Selected Publications

2020

Graham Wilcock and Kristiina Jokinen
WikiTalk and WikiListen: Towards listening robots that can join in conversations with topically relevant contributions
24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2020), Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

2019

Divesh Lala, Graham Wilcock, Kristiina Jokinen and Tatsuya Kawahara
ERICA and WikiTalk
28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2019), Macao, China.

Graham Wilcock and Kristiina Jokinen
Towards increasing naturalness and flexibility in human-robot dialogue systems
10th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2019), Siracusa, Italy.
Revised version in E. Marchi et al. (eds.), Increasing Naturalness and Flexibility in Spoken Dialogue Interaction, Springer, 2020.

2018

Graham Wilcock
Using a Deep Learning Dialogue Research Toolkit in a Multilingual Multidomain Practical Application
27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2018), Stockholm, Sweden.

Graham Wilcock
CityTalk: Robots that talk to tourists and can switch domains during the dialogue
9th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2018), Singapore.
Revised version in L. D’Haro et al. (eds.), 9th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue System Technology, Springer, 2019.

2017

Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock (editors)
Dialogues with Social Robots
Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Volume 427, Springer.

Graham Wilcock
The Evolution of Text Annotation Frameworks
Handbook of Linguistic Annotation, Nancy Ide and James Pustejovsky (editors), Springer.

2016

Graham Wilcock, Kristiina Jokinen and Seiichi Yamamoto
What topic do you want to hear about? A bilingual talking robot using English and Japanese Wikipedias
26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016), Osaka, Japan.

Niklas Laxström, Graham Wilcock and Kristiina Jokinen
Internationalisation and localisation of spoken dialogue systems
7th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2016), Saariselkä, Finland.
Revised version in K. Jokinen and G. Wilcock (eds.), Dialogues with Social Robots, Springer, 2017.

2015

Graham Wilcock and Seiichi Yamamoto
Towards Computer-Assisted Language Learning with Robots, Wikipedia and CogInfoCom
6th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom 2015), Györ, Hungary.

Graham Wilcock and Kristiina Jokinen
Multilingual WikiTalk: Wikipedia-based talking robots that switch languages
16th Annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2015), Prague, Czechia.

2014

Graham Wilcock and Kristiina Jokinen
Advances in Wikipedia-based Interaction with Robots
ICMI 2014 Workshop on Multimodal, Multi-Party, Real-World Human-Robot Interaction
16th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2014), Istanbul, Turkey.

Niklas Laxström, Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock
Situated Interaction in a Multilingual Spoken Information Access Framework
5th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2014), Napa, California, USA.
Revised version in A. Rudnicky et al. (eds.), Situated Dialog in Speech-Based Human-Computer Interaction, Springer, 2016.

2013

Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock
User Experience in Human-Robot Interactions
4th International Workshop on Perceptual Quality of Systems (PQS 2013), Vienna, Austria.

Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock
Open-Domain Information Access with Talking Robots
14th Annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2013), Metz, France.

Dimitra Anastasiou, Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock
Evaluation of WikiTalk - User Studies of Human-Robot Interaction
15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2013), Las Vegas, USA.

2012

Graham Wilcock
WikiTalk: A Spoken Wikipedia-based Open-Domain Knowledge Access System
COLING 2012 Workshop on Question Answering for Complex Domains
24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012), Mumbai, India.

Adam Csapo, Emer Gilmartin, Jonathan Grizou, JingGuang Han, Raveesh Meena, Dimitra Anastasiou, Kristiina Jokinen, and Graham Wilcock
Multimodal Conversational Interaction with a Humanoid Robot
3rd IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom 2012), Kosice, Slovakia.

Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock
Multimodal Open-domain Conversations with the Nao Robot
4th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2012), Paris, France.
Revised version in J. Mariani et al. (eds.), Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and Smartphones, Springer, 2014.

Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock
Constructive Interaction for Talking about Interesting Topics
8th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2012), Istanbul, Turkey.

2011

Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock
Emergent Verbal Behaviour in Human-Robot Interaction
2nd International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom 2011), Budapest, Hungary.