Conversational Interface & Dialog Systems 2017


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 Timeline | Conversational Expert | Conversational Recommender Systems | Conversational Systems | Google Patents Search for Conversational Agents


End-to-end task-completion neural dialogue systems
X Li, YN Chen, L Li, J Gao – arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.01008, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 2015. Semantically conditioned lstm-based natural lan- guage generation for spoken dialogue systems. arXiv preprint arXiv:1508.01745 … 2000. JUPITER: a telephone- based conversational interface for weather informa- tion …

The rise of bots: A survey of conversational interfaces, patterns, and paradigms
LC Klopfenstein, S Delpriori, S Malatini… – Proceedings of the 2017 …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… HISTORY OF CONVERSATIONAL INTERFACES The idea of building a computer—or better, a program—able to talk with humans, giving the illusion of a true human-to- human interaction … Dialog Systems (SDS) started drawing the attention of aca- demics and the industry [22] …

Multimodal halef: An open-source modular web-based multimodal dialog framework
Z Yu, V Ramanarayanan, R Mundkowsky… – Dialogues with Social …, 2017 – Springer
… 1. Eskenazi, M., Black, AW, Raux, A., Langner, B.: Let’s go lab: a platform for evaluation of spoken dialog systems with real world … 2. Zue, V., Seneff, S., Glass, JR, Polifroni, J., Pao, C., Hazen, TJ, Hetherington, L.: Jupiter: a telephone-based conversational interface for weather …

A Multi-lingual evaluation of the vAssist spoken dialog system. Comparing Disco and RavenClaw
JM Olaso, P Milhorat, J Himmelsbach, J Boudy… – Dialogues with Social …, 2017 – Springer
… based statistical spoken dialog systems: a review. In: Proceedings of the IEEE 101(5), 1160–1179 (2013)Google Scholar. 31. Zue, V., Seneff, S., Glass, JR, Polifroni, J., Pao, C., Hazen, TJ, Hetherington, L.: JUPlTER: a telephone-based conversational interface for weather …

Is spoken language all-or-nothing? Implications for future speech-based human-machine interaction
RK Moore – Dialogues with Social Robots, 2017 – Springer
… In these futuristic scenarios, it is assumed that spoken language will provide a “natural” conversational interface between human beings and so … 2 Illustration of the consequences of increasing the flexibility of spoken language dialogue systems; increasing flexibility can lead …

A theoretical framework for conversational search
F Radlinski, N Craswell – Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… In the field of spoken dialog systems, approaches already exist allowing conversational slot filling of a structured query within a schema (eg [44]) … This differs from our work, as we assume a simpler conversational interface (such as a chat) where users enter text in response to …

The negotiation dialogue game
R Laroche, A Genevay – Dialogues with Social Robots, 2017 – Springer
… Interspeech), pp. 2479–2482 (2009)Google Scholar. 4. Lemon, O., Pietquin, O.: Data-Driven Methods for Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Systems: Computational Learning for Conversational Interfaces. Springer (2012)Google Scholar. 5 …

The technology behind personal digital assistants: an overview of the system architecture and key components
R Sarikaya – IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Page 1. 67 IEEE SIgnal ProcESSIng MagazInE | January 2017 | 1053-5888/17©2017IEEE e have long envisioned that one day computers will understand natural language and anticipate what we need, when and where we need it, and proactively complete tasks on our behalf …

Using cognitive models to understand multimodal processes: The case for speech and gesture production
S Kopp, K Bergmann – The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… 2014. Metalogue: a multiperspective multimodal dialogue system with metacognitive abilities for highly adaptive and flexible dialogue management … 2000. More than just another pretty face: Embodied conversational interface agents. Communication of the ACM, 43:70–78 …

Chatbots and the new world of HCI
A Følstad, PB Brandtzæg – interactions, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… If the vision of conversational interfaces holds true, major changes are in store for the field of HCI … Currently, chatbots are embedded in messaging services. In the future, they may be in purely voice-based dialogue systems, like their precursor, Amazon’s Echo …

SUGILITE: creating multimodal smartphone automation by demonstration
TJJ Li, A Azaria, BA Myers – Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… CHI 2017, May 6–11, 2017, Denver, CO, USA 6038 Page 2. In this paper, we describe the design and implementation of SUGILITE 1, a PBD system that enables users to create task automations on smartphones and perform the tasks through a conversational interface …

Investigation of Language Understanding Impact for Reinforcement Learning Based Dialogue Systems
X Li, YN Chen, L Li, J Gao, A Celikyilmaz – arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.07055, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 1, pp. 85–96, 2000. [8] VW Zue and JR Glass, “Conversational interfaces: Advances and challenges,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 88, no … [11] X. Li, Y.-N. Chen, L. Li, and J. Gao, “End-to-end task-completion neural dialogue systems,” arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.01008, 2017 …

Evaluating Quality of Chatbots and Intelligent Conversational Agents
NM Radziwill, MC Benton – arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.04579, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Page 4. Figure 2. Relationships between classes of software-based dialog systems … According to most researchers, and following the earliest conversational interfaces, responding and interacting like a human should be the top priority …

Human-agent dialogues and their purposes
J Baskar, H Lindgren – Proceedings of the European Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… This domain ontology is part of the ACKTUS architecture and used in the implementation of the dialogue system [12] … We treat these as statements in the dialogue, and literals in the logic implemented in the dialogue system …

The future of human robot teams in the army: factors affecting a model of human-system dialogue towards greater team collaboration
AW Evans, M Marge, E Stump, G Warnell… – Advances in Human …, 2017 – Springer
… At the same time, advances in technologies like automatic speech recognition and speech synthesis have allowed conversational interfaces called spoken dialogue systems to run on mobile devices like smartphones and tablet computers (eg, Siri on iOS) …

Tailoring Conversational UX through the Lens of Dialogue Complexity
QV Liao, B Srivastava, P Kapanipathi – CHI Workshop on …, 2017 – qveraliao.com
… The powerful future role of conversational interface may be for operating system that hosts and interconnects various applications, with which users … costs, we need to define complexity in multiple dimensions that have correspondence in specific modules of dialogue systems …

Eliminating Driving Distractions: Human-Computer Interaction with Built-in Applications
BH Chen, SC Huang, WH Tsai – IEEE Vehicular Technology …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… To build an in-vehicle spoken dialog system, several components are needed, as follows … Multiple speakers: When it comes to convenience, headsets or handheld microphones are not suitable for an in-vehicle spoken dialog system …

The burchak corpus: a challenge data set for interactive learning of visually grounded word meanings
Y Yu, A Eshghi, G Mills, OJ Lemon – arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.10431, 2017 – arxiv.org
… In Oliver Lemon Olivier Pietquin, editor, Data-Driven Methods for Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Systems: Computational Learning for Conversational Interfaces, chapter 4, pages 39– 73. Springer, November. Casey Kennington and David Schlangen. 2015 …

