Clinical Dialogue

(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver. Analysing Dialogue for Diagnosis and Prediction in Mental Health. Invited talk, Interaction Lab, Heriot-Watt University, June 2016.
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and AOTD/SLADE project colleagues. Language Processing for Diagnosis and Prediction in Mental Health. Invited talk, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, January 2016.
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and AOTD/SLADE project colleagues. Language Processing for Diagnosis and Prediction in Mental Health. In the ZiF workshop Klinische Differenzialdiagnostik und linguistische Analyse von Gesprächen, Bielefeld University, November 2015.
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and AOTD/SLADE project colleagues. Language Processing for Diagnosis and Treatment in Mental Health. Invited talk, NLP Group, University of Sheffield, November 2015.
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and PPAT/CMSI project colleagues. Sensing Mental States from Language. In the Intelligent Sensing on Media Data Workshop, Kyoto University, March 2015. slides
Matthew Purver, Rose McCabe, Christine Howes. Predicting Outcomes from Language in Mental Health Therapy. In the Life Sciences Institute inaugural conference, Queen Mary University of London, December 2014. slides
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and PPAT/CMSI project colleagues. Discovering Interests and Treatment Outcomes from Online Text. Invited talk, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, November 2014.
Christine Howes, Julian Hough, Matthew Purver and Rose McCabe. Helping, I Mean Assessing Psychiatric Communication: An Application of Incremental Self-Repair Detection. In Proceedings of SemDial 2014 (DialWatt), Edinburgh, September 2014. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver and Rose McCabe. Linguistic Indicators of Severity and Progress in Online Text-based Therapy for Depression. In Proceedings of the ACL 2014 workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology (CLCP), Baltimore, MD, June 2014. pdf bib
Hamed Haddadi, Patrick Healey, Rose McCabe, Matthew Purver. Healthcare Informatics for Mental Health: Recent Advances and the Outlook for the Future. Background paper, Mental Health Foundation report Starting Today: the Future of Mental Health Services, 2013. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Rose McCabe. Using Conversation Topics for Predicting Therapy Outcomes in Schizophrenia. Biomedical Informatics Insights 6(Suppl. 1), pages 39-50, 2013. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Rose McCabe. Investigating Topic Modelling for Therapy Dialogue Analysis. In Proceedings of the Computational Semantics in Clinical Text workshop at IWCS, Potsdam, March 2013. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and PPAT project colleagues. Predicting Outcomes from Patient-Clinician Dialogue. In the Symposium on Intelligent Sensing, Kyoto University, March 2013. slides
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and PPAT project colleagues. Language and Outcome Prediction in Patient-Clinician Dialogues. Invited talk, Language & Cognition research seminar, King's College London, December 2012. slides
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Rose McCabe, Patrick Healey and Mary Lavelle. Helping the Medicine Go Down: Repair and Adherence in Patient-Clinician Dialogues. Poster, in SemDial 2012 (SeineDial), Paris, September 2012. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Rose McCabe, Patrick Healey and Mary Lavelle. Predicting Adherence to Treatment for Schizophrenia from Dialogue Transcripts. In Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2012 Conference, Seoul, July 2012. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and PPAT project colleagues. Helping the medicine go down? Repair and adherence in patient-clinician dialogues. Invited talk, NLIP Group, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, May 2012. slides

Clarification

(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and PPAT project colleagues. Miscommunicating with Computers. In the 3rd International Workshop on Miscommunication, London, May 2014. slides
Jonathan Ginzburg and Matthew Purver. Quantification, the Reprise Content Hypothesis, and Type Theory. In S. Larsson and L. Borin (eds.), From Quantification to Conversation: Festschrift for Robin Cooper, pages 85-110, College Publications, 2012. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Arash Eshghi, Christine Howes and Matthew Purver. Making a Contribution: Processing Clarification Requests in Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & Discourse, Poitiers, July 2011. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and the CSLI NIST-ATP team. Clarification Requirements. In the DialogueMatters workshop on Incrementality and Clarification in Dialogue, King's College London, Feburary 2007. slides
Matthew Purver. CLARIE: Handling Clarification Requests in a Dialogue System. Research on Language and Computation 4(2-3), pages 259-288, October 2006. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. The Theory and Use of Clarification Requests in Dialogue. PhD Thesis, University of London, 2004. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. CLARIE: the Clarification Engine. In Proceedings of the 8th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Catalog), pages 77-84, Barcelona, July 2004. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Jonathan Ginzburg. Clarifying Noun Phrase Semantics. Journal of Semantics 21(3), pages 283-339, 2004. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Jonathan Ginzburg and Patrick Healey. On the Means for Clarification in Dialogue. In J. van Kuppevelt and R. Smith (eds.), Current and New Directions in Discourse and Dialogue, pages 235-255, (Text, Speech and Language Technology series vol 22), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver, James King, Jonathan Ginzburg and Greg Mills. Experimenting with Clarification in Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2003), Boston, MA, August 2003. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Patrick Healey, James King, Jonathan Ginzburg and Greg Mills. Answering Clarification Questions. In Proceedings of the 4th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 23-33, Association for Computational Linguistics, Sapporo, Japan, July 2003. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Jonathan Ginzburg. Clarifying Noun Phrase Semantics in HPSG. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG-03), pages 338-358, Michigan State University, July 2003. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. A Clarification Request Markup Scheme for the BNC. Technical Report TR-02-02, Department of Computer Science, King's College London, February 2002. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Jonathan Ginzburg and Patrick Healey. On the Means for Clarification in Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 2nd SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 116-125, Association for Computational Linguistics, Aalborg, Denmark, September 2001. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. Towards a Robust Grammar-based Dialogue System. PhD Ugrade Report, Department of Computer Science, King's College London, 2001. pdf bib

