February 21-24, 2023

IWSDS 2023

Los Angeles, USA

University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies


Best paper award winners

Let’s Get Personal: Personal Questions Improve SocialBot Performance in the Alexa Prize

Kevin K. Bowden and Marilyn Walker

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Character adaptation of spoken dialogue systems based on user personalities

Kenta Yamamoto, Koji Inoue and Tatsuya Kawahara

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Best paper award runner up

Improving Open-Domain Dialogue Evaluation with a Causal Inference Model

Cat P. Le, Luke Dai, Michael Johnston, Yang Liu, Marilyn Walker and Reza Ghanadan

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Best poster award


MEM-BERT: Masked Entity Model-Based Transformers for Realtime Personalization

Qingxiaoyang Zhu, Nehal Bengre and Tapas Kanungo

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