speech Interaction with the Internet - A User Study
Intelligent Environments, Guanajuato, Mexico, 2012
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W. Minker, H. Lang, F. Nothdurft, M. Klepsch and T. Seufert
The Influence of Proactivity on Interactive Help Agents
SouthCHI 2013, Springer, Maribor, Slovenia, Series: Human Factors in Computing and Informatics, pp. 748--767, 2012
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and S. Ultes
Towards Quality-Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Management
NAACL-HLT Workshop on Future directions and needs in the Spoken Dialog Community: Tools and Data (SDCTD 2012), Association for Computational Linguistics, Montreal, Canada, pp. 49--52, 2012
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W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
Using Multimodal Resources for Explanation Approaches in Technical Systems
Proceedings of the Eighth Conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12), 2012
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2011

W. Minker, T. Heinroth and D. Denich
A Multitasking Approach to Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Management
Proceedings of the HCI International 2011, 2011
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy and S. Walter
A Simple One-Way Analysis of Variance as a Way to Determine More Informative Features for Speech-Based User's Verbal Intelligence Estimation
14th International Conference on Speech and Computer (SPECOM2011), 2011
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, A. Schmitt and S. Ultes
A Theoretical Framework for a User-Centered Spoken Dialog Manager
Proceedings of the Paralinguistic Information and its Integration in Spoken Dialogue Systems Workshop, Springer New York, New York, NY, Granada, Spain, pp. 241--246, 2011
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W. Minker, G. Bertrand, F. Nothdurft, S. Walter and H. Traue
Adapting Dialogue to User Emotion - A Wizard-of-Oz study for adaptation strategies
Proceedings of the Paralinguistic Information and its Integration in Spoken Dialogue Systems Workshop, Springer, Granada (Spain), 2011
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W. Minker, H. Lang, C. Mosch, B. Boegel and D. Benoit
An Avatar-Based Help System for Web-Portals
14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, pp. 537-546, 2011
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and S. Ultes
Attention, Sobriety Checkpoint! Can Humans Determine by Means of Voice, if Someone is Drunk... and can Automatic Classifiers Compete?
Proc. of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Florence, Italy, pp. 3221--3224, 2011
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya and S. Zablotskiy
Automatic Pre-processing of the Russian Text Corpora for Language Modeling
14th International Conference on Speech and Computer (SPECOM2011), 2011
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W. Minker, M. Elmahdy, M. Hasegawa-Johnson, E. Mustafawi and R. Duwairi
Challenges and Techniques for Dialectal Arabic Speech Recognition and Machine Translation
Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, Doha, Qatar, 2011
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy, S. Walter and U. Rahim
Conversation Peculiarities of People with Different Verbal Intelligence
IWSDS 2011: Workshop on Paralinguistic Information and its Integration in Spoken Dialogue Systems, 2011
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M. Weber, W. Minker, G. Bertrand, F. Nothdurft, F. Honold and F. Schssel
Ein Goal-basierter Ansatz fr adaptive multimodale Systeme
Mensch und Computer, 2011
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W. Minker, T. Herbig and F. Gerl
Evolution of an Adaptive Unsupervised Speech Controlled System
IEEE Workshop on Evolving and Adaptive Intelligent Systems, EAIS-2011, Paris (France), 2011
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W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
Explanation Architecture for Companion Systems
2011 IEEE Jordan Conference on Applied Electrical Engineering and Computing Technologies (AEECT 2011), Amman, Jordan, 2011
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy and T. Pitakrat
GMM Parameters Estimation by Means of EM and Genetic Algorithm
14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2011
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy, S. Walter and M. Abbas
Measuring Verbal Intelligence using Linguistic Analysis
The 7th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, 2011
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and B. Schatz
Modeling and Predicting Quality in Spoken Human-Computer Interaction
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2011 Conference, Association for Computational Linguistics, Portland, Oregon, USA, pp. 173--184, 2011
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy and T. Pitakrat
Optimal Operators of Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for GMM Parameter Estimation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE'11), Nottingham, UK, pp. 61-65, 2011
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S. Abdennadher, W. Minker, M. Elmahdy and R. Gruhn
Rapid Phonetic Transcription using Everyday Life Natural Chat Alphabet Orthography for Dialectal Arabic Speech Recognition
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Prague, Czech Republic, 2011
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W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy, A. Shvets and E. Semenkin
Recognized Russian Syllables Concatenation by means of Co-Evolutionary Asymptotic Algorithm
14th International Conference on Speech and Computer (SPECOM2011), 2011
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth and S. Koleva
Topic Switching Strategies for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Proc. of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Florence (Italy), 2011
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W. Minker, A. Albalate and A. Suchindranath
An Approach to Semi-Supervised Classification using the Hungarian Algorithm
3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART), Rome. Italy, 2011
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and A. Zgorzelski
Tackling a Shilly-Shally Classifier for Predicting Task Success in Spoken Dialogue Interaction
Proc. of the International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Florence (Italy), 2011
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2010

