M.Sc. Matthias Kraus


PhD Thesis

Embedded Aigaion Query

Proactive Situation and User-Adaptive Dialogue Management

Research Interests

  • Proactive Dialogue System Management
  • Multimodal Dialogue Systems
  • Multi-Domain Dialogue Management
  • Cognitive Companion Systems
  • Human-Computer Trust
  • Statistical Dialogue Modelling


Eine Companion-Technologie für kognitive technische Systeme (A Companion-Technology for Cognitive Technical Systems), SFB/Transregio 62, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German National Research Council)


Embedded Aigaion Query 2018

M. Kraus, G. Behnke, P. Bercher, M. Schiller, S. Biundo, B. Glimm and W. Minker
A Multimodal Dialogue Framework for Cloud-Based Companion Systems
Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems Technology (IWSDS 2018), Singapore, Singapore, May 2018

M. Kraus, J. Kraus, M. Baumann and W. Minker
Effects of Gender Stereotypes on Trust and Likability in Spoken Human-Robot Interaction
Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Miyazaki, Japan, 2018

M. Schiller, G. Behnke, P. Bercher, M. Kraus, M. Dorna, F. Richter, S. Biundo, B. Glimm and W. Minker
Evaluating Knowledge-BasedAssistance for DIY
Mensch und Computer 2018, 2018

G. Behnke, M. Schiller, M. Kraus, P. Bercher, M. Schmautz, M. Dorna, W. Minker, B. Glimm and S. Biundo
Instructing Novice Users on How to Use Tools in DIY Projects
IJCAI, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018


M. Schiller, G. Behnke, M. Schmautz, P. Bercher, M. Kraus, W. Minker, B. Glimm and S. Biundo
A Paradigm for Coupling Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge in Companion Systems
ICCT, 2017

M. Kraus
Mixed-initiative intent recognition using cloud-based cognitive services
University Ulm, Universität Ulm, 2017

G. Behnke, F. Nielsen, M. Schiller, P. Bercher, M. Kraus, W. Minker, B. Glimm and S. Biundo
SLOTH--the Interactive Workout Planner
ICCT, 2017


S. Ultes, M. Kraus, A. Schmitt and W. Minker
Quality-adaptive Spoken Dialogue Initiative Selection And Implications On Reward Modelling
Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), ACL, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 374--383, September 2015
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L. Pragst, S. Ultes, M. Kraus and W. Minker
Adaptive Dialogue Management in the KRISTINA Project for Multicultural Health Care Applications
Proceedings of the 19thWorkshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL), Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 202--203, August 2015
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Projects and Seminars

  • Robot- and avatar-based SDS interaction concepts for automated driving, WS 2016/2017
  • Robot- and avatar-based SDS interaction concepts for automated driving, WS 2017/2018
  • Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Dialogue Systems SS 2017
  • Seminar Dialogue Systems, SS 2017

MSc/BSc Topics

Open Topics

Ich übernehme gerne die Betreuung von Bachelor und Master Arbeiten aus dem Bereich meines Promotionsthemas. Wenn du interessiert bist oder einen Vorschlag hast, schreibe mir einfach eine E-Mail.

I gladly supervise bachelor's and master's theses within my PhD topic. Just write an email if you are interested or have a proposal.

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