Generation and evaluation of user tailored responses in multimodal dialogue

  title={Generation and evaluation of user tailored responses in multimodal dialogue},
  author={Marilyn A. Walker and Steve Whittaker and Amanda Stent and Preetam Maloor and Johanna D. Moore and Michael Johnston and Gunaranjan Vasireddy},
  journal={Cognitive Science},
When people engage in conversation, they tailor their utterances to their conversational partners, whether these partners are other humans or computational systems. This tailoring, or adaptation to the partner takes place in all facets of human language use, and is based on a mental model or ausermodel of the conversational partner. Such adaptation has been shown to improve listeners’ comprehension, their satisfaction with an interactive system, the efficiency with which they execute… CONTINUE READING
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