Dialog Simulator


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Conversation Simulator


Combining user intention and error modeling for statistical dialog simulators. S Quarteroni, M González, G Riccardi… – …, 2010 – ling.uni-potsdam.de Abstract Statistical user simulation is an efficient and effective way to train and evaluate the performance of a (spoken) dialog system. In this paper, we design and evaluate a modular data-driven dialog simulator where we decouple the “intentional” component of the User … Cited by 8 Related articles All 9 versions

Cooperative user models in statistical dialog simulators M González, S Quarteroni, G Riccardi… – Proceedings of the 11th …, 2010 – dl.acm.org Abstract Statistical user simulation is a promising methodology to train and evaluate the performance of (spoken) dialog systems. We work with a modular architecture for data- driven simulation where the” intentional” component of user simulation includes a User … Cited by 2 Related articles All 10 versions

Recent Approaches to Dialog Management for Spoken Dialog Systems. C Lee, S Jung, K Kim, D Lee, GG Lee – JCSE, 2010 – jcse.kiise.org … Although there are no generally accepted evaluation metrics as to what constitutes a good intention model in dialog simulators, the evaluation metrics has been recently investigated to automatically determine the quality of the simulated dialogs [Schatzmann et al. … Cited by 24 Related articles All 2 versions

Example-based dialog modeling for practical multi-domain dialog system C Lee, S Jung, S Kim, GG Lee – Speech Communication, 2009 – Elsevier This paper proposes a generic dialog modeling framework for a multi-domain dialog system to simultaneously manage goal-oriented and chat dialogs for both inform. Cited by 33 Related articles All 5 versions

Shallow and inner forms of emotional intelligence in advisory dialog simulation F de Rosis, B De Carolis, V Carofiglio, S Pizzutilo – Life-Like Characters, 2004 – Springer … Our advisory dialog simulator includes four main components (Fig. … We took information from web sites in this domain as a reference corpus in designing our dialog simulator [14]. The following example dialog is produced by our system: GO: Hi, my name is Greta! … Cited by 16 Related articles All 2 versions

Human-computer dialogue simulation using hidden markov models H Cuayáhuitl, S Renals, O Lemon… – … , 2005 IEEE Workshop …, 2005 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Use r Turn s User M odel Dialogues (test) System M odel Dialogues (real) D ia lo g u e s (tra in in g ) Evaluation d ialog ues Fig. 1. A high-level diagram of the proposed human-computer dialogue simulator. ASRU 2005 0-7803-9479-8/05/$20.00 © 2005 IEEE 290 Page 2. 2.1. … Cited by 72 Related articles All 7 versions

An Online Generated Transducer to Increase Dialog Manager Coverage. J Planells, LF Hurtado, E Sanchis… – …, 2012 – 20.210-193-52.unknown.qala.com. … … {xplanells, lhurtado, esanchis, esegarra}@dsic.upv.es Abstract This paper presents a new approach for dynamically in- creasing the coverage of a Statistical Dialog Manager. A Stochastic Finite-State Transducer for dialog manage- ment is estimated using a dialog simulator. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Hybrid approach to robust dialog management using agenda and dialog examples C Lee, S Jung, K Kim, GG Lee – Computer speech & language, 2010 – Elsevier Spoken dialog systems have difficulty selecting which action to take in a given situation because recognition and understanding errors are prevalent due to nois. Cited by 12 Related articles All 4 versions

A temporal simulator for developing turn-taking methods for spoken dialogue systems EO Selfridge, PA Heeman – Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … messages. If there are multiple mes- sages intended for the same time slice, the agent completely processes one before moving to the next. 3 Dialogue Simulator We use the above temporal simulator to simulate di- alogue. At … Cited by 3 Related articles All 14 versions

