SIGDIAL 2016

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Location
ICT/USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Colocated with
INTERSPEECH 2016
General Chairs
Raquel Fernandez
Wolfgang Minker
Program Chairs
Giuseppe Carenini
Ryuichiro Higashinaka
Local Chairs
Ron Artstein
Alesia Gainer
Mentoring Chairs
Pierre Lison
Sponsorship Chairs
Ethan Selfridge
Invited Speakers
Susan Brennan
Louis-Philippe Morency
Special Topic / Session
The Future Directions of Dialogue-Based Intelligent Personal Assistants
Best Paper Awards

Best Paper Award Winners

Learning Fine-Grained Knowledge about Contingent Relations between Everyday Events
Elahe Rahimtoroghi, Ernesto Hernandez and Marilyn Walker 
Task Lineages: Dialog State Tracking for Flexible Interaction
Sungjin Lee and Amanda Stent 
 

Best Paper Award Nominees

The Role of Discourse Units in Near-Extractive Summarization
Junyi Jessy Li, Kapil Thadani and Amanda Stent 
Towards End-to-End Learning for Dialog State Tracking and Management using Deep Reinforcement Learning
Tiancheng Zhao and Maxine Eskenazi