Full Seminar Details

Ph.D Heloisa Candello

IBM Research Brazil

Ph.D Heloisa Candello
Design and Evaluation of Multi-party Conversational Systems
This event will take place on Monday 18 November 2019 at 11:30


User Evaluation of Multi-party Conversational Systems. Recent advances in artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and mobile computing, together with the rising popularity of chat and messaging environments, have enabled a boom in the deployment of interactive systems based on conversation and dialogue. This talk explores the design and evaluation of conversational interfaces, and it is focused on design and evaluation methods which address specific challenges of interfaces based on multi-party dialogue. I will show two projects. First, Café com os Santiagos is an artwork where visitors conversed with three chatbots portraying characters from a book in a scenographic space recreating a 19th-century coffee table. It was accessed by more than 10.000 users in a public space resulting in insights to improve even more the conversation system field. Second, I will show an experiment with a cognitive investment adviser called Finch. Finch interface was able to make a state-of-art artificial conversational governance system accessible for regular users to assist in financial decisions.

Watch the live webcast >>

Jobs

Software Developer (Grade 6)

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£27,511 - £32,817
Based in Milton Keynes
Permanent Appointment

The Open University is the UK's largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education. The role This position is...

CONTACT US

Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1908 653800

Fax: +44 (0)1908 653169

Email: KMi Support

COMMENT

If you have any comments, suggestions or general feedback regarding our website, please email us at the address below.

Email: KMi Development Team