Search Results for author: Alan Nichol

Found 5 papers, 5 papers with code

Where is the context? -- A critique of recent dialogue datasets

1 code implementation22 Apr 2020 Johannes E. M. Mosig, Vladimir Vlasov, Alan Nichol

Recent dialogue datasets like MultiWOZ 2. 1 and Taskmaster-1 constitute some of the most challenging tasks for present-day dialogue models and, therefore, are widely used for system evaluation.

DIET: Lightweight Language Understanding for Dialogue Systems

2 code implementations21 Apr 2020 Tanja Bunk, Daksh Varshneya, Vladimir Vlasov, Alan Nichol

Large-scale pre-trained language models have shown impressive results on language understanding benchmarks like GLUE and SuperGLUE, improving considerably over other pre-training methods like distributed representations (GloVe) and purely supervised approaches.

Dialogue Transformers

1 code implementation1 Oct 2019 Vladimir Vlasov, Johannes E. M. Mosig, Alan Nichol

We introduce a dialogue policy based on a transformer architecture, where the self-attention mechanism operates over the sequence of dialogue turns.

Few-Shot Generalization Across Dialogue Tasks

2 code implementations28 Nov 2018 Vladimir Vlasov, Akela Drissner-Schmid, Alan Nichol

Machine-learning based dialogue managers are able to learn complex behaviors in order to complete a task, but it is not straightforward to extend their capabilities to new domains.

Rasa: Open Source Language Understanding and Dialogue Management

1 code implementation14 Dec 2017 Tom Bocklisch, Joey Faulkner, Nick Pawlowski, Alan Nichol

We introduce a pair of tools, Rasa NLU and Rasa Core, which are open source python libraries for building conversational software.

Dialogue Management

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