Flipper: An Information State Component for Spoken Dialogue Systems

  • Mark ter Maat
  • Dirk Heylen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6895)


This paper introduces Flipper, an specification language and interpreter for Information State Update rules that can be used for developing spoken dialogue systems and embodied conversational agents. The system uses XML-templates to modify the information state and to select behaviours to perform.


Finite State Machine Dialogue System Virtual Human Conversational Agent Sera Project 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark ter Maat
    • 1
  • Dirk Heylen
    • 1
  1. 1.Human Media InteractionUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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