Promoting Extension and Reuse in a Spoken Dialog Manager: An Evaluation of the Queen's Communicator

P Hanna, I O'Neill, C Wootton, M McTear

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    LanguageEnglish
    Pages1-39
    JournalTransactions on Speech and Language Processing (TSLP)
    Volume4
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2007

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    Vol. 4, No. 3, 01.07.2007, p. 1-39.

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