Publications

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Conference

Natural Language Generation at Scale: A Case Study for Open Domain Question Answering
Cervone, A., Khatri, C., Goel, R., Hedayatnia, B., Venkatesh, A., Hakkani-Tur, D., & Gabriel, R.
In Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2019).
Tokyo, Japan, 2019

Towards Coherent and Engaging Spoken Dialog Response Generation Using Automatic Conversation Evaluators
Yi, S., Goel, R., Khatri, C., Cervone, A., Chung, T., Hedayatnia, B., Venkatesh, A., Gabriel R., & Hakkani-Tur, D.
In Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2019).
Tokyo, Japan, 2019

Active Annotation: bootstrapping annotation lexicon and guidelines for supervised NLU learning
Marinelli, F., Cervone, A., Tortoreto G., Stepanov, E. A., Di Fabbrizio, G., & Riccardi, G.
In Interspeech 2019.
Graz, Austria, 2019
Paper Poster

Modeling user context for valence prediction from narratives
Tammewar, A., Cervone, A., Messner, E. M., & Riccardi, G.
In Interspeech 2019.
Graz, Austria, 2019
Paper Poster

Improving speech synthesis with discourse relations
Aubin, A., Cervone, A., Watts, O., & King, S.
In Interspeech 2019.
Graz, Austria, 2019
Paper Poster

Inquisitive Mind: A conversational news companion
Dubiel, M., Cervone, A., & Riccardi, G.
In 1st International Conference on Conversational User Interfaces 2019.
Dublin, Ireland, 2019
Paper

Affective Behaviour Analysis of On-line User Interactions: Are On-line Support Groups more Therapeutic than Twitter?
Tortoreto, G., Stepanov, E. A., Cervone, A., Dubiel, M., & Riccardi, G.
In Association for Computational Linguistics Conference, Workshop on Social Media Mining for Health Applications, Florence, 2019.
Florence, Italy, 2019
Paper

Automatically Predicting User Ratings for Conversational Systems
Cervone, A., Gambi, E., Tortoreto, G., Stepanov, E. A., & Riccardi, G.
In Proceedings of the Fifth Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics CLiC-it 2018.
Turin, Italy, 2019
Paper

Coherence Models for Dialogue
Cervone, A., Stepanov, E., & Riccardi, G.
In Interspeech 2018, 1011-1015.
Hyderabad, India, 2018
Paper

ISO-Standard Domain-Independent Dialogue Act Tagging for Conversational Agents
Mezza, S., Cervone, A., Stepanov, E., Tortoreto, G., & Riccardi, G.
In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (pp. 3539-3551).
Santa Fe, New Mexico, US, 2018
Paper

Roving mind: a balancing act between open–domain and engaging dialogue systems
Cervone, A., Tortoreto, G., Mezza, S., Gambi, E., & Riccardi, G.
In Proceedings of the Alexa Prize.
Las Vegas, Nevada, US, 2018
Paper

Irony Detection: from the Twittersphere to the News Space
Cervone, A., Stepanov, E. A., Celli, F., & Riccardi, G.
In Proceedings of the Fourth Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics CLiC-it 2017.
Rome, Italy, 2017

Towards automatic detection of reported speech in dialogue using prosodic cues
Cervone, A., Lai, C., Pareti, S., & Bell, P.
In Interspeech 2015
Dresden, Germany, 2015
Paper

Detecting attribution relations in speech: a corpus study
Cervone, A., Pareti, S., Bell, P., & Prodanof, I.
In Proceedings of the First Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics CLiC-it 2014.
Pisa, Italy, 2014

Dissertations

Discourse parsing for statistical parametric TTS
Cervone, A.
Edimburgh, UK, 2015
(Master’s thesis, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh).

Attribution relations extraction in speech: A lexical-prosodic approach
Cervone, A.
Pavia, Italy, 2014
(Master’s thesis, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia).