no code implementations • LREC 2022 • Michimasa Inaba, Yuya Chiba, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kazunori Komatani, Yusuke Miyao, Takayuki Nagai
This paper provides details of the dialogue task, the collection procedure and annotations, and the analysis on the characteristics of the dialogues and facial expressions focusing on the age of the speakers.
no code implementations • dialdoc (ACL) 2022 • Zhaodong Wang, Kazunori Komatani
In this study, a novel graph-based approach is proposed to integrate the coreference of given text into graph structures (called coreference graphs), which can pinpoint a pronoun’s referential entity.
no code implementations • SIGDIAL (ACL) 2020 • Kazunori Komatani, Mikio Nakano
We also found that consecutive explicit questions are more annoying than implicit ones when the content of the questions is correct.
no code implementations • 30 Oct 2019 • Mikio Nakano, Kazunori Komatani
Being able to engage in chat dialogues has been found effective for improving communication between humans and dialogue systems.
2 code implementations • 8 Feb 2019 • Koki Kishimoto, Katsuhiko Hayashi, Genki Akai, Masashi Shimbo, Kazunori Komatani
This limitation is expected to become more stringent as existing knowledge graphs, which are already huge, keep steadily growing in scale.
no code implementations • IJCNLP 2017 • Ryu Takeda, Kazunori Komatani
Unsupervised segmentation of phoneme sequences is an essential process to obtain unknown words during spoken dialogues.
no code implementations • WS 2017 • Kohei Ono, Ryu Takeda, Eric Nichols, Mikio Nakano, Kazunori Komatani
We address the problem of acquiring the ontological categories of unknown terms through implicit confirmation in dialogues.
no code implementations • COLING 2016 • Ryu Takeda, Kazunori Komatani
People sometimes say unexpected words, such as fillers or hesitations, that cause the miss-prediction of words in normal N-gram models.