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Scoutbot: A dialogue system for collaborative navigation
SM Lukin, F Gervits, CJ Hayes, A Leuski… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. ScoutBot: A Dialogue System for Collaborative Navigation … 2013. All Together Now Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit. In Proc … 2003. Virtual Humans in the Mission Rehearsal Ex- ercise System. KI Embodied Conversational Agents, 17:32–38 …

Towards a generic framework for multi-party dialogue with virtual humans
R Harel, Z Yumak, F Dignum – … of the 31st International Conference on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… We propose a generic framework for dialogue systems, designed specifically with multi-party, interruption-enabled … multiple modalities, (2) a modular model for agency, and (3) a dialogue system built on top … Recent approaches to dialog management for spoken dialog systems …

SOGO: a social intelligent negotiation dialogue system
R Zhao, OJ Romero, A Rudnicky – Proceedings of the 18th International …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… linguistic devices to build rapport between a human and a dialogue system, which thus … Prior research indicates that modeling negotiation in virtual humans requires the system to … a Conflict Resolution Agent (CRA) that allows students to engage with virtual human role-players …

Interview with an avatar: A real-time cloud-based virtual dialog agent for educational and job training applications
V Ramanarayanan, D Pautler, P Lange… – ETS Research …, 2018 – langep.com
… Review of spoken dialogue systems. Loquens, 1(2), e012 … Page 16. V. Ramanarayanan et al. Interview With an Avatar multimodal dialog systems. In A. Jönsson,J. Alexandersson, D. Traum, & I … synergistically combined in the HALEF multimodal dialog system. In DD Dahl …

Embodied conversational agents.
HH Huang – 2018 – psycnet.apa.org
… Embodied conversational agents (ECAs), sometimes called a virtual agent or a virtual human is often basically a … tone of both the agent and the human user(s) are utilized to compensate dialogue system … embodied conversational agents; virtual humans; development; history …

How People Negotiate? From the Analysis of a Dialogue Corpus to a Dialogue System
M Koit – 2018 Innovations in Intelligent Systems and …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… A virtual human [7], [8] that negotiating with a human helps people learn negotiation skills … on our behalf hold great promise for the future in emerging application domains such as the smart grid and the Internet of Things [9]. Our aim is to implement a dialogue system (DS) which …

Emotional virtual crowd on task completion in virtual markets
PH Huang, SK Wong – Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… Egges et al.1 proposed a generic model for personality, mood, and emotion simulation for conversational virtual humans. A dialog system and a talking head with synchronized speech were combined in the proposed system …

Emotion Analysis for the Upcoming Response in Open-Domain Human-Computer Conversation
X Li, M Zhang – Asia-Pacific Web (APWeb) and Web-Age Information …, 2018 – Springer
… selecting the most appropriate response for the current utterance, it is natural to adapt information retrieval technology for both traditional vertical dialogue systems and open-domain conversation. Leuski and Traum developed a virtual human dialogue system named NPCEditor …

Anticipation in speech-based human-machine interfaces
S Ondáš, J Juhár, E Kiktová… – 2018 9th IEEE …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… [12] K. Sagae, D. DeVault, and DR Traum, “Interpretation of partial utterances in virtual human dialogue systems”, Proceedings of the NAACL … [13] D. Devault and D. Traum, “Incremental speech understanding in a multi-party virtual human dialogue system”, Proceedings of the …

Analysis of turn-taking in the Slovak interview corpus
S Ondáš, J Juhár – 2018 16th International Conference on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… virtual human dialogue systems”, Proc. of the NAACL HLT 2010. Association for Computational Linguistics, Stroudsburg, PA, USA, pp.33-36, 2010. [13] D. Devault and D. Traum, “Incremental speech understanding in a multi-party virtual human dialogue system”, Proceedings of …

How We Talk with Robots: Eliciting Minimally-Constrained Speech to Build Natural Language Interfaces and Capabilities
KA Pollard, SM Lukin, M Marge… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
… Because the dialogue interface system we wish to build does not yet exist, we could not rely on sampling dialogue from any existing system. Instead, we looked to methodology often used in the development of human-virtual human dialogue systems (see Gratch et al. 2015) …

Turn-taking predictions across languages and genres using an LSTM recurrent neural network
NG Ward, D Aguirre, G Cervantes… – 2018 IEEE Spoken …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… To accomplish this, every spoken dialog system employs some kind of turn- taking model … G. Ward and David DeVault, “Challenges in building highly-interactive dialog systems,” AI Maga … Towards deep end-of-turn prediction for situated spo- ken dialogue systems,” in Interspeech …

Teaching language to deaf infants with a robot and a virtual human
B Scassellati, J Brawer, K Tsui… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Virtual humans have been successfully used with young children for educational purposes [75, 26, 76 … AVATAR DESIGN The virtual human’s primary purpose is to provide visual lan- guage stimulus to … Unlike most interactive dialogue systems, the states do not refer to aspects of …

Speech and Language Understanding in the Sigma Cognitive Architecture
H Joshi – 2018 – search.proquest.com
… in cognitive architectures, the second discussing speech processing, natural language understanding and dialogue systems in the context of virtual humans (Rickel & Johnson, 1999) or embodied conversational systems (Cassell, 2000) …

Exploring the use of robots for museum settings and for learning heritage languages and cultures at the chinese heritage centre
WC Pang, CY Wong, G Seet – Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual …, 2018 – MIT Press
… Although the literature described their virtual humans as museum guides, they are actually static … Cur- rently, the virtual human toolkit has been implemented on an additional laptop computer that … is made up of two subsys- tems, which are the automated dialog system and the …

Safety first: conversational agents for health care
T Bickmore, H Trinh, R Asadi, S Olafsson – Studies in Conversational UX …, 2018 – Springer
… Recent work has shown that a dialogue system able to incrementally interpret the user’s spoken input can better respond to rapid overlapping behaviors, such as … Spoken dialogue systems that hope to be adequate conversational partners, require at least this level of complexity …

Multimodal dialogue management for multiparty interaction with infants
S Nasihati Gilani, D Traum, A Merla, E Hee… – Proceedings of the 20th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Two differently embodied agents (a robot and a virtual human avatar) engage in the interac- tion with the infant (and sometimes a parent) … If so, then we will have identified a novel dialogue system with the potential to facilitate language learning in young infants …

Flipper 2.0: a pragmatic dialogue engine for embodied conversational agents
J van Waterschoot, M Bruijnes, J Flokstra… – Proceedings of the 18th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… in a robust and scalable way the typical situ- ations and technical problems that occur when creating a dialogue system. We will make these available together with the software and highlight some in this paper. In Section 2 we explain our view on dialogue systems and discuss …

