PyDial: A Multi-domain Statistical Dialogue System Toolkit

Stefan Ultes, Lina M. Rojas Barahona, Pei-Hao Su, David Vandyke, Dongho Kim, Iñigo Casanueva, Paweł Budzianowski, Nikola Mrkšić, Tsung-Hsien Wen, Milica Gasic, Steve Young
2017 Proceedings of ACL 2017, System Demonstrations  
Statistical Spoken Dialogue Systems have been around for many years. However, access to these systems has always been difficult as there is still no publicly available end-to-end system implementation. To alleviate this, we present PyDial, an opensource end-to-end statistical spoken dialogue system toolkit which provides implementations of statistical approaches for all dialogue system modules. Moreover, it has been extended to provide multidomain conversational functionality. It offers easy
more » ... figuration, easy extensibility, and domain-independent implementations of the respective dialogue system modules. The toolkit is available for download under the Apache 2.0 license.
doi:10.18653/v1/p17-4013 dblp:conf/acl/UltesRSVKCBMWGY17 fatcat:ycmpcpszavcebhzsg6a6i2av54