Dialogue Semantics / Pragmatics

Stephen McGregor, Elisabetta Jezek, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. A Geometric Method for Detecting Semantic Coercion. In the 12th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), Montpellier, September 2017. pdf bib
Sophie Chesney, Maria Liakata, Massimo Poesio and Matthew Purver. Incongruent Headlines: Yet Another Way to Mislead Your Readers. In the EMNLP 2017 workshop Natural Language Processing Meets Journalism (NLPJ), Copenhagen, September 2017. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Opening Up and Closing Down Discussion: Experimenting with Epistemic Status in Conversation. In the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), London, July 2017. pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Probabilistic Record Type Lattices for Incremental Reference Processing. In Chatzikyriakidis & Luo (eds.), Modern Perspectives in Type-Theoretical Semantics, Springer, 2017. pdf bib
Jamie Forth, Kat Agres, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Entraining IDyOT: Timing in the Information Dynamics of Thinking. Frontiers in Psychology 7:1575, 2016. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Process Based Evaluation of Computer Generated Poetry. In the INLG Workshop on Computational Creativity and Natural Language Generation, Edinburgh, UK, September 2016. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Purver. Robust Co-occurrence Quantification for Lexical Distributional Semantics. In the ACL 2016 Student Research Workshop, Berlin, Germany, August 2016. pdf bib
Kat Agres, Stephen McGregor, Karolina Rataj, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Modeling Metaphor Perception with Distributional Semantics Vector Space Models. In the C3GI: Computational Creativity, Concept Invention, and General Intelligence workshop at ESSLLI, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, August 2016. pdf bib
Dimitri Kartsaklis, Matthew Purver and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. Verb Phrase Ellipsis using Frobenius Algebras in Categorical Compositional Distributional Semantics. In the DSALT: Distributional Semantics and Linguistic Theory workshop at ESSLLI, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, August 2016. pdf
Pat Healey, Matthew Purver and Christine Howes. Structural Repetition in Restricted and Unrestricted Dialogue. In the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Kassel, Germany, July 2016. pdf
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. How Natural is Argument in Natural Dialogue?. In the 16th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument (CMNA XVI), New York, July 2016. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Words, Concepts, and the Geometry of Analogy. In the Workshop on Semantic Spaces at the Intersection of NLP, Physics and Cognitive Science, Glasgow, UK, June 2016. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and ConCreTe project colleagues. Studying Creativity via Computational Modelling. In Methods for Studying Creativity: Ahead of the Curve, National Centre for Research Methods, December 2015. slides
Stephen McGregor, Kat Agres, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. From Distributional Semantics to Conceptual Spaces: A Novel Computational Method for Concept Creation. Journal of Artificial General Intelligence 6(1): 55-86, 2015. pdf bib
Sascha Griffiths, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. From Phoneme to Morpheme: A Computational Model. In Proceedings of QITL-6, Tübingen, November 2015. pdf pdf
Sascha Griffiths, Mariano Mora McGinity, Jamie Forth, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Information-Theoretic Segmentation of Natural Language. In Proceedings of AIC 2015, Turin, September 2015. pdf bib
(Edited Volume) Anya Belz, Albert Gatt, François Portet and Matthew Purver. Proceedings of the 15th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG 2015), Brighton, UK. Association for Computational Linguistics, September 2015. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Shifting Opinions: Experiments on Agreement and Disagreement in Dialogue. In Proceedings of SemDial 2015 (goDIAL), Gothenburg, August 2015. pdf bib
Shauna Concannon, Pat Healey and Matthew Purver. Taking a Stance: a Corpus Study of Reported Speech. In Proceedings of SemDial 2015 (goDIAL), Gothenburg, August 2015. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. An Emergent Model of Metaphors as Transformations of Vector Spaces. In the 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, July 2015. pdf bib
Kat Agres, Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Conceptualizing Creativity: From Distributional Semantics to Conceptual Spaces. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC), Park City, UT, June 2015. pdf bib
Dimitris Mylonas, Matthew Purver, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Lindsay MacDonald and Lewis Griffin. The Use of English Colour Terms in Big Data. In Proceedings of the 2015 Meeting of the International Colour Association (AIC), Tokyo, May 2015. pdf bib
Arash Eshghi, Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Feedback in Conversation as Incremental Semantic Update. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), London, April 2015. pdf bib
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Purver. Geometry of Meaning from Words to Dialogue Acts. In the IWCS 2015 workshop on Advances in Distributional Semantics, London, April 2015. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh. From Distributional Semantics to Distributional Pragmatics?. In the IWCS 2015 workshop on Interactive Meaning Construction, London, April 2015. pdf bib
(Edited Volume) Matthew Purver, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Stone. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2015), London, UK. Association for Computational Linguistics, April 2015. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins. Metaphor, Meaning, Computers and Consciousness. In the 8th AISB Symposium on Computing and Philosophy: "The Significance of Metaphor and Other Figurative Modes of Expression and Thought", Canterbury, April 2015. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs, Dimitri Kartsaklis, Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh and Matthew Purver. Evaluating Neural Word Representations in Tensor-Based Compositional Settings. In Proceedings of EMNLP, Doha, Qatar, October 2014. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver. Ask Not What Semantics Can Do For Dialogue, Ask What Dialogue Can Do For Semantics. In Proceedings of SemDial 2014 (DialWatt), Edinburgh, September 2014.
Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver and Christine Howes. Divergence in Dialogue. PLoS ONE 9(6): e98598, 2014. pdf bib
Stephen McGregor, Geraint Wiggins and Matthew Purver. Computational Creativity: A Philosophical Approach, and an Approach to Philosophy. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC), Ljubljana, June 2014. pdf bib
Dmitrijs Milajevs and Matthew Purver. Investigating the Contribution of Distributional Semantic Information for Dialogue Act Classification. In Proceedings of the EACL 2014 Workshop on Continuous Vector Space Models and their Compositionality (CVSC), Gothenburg, April 2014. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Patrick Healey and Matthew Purver. Tracking the Dative Alternation in Conversation. In the workshop Structural Alternations: Speaker and Hearer Perspectives, Groningen, August 2011. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver and Christine Howes. Structural Divergence in Dialogue. In Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, York, UK, September 2010. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver and Christine Howes. Structural Divergence in Dialogue. In the 20th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & Discourse, Chicago, IL, August 2010. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Patrick Healey and Matthew Purver. Tracking Lexical and Syntactic Alignment in Conversation. In CogSci 2010, Portland, OR, August 2010. pdf bib
(Edited Volume) Paweł Łupkowski and Matthew Purver. Aspects of Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue. SemDial 2010, 14th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Polish Society for Cognitive Science, June 2010. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Christine Howes and Matthew Purver. Does Structural Priming Occur in Ordinary Conversation?. In Linguistic Evidence 2010, Tübingen, February 2010. pdf bib
(Edited Volume) Patrick Healey, Roberto Pieraccini, Donna Byron, Steve Young and Matthew Purver. Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2009 Conference. Association for Computational Linguistics, September 2009. pdf bib
Raquel Fernández and Matthew Purver. Information State Update: Semantics or Pragmatics?. In Proceedings of the 8th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Catalog), pages 20-27, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004. pdf bib
Jonathan Ginzburg, Ivan A. Sag and Matthew Purver. Integrating Conversational Move Types in the Grammar of Conversation. In P. Kühnlein, H. Rieser and H. Zeevat (eds.), Perspectives on Dialogue in the New Millennium, pages 25-42, (Pragmatics & Beyond New Series vol 114), John Benjamins, 2003. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Raquel Fernández. Utterances as Update Instructions. In Proceedings of the 7th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (DiaBruck), pages 115-122, Saarbrücken, Germany, September 2003. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. Processing Unknown Words in a Dialogue System. In Proceedings of the 3rd SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, pages 174-183, Association for Computational Linguistics, Philadelphia, PA, July 2002. pdf bib
Jonathan Ginzburg, Ivan A. Sag and Matthew Purver. Integrating Conversational Move Types in the Grammar of Conversation. In Proceedings of the 5th SEMDIAL Workshop on Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (BI-DIALOG), pages 45-56, Bielefeld, Germany, June 2001. pdf bib

