Conversation Simulator


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Conversation Analysis & Chatbots | Conversation Trees


[BOOK] Intelligent language tutors: Theory shaping technology VM Holland, MR Sams, JD Kaplan – 2013 – books.google.com … Danin, and Michel Decary 7. GPARS: A Suite of Grammar Assessment Systems Donald Lorilz II Dialogue-Based Language Games 8. History of an AI Spy Game: Spion Ruth H. Sanders and Allan F. Sanders 9. Herr Kommissar: An ICALL Conversation Simulator for Intermediate … Cited by 100 Related articles All 2 versions

Turn management or impression management? M ter Maat, D Heylen – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2009 – Springer … These conversations were presented to human raters who judged the agent on various semantic scales. To generate the con- versations we build a conversation simulator that allows one to define different turn management rules. … Cited by 24 Related articles All 31 versions

Effects of naturalistic cell phone conversations on driving performance ME Rakauskas, LJ Gugerty, NJ Ward – Journal of safety research, 2004 – Elsevier Problem: The prevalence of automobile drivers talking on cell phones is growing, but the effect of that behavior on driving performance is unclear. Also unclear. Cited by 164 Related articles All 12 versions

Generating simple conversations M ter Maat, D Heylen – … of Multimodal Interfaces: Active Listening and …, 2010 – Springer … Abstract. This paper describes the Conversation Simulator, a software program designed to generate simulated conversations. The simulator consists of scriptable agents that can exchange speech acts and conver- sational signals. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions

Show some respect! The impact of technological factors on the treatment of virtual humans in conversational training systems. K Johnsen, B Rossen, D Beck, B Lok, DS Lind – VR, 2010 – doi.ieeecomputersociety.org … The VH in a VH experience not only occupies a virtual environment, the VH is the focus of user interaction. A conversation simulator is a common example of a VH experience; the conversation with the VH is the user’s task. Many existing research and commercial … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions

Tactical language training system: Supporting the rapid acquisition of foreign language and cultural skills WL Johnson, S Marsella, N Mote… – InSTIL/ICALL …, 2004 – isca-speech.org … CALICO Journal, 16 (3): 361-384. WH DeSmedt. 1995. Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermediate German. In “Intelligent language tutors: Theory shaping technology”, VM Holland, JD Kaplan, & MR Sams, eds., pages 153-174. … Cited by 40 Related articles All 8 versions

How agents’ turn-taking strategies influence impressions and response behaviors M Ter Maat, KP Truong, D Heylen – Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual …, 2011 – MIT Press … These conversations were generated by a conversation simulator which we built to allow us to define differ- ent turn-management rules. … All these strategies were realized by the conversation simulator (which will be described below) in which the strategies can be scripted. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 20 versions

[BOOK] Conversation Simulation and Sensible Surprises JL Hutchens – 2009 – Springer … Fooling friends and family into believing that a “conversation simulator” is intelligent is considerable fun, as is playing “interactive fiction”, a form of computer game where the player reads prosaic descriptions of the protagonist’s plight and issues pseudo-English instructions … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

Tactical language training system: An interim report WL Johnson, C Beal, A Fowles-Winkler… – Intelligent Tutoring …, 2004 – Springer … Tactical Language Training System: An Interim Report 345 2. Brown, P. & Levinson: Politeness: Some universals in language use. Cambridge Univer- sity Press, New York (1987) 3. DeSmedt, WH: Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermediate German. … Cited by 62 Related articles All 12 versions

Herr Kommissar: An ICALL Conversation Simulator for Intermediate German William H. DeSmedt amber productions L Identi?cation – Intelligent Language Tutors: Theory Shaping …, 2013 – books.google.com Herr Kommissar®(” Mr. Inspector”) is a German-language intelligent computer-assisted language learning (ICALL) environment masquerading as a role-playing detective game. On entering Herr Kommissar’s microworld, intermediate German students assume the identity … Related articles

