• A companion-system architecture for realizing individualized and situation-adaptive user assistance 

      Bericht
      Bercher, Pascal; Richter, Felix; Honold, Frank; Nielsen, Florian; Schüssel, Felix; Geier, Thomas; Hoernle, Thilo; Reuter, Stephan; Höller, Daniel; Behnke, Gregor; Dietmayer, Klaus; Minker, Wolfgang; Weber, Michael; Biundo, Susanne (Universität Ulm, 2018-12-19)
      We show how techniques from various research areas – most notably hierarchical planning, dialog management, and interaction management – can be employed to realize individualized and situation-adaptive user assistance. We ...
    • Hierarchical planning under uncertainty 

      Dissertation
      Richter, Felix (Universität Ulm, 2018-01-05)
      The recent years have seen significant progress in the fields of computer science and the engineering sciences, leading to a plethora of systems and services aimed at simplifying the organization of everyday life. The great ...
    • Hybrid planning - from theory to practice 

      Dissertation
      Bercher, Pascal (Universität Ulm, 2018-01-05)
      This work lays fundamental groundwork for the development of so-called Companion Systems - cognitive technical systems that are capable to reason about themselves, their users and environment, and to plan a course of action ...
    • Mixed-initiative intent recognition using cloud-based cognitive services 

      Abschlussarbeit (Master; Diplom)
      Kraus, Matthias (Universität Ulm, 2017-06-16)
      In spoken dialogue systems, understanding the intention of a user is essential for a succesful and natural perceived human-machine interaction. Therefore, in the scope of this thesis, the creation and evaluation of a ...
    • Optimisation of tableau-based reasoning systems for expressive description logics 

      Dissertation
      Steigmiller, Andreas (Universität Ulm, 2016-06-24)
      Logic-based knowledge representation formalisms, such as Description Logics, constitute the basis of well-known ontology languages, e.g., the Web Ontology Language, and, thus, are gaining more and more popularity for ...
    • Text classification for spoken dialogue systems 

      Dissertation
      Sergienko, Roman (Universität Ulm, 2016-06-29)
      The main objective of this thesis is the application and evaluation of text classification approaches for speech-based utterance classification problems in the field of advanced spoken dialogue system (SDS) design. SDSs ...