W. Minker, A. Albalate and A. Suchindranath
A Semi-supervised Algorithm for Utterance Classification
International Workshop of on Human Computer Interaction and Ambient Intelligence (HCIAmI 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010
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W. Minker, A. Albalate, D. Suendermann and A. Suchindranath
A Semi-Supervised Cluster-and-Label Approach for Utterance Classification
International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (Interspeech), Makuhari, Japan., 2010
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W. Minker and T. Heinroth
Advanced Spoken Dialogue Management in Adaptive and Trusted Ambient Ecologies
Keynote at the 5th International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Ambient Intelligence (AITAmI'10), 2010
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and N. Sharaf
Advances in the Witchcraft Workbench Project
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference, Association for Computational Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 261--264, 2010
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S. Abdennadher, W. Minker, M. Elmahdy and R. Gruhn
Cross-Lingual Acoustic Modeling for Dialectal Arabic Speech Recognition
International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (Interspeech), Makuhari, Japan, 2010
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, A. Schmitt and D. Denich
Efficient Spoken Dialogue Domain Representation and Interpretation
Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Valetta, Malta, 2010
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W. Minker, T. Herbig and F. Gerl
Fast Adaptation of Speech and Speaker Characteristics for Enhanced Speech Recognition in Adverse Intelligent Environments
6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, IE-2010, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 2010
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, G. Bertrand and F. Nothdurft
GEEDI - Guards for Emotional and Explanatory DIalogues
6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE'10), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 2010
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S. Sakti, S. Nakamura, W. Minker, H. Hofmann, R. Isotani and H. Kawai
Improving Spontaneous English ASR Using a Joint-sequence Pronunciation Model
4th International Universal Communication Symposium (IUCS) 2010, Bejing, China, 2010
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, A. Schmitt and U. Tschaffon
Inter-Labeler Agreement for Anger Detection in Interactive Voice Response Systems
6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE'10), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 2010
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J. Liscombe, W. Minker, A. Schmitt, M. Scholz and D. Suendermann
Is it Possible to Predict Task Completion in Automated Troubleshooters?
Proc. of the International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Makuhari (Japan), 2010
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and T. Polzehl
Modeling A-Priori Likelihoods for Angry User Turns with Hidden Markov Models
Proc. of the Fifth International Conference on Speech Prosody, 2010. Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago, U.S.A., 2010
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy and M. Ahmed
Non-parametric Regression and Random Balance Method Modification for Determination of the Most Informative Features
The 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments - IE'10, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, A. Schmitt and A. Zgorzelski
Repair Strategies on Trial: Which Error Recovery Do Users Like Best?
Proc. of the International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Makuhari (Japan), 2010
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W. Minker, T. Herbig and F. Gerl
Simultaneous Speech Recognition and Speaker Identification
IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, SLT-2010, Berkeley, (California, U.S.A.), 2010
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya and S. Zablotskiy
Some Approaches for Russian Speech Recognition
The 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments - IE'10, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010
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W. Minker, T. Herbig and F. Gerl
Speaker Tracking in an Unsupervised Speech Controlled System
Proc. of the International Conference on Speech and Language Processing, ICSLP-2010, Makuhari (Japan), 2010
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W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya and S. Walter
Speech Data Corpus for Verbal Intelligence Estimation
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), 2010
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J. Liscombe, W. Minker, A. Schmitt and T. Polzehl
The Influence of the Utterance Length on the Recognition of Aged Voices
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Valetta, Malta, 2010
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, J. Bidot, F. Nothdurft, S. Biundo and B. Schattenberg
Verbal Plan Explanations for Hybrid Planning
24th MKWI related PuK-Workshop: Planung/Scheduling und Konfigurieren/Entwerfen, Gttingen, 2010
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J. Liscombe, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, A. Schmitt and G. Bertrand
WITcHCRafT: A Workbench for Intelligent exploraTion of Human ComputeR conversaTions
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Valetta, Malta, 2010
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2009

W. Minker, R. Gruhn, D. Vsquez and G. Aradilla
A Hierarchical Structure for Modeling Inter and Intra Phonetic Information for Phoneme Recognition
IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU), Merano, Italy, 2009
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, M. Gardner, G. Pruvost, D. Economou and H. Hagras
A Pervasive System Architecture that supports Adaptation using Agents and Ontologies
The 10th International Symposium on Pervasive Systems, Algorithms and Networks (I-SPAN), IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA, USA, pp. 148-153, 2009
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, L. Seremeti and G. Pruvost
Combining agents and ontologies to support task-centred interoperability in Ambient Intelligent Environments
Proceedings of the 2009 Ninth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA), IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 55-60, 2009
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M. Raab, W. Minker, R. Gruhn and H. Lang
Comparing Acoustic Model Adaption Methods for Non-Native Speech Recognition
International Conference on Acoustics (NAG-DAGA), 2009
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S. Abdennadher, W. Minker, M. Elmahdy and R. Gruhn
Effect of Gaussian Densities and Amount of Training Data on Grapheme-Based Acoustic Modeling for Arabic
IEEE International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering (IEEE NLP-KE), Dalian, China, 2009
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W. Minker, R. Gruhn, D. Vsquez and G. Aradilla
Improving Context Modeling for Phoneme Recognition
International Conference on Acoustics (NAG-DAGA), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 419--422, 2009
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W. Minker, R. Gruhn, D. Vsquez and G. Aradilla
Isolated Word Recognition Based on Inter and Intra Phonetic Classifiers
First International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Kloster Irsee, Germany, 2009
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S. Abdennadher, W. Minker, M. Elmahdy and R. Gruhn
Modern Standard Arabic Based Multilingual Approach for Dialectal Arabic Speech Recognition
The Eighth International Symposium on Natural Language Processing (SNLP), Bangkok, Thailand, 2009
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, M. Gardner, G. Pruvost, D. Economou and H. Hagras
Multidimensional Pervasive Adaptation into Ambient Intelligent Environments
DASC '09: Proceedings of the 2009 Eighth IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 303-308, 2009
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W. Minker, R. Gruhn, D. Vsquez and G. Aradilla
On Expanding Context by Temporal Decomposition for Improving Phoneme Recognition
International Conference on Speech and Computer (SPECOM), St. Petersburg, Russia, 2009
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W. Minker, R. Gruhn, D. Vsquez and G. Aradilla
On Speeding Phoneme Recognition in a Hierarchical MLP Structure
IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU), Merano, Italy, 2009
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W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy and T. Mller
Perceptual Evaluation of Radio Signal Quality Degradation
5th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE'09), Barcelona (Spain), 2009
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S. Abdennadher, W. Minker, M. Elmahdy and R. Gruhn
Survey on common Arabic language forms from a speech recognition point of view
International Conference on Acoustics (NAG-DAGA), Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2009
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2008

