Mikio Nakano

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  • Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd.


According to our database1, Mikio Nakano authored at least 123 papers between 1991 and 2021.

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2021
Knowledge Graph Completion-based Question Selection for Acquiring Domain Knowledge through Dialogues.
Proceedings of the IUI '21: 26th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, 2021

2020
A framework for building closed-domain chat dialogue systems.
Knowl. Based Syst., 2020

User Impressions of Questions to Acquire Lexical Knowledge.
Proceedings of the 21th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, 2020

2019
AutoEncoder Guided Bootstrapping of Semantic Lexicon.
Proceedings of the PRICAI 2019: Trends in Artificial Intelligence, 2019

Multimodal Dialogue Data Collection and Analysis of Annotation Disagreement.
Proceedings of the Increasing Naturalness and Flexibility in Spoken Dialogue Interaction, 2019

Response Obligation Estimation That Considers Users' Repetitive Utterances using Knowledge-Guided Random Forest.
Proceedings of the 19th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2019

2018
Interaction Modeling Based on Segmenting Two Persons Motions Using Coupled GP-HSMM.
Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2018

Collection of Multimodal Dialog Data and Analysis of the Result of Annotation of Users' Interest Level.
Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 2018

Learning Dialogue Strategies for Interview Dialogue Systems that Can Engage in Small Talk.
Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue System Technology, 2018

Culture, Errors, and Rapport-building Dialogue in Social Agents.
Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2018

Getting to Know Each Other: The Role of Social Dialogue in Recovery from Errors in Social Robots.
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 2018

Vibrational Artificial Subtle Expressions: Conveying System's Confidence Level to Users by Means of Smartphone Vibration.
Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2018

2017
Lexical Acquisition through Implicit Confirmations over Multiple Dialogues.
Proceedings of the 18th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue, 2017

Online Evaluation of Response Obligation Estimation on the HALOGEN Multimodal Interaction Framework.
Proceedings of the Companion of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 2017

The Role of Social Dialogue and Errors in Robots.
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Agent Interaction, 2017

Listen to My Body: Does Making Friends Help Influence People?
Proceedings of the Thirtieth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, 2017

Response Times when Interpreting Artificial Subtle Expressions are Shorter than with Human-like Speech Sounds.
Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2017

2016
Robust comprehension of natural language instructions by a domestic service robot.
Adv. Robotics, 2016

Small Talk Improves User Impressions of Interview Dialogue Systems.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2016 Conference, 2016

Question Selection Based on Expected Utility to Acquire Information Through Dialogue.
Proceedings of the Dialogues with Social Robots, 2016

Niki and Julie: a robot and virtual human for studying multimodal social interaction.
Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, 2016

Nonparametric Bayesian Models for Spoken Language Understanding.
Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2016

2015
Discriminating Unknown Objects from Known Objects Using Image and Speech Information.
IEICE Trans. Inf. Syst., 2015

Posteriori Restoration of Turn-Taking and ASR Results for Incorrectly Segmented Utterances.
IEICE Trans. Inf. Syst., 2015

User Adaptive Restoration for Incorrectly-Segmented Utterances in Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2015 Conference, 2015

Estimating response obligation in multi-party human-robot dialogues.
Proceedings of the 15th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2015

Investigating Ways of Interpretations of Artificial Subtle Expressions Among Different Languages: A Case of Comparison Among Japanese, German, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese.
Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2015

Is Interpretation of Artificial Subtle Expressions Language-Independent?: Comparison among Japanese, German, Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese.
Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2015

2014
Detecting incorrectly-segmented utterances for posteriori restoration of turn-taking and ASR results.
Proceedings of the INTERSPEECH 2014, 2014

Selection of Unknown Objects Specified by Speech Using Models Constructed from Web Images.
Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2014

Selection of an Object Requested by Speech Based on Generic Object Recognition.
Proceedings of the 2014 Workshop on Multimodal, 2014

Probabilistic multiparty dialogue management for a game master robot.
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 2014

Augmenting expressivity of artificial subtle expressions (ASEs): preliminary design guideline for ASEs.
Proceedings of the 5th Augmented Human International Conference, 2014

2013
Correcting phoneme recognition errors in learning word pronunciation through speech interaction.
Speech Commun., 2013

A Robotic Agent in a Virtual Environment that Performs Situated Incremental Understanding of Navigational Utterances.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference, 2013

Generating More Specific Questions for Acquiring Attributes of Unknown Concepts from Users.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference, 2013

Expressing a robot's confidence with motion-based artificial subtle expressions.
Proceedings of the 2013 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2013

Object Recognition by Integrated Information Using Web Images.
Proceedings of the 2nd IAPR Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2013

