Dialog Engines 2014


Notes:

  • Conversation engine
  • Conversational engine
  • Conversation system
  • Conversational systems

See also:

AIML GraphmasterConversational IntelligenceDialog Act & Chatbots | Dialog Server


Component pluggable dialogue framework and its application to social robots R Jiang, YK Tan, DK Limbu, TA Dung, H Li – Natural Interaction with …, 2014 – Springer … The framework is empowered by a multipurpose XML-based dialogue engine, which is capable for pipeline information flow construction, event mediation, multi-topic dialogue modeling and different types of knowledge repre- sentation. … Cited by 7 Related articles All 5 versions

A multimodal multi-device discourse and dialogue infrastructure for collaborative decision-making in medicine D Sonntag, C Schulz – Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and …, 2014 – Springer … Zones are containers administrating the annotations associated with the spotlets. Medical data inside the container are instantiated as soon as the user retrieves patient images at the backend service by using the dialogue engine. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

Web-based Multimodal Multi-domain Spoken Dialogue System R Jiang, RE Banchs, S Kim, KH Yeo… – Proceedings of 5th …, 2014 – rbanchs.com … Another server is TCP server. It is the server for all dialogue engines which provide different dialogue services. When every dialogue engine starts, it will au tomatically connect to this TCP server. Once connected, a DSID will be sent to this server to register its ser- vice. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Modern conversational agents D Suendermann-Oeft – Technologien für digitale Innovationen, 2014 – Springer … Early conversational engines included Joseph Weizenbaum’s ELIZA, a primitive realization of a Rogerian psychother- apist programmed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the mid 1960s (Weizenbaum 1966). Conversational … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

Resolving referring expressions in conversational dialogs for natural user interfaces A Celikyilmaz, Z Feizollahi… – Proceedings of …, 2014 – anthology.aclweb.org … which displays items in a grid style layout, and what this particular sys- tem would do, namely search for books, music, tv and movies media result 2 Media App returns results based on the user query using an already implemented speech recognition, SLU and dialog engines. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

SARA: Singapore’s Automated Responsive Assistant, a multimodal dialogue system for touristic information AI Niculescu, R Jiang, S Kim, KH Yeo… – Mobile Web Information …, 2014 – Springer … Fig. 2. APOLLO dialogue platform: basic architecture • Dialogue components, which include the main components of dialogue engines, such as automatic speech recognition, natural language understanding, natural lan- guage generation and speech synthesis among others. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

A Novel IMS based UMB-SmartTV system for Integrating Multimodal Technologies I Mlakar, D Zimšek, Z Ka?i?, M Rojc – International Journal of …, 2014 – researchgate.net … but also other modalities (eg speech, ECA). The multimodal platform currently runs TTS engine, ASR engine, Dialogue engine, and ECA EVA engine. Fig. 4 TTS engine PLATTOS A. TTS engine Within multimodal platform, the … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Semantic Representation Analysis: A General Framework for Individualized, Domain-Specific and Context-Sensitive Semantic Processing X Hu, BD Nye, C Gao, X Huang, J Xie… – … of Augmented Cognition. …, 2014 – Springer … text [23]. Recently, AutoTutor has moved towards modularity by adopting a Sharable Knowledge Object (SKO) framework. A SKO uses natural language processing and dialog engines hosted on a cloud server. Distri- buting … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] Conversational Informatics: A Data-Intensive Approach with Emphasis on Nonverbal Communication T Nishida, A Nakazawa, Y Ohmoto, Y Mohammad – 2014 – books.google.com Page 1. Toyoaki Nishida Atsushi Nakazawa Yoshimasa Ohmoto Yasser Mohammad Conversational Informatics A Data-Intensive Approach with Emphasis on Nonverbal Communication Page 2. Conversational Informatics Page 3. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 3 versions

The DBOX Corpus Collection of Spoken Human-Human and Human-Machine Dialogues V Petukhova, M Gropp, D Klakow… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – infoscience.epfl.ch … components. In addition to the Dialog Engine compo- nents’ improvement, the collected speech data is used for ASR development, namely, for generic acoustic and lan- guage model adaptation towards the DBOX game scenario. 3.2. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Robotic creativity driven by motivation and semantic analysis A Augello, I Infantino, G Pilato… – … (ICSC), 2014 IEEE …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Other tags allow managing also complex answers. The dialogue is based on algorithms for automatic detection of patterns in the dialogue data. Information regarding the artist and its artworks is stored in an ontology accessible by the AIML dialogue engine [23]. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Realistic Dialogue Engine for Video Games CM Rose – 2014 – ir.lib.uwo.ca Abstract The concept of believable agent has a long history in Artificial Intelligence. It has applicability in multiple fields, particularly video games. Video games have shown tremendous technological advancement in several areas such as graphics and music; …

