The Virtual Guide: A direction giving embodied conversational agent

Mariet Theune, D.H.W. Hofs, Marco van Kessel

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Abstract

We present the Virtual Guide, an embodied conversational agent that can give directions in a 3D virtual environment. We discuss how dialogue management, language generation and the generation of appropriate gestures are carried out in our system.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2007)
Place of PublicationBonn
PublisherInternational Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
Pages2197-2200
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)1990-9772
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2007
Event8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH 2007 - Antwerp, Belgium
Duration: 27 Aug 200731 Aug 2007
Conference number: 8
https://www.interspeech2007.org/

Publication series

Name
PublisherInternational Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
NumberLNCS4549
ISSN (Print)1990-9772

Conference

Conference8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH 2007
Abbreviated titleINTERSPEECH
CountryBelgium
CityAntwerp
Period27/08/0731/08/07
Internet address

Keywords

  • EWI-11026
  • METIS-241893
  • IR-64335
  • HMI-IA: Intelligent Agents

Cite this

Theune, M., Hofs, D. H. W., & van Kessel, M. (2007). The Virtual Guide: A direction giving embodied conversational agent. In Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2007) (pp. 2197-2200). Bonn: International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).
Theune, Mariet ; Hofs, D.H.W. ; van Kessel, Marco. / The Virtual Guide: A direction giving embodied conversational agent. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2007). Bonn : International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 2007. pp. 2197-2200
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The Virtual Guide: A direction giving embodied conversational agent. / Theune, Mariet; Hofs, D.H.W.; van Kessel, Marco.

Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2007). Bonn : International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 2007. p. 2197-2200.

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Theune M, Hofs DHW, van Kessel M. The Virtual Guide: A direction giving embodied conversational agent. In Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2007). Bonn: International Speech Communication Association (ISCA). 2007. p. 2197-2200