13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association

Portland, OR, USA
September 9-13, 2012

A Data-driven Approach to Understanding Spoken Route Directions in Human-Robot Dialogue

Raveesh Meena, Gabriel Skantze, Joakim Gustafson

Department of Speech Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

In this paper, we present a data-driven chunking parser for automatic interpretation of spoken route directions into a route graph that is useful for robot navigation. Different sets of features and machine learning algorithms are explored. The results indicate that our approach is robust to speech recognition errors.

Index Terms: spoken language understanding, route directions, human-robot interaction

Full Paper

Bibliographic reference.  Meena, Raveesh / Skantze, Gabriel / Gustafson, Joakim (2012): "A data-driven approach to understanding spoken route directions in human-robot dialogue", In INTERSPEECH-2012, 226-229.