University of Washington: Linguistics: LING 575: Spring 2017: Syllabus

LING 575 - Spoken Dialog Systems
Spring 2017
Specialized Topics - Applications: Medical & Therapeutic

Dialog and Counseling
Rizzo et al, 2016, p. 57-63.AA Rizzo, G Lucas, J Gratch, G Stratou, L-P Morency, R Shilling, A Hartholt, S Scherer. (2016) Clinical interviewing by a virtual human agent with automatic behavior analysis. In Proceedings of The 2016 Proceedings of the International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies, ICDVRAT, p. 57-63.
Lucas et al., 2015Gale Lucas, Jonathan Gratch, Stefan Scherer, Jill Boberg, Giota Stratou. (2015) Towards an Affective Interface for Assessment of Psychological Distress , In Proceedings of ACII 2015, IEEE, 2015
Virtual agents and ASD
Tartaro and Cassell, 2008Tartaro, A. & Cassell, J. (2008). "Playing with Virtual Peers: Bootstrapping Contingent Discourse in Children with Autism" Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), June 24-28, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Tartaro and Cassell, 2006Tartaro, A., & Cassell, J. (2006). "Using Virtual Peer Technology as an Intervention for Children with Autism". Universal Usability: Designing Computer Interfaces for Diverse User Populations. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 231-262
Hawley et al., 2007Hawley, M.S., Enderby, P., Green, P.D., Cunningham, S.P., Brownsell, S. Carmichael, J., Parker, M., Hatzis, A., O'Neill, P., and Palmer, R. (2007) A speech-controlled environmental control system for people with severe dysarthria, Medical Engineering & Physics, 29(5):586-93
Dialog and Alzheimer's
Chinaei et al., 2017Chinaei, H, Danks, A, Mehta, T, Chan-Currie, L, Lin, H, Rudzicz, F. (accepted) Identifying and avoiding confusion in dialogue with people with Alzheimer's disease. Computational Linguistics.
Prud'hommeaux and Roark, 2015 Emily Prud'hommeaux and Brian Roark. (2015) Graph-Based Word Alignment for Clinical Language Evaluation, Computational Linguistics Volume 41, Issue 4.
Tur et al, 2010Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Dimitra Vergyri, and Gokhan Tur. Speech-Based Automated Cognitive Status Assessment. In the Proceedings of the Interspeech'10
Dialog and Health Tracking
Black et al., 2005Black, L., McTear, M., Black, N., Harper, R., and Lemon, M. (2005). Evaluating the DI@l-log system on a cohort of elderly, diabetic patients: results from a preliminary study. Interspeech 2005.
Clinical Q-A
Liu et al., 2011 Feifan Liu, Alexander M. Kruse, Gokhan Tur, Dilek Hakkani-Tür, and Hong Yu. (2011) Towards Spoken Clinical Question Answering: Evaluating Automatic Speech Recognition Systems for Clinical Spoken Questions. Journal of American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). Vol: 18, No: 5. Pages:625-630. 2011.
Bickmore and Giorgino, 2006Timothy Bickmore, Toni Giorgino, Health dialog systems for patients and consumers, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Volume 39, Issue 5, October 2006, Pages 556-571.