Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and Smartphones
These proceedings presents the state-of-the-art in spoken dialog systems with applications in robotics, knowledge access and communication. It addresses specifically: 1. Dialog for interacting with smartphones; 2. Dialog for Open Domain knowledge access; 3. Dialog for robot interaction; 4. Mediated dialog (including crosslingual dialog involving Speech Translation); and,5. Dialog quality evaluation. These articles were presented at the IWSDS 2012 workshop.
Provides a survey of the state-of-the-art in the practical implementation of Spoken Dialog Systems in everyday applications Covers scientific achievements in language processing that result in the development of successful applications Addresses general issues regarding the advances in Spoken Dialog Systems