A contribution to the history of assessment: how a conversation simulator redeems Socratic method R Nelson, P Dawson – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher …, 2014 – Taylor & Francis Assessment in education is a recent phenomenon. Although there were counterparts in former epochs, the term assessment only began to be spoken about in education after the Second World War; and, since that time, views, strategies and concerns over assessment … Related articles All 3 versions

Perceived Functional Roles in Simulated Meeting States B van Gennep – 2010 – referaat.cs.utwente.nl … These scenarios were then simulated with a tool called the conversation simulator. … 2.3 Content Abstraction We have decided to use a conversation simulator for the simulation which produces speech in the form of unintelligible mumbling. Therefore content will not play a role. … Related articles

Demystifying Teachers’ Online Roles: A Pragmatic Look at Online Practice T Cripps – j-let.org … the material in real-time. The conference presentation will include demonstrations of the abovementioned system, plus our voice bulletin board, telephone conversation simulator, and conversation recorder. We will show courseware examples and classroom video clips. … Related articles All 2 versions

CALL in the year 2000 C Chapelle – Research in Technology and Second Language …, 2005 – books.google.com Page 52. CHAPTER 3 CALL IN THE YEAR 2000 Still in Search of Research Paradigms? Carol Chapelle Iowa State University (Original!) published in Language Limiting & Technology, 1 (1). pp. 19-13, Reprinted with permission … Cited by 411 Related articles All 7 versions

A naturalistic perspective on dialogue systems D D’Alfonso – Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio, 2009 – 160.97.4.46 … In short, the two main courses in Dialogue Systems theory and technology are: • Dialogue Systems endowed with (some sort of) dialogue management • Conversational simulators, based on pattern-matching technique. The latter are of limited theoretical interest. … Related articles All 2 versions

Serious use of a serious game for language learning WL Johnson – Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, 2007 – books.google.com … CALICO Journal 16 (3)(1999), 361-384. [3] WJ DeSmedt, Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermediate German. In VM Holland, JD Kaplan, & MR Sams (Eds.), Intelligent language tutors: Theory shaping technology, 153-174. … Cited by 98 Related articles All 14 versions

In the beginning was the “END”: Evaluation of Natural Dialogues as a step towards improving artificial ones. JB BERTHELIN, Y GIRARD, B GRAU, A VILNAT – perso.limsi.fr … our five corpora involved • a schoolteacher with his class • medical students in an “Oz” situation • railway users buying tickets over the phone • lunchtime and other everyday exchanges • chats with MegaHAL (Hutchens and Alder, 1998), a conversation simulator and therefore … Related articles All 2 versions

How turn-taking strategies influence users’ impressions of an agent M Ter Maat, KP Truong, D Heylen – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2010 – Springer … evaluated. Spoken dialogues were simulated with a Conversation Simulator, which can simulate conversational agents that use a certain turn-taking strategy, for example, start- ing to speak before the other agent’s turn ended. … Cited by 18 Related articles All 23 versions

The DARWARS tactical language training system WL Johnson, S Marsella… – Proceedings of I/ …, 2004 – tacticallanguage.com … REFERENCES Bernstein, J., Najmi, A. & Ehsani, F. (1999). Subarashii: Encounters in Japanese Spoken Language Education. CALICO Journal, 16 (3), 361- 384. DeSmedt, WH (1995). Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermediate Germ Cited by 56 Related articles All 10 versions

Cybertext redux: Using digital game-based learning to teach L2 vocabulary, reading, and culture DO Neville, BE Shelton, B McInnis – Computer Assisted Language …, 2009 – Taylor & Francis … DeSmedt, W. 1995. “Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermediate German”. In Intelligent language tutors: Theory shaping technology, Edited by: Holland, Melissa, Kaplan, Jonathan D. and Sams, Michelle R. 153–174. … Cited by 30 Related articles All 6 versions

