Dialog Management Middleware


Middleware is software that sits between two different systems or applications and provides a way for them to communicate and exchange data. It acts as a “middle layer” that enables the different systems to work together, and it is often used to facilitate communication between different types of software or hardware.

On the other hand, a framework is a set of tools and resources that is used to support the development of applications. It provides a structure or foundation upon which applications can be built, and it often includes a range of tools and resources such as libraries, APIs, and other components that developers can use to create applications more efficiently.

Dialog management middleware is software that helps to manage and control the flow of conversation between a chatbot and a user. Here are a few examples of dialog management middleware:

  1. Dialogflow: Dialogflow is a cloud-based platform developed by Google that allows developers to build, deploy, and manage chatbots and other conversational interfaces. It provides a range of tools and resources for building chatbots, including a natural language processing engine, integration with a variety of messaging platforms, and tools for managing and analyzing chatbot conversations.
  2. IBM Watson Assistant: IBM Watson Assistant is a chatbot development platform that allows developers to build, deploy, and manage chatbots and other conversational interfaces. It provides a range of tools and resources for building chatbots, including a natural language processing engine, integration with a variety of messaging platforms, and tools for managing and analyzing chatbot conversations.
  3. Microsoft Bot Framework: The Microsoft Bot Framework is a set of tools and services for building chatbots and other conversational interfaces. It includes a range of tools for building chatbots, including a natural language processing engine, integration with a variety of messaging platforms, and tools for managing and analyzing chatbot conversations.
  4. Rasa: Rasa is an open-source framework for building chatbots and other conversational interfaces. It provides a range of tools and resources for building chatbots, including a natural language processing engine, integration with a variety of messaging platforms, and tools for managing and analyzing chatbot conversations.


  • inpro.tk .. incremental situated spoken interaction processing


See also:

Artificial Intelligence Middleware | Artificial Intelligence Middleware for Dialog Systems | Best Fusion Middleware Videos | Cloud Middleware | EMI (European Middleware Initiative) & gLite | github: Middleware | GoogleCode: Middleware | Middleware Surveys | Robotics Middleware | RT-Middleware | SourceForge: Middleware | UPnP Robot Middleware

Adaptive grounding and dialogue management for autonomous conversational assistants for elderly users R Yaghoubzadeh, K Pitsch, S Kopp – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2015 – Springer … 3). It serves as the interface for communication between input processing, dialogue management proper, and behavior planning and realization. … Entries on the board have a payload content (usually an incremental unit in our middleware IPAACA [ 12 ]) as well a as start and end … Cited by 2

Users’ Belief Awareness in Reinforcement Learning-based Situated Human-Robot Dialogue Management E Ferreira, G Milliez, F Lefevre, R Alami – IWSDS, 2015 – uni-ulm.de … Users’ Belief Awareness in RL-based Situated Human-Robot Dialogue Management 7 … Thus, the open-source robotics simulator MORSE [5] is used which provides a realistic rendering through the Blender Game Engine, a wide range sup- port of middleware (eg ROS, YARP … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Multimodal dialogue system for interaction in AmI environment by means of file-based services N Ábalos, G Espejo, R López-Cózar… – Natural Interaction with …, 2014 – Springer … environment, such as RFID and motion sensors, in order to consider information about user location in the dialogue management, which would be … 295–299 (2005) 6. Ballesteros, FJ, Soriano, E., Leal, K., Guardiola, G.: Plan B: using files instead of middleware abstractions for … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Component pluggable dialogue framework and its application to social robots R Jiang, YK Tan, DK Limbu, TA Dung, H Li – Natural Interaction with …, 2014 – Springer … To work with the proposed dialogue framework, the minimum requirement for a component is that it must be able to communicate with the dialogue manager, any other component in the framework, or remote agent through middleware interface. … Cited by 7 Related articles All 5 versions

Simulating human-robot interactions for dialogue strategy learning G Milliez, E Ferreira, M Fiore, R Alami… – Simulation, Modeling, and …, 2014 – Springer … environment to both collect a multimodal situated dialogue corpus and to perform an efficient reinforcement learning-based dialogue management optimisation procedure. … This data is sent using a middleware and is then read by SPARK to position the object in its representation … Cited by 4 Related articles All 29 versions

