Recent Work

  • Schema-Guided Natural Language Generation. Y. Du, S. Oraby, V. Perera, M. Shen, A. Narayan-Chen, T. Chung, A. Venkatesh, and D. Hakkani-Tur. INLG 2020. Virtual. (paper)
  • Learning from Mistakes: Combining Ontologies via Self-Training for Dialogue Generation. L. Reed, V. Harrison, S. Oraby, D. Hakkani-Tur, and Marilyn Walker. SIGDIAL 2020. Virtual. [Best Paper Nominee] (paper)
  • Stylistic Control for Neural Natural Language Generation. S. Oraby. PhD Thesis, University of California Santa Cruz, June 2019. (thesis)
  • 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. 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)

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