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2014

  • “Towards Natural Clarification Questions in Dialogue Systems”
    Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu, and Julia Hirschberg.
    AISB Symposium on "Questions, discourse and dialogue: 20 years after Making it Explicit," April, 2014..
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2013

  • “Modeling Human Clarification Strategies”
    Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu, and Julia Hirschberg.
    SigDIAL 2013, Metz, France.
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  • “Exploring Features for Localized Detection of Speech Recognition Errors”
    Eli Pincus, Svetlana Stoyanchev, and Julia Hirschberg.
    SigDIAL 2013, Metz, France.
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  • “Entrainment in Spoken Dialogue Systems: Adopting, Predicting and Influencing User Behavior”
    Rivka Levitan.
    NAACL HLT SRW 2013, Atlanta, GA.
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  • “Cross-language Phrase Boundary Detection”
    V. Soto, E. Cooper, A. Rosenberg and J. Hirschberg.
    ICASSP 2013, Vancouver, Canada.
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2012

  • “Acoustic-Prosodic Entrainment and Social Behavior”
    Rivka Levitan, Agustin Gravano, Laura Willson, Stefan Benus, Julia Hirschberg, Ani Nenkova.
    NAACL HLT 2012, Montreal, Canada.
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  • “Entrainment in spontaneous speech: The case of filled pauses in Supreme Court hearings”
    Stefan Benus, Rivka Levitan, Julia Hirschberg.
    CogInfoCom 2012, Kosice, Slovakia.
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  • “Complex Predicates in Arrernte”
    Mark Dras, François Lareau, Benjamin Börschinger, Robert Dale, Yasaman Motazedi, Owen Rambow, Myfany Turpin and Morgan Ulinski.
    Proceedings of LFG12, 177-197. Bali, Indonesia.
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  • “Annotation Tools and Knowledge Representation for a Text-To-Scene System”
    B. Coyne, A. Klapheke, M. Rouhizadeh, R. Sproat, D. Bauer.
    COLING 2012.
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  • “Clarification Questions with Feedback”
    Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu, Julia Hirschberg.
    Proceedings of Interspeech 2012.
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  • “The Dependency-Parsed FrameNet Corpus”
    D. Bauer, H. Fürstenau, and O. Rambow.
    Proceedings of the 8th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2012), Istanbul, Turkey.
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  • “Frame-Based Representation of Lexical, Graphical, and Factual Knowledge for Text-to-Scene Generation”
    D. Bauer, B. Coyne, and O. Rambow.
    Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition, and Science(CTF 2012), Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf.
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  • “Finding Emotion in Image Descriptions”
    Morgan Ulinski, Victor Soto, and Julia Hirschberg.
    WISDOM 2012.
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  • “Cross-Language Prominence Detection”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Erica Cooper, Rivka Levitan, Julia Hirschberg.
    Speech Prosody 2012, Shanghai.
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2011

