Modality Convergence in a Multimodal Dialogue System
2000 (English)In: Proceedings of Götalog, 2000, 29-34 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
When designing multimodal dialogue systems allowing speech as well as graphical operations, it is important to understand not only how people make use of the different modalities in their utterances, but also how the system might influence a user's choice of modality by its own behavior. This paper describes an experiment in which subjects interacted with two versions of a simulated multimodal dialogue system. One version used predominantly graphical means when referring to specific objects; the other used predominantly verbal referential expressions. The purpose of the study was to find out what effect, if any, the system's referential strategy had on the user's behavior. The results provided limited support for the hypothesis that the system can influence users to adopt another modality for the purpose of referring
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2000. 29-34 p.
Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-92723OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-92723DiVA: diva2:641612
Fourth Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue