Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogue

Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogue

by Laila Dybkjaer, Wolfgang Minker
     
 

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The eleven chapters of this book represent an original contribution to the field of multimodal spoken dialogue systems. The material includes highly relevant topics, such as dialogue modeling in research systems versus industrial systems. The book contains detailed application studies, including speech-controlled MP3 players in a car environment, negotiation

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The eleven chapters of this book represent an original contribution to the field of multimodal spoken dialogue systems. The material includes highly relevant topics, such as dialogue modeling in research systems versus industrial systems. The book contains detailed application studies, including speech-controlled MP3 players in a car environment, negotiation training with a virtual human in a military context and the application of spoken dialogue to question-answering systems.

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"Recent trends in discourse and dialogue is essential for research libraries in companies or teaching institutions concerned with voice interaction design or with multimodal interaction design … . The collection is an up-to-the-moment survey of the field by leading international researchers … . The book is full of examples, data, and practical advice. … Recent trends in discourse and dialogue is a significant contribution to the voice-interaction literature … ." (Randy Harris, Technical Communication, Vol. 55 (4), November, 2008)

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ISBN-13:
9781402068201
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
02/12/2008
Series:
Text, Speech and Language Technology Series, #39
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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