David Traum: “Computational Models of Non-cooperative Dialogue”

June 2, 2008 | Kings College, London, UK

Speaker: David Traum
Host: LONDIAL 2008

This talk will outline some cases of noncooperative communication behavior and computational dialogue mechanisms that can support these kinds of behavior, including generating, understanding, and deciding on strategies of when to engage in uncooperative behavios. Behaviors of interest include: unilateral topic shifts or topic maintenance avoidance, competition, unhelpful criticism, withholding of information or services, lying & deception, competition, antagonism, rejection of empathy.