15-492: SDS Assignment
In this assignment you will learn about using spoken dialog systems, and how to build your own.
Your tasks are:
You must submit your written report, include 2 example dialogs, to email@example.com before 3:30pm Wednesday 22nd November 2010.
Telephone dialog systems:
a. Call TellMe at 1-800-555-8355 and get two sets of driving
directions between two different pairs of points you know. Evaluate TellMe's
system with respect to recognition accuracy, speech output quality
and dialog management.
b. Call the following two different systems:
Use these systems for some appropriate task (describe what you
asked and if you got the intended information).
Compare these with each other and the TellMe system.
Building your own Dialog System
Also consider how to give help to caller, and how to recover from misunderstandings.
Develop a simple pizza ordering application using the Freeswitch platform (on tts.speech.cs.cmu.edu)
The system should at
- Greet the caller
- Collect the data on the size, toppings and drinks
- At the end echo back the answer (you don't need it to actually order the pizza)