Publications

  • Democratic Replay: Enhancing TV Election Debates with Interactive Visualisations
    Brian Plüss and Anna De Liddo, in Proceedings of HICSS 2018, the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, 3-6 January 2018. [+]

  • A Novel Method to Gauge Audience Engagement with Televised Election Debates through Instant, Nuanced Feedback Elicitation
    Anna De Liddo, Brian Plüss and Paul Wilson, in Proceedings of C&T 2017, the 8th International Conference on Communities and Technologies, Troyes, France, 26-30 June 2017. [+]

  • Measuring Non-cooperation in Dialogue
    Brian Plüss and Paul Piwek, in Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Osaka, Japan, 11-16 December 2016. [+]

  • Engaging Citizens with Televised Election Debates through Online Interactive Replays
    Brian Plüss and Anna De Liddo, in Proceedings of TVX 2015, the ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video, pp. 179-184, Brussels, Belgium, 3-5 June 2015. [+]

  • A Computational Model of Non-Cooperation in Natural Language Dialogue
    Brian Plüss. PhD Thesis, The Open University, April 2014. [+]

  • Tool support for the Test Template Framework
    Maximiliano Cristiá, Pablo Albertengo, Claudia Frydman, Brian Plüss and Pablo Rodríguez Monetti. Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, 24(1): 3-37, January 2014. [+]

  • Modelling Non-Cooperative Dialogue: the Role of Conversational
    Games and Discourse Obligations

    Brian Plüss, Paul Piwek and Richard Power, in Proceedings of SemDial 2011, the 15th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Los Angeles, California, 21-23 September 2011. [+]

  • Toward Rapid Development of Multi-Party Virtual Human
    Negotiation Scenarios

    Brian Plüss, David DeVault and David Traum, in Proceedings of SemDial 2011, the 15th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Los Angeles, California, 21-23 September 2011. [+]

  • Applying the Test Template Framework to Aerospace Software
    Maximiliano Cristiá, Pablo Albertengo, Claudia Frydman, Brian Plüss and Pablo Rodríguez Monetti, in Proceedings of the 34th Annual IEEE Software Engineering Workshop, Limerick, Ireland, 20-21 June 2011. [+]

  • Non-cooperation in Dialogue
    Brian Plüss, in Proceedings of the ACL 2010 Student Research Workshop, pp. 1-6, Uppsala, Sweden, 11-16 July 2010. [+]

  • Generating Natural Language Descriptions of Z Test Cases
    Maximiliano Cristiá and Brian Plüss, in Proceedings of the 6th International Natural Language Generation Conference, pp. 173-177, Dublin, Ireland, 7-9 July 2010. [+]

  • Towards a Computational Pragmatics for Non-Cooperative
    Dialogue

    Brian Plüss, Technical Report 2009/13, Computing Department, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, July 2009. [+]

  • A Practical Method for Reasoning About Procedures in
    Invariant Based Programming

    Brian Plüss, Master’s Thesis, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, September 2008. [+]

  • Automating Spelling Rules for Detection and Correction of
    Errors in Spanish

    Brian Plüss and Laura Pomponio, in EST 2008 at the 37th Argentine Conference on Informatics and Operations Research, Santa Fe, Argentina, September 2008. [+]

Posters and Talks

Conversational Games, Discourse Obligations and
Non-Cooperative Dialogue

FLATLANDS 2011 Workshop on Natural Language Processing Research for Postgraduate Students at Cambridge, Essex, Open, and Oxford Universities.
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. 30 June 2011.
[ slides ]

Dealing with Non-Cooperation in Human-Machine
Natural Language Communication

2011 CRC PhD Student Conference
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. 16-17 June 2011.
[ poster | teaser ]

Modelling Non-Cooperation in Natural Language Dialogue
OU-NLG Group Meeting
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. 2 June 2011.
[ extended abstract | slides ]

Brief Introduction to Computational Linguistics, Conversational
Agents and Non-Cooperative Dialogue

Computer Science Department Seminar
FCEIA-UNR, Rosario, Argentina. 1 April 2011.
[ slides (in Spanish) ]

Non-Cooperative Features in Political Interviews: Towards
a Computational Model of Conflict in Dialogue

USC-UTEP Human Communication Dynamics Workshop
USC Institute for Creative Technologies, L.A., California. 4-6 August 2010.
[ poster ]

Non-Cooperation in Computational Models of Dialogue
2010 CRC PhD Student Conference
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. 3-4 June 2010.
[ extended abstract | slides ]

A Gricean Pragmatics for Non-Cooperative Dialogue:
The Role of Goal Hierarchies

FLATLANDS 2009 Workshop on Natural Language Processing Research for Postgraduate Students at Cambridge, Essex, Open, and Oxford Universities.
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. 9 June 2009.
[ slides ]