  • “VigNet: Grounding Language in Graphics using Frame Semantics”
    Bob Coyne, Daniel Bauer, Owen Rambow.
    ACL Workshop on Relational Models of Semantics (RELMS 2011).
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  • “Turn-taking cues in task-oriented dialogue”
    Agustín Gravano, Julia Hirschberg.
    Computer Speech and Language, vol. 25, issue 3, July 2011.
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  • “Measuring acoustic-prosodic entrainment with respect to multiple levels and dimensions”
    R. Levitan, J. Hirschberg.
    Proceedings of Interspeech 2011.
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  • “Acoustic and prosodic correlates of social behavior”
    A. Gravano, R. Levitan, L. Willson, S. Benus, J. Hirschberg, A. Nenkova.
    Proceedings of Interspeech 2011.
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  • “Evaluating a Text-to-Scene Generation System as an Aid to Literacy”
    Bob Coyne, Cecilia Schudel, Michael Bitz, and Julia Hirschberg.
    Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education (SlaTE) at Interspeech 2011.
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  • “Collecting Spatial Information for Locations in a Text-to-Scene Conversion System”
    Masoud Rouhizadeh, Daniel Bauer, Bob Coyne, Owen Rambow, and Richard Sproat.
    CoSLI-2 (Computational Models for Spatial Languages) at CogSci 2011.
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  • “Entrainment in speech preceding backchannels”
    R. Levitan, A. Gravano, J. Hirschberg.
    Proceedings of ACL/HLT 2011.
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  • “Accounting for prosodic information to improve ASR-based topic tracking for TV Broadcast News”
    Camille Guinaudeau, Julia Hirschberg.
    In 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Interspeech '11, Florence, Italy, August 2011.
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  • “Intoxication Detection using Phonetic, Phonotactic and Prosodic Cues”
    Fadi Biadsy, William Yang Wang, Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg.
    in Proceedings of Interspeech 2011, Florence.
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  • “Dialect and Accent Recognition using Phonetic-Segmentation supervectors”
    Fadi Biadsy, Julia Hirschberg, and Daniel Ellis.
    Interspeech 2011, Florence.
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  • “Detecting Levels of Interest from Spoken Dialog with Multistream Prediction Feedback and Similarity Based Hierarchical Fusion Learning”
    William Yang Wang and Julia Hirschberg.
    in Proceedings of SIGDIAL 2011, Portland OR.
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  • “More than Words Can Say: Prosodic Analysis Techniques and Applications”
    Andrew Rosenberg.
    Interspeech 2011, Florence.
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2010

  • “Collecting Semantic Data by Mechanical Turk for the Lexical Knowledge Resource of a Text-to-Picture Generating System”
    Masoud Rouhizadeh, Margit Bowler, Richard Sproat, Bob Coyne.
    9th International Conference on Computational Semantics.
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  • “Data Collection and Normalization for Building the Scenario-Based Lexical Knowledge Resource of a Text-to-Scene Conversion System”
    Masoud Rouhizadeh, Margit Bowler, Richard Sproat, Bob Coyne.
    5th International Workship on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization.
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  • “Spatial Relations in Text-to-Scene Conversion”
    Bob Coyne, Richard Sproat, and Julia Hirschberg.
    Computational Models of Spatial Language Interpretation Workshop at Spatial Cognition 2010, Mt. Hood, Oregon.
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  • “Frame Semantics in Text-to-Scene Generation”
    Bob Coyne, Owen Rambow, Julia Hirschberg, Richard Sproat.
    KES 2010, Workshop on 3D Visualisation of Natural Language, Cardiff, Wales.
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  • “Dialect Recognition Using a Phone-GMM-Supervector-Based SVM Kernel”
    Fadi Biadsy, Julia Hirschberg, and Michael Collins.
    Interspeech, Makahura.
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  • “Pitch similarity in the vicinity of backchannels”
    Mattias Heldner, Jens Edlund, and Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech, Makahura.
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  • “Discriminative Phonotactics for Dialect Recognition Using Context-Dependent Phone Classifiers”
    Fadi Biadsy, Hagen Soltau, Lidia Mangu, Jiri Navratil, Julia Hirschberg.
    Odyssey.
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  • “Computational Approaches to Modeling Speaker State in the Medical Domain”
    Julia Hirschberg, Anna Hjalmarsson, and Noemie Elhadad.
    A. Neustein, ed., Speech in Mobile Environments, Call Centers and Clinics: Views of Speech Industry Leaders, Springer,TA (draft).
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  • “Perception of English Prominence by Native Mandarin Chinese Speakers”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg, and Kim Manis.
    Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago.
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  • “Production of English Prominence by Native Mandarin Chinese Speakers”
    Andrew Rosenberg and Julia Hirschberg.
    Workshop on Prosodic Prominence Perceptual and Automatic Identification, Chicago.
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  • “Very short utterances in conversation”
    Edlund, J., Heldner, M., Al Moubayed, S., Gravano, A., & Hirschberg, J.
    Proceedings from Phonetik 2010 (pp. 11-16), Lund.
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  • “Prosodic predictors of upcoming positive or negative content in spoken messages”
    Swerts, M., & Hirschberg, J.
    The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128(3), 1337-1344.
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2009