A system for generating teaching initiatives in a computer-aided language learning dialogue N Slabbers, A Knott – Proceedings of DIALOR 2005, 2005 – researchgate.net … In Proceedings of LREC 2000, Athens, Greece. Desmedt, W. (1995). Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for interme- diate German. In M. Holland, J. Ka- plan, and M. Sams, editors, Intelligent lan- guage tutors: Theories shaping technol- ogy. … Cited by 7 Related articles All 5 versions

Towards Communicative CALL: Specifying Dialogue-based Activities M Wolska, A Horbach, C Gerstenberger, D Steffen… – 2012 – pixel-online.org … References [1] Allegro Project Website: http://www.allegro-project.eu [2] DeSmedt, WH (1995) Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermediate German. Intelligent Language Tutors – Theory Shaping Technology, pp. 153–174 [3] Ellis, R. (2003). … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Let Me Count the Words Quantifying Open-Ended Interactions with Guests M Pullman, K McGuire… – Cornell Hotel and …, 2005 – cqx.sagepub.com Page 1. Let Me Count the Words Quantifying Open-Ended Interactions with Guests by MADELEINE PULLMAN, KELLY MCGUIRE, and CHARLES CLEVELAND Customer surveys and comment cards are all well and good, but … Cited by 20 Related articles All 2 versions

Why care about meaning errors? S Bailey, D Meurers – 2008 – cs.rochester.edu … D?S????, W????? 1995. Herr Kommissar: An ICALL Conversation Simulator for Intermediate German. V. Melissa Holland, Jonathan Kaplan, and Michelle Sams, editors, Intelligent Language Tutors: Theory Shaping Technology, 153–174. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. … All 5 versions

Collaborative authoring of serious games for language and culture WL Johnson, A Valente – Proceedings of SimTecT, 2008 – tacticallanguage.com … CALICO Journal 16 (3) 361- 384. 2. DeSmedt, WJ (1995). “Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermediate German”. In VM Holland, JD Kaplan, & MR Sams (Eds.), Intelligent language tutors: Theory shaping technology, 153-174. … Cited by 17 Related articles All 8 versions

Exploring the Internet for English oral proficiency development TL Chiu, HC Liou – candle.fl.nthu.edu.tw … Memory capacities. Payne and Whitney recommended that chatroom may well serve as a conversation simulator for foreign language learners. They did not claim that the chatroom setting can replace face-to-face instruction, but it can provide another … Related articles All 3 versions

Serious use of a serious game for language learning WL Johnson – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in …, 2010 – IOS Press Page 1. Serious Use of a Serious Game for Language Learning 1 W. Lewis Johnson Alelo Inc., Los Angeles, CA 90066, USA ljohnson@alelo.com Abstract. The Tactical Language and Culture Training System (TLCTS) helps … Cited by 35 Related articles All 10 versions

Applications of MT Technology Panel Discussion I Rod Johnson, R Kittredge, L Levin, H Uchida, Y Wilks – mt-archive.info … In the editor window, a student can enter a com- position that he or she is writing, enter responses to a conversation simulator, or enter answers to drill ques- tions. The editor might also display a foreign language 150 Page 5. text that the student is reading. … Related articles All 2 versions

Reducing foreign language communication apprehension with computer-mediated communication: A preliminary study N Arnold – System, 2007 – Elsevier … of urgency (Smith, 2003). Therefore, CMC – especially synchronous CMC – can function as “scaffolding” (Roed, 2003, p. 170) or as a “conversation simulator” (Payne and Whitney, 2002, p. 25). Although several researchers … Cited by 43 Related articles All 5 versions

The effects of synchronous CMC on speaking proficiency and anxiety: Text versus voice chat H Satar, N Özdener – The Modern Language Journal, 2008 – Wiley Online Library … Warschauer, 1997, p. 472). This has led to two strong metaphors for text chat: “conversation in slow motion” by Beauvois (1998, p. 198) and “a conversation simulator” by Payne and Whitney (2002, p. 25). Smith (2003) shared … Cited by 51 Related articles All 8 versions

