Journal Papers (Referred)

  • Yukitoshi Murase, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura
    Associative Knowledge Feature Vector Inferred on External Knowledge Base for Dialog State Tracking
    Computer Speech & Language, Vol.54, No.3, pp.1--16, March 2019.

  • Chiori Hori, Julien Perez, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Takaaki Hori, Y-Lan Boureau, Michimasa Inaba, Yuiko Tsunomori, Tetsuro Takahashi, Koichiro Yoshino, Seokhwan Kim
    Overview of the Sixth Dialogue System Technology Challenge: DSTC6
    Computer Speech & Language, Vol.54, No.3, pp.??--??, March 2019.

  • Hiroaki Tanaka, Yu Suzuki Shotaro Yamasaki, Koichiro Yoshino, Ko Kato, Satoshi Nakamura
    R-STEINER: Generation Method of 5'UTR for Increasing the Amount of Translated Proteins
    IPSJ Transactions on Bioinformatics, Vol.11, pp.14--23, July 2018.

  • Ikuo Keshi, Yu Suzuki, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura
    Semantically Readable Distributed Representation Learning and Its Expandability Using a Word Semantic Vector Dictionary
    IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol.E101.D, No.4, pp.1066--1078, April 2018. PDF

  • Yusuke Oda, Philip Arthur, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura
    Neural Machine Translation via Binary Code Prediction.
    Journal of Natural Langauge Processing (in Japanese), Vol.25, No.2, pp.167--199, March 2018.

  • Yoko Ishikawa, Masahiro Mizukami, Koichiro Yoshino, Sakti Sakriani, Yu Suzuki, Satoshi Nakamura
    Persuasive Dialog System Using Emotional Expressions.
    Journal of The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (in Japanese), Vol.33, No.1, pp.DSH-B1--9, January 2018.

  • Nurul Lubis, Sakti Sakriani, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura
    Emotional Triggers and Responses in Spontaneous Affective Interaction: Recognition, Prediction, and Analysis.
    Journal of The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol.33, No.1, pp.DSH-D1--10, January 2018.

  • Ikuo Keshi, Yu Suzuki, Koichiro Yoshino, Graham Neubig, Kazuto Ohara, Toshiro Mukai, Satoshi Nakamura
    Reputation Information Extraction from Twitter Using a Word Semantic Vector Dictionary.
    IEICE Transaction, Vol.J100-D, No.4, pp.530--543, April 2017. PDF

  • Kyoshiro Sugiyama, Masahiro Mizukami, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Yu Suzuki, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Evaluation Metrics of Machine Translation that Adapt Cross-Lingual Question Answering.
    Journal of Natural Langauge Processing (in Japanese), Vol.23, No.5, pp.437--461, December 2016. PDF

  • Lasguido Nio, Sakriani Sakti, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino and Satoshi Nakamura.
    Neural Network Approaches to Dialog Response Retrieval and Generation.
    IEICE Transaction, Vol.E99-D, No.10, October 2016. [PDF file]

  • Makoto Morishita, Koichi Akabe, Yuto Hatakoshi, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura
    Parser Self-Training for Syntax-Based Machine Translation.
    Journal of Natural Language Processing (in Japanese), Vol.23, No.4, pp.353-376, September 2016.

  • Takashi Yanaguchi, Koji Inoue, Koichiro Yoshino, Katsuya Takanashi, Nigel G. Ward, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Generating a Variety of Backchannel Forms Based on Linguistic and Prosodic Features for Attentive Listening Agents.
    Journal of The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (in Japanese), Vol.31, No.4, August 2016. [PDF file]

  • Takeshi Yamasaki, Koichiro Yoshino, Hirokuni Maeta, Tetsuro Sasada, Atsushi Hashimoto, Takuya Funatomi, Yoko Yamakata and Shinsuke Mori
    Procedual Text Generation from A Flow Graph.
    Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan (in Japanese), Vol.57, No.3, pp.849--862, March 2016. [PDF file]

  • Masahiro Mizukami, Hideaki Kizuki, Toshio Nomura, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Sakriani Sakti, Tomoki Toda and Satoshi Nakamura
    Example Based Dialogue System Based on Satisfaction Prediction.
    Journal of The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (in Japanese), Vol.31, No.1, January 2016. [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino and Tatsuya Kawahara
    Conversational System for Information Navigation based on POMDP with User Focus Tracking.
    Computer Speech & Language, Vol.34, Issue.1, pp.275--291, November 2015 [PDF file]

  • Naoki Hirayama, Koichiro Yoshino, Katsutoshi Itoyama, Shinsuke Mori, and Hiroshi G. Okuno
    Automatic Speech Recognition for Mixed Dialect Utterances by Mixing Dialect Language Models.
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing (TASLP), Vol.32, Issue.2, pp.373--382, 2014 [PDF file]

  • Naoki Hirayama, Koichiro Yoshino, Katsutoshi Itoyama, Shinsuke Mori, and Hiroshi G. Okuno
    Dialect-mixed Speech Recognition by Mixing Simulated Multiple Dialect Language Models.
    Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan (in Japanese), Vol.55, No.7, pp.1681--1694, July 2014 [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Shinsuke Mori, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Language Modeling for Spoken Dialogue System Based on Sentence Filtering Using Predicate-Argument Structures.
    Journal of The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (in Japanese), Vol.29, No.1, pp.53--59, January 2014 [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Shinsuke Mori, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Spoken Dialogue System based on Information Extraction and Presentation using Similarity of Predicate Argument Structures.
    Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan (in Japanese), Vol.52, No.12, pp.3386--3397, December 2011 [PDF file]

Conference Papers (Referred)

  • Hiroaki Tanaka, Yu Suzuki, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura
    TRANS-AM: Discovery Method of Optimal Input Vectors Corresponding to Objective Variables
    International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK 2018), Regensburg, Germany, September 2018.

  • Nurul Lubis, Sakriani Sakti, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura
    Unsupervised Counselor Dialogue Clustering for Positive Emotion Elicitation in Neural Dialogue System
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2018), pp.161--170, Melbourne, Australia, July 2018.

  • Seiya Kawano, Koichiro Yoshino, Yu Suzuki, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Dialogue Act Classification in Reference Interview Using Convolutional Neural Network with Byte Pair Encoding.
    International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue System Technology (IWSDS2018), Singapore, Singapore, 2018 (Best Paper Runner-Up)

  • The Tung Nguyen, Koichiro Yoshino, Sakti Sakriani and Satoshi Nakamura.
    Impact of deception information on negotiation dialog.
    International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue System Technology (IWSDS2018), Singapore, Singapore, 2018

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Yoko Ishikawa, Masahiro Mizukami, Sakti Sakriani, Yu Suzuki, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Dialogue Scenario Collection of Persuasive Dialogue with Emotional Expressions via Crowdsourcing.
    11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Miyazaki, Japan. May 2018

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Hiroki Tanaka, Kyoshiro Sugiyama, Makoto Kondo, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Japanese Dialogue Corpus of Information Navigation and Attentive Listening Annotated with Extended ISO-24617-2 Dialogue Act Tags
    11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Miyazaki, Japan. May 2018

  • Nurul Lubis, Sakti Sakriani, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Eliciting Positive Emotion through Affect-Sensitive Dialogue Response Generation: A Neural Network Approach.
    the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2018), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2018

  • Seitaro Shinagawa, Koichiro Yoshino, Sakti Sakriani, Yu Suzuki, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Interactive Image Manipulation with Natural Language Instruction Commands
    NIPS conference, the Visually Grounded Interaction and Language workshop (ViGIL2017), Long Beach, California, USA, 2017

  • Louisa Pragst, Koichiro Yoshino, Wolfgang Minker, Satoshi Nakamura and Stefan Ultes.
    Acquisition and Assessment of Semantic Content for the Generation of Elaborateness and Indirectness in Spoken Dialogue Systems
    The 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP 2017), Taipei, Taiwan, 2017

  • Ikuo Keshi, Yu Suzuki, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Semantically Readable Distributed Representation Learning for Social Media Mining.
    The International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI2017), pp.716--722, Leipzig, Germany, 2017 PDF

  • Yu Suzuki, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura.
    A k-anonymized Text Generation Method.
    the 20th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (NBiS2017), Toronto, Canada, 2017 PDF

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Yu Suzuki, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Information Navigation System with Discovering User Interests
    The 18th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL2017), pp.356--359, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2017 PDF

  • Makoto Morishita, Yusuke Oda, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Katsuhito Sudoh, Satoshi Nakamura.
    An Empirical Study of Mini-Batch Creation Strategies for Neural Machine Translation.
    The 1st Workshop of Neural Machine Translation (WMT2017), pp.61--68, Vancouver, Canada, 2017 PDF