Online Dialogue

Karolina Sylwester and Matthew Purver. Twitter language use reflects psychological differences between Democrats and Republicans. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137422, 2015. pdf bib
Zheng Yuan and Matthew Purver. Predicting Emotion Labels for Chinese Microblog Texts. In M. Gaber et al. (eds.), Advances in Social Media Analysis, pages 129-149, Studies in Computational Intelligence 602, Springer, June 2015. bib
Shahd Al-Harbi and Matthew Purver. Applying Distributional Semantics to Enhance Classifying Emotions in Arabic Tweets. In PSCW Graduate Students Conference on Advances in Software Engineering, Prince Sultan University College for Women, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 2014.
Shauna Concannon and Matthew Purver. Inferring Cultural Preference of Arts Audiences Through Twitter Data. In Digital Intelligence, Nantes, September 2014. (best paper award) pdf bib
Shana Dacres, Hamed Haddadi and Matthew Purver. Topic and Sentiment Analysis on OSNs: a Case Study of Advertising Strategies on Twitter. In Proceedings of the 6th ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom), Stanford, May 2014. pdf bib
Zheng Yuan and Matthew Purver. Predicting Emotion Labels for Chinese Microblog Texts. In the 1st International Workshop on Sentiment Discovery from Affective Data (SDAD), Bristol, September 2012. pdf bib
Laurissa Tokarchuk, Matthew Purver and Stuart Battersby. Using Social Data to Understand Live Festival Audiences. In Ends of Audience workshop, London, May 2012.
Matthew Purver and Stuart Battersby. Experimenting with Distant Supervision for Emotion Classification. In Proceedings of EACL 2012, Avignon, France, April 2012. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and Stuart Battersby. Using Conversations to Understand Influence and Interaction. Invited talk at Chinwag Insight: Psychology of Online Influence, London, May 2012. slides
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver. Understanding Twitter Interaction. Invited talk at Unruly Media, London, July 2011. slides