Affective advice giving dialogs A Cavalluzzi, V Carofiglio, F De Rosis – Affective Dialogue Systems, 2004 – Springer … to which our work is more closely related is Cassell and Bickmore’s research on ‘relational agents’ [4] and, more specifically, LAURA [2]. Although LAURA deals with advice about physical exercise rather than healthy eating, the background of our dialog simulators is the same … Cited by 19 Related articles All 11 versions

Automated Generation of Finalized Dialogue Based Interfaces M Rajman, H Bui Trung, D Portabella – Proceedings of Swiss Computer …, 2004 – sarit.ch … Prototype Refine Dialogue Simulator (WoZ interface) Dialogue Manager Generate … 18 Generating the Dialogue Manager • The generation procedure uses the same input parameters as for the Dialogue Simulator (WoZ interface) • Most of the code generated for the dialogue … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Evaluation of a hierarchical reinforcement learning spoken dialogue system H Cuayáhuitl, S Renals, O Lemon… – Computer Speech & …, 2010 – Elsevier … The distorted user responses and database results update the machine’s KB so that the dialogue strategy can choose actions accordingly. The proposed dialogue simulator uses an ontology to represent the conversant’s knowledge base. … Cited by 40 Related articles All 16 versions

Acquisition and Evaluation of a Dialog Corpus through WOz and Dialog Simulation Techniques. D Griol, LF Hurtado, E Segarra, E Sanchis – LREC, 2008 – lrec-conf.org … The results of this comparison show that the two corpora have similar characteristics. We are currently adapting the dialog simulator technique to acquire a corpus within the framework of a new project called EDECAN. One … Cited by 2 Related articles All 7 versions

FireGUI: A Software Tool for Predicting Fire and Smoke Spread on Ships G Henley, TA Haupt, B Parihar… – … : Shipbuilding in Support …, 2008 – navalengineers.org … FIGURE 3 Fire Simulation Dialog Page 4. Simulator (FSSIM, described in more detail later), starts FSSIM running in the background, and begins monitoring the output of FSSIM to update the FireGUI 3D and floorplan views to show changes in temperature or other parameters. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

Unsupervised modeling of user actions in a dialog corpus D Lee, M Jeong, K Kim, GG Lee – Acoustics, Speech and …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … in [18]. For each dialog, the system gets 20 points if the dialog is successfully completed, and loses one point for each dialogue turn. To evaluate the dialog system, we used a dialog simulator proposed in [17]. We used 1000 … Cited by 4 Related articles All 2 versions

Barge-in effects in Bayesian dialogue act recognition and simulation H Cuayáhuitl, N Dethlefs, H Hastie… – … (ASRU), 2013 IEEE …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … in events. This result sug- gests that dialogue simulators should incorporate user barge- ins based on partial system dialogue acts rather than complete ones to achieve more realistic simulated interactions. Classifier (simulator … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

A domain-independent statistical methodology for dialog management in spoken dialog systems D Griol, Z Callejas, R López-Cózar… – Computer Speech & …, 2014 – Elsevier This paper proposes a domain-independent statistical methodology to develop dialog managers for spoken dialog systems. Our methodology employs a data-driven cla. Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Computing meaning in interaction CS en Diálogos – Impresos de Inscripción, 2008 – sepln.org … The context update model has been converted in- to an algorithm and implemented in a dialogue simulator (Keizer y Morante, 2007). … On the practical side, the context up- date model has been converted into an algorithm and implemented in a dialogue simulator. … All 11 versions

Acquiring and Evaluating a Dialog Corpus through a Dialog Simulation D Griol, LF Hurtado, E Sanchis, E Segarra – dsic.upv.es … 4 Evaluation A statistical dialog manager was learned using the corpus acquired with the dialog simulator technique (M1 manager). The DIHANA corpus was used as test set to evaluate the behavior of this dialog man- ager with a real users corpus. … Related articles All 4 versions

