Virtual conversations: An interface to knowledge

William G. Harless, Marcia A. Zier, Michael G. Harless, Robert C. Duncan

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The Interactive Drama Inc. (IDI) voice-activated multimedia model called Conversim (conversation simulator), which lets a user conduct a virtual interview with a real person whose video images are digitized and stored on a PC. Conversim is a voice-activated multimedia model that gives users the illusion with a conversation with a real person whose prestored images deliver spontaneous responses to queries. The model consists of a series of Delphi programs that incorporate state-of-the-art speech recognition and digital video technologies and operate on a standard PC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-52
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design


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