Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2009 Conference

General Co-Chairs
Patrick G. T. Healey (Queen Mary University of London)
Roberto Pieraccini (SpeechCycle Inc.)

Technical Program Co-Chairs
Donna Byron (Northeastern University)
Steve Young (University of Cambridge)

Local Chair
Matthew Purver (Queen Mary University of London)

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pdf bib Front matter
pdf bib Evaluating the Effectiveness of Information Presentation in a Full End-To-End Dialogue System
Taghi Paksima, Kallirroi Georgila and Johanna Moore
pp. 1–10
pdf bib Can I Finish? Learning When to Respond to Incremental Interpretation Results in Interactive Dialogue
David DeVault, Kenji Sagae and David Traum
pp. 11–20
pdf bib Are You Being Addressed? - Real-Time Addressee Detection to Support Remote Participants in Hybrid Meetings
Harm op den Akker and Rieks op den Akker
pp. 21–28
pdf bib What’s Unique About Dialogue?
Janet Bavelas
pp. 29–29
pdf bib Incremental Reference Resolution: The Task, Metrics for Evaluation, and a Bayesian Filtering Model that is Sensitive to Disfluencies
David Schlangen, Timo Baumann and Michaela Atterer
pp. 30–37
pdf bib Dealing with Interpretation Errors in Tutorial Dialogue
Myroslava Dzikovska, Charles Callaway, Elaine Farrow, Johanna Moore, Natalie Steinhauser and Gwendolyn Campbell
pp. 38–45
pdf bib Towards the Interpretation of Utterance Sequences in a Dialogue System
Ingrid Zukerman, Patrick Ye, Kapil Kumar Gupta and Enes Makalic
pp. 46–53
pdf bib Participant Subjectivity and Involvement as a Basis for Discourse Segmentation
John Niekrasz and Johanna Moore
pp. 54–61
pdf bib Genre-Based Paragraph Classification for Sentiment Analysis
Maite Taboada, Julian Brooke and Manfred Stede
pp. 62–70
pdf bib Detecting the Noteworthiness of Utterances in Human Meetings
Satanjeev Banerjee and Alexander Rudnicky
pp. 71–78
pdf bib A: An Experimental Investigation into... B: ...Split Utterances
Christine Howes, Patrick Healey and Gregory Mills
pp. 79–86
pdf bib Interactive Gesture in Dialogue: a PTT Model
Hannes Rieser and Massimo Poesio
pp. 87–96
pdf bib Tense, Temporal Expressions and Demonstrative Licensing in Natural Discourse.
Iker Zulaica-Hernández and Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach
pp. 97–106
pdf bib Prosodic Turn-Yielding Cues With and Without Optical Feedback
Caroline Clemens and Christoph Diekhaus
pp. 107–110
pdf bib Exploring Miscommunication and Collaborative Behaviour in Human-Robot Interaction
Theodora Koulouri and Stanislao Lauria
pp. 111–119
pdf bib A Two-Tier User Simulation Model for Reinforcement Learning of Adaptive Referring Expression Generation Policies
Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon
pp. 120–123
pdf bib Analysis of Listening-Oriented Dialogue for Building Listening Agents
Toyomi Meguro, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kohji Dohsaka, Yasuhiro Minami and Hideki Isozaki
pp. 124–127
pdf bib On NoMatchs, NoInputs and BargeIns: Do Non-Acoustic Features Support Anger Detection?
Alexander Schmitt, Tobias Heinroth and Jackson Liscombe
pp. 128–131
pdf bib Estimating Probability of Correctness for ASR N-Best Lists
Jason Williams and Suhrid Balakrishnan
pp. 132–135
pdf bib Not a Simple Yes or No: Uncertainty in Indirect Answers
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Scott Grimm and Christopher Potts
pp. 136–143
pdf bib Concept Form Adaptation in Human-Computer Dialog
Svetlana Stoyanchev and Amanda Stent
pp. 144–147
pdf bib Automatic Generation of Information State Update Dialogue Systems that Dynamically Create Voice XML, as Demonstrated on the iPhone
Helen Hastie, Xingkun Liu and Oliver Lemon
pp. 148–151
pdf bib Dialog System for Mixed Initiative One-Turn Address Entry and Error Recovery
Rajesh Balchandran, Leonid Rachevsky, Larry Sansone and Roberto Sicconi
pp. 152–155
pdf bib Leveraging POMDPs Trained with User Simulations and Rule-based Dialogue Management in a Spoken Dialogue System
Sebastian Varges, Silvia Quarteroni, Giuseppe Riccardi, Alexei Ivanov and Pierluigi Roberti
pp. 156–159
pdf bib Speeding Up the Design of Dialogue Applications by Using Database Contents and Structure Information
