Analysis of Changes in Dialogue Rhythm Due to Dialogue Acts in Task-Oriented Dialogues [chapter]

Noriki Fujiwara, Toshihiko Itoh, Kenji Araki
Text, Speech and Dialogue  
We consider that factors such as prosody of systems' utterances and dialogue rhythm are important to attain a natural human-machine dialogue. However, the relations between dialogue rhythm and speaker's various states in task-oriented dialogue have been not revealed. In this study, we collected taskoriented dialogues and analyzed the relations between "dialogue structures, kinds of dialogue acts (contents of utterances), Aizuchi (backchannel/acknowledgment), Repeat and interjection" and
more » ... ection" and "dialogue rhythm (response timing, F0, and speech rate)".
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74628-7_73 dblp:conf/tsd/FujiwaraIA07 fatcat:nno3rgf43ra7tpn2yjth5usqyq