Dialogue models for socially intelligent robots
K Jokinen – International Conference on Social Robotics, 2018 – Springer
… moving and exploration of its physical environment also distinguishes robots from virtual humans which are … reasoning tools (RDF, OWL, Protégé) are available, genuine ontology-based dialogue systems are uncommon: [26] shows how a dialogue system can exploit …

Balancing efficiency and coverage in human-robot dialogue collection
M Marge, C Bonial, S Lukin, C Hayes, A Foots… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… from human-robot interactions (HRI) can be used to enable robot dialogue systems to interact … ensuring the data can be patterned and tractable enough for training a dialogue system … motivate the multi-phased approach we have adopted from virtual human research (DeVault et …

Breathe deep: A breath-sensitive interactive meditation coach
A Shamekhi, T Bickmore – Proceedings of the 12th EAI International …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… We decided to use the “deep breath” as an acknowledgment and continuation signal to replace the need to tap on the touch screen. The agent dialog system allows users to signal that they are ready to continue by simply taking a deep breath …

An emotionally aware embodied conversational agent
SS Sohn, X Zhang, F Geraci, M Kapadia – Proceedings of the 17th …, 2018 – ifaamas.org
… 2012. IRIS: a chat-oriented dialogue system based on the vector space model. In Proceedings of ACL 2012 System Demonstrations. 37–42 … 2011. Authoring and Evaluating Autonomous Virtual Human Simulations. Ph.D. Dissertation. Los Angeles, CA …

Domain-specific reduction of language model databases: Overcoming Chatbot implementation obstacles
NJ Kaimakis, DM Davis, S Breck… – Proceedings of the ModSim …, 2018 – hpc-educ.org
… These methods were implemented with the goal to support natural a language dialog system without the storage overhead of the … NPCEditor: Creating virtual human dialogue using information retrieval techniques … A Mixed-initiative Conversational Dialogue System for Healthcare …

Eliciting user food preferences in terms of taste and texture in spoken dialogue systems
J Zeng, YI Nakano, T Morita, I Kobayashi… – Proceedings of the 3rd …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… As a future direction, the dialogue system should be improved to provide a broader range of topics by exploiting Wikipedia knowl- edge more … 2013. Spoken dialog systems for automated survey interviewing … Small talk im- proves user impressions of interview dialogue systems …

Exploring the use of robots for museum settings and for learning heritage languages and cultures at the Chinese Heritage Centre
WC Pang, CY Wong, G Seet – Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual …, 2018 – dr.ntu.edu.sg
… Although the literature described their virtual humans as museum guides, they are actually static … Cur- rently, the virtual human toolkit has been implemented on an additional laptop computer that … is made up of two subsys- tems, which are the automated dialog system and the …

Listening skills assessment through computer agents
H Tanaka, H Negoro, H Iwasaka… – Proceedings of the 20th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Previous work automated the process of social skills training by developing a dialogue system that teaches social skills through interaction … and Machines, 2Nd ZiF Research Group In- ternational Conference on Modeling Communication with Robots and Virtual Humans (ZiF’06 …

Improving search through A3C reinforcement learning based conversational agent
M Aggarwal, A Arora, S Sodhani… – International Conference …, 2018 – Springer
… K.: A sequence-to-sequence model for user simulation in spoken dialogue systems … Google Scholar. 4. Cuayáhuitl, H.: SimpleDS: a simple deep reinforcement learning dialogue system … A., Weston, J.: Evaluating prerequisite qualities for learning end-to-end dialog systems …

Stack automata-based framework for behavior modeling of virtual agents
SR Srivastava, A Joseph – … of First International Conference on Smart …, 2018 – Springer
… undergoing in the M.Tech program of institute. References. 1. Ali, IR, Sulong, G., Basori. AH: A Natural Conversational Virtual Human with Multimodal Dialog System. JurnalTeknologi, vol. 71(5), pp. 75–78 (2014)Google Scholar …

Chitty-Chitty-Chat Bot: Deep Learning for Conversational AI.
R Yan – IJCAI, 2018 – ijcai.org
… How not to evaluate your dialogue system: An empirical study of unsupervised evaluation … Building end-to-end dialogue systems using generative hierarchical neural network models … Ruber: An unsupervised method for automatic evaluation of open-domain dialog systems …

Virtual Mentors in a Real STEM Fair: Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities
S Beck, K Carr, DM Davis, JN Nordhagen… – … Workshop on Intelligent …, 2018 – hpc-educ.org
… Poten- tial solutions to these problems are outlined, such as a more advanced dialog system, employing a panel of multiple mentors, embedding the … Springer (In Press) 4. Leuski, A., Traum, D.: Npceditor: Creating virtual human dialogue using informa- tion retrieval techniques …

An empirical study of self-disclosure in spoken dialogue systems
A Ravichander, AW Black – Proceedings of the 19th Annual SIGdial …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… An Empirical Study of Self-Disclosure in Spoken Dialogue Systems … in dialog, and find that users rate their interactions to be more enjoyable when the dialog system has a … We hope that these findings inspire more user-centric research in dialog systems, with an emphasis on …

Confidence in uncertainty: Error cost and commitment in early speech hypotheses
S Loth, K Jettka, M Giuliani, S Kopp, JP de Ruiter – PloS one, 2018 – journals.plos.org
Interactions with artificial agents often lack immediacy because agents respond slower than their users expect. Automatic speech recognisers introduce this delay by analysing a user’s utterance only after it has been completed. Early, uncertain hypotheses of incremental speech …

Natural language, mixed-initiative personal assistant agents
JW Buck, S Perugini, TV Nguyen – Proceedings of the 12th International …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… “One of the most time consuming aspect of dialogue system development today is the … We also have demonstrated both our dialog toolkit for auto- matic human-computer dialog system construction as well as the resulting dialog systems to numerous computer science faculty …

The spoken wikipedia corpus collection
T Baumann, A Köhn, F Hennig – Language Resources and …, 2018 – eichenblatt.de
Page 1. LRE Journal manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor) The Spoken Wikipedia Corpus Collection Harvesting, Alignment and an Application to Hyperlistening Timo Baumann · Arne Köhn · Felix Hennig Received: date / Accepted: date …

Virtual environments for teaching qualitative research methods
M Bulmer, K Doyle – Looking back, looking forward. Proceedings of …, 2018 – iase-web.org
… The Island provides an online population of virtual human subjects for use in student research projects to help motivate the need … M., Smetanin, N., Sobolev, A., Ivanov, N., Rodichevm A., & Fedorenko, D. (2018) CakeChat: Emotional Generative Dialog System, GitHub repository …

