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2010
N. Bee, Pollock, C., André, E., and Walker, M. A., Bossy or Wimpy: Expressing Social Dominance by Combining Gaze and Linguistic Behaviors, in Intelligent Virtual Agents, Philadelphia, 2010.
F. Khosmood and Walker, M. A., Grapevine: a gossip generation system, in FDG ’10: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games, New York, NY, USA, 2010, pp. 92–99.
F. Mairesse and Walker, M. A., Towards Personality-Based User Adaptation: Psychologically Informed Stylistic Language Generation, User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, vol. 20, no. 3, 2010.
2008
J. Polifroni and Walker, M. A., Intensional Summaries as Cooperative Responses in Dialogue: Automation and Evaluation, in Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Columbus, 2008.
Gupta, S., Walker, M. A., and Romano, D. M., POLLy: A Conversational System that uses a Shared, Representation to Generate Action and Social Language, in IJCNLP 2008, The Third International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, Hyderabad, India, 2008.
F. Mairesse and Walker, M. A., Trainable Generation of Big-Five Personality Styles through Data-driven Parameter Estimation, 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Columbus, 2008.
2007
S. Gupta, Walker, M. A., and Romano, D. M., Generating politeness in task based interaction: an evaluation of the effect of linguistic form and culture, in ENLG ’07: Proceedings of the Eleventh European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2007, pp. 57–64.
S. Gupta, Walker, M. A., and Romano, D. M., How Rude Are You?: Evaluating Politeness and Affect in Interaction, in ACII ’07: Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 203–217.
M. A. Walker, Stent, A., Mairesse, F., and Prasad, R., Individual and domain adaptation in sentence planning for dialogue, J. Artif. Int. Res., vol. 30, pp. 413–456, 2007.
F. Mairesse and Walker, M. A., PERSONAGE: Personality Generation for Dialogue, 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Prague, 2007.
F. Mairesse, Walker, M. A., Mehl, M., and Moore, R., Using Linguistic Cues for the Automatic Recognition of Personality in Conversation and Text, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, vol. 30, pp. 457-500, 2007.
R. Higashinaka, Walker, M. A., and Prasad, R., An unsupervised method for learning generation dictionaries for spoken dialogue systems by mining user reviews, ACM Trans. Speech Lang. Process., vol. 4, p. 8, 2007.
2006
J. Polifroni and Walker, M. A., An Analysis of Automatic Content Selection Algorithms for Spoken Dialogue System Summaries, in IEEE/ACL, Aruba, 2006.
F. Mairesse and Walker, M. A., Automatic Recognition of Personality in Conversation, HLT-NAACL 2006: Proceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference of the NAACL, Companion Volume: Short Papers on XX. Association for Computational Linguistics, New York, NY, 2006.
J. Polifroni and Walker, M. A., Learning Database Content for Spoken Dialogue System Design, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC)2006, Genoa, 2006.
R. Higashinaka, Prasad, R., and Walker, M. A., Learning to Generate Naturalistic Utterances Using Reviews in Spoken Dialogue Systems, in COLING-ACL, Australia, 2006.
R. Higashinaka, Prasad, R., and Walker, M. A., Learning to generate naturalistic utterances using reviews in spoken dialogue systems, in ACL-44: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and the 44th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2006, pp. 265–272.
E. Barker, Higashinaka, R., Mairesse, F., Robert Gaizauskas,, Walker, M. A., and Foster, J., Simulating Cub Reporter Dialogues: The collection of naturalistic human-human dialogues for information access to text archives, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Genoa, 2006.
F. Mairesse and Walker, M. A., Words Mark the Nerds: Computational Models of Personality Recognition through Language, 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Vancouver, 2006.
2005
R. Higashinaka, Prasad, R., and Walker, M. A., Augmenting Variation of System Utterances using Corpora in Spoken Dialogue Systems, in IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU), Puerto Rico, 2005.
M. A. Walker, Can We Talk? Methods for Evaluation and Training of Spoken Dialogue System, Language Resources and Evaluation, vol. 39, pp. 65-75, 2005.
P. W. Jordan and Walker, M. A., Learning content selection rules for generating object descriptions in dialogue, J. Artif. Int. Res., vol. 24, pp. 157–194, 2005.
F. Mairesse and Walker, M. A., Learning to Personalize Spoken Generation for Dialogue Systems, in Proceedings of Interspeech'2005 - Eurospeech: 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Lisbon, 2005, pp. 1881-1884.
