Publications

2021


2020


2019


Natural Language Interaction with Explainable AI Models

Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops, 2019

Explainable AI as Collaborative Task Solving

Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops, 2019

2018


Language to Action: Towards Interactive Task Learning with Physical Agents (Keynote Presentation)

Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems (AAMAS), 2018

Commonsense Justification for Action Explanation

Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2018

2017


2016


Grounded Semantic Role Labeling

North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (HLT-NAACL), 2016

2015


Exception Handling for Natural Language Control of Robots

ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 2015

2014


Teaching Robots New Actions through Natural Language Instructions

IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 2014

2013


Towards Situated Dialogue: Revisiting Referring Expression Generation

Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2013

2012


Autonomous Self-Assessment of Autocorrections: Exploring Text Message Dialogues

North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (HLT-NAACL), 2012

2011


Beyond Normalization: Pragmatics of Word Form in Text Messages

International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), 2011

2010


Workshop: Eye Gaze in Intelligent Human Machine Interaction

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), 2010

Towards Conversation Entailment: An Empirical Investigation

Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2010

Beyond NomBank: A Study of Implicit Arguments for Nominal Predicates

Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2010

2009


The Role of Implicit Argumentation in Nominal SRL

North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (HLT-NAACL), 2009

2008


2007


Eye Gaze for Attention Prediction in Multimodal Human-Machine Conversation

2007 AAAI Spring Symposium: Interaction Challenges for Intelligent Assistants, 2007

An Exploration of Eye Gaze in Spoken Language Processing for Multimodal Conversational Interfaces

North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (HLT-NAACL), 2007

2006


Automated performance assessment in interactive QA

International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2006

A Statistical Framework for Query Translation Disambiguation

ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP), 2006

2005


User term feedback in interactive text-based image retrieval

International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2005

Study of cross lingual information retrieval using on-line translation systems

International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2005

A Salience Driven Approach to Robust Input Interpretation in Multimodal Conversational Systems

Human Language Technology Conference and Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (HLT-EMNLP), 2005

A maximum coherence model for dictionary-based cross-language information retrieval

International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2005

2004


Regularizing translation models for better automatic image annotation

Proceedings of the thirteenth ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2004

Performance Evaluation and Error Analysis for Multimodal Reference Resolution in a Conversation System

North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (HLT-NAACL), 2004

Optimization in Multimodal Interpretation

Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2004

MSU at ImageCLEF: Cross Language and Interactive Image Retrieval

The Cross-Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF) Workshop on Multilingual Information Access for Text, Speech and Images, 2004

An automatic weighting scheme for collaborative filtering

International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2004