Publications

  • M. Skowron, S. Rank, A. Swiderska, D. Kuester, A. Kappas
    "Applying a Text-Based Affective Dialogue System in Psychological Research: Case Studies on the Effects of System Behavior, Interaction Context and Social Exclusion"
    Cognitive Computation, 14 May 2014.
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  • M. Skowron, M. Tkalcic, B. Ferwerda, M. Schedl
    "Fusing Social Media Cues: Personality Prediction from Twitter and Instagram"
    25th International World Wide Web Conference, Poster Track. WWW 2016
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  • A. Vall, M. Skowron, P. Knees, M. Schedl
    "Improving Music Recommendations with a Weighted Factorization of the Tagging Activity"
    16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, ISMIR 2015
  • V. Gligorijevic, M. Suvakov, M. Skowron, B. Tadic
    "Patterns of Online Chats with Emotional Bots: Data Analysis and Agent-Based Simulations"
    CyberEmotions Conference 2013.
  • C. Wu, M. Skowron, S. Payr, P. Petta
    "Identity in Dialogue: Using Semantic Role Labelling to Construct a Moral Framework"
    Interdisciplinary College, IK 2014
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  • Bosiljka Tadic, Vladimir Gligorijevic, Marcin Skowron, Milovan Suvakov
    "The Dynamics of Emotional Chats with Bots: Experiment and Agent-Based Simulations"
    ScienceJet 2014, 3:50
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  • Stephane Gobron, Junghyun Ahn, Daniel Thalmann, Marcin Skowron, Arvid Kappas
    "Impact Study of Nonverbal Facial Cues on Spontaneous Chatting with Virtual Humans"
    Journal of Virtual Reality and Broadcasting, 10(2013)
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  • Mike Thelwall, Kevan Buckley, George Paltoglou, Marcin Skowron, David Garcia, Stephane Gobron, Janusz Holyst
    "Damping Sentiment Analysis in Online Communication: Discussions, Monologs and Dialogs"
    CICLing 2013, part II, LNCS 7817
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  • Stefan Rank, Marcin Skowron, David Garcia
    "Dyads to groups: modeling interactions with affective dialog systems"
    International Journal of Computational Linguistics Research, Volume: 4 , Issue: 1 (2013)
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  • Vladimir Gligorijevic, Marcin Skowron, Bosiljka Tadic
    "Structure and stability of online chat networks built on emotion-carrying links"
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, (2012)
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  • Julian Sienkiewicz, Marcin Skowron, Georgios Paltoglou, Janusz Holyst
    "Entropy-growth-based model of emotionally charged online dialogues"
    Advances in Complex Systems
    arXiv:1201.5477 (2012)
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  • Bosiljka Tadic, Vladimir Gligorijevic, Marcin Skowron
    "Directed Networks of Online Chats: Content-Based Linking and Social Structure"
    8th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, SITIS 2012.
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  • Vladimir Gligorijevic, Marcin Skowron, Bosiljka Tadic
    "Evolving Topology on the Network of Online Chats"
    Proceedings of European Conference on Complex Systems - ECCS 2012.
  • Marcin Skowron, Stefan Rank
    "Interactive Dialogue Systems and Beyond - Interacting with Collective Emotions in E-communities"
    CyberEmotions - Final Conference, 2013
  • Marcin Skowron, Stefan Rank
    "Affect Listeners - From dyads to group interactions with affective dialog systems"
    AISB/IACAP World Congress 2012 - Alan Turing 2012, Symposium on Linguistic and Cognitive Approaches To Dialog Agents - LaCATODA 2012
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  • Marcin Skowron, Stefan Rank, Mathias Theunis, Julian Sienkiewicz
    "The good, the bad and the neutral: affective profile in dialog system-user communication"
    Proceedings of the fourth bi-annual Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Conference - (ACII 2011), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 337-346, (2011).
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  • Marcin Skowron, Mathias Theunis, Stefan Rank, Anna Borowiec
    "Effect of affective profile on communication patterns and affective expressions in interactions with a dialog system"
    Proceedings of the fourth bi-annual Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Conference - (ACII 2011), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 347-356, (2011).
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  • Stephane Gobron, Junghyun Ahn, Quentin Silvestre, Daniel Thalmann, Stefan Rank, Marcin Skowron, Georgios Paltoglou, Michael Thelwall
    "An Interdisciplinary VR-architecture for 3D chatting with non-verbal communication"
    Proceedings of Joint Virtual Reality Conference of EuroVR - EGVE 2011.
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  • Julian Sienkiewicz, Marcin Skowron, Georgios Paltoglou, Janusz Holyst
    "Model of emotional dialogues based on entropy model"
    Proceedings of European Conference on Complex Systems - ECCS 2011.
  • Marcin Skowron and Georgios Paltoglou
    "Affect Bartender - Affective Cues and Their Application in a Conversational Agent"
    Workshop on Affective Computational Intelligence, IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence 2011
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  • Marcin Skowron
    "Effect of an Affective Profile in Dialog System-User Conversations "
    CYBEREMOTIONSWORKSHOP: Emergent Emotions on the Web, 2011
  • Junghyun Ahn, Anna Borowiec, Kevan Buckley, et al.
    "CYBEREMOTIONS - Collective Emotions in Cyberspace"
    Proceedings of the 2nd European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition 2011 - FET 11, Procedia Computer Science, (7), 2011.