Multi-Party Dialogue

Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton, Stanley Peters and Matthew Purver. Second-Person Pronoun Resolution in Multi-Party Spoken English Dialogue. Submitted to Computational Linguistics, under review. pdf
Matthew Purver. Topic Segmentation. In Tur & de Mori (eds.), Spoken Language Understanding: Systems for Extracting Semantic Information from Speech, Wiley, 2011. (Available via Amazon US and UK) 2011. pdf bib
Gokhan Tur, Andreas Stolcke, Lynn Voss, Stanley Peters, Dilek Hakkani-Tür, John Dowding, Benoit Favre, Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton, Michael Frandsen, Clint Frederickson, Martin Graciarena, Donald Kintzing, Kyle Leveque, Shane Mason, John Niekrasz, Matthew Purver, Korbinian Riedhammer, Elizabeth Shriberg, Jing Tien, Dimitra Vergyri and Fan Yang. The CALO Meeting Assistant System. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing 18(6), pages 1601-1611, August 2010. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and CALO project colleagues. Understanding Multi-Party Interaction: Who Decided What For Who?. Invited talk, LORIA, Nancy, May 2010. slides
Matthew Purver, Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton and Stanley Peters. Cascaded Lexicalised Classifiers for Second-Person Reference Resolution. In Proceedings of SIGDIAL 2009, London, September 2009. pdf bib
Mike Dowman, Virginia Savova, Tom Griffiths, Konrad Koerding, Josh Tenenbaum and Matthew Purver. A Probabilistic Model of Meetings that Combines Words and Discourse Features. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing 16(7), pages 1238-1248, September 2008. ©2008 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. pdf bib
Gokhan Tur, Andreas Stolcke, Lynn Voss, John Dowding, Benoit Favre, Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton, Michael Frandsen, Clint Frederickson, Martin Graciarena, Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Donald Kintzing, Kyle Leveque, Shane Mason, John Niekrasz, Stanley Peters, Matthew Purver, Korbinian Riedhammer, Elizabeth Shriberg, Jing Tien, Dimitra Vergyri and Fan Yang. The CALO Meeting Speech Recognition and Understanding System. In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Goa, India, December 2008. pdf bib
Raquel Fernández, Matthew Frampton, Patrick Ehlen, Matthew Purver and Stanley Peters. Modelling and Detecting Decisions in Multi-Party Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 9th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Columbus, OH, June 2008. pdf bib
Patrick Ehlen, Matthew Purver, John Niekrasz, Stanley Peters and Kari Lee. Meeting Adjourned: Off-line Learning Interfaces for Automatic Meeting Understanding. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Canary Islands, Spain, January 2008. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, John Niekrasz and Patrick Ehlen. Automatic Annotation of Dialogue Structure from Simple User Interaction. In A. Popescu-Belis, S. Renals and H. Bourlard (eds.), Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction, pages 48-59, Lecture Notes in Computer Science volume 4892, Springer-Verlag, June 2008. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, John Dowding, John Niekrasz, Patrick Ehlen, Sharareh Noorbaloochi and Stanley Peters. Detecting and Summarizing Action Items in Multi-Party Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2007. pdf bib
Surabhi Gupta, John Niekrasz, Matthew Purver and Dan Jurafsky. Resolving "You" in Multi-Party Dialog. In Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2007. pdf bib
Surabhi Gupta, Matthew Purver and Dan Jurafsky. Disambiguating Between Generic and Referential "You" in Dialog. In Proceedings of ACL 2007, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and the CSLI CALO team. Targeted Meeting Understanding at CSLI. Invited talk, SUNY Stony Brook Computer Science Department, Stony Brook, NY, April 2007. pdf ppt
Patrick Ehlen, Matthew Purver and John Niekrasz. A Meeting Browser that Learns. In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium 'Interaction Challenges for Artificial Assistants', Stanford, CA, March 2007. pdf bib
Alexander Gruenstein, John Niekrasz and Matthew Purver. Meeting Structure Annotation: Annotations Collected with a General Purpose Toolkit. In L. Dybkjaer and W. Minker (eds.), Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogue (Text, Speech and Language Technology series vol. 39), Springer-Verlag, 2008. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Patrick Ehlen and John Niekrasz. Detecting Action Items in Multi-Party Meetings: Annotation and Initial Experiments. In S. Renals, S. Bengio and J. Fiscus (eds.), Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction, pages 200-211, Lecture Notes in Computer Science volume 4299, Springer-Verlag, 2006. pdf bib
Patrick Ehlen, Stéphane Laidebeure, John Niekrasz, Matthew Purver, John Dowding and Stanley Peters. Browsing Meetings: Automatic Understanding, Presentation and Feedback for Multi-Party Conversations. Demo, in Proceedings of the 10th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (brandial'06), pages 173-174, Potsdam, Germany, September 2006. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Konrad Körding, Tom Griffiths and Josh Tenenbaum. Unsupervised Topic Modelling for Multi-Party Spoken Discourse. In Proceedings of COLING/ACL 2006, pages 17-24, Sydney, Australia, July 2006. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Patrick Ehlen and John Niekrasz. Shallow Discourse Structure for Action Item Detection. In Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL 2006 workshop Analyzing Conversations in Text and Speech (ACTS), New York, NY, June 2006. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Patrick Ehlen and John Niekrasz. Detecting Action Items in Multi-Party Meetings: Annotation and Initial Experiments. In Proceedings of the 3rd Joint Workshop on Multimodal Interaction and Related Machine Learning Algorithms (MLMI), Washington, DC, May 2006. pdf bib
John Dowding and Matthew Purver. Combining Lexical Resources in a Robust Broad-Coverage Semantic Parser. In the 7th Annual Stanford Semantics Fest, Stanford, CA, March 2006. pdf txt
John Niekrasz and Matthew Purver. A Multimodal Discourse Ontology for Meeting Understanding. In S. Renals and S. Bengio (eds.), Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction: Revised Selected Papers, pages 162-173, Lecture Notes in Computer Science volume 3689, Springer-Verlag, 2006. pdf bib
Alexander Gruenstein, John Niekrasz and Matthew Purver. Meeting Structure Annotation: Data and Tools. In Proceedings of the 6th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2005. pdf bib
Vincenzo Pallotta, John Niekrasz, and Matthew Purver. Collaborative and Argumentative Models of Meeting Discussions. In Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument (CMNA), Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2005. pdf bib
John Niekrasz and Matthew Purver. A Multimodal Discourse Ontology for Meeting Understanding. In Proceedings of the 2nd Joint Workshop on Multimodal Interaction and Related Machine Learning Algorithms (MLMI), Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2005. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, John Niekrasz and Stanley Peters. Ontology-Based Multi-Party Meeting Understanding. In Proceedings of the CHI 2005 workshop 'The Virtuality Continuum Revisited', Portland, OR, April 2005. pdf bib
John Niekrasz, Matthew Purver, John Dowding and Stanley Peters. Ontology-Based Discourse Understanding for a Persistent Meeting Assistant. In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium 'Persistent Assistants: Living and Working with AI', Stanford, CA, March 2005. pdf bib

