A Speech-Enabled Intelligent Agent for Pedestrian Navigation and Tourist Information

Srinivasan Janarthanam, Oliver Lemon, Philip Bartie, Tiphaine Dalmas, Xingkun Liu, William Mackaness, Bonnie Webber

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Abstract / Description of output

We present an intelligent virtual agent that assists pedestrian
users in navigating within urban environments and acquiring tourist
information by combining spoken dialogue system, question-answering
(QA), and geographic information system (GIS) technologies. In this
paper, we present the architecture and features of our latest system, extended
from an earlier version which was built and evaluated with real
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligent Virtual Agents
Subtitle of host publication13th International Conference, IVA 2013, Edinburgh, UK, August 29-31, 2013. Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-40415-3
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-40414-6
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2013

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
ISSN (Print)0302-9743


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