Companion-technology: Towards user-and situation-adaptive functionality of technical systems F Honold, P Bercher, F Richter… – Intelligent …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … We present a distributed interactive system, which com- ponents are able to interact using a common middleware concept, based on the SEMAINE API [2]. The … 1). The subsequent “Ab- stract User Interface” (AUI) level is individually generated by the Dialog Management (DM). … Cited by 7 Related articles All 7 versions

Architectures and Standards for IVAs at the Social Cognitive Systems Group H van Welbergen, K Bergmann… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – techfak.uni-bielefeld.de … For dialog management, we are also looking into OpenDial (Lison, 2014). … To manage both incrementally and con- nectivity our middleware framework IPAACA (http: //purl.org/net/ipaaca) implements the Incremen- tal Unit (IU) architecture (Schlangen and Skantze, 2011) and … Related articles All 3 versions

Online adaptation of dialog strategies based on probabilistic planning S Muller, S Sprenger, HM Gross – Robot and Human Interactive …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Based on that hardware, we implemented a layered soft- ware architecture using the robot middleware MIRA [3] in order to enable a modular application concept … In this paper, we focus on the dialog manager and dialog configurations in the individual independent services. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

[BOOK] Open Client/Server Computing and Middleware AR Simon, T Wheeler – 2014 – books.google.com … Page 2. Open Client/Server Computing and Middleware Page 3. This page intentionally left blank Page 4. Open Client/Server Computing and Middleware Alan R. Simon Tom Wheeler 49. orge AP PROFESSIONAL Boston San Diego New York London Sydney Tokyo Toronto … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions

Easy Development and Use of Dialogue Services JJ Durán, A Fernández, S Rodríguez, V Julián… – Ambient Intelligence- …, 2014 – Springer … The main characteristics of the proposed middleware are: (i) isolate the communi- cation layer from the application, (ii) transform Web … iii) do not impose a programming language, or paradigm, and (iv) avoid the use of special structures, or patterns, for dialogue management. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Interaction Model-Based User Interfaces: Two Approaches, One Goal-Comparison of Two User Interface Generation Approaches Applying Interaction Models M Sili, M Gira, M Müllner-Rieder, C Mayer – … for Ageing Well and e-Health: …, 2015 – Springer … AAL middleware, and follow certain conventions. The OSGi bundle has to declare the bundle as AALuis service in the manifest and has to contain at least the above mentioned documents. Similar to external services a representation is created and used by the dialog manager. …

Application of Verbal Intelligence in Dialog Systems for Multimodal Interaction F Nothdurft, F Honold, K Zablotskaya… – Intelligent …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Before explaining the dialog manager and its components in detail, we will describe the used framework (see Fig.1) for interaction and … The communication between dialog, interaction, and knowl- edge management is handled by a typical message-oriented middleware [10]. … Related articles All 3 versions

Towards Closed Feedback Loops in HRI: Integrating InproTK and PaMini B Carlmeyer, D Schlangen, B Wrede – Proceedings of the 2014 …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … to dialogue management. In J. van Kuppevelt and R. Smith, editors, Current and New Directions in Discourse and Dialogue, volume 22 of Text, Speech and Language Technology, pages 325–353. Springer Netherlands, 2003. [22] J. Wienke and S. Wrede. A middleware for … Related articles

[BOOK] Next Generation Intelligent Environments: Ambient Adaptive Systems S Ultes, F Nothdurft, T Heinroth, W Minker – 2016 – books.google.com … xi Page 13. Page 14. Contents 1 A Middleware Architecture for Ambient Adaptive Systems….. … 259 7 User-Centred Spoken Dialogue Management….. 265 Florian Nothdurft, Stefan Ultes, and Wolfgang Minker 7.1 Introduction….. …

A Mark-Up Language and Interpreter for Interactive Scenes for Embodied Conversational Agents D Novick, M Gutierrez, I Gris, DA Rivera – Virtual, Augmented and Mixed …, 2015 – Springer … Dialog management could be handled by a rela- tively simple command interpretation loop. … In our approach, developers write scenes as scripts, using a mark-up language represented as XML tags, and these scripts are interpreted by middleware to drive the real-time system. … Cited by 1

Reinforcement-learning based dialogue system for human–robot interactions with socially-inspired rewards E Ferreira, F Lefèvre – Computer Speech & Language, 2015 – Elsevier … 2. Background on machine-learning dialogue management. This section briefly recaps some of the main notions required to follow the novelties proposed in the paper. Readers … 2.1. POMDP-based dialogue management. The … Cited by 3 Related articles

