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The PARLANCE App has arrived!

posted 16 Dec 2014, 01:41 by Sandra Birch

The PARLANCE app is now available for download in Google Play app store.

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SemDial 2014

posted 11 Sep 2014, 06:30 by Sandra Birch   [ updated 20 Jan 2015, 05:28 by Helen Hastie ]

PARLANCE helped host SemDial 2014, held earlier this month at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh.



Full details can be found here

SIGDIAL conference in Philadelphia

posted 23 Jun 2014, 07:06 by Sandra Birch   [ updated 20 Jan 2015, 05:28 by Helen Hastie ]

PARLANCE had excellent presence at the SIGDIAL conference in Philadelphia. With Helen Hastie as technical chair and Steve Young of the University of Cambridge giving the well-received keynote speech, as well as a panel and demo.



The proceedings can be found here.

We've updated our app

posted 29 Mar 2014, 03:12 by Sandra Birch   [ updated 29 Mar 2014, 03:12 ]

PARLANCE makes the BBC news

posted 14 Feb 2014, 08:30 by Sandra Birch   [ updated 14 Feb 2014, 08:33 ]

Prof Steve Young says that rather than telling an AI how to respond we should make it learn through a process of trial and error.

Read the full article here:

PARLANCE Mobile App - Mandarin

posted 21 Jan 2014, 01:49 by Sandra Birch   [ updated 21 Jan 2014, 01:51 ]

PARLANCE app - Mandarin


PARLANCE Mobile App

posted 21 Jan 2014, 00:34 by Sandra Birch   [ updated 21 Jan 2014, 08:00 by Helen Hastie ]


Take a look at our new system app in action

PARLANCE system youtube video






ICT 2013

posted 5 Nov 2013, 06:18 by Helen Hastie   [ updated 5 Nov 2013, 06:18 ]

ICT 2013 - Create, Connect, Grow, in Vilnius on 6-8 November 2013.  Parlance will be present at ICT 2013.

Best Paper Award @ SIGDial 2013

posted 2 Sep 2013, 03:28 by Sandra Birch

POMDP-based dialogue manager adaptation to extended domains

Special congratulation to Milica Gasic, Catherine Breslin, Matthew Henderson, Dongho Kim, Martin Szummer, Blaise Thomson, Pirros Tsiakoulis and Steve Young who won the best paper award at this year's SIGDial conference in August.

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