Luis Fernando D’Haro, Ricardo de Cordoba, Juan Manuel Lucas, Roberto Barra-Chicote and Ruben San-Segundo
pp. 160–169
pdf bib Modeling User Satisfaction with Hidden Markov Models
Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht, Florian Gödde, Felix Hartard, Hamed Ketabdar and Sebastian Möller
pp. 170–177
pdf bib Discourse Structure and Performance Analysis: Beyond the Correlation
Mihai Rotaru and Diane Litman
pp. 178–187
pdf bib The Role of Interactivity in Human-Machine Conversation for Automatic Word Acquisition
Shaolin Qu and Joyce Chai
pp. 188–195
pdf bib Clarification Potential of Instructions
Luciana Benotti
pp. 196–205
pdf bib What do We Know about Conversation Participants: Experiments on Conversation Entailment
Chen Zhang and Joyce Chai
pp. 206–215
pdf bib Artificial Companions as Dialogue Agents
Yorick Wilks
pp. 216–216
pdf bib Effects of Conversational Agents on Human Communication in Thought-Evoking Multi-Party Dialogues
Kohji Dohsaka, Ryota Asai, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami and Eisaku Maeda
pp. 217–224
pdf bib Models for Multiparty Engagement in Open-World Dialog
Dan Bohus and Eric Horvitz
pp. 225–234
pdf bib Extracting Decisions from Multi-Party Dialogue Using Directed Graphical Models and Semantic Similarity
Trung Bui, Matthew Frampton, John Dowding and Stanley Peters
pp. 235–243
pdf bib Learning to Predict Engagement with a Spoken Dialog System in Open-World Settings
Dan Bohus and Eric Horvitz
pp. 244–252
pdf bib Turn-Yielding Cues in Task-Oriented Dialogue
Agustín Gravano and Julia Hirschberg
pp. 253–261
pdf bib Split Utterances in Dialogue: a Corpus Study
Matthew Purver, Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki and Patrick Healey
pp. 262–271
pdf bib k-Nearest Neighbor Monte-Carlo Control Algorithm for POMDP-Based Dialogue Systems
Fabrice Lefèvre, Milica Gašić, Filip Jurčíček, Simon Keizer, François Mairesse, Blaise Thomson, Kai Yu and Steve Young
pp. 272–275
pdf bib Comparison of Classification and Ranking Approaches to Pronominal Anaphora Resolution in Czech
Giang Linh Nguy, Václav Novák and Zdeněk Žabokrtský
pp. 276–285
pdf bib Spoken Tutorial Dialogue and the Feeling of Another’s Knowing
Diane Litman and Kate Forbes-Riley
pp. 286–289
pdf bib Evaluating Automatic Extraction of Rules for Sentence Plan Construction
Amanda Stent and Martin Molina
pp. 290–297
pdf bib Eliciting Interactional Phenomena in Human-Human Dialogues
Joakim Gustafson and Miray Merkes
pp. 298–301
pdf bib TELIDA: A Package for Manipulation and Visualization of Timed Linguistic Data
Titus von der Malsburg, Timo Baumann and David Schlangen
pp. 302–305
pdf bib Cascaded Lexicalised Classifiers for Second-Person Reference Resolution
Matthew Purver, Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton and Stanley Peters
pp. 306–309
pdf bib Attention and Interaction Control in a Human-Human-Computer Dialogue Setting
Gabriel Skantze and Joakim Gustafson
pp. 310–313
pdf bib Ranking Help Message Candidates Based on Robust Grammar Verification Results and Utterance History in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Kazunori Komatani, Satoshi Ikeda, Yuichiro Fukubayashi, Tetsuya Ogata and Hiroshi Okuno
pp. 314–321
pdf bib Dialogue Behaviour under High Cognitive Load
Jessica Villing
pp. 322–325
pdf bib A Comparison between Dialog Corpora Acquired with Real and Simulated Users
David Griol, Zoraida Callejas and Ramón López-Cózar
pp. 326–332
pdf bib Simultaneous Dialogue Act Segmentation and Labelling using Lexical and Syntactic Features
Ramon Granell, Stephen Pulman and Carlos-D. Martínez-Hinarejos
pp. 333–336
pdf bib The Spoken Dialogue Challenge
Alan Black and Maxine Eskenazi
pp. 337–340
pdf bib Unsupervised Classification of Dialogue Acts using a Dirichlet Process Mixture Model
Nigel Crook, Ramon Granell and Stephen Pulman
pp. 341–348
pdf bib A Handsome Set of Metrics to Measure Utterance Classification Performance in Spoken Dialog Systems
David Suendermann, Jackson Liscombe, Krishna Dayanidhi and Roberto Pieraccini
pp. 349–356
pdf bib Contrasting the Interaction Structure of an Email and a Telephone Corpus: A Machine Learning Approach to Annotation of Dialogue Function Units
Jun Hu, Rebecca Passonneau and Owen Rambow
pp. 357–366

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