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, the dialogue system acts as the middleware between the clients and the backend services that hide complexity from the user by … In future work, we will pursue the idea of multisession dialogue management in order to allow for more complex user interactions such as … Cited by 5 Related articles All 5 versions

A model for incremental grounding in spoken dialogue systems T Visser, D Traum, D DeVault… – Journal on Multimodal User …, 2014 – Springer Page 1. J Multimodal User Interfaces (2014) 8:61–73 DOI 10.1007/s12193-013-0147- 7 ORIGINAL PAPER A model for incremental grounding in spoken dialogue systems Thomas Visser · David Traum · David DeVault · Rieks op den Akker … Cited by 8 Related articles All 14 versions

A Real-Time Architecture for Embodied Conversational Agents: Beyond Turn-Taking B Nooraei, C Rich, C Sidner – Proc. 7th Int. Conf. on Advances in …, 2014 – cs.wpi.edu … Abstract—We describe the design, implementation and use of a middleware system, called DiscoRT, to support the development of virtual and robotic … Disco is the name of the collaborative discourse (dialogue) manager that is a key component of the architecture—see Section V … Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions

i* Chameleon: an MVC-based middleware framework for the support of multimodal application development WK Lo – 2014 – repository.lib.polyu.edu.hk … I I*CHAMELEON: AN MVC-BASED MIDDLEWARE FRAMEWORK FOR THE SUPPORT OF MULTIMODAL APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT … Department of Computing i*Chameleon: An MVC-based Middleware Framework for the Support of Multimodal Application Development … Related articles All 2 versions

OfficeMate: A Study of an Online Learning Dialog System for Mobile Assistive Robots S Müller, S Sprenger, HM Gross – 2014 – tu-ilmenau.de … which the dialog manager has to choose later on by means of the probabilistic planner. By defining trees with only one action in the branches, it is possible to realize deterministic dialog strategies as well. … The dialog manager holds a stack of active subdialogs (see Fig. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Semantics and Dialogue} D Schlangen, C Kennington… – Computer Speech …, 2015 – pub.uni-bielefeld.de … title = {DIUM — An Incremental Dialogue Manager That Can Produce Self-Corrections},. … We focus on the {\textquoteleft}middleware{\textquoteright} layer in these systems, which takes care of passing around and maintaining incremental information between the modules of such … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

The automated interplay of multimodal fission and fusion in adaptive HCI F Honold, F Schussel, M Weber – Intelligent Environments (IE), …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … is based on findings from [1]. We extended their architecture with the nomination manager, the content manager, and the possibility to realize a dialog management bypass. The components are connected via different topics using a message oriented middleware [23]. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 2 versions

A unified approach for semantic-based multimodal interaction M Löckelt, M Deru, CH Schulz, S Bergweiler… – Towards the Internet of …, 2014 – Springer … and message passing for the modules are handled by a central part of ODP called the “Ontology-Based Middleware” (OBM), which is … Several ODP modules such as the discourse modeler FADE and the dialog manager FLINT are implemented as production rule systems where … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

Plan, repair, execute, explain-how planning helps to assemble your home theater P Bercher, S Biundo, T Geier, T Hoernle… – Proceedings of the 24th …, 2014 – uni-ulm.de … If he does so, the Dialog Management component requests the explanation of the current plan step from the Plan Explanation compo- nent (arrow 13 … The in- teraction between the various components is realized with the message-oriented middleware Semaine (Schröder 2010). … Cited by 11 Related articles All 2 versions

Multimodal Systems: An Excursus of the Main Research Questions MC Caschera, A D’Ulizia, F Ferri, P Grifoni – On the Move to Meaningful …, 2015 – Springer … 427–432 (2012) 53. Ondáš, S., Juhár, J.: Event-Based Dialogue Manager for Multimodal Systems. … David, L., Endler, M., Barbosa, SDJ, Filho, JV: Middleware support for context-aware mobile applications with adaptive multimodal user interfaces. In: Proc. …

The UniversAAL Platform for AAL (Ambient Assisted Living) E Ferro, M Girolami, D Salvi, C Mayer… – Journal of Intelligent …, 2015 – degruyter.com … Building block, Description. Middleware, This building block is the core of every runtime platform; its goal is to hide distribution, supporting seamless connectivity, and to allow the communication among all the elements deployed in the AAL system. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

An architecture for fluid real-time conversational agents: integrating incremental output generation and input processing S Kopp, H van Welbergen, R Yaghoubzadeh… – Journal on Multimodal …, 2014 – Springer … 4). ASAP is as a dedi- cated ECA middleware specifically tailored to real-time con- versation. … dialogue agents have been suc- cessfully modeled within this incremental processing frame- work (speech recognition, natural language understanding [1], dialogue management [5,46 … Cited by 7 Related articles All 8 versions

MIS: Multimodal Interaction Services in a cloud perspective P Grifoni, F Ferri, MC Caschera… – Journal of Next …, 2014 – search.proquest.com … In the decision-based approach, the dialogue management system integrates the output of each modal recognizer using dialogue-driven … In the PaaS the provider supplies the developing environment (from the operating systems, middleware and programming tools) allowing … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Design and evaluation of a conversational agent for the touristic domain A Niculescu, KH Yeo, LF D’Haro, S Kim… – Asia-Pacific Signal …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … These QA were used to build a Lucene index for the example-based dialogue management of SARA. … heterogeneous dialogue components (such as speech recognizer, natural language understanding, speech synthesizer, etc.) through message-oriented middleware and a … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

A web based multi-modal interface for elderly users of the robot-era multi-robot services A Di Nuovo, F Broz, T Belpaeme… – Systems, Man and …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … The Robot-Era system is composed of several software modules, that are interconnected using the PEIS Middleware [16] in order to … Web Interface Server that includes the graphic user interface (GUI) and the text-to-speech (TTS) software; the Dialog Manager that implements … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Children’s turn-taking behavior adaptation in multi-session interactions with a humanoid robot I Kruijff-Korbayová, I Baroni, M Nalin… – Workshop on Timing …, 2014 – researchgate.net … Now the next question. Table 1: Examples of verbalizations in the FD and ND condition Middleware Speech Recognizer, Voice Act. Detector, Audio Frontend Dialogue Manager Game Move Generator Wizard-of-Oz GUI Parser, Dialogue Act Classifier Gesture Recognizer … Cited by 3

Modern standards for VoiceXML in pervasive multimodal applications D Schnelle-Walka, S Radomski… – … Perspectives on the …, 2015 – books.google.com … This is achieved by having a middleware publish relevant changes from remote devices and update the values or by triggering remote procedure … SCXML has been proven to be suitable to decouple the control flow and presentation layer in dialog management (Wilcock, 2007). … Cited by 1

Context aware mobile computing as a challenge for developers and software engineers: a review R Tahir – European Scientific Journal, 2014 – eujournal.org … context information.SOCAM (Service-Oriented Context-Aware Middleware) was similar to CoBrA, because it also aims to build a middleware for context … It is composed of user context profile, context information manager, dialog manager and context- awareness service manager. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Exploring the acquisition and production of grammatical constructions through human-robot interaction with echo state networks X Hinaut, M Petit, G Pointeau… – Frontiers in …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov … We use YARP (Metta et al., 2006) as the robotic middleware with the Biomimetic Architecture for Situated Social Intelligence Systems (BASSIS architecture) built for the FP7 Experimental and … The Supervisor provides a dialog management capability built as a finite-state system. … Cited by 11 Related articles All 10 versions

I’m the mayor: a robot tutor in enercities-2 T Ribeiro, A Pereira, A Deshmukh, R Aylett… – Proceedings of the 2014 …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … It communicates with the rest of the system using a C# Client within the Thalamus middleware. … include for example, a module that deals with text-to-speech, another dealing with recognition of humans using a Microsoft® Kinect®, another acting as a Dialogue Manager, and still … Cited by 8 Related articles All 9 versions

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An overview of research trends in CogInfoCom P Baranyi, A Csapo, P Varlaki – Intelligent Engineering Systems …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … ways: • multimodal (including vocal) cues – eg to detect in- formational events (such as the use of laughter to find topic shifts [6]), to support dialogue management (eg through the … [62] P. Galambos and P. Baranyi, “VirCA as virtual intelligent space for RT-Middleware,” in 2011 … Cited by 11 Related articles All 2 versions