2012
A Method for Predicting Stressed Words in Teaching Materials for English Jazz Chants.
IEICE Trans. Inf. Syst., 2012

Automatic Allocation of Training Data for Speech Understanding Based on Multiple Model Combinations.
IEICE Trans. Inf. Syst., 2012

Online Object Categorization Using Multimodal Information Autonomously Acquired by a Mobile Robot.
Adv. Robotics, 2012

A Unified Probabilistic Approach to Referring Expressions.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2012 Conference, 2012

A spoken dialogue smartphone application for "text and walk/drive".
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems (SCIS), 2012

Impressions made by blinking light used to create artificial subtle expressions and by robot appearance in human-robot speech interaction.
Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2012

Detecting System-directed Utterances using Dialogue-level Features.
Proceedings of the INTERSPEECH 2012, 2012

How Can We Live with Overconfident or Unconfident Systems?: A Comparison of Artificial Subtle Expressions with Human-like Expression.
Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2012

Can users live with overconfident or unconfident systems?: a comparison of artificial subtle expressions with human-like expression.
Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012

Disambiguation in Unknown Object Detection by Integrating Image and Speech Recognition Confidences.
Proceedings of the Computer Vision - ACCV 2012, 2012

2011
A multi-expert model for dialogue and behavior control of conversational robots and agents.
Knowl. Based Syst., 2011

A method for predicting stressed words in English jazz chants.
Proceedings of the ISCA International Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education, 2011

A Two-Stage Domain Selection Framework for Extensible Multi-Domain Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2011 Conference, 2011

Blinking light patterns as artificial subtle expressions in human-robot speech interaction.
Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2011

Autonomous acquisition of multimodal information for online object concept formation by robots.
Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2011

Learning Place-Names from Spoken Utterances and Localization Results by Mobile Robot.
Proceedings of the INTERSPEECH 2011, 2011

The chanty bear: a new application for hri research.
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, 2011

Effects of different types of artifacts on interpretations of artificial subtle expressions (ASEs).
Proceedings of the International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011

Interpretations of Artificial Subtle Expressions (ASEs) in Terms of Different Types of Artifact: A Comparison of an on-screen Artifact with A Robot.
Proceedings of the Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, 2011

2010
Correction of phoneme recognition errors in word learning through speech interaction.
Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop, 2010

The Dynamics of Action Corrections in Situated Interaction.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference, 2010

Non-humanlike Spoken Dialogue: A Design Perspective.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference, 2010

Detecting robot-directed speech by situated understanding in object manipulation tasks.
Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2010

Does the appearance of a robot affect users' ways of giving Commands and feedback?
Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2010

A Classifier-Based Approach to Supporting the Augmentation of the Question-Answer Database for Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Proceedings of the Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environments, 2010

Real-time 3D visual sensor for robust object recognition.
Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2010

Learning naturally spoken commands for a robot.
Proceedings of the INTERSPEECH 2010, 2010

Robot-directed speech detection using Multimodal Semantic Confidence based on speech, image, and motion.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, 2010

Similarities and differences in users' interaction with a humanoid and a pet robot.
Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, 2010

Automatic Allocation of Training Data for Rapid Prototyping of Speech Understanding based on Multiple Model Combination.
Proceedings of the COLING 2010, 2010

Artificial subtle expressions: intuitive notification methodology of artifacts.
Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2010

How do users interact with a pet-robot and a humanoid.
Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2010

Grounding New Words on the Physical World in Multi-Domain Human-Robot Dialogues.
Proceedings of the Dialog with Robots, 2010

2009
Ranking Multiple Dialogue States by Corpus Statistics to Improve Discourse Understanding in Spoken Dialogue Systems.
IEICE Trans. Inf. Syst., 2009

A Speech Understanding Framework that Uses Multiple Language Models and Multiple Understanding Models.
Proceedings of the Human Language Technologies: Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics, Proceedings, May 31, 2009

Learning lexicons from spoken utterances based on statistical model selection.
Proceedings of the INTERSPEECH 2009, 2009

Improving speech understanding accuracy with limited training data using multiple language models and multiple understanding models.
Proceedings of the INTERSPEECH 2009, 2009

A Probabilistic Model of Referring Expressions for Complex Objects.
Proceedings of the ENLG 2009, 2009

2008
A Framework for Building Conversational Agents Based on a Multi-Expert Model.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2008 Workshop, 2008

Smoothing human-robot speech interaction with blinking-light expressions.
Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2008

Rapid Prototyping of Robust Language Understanding Modules for Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Proceedings of the Third International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, 2008

Smoothing human-robot speech interactions by using a blinking-light as subtle expression.
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces, 2008

