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31 July

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Sponsor Session SPS219:00–20:0013:00-14:0007:00–08:0004:00–05:00Furhat Robotics
Data Baker
Paper Session P520:00–21:0014:00-15:0008:00–09:0005:00–06:00Markus Brenneis, Maike Behrendt and Stefan Harmeling, How Will I Argue? A Dataset for Evaluating Recommender Systems for Argumentations
Niklas Rach, Carolin Schindler, Isabel Feustel, Johannes Daxenberger, Wolfgang Minker and Stefan Ultes, From Argument Search to Argumentative Dialogue: A Topic-independent Approach to Argument Acquisition for Dialogue Systems
Tariq Alhindi, Brennan McManus and Smaranda Muresan, What to Fact-Check: Guiding Check-Worthy Information Detection in News Articles through Argumentative Discourse Structure
A. Seza Doğruöz and Gabriel Skantze, How "open" are the conversations with open-domain chatbots? A proposal for Speech Event based evaluation
Stefan Ultes and Wolfgang Maier, Blending Task Success and User Satisfaction: Analysis of Learned Dialogue Behaviour with Multiple Rewards
Simeon Schüz, Ting Han and Sina Zarrieß, Diversity as a By-Product: Goal-oriented Language Generation Leads to Linguistic Variation
Haytham Assem, Sourav Dutta and Edward Burgin, DTAFA: Decoupled Training Architecture for Efficient FAQ Retrieval
Erik Ekstedt and Gabriel Skantze, Projection of Turn Completion in Incremental Spoken Dialogue Systems
Paper Session P621:00–22:0015:00-16:0009:00–10:0006:00–07:00Oscar J Romero, Antian Wang, John Zimmerman, Aaron Steinfeld and Anthony Tomasic, A Task-Oriented Dialogue Architecture via Transformer Neural Language Models and Symbolic Injection
Hsien-chin Lin, Nurul Lubis, Songbo Hu, Carel van Niekerk, Christian Geishauser, Michael Heck, Shutong Feng and Milica Gasic, Domain-independent User Simulation with Transformers for Task-oriented Dialogue Systems
Ling-Yen Liao and Tarec Fares, A Practical 2-step Approach to Assist Enterprise Question-Answering Live Chat
Prasanna Parthasarathi, Mohamed Abdelsalam, Sarath Chandar and Joelle Pineau, A Brief Study on the Effects of Training Generative Dialogue Models with a Semantic loss
Prasanna Parthasarathi, Joelle Pineau and Sarath Chandar, Do Encoder Representations of Generative Dialogue Models have sufficient summary of the Information about the task ?
Shikib Mehri and Maxine Eskenazi, GenSF: Simultaneous Adaptation of Generative Pre-trained Models and Slot Filling
Shikib Mehri and Maxine Eskenazi, Schema-Guided Paradigm for Zero-Shot Dialog
Keynote 322:30–23:4516:30-17:4510:30–11:4507:30–08:45Julia Hirschberg, Columbia University
Title: Whom Do We Trust in Dialogue Systems?
Keynote 3
Business Meeting and Closing Ceremony0:00–01:0018:00-19:0012:00–13:0009:00–10:00