Publications

Journals

1. Miguel Ballesteros, Bernd Bohnet, Simon Mille, and Leo Wanner (2015). Data-Driven Deep-Syntactic Dependency Parsing. Natural Language Engineering.

2. Gregor Mehlmann, Kathrin Janowski, Elisabeth André (2016). Modeling Grounding for Interactive Social Companions. KI 30(1): 45-52.

Conferences & Workshops

2015

1. Miguel Ballesteros, Bernd Bohnet, Simon Mille, and Leo Wanner (2015). Data driven sentence generation with non-isomorphic trees. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), Denver, CO.

2. Joan Soler-Company, Miguel Ballesteros, Bernd Bohnet, Simon Mille, and Leo Wanner (2015). Visualizing Deep Syntactic Parser Output. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), Demo Track, Denver, CO.

3. Amit Ahire, Alun Evans, Josep Blat (2015). Animation on the Web: a Survey. Proceedings of the Web3D 2015, the 20th International Conference on 3D Web Technology (ACM Web3D), 18-21 June, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

4. Charalampos Doulaverakis, Stefanos Vrochidis, and Ioannis Kompatsiaris (2015). Exploiting visual similarities for ontology alignment. In Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, Lisbon, Portugal, November 12-14, 2015.

5. Miguel Ballesteros, Chris Dyer, and Noah Smith (2015). Improved Transition-Based Parsing by Modeling Characters instead of Words with LSTMs. In Proceedings of the Empirical Methods for Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2015). Lisbon, Portugal

6. Miguel Ballesteros and Xavier Carreras (2015). Transition-Based Spinal Parsing. In Proceedings of the Conference of Natural Language Learning (CoNLL 2015). Beijing, China

7. Chris Dyer, Miguel Ballesteros, Wang Ling, Austin Matthews and Noah Smith (2015). Transition-Based Dependency Parsing with Stack Long Short-Term Memory. In proceedings of the Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2015). Beijing, China.

8. Louisa Pragst, Stefan Ultes, Matthias Kraus, and Wolfgang Minker, 2015. Adaptive Dialogue Management in the KRISTINA Project for Multicultural Health Care Applications. Proceedings of the 19thWorkshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 202--203, August 2015.

9. Adrià Ruiz, Joost Van de Weiejer, and Xavier Binefa (2015). From Emotions to Action Units with Hidden and Semi-Hidden-Task Learning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV).

2016

1. Ilias Gialampoukidis, Stefanos Vrochidis and Ioannis Kompatsiaris (2016). Fast Visual Vocabulary Construction for Image Retrieval using Skewed-Split k-d trees. 22nd Int. Conf. on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM16), Miami, USA, January 2016.

2. Jutta Mohr, Valerié Sarholz, Gerhard Eschweiler, Benjamin Schäfer, Stefanos Vrochidis, Elisabeth André, Andries Stam, Bianca Vieru, Wolfgang Minker, Eva Tudela, Leo Wanner (2016), “KRISTINA – Ein wissensbasierter Informationsagent mit sozialer Kompetenz und Interaktionsfähigkeit" (KRISTINA - A Knowledge-Based Information Agent with Social Competence and Human Interaction Capabilities). Poster and proceedings of Zukunft Lebensräume, Frankfurt, Germany, April 2016.

3. Mónica Domínguez, Mireia Farrús, Alicia Burga, Leo Wanner (2016). Using Hierarchical Information Structure for Prosody Prediction in Content-to-Speech Applications. Proceedings of the 8th Speech Prosody Conference, Boston, MA, 31 May - 3 June, 2016.

4. Mónica Domínguez, Mireia Farrús, Leo Wanner (2016). Combining Acoustic and Linguistic Features in Phrase-Oriented Prosody Prediction. Proceedings of the 8th Speech Prosody Conference, Boston, MA, 31 May - 3 June, 2016.

5. Mireia Farrús, Catherine Lai, Johanna D. Moore (2016). Paragraph-based Prosodic Cues for Speech Synthesis Applications. Proceedings of the 8th Speech Prosody Conference, Boston, MA, 31 May - 3 June, 2016.

6. Sara Rodríguez-Fernández, Roberto Carlini, Luis Espinosa Anke, Leo Wanner (2016). Example-based Acquisition of Fine-grained Collocation Resources. Proceedings of the 10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 23-28 May 2016, Portorož, Slovenia.

7. Guillaume Lample, Miguel Ballesteros, Sandeep Subramanian, Kazuya Kawakami, Chris Dyer (2016). Neural Architectures for Named Entity Recognition. Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL 2016), 12-17 June 2016, San Diego, USA.

