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Analysis Of Queries To A Wizard-Of-Oz Mir System: Challenging Assumptions About What People Really Want

David Bainbridge 0001, Sally Jo Cunningham, J. Stephen Downie
2003 Zenodo  
Introduction In this paper we study the issue of what facilities people really want when performing a music information retrieval (MIR) task by analysing the questions and answers posted to the music category  ...  We argue this adds up to a "Wizard of Oz" system for music information retrieval-that is, the Google Answers experts simulate the processing of an MIR system.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1416849 fatcat:5xlaw53zujgddflhgyoxceuzmu

Interactive Hesitation Synthesis: Modelling and Evaluation

Simon Betz, Birte Carlmeyer, Petra Wagner, Britta Wrede
2018 Multimodal Technologies and Interaction  
Based on a series of empirical studies, we elaborated a hesitation synthesis strategy for dialogue systems, which inserts hesitations of a scalable extent wherever needed in the ongoing utterance.  ...  In order to test this assumption, we will explore the space of possible improvements of speech synthesis for interactive purposes using synthesized hesitations.  ...  ; Monika Chromik and Ayla Canpolat for their massive support during experiment 1; and all the people who invested a lot of their time to set up the CSRA as a platform for interaction research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mti2010009 fatcat:ohibifrabzg3djsrhc7bsrwk6i

Proceedings of eNTERFACE 2015 Workshop on Intelligent Interfaces [article]

Matei Mancas, Christian Frisson, Joëlle Tilmanne, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Petr Barborka, Furkan Bayansar, Francisco Bernard, Rebecca Fiebrink, Alexis Heloir, Edgar Hemery, Sohaib Laraba, Alexis Moinet (+58 others)
2018 arXiv   pre-print
The 11th Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces eNTERFACE 2015 was hosted by the Numediart Institute of Creative Technologies of the University of Mons from August 10th to September 2015.  ...  During the four weeks, students and researchers from all over the world came together in the Numediart Institute of the University of Mons to work on eight selected projects structured around intelligent  ...  The team would like to thank the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Lille for allowing us to stay several days to test the setup and perform the experiments.  ... 
arXiv:1801.06349v1 fatcat:qauytivdq5axxis2xlknp3r2ne

Hybrid discourse modeling and summarization for a speech-to-speech translation system [article]

Jan Alexandersson, Universität Des Saarlandes, Universität Des Saarlandes
2007
Hans Uszkoreit dafür, dass er es mir ermöglichte in der IUI-Gruppe am DFKI weiter zu arbeiten.  ...  Den entscheidenden Anstoss für die vorliegende Arbeit gab mir meine anfängliche Tätigkeit in der IUI-Gruppe von Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wahlster.  ...  LUNAR translated English questions about the chemical analysis of moon rocks into data base queries with a vocabulary site of about 3500 words.  ... 
doi:10.22028/d291-25861 fatcat:fjhjzcjtgfa45e6ohylnvxfar4

Science, society and biosafety of a field trial with transgenic biofuel poplars

Rebecca Van Acker, Véronique Storme, Geert Goeminne, Bart Ivens, René Custers, Dirk Aerts, Wim Soetaert, John Ralph, Nicholas Santoro, Jean-Charles Leplé, Gilles Pilate, Wout Boerjan
2011 BMC Proceedings  
A long history of quantitative genetic experimentation has established the genetic basis for many traits, which are likely adaptive since many of them are also correlated with environmental heterogeneity  ...  Recent applications of high-throughput sequencing and genotyping technologies to natural populations of forest Figure 1 (abstract I2) The distribution of Douglas-fir and loblolly pine in North America.  ...  The availability of the QMI to rapidly assess the potential risk generated by transgenic plants in characterized ecosystems, is a useful tool to assess the releasing or not of the permission of cultivation  ... 
doi:10.1186/1753-6561-5-s7-i23 fatcat:ulkxqgdupfdktkhsx2kba7pcn4

MENON : automating a Socratic teaching model for mathematical proofs [article]

Dimitra Tsovaltzi, Universität Des Saarlandes, Universität Des Saarlandes
2010
The reason we used the Wizard-of-Oz methodology is that it allowed us to formalise the aspects of the model that we want to implement in our system and have the wizard follow it.  ...  A Pilot Wizard-of-Oz Experiment The experiment that helped us collect data on improving our preliminary approach to hinting was a Wizard-of-Oz experiment.  ...  to bring about the action that she committed to.  ... 
doi:10.22028/d291-25971 fatcat:qnnx7x2zc5a7hfiknerbcpyzcq

Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Companion-Technology (ISCT 2015) - September 23rd-25th, Ulm University, Germany

(:Unkn)Unknown, Universität Ulm, Susanne Biundo-Stephan, Andreas Wendemuth, Enrico Rukzio
2016
The International Symposium on Companion-Technology provides a forum for researchers to take a cross-disciplinary perspective on all aspects of research, development, and exploitation of Companion-Technologies  ...  We will initiate a dialogue on fundamental research questions, development, and applications of Companion-Technologies.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Leon van der Torre (University of Luxembourg) for the valuable input in discussions on correction and decision models. Acknowledgments  ... 
doi:10.18725/oparu-3252 fatcat:wawmz5stwvgrxd2s2jsl7t3ugu

