Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environments: Second International Workshop, IWSDS 2010, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Japan, October 1-2, 2010. Proceedings

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems, IWDS 2010, held in Gotemba, Japan, in October 2010. The 22 session papers presented together with 2 invited keynote talks were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers deal with topics around Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environment and discuss common issues of theories, applications, evaluation, limitations, general tools and ...

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Overview

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems, IWDS 2010, held in Gotemba, Japan, in October 2010. The 22 session papers presented together with 2 invited keynote talks were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers deal with topics around Spoken Dialogue Systems for Ambient Environment and discuss common issues of theories, applications, evaluation, limitations, general tools and techniques.

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Long Papers

Impact of a Newly Developed Modern Standard Arabic Speech Corpus on Implementing and Evaluating Automatic Continuous Speech Recognition Systems Mohammad A.M. Abushariah Raja N. Ainon Roziati Zainuddin Bassam A. Al-Qatab Assal A.M. Alqudah 1

User and Noise Adaptive Dialogue Management Using Hybrid System Actions Senthilkumar Chandramohan Olivier Pietquin 13

Detection of Unknown Speakers in an Unsupervised Speech Controlled System Tobias Herbig Franz Gerl Wolfgang Minker 25

Evaluation of Two Approaches for Speaker Specific Speech Recognition Tobias Herbig Franz Gerl Wolfgang Minker 36

Issues in Predicting User Satisfaction Transitions in Dialogues: Individual Differences, Evaluation Criteria, and Prediction Models Ryuichiro Higashinaka Yasuhiro Minami Kohji Dohsaka Toyomi Meguro 48

Expansion of WFST-Based Dialog Management for Handling Multiple ASR Hypotheses Naoto Kimura Chiori Hori Teruhisa Misu Kiyonori Ohtake Hisashi Kawai Satoshi Nakamura 61

Evaluation of Facial Direction Estimation from Cameras for Multi-modal Spoken Dialog System Akihiro Kobayashi Kentaro Kayama Etsuo Mizukami Teruhisa Misu Hideki Kashioka Hisashi Kawai Satoshi Nakamura 73

D3 Toolkit: A Development Toolkit for Daydreaming Spoken Dialog Systems Donghyeon Lee Kyungduk Kim Cheongjae Lee Junhwi Choi Gary Geunbae Lee 85

New Technique to Enhance the Performance of Spoken Dialogue Systems by Means of Implicit Recovery of ASR Errors Ramón López-Cózar David Griol José F. Quesada 96

Simulation of the Grounding Process in Spoken Dialog Systems with Bayesian Networks Stéphane Rossignol Olivier Pietquin Michel Ianotto 110

Facing Reality: Simulating Deployment of Anger Recognition in IVR Systems Alexander Schmitt Tim Polzehl Wolfgang Minker 122

A Discourse and Dialogue Infrastructure for Industrial Dissemination Daniel Sonntag Norbert Reithinger Gerd Herzog Tilman Becker 132

Short Papers

Impact of Semantic Web on the Development of Spoken Dialogue Systems Masahiro Araki Yu Funakura 144

A User Model to Predict User Satisfaction with Spoken Dialog Systems Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht Sebastian Möller 150

Sequence-Based Pronunciation Modeling Using a Noisy-Channel Approach Hansjörg Hofmann Sakriani Sakti Ryosuke Isotani Hisashi Kawai Satoshi Nakamura Wolfgang Minker 156

Rational Communication and Affordable Natural Language Interaction for Ambient Environments Kristiina Jokinen 163

Construction and Experiment of a Spoken Consulting Dialogue System Teruhisa Misu Chiori Hori Kiyonori Ohtake Hideki Kashioka Hisashi Kawai Satoshi Nakamura 169

A Study Toward an Evaluation Method for Spoken Dialogue Systems Considering User Criteria Etsuo Mizukami Hideki Kashioka Hisashi Kawai Satoshi Nakamura 176

A Classifier-Based Approach to Supporting the Augmentation of the Question-Answer Database for Spoken Dialogue Systems Hiromi Narimatsu Mikio Nakano Kotaro Funakoshi 182

The Influence of the Usage Mode on Subjectively Perceived Quality Ina Wechsung Anja Naumann Sebastian Möller 188

Demo Papers

Sightseeing Guidance Systems Based on WFST-Based Dialogue Manager Teruhisa Misu Chiori Hori Kiyonori Ohtake Etsuo Mizukami Akihiro Kobayashi Kentaro Kayama Tetsuya Fujii Hideki Kashioka Hisashi Kawai Satoshi Nakamura 194

Spoken Dialogue System Based on Information Extraction from Web Text Koichiro Yoshino Tatsuya Kawahara 196

Author Index 199

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