Share Paper: Speech-based Learning with Amazon Alexa

  1. Michael Weiss, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  2. Markus Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  3. Martin Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Tuesday, July 6 12:00-12:20 PM Room 4

Abstract: Almost every child and adult today have access to the Internet and different technologies like smartphones, tablets and co. Scientists recognized this very quickly and started to create a whole new way of learning. Therefore, learning applications have been developed to increase student and adult interest in studying and training. This paper describes the development of a speech-based Alexa Skill for educational purposes. The main goal is to help students as well as adults to learn and train mathematical basic calculation types. The skill was designed in a way that young students as well as adults can interact with Alexa ...