R. Brueckner, W. Minker, R. Gruhn and D. Vsquez
Comparing Linear Feature Space Transformations for Correlated Features
Springer, In: Perception in Multimodal Dialogue Systems, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5078, pp. 176-187, 2008
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M. Weber, A. Kameas, W. Minker, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, M. Gardner, V. Callaghan and H. Hagras
ATRACO: Adaptive and Trusted Ambient Ecologies
Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO), Workshop on Pervasive Adaptation (PERADA), Venice (Italy), 2008
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W. Minker, A. Schmitt and J. Pittermann
Comparing Evaluation Criteria for (Automatic) Emotion Recognition
4th IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments, Seattle (USA), pp. 1-4, 2008
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W. Minker, R. Gruhn, D. Bhler and M. Pfeil
Evaluating Text Normalization for Speech-Based Media Selection
Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Tutorial and Research Workshop Perception and Interactive Technology for Speech-Based Systems (PIT08), Kloster Irsee (Germany), 2008
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H. Neumann, G. Palm, P. Strauss, H. Hoffmann, S. Scherer, H. Traue, U. Weidenbacher and W. Minker
The PIT Corpus Of German Multi-Party Dialogues
International Conference on Language Resources and Evalution (LREC), Marrakech (Morocco), 2008
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2007

M. Aly, W. Minker, J. Pittermann and D. Bhler
A Semi-Automatic Tool for Emotion Corpora Annotation
3rd IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments, (Germany), pp. 251-254, 2007
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M. Aly, S. Abdennadher, W. Minker, J. Pittermann and D. Bhler
BECAM Tool -- A Semi-automatic Tool for Bootstrapping Emotion Corpus Annotation and Management
European Conference on Speech and Language Processing (EUROSPEECH), Antwerp (Belgium), pp. 946-949, 2007
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A. Pittermann, H. Meng, W. Minker and J. Pittermann
Combined Speech-Emotion Recognition for Spoken Human-Computer Interfaces
IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications, Dubai (United Emirates), pp. 1179-1182, 2007
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W. Minker and D. Bhler
HMM-Based Semantic Analysis for the ESST and MEDIA Tasks
3rd IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments, (Germany), pp. 131-134, 2007
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A. Pittermann, W. Minker, J. Pittermann and D. Bhler
PROBLEMO - Problem Solving and Emotion Awareness in Spoken Dialogue Systems
3rd IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments, (Germany), pp. 447-450, 2007
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A. Pittermann, H. Meng, W. Minker and J. Pittermann
Towards an Emotion-Sensitive Spoken Dialogue System - Classification and Dialogue Modeling
3rd IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments, (Germany), pp. 239-246, 2007
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2006

C. Rico Garca, O. Schreiner and W. Minker
A Scalable Syllable Speech Recognizer
International Conference on Acoustics (NAG-DAGA), Braunschweig (Germany), 2006
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A. Pittermann, P. Strauss, W. Minker, J. Pittermann and D. Bhler
Next-Generation Human-Computer Interfaces - Towards Intelligent, Adaptive and Proactive Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
2nd IEE International Conference on Intelligent Environments, Athens (Greece), 2006
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A. Pittermann, P. Strauss, W. Minker, A. Albalate, D. Zaykovskiy, J. Pittermann and D. Bhler
Recent Trends in Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
ITI 4th International Conference on Information and Communications Technology (ICICT 2006), Cairo (Egypt), pp. 1-2, 2006
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W. Minker and D. Bhler
Stochastic Spoken Natural Language Parsing in the Framework of the French MEDIA Evaluation Campaign
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Genoa (Italy), 2006
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H. Neumann, G. Palm, P. Strauss, H. Hoffmann, S. Scherer, H. Traue, U. Weidenbacher, F. Schwenker, W. Walter and W. Minker
Wizard-of-Oz Data Collection for Perception and Interaction in Multi-User Environments
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Genoa (Italy), 2006
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2005

J. Hernndez, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Connecting Spoken Language Dialogue Systems to the Internet
The IEE International Workshop on Intelligent Environments, Colchester (United Kingdom), pp. 304-310, 2005
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A. Rittinger, W. Minker and J. Pittermann
Flexible Dialogue Management in Intelligent Human-Machine Interfaces
The IEE International Workshop on Intelligent Environments, Colchester (United Kingdom), pp. 298-303, 2005
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C. Beuschel, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Stochastically-Based Spoken Natural Language Parsing - Design and Evaluation of Flexible Learning and Decoding Methods
The IEE International Workshop on Intelligent Environments, Colchester (United Kingdom), pp. 283-290, 2005
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A. Elciyanti, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Using Language Modelling to Integrate Speech Recognition with a Flat Semantic Analysis
6th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Lisbon (Portugal), 2005
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2004

W. Minker
Comparative Evaluation of a Stochastic Parser on Semantic and Syntactic-Semantic Labels
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Lisbon (Portugal), pp. 515-554, 2004
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E. Andr, M. Rehm, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Endowing Spoken Language Dialogue Systems with Emotional Intelligence
Tutorial and Research Workshop Affective Dialogue Systems, Irsee (Germany), pp. 178-187, 2004
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L. Dybkjr, N. Bernsen and W. Minker
New Challenges in Usability Evaluation - Beyond Task-Oriented Spoken Dialogue Systems
International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Jeju Island (Korea), pp. 2261-2264, 2004
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C. Beuschel, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Strategies for Optimizing a Stochastic Spoken Natural Language Parser
International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Jeju Island (Korea), pp. 2177-2180, 2004
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L. Dybkjr, N. Bernsen and W. Minker
Usability Evaluation of Multimodal and Domain-Oriented Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Lisbon (Portugal), pp. 1695-1698, 2004
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2003

P. Heisterkamp, U. Haiber, S. Scheible and W. Minker
Intelligent Dialog Overcomes Speech Technology Limitations: The SENECA Example
International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), Miami (USA), pp. 267-269, 2003
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P. Heisterkamp, S. Vignier, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Safety and Operating Issues for Mobile Human-Machine Interfaces
International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), Miami (USA), pp. 227-229, 2003
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2002