Ava: From Data to Insights Through Conversations.
RJL John, N Potti, JM Patel – CIDR, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… languages without significantly con- straining the data scientist’s capabilities. A conversational interface simplifies the composition of workflows from task template libraries. The use of natural language allows a data scientist …

Evaluating natural language understanding services for conversational question answering systems
D Braun, A Hernandez-Mendez, F Matthes… – Proceedings of the 18th …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… Long before the terms conversational interface or chatbot were coined, Turing (1950) described them as the ultimate test for artificial … and for differ- ent purposes, eg question answering for localized search (McTear et al., 2016), form-driven dialogue systems (Stoyanchev et al …

Creation of a Dialogue Corpus for Automatic Analysis of Phonetic Convergence
J Bachan, M Owsianny… – Proceeding of 8th …, 2017 – bachan.speechlabs.pl
… adaptation and re-adaptation, and other key issues will be valuable in guiding the design of future conversational interfaces and their … The analysis of the corpus will serve for creation of convergence models which could be implemented in spoken dialogue systems based on …

Incorporating android conversational agents in m?learning apps
D Griol, JM Molina, Z Callejas – Expert Systems, 2017 – Wiley Online Library
… Seneff et al., 2007; Kartakis, 2010). In addition, the combination of conversational interfaces and mobile devices has lead to a new paradigm in which they can collect information from the user pervasively. This can help to build …

User query behaviour in different task types in a spoken language vs. textual interface: a Wizard of Oz experiment.
XJ Yuan, N Sa – Information Research, 2017 – search.ebscohost.com
… Oulasvirta, A., Engelbrecht, KP, Jameson, A. & Moller, S. (2006). The relationship between user errors and perceived usability of a spoken dialogue system … JUPlTER: a telephone-based conversational interface for weather information …

Talk and Tools: the best of both worlds in mobile user interfaces for E-coaching
RJ Beun, S Fitrianie, F Griffioen-Both, S Spruit… – Personal and Ubiquitous …, 2017 – Springer
… Users can “Talk” with these systems supported by a conversational interface, and they can work with these systems supported by “Tools … Health coaching dialog systems have been developed on the basis of research methods from persuasive technology (eg, [14]) and behavior …

SHERLOCK: Experimental evaluation of a conversational agent for mobile information tasks
A Preece, W Webberley, D Braines… – … on Human-Machine …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… processable. We investigated the effectiveness of a CNL-based conversational interface for HMI in a behavioral exper- iment called simple human experiment regarding locally observed collective knowledge (SHERLOCK) …

I Can Parse You: Grammars for Dialogs
M Hirzel, L Mandel, A Shinnar, J Siméon… – LIPIcs-Leibniz …, 2017 – drops.dagstuhl.de
… Recently, human-computer dialog systems, also known as chat bots or virtual agents, received much renewed attention [14 … WCS and its competitors can be put to immediate use to augment existing websites, messaging platforms, or mobile apps with a conversational interface …

Sequence Adversarial Training and Minimum Bayes Risk Decoding for End-to-end Neural Conversation Models
W Wang, Y Koji, BA Harsham, T Hori… – … of the 6th Dialog System …, 2017 – merl.com
… 90–169, 2002. [2] SJ Young, “Probabilistic methods in spoken–dialogue systems,” Philosophical Transactions … 1389–1402, 2000. [3] V. Zue, S. Seneff, JR Glass, J. Polifroni, C. Pao, TJ Hazen, and L. Hetherington, “Juplter: a telephone-based conversational interface for weather …

Predicting head pose in dyadic conversation
D Greenwood, S Laycock, I Matthews – International Conference on …, 2017 – Springer
… 1086 (2007) 6. Cassell, J., Bickmore, T., Billinghurst, M., Campbell, L., Chang, K., Vilhjálmsson, H., Yan, H.: Embodiment in conversational interfaces: Rea … Nishimura, R., Kitaoka, N., Nakagawa, S.: A spoken dialog system for chat-like conversations considering response timing …

Modelling information needs in collaborative search conversations
S Shiga, H Joho, R Blanco, JR Trippas… – Proceedings of the 40th …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… 2.3 Spoken Dialogue Systems and Dialogue Acts Finally, we brie y discuss the research on Spoken Dialogue Systems (SDS), which allows for interaction with computer-based applica- tions such as expert systems or databases by spoken natural lan- guage (McTear [28]) …

Neural response generation via gan with an approximate embedding layer
Z Xu, B Liu, B Wang, SUN Chengjie, X Wang… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… One of the potential applications of such neural response generators is to improve the capability of existing conversational interfaces (informally also known as chatbots) by enabling them to go beyond predefined tasks and chat with human users in an open domain …

Generating chat bots from web API specifications
M Vaziri, L Mandel, A Shinnar, J Siméon… – Proceedings of the 2017 …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Fur- thermore, it helps us focus on improving the conversational interface, since that yields the dual benefit of improving both the calling experience and the curation experience. This paper makes the following contributions …

A User Perception–Based Approach to Create Smiling Embodied Conversational Agents
M Ochs, C Pelachaud, G Mckeown – ACM Transactions on Interactive …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. 4 A User Perception–Based Approach to Create Smiling Embodied Conversational Agents MAGALIE OCHS, Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, ENSAM, Université de Toulon, LSIS, Marseille, France CATHERINE PELACHAUD …

Simulating empathic behavior in a social assistive robot
B De Carolis, S Ferilli, G Palestra – Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2017 – Springer
… with environment’s services may be provided mainly in two ways: i) in a seamless way, using proactive and pervasive technologies for supporting the user’s interaction through an ecosystem of devices, or ii) using an embodied companion as a conversational interface …

Examining Cooperation in Visual Dialog Models
M Mironenco, D Kianfar, K Tran, E Kanoulas… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… [7] O. Lemon and O. Pietquin. Data-Driven Methods for Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Systems: Com- putational Learning for Conversational Interfaces. Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2012. [8] M. Malinowski, M. Rohrbach, and M. Fritz …

A Data-Driven Approach to Dialog Structure Modeling
D Griol, A Sanchis, JM Molina – … Joint Conference SOCO’17-CISIS’17 …, 2017 – Springer
… can be necessary for obtaining the final goal of the dialog, and also general parts not strictly related to the domain of the dialog system (greetings, error recovery, etc.). The detection of the dialog structure is useful to develop dynamic and user-adapted conversational interfaces …

