Scientific publications

In course of the vAssist project several scientific publications will be presented at various conferences.



Javier Mikel Olaso, Pierrick Milhorat, Julia Himmelsbach, Jrme Boudy, Grard Chollet, Stephan Schlgl and Mara Ins Torres (2016): A Multi-lingual Evaluation of the vAssist Spoken Dialog System. Comaparing Disco and RavenClaw. IWSDS International Workshop Series on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology. Saariselk, Finland.

Linda Wulf, Markus Garschall, Michael Klein, Manfred Tscheligi (2015): Young vs. Old - Landscape vs. Portrait: A comparative Study of Touch Gesture Performance. Journal of Assistive Technologies

Julia Himmelsbach, Markus Garschall, Sebastian Egger, Susanne Steffek, Manfred Tscheligi (2015): Enabling accessibility through multimodality?: interaction modality choices of older adults. 14th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, Linz, Austria.



Hugues Sansen, Jean-Louis Baldinger, Jrme Boudy, Grard Chollet, Pierrick Milhorat, Stephan Schlgl (2014): vAssist. Building the Personal Assistant for Dependent People - Helping Dependent People to Cope with Technology through Speech Interaction. International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF 2014), Angers, France

Pierrick Milhorat, Stephan Schlgl, Grad Chollet, Jrme Boudy, Anna Espisoto, Gianni Pelosi (2014): Building the Next Generation of Personal Digital Assistant., International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Signal & Image Processing (ATSIP 2014), Sousse, Tunisia

Markus Garschall, Sebastian Egger, Manfred Tscheligi (2014): vAssist Voice based AAL Services. AAL AUSTRIA Summit 2014, Vienna, Austria

Stephan Schlgl, Pierrick Millhorat, Grad Chollet, Jrme Boudy (2014): Designing Language Technology Applications. A Wizard of Oz Driven Prototyping Framework. 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2014), Gothenburg, Sweden

Stephan Schlgl, Markus Garschall, Manfred Tscheligi (2014). Designing Natural Language User Interfaces with Elderly Users. Workshop on Designing Speech and Language Interactions at the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Toronto, Canada

Gennaro Cordasco, Marilena Esposito, Francesco Masucci, Maria Teresa Riviello, Anna Esposito, Grard Chollet, Stephan Schlgl, Pierrick Milhorat, Gianni Pelosi (2014): Assessing Voice User Interfaces: The vAssist System Prototype. 5th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom 2014), Vietri sul Mare, Italy

Linda Wulf, Markus Garschall, Michael Klein, and Manfred Tscheligi (2014): The Influence of Age and Device Orientation on the Performance of Touch Gestures. 14th International Conference (ICCHP 2014), Paris, France

Markus Garschall, Sebastian Egger, Manfred Tscheligi (2014): vAssist Voice based AAL Services. AAL Forum, Bucharest, Romania



Tim Coughlan, Kerstin Leder Mackley, Michael Brown, Sarah Martindale, Stephan Schlgl, Becky Mallaband, John Arnott et al. (2013) Current Issues and Future Directions in Methods for Studying Technology in the Home. PsychNology Journal 11, no. 2 (2013): 159-184.

Pierrick Milhorat, Stephan Schlgl, Grard Chollet, Jrme Boudy (2013): Multi-step Natural Language Understanding. The 14th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2013).

Markus Garschall, Stephan Schlgl, Jrme Boudy, Julia Himmelsbach, Christina Hochleitner, Manfred Tscheligi, Pierrick Milhorat, Grard Chollet (2013): vAssist Voice Based AAL Services. AAL Forum 2013.

Pierrick Milhorat, Stephan Schlgl, Grard Chollet, Jrme Boudy (2013): Un Systme de Dialogue Vocal pour les Seniors: tudes et Spcifications. Journes dtude sur la TlSant (JETSAN '13).

Pierrick Milhorat, Stephan Schlgl, Grard Chollet, Jrme Boudy (2013): What If Everyone Could Do It? A Framework for Easier Spoken Dialog System Design. The 5th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS13).

Stephan Schlgl, Grard Chollet, Markus Garschall, Manfred Tscheligi, Grgory Legouverneur (2013): Exploring Voice User Interfaces for Seniors. The 6th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 13).

Stephan Schlgl, Pierrick Milhorat, Grard Chollet (2013): Designing, Building and Evaluating Voice User Interfaces for the Home. Workshop on Methods for Studying Technology in the Home at the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'13).

Stephan Schlgl, Grard Chollet, Pierrick Milhorat, Jirasri Deslis, Jacques Feldmar, Jrme Boudy, Markus Garschall, Manfred Tscheligi (2013): Using Wizard of Oz to Collect Interaction Data for Voice Controlled Home Care and Communication Services. The 10th IASTED International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications (SPPRA'13).



Hugues Sansen, Damien Morlier, Grard Chollet (2012): Visumag. Un logiciel de prsentation des rsultats commerciaux des supermarchs ou la tammetisation des chiffres. 24me Conference of th Association Francophone d'Interaction Homme Machine (IHM'12).

Bernhard Wckl, Irene Stepniczka, Markus Garschall, Gianni Pelosi, Eva Reithner, Grard Chollet, Thierry Simonnet, Hugues Sansen, Olivier Voltz, Horst Foidl, Grgory Legouverneur, Samy Elbaz, Ernst Kruijff, Manfred Tscheligi (2012): Talk and (v)Assist - Achieving Independence with Natural Speech Interaction. AAL Forum 2012.

Bernhard Wckl, Ulcay Yildizoglu, Isabella Buber, Belinda Aparicio Diaz, Ernst Kruijff, Manfred Tscheligi (2012): Basic senior personas: a representative design tool covering the spectrum of European older adults. 14th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS'12).



Grard Chollet, Daniel R.S. Caon, Thierry Simonnet, Jrme Boudy (2011): vAssist: Le Majordome des personnes dpendantes. 2e Confrence Internationale sur l'Accessibilit et les Systmes de Supplance aux personnes en Handicap (ASSISTH'11).

Daniel R.S. Caon, Thierry Simonnet, Pierre Sendorek, Jrme Boudy, Grard Chollet (2011): vAssist: The Virtual Interactive Assistant for Daily Home-Care. 8th International Conference on Wearable Nano and Macro Technologies for Personalized Health (pHealth'11)