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Contextual Intent Tracking for Personal Assistants

Yu Sun, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Yingzi Wang, Xing Xie, Kieran McDonald, Rui Zhang
2016 Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining - KDD '16  
The KP2 model utilizes collaborative capabilities among users, and learns for each user a personalized dynamic system that enables efficient nowcasting of users' intent.  ...  Extensive experiments using real-world data sets from a commercial personal assistant show that the KP2 model significantly outperforms various methods, and provides inspiring implications for deploying  ...  Therefore, the method cannot apply to intent tracking. The model in [21] addresses proactive experiences in search engines and personal assistants.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2939672.2939676 dblp:conf/kdd/SunYWXMZ16 fatcat:ynalqw4n4ngtxclencogfoevuq

Collaborative Nowcasting for Contextual Recommendation

Yu Sun, Nicholas Jing Yuan, Xing Xie, Kieran McDonald, Rui Zhang
2016 Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '16  
serially correlated personalized latent factors, which are utilized to monitor each user's realtime intent.  ...  It also effectively models the convoluted correlation within contextual signals and between context and intent.  ...  It also generates the personalized latent factors that effectively model the dynamics and correlation of the contextual data and are suitable for the task of personalized intent monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2872427.2874812 dblp:conf/www/SunYXMZ16 fatcat:t7mzjjxhrnbptk57ebfzfvzxr4

Relevant contextual features in XML retrieval

Georgina Ramírez, Arjen P. de Vries
2006 Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Information interaction in context - IIiX  
We present and analyze results of a collaborative user study carried out by the Interactive Track at INEX 2005 [4].  ...  The overall goal of the Interactive Track is to investigate the behavior of users when interacting with components of XML documents.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the organizers and participants of the Interactive Track at INEX and all the test persons that contributed to the experiment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1164820.1164834 dblp:conf/iiix/RamirezV06 fatcat:wug32taetrgujegovs3nvxio4a

Security and Surveillance [chapter]

Shaogang Gong, Chen Change Loy, Tao Xiang
2011 Visual Analysis of Humans  
Human eyes are highly efficient devices for scanning through a large quantity of low-level visual sensory data and delivering selective information to one's brain for high-level semantic interpretation  ...  multiple video frames for understanding their spatio-temporal relations.  ...  For instance, tracking-by-detection [72, 11] exploits human or body part detection as categorical contextual information for more reliable tracking.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-85729-997-0_23 fatcat:lodvka4hu5debd7wiovexhca3u

Design of the PromoPad

Wei Zhu, Charles B. Owen
2008 Journal of Organizational and End User Computing  
This paper introduces the prototype of an augmented reality shopping assistant device, the PromoPad, based on a hand-held Tablet PC allowing see-through vision with augmentations.  ...  While this new interaction utilizing augmented reality that places products into contextual settings can enhance shopping experience and suggest complementary products, it also has challenges and issues  ...  Summary This paper presents the concept of a shopping assistant that utilizes augmented reality technologies to provide personalized advertising and in-store shopping assistant based on dynamic contextualization  ... 
doi:10.4018/joeuc.2008070103 fatcat:5u55lpirj5hvrdcqfvffazrot4

Intention, Context and Gesture Recognition for Sterile MRI Navigation in the Operating Room [chapter]

Mithun Jacob, Christopher Cange, Rebecca Packer, Juan P. Wachs
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The system incorporates contextual cues and intent of the user to strengthen the gesture recognition process.  ...  Experimental results showed that while performing an image navigation task, mean intent recognition accuracy was 98.7% and that the false positive rate of gesture recognition dropped from 20.76% to 2.33%  ...  This project was supported by grant number R03HS019837 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33275-3_27 fatcat:itgxuwl2avfmbh4tao5dwt5z54

Overview of contextual tracking approaches in information fusion

Erik Blasch, Jesus Garcia Herrero, Lauro Snidaro, James Llinas, Guna Seetharaman, Kannappan Palaniappan, Matthew F. Pellechia, Richard J. Sorensen, Kannappan Palaniappan
2013 Geospatial InfoFusion III  
for target tracking and identification.  ...  Appropriate characterization and representation of contextual information is needed for future high-level information fusion systems design to take advantage of the large data content available for a priori  ...  Intent Can link person to a priori known places of activity to help in tracking, and/or build up notion of behavioral intent Determining the social/cultural norms of various groups that have yet to be  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2016312 fatcat:l24tj2zkqzgc7cvdsssuupipw4

An overview of end-to-end language understanding and dialog management for personal digital assistants

R. Sarikaya, P. A. Crook, A. Marin, M. Jeong, J.P. Robichaud, A. Celikyilmaz, Y.B. Kim, A. Rochette, O. Z. Khan, X. Liu, D. Boies, T. Anastasakos (+6 others)
2016 2016 IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT)  
Spoken language understanding and dialog management have emerged as key technologies in interacting with personal digital assistants (PDAs).  ...  We explain the system architecture for language understanding and dialog management for our PDA, indicate how it differs with prior state-of-the-art systems, and describe key components.  ...  INTRODUCTION Personal digital assistants (PDAs) and agents with a conversational interface have become a primary focus area for major technology companies [1, 2] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/slt.2016.7846294 dblp:conf/slt/SarikayaCMJRCKR16 fatcat:jx2hxzpzrncrzddbq3vuw2u6ge

Learning in multiple contexts: are there intra-, cross- and transcontextual effects on the learner's motivation and help seeking?