  • “Who, What, Where, When, Why? Comparing Multiple Approaches to the Cross-Lingual 5W Task”
    Kristen Parton, Kathleen R. McKeown, Bob Coyne, Mona T. Diab, Ralph Grishman, et. al..
    ACL-IJCNLP 2009.
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  • “LexPar: A Freely Available English Paraphrase Lexicon Automatically Extracted from FrameNet”
    Bob Coyne, Owen Rambow.
    Third IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Berkeley CA (ICSC).
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  • “Responses to Ville: A virtual language teacher for Swedish”
    Preben Wik, Rebecca Hincks, Julia Hirschberg.
    SLaTE 2009, Wroxall Abbey, UK.
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  • “Pause and gap length in face-to-face interaction”
    Edlund, J., Heldner, M., Hirschberg, J..
    In Proceedings of Interspeech 2009, Brighton, UK.
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  • “Using Prosody and Phonotactics in Arabic Dialect Identification”
    Fadi Biadsy, Julia Hirschberg.
    In Proceedings of Interspeech 2009, Brighton, UK.
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  • “Backchannel-inviting cues in task-oriented dialogue”
    A. Gravano, J. Hirschberg.
    In Proceedings of SigDial 2009, pages 253-261. London, UK.
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  • “Turn-yielding cues in task-oriented dialogue”
    A. Gravano, J. Hirschberg.
    In Proceedings of Interspeech 2009, Brighton, UK.
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  • “Meaning-Text-Theory and Lexical Frames”
    Bob Coyne, Owen Rambow.
    International Conference on Meaning-Text Theory 2009, Montreal, Canada.
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  • “Detecting Pitch Accents at the Word, Syllable, and Vowel Level”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg.
    NAACL/HLT 2009, Boulder, CO.
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  • “Improving the Arabic pronunciation dictionary for phone and word recognition with linguistically-based pronunciation rules”
    Fadi Biadsy, Nizar Habash, Julia Hirschberg.
    NAACL/HLT 2009, Boulder, CO.
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  • “Contextual phrase-level polarity analysis using lexical affect scoring and syntactic n-grams”
    Apoorv Agarwal, Fadi Biadsy, Kathleen McKeown.
    EACL2009, Athens, Greece.
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  • “Spoken Arabic dialect identification using phonotactic modeling”
    Fadi Biadsy, Julia Hirschberg, Nizar Habash.
    EACL2009 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages, Athens, Greece.
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  • “Restoring punctuation and capitalization in transcribed speech”
    Agustín Gravano, Martin Jansche, Michiel Bacchiani.
    ICASSP 2009, Taipei, Taiwan.
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  • “Cross Cultural Perception of Discourse Phenomena”
    Rolf Carlson and Julia Hirschberg.
    In Proceedings of Interspeech 2009, Brighton, UK.
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2008

  • “An unsupervised approach to biography production using Wikipedia”
    Fadi Biadsy, Julia Hirschberg, Elena Filatova.
    ACL/HTL 2008, Columbus, OH.
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  • “A cross-cultural comparison of American, Palestinian, and Swedish perception of charismatic speech”
    Fadi Biadsy, Andrew Rosenberg, Rolf Carlson, Julia Hirschberg, Eva Strangert.
    Speech Prosody 2008, Campinas, Brazil.
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  • “The effect of contour type and epistemic modality on the assessment of speaker certainty”
    Agustín Gravano, Stefan Benus, Julia Hirschberg, Elisa Sneed German, Gregory Ward.
    Speech Prosody 2008, Campinas, Brazil.
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  • “Intonational Phrases for Speech Summarization”
    Sameer Maskey, Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2008, Brisbane, Australia.
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  • “High frequency word entrainment in spoken dialogue”
    Ani Nenkova, Agustín Gravano, Julia Hirschberg.
    ACL/HTL 2008, Columbus, OH.
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  • “Charisma Perception from Text and Speech”
    Andrew Rosenberg and Julia Hirschberg.
    Speech Communication, 2008.
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2007

