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Generating a Variety of Backchannels Based on Linguistic and Prosodic Features for Attentive Listening Agents
JSAI Technical Report, SIG-SLUD
There is a growing interest in conversation agents which conduct attentive listening. However, the current conversation agents always generate the same or limited form of backchannels every time, giving a monotonous impression. We have investigated generation of a variety of backchannels according to the dialogue context using the corpus of counseling dialogue. At first, we annotate all acceptable backchannel form categories considering the arbitrary nature of backchannels. Then, we conductdoi:10.11517/jsaislud.76.0_09 fatcat:hnfblcmzuvhndls6koevwyagti