7 years 4 months ago
A Testbed for Learning by Demonstration from Natural Language and RGB-Depth Video
We are developing a testbed for learning by demonstration combining spoken language and sensor data in a natural real-world environment. Microsoft Kinect RGBDepth cameras allow us...
Young Chol Song, Henry A. Kautz
9 years 2 months ago
A Mechanism for ellipsis resolution in dialogued systems
: An ellipsis resolution mechanism is presented. The mechanism is a part of a Natural Language Understanding System developed in the last years in order to be included as a main co...
Arantza Díaz de Ilarraza Sánchez, H....
9 years 2 months ago
Fertility Models for Statistical Natural Language Understanding
Several recent efforts in statistical natural language understanding (NLU) have focused on generating clumps of English words from semantic meaning concepts (Miller et al., 1995; ...
Stephen Della Pietra, Mark Epstein, Salim Roukos, ...
9 years 2 months ago
Integration of Large-Scale Linguistic Resources in a Natural Language Understanding System
Knowledge acquisition is a serious bottleneck for natural language understanding systems. For this reason, large-scale linguistic resources have been compiled and made available b...
Lewis M. Norton, Deborah A. Dahl, Li Li, Katharine...
9 years 2 months ago
A Test Environment for Natural Language Understanding Systems
The Natural Language Understanding Engine Test Environment (ETE) is a GUI software tool that aids in the development and maintenance of large, modular, natural language understand...
Li Li, Deborah A. Dahl, Lewis M. Norton, Marcia C....
9 years 2 months ago
A Revised Algorithm for Latent Semantic Analysis
The intelligent tutoring system AutoTutor uses latent semantic analysis to evaluate student answers to the tutor's questions. By comparing a student's answer to a set of...
Xiangen Hu, Zhiqiang Cai, Max M. Louwerse, Andrew ...
9 years 3 months ago
An enhanced tool for implementing Dialogue Forms in Conversational Applications
Natural Language Understanding Systems (NLU) will not be widely deployed unless they are technically mature and cost effective to develop. Cost effective development hinges on the ...
Ilias Spais, George Bafas
9 years 3 months ago
Factorizing Complex Models: A Case Study in Mention Detection
As natural language understanding research advances towards deeper knowledge modeling, the tasks become more and more complex: we are interested in more nuanced word characteristi...
Radu Florian, Hongyan Jing, Nanda Kambhatla, Imed ...
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9 years 3 months ago
The Architecture of FunGramKB
Natural language understanding systems require a knowledge base provided with conceptual representations reflecting the structure of human beings' cognitive system. Although ...
Carlos Periñán-Pascual, Francisco Ar...
9 years 3 months ago
Construction of Domain Dictionary for Fundamental Vocabulary
For natural language understanding, it is essential to reveal semantic relations between words. To date, only the IS-A relation has been publicly available. Toward deeper natural ...
Chikara Hashimoto, Sadao Kurohashi