Adaptive Simulation For Multicultural Dialogue Training S Hetzner, L Pannese – pixel-online.org … This paper describes the design of an adaptive dialogue simulator that models real world activities in the field of intercultural competence. Real-life experiences are gathered and categorized in micro- activities in order to identify key elements of ‘real-world’ activities. … Related articles All 4 versions

An Algorithm that Continuously Seeks Minimum Length Dialogs RB Inouye, AW Biermann – 4th IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge …, 2005 – csse.monash.edu.au … 2i; 922,< 72?}-The initial user model for the system assigns System Dialog rule sets V Dialog strategy optimizer Simulated user generator Random number generator Knowledge distribution function Figure 1: The dialog simulator. a value of 0.5 to each question. … Related articles All 3 versions

VoiceXML platform SDS Loquendo – forumtal.fub.it … Language independent • Domain independent Dialog knowledge Loquendo SDS Studio •Web based development system •Web based dialog simulator VoiceXML platform VXML/HTTP Figure 1: Loquendo SDS integration schema … Related articles All 2 versions

Design of an Automated Voice Application for Home Monitoring of Diabetes M McTear, R Harper, P Nicholl… – … of SpeechTEK Europe …, 2010 – scm.ulster.ac.uk … One method that is currently being explored with the current system involves learning a statistical dialogue model from a corpus of dialogues generated automatically by using a user simulator and a dialogue simulator, thus obviating the need for costly data collection involving … All 2 versions

Unsupervised Spoken Language Understanding for a Multi-domain Dialog System D Lee, M Jeong, K Kim, S Ryu, G Lee – 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Page 1. Copyright (c) 2013 IEEE. Personal use is permitted. For any other purposes, permission must be obtained from the IEEE by emailing pubs-permissions@ieee.org. This article has been accepted for publication in a future issue of this journal, but has not been fully edited. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Understanding user state and preferences for robust spoken dialog systems and location-aware assistive technology WWPL Li – 2012 – dspace.mit.edu Page 1. Understanding User State and Preferences for Robust Spoken Dialog Systems and Location-Aware Assistive Technology by Williarn Li BASc. Engineering Science, University of Toronto (2009) Submitted to the Engineering … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

Attitude display in dialogue patterns A Martalò, N Novielli, F De Rosis – … on Affective Language in Human and …, 2008 – aisb.org.uk … tailoring interaction to the learner’s needs. Our long-term goal is to implement a dialogue simulator which is able to inform and persuade a human interlocutor in a conversation about healthy dieting. We expect the level and … Cited by 9 Related articles All 7 versions

Spoken Dialogue Systems K Jokinen, M McTear – Synthesis Lectures on Human …, 2009 – morganclaypool.com Page 1. Spoken Dialogue Systems Page 2. Page 3. iii Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies Editor Graeme Hirst, University of Toronto Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies publishes monographs … Cited by 33 Related articles All 7 versions

Micro-collaboration: Team sharing to build highly interactive online activities J Aleckson – 2010 – uwex.edu … System 3 Page 4. Web Courseworks project, formative evaluation feedback was used to improve the artificial intelligence of a dialogue simulator in use by international Olympic coaches to practice ways of speaking to athletes. The … Related articles

Hierarchical reinforcement learning for spoken dialogue systems H Cuayáhuitl – 2009 – era.lib.ed.ac.uk Page 1. Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning for Spoken Dialogue Systems Heriberto Cuay´ahuitl T H E U NIVER S I T Y O F E DI NBU R G H Doctor of Philosophy Institute for Communicating and Collaborative Systems School of Informatics University of Edinburgh … Cited by 33 Related articles All 5 versions

Spoken Dialogue Management Using Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning and Dialogue Simulation H Cuayáhuitl – 2005 – researchgate.net Page 1. Spoken Dialogue Management Using Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning and Dialogue Simulation Heriberto Cuayáhuitl T H E U NIVER S I T Y O F E DI NBU R G H Supervisors: Prof. Steve Renals and Dr. Oliver Lemon … Cited by 4 Related articles All 3 versions