Multi-Device Dialogue

Fuliang Weng, Baoshi Yan, Zhe Feng, Florin Ratiu, Madhuri Raya, Brian Lathrop, Annie Lien, Rohit Mishra, Sebastian Varges, Feng Lin, Matthew Purver, Yao Meng, Harry Bratt, Tobias Scheideck, Zhaoxia Zhang, Badri Raghunathan and Stanley Peters. CHAT To Your Destination. In Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2007. pdf bib
Baoshi Yan, Fuliang Weng, Zhe Feng, Florin Ratiu, Madhuri Raya, Yao Meng, Sebastian Varges, Matthew Purver, Feng Lin, Annie Lien, Tobias Scheideck, Badri Raghunathan, Rohit Mishra, Brian Lathrop, Harry Bratt and Stanley Peters. A Conversational In-Car Dialog System. Demo, in Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT), Rochester, NY, April 2007. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Florin Ratiu and Lawrence Cavedon. Robust Interpretation in Dialogue by Combining Confidence Scores with Contextual Features. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (Interspeech/ICSLP), pages 1-4, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2006. pdf bib
Fuliang Weng, Sebastian Varges, Badri Raghunathan, Florin Ratiu, Heather Pon-Barry, Brian Lathrop, Qi Zhang, Tobias Scheideck, Harry Bratt, Kui Xu, Matthew Purver, Rohit Mishra, Madhuri Raya, Stanley Peters, Yao Meng, Lawrence Cavedon and Liz Shriberg. CHAT: A Conversational Helper for Automotive Tasks. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (Interspeech/ICSLP), pages 1061-1064, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2006. pdf bib
Sebastian Varges and Matthew Purver. Robust Language Analysis and Generation for Spoken Dialogue Systems. In Proceedings of the ECAI 2006 workshop on Development and Evaluation of Robust Spoken Dialogue Systems for Real Applications, Riva del Garda, Italy, August 2006. pdf bib
Lawrence Cavedon, Matthew Purver and Florin Ratiu. Combining Confidence Scores with Contextual Features for Robust Multi-Device Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 3rd ALTA Australasian Language Technology Workshop, Sydney, Australia, December 2005. pdf bib