W. Minker and D. Bhler
An Architecture for a Logic-Based Human-Machine Dialogue
ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop (ITRW) on Multi-Modal Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Irsee (Germany), 2002
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J. Hussler, S. Krger, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Flexible Multimodal Human-Machine Interaction in Mobile Environments
International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Denver (USA), pp. 167-172, 2002
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J. Hussler, S. Krger, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Flexible Multimodal Human-Machine Interaction in Mobile Environments
ECAI Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Mobile System (AIMS), Lyon (France), pp. 66-70, 2002
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P. Heisterkamp, U. Haiber, S. Scheible and W. Minker
Intelligent Dialogue Strategy for Accessing Infotainment Applications in Mobile Environments
ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop (ITRW) on Multi-Modal Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Irsee (Germany), 2002
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W. Minker
Overview on Recent Activities in Speech Understanding and Dialogue Systems Evaluation
International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Denver (USA), pp. 265-268, 2002
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J. Hussler, S. Krger, W. Minker and D. Bhler
The SmartKom Mobile Multi-Modal Dialogue System
ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop (ITRW) on Multi-Modal Dialogue in Mobile Environments, Irsee (Germany), 2002
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1999

A. Waibel, M. Gavald and W. Minker
Hidden Understanding Models for Machine Translation
ESCA Tutorial and Research Workshop (ETRW) on Interactive Dialogue in Multi-Modal Systems, Irsee (Germany), pp. 57-60, 1999
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1998

W. Minker and L. Chase
Evaluating Parses for Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) - Workshop on The Evaluation of Parsing Systems, Granada (Spain), 1998
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W. Minker
Evaluation Methodologies for Interactive Speech Systems
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Granada (Spain), pp. 199-206, 1998
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W. Minker
Semantic Analysis for Automatic Spoken Language Translation and Information Retrieval
International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) - Workshop on Multilingual Information Management: Current Levels and Future Abilities, Granada (Spain), 1998
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1997

W. Minker
Stochastically-Based Natural Language Understanding Across Tasks and Languages
European Conference on Speech and Language Processing (EUROSPEECH), Rhodes (Greece), pp. 1423-1426, 1997
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1996

S. Bennacef, J. Gauvain and W. Minker
A Stochastic Case Frame Approach for Natural Language Understanding
International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Philadelphia (USA), pp. 1013-1016, 1996
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S. Bennacef and W. Minker
Comprhension et valuation dans le domaine ATIS
21mes Journes d'tudes sur la parole (JEP), Avignon (France), pp. 417-421, 1996
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1994

S. Bennacef, L. Lamel, J. Gauvain, H. Bonneau-Maynard and W. Minker
A Spoken Language System for Information Retrieval
International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Yokohama (Japan), pp. 1271-1274, 1994
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Technical Reports & Project Deliverables

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E. Andr, W. Minker, L. Pragst, L. Wanner, S. Vrochidis, J. Miehle, G. Meditskos, S. Dasiopoulou, I. Kompatsiaris, J. Blat, M. Domnguez, G. Llorach, S. Mille, F. Sukno, E. Kamateri, A. Stam, L. Stellingwerff, B. Vieru, F. Lingenfelser, D. Schiller, O. Martinez, M. Farrs, J. Mohr, B. Schfer, G. Eschweiler, C. Baudracco, H. Plass, T. Snchez and M. Brachthuser
D1.5 - Public Final Activity Report
Deliverable, The KRISTINA Project (H2020-645012), 2018
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2016

W. Minker, S. Ultes, L. Pragst, L. Wanner, G. Meditskos, S. Dasiopoulou, E. Kamateri, G. Mehlmann and L. Stellingwerff
D2.2 - Integration of the OwlSpeak Platform into the KRISTINA Architecture
Deliverable, The KRISTINA Project (H2020-645012), 2016
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E. Andr, W. Minker, L. Pragst, J. Miehle, G. Meditskos, S. Dasiopoulou, F. Sukno, E. Kamateri, G. Mehlmann, F. Lingenfelser, D. Schiller and A. Mulder
D2.3 - Fusing Vocal, Facial and Gestural Communication Modalities
Deliverable, The KRISTINA Project (H2020-645012), 2016
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W. Minker, L. Pragst and L. Wanner
D2.4 - Basic Version of the KRISTINA Generic Adaptive Dialogue Manager
Deliverable, The KRISTINA Project (H2020-645012), 2016
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2015

W. Minker, S. Ultes and L. Pragst
D2.1 - Requirements for Dialogue Management in adaptive Human-Machine-Communication
Public Deliverable, The KRISTINA Project (H2020-645012), 2015
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2010

A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, B. Knings, J. Helvert and H. Hagras
D03 - Third Technical Report
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2010
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, J. Helvert and H. Hagras
D04 - Third Management Report
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2010
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, J. Helvert and H. Hagras
D05 - Project Final Report
Public Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2010
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, G. Pruvost, J. Martin, N. Tan, N. Papadopoulos, D. Economou, C. Wagner, H. Hagras and A. Bilgin
D13 - Research results on adaptation & evolution
Public Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2010
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, Y. Bellik, G. Pruvost, J. Martin and N. Tan
D16 - User Interaction Adaptation Component
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2010
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W. Minker and T. Heinroth
D22 - Adaptive Dialogue Manager
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2010
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2009

A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, J. Bidot, B. Knings, J. Helvert and H. Hagras
D03 - Second Technical Report
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2009
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, J. Helvert and H. Hagras
D04 - Second Management Report
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2009
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, G. Pruvost, J. Martin, N. Tan, N. Papadopoulos, D. Economou, C. Wagner and H. Hagras
D13 - Research results on adaptation & evolution
Public Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2009
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, Y. Bellik, G. Pruvost, J. Martin and N. Tan
D16 - User Interaction Adaptation Component
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2009
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, Y. Bellik, G. Pruvost, J. Martin and N. Tan
D19 - User Interaction Specification and Tools
Public Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2009
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2008

W. Minker and T. Heinroth
D01 - Detailed Activity Plan
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2008
Bibtex

T. Heinroth and W. Minker
D02 - Website and Groupware Description
Restricted Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2008
Bibtex

