Year: 2018

Field Trial Analysis of Socially-Aware Robot Assistant

Pecune, F., Chen, J., Matsuyama, Y., & Cassell, J. (2018, July). Field Trial Analysis of Socially Aware Robot Assistant. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems (pp. 1241-1249). International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems.

  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Evaluation
  • Implementation
  • Rapport
  • Social Skills

Socially-Conditioned Task Reasoning for a Virtual Tutoring Agent

Zhao, Z., Madaio, M., Pecune, F., Matsuyama, Y., & Cassell, J. (2018, July). Socially-Conditioned Task Reasoning for a Virtual Tutoring Agent. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems (pp. 2265-2267). International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems.

  • Education
  • Implementation
  • Machine Learning
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport
  • Social Skills

Faster Responses are Better Responses: Introducing Incrementality into Sociable Virtual Personal Assistants

Tsai, V., Baumann, T., Pecune, F., & Cassell, J. (2018). Faster Responses are Better Responses: Introducing Incrementality into Sociable Virtual Personal Assistants. In Proceedings of the 2018 International Workshop on Spoken Dialog System Technology.

  • Architectures
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Evaluation
  • Implementation
  • Natural Language Generation (NLG)

“I think it might help if we multiply, and not add” : Detecting Indirectness in Conversation

Pranav Goel, Yoichi Matsuyama, Michael Madaio and Justine Cassell, International Workshop on Spoken Dialog System Technology (IWSDS 2018) (in press).

  • Conversation
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Implementation
  • Rapport

“I Think You Just Got Mixed Up”: Confident Peer Tutors Hedge to Support Partners’ Face Needs

Madaio, M., Cassell, J., & Ogan, A. (2017). “I think you just got mixed up”: confident peer tutors hedge to support partners’ face needs. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning4(12), 401-421.

  • Direction-Giving
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Peers