Harlie (Human and Robot Language Interaction Experiment) is a chat bot developed in collaboration with CSIRO and UQ.  

A demonstraton of Harlie The Chatbot


  • Heath, S., Liddle, J., & Wiles, J. (2019). The Challenges of Designing a Robot for a Satisfaction Survey: Surveying Humans Using a Social Robot. International Journal of Social Robotics, 1-1 Read Abstract 
  • Ireland, D., Atay, C., Liddle, J. J., Bradford, D., Lee, H., Rushin, O., ... & Vogel, A. (2016). Hello Harlie: enabling speech monitoring through chat-bot conversations. Studies in health technology and informatics, 227, 55-60. View PDF 
  • Atay, C., Ireland, D., Liddle, J., Wiles, J., Vogel, A., Angus, D., ... & Chenery, H. J. (2016). P3‐404: Can a Smartphone‐Based Chatbot Engage Older Community Group Members? The Impact of Specialised Content. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 12, P1005-P1006. View PDF

Harlie in the news

New App helps people with neurological conditions practice speech

Get in touch

For more information about this project, please get in touch:

Professor Janet Wiles 
e: j.wiles@uq.edu.au

Project members

Professor Janet Wiles

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science