W. Minker and T. Heinroth
D03 - First Technical Report
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2008
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, M. Gardner and H. Hagras
D04 - First Management Report
Confidential Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2008
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, L. Seremeti, A. Meliones, M. Gardner, J. Bidot and H. Hagras
D11 - Requirements Analysis
Public Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2008
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W. Minker, T. Heinroth, J. Bidot and B. Wiedersheim
D12 - Basic Components
Public Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2008
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A. Kameas, W. Minker, T. Heinroth, C. Goumopoulos, Y. Bellik, A. Meliones, G. Pruvost, J. Martin, N. Tan, C. Wagner and H. Hagras
D13 - Research Results on Adaptation & Evolution
Public Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2008
Link to Document
Bibtex

W. Minker, T. Heinroth, Y. Bellik, G. Pruvost, J. Martin and N. Tan
D19 - User Interaction Specification and Tools
Public Deliverable, The ATRACO Project (FP7/2007-2013 grant agreement no 216837), 2008
Link to Document
Bibtex

2002

J. Hussler, S. Krger, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Spezifikation Mobilszenario 2002
Project Report, BMBF-Project SmartKom, 2002
Bibtex

2001

P. Regel-Brietzmann, F. Hanisch, B. Straub and W. Minker
Benutzerstudie SmartKom Mobil
Technical {Report}, BMBF-Project SmartKom, 2001
Bibtex

U. Haiber, S. Scheible and W. Minker
Multilingual Dialogue Descriptions
Project Report, {ESPRIT Project SENECA 26 981, Deliverable D.10}, 2001
Bibtex

1997

S. Bennacef, L. Lamel, J. Gauvain, M. Garnier-Rizet, B. Prouts, S. Rosset and W. Minker
Evaluation of natural language system components - Contribution to the Home Evaluation Plan
Project Report, LIMSI-CNRS, Num. {TIDE Project HOME-AOM DE-3003}, 1997
Bibtex

L. Lamel, J. Gauvain and W. Minker
Report on Speech Technology Assessment: State-of-the-art for Spoken Language Systems - Contribution to the Deliverable D2.1
Project Report, LIMSI-CNRS, Num. {TIDE Project HOME DE-3003}, 1997
Bibtex

L. Lamel, J. Gauvain, G. Adda, M. Adda-Decker, M. Jardino, R. Lejeune, H. Schwenk, M. Garnier-Rizet, B. Prouts and W. Minker
Speech Recognition: component development and performance results for various types of data
Project Report, LIMSI-CNRS, Num. {LE4-8364 Project OLIVE}, 1997
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1996

W. Minker
Grapheme-to-Phoneme Conversion - an Approach based on Hidden Markov Models
Technical Report, LIMSI-CNRS, Orsay (France), Num. 9604, 1996
Bibtex

L. Lamel, J. Gauvain, G. Adda, M. Adda-Decker, C. Corredor, S. Foukia, S. Kay, J. Gangolf and W. Minker
Identification automatique de la langue travers le rseau tlphonique - IDEAL
Technical Report, LIMSI-CNRS, Num. {Contrat CNET no. 94 1B089}, 1996
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1995

W. Minker
An English version of the LIMSI L'ATIS system
Technical Report, LIMSI-CNRS, Num. {LRE Project 62-056 Relator, deliverable 1.2 Catalog}, 1995
Bibtex

W. Minker
An English Version of the LIMSI L'ATIS System
Technical Report, LIMSI-CNRS, Orsay (France), Num. 9512, 1995
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1994

S. Bennacef, L. Lamel, J. Gauvain, H. Bonneau-Maynard, G. Adda, S. Rosset, C. d'Allessandro, J. Gangolf and W. Minker
Status Report on the Spoken Language System Components for the MASK Kiosk
Technical Report, LIMSI-CNRS, Num. {9075, Contrat ESPRIT}, 1994
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Talks

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W. Minker
Engineering at Ulm University
Presentation at Nara Institute of Science and Technology - NAIST (Japan), 2016

2015

W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
Assistive Interfaces for Technical Companion Systems
Presentation at Dorpater Dozentenabend (DDA), Tartu (Estonia), 2015

W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
Dialogue Systems at Ulm University
SEU - Ulm Computer Science and Engineering Joint Workshop, Nanjing (China), 2015

W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
Dialogue Systems at Ulm University
NAIST - Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara (Japan), 2015

W. Minker
Interaction with Cognitive Technical Systems
Invited Talk at NII Shonan Meeting 059 -- The Future of Human-Robot Spoken Dialogue: from Information Services to Virtual Assistants, Shonan (Japan), 2015

W. Minker
Motivation zu Mobilitt
Presentation at the DAAD Conference "Bologna macht mobil Auslandsmobilitt im Fokus", Berlin (Germany), 2015

W. Minker
Spoken Dialogue Systems Towards User-Centred Functionality and Assistance
UPF-DTIC Research Seminars, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona (Spain), April 2015, 2015

2014

W. Minker
Current and Past Research Activities of the Dialogue Systems Group
LIMSI-CNRS, Orsay (France), April 2014, 2014

W. Minker, S. Ultes and M. Sidorov
Dialogue Systems Research at Ulm University---Adaptive Speech Interfaces for Technical Companions
Turkish-German Multimodal Interaction Symposium, Istanbul, November 2014, 2014

W. Minker and A. Schmitt
Strategic Partnership---Ulm University and SibSAU
International Workshop on Mathematical Modeling and Its Applications, 2014

2013

W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy, F. Nothdurft and M. Sidorov
From Spoken Dialogue Systems to Trustworthy Companions
Presentations at Siberian Federal University and Siberian State Aerospace University, Krasnoyarsk (Russia), 2013

W. Minker, D. Zaykovskiy, S. Ultes, M. Sidorov, T. Gasanova and R. Sergienko
Research at Ulm University
Presentations at Siberian Federal University and Siberian State Aerospace University, Krasnoyarsk (Russia), 2013

2011

W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya and G. Bertrand
Automatic Language Processing and Adaptive Dialogue Management
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2011

W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy and A. Schmitt
Research at Ulm University
Presentations at Siberian Federal University and Siberian State Aerospace University, Krasnoyarsk (Russia), 2011

