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  • Speech Recognition Error Identifier in Specific Domain Independent of Automatic Speech Recognition Engine  [in Japanese]

    田中 拓 , 野田 直希 , 加藤 恒夫 , 山本 誠一

    … In accordance with the recent conspicuous development of automatic speech recognition (ASR) technologies, speech translation and spoken dialogue systems combining a generic ASR engine and a machine translation engine or a dialogue management engine are considered in various places. …

    情報処理学会論文誌 61(3), 608-617, 2020-03-15


  • DNN-based Speech Synthesis using Dialogue-Act Information and Its Evaluation with Respect to Illocutionary Act Naturalness  [in Japanese]

    Hojo Nobukatsu , Ijima Yusuke , Sugiyama Hiroaki , Miyazaki Noboru , Kawanishi Takahito , Kashino Kunio

    … <p>This paper aims at improving naturalness of synthesized speech generated by a text-to-speech (TTS) systemwithin a spoken dialogue system with respect to "how natural the system's intention is perceived via the synthesizedspeech". … To achieve this aim, we propose toutilize dialogue-act (DA) information as an auxiliary feature for a deep neural network (DNN)-based speech synthesissystem. …

    Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence 35(2), A-J81_1-17, 2020


  • Spoken Dialogue System : Its Components and Future  [in Japanese]

    駒谷 和範

    パテント = patent 72(8), 92-101, 2019-07

  • Development of Robot Chat Spoken Dialogue System as Digital Signage  [in Japanese]

    山本 一公

    … We are developing a spoken dialogue system with two robots that talk to the user during chatting between the robots for natural information acquisition. … In this paper, we developed a framework of the whole system as a first step of this research. …

    総合工学 (31), 32-42, 2019-03


  • Acquisition and Utilization of Trivia for Conversational News Contents Delivery  [in Japanese]

    TAKATSU Hiroaki , MATSUYAMA Yoichi , HONDA Hiroshi , FUJIE Shinya , KOBAYASHI Tetsunori

    … We incorporated the trivia presentation function into the spoken dialogue system we are developing and assessed the effect of presenting trivia in the introduction part of the topics in the news transmission task. … interests in topics and promoting the feeling of rapport with system although we were not able to find significant improvements in the number of users' …

    Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI JSAI2019(0), 3Rin229-3Rin229, 2019


  • Development of Open-source Multi-modal Interaction Platform for Social Experiment of Conversational User Interface  [in Japanese]

    LEE Akinobu

    … Recently simple spoken language interaction systems such as voice assistants have been rapidly in practical use, it is still necessary to elucidate various factors of rich interactions quantitatively based on wide variety of actual interaction data. … The proposed system is based on a voice interaction building toolkit MMDAgent, adding some novel features to promote a testbed for social experiment and data collection of any speech interaction system on cloud environment. …

    Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI JSAI2019(0), 3N3J1002-3N3J1002, 2019


  • Autonomous Collection and Feedback of Dialogue Profile for Dialogue Contents Circulation  [in Japanese]

    MORI Masaki , LEE Akinobu

    … <p>In this research, we regard a spoken dialogue systems as "dialogue media content" … from user's view, and tries to realize dialogue media content circulation between creators and users. … Focusing on the feedback from users to the creator of the content, an autonomous collection of dialogue profile and its effective feedback scheme is proposed. …

    Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI JSAI2019(0), 3L4OS22b01-3L4OS22b01, 2019


  • Influence of polite greetings on attachment of a voice agent  [in Japanese]

    SASAKI Ken , KITAMURA Miho , KURATA Keiichi , WATANABE Katsumi

    … <p>Many voice agents are nowadays equipped with spoken dialogue functions. … Here, we compared effects of the greeting "Sumimasen" (polite "excuse me" in Japanese) with "Ano-" (inpolite "excuse me") while participants interacted with a virtual driving assistant system. …

    Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI JSAI2019(0), 2O4J703-2O4J703, 2019


  • Utterance Intent Classification for Spoken Dialogue System with Data-Driven Untying of Recursive Autoencoders

    KATO Tsuneo , NAGAI Atsushi , NODA Naoki , WU Jianming , YAMAMOTO Seiichi

    … <p>Data-driven untying of a recursive autoencoder (RAE) is proposed for utterance intent classification for spoken dialogue systems. … Although an RAE expresses a nonlinear operation on two neighboring child nodes in a parse tree in the application of spoken language understanding (SLU) of spoken dialogue systems, the nonlinear operation is considered to be intrinsically different depending on the types of child nodes. …

    IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems E102.D(6), 1197-1205, 2019


