Semantic Dialog Systems


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AFAIC, any system that can accept questions in natural language, and issue answers in natural language, qualifies as a defacto “dialog system”, even if it is usually referred to as a “question answering system” (QA system).

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MIAMM—a multimodal dialogue system using haptics N Reithinger, D Fedeler, A Kumar, C Lauer… – … Dialogue Systems, 2005 – Springer Page 1. Chapter 14 MIAMM – A MULTIMODAL DIALOGUE SYSTEM USING HAPTICS … Keywords: Multimodal dialogue system, haptics, information visualization. © 2005 Springer. Printed in the Netherlands. 307 JCJ van Kuppevelt et al. … Cited by 26 Related articles All 8 versions

Statistical dialog management applied to WFST-based dialog systems C Hori, K Ohtake, T Misu, H Kashioka… – … , Speech and Signal …, 2009 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … paper [1]. 3. AUTOMATIC CORPUS-BASED DIALOG SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION 3.1. Interchange … speaker’s intention. The concept sequence, which may contain zero or more concepts, repre- sents the focus of semantic dialog units. The … Cited by 23 Related articles All 5 versions

Training a real-world POMDP-based Dialogue System B Thomson, J Schatzmann, K Weilhammer… – Proceedings of the …, 2007 – dl.acm.org … Note that the formalism introduced above may be used for both the summary methods previously used for dialogue systems as well as belief … Simulation is usually done at a semantic dialogue act level to avoid having to reproduce the vari- ety of user utterances at the word- or … Cited by 24 Related articles All 14 versions

A discourse and dialogue infrastructure for industrial dissemination D Sonntag, N Reithinger, G Herzog… – Spoken Dialogue Systems …, 2010 – Springer … We also learned some lessons which we use as guidelines in the development of semantic dialogue systems [12,23]; over the last years, we have adhered strictly to the developed rule “No presenta- tion without representation.” The idea is to implement a generic, and semantic … Cited by 15 Related articles All 5 versions

User model interoperability: a survey F Carmagnola, F Cena, C Gena – User Modeling and User-Adapted …, 2011 – Springer … User-Adap. Inter. 18(5), 497–538 (2008) CrossRef; Cena, F.: The role of semantic dialogue for adaptation in ubiquitous environment. … http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl (2001); Wahlster, W., Kobsa, A.: User models in dialog systems. In: User Models in Dialog Systems, pp. 4–34. … Cited by 44 Related articles All 10 versions

Supporting a Rapid Dialogue System Engineering Process D Sonntag, R Nesselrath, G Sonnenberg… – Proceedings of the 1st …, 2009 – dfki.de … strictly to the developed rule “No presentation without representation.” The idea is to implement a generic, and semantic, dialogue shell that can be … section 4). The particular challenge we address is to speed up the implementation cycle until the dialogue systems works robustly. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 2 versions

DialogStudio: A workbench for data-driven spoken dialog system development and management S Jung, C Lee, S Kim, GG Lee – Speech Communication, 2008 – Elsevier … 4.1. Design step. In the design step, developers can define their own semantic, dialog and knowledge structures. Semantic structure is the representation of user utterances. In most dialog systems, a semantic frame is a formal representation of the user’s utterance. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 6 versions

RadSpeech’s mobile dialogue system for radiologists D Sonntag, C Schulz, C Reuschling… – Proceedings of the 2012 …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … watch?v=uBiN119_wvg. The semantic dialogue system presented in this demo should be used to ask questions about the image annotations while engaging the clinician in a natural speech dialogue. Different semantic views … Cited by 4 Related articles All 2 versions

Semantic dialogue modeling G Wirsching, M Huber, C Kölbl, R Lorenz… – Cognitive Behavioural …, 2012 – Springer … 104–113, 2012. c Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012 Page 2. Semantic Dialogue Modeling 105 and a language model describing possible wordings to express the meanings on the other hand, allows the design of a semantic-driven dialogue system. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 4 versions

