Smith, C., Crook, N., Dobnik, S., Charlton, D., Boye, J., Pulman, S., …Cavazza, M. (2010). Interaction strategies for an affective conversational agent. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments. 20, 395-411. doi:10.1162/PRES_a_00063. ISSN 1054-7460
The development of embodied conversational agents (ECA) as companions brings several challenges for both affective and conversational dialogue. These include challenges in gen...
Webb, N., Benyon, D., Bradley, J., Hansen, P. & Mival, O. (2010). Wizard of Oz Experiments for a companion dialogue system: eliciting companionable conversation. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10)ISBN 2-9517408-6-7
Working within the EU funded COMPANIONS program, we report recent work with a Wizard of Oz (WoZ) dialogue collection system.
COMPANION systems require complex models of dialog...
Mival, O. & Bradley, J. (2008). Companions and new forms of interaction design. In Proceedings The European Future Technologies Conference, FET09, Prague, April 2009