Emora: Conversational AI

Emora is a Conversational AI-powered chatbot who tries to know you better through social interactions, empathizes and shares her opinions with you, and supports you in achieving personal goals as a faithful companion. Emora's natural language understanding and learning capabilities allow us to define the true meaning of a socialbot and envision the potential of Conversational AI in service of humanity.

The word "Emora" means:

  • It is a feminine name of "Emory".
  • It means "a sage skilled in eloquence and persuasion" in Hebrew.
  • Its reverse "arôme" means "fragrance" in French.
  • Its acronym "amore" means "love" in Italian.

Director

  • Jinho Choi - Associate Professor at Emory University

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Publications

  1. Automatic Generation of Large-scale Multi-turn Dialogues from Reddit. Huryn, D.; Hutsell, W. M.; Choi, J. D. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), 2022.
  2. Report from the NSF Future Directions Workshop on Automatic Evaluation of Dialog: Research Directions and Challenges. Mehri, S.; Choi, J. D.; D'Haro, L. F.; Deriu, J.; Eskenazi, M.; Gasic, M.; Georgila, K.; Hakkani-Tur, D.; Li, Z.; Rieser, V.; Shaikh, S.; Traum, D.; Yeh, Y.; Yu, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, C. arXiv, 2203.10012, 2022.
  3. What Went Wrong? Explaining Overall Dialogue Quality through Utterance-Level Impacts. Finch, J.; Finch, S.; and Choi, J. D. Proceedings of the EMNLP Workshop on NLP for Conversational AI (NLP4ConvAI), 2021.
  4. An Approach to Inference-Driven Dialogue Management within a Social Chatbot. Finch, S. E.; Finch, J. D.; Huryn, D.; Hutsell, W. M.; Huang, X. S.; He, H.; and Choi, J. D. Proceedings of the Alexa Prize Socialbot Grand Challenge (AlexaPrize), 2021.
  5. Emora: An Inquisitive Social Chatbot Who Cares For You. Finch, S. E.; Finch, J. D.; Ahmadvand, A.; Choi, I. J.; Dong, X.; Qi, R.; Sahijwani, H.; Volokhin, S.; Wang, Z.; Wang, Z.; and Choi, J. D. Proceedings of the Alexa Prize Socialbot Grand Challenge (AlexaPrize), 2020.
  6. Towards Unified Dialogue System Evaluation: A Comprehensive Analysis of Current Evaluation Protocols. Finch, S. E.; and Choi, J. D. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), 2020.
  7. Emora STDM: A Versatile Framework for Innovative Dialogue System Development. Finch, J. D.; and Choi, J. D. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue: System Demonstrations (SIGDIAL:DEMO), 2020.