Spoken Dialog Systems (2010)
Human-machine communication is based on spoken dialog systems (SDS). This class will cover the algorithms, technology and architecture of SDS. Topics that will be covered are the following. Spoken language understanding, (robust) Natural Language Parsing. Semantic processing of text and spoken documents. Dialog and User Modelling. Dialog corpora Annotation. Stochastic models of dialog. Affective User modelling, Voice User interfaces. Language and Standards for Dialog descriptions. There will lab sessions where students will experiment with tools and platform for building Spoken Dialog Systems.
This course was offered as part of the Graduate Master in Human Language Technology and Interfaces.
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