  • Yusuke Oda, Philip Arthur, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Neural Machine Translation via Binary Code Prediction.
    Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2017), Vancouver, Canada, 2017 PDF

  • Nurul Lubis, Sakriani Sakti, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Eliciting Positive Emotional Impact in Dialogue Response Selection.
    International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue System Technology (IWSDS2017),pp.1--12, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA, 2017 PDF

  • Yukitoshi Murase, Koichiro Yoshino, Masahiro Mizukami, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Feature Inference based on Label Propagation on Wikidata Graph for Dialogue State Tracking.
    International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue System Technology (IWSDS2017),pp.1--12, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA, 2017 PDF

  • Seokhwan Kim, Luis Fernando D'Haro, Rafael Enrique Banchs, Jason D. Williams, Matthew Henderson, Koichiro Yoshino.
    The Fifth Dialog State Tracking Challenge.
    2016 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT 2016), pp.511--517 San Diego, California, USA, 2016

  • Sakriani Sakti, Seiji Kawanishi, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Deep Bottleneck Features and Sound-Dependent i-vector for Simultaneous Recognition of Speech and Environment Sounds.
    2016 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT 2016), pp.35--42, San Diego, California, USA, 2016 PDF

  • Hiroki Tanaka, Koichiro Yoshino, Makoto Kondo, Kyoshiro Sugiyama, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Multimodal Interaction Data between Clinical Psychologists and Students for Attentive Listening modeling.
    Oriental COCOSDA, pp.95--98, Benoa, Bali, Indonesia, 2017 PDF

  • Juliana Miehle, Koichiro Yoshino, Louisa Pragst, Stefan Ultes, Satoshi Nakamura and Wolfgang Minker.
    Cultural Communication Idiosyncrasies in Human-Computer Interaction.
    The 17th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2016), Los Angeles, California, USA, pp.74-79, September 2016 [PDF file]

  • Masahiro Mizukami, David Traum, Koichiro Yoshino, Graham Neubig and Satoshi Nakamura.
    Analyzing the Effect of Entrainment on Dialogue Acts.
    The 17th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2016), Los Angeles, California, USA, pp.310-318, September 2016 [PDF file]

  • Satoshi Tsujioka, Sakriani Sakti, Koichiro Yoshino, Graham Neubig and Satoshi Nakamura.
    Unsupervised Joint Estimation of Grapheme-to-phoneme Conversion Systems and Acoustic Model Adaptation for Non-native Speech Recognition.
    INTERSPEECH 2016, San Francisco, California, USA, September 2016 [PDF file]

  • Rui Hiraoka, Hiroki Tanaka, Sakti Sakriani, Koichiro Yoshino, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Eye Gaze-based Unknown Word Detection in Non-native Language Reading using SVMs and Random Forests
    International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August. 2016. [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Naoki Hirayama, Shinsuke Mori, Fumihiko Takahashi, Katsutoshi Itoyama and Hiroshi G. Okuno
    Parallel Speech Corpora of Japanese Dialects
    10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Portoroz, Slovenia, May 2016

  • Nurul Lubis, Randy Gomez, Sakriani Sakti, Keisuke Nakamura, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura and Kazuhiro Nakadai
    Construction of Japanese Audio-Visual Emotion Database and Its Application in Emotion Recogntion
    10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC). Portoroz, Slovenia. May 2016

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Takuya Hiraoka, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Dialogue State Tracking using Long Short Term Memory Neural Networks
    7th International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems (IWSDS). Riekonlinna, Finland. January 2016 (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Takuya Hiraoka, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Tomoki Toda, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Active Learning for Example-based Dialog Systems
    7th International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems (IWSDS). Riekonlinna, Finland. January 2016 (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Takashi Yamaguchi, Koji Inoue, Koichiro Yoshino, Katsuya Takanashi, Nigel Ward and Tatsuya Kawahara
    Analysis and Prediction of Morphological Patterns of Backchannels for Attentive Listening Agents
    7th International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems (IWSDS). Riekonlinna, Finland. January 2016 (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Makoto Morishita, Koichi Akabe, Yuto Hatakoshi, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Parser Self-Training for Syntax-Based Machine Translation
    12th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT). Da Nang, Vietnam. December 2015 (Poster) [PDF file]

