Smith, C., Crook, N., Dobnik, S., Charlton, D., Boye, J., Pulman, S., …Cavazza, M. (2011). Interaction strategies for an affective conversational agent. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 20, 395-411. https://doi.org/10.1162/PRES_a_00063
The development of embodied conversational agents (ECA) as companions brings several challenges for both affective and conversational dialogue. These include challenges in gen...
Bradley, J., Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2009). Wizard of Oz experiments for Companions. In Proceedings British HCI 2009, 313-317
Wizard of Oz experiments allow designers and developers to
see the reactions of people as they interact with to-bedeveloped
technologies. At the Centre for Interaction Design ...
Bradley, J., Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2007). A novel architecture for designing by Wizard of Oz. In Proceedings CREATE08, London, June 2008
Mival, O., O'Keefe, B., Bradley, J., Roa-Seiler, N., & Benyon, D. (2007). PhotoPal: companionship, sharing and the digital echo. In Proceedings of CHI Collocated Social Practices Surrounding Photos Workshop
This short paper introduces the research of the 14 partner,
EU Framework 6 project, COMPANIONS. It focuses on
the development of PhotoPal, a multimodal system
harnessing the c...
Mival, O. & Bradley, J. (2008). Companions and new forms of interaction design. In Proceedings The European Future Technologies Conference, FET09, Prague, April 2009
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...