Rung András's presentation at the NLP meetup on 22th February 2017.
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You can download the presentation hereFrom whom is this relevant?
  • 16% illiterate
  • 14% younger than the age of 6 years
  • 2% visually impaired
  • 10% dyslexic
  • Occupied hands
  • Cheap gesture
  • Passive
  • Group-based
Why is it interesting?
  • Alexa and Google home will shake things up
  • Still before the starting line in Hungary
  • Moving past IVR
  • The death of VUI or GUI?
Chatting or taking care of business - From butler to friend
  • Situation-dependent adaptation (task, intent)
  • Co-reference and context management
  • A mix of visual and voice-based solutions
  • Expectation management
Sample conversations - Creating the interface’s backbone
  • On-site work and interviews
  • Creating successful conversation paths using diagram drawers
  • Nuance Mix, Api,.ai,
  • Creating visual screens
Constructive grammar - VUI and modern language theory?
  • Wildcards and logical inputs
  • Fillmore, Goldberg
  • Complex opportunity management
  • Three-level feedback
  • Clearly: The weather in San Francisco is…
  • Not a linguistic signal
  • Generic: I’m sorry to hear that
  • Visual
Troubleshooting, assistance
  • No speech
  • No interpreted speech
  • Processed but not managed speech
  • Poorly recognised
  • Beginners and proficient user management
  • Assistance and correction opportunities
Clarification, versions
  • Too much information: I have a headache and nausea…
  • Input variation management: fridge, refrigerator, chiller, cooler, ice-box
  • What is the temperature in Velence? /Call John.
  • Asking back or guessing
Intentions, complex data entry
  • Show me my calendar / add an event / delete event, etc.
  • Emotion detection based on voice and keywords
  • Nonlinear completion of complex forms

About the authors

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Dr Andras Rung
CEO, Funder

A real veteran of UX by having 18 years of experience. Strong focus on business needs and innovation. András Rung has worked for various institutions and companies since 2002. He is the co-author of the first Hungarian usability book and author of the usability blog Ergomania.