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COLING
2010
8 years 5 months ago
Automatic Extraction of Cue Phrases for Cross-Corpus Dialogue Act Classification
In this paper, we present an investigation into the use of cue phrases as a basis for dialogue act classification. We define what we mean by cue phrases, and describe how we extra...
Nick Webb, Michael Ferguson
SIGDIAL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Towards an Empirically Motivated Typology of Follow-Up Questions: The Role of Dialogue Context
A central problem in Interactive Question Answering (IQA) is how to answer Follow-Up Questions (FU Qs), possibly by taking advantage of information from the dialogue context. We a...
Manuel Kirschner, Raffaella Bernardi
SIGDIAL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Dialogue Act Modeling in a Complex Task-Oriented Domain
Classifying the dialogue act of a user utterance is a key functionality of a dialogue management system. This paper presents a data-driven dialogue act classifier that is learned ...
Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Eun Y. Ha, Robert Phillips...
SIGDIAL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Dialogue Management Based on Entities and Constraints
This paper introduces a new dialogue management framework for goal-directed conversations. A declarative specification defines the domain-specific elements and guides the dialogue...
Yushi Xu, Stephanie Seneff
SIGDIAL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
How was your day? An Affective Companion ECA Prototype
This paper presents a dialogue system in the form of an ECA that acts as a sociable and emotionally intelligent companion for the user. The system dialogue is not task-driven but ...
Marc Cavazza, Raul Santos de la Camara, Markku Tur...
SIGDIAL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Modeling Spoken Decision Making Dialogue and Optimization of its Dialogue Strategy
This paper presents a spoken dialogue framework that helps users in making decisions. Users often do not have a definite goal or criteria for selecting from a list of alternatives...
Teruhisa Misu, Komei Sugiura, Kiyonori Ohtake, Chi...
INLG
2010
Springer
8 years 8 months ago
Harvesting Re-usable High-level Rules for Expository Dialogue Generation
This paper proposes a method for extracting high-level rules for expository dialogue generation. The rules are extracted from dialogues that have been authored by expert dialogue ...
Svetlana Stoyanchev, Paul Piwek
ACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Demonstration of a Prototype for a Conversational Companion for Reminiscing about Images
This paper describes an initial prototype demonstrator of a Companion, designed as a platform for novel approaches to the following: 1) The use of Information Extraction (IE) tech...
Yorick Wilks, Roberta Catizone, Alexiei Dingli, We...
ACL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
Towards Relational POMDPs for Adaptive Dialogue Management
Open-ended spoken interactions are typically characterised by both structural complexity and high levels of uncertainty, making dialogue management in such settings a particularly...
Pierre Lison
UMUAI
2002
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8 years 9 months ago
Designing and Evaluating an Adaptive Spoken Dialogue System
Spoken dialogue systemperformance canvary widely fordifferentusers, aswell for the same userduring different dialogues.This paper presents the design and evaluation ofan adaptive v...
Diane J. Litman, Shimei Pan
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