Talking Heads & Dialog Systems 2015


The number of papers on talking heads and dialog systems has continued to decline in 2015.

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TickTock: A Non-Goal-Oriented Multimodal Dialog System with Engagement Awareness Z Yu, A Papangelis, A Rudnicky – 2015 AAAI Spring Symposium Series, 2015 – … Once underY stood, engagement management can be incorporated into goalYoriented dialog systems. System Overview … TickY Tock uses a 2D talking head composed of 6 animated line drawings pappu et al. (2013). These are used to explicitly communicate internal state. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 3 versions

Pharmabot: a pediatric generic medicine consultant chatbot BEV Comendador, BMB Francisco… – Journal of Automation …, 2015 – … Different chatbots or human-computer dialogue systems have been developed using text communication starting from ELIZA that simulates a psychotherapist, and then … Available: [3] A. Augello, An Emotional Talking Head for a Humoristic. … Cited by 1 Related articles

Comparison of Visual Speech Perception of Sampled-Based Talking Heads: adults and children with and without developmental dyslexia PDP Costa, D Batista, M Toffoli, KAB Knobel… – 2015 – … vol. 62, pp. 245–261, 2014. [16] DW Massaro, “The psychology and technology of talking heads: Applications in language learning,” in Advances in Natural Mul- timodal Dialogue Systems. Springer, 2005, pp. 183–214. [17] EW … Related articles All 2 versions

3D Talking-Head Mobile App AZM Ali, WH Tan – 2015 – … Massaro, DW (2006b). The psychology and tech- nology of talking heads: Applications in Language Learning. In O. Bernsen, L. Dybkjaer, & J. van Kuppevelt (Eds.), Natural, intelligent and effective interaction in multimodal dialogue systems (pp. 183–214). … All 2 versions

An interactive question-answer system with dialogue for a receptionist avatar EJ Wantroba, RAF Romero – 2015 12th Latin American …, 2015 – … 361 Page 3. Fig. 1. Architecture of the dialogue system. for WWW. … By using some facial animation or audiovisual information, such as, those present in social robots, also known as talking heads, one can increase speech intelligibility [14]. … Related articles All 2 versions

A Survey paper on Facial Expression Synthesis using Artificial Neural Network D Chandra, R Hegadi, S Karmakar – Citeseer … For xample, ViSiCAST [33] is a project that translates English text to the motion of virtual avatar and provides services for deaf citizens. Education: Text-to-speech talking head is also suitable for kids and adults to learn how to speak a special word in a sentence. …

Towards AmI Systems Capable of Engaging in ‘Intelligent Dialog’ and ‘Mingling Socially with Humans’ SE Bibri – The Human Face of Ambient Intelligence, 2015 – Springer … Discourse Stud 7(4–5):585–614. Bui TD, Heylen D, Nijholt (2004) A Combination of facial movements on a 3D talking head. … Blackwell Publishing, Massachusetts. Cassell J (1989) Embodied conversation: integrating face and gesture into automatic spoken dialogue systems. … Related articles

Effects of Verbal Components in 3D Talking-head on Pronunciation Learning among Non-native Speakers. AZM Ali, K Segaran, TW Hoe – Educational Technology & Society, 2015 – JSTOR … Page 10. 322 Massaro, DW (2006b). The psychology and technology of talking heads: Applications in Language Learning. In O. Bernsen, L. Dybkjaer, & J. van Kuppevelt (Eds.), Natural, Intelligent and Effective Interaction in Multimodal Dialogue Systems (pp.183-214). … Cited by 1 Related articles All 13 versions

A novel speech synthesizer using 3D facial model with gestures A Rathinavelu, C Sandhiya, K Saranya – International Journal on …, 2015 – … and is automated as much as possible. An animated talking head can fulfill these needs. Meanwhile, applications involving such multimodal dialogue systems enable humans to interact with systems narrating synthetic voice. … Related articles All 4 versions

Biometrics in human-machine interaction WA Shier, SN Yanushkevich – Information and Digital …, 2015 – … In future generations of these machines, the displayed “talking head”, or synthetic agent, can be replaced by a humanoid robot [7]. Acknowledgment This project was partially supported by National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada. … Cited by 1 Related articles