2007
Development of Multimodal Presentation Markup Language MPML-HR for Humanoid Robots and its Psychological Evaluation.
Int. J. Humanoid Robotics, 2007

Analysis of User Reactions to Turn-Taking Failures in Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, 2007

A markup language for describing interactive humanoid robot presentations.
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, 2007

Robust acquisition and recognition of spoken location names by domestic robots.
Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, October 29, 2007

The Design of Phoneme Grouping for Coarse Phoneme Recognition.
Proceedings of the New Trends in Applied Artificial Intelligence, 2007

Multimodal interfaces in semantic interaction.
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces, 2007

Design and implementation of a robot audition system for automatic speech recognition of simultaneous speech.
Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition & Understanding, 2007

2006
Incorporating discourse features into confidence scoring of intention recognition results in spoken dialogue systems.
Speech Commun., 2006

Multi-Domain Spoken Dialogue System with Extensibility and Robustness against Speech Recognition Errors.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2006 Workshop, 2006

Recognition of Simultaneous Speech by Estimating Reliability of Separated Signals for Robot Audition.
Proceedings of the PRICAI 2006: Trends in Artificial Intelligence, 2006

Real-Time Robot Audition System That Recognizes Simultaneous Speech in The Real World.
Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2006

Comparison of a Humanoid Robot and an On-Screen Agent as Presenters to Audiences.
Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2006

Leak energy based missing feature mask generation for ICA and GSS and its evaluation with simultaneous speech recognition.
Proceedings of the ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Statistical and Perceptual Audition, 2006

Speech recognition for a robot under its motor noises by selective application of missing feature theory and MLLR.
Proceedings of the ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Statistical and Perceptual Audition, 2006

Genetic Algorithm-Based Improvement of Robot Hearing Capabilities in Separating and Recognizing Simultaneous Speech Signals.
Proceedings of the Advances in Applied Artificial Intelligence, 2006

Speech Recognition for a Humanoid with Motor Noise Utilizing Missing Feature Theory.
Proceedings of the 2006 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2006

A Robot That Can Engage in Both Task-Oriented and Non-Task-Oriented Dialogues.
Proceedings of the 2006 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2006

2005
Post-dialogue confidence scoring for unsupervised statistical language model training.
Speech Commun., 2005

Spoken dialogue understanding using an incremental speech understanding method.
Systems and Computers in Japan, 2005

A two-layer model for behavior and dialogue planning in conversational service robots.
Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2005

2004
Evaluating discourse understanding in spoken dialogue systems.
ACM Trans. Speech Lang. Process., 2004

Learning dialogue policies using state aggregation in reinforcement learning.
Proceedings of the INTERSPEECH 2004, 2004

Fast Reinforcement Learning of Dialogue Policies Using Stable Function Approximation.
Proceedings of the Natural Language Processing, 2004

A Framework for Developing Conversational User Interfaces.
Proceedings of the Computer-Aided Design of User Interfaces IV, 2004

2003
Using untranscribed user utterances for improving language models based on confidence scoring.
Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, EUROSPEECH 2003, 2003

Corpus-Based Discourse Understanding in Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 2003

2002
Learning decision trees to determine turn-taking by spoken dialogue systems.
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, ICSLP2002, 2002

A method for evaluating incremental utterance understanding in spoken dialogue systems.
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, ICSLP2002, 2002

2001
Mokusei: a telephone-based Japanese conversational system in the weather domain.
Proceedings of the EUROSPEECH 2001 Scandinavia, 2001

2000
WIT: A Toolkit for Building Robust and Real-Time Spoken Dialogu Systems.
Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2000 Workshop, 2000

A new method for understanding sequences of utterances by multiple speakers.
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, 2000

New feature parameters for detecting misunderstandings in a spoken dialogue system.
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, 2000

An efficient dialogue control method under system²s limited knowledge.
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, 2000

1999
Handling rich turn-taking in spoken dialogue systems.
Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, 1999

Effects of system barge-in responses on user impressions.
Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, 1999

Understanding Unsegmented User Utterances in Real-Time Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 1999

1998
Implementation of coordinative nodding behavior on spoken dialogue systems.
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Incorporating The 7th Australian International Speech Science and Technology Conference, Sydney Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia, 30th November, 1998

Translating a Unification Grammar with Disjunctions into Logical Constraints.
Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and 17th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, 1998

1996
Parsing Plans Situation-Dependently in Dialogues.
Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, 1996

1994
Cooperative distributed processing for understanding dialogue utterances.
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, 1994

Recognizing plans in more natural dialogue utterances.
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, 1994

A Grammar And A Parser For Spontaneous Speech.
Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, 1994

1991
Constraint Projection: An Efficient Treatment of Disjunctive Feature Descriptions.
Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 1991


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