[BOOK] Ontologies and Adaptivity in Dialogue for Question Answering D Sonntag – 2010 – books.google.com … SmartWeb System Roadmap 7 3 Chapter 2. Scientific Background 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Natural Language Processing Dialogue Systems Information Retrieval Question Answering Ontologies Metacognition and Introspection Machine Learning Standards Related … Cited by 23 Related articles All 8 versions

Linked Data Integration for Semantic Dialogue and Backend Access. D Sonntag, M Kiesel – AAAI Spring Symposium: Linked Data Meets Artificial …, 2010 – aaai.org … In earlier projects (Wahlster 2003; Rei- thinger et al. 2005) we integrated different sub-components to multimodal interaction systems. Other lessons served as guidelines in the development of semantic dialogue systems (Oviatt 1999; Sonntag et al. 2007). … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions

Integrating web service and semantic dialogue model for user models interoperability on the web F Cena – Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 2011 – Springer … Integrating web service and semantic dialogue model for user models interoperability on the web … In particular, by means of a dialogue, systems can approximate the response when the exact one is not available or can find better results when the available ones are not reliable … Cited by 4 Related articles All 8 versions

Prototyping semantic dialogue systems for radiologists D Sonntag, M Moller – Intelligent Environments (IE), 2010 Sixth …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract—In the future, speech-based semantic image retrieval and annotation of medical images should provide the basis for clinical decision support and help in computer aided diagnosis. In this paper, we describe today’s clinical workflow and interaction … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions

Dialogue as a basis for construction of speech systems RV Meshcheryakov, VP Bondarenko – Cybernetics and Systems Analysis, 2008 – Springer … 177 Fig. 1. A simplified model of a dialogue system. Dialogue model Text Paragraph Sentence Word Syllable Letter Knowledge base. … In Fig. 4a, trends are depicted that fix the trajectory of advancement of the dialogue of interlocutors in the semantic dialogue space. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions

Towards medical cyber-physical systems: Multimodal augmented reality for doctors and knowledge discovery about patients D Sonntag, S Zillner, C Schulz, M Weber… – Design, User Experience, …, 2013 – Springer … Thereby, hub-and-spoke dialogue frameworks played a major role [9]. We also learned some lessons which we use as guidelines in the development of semantic dialogue systems [6]; the whole architecture can be found in [10]. … Cited by 6 Related articles

Techniques for utterance disambiguation in a human-computer dialogue system PC Lurcock – 2006 – otago.ourarchive.ac.nz … disambiguation in a human-computer dialogue system Pontus Lurcock a thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science … sources for utterance disambiguation within a bilingual human-computer dialogue system. First, a simple scheme is proposed for classifying disam- … Cited by 3 Related articles

Explanations in Dialogue Systems through Uncertain RDF Knowledge Bases. D Sonntag, M Theobald – ExaCt, 2010 – domino.mpi-inf.mpg.de … In previous implementations of dialogue system backends without URDF, we used SPARQL queries because they are the de facto standard. … Examples of how these operators can be used in the context of integrating Linked Data for semantic dialogue and backend access can … Cited by 2 Related articles All 10 versions

Managing Uncertainty in Dialogue Information State for Real Time Understanding of Multi-Human Meeting Dialogue A Gruenstein, L Cavedon, J Niekrasz… – on the Semantics and …, 2004 – illc.uva.nl … Our approach has been to extend our existing dialogue system, based on the information-state update approach— which supports a rich semantic … under uncertainty (eg (Levin et al., 2000; Roy et al., 2000)) but has not generally involved rich semantic dialogue states, linking … Cited by 2 Related articles All 9 versions

