Alexander Gruenstein

Alex Gruenstein works on mobile speech interfaces at Google. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT, as well as B.S and M.S. degrees from Stanford University in Symbolic Systems.

Google Publications

Previous Publications

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    A Self-Labeling Speech Corpus: Collecting Spoken Words with an Online Educational Game

    Ian McGraw, Alexander Gruenstein, Andrew Sutherland

    Interspeech (2009)

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    A Self-Transcribing Speech Corpus: Collecting Continuous Speech with an Online Educational Game

    Alexander Gruenstein, Ian McGraw, Andrew Sutherland

    SLaTE (2009)

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    City Browser: Developing a Conversational Automotive HMI

    Alexander Gruenstein, Jarrod Orszulak, Sean Liu, Shannon Roberts, Jeff Zabel, Bryan Reimer, Bruce Mehler, Stephanie Seneff, James Glass, and Joseph Coughlin.

    Proc. of CHI (2009)

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    A Multimodal Home Entertainment Interface via a Mobile Device

    Alexander Gruenstein, Bo-June (Paul) Hsu, James Glass, Stephanie Seneff, Lee Hetherington, Scott Cyphers, Ibrahim Badr, Chao Wang, Sean Liu

    Proc. of the ACL Workshop on Mobile Language Processing (2008)

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    Meeting Structure Annotation

    Alexander Gruenstein, John Niekrasz, Matthew Purver

    Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogue, Springer (2008)

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    Response-Based Confidence Annotation for Spoken Dialogue Systems

    Alexander Gruenstein

    Proc. of the 9th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue (2008)

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    The WAMI Toolkit for Developing, Deploying, and Evaluating Web-Accessible Multimodal Interfaces

    Alexander Gruenstein, Ian McGraw, Ibrahim Badr

    Proc. of 10th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (2008)

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    Releasing a Multimodal Dialogue System into the Wild: User Support Mechanisms

    Alexander Gruenstein, Stephanie Seneff

    Proc. of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue (2007)

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    Context Sensitive Language Modeling for Large Sets of Proper Nouns in Multimodal Dialogue Systems

    Alexander Gruenstein, Stephanie Seneff

    Proc. of IEEE/ACL Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (2006)

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    NOMOS: A Semantic Web Software Framework for Annotation of Multimodal Corpora

    John Niekrasz, Alexander Gruenstein

    Proc. of the 5th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2006)

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    Scalable and Portable Web-based Multimodal Dialogue Interaction with Geographical Databases

    Alexander Gruenstein, Stephanie Seneff, Chao Wang

    Interspeech (2006)

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    A General Purpose Architecture for Intelligent Tutoring Systems

    Brady Clark, Oliver Lemon, Alexander Gruenstein, Elizabeth Owen Bratt, John Fry, Stanley Peters, Heather Pon-Barry, Karl Schultz, Zack Thomsen-Gray, Pucktada Treeratpituk

    Natural, Intelligent and Effective Interaction in Multimodal Dialogue Systems, Kluwer (2005)

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    Context-Sensitive Statistical Language Modeling

    Alexander Gruenstein, Chao Wang, Stephanie Seneff

    Interspeech (2005), pp. 17-20

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    Meeting Structure Annotation: Data and Tools

    Alexander Gruenstein, John Niekraz, Matthew Purver

    Proc. of the 6th SIGdial Workshop on Disource and Dialogue (2005)

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    Demo: A Multimodal Learning Interface for Sketch, Speak and Point creation of a Schedule Chart

    Ed Kaiser, David Demirdjian, Alexander Gruenstein, Xiaoguang Li, John Niekrasz, Matt Wesson, Sanjeev Kumar

    Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI 2004)

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    Emotional Information Available from Videotapes vs Transcripts

    Anna Liess, Wendy Ellis, Janine Giese-Davis, Alexander Gruenstein, Mitch Golant, David Spiegel

    Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (2004)

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    Managing uncertainty in dialogue information state for real time understanding of multi-human meeting dialogues

    Alexander Gruenstein, Lawrence Cavedon, John Niekrasz, Dominic Widdows, Stanley Peters

    Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Catalog) (2004)

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    Multi-Human Dialogue Understanding for Assisting Artifact-Producing Meetings

    John Niekrasz, Alexander Gruenstein, Lawrence Cavedon

    Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING) (2004)

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    Multithreaded context for robust conversational interfaces: context-sensitive speech recognition and interpretation of corrective fragments

    Oliver Lemon, Alexander Gruenstein

    ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, vol. 11(3) (2004), pp. 241-267

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    Using an Activity Model to Address Issues in Task-Oriented Dialogue Interaction Over Extended Periods

    Alexander Gruenstein, Lawrence Cavedon

    Proceedings of AAAI Spring Symposium on Interaction Between Humans and Autonomous Systems over Extended Periods (2004)

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    An information state approach in a multi-modal dialogue system for human-robot conversation

    Oliver Lemon, Anne Bracy, Alexander Gruenstein, Stanley Peters

    Perspectives on Dialogue in the new Millenium, John Benjamins (2003), pp. 229-242

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    Generation of collaborative spoken dialogue contributions in dynamic task environment

    Oliver Lemon, Alexander Gruenstein, Randolph Gullett, Alexis Battle, Laura Hiatt, Stanley Peters

    Working Papers of the 2003 AAAI Spring Symposium on Natural Language Generation in Spoken and Written Dialogue, {AAAI} Press, pp. 85-90

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    Targeted Help for Spoken Dialogue Systems: Intelligent Feedback Improves Naive User's Performance

    Beth Ann Hockey, Oliver Lemon, Ellen Campana, Laura Hiatt, Gregory Aist, James Hieronymus, Alexander Gruenstein, John Dowding

    Proceedings of the 10th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL) (2003)

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    Collaborative Activities and Multi-tasking in Dialogue Systems

    Oliver Lemon, Alexander Gruenstein, Stanley Peters

    Traitment automatique des langues, vol. 43(2) (2002), pp. 131-154

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    Collaborative Dialogue for Controlling Autonomous Systems

    Oliver Lemon, Alexander Gruenstein, Lawrence Cavedon, Stanley Peters

    Proccedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium (2002)

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    Multi-tasking and Collaborative Activities in Dialogue Systems

    Oliver Lemon, Alexander Gruenstein, Alexis Battle, Stanley Peters

    Proceedings of the 3rd SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue (2002), pp. 113-124

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    A Multi-Modal Dialogue System for Human-Robot Conversation

    Oliver Lemon, Anne Bracy, Alexander Gruenstein, Stanley Peters

    Proceedings of the Scond Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics NAACL (2001)

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    Information States in a Multi-modal Dialogue System for Human-Robot Conversation

    Oliver Lemon, Anne Bracy, Alexander Gruenstein, Stanley Peters

    Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Bi-Dialog 2001), pp. 57 - 67

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    The WITAS Multi-Modal Dialogue System I

    Oliver Lemon, Anne Bracy, Alexander Gruenstein, Stanley Peters

    7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (EuroSpeech) (2001)