Publications on Concept to Speech Generation for Multimodal Spoken Dialogue Systems:

Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Marilyn Walker and Rashmi Prasad (in press) Learning to Generate Naturalistic Utterances Using Reviews in Spoken Dialogue Systems. Journal of ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing, 2007.

Pam Jordan and Marilyn Walker. Learning Content Selection Rules for Generating Object Descriptions in Dialogue. In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Vol 24, pp. 157-194, 2005.

Marilyn Walker, S. Whittaker, A. Stent, P. Maloor, J. Moore, M. Johnston, G. Vasireddy. Generation and Evaluation of User Tailored Responses in Multimodal Dialogue. In Cognitive Science, Vol 28., Issue 5, September-October 2004, Rumelhart Prize Special Issue Honoring Aravind K. Joshi, pp. 811-840, 2004.

Marilyn Walker, Owen Rambow and Monica Rogati. Training a Sentence Planner for Spoken Dialogue Using Boosting Computer Speech and Language Special Issue on Spoken Language Generation , July 2002.

Marilyn Walker and Owen Rambow. Spoken Language Generation Computer Speech and Language Special Issue on Spoken Language Generation , July 2002.

Marilyn A. Walker. An Application of Reinforcement Learning to Dialogue Strategy Selection in a Spoken Dialogue System for Email . Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Vol 12., pp. 387-416, 2000.

Rambow, Owen; Bangalore, Srinivas; and Walker, Marilyn, 2001. Natural Language Generation in Dialog Systems. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Human Language Technology Research (HLT2001), San Diego, USA.[pdf] [ps]

Marilyn A. Walker, Owen Rambow and Monica Rogati. SPoT: A Trainable Sentence Planner In North American Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics , 2001.

Monica Rogati, Marilyn A. Walker and Owen Rambow. Training a Sentence Planner for Spoken Dialog: The Impact of Syntactic and Planning Features In EUROSPEECH: European Conference on Speech Processing , 2001. , 2001.

Owen Rambow, Monica Rogati and Marilyn A. Walker. Evaluating a Trainable Sentence Planner for a Spoken Dialogue Travel System In Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics , 2001.

Dutton, D., Chu, S., Hubbell, J., Walker, M., Narayanan, S. (April 2001) Just (All) the Facts, Ma'am, CHI 2001, Seattle,WA.

Dutton, D., Chu, S., Hubbell, J., Walker, M., Narayanan, S. (March 2001). Amount of Information Presented in a Complex List: Effects on User Performance, Human Language Technology Conference, HLT 2001, San Diego, CA.

Pamela Jordan and Marilyn Walker. Learning Attribute Selections for Non-Pronominal Expressions In the Proceedings of ACL 2000, Hong Kong, October 2000.

Marilyn Walker, Jeanne Fromer, Shrikanth Narayanan. Learning Optimal Dialogue Strategies: A Case Study of a Spoken Dialogue Agent for Email. In Proceedings of ACL/COLING 98 , 1998.

Marilyn A. Walker, Janet E. Cahn and Stephen J. Whittaker. Improvising Linguistic Style: Social and Affective Bases for Agent Personality . In Proceedings of the Conference on Autonomous Agents, AGENTS97, 1997. This work was also written up in the Dallas Morning News and the Newark Star Ledger.

Marilyn A. Walker. The effect of resource limits and task complexity on collaborative planning in dialogue. Artificial Intelligence Journal, 85:1-2, 1996.

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