Framework for Human Computer Interaction for Learning Dialogue Strategies using Controlled Natural Language in Information Systems M Ahmad – 2012 – dspaces.uok.edu.in Page 1. Framework for Human Computer Interaction for Learning Dialogue Strategies using Controlled Natural Language in Information Systems A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Computer Science by … Related articles All 7 versions

Exploitation in affect detection in improvisational e-drama L Zhang, JA Barnden, RJ Hendley… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2006 – Springer … Wiltschko’s eDrama Front Desk [5] is an online emotional natural language dialogue simulator with a virtual reception interface for pedagogical purposes. Mehdi et al. … 5. Wiltschko, WR 2003. Emotion Dialogue Simulator. eDrama learning, Inc. eDrama Front Desk. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 12 versions

Towards a Socially Intelligent ECA. V Carofiglio, B De Carolis, I Mazzotta, N Novielli… – IxD&A, 2009 – researchgate.net … In this dialogue the agent and user moves are denoted respectively with Vi and Uj. Vi moves are generated by our dialogue simulator, while Uj moves are introduced in free text. V0: Hi, my name is Valentina! I’m here to suggest you how to eat well. What’s your name? … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

HMM modeling of user engagement in advice-giving dialogues N Novielli – Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, 2010 – Springer … as input to the classifier. Such a module can be easily embed- ded in an agent-based incremental architecture [42] (eg in a dialogue simulator) since it has the advantage of receiving simple text as input. At every time of the … Cited by 7 Related articles All 5 versions

Developments in affect detection from text in open-ended improvisational e-drama L Zhang, JA Barnden, RJ Hendley… – Technologies for E- …, 2006 – Springer … Wiltschko’s eDrama Front Desk [5] is de- signed as an online emotional natural language dialogue simulator with a virtual reception interface for pedagogical purposes. Mehdi et al. … Tokyo, Japan, (2001) 182-189 5. Wiltschko, WR: Emotion Dialogue Simulator. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Social Attitude Recognition in Multimodal Interaction with a Pedagogical Agent B De Carolis, S Ferilli, N Novielli… – Journal of e- …, 2012 – serviceseconomiaunitn.whr-services … … In this dialogue the agent and user moves are denoted respectively by Vi (generated by our dialogue simulator) and Uj (performed by the user). The letters L, V and G denote signals of social attitude in the Language, Voice and Gestures respectively. … Related articles All 6 versions

Language and Text-to-Speech technologies for culture-embedded language learning A Gelan – Proceedings of the ICT for Language …, 2010 – conference.pixel-online.net … A2 learners. TTS synthesis is used as a dialogue simulator (male and female synthetic voices); the learner gets audio input and at the same time scans the text together with its synchronous translation in the mother tongue. As … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

Design of multimodal dialogue-based systems M Melichar – 2008 – infoscience.epfl.ch Page 1. POUR L’OBTENTION DU GRADE DE DOCTEUR ÈS SCIENCES PAR Master en informatique de l’Université de Brno, République tchèque et de nationalité tchèque acceptée sur proposition du jury: Prof. A. Wegmann … Cited by 6 Related articles All 4 versions

User modeling and adaptation in health promotion dialogs with an animated character F Rosis, N Novielli, V Carofiglio, A Cavalluzzi… – Journal of Biomedical …, 2006 – Elsevier … 3. Our first prototype of dialog simulator. Dialog simulation systems are usually built after careful analysis of a corpus of naturally occurring dialogs to emulate the behavior humans show when communicating among themselves. … Cited by 49 Related articles All 14 versions

Recognising the Social Attitude in Natural Interaction with Pedagogical Agents B De Carolis, S Ferilli, N Novielli, F Leuzzi, F Rotella – lacam.di.uniba.it … In this dialogue the agent and user moves are denoted respectively by Vi (generated by our dialogue simulator) and Uj (performed by the user). Where no annotation is provided, our models did not recognize any sign of social attitude. V0: Hi, my name is Valentina! … Related articles All 2 versions