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Dialogue-based Exploration of Graphics for Users with a Visual Disability J Plhak – 2014 – is.muni.cz … Image semantics, as well as the dialogue interface, are supported by ontologies representing a formally defined and well-structured knowledge base. Communica- tion with the user is operated by intelligent dialogue management modules. … 29 4.1 Dialogue Management . . . . . … Related articles All 3 versions

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Opportunistic control mechanisms for ambience intelligence worlds JM Fernández-de-Alba, P Campillo… – Expert Systems with …, 2014 – Elsevier … It considers an intelligent environment where spectators move through different rooms and interact with the talking agents. The agents are clay statues with speech recognition and dialog management abilities to communicate with the spectator. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions

Fusion paradigms in cognitive technical systems for human–computer interaction M Glodek, F Honold, T Geier, G Krell, F Nothdurft… – Neurocomputing, 2015 – Elsevier … another challenge. In a first step, an abstract input representation has to be derived from inputs of multiple modalities which then has to be combined with available knowledge, the dialog management and the application. In … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

A Framework for Resolving Open-World Referential Expressions in Distributed Heterogeneous Knowledge Bases T Williams, M Scheutz – 2016 – hrilab.tufts.edu … The proposed algorithm was integrated into a Resolver component of ADE (Scheutz 2006) (the implementation middleware of the Distributed, Integrated … self, wouldlike(J im, o5)) is then returned to the Dialog module of DIARC’s Belief, Goal and Dialog Management component. …

Integration framework for heterogeneous analysis components A Bergeron-Guyard – 2014 – cradpdf.drdc-rddc.gc.ca … 7 3.2.1 Dialogue management ….. 8 3.2 … separated. An application that uses middleware to service data requests between a user and a database employs a multi-tier architecture. The …

Nonstrict hierarchical reinforcement learning for interactive systems and robots H Cuayáhuitl, I Kruijff-Korbayová… – ACM Transactions on …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … Since spoken dialogue management was first framed as an optimization problem [Levin et al. 2000; Walker 2000; Young 2000; Singh et al. 2002], this field has experienced important progress along three main strands of work: scalability, robustness, and applicability. … Cited by 4 Related articles

Robot Companion for Domestic Health Assistance: Implementation, Test and Case Study under Everyday Conditions in Private Apartments H Gross, S Mueller, C Schroeter, M Volkhardt… – 2015 – tu-ilmenau.de … manager and Behavior controller. In the bottommost layer, advanced Robot Skills (navigation – blue, user perception – light blue; HRI – white) are implemented, that use specific hardware components. The complete architecture is implemented using MIRA [11], a middleware … Cited by 1

[BOOK] Emergent Trends in Robotics and Intelligent Systems: Where is the Role of Intelligent Technologies in the Next Generation of Robots? P Sin?ák, P Hartono, M Vir?íková, J Vaš?ák, R Jakša – 2014 – books.google.com … Task….. 113 Tomáš Cádrik, Marian Mach Comparison Study of Robotic Middleware for Robotic Applications….. … 215 Gabriela Andrejková, Jozef Oravec Event-Based Dialogue Manager for Multimodal Systems….. 227 … All 2 versions

Speaky for robots: the development of vocal interfaces for robotic applications E Bastianelli, D Nardi, LC Aiello, F Giacomelli… – Applied …, 2015 – Springer … The last module is the dialog manager, which man- ages the general flow of the interaction between the user and the robot according to the results of the modules of the SLU process. … Finally, we detail the dialog manager and show its configuration. …

Wheeled Mobile Anthropomorphic Sociorobots SG Tzafestas – Sociorobot World, 2016 – Springer … The Internet Communications Engine (Ice) middleware is used to facilitate information exchange between system levels and components. … software architecture uses probabilistic techniques for people localization, safe navigation, and high-level control and dialog management. …

A Service-Based Framework for Mobile Social Messaging in PaaS Systems L Mei, H Chen, S Li, Q Li, G Liang… – Web Services (ICWS), …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … REFERENCES [1] R. Anand, J. Lee, K. Miyamoto, L. Mei, and Q. Li. The dialog manager: a system for managing procedural knowledge. … 2008. [7] J. Singh, TFJ-M. Pasquier, J. Bacon, D. Eyers. Integrating Messaging Middleware and Information Flow Control. Under Review. …

