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2015

Laskowski, K., & Hjalmarsson, A. (in press). An information-theoretic framework for automated discovery of prosodic cues to conversational structure. To be published in ICASSP. Brisbane, Australia.

2014

Skantze, G., Hjalmarsson, A., & Oertel, C. (2014). Turn-taking, Feedback and Joint Attention in Situated Human-Robot Interaction. Speech Communication, 65, 50-66. [abstract] [pdf]

2013

Heldner, M., Hjalmarsson, A., & Edlund, J. (2013). Backchannel relevance spaces. In Asu, E. L., & Lippus, P. (Eds.), Nordic Prosody: Proceedings of the XIth Conference (pp. 137-146). Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Peter Lang. [pdf]

Skantze, G., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2013). Towards Incremental Speech Generation in Conversational Systems. Computer Speech & Language, 27(1), 243-262. [abstract] [link]

Skantze, G., Hjalmarsson, A., & Oertel, C. (2013). Exploring the effects of gaze and pauses in situated human-robot interaction. In 14th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue - SIGDial. Metz, France. (*) [abstract] [pdf]

(*) Nominated for Best Paper Award at SIGdial 2013

Skantze, G., Oertel, C., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2013). User feedback in human-robot interaction: Prosody, gaze and timing. In Proceedings of Interspeech. [abstract] [pdf]

Strömbergsson, S., Hjalmarsson, A., Edlund, J., & House, D. (2013). Timing responses to questions in dialogue. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2013 (pp. 2584-2588). Lyon, France. [abstract] [pdf]

2012

Edlund, J., Alexandersson, S., Beskow, J., Gustavsson, L., Heldner, M., Hjalmarsson, A., Kallionen, P., & Marklund, E. (2012). 3rd party observer gaze as a continuous measure of dialogue flow. In Proc. of LREC 2012. Istanbul, Turkey. [abstract] [pdf]

Edlund, J., Heldner, M., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2012). 3rd party observer gaze during backchannels. In Proc. of the Interspeech 2012 Interdisciplinary Workshop on Feedback Behaviors in Dialog. Skamania Lodge, WA, USA.

Edlund, J., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2012). Is it really worth it? Cost-based selection of system responses to speech-in-overlap. In Proc. of the IVA 2012 workshop on Realtime Conversational Virtual Agents (RCVA 2012). Santa Cruz, CA, USA. [abstract] [pdf]

Edlund, J., Hjalmarsson, A., & Tånnander, C. (2012). Unconventional methods in perception experiments. In Proc. of Nordic Prosody XI. Tartu, Estonia.

Hjalmarsson, A., & Oertel, C. (2012). Gaze direction as a Back-Channel inviting Cue in Dialogue. In Proc. of the IVA 2012 workshop on Realtime Conversational Virtual Agents (RCVA 2012). Santa Cruz, CA, USA. [abstract] [pdf]

2011

Heldner, M., Edlund, J., Hjalmarsson, A., & Laskowski, K. (2011). Very short utterances and timing in turn-taking. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2011 (pp. 2837-2840). Florence, Italy. [abstract] [pdf]

Hjalmarsson, A. (2011). The additive effect of turn-taking cues in human and synthetic voice. Speech Communication, 53(1), 23-35. [abstract] [link]

Hjalmarsson, A., & Laskowski, K. (2011). Measuring final lengthening for speaker-change prediction. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2011 (pp. 2069-2072). Florence, Italy. [abstract] [pdf]

2010

Beskow, J., Edlund, J., Gustafson, J., Heldner, M., Hjalmarsson, A., & House, D. (2010). Modelling humanlike conversational behaviour. In Proceedings of SLTC 2010. Linköping, Sweden. [pdf]

Beskow, J., Edlund, J., Gustafson, J., Heldner, M., Hjalmarsson, A., & House, D. (2010). Research focus: Interactional aspects of spoken face-to-face communication. In Proc. of Fonetik 2010 (pp. 7-10). Lund, Sweden. [abstract] [pdf]

Hirschberg, J., Hjalmarsson, A., & Elhadad, N. (2010). "You're as Sick as You Sound" Using Computational Approaches for Modeling Speaker State to Gauge Illness and Recovery. In Neustein, A. (Ed.), Mobile Environments, Call Centers and Clinics (pp. 305-322). Springer. [abstract]

