The Conversational Interface: Talking to Smart Devices


The Conversational Interface: Talking to Smart Devices (2016) .. by Michael McTear, Zoraida CallejasDavid Griol


Table of contents (18 chapters)

Introducing the Conversational Interface
Pages 1-7

The Dawn of the Conversational Interface
Pages 11-24

Toward a Technology of Conversation
Pages 25-50

Conversational Interfaces: Past and Present
Pages 51-72

Speech Input and Output
Pages 75-92

Implementing Speech Input and Output
Pages 93-123

Creating a Conversational Interface Using Chatbot Technology
Pages 125-159

Spoken Language Understanding
Pages 161-185

Implementing Spoken Language Understanding
Pages 187-208

Dialog Management
Pages 209-233

Implementing Dialog Management
Pages 235-263

Response Generation
Pages 265-279

Conversational Interfaces: Devices, Wearables, Virtual Agents, and Robots
Pages 283-308

Emotion, Affect, and Personality
Pages 309-327

Affective Conversational Interfaces
Pages 329-357

Implementing Multimodal Conversational Interfaces Using Android Wear
Pages 359-376

Evaluating the Conversational Interface
Pages 379-402

Future Directions
Pages 403-418

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