The rise of emotion-aware conversational agents: threats in digital emotions
M Mensio, G Rizzo, M Morisio – Companion Proceedings of the The Web …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… 1 INTRODUCTION With the continuous progress of technology in dialogue systems, the moment when we will be … became very popular re- cently because of the open-source release of its dialog system4 that … It’s only a computer: Virtual humans increase willingness to disclose …

Detecting User’s Likes and Dislikes for a Virtual Negotiating Agent
C Langlet, C Clavel – Proceedings of the 20th ACM International …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… in [30]. It is based on a standard dialogue system including a natural language understander, which translates the human user’s sentence to a set of dialogue acts (Offer, Query, etc) that represents user’s intention. This work …

Using paraphrasing and memory-augmented models to combat data sparsity in question interpretation with a virtual patient dialogue system
L Jin, D King, A Hussein, M White… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… c 2018 Association for Computational Linguistics Using Paraphrasing and Memory- Augmented Models to Combat Data Sparsity in Question Interpretation with a Virtual Patient Dialogue System … 13 Page 2. Figure 1: Virtual Patient Dialogue System …

A Semi-autonomous System for Creating a Human-Machine Interaction Corpus in Virtual Reality: Application to the ACORFORMed System for Training Doctors …
M Ochs, P Blache, GM de Montcheuil… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… verbal behavioral characteristics that the trainee may use when faced with a virtual human com- pared … The dialogue system then generates a sequence of instruc- tions, to be sent to a non … OpenDial: A Toolkit for Developing Spoken Dialogue Systems with Proba- bilistic Rules …

Conversational agents in healthcare: a systematic review
L Laranjo, AG Dunn, HL Tong… – Journal of the …, 2018 – academic.oup.com
AbstractObjective. Our objective was to review the characteristics, current applications, and evaluation measures of conversational agents with unconstrained n.

A user simulator architecture for socially-aware conversational agents
A Jain, F Pecune, Y Matsuyama, J Cassell – Proceedings of the 18th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… KEYWORDS User simulator, dialog system, conversational agent, rapport ACM Reference Format: Alankar Jain, Florian Pecune, Yoichi Matsuyama, Justine … 2 RELATED WORK Reinforcement Learning for dialog systems has been an active area of research for almost two …

Human-robot dialogue and collaboration in search and navigation
C Bonial, S Lukin, A Foots, C Henry… – … and Evaluation of …, 2018 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… As we continue to explore the an- notations and models needed to develop our own dialogue system, we invite others to utilize this data in considering other aspects of action modeling in robots … SimSensei Kiosk: A Virtual Human Interviewer for Healthcare Decision Support …

Decoupling strategy and generation in negotiation dialogues
H He, D Chen, A Balakrishnan, P Liang – arXiv preprint arXiv:1808.09637, 2018 – arxiv.org
… history. Our framework follows that of traditional goal- oriented dialogue systems (Young et al., 2013), with one important difference: coarse dialogue acts are not intended to and cannot capture the full meaning of an utterance …

Toward automatically measuring learner ability from human-machine dialog interactions using novel psychometric models
V Ramanarayanan, M LaMar – … of the thirteenth workshop on innovative …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… on the dialog system be- ing used. Indeed, there are multiple academic (Olym- pus (Bohus et al., 2007), Alex (Jurc?cek et al., 2014), Virtual Human Toolkit (Hartholt et al., 2013), Open- Dial5, etc.) and industrial (Voxeo6, Alexa 7, etc.) im- plementations of dialog systems, any of …

Virtual assistant to improve self-care of older people with type 2 diabetes: First prototype
S Buinhas, AP Cláudio, MB Carmo, J Balsa… – International Workshop …, 2018 – Springer
… Virtual humans Relational agents Health care Behavior change Type 2 diabetes Older people. Download … Resorting to a virtual human as a relational agent received unanimous endorsement … D., Sidner, C.: A reusable framework for health counseling dialogue systems based on …

Social snacking with a virtual agent–On the interrelation of need to belong and effects of social responsiveness when interacting with artificial entities
NC Krämer, G Lucas, L Schmitt, J Gratch – International Journal of Human …, 2018 – Elsevier
… aims at demonstrating that virtual humans can satisfy people’s need for social contact and therefore alleviate the need to engage in social activities. 18 items in total were developed in order to measure people’s willingness to socialize after the interaction with the virtual human …

Identification of Personal Information Shared in Chat-Oriented Dialogue
S Fillwock, D Traum – … of the Eleventh International Conference on …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… This resource can be used in the development of chat-oriented dialogue systems by providing common topics that a dialogue system should be able to talk about. Keywords: dialogue, personal information, attributes, knowledge base, chat-oriented, user model 1. Introduction …

A Dialogue Annotation Scheme for Weight Management Chat using the Trans-Theoretical Model of Health Behavior Change
R Manuvinakurike, S Bharadwaj, K Georgila – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… The POC annotations are designed to serve two purposes: (i) to equip future dialogue systems with the capability of providing … We also plan to extend this work by building a dialogue system that can play the role of the helper … Health dialog systems for patients and consumers …

A review on data fusion methods in multimodal human computer dialog
M YANG, J TAO – vr-ih.com
… After decades of development, the man-machine dialogue system has developed from the early … tracks for the core components in developing end-to-end dialog systems based on … While in multi-modal dialog system, we need combine multimodal channel information together to …

Field trial analysis of socially aware robot assistant
F Pecune, J Chen, Y Matsuyama… – Proceedings of the 17th …, 2018 – researchgate.net
Page 1. Field Trial Analysis of Socially Aware Robot Assistant Socially Interactive Agents Track Florian Pecune Carnegie Mellon University fpecune@andrew.cmu.edu Jingya Chen Tsinghua University chenjingya13@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn …

Measuring user experience in conversational interfaces: a comparison of six questionnaires
AB Kocabalil, L Laranjo, E Coiera – Proceedings of the 32nd …, 2018 – scienceopen.com
… User experience, conversational agents, dialogue systems, voice interfaces, evaluation, standardised questionnaires 1. INTRODUCTION … One approach specifically focusing on assessing user experience of multimodal dialogue systems is SUXES proposed by Turunen et al …

The JaCalIVE framework for MAS in IVE: A case study in evolving modular robotics
JA Rincon, E Garcia, V Julian, C Carrascosa – Neurocomputing, 2018 – Elsevier
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Speech intelligibility of virtual humans
A Devesse, A Dudek, A van Wieringen… – International journal of …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… language or auditory-visual speech processing and automated dialogue systems implemented auditory … (2018) demonstrated the applicability of “MASSY”, a virtual human developed by … Even telephone conversations have been extended with virtual humans to augment speech …

User affect and no-match dialogue scenarios: An analysis of facial expression
JB Wiggins, M Kulkarni, W Min, KE Boyer… – Proceedings of the 4th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… This paper makes the following contributions: 1) it explores how no-match dialogue system utterances were received by users; 2) it … This work represents a key step toward individually adaptive dialogue systems whose policies are informed by affective expressions of users …

Deep learning for language understanding of mental health concepts derived from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
L Rojas-Barahona, BH Tseng, Y Dai… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… dialogue systems. Available medical ontologies follow a symptom-treatment categorisation and are not suitable for dialogue or natural language un- derstanding (Bluhm, 2017; Hofmann, 2014; Wang et al., 2018). 2.2 Natural language understanding Within a dialogue system, a …

Advantages of virtual agents over clinical psychologists during comprehensive mental health interviews using a mixed methods design
K Yokotani, G Takagi, K Wakashima – Computers in human behavior, 2018 – Elsevier
… All participants were familiar with the spoken-dialog system in their mobile phone; this meant that they would be familiar with the system used in the VA settings … 2.2.1. The virtual agent. VA employed a spoken-dialog system (Fig …

Computational Modeling and Experimental Research on Touchscreen Gestures, Audio/Speech Interaction, and Driving
H Jeong – 2018 – deepblue.lib.umich.edu
… Kono, Y., Yano, T., & Sasajima, M. (1999). A generic framework for spoken dialogue systems and its application to a car navigation task … Traum, D., Swartout, W., Gratch, J., & Marsella, S. (2008). A virtual human dialogue model for non-team interaction …

An eye gaze model for controlling the display of social status in believable virtual humans
M Nixon, S DiPaola, U Bernardet – 2018 IEEE Conference on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… study that investigates how to send social signals related to status by varying a virtual human’s eye gaze and how people evaluate virtual humans engaging them … By combining this with a chatbot-driven dialog system, we created a job interview simulator with two different …

Modelling Attitudes of Dialogue Participants
M Koit – 2018 – scitepress.org
… We have implemented the model of negotiation as a simple dialogue system where the computer plays A’s and the user B’s role. So far, the implementation does not include communicative space … All together now: Introducing the Virtual Human toolkit. In Proc …

Coupled context modeling for deep chit-chat: towards conversations between human and computer
R Yan, D Zhao – Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGKDD International …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Coupled Context Modeling for Deep Chit-Chat: Towards Conversations between Human and Computer Rui Yan1,2 1Institute of Computer Science and Technology Peking University Beijing 100080, China ruiyan@pku.edu.cn …

A cognitive assistant for improving human reasoning skills
NT Le, L Wartschinski – International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2018 – Elsevier
… The basic concept of LIZA is a virtual human that interacts with users via text-based … LIZA 2 is designed according to the typical architecture of dialog systems (Lester, Branting, Mott … manager ControlUnit for controlling the flow of a conversation between the dialog system and the …

The impact of interpersonal closeness cues in text-based healthcare chatbots on attachment bond and the desire to continue interacting: an experimental design
T Kowatsch, M Nißen, D Rüegger, M Stieger… – 2018 – alexandria.unisg.ch
… “A Reusable Framework for Health Counseling Dialogue Systems based on a Behavioral … Boukricha, H. and I. Wachsmuth (Modeling Empathy for a Virtual Human: How, When and to What Extent … “How to write health dialog for a talking computer.” Dialog Systems for Health …

A comprehensive framework of information system design to provide organizational creativity support
CM Olszak, T Bartu?, P Lorek – Information & Management, 2018 – Elsevier
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The Bot Language Project: Moving Towards Natural Dialogue with Robots
C Henry, S Lukin, KA Pollard, C Bonial, A Foots… – cassidyhenry.com
… 2014. SimSensei Kiosk: A virtual human inter- viewer for healthcare decision support. In Proc. of AAMAS. Cory J. Hayes, Matthew Marge, Claire Bonial, Clare Voss, and Susan G. Hill … 2006. Radiobot-CFF: A Spoken Dialogue System for Military Training. In Proc. of Interspeech …

A farewell to arms: Non-verbal communication for non-humanoid robots
AG Cass, K Striegnitz, N Webb – Proceedings of the Workshop on NLG …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… pos- ture for animated characters (known as embodied conversational agents or virtual humans) … Adap- tivity and response generation in a spoken dialogue system … as incremen- tal planning under uncertainty: adaptive informa- tion presentation for statistical dialogue systems …

Internet of speech: a conceptual model
S Arsovski, H Osipyan, AD Cheok… – … Conference on Creative …, 2018 – atlantis-press.com
… J. Gratch, A. Hartholt, M. Lhommet et al., “Simsensei kiosk: A virtual human interviewer for … and A. Van Breemen, “Benefits of social intelligence in home dialogue systems,” in IFIP … Shriberg, L. Heck, S. Peters, and JH Hansen, “Conversational in-vehicle dialog systems: The past …

A game to prevent racism against Rroma people
F Quinche, JP Tabin, J Baratelli, C Poirier-Simon – 2018 – orfee.hepl.ch
… First, the dialogue system has to work in partnership with the VAD (valence, arousal, dominance) module and ensure coherence with the coach’s displayed emotions … Impact Study of Nonverbal Facial Cues on Spontaneous Chatting with Virtual Humans …

Increasing the role of data analytics in m-learning conversational applications
D Griol, Z Callejas – Software data engineering for network elearning …, 2018 – Springer
… dialog systems to provide help in pathologies related to language and voice (Vaquero et al. 2006) … Evaluating the effectiveness of a tutorial dialog system for self-explanation … Merging intention and emotion to develop adaptive dialogue systems …

Virtual Counselor for Patients in Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use
S Olafsson, T O’Leary, C Lee, T Bickmore – 2018 – macs.hw.ac.uk
… 2 Virtual Counselor The relational agent speaks using synthetic voice, driven by a dialogue system and template-based text generation … Participants were asked whether they thought a virtual human counselor would be beneficial and whether using technology in general would …

Communicative listener feedback in human–agent interaction: Artificial speakers need to be attentive and adaptive
H Buschmeier, S Kopp – Proceedings of the 17th International …, 2018 – pub.uni-bielefeld.de
Page 1. Communicative Listener Feedback in Human–Agent Interaction: Artificial Speakers Need to Be Attentive and Adaptive Socially Interactive Agents Track Hendrik Buschmeier Social Cognitive Systems Group CITEC, Faculty …

The Impact of Conversational Agents on Humans in Services: Research Questions and Hypotheses
C B?lan – Bucharest 2018, 2018 – mbd.ase.ro
… Natural language interactions raise specific challenges to these dialog systems (Perez-Marin & Pascual-Nieto … This influence is moderated by the gender of the “virtual human” and of the human … 45 In medical context, Gratch et al.(2014) studied the impact of virtual humans on the …

