Multimodal Open-Domain Conversations with the Nao Robot

@inproceedings{Jokinen2014MultimodalOC,
  title={Multimodal Open-Domain Conversations with the Nao Robot},
  author={Kristiina Jokinen and Graham Wilcock},
  booktitle={Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and Smartphones, Putting Spoken Dialog Systems into Practice},
  year={2014}
}
In this paper we discuss the design of human-robot interaction focussing especially on social robot communication and multimodal information presentation. As a starting point we use the WikiTalk application, an open-domain conversational system which has been previously developed using a robotics simulator. We describe how it can be implemented on the Nao robot platform, enabling Nao to make informative spoken contributions on a wide range of topics during conversation. Spoken interaction is… CONTINUE READING

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