The Dialogue Dodecathlon: Open-Domain Knowledge and Image Grounded Conversational Agents

@inproceedings{Shuster2020TheDD,
  title={The Dialogue Dodecathlon: Open-Domain Knowledge and Image Grounded Conversational Agents},
  author={Kurt Shuster and Da Ju and Stephen Roller and Emily Dinan and Y-Lan Boureau and Jason Weston},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={2020}
}
We introduce dodecaDialogue: a set of 12 tasks that measures if a conversational agent can communicate engagingly with personality and empathy, ask questions, answer questions by utilizing knowledge resources, discuss topics and situations, and perceive and converse about images. By multi-tasking on such a broad large-scale set of data, we hope to both move towards and measure progress in producing a single unified agent that can perceive, reason and converse with humans in an open-domain… 

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