Joseph Woelfel

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Spoken user interfaces are conventionally either dialogue based or menu-based. In this paper we propose a third approach, in which the task of invoking responses from the system is treated as one of retrieval from the set of all possible responses. Unlike conventional spoken user interfaces that return a unique response to the user, the proposed interface(More)
A majority of spoken user interfaces deal with the task of retrieving an element from a list. Conventionally, spoken UIs deal with such tasks through hierarchies of menus or dialogs, that navigate users through a series of steps, each of which present them with a limited set of choices. In a recent paper [2] we presented an alternative approach to such UIs,(More)
BACKGROUND Medication adherence is crucial for positive outcomes in the management of chronic conditions. Comprehensive medication consultation can improve medication adherence by addressing intentional and unintentional nonadherence. The Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit has eliminated some cost barriers. We sought to examine variables that impact(More)
Previous research identified three important issues of relevance to forest peopleÕs roles in sustainable forest management which we address here: the presence of a Òconservation ethicÓ, a feeling of closeness to the forest, and a significant forest-culture link. In this paper we examine a method (the Galileo), recently pre-tested for this purpose in West(More)
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