Conversational Interface & Dialog Systems 2015


Notes:

  • Nuance Recognizer

Resources:

  • furhatrobotics.com .. “the world’s most social robots”
  • iristk.net .. Java-based framework for developing multi-modal interactive systems

Wikipedia:

See also:

Conversational Agent 2010 | Conversational Agent 2011 | Conversational Agent Timeline | Conversational Expert | Conversational Recommender Systems | Conversational Systems | Google Patents Search for Conversational Agents


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User Modeling in Conversational Interfaces P Langley – isle.org … However, current dialogue systems are limited in that they: • Offer limited forms of interaction with users • Make limited inferences about users’ mental states We hold that user models – both short term and long term – have important roles to play in conversational interfaces. … All 2 versions

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Emotional Agents–State of the Art and Applications M Ivanovi?, Z Budimac, M Radovanovi?… – Computer Science and …, 2015 – 147.91.177.25 Page 1. Computer Science and Information Systems 12(4):1121–1148 DOI: 10.2298/CSIS141026047I Emotional Agents – State of the Art and Applications Mirjana Ivanovi?1, Zoran Budimac1, Miloš Radovanovi?1, Vladimir … Related articles All 4 versions

Evaluation of speech-based HMI concepts for information exchange tasks: A driving simulator study H Hofmann, V Tobisch, U Ehrlich, A Berton – Computer Speech & Language, 2015 – Elsevier … Before developing a new speech dialog system (SDS) in a new domain developers have to examine the user’s preferred interaction style and its influence on driving safety. … Keywords. Speech dialog system; Driving simulation study; Usability; Driver distraction. 1. Introduction. … Related articles All 2 versions

A proposal for the development of adaptive spoken interfaces to access the Web D Griol, JM Molina, Z Callejas – Neurocomputing, 2015 – Elsevier … Abstract. Spoken dialog systems have been proposed as a solution to facilitate a more natural human–machine interaction. In this paper, we … 94]. 3. Proposed framework to develop adaptive spoken dialog systems. Fig. 1 shows the … Related articles All 3 versions

Capturing Expertise: Developing Interaction Content for a Robot Through Teleoperation by Domain Experts K Wada, DF Glas, M Shiomi, T Kanda… – International Journal of …, 2015 – Springer … That is, it assumes typical flow and/or set of information to be exchanged. For example, in case of ticket selling, a dialog system would expect to receive information about a customer’s request on departure time, destination, and number of passengers. … Related articles All 5 versions

A data-driven passing interaction model for embodied basketball agents D Lala, T Nishida – Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 2015 – Springer … How has JAT been applied previously? (Clark et al. 2001) and (Schultz et al. 2003) adopted JAT as the basis for a spoken dialogue system. However, there is little else which connects JAT to agents, let alone virtual ones. Several … Related articles

Voice anthropomorphism, interlocutor modelling and alignment effects on syntactic choices in human-computer dialogue BR Cowan, HP Branigan, M Obregón, E Bugis… – International Journal of …, 2015 – Elsevier … computer) or voice anthropomorphism. These findings have both practical and theoretical implications for HCI by demonstrating the potential for spoken dialogue system behaviour to influence users’ syntactic choices in interaction. … Related articles All 5 versions

A Review of Eye Gaze in Virtual Agents, Social Robotics and HCI: Behaviour Generation, User Interaction and Perception K Ruhland, CE Peters, S Andrist… – Computer Graphics …, 2015 – Wiley Online Library Our site uses cookies to improve your experience. You can find out more about our use of cookies in About Cookies, including instructions on how to turn off cookies if you wish to do so. By continuing to browse this site you agree … Cited by 3 Related articles All 9 versions

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Spoken Language Understanding in a Nutrition ARCVES Dialogue System MB Korpusik – 2015 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org Page 1. Spoken Language Understanding in a Nutrition ARCVES Dialogue System by Mandy B. Korpusik … the lack of a specific nutrient. 1.1 Dialogue Systems Spoken dialogue systems like this one have become increasingly prevalent in today’s … Related articles

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Enhancing access to complex and spatial information for blind users of mobile devices Y Zhong – 2015 – urresearch.rochester.edu Page 1. Enhancing Access to Complex and Spatial Information for Blind Users of Mobile Devices by Yu Zhong Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy Supervised by Professor Jeffrey P. Bigham Professor Jiebo Luo … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Objectified humans and humanized objects: Perceived humanness of real and artificial representations of in-group and out-group members A Swiderska – 2015 – d-nb.info … 95 95 95 96 96 97 97 101 Chapter 5: Evaluation of affective dialogue systems for brief on-line interactions Abstract Evaluation of affective dialogue systems for brief on-line interactions Overview of the Present Research Experiment 1 Method Participants Materials … Related articles All 2 versions

Situated Learning and Understanding of Natural Language Y Artzi – 2015 – digital.lib.washington.edu … utterances in dialog systems. Such an approach, when integrated into complete systems, has the … To Jul xv Page 19. 1 Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Robust and ubiquitous conversational interfaces have the potential to transform how users ac- cess and use computers. … Related articles All 4 versions

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