An Information-Providing Closed-Domain Human-Agent Interaction Corpus
J Van Waterschoot, GD Duplessis, L Gatti… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… Parent, G. and Eskenazi, M. (2010). Lexical entrainment of real users in the Let’s Go spoken dialog system … A survey of available corpora for building data-driven dialogue systems … Lexical and syntac- tic priming and their impact in deployed spoken dialog systems …

Emotional dialogue generation using image-grounded language models
B Huber, D McDuff, C Brockett, M Galley… – Proceedings of the 2018 …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Emotional Dialogue Generation using Image-Grounded Language Models Bernd Huber12, Daniel McDuff2, Chris Brockett2, Michel Galley2, and Bill Dolan2 1Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA 2Microsoft Research …

HAI Alice-An Information-Providing Closed-Domain Dialog Corpus
J van Waterschoot, GD Duplessis… – International …, 2018 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
… Parent, G. and Eskenazi, M. (2010). Lexical entrainment of real users in the Let’s Go spoken dialog system … A survey of available corpora for building data-driven dialogue systems … Lexical and syntac- tic priming and their impact in deployed spoken dialog systems …

THE IMPACT OF CULTURE ON THE BUSINESS VALUE OF IT–AN EXAMINATION FROM TWO SECTORS
S Bipat, L Sneller, J Visser, H Rouwelaar – 2018 – aisel.aisnet.org
… “A Reusable Framework for Health Counseling Dialogue Systems based on a Behavioral … Boukricha, H. and I. Wachsmuth (Modeling Empathy for a Virtual Human: How, When and to What Extent … “How to write health dialog for a talking computer.” Dialog Systems for Health …

All work and no play?
QV Liao, M Mas-ud Hussain, P Chandar… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… ACM Classification Keywords H.5.m. Information Interfaces and Presentation (eg HCI): Miscellaneous Author Keywords Conversational agent; chatbot; dialog system; human-agent interaction; playful; adaption; user modeling …

Designing emotionally sentient agents
D McDuff, M Czerwinski – Communications of the ACM, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Dialogue systems. The first exam- ples of affective agents were dialogue systems … More recent dialogue systems, such as Xiaoicedd), leverage text-to-speech technology, allows for a greater range of expression through voice prosody …

Speaker hand-offs in collaborative human-agent oral presentations
P Murali, L Ring, H Trinh, R Asadi… – Proceedings of the 18th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… have been developed to enable humans to engage in conversational turn-taking with dialogue systems, virtual agents and … [5] A. Noma, “A virtual human presenter.” IJCAI … [12] A. Raux, and M. Eskenazi, Optimizing the turn- taking behavior of task-oriented spoken dialog systems …

An empathy-driven, conversational artificial intelligence agent (Wysa) for digital mental well-being: real-world data evaluation mixed-methods study
B Inkster, S Sarda, V Subramanian – JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 2018 – mhealth.jmir.org
… mental health problems. A recent study showed that participants reported more posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms when asked by a virtual human interviewer compared with a gold standard assessment [17]. Guided internet …

DELIVERABLE 1.3 B DEFINITION OF USER INTERFACES AND SOCIAL COMPANION
L Haazen, L Schroyen, MB Moussa, D Van Eynde… – aal-europe.eu
Page 1. DISSEMINATION LEVEL: PUBLIC DELIVERABLE LEAD: VERHAERT SUBMISSION DATE: 30/06/2018 (M18) DELIVERABLE REF: D1.3B DELIVERABLE 1.3B DEFINITION OF USER INTERFACES AND SOCIAL COMPANION Prepared by …

ToBI-Team of Bielefeld Enhancing the Robot Capabilities of the Social Standard Platform Pepper
F Lier, J Kummert, P Renner, S Wachsmuth – Robot World Cup, 2018 – Springer
… In Lier et al. [10], we show how to utilize this framework for an automated testing of a virtual human agent interfering with the navigation … Improving the robustness of dialogue systems in a multi party HRI scenario by incorporating gaze direction and lip movement of attendees …

Virtual communication training for the law enforcement domain
C Gerritsen, T Bosse – 2018 – repository.ubn.ru.nl
… initiatives that show promising results regarding the possibility to train social skills based on simulated environments involving virtual humans [3-7 … A dialogue system based on conversation trees has been used to enable trainees to engage in a conversation with the embodied …

Communicative Listener Feedback in Human–Agent Interaction: Artificial Speakers Need to Be Attentive and Adaptive
SIA Track, H Buschmeier, S Kopp – techfak.uni-bielefeld.de
Page 1. Communicative Listener Feedback in Human–Agent Interaction: Artificial Speakers Need to Be Attentive and Adaptive Socially Interactive Agents Track Hendrik Buschmeier Social Cognitive Systems Group CITEC, Faculty …

Conversing with machines: Affective affinities with vocal bodies
H Lammin – Transformations: Journal of Media, Culture & …, 2018 – gala.gre.ac.uk
… increasing ubiquity of personal computers and mobile devices capable of running or connecting us to artificial dialogue systems means that … Recent empirical research demonstrates that the use of “virtual humans” in clinical contexts can in some cases improve outcomes by …

Voice interfaces in everyday life
M Porcheron, JE Fischer, S Reeves… – proceedings of the 2018 …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Despite the wealth of enabling research in computational linguistics such as natural language processing, dialogue systems, and computational sociolinguistics [21], research that empirically examines the social and interactional issues of VUIs in everyday use is lacking …

Evaluating an ECA with a Cognitive-Affective Architecture
J Pérez, E Cerezo, J Gallardo, FJ Serón – Proceedings of the XIX …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Simulating the emotion dynamics of a multimodal conversational agent. In Tutorial and Research Workshop on Affective Dialogue Systems, pages 154–165 … Empathy-based emotional alignment for a virtual human: A three-step approach. KI – Künstliche Intelligenz, 25(3):195 …

Virtual agent interaction framework (VAIF): A tool for rapid development of social agents
I Gris, DG Novick – 2018 – scholarworks.utep.edu
… To date, the most comprehensive support for developers of ECAs has been the Virtual Human Toolkit (VHT … Unity features for agent developers through a simpli ed interface, advanced developers can skip the interface altogether and connect other dialog systems, gaze models …

ElectronixTutor: an adaptive learning platform with multiple resources
AC Graesser, AJ Hampton, B Morgan… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – blogs.memphis.edu
… His research interests include machine learning, dialog systems, and natural language processing … Specific interests include vector space models, dialogue systems, unsupervised grammar induction, robotics … A test of spatial contiguity for virtual human’s gestures in multimedia …

