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Wizard of Oz Experiments for a companion dialogue system: eliciting companionable conversation.

Webb, Nick; Benyon, David; Bradley, Jay; Hansen, Preben; Mival, Oli


Nick Webb

David Benyon

Jay Bradley

Preben Hansen


Working within the EU funded COMPANIONS program, we report recent work with a Wizard of Oz (WoZ) dialogue collection system.
COMPANION systems require complex models of dialogue, and new models of evaluation. Wizard of Oz dialogues give us a mechanism
to explore both of these research issues. We describe a new corpus of companionable dialogues collected using our WoZ system

Start Date Sep 6, 2010
End Date Sep 10, 2010
Publication Date 2010-05
Deposit Date Jun 24, 2010
Publicly Available Date Jun 24, 2010
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10)
ISBN 2-9517408-6-7
Keywords Companions project; Wizard of Oz; dialogue collection system; Conversational agent technologies;
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Contract Date Jun 24, 2010


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