Language Resources and Evaluation

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 87–107 | Cite as

DialogDesigner: tools support for dialogue model design and evaluation

  • Hans Dybkjær
  • Laila Dybkjær
Original Paper


DialogDesigner is an integrated design and development environment that supports dialogue designers in creating an electronic dialogue model, writing dialogue snippets, running and analysing simulation sessions, getting graphical views of the model, making automatic evaluation regarding dialogue model well-formedness, compiling the model into run-time code, and extracting different presentations. DialogDesigner has been used for research purposes as well as in commercial projects. Its primary focus is on providing support for the development process. We explain underlying ideas, illustrate the functionality of DialogDesigner and discuss its strengths.


Spoken dialogue systems Dialogue model Development and evaluation process Tools support 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Prolog Development Center A/SBrøndbyDenmark
  2. 2.Natural Interactive Systems LaboratoryUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdense MDenmark

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