A Dialog Management Methodology Based on Neural Networks and Its Application to Different Domains

  • D. Griol
  • L. F. Hurtado
  • E. Segarra
  • E. Sanchis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5197)


In this paper, we present a statistical approach for dialog management within the framework of two different domains. The dialog model, that is automatically learned from a data corpus, is based on the use of a classification process to generate the next system answer. A neural network classifier is used for the selection process. This methodology has been applied in a spoken dialog system that provides railway information. The definition of an extended methodology that takes into account new system functionalities and its application for developing a dialog system for booking sports facilities is also described.


Neural networks Dialog systems Dialog management Statistical methodologies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Griol
    • 1
  • L. F. Hurtado
    • 1
  • E. Segarra
    • 1
  • E. Sanchis
    • 1
  1. 1.Departament de Sistemes Informàtics i Computació (DSIC)Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)ValènciaSpain

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