2nd SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue

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Aalborg, Denmark, September 1-2
(Just before Eurospeech 2001-Scandinavia)

Workshop proceedings

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Jens Allwood, Leif Groenqvist, Elisabeth Ahlsen and Magnus Gunnarsson:
Annotations and Tools for an Activity Based Spoken Language Corpus

Hiyan Alshawi and Shona Douglas:
Variant Transduction: A Method for Rapid Development of Interactive Spoken Interfaces

Masahiro Araki, Yukihiko Kimura, Takuya Nishimoto and Yasuhisa Niimi:
Development of a Machine Learnable Discourse Tagging Tool

Peter Bosch:
Against the Identification of Anaphora and Presupposition

Lynn Carlson, Daniel Marcu and Mary Ellen Okurovsky:
Building a Discourse-Tagged Corpus in the Framework of Rhetorical Structure Theory

Marc Cavazza:
An Empirical Study of Speech Recognition Errors in a Task-Oriented Dialogue System

Christine Doran, John Aberdeen, Laurie Damianos and Lynette Hirschman:
Comparing Several Aspects of Human-Computer and Human-Human Dialogues

Christian Ebert, Shalom Lappin, Howard Gregory and Nicolas Nicolov:
Generating Full Paraphrases of Fragments in a Dialogue Interpretation System

John Fry, Matt Ginzton, Stanley Peters, Brady Clark and Heather Pon-Barry:
Automated Tutoring Dialogues for Training in Shipboard Damage Control

Julia Hirschberg, Marc Swerts and Diane Litman:
Labeling Corrections and Aware Sites in Spoken Dialogue Systems

Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock:
Confidence-Based Adaptivity in Response Generation for a Spoken Dialogue System

Christoph Mueller and Michael Strube:
Annotating Anaphoric and Bridging Relations with MMAX

Kathleen Murray:
A Study of Automatic Pitch Tracker Doubling/Halving "Errors"

Tim Paek:
Empirical Methods for Evaluating Dialog Systems

Michael Paul and Eiichiro Sumita:
Integration of Referential Scope Limitations into Japanese Pronoun Resolution

Matthew Purver, Jonathan Ginzburg and Patrick Healey:
On the Means for Clarification in Dialogue

Manny Rayner, Ian Lewin, Genevieve Gorrell and Johan Boye:
Plug and Play Speech Understanding

Ruben San-Segundo, Juan Manuel Montero and Jose Manuel Pardo:
Designing Confirmation Mechanisms and Error Recover Techniques in a Railway Information System for Spanish

Ruben San-Segundo, Juan M. Montero, Juana M. Guitierrez, Ascension Gallardo, Jose D. Romeral and Jose M. Pardo:
A Telephone-Based Railway Information System for Spanish: Development of a Methodology for Spoken Dialogue Design

Emilio Sanchis, Isabel Galiano, Fernando Garcia and Antonio Cano:
A Hybrid Approach to the Development of Dialogue Systems directed by Semantics

Susan E. Strayer and Peter A. Heeman:
Reconciling Initiative and Discourse Structure

Janienke Sturm, Fusi Wang and Bert Cranen:
Adding Extra Input/Output Modalities to a Spoken Dialogue System

Shu-Chuan Tseng:
Toward a Large Spontaneous Mandarin Dialogue Corpus

Robert van Rooy:
Conversational Implicatures

Anne Wichmann and Johanneke Caspers:
Melodic Cues to Turn-Taking in English: Evidence from Perception

Janyce Wiebe, Rebecca Bruce, Matthew Bell, Melanie Martin and Theresa Wilson:
A Corpus Study of Evaluative and Speculative Language

Mary McGee Wood:
Dialogue Tagsets in Oncology

Li-chiung Yang:
Visualizing Spoken Discourse: Prosodic Form and Discourse Functions of Interruptions

Norihi Yasuda, Kohji Dohsaka and Kiyoaki Aikawa:
Spoken Dialogue Control Based on a Turn-minimization Criterion Depending on the Speech Recognition Accuracy