  • Tatsuya Kawahara, Takashi Yamaguchi, Miki Uesato, Koichiro Yoshino, and Katsuya Takanashi.
    Synchrony in prosodic and linguistic features between backchannels and preceding utterances in attentive listening.
    Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC). pp.392--395, Hong Kong, China, 2015 (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Masahiro Mizukami, Hideaki Kizuki, Toshio Nomura, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Sakriani Sakti, Tomoki Toda, Satoshi Nakamura.
    Adaptive Selection from Multiple Reponse Candidates in Example-based Dialogue.
    2015 IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU), Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. December 2015 (Poster) [PDF file]

  • Nurul Lubis, Sakriani Sakti, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Tomoki Toda, Satoshi Nakamura.
    A Study of Social-Affective Communication: Automatic Prediction of Emotion Triggers and Responses in Television Talk Shows.
    2015 IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU), Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. December 2015 (Poster) [PDF file]

  • Kyoshiro Sugiyama, Masahiro Mizukami, Graham Neubig, Koichiro Yoshino, Sakriani Sakti, Tomoki Toda and Satoshi Nakamura
    An Investigation of Machine Translation Evaluation Metrics in Cross-lingual Question Answering
    EMNLP 2015 10th workshop on statistical machine translation, pp.442--449 Lisbon, Portugal. September 2015. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Tatsuya Kawahara
    News Navigation System based on Proactive Dialogue Strategy.
    International Workshop series on Spoken Dialogue Systems technology, Busan, Korea. January 2015. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Tatsuya Kawahara, Miki Uesato, Koichiro Yoshino and Katsuya Takanashi
    Toward Adaptive Generation of Backchannels for Attentive Listening Agents.
    International Workshop series on Spoken Dialogue Systems technology, Busan, Korea. January 2015. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Shinsuke Mori, Hirokuni Maeta, Tetsuro Sasada, Koichiro Yoshino, Atsushi Hashimoto, Takuya Funatomi, Yoko Yamakata
    FlowGraph2Text: Automatic Sentence Skeleton Compilation for Procedural Text Generation.
    8th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG 2014), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. June 2014. (Poster) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Information Navigation System Based on POMDP that Tracks User Focus.
    Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL2014), pp.32--40, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. June 2014. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Shinji Watanabe, Jonathan Le Roux, John R. Hershey
    Statistical Dialogue Management using Intention Dependency Graph.
    The 6th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP2013), pp.962--966, Nagoya, Japan. October 2013. (Poster) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Shinsuke Mori, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Predicate Argument Structure Analysis using Partially Annotated Corpora.
    The 6th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP2013), pp.957--961, Nagoya, Japan. October 2013. (Poster) [PDF file]

  • Naoki Hirayama, Koichiro Yoshino, Katsutoshi Itoyama, Shinsuke Mori, and Hiroshi G. Okuno
    Automatic Estimation of Dialect Mixing Ratio for Dialect Speech Recognition.
    The 14th Annual Conference on the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH 2013), pp.1492--1496, Lyon, France. August 2013. (Poster) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Shinsuke Mori, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Incorporating Semantic Information to Selection of Web Texts for Language Model of Spoken Dialogue System.
    The 38th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP2013), pp.8252--8256, Vancouver, Canada. May 2013. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Shinsuke Mori, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Language Modeling for Spoken Dialogue System based on Filtering using Predicate-Argument Structures.
    24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING2012), pp.2993--3002, Mumbai, India. December, 2012. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Shinsuke Mori, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Language Modeling for Spoken Dialogue System based on Sentence Transformation and Filtering using Predicate-Argument Structures.
    Asia Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA2012), Hollywood, California, USA. December, 2012. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Shinsuke Mori, Tetsuro Sasada, Yoko Yamakata, Koichiro Yoshino
    A Machine Learning Approach to Recipe Text Processing.
    Cooking with Computers workshop, Montpellier, France. August 2012. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Shinsuke Mori, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Spoken Dialogue System based on Information Extraction using Similarity of Predicate Argument Structures.
    Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL2011), pp.59--66, Portland, Oregon. June 2011. (Oral) [PDF file]

  • Koichiro Yoshino, Tatsuya Kawahara
    Spoken Dialogue System based on Information Extraction from Web Text.
    International Workshop series on Spoken Dialogue Systems technology (IWSDS 2010)(LNAI 6932), Vol.Demo. Paper, pp.196--197, Gotenba, Japan. October 2010. (Poster+Demo) [PDF file]