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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2017)
the state-of-the-art in autonomous wheelchairs controlled through natural language: a survey
robotics and autonomous systems (in press)
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maxwell bennett and tom williams and daria thames and and matthias scheutz (2017)
differences in interaction patterns and perception for teleoperated and autonomous humanoid robots
proceedings of the ieee/rsj international conference on intelligent robots and systems (iros)
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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2017)
referring expression generation under uncertainty: algorithm and evaluation framework
proceedings of the 10th international conference on natural language generation
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tom williams (2017)
dissertation briefing: situated natural language interaction in uncertain and open worlds
ai matters
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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2017)
resolution of referential ambiguity in human-robot dialogue using dempster-shafer theoretic pragmatics
proceedings of robotics: science and systems
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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2017)
referring expression generation under uncertainty in integrated robot architectures
proceedings of the robotics: science and systems workshop on human-centered robotics: interaction, physiological integration and autonomy
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gordon briggs and tom williams and matthias scheutz (2017)
enabling robots to understand indirect speech acts in task-based interactions
journal of human-robot interaction, 6, 1, 64--94
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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2017)
reference resolution in robotics: a givenness hierarchy theoretic approach
the oxford handbook of reference
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tom williams and collin johnson and matthias scheutz and benjamin kuipers (2017)
a tale of two architectures: a dual-citizenship integration of natural language and the cognitive map
proceedings of the 16th international conference on autonomous agents and multi-agent systems
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eric eaton and sven koenig and claudia schulz and francesco maurelli and john lee and joshua eckroth and mark crowley and richard freedman and rogelio cardona-rivera and tiago machado and tom williams (2017)
blue sky ideas in artificial intelligence education from the eaai’17 new and future ai educator program
educational advances in artificial intelligence
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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2016)
resolution of referential ambiguity using dempster-shafer theoretic pragmatics
aaai fall symposium on ai and hri
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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2016)
a framework for resolving open-world referential expressions in distributed heterogeneous knowledge bases
proceedings of the 30th aaai conference on artificial intelligence
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tom williams and saurav acharya and stephanie schreitter and matthias scheutz (2016)
situated open world reference resolution for human-robot dialogue
proceedings of the 11th acm/ieee conference on human-robot interaction
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tom williams (2016)
architectural mechanisms for situated natural language understanding in uncertain and open worlds
aaai doctoral consortium
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tom williams and priscilla briggs and matthias scheutz (2015)
covert robot-robot communication: human perceptions and implications for hri
journal of human-robot interaction, 4, 2, 23--49
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tom williams and stephanie schreitter and saurav acharya and matthias scheutz (2015)
towards situated open world reference resolution
proceedings of the 2015 aaai fall symposium on ai and hri
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tom williams (2015)
towards more natural human-robot dialogue
proceedings of the human-robot interaction (hri) pioneers workshop
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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2015)
power: a domain-independent algorithm for probabilistic, open-world entity resolution
proceedings of iros
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tom williams and matthias scheutz (2015)
a domain-independent model of open-world reference resolution
proceedings of the 37th annual conference of the cognitive science society
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tom williams and gordon briggs and brad oosterveld and matthias scheutz (2015)
going beyond command- based instructions: extending robotic natural language interaction capabilities
proceedings of aaai
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tom williams and priscilla briggs and nathaniel pelz and matthias scheutz (2014)
is robot telepathy acceptable? investigating effects of nonverbal robot-robot communication on human-robot interaction
proceedings of 23rd ieee symposium on robot and human interactive communication (ro-man)
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tom williams and rafael c. nunez and gordon briggs and matthias scheutz and kamal premaratne and manohar n. murthi (2014)
a dempster-shafer theoretic approach to understanding indirect speech acts
advances in artificial intelligence
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evan krause and michael zillich and tom williams and matthias scheutz (2014)
learning to recognize novel objects in one shot through human-robot interactions in natural language dialogues
proceedings of twenty-eighth aaai conference on artificial intelligence
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tom williams and rehj cantrell and gordon briggs and paul schermerhorn and matthias scheutz (2013)
grounding natural language references to unvisited and hypothetical locations
proceedings of twenty-seventh aaai conference on artificial intelligence, 947-953
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matthias scheutz, gordon briggs, rehj cantrell, evan krause, tom williams, and richard veale (2013)
novel mechanisms for natural human-robot interactions in the diarc architecture
proceedings of aaai workshop on intelligent robotic systems
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