Talking with Higgins: Research Challenges in a Spoken Dialogue System

  • Gabriel Skantze
  • Jens Edlund
  • Rolf Carlson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4021)


This paper presents the current status of the research in the Higgins project and provides background for a demonstration of the spoken dialogue system implemented within the project. The project represents the latest development in the ongoing dialogue systems research at KTH. The practical goal of the project is to build collaborative conversational dialogue systems in which research issues such as error handling techniques can be tested empirically.


Dialogue System Voice Activity Detection Prosodic Feature Error Handling Speech Recogniser 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel Skantze
    • 1
  • Jens Edlund
    • 1
  • Rolf Carlson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department for Speech Music and Hearing, KTHStockholmSweden

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