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Dialog without Dialog Data: Learning Visual Dialog Agents from VQA Data

Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS)


Abstract

Can we develop visually grounded dialog agents that can efficiently adapt to new tasks without forgetting how to talk to people? Such agents could leverage a larger variety of existing data to generalize to new task, minimizing expensive data collection and annotation. In this work, we study a setting we call “Dialog without Dialog”, which requires agents to develop visually grounded dialog models that can adapt to new tasks without language level supervision. By factorizing intention and language, our model minimizes linguistic drift after fine-tuning for new tasks. We present qualitative results, automated metrics, and human studies that all show our model can adapt to new tasks and maintain language quality. Baselines either fail to perform well at new tasks or experience language drift, becoming unintelligible to humans. Code has been made available at: https://github.com/mcogswell/dialog_without_dialog.

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