The Conversational Interface: Talking to Smart Devices
Springer, May 19, 2016 - Technology & Engineering - 422 pages
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the conversational interface, which is becoming the main mode of interaction with virtual personal assistants, smart devices, various types of wearable, and social robots. The book consists of four parts. Part I presents the background to conversational interfaces, examining past and present work on spoken language interaction with computers. Part II covers the various technologies that are required to build a conversational interface along with practical chapters and exercises using open source tools. Part III looks at interactions with smart devices, wearables, and robots, and discusses the role of emotion and personality in the conversational interface. Part IV examines methods for evaluating conversational interfaces and discusses future directions.
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11 Implementing Dialog Management
12 Response Generation
Part III Conversational Interfaces and Devices
Devices Wearables Virtual Agents and Robots
14 Emotion Affect and Personality
15 Affective Conversational Interfaces
16 Implementing Multimodal Conversational Interfaces Using Android Wear
Part IV Evaluation and Future Directions
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