Mood and Personality Influence on Emotion
T Djara, AM Ousmane, A Vianou – International Conference on Emerging …, 2018 – Springer
… Numerous studies have shown that modelling and sensing emotions can improve human-machine dialogue systems … https://doi.org/10.1007/10720296_11CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 8. Kasap, Z., Magnenat-Thalmann, N.: Intelligent virtual humans with autonomy and personality …

Enabling Teachers to Create Authentic Interview Simulations
I Marfisi, I Vinatier, E Bevacqua… – EdMedia+ Innovate …, 2018 – learntechlib.org
… 2012. « A Virtual Reality Dialogue System for the Treatment of Social Phobia ». In Proceedings of CHI, 1099–1102. New York, NY, USA: ACM … 2003. « Immersive VR decision training: telling interactive stories featuring advanced virtual human simulation technologies » …

Research on Voice Interaction for Augmented Reality assisted Maintenance
R Wang, C Lyu, S Mei, C Guo, J Geng… – … Manchester, UK 12-15 …, 2018 – researchgate.net
… Maintenance status during the maintenance is relatively limited, it can directly define the state of the dialogue system based on Finite State Machine (FSM) 4. Speech recognition and semantic understanding 4.1 Semantic … 6] Chen, Guiling, et al.” Virtual human control technology …

Enabling Teachers to Create Authentic Interview Simulations
I Marfisi-Schottman, I Vinatier… – World Conference …, 2018 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
… 2012. « A Virtual Reality Dialogue System for the Treatment of Social Phobia ». In Proceedings of CHI, 1099–1102. New York, NY, USA: ACM … 2003. « Immersive VR decision training: telling interactive stories featuring advanced virtual human simulation technologies » …

Facial Expression Grounded Conversational Dialogue Generation
B Huber, D McDuff – … Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… models were each trained for 500 epochs which took approx- 60 Text-Only imately 48 hours. The size of the 500-dimensional vector | Text-Image encoding of the textual and visual inputs was optimized 55 during extensive prior training of dialogue systems …

Generative Indonesian conversation model using recurrent neural network with attention mechanism
A Chowanda, AD Chowanda – Procedia Computer Science, 2018 – Elsevier
… 8. Zhu, W., Chowanda, A., Valstar, M.. Topic switch models for dialogue management in virtual humans. In: International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents … Dialogue system and method for responding to multimodal input using calculated situation adaptability. 2014 …

The Ethnobot: Gathering ethnographies in the age of IoT
E Tallyn, H Fried, R Gianni, A Isard… – Proceedings of the 2018 …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… The ELIZA chatbot became a reference for other program developments using similar conversational techniques [4, 23]. Many modern chatbots are still simple, task-based, spoken dialogue systems with a talk-reply-talk-reply structure [39, 28, 32] …

Embodying a Conversational Agent into a Robot: Exploring the Effect of Different Conversation Recovery Strategies on People’s Perception Towards the …
AF Prasetyaningtyas – research.tue.nl
… 2. Chapter 2 outlines the literature review on the type of errors and recovery strategies in HRI and spoken dialog systems as well as related work in the field … According to Bohus & Rudnicky (2008), in a spoken dialogue system, a … performance of a spoken dialog system …

Evaluating and informing the design of chatbots
M Jain, P Kumar, R Kota, SN Patel – Proceedings of the 2018 Designing …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Evaluating and Informing the Design of Chatbots Mohit Jain†*, Pratyush Kumar†, Ramachandra Kota†‡, Shwetak N. Patel* †IBM Research, India. mohitjain@in.ibm.com, pratyushkpanda@gmail.com ‡Realtor.com, Vancouver, Canada …

Improving dialogue continuity using inter-robot interaction
H Sugiyama, T Meguro, Y Yoshikawa… – 2018 27th IEEE …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Even though the detection of incoherent/discontinuous utterances in conversational dialogue systems (called dialogue break- down detection) has recently become a … In this paper, we propose a novel strategy to develop a con- versational dialogue system with two agents who …

PaolaChat: a virtual agent with naturalistic breathing
D Novick, M Afravi, A Camacho – … on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality, 2018 – Springer
… Embodied conversational agents Human-agent dialog Dialog system. Download conference paper PDF … A., Lucas, G., Marsella, S., Morbini, F., Nazarian, A., Stratou, G.: Detection and computational analysis of psychological signals using a virtual human interviewing agent …

Group cognition and collaborative ai
J Koch, A Oulasvirta – Human and Machine Learning, 2018 – Springer
… Among examples that already exist are dialogue systems applying Belief–Desire– Intention models [48] and theoretical models for purposeful generation of speech acts [21] to construct meaningful expressions of objectives …

Marssi: Model of appraisal, regulation, and social signal interpretation
P Gebhard, T Schneeberger, T Baur… – Proceedings of the 17th …, 2018 – ifaamas.org
Page 1. MARSSI: Model of Appraisal, Regulation, and Social Signal Interpretation Socially Interactive Agents Track Patrick Gebhard German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence Saarbrücken, Germany patrick.gebhard@dfki.de …

The impact of multimodal communication on a shared mental model, trust, and commitment in human–intelligent virtual agent teams
N Hanna, D Richards – Multimodal Technologies and Interaction, 2018 – mdpi.com
… IVA. Traum’s work focused on studying a human’s dialogue and creating a conversation system that mimics human verbal communication to establish mutual understanding with a conversational virtual human [41]. However …

Tvqa: Localized, compositional video question answering
J Lei, L Yu, M Bansal, TL Berg – arXiv preprint arXiv:1809.01696, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. TVQA: Localized, Compositional Video Question Answering Jie Lei Licheng Yu Mohit Bansal Tamara L. Berg Department of Computer Science University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill {jielei, licheng, mbansal, tlberg}@cs.unc.edu Abstract …

Predicting user engagement in longitudinal interventions with virtual agents
H Trinh, A Shamekhi, E Kimani… – Proceedings of the 18th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Engagement vs. Deceit: Virtual Humans with Human Autobiographies. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA ’09), 6–19 … 2015. Effects of Game on User Engagement with Spoken Dialogue System. In Proceedings of the SIGDIAL …

Users’ Perceptions and Acceptances of Text-based Therapist Conversational Agents
??? – 2018 – s-space.snu.ac.kr
… Woods, 2015). They are also interchangeably called for virtual agents, dialogue systems, conversational agents, chatbots, and chatterbots (Shawar & Atwell, 2007). The history of conversational agents can trace back to the 1650s with …

Developing a corporate chatbot for a customer engagement program: A roadmap
F Castro, P Tedesco, H Alves, JP Quintino… – … on Intelligent Computing, 2018 – Springer
… 34–37 (2012)Google Scholar. 4. Dingli, A., Scerri, D.: Building a hybrid: chatterbot – dialog system … Accessed 28 Feb 2018. 8. Kenny, P., Hartholt, A., Gratch, J., Swartout, W., Traum, D., Marsella, S., Piepol, D.: Building interactive virtual humans for training environments …

Users’ perceptions of empathic dialogue cues: A data-driven approach to provide tailored empathy
D Richards, AA Bilgin, H Ranjbartabar – Proceedings of the 18th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Users’ perceptions of empathic dialogue cues: A data-driven approach to provide tailored empathy* Deborah Richards Department of Computing Macquarie University Sydney, NSW, Australia deborah.richards@mq.edu.au …

A computational model for the emergence of turn-taking behaviors in user-agent interactions
M Jégou, P Chevaillier – Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, 2018 – Springer
We propose a computational model that endows conversational agents with the capability to coordinate their speaking turns (turn-taking management) in the c.