2003
S. Whittaker, Walker, M. A., and Maloor, P., Should I Tell All? An Experiment On Conciseness in Spoken Dialogue, in EUROSPEECH: European Conference on Speech Processing, Geneva, 2003, pp. 1685-1689.
M. A. Walker, Prasad, R., and Stent, A., A Trainable Generator for Recommendations in Multimodal Dialog, in EUROSPEECH: European Conference on Speech Processing, Geneva, 2003, pp. 1697-1701.
2002
H. W. Hastie, Walker, M. A., and Prasad, R., Automatic Evaluation: Using a DATE Dialogue Act Tagger for User Satisfaction and Task Completion Prediction, in Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 2002.
M. A. Walker, Langkilde-Geary, I., Hastie, H. W., Wright, J. H., and Gorin, A., Automatically training a problematic dialogue predictor for a spoken dialogue system, J. Artif. Int. Res., vol. 16, pp. 293–319, 2002.
M. A. Walker, Rudnicky, A., Aberdeen, J., Bratt, E., Garofolo, J., Hastie, H., Le, A., Bryan Pellom,, Potamianos, A., Passonneau, R., Prasad, R., Roukos, S., Sanders, G., Seneff, S., and Stallard, D., DARPA Communicator: Cross-System Results for the 2001 Evaluation, in ICSLP, 2002.
M. A. Walker, Rudnicky, A., Aberdeen, J., Bratt, E., Garofolo, J., Hastie, H., Le, A., Bryan Pellom,, Potamianos, A., Passonneau, R., Prasad, R., Roukos, S., Sanders, G., Seneff, S., and Stallard, D., DARPA Communicator Evaluation: Progress from 2000 to 2001, in ICSLP, 2002.
Whittaker, S., Walker, M. A., and Moore, J., Fish or Fowl: A Wizard of Oz Evaluation of Dialogue Strategies in the Restaurant Domain, in Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 2002.
M. Johnston, Bangalore, S., Vasireddy, G., Stent, A., Ehlen, P., Walker, M. A., Whittaker, S., and Maloor, P., MATCH: an architecture for multimodal dialogue systems, in ACL ’02: Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2002, pp. 376–383.
S. P. Singh, Litman, D., Kearns, M., and Walker, M. A., Optimizing dialogue management with reinforcement learning: experiments with the NJFun system, J. Artif. Int. Res., vol. 16, pp. 105–133, 2002.
M. A. Walker, Whittaker, S., Stent, A., Maloor, P., Moore, J., Johnston, M., and Vasireddy, G., Speech plans: generating evaluative responses in spoken dialogue, in International Natural Language Generation Conference, 2002.
M. A. Walker and Rambow, O., Spoken Language Generation, Computer Speech and Language Special Issue on Spoken Language Generation, 2002.
J. Chen, Bangalore, S., Rambow, O., and Walker, M. A., Towards automatic generation of natural language generation systems, in Proceedings of the 19th international conference on Computational linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2002, pp. 1–7.
R. Prasad and Walker, M. A., Training a Dialogue Act Tagger for human-human and human-computer travel dialogues, in Proceedings of the 3rd SIGdial workshop on Discourse and dialogue, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2002, pp. 162–173.
M. A. Walker, Rambow, O., and Rogati, M., Training a Sentence Planner for Spoken Dialogue Using Boosting, Computer Speech and Language Special Issue on Spoken Language Generation, 2002.
A. Stent, Walker, M. A., Whittaker, S., and Maloor, P., User-Tailored Generation for Spoken Dialogue: An Experiment, in ICSLP, 2002.
H. W. Hastie, Prasad, R., and Walker, M. A., What’s the trouble: automatically identifying problematic dialogues in DARPA communicator dialogue systems, in ACL ’02: Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2002, pp. 384–391.
2001
D. Dutton, Chu, S., Hubbell, J., Walker, M. A., and Narayanan, S., Amount of information presented in a complex list: effects on user performance, in HLT ’01: Proceedings of the first international conference on Human language technology research, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2001, pp. 1–6.
M. A. Walker, Aberdeen, J., Boland, J., Bratt, E., Garofolo, J., Hirschman, L., Le, A., Lee, S., Narayanan, S., Papineni, K., Pellom, B., Polifroni, J., Potamianos, A., Prabhu, P., Rudnicky, A., Sanders, G., Seneff, S., Stallard, D., and Whittaker, S., DARPA Communicator Dialog Travel Planning Systems: The June 2000 Data Collection, in EUROSPEECH: European Conference on Speech Processing, 2001.
