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Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio

Di Fabbrizio, Giuseppe
180 Park Ave. - Room E161 - Building 103
Florham Park, NJ
http://www.difabbrizio.com
Subject matter expert in multimodal and spoken dialog systems, natural language generation, multimodal and speech system architectures, platforms and services.

Projects
Speech Mashup, The AT&T speech mashup is a web service that implements speech tasks for web applications, enabling users of smart phones and other devices to use and hear voice communications.

Patents

Relevance Recognition For A Human Machine Dialog System Contextual Question Answering Based On A Normalization Of The Length Of The User Input, June 19, 2012
System And Method Of Providing An Automated Data-Collection In Spoken Dialog Systems, May 22, 2012
Method And Apparatus For A Programming Language Having Fully Undoable,Timed Reactive Instructions, February 7, 2012
Providing Called Number Characteristics To Click-To-Dial Customers, January 3, 2012
Method And Apparatus For A Programming Language Having Fully Undoable,Timed Reactive Instructions, June 21, 2011
Automatic Learning For Mapping Spoken/Text Descriptions Of Products Onto Available Products, May 3, 2011
Voice-Enabled Dialog System, January 11, 2011
System And Method Of Using Modular Spoken-Dialog Components, August 17, 2010
Providing Called Number Characteristics To Click To Dial Customers, June 29, 2010
Method And Apparatus For A Programming Language Having Fully Undoable,Timed Reactive Instructions, June 8, 2010
Automatic Learning For Mapping Spoken/Text Descriptions Of Products Onto Available Products, December 8, 2009
System and method of using modular spoken-dialog components, September 30, 2008
System for developing a dialog manager using modular spoken-dialog components, September 2, 2008
Method for developing a dialog manager using modular spoken-dialog components, August 12, 2008
Spoken language understanding that incorporates prior knowledge into boosting, February 5, 2008
Method and apparatus for a programming language having fully undoable, timed reactive instructions, April 10, 2007
Method and apparatus for a programming language having fully undoable, timed reactive instructions, February 6, 2007
Spoken language understanding that incorporates prior knowledge into boosting, December 19, 2006
Awards
Science & Technology Medalist, 2008. For outstanding technical innovation and leadership in the advancement of spoken language understanding technologies, architectures and services.

Publications

A Speech Mashup Framework for Multimodal Mobile Services
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Jay G. Wilpon, Thomas Okken
The Eleventh International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces and Workshop on Machine Learning for Multi-modal Interaction (ICMI-MLMI 2009),  2009.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Where do the Words Come From? Learning Models for Word Choice and Ordering from Spoken Dialog Corpora
Amanda J. Stent, Srinivas Bangalore, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
ICASSP 2008 - 2008 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Trainable speaker-based referring expression generation
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Amanda J. Stent, Srinivas Bangalore
CoNLL '08: Proceedings of the Twelfth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning,  Association for Computational Linguistics,  pp 151--158,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Referring Expression Generation Using Speaker-based Attribute Selection and Trainable Realization (ATT-REG)
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Stent, Srinivas Bangalore
The 5th International Natural Language Generation Conference,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Learning the Structure of Task-Driven Human-Human Dialogs
Srinivas. Bangalore, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Amanda Stent
Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on,  Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on,  v16,  #7,  pp 1249--1259,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Bridging Communication Services - Connecting Virtual Worlds to Real World
Jana Rittwik, Andrea Basso, Yih-Farn Chen, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, David Gibbon, Bernard Renger, Bin Wei
MobEA VI- Personal Rich Social Media - WWW2008 Workshop,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Bootstrapping spoken dialogue systems by exploiting reusable libraries
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Gokhan Tur, Dilek Hakkani-tür, Mazin Gilbert, Bernard Renger, David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray
Journal of Natural Language Engineering,  Cambridge University Press,  v14,  #3,  pp 313--335,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Geotracker: geospatial and temporal RSS navigation
Yih-Farn Robin Chen, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, David Gibbon, Serban Jora, Bernard Renger, Bin Wei
WWW '07: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web,  ACM,  pp 41--50,  2007.  [PDF]  [BIB]

