Toward a needs-based architecture for 'intelligent' communicative agents: speaking with intention

Moore, R.K. and Nicolao, M. (2017) Toward a needs-based architecture for 'intelligent' communicative agents: speaking with intention. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 4. 66.



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Keywords: communicative agents; spoken language processing; hierarchical control; intentional speech synthesis; autonomous social agents; mismatched priors
  • Accepted: 21 November 2017
  • Published (online): 20 December 2017
  • Published: 20 December 2017
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Computer Science (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2018 12:27
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2020 16:49
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Publisher: Frontiers Media
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