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COLING
1992
9 years 7 months ago
A Case Study of Natural Language Customisation: The Practical Effects of World Knowledge
This paper proposes a methodology for the eustomisation of natural language interfaces to information retrieval applications. We report a field study in which we tested this metho...
Marilyn A. Walker, Andrew L. Nelson, Phil Stenton
ANLP
1994
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9 years 7 months ago
Guided Sentences Composition for Disabled People
We present the advantages of guided sentences composition for communicating in natural language with computers. We show how guidance can be achieved by means of the partial synthe...
Robert Pasero, Nathalie Richardet, Paul Sabatier
AAAI
2004
9 years 7 months ago
PRECISE on ATIS: Semantic Tractability and Experimental Results
The need for Natural Language Interfaces to databases (NLIs) has become increasingly acute as more and more people access information through their web browsers, PDAs, and cell ph...
Ana-Maria Popescu, Alex Armanasu, Oren Etzioni, Da...
EWHCI
1993
9 years 9 months ago
Applying the Wizard of Oz Technique to the Study of Multimodal Systems
The Wizard of Oz (WOz) technique is an experimental evaluation mechanism. It allows the observation of a user operating an apparently fully functioning system whose missing service...
Daniel Salber, Joëlle Coutaz
IUI
2003
ACM
9 years 11 months ago
An experiment in automated humorous output production
Computational humor will be needed in interfaces, no less than other cognitive capabilities. There are many practical settings where computational humor will add value. Among them...
Oliviero Stock, Carlo Strapparava
IUI
2010
ACM
10 years 2 months ago
A natural language interface of thorough coverage by concordance with knowledge bases
One of the critical problems in natural language interfaces is the discordance between the expressions covered by the interface and those by the knowledge base. In the graph-based...
Yong-Jin Han, Tae-Gil Noh, Seong-Bae Park, Se-Youn...
CHI
2005
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Programmatic semantics for natural language interfaces
An important way of making interfaces usable by nonexpert users is to enable the use of natural language input, as in natural language query interfaces to databases, or MUDs and M...
Hugo Liu, Henry Lieberman
CHI
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Modeling the impact of shared visual information on collaborative reference
A number of recent studies have demonstrated that groups benefit considerably from access to shared visual information. This is due, in part, to the communicative efficiencies pro...
Darren Gergle, Carolyn Penstein Rosé, Rober...
WWW
2006
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Question answering on top of the BT digital library
In this poster we present an approach to query answering over knowledge sources that makes use of different ontology management components within an application scenario of the BT...
Johanna Völker, Peter Haase, Philipp Cimiano,...
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