Incrementality

Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Chris Howes, Matthew Purver, Ruth Kempson, Arash Eshghi, Ronnie Cann, Patrick Healey and Gregory Mills. Completability vs (In)completeness. In the BICLCE 2017 workshop Approaches to Fragments and Ellipsis in Spoken and Written English, Vigo, September 2017. pdf bib
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Incremental Distributional Semantics for Dynamic Syntax. In the 1st Dynamic Syntax Conference, London, April 2017. pdf
Pat Healey, Christine Howes, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Better late than Now-or-Never: The case of interactive repair phenomena. Commentary on Christiansen & Chater, The Now-or-Never bottleneck: A fundamental constraint on language, Behavioural and Brain Sciences 39 (e76). January 2016. pdf bib
Arash Eshghi, Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Feedback in Conversation as Incremental Semantic Update. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), London, April 2015. pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Strongly Incremental Repair Detection. In Proceedings of EMNLP, Doha, Qatar, October 2014. pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Lattice Theoretic Relevance in Incremental Reference Processing. In the RefNet Workshop on Psychological and Computational Models of Reference Comprehension and Production, Edinburgh, August 2014. pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Probabilistic Type Theory for Incremental Dialogue Processing. In Proceedings of the EACL 2014 Workshop on Type Theory and Natural Language Semantics (TTNLS), Gothenburg, April 2014. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Eleni Gregoromichelaki. Dialogue and Compound Contributions. In A. Stent and S. Bangalore (eds.), Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems, pages 63-92, Cambridge University Press, 2014. pdf bib
Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann, Arash Eshghi, Eleni Gregoromichelaki and Matthew Purver. Ellipsis. In S. Lappin and C. Fox (eds.), Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory, 2nd edition. Wiley, September 2015. pdf bib
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Modelling Expectation in the Self-Repair Processing of Annotat-, um, Listeners. In SemDial 2013 (DialDam), Amsterdam, December 2013. pdf bib
Arash Eshghi, Julian Hough, Matthew Purver. Incremental Grammar Induction from Child-Directed Dialogue Utterances. In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics (CMCL) pags 94-103, Sofia, August 2013. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Arash Eshghi, Julian Hough. Data-driven Learning in an Incremental Grammar Framework. Poster, in the Linguistic Evidence Conference, Tübingen, April 2013. pdf
Arash Eshghi, Matthew Purver, Julian Hough. Probabilistic Induction for an Incremental Semantic Grammar. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), Potsdam, March 2013. pdf bib
Arash Eshghi, Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Yo Sato. Probabilistic Grammar Induction in an Incremental Semantic Framework. In D. Duchier and Y. Parmentier (eds.), Constraint Solving and Language Processing pages 92-107, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8114, Springer-Verlag, 2013. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and RISER project colleagues. Grammar Induction in an Incremental Type-Theoretic Framework. Invited talk, 1st International Workshop on Type Theory with Records, University of Gothenburg, December 2012. slides
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and RISER project colleagues. Probabilistic Induction for an Incremental Semantic Grammar. Invited talk, Faculty of Linguistics and Literature, University of Bielefeld, December 2012. slides
Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Processing Self-Repairs in an Incremental Type-Theoretic Dialogue System. In SemDial 2012 (SeineDial), Paris, September 2012. pdf bib
Arash Eshghi, Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Yo Sato. Inducing Lexical Entries for an Incremental Semantic Grammar. In Constraint Solving and Language Processing, Orléans, September 2012. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver and Arash Eshghi. Finishing each other's ... Responding to incomplete contributions in dialogue. In AMLaP 2012, Riva del Garda, September 2012. pdf
Christine Howes, Patrick Healey and Matthew Purver. Whose turn is it anyway? Same- and cross-person compound contributions in dialogue. Poster, in CogSci 2012, Sapporo, August 2012. pdf bib
Christine Howes, Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver and Arash Eshghi. Finishing each other's ... Responding to incomplete contributions in dialogue. In CogSci 2012, Sapporo, August 2012. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and RISER project colleagues. Extending and Learning an Incremental Semantic Grammar. Invited talk, Computational Linguistics group, Department of Linguistics, University of Potsdam, June 2012. slides
Arash Eshghi, Julian Hough, Matthew Purver, Ruth Kempson and Eleni Gregoromichelaki. Conversational Interactions: Capturing Dialogue Dynamics. In S. Larsson and L. Borin (eds.), From Quantification to Conversation: Festschrift for Robin Cooper, pages 325-349, College Publications, 2012. pdf bib
Arash Eshghi, Matthew Purver and Julian Hough. DyLan: Parser for Dynamic Syntax. Technical Report EECSRR-11-05, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London, October 2011. pdf bib
Patrick Healey, Arash Eshghi, Christine Howes and Matthew Purver. Making a Contribution: Processing Clarification Requests in Dialogue. In the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & Discourse, Poitiers, July 2011. pdf
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver, Patrick Healey, Greg Mills and Eleni Gregoromichelaki. On Incrementality in Dialogue: Evidence from Compound Contributions. Dialogue & Discourse 2(1), pages 279-311, 2011. pdf bib
Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Ruth Kempson, Matthew Purver, Greg Mills, Ronnie Cann, Wilfried Meyer-Viol and Patrick Healey. Incrementality and Intention-Recognition in Utterance Processing. Dialogue & Discourse 2(1), pages 199-233, 2011. pdf bib
Ruth Kempson, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Wilfried Meyer-Viol, Matthew Purver, Graham White and Ronnie Cann. Natural-language Syntax as Procedures for Interpretation: the Dynamics of Ellipsis Construal. In A. Lecomte and S. Tronçon (eds.), Ludics, Dialogue and Interaction, pages 114-133, Lecture Notes in Computer Science volume 6505, Springer-Verlag, 2011. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Arash Eshghi and Julian Hough. Incremental Semantic Construction in a Dialogue System. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS), Oxford, January 2011. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver, Arash Eshghi and Julian Hough. Dialogue Processing as Incremental Lattice Extension. Invited talk at Dynamic Models of Natural Language Understanding: A Conference in Honour of Ruth Kempson and Her Contribution to Linguistics, SOAS, November 2010. slides
Arash Eshghi, Patrick Healey, Matthew Purver, Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki and Ruth Kempson. Incremental Turn Processing in Dialogue. In Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, York, UK, September 2010. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Wilfried Meyer-Viol and Ronnie Cann. Splitting the Is and Crossing the Yous: Context, Speech Acts and Grammar. In SemDial 2010 (PozDial), Poznań, Poland, June 2010. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and DynDial project colleagues. Incrementality, Alignment and Split Utterances. Invited talk, Centre for Research in Computing, Open University, March 2010. slides
Ruth Kempson, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Greg Mills, Matthew Purver, Christine Howes and Patrick Healey. On Dialogue Modelling, Language Processing Dynamics, and Linguistic Knowledge. In Linguistic Evidence 2010, Tübingen, February 2010. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver and DynDial project colleagues. Incrementality, Alignment and Shared Utterances - Revisited. Invited talk, Institute for Communicating and Collaborative Systems, Edinburgh University, December 2009. slides
Matthew Purver, Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki and Patrick Healey. Split Utterances in Dialogue: a Corpus Study. In Proceedings of SIGDIAL 2009, London, September 2009. pdf bib
Ruth Kempson, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Wilfried Meyer-Viol, Matthew Purver, Graham White and Ronnie Cann. Natural-language Syntax as Procedures for Interpretation: the Dynamics of Ellipsis Construal. In Proceedings of the PRELUDE Workshop on Games, Dialogues and Interaction, in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2009. pdf
Andrew Gargett, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Ruth Kempson, Matthew Purver and Yo Sato. Grammar Resources for Modelling Dialogue Dynamically. Cognitive Neurodynamics 3(4), pages 347-363, 2009. pdf bib
Ruth Kempson, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Matthew Purver, Greg J. Mills, Andrew Gargett and Christine Howes. How Mechanistic Can Accounts of Interaction Be? In Proceedings of the 13th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (DiaHolmia), Stockholm, June 2009. pdf bib
Ronnie Cann, Ruth Kempson and Matthew Purver. Context and Well-formedness: the Dynamics of Ellipsis. Research on Language and Computation 5(3), pages 333-358, September 2007. pdf bib
Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann and Matthew Purver. Grammar Formalisms and Explanations of Dialogue. In the International Conference on Linguistic Evidence: Empirical, Theoretical and Computational Perspectives, Tübingen, Germany, February 2006. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Ronnie Cann and Ruth Kempson. Grammars as Parsers: Meeting the Dialogue Challenge. Research on Language and Computation 4(2-3), pages 289-326, October 2006. pdf bib
Ronnie Cann, Ruth Kempson and Matthew Purver. Context and Well-formedness: the Dynamics of Ellipsis. In the ESSLLI 2005 workshop Foundations of Natural-Language Grammar Formalisms, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 2005. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Incrementality, Alignment and Shared Utterances. In Proceedings of the 8th SEMDIAL Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Catalog), pages 85-92, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Incremental Parsing, or Incremental Grammar?. In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Incremental Parsing, pages 74-81, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004. pdf bib
Matthew Purver and Ruth Kempson. Context-Based Incremental Generation for Dialogue. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG04), Careys Manor, UK, July 2004. (Published as Lecture Notes in Computer Science volume 3123, pages 151-160, Springer-Verlag). pdf bib
Ruth Kempson and Matthew Purver. Grammars with Parsing Dynamics: a New Perspective on Alignment. In Proceedings of the 17th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Maryland, March 2004. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Ruth Kempson and Matthew Purver. The Dynamics of Language. Symposium on Human Language: Cognitive, Neuroscientific and Dynamical Systems Perspectives, University of Newcastle, February 2004.
Matthew Purver and Masayuki Otsuka. Incremental Generation by Incremental Parsing: Tactical Generation in Dynamic Syntax. In Proceedings of the 9th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG-2003), pages 79-86, Association for Computational Linguistics, Budapest, Hungary, April 2003. pdf bib
Masayuki Otsuka and Matthew Purver. Incremental Generation by Incremental Parsing. In Proceedings of the 6th Annual CLUK Research Colloquium, pages 93-100, CLUK, Edinburgh, Scotland, January 2003. pdf bib