Wizard of Oz Experimentation for Language Technology Applications: Challenges and Tools S Schlögl, G Doherty, S Luz – Interacting with Computers, 2014 – iwc.oxfordjournals.org … categories. In the first category, we find dialogue management (DM) tools which focus on the evaluation of language technology components and whose primary application lies in the area of NLP and machine learning. Tools … Cited by 5 Related articles All 2 versions

Conversational sensing A Preece, C Gwilliams… – SPIE Sensing …, 2014 – proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org … In addition to work on techniques for data collection, processing and dissemination, there has also been significant investment in tools and methods to make it easier and quicker for developers to construct D2D pipelines, including research in middleware, platforms and … Cited by 7 Related articles All 14 versions

Cognitive assisted living ambient system: A survey R Li, B Lu, KD McDonald-Maier – Digital Communications and Networks, 2015 – Elsevier … The platform provides a middleware that supports seamless connectivity and semantic interoperability for self-organisation of physical and logical architecture. It also allows re-configuration of platform components such as the Situation Reasoner, the Dialogue Manager, …

Modeling Human-Robot-Interaction based on generic Interaction Patterns J Peltason – 2014 – pub.uni-bielefeld.de … 52 iii Page 6. iv Contents 3.8 Interaction Patterns as an Internal Dialog Model . . . . . 59 3.8.1 The Dialog Management Process . . . . . … Nevertheless, dialog management is slightly neglected in robotics. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Deploying a modeling framework for reusable robot behavior to enable informed strategies for domestic service robots F Siepmann, L Ziegler, M Kortkamp… – Robotics and Autonomous …, 2014 – Elsevier … behavior code, which only facilitates the BonSAI interface, from the system’s software components and the system’s middleware by implementing a … BonSAI provides a Dialog Manager interface that works with a pattern-based interaction framework [30] to model dialogs between … Cited by 9 Related articles All 3 versions

Strategy-aware business process management CAL Oliveira, RMFO Lima – 2014 – repositorio.ufpe.br Page 1. Pós-Graduação em Ciência da Computação “STRATEGY-AWARE BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT” Por César Augusto Lins de Oliveira Tese de Doutorado Universidade Federal de Pernambuco posgraduacao@cin.ufpe.br www.cin.ufpe.br/~posgraduacao … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] Human-Computer Interaction K MEENA, R SIVAKUMAR – 2014 – books.google.com … 3 Agent-based Approach 90 4.6 Statistical Approaches to Dialogue Management 91 4.6.1 Reinforcement Learning in Dialogue Management 91 4.6 … between Context Information and Traditional Information Sources 246 7.3.18 Difficulties in Using Context 246 Middleware 247 … Cited by 2 Related articles

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On API Design and Usage in the Connected Car Ecosystem S Yusur – 2015 – … driven solutions. It also sells its product Talkamatic Dialogue Manager (TDM) to the automotive industry, which offers to developers and end-users Free Dialogue, as well as multimodality and rapid development. 5. METHODOLOGY …

[BOOK] Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality: Designing and Developing Augmented and Virtual Environments: 6th International Conference, VAMR 2014, Held as … R Shumaker, L Stephanie – 2014 – books.google.com Page 1. Randall Shumaker Stephanie Lackey (Eds.) Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality 6th International Conference, VAMR 2014 Designing and Developing Virtual and Augmented Environments Held as Part of HCI International … Related articles All 2 versions

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The attentive robot companion: learning spatial information from observation and verbal interaction L Ziegler – 2015 – pub.uni-bielefeld.de … used in a home tour sce- nario which involved sensing of humans (Fritsch et al., 2004), sensing the environment using the laser range finder for obstacle avoidance, and recognition of human speech (Wachsmuth et al., 1998) coupled with a basic dialog management system. …

AIICS Publications: Conference and Workshop Publications P Doherty – 2014 – ida.liu.se … input. This paper discusses on-demand semantic event processing, and extends the semantic information integration approach used in the stream processing middleware framework DyKnow to incorporate this new feature. … All 2 versions

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A study of non-linguistic utterances for social human-robot interaction R Read – 2014 – pearl.plymouth.ac.uk Page 1. This copy of the thesis has been supplied on condition that anyone who consults it is understood to recognise that its copyright rests with its author and that no quotation from the thesis and no information derived from … Related articles All 5 versions