On-Body IE: A Head-Mounted Multimodal Augmented Reality System for Learning and Recalling Faces D Sonntag, T Toyama – Intelligent Environments (IE), 2013 9th …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … and Ontologies. NOVA Publishers, New York, 2010, ch. Design and Implementation of a Semantic Dialogue System for Radiologists. [14] Sonntag, D., Liwicki, M., and Weber, M. Interactive paper for radiology findings. In Proceedings … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 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 … Thereby, hub-and-spoke dialogue frameworks played a major role [9]. We also learned some lessons which we use as guidelines in the development of semantic dialogue systems [5]; the whole architecture can be found in [10]. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

Mobile radiology interaction and decision support systems of the future D Sonntag, S Zillner, P Ernst, C Schulz… – Towards the Internet of …, 2014 – Springer … The semantic dialog system should be used to annotate images and ask questions Page 5. Mobile Radiology Interaction and Decision Support Systems of the Future 375 g „Send the image material to Prof Böhning “ Prof. Böhning. … Cited by 2

Modeling brief alcohol intervention dialogue with MDPs for delivery by ECAs U Yasavur, C Lisetti, N Rishe – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2013 – Springer … Fig. 1. Multimodal Dialogue System Architecture … In addition to the parsing, we used a named-entity recognizer for behavioral health [40] to tag relevant entities such as alcoholic beverages. Semantic dialogue act output is passed to the State Estimator. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Collaborative Multimodality D Sonntag – KI-Künstliche Intelligenz, 2012 – Springer … We also learned some lessons which we use as guidelines in the development of semantic dialogue systems [23, 32]; over the last years, we have adhered strictly to the developed rule “no presenta- tion without representation.” The idea is to implement a generic, and semantic … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

Monitoring and explaining reasoning processes in a dialogue system’s input interpretation step. D Sonntag, C Schulz – ExaCt, 2011 – ijcai-11.iiia.csic.es … pp. 974–979 (2009) 15. Sonntag, D., Kiesel, M.: Linked data integration for semantic dialogue and backend access. … In: Proceedings of the First International Workshop On Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology (IWSDS)(2009) 18. … Cited by 1 Related articles

Incremental and Interaction-Based Knowledge Acquisition for Medical Images in THESEUS D Sonntag – … of Practice-Oriented Knowledge Technology: Trends …, 2013 – Springer … In the construction of a dialogue system for radiologists, we learned some lessons which we used as guidelines in the development of semantic dialogue systems [11, 14]; over the last years, we have adhered strictly to the developed rule “No presentation without representation … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

[BOOK] Semantic Web: Standards, Tools and Ontologies KA Haffner – 2010 – dl.acm.org Cited by 1 Related articles

Analysis-by-Synthesis in Prosody Research R Hoffmann – Keynote lecture, Proc. 6th Int. Conf. on Speech …, 2012 – sprosig.isle.illinois.edu … In our case, it is intended to build a dialogue system basing on the concept in [32]. (For a flowchart, cf. … Berlin etc.: Springer 2000. [32] Wirsching, G., Huber, M., Kölbl, C., Lorenz, R. and Römer, R., “Semantic dialogue modeling“. In: Esposito, A., et al. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Semantic Dialogue System For Radiologists D Sonntag, M Huber, M Möller, A Ndiaye, S Zillner… – dfki.de ABSTRACT This chapter describes a semantic dialogue system for radiologists in a comprehensive case study within the large-scale MEDICO project. MEDICO addresses the need for advanced semantic technologies in the search for medical image and patient … Related articles All 2 versions

Using a Discourse and Dialogue Infrastructure for Collaborative Radiology D Sonntag, C Schulz – 35th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence …, 2012 – dfki.de … Thereby, hub-and-spoke dialogue frameworks played a major role [8]. We also learned some lessons which we use as guidelines in the development of semantic dialogue systems [4,10]; the whole architecture can be found in [9]. Thereby, the dialogue system acts as the … Related articles All 4 versions

