“Dialog based user interfaces” Objectives, methods and results Featuring a home cooking assistant. Presented by Rainer M. Wasinger.
The University of Sydney Objectives Research effective implementations of dialog based user interfaces. Creation of a home cooking assistant. Identification of current and future areas requiring speech technology.
The University of Sydney Background Communication channels Sight, sound and touch. Speech characteristics Transient, invisible and asymmetric. Effective use of speech Eyes and hands busy and no keyboard.
The University of Sydney Home cooking assistant Features Add, modify and remove recipes Find and detail recipes Advantages Easier to use Time saving and fun Easier to customise
The University of Sydney Technologies used Java Source code Rule grammars IBM speech engines Speech To Text Text To Speech Microsoft Access Database
The University of Sydney Results People’s opinion 9 test subjects. 80% said beneficial. 50% said accuracy could be improved. Objectives reached All goals were completed ahead of time. An interesting path was created for future work. Possible applications discussed in the next presentation.