Paper: Listen-Communicate-Show: Spoken Language Command Of Agent-Based Remote Information Access

ACL ID H01-1049
Title Listen-Communicate-Show: Spoken Language Command Of Agent-Based Remote Information Access
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Main Conference
Year 2001
Authors

Listen-Communicate-Show (LCS) is a new paradigm for human interaction with data sources. We integrate a spoken language understanding system with intelligent mobile agents that mediate between users and information sources. We have built and will demonstrate an application of this approach called LCS-Marine. Using LCS-Marine, tactical personnel can converse with their logistics system to place a supply or information request. The request is passed to a mobile, intelligent agent for execution at the appropriate database. Requestors can also instruct the system to notify them when the status of a request changes or when a request is complete. We have demonstrated this capability in several field exercises with the Marines and are currently developing applications of this technology in new do...