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An approach to Multi-Strategy Dialogue Management

Chu, S-W, O'Neill, I, Hanna, P and McTear, MF (2005) An approach to Multi-Strategy Dialogue Management. In: Interspeech2005, 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Lisbon. ISCA. 4 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Existing dialogue systems typically use only one dialogue strategy: finite-state based, frame-based or agent-based. This paper describes research done on a dialogue manager (DM) that uses all three dialogue strategies. This DM can determine the most suitable dialogue strategy to be used according to circumstances, and change to a different strategy whenever required. The research puts emphasis on how such a multistrategy DM improves the naturalness of human-computer interaction. Determining best use of different dialogue strategies, rather than tailoring dialogue management to a particular business domain, motivates the research.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Poster)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Artificial Intelligence and Applications
ID Code:8346
Deposited By: Prof Michael McTear
Deposited On:09 Mar 2010 12:43
Last Modified:09 May 2016 10:54

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