Hernault, Hugo; Piwek, Paul; Prendinger, Helmut and Ishizuka, Mitsuru
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85483-8_14|
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This paper describes recent advances on the Text2Dialogue system we are currently developing. Our system enables automatic transformation of monological text into a dialogue. The dialogue is then 'acted out' by virtual agents, using synthetic speech and gestures. In this paper, we focus on the monologue-to-dialogue transformation, and describe how it uses textual coherence relations to map text segments to query–answer pairs between an expert and a layman agent. By creating mapping rules for a few well-selected relations, we can produce coherent dialogues with proper assignment of turns for the speakers in a majority of cases.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)|
|Depositing User:||Paul Piwek|
|Date Deposited:||27 Oct 2008 02:28|
|Last Modified:||04 Aug 2016 01:45|
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