AAAI Publications, Sixth Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference

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A Non-Modal Approach to Integrating Dialogue and Action
Philip Hanson, Charles Rich

Last modified: 2010-10-10

Abstract


We have developed and demonstrated an experimental authoring and run-time tool, called Disco for Games, that supports the creation of games in which dialogue and action are integrated without the need for changing modes. This tool is based on collaborative discourse theory and hierarchical task networks, in which utterances are treated as actions, and has a number of additional benefits including better modeling of interruptions, automatic dialogue generation, plan recognition and automatic failure retry.

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