Integrating flexibility into a structured dialogue model: some design considerations

@inproceedings{McTear2000IntegratingFI,
  title={Integrating flexibility into a structured dialogue model: some design considerations},
  author={Michael F. McTear and Susan Allen and Laura Clatworthy and Noelle Ellison and Colin Lavelle and Helen McCaffery},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2000}
}
Structured dialogue models are the most commonly used dialogue models in commercial systems, particularly as they are relatively easy to design and re-use. The current paper reports on a study that examined the feasibility of combining more flexible dialogue control with a structured dialogue model. Several systems were built using the RAD (Rapid Application Developer) component of the CSLU toolkit, augmented with the Phoenix natural language parsing system and a dialogue manager that used a… CONTINUE READING