News Category: Award

2017.August.20:

IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award

Dr. Justine Cassell, School of Computer Science Associate Dean for Technology Strategy and Impact and a professor in the Language Technologies Institute, won IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award 2017 ! Justine Cassell, Catherine Pelachaud, Norman Badler, Mark Steedman, Brett Achorn, Tripp Becket, Brett Douville, Scott Prevost, Matthew Stone (1994), Animated Conversation: Rule-based Generation of Facial Expression, Gesture & […]

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2017.July.2:

Best Student Paper Award @ CSCL 2017

Michael Madaio, a Ph.D student in Human-Computer Interaction won the Best Student Paper Award in CSCL (International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning)! The Impact of Peer Tutors’ Use of Indirect Feedback and Instructions Michael Madaio, Justine Cassell, Amy Ogan Abstract: During collaborative learning, computer-supported or otherwise, students balance task oriented goals with the interpersonal goals […]

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2017.March.17:

Google Faculty Award 2016

Our proposal “Grounding Task Behavior in the Social World: Deep Reinforcement Learning for Social Dialogue to Improve Task Performance” has been awarded the Google Faculty Research Awards …

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2016.September.23:

Best Student Paper Award @ IVA 2016

PhD students Randy Zhao and Tanmay Sinha won the best student paper award at 16th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents for their work on automatic estimation of interpersonal rapport.

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