Open-Domain Neural Dialogue Systems
YN Chen, J Gao – Proceedings of the IJCNLP 2017, Tutorial Abstracts, 2017 – aclweb.org
… oriented spoken dialog systems with chatting capability. In Proceedings of SigDial. Victor Zue, Stephanie Seneff, James R Glass, Joseph Polifroni, Christine Pao, Timothy J Hazen, and Lee Hetherington. 2000. JUPITER: a telephone- based conversational interface for weather …

A Proposal to Enhance Human-Machine Interaction by Means of Multi-agent Conversational Interfaces
D Griol, AS de Miguel, JM Molina – International Conference on Hybrid …, 2017 – Springer
… Section 3 details our proposed multi-agent architecture to develop adaptive conversational interfaces. Section 4 describes the application of our proposal in the CMU Let’s Go spoken dialog system and presents the results of the evaluation of our proposal for this practical system …

Spoken dialogue BIM systems–an application of big data in construction
I Motawa – Facilities, 2017 – emeraldinsight.com
… Design/methodology/approach. The proposed system integrates cloud-based spoken dialogue system and case-based reasoning BIM system. Findings … The following section first introduces the SDSs. Spoken dialogue systems …

Developing Educative Multimodal Conversational Applications for Mobile Devices
D Griol, Z Callejas – … on Technology-Centric Strategies for Higher …, 2017 – books.google.com
… As it has been described in the previous section, a conversational interface is a software that accepts natural language as an input and produces natural language as an output engaging in a conversation with the user. The implementation of multimodal dialog systems is a …

Towards Multimodal Coreference Resolution for Exploratory Data Visualization Dialogue: Context-Based Annotation and Gesture Identification
A Kumar, B Di Eugenio, J Aurisano, A Johnson… – SEMDIAL 2017 SaarDial – evl.uic.edu
… with complex data and visualizations thereof in order to make discoveries; and use our findings to develop a dialogue system for exploring data … Based on the in- sights from the data collection, our second goal is that of developing a conversational interface that will automatically …

Evaluating the conversation flow and content quality of a multi-bot conversational system
H Candello, M Vasconcelos, C Pinhanez – 2017 – researchgate.net
… Notably, exceptions are surface interaction and multi-user games, but the mainstream of human-computer interaction remains one-to-one.In this sense, conversational interfaces powered by chatbots are an … RESULTS Overall 194 turns were identified in the dialogue system logs …

Integrating the Talkamatic Dialogue Manager with Alexa
S Larsson, A Berman, A Krona, F Kronlid – Proc. Interspeech 2017, 2017 – isca-speech.org
… Manager with built-in multimodality, multilinguality, and multi-domain support, and an SDK enabling rapid development of conversational interfaces with a … means that one can combine a num- ber of DDDs covering different domains into one large dialogue system, where the …

Hierarchical POMDP Decomposition
J Pineau – cs.cmu.edu
… The role of our conversational interface is mostly one of information- provider, which has a structure dictated by the information content available in a given … This would allow the development of a large-scale dialogue system that is more robust to errors in speech recognition and …

Integrating CALL Systems with Chatbots as Conversational Partners
BA Shawar – Computación y Sistemas, 2017 – cys.cic.ipn.mx
… Using language learning environments, dialogue systems, and chatbots will fill full this need. This paper presents CALL activities, CALL role, and limitations … Keywords. CALL, chatbot, dialogue system, language learning environment. 1 Introduction …

Foodie fooderson a conversational agent for the smart kitchen
P Angara, M Jiménez, K Agarwal, H Jain… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – migueljimenez.co
… MIT Technology Review (2016). [17] McTear, M., Callejas, Z., and Griol, D. The conversational interface: Talking to smart devices … [20] Song, Y., Yan, R., Li, X., Zhao, D., and Zhang, M. Two are better than one: An ensemble of retrieval-and generation-based dialog systems …

The cocktail party effect. An inclusive vision of conversational interactions
I Loddo, D Martini – The Design Journal, 2017 – Taylor & Francis
… Edlund, J., Gustafson, J., Heldner, M., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2008). Towards human-like spoken dialogue systems. Speech Communication, 50, (pp. 630-645) … In McTear, M., Callejas, Z., Griol, D. (Eds.), The Conversational Interface. Talking to Smart Devices (pp. 309-328) …

Big Data for Conversational Interfaces: Current Opportunities and Prospects
D Griol, JM Molina, Z Callejas – Big Data Management, 2017 – Springer
… As an alternative, data-based models try to reduce the effort and time required to develop a new dialog system or to … The following sections of this chapter describe the current uses of Big Data to develop conversational interfaces including speech recognition, natural language …

Integration of context-aware conversational interfaces to develop practical applications for mobile devices
D Griol, JM Molina, A Sanchis – Journal of Ambient Intelligence …, 2017 – content.iospress.com
… Recent advances in conversational interfaces has been propelled by the convergence of three enabling technologies. First, the Web emerged as a universal communications channel. Web-based dialogue systems are scalable enterprise systems that leverage the Internet to …

Dialogue Systems Using Web-based Language Tools
A Niklasson – 2017 – diva-portal.org
… SE-901 87 UMEÅ Sweden Dialogue Systems Using Web-based Language Tools André Niklasson … Page 20. 6 Chapter 2. Background 2.2 Dialogue systems A dialogue system is a software that communicates with a human user through nat- ural language on a turn-to-turn basis …

An Intelligent Career Counselling Bot A System for counselling
A Parab, S Palkar, S Maurya, S Balpande – 2017 – irjet.net
… natural language conversational interface in online sales: a case study,”International Journal of Speech Technology., vol. 4, pp. 285295, Nov. 2001. [2] J. Chai, Horvath V., Nicolov, N., Stys, N., K., Zadrozny, W., Melville,P”Natural Lanuage Assistant: A dialogue system for online …

Natural Language Interfaces for Data Analysis with Visualization: Considering What Has and Could Be Asked
B Kozlíková, T Schreck, T Wischgoll – cc.gatech.edu
… 16] AURISANO J., KUMAR A., GONZALEZ A., LEIGH J., DI EUGENIO B., JOHNSON A.: Articulate2: Toward a conversational interface for visual data … 16] KUMAR A., AURISANO J., DI EUGENIO B., JOHNSON A., GONZALEZ A., LEIGH J.: Towards a dialogue system that supports …

Bottester: Testing Conversational Systems with Simulated Users
M Vasconcelos, H Candello, C Pinhanez, T dos Santos – 2017 – researchgate.net
… 2016. How NOT To Evaluate Your Dialogue System: An Empirical Study of Unsupervised Evaluation Metrics for Dialogue Response Generation. In Proc … 2016. Evaluating the Conversational Interface. Springer International Publishing, 379–402. 4. Jakob Nielsen. 1993 …

