12 years 3 months ago
Web Resource Selection for Dialogue System Generating Natural Responses
Using Web information in example-based dialogue systems is considered to be a good way to increase the topical relevance of system responses. However, Web content is mostly written...
Masashi Inoue, Takuya Matsuda, Shoichi Yokoyama
12 years 3 months ago
Bayesian reinforcement learning for POMDP-based dialogue systems
Spoken dialogue systems are gaining popularity with improvements in speech recognition technologies. Dialogue systems can be modeled effectively using POMDPs, achieving improvemen...
ShaoWei Png, Joelle Pineau
12 years 6 months ago
Towards Incremental Speech Generation in Dialogue Systems
We present a first step towards a model of speech generation for incremental dialogue systems. The model allows a dialogue system to incrementally interpret spoken input, while si...
Gabriel Skantze, Anna Hjalmarsson
12 years 9 months ago
How was your day? An Affective Companion ECA Prototype
This paper presents a dialogue system in the form of an ECA that acts as a sociable and emotionally intelligent companion for the user. The system dialogue is not task-driven but ...
Marc Cavazza, Raul Santos de la Camara, Markku Tur...
12 years 9 months ago
How was your day? An architecture for multimodal ECA systems
Multimodal conversational dialogue systems consisting of numerous software components create challenges for the underlying software architecture and development practices. Typical...
Raul Santos de la Camara, Markku Turunen, Jaakko H...
12 years 9 months ago
Dialogue-Oriented Review Summary Generation for Spoken Dialogue Recommendation Systems
In this paper we present an opinion summarization technique in spoken dialogue systems. Opinion mining has been well studied for years, but very few have considered its applicatio...
Jingjing Liu, Stephanie Seneff, Victor Zue
136views more  COGSCI 2004»
12 years 11 months ago
Generation and evaluation of user tailored responses in multimodal dialogue
When people engage in conversation, they tailor their utterances to their conversational partners, whether these partners are other humans or computational systems. This tailoring...
Marilyn A. Walker, Steve Whittaker, Amanda Stent, ...
118views more  JAIR 2007»
12 years 11 months ago
Individual and Domain Adaptation in Sentence Planning for Dialogue
One of the biggest challenges in the development and deployment of spoken dialogue systems is the design of the spoken language generation module. This challenge arises from the n...
Marilyn A. Walker, Amanda Stent, François M...
92views more  KBS 2006»
12 years 11 months ago
Two-level speech recognition to enhance the performance of spoken dialogue systems
Spoken dialogue systems can be considered knowledge-based systems designed to interact with users using speech in order to provide information or carry out simple tasks. Current s...
Ramón López-Cózar, Zoraida Ca...
140views Bioinformatics» more  JBI 2006»
12 years 11 months ago
Chester: Towards a personal medication advisor
Dialogue systems for health communication hold out the promise of providing intelligent assistance to patients through natural interfaces that require no training to use. But in o...
James F. Allen, George Ferguson, Nate Blaylock, Do...