2010

W. Minker and A. Schmitt
Adaptiveness in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Presentations at National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Kyoto (Japan), 2010

W. Minker
Assistive and Adaptive Spoken Language Dialog Systems
Invited Talk at 2nd tubs.CITY Symposium, Visual Computing and Spoken Language Processing in Braunschweig (Germany), 2010

W. Minker
Spoken Language Dialogue Systems for Ambient Intelligence
Invited talk at the Seoul National University, Soul (Korea), 2010

W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya, S. Zablotskiy and A. Schmitt
Technology Trends for Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Presentations at Siberian Federal University and Siberian State Aerospace University, Krasnoyarsk (Russia), 2010

2009

W. Minker
Technical Companions
Presentation at Augsburg University (Germany), 2009

W. Minker and A. Schmitt
Dialogue Systems Research at Ulm University - Assistive, Adaptive and Proactive Speech Interfaces
Presentations at National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Kyoto, Kyoto University and Tokyo Institute of Science and Technology (Japan), 2009

W. Minker and A. Schmitt
Hot Topics and Challenges in Dialogue Systems Research
German University in Cairo (Egypt), 2009

2008

W. Minker
Digital Companions - Recent Speech Technology Trends
Workshop on Software Engeneering, University of Granada (Spain), 2008

W. Minker, A. Schmitt and D. Zaykovskiy
Information Technology - Dialogue Systems
Presentations at Siberian Federal University and Siberian State Aerospace University, Krasnoyarsk (Russia), 2008

W. Minker
Statistical Methods for Higher-Level Processing in Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
POSCO International Center, POSTECH, Pohang (Korea), 2008

W. Minker and A. Schmitt
Transfer of New Spoken Dialogue Interface Technologies
Workshop Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg (Germany), 2008

2007

W. Minker
Aktuelle Entwicklungen in der Sprachdialogtechnologie
University of Ulm (Germany), 2007

W. Minker
Emerging User Interfaces
University of Liverpool (United Kingdom), 2007

W. Minker
Research Trends in Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Korea Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST (Korea), 2007

W. Minker
Spoken Language Dialogue Systems - Towards Cognitive Technical Assistants
Cardiff University (United Kingdom), 2007

W. Minker
State-of-the-Art in Speech-Related Technologies
University of Wolverhampton (United Kingdom), 2007

W. Minker
Systmes d'interaction vocale - thmes actuels de recherche
cole Polytechnique, Palaiseau (France), 2007

W. Minker
The Computer as a Dialogue Partner
Heriot Watt University (United Kingdom), 2007

W. Minker
Towards Intelligent, Adaptive and Pro-Active Speech Interfaces
IDIAP Research Institute (Switzerland), 2007

2006

W. Minker
"R2-D2, where are you ?" - Der Computer als Dialogpartner
University of Ulm (Germany), 2006

W. Minker
Der Computer als Dialogpartner
Studium Generale Ulm (Germany), 2006

W. Minker
Intelligent, Adaptive and Proactive Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
University of Stuttgart (Germany), 2006

W. Minker
Kommunikation mit empathischen Sprachdialogsystemen
University of Cottbus (Germany), 2006

W. Minker
Recent Trends in Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Invited Paper Presentation, ITI 4th International Conference on Information and Communications Technology (ICICT 2006), Cairo (Egypt), 2006

W. Minker
Spoken Language Dialogue Systems - Research Trends
K. U. Leuven (Belgium), 2006

W. Minker
Sprachverarbeitung - Grundlagen und aktuelle Entwicklungen
University of Hannover (Germany), 2006

2005

W. Minker and D. Bhler
Intelligent Speech Interfaces
Hannover Messe International, Hannover (Germany), 2005

W. Minker
Mathematische Methoden fr die automatische Sprachverarbeitung
Graduate School: Mathematical Analysis of Evolution, Information and Complexity - University of Ulm (Germany), 2005

W. Minker
Recent Trends in Speech-Based Human - Machine Interaction
Princess Interactive Technology Conference, Magdeburg (Germany), 2005

2004

W. Minker
New Research Directions for Multimodal Dialogue Systems - User-Friendliness, Intelligence, and Adaptiveness
Informatisches Colloquium, University of Hamburg (Germany), 2004

2003

W. Minker
Intelligent and User-Friendly Dialogue Systems
LIMSI-CNRS, Orsay (France), 2003

2002

W. Minker
Design Issues and Evaluation of the Seneca Speech-based Human-Machine Interface
Presentation, International Conference on Speech and Language Processing (ICSLP), Denver (USA), 2002

W. Minker
Mensch-Maschine Sprachdialogsysteme
Infineon Corporate Research, Mnchen (Germany), 2002

W. Minker
Modern Speech Technologies in Cars
ZVEI Symposium Sprachverarbeitung, Frankfurt/Main (Germany), 2002

W. Minker
Multi-Modal Spoken Language Dialogue Systems in Mobile Environments
Keynote, VIII Iberoamerican Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IBERAMIA), Sevilla (Spain), 2002

W. Minker
Safety and Functionality Issues for In-Vehicle Human-Machine Interfaces
Telefnica, Madrid (Spain), 2002

2001

W. Minker
Moderne Sprachtechnologien - von der digitalen Signalverarbeitung zur knstlichen Intelligenz
Elektrotechnisches Kolloquium, University of Ulm (Germany), 2001

W. Minker
Recent Examples for Evaluating Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
COCOSDA Workshop on Language Resources and Technology Evaluation, Aalborg (Denmark), 2001

W. Minker
Spoken Natural Language Systems for Human-Machine Communication
Hochschulvortragsreihe, VDI/VDE Gesellschaft, University of Ulm (Germany), 2001

2000

W. Minker
DaimlerChrysler - Research in Speech Understanding Systems
LIMSI-CNRS, Orsay (France), 2000

W. Minker
DaimlerChrysler - Sprachverstehende Systeme
Fachausschu Neuronale Netze und evolutionre Algorithmen, VDI/VDE-Gesellschaft, Ulm (Germany), 2000