8. Chris Dyer, Adhiguna Kuncoro, Miguel Ballesteros, Noah Smith (2016). Recurrent Neural Network Grammars. Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL 2016), 12-17 June 2016, San Diego, USA.

9. Louisa Pragst, Stefan Ultes, Wolfgang Minker (2016). Recurrent Neural Network Interaction Quality Estimation. IWSDS 2016, Saariselkä, Finland, January 2016.

10. Stelios Andreadis, Thanos G. Stavropoulos, Georgios Meditskos, Ioannis Kompatsiaris (2016). Dem@Home: Ambient Intelligence for Clinical Support of People Living with Dementia. 1st workshop on Semantic Web Technologies in Mobile and Pervasive Environments, in conjunction with ESWC 2016, May 29th, Anissaras, Crete, Greece, 2016.

11. Federico M. Sukno, M. Domínguez, A. Ruiz, D. Schiller, F. Lingenfelser, L. Pragst, E. Kamateri, S. Vrochidis (2016). A Multimodal Annotation Schema for Non-Verbal Affective Analysis in the Health-Care Domain. MARMI'16: 1st International Workshop on Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval for Multimodal Interaction Proceedings.

12. Leo Wanner, Josep Blat, Stamatia Dasiopoulou, Mónica Domínguez, Gerard Llorach, Simon Mille, Federico Sukno, Eleni Kamateri, Stefanos Vrochidis, Ioannis Kompatsiaris, Elisabeth André, Florian Lingenfelser, Gregor Mehlmann, Andries Stam, Ludo Stellingwerff, Bianca Vieru, Lori Lamel, Wolfgang Minker, Louisa Pragst, Stefan Ultes (2016). Towards a Multimedia Knowledge-Based Agent with Social Competence and Human Interaction Capabilities. MARMI'16: 1st International Workshop on Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval for Multimodal Interaction Proceedings.

13. Mónica Domínguez, Mireia Farrús, Leo Wanner (2016). An Automatic Prosody Tagger for Spontaneous Speech. COLING'16, Osaka, Japan, December 2016.

14. Gerard Llorach, Alun Evans, Josep Blat, Giso Grimm, Volker Hohmann (2016). Web-based live speech-driven lip-sync. In Proceedings of VS-Games 2016, the 8th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2016), 7-9 September. Barcelona, Spain.

15. Georgios Meditskos, Stamatia Dasiopoulou, Stefanos Vrochidis, Leo Wanner, Ioannis Kompatsiaris (2016). Question Answering over Pattern-Based User Models. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTiCS 2016), pp. 153-160, ACM, Leipzig, Germany, 2016.

16. Georgios Meditskos, Stamatia Dasiopoulou, Louisa Pragst, Stefan Ultes, Stefanos Vrochidis, Ioannis Kompatsiaris, Leo Wanner (2016). Towards an Ontology-Driven Adaptive Dialogue Framework. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval for Multimodal Interaction (MARMI 2016), pp. 15-20, ACM, New York, USA, June 6, 2016.

17. Mónica Domínguez, Iván Latorre, Mireia Farrús, Joan Codina-Filbà, Leo Wanner (2016). Praat on the Web: An Upgrade of Praat for Semi-Automatic Speech Annotation. COLING'16, Osaka, Japan, December 2016.

18. I. Gialampoukidis, A. Moumtzidou, T. Tsikrika, S. Vrochidis and I. Kompatsiaris (2016). Retrieval of Multimedia objects by Fusing Multiple Modalities. International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), New York, USA, 6-9 June 2016.

19. I. Gialampoukidis, A. Moumtzidou, D. Liparas, S. Vrochidis, I. Kompatsiaris (2016). A hybrid graph-based and non-linear late fusion approach for multimedia retrieval. 14th International Workshop on Content-based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), Bucharest, Romania, 15-17 June 2016.

20. A. Moumtzidou, I. Gialampoukidis, T. Mironidis, D. Liparas, S. Vrochidis, I. Kompatsiaris (2016). A Multimedia Interactive Search Engine based on Graph-based and Non-linear Multimodal Fusion. 14th International Workshop on Content-based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), Bucharest, Romania, 15-17 June 2016.

21. I. Gialampoukidis, S. Vrochidis, I. Kompatsiaris (2016). A hybrid framework for news clustering based on the DBSCAN-Martingale and LDA. 12th International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining, New York, USA, 16-21 July 2016.

