Improving End-of-turn Detection in Spoken Dialogues by Detecting Speaker Intentions as a Secondary Task

@article{Aldeneh2018ImprovingED,
  title={Improving End-of-turn Detection in Spoken Dialogues by Detecting Speaker Intentions as a Secondary Task},
  author={Zakaria Aldeneh and Dimitrios Dimitriadis and Emily Mower Provost},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1805.06511}
}
This work focuses on the use of acoustic cues for modeling turn-taking in dyadic spoken dialogues. Previous work has shown that speaker intentions (e.g., asking a question, uttering a backchannel, etc.) can influence turn-taking behavior and are good predictors of turn-transitions in spoken dialogues. However, speaker intentions are not readily available… CONTINUE READING