NPCEditor


Notes:

NPCEditor employs a statistical language modeling approach called relevance models (probabilistic relevance model).  NPCEditor is now part of a Virtual Human Toolkit that is a collection of modules, tools and libraries that allow developers to create their own virtual humans.

  • Question generation tools
  • Storyteller agents
  • Virtual suspect

See also:

Virtual Human Toolkit


NPCEditor: A Tool for Building Question-Answering Characters. A Leuski, DR Traum – LREC, 2010 – ict.usc.edu Abstract NPCEditor is a system for building and deploying virtual characters capable of engaging a user in spoken dialog on a limited domain. The dialogue may take any form as long as the character responses can be specified a priori. For example, NPCEditor has … Cited by 25 Related articles All 11 versions

NPCEditor: Creating virtual human dialogue using information retrieval techniques A Leuski, D Traum – AI Magazine, 2011 – aaai.org Abstract NPCEditor is a system for building a natural language processing component for virtual humans capable of engaging a user in spoken dialog on a limited domain. It uses statistical language classi?cation technology for mapping from a user’s text input to system … Cited by 18 Related articles All 13 versions

Hassan: A virtual human for tactical questioning D Traum, A Roque, A Leuski… – Proceedings of the …, 2007 – aroque.bol.ucla.edu … We also introduced a number of statistical classifiers (built using our NPCEditor software) to pick out important dialogue features as well as the best an- swer given a particular compliance level. … 3.2 NPCEditor: Statistical Classification … Cited by 39 Related articles All 13 versions

Augmenting Conversational Characters with Generated Question-Answer Pairs. E Nouri, R Artstein, A Leuski, DR Traum – AAAI Fall Symposium: …, 2011 – ict.usc.edu … For each new in- put question, NPCEditor computes a language model for the ideal answer using the linked training data; it then compares the language model of the ideal answer to those of all of the answers in the knowledge base, and selects the closest avail- able answer … Cited by 6 Related articles All 7 versions

Evaluating Conversational Characters Created through Question Generation. G Chen, E Tosch, R Artstein, A Leuski, DR Traum – FLAIRS Conference, 2011 – aaai.org … The generated pairs were imported into NPCEditor, a text classification system that drives virtual characters (Leuski and Traum 2010). … Page 2. Evaluation We presented each of the test questions to NPCEditor and rated the system response against the user-provided answer. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 12 versions

Improving Spoken Dialogue Understanding Using Phonetic Mixture Models. WY Wang, R Artstein, A Leuski, DR Traum – FLAIRS Conference, 2011 – aaai.org … We demonstrate our approach using NPCEditor (Leuski and Traum 2010), a statistical NLU which for each input utterance selects one output out of a fixed set, based on a learned mapping between input and output language models. … Cited by 8 Related articles All 13 versions

Error return plots R Artstein – Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2011 Conference, 2011 – dl.acm.org … These two processes may be implemented as distinct soft- ware components, as in the system used for the experiments in section 4, NPCEditor (Leuski and Traum, 2010) – a classification- based system for Natural Language Understanding that chooses the best interpretation … Cited by 4 Related articles All 16 versions

Virtual museum guides W Swartout, D Traum, R Artstein, D Noren… – Proc. of Workshop on …, 2010 – Citeseer … The LU/DM module pair uses the NPCEditor software [5]. The NPCEditor classification algorithm analyzes the text of the sample utterances and the text of the responses and cre- ates a statistical model of the “translation relationship” that defines how the content of an input … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Virtual museum guides demonstration W Swartout, D Traum, R Artstein… – … (SLT), 2010 IEEE, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … The LU/DM module pair uses the NPCEditor software [5]. The NPCEditor classification algorithm analyzes the text of the sample utterances and the text of the responses and cre- ates a statistical model of the “translation relationship” that defines how the content of an input … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Virtual Museum Guides Demonstration WSDTR Artstein, DNPDK Bronnenkant… – ict.usc.edu … The LU/DM module pair uses the NPCEditor software [5]. The NPCEditor classification algorithm analyzes the text of the sample utterances and the text of the responses and cre- ates a statistical model of the “translation relationship” that defines how the content of an input … Related articles All 5 versions

Question Answering in a Graphical Cognitive Architecture S Raveendran, PS Rosenbloom, A Leuski – 2011 – wiki.ict.usc.edu … 2007). NPCEditor is one such statistical architecture that is used for virtual humans capable of understanding questions within a specific domain and responding with an appropri- ate answer (Leuski and Traum 2010a). Using … Related articles

