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Eurographics State of the Art Reports
For many application areas, where a task is most naturally represented by talking or where standard input devices are difficult to use or not available at all, virtual characters can be well suited as an intuitive man-machineinterface due to their inherent ability to simulate verbal as well as nonverbal communicative behavior. This type of interface is made possible with the help of multimodal dialog systems, which extend common speech dialog systems with additional modalities just like indoi:10.2312/eg2011/stars/075-100 fatcat:ry6wr3y2p5dsjpb67gp6jvblja