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Desiderata for the Design of Companion Systems

Insights from a Large Scale Wizard of Oz Experiment
  • Dietmar RösnerEmail author
  • Matthias Haase
  • Thomas Bauer
  • Stephan Günther
  • Julia Krüger
  • Jörg Frommer
Technical Contribution


We report about evaluations of the LAST MINUTE corpus which comprises multimodal recordings (audio, video, biopsychological data, verbatim transcripts, psychological questionnaires, in-depth user interviews) of Wizard of Oz simulated naturalistic human companion interactions in German. Based on the results of these analyses we discuss consequences for the design of future companion systems.


Human companion interaction Naturalistic corpora Wizard of Oz experiments 



The presented study is performed in the framework of the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 62 “A Companion-Technology for Cognitive Technical Systems” funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). We thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable constructive feedback. The responsibility for the content of this paper remains with the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietmar Rösner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Matthias Haase
    • 2
  • Thomas Bauer
    • 1
  • Stephan Günther
    • 1
  • Julia Krüger
    • 2
  • Jörg Frommer
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Wissens- und Sprachverarbeitung (IWS)Otto-von-Guericke UniversitätMagdeburgGermany
  2. 2.Universitätsklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und PsychotherapieOtto-von-Guericke UniversitätMagdeburgGermany

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