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  • Marcin Skowron, Hannes Pirker, Stefan Rank, Georgios Paltoglou, Junghyun Ahn, Stephane Gobron
    "No peanuts! Affective Cues for the Virtual Bartender"
    Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International FLAIRS Conference, AAAI Publications, pp. 117-122
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  • Antonios Garas, David Garcia Becerra, Frank Schweitzer, Marcin Skowron
    "Emotional communication patterns in online chat communities"
    Cyberemotions: Emotions in Cyberspace - Models and Empirical Approaches at the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE) conference in Kyoto.
  • Marcin Skowron
    "Talking with affective dialog systems: Extending the analysis of affect in online communication"
    Getting to the heart of the digital: Automatic analysis of affect in online communication, International Communication Association's 61st Annual Conference.
  • Georgios Paltoglou, Stephane Gobron, Marcin Skowron, Mike Thelwall and Daniel Thalmann
    "Sentiment analysis of informal textual communication in cyberspace"
    proceedings of ENGAGE 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, State-of-the-Art Survey, pp.13-25, Springer, Heidelberg (2010)
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  • Marcin Skowron
    "Affect Listeners. Acquisition of Affective States by means of Conversational Systems"
    Development of Multimodal Interfaces - Active Listening and Synchrony, COST 2102 Int. Training School 2009, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5967, pp. 169--181. Springer, Heidelberg (2010)
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  • Brigitte Krenn, Marcin Skowron, Gregor Sieber , Erich Gstrein, Joerg Irran
    "Adaptive Mind Agent"
    9th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2009
  • Marcin Skowron, Hannes Pirker, Stefan Rank
    "CYBEREMOTIONS: Interactive computer tools for acquiring data on individual and collective emotions of online communities"
    Symposium "CYBEREMOTIONS: Collective emotions in cyberspace pose challenges to emotion research and theory" at ISRE 2009
  • Christian Eis, Marcin Skowron, Brigitte Krenn
    "Virtual Agent Modeling in the RASCALLI Platform"
    Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop
    |paper| - available at the Rascalli publication page
  • Marcin Skowron, Joerg Irran, Brigitte Krenn
    "Computational Framework for and the Realization of Cognitive Agents Providing Intelligent Assistance Capabilities"
    European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI2008), The 6th International Cognitive Robotics Workshop, pp 88-96 (2008).
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  • Brigitte Krenn, Joerg Irran, Gregor Sieber, Marcin Skowron
    "Virtual Butlers! A technology so close and so far! Insights from the RASCALLI project"
    Workshop on Virtual Butlers - 2008
  • Joerg Irran, Gregor Sieber, Marcin Skowron, Brigitte Krenn
    "Acquisition and Exchange of Knowledge - From Real to Virtual Embodiment"
    In Proceedings of the Symposium on Language and Robots. 2007.
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  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "What is Hidden on the Web? On Perspectives of the Statistically Based Estimation of the Web Content"
    Language Processing Conference, NLP2006
  • Yatsumoto Kimura, Kenji Ishida, Hirotaka Imaoka, Fumito Masui, Marcin Skowron, Rafal Rzepka, Kenji Araki
    "Three Systems and One Verifier - HOKUM's Participation in QAC3 of NTCIR-5"
    Proceedings of NTCIR-5 Workshop Meeting, pp. 402-408, 2005
  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "Effectiveness of Combined Features for Machine Learning Based Question Classification"
    Special Issue on Question Answering and Text Summarization
    Journal of Natural Language Processing, Vol. 6, pp. 63-83, 2005
    Information Processing Society of Japan
    (Work partially supported by Grant from Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme (SCOPE))
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  • Marcin Skowron
    "A Web Based Approach to Factoid and Commonsense Knowledge Retrieval"
    Doctoral Dissertation, Hokkaido University, 2005
  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "Voluntary Contributions of Unaware Internet Users? On Automatic Knowledge Retrieval from the WWW"
    AAAI 2005 Spring Symposium, Knowledge Collection from Volunteer Contributors (KCVC05)
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  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "Can I also have a question, please? On Perspectives of Interactive Clustering-driven Question-Answering"
    2005 Joint Convention Record, The Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineering.
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  •    The Winner of IEEE Sapporo Branch Student Paper Contest 2005  
  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "Automatic Knowledge Retrieval from the Web"
    Intelligent Information Systems 2005. New Trends in Intelligent Information Processing and Web Mining
    (Award from International Information Science Foundation)
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  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "Learning the Query Generation Patterns"
    International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics CICLing-2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science,
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  •    Best Poster Award(3rd Place)  
  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "Evaluation of the New Feature Types for Question Classification with Support Vector Machines"
    Proceedings of International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies 2004 (ISCIT 2004)
  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "New Features for the Question Classification Using Support Vector Machines"
    IPSJ SIG Technical Reports, pp.139-144, 2004
  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "Basic Idea of the Knowledge Retrieval System"
    2004 Joint Convention Record, The Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineering
  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "What Can Be Learned from Previously Answered Questions? A Corpus-Based Approach to Question Answering"
    Intelligent Information Systems 2004. New Trends in Intelligent Information Processing and Web Mining, Institute of Computer Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences, pp.379-387
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  • Marcin Skowron, Kenji Araki
    "Basic Idea of Corpus-Supported Approach to Question-Answering"
    2003 Joint Convention Record, The Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineering, pp. 296-297
  •    The Winner of IEEE Sapporo Branch Student Paper Contest 2003