Interaction Design

Jeni Maleshkova, Matthew Purver, Tim Weyrich and Peter McOwan. Interactivity and User Engagement in Art Presentation Interfaces. In Curating the Digital: Space for Art and Interaction, Springer, June 2016. pdf bib
Jeni Maleshkova, Matthew Purver, Tim Weyrich and Peter McOwan. Investigating Design and Evaluation Guidelines for Interactive Presentation of Visual Art. In Curating the Digital: Space for Art and Interaction, Springer, June 2016. pdf bib
(Invited Talk) Matthew Purver. QMUL Cognitive Science & Computational Linguistics. Invited talk, Design Interactions programme, Royal College of Art, London, November 2014. slides
Jeni Maleshkova and Matthew Purver. Beyond the White Cube: Presentation of Visual Art in Interactive 3D Environments. In Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA), London, July 2014. pdf bib
Christine Farion and Matthew Purver. Did you Pack your Keys? Smart Objects And Forgetfulness. In ACM CHI, Toronto, April 2014. pdf bib
Jeni Maleshkova, Matthew Purver, Oliver Grau and Peter McOwan. Presentation of Visual Art in Interactive 3D Environments. In the ACM CHI workshop Curating the Digital, Toronto, April 2014. pdf
Jeni Maleshkova, Matthew Purver, Oliver Grau, Julien Pansiot. Presentation and Communication of Artworks in an Interactive Virtual Environment. Poster, in ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, Hong Kong, 2013. pdf bib
Christine Farion and Matthew Purver. Message Bag: Can Assistive Technology Combat Forgetfulness?. In Proceedings of the 4th Augmented Human International Conference, Stuttgart, March 2013. pdf bib
Nanda Khaorapapong, David Cox and Matthew Purver. Augmenting Real-World Social Networking with Vibrotactile Display. Work-in-Progress paper, in the 7th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI 2013), Barcelona, February 2013. pdf
Nanda Khaorapapong and Matthew Purver. Designing Unobtrusive Interfaces to Increase Naturalness of First Time Face-To-Face Interaction. In the 5th International Workshop on Semantic Ambient Media Experience (SAME 2012), Newcastle, June 2012. pdf
Nanda Khaorapapong and Matthew Purver. An Assistive Device for Shy Users in Face-to-Face Communication. In the Doctoral Consortium at the 16th annual International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2012), Newcastle, June 2012. pdf
Nanda Khaorapapong and Matthew Purver. Icebreaker T-shirt: a Wearable Device for Easing Face-to-Face Interaction. Demo, in the 16th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2012), Newcastle, June 2012. pdf

Miscellaneous

Matthew Purver. A Simple Baseline for Discriminating Similar Languages. In the COLING 2014 VarDial Workshop, Dublin, August 2014. pdf bib
Stephen Fox, Patrick Ehlen and Matthew Purver. Enabling Distributed Communication of Manual Skills. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business 4(1), pages 49-63, 2011. pdf bib
Stephen Fox, Patrick Ehlen, Matthew Purver, Elizabeth Bratt, Matthew Frampton, Ichiro Kobayashi, Bevan Jones, Robert Munro and Stanley Peters. Applying Computational Semantics to the Real-Time Communication of Skill Knowledge. VTT Working Papers 101, VTT Technical Research Centre, Espoo, Finland, June 2008. pdf bib
Matthew Purver, Adding a Realistic Lexicon to SHARDS, Technical Report TR-02-08, Department of Computer Science, King's College London, November 2002. pdf bib
Matthew Purver. SCoRE: A Tool for Searching the BNC. Technical Report TR-01-07, Department of Computer Science, King's College London, October 2001. pdf bib

Question-Answering

Matthew Purver. Simple Structures in Question Answering. Draft, April 2001. pdf
Matthew Purver. Simplistic Question Answering. MPhil thesis, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, 2000. pdf bib

Active Noise & Vibration Control

Hinchliffe, Scott, Purver and Stothers. Tonal Active Control in Production on a Large Turboprop Aircraft. In Proceedings of the 2002 International Symposium on Active Control of Sound and Vibration (ACTIVE 2002), July 2002. pdf bib
Colin Ross and Matthew Purver. Active Cabin Noise Control. In Proceedings of the EAA International Symposium on Active Control of Sound and Vibration (ACTIVE 97), August 1997.
Colin Ross and Matthew Purver. Active Noise and Vibration Control on Turboprop Aircraft. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Aeronautical Science & Technology in Indonesia, June 1996.
Finck, Lang, May, Simpson, Paxton, Purver, Ross and Baptist. MD-80 Active Noise Control Flight Demonstration. In Proceedings of the 15th AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference, October 1993.
Paonessa, Sollo, Paxton, Purver and Ross. Experimental Active Control of Sound in the ATR42. In Proceedings of NoiseCon 93, May 1993.
Paxton, Purver, Ross, Baptist, Lang, May and Simpson. Active Control of Sound in a MD-80. In Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Recent Advances in Active Control of Sound and Vibration, April 1993.


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