Paper: An Experiment Setup For Collecting Data For Adaptive Output Planning In A Multimodal Dialogue System

ACL ID W05-1624
Title An Experiment Setup For Collecting Data For Adaptive Output Planning In A Multimodal Dialogue System
Venue ENLG
Session Main Conference
Year 2005
Authors

We describe a Wizard-of-Oz experiment setup for the collection of multimodal interaction data for a Music Player application. This setup was devel- oped and used to collect experimental data as part of a project aimed at building a flexible multimodal dialogue system which provides an interface to an MP3 player, combining speech and screen input and output. Besides the usual goal of WOZ data collection to get realistic examples of the behav- ior and expectations of the users, an equally im- portant goal for us was to observe natural behavior of multiple wizards in order to guide our system development. The wizards’ responses were there- fore not constrained by a script. One of the chal- lenges we had to address was to allow the wizards to produce varied screen output a in real time. Our ...