< Publications (by topic)

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Attentive Speaker

Buschmeier, H., & Kopp, S. (2014). A dynamic minimal model of the listener for feedback-based dialogue coordination. In SemDial 2014: Proceedings of the 18th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, pp. 17–25, Edinburgh, UK. [pdf, bib, model]

Buschmeier, H., & Kopp, S. (2014). When to elicit feedback in dialogue: Towards a model based on the information needs of speakers. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, pp. 71–80, Boston, MA, USA. [pdf/postprint, bib]

Buschmeier, H. & Kopp, S. (2013). Co-constructing grounded symbols—Feedback and incremental adaptation in human–agent dialogue. Künstliche Intelligenz, 27:137–143. [pdf/postprint, bib]

Buschmeier, H. & Kopp, S. (2012). Understanding how well you understood – Context-sensitive interpretation of multimodal user feedback. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, pp. 517–519, Santa Cruz, CA, USA. [pdf, bib]

Buschmeier, H. & Kopp, S. (2012). Using a Bayesian model of the listener to unveil the dialogue information state. In SemDial 2012: Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, pp. 12–20, Paris, France. [pdf, bib, model]

Buschmeier, H. & Kopp, S. (2012). Adapting language production to listener feedback behaviour. In Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Workshop on Feedback Behaviors in Dialog, pp. 7–10, Stevenson, WA, USA. [pdf, bib]

Buschmeier, H., & Kopp, S. (2011). Unveiling the information state with a Bayesian model of the listener. In SemDial 2011: Proceedings of the 15th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, pp. 178–179, Los Angeles, CA, USA. [pdf, bib, poster – non-peer-reviewed poster]

Buschmeier, H., & Kopp, S. (2011). Towards conversational agents that attend to and adapt to communicative user feedback. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, pp. 169–182, Reykjavík, Iceland. [pdf/postprint, bib]

Natural Language Generation

Buschmeier, H., Baumann, T., Dosch, B., Kopp, S., & Schlangen, D. (2012). Combining incremental language generation and incremental speech synthesis for adaptive information presentation. In Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, pp. 295–303, Seoul, South Korea. [pdf, bib, video]

Striegnitz, K., Buschmeier, H., & Kopp, S. (2012). Referring in installments: A corpus study of spoken object references in an interactive virtual environment. In Proceedings of the 7th International Natural Language Generation Conference, pp. 12–16, Utica, IL, USA. [pdf, bib]

Buschmeier, H., Bergmann, K., & Kopp, S. (2010). Modelling and evaluation of lexical and syntactic alignment with a priming-based microplanner. In Krahmer, E. & Theune, M., Eds., Empiricial Methods in Natural Language Generation, pp. 85–104, Springer, Berlin, Germany. [pdf/postprint, bib]

Buschmeier, H., Bergmann, K., & Kopp, S. (2010). Adaptive expressiveness – Virtual conversational agents that can align to their interaction partner. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 91–98, Toronto, Canada. [pdf, bib]

Buschmeier, H., Bergmann, K., & Kopp, S. (2009). An alignment-capable microplanner for natural language generation. In Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, pp. 82–89, Athens, Greece. [pdf, bib]

Buschmeier, H., (2008). Alignment-supported Micropanning in Natural Language Generation. Diploma thesis, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany. [bib]

Feedback signals

Malisz, Z., Włodarczak, M., Buschmeier, H., Skubisz, J., Kopp, S., & Wagner, P. (2016). The ALICO corpus: Analysing the active listener. Language Resources and Evaluation, 50:411–442. [pdf/postprint, bib]

Buschmeier, H., Malisz, Z., Skubisz, J., Włodarczak, M., Wachsmuth, I., Kopp, S., & Wagner, P. (2014). ALICO: A multimodal corpus for the study of active listening. In Proceedings of the 9th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, pp. 3638–3643, Reykjavík, Iceland. [pdf, bib]