Chatting with Bots: A Quick Survey of Conversational Agents And Their Appropriate Applications
M Kotov – 2017 – digitalcommons.bard.edu
Recent years have seen a wide-spread adoption of conversational interfaces … We consult Turing’s ground-laying work to figure out why people were interested in talking to computers in the first place, highlight the role of dialogue systems in the general field of AI research and …

Hierarchical Module Classification in Mixed-initiative Conversational Agent System
SXY Suzanna, LL Anthony – Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… classification. Our operational context is practical task-oriented dialog systems that interacts with real world users. In … performance. 4.1 Hierarchical Conversational Interface 4.1.1 Comparing the Output of Response Modules. To …

Conversational Exploratory Search via Interactive Storytelling
S Vakulenko, I Markov, M de Rijke – arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.05298, 2017 – arxiv.org
… were involved with [17].1 This chatbot demo exposes search functionality over an aggregated open data repository [18] via a conversational interface … in Figure 1. It has a number of key components: Document Collection, Knowledge Model, Story Space, Dialog System and User …

Ask Me Anything: A Conversational Interface to Augment Information Security Workers
B Filar, RJ Seymour, M Park – … on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), 2017 – usenix.org
… Conversational interfaces or dialog systems have been suc- cessfully employed in a variety of domains. These intelligent assistants can provide “best practice” guidance and recom- mended paths to desired actions within an intuitive, natural language interface …

Towards a spoken dialog system capable of acoustic-prosodic entrainment
A Weise – 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
Page 1. Towards a spoken dialog system capable of acoustic-prosodic entrainment Andreas Weise A Literature Review (Second Exam) Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy … 10 2 Entrainment and dialog systems 14 …

A Proposal to Integrate Conversational Interfaces in Mobile Learning Applications
D Griol, A Sanchis, JM Molina – … Joint Conference SOCO’17-CISIS’17 …, 2017 – Springer
… Recent advances of the technologies required to develop conversational interfaces have made possible to meet a wide range of applications in education, including tutoring systems … Dialog systems as personal coaches integrate information about the domain of the application …

Challenges in Building Highly Interactive Dialogue Systems
AI Magazine – AI Magazine, 2017 – cs.utep.edu
… Young, S.; Gasic, M.; Thomson, B.; and Williams, JD 2013. POMDP-Based Statistical Spoken Dialog Systems: A Review. Proceedings of the IEEE 101(5): 1160–1179 … Zue, VW, and Glass, JR 2000. Conversational Interfaces: Advances and Challenges …

Cognitive-affective dialog generation. integrating GOAL with dialog management
SN Conde Camacho – 2017 – pequod.det.uvigo.es
… 1 Abstract—Dialog systems are present in almost every system that holds a verbal interaction with a human … Especially on complex systems, where there are tasks not covered by the current dialog systems capabilities, such as user modeling or multi-modal conversation …

Combining speech-based and linguistic classifiers to recognize emotion in user spoken utterances
D Griol, JM Molina, Z Callejas – Neurocomputing, 2017 – Elsevier
… Similarly, emotion recognition is currently at the core of the most advanced conversational interfaces [28–30] to operate in scenarios that … Although emotion is receiving increasing attention from the dialog systems community, most research described in the literature is devoted …

On the Construction of more Human-like Chatbots: Affect and Emotion Analysis of Movie Dialogue Data
RE Banchs – 2017 – oar.a-star.edu.sg
… AT&T-DARPA communicator mixed-initiative spoken dialogue system”, in Proc. Int’l Conf. Spoken Language Processing, 2000. [10] V. Zue, S. Seneff, J. Glass, J. Polifroni, C. Pao, T. Hazen, and L. Hetherington, “JUPITER: a telephone-based conversational interface for weather …

Electronic Auto Information quiery System in Educational Institutions
R Ramya, GK Rao – ijarst.in
… knowledge delivery components of a low- level dialog system:The AZ-ALICE experiment”, Decision Support Systems, 2007 [4] J. Chai and J.Lin, “The role of natural language conversational interface in online sales: a case study,” International Journal …

Chatbots as Conversational Recommender Systems in Urban Contexts
P Kucherbaev, A Psyllidis, A Bozzon – arXiv preprint arXiv:1706.10076, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 5, 6], did not arise during the session, suggesting that this par- ticular use case is already well covered by other systems (eg GoogleMaps) or that participants did not consider it appropriate for a conversational interface … Multimodal Dialog System for Kyoto Sightseeing Guide …

SCI-FII: Speculative Conversational Interface Framework for Incremental Inference on Modularized Services
J Lee, I Hwang, T Hubregtsen… – … (MDM), 2017 18th …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… B. Incremental Processing Basics Fig. 1 (a) shows the timing diagram of the example baseline conversational interface system consisting of five stages: STT, NLP, Response generation, Data management, and TTS … Fig. 1 (b) shows the timing diagram of a dialog system 279 …

Deep Learning for Dialogue Systems
YN Chen, A Celikyilmaz, D Hakkani-Tür – Proceedings of ACL 2017 …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… 2013. POMDP-based statistical spoken dialog systems: A review. Proceedings of the IEEE 101(5):1160–1179 … 2000. JUPITER: a telephone- based conversational interface for weather informa- tion. IEEE Transactions on speech and audio pro- cessing 8(1):85–96 …

Grammars as Mechanisms for Interaction: The Emergence of Language Games
A Eshghi, O Lemon – Theoretical Linguistics, 2017 – degruyter.com
… This is further evidenced by the very infrequent use that formal grammars and models of dialogue have been put to in modern, state-of-the-art dialogue technology (conversational interfaces, dialogue systems, robots, etc.), compared with their use in language technology overall …

ARENA Simulation Model of a Conversational Character’s Speech System
Y ALVARADO, C GATICA, VGIL COSTA… – sedici.unlp.edu.ar
… COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SERIES 127 This paper involved the evaluation of the spoken dialogue system of a conversational character with a discrete event … Toward adaptive conversational interfaces: Modeling speech convergence with animated personas …

An Adaptive Learning with Gamification & Conversational UIs: The Rise of CiboPoliBot
A Fadhil, A Villafiorita – Adjunct Publication of the 25th Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… We envisage this study to broaden the scope of gamification and conversational interfaces to combine and apply in other areas and help to provide a mindful interactions to users … al., [7] proposed a free talking dialogue system designed for tutoring English language …

Nicky: Toward a Virtual Assistant for Test and Measurement Instrument Recommendations
R Kincaid, G Pollock – Semantic Computing (ICSC), 2017 IEEE …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Q3: Can a conversational interface efficiently support answering detailed, technical instrument queries and provide query refinement … back to such very early systems as BASEBALL [1], LUNAR [2] and ELIZA [3]. Frequently these types of systems are built as a dialog system or a …

