Mattias Appelgren

I am a PhD student in the Institute of Language Cognition and Computation at University of Edinburgh supervised by Alex Lascarides. I am trying to teach agents through interaction (Interactive Task Learning). In particular I am working on making use of coherence to constrain possible interpretations of teacher feedback, explotining this to update an agent's model of the world and the task.

I am originally from Sweden but moved to Edinburgh to do my undergraduate and masters degrees in Informatics.

Publications

Learning Plans by Acquiring Grounded Linguistic Meanings from Corrections
**Nominated for Best Paper Award**
Mattias Appelgren, Alex Lascarides
Autonomous Agents and Multi Agent Systems, 2019
[pdf]

Coherence, Symbol Grounding and Interactive Task Learning
Mattias Appelgren, Alex Lascarides
SemDial, 2019
[pdf]

Language Transfer for Early Warning of Epidemics from Social Media
Mattias Appelgren, Patrick Schrempf, Matúš Falis, Satoshi Ikeda, Alison Q. O'Neil
Accepted HADR+AI workshop, NeurIPS, 2019
Work done at Canon Medical Research
[arxiv]

Interactive task learning via embodied corrective feedback
Mattias Appelgren, Alex Lascarides
Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 34 (2), 1-45 (2020)
[pdf]

Contact

Email: M.R.Appelgren@sms.ed.ac.uk
Office: Room 3.25, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB