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Joyce Chai

Joyce Chai

Joyce Chai

Professor

Biography

Joyce Chai is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University. Prior to joining MSU in January 2003, she was a Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. She received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Duke University in 1998. Her research interests include multimodal conversational systems, natural language processing, and intelligent user interfaces. She is a recipient of a National Science Foundation Career Award in 2004.

Research Area
Awards
NSF Career Award, 2004
Education
Ph.D., Computer Science, Duke University 1998
B.A., Mathematics, Trinity College 1992
Publications
What's in a Gaze? The Role of Eye-Gaze in Reference Resolution in Multimodal Conversational Interfaces. Z. Prasov and J. Chai. ACM 12th International Conference on Intelligent User interfaces (IUI), pp. 20-29, Canary Islands, Jan 13-17, 2008.
Beyond Attention: The Role of Deictic Gesture in Intention Recognition in Multimodal Conversational Interfaces. S. Qu and J. Chai. ACM 12th International Conference on Intelligent User interfaces (IUI), pp. 237-246, Canary Islands, Jan 13-17, 2008.
Automated Vocabulary Acquisition and Interpretation in Multimodal Conversational Systems. Y. Liu, J. Chai, and R. Jin. The 45th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL), pp. 368-375, Prague, Czech Republic, June 23-30, 2007.
An Exploration of Eye Gaze in Spoken Language Processing for Multimodal Conversational Interfaces. S. Qu and J. Chai. 2007 Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics (NAACL-07), pp. 284-291, Rochester NY, April, 2007.
MSU Scholars ID
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