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Ruthanne Crow
1974 unpublished
by ruthanne lay crow A thesis submitted to the faculty of brigham young university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts department of theatre and media arts brigham  ...  of material but also brought specific inclusion needs in addition the results of a program survey of the program will be presented in graph and chart format determined needs include I 1 1 A history of  ...  prince charming on a comic spoof adventure this fun also includes a circus story about a clown that wouldnt laugh a tale of two dueling wizards life at an animal farm a visit to earth by marvin from  ... 
fatcat:xctrffi2bjefrhxmiaxp4mevbu

LUCIA: Development of a comprehensive Information Architecture Process Model for websites

Arno Reichenauer
2005
of a website�s IA system (= the elements of an information system which together define the organization of and the access to its information).  ...  The results-driven approach for developing the process model involved a thorough initial analysis of IA system components, their dependencies, as well as their deficiencies for both end users and content  ...  Wizard of Oz technique This variant of computer-based prototyping involves a user interacting with a computer system that is actually operated by a hidden developer -referred to as the 'wizard'.  ... 
doi:10.5283/epub.10353 fatcat:5rrvrycvabejdjxqq77rtqyqq4

Socially Assistive Robots for Exercising Scenarios. Studies on group effects, feedback, embodiment and adaption

Sebastian Schneider
2019
It might be challenging to find and schedule with a partner or to commute to other places.  ...  Second, this thesis questions how a system can adapt to the user, and whether adaptivity or adaptability is enough to close the gap between user needs and system behavior.  ...  However, most of the works include some implicit direct feedback from the user (e.g., sensor data), require the user to fill out a questionnaire, or use a Wizard of Oz (WoZ) to personalize the robot behavior  ... 
doi:10.4119/unibi/2934006 fatcat:52hc4eu3frdwbnlkobn4n7guyq

User modelling for robotic companions using stochastic context-free grammars

Miguel Sarabia Del Castillo, Yiannis Demiris, Engineering And Physical Sciences Research Council
2016
Creating models about others is a sophisticated human ability that robotic companions need to develop in order to have successful interactions.  ...  We tackle the creation of user models in a hierarchical manner, using a streamlined version of the Hierarchical Attentive Multiple-Models for Execution and Recognition (HAMMER) architecture to detect low-level  ...  In contrast with the wheelchair sidekick system where NAO was fully autonomous, for this trials we control NAO through a Wizard of Oz (WoZ) interface (Riek, 2012) .  ... 
doi:10.25560/29421 fatcat:cn67dtctz5eu5dwvlyg46kaa64

The Attention-Hesitation Model. A Non-Intrusive Intervention Strategy for Incremental Smart Home Dialogue Management

Birte Richter
2021
The model uses system hesitations as a non-intrusive intervention strategy to coordinate the human attention with system speech.  ...  Therefore, I investigate whether it is possible to use system hesitations, based on the attention of the human interaction partner, as a communicative act for dialogue coordination in HAI within a smart-home  ...  As discussed in section 7.4.1, it provides a good balance between the possibility of a natural interaction and a controlled environment. level of autonomy As already discussed, the use of Wizard-of-Oz  ... 
doi:10.4119/unibi/2959410 fatcat:j7i7zms6abaxnn4athsxyv7vo4

Building a Learning Organiza-tion

Wolfgang Coy, Uwe Pirr, Joel Greenberg, Marja Kuittinen, Erkki Sutinen, Heikki Topi, Marko Turpeinen, Haataja Arto, Suhonen Jarkko, Sutinen Erkki, Zdenčk Ryjaček, Jan Rychlik (+22 others)
2001 Harvard Business Review   unpublished
We give a survey of basic features ofthe system and ofthe history ofits development and we present basic rules ofthe internal CA TS that have to be followed by eveiy instilution that wants to adopt the  ...  The FEIDHE project aims at spečijying what it will take to implement a puhlic key infrastructure (PKI) based Identification system with smart cards in Finnish higher education.  ...  Mark Palkovv carefully ported the codec to JAVA.  ... 
fatcat:eg4jwjyr5rh7hbhavv56v4snim

Context-based multimodal interpretation : an integrated approach to multimodal fusion and discourse processing [article]

Norbert Pfleger, Universität Des Saarlandes, Universität Des Saarlandes
2008
I also want to thank Professor Pinkal for taking over the role of second corrector of this thesis.  ...  Acknowledgements First of all, I want to thank Professor Wahlster for giving me the opportunity to write this thesis in the stimulating research environment here at the DFKI.  ...  With respect to multimdoal dialogue systems, Boye et al. (2004) confirm this observation by means of two independent corpora of Wizard-of-Oz experiments with two multimodal dialogue systems (the ADAPT  ... 
doi:10.22028/d291-25919 fatcat:w276wugztnbvhe742q44swlvnq

Form and meaning in dialog-based computer-assisted language learning [article]

Sabrina Wilske, Universität Des Saarlandes, Universität Des Saarlandes
2015
Furthermore, it provides a detailed analysis of the performance of the system during the experiment.  ...  OUTLINE OF THE THESIS 7 Chapter 8: The System This chapter describes further details about the design and implementation of the ICALL dialog system that we use for providing the experimental instruction  ...  The system, aiming to fill the first slot ACTIVITY, starts the dialog with a question about the desired activity "What do you want to do?".  ... 
doi:10.22028/d291-23654 fatcat:qe7xflgwkzff5jqte5vmuzwzim
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