Experimenting with grounding strategies in dialogue V Petukhova, H Bunt, A Malchanau… – SEMDIAL 2015 …, 2015 – pubman.mpdl.mpg.de … types of feedback, see Figure 1. To evaluate to what extent users feel that grounding strategies modelled in such a way lead to natural and flexible interactive behaviour, three question- answering system prototypes were im- plemented using the NPCEditor tool2, extening the …

Reinforcement learning of question-answering dialogue policies for virtual museum guides T Misu, K Georgila, A Leuski, D Traum – … of the 13th Annual Meeting of …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … Natural language understanding and di- alogue management are both performed as a single task by the NPCEditor (Leuski and Traum, 2010), a text classification system that classifies the user’s query to a system’s answer using cross-language in- formation retrieval techniques … Cited by 13 Related articles All 17 versions

At the virtual frontier: Introducing Gunslinger, a multi-character, mixed-reality, story-driven experience A Hartholt, J Gratch, L Weiss – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2009 – Springer … character. The NPCEditor is used for natural language processing and dialogue management [3]. It uses a statistical text classification algorithm that selects the character’s responses based on the user’s utterances. Gunslinger … Cited by 27 Related articles All 4 versions

A virtual tour guide for virtual worlds D Jan, A Roque, A Leuski, J Morie, D Traum – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2009 – Springer … questions and answers. This classification is per- formed by NPCEditor [8], to which the agent submits the visitor text and replies using the NPCEditor response, postprocessed using contextual information. 3 Navigation SDO Moleno … Cited by 38 Related articles All 17 versions

Time-offset interaction with a Holocaust survivor R Artstein, D Traum, O Alexander, A Leuski… – Proceedings of the 19th …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … NLU (NPCEditor) Video player Apache ActiveMQ … NLU For language understanding and response selection we use an NLU system called NPCEditor [6]. The system is based on a statistical language classification approach, using ideas from cross-lingual information retrieval. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 4 versions

Practical Language Processing for Virtual Humans. A Leuski, DR Traum – IAAI, 2010 – aaai.org … Abstract NPCEditor is a system for building a natural language processing component for virtual humans capable of en- gaging a user in spoken dialog on a limited domain. … NPCEditor provides a user-friendly editor for creating effective virtual humans quickly. … Cited by 30 Related articles All 10 versions

All together now A Hartholt, D Traum, SC Marsella, A Shapiro… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2013 – Springer … 4.2 NPCEditor In the current distribution of the Toolkit, natural language understanding and agent functions such as dialogue management and output decisions are handled by the NPCEditor [22]. At the core of the NPCEditor … Cited by 46 Related articles All 7 versions

Checkpoint exercise: training with virtual actors in virtual worlds D Jan, E Chance, D Rajpurohit, D DeVault… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2011 – Springer … The understanding of user input works at the surface text with NPCEditor [2] as the classifier, which uses cross-language information retrieval techniques to learn the best output for any input from a training set of linked questions and answers. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 13 versions

Virtual Suspect William M Bruijnes, R op den Akker, A Hartholt… – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2015 – Springer … The NPCEditor finds appropriate answers to the human’s question (d, e) and the RM orders those answers based on the answer frame (f). The answer that the RM selected to be most appropriate is executed by the VHToolkit (h). A wizard had the option to deviate from the RM …

Interactive characters for cultural training of small military units P Aggarwal, K Feeley, F Morbini, R Artstein… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2011 – Springer … The characters are driven by NPCEditor [2], an engine that selects appropriate character responses to Natural Language input based on a statistical learned mapping between input and output utterances. NPCEditor is trained … Related articles All 13 versions

Introduction to the Articles on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence N Rychtyckyj, D Shapiro – AI Magazine, 2011 – aaai.org … Anton Leuski and David Traum describe their work in building a natural language-processing component for virtual humans in the article NPCEditor: Creating a Virtual Human Dialogue Using Information Retrieval Techniques. … All 2 versions

Virtual Suspect William A Hartholt, D Heylen – … , IVA 2015, Delft, The Netherlands, August …, 2015 – books.google.com … Specifically, we used the NPCEditor [8], a statistical text classifier that provides question-answer matching. … All answers in the NPCEditor were annotated in terms of the answer frame of the RM. The NPCEditor provided several appropriate answers to a question of the user. …

Natural language understanding: From laboratory predictions to real interactions P Mota, L Coheur, S Curto, P Fialho – Text, Speech and Dialogue, 2012 – Springer … Considering the CLM approach, SB’s developers have created the NPCEditor toolkit (NPC stands for Non Player Character) [8], which implements the CLM. Thus, the virtual human kit1 containing NPCEditor was used, through the provided message API. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

Natural language dialogue architectures for tactical questioning characters D Traum, A Leuski, A Roque, S Gandhe, D DeVault… – 2008 – DTIC Document … 2006c]. The language processing architecture is shown in Figure 2. The central component is the NPCEditor, a gen- eral tool used for statistical classification of language input and output. It … information. in the NPCEditor. NLU … Cited by 12 Related articles All 9 versions

Ada and Grace: Toward realistic and engaging virtual museum guides W Swartout, D Traum, R Artstein, D Noren… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2010 – Springer … The LU/DM module pair uses the NPCEditor software [13]. … When NPCEditor receives a new (possibly unseen) utterance, it uses this translation infor- mation to build a model of what it believes to be the best response for the utterance. … Cited by 88 Related articles All 11 versions

A Trialogue-Based Spoken Dialogue System for Assessment of English Language Learners CM Mitchell, K Evanini, K Zechner – Proceedings of the International …, 2014 – uni-ulm.de … The Virtual Human Toolkit (VHTK) [9] allows for quick creation of scenes with multiple computer-animated dialogue agents, but the default dialogue manager, the NPCEditor [14], is de- signed for building question-answering characters [19] and is not easily customi- zable to … Cited by 1 Related articles All 10 versions

An approach to the automated evaluation of pipeline architectures in natural language dialogue systems E Margaretha, D DeVault – Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2011 Conference, 2011 – dl.acm.org … 3 inde- pendent human annotations of the best NLU speech act for each utterance; humanall (a set containing all of the alternative acceptable NLU speech acts for each utterance, according to the same single re- searcher who prepared target); and NPCEditor, the NLU speech … Related articles All 12 versions

Creating conversational characters using question generation tools X Yao, E Tosch, G Chen, E Nouri… – Dialogue and …, 2012 – journals.linguisticsociety.org … answer pairs were imported as a character knowledge base into NPCEd- itor (Leuski and Traum, 2010), a text classification system that drives virtual characters and is avail- able for download as part of the ICT Virtual Human Toolkit (see footnote 1). NPCEditor is trained on a … Cited by 4 Related articles All 13 versions

A Shared, Modular Architecture for Developing Virtual Humans A Hartholt, D Traum, S Marsella, LP Morency… – ict.usc.edu … The Agent, for example, can range from rule-based systems [5], to a statistical text-classifier (the NPCEditor [13] which also serves as NLU and NLG), to cognitive architectures [23, 19], which can include sub-modules for task modeling, emotion modeling, and dialogue … Related articles

SAWDUST: a Semi-Automated Wizard Dialogue Utterance Selection Tool for domain-independent large-domain dialogue S Gandhe, D Traum – 15th Annual Meeting of the Special …, 2014 – anthology.aclweb.org … For the second task of creating human-verified training/evaluation data, tools like NPCEditor (Leuski and Traum, 2010) have been developed which, allow the tagging of a many to many relationships between contexts (approximated simply as input utterance) and re- sponses. … Related articles All 10 versions

Evaluating Spoken Dialogue Processing for Time-Offset Interaction D Traum, K Georgila, R Artstein, A Leuski – 16th Annual Meeting of the …, 2015 – aclweb.org … 1 Specifically, we use the AcquireSpeech tool for capturing the user’s speech, CMU PocketSphinx2 and Google Chrome ASR3 tools for converting the audio into text, NPCEditor (Leuski and Traum, 2011) for classi- fying the utterance text and selecting the appropri- ate response …

Ada and Grace: Direct interaction with museum visitors D Traum, P Aggarwal, R Artstein, S Foutz… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2012 – Springer … simultaneously. Acquirespeech waits for the text re- sponse from each engine, selects the one with the highest confidence score, and passes it along to the response selection component (NPCEditor [8]). Content enhancements. … Cited by 16 Related articles All 11 versions

The Twins Corpus of Museum Visitor Questions. P Aggarwal, R Artstein, J Gerten, A Katsamanis… – LREC, 2012 – ict.usc.edu … Natural language understanding (3) and dialogue management (4) are integrated in a single component, NPCEditor (Leuski and Traum, 2010), a text classification system that drives virtual characters and is freely available for research Page 2. … Cited by 9 Related articles All 9 versions