W. Minker
Overview on Recent Activities on Speech Understanding and Dialogue Systems Evaluation
COCOSDA Workshop on Language Resources and Technology Evaluation, Beijing (China), 2000

W. Minker
Stochastisches Verfahren zur semantischen Analyse natrlicher gesprochener Sprache in Mensch-Maschine Dialogsystemen
Kolloquium Neuroinformatik, University of Ulm (Germany), 2000

W. Minker
The SmartKom Project
Naval Research Laboratory, Washington (USA), 2000

W. Minker
Xybernaut im BMBF-Projekt SmartKom
Xyberdays Manufacturing, CAT, Internationale Fachmesse für Produktentwicklung und Engineering, Stuttgart (Germany), 2000

1999

W. Minker
Stochastically-based semantic analysis for spoken language dialogue systems
Bell Labs - Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill (USA), 1999

1998

W. Minker
Construction de la smantique partir de corpus de dialogue oral homme-machine
VALORIA, Universit Bretagne-Sud, Vannes (France), 1998

W. Minker
Multilingual Information Management: Current levels and future abilities
Panelist, Workshop Multilingual Information Management: Current Levels and Future Abilities, held in conjunction with the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Granada (Spain), 1998

Teaching

Embedded Aigaion Query Annually

W. Minker and M. Baumann
Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Dialogue Systems (for Cognitive Systems)
Graduate Lab (annual, 8 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, Human Factors Group of the Institute of Psychology and Education, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Minker
Seminar Ausgewhlte Probleme der Dialogsysteme
Graduate Seminar, Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Minker
Benutzerschnittstellen
Undergraduate Course (annual, 6 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Minker
Dialogue Systems Project
Graduate Lab (annual, 4-8 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Minker
Dialogue Systems
Graduate Course (annual, 6 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Minker, M. Bossert and R. Fischer
Institutsseminar Nachrichtentechnik
Seminar (annual, 4 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Teich, W. Minker, M. Bossert and R. Fischer
Seminar Communications Engineering
Seminar (annual, 3 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Minker
Seminar Dialogue Systems
Seminar (annual, 4 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Minker
Seminar Research Trends in Dialogue Systems
Seminar (annual, 4 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

W. Minker
Seminar zur Industriepraxis
Undergraduate Seminar, Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), Annually

2016-2017

W. Minker
Proseminar Dialogue Systems
Proseminar (4 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), 2016-2017

2015

W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
On Human-like Dialogue Interaction in Companion Systems
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki (Finland), 2015

W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
The Problem of User Adaptivity and Intelligent Pro-active System Behaviour
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Tartu (Estonia), 2015

W. Minker, F. Nothdurft and S. Ultes
User-Adaptive and Intelligent Human-like Dialogue Interaction
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS+ Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2015

W. Minker and S. Ultes
User-centred Adaptive Dialogue Modelling
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS+ Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2015

2014-2016

M. Weber, G. Palm, W. Minker, S. Biundo, H. Traue, M. Baumann, J. Bittner, T. Frhwirth, B. Glimm, A. Huckauf, M. Kiefer, K. Melchers, H. Neumann and C. Schrader
Cognitive Systems - Cycle of Lectures
Graduate Course (6 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), 2014-2016

M. Weber, G. Palm, W. Minker, S. Biundo, M. Baumann, J. Bittner, B. Glimm, A. Huckauf, M. Kiefer, H. Neumann, O. Pollatos and E. Rukzio
Cognitive Systems Concepts, Terminology & Methods
Graduate Course (12 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), 2014-2016

2014

W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
Finding Appropriate Turn-Taking Strategies for Proactive Dialogue Systems
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Tartu (Estonia), 2014

W. Minker and S. Ultes
Spoken Dialogue Systems: Trends in Modeling and Assessment
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS+ Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2014

W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
User- and Situation-Adaptive Dialogue Systems
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki (Finland), 2014

W. Minker and S. Ultes
User-adaptive Dialogue Management
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2014

2013

W. Minker and S. Ultes
Basics and Perspectives of User Satsifaction Recognition in Human Machine Dialogue
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2013

W. Minker, F. Nothdurft, H. Hofmann, S. Ultes, M. Sidorov, T. Gasanova, R. Sergienko and K. Jokinen
Selected Topics In Spoken Dialogue Research at Ulm University and Tartu University
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm, 2013

W. Minker and F. Nothdurft
Spoken Dialogue and Trust in Technical Companion Systems
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Tartu (Estonia), 2013

W. Minker, F. Nothdurft and S. Ultes
Trust and Quality in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2013

2012

W. Minker, A. Schmitt, H. Lang, F. Nothdurft and S. Ultes
Assistive and Adaptive Dialogue Systems
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2012

W. Minker and S. Ultes
Quality-Adaptive Spoken Dialogue
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2012

2011-2012

W. Minker, M. Bossert and R. Fischer
Oberseminar Neue Verfahren in der Nachrichtentechnik
Seminar (annual, 4 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), 2011-2012

2011

W. Minker, T. Heinroth and A. Schmitt
Dialogue Success Estimation and Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Management
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2011

W. Minker, K. Zablotskaya and G. Bertrand
Automatic Language Processing and Adaptive Dialogue Management
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2011

2010

W. Minker, T. Heinroth and G. Bertrand
Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Management within Intelligent Environments
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Granada (Spain), 2010

2009-2016

M. Weber and W. Minker
Interaktion in kognitiven technischen Systemen (Perzeption und interaktive Technologien)
Seminar (4 ECTS), Institute of Information Technology / Medieninformatik, University of Ulm (Germany), 2009-2016

2009

W. Minker, A. Schmitt, D. Zaykovskiy and A. Schmeiser
DAAD Summer Course: Speech-Based Human-Computer Interfaces
Ulm, Germany, 2009

W. Minker, S. Zablotskiy and A. Schmitt
Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Warsaw (Poland), 2009

2008

W. Minker, A. Schmitt and A. Schmeiser
Advanced Media
Compact Course: German University in Cairo (Egypt), 2008

A. Albalate and W. Minker
Dialogue Systems Research Activities at Ulm University
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, University of Granada (Spain), 2008

