Providing Language Instructor with Artificial Intelligence Assistant

Krzysztof Pietroszek

Abstract


This paper presents the preliminary results of developing HAL for CALL, an artificial intelligence assistant for language instructor. The assistant consists of a chatbot, an avatar (a three-dimensional visualization of the chatbot), a voice (text-to-speech engine interface) and interfaces to external sources of language knowledge. Some techniques used in adapting freely available chatbot for the need of a language learning system are presented. Integration of HAL with Second Life virtual world is proposed. We will discuss technical challenges and possible future work directions

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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