All too human? Exploring the impact of human-likeness in speech interface design

Speaker:  Benjamin Richard Cowan – Dublin, Ireland
Topic(s):  Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Natural language processing


Speech interfaces are now commonly used through phones, laptops and smartspeakers.  Current speech interfaces fundamentally rely on human conversation as an interaction metaphor, using human-like design to support our interaction. My talk will explore how human-like speech interface design shapes our beliefs of a machine partner's abilities, and whether human-like design helps or hinders our interaction with speech interfaces as we strive to develop ever more human-like systems and conversational capabilities. 

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  40
Duration:  40-45 minutes
Languages Available:  English, French
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