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Automatic Modification of Communication Style in Dialogue Management

Louisa Pragst, Juliana Miehle, Stefan Ultes, Wolfgang Minker
2016 Proceedings of the INLG 2016 Workshop on Computational Creativity in Natural Language Generation  
In this work, we illustrate how verbosity and directness may be utilised in adaptive dialogue management and present different approaches to automatically generate varying levels of verbosity and directness  ...  In task-oriented dialogues, there is often only one right answer the system can give. However, a lack of variation can seem repetitive and unnatural.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper is part of a project that has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 645012.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/w16-5506 dblp:conf/ccnlg/PragstMUM16 fatcat:ypvzijlulzbhpi6vds6xaw2tmq

Simplifying Semantic Annotations of SMCalFlow

Joram Meron
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Despite the availability, size and richness of this annotated corpus, it has seen only very limited use in dialogue systems research work, at least in part due to the difficulty in understanding and using  ...  SMCalFlow is a large corpus of semantically detailed annotations of task-oriented natural dialogues.  ...  Instead, the modifications had to be done fully automatically, using a programmatic solution to do the conversion.  ... 
arXiv:2206.13425v1 fatcat:d4hffz626bgy5iwetco64lt5jm

Goals and objectives for user interface software

B Betts, David Burlingame, Gerhard Fischer, Jim Foley, Mark Green, David Kasik, Stephen T Kerr, Dan Olsen, James Thomas
1987 Computer graphics  
used in developing a taxonomy of a UIM S The group also defined several areas and topics o f research on user interfaces and UIMS that should b e investigated by the academic and industrial research community  ...  This experience provide d two perspectives on the nature of user interface software . Both of these views played a major role in our discussion s and the conclusions presented here .  ...  Dialogue styl e In order to cover a wide range of applications and use r groups a UIMS should support a wide range of dialogu e styles .  ... 
doi:10.1145/24919.24920 fatcat:rq5lj6urdfc5dhqp5h3vhs5ax4

Page 921 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 25, Issue 2 [page]

1991 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
journal conversation management, strategies/interaction; 9102872 bilingual students’ computer interaction success; observations, rat- ings; limited English proficient male/female dyads; 9102727 communicative  ...  reviewed; 9103440 voice modification/linguistic manipulation systematic use, Punch/ Judy characters; 9103291 Walton, D.  ... 

An Interactive Dialogue Management System for Spoken Language

Manal Alqahtani, Master in Information system, Shaqra University, Saudi Arabia
2021 Academic Journal of Research and Scientific Publishing  
The main objective of this research will be building an interactive dialogue management system for spoken dialogue system in an ideal way, By answering the following main question: How can we build an  ...  The spoken dialogue system is of great importance in the process of communicating commercial applications, and facilitating the connecting process between the human and machine which may take different  ...  The dialogue manager or dialogue management systems can be categorized in terms of the type of control offered and how the control is managed.  ... 
doi:10.52132/ajrsp.e.2021.274 fatcat:4xrmkxkpdvcsjbdz7igcsxduue

Human-computer interface development: concepts and systems for its management

H. Rex Hartson, Deborah Hix
1989 ACM Computing Surveys  
It is a characteristic that separates design of the interface from design afthe computational component of an application system so that modifications in either tend not to cause changes in the other.  ...  Structural models of the human-computer interface serve as frameworks for understanding the elements of interfaces and for guiding the dialogue developer in their construction.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions to the DMS research mentioned in this survey by other members of our research team, especially our friend, colleague, and fellow traveler  ... 
doi:10.1145/62029.62031 fatcat:7ojynadcn5e6rjwe2t7l3ovlvm

Modeling parallel state charts for multithreaded multimodal dialogues

Gregor Mehlmann, Birgit Endraß, Elisabeth André
2011 Proceedings of the 13th international conference on multimodal interfaces - ICMI '11  
In this paper, we present a modeling approach for the management of highly interactive, multithreaded and multimodal dialogues.  ...  An interpreter allows the realtime visualization and modification of the model to allow a rapid prototyping and easy debugging.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The work described in this paper was supported by the European Commission within the 7th Framework Programme in the project IRIS (project no. 231824).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2070481.2070555 dblp:conf/icmi/MehlmannEA11 fatcat:7qfxp3bwgjdljckwacvf7w5rpy

From Interactive Open Learner Modelling to Intelligent Mentoring: STyLE-OLM and Beyond

Vania Dimitrova, Paul Brna
2015 International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education  
using diagrammatic representations of conceptual graphs; (b) the management of the interaction with the learner; this was addressed by designing a framework for interactive open learner modelling dialogue  ...  This paper outlines the STyLE-OLM framework and reflects on the key challenges it addressed: (a) the design of an appropriate communication medium; this was addressed by proposing a structured language  ...  Acknowledgments We are indebted to John Self for his invaluable help in shaping and implementing STyLE-OLM.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40593-015-0087-3 fatcat:xy4q2hoorzej5ihvizttkil35e

Automatic speech recognition and its application to information extraction

Sadaoki Furui
1999 Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics on Computational Linguistics -  
Applications of speech recognition technology can be classified into two main areas, dictation and human-computer dialogue systems. •  ...  This paper describes recent progress and the author's perspectives of speech recognition technology.  ...  Compared to the RailTel system, the main advances in ARISE are in dialogue management, confidence measures, inclusion of optional spell mode for ci, ty/station names, and barge-in capability to allow more  ... 
doi:10.3115/1034678.1034680 dblp:conf/acl/Furu99 fatcat:ovnd2rgnwrf5ddhnnshwtppxje

Using CLV Videodiscs Interactively

Harold H. Hendricks
1991 IALLT Journal of Language Learning Technologies  
Although automatic computer-based translations will probably never approach the accuracy, comprehension and style produced by human translators, we believe that our system is a forerunner to what will  ...  Technologies community can provide.  ... 
doi:10.17161/iallt.v24i3.9441 fatcat:6obqqsviurfynhifzhcd3jiu6e

The adaptable user interface

Eliezer Kantorowitz, Oded Sudarsky
1989 Communications of the ACM  
We thank David Reider for his kind help in system analysis and in the development of one of the examples.  ...  An implemented user interface management system (cl// WS) suggests the practicality of AMs and their automatic generation.  ...  It is, therefore, desirable to have a user interface management system (UIMS) [lo, 11, 15, 161 that automatically generates AUIs.  ... 
doi:10.1145/68814.68820 fatcat:pqahqthh4vevpbuhz5qgd7shqi

Human-computer interaction: A preliminary social psychological analysis

Leo R. Quintana, Charles R. Crowell, John B. Pryor, John Adamopoulos
1982 Behavior Research Methods  
In order to assist in the systematic exploration of this possibility, we developed DIALOGUE, an on-line system to investigate the effects of varying the computer's responses to the user.  ...  DIALOGUE also includes a data manager that allows the experimenter to examine or modify the information collected by the presentation program.  ...  The data manager is designed strictly for management of the specially structured subject data file and does not support the creation, display, or modification of the dialogue files.  ... 
doi:10.3758/bf03202155 fatcat:zynyccckhbeefnjmbmw4lachq4

Simplifying Dataflow Dialogue Design [article]

Joram Meron
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Despite these remarkable contributions, the community has not shown further interest in this direction. What are the reasons for this lack of interest?  ...  And how can the community be encouraged to engage in research in this direction? One explanation may be the perception that this approach is too complex - both the the annotation and the system.  ...  a DM (dialogue manager), implementing dialogue state tracking (DST) as well as a policy to decide what action to take next.  ... 
arXiv:2206.14125v1 fatcat:s6amgu5vr5awdgq2atwlgn22dq

Novel Computational Linguistic Measures, Dialogue System and the Development of SOPHIE: Standardized Online Patient for Healthcare Interaction Education [article]

Mohammad Rafayet Ali, Taylan Sen, Benjamin Kane, Shagun Bose, Thomas M Carroll, Ronald Epstein, Lenhart Schubert, Ehsan Hoque
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we describe the iterative participatory design of SOPHIE, an online virtual patient for feedback-based practice of sensitive patient-physician conversations, and discuss an initial qualitative  ...  We developed methods for the automatic detection of two behavioral paradigms, lecturing and positive language usage patterns (sentiment trajectory of conversation), that are shown to be significantly associated  ...  The dialogue manager can also expand steps into subplans by instantiating sub-schemas in the case of more complex interactions.  ... 
arXiv:2009.11247v1 fatcat:q3vbhfzwajhcpaa7aew47rx5jy

Quantitative Evaluation of User Simulation Techniques for Spoken Dialogue Systems

Jost Schatzmann, Kallirroi Georgila, Steve J. Young
2005 SIGDIAL Conferences  
The lack of suitable training and testing data is currently a major roadblock in applying machine-learning techniques to dialogue management.  ...  This paper presents a systematic approach to testing user simulations and assesses the most prominent domain-independent techniques using a large DARPA Communicator corpus of human-computer dialogues.  ...  We believe that it may be particularly beneficial to develop a better representation of the user goal.  ... 
dblp:conf/sigdial/SchatzmannGY05 fatcat:u75kr4uugjcrhj42gizzhchqty
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