Coupled Pragmatic and Semantic Automata in Spoken Dialogue Management J Bachan – Text, Speech and Dialogue, 2012 – Springer … The goal is not to provide a product or a comprehensive dialogue system but to give a proof- of-concept implementation in a new … 1. dialogue annotation at the dialogue act level 2. annotation of turns – semantic dialogue flow 3. finite state automata of dialogue act sequences 4 … Related articles All 5 versions

Towards a Process of Building Semantic Multimodal Dialogue Demonstrators. D Sonntag, N Reithinger – KMIS, 2010 – dfki.de … This and similar problems have been addressed by distributed dialogue system integration frameworks. … The workbench is used to specify the semantic dialogue management models and processing logic for specific demonstrator scenarios. 3.1 Analysis & Design … Related articles All 3 versions

A Robust Information System for Spoken Human Machine Dialogues H Niemann, EG Schukat-Talamazzini – wwwdh.cs.fau.de … 2 System An overall system architecture is shown in gure 1, illustrating the modularity of the dialogue system. … Best String UCG DATR Lexicon Models Markov- Database Domain Network Semantic Dialogue- Manager Parser Front End Acoustic words dialogue Speech Signal … Related articles All 5 versions

A Speech-based Dialogue Platform for Supporting Medical Image Analysis CH Schulz, D Sonntag – dfki.de … VDE, 2009. 12. Daniel Sonntag and Manuel Möller. Prototyping semantic dialogue systems for radiologists. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE), 2010. 13. Curtis P. Langlotz. … Related articles All 2 versions

Context-Aware Conversational Agents Using POMDPs and Agenda-Based Simulation D Griol, JM Molina – User-Centric Technologies and Applications, 2011 – Springer … DI@L-log is a spoken dialog system which acts as a voice logbook to collect home monitored data from patients suffering from Type-2 … Simulation is usually done at a semantic dialog act level to avoid having to reproduce the variety of user utterances at the word or acoustic … Related articles All 4 versions

Towards a Cognitive Load Aware Multimodal Dialogue Framework for the Automotive Domain R Nesselrath – … (IE), 2013 9th International Conference on, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Our model for dialogue specification is a combination of flow- and state-charts that uses semantic dialogue acts as defined in [24]. The … Figure 2 shows our concept for cognitive load awareness in a multimodal dialogue system. It … Related articles All 2 versions

Towards learned feedback for enhancing trust in information seeking dialogue for radiologists D Sonntag – Proceedings of the 16th international conference on …, 2011 – dl.acm.org … rule operationalisation framework for dia- logue initiative has been extensively tested in the context of information-providing dialogue systems [10]. … The following subdialogue shows a particular system response which is possible after mining the semantic dialogue process data. … Related articles All 3 versions

An Arabic-English Interactive System (AEIS) AA Sakr – IJECCE, 2012 – interesjournal.org … The Semantic Dialogue Management (SDM) and Semantic Web Query (SWQ) result in a better QoSR, as shown in figure2. … Viterbi is applied in dialogue systems, where desired semantic output is clearer. VTT systems must analyze the spectra and intensity of sound waves. … Related articles All 3 versions

Employing linked data and dialogue for modelling cultural awareness of a user R Denaux, V Dimitrova, L Lau, P Brna… – Proceedings of the 19th …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … Intercultural Fact Pool Generation For a dialogue system, it is important that both types of facts, ie in assertive and negative forms, are available to probe a user. … 8.Sonntag, D. & Kiesel, M. Linked Data Integration for Semantic Dialogue and Backend Access. … Cited by 1 Related articles

Calculating semantic uncertainty G Wirsching – … ), 2012 IEEE 3rd International Conference on, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … There is substantial progress in using semantic dialogue modeling and UMPs for realizing demonstrators … with scores and valuations of feature-value pairs is given [11]; the method is also applicable for processing parsing results provided by a written language dialogue system. … Related articles