GeoTV: navigating geocoded rss to create an iptv experience
Yih-Farn Chen, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, David Gibbon, Rittwik Jana, Serban Jora, Bernard Renger, Bin Wei
WWW '07: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web,  ACM,  pp 1323--1324,  2007.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Webtalk: Towards Automatically Building Spoken Dialog Systems Through Mining Websites
Junlan Feng, Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Mazin Gilbert, Mark Beutnagel
2006 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP),  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Towards Learning to Converse: Structuring Task-Oriented Human-Human Dialogs
Srinivas Bangalore, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Amanda Stent
2006 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP),  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Towards Dialogue Strategy Optimization with Reinforcement Learning: An Experiment in the Call Routing Domain
Charles Lewis, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
Proccedings of the 9th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (Interspeech 2006 � ICSLP) - To Appear,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Let's DiSCoH: Collecting an Annotated Open Corpus with Dialogue Acts and Reward Signals for Natural Language Helpdesks
Giovanni Andreani, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Mazin Gilbert, Dan Gillick, Dilek Hakkani-tÜr, Oliver Lemon
Proccedings of the 1st IEEE/ACL 2006 Workshop on Spoken LanguageTechnology,  pp 218-221,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Learning the Structure of Task-driven Human-Human Dialogs
Srinivas Bangalore, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Amanda Stent
Proceedings of the 3rd Joint Conference of the International Committee on Computational Linguistics and the Association for Computational Linguistics (COLING/ACL 20006) - To Appear,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Florence XML (FXML)
Charles Lewis, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Michael Johnston
W3C,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Dialogue Strategy Optimization with Reinforcement Learning in an AT&T Call Routing Application
Charles Lewis, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
AAAI Workshop on Statistical and Empirical Approaches for Spoken Dialogue Systems - To Appear,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]

A Data Driven Approach to Relevancy Recognition for Contextual Question Answering
Fan Yang, Junlan Feng, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
HLT-NAACL 2006 Workshop on Interactive Question Answering,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Intelligent Virtual Agents for Contact Center Automation
Mazin Gilbert, Jay G. Wilpon, Benjamin Stern, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
IEEE Signal Processing Magazine,  v22,  #5,  pp 32--45,  2005.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Automated Wizard-of-Oz for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Gokhan Tur, Dilek Hakkani-Tür
Interspeech'2005 - Eurospeech � 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology,  2005.  [PDF]  [BIB]

A Clarification Algorithm for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Charles Lewis, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
2005 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP),  2005.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Florence: a Dialogue Manager Framework for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Charles Lewis
ICSLP 2004, 8th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing,  2004.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Bootstrapping Spoken Dialog Systems with Data Reuse
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Gokhan Tur, Dilek Hakkani-Tür
Proceedings of the 5th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue,  2004.  [PDF]  [BIB]

An XPath-based Discourse Analysis Module for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Charles Lewis
The Thirteenth International World Wide Web Conference,  2004.  [PDF]  [BIB]

AT&T help desk
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Dawn Dutton, Narendra Gupta, Barbara Hollister, Mazin Rahim, Giuseppe Riccardi, Robert Schapire, Juergen Schroeter
ICSLP2002, 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing,  2002.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Voice-IF: A Mixed-Initiative Spoken Dialogue System for AT&T Conference Services
Mazin Rahim, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Candace Kamm, Marilyn Walker, Andrei Pokrovsky, Paolo Ruscitti, Esther Levin, Sunbok Lee, Ann Syrdal, Kevin Schlosser
Eurospeech 2001, European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology,  2001.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Towards SMIL as a Foundation for Multimodal, Multimedia Applications
Jennifer L. Beckham, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Nils Klarlund
Eurospeech 2001, European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology,  2001.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Web-Based Monitoring, Logging and Reporting Tools For Multi-Service Multimodal Systems
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Shrikanth Narayanan
ICSLP2000, 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing,  2000.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Unifying Conversational Multimedia Interfaces For Accessing Network Services Across Communication Devices
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Shrikanth Narayanan, Paolo Ruscitti, Candance Kamm, Bruce Buntschuh, James Hubbell, Jeremy Wright, Jennifer Hamaker
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo,  2000.  [PDF]  [BIB]

The AT&T DARPA Communicator
Esther Levin, Shrikanth Narayanan, K. Biatov, Enrico Bocchieri, Di Fabbrizio Giuseppe, Sunbok Lee, A. Pokrovsky, Paolo Ruscitti, Mazin Rahim, Marilyn Walker
ICSLP2000, 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing,  2000.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Effects of Dialog Initiative and Multimodal Presentation Strategies on Large Directory Information Access
Narayanan, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, James Hubbell, Kamm, Bruce Buntschuh, Paolo Ruscitti, Jeremy Wright
ICSLP2000, 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing,  2000.  [PDF]  [BIB]

