LING 575 - Spoken Dialog Systems
Spring 2017
Specialized Topics - Context in Dialog

Context and Reference
Stent, 2011A. Stent. (2011) Computational Approaches to the Production of Referring Expressions: Dialog Changes (Almost) Everything, in PRE-CogSci Workshop 2011: Bridging the gap between computational, empirical and theoretical approaches to reference.
Stent and Bangalore, 2010 A. Stent and S. Bangalore. (2010) Interaction between dialog structure and coreference resolution. In SLT 2010.
Schlangen et al., 2009D. Schlangen, T. Baumann, and M. Atterer. (2009) Incremental reference resolution: the task, metrics for evaluation, and a Bayesian filtering model that is sensitive to disfluencies, in Proceedings of SIGDIAL, 2009.
Luo et al., 2009X. Luo, R. Florian, and T.Ward (2009) Improving coreference resolution by using conversational metadata, in Proceedings of NAACL-HLT 2009. (ACE)
Applications of Context: SLU
Rojas-Barahona et al., 2016Lina M. Rojas-Barahona, Milica Gasic, Nikola Mrksic, Pei-Hao Su,Stefan Ultes, Tsung-Hsien Wen and Steve Young. (2016) Exploiting Sentence and Context Representations in Deep Neural Models for Spoken Language Understanding. COLING 2016.
Chen et al, 2016Yun-Nung Chen, Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Gokhan Tur, Jianfeng Gao, Li Deng. (2016) End-to-End Memory Networks with Knowledge Carryover for Multi-Turn Spoken Language Understanding, Interspeech 2016
Wu and Seneff, 2007H. Wu and S. Seneff. (2007) "Reducing Recognition Error Rate based on Context Relationships among Dialogue Turns", Proc. Interspeech.
Context and Situated Dialog
Sun et al., 2015Ming Sun, Yun-Nung Chen and Alexander I. Rudnicky. Understanding User's Cross-Domain Intentions in Spoken Dialog Systems, NIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for SLU and Interaction (NIPS-SLU) 2015.
Seneff et al, 2007S. Seneff, M. Adler, J. Glass, B. Sherry, T. J. Hazen, C. Wang, and T. Wu. (2007) "Exploiting Context Information in Spoken Dialogue Interaction with Mobile Devices", Proc. International Workshop on Improved Mobile User Experience (IMUx).
DeVault and Stone, 2009 David DeVault and Matthew Stone. (2009) Learning to Interpret Utterances Using Dialogue History, In Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-09), Athens, Greece
Giuliani et al., 2010Manuel Giuliani, Mary Ellen Foster, Amy Isard, Colin Matheson, Jon Oberlander, and Alois Knoll. (2010) Situated Reference in a Hybrid Human-Robot Interaction System. In Proceedings of the 6th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG 2010)
Lin et al., 1999Bor-shen Lin, Hsin-min Wang, and Lin-shan Lee. A distributed architecture for cooperative spoken dialogue agents with coherent dialogue state and history. In Proceedings of ASRU, 1999.
Classic papers on Dialog Structure and Reference
Strube and Muller, 2003M. Strube and S. Muller. (2003) A machine learning approach to pronoun resolution in spoken dialogue, in Proceedings of ACL 2003.
Brennan and Clark, 1996S. Brennan and H. Clark. (1996) Conceptual Pacts and Lexical Choice in Conversation, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 1996, Vol. 22, No. 6,1482-1493
Grosz and Sidner, 1986B. Grosz and C. Sidner. (1986) Attention, Intentions, and the Structure of Discourse, Computational Linguistics 12(3)
Tetrault, 2001J. Tetrault. (2001) A corpus-based evaluation of centering and pronoun resolution. Computational Linguistics 27(4):507-520.