Shallow Semantic Analysis of Interactive Learner Sentences L King, M Dickinson – NAACL/HLT 2013, 2013 – aclweb.org … 4 in November 2012. William DeSmedt. 1995. Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermedi- ate german. In V. Holland, J. Kaplan, and M. Sams, editors, Intelligent Language Tutors. Theory Shaping Technology, pages 153–174. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

Digital games for language learning: from hype to insight? F Cornillie, SL Thorne, P Desmet – 2012 – pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu … J designed game tutorial CALL games (synthetic immersive environments) COTS games ‘gaming’ goals toy tutorial simulations, such as L2 conversation simulators non-tutorial simulation games; virtual worlds Digital games for language learning: from hype to insight? 247 … Cited by 10 Related articles All 7 versions

AI in CALL–Artificially Inflated or Almost Imminent? M Schulze – Calico Journal, 2008 – journals.sfu.ca … Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 10(1), 7-21. DeSmedt, WH (1995). Herr Kommissar: An ICALL conversation simulator for intermediate German. In VM Holland, JD Kaplan, & MR Sams (Eds.), Intelligent language tutors: Theory shaping technology (pp. 153-174). … Cited by 13 Related articles All 13 versions

Content Assessment in ICALL SB DetmarMeurers, CAM DesignIdea, CAMSA Levels… – ling.ohio-state.edu Page 1. Content Assessment in ICALL StaceyBaileyand DetmarMeurers Introduction Exercises Types CAM DesignIdea Architecture LanguageProcessingTools CAM Strategies Alignment Levels AlignmentTypes AlignmentIssues … Related articles All 2 versions

ReCALL special issue: Digital games for language learning: challenges and opportunities F Cornillie, SL Thorne, P Desmet – ReCALL, 2012 – Cambridge Univ Press … J designed game tutorial CALL games (synthetic immersive environments) COTS games ‘gaming’ goals toy tutorial simulations, such as L2 conversation simulators non-tutorial simulation games; virtual worlds Digital games for language learning: from hype to insight? 247 … Cited by 5 Related articles All 3 versions

Avatar and Dialog Turn-Yielding Phenomena L Kunc, Z Míkovec, P Slavík – International Journal of Technology …, 2013 – igi-global.com Page 1. 66 International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, 9(2), 66-88, April-June 2013 Copyright © 2013, IGI Global. Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited. Avatar and Dialog … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Mirror Neurons, Mirrorhouses, and the Algebraic Structure of the Self B Goertzel, O Aam, FT Smith… – Cybernetics & Human …, 2008 – ingentaconnect.com … So, an additional internal observing mind may be useful for, effectively, observing multiple runs of the “Ben and Cassio conversation simulator” and studying and tuning the behavior. Now we have a quaternionic mirrorhouse. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 8 versions

Can Role-Play with Virtual Humans Teach Interpersonal Skills? MJ Hays, JC Campbell, MA Trimmer, JC Poore… – The Interservice/Industry …, 2012 – NTSA Page 1. Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2012 2012 Paper No. 12318 Page 1 of 12 Can Role-Play with Virtual Humans Teach Interpersonal Skills? Matthew Jensen Hays, Julia C. Campbell, Matthew A. Trimmer … Cited by 4 Related articles All 4 versions

[BOOK] Response selection and turn-taking for a sensitive artificial listening agent M Maat – 2011 – doc.utwente.nl … 34 3.5 Turn-taking as a tool . . . . . 35 4 Turn-taking perception when listening to unintelligible conversations 37 4.1 Conversation Simulator . . . . . 37 4.2 Turn-taking strategies . . . . . … Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions

Diagnosing meaning errors in short answers to reading comprehension questions S Bailey, D Meurers – Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Innovative …, 2008 – dl.acm.org … William DeSmedt, 1995. Herr Kommissar: An ICALL Conversation Simulator for Intermediate German. In V. Melissa Holland, Jonathan Kaplan and Michelle Sams (eds.), Intelligent Language Tutors: Theory Shaping Technology, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp. 153–174. … Cited by 39 Related articles All 23 versions