DICIT Architecture Tools, Standards, Hardware and Software for the First Prototypes G Daggett – 2007 – dicit.fbk.eu Page 1. Deliverable 2.1 DICIT Architecture Tools, Standards, Hardware and Software for the First Prototypes Authors: Gregg Daggett Affiliations: IBM Date: 5-Oct-2007 Document Type: R Status/Version: 1.0 Dissemination Level: PU FP6 IST-034624 http://dicit.itc.it Page 2. … All 3 versions

[BOOK] Advances in Commercial Deployment of Spoken Dialog Systems D Suendermann – 2011 – books.google.com Page 1. SPRINGER BRIEFS IN SPEECH TECHNOLOGY David Suendermann Springer Page 2. SpringerBriefs in Speech Technology Series Editor: Amy Neustein For other titles published in this series, go to http://www.springer.com/series/10043 Page 3. … Cited by 8 Related articles All 3 versions

Towards a model for recognising the social attitude in natural interaction with embodied agents B De Carolis, S Ferilli, N Novielli – Complex, Intelligent and …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … In this dialogue the agent and user moves are denoted respectively by Vi and Uj. Vi moves are generated by our dialogue simulator, while Uj moves are performed by the user. The following dialog has been translated from Italian. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions

Enhancing conversational access to information through a socially intelligent agent B De Carolis, I Mazzotta, N Novielli – Intelligent Information Access, 2010 – Springer … 2005). In this dialogue the agent and user moves are denoted respectively with Vi and Uj. Vi moves are gen- erated by our dialogue simulator, while Uj moves are introduced in free text. Page 14. 14 B. De Carolis, I. Mazzotta, and N. Novielli … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Affect Detection and Metaphor in E-drama L Zhang, JA Barnden, RJ Hendley, MG Lee… – International Journal of …, 2008 – Inderscience … emotional expressions. The e-Drama Front Desk (Wiltschko, 2003), which is used for pedagogical purposes, uses an online emotional natural language dialogue simulator with a virtual reception interface. Mehdi et al. (2004 … Cited by 17 Related articles All 11 versions

Language and Text-to-Speech technologies for highly accessible language & culture learning A Gelan – International Journal of Emerging Technologies in …, 2011 – editlib.org … In the TST-ID project, TTS synthesis is additionally used as a dialogue simulator (several male and female voices per language are put at the disposal) and as pro- nunciation model: users can practise pronunciation (se- lecting words, word combinations, entire sentences and … Related articles All 12 versions

Affect detection and an automated improvisational ai actor in e-drama L Zhang, M Gillies, JA Barnden, RJ Hendley… – Artifical Intelligence for …, 2007 – Springer … Wiltschko’s eDrama Front Desk [6] is an online emotional natural language dialogue simulator with a virtual reception interface for pedagogical purposes. Natural language parser is used to analyze users’ input texts which index into a list of phrases that are frequently used. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 9 versions

[BOOK] Man-machine Dialogue: Design and Challenges F Landragin – 2013 – books.google.com Page 1. COMPUTER ENGINEERING SERIES “M v’w-h NI . 1;}: u ‘4 :.. mm» mg,- ‘ “Hm mwwmm Jig” :ctamar :”m mm: W ‘, $ ;-m: :smurmm we. :9 garamwmmrn mum,v ‘ Q Man-Machine ialogue Design and Challenges Frédéric Landragin FSI’E WILEY Page 2. … Related articles All 4 versions

