ISCA Archive ICSLP 1994
ISCA Archive ICSLP 1994

A user-initiated dialogue model and its implementation for spontaneous human-computer interaction

Hiroshi Kanazawa, Shigenobu Seto, Hideki Hashimoto, Hideaki Shinchi, Yoichi Takebayashi

This paper describes a user-initiated dialogue model and its implementation on TOSBURG II, a real-time task-oriented spontaneous speech dialogue system, for achieving robust human-computer interaction. In order to make TOS-BURG II user-initiative and flexible, we designed it on a semantic interpretation and user-initiated dialogue management basis. To implement the user-initiated dialogue model on a robust user-unspecified system, we have introduced the ATN (Augmented Transition Network) and represented the model, including eight user states and 19 system states, within the ATN framework. Through dialogue experiments on unspecified users, TOSBURG II has shown to be highly robust and friendly. It is confirmed that our dialogue model facilitates user-initiated spontaneous human-computer interaction.


Cite as: Kanazawa, H., Seto, S., Hashimoto, H., Shinchi, H., Takebayashi, Y. (1994) A user-initiated dialogue model and its implementation for spontaneous human-computer interaction. Proc. 3rd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 1994), 111-114

@inproceedings{kanazawa94_icslp,
  author={Hiroshi Kanazawa and Shigenobu Seto and Hideki Hashimoto and Hideaki Shinchi and Yoichi Takebayashi},
  title={{A user-initiated dialogue model and its implementation for spontaneous human-computer interaction}},
  year=1994,
  booktitle={Proc. 3rd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 1994)},
  pages={111--114}
}