  • “The prosody of backchannels in American English”
    Stefan Benus, Agustín Gravano, Julia Hirschberg.
    ICPhS 2007, Saarbrücken, Germany.
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  • “Prosody, emotions, and... whatever
    Stefan Benus, Agustín Gravano, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
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  • “Comparing American and Palestinian perceptions of charisma using acoustic-prosodic and lexical analysis”
    Fadi Biadsy, Julia Hirschberg, Andrew Rosenberg, Wisam Dakka.
    Interspeech 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
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  • “Detecting deception using critical segments”
    Frank Enos, Elizabeth Shriberg, Martin Graciarena, Julia Hirschberg, Andreas Stolcke.
    Interspeech 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
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  • “On the role of context and prosody in the interpretation of okay
    Agustín Gravano, Stefan Benus, Héctor Chávez, Julia Hirschberg, Lauren Wilcox.
    ACL 2007, Prague, Czech Republic.
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  • “Classification of discourse functions of affirmative words in spoken dialogue”
    Agustín Gravano, Stefan Benus, Julia Hirschberg, Shira Mitchell, Ilia Vovsha.
    Interspeech 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
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  • “Intonational overload: Uses of the H* !H* L- L% contour in read and spontaneous speech”
    Julia Hirschberg, Agustín Gravano, Ani Nenkova, Elisa Sneed, Gregory Ward.
    Cole, J. and Hualde, J.I. (eds.). Laboratory Phonology 9, pages 455-482. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
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  • “Varying input segmentation for story boundary detection in English, Arabic and Mandarin broadcast news”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Mehrbod Sharifi, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
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  • “Detecting pitch accent using pitch-corrected energy-based predictors”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
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  • “V-Measure: A conditional entropy-based external cluster evaluation measure”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg.
    EMNLP 2007, Prague, Czech Republic.
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2006

  • “Pauses in deceptive speech”
    Stefan Benus, Frank Enos, Julia Hirschberg, Elizabeth Shriberg.
    Speech Prosody 2006, Dresden, Germany.
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  • “Online Arabic handwriting recognition using Hidden Markov Models”
    Fadi Biadsy, Jihad El-Sana, Nizar Habash.
    10th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, La Baule, France.
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  • “Personality factors in human deception detection: Comparing human to machine performance”
    Frank Enos, Stefan Benus, Robin L. Cautin, Martin Graciarena, Julia Hirschberg, Elizabeth Shriberg.
    Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.
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  • “A framework for eliciting emotional speech: Capitalizing on the actor's process”
    Frank Enos, Julia Hirschberg.
    LREC 2006 Workshop on Emotional Corpora.
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  • “Combining prosodic, lexical and cepstral systems for deceptive speech detection”
    Martin Graciarena, Elizabeth Shriberg, Andreas Stolcke, Frank Enos, Julia Hirschberg, Sachin Kajarekar.
    ICASSP 2006, Toulouse, France.
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  • “Effect of genre, speaker, and word class on the realization of given and new information”
    Agustín Gravano, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.
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  • “Detecting question-bearing turns in spoken tutorial dialogues”
    Jackson Liscombe, Jennifer J. Venditti, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.
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  • “Detecting emotion in speech: Experiments in three domains”
    Jackson Liscombe.
    HLT Doctoral Consortium, New York, NY.
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  • “A phrase-level machine translation approach for disfluency detection using Weighted Finite State Transducers”
    Sameer Maskey, Bowen Zhou, Yuqing Gao.
    Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.
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  • “Soundbite detection in Broadcast News domain”
    Sameer Maskey, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.
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  • “Summarizing speech without text using Hidden Markov Models”
    Sameer Maskey, Julia Hirschberg.
    HLT-NAACL 2006, New York, NY.
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  • “Story segmentation of broadcast news in English, Mandarin and Arabic”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.
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  • “On the correlation between energy and pitch accent in read English speech”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg.
    Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.
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  • “Intonational cues to student questions in tutoring dialogs”
    Jennifer J. Venditti, Julia Hirschberg, Jackson Liscombe.
    Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.
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2005