Dialogue Platform for Interactive Personal Assistant Software J Seo, M Koo, S Kang, Y Park – uni-ulm.de … Keywords: dialogue engine, natural language processing, dialogue platform, dialogue manager 1. Introduction … Fig. 1 illustrates the platform proposed in this paper. This platform mainly consists of a dialogue engine, do engine, and knowledge manager. … Related articles

A Serious Game Engine for Interview Simulation: Application to the Development of Doctor-Patient Communication Skills J Guo, N Singer, R Bastide – Games and Virtual Worlds for …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … singer@irit.fr, remi.bastide@irit.fr Abstract— In this paper we present the architecture of a conversation engine aimed to simulate an interview process between a human and a computer player. This component is a central element … Related articles

Spoken Dialogue System for Restaurant Recommendation and Reservation RE Banchs, S Kim – Fifteenth Annual Conference of the International …, 2014 – 193.6.4.39 … Although general domain spoken dialogue is still far from being usable in commercial applications, restricted domain dialogue engines can achieve high accuracy for specific task- oriented scenarios, in which the number of variables and the vocabulary size are limited. … Related articles All 4 versions

Relational Agents to Promote eHealth Advice Adherence S Baker, D Richards, P Caldwell – PRICAI 2014: Trends in Artificial …, 2014 – Springer … They were copied into the dialogue engine we have created for dialogue management in Unity3D. Sound bites for each response were also recorded by the medical specialist using high quality recording sound equipment and added to the dialogue engine. … Related articles

Integration of work operation and embodied multimodal interaction in task modeling for collaborative robot development JTC Tan, K Okuno, T Inamura – Cyber Technology in …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … execution. 3) Verbal Communication: The task nodes’ descriptions are written in human language and can be used by robot as verbal support (text-to-speech) to human, together with the dialogue engine developed in [5]. IV. … Related articles

Autotutor In The Cloud: A Service-Oriented Paradigm For An Interoperable Natural-Language ITS NYE Benjamin, HU Xiangen, A GRAESSER… – Journal of Advanced …, 2014 – jadlet.com … His research interests are natural language processing, algorithm design, and software development for tutoring systems. He is the chief software designer and developer of ACE (AutoTutor Conversation Engine), ASAT (AutoTutor Script Authoring Tool), QUAID, and Coh-Metrix. … Related articles All 2 versions

Methodologies for Conversational System Development T Nishida, A Nakazawa, Y Ohmoto… – Conversational …, 2014 – Springer … Page 3. 4.2 Architecture 65 Fig. 4.2 Story understanding/generation systems Fig. 4.3 Dialogue engine the story understander to learn from experiences. … 4.3. A key component of a dialogue engine is the representation of discourse. … Related articles All 3 versions

An Intelligent Robotic Engine Using Digital Repository of the DSpace Platform RL de Macedo, E Fusco – … 2014, The Sixth International Conference on …, 2014 – thinkmind.org … The chatterbot gives an answer the access link to the page of the material. VIII. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK The AIML markup language has a limitation in creating robotic conversational engines, limiting the number of questions these robotic engines can be asked. … Related articles

[BOOK] The Conversation Train: A Visual Approach to Conversation for Children on the Autism Spectrum J Shaul – 2014 – books.google.com … I created The Conversation Train to help children with ASDs learn some aspects of conversation that happen to correspond with railways. Trains and railways provide convenient metaphors for many elements of conversation: engines are like greetings; they get the train going. … All 2 versions

R-cube: A dialogue agent for restaurant recommendation and reservation S Kim, RE Banchs – Asia-Pacific Signal and Information …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … applications. Some restricted domain dialogue engines, however, can achieve high accuracy for specific tasN-oriented dialogue scenarios, in which the number of system variables and the size of the vocabulary are strongly limited. …

Design and evaluation of a conversational agent for the touristic domain A Niculescu, KH Yeo, LF D’Haro, S Kim… – Asia-Pacific Signal …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … The dialogue system is empowered by a multi-purpose XML-based dialogue engine which is capable to pipeline information flow construction, programmable event mediation, multi-topic dialogue modeling and different types of Nnowledge representation. …