A Spoken Dialogue System for Conference/Workshop Services
Mazin Rahim, Roberto Pieraccini, Wiland Eckert, Esther Levin, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Giuseppe Riccardi, Candace Kamm, Shrikanth Narayanan
ICSLP2000, 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing,  2000.  [PDF]  [BIB]

W99 - A Spoken Dialogue System For The ASRU'99 Workshop
Rahim Rahim, Roberto Pieraccini, Wiland Eckert, Esther Levin, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Giuseppe Riccardi, C. Lin, Candace Kamm
IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop,  1999.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Spoken Language Dialogue: From Theory To Practice
Esther Levin, Roberto Pieraccini, Wiland Eckert, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Shrikanth Narayanan
IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop,  1999.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Extending a Standard-based IP and Computer Telephony Platform to Support Multi-modal Services
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Candace Kamm, Paolo Ruscitti, Bruce Narayanan, Abella Abella, James Hubbell, Jeremy Wright
ESCA Workshop on Interactive Dialogue in Multi-Modal Systems,  1999.  [PDF]  [BIB]

What can I say?: evaluating a spoken language interface to Email
Marilyn A. Walker, Jeanne Fromer, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Craig Mestel, Don Hindle
CHI '98: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems,  ACM Press/Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.,  pp 582--589,  1998.  [PDF]  [BIB]

VPQ: A Spoken Language Interface to Large Scale Directory Information
Alicia Abella, Bruce Buntschuh, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Candace A. Kamm, Mehryar Mohri, Shrikanth Narayanan, Steve Marcus, Douglas Sharp
5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 1998),  1998.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Evaluating Competing Agent Strategies for a Voice Email Agent
Marilyn Walker, Donald Hindle, Jeanne Fromer, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Craig Mestel
Eurospeech 1997, European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology,  1997.  [PDF]  [BIB]

An Evaluation of Mixed Initiative and System Initiative Dialogue Strategies in a Spoken Dialogue Email Agent
Marilyn A. Walker, Donald Hindle, Jeanne Fromer, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Craig Mestel
AT&T User Experience Symposium 1997,  1997.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Relational database for quantitative and statistical analysis of static and dynamic biomechanical spinal measurement
Moreno D'Amico, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
2nd International Symposium on Three Dimensional Scoliotic Deformities,  1994.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Valutazione della prosodia di un sintetizzatore da testo in un sistema interattivo di dialogo
Pier Luigi Salza, Oreglia Mario Di Fabbrizio, Mauro Flacone, Ciro Sementina, Cristina Delogu
Gli aspetti prosodici dell'Italiano, Atti delle 4e giornate di studio del gruppo di fonetica sperimentale (A.I.A.) - Collana degli atti dell'Associazione Italiana di Acustica,  v2,  pp 189-198,  1993.  [PDF]  [BIB]

TESCOS - An integrated workstation to collect large speech databases on the telephone network
Franco Canavesio, Giuseppe Castagneri, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Antonio Massone
AVIOS '93 - Speech Technology Symposium,  1993.  [PDF]  [BIB]

SIRVA - A large speech database collected on the Italian telephone network
Giuseppe Castagneri, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Antonio Massone, Mario Oreglia
Eurospeech 1993, European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology,  1993.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Development of a context dependent methodology for Text-To-Speech syntheses evaluation in interactive dialogue systems
Pier Luigi Salza, Oreglia Mario Di Fabbrizio, Mauro Flacone, Ciro Sementina, Cristina Delogu
Project ESPRIT 6819 SAM-A Report - Speech Technology Assessment in Multilingual Applications,  1993.  [PDF]  [BIB]

An overview on speech recognizer testing activities performed in CSELT
Franco Canavesio, Giuseppe Castagneri, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Francesco Senia
Workshop on Applications of Speech Technology,  1993.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Comparison between two methodologies of testing isolated word speech recognizers
Franco Canavesio, Giuseppe Castagneri, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Francesco Senia
ICSLP 1992, 2nd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing,  1992.  [PDF]  [BIB]

A relational database for quantitative biomechanical data analysis
Moreno D'Amico, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
ISBS '92, X International Symposium of Biomechanics in Sport,  1992.  [PDF]  [BIB]