Beyond On-Hold Messages: Conversational Time-Buying in Task-Oriented Dialogue
MS Lopez Gambino, S Zarrieß… – Proceedings of SIGdial …, 2017 – pub.uni-bielefeld.de
… To provide some control over the interaction, the task was set up so that after a greeting provided by a recording, C formulated their request in one turn (ostensibly, addressing a dialogue system that processed it) which A could hear, but not intervene …

Intelligent User Interfaces-A Tutorial
D Sonntag – arXiv preprint arXiv:1702.05250, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Examples include email filters, email response systems, spoken dialogue systems, and head-worn user interfaces … 10 Page 11. 3 Oct 2015 the Web. Ideally, a spoken dialogue system that uses the Web as its knowledge base would be able to answer a broad range of questions …

Beyond On-Hold Messages: Conversational Time-Buying in Task-Oriented Dialogue
SL Gambino, S Zarrieß, D Schlangen – Proceedings of the 18th Annual …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… To provide some control over the interaction, the task was set up so that after a greeting provided by a recording, C formulated their request in one turn (ostensibly, addressing a dialogue system that processed it) which A could hear, but not intervene …

History of Conversational Systems
T Nishida – 2017 – ii.ist.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp
… language dialogue system, followed by speech dialogue systems, multi?modal interaction systems, and embodied conversational … “Embodiment in Conversational Interfaces: Rea.” Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), pp …

College Enquiry Chatbot Using ALICE
BS Bani, AP Singh – ijntr.org
… A keywords-based human-computer dialog system makes it possible that the user could chat with the computer using a natural language, ie in English … REFERENCES [1] RS Russell, Language Use, Personality and True Conversational Interfaces …

Will this dialogue be unsuccessful? Prediction using audio features
M Kotti, A Papangelis, Y Stylianou – 2017 – scai.info
… 2002. A new method for testing dialogue systems based on simulations of real-world conditions.. In INTERSPEECH’02. [18] Michael McTear, Zoraida Callejas, and David Griol. 2016. Evaluating the Conversational Interface. Springer International Publishing, Cham, 379–402 …

Future and Emerging Trends in Language Technology
JF Quesada, FJM Mateos, T López-Soto – Springer
… Vesna Lusicky, Gerhard Budin, Blanca Rodríguez, and Ma Luz Esparza The Rise of the Conversational Interface: A New … Delacrétaz, Hugues Sansen, and María Inés Torres An Affective Utility Model of User Motivation for Counselling Dialogue Systems …

FRB-Dialog: A Toolkit for Automatic Learning of Fuzzy-Rule Based (FRB) Dialog Managers
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… 290–295 (2005)Google Scholar. 5. Griol, D., Callejas, Z., López-Cózar, R., Riccardi, G.: A domain-independent statistical methodology for dialog management in spoken dialog systems … McTear, MF, Callejas, Z., Griol, D.: The Conversational Interface: Talking to Smart Devices …

Using Contextual Knowledge to Resume Human-Agent Conversations when Programming the Intelligence of Smart Environments
A Leonidis, M Antona, C Stephanidis – ceur-ws.org
… learn how to build simple programs [5]. Nevertheless, the rise of chat- bots [15] and the fusion of conversational interfaces into Smart … Williams, JD et al.: Fast and easy language understanding for dialog systems with Mi- crosoft Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS …

Leveraging Conversational Systems to Assists New Hires During Onboarding
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A new friend in our smartphone?: observing interactions with chatbots in the search of emotional engagement
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… 2005. Social Dialogue with Embodied Conversational Agents. In Advances in Natural Multimodal Dialogue Systems, Jan CJ van Kuppevelt, Laila Dybkjær, and Niels Ole Bernsen (Eds.). Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, 23–54 … 2000. Embodied conversational interface agents …

I’m Sorry, Dave, I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That: Chatbot Perception and Expectations
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… Menlo Park, CA: AAAI/MIT Press. 3. Linda Bell and Joakim Gustafson. 1999. Interacting With An Animated Agent In A Spoken Dialogue System. In Proceedings of Eurospeech ’99. 4. Justine Cassell and Timothy Bickmore. 1999. Embodiment In Conversational Interfaces: Rea …

The Willful Marionette: Exploring Responses to Embodied Interaction
K Grace, S Grace, ML Maher, MJ Mahzoon… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
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Shaping the Experience of a Cognitive Investment Adviser
H Candello, C Pinhanez, D Millen… – … Conference of Design …, 2017 – Springer
… Keywords. Conversational interfaces Dialogue systems Multiparty dialogue User experience. Download fulltext PDF. 1 Introduction. Our main research focus is the often-blurred connections between human and machines which result in better decision-making …

Future and Emerging Trends in Language Technology. Machine Learning and Big Data: Second International Workshop, FETLT 2016, Seville, Spain …
JF Quesada, FJM Mateos, TL Soto – 2017 – books.google.com
… Vesna Lusicky, Gerhard Budin, Blanca Rodríguez, and Ma Luz Esparza The Rise of the Conversational Interface: A New … Delacrétaz, Hugues Sansen, and María Inés Torres An Affective Utility Model of User Motivation for Counselling Dialogue Systems …

Anjishnu Kumar Amazon. com anjikum@ amazon. com
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Towards Reasoned Modality Selection in an Embodied Conversation Agent
C Ten-Ventura, R Carlini, S Dasiopoulou, GL Tó… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2017 – Springer
… and addressee profile features, it is different from most of the approaches to modality handling in multimodal dialogue systems, which tend … Cassell, J., Bickmore, T., Billinghurst, M., Campbell, L., Chang, K., Vilhjámsson, H., Yan, H.: Embodiment in conversational interfaces: Rea …

MISC: A data set of information-seeking conversations
D McDu, M Czerwinski, N Craswell – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… It is natural therefore to look to information- seeking conversations between people: either for insights to help conversational interfaces for information retrieval, or for ideas to … e Ubuntu dialogue corpus: A large dataset for research in unstructured multi-turn dialogue systems …

Big data for smart operations and maintenance of buildings
I Motawa – 15th International Operation and Maintenance …, 2017 – strathprints.strath.ac.uk
… Spoken Dialogue System has been developed to capture and retrieve maintenance related information and knowledge of buildings. The advancements in Dialogue technology to handle data from various input and output modalities to generate a conversational interface was …

Designing User Interfaces in Emotionally-Sensitive Applications
A Sutcliffe – IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2017 – Springer
… In: van Kuppevelt, J., Dybkjaer, L., Bernsen, NO (eds.) Natural, Intelligent and Effective Interaction with Multimodal Dialogue Systems … MIT Press, Cambridge (2000)CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 9. Cassell, J.: Embodied conversational interface agents. Commun …

