9th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association

Brisbane, Australia
September 22-26, 2008

A Spoken Language Interpretation Component for a Robot Dialogue System

Enes Makalic, Ingrid Zukerman, Michael Niemann

Monash University, Australia

The DORIS project aims to develop a spoken dialogue module for an autonomous robotic agent. This paper examines the techniques used by Scusi?, the speech interpretation component of DORIS, to postulate and assess hypotheses regarding the meaning of a spoken utterance. The results of our evaluation are encouraging, yielding good interpretation performance for utterances of different types and lengths.

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Bibliographic reference.  Makalic, Enes / Zukerman, Ingrid / Niemann, Michael (2008): "A spoken language interpretation component for a robot dialogue system", In INTERSPEECH-2008, 195-198.