M. A. Walker and Passonneau, R., DATE: a dialogue act tagging scheme for evaluation of spoken dialogue systems, in HLT ’01: Proceedings of the first international conference on Human language technology research, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2001, pp. 1–8.
O. Rambow, Rogati, M., and Walker, M. A., Evaluating a trainable sentence planner for a spoken dialogue system, in ACL ’01: Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2001, pp. 434–441.
D. Dutton, Chu, S., Hubbell, J., Walker, M. A., and Narayanan, S., Just (all) the facts, ma’am, in CHI ’01: CHI ’01 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, New York, NY, USA, 2001, pp. 133–134.
O. Rambow, Bangalore, S., and Walker, M. A., Natural language generation in dialog systems, in HLT ’01: Proceedings of the first international conference on Human language technology research, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2001, pp. 1–4.
M. A. Walker, Passonneau, R., and Boland, J. E., Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of Darpa Communicator spoken dialogue systems, in ACL ’01: Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2001, pp. 515–522.
M. A. Walker, Rambow, O., and Rogati, M., SPoT: a trainable sentence planner, in NAACL ’01: Second meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics on Language technologies 2001, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2001, pp. 1–8.
M. Rogati, Walker, M. A., and Rambow, O., Training a Sentence Planner for Spoken Dialog: The Impact of Syntactic and Planning Features, in EUROSPEECH: European Conference on Speech Processing, 2001.
M. Rahim, Di Fabbrizio, G., Kamm, C., Walker, M. A., Pokrovsky, A., Ruscitti, P., Levin, E., Lee, S., Syrdal, A., and Schlosser, K., Voice-If: a Mixed-Initiative Spoken Dialogue System for AT&T Conference Services, in EUROSPEECH: European Conference on Speech Processing, 2001.
2000
Levin, E., Narayanan, S.,, Pieraccini, R.,, Biatov, K.,, Bocchieri, E.,, Di Fabbrizio, G., Eckert, W.,, Lee, S.,, Pokrovsky, A.,, Rahim, M.,, Ruscitti, P., and Walker, M. A., The AT&T DARPA Communicator Mixed-Initiative Spoken Dialog System, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, 2000.
D. J. Litman, Kearns, M. S., Singh, S. P., and Walker, M. A., Automatic optimization of dialogue management, in Proceedings of the 18th conference on Computational linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2000, pp. 502–508.
K. Myers, Kearns, M. J., Singh, S. P., and Walker, M. A., A Boosting Approach to Topic Spotting on Subdialogues, in ICML ’00: Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Conference on Machine Learning, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2000, pp. 655–662.
M. A. Walker, Kamm, C., and Boland, J., Developing And Testing General Models Of Spoken Dialogue System Perfor mance, in Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), 2000.
S. P. Singh, Kearns, M. J., Litman, D. J., and Walker, M. A., Empirical Evaluation of a Reinforcement Learning Spoken Dialogue System, in Proceedings of the Seventeenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Twelfth Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 2000, pp. 645–651.
M. A. Walker, Hirschman, L., and Aberdeen, J., Evaluation For Darpa Communicator Spoken Dialogue Systems, in Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), 2000.
P. Jordan and Walker, M. A., Learning attribute selections for non-pronominal expressions, in ACL ’00: Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2000, pp. 181–190.
M. A. Walker, Langkilde, I., Wright, J. H., Gorin, A., and Litman, D., Learning to predict problematic situations in a spoken dialogue system: experiments with how may I help you?, in Proceedings of the 1st North American chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2000, pp. 210–217.
D. Litman, Singh, S. P., Kearns, M., and Walker, M. A., NJFun: a reinforcement learning spoken dialogue system, in ConversationalSys ’00: Proceedings of the ANLP-NAACL 2000 Workshop on Conversational Systems, Morristown, NJ, USA, 2000, pp. 17–20.
M. A. Walker, Toward a Model of the Interaction of Centering with Global Discourse Structure, Verbum, 2000.
M. A. Walker, Kamm, C., and Litman, D., Towards developing general models of usability with PARADISE, Nat. Lang. Eng., vol. 6, pp. 363–377, 2000.
M. A. Walker, Wright, J. H., and Langkilde, I., Using Natural Language Processing and discourse Features to Identify Understanding Errors, in ICML ’00: Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Conference on Machine Learning, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2000, pp. 1111–1118.
