Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and Smartphones: Putting Spoken Dialog Systems into Practice

Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and Smartphones: Putting Spoken Dialog Systems into Practice

by Joseph Mariani
     
 
These proceedings presents the state-of-the-art in spoken dialog systems with applications in robotics, knowledge access and communication. It addresses specifically: 1. Dialog for interacting with smartphones; 2. Dialog for Open Domain knowledge access; 3. Dialog for robot interaction; 4. Mediated dialog (including crosslingual dialog involving Speech Translation

Overview

These proceedings presents the state-of-the-art in spoken dialog systems with applications in robotics, knowledge access and communication. It addresses specifically: 1. Dialog for interacting with smartphones; 2. Dialog for Open Domain knowledge access; 3. Dialog for robot interaction; 4. Mediated dialog (including crosslingual dialog involving Speech Translation); and,5. Dialog quality evaluation. These articles were presented at the IWSDS 2012 workshop.

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a) A book covering broad aspects of dialog systems is definitely needed. This book does touch on many of important aspects/technologies and issues related to dialog systems.

b) The technical accuracy is correct and the manuscript contents will be easily understood by the research community. I think the community will find the book interesting and useful for improving state-of-the-art technology of spoken dialogue systems.

c) The manuscript addresses a highly relevant topic which is connecting the spoken dialog systems technology to real-life applications. The manuscript features contributions from recognized experts in the field. The editors have a long lasting experience in the area of spoken dialog systems research.

d) The material is factually accurate, very current, and very well presented. The breadth of topics makes for a comprehensive treatment of the subjects. The material reads very well and is adequately referenced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461482796
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/30/2013
Edition description:
2014
Pages:
397
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

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