Anaphora & Dialog Systems 2016


Notes:

Anaphora resolution which most commonly appears as pronoun resolution is the problem of resolving references to earlier or later items in the discourse.

  • Anaphora recognition
  • Anaphora resolution

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100 Best GitHub: Anaphora


SiAM-dp: an open development platform for massively multimodal dialogue systems in cyber-physical environments
R Neßelrath – 2016 – d-nb.info
Page 1. SiAM-dp: An open development platform for massively multimodal dialogue systems in cyber-physical environments Robert Neßelrath … 21 2.2.5 Presentation Planning and Multimodal Fission . . . . . 24 2.3 Dialogue Systems …

Strategy and Policy Learning for Non-Task-Oriented Conversational Systems.
Z Yu, Z Xu, AW Black, AI Rudnicky – SIGDIAL Conference, 2016 – aclweb.org
… TickTock is a non-task-oriented dialog system that takes typed text as the input and produces text as output. It performs anaphora detection and candidate re-ranking with respect to history similarity to track conversation history …

A Two-Stage Combining Classifier Model for the Development of Adaptive Dialog Systems
D Griol, JA Iglesias, A Ledezma… – International journal of …, 2016 – World Scientific
… In addi- tion, it resolves ellipsis and anaphora, evaluates the relevance and completeness of user requests, identi- fies and recovers … process of obtaining sentences in natural lan- guage from the nonlinguistic, internal representation of information handled by the dialog system …

Chatbot evaluation and database expansion via crowdsourcing
Z Yu, Z Xu, AW Black… – Proceedings of the RE …, 2016 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… Unlike goal oriented dialog systems, chat- bots do not have any specific goal that guides the interac- tion … 3. Anaphora: We found user inputs with very limited concrete information in themselves, but referred to a prior response in the conversation …

Usefulness, localizability, humanness, and language-benefit: additional evaluation criteria for natural language dialogue systems
B AbuShawar, E Atwell – International Journal of Speech Technology, 2016 – Springer
… The study compared the navigation process in the dialog system against a menu driven system to find target products … In general 83.3 % users preferred the chat interface of the system because of its liveliness and ability to understand pronominal anaphora (Quarteroni and …

Dialog state tracking with attention-based sequence-to-sequence learning
T Hori, H Wang, C Hori, S Watanabe… – … (SLT), 2016 IEEE, 2016 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… 1. INTRODUCTION Recently, spoken dialog systems have been widely used for many human-machine interfaces such as smart phones and car navigation systems. Spoken language understanding (SLU) technology, which …

Recognizing Intention from Natural Language: Clarification Dialog and Construction Grammar
S Trott, M Eppe, J Feldman – Workshop on Communicating …, 2016 – publications.eppe.eu
… Using previous research from linguistic pragmatics and dialog systems, we identify several areas of difficulty in rec- ognizing intentions from language … The Specializer also performs basic referent resolution for anaphora such as “it” or “one”, as in “the blue one” …

The semantics of dialogue
J Ginzburg – 2016 – hal-univ-paris3.archives-ouvertes.fr
… Page 9. 6 The Semantics of Dialogue speech scientists, whereas other-repair by HCI and dialogue system designers and by developmental psychologists. • Turn Taking: a third crucial contribution of CA was to initiate the study of turn taking in Sacks et al. (1974) …

Measuring Heterogeneous User Behaviors During the Interaction with Dialog Systems
D Griol, JM Molina – International Conference on Practical Applications of …, 2016 – Springer
… The dialog manager decides the next action of the dialog system [16], interpreting the incoming semantic representation of the user input in the context of the dialog. In addition, it resolves ellipsis and anaphora, evaluates the relevance and completeness of user requests …

Ellipsis and Coreference Resolution in a Computerized Virtual Patient Dialogue System
CJ Lin, CW Pao, YH Chen, CT Liu, HH Hsu – Journal of medical systems, 2016 – Springer
… The accuracy of pronominal anaphora resolution was 92 % for the 3rd-person singular pronouns referring to specific entities, and 97.31 % for other pronouns. Keywords. EllipsisCoreference resolutionPronominal anaphoraDialogue systemComputerized virtual patient …

Dialogue Systems and Dialogue Management
D Burgan – 2016 – dtic.mil
… Anaphora According to Jurafsky and Martin (2009), are references to entities which have been introduced earlier in the discourse. For example, ‘her’ in place of ‘Jennifer’ … Chat-bot A type of dialogue system primarily concerned with free, unrestrained conversation …

A Novel Model for QUestion Answering Railway System: QUARS
L Sharma, V Dhir, K Kaur – Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 2016 – 52.172.159.94
… The main component is Dialogue Manager which clarifies the conversation between user and system to resolve the elliptical and anaphoric problems. Findings/ Application: The paper is based upon the development of Question answering dialogue system in Hindi language for …