Unsupervised Spoken Language Understanding for a Multi-domain Dialog System D Lee, M Jeong, K Kim, S Ryu, G Lee – 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Content may change prior to final publication. 1 / 38 Unsupervised Spoken Language Understanding for a Multi-domain Dialog System* … Abstract: This paper proposes an unsupervised spoken language understanding (SLU) framework for a multi-domain dialog system. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Giving Voice to the Internet by Means of Conversational Agents D Griol, AS de Miguel, JM Molina – Intelligent Data Engineering and …, 2014 – Springer … and Dutoit [5] described a similar proposal based on a graphical inter- face dedicated to ease the development of VoiceXML-based dialog systems. … Simulation is usually done at a semantic dialog act level to avoid having to reproduce the variety of user utterances at the word or …

2010 Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Environments M Ball, V Callaghan, M Gardner, A Aztiria, A Izaguirre… – computer.org … Prototyping Semantic Dialogue Systems for Radiologists…..84 Daneil Sonntag and Manuel Möller GEEDI – Guards for Emotional and Explanatory DIalogues …..90 Florian Nothdurft, Gregor … All 2 versions

UMIS: A Service for User Model Interoperability F Cena, R Furnari – 2012 – file.scirp.org … 478-506. F. Cena, “Integrating Web Service and Semantic Dialogue Model for User Models Interoperability on the Web,” Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Vol. 36, No. … 1-12. A. Kobsa, “User Modeling in Dialog Systems: Potential and Hazards,” AI and Society, Vol. 4, No. … Related articles All 3 versions

Engineering Tree Kernels for Semantic Role Labelling Systems D Pighin – 2005 – sites.google.com Page 1. University of Rome, Tor Vergata Faculty of Engineering Academic Year 2004/2005 A Master’s Degree Thesis in Computer Science Engineering on Engineering Tree Kernels for Semantic Role Labelling Systems by Daniele Pighin Thesis Advisor: Roberto Basili … Related articles

Towards meaning-oriented language modeling G Wirsching, R Lorenz – … (CogInfoCom), 2013 IEEE 4th …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … In a speech dialogue system, meaning oriented language modeling can be used for configuring the speech recognizer at each dialogue state separately. … [5] G. Wirsching, M. Huber, C. Kölbl, R. Lorenz, and R. Römer, “Semantic dialogue modeling,” in Behavioral Cognitive … Related articles

Integrating Digital Pens in Breast Imaging for Instant Knowledge Acquisition. D Sonntag, M Weber, A Cavallaro, M Hammon – AI Magazine, 2014 – questia.com … Most recently, he won the German High Tech Award with RadSpeech, a semantic dialogue system for radiologists. Markus Weber received his M.Sc. degree in computer science from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, in 2010. … Related articles All 4 versions

Generating Arabic text in multilingual speech-to-speech machine translation framework AA Monem, K Shaalan, A Rafea, H Baraka – Machine translation, 2008 – Springer … here Each dialogue (d) is divided into utterances (u) and semantic dialogue units (sdu, above; SDU henceforth), roughly corresponding to sentences. Numbers are used to identify the dialogue, utterance, and SDU, respectively. … Cited by 12 Related articles All 10 versions

Content-based Retrieval of Medical Images LAE Al-Safadi – Proceedings of World Academy of Science, …, 2012 – waset.org … Radiology;253(2):453-61. [13] Sonntag, D., Moller, M. (2010). Prototyping Semantic Dialogue Systems for Radiologists, Sixth International Conference of Intelligent Environments. DOI 10.1109/IE.2010.23 [14] Taira R., Soderland S., Jakobovits R. (2001). … Related articles All 3 versions

Mining Diagnostic Text Reports by Learning to Annotate Knowledge Roles E Mustafaraj, M Hoof, B Freisleben – Natural Language Processing and …, 2007 – Springer … The authors envision that the semantic interpretation of text in terms of frames and roles would contribute to many applications, like question answering, information extraction, semantic dialogue systems, as well as statistical machine translation or automatic text summarization … Cited by 8 Related articles All 10 versions