A set of quantitative user experience metrics for multi-modal dialog systems S Witt – … Communication; 11. ITG Symposium; Proceedings of, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Figure 1 illustrates its basic architecture. Figure 1: Architecture of the SOFIA Multi-modal spoken dialog engine. Recognition accuracy is increased by using domain-spe- cific language models and pronunciation dictionaries. that allow the recognition of any utterance. … Related articles All 3 versions

TTS-driven Expressive Embodied Conversation Agent EVA for UMB-SmartTV M Rojc, M Presker, Z Ka?i?, I Mlakar – naun.org … It consists of main DATA server (managing unit), and several DATA module servers, used for running several engines, such as: text-to-speech synthesis engine (TTS), speech recognition engine (ASR), spoken dialogue engine, and embodied conversational agent’s animation … Related articles All 2 versions

The Right Agent for the Job? L Ring, D Utami, T Bickmore – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2014 – Springer … Page 4. The Right Agent for the Job? 377 brief dialogue sessions using a hierarchical state-machine-based dialogue engine, template-based text generation, conversational nonverbal behavior generation using BEAT [8], and synthesized speech. … Related articles All 4 versions

History of Conversational System Development T Nishida, A Nakazawa, Y Ohmoto… – Conversational …, 2014 – Springer … 1961), LUNAR (Woods 1973), ELIZA (Weizenbaum 1966), and SHRDLU (Winograd 1972). These systems translated user input into database queries to answer questions. Later, more generic natural language dialogue systems used a dialogue engine. … Related articles All 3 versions

Configuration Language for Domain Specific Modeling Tools and Its Implementation A SPROGIS – bjmc.lu.lv … Every engine provides a particular service in the tool, for instance, the presentation engine (Barzdins et.al., 2009b) visualizes diagrams and provide an interface between tool users and diagrams, but the dialog engine (Kozlovics, 2010) constructs dialog forms and provide an … Related articles

Using subtitles to deal with Out-of-Domain interactions D Magarreiro, L Coheur, FS Melo – algos.inesc-id.pt … The proposed techniques are deployed in a dialogue engine, the Say Something Smart (SSS), and an evaluation is conducted illus- trating the potential behind the proposed approach in addressing OOD interactions. This paper is organised as follows. … Related articles All 2 versions

iServe: A serious game for servitization P Petridis, V Uren, T Baines, P Lameras… – … and Learning (IMCL …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … The dialogic engine on the project is based on the Dialogue engine created by Pixel Crushers for unity and it converts the XML dialogues created from Chat Mapper to a dialogic database which can be used from the game. … Related articles All 2 versions

An Intelligent Natural Language Conversational System for Academic Advising EM Latorre-Navarro, JG Harris – 2014 – thesai.org Page 1. (IJACSA) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2015 110 | P age www.ijacsa.thesai.org An Intelligent Natural Language Conversational System for Academic Advising …

Knowledge-Guided Interpretation and Generation of Task-Oriented Dialogue A Gabaldon, B Meadows, P Langley – isle.org … work and plans for future research. 2 Application Systems for Task-Oriented Dialogue In this section, we discuss two prototypes that incorporate our architecture as their dialogue engine. The first system facilitates cyber-physical … Related articles

A courseware to script animated pedagogical agents in instructional material for elementary students in English education ZW Hong, YL Chen, CH Lan – Computer Assisted Language …, 2014 – Taylor & Francis … Computer Assisted Language Learning, 23: 395–412. View all references) conducted research on developing the request game which integrates a finite state dialogue engine and an animated pedagogical agent in English education. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

A rich multi-agent architecture for collaborative multi-touch multi-user devices A Jones, JPA Barthes, C Moulin… – Systems, Man and …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … the definition of the tasks. The highest rated task is passed by the assistant agent to the conversational engine. The dialog concept is a finite state machine that is han- dled by an agent’s conversational engine. It is through this … Related articles All 2 versions

Integrated Interpretation and Generation of Task-Oriented Dialog A Gabaldon, B Meadows, P Langley – … of the Fifth International Workshop on …, 2014 – isle.org … 2 Task-Oriented Dialog Application Systems As noted earlier, we have developed two prototype systems that use our architec- ture as their main dialog engine. One aims to facilitate cyber-physical meetings by interacting with both humans and equipment. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

A Framework for Coherent Emergent Stories G Carmichael, D Mould – fdg2014.org … The scene action engine presents the selected scene with a pre-authored or dynamically generated script. The character conversation engine ensures that characters act according to their per- sonality traits through pre-scripted dialog or as intelligent, autonomous agents. … Related articles All 4 versions

