Piwek, Paul; Hernault, Hugo; Prendinger, Helmut and Ishizuka, Mitsuru
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-74997-4_16|
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The Text2Dialogue (T2D) system that we are developing allows digital content creators to generate attractive multi-modal dialogues presented by two virtual agents–by simply providing textual information as input. We use Rhetorical Structure Theory (RST) to decompose text into segments and to identify rhetorical discourse relations between them. These are then 'acted out' by two 3D agents using synthetic speech and appropriate conversational gestures. In this paper, we present version 1.0 of the T2D system and focus on the novel technique that it uses for mapping rhetorical relations to question–answer pairs, thus transforming (monological) text into a form that supports dialogues between virtual agents.
|Item Type:||Conference Item|
|Keywords:||Embodied Conversational Agents, Virtual Agents, Intelligent Agents, Multimedia, Dialogue, Natural Language Generation|
|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:||31 Oct 2008 00:32|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 13:59|
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