Tiziana Ligorio -------------------------------------------------------------------------

ligoriotiziana@gmail.com

Ph.D., Computer Science, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York

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 hersities involved in this proj

 

Research Focus :

Feature selection for error detection and recovery in human-computer dialogue

Spoken language understanding

Constraint satisfaction problems (CSP)

 

Research Projects :

Loqui: A Wizard Ablation Dialog System Project (2007 - 2011)

Automatically learning, testing and evaluating human-machine dialog strategies from contrasting parameterized corpora.

The Adaptive Constraint Engine (2004 - 2007)

Solving constraint satisfaction problems, focusing upon reasonable rationales and multiple learning methods.

 

Courses Taught:

Computers and Money (CSCI 121) Spring 2011 - Department of Computer Science, Hunter College

Discrete Structures (CSCI 150) Fall 2010 - Department of Computer Science, Hunter College

Introduction to Computers (CSCI 120) Spring/Fall 2006, Spring 2007 - Department of Computer Science, Hunter College

 

Publications:

Epstein, Susan L.; Passonneau, Rebecca J.; Ligorio, Tiziana; Gordon, Joshua (In press). Data mining to support human-machine dialogue for autonomous agents. Agents and Data Mining Interaction, Springer-Verlag.

Epstein, Susan L.; Passonneau, Rebecca J.; Gordon, Joshua; Ligorio, Tiziana (2011). The role of knowledge and certainty in understanding for dialogue. AAAI Fall Symposium on Advances in Cognitive Systems. Arlington, VA, November 4-7, 2001.

Ligorio, Tiziana (2011). Feature Selection for Error Detection and Recovery in Spoken Dialogue Systems. Compute Science. The Graduate Center of The City University of New York. New York. Ph.D.

Passonneau, Rebecca J.; Epstein, Susan L.; Ligorio, Tiziana; Gordon, Joshua (2011). Embedded wizardry. Proceedings of the 12th SIGDial on Dialogue and Discourse. Portland, OR, June 17-18, 2011.

Ligorio, Tiziana; Epstein, Susan; Passonneau, Rebecca J. (2010). Wizards' dialogue strategies to handle noisy speech recognition. IEEE workshop on Spoken Language Technology (IEEE-SLT 2010). Berkeley, CA, December 12-15, 2010.

Ligorio, Tiziana; Epstein, Susan; Passonneau, Rebecca J.; Gordon, Joshua. (2010). What You Did and Didn't Mean: Noise, Context, and Human Skill. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (COGSCI 2010). Portland, Oregon. August 11-14, 2010.

Epstein, Susan L.; Gordon, Joshua; Passonneau, Rebecca; Ligorio, Tiziana. (2010). Toward spoken dialogue as mutual agreement. In Proceedings of the AAAI-10 Workshop on Metacognition for Robust Social Systems. Atlanta, Georgia, July 11, 2010.

Passonneau, Rebecca J.; Epstein, Susan; Ligorio, Tiziana; Gordon, Joshua; Bhutada, Pravin. (2010). Learning about voice search for spoken dialogue systems. In 11th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL HLT 2010). Los Angeles. June 1-6, 2010.

Passonneau, Rebecca; Epstein, Susan; Gordon, Joshua; Ligorio, Tiziana. (2009). Seeing what you said: How wizards use voice search results. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems, International Joint Conference of Artificial Intelligence. Pasadena, CA, July 12, 2009.


Ligorio, Tiziana and Epstein, Susan L. (2005). Partial Redundant Modeling. In Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP 2005). Sitges, Spain, October 2005,

Epstein, Susan L. and Ligorio, Tiziana. (2004). Fast and Frugal Reasoning Enhances a Solver for Really Hard Problems. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2004).Chicago,Illinois, August 2004.