Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE2007)

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October 1-3, 2007

DEAL - A Serious Game For CALL Practicing Conversational Skills In The Trade Domain

Preben Wik (1), Anna Hjalmarson (1), Jenny Brusk (2)

(1) Department of Speech, Music and Hearing KTH, Sweden
(2) Dept. of Game Design, Narrative and Time-Based Media, Gotland University, Sweden

This paper describes work in progress on DEAL, a spoken dialogue system under development at KTH. It is intended as a platform for exploring the challenges and potential benefits of combining elements from computer games, dialogue systems and language learning.

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Bibliographic reference.  Wik, Preben / Hjalmarson, Anna / Brusk, Jenny (2007): "DEAL - a serious game for CALL practicing conversational skills in the trade domain", In SLaTE-2007, 88-91.