Advanced Dialogue Systems: Some Case Studies

  • Michael F. McTear


Most current spoken dialogue systems support a limited type of dialogue, in which the system controls the interaction and the user responds to carefully designed system prompts. These dialogues are suitable for simple, well-structured tasks. Chapters 6–11 showed how this type of system can be implemented using a number of different toolkits and development environments.


Speech Recognition Dialogue System Discourse Context Speech Recogniser Conversational Agent 
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    Phoenix was developed by Wayne Ward at CMU. Wayne Ward is currently at the CSLR. Updates to Phoenix that are used in the CU Communicator were made by Wayne Ward while at the CSLR.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael F. McTear
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  1. 1.School of Computing and MathematicsUniversity of UlsterNewtownabbeyNorthern Ireland

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