Spoken Dialog System: Direction Guide for Lahore City AI ul Haq, A Anwar, A Ahmad, T Habib – 2012www.cle.org.pk … The dialog management module in the Olympus uses the RavenClaw dialog management framework [10] which comes as a two-tier architecture that separates the domain-specific tasks from the domain independent dialog engine. … Related articles All 6 versions

Managing adaptive spoken dialogue for Intelligent Environments S Ultes, W Minker – Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart …, 2014 – IOS Press … sub-goals. The Dialogue Engine is the domain-independent layer which executes the di- alogue task specification and conveys basic conversa- tional strategies like dealing with request for repetition or help. Both, RavenClaw … Related articles

Map Specifications and User Requirements S Balley, B Baella, S Christophe, M Pla… – … Information in a Data …, 2014 – Springer … Hubert et al. ( 2003 ) designed a dialogue engine enabling non-generalisers—but still experienced map makers—to influence the cartographic constraints used by a generalisation process, and consequently the geometric modelling of entities on the map. … Related articles All 4 versions

Attribute selection for product configurator design based on Gini index Y Wang, M Tseng – International Journal of Production Research, 2014 – Taylor & Francis … Seattle, WA. View all references). Branting et al. proposed architecture to address the issue of improving dialogue efficiency in CBR by integrating CBR with a discourse-oriented dialogue engine (Branting, Lester, and Mott 20043. Branting, K., J. Lester, and B. Mott. 2004. … Related articles All 2 versions

Understanding questions and finding answers: semantic relation annotation to compute the Expected Answer Type V Petukhova – Proceedings 10th Joint ISO-ACL SIGSEM Workshop on …, 2014 – lrec-conf.org … The system has all components that any traditional dialogue system has: Automatic Speech Recog- nition (ASR) and Speech Generation (eg TTS) modules, and the Dialogue Engine. The Dialogue Engine, in turn, consists of … Related articles All 3 versions

Scambaiter: understanding targeted nigerian scams on craigslist Y Park, J Jones, D McCoy, E Shi, M Jakobsson – system, 2014 – wwwold.cs.umd.edu … Craigslist Conversation engine Proxy servers Scammers … We have built an automated conversation engine that per- forms linguistic analysis of incoming emails from scammers, and automatically engages in multiple rounds of communica- tion with scammers. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 18 versions

Policy Learning for Domain Selection in an Extensible Multi-domain Spoken Dialogue System Z Wang, H Chen, G Wang, H Tian, H Wu, H Wang – anthology.aclweb.org … Informally speak- ing, for most task-oriented SDS, one can extract a slot-value representation from their dialogue models, of which exam- ples include the RavenClaw architecture (Bohus and Rud- nicky, 2009), the Information State dialogue engine (Traum and Larsson, 2003 … Related articles All 4 versions

Creativity evaluation in a cognitive architecture A Augello, I Infantino, G Pilato, R Rizzo… – Biologically Inspired …, 2014 – Elsevier … The chatbot interface has been implemented by means of ALICE technology (Wallace, 2009). The dialogue engine of ALICE is based on a pattern-matching algorithm which compares the user questions with the information stored in the chatbot’s knowledge base (KB). … Cited by 2 Related articles

An empirically-based, tutorial dialogue system: design, implementation and evaluation in a first year health sciences course. J McDonald, A Knott, S Stein, R Zeng – ascilite.org.au … The TuTalk dialogue engine from the Learning Research and Development Centre at the University of Pittsburgh (Jordan, 2007) was chosen to pilot the initial script primarily because it was, at the time, one of the few readily available domain-independent tutorial dialogue … Related articles All 4 versions

Manipulating and Visualizing Data by Means of Data Galaxies S KOZLOVICS, P RUCEVSKIS – Databases and Information …, 2014 – books.google.com … systems. Automatic Control and Computer Sciences, 2013, 47 (1/2013), 28–37. Kozlovics S. A Dialog Engine Metamodel for the Transformation-Driven Architecture. In: Scientific Papers, University of Latvia, 2010, 756, 151–170. …

When Two Heads are Better Than One: A Critical Review of Four Collaborative Intelligent Tutoring Systems R Harsley – rachelharsley.com … The collaboration environment consists of text-based chat. As students work on a design challenge, the CycleTalk tutor offers instructional support via tutoring scripts. The TuTalk state-based dialog engine powers the scripts. … Related articles

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