A Voice Dialog Editor Based on Finite State Transducer Using Composite State for Tablet Devices

  • Keitaro WakabayashiEmail author
  • Daisuke YamamotoEmail author
  • Naohisa TakahashiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 614)


In recent times , mobile spoken-dialog systems have become increasingly widespread. We have developed MMDAgent, a toolkit for building voice interaction systems. Users can customize MMDAgent to their liking by writing Finite State Transducer (FST) scripts. However, we discovered that beginners find it difficult to edit FST scripts manually because the number of states become larger to describe natural dialog. To resolve these problems, in this paper, we propose a method of editing voice interaction contents using composite state. The results of experiments conducted indicate that this objective was achieved.


Prototype System State Diagram Composite State Transducer Model Mealy Machine 
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This research was supported by CREST, JST.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nagoya Institute of TechnologyNagoya-shiJapan

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