Role-playing and Dialogue System for Second Language Learners
DEAL is a multidisciplinary research platform where challenges and potential benefits of combining elements from computer games, dialogue systems and language learning can be explored.
In short, DEAL is a game with a spoken language interface designed for second language learners. DEAL sets the scene of a flea market where a talking animated agent is the owner of a shop where used objects are sold. The users are second language learners of Swedish who by talking to the embodied conversational agent in DEAL can practice their conversational skills. The practical motivation of DEAL was to build an application where conversational skills can be practised in a fun and meaningful context.
Group: Speech Communication and Technology
Duration: 2006-12-12 - 2010-12-12
Keywords: dialogue, language_learning
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