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Spoken Multimodal Human-Computer Dialogue in Mobile Environments

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ISBN-10: 1402030738

ISBN-13: 9781402030734

Edition: 2005

Authors: W. Minker, Dirk B�hler, Laila Dybkj�r

List price: $169.99
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The ongoing migration of computing and information access from stationary environments to mobile computing devices for eventual use in mobile environments, such as Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), tablet PCs, next generation mobile phones, and in-car driver assistance systems, poses critical challenges for natural human-computer interaction. Spoken dialogue is a key factor in ensuring natural and user-friendly interaction with such devices which are meant not only for computer specialists, but also for everyday users. Speech supports hands-free and eyes-free operation, and becomes a key alternative interaction mode in mobile environments, e.g. in cars where driver distraction by…    
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Book details

List price: $169.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 2/8/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 406
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.806
Language: English

Contents and Contributors:Preface Contributing Authors
Issues in Multimodal Spoken Dialogue Systems and Components
Multimodal Dialogue Systems
Speech Recognition Technology in Multimodal/Ubiquitous Computing Environments
A Robust Multimodal Speech Recognition Method using Optical Flow Analysis
Feature Functions fro Tree-Based Dialogue Course Management
A Reasoning Component for Information-Seeking and Planning Dialogues
A Model for Multimodal Dialogue System Output Applied to an Animated Talking Head
System Architecture and Example Implementations
Overview of System Architecture
XISL: A Modality-Independent MMI Description Language
A Path to Multimodal Data Services for Telecommunications
Multimodal Spoken Dialogue with Wireless Devices
The SmartKom Mobile Car Prototype System for Flexible Human-Machine Communication
LARRI: A Language-Based Maintenance and Repair Assistant
Evaluation and Usability
Overview of Evaluation and Usability
Evaluating Dialogue Strategies in Multimodal Dialogue Systems
Enhancing the Usability of Multimodal Virtual Co-drivers
Design, Implementation and Evaluation of the SENECA Spoken Language Dialogue System
Segmenting Route Descriptions for Mobile Devices
Effects of Prolonged Use on the Usability of a Mutimodal Form-Filling Interface
User Multitasking with Mobile Multimodal Systems
Speech Convergence with Animated Personas