Evaluating an intelligent Q&A system for mobile cultural learning I Doumanis, S Smith – EAI Endorsed Transactions on Future …, 2015 – eprints.mdx.ac.uk … Questions asked by visitors are handled by the NPCEditor, a component that has been made available as part of the Virtual Human Toolkit [10]. … We formally reviewed NPCEditor using the standardised cognitive walk-through technique (see [24] for …

The Sigma cognitive architecture and system PS Rosenbloom – AISB Quarterly, 2013 – cs.usc.edu … Early work on natural language (NL) has demonstrated a form of statistical response selection that is modeled after (part of the) approach taken in the NPCEditor [20]. … 20. Leuski, A., & Traum, D. (2010). NPCEditor: A tool for building question-answering characters. … Cited by 16 Related articles All 3 versions

Self-organizing agents for reinforcement learning in virtual worlds Y Kang, AH Tan – … , The 2010 International Joint Conference on, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … More recently, an embodied conversational agent that serves as a virtual tour guide in Second Life has been implemented by Jan [ 12]. It uses NPCEditor [13] to learn the best output for any input from a training set of linked questions and answers. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Youth Olympic Village Co-space ZY Chua, Y Kang, X Jiang, KH Pang… – Cyberworlds (CW), …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … More recently, an embodied conversational agent that serves as a virtual tour guide in Second Life has been implemented by Jan [10]. It uses NPCEditor [11] to learn the best output for any input from a training set of linked questions and answers. … Related articles All 8 versions

Rapid development of advanced question-answering characters by non-experts S Gandhe, A Taylor, J Gerten, D Traum – Proceedings of the SIGDIAL …, 2011 – dl.acm.org … In 6th Work- shop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dia- logue Systems, Pasadena, California, July. Anton Leuski and David R. Traum. 2010. NPCEditor: A tool for building question-answering characters. In proc. of LREC’ 10. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 13 versions

Agent-augmented co-space: Toward merging of real world and cyberspace AH Tan, Y Kang – Autonomic and Trusted Computing, 2010 – Springer … More recently, an embodied conversational agent that serves as a virtual tour guide in Second Life has been implemented by Jan [15]. It uses NPCEditor [21] to learn the best output for any input from a training set of linked questions and answers. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 18 versions

Developing INOTS to support interpersonal skills practice J Campbell, M Core, R Artstein… – Aerospace …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … This functionality is carried by NPCEditor, a statistical natural language classification tool [23]. … Page 7. 7 manual paraphrases used for training the language model for speech recognition. For a given speech input, NPCEditor generally returns the best fitting meaning output. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 12 versions

Storytelling with Storyteller Agents in Second Life JF Morie, E Chance, K Haynes… – Cyberworlds (CW), 2012 …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … of the warrior. Questions are relayed to the agent via text. These queries are statistically analyzed and algorithmically matched with the best possible answer using Leuski and Traum’s NPCEditor software [17]. The agent may … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Virtual patients for clinical therapist skills training P Kenny, TD Parsons, J Gratch, A Leuski… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2007 – Springer … To facilitate rapid development and deployment of virtual human agents with similar capabilities the Natural Language group created NPCEditor, a user friendly software package for editing the system answers, adding sample questions, training and running the text classifier. … Cited by 73 Related articles All 16 versions

Surface text based dialogue models for virtual humans S Gandhe, D Traum – Proceedings of the SIGDIAL, 2013 – ict.usc.edu … For our model we used the implementation that is available as a part of NPCEditor (Leuski and Traum, 2011) and manually set the field weights corresponding to the two previous utterances to be equal (0.5). 3.3 Perceptron … Cited by 2 Related articles All 8 versions

Mobile personal healthcare mediated by virtual humans A Leuski, R Gowrisankar, T Richmond… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … 1740–1747. Winner of the 2010 IAAI Deployed Application Award. [2] Leuski, A., and Traum, D. NPCEditor: Creating virtual human dialogue using information retrieval techniques. AI Magazine 32, 2 (2011), 42–56. [3] Marsella … Cited by 2 Related articles

Dialogues in Context: An Objective User-Oriented Evaluation Approach for Virtual Human Dialogue. S Robinson, A Roque, DR Traum – LREC, 2010 – ict.usc.edu … The agent’s core response selection is implemented using the NPCEditor (Leuski & Traum, 2010), which includes a classifier using cross-language information retrieval techniques, and is trained with a set of input utterances mapped to a finite set of responses. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 8 versions

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