  • Development of an Autonomous Android with Conversational Capability based on Intention and Desire  [in Japanese]

    Ishiguro Hiroshi , Minato Takashi , Koyama Tora


    Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan 37(4), 312-317, 2019


  • Reported Speech in Lisu and Burmic

    Bradley David

    [ICSTLL 51] 26th-28th September 2018 ; Kyoto University, Kyoto, JAPAN

    Proceedings of the 51st International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics, 2018-09


  • Construction of a corpus of elderly Japanese speech for analysis and recognition

    Norihide Kitaoka , Yurie Iribe , Hiromitsu Nishizaki

    … In order for these robots to interact with the elderly through spoken dialogue, a high performance speech recognition system for the speech of elderly people is needed. … To develop such a system, we recorded speech uttered by 100 elderly Japanese who had an average age of 77.2, most of them living in nursing homes. …

    Proceedings of the LREC 2018 Special Speech Sessions, 14-20, 2018-05-09

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  • Utterance Intention Understanding for News Articles Transfer by Conversation  [in Japanese]

    TAKATSU Hiroaki , YOKOYAMA Katsuya , HONDA Hiroshi , FUJIE Shinya , HAYASHI Yoshihiko , KOBAYASHI Tetsunori

    … <p>We are developing a conversation system which efficiently transfers a massive amount of information like news articles by spoken dialogue. … In our system, feedbacks from the user are indispensable in order to realize high EoIT (Efficiency of Information Transfer). …

    Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI JSAI2018(0), 4Pin129-4Pin129, 2018


  • Utterance Intention Classification and Database Construction for Conversational News Delivery System  [in Japanese]

    YOKOYAMA Katsuya , TAKATSU Hiroaki , HONDA Hiroshi , FUJIE Shinya , HAYASHI Yoshihiko , KOBAYASHI Tetsunori

    … These functions are expected to be useful for human-system conversation also, but when human face the system they do not always give the same feedback as they did with human. … We investigated the feedback phenomena of human users against our system which is designed to transfer a massive amount of information like news articles by spoken dialogue. …

    Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI JSAI2018(0), 3Pin123-3Pin123, 2018


  • Classification of Utterances Using Temporal Relation in Cloud-based Dialogue System  [in Japanese]


    … <p>In recent years, research on dialogue system is prosperous. … we developed spoken dialogue system as the previous research. … One of the challenges of the system that we developed in previous research is that temporal relation cannot be considered. …

    Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI JSAI2018(0), 2E4NFC1b02-2E4NFC1b02, 2018


  • 1B2-3 Evaluation of a spoken dialogue system for careless driving prevention  [in Japanese]

    KAWAI Takashi , IGARASHI Toshifumi , KASHIWA Tatsuaki , KUZU Masaya , HOMMA Yoshihiro , TOMINO Nagakazu , MATSUSHITA Makoto , DOGISHI Hiromichi

    The Japanese Journal of Ergonomics 54(Supplement), 1B2-3-1B2-3, 2018


  • Research of learning support system by spoken dialogue with museum exhibits  [in Japanese]

    Tsuchiya masahito , Mizukami ayana

    … This research is a proposal of the system that provides experiences to visitors as if they are talking with exhibits by using string telephone methods and sound of anthropomorphic exhibits at museums. … I crated the system and asked people sense of the use. … As a result, the system gave people the familiarity with the exhibits, learned feelings to the exhibits, and enjoyment of appreciation. …



  • A Spoken Dialogue System for Enabling Information Behavior of Various Intention Levels  [in Japanese]

    Takatsu Hiroaki , Fukuoka Ishin , Fujie Shinya , Hayashi Yoshihiko , Kobayashi Tetsunori

    … <p>This paper describes a spoken dialogue system for accommodating a user's information behaviors with various levels of information need. … Our system, given a set of same-topic news articles, compiles a utterance plan that consists of a primary plan for delivering main news content, and the associated subsidiary plans for supplementing the main content. … The subsidiary plans are compiled by considering potential user/system interactions. …

    Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence 33(1), DSH-C_1-24, 2018


  • Selecting Response from Conversational Spoken Dialogue System Based on Distributed Representation of User Utterances  [in Japanese]

    太田 健吾 , 西村 良太 , 北岡 教英

    電子情報通信学会技術研究報告 = IEICE technical report : 信学技報 117(368), 1-5, 2017-12-21

  • Emotion Recognition in Speech Using Deep Neural Network  [in Japanese]

    李 世川 , 石川 智希 , 新妻 雅弘 , 井本 桂右 , 山下 洋一

    電子情報通信学会技術研究報告 = IEICE technical report : 信学技報 117(189), 25-28, 2017-08-30

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