New Dimensions in Testimony: Digitally preserving a Holocaust survivor’s interactive storytelling D Traum, A Jones, K Hays, H Maio, O Alexander… – … on Interactive Digital …, 2015 – Springer … that allowed spoken interaction with a historical character was the August system [8]. This was a 3D “talking head” fashioned after … 194. 8. Gustafson, J., Lindberg, N., Lundeberg, M.: The August spoken dialogue system. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 13 versions

How does affective robot feedback influence learner experience in a real-world treasure hunt? ME Foster, A Deshmukh, S Janarthanam, MY Lim… – 2015 – … and reference strategies in a cooperative human-robot dialogue system. In: Pro- ceedings of IJCAI 2009. Pasadena, California (Jul 2009) [11] Gong, L.: Is happy better than sad even if they are both non-adaptive? effects of emotional expressions of talking-head interface agents. … Related articles All 5 versions

Embodied Virtual Agents as a Means to Foster E-Inclusion of Older People D Noy, P Ribeiro, IA Iurgel – A multimodal end-2-end approach to …, 2015 – Springer … Social dialogue with embodied conversational agents. In Advances in natural multimodal dialogue systems (pp. 23–54). … Gong, L. (2007). Is happy better than sad even if they are both non-adaptive? Effects of emotional expressions of talking-head interface agents. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

“C’Mon dude!”: Users adapt their behaviour to a robotic agent with an attention model L Cavedon, C Kroos, D Herath, D Burnham… – International Journal of …, 2015 – Elsevier Social cues facilitate engagement between interaction participants, whether they be two (or more) humans or a human and an artificial agent such as a robot. Pre. Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

A physical robot’s effect on vocabulary learning A Wedenborn – 2015 – … In the study the virtual language teacher Ville1 and the role-playing and dialogue system called DEAL2, based on Ville, were … 2.3.3 Baldi and Bao Baldi is a computer animated talking head with features of visible speech synthesis. The project of … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Evaluating embodied conversational agents in multimodal interfaces B Weiss, I Wechsung, C Kühnel… – Computational …, 2015 – computationalcognitivescience. … … Therefore, the interaction with spoken dialogue systems, embodied or not, is still inferior compared to approaches of direct manipulation, which intrinsically provide grounding mechanisms (eg, visualization of capabilities due to labelled buttons in Graphical User Interfaces, GUIs … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Design and Development of Multimodal Applications: A Vision on Key Issues and Methods S Silva, N Almeida, C Pereira, AI Martins… – … on Universal Access in …, 2015 – Springer … Stevens, CJ, Gibert, G., Leung, Y., Zhang, Z.: Evaluating a synthetic talking head using a dual task: modality effects on speech understanding and cognitive load. Int. … In: Proceedings of the Paralinguistic Information and Its Integration in Spoken Dialogue Systems Workshop, pp. … Related articles

Big Data–Driven Natural Language–Processing Research and Applications V Gudivada, D Rao, V Raghavan – Big Data Analytics, 2015 – … These results are used in other tasks such as co-reference resolution, word-sense disambiguation, semantic parsing, question answering, dialog systems, textual entailment, information extraction, information retrieval, and text summarization. … Cited by 6 Related articles

Wizard of Oz experimentation for language technology applications: Challenges and tools S Schlögl, G Doherty, S Luz – Interacting with Computers, 2015 – … In addition interviewees, especially from the NLP domain, stressed the value of WOZ for collecting data (stated by eight interviewees): You generate data without having a dialogue system and you create from this small dataset, you create simulated environments, and in that … Cited by 6 Related articles All 6 versions

Audiovisual speech synthesis: An overview of the state-of-the-art W Mattheyses, W Verhelst – Speech Communication, 2015 – Elsevier We live in a world where there are countless interactions with computer systems in every-day situations. In the most ideal case, this interaction feels as famil. Cited by 8 Related articles All 5 versions

Laughing With A Virtual Agent: An Evaluation Study Using A Virtual Character Expressing Different Copying Behaviours. M Poesio, B Biancardi, C Pelachaud – Page 1. MASTER DEGREE IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE Language and Multimodal Interaction Track THESIS LAUGHING WITH A VIRTUAL AGENT: an evaluation study using a virtual character expressing different copying behaviours. Supervisor: Student: Prof. Massimo Poesio … Related articles

Speech recognition based confidence measures for building voices from untranscribed speech TS Godambe – 2015 – … the sign language. 1 Page 13. With a talking head it is possible to improve the quality of the communication situation even more because the visual information is the most important with the deaf and dumb. A speech synthesis … Related articles