AAAI Publications, Twenty-Fifth International FLAIRS Conference

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Snackbot: The Process to Engage in Human-Robot Conversation
Dekita Moon, Paul Rybski, Cheryl Swanier, Chutima Boonthum-Denecke

Last modified: 2012-05-16


While delivering snacks, Snackbot’s need to actively engage in conversation with the customers and other individuals, provides an approach for verbal interaction. This paper addresses the verbal human-robot interaction between humans and robots using a speech recognizer named Sphinx-4. Sphinx-4, written entirely in Java is capable of recognizing predetermined words and sentences. Thereby, allowing robots to actively engage in conversations using spoken language.


Robotics; Human-Robot Interaction; Verbal Interaction

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