Toyomi Meguro


Interaction Research Group
Innovative Communication Lab
NTT Communication Science Laboratories


Contact Information:
toyomi.meguro.nz (at) hco.ntt.co.jp
2-4 Hikaridai, Seika, Souraku,
Kyoto 619-0237, JAPAN




Research Interests

  • DIalogue system
  • Social skill training


Publication

  • Journal Paper
  • Conference Paper

Journal Paper

  1. Toyomi Meguro, Yasuhiro Minami, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kohji Dohsaka,°°Learning to Control Listening-oriented Dialogue using Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes, TSLP, 2012.

Conference Paper

  1. Hiroaki Sugiyama, Toyomi Meguro, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, and Junji Yamato. Improving continuity of conversational dialogue through inter-robots coordination. 2017, AAMAS.
  2. Hiroaki Sugiyama, Toyomi Meguro, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, and Junji Yamato. Improving dialogue continuity using inter-robot interaction 2018, Ro-Man
  3. Higashinaka, R., Imamura, K., Meguro, T., Miyazaki, C., Kobayashi, N., Hiroaki, S., Hirano, T., Makino, T., & Matsuo, Y. (2014). Towards a fully-NLP based open domain conversational system (COLING2014)
  4. Sugiyama, H., Meguro, T., Higashinaka, R., Minami, Y. (2014). Large-scale Collection and Analysis of Personal Question-answer Pairs for Conversational Agents. (IVA).
  5. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Toyomi Meguro, Kenji Imamura, Hiroaki Sugiyama, Toshiro Makino, and Yoshihiro Matsuo (2014) Evaluating Coherence in Open Domain Conversational Systems, (Interspeech)
  6. Sugiyama, H., Meguro, T., Higashinaka, R., Minami, Y. (2014). Open-domain Utterance Generation Using Phrase Pairs based on Dependency Relations. (SLT).
  7. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Nozomi Kobayashi, Toru Hirano, Chiaki Miyazaki, Toyomi Meguro, Toshiro Makino and Yoshihiro Matsuo, Syntactic Filtering and Content-based Retrieval of Twitter Sentences for the Generation of System Utterances in Dialogue Systems, IWSDS(2014)
  8. Hiroaki Sugiyama, Toyomi Meguro, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami, °»Open-domain Utterance Generation for Conversational Dialogue Systems using Web-scale Dependency Structures°…, SIGDIAL, 2013
  9. Hiroaki Sugiyama, Toyomi Meguro, Yasuhiro Minami, °»Preference-learning based Inverse Reinforcement Learning for Dialog Control°…, Interspeech 2012
  10. Toyomi Meguro, Yasuhiro Minami, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kohji Dohsaka, " Wizard of Oz Evaluation of Listening-oriented Dialogue Control using POMDP", ASRU, pp. 318?323, 2011.
  11. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Noriaki Kawamae, Kugatsu Sadamitsu, Yasuhiro Minami, Toyomi Meguro, Kohji Dohsaka, Hirohito Inagaki, °»Building a Conversational Model from Two-Tweets", ASRU, pp.330?335, 2011.
  12. Toyomi Meguro, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami, Kohji Dohsaka, "Evaluation of Listening-oriented Dialogue Control Rules based on the Analysis of HMMs", Interspeech, pp.809?812, 2011.
  13. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Noriaki Kawamae, Kugatsu Sadamitsu, Yasuhiro Minami, Toyomi Meguro, Kohji Dohsaka, Hirohito Inagaki, "Unsupervised Clustering of Utterances using Non-parametric Bayesian Methods", Interspeech, pp2081?2084, 2011.
  14. Controlling Listening-oriented Dialogue using Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes, Toyomi Meguro, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami and Kohji Dohsaka, COLING, pp761?769, 2010.
  15. Learning to Model Domain-Specific Utterance Sequences for Extractive Summarization of Contact Center Dialogues, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami, Hitoshi Nishikawa, Kohji Dohsaka, Toyomi Meguro, Satoshi Takahashi and Genichiro Kikui COLING, pp400?408, 2010.
  16. Modeling User Satisfaction Transitions in Dialogues from Overall Ratings, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami, Kohji Dohsaka and Toyomi Meguro, SIGDIAL, pp. 18?27, 2010
  17. Issues in Predicting User Satisfaction Transitions in Dialogues: Individual Differences, Evaluation Criteria, and Prediction Models, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami, Kohji Dohsaka, and Toyomi Meguro, IWSDS pp.48-60, 2010. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010, Volume 6392/2010, 48-60, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-16202-2_5)
  18. Trigram dialogue control using POMDPs, Yasuhiro Minami, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kohji Dohsaka, Toyomi Meguro, Eisaku Maeda, SLT, pp324?329, 2010
  19. Improving hmm-based extractive summarization for multi-domain contact center dialogues, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami, Hitoshi Nishikawa, Kohji Dohsaka, Toyomi Meguro, Satoshi Kobashikawa, Hirokazu Masataki, Osamu Yoshioka, Satoshi Takahashi, Genichiro Kikui, SLT, pp61-66, 2010
  20. Analysis of Listening-oriented Dialogue for Building Listening Agents, Toyomi Meguro,Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kohji Dohsaka, Yasuhiro Minami, and Hideki Isozaki, SIGDIAL, pp.124?127, 2009.
  21. Effects of Personality Traits on Listening-oriented Dialogue, Toyomi Meguro, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kohji Dohsaka, Yasuhiro Minami, and Hideki Isozaki, International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), 2009.
  22. NEW Dialogue Control Algorithm for Ambient Intelligence based on Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes, Yasuhiro Minami, Akira Mori, Toyomi Meguro, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kohji Dohsaka, and Eisaku Maeda, International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), 2009