Identifying and Avoiding Confusion in Dialogue with People with Alzheimer's Disease

@article{Chinaei2017IdentifyingAA,
  title={Identifying and Avoiding Confusion in Dialogue with People with Alzheimer's Disease},
  author={Hamid R. Chinaei and Leila Chan Currie and Andrew Danks and Hubert Lin and Tejas Mehta and Frank Rudzicz},
  journal={Computational Linguistics},
  year={2017},
  volume={43},
  pages={377-406}
}
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an increasingly prevalent cognitive disorder in which memory, language, and executive function deteriorate, usually in that order. There is a growing need to support individuals with AD and other forms of dementia in their daily lives, and our goal is to do so through speech-based interaction. Given that 33% of conversations with… CONTINUE READING