Chapter 5. High-Level Design Elements

A number of design choices will have ramifications throughout the design process and a major influence on the details of the resulting design. These choices cover the dialog strategies and grammar type as well as the approaches to pervasive elements of the dialog, including error recovery and universal commands. This chapter covers the common techniques and strategies and equips you with approaches to help decide what is best for your application.

Dialog Strategy and Grammar Type

The basic choice of dialog strategy and grammar type will have significant effects on all other design decisions. In general, you consider dialog strategy and grammar type together, because particular choices of dialog strategy may ...

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