Study on Optimal Spoken Dialogue System for Robust Information Search in the Real World
?? – 2016 – eprints.lib.hokudai.ac.jp
… 1. Contextual interpretation: Resolve for example ellipses and anaphora. 2. Domain knowledge management: Reason about the domain and access infor- mation sources. Page 26. Chapter 2. Key Technologies of Spoken Dialogue Systems and Related Works 13 …

A generalized framework for anaphora resolution in Indian languages
UK Sikdar, A Ekbal, S Saha – Knowledge-Based Systems, 2016 – Elsevier
… Mention or markable denotes the terms or phrases that participate in anaphoric relations. Accuracy of mention detection plays an important role in the overall performance of anaphora resolution. We develop the following 10 models for mention detection. (1) …

The Semantics of Corrections
D Rudin, K DeVries, K Duek, K Kraus… – … Workshop on Logic …, 2016 – Springer
… now capture telescoping corrections in the same way we capture regular anaphoric corrections, as … 481–512 (2003)CrossRef. van den Berg, M.: The dynamics of nominal anaphora … Hough, J., Purver, M.: Processing self-repairs in an incremental type-theoretic dialogue system …

Statistical Language and Speech Processing: 4th International Conference, SLSP 2016, Pilsen, Czech Republic, October 11-12, 2016, Proceedings
P Král, C Martín-Vide – 2016 – books.google.com
… of statistical models (including machine learning) within language and speech processing, namely: Anaphora and coreference … and language generation Speech recognition Speech synthesis Speech transcription Spelling correction Spoken dialog systems Term extraction Text …

WSN-Based Keen Sensors and Actuator for Force Administration in Smart Structures
B Mahendrakar, G Deepthi – ijracse.com
… In this paper, we have a tendency to propose Associate in nursing intelligent TV interface employing a voice-enable dialogue system … To research discourse context, we have a tendency to utilize applied mathematics learning techniques for anaphora resolution and discourse …

A Multiagent-Based Technique for Dialog Management in Conversational Interfaces
D Griol, JM Molina – Advances in Practical Applications of Scalable Multi …, 2016 – Springer
… dialog management process of a dialog system relies on the fundamental task of deciding the next action of the system, interpreting the incoming semantic representation of the user input in the context of the dialog. In addition, it resolves ellipsis and anaphora, evaluates the …

A Dialog Act Tagger for Telugu
D Suman – 2016 – web2py.iiit.ac.in
… In the second method, we use syntactic features such as anaphora resolution, conjunct identification and using modifier- modified relationship rules we automatically extract n-gram karakas … 1 1.1 Dialog System …

Grammar is a system that characterizes talk in interaction
J Ginzburg, M Poesio – Frontiers in psychology, 2016 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
… to-face interaction, but also for sister disciplines, such as research on spoken dialogue systems and/or … Accounts of, eg, the grammar of pronominal anaphora, or the tense system of several … Indeed, the exact same issues arise for the proposed accounts of anaphoric reference in …

Czeng 1.6: enlarged Czech-English parallel corpus with processing tools dockered
O Bojar, O Dušek, T Kocmi, J Libovický… – … Conference on Text …, 2016 – Springer
… Complete NLP applications such as a dialogue system or a transfer-based MT system are implemented using sequences of processing blocks, called “scenarios”. Fig. 1 … It covers almost all kinds of anaphoric expressions including nominal phrases …

Gamification:“The System Beats Human Huge Critical Thinking”
D Asha, P Mayilvahanan – ijeter.everscience.org
… entities”). Anaphora resolution is a specific example of this task, and is specifically concerned with matching up pronouns with the nouns or names that they refer to … Information Retrieval Web search system, or a dialogue system. • Report …

Neural Discourse Modeling of Conversations
JM Pierre, M Butler, J Portnoff, L Aguilar – arXiv preprint arXiv:1607.04576, 2016 – arxiv.org
… N = 1 N = 2 N = 3 N = 5 N = 7 deixis 4.0% 3.4% 16.3% 5.1% 5.0% anaphora 4.4% 6.1% 9.9% 7.2% 9.3 … The ubuntu dialogue corpus: A large dataset for research in unstructured multi-turn dialogue systems. arXiv preprint arXiv:1506.08909, 2015 …

Application of a Hybrid Relation Extraction Framework for Intelligent Natural Language Processing
L Goel, R Khandelwal, E Retamino, S Nair… – … Symposium on Intelligent …, 2016 – Springer
… Recent approaches to di- alog management for spoken dialog systems … Anaphoric reference and ellipsis resolution in a telephone-based spo- ken language system for accessing email. Corpus-based and Computational Approaches to Discourse Anaphora, 3, 171. 20 …

Reference Resolution in Situated Dialogue with Learned Semantics.
X Li, K Boyer – SIGDIAL Conference, 2016 – aclweb.org
… As dialogue systems move toward assisting users in increasingly com- plex tasks, these systems must understand users’ language within the environment of the tasks … 6 Conclusion Dialogue systems need to move toward supporting users in increasingly complex tasks …

