Anton Leuski and David Traum: “Practical Language Processing for Virtual Humans”

July 14, 2010 | Atlanta, GA

Speaker: Anton Leuski, David Traum
Host: Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

Leuski and Traums’s talk is titled, “Practical Language Processing for Virtual Humans.” NPCEditor is a system for building a natural language processing component for virtual humans capable of engaging a user in spoken dialog on a limited domain. It uses a statistical language classification technology for mapping from user’s text input to system responses. NPCEditor provides a user-friendly editor for creating effective virtual humans quickly. It has been deployed as a part of various virtual human systems in several applications.