Miscommunication handling in spoken dialog systems based on error-aware dialog state detection
CH Wu, MH Su, WB Liang – EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and …, 2017 – Springer
… December 2017 , 2017:9 | Cite as. Miscommunication handling in spoken dialog systems based on error-aware dialog state detection … Keywords. Error-aware dialog act Miscommunication Spoken dialog systems. Download fulltext PDF. 1 Introduction …

The CaMeLi Framework—A Multimodal Virtual Companion for Older Adults
NA Nijdam, D Konstantas – … and Selected Results from the SAI …, 2017 – books.google.com
… Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2003) 8. Bickmore, TW, Schulman, D., Sidner, CL: A reusable framework for health counseling dialogue systems based on a … 29–63 (2001) Cassell, J.: More than just another pretty face: embodied conversational interface agents …

Dialogue with computers
P Piwek – Dialogue across Media, 2017 – books.google.com
… Drawing on this analysis, we propose that the uptake of future generations of more powerful dialogue systems will depend on whether they are self-validating. A … systems. We will see that there is a large variety of dialogue systems …

MADMACS-Multiadaptive Dialogue Management in Cyber-Physical Environments
Y Körber, V Hahn, MM Moniri… – … IE), 2017 International …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… [3] R. Neßelrath, “SiAM-dp: An open development platform for massively multimodal dialogue systems in cyber … 117–128. [7] Z. Prasov and JY Chai, “What’s in a gaze?: The role of eye- gaze in reference resolution in multimodal conversational interfaces,” in Proceedings of the …

A Hybrid Architecture for Multi-Party Conversational Systems
MG de Bayser, P Cavalin, R Souza, A Braz… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… on creating a solution that is able to build conversational systems that pass the Turing’s test, we focus on Natural Dialogue Systems (NDS) … So it is believed that social messaging can be a plat- form and chatbots may provide a new conversational interface for interacting with …

An overview of open-source chatbots social skills
A Augello, M Gentile, F Dignum – researchgate.net
… reasonable answers over a large range of situations, the simplicity of their implementation is often enough to obtain unpretentious conversational interfaces and ensure … This is a logical starting point for dialogue systems as the topic of a conver- sation is also part of the linguistic …

The commercial NLP landscape in 2017
R Dale – Natural Language Engineering, 2017 – cambridge.org
… Database interfaces: micros PC or similar interfaces to application software or online services Dialogue interfaces Conversational interfaces to complete … chatbots are conceptually similar to the much older category of telephony-based spoken language dialogue systems that let …

Iris: A Conversational Agent for Complex Tasks
E Fast, B Chen, J Mendelsohn, J Bassen… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… system. To our knowledge, Iris is the first dialogue system to enable the gen- eral combination of such commands through conversation … tasks? What ben- efits and drawbacks does a conversational interface provide over programming …

Towards Designing Cooperative and Social Conversational Agents for Customer Service
U Gnewuch, S Morana, A Maedche – 2017 – aisel.aisnet.org
… 2015; Shawar and Atwell 2007) or natural dialogue systems (eg, Shah et al. 2016; Zadrozny et al … “NADIA: A Simplified Approach Towards the Development of Natural Dialogue Systems,” in Natural Language Processing and Information Systems, LNCS 9103, Springer, pp …

Addressing challenges in promoting healthy lifestyles: the al-chatbot approach
A Fadhil, S Gabrielli – Proceedings of the 11th EAI International …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… A few studies have addressed the challenge of adapting conversational interfaces to detect user sentiment and interpret their intention … [14] Alvarez-Godinez, Eduardo, and Sumithra Bhakthavatsalam. “Anna: A Nutrition-Facts Dialogue System.”

Practical data science for the web professional
M Nescot – Journal of Digital & Social Media Marketing, 2017 – ingentaconnect.com
… Natural Language Processing (NLP)/ Conversational Interfaces: Amazon Lex, Microsoft Azure Bot Service and Framework, spaCy, Mycroft The … Dialogue systems Such applications include not only general purpose conversational agents and bots that resemble or compete with …

Interacting With Robots–Tooling And Framework For Advanced Speech User Interfaces
C Hacker, T Sowa, K Weilhammer, V Springer… – essv2017.coli.uni-saarland.de
… 3.4 Multilinguality and Variant A big challenge for speech dialog systems is multilinguality and variant handling [12] … TUDpress, Leipzig, Germany, 2016. [12] ZUE, V. and J. GLASS: Conversational Interfaces: Advances and Challenges. Proceed- ings of the IEEE, 88(8), pp …

Chatbots as Interaction Modality: An Explorative Design Study on Elderly Classical Music Concert Subscribers
F Berglund – 2017 – diva-portal.org
… Figure 1: Monthly active users Messaging apps vs. Social networks (BI Intelligence) Chatbots—also called machine conversation systems, virtual agents, dialogue systems, and chatterbots—are computer software that users mainly interact with using natural language …

A Model of Improving Individual Satisfaction in Group Conversation Based on Estimation of Group Status
S Kono, K Aihara – Advances in Social & Occupational Ergonomics, 2017 – Springer
… 19–27 (2012)Google Scholar. 8. Oviatt, S., Darves, C., Coulston, R.: Toward adaptive conversational interfaces: modeling speech convergence with animated personas. ACM Trans. Comp … Eckert, W., Levin, E., Pieraccini, R.: Automatic evaluation of spoken dialogue systems …

A fully automated conversational agent for promoting mental well-being: A pilot RCT using mixed methods
KH Ly, AM Ly, G Andersson – Internet Interventions, 2017 – Elsevier
… The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness and adherence of delivering strategies, used in positive psychology and CBT interventions (third wave of CBT) such as expressing gratitude and replaying positive experiences, in a conversational interface via an …

Museum Experience Design: A Modern Storytelling Methodology
F Dal Falco, S Vassos – The Design Journal, 2017 – Taylor & Francis
… Conversational Interfaces … AI Magazine 34(1). Serban I., Sordoni A., Bengio Y., Courville A. & Pineau J. (2016). Building End-To-End Dialogue Systems Using Generative Hierarchical Neural Network Models, http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.04808 Serota, N. (1996) …

Speech Recognition Systems: A Comparative Review
R Matarneh, S Maksymova, VV Lyashenko, NV Belova – researchgate.net
… IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 22(4), 745-777. [17] Lemon, O. (2012). Conversational interfaces. In Data-Driven Methods for Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Systems (pp. 1-4). Springer New York. [18] Bellegarda, JR (2014) …

Separating Representation, Reasoning, and Implementation for Interaction Management: Lessons from Automated Planning
ME Foster, RPA Petrick – Dialogues with Social Robots, 2017 – Springer
… Cambridge University Press (2003)Google Scholar. 3. Jokinen, K., McTear, M.: Spoken Dialogue Systems. Morgan & Claypool (2009)Google Scholar. 4. McTear, M., Callejas, Z., Griol, D.: The Conversational Interface. Springer …

