Designing Spoken Dialogue Systems based on Doctor-Patient Conversation in the Diagnosis Process

Tesfa Tegegne, Theo van der Weide

Abstract

The paper describes the use of doctor-patient interaction in order to design a spoken dialogue system. In this paper we analyze doctor and patient information seeking and information provision behavior. In our experiments we found a difference in information seeking and information provisioning behavior of doctors and patients, although statistically not significant. We identify some important roles that can be used as a springboard to design a spoken dialogue system. Finally, we conclude that analyzing face-to-face doctorpatient interaction can serve as an effective starting point to design spoken medical dialogues.

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Tegegne T. and van der Weide T. (2013). Designing Spoken Dialogue Systems based on Doctor-Patient Conversation in the Diagnosis Process . In Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD, ISBN 978-989-8565-56-3, pages 261-268. DOI: 10.5220/0004776302610268


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@conference{bmsd13,
author={Tesfa Tegegne and Theo van der Weide},
title={Designing Spoken Dialogue Systems based on Doctor-Patient Conversation in the Diagnosis Process},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD,},
year={2013},
pages={261-268},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004776302610268},
isbn={978-989-8565-56-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD,
TI - Designing Spoken Dialogue Systems based on Doctor-Patient Conversation in the Diagnosis Process
SN - 978-989-8565-56-3
AU - Tegegne T.
AU - van der Weide T.
PY - 2013
SP - 261
EP - 268
DO - 10.5220/0004776302610268