[Elsnet-list] Special Issue of ACM TSLP on Adaptivity in Spoken Dialogue Systems

Oliver Lemon olemon at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 14:08:47 CEST 2011

This special issue is now available online.

ACM Transactions in Speech and Language Processing
Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2011, Editors: Oliver Lemon and Olivier Pietquin

Table of contents:

"Effective handling of dialogue state in the hidden information state
POMDP-based dialogue manager"
Milica Gašić, Steve Young

"Spatially-aware dialogue control using hierarchical reinforcement learning"
Heriberto Cuayáhuitl, Nina Dethlefs

"Natural actor and belief critic: Reinforcement algorithm for learning
parameters of dialogue systems modelled as POMDPs"
Filip Jurčíček, Blaise Thomson, Steve Young

"Sample-efficient batch reinforcement learning for dialogue management
Olivier Pietquin, Matthieu Geist, Senthilkumar Chandramohan, Hervé Frezza-Buet

"Classifying dialogue in high-dimensional space"
José P. González-Brenes, Jack Mostow

"Comparing user simulations for dialogue strategy learning"
Hua Ai, Diane Litman

"Modeling spoken decision support dialogue and optimization of its
dialogue strategy"
Teruhisa Misu, Komei Sugiura, Tatsuya Kawahara, Kiyonori Ohtake,
Chiori Hori, Hideki Kashioka, Hisashi Kawai, Satoshi Nakamura

See http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1966407&picked=prox

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