P. Strauss, W. Minker and D. Bhler
Overview of Spoken Dialogue Research at University of Ulm
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, University of Ulster, Belfast (Northern Ireland), 2008

2007

W. Minker and A. Schmitt
Introduction to Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Compact Course: German University in Cairo (Egypt), 2007

P. Strauss, W. Minker and A. Schmitt
Spoken Dialogue Technology - Current Themes in Academic Research
Summer School, ELSNET Summer School on Advanced Dialogue Systems: Affectivity, Adaptability and Multimodality, Belfast (Northern Ireland), 2007

D. Zaykovskiy and W. Minker
Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Warsaw (Poland), 2007

2006

W. Minker and D. Bhler
Spoken Language Dialogue Systems and their Use for Intelligent Environments
Graduate Course within the ERASMUS/SOCRATES Mobility Programme, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex (United Kingdom), 2006

2005-2006

W. Minker
Natural Language Understanding and Dialogue Modelling
Graduate Course (annual, 4 ECTS), Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Ulm (Germany), 2005-2006

2003-2011

J. Lindner, W. Teich and W. Minker
Nachrichtentechnik
Graduate Lab (annual, 5 ECTS), Institute of Information Technology, University of Ulm (Germany), 2003-2011

J. Lindner, W. Teich and W. Minker
Communications Technology
Graduate Lab (annual, 5 ECTS), Institute of Information Technology, University of Ulm (Germany), 2003-2011

J. Lindner and W. Minker
Institutsseminar Informationstechnik
Seminar (annual, 4 ECTS), Institute of Information Technology, University of Ulm (Germany), 2003-2011

J. Lindner and W. Minker
Oberseminar Neue Verfahren in der Informationstechnik
Seminar (annual, 4 ECTS), Institute of Information Technology, University of Ulm (Germany), 2003-2011

2003-2010

W. Teich and W. Minker
Informationssysteme
Undergraduate Seminar (annual, 3 ECTS), Institute of Information Technology, University of Ulm (Germany), 2003-2010

2003-2008

W. Minker
Einfhrung Informations- und Medientechnik
Undergraduate Course (annual, 2 ECTS), Institute of Information Technology, University of Ulm (Germany), 2003-2008

2002

W. Minker
Evaluation of Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Summer School, ELSNET Summer School on Language and Speech Communication Evaluation and Assessment of Text and Speech Systems, Odense (Denmark), 2002

2001

W. Minker
Moderne Sprachtechnologien
Graduate Course, Department of Neurosciences, University of Ulm (Germany), 2001

1999/2000

W. Minker
Approche Imprative
Undergraduate Practicals, Computer Science, Diplme d'tudes Universitaires Gnrales (DEUG) Mathmatiques, Informatique et Application aux Sciences, Universit Paris-Sud (France), 1999/2000

1999

W. Minker
Comprhension
Graduate Course, Linguistics, DEA (Diplme d'tudes Approfondies) cole Doctorale Rgionale en Ingnierie Linguistique, option Traitement Automatique de la Parole, AUPELF-UREF, Paris (France), 1999

1998/1999

W. Minker
Comprhension
Graduate Course, Linguistics, DEA, cole Doctorale Rgionale en Ingnierie Linguistique, Elective Traitement Automatique de la Parole, Association des universits partiellement ou entirement de langue francaise, 1998/1999

W. Minker
Interaction Vocale: Analyse et la Synthse de la Parole
Graduate Course, Computer Science, Elective Interaction Homme-Machine, cole Suprieure d'Informatique, lectronique et Automatique (ESIEA), Paris (France), 1998/1999

W. Minker
Interaction Vocale: Reconnaissance, Comprhension et Dialogue
Graduate Course, Computer Science, Elective Interaction Homme-Machine, cole Suprieure d'Informatique, lectronique et Automatique (ESIEA), Paris (France), 1998/1999

W. Minker
Systmes d'Exploitation
Graduate Practicals, Computer Science, cole Suprieure d'Informatique, lectronique et Automatique (ESIEA), Paris (France), 1998/1999

1998

W. Minker
Ingnierie Linguistique - Traitement de la Parole
Graduate Course, Linguistics, DEA (Diplme d'Etudes Approfondies) Logique, Mathmatiques et Linguistique, Universit Paris-Sorbonne (France), 1998

1997/1998

W. Minker
Approche Fonctionnelle
Undergraduate Practicals, Computer Science, Diplme d'tudes Universitaires Gnrales (DEUG) Mathmatiques, Informatique et Application aux Sciences, Universit Paris-Sud (France), 1997/1998

W. Minker
tude de Cas
Undergraduate Exercises and Practicals, Computer Science, Diplme d'tudes Universitaires Gnrales (DEUG) Mathmatiques, Informatique et Application aux Sciences, Universit Paris-Sud (France), 1997/1998

W. Minker
Ingnierie Linguistique - Traitement de la Parole
Graduate Course, Linguistics, Diplme d'tudes Approfondies (DEA) Logique, Mathmatiques et Linguistique, Universit Paris-Sorbonne (France), 1997/1998

W. Minker
Traitement du Langage Parl
Graduate Course, Computer Science, Diplme d'tudes Suprieures Spcialises (DESS) Systmes Communication Homme-Machine, Universit Paris-Sud (France), 1997/1998

1997

W. Minker
Multilingual Speech Understanding in a Spoken Language System - The ATIS Domain
Graduate Course, Speech Recognition, University of Karlsruhe, Department of Computer Science (Germany), 1997

1995

W. Minker
valuation des Systmes de Comprhension
Summer School, cole Thmatique - Fondements et Perspectives en Traitement Automatique de la Parole, GRD-PRC Communication Homme-Machine, Marseille (France), 1995

W. Minker, A. Schmitt, A. Schmeiser and B. Wiegel
DAAD Summer Course: Speech-Based Human-Computer Interfaces and Multimedia Networks

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