Publications

  • 2018

    B. Tseng, F. Kreyssig, P. Budzianowski, I. Casanueva, Y. Wu, S. Ultes and M. Gašić
    Variational Cross-domain Natural Language Generation for Spoken Dialogue Systems
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Melbourne, Australia, July 2018
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    I. Casanueva, P. Budzianowski, S. Ultes, F. Kreyssig, B. Tseng, Y. Wu and M. Gašić
    Feudal Dialogue Management with Jointly Learned Feature Extractors
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Melbourne, Australia, July 2018
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    L. Pragst and S. Ultes
    Changing the Level of Directness in Dialogue using Dialogue Vector Models and Recurrent Neural Network
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Melbourne, Australia, July 2018
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    S. Ultes, P. Budzianowski, I. Casanueva, L. Rojas-Barahona, B. Tseng, Y. Wu, S. Young and M. Gašić
    Addressing Objects and Their Relatio ns: The Conversational Entity Dialogue Model
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Melbourne, Australia, July 2018
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    I. Casanueva, P. Budzianowski, P. Su, S. Ultes, B. Tseng and M. Gašić
    Feudal Reinforcement Learning for Dialogue Management in Large Domains
    Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Volume 2 (Short Papers), Association for Computational Linguistics, New Orleans, Lousiana, pp. 714--719, June 2018
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    2017

    I. Casanueva, P. Budzianowski, P. Su, N. Mrkšić, T. Wen, S. Ultes, L. Rojas-Barahona, S. Young and M. Gašić
    A Benchmarking Environment for Reinforcement Learning Based Task Oriented Dialogue Management
    Proceedings of Deep Reinforcement Learning Symposium, 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), December 2017
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    M. Gašić, N. Mrkšić, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, S. Ultes, D. Vandyke, T. Wen and S. Young
    Dialogue Manager Domain Adaptation Using Gaussian Process Reinforcement Learning
    Computer Speech and Language, Vol. 45, pp. 552--569, September 2017
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    P. Su, P. Budzianowski, S. Ultes, M. Gašić and S. Young
    Sample-efficient Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning with Supervised Data for Dialogue Management
    Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 147--157, August 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    P. Budzianowski, S. Ultes, P. Su, N. Mrkšić, T. Wen, I. Casanueva, L. Rojas-Barahona and M. Gašić
    Sub-domain Modelling for Dialogue Management with Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning
    Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 86--92, August 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    S. Ultes, P. Budzianowski, I. Casanueva, N. Mrkšić, P. Su, T. Wen, M. Gašić and S. Young
    Reward-Balancing for Statistical Spoken Dialogue Systems using Multi-objective Reinforcement Learning
    Proceedings of the 18th Meeting of the Special Interest Group in Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDial), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 65--70, August 2017
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    Bibtex

    S. Ultes, P. Budzianowski, I. Casanueva, N. Mrkšić, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, T. Wen, M. Gašić and S. Young
    Domain-independent User Satisfaction Reward Estimation for Dialogue Policy Learning
    Proceedings of Interspeech, ISCA, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 1721--1725, August 2017
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    K. Lee, T. Zhao, Y. Du, E. Cai, A. Lu, E. Pincus, D. Traum, S. Ultes, L. Rojas-Barahona, M. Gašić, S. Young and M. Eskenazi
    DialPort, Gone Live: An Update After A Year of Development
    Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 170--173, August 2017
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    Bibtex

    S. Ultes, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, D. Vandyke, D. Kim, I. Casanueva, P. Budzianowski, N. Mrkšić, T. Wen, M. Gašić and S. Young
    PyDial: A Multi-domain Statistical Dialogue System Toolkit
    Proceedings of ACL 2017, System Demonstrations, Association for Computational Linguistics, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 73--78, July 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    A. Papangelis, S. Ultes and Y. Stylianou
    Domain Complexity and Policy Learning in Task-oriented Dialogue Systems
    Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Farmington, USA, June 2017
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    Bibtex

    K. Lee, T. Zhao, S. Ultes, L. Rojas-Barahona, E. Pincus, D. Traum and M. Eskenazi
    An assessment framework for DialPort
    Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Farmington, USA, June 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    T. Wen, D. Vandyke, N. Mrkšić, M. Gašić, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, S. Ultes and S. Young
    A Network-based End-to-End Trainable Task-oriented Dialogue System
    Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Volume 1, Long Papers, Association for Computational Linguistics, Valencia, Spain, pp. 438--449, April 2017
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    Bibtex

    2016

    L. Rojas-Barahona, M. Gašić, N. Mrkšić, P. Su, S. Ultes, T. Wen and S. Young
    Exploiting Sentence and Context Representations in Deep Neural Models for Spoken Language Understanding
    Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Technical Papers, The COLING 2016 Organizing Committee, Osaka, Japan, pp. 258--267, December 2016
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    Bibtex

    T. Wen, M. Gašić, N. Mrkšić, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, S. Ultes, D. Vandyke and S. Young
    Conditional Generation and Snapshot Learning in Neural Dialogue Systems
    Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Association for Computational Linguistics, Austin, Texas, pp. 2153--2162, November 2016
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    Bibtex

    P. Su, M. Gašić, N. Mrkšić, L. Rojas-Barahona, S. Ultes, D. Vandyke, T. Wen and S. Young
    On-line Active Reward Learning for Policy Optimisation in Spoken Dialogue Systems
    Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Berlin, Germany, pp. 2431--2441, August 2016
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

