Selected Publications

  • Curate and Generate: A Corpus and Method for Joint Control of Semantics and Style in Neural NLG. S. Oraby, V. Harrison, A. Ebrahimi, and M. Walker. To appear at ACL 2019. Florence, Italy. (paper)
  • Neural MultiVoice Models for Expressing Novel Personalities in Dialog. S. Oraby, L. Reed, S. TS, S. Tandon, and M. Walker. Interspeech 2018. Hyderabad, India. (paper)
  • Controlling Personality-Based Stylistic Variation with Neural Natural Language Generators. S. Oraby, L. Reed, S. Tandon, S. TS, S. Lukin, and M. Walker. SIGDIAL 2018. Melbourne, Australia. (paper)
  • Exploring Conversational Language Generation for Rich Content about Hotels. M. Walker, A. Smither, S. Oraby, V. Harrison, H. Shemtov. LREC 2018. [Joint work with Google Research] (paper)
  • Modeling and Computational Characterization of Twitter Customer Service Conversations. S. Oraby, M. Bhuiyan, P. Gundecha, J. Mahmud, R. Akkiraju. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS) Journal, 2019. [Joint work with IBM Research] (paper)
  • Harvesting Creative Templates for Generating Stylistically Varied Restaurant Reviews. S. Oraby, S. Homayon, M. Walker. Stylistic Variation Workshop at EMNLP 2017. Copenhagen, Denmark. (paper)
  • Are You Serious?: Rhetorical Questions and Sarcasm in Social Media Dialog. S. Oraby, V. Harrison, A. Misra, E. Riloff, M. Walker. SIGDIAL 2017. Saarbrucken, Germany. (paper)
  • Creating and Characterizing a Diverse Corpus of Sarcasm in Dialogue. S. Oraby, V. Harrison, L. Reed, E. Hernandez, E. Riloff, M. Walker. SIGDIAL 2016. Los Angeles, CA, USA. (paper)