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Author Denecke, Matthias
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Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Clear Separation ♦ Prototyp-ical Implementation ♦ System Designer ♦ Language Specic Knowledge Source ♦ Generic Dialogue ♦ Generation Template ♦ Con-version Rule ♦ Su Cient ♦ Rapid Prototyping ♦ Dialogue Processing ♦ Dialogue System Ar-chitecture ♦ Language Independent Manner ♦ Spoken Dialogue Sys-tem ♦ Dialogue Strategy ♦ Spoken Dialogue System
Description We implemented a spoken dialogue system ar-chitecture for rapid prototyping. The features that support rapid prototyping include a clear separation of generic dialogue processing al-gorithms from domain and language specic knowledge sources. In an experiment, it could be shown that six individuals could specify these domain and language specic knowledge sources within 8 to 12 hours to come up with a prototyp-ical implementation of a spoken dialogue sys-tem. To that end, no dialogue strategy had to be specied. Rather, it was suÆcient to provide an ontology, a description of the services oered by the system, parsing grammars, database con-version rules and generation templates. Fur-thermore, the experiment shows that it is possi-ble to formulate dialogue strategies in a domain and language independent manner; thus not re-quiring a system designer to be knowledgeable about dialogue processing. 1
in Proc. Internat. Conf. on Computational Linguistics
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2002-01-01