Mingzhi's defense proposal (Linguistic Entrainment in Human-to-Human Dialogue and its application in End-to-End Dialogue Systems) is scheduled for Feburary 26th !
2 accepted papers at COLING 2020. A system demo of the Discussion Tracker App and Contextual Argument Component Classification.
CourseMirror Student Reflection data with abstractive human annotation is publicly available.
Prof. Litman as Keynote Speaker, 21st Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL)
DiscussionTracker Corpus (classroom talk annotated for argumentation, specificity, collaboration)
Despite the lockdown, new lab member Magnolia (a Lambda Blade deep learning server) arrived and is running!
Summer 2020 Internships
Prof. Litman receives Provost's Doctoral Mentoring Award
Prof. Litman featured in What will the 2020s Bring for AI?
Update to Teams Corpus (multi-party audio now with dialogue transcripts and self-report performance measures)
Prof. Litman as Panelist, AI in Education, German Mittelstand East Coast Industry Forum
NSF grant awarded on collaborative argumentation
LRDC internal grant on collaborative dialogue with a teachable robot
Summer 2019 Interships
Zahra Rahimi defends her dissertation!
Prof. Litman featured in 39 women doing amazing research in computational social science
and NSF grants (on summarization and
collaborative argumentation, respectively)
Summer 2018 Interships
Ahmed, Analytic Measures Inc.;
Haoran, Google X;
Tazin, Philips Lighting Research;
Prof. Litman invited to the AI for Good Global Summit organized by the United Nation's ITU
Prof. Litman as Panelist, Next Big Steps in AI for Education, 8th Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Litman selected as
Fellow, Association for Computational Linguistics
First lab graduate Mihai returns
Prof.Litman elected to the Executive Committee of the International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society
"Entrainment in Multi-Party Spoken Dialogues at Multiple Linguistic Levels" shortlisted for an ISCA Best Student Paper Award at Interspeech
Wencan Luo, Huy Nguyen, and Fan Zhang all defend their dissertations!