22. I. Gialampoukidis, D. Liparas, S. Vrochidis, I. Kompatsiaris (2016). Query-based Topic Detection Using Concepts and Named Entities. 1st International Workshop on Multimodal Media Data Analytics (MMDA 2016), The Hague, Netherlands, 30 August 2016.

23. Luis Espinosa Anke, José Camacho-Collados, Sara Rodríguez-Fernández, Horacio Saggion, Leo Wanner (2016). Extending WordNet with Fine-Grained Collocational Information. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), Osaka, Japan, 2016

24. M. Ballesteros, L. Wanner (2016). A Neural Network Architecture for Multilingual Punctuation Generation. Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Short paper track, Austin, TX, 2016

25. Sara Rodríguez Fernández, Luis Espinosa Anke, Roberto Carlini, Leo Wanner (2016). Semantics-Driven Recognition of Collocations Using Word Embeddings. Proceedings of the AnnualMeeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Short paper track, Berlin, Germany, 2016.

26. G. Mediskos, E. Kontopoulos, S. Vrochidis, and I. Kompatsiaris (2016). Ontology-Driven Context Interpretation and Conflict Resolution for Dialogue-Based Home Care Assistance", International Conference on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS) 2016, Amsterdam, NL, December 5-8, 2016

27. A. Ruiz, Rudovic, O., binefa, X., and Pantic, M. (2016), Multi-instance Dynamic Ordinal Random Fields for weakly-supervised pain intensity estimation, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV).

28. Miehle, J., Yoshino, K., Pragst, L., Ultes, S., Nakamura, S. and Minker, W. (2016). Cultural Communication Idiosyncrasies in Human-Computer Interaction. 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue.

29. Pragst, L., Miehle, J., Ultes, S. and Minker, W. (2016).  Automatic Modification of Communication Style in Dialogue Management. The INLG 2016 Workshop on Computational Creativity in Natural Language Generation.

2017

1. A. Moumtzidou, T. Mironidis, F. Markatopoulou, S. Andreadis, I. Gialampoukidis, D. Galanopoulos, A. Ioannidou, S. Vrochidis, V. Mezaris, I. Kompatsiaris, and I. Patras (2017), "VERGE IN VBS 2017", Proc. Video Browser Showdown (VBS'17) at the 23rd International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM'17), Reykjavik, Iceland, 4 January 2017.

2. G. Meditskos, S. Vrochidis, and I. Kompatsiaris (2017). Description Logics and Rules for Multimodal Situational Awareness in Healthcare, 23rd Int. Conf. on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM'17), Reykjavik, Iceland, 4-6 January 2017.

3. I. Gialampoukidis, S. Vrochidis, I. Kompatsiaris, and I. Antoniou (2017). Topic detection using the DBSCAN-Martingale and the Time Operator. The 17th Conference of the Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis (ASMDA), London, UK, June 6-9, 2017. (accepted for publication)

4. A. Fernandez-Lopez and F.M. Sukno. Automatic viseme vocabulary construction to enhance continuous lip-reading. In Proc. 12th Intenrnational Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Porto, Portugal, in press, 2017.

5. A. Fernandez-Lopez, O. Martinez and F.M. Sukno. Towards estimating the upper bound of visual-speech recognition: The Visual Lip-Reading Feasibility Database. In Proc. 12th IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Washington DC, USA, in press, 2017.

6. A. Ruiz, O. Martinez, X. Binefa and F.M. Sukno. Fusion of Valence and Arousal Annotations through Dynamic Subjective Ordinal Modelling. In Proc. 12th IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Washington DC, USA, in press, 2017.

7. Th. Mavropoulos, D. Liparas, S. Symeonidis, S. Vrochidis and I. Kompatsiaris, "A Hybrid Approach for Biomedical Relation Extraction Using Finite State Automata and Random Forest-Weighted Fusion", Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2017), April 17-23, 2017, Budapest, Hungary (accepted for publication).

8. Leo Wanner, Elisabeth André, Josep Blat, Stamatia Dasiopoulou, Mireia Farrùs, Thiago Fraga, Eleni Kamateri, Florian Lingenfelser, Gerard Llorach, Oriol Martínez, Georgios Meditskos, Simon Mille, Wolfgang Minker, Louisa Pragst, Dominik Schiller, Andries Stam, Ludo Stellingwerff, Federico Sukno, Bianca Vieru and Stefanos Vrochidis. "KRISTINA: A Knowledge-Based Virtual Conversation Agent", Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (PAAMS'17). Porto, Portugal (accepted for publication).

 

multilingual intelligent embodied agent social competence adaptive dialogue expressive speech recognition and synthesis discourse generation vocal facial and gestural social and emotional cues