Laila Dybkjaer

Also published as: Laila Dybkjær


2006

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H. C. Andersen Conversation Corpus
Niels Ole Bernsen | Laila Dybkjær | Svend Kiilerich
Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’06)

This paper describes the design, collection and current status of the Hans Christian Andersen (HCA) conversation corpus. The corpus consists of five separate corpora and represents transcription and annotation of some 57 hours of English spoken and deictic gesture user-system interaction recorded mainly with children 2002-2005. The corpora were collected as part of the development and evaluation process of two consecutive research prototypes. The set-up used to collect each corpus is described as well as our use of each corpus in system development. We describe the annotation of each corpus and briefly present various uses we have made of the corpora so far. The HCA corpus was made publicly available at http://www.niceproject.com/data/ in March 2006.

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Act-Topic Patterns for Automatically Checking Dialogue Models
Hans Dybkjær | Laila Dybkjær
Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’06)

When dialogue models are evaluated today, this is normally done by using some evaluation method to collect data, often involving users interacting with the system model, and then subsequently analysing the collected data. We present a tool called DialogDesigner that enables automatic evaluation performed directly on the dialogue model and that does not require any data collection first. DialogDesigner is a tool in support of rapid design and evaluation of dialogue models. The first version was developed in 2005 and enabled developers to create an electronic dialogue model, get various graphical views of the model, run a Wizard-of-Oz (WOZ) simulation session, and extract different presentations in HTML. The second version includes extensions in terms of support for automatic dialogue model evaluation. Various aspects of dialogue model well-formedness can be automatically checked. Some of the automatic analyses simply perform checks based on the state and transition structure of the dialogue model while the core part are based on act-topic annotation of prompts and transitions in the dialogue model and specification of act-topic patterns. This paper focuses on the version 2 extensions.

2005

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DialogDesigner - A Tool for Rapid System Design and Evaluation
Hans Dybkjær | Laila Dybkjær
Proceedings of the 6th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue

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Meet Hans Christian Andersen
Niels Ole Bernsen | Laila Dybkjær
Proceedings of the 6th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue

2004

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From Acts and Topics to Transactions and Dialogue Smoothness
Hans Dybkjær | Laila Dybkjær
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’04)

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Evaluating Conversation with Hans Christian Andersen
Niels Ole Bernsen | Laila Dybkjær | Svend Kiilerich
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’04)

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Towards General-Purpose Annotation Tools – How Far Are We Today?
Laila Dybkjær | Niels Ole Bernse
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’04)

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Usability Evaluation of Multimodal and Domain-Oriented Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Laila Dybkjær | Niels Ole Bernsen | Wolfgang Minker
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’04)

2002

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Natural Interactivity Resources – Data, Annotation Schemes and Tools
Laila Dybkjær | Niels Ole Bernsen
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’02)

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THE NITE WORKBENCH. A Tool for Annotation of Natural Interactivity and Multimodal Data
Niels Ole Bernsen | Laila Dybkjær | Mykola Kolodnytsky
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’02)

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Advanced Tools for the Study of Natural Interactivity
Claudia Soria | Niels Ole Bernsen | Niels Cadée | Jean Carletta | Laila Dybkjær | Stefan Evert | Ulrich Heid | Amy Isard | Mykola Kolodnytsky | Christoph Lauer | Wolfgang Lezius | Lucas P.J.J. Noldus | Vito Pirrelli | Norbert Reithinger | Andreas Vögele
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’02)

2001

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Usability Evaluation in Spoken Language Dialogue Systems
Laila Dybkjær | Niels O. Bernsen
Proceedings of the ACL 2001 Workshop on Evaluation Methodologies for Language and Dialogue Systems

2000

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Annotating Communication Problems Using the MATE Workbench
Laila Dybkjær | Morten Baun Møller | Niels Ole Bernsen | Michael Grosse | Martin Olsen | Amanda Schiffrin
Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’00)

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A Methodology for Evaluating Spoken Language Dialogue Systems and Their Components
Niels Ole Bernsen | Laila Dybkjær
Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’00)

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The MATE Markup Framework
Laila Dybkjaer | Niels Ole Bernsen
1st SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue

1997

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GENERALITY AND OBJECTIVITY Central Issues in Putting a Dialogue Evaluation Tool into Practical Use
Laila Dybkjaer | Niels Ole Bernsen | Hans Dybkjaer
Interactive Spoken Dialog Systems: Bringing Speech and NLP Together in Real Applications

1996

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GRICE INCORPORATED: Cooperativity in Spoken Dialogue
Laila Dybkjaer | Niels Ole Bernsen | Hans Dybkjaer
COLING 1996 Volume 1: The 16th International Conference on Computational Linguistics

1993

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Knowledge acquisition for a constrained speech system using WoZ
Laila Dybkjær | Niels Ole Bernsen | Hans Dybkjær
Sixth Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics