Publications

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2014

 

Mary Ellen Foster, Mei Yii Lim, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Amol Deshmukh, Helen Hastie and Ruth Aylett. 2014. Affective Feedback for an Embodied Agent in a Real-world Treasure Hunt, In proceedings of Multimodal, Multi-Party, Real-World Human-Robot Interaction '14, ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction 2014, Turkey. 

 

Amol Deshmukh, Srinivasan  Janarthanam, Mei Yii Lim, Helen Hastie, Ruth Aylett, Mary Foster. 2014. Exploring Effects of Virtual Embodiment and Feedback on Map Reading in a Treasure Hunt Activity. In proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents Conference 2014, Boston, USA.

 

Patrícia Alves-Oliveira, Sofia Petisca, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Helen Hastie, Ana Paiva. 2014. How do you imagine robots? Children's expectations about robots, In proceedings of Child-Robot Interaction Workshop, Interaction Design and Children Conference 2014, Denmark.

 

Oliver Lemon, Srinivasan Janarthanam and Verena Rieser. 2014. Reinforcement Learning Approaches to Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems. In: Srinivas Bangalore and Amanda Stent, editors, Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems. Cambridge University Press.

 

Verena Rieser, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Andy Taylor, Yanchao Yu and Oliver Lemon. 2014. "SpeechCity: A Conversational City Guide based on Open Data", Workshop on Semantics of Dialogue (SemDial), Edinburgh, UK.

 

Mei Yii Lim, Mary Ellen Foster, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Amol Deshmukh, Helen Hastie and Ruth Aylett. 2014. "Studying the Effects of Affective Feedback in Embodied Tutors", Workshop on Semantics of Dialogue (SemDial), Edinburgh, UK.

 

Mei Yii Lim, Mary Ellen Foster, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Amol Deshmukh, Helen Hastie and Ruth Aylett. 2014. "Let's go for a treasure hunt", In proceedings of Affective Agents Workshop, 14th International conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Boston, USA.

 

Patrícia Alves-Oliveira, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Ana Margarida Candeias, Amol Deshmukh, Tiago Ribeiro, Helen Hastie, Ana Paiva, Ruth Aylett. 2014. "Towards Dialogue Dimensions for a Robotic Tutor in Collaborative Learning Scenarios", In proceedings of Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man) 2014, UK.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam ‪and Oliver Lemon. 2014. "Adaptive Generation in Dialogue Systems using Dynamic User modeling", Computational Linguistics, Dec 2014.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Robin Hill, Anna Dickinson and Morgan Fredriksson. 2014. Click or Type: An Analysis of Wizard’s Interaction for Future Wizard Interface Design, In proceedings of Dialogue in Motion workshop, Conference of the European chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics (EACL), 2014, Sweden.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2014. Multi-threaded Interaction Management for Dynamic Spatial Applications, Dialogue in Motion workshop, Conference of the European chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics (EACL) 2014, Sweden.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Helen Hastie, Amol Deshmukh, Ruth Aylett. 2014. Towards a Serious Game Playing Empathic Robotic Tutorial Dialogue System. In proceedings of ACM/IEEE Conference on Human-Robotics Interaction 2014, Germany.

 

Ibrahim Motawa and Srinivasan Janarthanam. 2014. Live capture of energy related Knowledge into BIM systems using Spoken Dialogue Interfaces. In proceedings of Construction Research Congress 2014, Atlanta, USA.

 

 

2013

 

Amol Deshmukh, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Shweta Bhargava, Helen Hastie and Ruth Aylett. 2013. "WoZ Pilot Experiment for Empathic Robotic Tutors: Opportunities and Challenges", In proceedings of International Conference on Social Robotics 2013, UK.

 

Shweta Bhargava, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Helen Hastie, Amol Deshmukh, Ruth Aylett. 2013. Demonstration of the Emote: Wizard of Oz Interface for Empathic Robotic Tutors. In proceedings of publication at Annual SIGDial meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL) 2013.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Xingkun Liu, Phil Bartie,William Mackaness, and Tiphaine Dalmas. 2013. A Multithreaded Conversational Interface for Pedestrian Navigation and Question Answering. In proceedings of publication at Annual SIGDial meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL) 2013.

 

Dimitra Gkatzia, Helen Hastie, Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2013. Generating student feedback from time-series data using Reinforcement Learning. In proceedings of publication at European workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG) 2013.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Phil Bartie, Tiphaine Dalmas, Xingkun Liu, William Mackaness, and Bonnie Webber, 2013, 'A Speech-enabled Intelligent Agent for Pedestrian Navigation and Tourist Information'. In proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA) 2013, Edinburgh, UK.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Phil Bartie, Tiphaine Dalmas, Anna Dickinson, Xingkun Liu, William Mackaness, Bonnie Webber. 2013, "Evaluating a City Exploration Dialogue System with Integrated Question-Answering and Pedestrian Navigation", In proceedings of Conference of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL) 2013.

 

William Mackaness, Phil Bartie, Tiphaine Dalmas, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Xingkun Liu and Bonnie Webber, 2013, "SpaceBook: Designing and Evaluating Spoken Dialogue Based Systems for Urban Exploration", In proceedings of GIS research UK Conference (GISRUK) 2013, Liverpool.

 

2012

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Xingkun Liu, Phil Bartie, William Mackaness, Tiphaine Dalmas and Jana Goetze , 2012, "Integrating location, visibility, and Question-Answering in a spoken dialogue system for pedestrian city exploration", In proceedings of Workshop on Semantics and Dialogue (SEMDIAL) 2012, Paris.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Xingkun Liu, Phil Bartie, William Mackaness, Tiphaine Dalmas and Jana Goetze , 2012, "Conversational Natural Language interaction for Place-related Knowledge Acquisition", In proceedings of Place-related Knowledge Acquisition Research Workshop, Spatial Cognition Conference, Germany.

 

Oliver Lemon, Srinivasan Janarthanam, and Verena Rieser. Statistical approaches to Adaptive Natural Language Generation. In: Data-Driven Methods for Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Systems Computational Learning for Conversational Interfaces. Oliver Lemon and Olivier Pietquin (Editors). 2012.

 

Srinivasan JanarthanamXingkun Liu and Oliver Lemon, 2012,  "A Web-based Evaluation Framework for Spatial Instruction-Giving Systems", In proceedings of Conference of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL) 2012, South Korea.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Xingkun Liu, Phil Bartie, William Mackaness, Tiphaine Dalmas and Jana Goetze, 2012, "Integrating location, visibility, and Question-Answering in a spoken dialogue system for Pedestrian City Exploration", In proceedings of Annual SIGDial meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL) 2012, South Korea.  

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon, 2012, "Influencing User Behaviour in Personalised Location Based Services", In proceedings of symposium on Influencing People using Information (SIPI) 2012, Aberdeen.  

 

2011

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon, "The GRUVE Challenge: Generating Route Instructions under Uncertain Virtual Environments", European workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG) 2011, Nancy, France. 

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Helen Hastie, Oliver Lemon and Xingkun Liu, "'The day after the day after tomorrow?' A machine learning approach to adaptive temporal expression generation: training and evaluation with real users", In proceedings of Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL) 2011, Portland, USA.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, "Learning user modelling strategies for adaptive referring expression generation in spoke dialogue systems", PhD thesis, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Romain Laroche, and Ghislain Putois, "Testing learned NLG and TTS policies with real users, in Self-Help and Appointment Scheduling Systems", Report.

 

Filip Jurcıcek, Simon Keizer, Francois Mairesse, Kai Yu, Steve Young, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Helen Hastie, Xingkun Liu, and Oliver Lemon, "Proof-of-concept CLASSIC Appointment Scheduling system (System 2)", Report. 

 

2010

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2010d. Learning Adaptive Referring Expression Generation Policies for Spoken Dialogue Systems, In: Krahmer, E., Theune, M. (eds.) Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation, LNCS, vol. 5980. Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg (2010.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2010c. Adaptive Referring Expression Generation in Spoken Dialogue Systems: Evaluation with Real Users. In proceedings of Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL) 2010, Tokyo, Japan.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2010b. Learning to Adapt to Unknown Users: Referring Expression Generation in Spoken Dialogue Systems. In proceedings of Conference of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL) 2010, Sweden. 

 

Oliver Lemon, Srinivasan Janarthanam and Verena Rieser. 2010a. Generation under uncertainty. In proceedings of Sixth International Natural Language Generation conference (INLG 2010), Dublin. 

 

Oliver Lemon, Verena Rieser, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Xingkun Liu, "Reinforcement Learning of optimal NLG policies using simulated users, for TownInfo and SelfHelp systems", Technical Report link

 

Stephane Rossignol, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Xingkun Liu, Olivier Pietquin, Michel Ianotto, "User simulations of different types of Appointment Scheduling and Self-Help user", Technical Report.

 

Verena Rieser, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, "Simulated users for training NLG (TownInfo/Self-Help systems)", Technical Report.

 

2009

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2009e. A Two-tier User Simulation Model for Reinforcement Learning of Adaptive Referring Expression Generation Policies. In proceedings of Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL) 2009, London.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2009d. A Data-driven method for Adaptive Referring Expression Generation in Automated Dialogue Systems: Maximising Expected Utility. In proceedings of Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions (PRE), Annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2009, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2009c. Learning Adaptive Referring Expression Generation Policies for Spoken Dialogue Systems using Reinforcement Learning. In proceedings of Workshop on Semantics and Dialogue (SEMDIAL) 2009, Sweden. 

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2009b. A Wizard-of-Oz Environment to study Referring Expression Generation in a Situated Spoken Dialogue Task. In proceedings of European workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG), Conference of the European chapter of Association of Computational Linguistics (EACL) 2009, Greece.

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2009a. Learning Lexical Alignment Policies for Generating Referring Expressions for Spoken Dialogue Systems. In proceedings of European workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG), Conference of the European chapter of Association of Computational Linguistics (EACL) 2009, Greece. 

 

Cedric Boidin, Verena Rieser, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, "Domain-limited TTS corpus for expressive speech synthesis and Wizard-of-Oz Data for NLG Strategies", Technical Report.

 

 

2008

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam and Oliver Lemon. 2008. User simulation for knowledge-alignment and online adaptation in Troubleshooting Dialogue Systems. In proceedings of Workshop on Semantics and Dialogue (SEMDIAL) 2008, London. 

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Sethuramalingam S and Udhyakumar Nallasamy, Named Entity Transliteration for Cross Language Information Retrieval using Compressed Word Format Algorithm, In proceedings of 2nd International ACM Workshop Improving Non-English Web Searching (iNEWS-08), California.

 

 

2007

 

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Udhaykumar N, Loganathan R, Santhoshkumar C. 2007. Robust Dependency Parser for Natural Language Dialog Systems in Tamil. In proceedings of 5th Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems in International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2007, Hyderabad, India. 

 

Shivsubramani K, Loganathan R, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Ajay V, Soman KP. Multiclass Hierarchical SVM for Recognition of Printed Tamil Characters. In proceedings of International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2007 Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data, India 

 


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