Non-humorous use of laughter in spoken dialogue systems
- In this paper we argue that laughter, an ambiguous yet ubiquitous signal in everyday interactions, can act as an important feature for task-oriented dialogue systems. We show which components of a dialogue system should be affected and modified, and more specifically how particular types of laughter can be accounted for in a dialogue manager as instances of short answers, feedbacks and vocalisations accompanying them.
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- In Proceedings
- Book title:
- Proceedings of Linguistic and Cognitive Approaches to Dialog Agents (LaCATODA 2021)