LING 575 - Spoken Dialog Systems
Spring 2017
Specialized Topics - Turn-taking

Gravano & Hirschberg,2011 A. Gravano, J. Hirschberg, "Turn-taking cues in task-oriented dialogue". Computer Speech and Language. Vol. 25(3), pages 601-634, July 2011.
Computational Models
Raux and Eskenazi, 2012Antoine Raux and Maxine Eskanazi. (2012) Optimizing the Turn-Taking Behavior of Task-Oriented Spoken Dialog Systems. ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 9, No. 1.
Selfridge and Heeman, 2009Ethan O. Selfridge and Peter A. Heeman. (2009). A Bidding Approach to Turn-Taking In 1st International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Ward et al, 2010 Nigel G. Ward, Olac Fuentes, Alejandro Vega. (2010) Dialog Prediction for a General Model of Turn-Taking. Interspeech 2010.
Human-Human Cues in Controlled Dialog
Friedberg, 2011Friedberg. (2011) Turn-Taking Cues in a Human Tutoring Corpus, in Proceedings of ACL 2011.
Gravano and Hirschberg, 2009Agustin Gravano and Julia Hirschberg. (2009) Backchannel-Inviting Cues in Task-Oriented Dialogue. in Proceedings of Interspeech 2009.
Cathcart et al., 2003Nicola Cathcart; Jean Carletta; Ewan Klein. (2003) A shallow model of back-channel continuers in spoken dialogue. In Proceedings of EACL-2003.
Levitan et al., 2011R. Levitan, A. Gravano, J. Hirschberg. (2011) Entrainment in speech preceding backchannels. In Proceedings of ACL/HLT 2011.
Classic Articles
Duncan, 1972 Starkey Duncan. (1972) Some signals and rules for taking speaking turns in conversations Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 23(2): 283-292.
Sacks et al., 1974Harvey Sacks, Emanuel A. Schegloff and Gail Jefferson. (1974) A Simplest Systematics for the Organization of Turn-Taking for Conversation. Language 50(4):696-735.