  • “Distinguishing deceptive from non-deceptive speech”
    Julia Hirschberg, Stefan Benus, Jason M. Brenier, Frank Enos, Sarah Friedman, Sarah Gilman, Cynthia Girand, Martin Graciarena, Andreas Kathol, Laura Michaelis, Bryan Pellom, Elizabeth Shriberg, Andreas Stolcke.
    Eurospeech 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
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  • “Detecting certainness in spoken tutorial dialogues”
    Jackson Liscombe, Julia Hirschberg, Jennifer J. Venditti.
    Eurospeech 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
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  • “Using context to improve emotion detection in Spoken Dialog Systems”
    Jackson Liscombe, Giuseppe Riccardi, Dilek Hakkani-Tür.
    Eurospeech 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
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  • “From text summarization to speech summarization”
    Kathleen McKeown, Julia Hirschberg, Michel Galley, Sameer Maskey.
    ICASSP, Special Session on Human Language Technology Applications and Challenges for Speech Processing.
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  • “Do summaries help? A task-based evaluation of multi-document summarization”
    Kathleen McKeown, Rebecca Passonneau, David Elson, Ani Nenkova, Julia Hirschberg.
    ACM SIGIR.
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  • “Comparing lexical, acoustic/prosodic, structural and discourse features for speech summarization”
    Sameer Maskey, Julia Hirschberg.
    Eurospeech 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
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  • “Acoustic/prosodic and lexical correlates of charismatic speech”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Julia Hirschberg.
    Eurospeech 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
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  • “Rapid language model development using external resources for new spoken dialog domains”
    Ruhi Sarikaya, Agustín Gravano, Yuqing Gao.
    ICASSP 2005, Philadelphia, PA.
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  • “Downstepped contours in the given/new distinction”
    Agustín Gravano.
    Workshop on the Role of Prosody in Structuring Discourse, Berlin, Germany.
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2004

  • “The original ToBI system, and the evolution of the ToBI framework”
    Mary Beckman, Julia Hirschberg, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel.
    S.-A. Jun, ed., Prosodic Models, and Transcription: Towards Prosodic Typology. Oxford University Press, Chapter 2, pp. 9-54.
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  • “Prediction of upcoming Swedish prosodic boundaries by Swedish, and American listeners”
    Rolf Carlson, Julia Hirschberg, Marc Swerts.
    Speech Prosody 2004, Nara, Japan.
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  • “Identifying agreement and disagreement in conversational speech: use of bayesian networks to model pragmatic dependencies”
    Michel Galley, Kathleen McKeown, Julia Hirschberg, Elizabeth Shriberg.
    ACL 2004, Barcelona.
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  • “Bootstrapping phonetic lexicon for new languages”
    Sameer Maskey, Alan Black, Laura Tomokiyo.
    Interspeech 2004, South Korea.
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  • “Improved name recognition using meta-data dependent name networks”
    Sameer Maskey, Michiel Bacchiani, Brian Roark, Richard Sproat.
    ICASSP 2004, Montreal, Canada.
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  • “Augmenting the kappa statistic to determine interannotator reliability for multiply labelled data points”
    Andrew Rosenberg, Ed Binkowski.
    HLT/NAACL 2004.
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  • “Constructionist design methodology for interactive intelligences”
    Kristinn Thorisson, Hrvoje Benko, Denis Abramov, Andrew Arnold, Sameer Maskey, Aruchunan Vaseekaran.
    Artifical Intelligence Magazine, Fall Issue 2004.
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2003

  • “Classifying subject ratings of emotional speech using acoustic features”
    Jackson Liscombe, Jennifer Venditti, Julia Hirschberg.
    Eurospeech 2003.
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  • “Automatic speech summarization of broadcast news using structural features”
    Sameer Maskey, Julia Hirschberg.
    Eurospeech 2003.
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  • “Intonation and Discourse Processing”
    Jennifer Venditti, Julia Hirschberg.
    ICPhS 2003.
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2001

  • “WordsEye: an Automatic Text-to-Scene Conversion System”
    Bob Coyne, Richard Sproat.
    SIGGRAPH 2001.
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2000

  • “The rules behind roles: identifying speaker role in radio broadcasts”
    Regina Barzilay, Michael Collins, Julia Hirschberg, Steve Whittaker.
    Seventeenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-2000), Austin (TX).
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