Picture Information Shared Conversation Agent: Pictgent

  • Miki UenoEmail author
  • Naoki Mori
  • Keinosuke Matsumoto
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 151)


Recently, the various chatterbots have been proposed to simulate conversation. In this study, we propose a novel chatterbot system utilizing “pictures” of a model of situation in order to share common knowledge between users and the chatterbot by showing pictures to users. We show the basic concept and system structure of proposed system. We also describe the algorithm of estimating user interests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, College of EngineeringOsaka Prefecture UniversityOsakaJapan

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