Towards Developing Dialogue Systems with Entertaining Conversations

Hai-Long Trieu, Hiroyuki Iida, Nhien Pham Hoang Bao, Le-Minh Nguyen


This paper explores a novel approach to developing a dialogue system that is able to make entertaining conversations with users. It proposes a method to improve the current goal-driven dialogue systems which support users for specific tasks while satisfying users’ goals with entertaining conversations. It then develops a dialogue system in which a set of features are considered to generate entertaining conversations, while reasonably prolonging the original too short dialogue. The game refinement measure is employed for the assessment of attractiveness since the conversations in dialogue systems can be seen as the process by which a player creates shoots or moves to win a game. The dialogues generated by the proposed method are evaluated by human subjects. The results confirm the effectiveness of the proposed method. The present idea can be a promising way to realize dialogue systems with entertaining conversations although further investigations are needed.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Trieu H., Iida H., Pham Hoang Bao N. and Nguyen L. (2017). Towards Developing Dialogue Systems with Entertaining Conversations . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-220-2, pages 511-518. DOI: 10.5220/0006192105110518

in Bibtex Style

author={Hai-Long Trieu and Hiroyuki Iida and Nhien Pham Hoang Bao and Le-Minh Nguyen},
title={Towards Developing Dialogue Systems with Entertaining Conversations},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - Towards Developing Dialogue Systems with Entertaining Conversations
SN - 978-989-758-220-2
AU - Trieu H.
AU - Iida H.
AU - Pham Hoang Bao N.
AU - Nguyen L.
PY - 2017
SP - 511
EP - 518
DO - 10.5220/0006192105110518