Włodarczak, M., Buschmeier, H., Malisz, Z., Kopp, S., & Wagner, P. (2012). Listener head gestures and verbal feedback expressions in a distraction task. In Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Workshop on Feedback Behaviors in Dialog, pp. 93–96, Stevenson, WA, USA. [pdf, bib]

Malisz, Z., Włodarczak, M., Buschmeier, H., Kopp, S., & Wagner, P. (2012). Prosodic characteristics of feedback expressions in distracted and non-distracted listeners. In Proceedings of The Listening Talker. An Interdisciplinary Workshop on Natural and Synthetic Modification of Speech in Response to Listening Conditions, pp. 36–39, Edinburgh, UK. [pdf, bib]

Buschmeier, H., Malisz, Z., Włodarczak, M., Kopp, S., & Wagner, P. (2011). ‘Are you sure you’re paying attention?’ – ‘Uh-huh’. Communicating understanding as a marker of attentiveness. In Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2011, pp. 2057–2060, Florence, Italy. [pdf/postprint, bib]

Assistive technology

Yaghoubzadeh, R., Buschmeier, H., & Kopp, S. (2015). Socially cooperative behavior for artificial companions for elderly and cognitively impaired people. In Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Companion-Technology, pp. 15–19, Ulm, Germany. [pdf, bib, poster]

Miscellaneous

Rottschäfer, S., Buschmeier, H., van Welbergen, H., & Kopp, S. (2015). Online Lombard-adaptation in incremental speech synthesis. In Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2015, pp. 80–84, Dresden, Germany. [pdf, bib, code]

Kousidis, S., Kennington, C., Baumann, T., Buschmeier, H., Kopp, S., & Schlangen, D. (2014). A multimodal in-car dialogue system that tracks the driver’s attention. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, pp.26–33, Istanbul, Turkey. [pdf, bib]

Kennington, C., Kousidis, S., Baumann, T., Buschmeier, H., Kopp, S., & Schlangen, D. (2014). Better driving and recall when in-car information presentation uses situationally-aware incremental speech output generation. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, pp. 7:1–7:7, Seattle, WA, USA. [pdf, bib]

van Welbergen, H., Bergmann, K., Buschmeier, H., Kahl, S., de Kok, I., Sadeghipour, A., Yaghoubzadeh, R., & Kopp, S. (2014). Architectures and standards for IVAs at the Social Cognitive Systems Group. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Architectures and Standards for Intelligent Virtual Agents at IVA 2014, pp. 8–11, Boston, MA, USA. [pdf, bib]

Kousidis, S., Kennington, C., Baumann, T., Buschmeier, H., Kopp, S., & Schlangen, D. (2014). Situationally aware in-car information presentation using incremental speech generation: Safer, and more effective. In Proceedings of the EACL 2014 Workshop on Dialogue in Motion, pp. 68–72, Gothenburg, Sweden. [pdf, bib]

Kopp, S., van Welbergen, H., Yaghoubzadeh, R., & Buschmeier, H. (2014). An architecture for fluid real-time conversational agents: Integrating incremental output generation and input processing. Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, 8:97–108. [pdf/postprint, bib]

Buschmeier, H. & Włodarczak, M. (2013). TextGridTools: A TextGrid processing and analysis toolkit for Python. In Proceedings der 24. Konferenz zur Elektronischen Sprachsignalverarbeitung, pp. 152–157, Bielefeld, Germany. [pdf, bib, poster, software]

Schlangen, D., Baumann, T., Buschmeier, H., Buß, O., Kopp, S., Skantze, G., & Yaghoubzadeh, R. (2010). Middleware for incremental processing in conversational agents. In Proceedings of SIGDIAL 2010: the 11th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group in Discourse and Dialogue, pp. 51–54, Tokyo, Japan. [pdf, bib]

Kopp, S., Bergmann, K., Buschmeier, H., & Sadeghipour, A. (2009). Requirements and building blocks for sociable embodied agents. In Proceedings of KI 2009 the 32nd Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 508–515, Paderborn, Germany. [pdf/postprint, bib]