  • 2017

    M. Gašić, N. Mrkšić, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, S. Ultes, D. Vandyke, T. Wen and S. Young
    Dialogue Manager Domain Adaptation Using Gaussian Process Reinforcement Learning
    Computer Speech and Language, Vol. 45, pp. 552--569, September 2017
    Link to Document
    DOI
    Bibtex

  • 2018

    S. Ultes, P. Budzianowski, I. Casanueva, L. Rojas-Barahona, B. Tseng, Y. Wu, S. Young and M. Gašić
    Addressing Objects and Their Relatio ns: The Conversational Entity Dialogue Model
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Melbourne, Australia, July 2018
    Bibtex

    I. Casanueva, P. Budzianowski, S. Ultes, F. Kreyssig, B. Tseng, Y. Wu and M. Gašić
    Feudal Dialogue Management with Jointly Learned Feature Extractors
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Melbourne, Australia, July 2018
    Bibtex

    B. Tseng, F. Kreyssig, P. Budzianowski, I. Casanueva, Y. Wu, S. Ultes and M. Gašić
    Variational Cross-domain Natural Language Generation for Spoken Dialogue Systems
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Melbourne, Australia, July 2018
    Bibtex

    L. Pragst and S. Ultes
    Changing the Level of Directness in Dialogue using Dialogue Vector Models and Recurrent Neural Network
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Melbourne, Australia, July 2018
    Bibtex

    I. Casanueva, P. Budzianowski, P. Su, S. Ultes, B. Tseng and M. Gašić
    Feudal Reinforcement Learning for Dialogue Management in Large Domains
    Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Volume 2 (Short Papers), Association for Computational Linguistics, New Orleans, Lousiana, pp. 714--719, June 2018
    Bibtex

    2017

    I. Casanueva, P. Budzianowski, P. Su, N. Mrkšić, T. Wen, S. Ultes, L. Rojas-Barahona, S. Young and M. Gašić
    A Benchmarking Environment for Reinforcement Learning Based Task Oriented Dialogue Management
    Proceedings of Deep Reinforcement Learning Symposium, 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), December 2017
    Bibtex

    P. Su, P. Budzianowski, S. Ultes, M. Gašić and S. Young
    Sample-efficient Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning with Supervised Data for Dialogue Management
    Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 147--157, August 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    P. Budzianowski, S. Ultes, P. Su, N. Mrkšić, T. Wen, I. Casanueva, L. Rojas-Barahona and M. Gašić
    Sub-domain Modelling for Dialogue Management with Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning
    Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 86--92, August 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    S. Ultes, P. Budzianowski, I. Casanueva, N. Mrkšić, P. Su, T. Wen, M. Gašić and S. Young
    Reward-Balancing for Statistical Spoken Dialogue Systems using Multi-objective Reinforcement Learning
    Proceedings of the 18th Meeting of the Special Interest Group in Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDial), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 65--70, August 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    S. Ultes, P. Budzianowski, I. Casanueva, N. Mrkšić, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, T. Wen, M. Gašić and S. Young
    Domain-independent User Satisfaction Reward Estimation for Dialogue Policy Learning
    Proceedings of Interspeech, ISCA, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 1721--1725, August 2017
    DOI
    Bibtex

    K. Lee, T. Zhao, Y. Du, E. Cai, A. Lu, E. Pincus, D. Traum, S. Ultes, L. Rojas-Barahona, M. Gašić, S. Young and M. Eskenazi
    DialPort, Gone Live: An Update After A Year of Development
    Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), Association for Computational Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 170--173, August 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    S. Ultes, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, D. Vandyke, D. Kim, I. Casanueva, P. Budzianowski, N. Mrkšić, T. Wen, M. Gašić and S. Young
    PyDial: A Multi-domain Statistical Dialogue System Toolkit
    Proceedings of ACL 2017, System Demonstrations, Association for Computational Linguistics, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 73--78, July 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    A. Papangelis, S. Ultes and Y. Stylianou
    Domain Complexity and Policy Learning in Task-oriented Dialogue Systems
    Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Farmington, USA, June 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    K. Lee, T. Zhao, S. Ultes, L. Rojas-Barahona, E. Pincus, D. Traum and M. Eskenazi
    An assessment framework for DialPort
    Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), Farmington, USA, June 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    T. Wen, D. Vandyke, N. Mrkšić, M. Gašić, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, S. Ultes and S. Young
    A Network-based End-to-End Trainable Task-oriented Dialogue System
    Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Volume 1, Long Papers, Association for Computational Linguistics, Valencia, Spain, pp. 438--449, April 2017
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    2016

    L. Rojas-Barahona, M. Gašić, N. Mrkšić, P. Su, S. Ultes, T. Wen and S. Young
    Exploiting Sentence and Context Representations in Deep Neural Models for Spoken Language Understanding
    Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Technical Papers, The COLING 2016 Organizing Committee, Osaka, Japan, pp. 258--267, December 2016
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    T. Wen, M. Gašić, N. Mrkšić, L. Rojas-Barahona, P. Su, S. Ultes, D. Vandyke and S. Young
    Conditional Generation and Snapshot Learning in Neural Dialogue Systems
    Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Association for Computational Linguistics, Austin, Texas, pp. 2153--2162, November 2016
    Link to Document
    Bibtex

    P. Su, M. Gašić, N. Mrkšić, L. Rojas-Barahona, S. Ultes, D. Vandyke, T. Wen and S. Young
    On-line Active Reward Learning for Policy Optimisation in Spoken Dialogue Systems
    Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Berlin, Germany, pp. 2431--2441, August 2016
    Link to Document
    Bibtex