SIGdial 2014

15th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue

SIGdial 2014

The 15th annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue was held on June 18-20, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The SIGDIAL venue provides a regular forum for the presentation of cutting edge research in discourse and dialogue to both academic and industry researchers. Continuing with a series of fourteen successful previous meetings, this conference spans the research interest areas of discourse and dialogue. The conference is sponsored by the SIGDIAL organization, which serves as the Special Interest Group in discourse and dialogue for both ACL and ISCA.

Website: http://www.sigdial.org/workshops/conference15/


Welcome and conference overview


Keynotes


Oral Session 1: Situated Spoken Dialog Systems in Motion

0:24:16

Crowdsourcing Street-level Geographic Information Using a Spoken Dialogue System

Raveesh Meena, Johan Boye, Gabriel Skantze and Joakim Gustafson

0:23:59

Out-of-Domain Spoken Dialogs in the Car: A WoZ Study

Sven Reichel, Jasmin Sohn, Ute Ehrlich, André Berton and Michael Weber

0:23:40

Situated Language Understanding at 25 Miles per Hour

Teruhisa Misu, Antoine Raux, Rakesh Gupta and Ian Lane



Oral Session 2: Adaptive Dialog Systems


Oral Session 3: Dialog Act Modelling

0:23:33

Dialogue Act Modeling for Non-Visual Web Access

Vikas Ashok, Yevgen Borodin, Svetlana Stoyanchev and IV Ramakrishnan



Oral Session 4: Discourse

0:26:54

The Role of Polarity in Inferring Acceptance and Rejection in Dialogue

Julian Schlöder and Raquel Fernandez

0:28:54

Identifying Narrative Clause Types in Personal Stories

Reid Swanson, Elahe Rahimtoroghi, Thomas Corcoran and Marilyn Walker


0:23:32

Crowdsourcing Language Generation Templates for Dialog Systems

Margaret Mitchell, Dan Bohus and Ece Kamar

0:26:09

Generating Effective Referring Expressions Using Charts

Nikolaos Engonopoulos and Alexander Koller



DSTC Special Session