Hjalmarsson, A. (2010). Human interaction as a model for spoken dialogue system behaviour. Doctoral dissertation. [abstract] [pdf]

Hjalmarsson, A. (2010). The vocal intensity of turn-initial cue phrases and filled pauses in dialogue. In Proceedings of SIGdial (pp. 225-228). Tokyo, Japan. [abstract] [pdf]

Skantze, G., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2010). Towards Incremental Speech Generation in Dialogue Systems. In Proceedings of SIGdial (pp. 1-8). Tokyo, Japan. (*) [abstract] [pdf]

(*) Best Paper Award at SIGdial 2010

2009

Beskow, J., Carlson, R., Edlund, J., Granström, B., Heldner, M., Hjalmarsson, A., & Skantze, G. (2009). Multimodal Interaction Control. In Waibel, A., & Stiefelhagen, R. (Eds.), Computers in the Human Interaction Loop (pp. 143-158). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer. [pdf]

Hjalmarsson, A. (2009). On cue - additive effects of turn-regulating phenomena in dialogue. In Diaholmia (pp. 27-34). [abstract] [pdf]

Wik, P., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2009). Embodied conversational agents in computer assisted language learning. Speech Communication, 51(10), 1024-1037. [abstract] [pdf]

2008

Edlund, J., Gustafson, J., Heldner, M., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2008). Towards human-like spoken dialogue systems. Speech Communication, 50(8-9), 630-645. [abstract] [pdf]

Hjalmarsson, A. (2008). Speaking without knowing what to say... or when to end. In Proceedings of SIGdial 2008 (pp. 72-75). Columbus, Ohio, USA. [abstract] [pdf]

Hjalmarsson, A., & Edlund, J. (2008). Human-likeness in utterance generation: effects of variability. In Perception in Multimodal Dialogue Systems - Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Tutorial and Research Workshop on Perception and Interactive Technologies for Speech-Based Systems, PIT 2008, Kloster Irsee, Germany, June 16-18, 2008. (pp. 252-255). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer. [abstract] [pdf]

2007

Brusk, J., Lager, T., Hjalmarsson, A., & Wik, P. (2007). DEAL – Dialogue Management in SCXML for Believable Game Characters. In Proceedings of ACM Future Play 2007 (pp. 137-144). [abstract] [pdf]

Hjalmarsson, A., Wik, P., & Brusk, J. (2007). Dealing with DEAL: a dialogue system for conversation training. In Proceedings of SIGdial (pp. 132-135). Antwerp, Belgium. [abstract] [pdf]

Wik, P., Hjalmarsson, A., & Brusk, J. (2007). Computer Assisted Conversation Training for Second Language Learners. Proceedings of Fonetik, TMH-QPSR, 50(1), 57-60. [pdf]

Wik, P., Hjalmarsson, A., & Brusk, J. (2007). DEAL A Serious Game For CALL Practicing Conversational Skills In The Trade Domain. In Proceedings of SLATE 2007. [abstract] [pdf]

2006

Carlson, R., Edlund, J., Heldner, M., Hjalmarsson, A., House, D., & Skantze, G. (2006). Towards human-like behaviour in spoken dialog systems. In Proceedings of Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC 2006). Gothenburg, Sweden. [pdf]

2005

Edlund, J., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2005). Applications of distributed dialogue systems: the KTH Connector. In Proceedings of ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Applied Spoken Language Interaction in Distributed Environments (ASIDE 2005). Aalborg, Denmark. [abstract] [pdf]

Hjalmarsson, A. (2005). Towards user modelling in conversational dialogue systems: A qualitative study of the dynamics of dialogue parameters. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2005 (pp. 869-872). Lisbon, Portugal. [abstract] [pdf]

2002

Hjalmarsson, A. (2002). Att utvärdera AdApt, ett multimodalt konverserande dialogsystem, med PARADISE. Master's thesis, KTH, TMH, CTT. [pdf]

Presentations

2006

Carlson, R., Edlund, J., House, D., Heldner, M., Hjalmarsson, A., & Skantze, G. "Towards human-like behaviour in spoken dialog systems". Position paper at SLTC 2006, Swedish Language Technology Conference. Göteborg.
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