Jean-Luc Gurtner, Alida Gulfi, Philippe A. Genoud, Bernardo de Rocha Trindade, Jérôme Schumacher
2011 European Journal of Psychology of Education  
In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the majority of 15-19-year olds follow vocational education programmes within a dual-track system, spending most of their time in a company and going to school only  ...  In this paper, the development of apprentices' learning intentions and motivation to learn, subjective competence, perceived utility of what is learned and estimated learning place attractiveness (study  ...  of the context and for learning intentions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10212-011-0083-4 fatcat:qzniw5pe3bfafmbrvq3pdex2pm

Introduction to IT Adoption, Diffusion, and Evaluation in Healthcare Minitrack

Leigh Cellucci, Cynthia LeRouge, Ton Spil, Carla Wiggins
2014 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Smith et al. find that contextual factors brought on by user engagement in the design process may significantly limit the effects of resistance to chance on user intentions.  ...  The related topic of Personal Health Records (PHR) is also explored by researchers in this mini-track: Using Self-Determination Theory, Assadi and Hassanein explore the mechanisms through with individuals  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2014.338 dblp:conf/hicss/CellucciLSW14 fatcat:xz2kzvhn55hnbos4bbk7onvc54

Problems, ongoing research and future directions in motion research

J. K. Aggarwal
2003 Machine Vision and Applications  
Integrating information from audio sensors could assist in determining intentions in interpersonal interactions.  ...  Inferring intention, knowing whether Person B is deliberately following Person A or just happens to have the same destination, is an important part of understanding the scene.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00138-002-0079-9 fatcat:lomhptj3bnfwbcovkj7yj7d2v4

Spoken Language Understanding on the Edge [article]

Alaa Saade, Alice Coucke, Alexandre Caulier, Joseph Dureau, Adrien Ball, Théodore Bluche, David Leroy, Clément Doumouro, Thibault Gisselbrecht, Francesco Caltagirone, Thibaut Lavril, Maël Primet
2019 arXiv   pre-print
tracks, and albums.  ...  The time required for the complete slot value injection procedure ranges from a few seconds for small assistants, to a few dozen seconds for larger assistants supporting a vocabulary comprising tens of  ... 
arXiv:1810.12735v2 fatcat:xctzxywumzffzg73lg7tjrr32u

A socially assistive robot for people with motor impairments

M. Pinheiro, E. Bicho
2013 2013 IEEE 3rd Portuguese Meeting in Bioengineering (ENBENG)  
The architecture is validated in an assistive task where the robot acts as an assistant of a person with motor impairments.  ...  We present a control architecture for nonverbal HRI that allows an anthropomorphic assistant robot with a pro-active and anticipatory behaviour.  ...  For instance, imagine the task of assisting a person during a meal.  ... 
doi:10.1109/enbeng.2013.6518438 fatcat:wdw3chniz5etllk2ujzaiassfa

Actionable User Intentions for Real-Time Mobile Assistant Applications

Thimios Panagos, Shoshana Loeb, Ben Falchuk
2009 User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization  
User intentions are derived from calendar and to-do list entries and are placed in time and space based on user context and availability for the suggested tasks, and the availability of resources in their  ...  We have developed a class of mobile applications that monitor and assist users with their tasks in time and space.  ...  Technologies of Mobile Reminders In order for a mobile service (and its backend) to effectively exploit the personal contextual and productivity resources associated with a user (e.g., her schedule and  ... 
dblp:conf/um/PanagosLF09 fatcat:hqoyyuu4rzfl5en3ftyv7gwe2y

Designing notifications for ubiquitous monitoring systems

Stuart Moran, Joel E. Fischer
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops)  
As a result, it may become difficult for users to comprehend and keep track of the systems that monitor them, how their data is used, and to give informed consent.  ...  However, there is often a problem in identifying and designing for the opportune moment to send a notification.  ...  One of the problems for the future is keeping track of personal data, enacting upon different levels of control, and giving consent as people move through these constantly updating systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/percomw.2013.6529467 dblp:conf/percom/MoranF13 fatcat:kywfgciuhjakrabvanz2vwlmdi
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