Small Talk Is More than Chit-Chat - Exploiting Structures of Casual Conversations for a Virtual Agent


An approach of improving the small talk capabilities of an existing virtual agent architecture is presented. Findings in virtual agent research revealed the need to pay attention to the sophisticated structures found in (human) casual conversations. In particular, existing dialogue act tag sets lack of tags adequately reflecting the subtle structures found… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-33347-7_11


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