Exploring the Applicability of Elaborateness and Indirectness in Dialogue Management

  title={Exploring the Applicability of Elaborateness and Indirectness in Dialogue Management},
  author={Louisa Pragst and Wolfgang Minker and Stefan Ultes},
  booktitle={International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology},
In this paper, we investigate the applicability of soft changes to system behaviour, namely changing the amount of elaborateness and indirectness displayed. To this end, we examine the impact of elaborateness and indirectness on the perception of human-computer communication in a user study. Here, we show that elaborateness and indirectness influence the user’s impression of a dialogue and discuss the implications of our results for adaptive dialogue management. We conclude that elaborateness… 

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