The influence of conversational agent embodiment and conversational relevance on socially desirable responding
RM Schuetzler, JS Giboney, GM Grimes… – Decision Support …, 2018 – Elsevier
JavaScript is disabled on your browser. Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Skip to main content Skip to article …

Extraction and Clustering of Two-Dimensional Dialogue Patterns
Z Ales, A Pauchet, A Knippel – International Journal on Artificial …, 2018 – World Scientific
… 1. Introduction More than forty years after the creation of the first famous chatter-bot ELIZA,44 dialogue systems able to openly interact with humans still need to be designed. 1850001-1 … 2. Related Work With regard to dialogue systems and models, several approaches exist …

Creating an Emotion Responsive Dialogue System
A Vadehra – 2018 – uwspace.uwaterloo.ca
… The popularity of deep neural networks and vast amounts of readily available multi- domain textual data has seen the advent of various domain/task specific and domain agnostic dialogue systems. In our work we present a general dialogue system that can provide a custom …

Emma: An emotionally intelligent personal assistant for improving wellbeing
A Ghandeharioun, D McDuff, M Czerwinski… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – deepai.org
12/29/18 – The delivery of mental health interventions via ubiquitous devices has shown much promise. A natural conversational interface that…

Towards integration of cognitive models in dialogue management: designing the virtual negotiation coach application
A Malchanau, V Petukhova, H Bunt – Dialogue & Discourse, 2018 – journals.uic.edu
… Some dialogue systems developed for research purposes allow for more natural conversations, but they are often limited to a narrow man- ually crafted domain and to rather restricted communication behaviour … However, this reduces the practical realism of the dialogue system …

Exploring gaze behavior to assess performance in digital game-based learning systems
B An, I Kim, E Pakdamanian… – 2018 Winter Simulation …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… was completed, the participant immediately entered the real game environment in which they interacted with non-player characters using the multiple choice style dialogue system common to … “Learning Intercultural Communication Skills with Virtual Humans: Feedback and …

Topic management for an engaging conversational agent
N Glas, C Pelachaud – International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2018 – Elsevier
… Macias-Galindo et al. (2012) use a semantic relatedness mechanism to transition between conversational snippets in an ECA that engages in chatty dialogue, and Stede and Schlangen (2004) use an ontology-like topic structure that makes a dialogue system (non-embodied …

Engagement recognition by a latent character model based on multimodal listener behaviors in spoken dialogue
K Inoue, D Lala, K Takanashi… – APSIPA Transactions on …, 2018 – cambridge.org
… Our ultimate goal is to realize a dialogue system which behaves like a human being. It is expected that these systems will permeate many aspects of our daily lives in a symbiotic manner. It is crucial for dialogue systems to recognize and under- stand the conversational scene …

Lessons from Barcelona
BIG Go – Workshop & Tutorial Proposals: June, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Building a Smart City: Lessons from Barcelona DevOps Delivers Bridgeware Realizing the Potential of Data Science Go BIG! Open Access and ACM COMMUNICATIONS OF THEACM CACM.ACM.ORG 04/2018 VOL.61 NO.04 Association for Computing Machinery …

Human-robot interfaces for interactive receptionist systems and wayfinding applications
F Bazzano, F Lamberti – Robotics, 2018 – mdpi.com
Service robots are playing an increasingly relevant role in society. Humanoid robots, especially those equipped with social skills, could be used to address a number of people’s daily needs. Knowing how these robots are perceived and potentially accepted by ordinary users when …

Multisource transfer double DQN based on actor learning
J Pan, X Wang, Y Cheng, Q Yu – IEEE transactions on neural …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Page 1. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL NETWORKS AND LEARNING SYSTEMS, VOL. 29, NO. 6, JUNE 2018 2227 Multisource Transfer Double DQN Based on Actor Learning Jie Pan, Xuesong Wang , Member, IEEE, Yuhu Cheng, Member, IEEE, and Qiang Yu …

Response Generation For An Open-Ended Conversational Agent
N Dziri – 2018 – era.library.ualberta.ca
… Over the past decade, dialogue systems have become omnipresent in our daily lives, assisting … models has shown promising results in solving problems such as scalability and language-independence that conventional dialogue system fail to cope with …

Simulation of product performance based on real product-usage information: first results of practical application to domestic refrigerators
WF van der Vegte, F Kurt… – … and Information in …, 2018 – asmedigitalcollection.asme.org
… real product virtual product virtual use r re al u se r fully virtual human- artifact simulation interactive simulations with virtual prototypes; VR PUI-based simulation simulation of virtual artifact model with data from real-life usage as input 2 Copyright © 2018 ASME Page 3 …

Interactive bot to support the use of the UPTEC intranet
JF Oliveira – 2018 – repositorio-aberto.up.pt
Page 1. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING OF UNIVERSITY OF PORTO Interactive bot to support the use of the UPTEC intranet João Fernando Oliveira e Silva Master in Informatics and Computing Engineering Supervisor: Henrique Lopes Cardoso June 10, 2018 Page 2 …

Virtual doctor: an intelligent human-computer dialogue system for quick response to people in need
S Mallios – 2018 – corescholar.libraries.wright.edu
… presents a literature review that was conducted on dialogue systems, with the intention of detecting their weak points and indicating the challenges in their development. Chapter 4 provides the description of the VDr dialogue system that is part of the general VDr system …

Using a Simulation to Teach the Informed Consent Process
J Berrios – 2018 – scholarworks.moreheadstate.edu
Page 1. SIMULATION TO TEACH THE IC PROCESS 1 ABSTRACT OF CAPSTONE Jasmin Berrios The Graduate School Morehead State University April 24, 2018 Page 2. SIMULATION TO TEACH THE IC PROCESS 2 USING …

