David Traum: “Recent Research in the ICT Natural Language Dialogue Group”

June 13, 2012 | Mountainview, CA

Speaker: David Traum
Host: Microsoft

The Institute for Creative Technogies has developed natural language dialogue capability for a variety of virtual human characters that can be used for role-play training, and educational and entertainment purposes. In this talk, I describe some of the “genres” of dialogue for these agents and dialogue architectures that have been developed to support them, as well as recent research on spoken language understanding, authoring tools and dialogue policy learning, and conversational speech generation and synthesis.