E-commerce and B2B Services Enterprises P Fauska, N Kryvinska, C Strauss – … Information Networking and …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … selling processes. Additionally, B2B E-Commerce is able to form and intensify collaboration between business partners. It acts as a dialogue simulator, facilitates interactivity and real time information exchange. By increasing … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Development of assistance systems for user groups with specific handicaps–a challenge for the ergonomic design process S Lutherdt, U Fröber, H Witte, P Kurtz… – Proc. XIX ISOES, 2005 – db-thueringen.de … 5 EUKOS: (German abbreviation) EU-konformer Software-Entwicklungsprozess (Sievers 2002) 6 ODIS: (German abbreviation) Oberflächen-Dialog-Simulator, designed on insights of the „Seeheim-Conference User In- terface Technique“by Nowack et.al. (Dep. … Cited by 4 Related articles

E-drama: facilitating online role-play using an AI actor and emotionally expressive characters L Zhang, M Gillies, K Dhaliwal, A Gower… – International Journal of …, 2009 – IOS Press … achieve believable emotional expression. Wiltschko’s eDrama Front Desk (2003) is an online emotional natural language dialogue simulator with a virtual reception interface for pedagogical purposes. A natural language parser … Cited by 28 Related articles All 19 versions

Formalisation of argumentation protocols in Event Calculus L Bodenstaff – 2005 – phil.uu.nl Page 1. Formalisation of argumentation protocols in Event Calculus Lianne Bodenstaff October 6, 2005 1st supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mr. H. Prakken 2nd supervisor: Dr. G. Vreeswijk 3rd supervisor: Dr. V. van Oostrom Master’s Thesis Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Utrecht University … Cited by 1 Related articles

Application of simulation models in agricultural research and planning, a review BC Martinez – Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2011 – ccba.uady.mx … Este complejo modelo, llamado Dialog Simulator and Predictor for Research in Agriculture (DIASPORA), integra conocimientos de diferentes disciplinas para un mejor entendimiento y representación de los agroecosistemas en la relación agua-suelo-atmósfera; cuenta … Related articles All 3 versions

Understanding Organizational Implication of IT-enabled Change Processes: A Multimedia Simulation Approach JF MANZONI, AA ANGEHRN – flora.insead.edu Page 1. UNDERSTANDING ORGANIZATIONAL IMPLICATIONS OF CHANGE PROCESSES: A MULTIMEDIA SIMULATION APPROACH JF MANZONI** and AA ANGEHRN* 97/83/CALT 4 (revised version of 96/82/CA LT4) Assistant … Related articles All 2 versions

WP9-Iterative Design of Embodied Conversational Agents With Wizard of Oz Studies A Cavalluzzi, G Clarizio – Relations Across WPs – emotion-research.net Page 34. Thursday 18.10–18.30 WP9-Iterative Design of Embodied Conversational Agents With Wizard of Oz Studies A. Cavalluzzi, G. Clarizio, B. De Carolis, F. de Rosis, I. Mazzotta, N. Novielli After an enthusiastic effort towards … Related articles All 2 versions

AMPL: Active Multi-Power Level Cluster Formation JD Rupp – 2006 – cs.uccs.edu … The plug-in aspect of the simulator allows for easy expansion of several of the simulated aspects. The plugable pieces are automatically found in the classpath and inserted into combo boxes in the Simulation Setup dialog. * EMBED PBrush ***. … Simulator Parameters. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

The role of e–commerce in B2B markets of goods and services P Fauska, N Kryvinska, C Strauss – International Journal of Services, …, 2013 – Inderscience Page 1. Int. J. Services, Economics and Management, Vol. 5, Nos. 1/2, 2013 41 Copyright © 2013 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. The role of e-commerce in B2B markets of goods and services Polina Fauska* Department of e-Business … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions

Business strategies and B2B E-Commerce opportunities of global narrow specialized companies P Fauska – 2012 – othes.univie.ac.at Page 1. MAGISTERARBEIT Titel der Magisterarbeit „Business Strategies and B2B E-Commerce Opportunities of Global Narrow Specialized Companies“ Verfasserin Polina Fauska angestrebter akademischer Grad Magistrader Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Mag. rer. … Cited by 1 Related articles