Friday , June 18 2021

A Dialog Manager for Micro-Worlds

Radu ION, Valentin Gabriel BADEA, George CIOROIU, Verginica BARBU MITITELU,
Elena IRIMIA, Maria MITROFAN, Dan TUFIȘ*
 

Romanian Academy Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence “Mihai Drăgănescu”,
13 September 13 Street, Bucharest, 050711, Romania
radu@racai.ro, valentin.gabriel.badea@gmail.com, gcioroiu@racai.ro, vergi@racai.ro,
elena@racai.ro, maria@racai.ro, tufis@racai.ro (*Corresponding author)

Abstract: The paper describes the micro-world-based dialog manager which was developed in the ROBIN project. The manager was designed to be loaded into the Pepper robot, used in real-world scenarios and interface with real-time automatic speech recognition and synthesis for Romanian language. A strict requirement for the development of the dialog manager was that it had to be configurable, with minimum user intervention, to a wide range of dialogue situations, such as assisting the elderly in day to day routine tasks or providing orientation in a building for new visitors. Thus, the dialog manager was programmed to configure itself from micro-world specification files containing definitions of the concepts one can speak about and definitions of the first-order predicates that are true in the micro-world.

Keywords: Dialog manager, Micro-worlds, Pepper, Prolog, First-order logic, Fuzzy matching.

>>FULL TEXT: PDF

CITE THIS PAPER AS:
Radu ION, Valentin Gabriel BADEA, George CIOROIU, Verginica BARBU MITITELU, Elena IRIMIA, Maria MITROFAN, Dan TUFIȘ, A Dialog Manager for Micro-Worlds, Studies in Informatics and Control, ISSN 1220-1766, vol. 29(4), pp. 411-420, 2020. https://doi.org/10.24846/v29i4y202003