Dialog for natural language to code
S Chaurasia – 2017 – repositories.lib.utexas.edu
… et al., 2011; Shang et al., 2015). The rapid progress in dialog systems has been mirrored in a surge in interest in conversational agents and personal assistants … 4 Page 17. (2015) designed a conversational interface to in-car entertainment systems …

Chatbots As A Mean To Motivate Behavior Change: How To Inspire Pro-Environmental Attitude with Chatbot Interfaces
J Åberg – 2017 – diva-portal.org
… Even though it is in the most recent years that conversational interfaces have gained widespread usage, they have been around for many years. Starting in the 1960’s with text-based dialogue systems for questions and answers, and chatbots that simulated natural …

Why people use chatbots
PB Brandtzaeg, A Følstad – International Conference on Internet Science, 2017 – Springer
… Currently, there is a lack of empirical investigations into why people use chatbots. This study provides needed insight into the motivational factors related to use of conversational interfaces … Comparison of ELIZA with modern dialogue systems. Comput. Hum. Behav …

Can we Improve the User Experience of Chatbots with Personalisation?
D Duijst – 2017 – researchgate.net
… 5 Page 6. tion metrics (PARAdigm for DIalogue System Evaluation) (Walker, Litman, Kamm, & Abella, 1997) … Therefore we can say that this questionnaire could also be reliable if we apply it on a conversational interface, such as a chatbot …

Theoretical Foundations of Multimodal Interfaces and Systems
S Oviatt – The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor Interfaces …, 2017 – books.google.com
… and human- computer exchanges. When interacting with spoken dialogue systems, it is a major cause of system recognition failure, although it can be avoided by designing a multimodal interface. Page 53. 1.1 Gestalt Theory …

Chatbots for troubleshooting: A survey
C Thorne – Language and Linguistics Compass, 2017 – Wiley Online Library
… They can be seen as a restricted kind of dialog system that deals with written rather than spoken language … Their features will be discussed within the broader context of chatbots and text-based dialog systems. It is structured as follows …

The Interface
C Draude – Computing Bodies, 2017 – Springer
Page 1. 1. The Interface 1.1. Reconsidering the Interface In her introduction to The Art of Human-Computer Interface Design, a collected volume of essays, Brenda Laurel asks a basic yet central question: “What’s an in- terface?” (Laurel 1990b, p. xi) …

Utilizing bots in delivering content from Kentico Cloud and Kentico EMS
A Eikonsalo – 2017 – tampub.uta.fi
… subtler aspects of the user’s utterances. According to Klüwer, dialog systems also generally include some output … Page 20. 16 4. Available Solutions The chatbot technology and conversational interfaces have become more and …

Evaluation of Modern Tools for an OMSCS Advisor Chatbot
E Gregori – 2017 – smartech.gatech.edu
… VPINO is a coaching/counseling chatbot based on IBM’s Watson. “?A text based natural language dialogue system specifically developed for the purpose of holding structured, goal directed coaching conversations. VPINO …

Analysis of Human Machine Interaction Design Perspective-A Comprehensive Literature Review
MM Ahamed – International Journal of Contemporary Computer …, 2017 – ojs.mediu.edu.my
… WDA) and Control Task Analysis (ConTA). One researcher ‘Stefanie’ have carried out the improvements in HMI by using a Conversational interface Design, a Spoken Dialogue system (SDS) [14]. A doctoral thesis about SDS has …

Using Cognitive Models
S Kopp, K Bergmann – The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor …, 2017 – books.google.com
… Similarly, Putze and Schultz [2009] employed cognitive modeling components in adaptive dialogue systems for in-car information applications, to ex- plicitly model, predict, and cope with cognitively challenged users who are driving a car while interacting with the system …

End-to-end Adversarial Learning for Generative Conversational Agents
O Ludwig – arXiv preprint arXiv:1711.10122, 2017 – arxiv.org
… [24] M. McTear, Z. Callejas, D. Griol, Evaluating the conversational interface, in: The Conversational Interface, Springer, 2016, pp … 26 2014). [28] C.-W. Liu, R. Lowe, IV Serban, M. Noseworthy, L. Charlin, J. Pineau, How not to evaluate your dialogue system: An empirical study …

Virtual debate coach design: assessing multimodal argumentation performance
V Petukhova, T Mayer, A Malchanau… – Proceedings of the 19th …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… seamlessly integrated in everyday human activities. Multimodal conversational interfaces enable users to interact with their devices, appliances and other systems in an intuitive and natural manner. Multimodal dialogue is not only …

Generating natural answers by incorporating copying and retrieving mechanisms in sequence-to-sequence learning
S He, C Liu, K Liu, J Zhao – Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of …, 2017 – aclweb.org
Page 1. Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 199–208 Vancouver, Canada, July 30 – August 4, 2017. c 2017 Association for Computational Linguistics https://doi.org/10.18653/v1/P17-1019 …

Specifications for Peer-to-Peer Argumentation Dialogues
B Testerink, FJ Bex – International Conference on Principles and Practice …, 2017 – Springer
… We first model dialogue systems and protocols, and then define the specification of protocols through reusable dialogue templates … A dialogue system is an abstract description of agents, modelled by atoms, and the locutions, also modelled by atoms, that they may utter …

Discourse Processing in Technology-Mediated Environments
D Gergle – The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes, 2017 – books.google.com
… In other words, a mutually beneficial synergy exists whereby computational modeling and technological development can both benefit from, and lead to deeper understanding of, discourse processes. Consider interactive spoken dialogue systems as an example …

Do you speak to a human or a virtual agent? automatic analysis of user’s social cues during mediated communication
M Ochs, N Libermann, A Boidin… – Proceedings of the 19th …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Do You Speak to a Human or a Virtual Agent? Automatic Analysis of User’s Social Cues during Mediated Communication Magalie Ochs Laboratoire des Sciences de l’Information et des Systèmes, LSIS, UMR7296, Aix …

Deep Survey on Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining on Social Networking Sites and E-Commerce Website
P Arya, A mit Bhagat, B MANIT – International Journal of Engineering …, 2017 – ijesc.org
… [32] developed emotionally sensitive spoken conversational interfaces combined an … Authors also evaluated the proposed framework with the UAH (Universidad Al Habla) spoken dialog system, implementing the prediction module between the systems natural language …

A multi-agent framework to support user-aware conversational agents In an e-learning environment
M Procter – 2017 – dt.athabascau.ca
Page 1. ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY A MULTI-AGENT FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT USER-AWARE CONVERSATIONAL AGENTS IN AN E-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT BY MICHAEL PROCTER A THESIS SUBMITTED TO THE FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES …

A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Research on Embodied Pedagogical Agents (PAs)
H Darwish – researchgate.net
Page 1. 1 A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Research on Embodied Pedagogical Agents (PAs) Dr. Hamda Darwish Assistant Professor, Suhar College of Applied Sciences Abstract This paper reports a comparative meta-analysis study of empirical studies …

An Annotated Corpus of Relational Strategies in Customer Service
I Beaver, C Freeman, A Mueen – arXiv preprint arXiv:1708.05449, 2017 – arxiv.org
… The selected IVAs are implemented as mixed-initiative dialog systems, each un- derstanding more than 1,000 unique user intentions. The IVAs have conversational interfaces exposed through company websites and mobile applications …

Designing an API at an appropriate abstraction level for programming social robot applications
J Diprose, B MacDonald, J Hosking… – Journal of Visual …, 2017 – Elsevier
… 2.2.5. Artificial Intelligence Markup Language. Artificial Intelligence Markup Language (AIML) is an XML based markup language for authoring the content of natural language dialogue systems [19]; most of its abstractions can be categorised as methods for controlling primitives …

Leveraging Tokens in a Natural Language Query for NLIDB Systems
A Palakurthi – 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… A dialogue system [18], [60], [25], [11], [41], [46], [28] is a system which interacts with humans in natural language, similar to the way in which humans interact with each other … Typically, a dialogue system consists of six components [4], which are as follows …

Upcoming research challenges in the financial services industry: a technology perspective
R Krishnapuram, A Mondal – IDRBT JOURNAL OF – idrbt.ac.in
… in this area is to combine natural language understanding and conversational technologies to design effective dialog systems that are … 5. Natural language understanding and conversational interfaces: Natural language understanding has made a lot of progress, and has been …

Detecting Dementia Through Interactive Computer Avatars
H Tanaka, H Adachi, N Ukita, M Ikeda… – IEEE journal of …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… smiling. We concluded that our system has the potential to detect dementia through spoken dialog systems and that the system can assist health care workers … interaction. All of the dialogue system’s utterances were created using templates …

Transfer Reinforcement Learning with Shared Dynamics.
R Laroche, M Barlier – AAAI, 2017 – aaai.org
… P : S×A?S, the Markovian transition stochastic function, defines the un- known dynamics of the environment. R : S ? R, the im- mediate reward stochastic function, defines the goal(s)1. In some settings such as dialogue systems (Laroche et al …

Human-robot mutual adaptation in collaborative tasks: Models and experiments
S Nikolaidis, D Hsu, S Srinivasa – The International Journal …, 2017 – journals.sagepub.com
Adaptation is critical for effective team collaboration. This paper introduces a computational formalism for mutual adaptation between a robot and a human in co…

Talking Health With a Machine: How Does Message Interactivity Affect Attitudes and Cognitions?
S Bellur, SS Sundar – Human Communication Research, 2017 – academic.oup.com
Abstract. By affording interactive communication and natural, human-like conversations, can media tools affect the way we engage with content in human–machine.

On usability of data and services through mobile multitouch interfaces
S Malatini – 2017 – ora.uniurb.it
… 96 5.2 A deeper look at conversational interfaces . . . . . 96 5.3 History of conversational interfaces . . . . . 99 …

Modelling Engagement in Multi-Party Conversations
C Oertel – KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… Weilhammer, K., Oertel, C., Siegemund, R., Sá, R., Batliner, A., Hönig, F., & Nöth, E. (2009). A Spoken Dialog System for Learners of English. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education, University of Birmingham, UK …

Natural interfaces for collaborative narrative construction
DL Hills – 2017 – opus.lib.uts.edu.au
Page 1. Natural Interfaces for Collaborative Narrative Construction Doctor of Philosophy Damian Hills 2017 Creativity & Cognition and UTS Games Studio(s) University of Technology, Sydney Supervisor: Prof. Ernest Edmonds Co-Supervisor(s): A/Prof …

A Multifaceted Study on Eye Contact based Speaker Identification in Three-party Conversations
Y Ding, Y Zhang, M Xiao, Z Deng – … of the 2017 CHI Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. A Multifaceted Study on Eye Contact based Speaker Identification in Three-party Conversations Yu Ding University of Houston Houston, TX, USA yding7@uh.edu Yuting Zhang University of Houston Houston, TX, USA yzhang115@uh.edu …

A data-driven passing interaction model for embodied basketball agents
D Lala, T Nishida – Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 2017 – 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 …

Computing Bodies: Gender Codes and Anthropomorphic Design at the Human-computer Interface
C Draude – 2017 – Springer
Page 1. Computing Bodies Claude Draude Gender Codes and Anthropomorphic Design at the Human-Computer Interface Page 2. Computing Bodies Page 3. Claude Draude Computing Bodies Gender Codes and Anthropomorphic Design at the Human-Computer Interface …

Game-theoretic modeling of human adaptation in human-robot collaboration
S Nikolaidis, S Nath, AD Procaccia… – Proceedings of the 2017 …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Game-Theoretic Modeling of Human Adaptation in Human-Robot Collaboration Stefanos Nikolaidis?, Swaprava Nath†, Ariel D. Procaccia†, and Siddhartha Srinivasa? {?Robotics Institute, †Computer Science Department …

A Content Analysis Of The Research Approaches In Speech Emotion Recognition
T Özseven, M Dü?enci, A Durmu?o?lu – ijesrt.com
Page 1. ISSN: 2277-9655 [Ozseven* et al., 7(1): January, 2018] Impact Factor: 4.116 IC™ Value: 3.00 CODEN: IJESS7 http: // www.ijesrt.com © International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology [1] IJESRT …

A Warmer Welcome: Application of a Chatbot as a Facilitator for New Hires Onboarding
N Asher – 2017 – diva-portal.org
… apps, chatbot, design thinking, conversation design, personality design, conversational interfaces, dialogue Page 3. 3 … Art Different terms can be found on the Internet to refer to chatbots – conversational agents, dialog systems and virtual assistants. This …

Acoustic Feature Analysis and Discriminative Modeling for Language Identification of Closely Related South-Asian Languages
F Adeeba, S Hussain – Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, 2017 – Springer
… It will improve the performance of speech translation [53], multilingual speech recognition [32], user interaction with spoken dialog system [60], and retrieval of spoken document [10] … Recording setup: interactive voice response (IVR) dialog system …

Crowdtesting for chatbots: a market analysis. Empirical activity with App-Quality srl
A TRANI – 2017 – politesi.polimi.it
Page 1. POLITECNICO DI MILANO School of Industrial and Information Engineering Master of science in Management Engineering – Digital Business and Market Innovation AY 2016/17 CROWD TESTING FOR CHATBOTS: A MARKET ANALYSIS …

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