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Towards personality-based user adaptation: psychologically informed stylistic language generation

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Towards personality-based user adaptation: psychologically informed stylistic language generation
Conversation is an essential component of social behavior, one of the primary means by which humans express intentions, beliefs, emotions, attitudes and personality. Thus the development of systems to support natural conversational interaction has been a long term research goal. In natural conversation, humans adapt to one another across many levels of utterance production via processes variously described as linguistic style matching, entrainment, alignment, audience design, and accommodation. A number of recent studies strongly suggest that dialogue systems that adapted to the user in a similar way would be more effective. However, a major research challenge in this area is the ability to dynamically generate user-adaptive utterance variations. As part of a personality-based user adaptation framework, this article describes Personage, a highly parameterizable generator which provides a large number of parameters to support adaptation to a user’s linguistic style. We show how we c...
François Mairesse, Marilyn A. Walker
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where UMUAI
Authors François Mairesse, Marilyn A. Walker
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