BIRON, what's the topic? A Multi-Modal Topic Tracker for improved Human-Robot Interaction

@article{Maas2006BIRONWT,
  title={BIRON, what's the topic? A Multi-Modal Topic Tracker for improved Human-Robot Interaction},
  author={Jan Frederik Maas and Thorsten Spexard and Jannik Fritsch and Britta Wrede and Gerhard Sagerer},
  journal={ROMAN 2006 - The 15th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication},
  year={2006},
  pages={26-32}
}
Creating robots with extendable social skills and interaction capabilities that suffice their operation in the real world with naive users is a very challenging task. In this paper we present a new approach using topic tracking on multi-modal dialogue to provide a mobile robot with a higher level situation awareness in human-robot interaction. The robot is no longer operating in laboratory surroundings, but in its own real world flat. We describe how our topic tracking approach is implemented… CONTINUE READING
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