Generating Listening Behaviour

  title={Generating Listening Behaviour},
  author={Dirk Heylen and Elisabetta Bevacqua and Catherine Pelachaud and Isabella Poggi and Jonathan Gratch and Marc Schr{\"o}der},
In face-to-face conversations listeners provide feedback and comments at the same time as speakers are uttering their words and sentence. This ‘talk’ in the backchannel provides speakers with information about reception and acceptance – or lack thereof – of their speech. Listeners, through short verbalisations and non-verbal signals, show how they are engaged in the dialogue. The lack of incremental, real-time processing has hampered the creation of conversational agents that can respond to the… CONTINUE READING
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