M. A. Walker, An application of reinforcement learning to dialogue strategy selection in a spoken dialogue system for email, J. Artif. Int. Res., vol. 12, pp. 387–416, 2000.
1998
M. A. Walker, Centering in Discource, M. A. Walker, Joshi, A. K., and Prince, E. F. Oxford University Press, 1998.
M. A. Walker, Centering in Discource, M. A. Walker, Joshi, A. K., and Prince, E. F. Oxford University Press, 1998.
M. A. Walker, Diane J. Litman,, Kamm, C. A., and Abella, A., Evaluating Spoken Dialogue Agents with {PARADISE}: Two Case Studies: Two Case Studies, Computer Speech and Language, vol. 12, 1998.
D. J. Litman, Pan, S., and Walker, M. A., Evaluating response strategies in a Web-based spoken dialogue agent, in Proceedings of the 17th international conference on Computational linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1998, pp. 780–786.
M. A. Walker, Fromer, J. C., and Narayanan, S., Learning optimal dialogue strategies: a case study of a spoken dialogue agent for email, in Proceedings of the 17th international conference on Computational linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1998, pp. 1345–1351.
M. A. Walker, Litman, D. J., Kamm, C. A., and Abella, A., Paradise: a framework for evaluating spoken dialogue agents, pp. 631–641, 1998.
M. A. Walker, Fromer, J., Di Fabbrizio, G., Mestel, C., and Hindle, D., What can I say?: evaluating a spoken language interface to Email, in CHI ’98: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems, New York, NY, USA, 1998, pp. 582–589.
1997
M. A. Walker and Moore, J. D., Empirical studies in discourse, Comput. Linguist., vol. 23, pp. 1–12, 1997.
M. A. Walker, Litman, D. J., Kamm, C. A., and Abella, A., Evaluating interactive dialogue systems: extending component evaluation to integrated system evaluation, in ISDS ’97: Interactive Spoken Dialog Systems on Bringing Speech and NLP Together in Real Applications, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1997, pp. 1–8.
M. A. Walker, Cahn, J. E., and Whittaker, S. J., Improvising linguistic style: social and affective bases for agent personality, in AGENTS ’97: Proceedings of the first international conference on Autonomous agents, New York, NY, USA, 1997, pp. 96–105.
M. A. Walker, Litman, D. J., Kamm, C. A., and Abella, A., PARADISE: a framework for evaluating spoken dialogue agents, in Proceedings of the eighth conference on European chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1997, pp. 271–280.
M. A. Walker, Review of "Using language" by Herbert H. Clark. Cambridge University Press 1996., Comput. Linguist., vol. 23, pp. 625–628, 1997.
C. Kamm, Walker, M. A., and Rabiner, L., The role of speech processing in human–-computer intelligent communication, Speech Commun., vol. 23, pp. 263–278, 1997.
1994
M. A. Walker, Discourse and deliberation: testing a collaborative strategy, in Proceedings of the 15th conference on Computational linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1994, pp. 1205–1211.
M. A. Walker, Experimentally evaluating communicative strategies: the effect of the task, in AAAI ’94: Proceedings of the twelfth national conference on Artificial intelligence (vol. 1), Menlo Park, CA, USA, 1994, pp. 86–93.
M. A. Walker, Cote, S., and Iida, M., Japanese discourse and the process of centering, Comput. Linguist., vol. 20, pp. 193–232, 1994.
M. A. Walker and Rambow, O., The role of cognitive modeling in achieving communicative intentions, in INLG ’94: Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1994, pp. 171–180.
1992
M. A. Walker, Redundancy in collaborative dialogue, in Proceedings of the 14th conference on Computational linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1992, pp. 345–351.
M. A. Walker, Nelson, A. L., and Stenton, P., A case study of natural language customisation: the practical effects of world knowledge, in Proceedings of the 14th conference on Computational linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1992, pp. 820–826.
1990
M. A. Walker and Whittaker, S., Mixed initiative in dialogue: an investigation into discourse segmentation, in Proceedings of the 28th annual meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1990, pp. 70–78.
1989
M. A. Walker, Evaluating discourse processing algorithms, in Proceedings of the 27th annual meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, NJ, USA, 1989, pp. 251–261.
M. A. Walker, Natural language in a desktop environment, in Proceedings of the third international conference on human- computer interaction on Designing and using human-computer interfaces and knowledge based systems (2nd ed.), New York, NY, USA, 1989, pp. 502–509.