Theory of Mind and Implications for Chatbots

When a diplomat says yes, he means ‘perhaps’; When he says perhaps, he means ‘no’; When he says no, he is not a diplomat.

In Machine Learning, Theory of Mind, May 19, 2022

Evaluating an ASR in a Spoken Dialogue System

An ASR (automatic speech recognition) is an integral component of any voice bot. The most popular metric that is used to evaluate the...

Read More

All Stories

Theory of Mind and Implications for Chatbots

When a diplomat says yes, he means ‘perhaps’; When he says perhaps, he means ‘no’; When he says no, he is not a diplomat.

In Machine Learning, Theory of Mind, May 19, 2022

End of Utterance Detection

This blog post is based on the work done by Anirudh Thatipelli as an ML research fellow at Skit.ai

In Machine Learning, Apr 24, 2022

TTS Enhancement

Problem Statement

In Machine Learning, Mar 09, 2022

Turn Taking Dynamics in Voice Bots

One of the challenges in building an interactive voice bots is accounting for turn taking behaviour. Turn-taking is a difficult probl...

In Machine Learning, Mar 07, 2022

Feature Disentanglement - I

The main advantage of deep learning is the ability to learn from the data in an end-to-end manner. The core of deep learning is repre...

In Machine Learning, Feb 22, 2022

Speaker Entrainment

In this post, we will discuss the phenomenon of speaker entrainment and the insights we gained when designing a voice-bot that entrai...

In Machine Learning, Feb 04, 2022

Speech-First Conversational AI

We often get asked about the differences between voice and chat bots. The most common perception is that the voice bot problem can be...

In Machine Learning, Feb 02, 2022

Evaluating an ASR in a Spoken Dialogue System

An ASR (automatic speech recognition) is an integral component of any voice bot. The most popular metric that is used to evaluate the...

In Machine Learning, Jan 21, 2022

Complexity of Conversations - I

Consider a restaurant booking voice bot built using a frames and slots approach. While this can easily solve the problem of booking w...

In Machine Learning, Jan 18, 2022

On using ASR Alternatives for a Better SLU

This blog discusses some concepts from the recently published paper by members of the ML team at Skit (formerly Vernacular.ai). The p...

In Machine Learning, Nov 29, 2021