European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning MR Edwards, A Curado, JE Agudo, MA Pain… – eurocall-languages.org … Various researchers have commented on the potential of chatbot as a conversation simulator conducting conversations with users on various topics. Parker (2005: 49), for example, discusses the use of chatbots with young English language learners. … Related articles

An Intelligent and Object-oriented Blueprint for a Mobile Learning Institute Information System E Erturk – 2013 – infonomics-society.org … http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rational/library/mode l-driven-development-speed-delivery/ (Access date: 9 May 2012). [16] Schulz, T. (2012). FreeHAL is a self-learning conversation simulator. https://code.google.com/p/freehal/ (Access date: 9 May 2012). … Related articles All 2 versions

Social networking and second language acquisition: Exploiting Skype™ Chat for the purpose of investigating interaction in L2 English learning ML Dalton – 2011 – lib.dr.iastate.edu … Payne and Whitney (2002) suggest that SCMC may well serve as a conversation simulator for foreign language learners. The notion that learners can practice “speaking” in an environment where affect and rate of speech are minimized is very appealing. … Related articles All 2 versions

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Using meta-reflection to improve learning and throughput: redesigning assessment procedures in a political science course on power L Hagström, M Scheja – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher …, 2014 – Taylor & Francis Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

An Agent-Based Approach to Dialogue Management in Personal Assistants TTA Nguyen – 2006 – unsworks.unsw.edu.au Page 1. The University of New South Wales School of Computer Science and Engineering An Agent-Based Approach to Dialogue Management in Personal Assistants A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy … Cited by 2 Related articles

[BOOK] Glossary of Hindi/Urdu and English linguistic terminology: collection of Hindi and Urdu linguistic terms with their English equivalents U Nardella – 2008 – books.google.com Page 1. OF HINDI/URDU AND ENGLISH LINGUISTIC TERMINOLOGY (Collection of Hindi and Urdu Linguistic terms with their English equivalents) Parti HINDI/URDU-ENGLISH Compiled by: Umberto Nardella Universita degli … All 2 versions

Workplace educators’ interpretations of their assessment practices: a view through a critical practice lens F Trede, M Smith – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2014 – Taylor & Francis Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Prediction of HIV-1 protease inhibitor resistance by Molecular Modeling Protocols (MMPs) using GenMol™ software G Pepe, J Courcambeck, R Perbost, P Jouanna… – European journal of …, 2008 – Elsevier This paper investigates the contribution of Molecular Modeling to (i) predict and (ii) understand more fundamentally HIV drug resistance. Based on a new automat. Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

A snapshot of ICT use at second level: 10 years after IT 2000 M Ahern – 2010 – ulir.ul.ie Page 1. “A Snapshot of ICT use at Second Level 10 Years after IT 2000” Mary Ahern Master of Arts in Digital Media Development for Education University of Limerick Supervisor: Ms. Maureen O’Brien Submitted to the University of Limerick, April, 2010 Page 2. i Declaration … Cited by 1 Related articles

The effects of text-based SCMC on SLA: A meta analysis WC Lin, HT Huang, HC Liou – Announcements & Call for Papers, 2013 – llt.msu.edu … language itself to communicate with others. In this way, SCMC could serve as a “conversation simulator” in language learning to develop learners’ speaking skills (Payne & Whitney, 2002, p. 25). Moreover, the chat logs could … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

A Flexible Annotation-Based Architecture for Intelligent Language Tutoring Systems R Ziai – 2009 – sfs.uni-tuebingen.de Page 1. Universität T ¨ubingen Seminar f ¨ur Sprachwissenschaft Wilhelmstraße 19 72074 T ¨ubingen MA Thesis in Computational Linguistics A Flexible Annotation-Based Architecture for Intelligent Language Tutoring Systems Ramon Ziai rziai@sfs.uni-tuebingen.de … Cited by 1 Related articles