Search Results for author: Harshita Sahijwani

Found 5 papers, 1 papers with code

Emora: An Inquisitive Social Chatbot Who Cares For You

no code implementations10 Sep 2020 Sarah E. Finch, James D. Finch, Ali Ahmadvand, Ingyu, Choi, Xiangjue Dong, Ruixiang Qi, Harshita Sahijwani, Sergey Volokhin, Zihan Wang, ZiHao Wang, Jinho D. Choi

Inspired by studies on the overwhelming presence of experience-sharing in human-human conversations, Emora, the social chatbot developed by Emory University, aims to bring such experience-focused interaction to the current field of conversational AI.

Chatbot Intent Classification

Would You Like to Hear the News? Investigating Voice-BasedSuggestions for Conversational News Recommendation

no code implementations2 Jun 2020 Harshita Sahijwani, Jason Ingyu Choi, Eugene Agichtein

One of the key benefits of voice-based personal assistants is the potential to proactively recommend relevant and interesting information.

News Recommendation

ConCET: Entity-Aware Topic Classification for Open-Domain Conversational Agents

1 code implementation28 May 2020 Ali Ahmadvand, Harshita Sahijwani, Jason Ingyu Choi, Eugene Agichtein

Our results show that ConCET significantly improves topic classification performance on both datasets, including 8-10% improvements over state-of-the-art deep learning methods.

Classification General Classification +1

Would you Like to Talk about Sports Now? Towards Contextual Topic Suggestion for Open-Domain Conversational Agents

no code implementations28 May 2020 Ali Ahmadvand, Harshita Sahijwani, Eugene Agichtein

A topic suggested by the agent should be relevant to the person, appropriate for the conversation context, and the agent should have something interesting to say about it.

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