Using Artificial Intelligence-Based Argument Theory To Generate Automated Patient Education Dialogues: An Interactive Educational Dialogue System For Families Of …
B Rose-Davis – 2018 – dalspace.library.dal.ca
… structure and displayed to the user who could then respond if they desired. 2.2.1 Review of Patient Education Dialogue Systems in Health Care Eleven studies were identified which used a dialogue system to educate patients on healthcare related matters …

Influence of Selected Factors on a Counselor’s Attention Level to and Counseling Performance with a Virtual Human in a Virtual Counseling Session
J Hart – 2018 – stars.library.ucf.edu
… Rogerian psychotherapist. Successful artificial dialogue systems like ELIZA have grown out of … Approaches to Characterizing Human-Virtual Human Interaction To develop training applications that utilize virtual human role-players in simulated … humans …

Forming of Dyadic Conversation Dataset for Bahasa Indonesia
C Tho, AS Setiawan, A Chowanda – Procedia Computer Science, 2018 – Elsevier
… The ubuntu dialogue corpus: A large dataset for research in unstructured multi-turn dialogue systems … Evaluating prerequisite qualities for learning end-to-end dialog systems 2015; … W., Chowanda, A., Valstar, M.. Topic switch models for dialogue management in virtual humans …

Learning socio-communicative behaviors of a humanoid robot by demonstration
DC Nguyen – 2018 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
Page 1. HAL Id: tel-01962544 https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/tel-01962544v2 Submitted on 26 Feb 2019 HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of sci- entific research documents, whether they are pub- lished or not …

Annex A? INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM SCIENTISTS
RA Sottilare – … of Intelligent Tutoring Systems Technologies and … – gifttutoring.org
Page 103. STO-TR-HFM-237 A-1 Annex A? INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM SCIENTISTS Robert A. Sottilare This annex provides a list of scientists who are researching and developing ITSs, adaptive instruction and ITS-related …

Non-Verbal Behaviour of a VR Agent Playing a Board Game
GI Baldursdóttir – 2018 – skemman.is
… ECAs are a type of multimodal interface (speech, facial expressions, hand gestures), software agents and dialogue systems (verbal and non- verbal) that all … To name a few of the realizers there is the Virtual Human Toolkit that is used for developing cognitive theories as well as …

Game-based learning for police training in child interviewing (2017)
A Adams, J Hart, S Beavers, A Ryan – open.ac.uk
Page 1. Game-based learning for police training in child interviewing (2017) Anne Adams, Jenny Hart, and Sian Beavers (Open University) Andy Ryan (Senior Practitioner Fellow, Thames Valley Police) Lead partner: Lancashire Constabulary …

Literature Survey and Datasets
S Poria, A Hussain, E Cambria – Multimodal Sentiment Analysis, 2018 – Springer
In this chapter we present the literature on unimodal and multimodal approaches to sentiment analysis and emotion recognition. As discussed in the Sect. 2.1, both of these topics can be brought…

Ontology Based Framework for Conceptualizing Human Affective States and Their Influences
R Abaalkhail – 2018 – ruor.uottawa.ca
Page 1. Ontology based Framework for Conceptualizing Human Affective States and their Influences by Rana Abaalkhail Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies In partial fulfillment of the requirements For the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science …

Personality Matters! Improving The User Experience of Chatbot Interfaces-Personality provides a stable pattern to guide the design and behaviour of conversational …
TL Smestad – 2018 – ntnuopen.ntnu.no
… Interface CA Conversational Agent VA Virtual Agent ECA Embodied Conversational Agent SDS Spoken Dialogue System PM Project … Other types of conversational interfaces or conversational agents includes spoken dialogue systems (SDS), embodied conversational agents …

Chatbot for Configuration
N Lindvall, R Ljungström – LU-CS-EX 2018-07, 2018 – lup.lub.lu.se
Page 1. Chatbot for Configuration Niklas Lindvall, Robin Ljungström MASTER’S THESIS | LUND UNIVERSITY 2018 Department of Computer Science Faculty of Engineering LTH ISSN 1650-2884 LU-CS-EX 2018-07 Page 2. Page 3. Chatbot for Configuration Niklas Lindvall …

Reserve Calendar Time for Every Project
B GE, Y LIGHT – What is the Next Ceneration Internet initiative?, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 54. 52 COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM| DECEMBER 2018| VOL. 61| NO. 12 HAVE YOU EVER come into work, sat down at your computer to begin a project, opened your editor, and then just stared at the screen? This …

Design and evaluation of a collaborative virtual environment (CoMove) for autism spectrum disorder intervention
L Zhang, Q Fu, A Swanson, A Weitlauf… – ACM Transactions on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. 11 Design and Evaluation of a Collaborative Virtual Environment (CoMove) for Autism Spectrum Disorder Intervention LIAN ZHANG and QIANG FU, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Vanderbilt …

What is the effect of dominance on the human smiling behaviour in a human-agent dyad?
JCM Kol – 2018 – essay.utwente.nl
Page 1. 2/9/2018 Graduation Project What is the effect of dominance on the human smiling behaviour in a human-agent dyad? Jasmijn Kol SUPERVISOR: KHIET TRUONG Page 2. 2 Table of Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 4 LIST OF FIGURES 5 ABSTRACT 6 …

The Logic of Mood: An Integration of Mood and Emotion in a Logical Model
RM Bakker – 2018 – dspace.library.uu.nl
… (2013). Sometimes the purpose of a model is clear, for example in ALMA (A Layered Model of Affect) (Gebhard, 2005). This model was part of project that developed interactive virtual humans with which a conversation could be held. In this model, emotion is described as …

A Serious Games Development Environment
I CARMOSINO – 2018 – core.ac.uk
… environments, with full sensory representation and immersion. These environments, populated by players’ avatars and by Virtual Human Characters (VHCs) controlled by the computer’s Artificial Intelligence (AI). This is the concept of Living Worlds (LWs) …

Belieavable decision making in large scale open world games for ambient characters
T Plch – 2018 – dspace.cuni.cz
… Imagine these worlds being populated by virtual life, virtual humans and animals, able to provide sense of meaning … A world where virtual humans go about their jobs, have hobbies, feuds with their neighbors or cheat on each other …

Building Effective Robot Tutoring Interactions for Children
A Ramachandran – 2018 – search.proquest.com
Building Effective Robot Tutoring Interactions for Children. Abstract. Socially assistive robots have the potential to assist people in a variety of social and cognitive tasks, often taking the role of a coach or tutor to support users over time …

Learning Supportive Behaviors for Adaptive Robots in Human-Robot Collaboration
EC Grigore – 2018 – search.proquest.com
Learning Supportive Behaviors for Adaptive Robots in Human-Robot Collaboration. Abstract. Robotic systems deployed in industry today work in isolation from humans, and perform precise, repetitive tasks, based on well-defined plans and known task structures …

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