Dhruva Patil

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Personal assistants such as Siri have changed the way people interact with computers by introducing virtual assistants that collaborate with humans through natural speech-based interfaces. However, relying on speech alone as the medium of communication can be a limitation; non-verbal aspects of communication also play a vital role in natural human(More)
People communicate through words and gestures, but current voice-based computer interfaces such as Siri exploit only words. This is a shame: human-computer interfaces would be natural if they incorporated gestures as well as words. To support this goal, we present a new dataset of naturally occurring gestures made by people working collaboratively on blocks(More)
In this paper, we introduce an architecture for multimodal communication between humans and computers engaged in a shared task. We describe a representative dialogue between an artificial agent and a human that will be demonstrated live during the presentation. This assumes a multimodal environment and semantics for facilitating communication and(More)
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