A proposal to manage multi-task dialogs in conversational interfaces
D Griol, JM Molina – 2016 – gredos.usal.es
… dialog management process of a dialog system relies on the fundamental task of deciding the next action of the system, interpreting the incoming semantic representation of the user input in the context of the dialog. In addition, it resolves ellipsis and anaphora, evaluates the …

The Rise of the Conversational Interface: A New Kid on the Block?
MF McTear – International Workshop on Future and Emerging …, 2016 – Springer
… While spoken dialogue systems were developed in academic and industrial research laboratories, at the same time similar systems were being … to provide some degree of world knowledge and discourse mechanisms to provide limited support for anaphora resolution and topic …

Simulating heterogeneous user behaviors to interact with conversational interfaces
D Griol, JM Molina – ADCAIJ: Advances in Distributed Computing …, 2016 – revistas.usal.es
… The dialog manager decides the next action of the dialog system (Williams and Young, 2007), interpreting the incoming semantic representation of the user input in the context of the dialog. In addition, it resolves ellipsis and anaphora, evaluates the relevance and completeness …

Reporting, dialogue, and the role of grammar
E Gregoromichelaki, R Kempson – Indirect reports and pragmatics, 2016 – Springer
… Firstly, as has been pointed out since Partee (1973), the supposed independent sentence in direct reports is actually interpreted (contrary to the assumption that it constitutes pure “metalinguistic” use), witness a host of anaphoric phenomena, eg pronoun reference and ellipsis …

Toward robust semantic interaction for English language learners
T Luu – 2016 – bir.brandeis.edu
… dialog system that is capable of acquiring semantic and pragmatic knowledge to create … It is also worth mentioning that, generally, there are two main categories of anaphoric relations namely identical and inferrable … with the more specific term – bridging anaphora resolution …

SpaceRef: A corpus of street-level geographic descriptions.
J Götze, J Boye – LREC, 2016 – lrec-conf.org
… A geographical spoken dialogue system must be able to both interpret and generate utter- ances containing references to real-world objects in … 1Note, incidentally, how such reference resolution differs from anaphora resolution where the aim is to find co-referring expres- sions …

Resolving Perception Based Problems in Human-Computer Dialogue
N Schutte – 2016 – arrow.dit.ie
… 17 2.1.1 Elements of a Situated Dialogue Systems . . . . . 18 2.2 Modelling Dialogue . … 32 2.3.1 Resolution of Referring Expressions . . . . . 36 2.3.1.1 Anaphoric References . . . . . 36 2.3.1.2 Exophoric References …

The autonomous learning intelligent platform based on BOT FRAMEWORK
QC Wei – Intelligent Transportation, Big Data & Smart City …, 2016 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… understanding function inside the chatting robot system shall include the technologies of user intention recognition, user emotion recognition, anaphora resolution, ellipsis … Building EndYToYEnd Dialogue Systems Using Generative Hierarchical Neural NetworN Models …

A multi-agent conversational system with heterogeneous data sources access
EM Eisman, M Navarro, JL Castro – Expert Systems with Applications, 2016 – Elsevier
… interactive NLIs: used in dialog systems, they have memory to remember previous questions … be independent from the domain, the database management system, the language, the hardware and the software; handle linguistic phenomena (eg anaphora, ellipsis, ambiguity, or …

Novel Incentives in Language Resource Development
C Cieri – Novel Incentives for Collecting Data and Annotation … – ldc.upenn.edu
… Poesio et al. (2016) describe Phrase Detectives1, a game- with-a-purpose for collecting anaphora annotation … Eskenazi et al. (2016) describes a series of dialog system research and development efforts that have employed novel incentives such as automated access to …

Character Identification on Multiparty Conversation: Identifying Mentions of Characters in TV Shows.
YH Chen, JD Choi – SIGDIAL Conference, 2016 – aclweb.org
… 2015. The Ubuntu Dialogue Corpus: A Large Dataset for Research in Unstructured Multi- Turn Dialogue Systems … 2014. The DARE Corpus: A Resource for Anaphora Resolution in Dialogue Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems …

Comparative studies of AIML
Y Wei, X Zhu, B Sun, B Sun – Systems and Informatics (ICSAI) …, 2016 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Using the moving window technique always keeps the most recent eight dialogues and accords the information processing problems anaphora and restores the … the AIML application in the direction of the Chinese language is still in its infancy, but the dialogue system based on …

Unrestricted Natural Language Implementation in Programming
D Satu, A Avinash – 2016 – irjet.net
… Fig 2: An example of anaphora and an elliptical sentence This would also allow us to resolve much of the ambiguity involved in natural … Throughout these three phases, we also intend to use a dialogue system that will interact with the user in order to resolve ambiguity in their …

Statistical Language and Speech Processing
P Král, C Martín-Vide – Springer
… of statistical models (including machine learning) within language and speech processing, namely: Anaphora and coreference … and language generation Speech recognition Speech synthesis Speech transcription Spelling correction Spoken dialog systems Term extraction Text …

Graph representations of discourse structure
E Mitocariu – International Journal of Advanced Intelligence …, 2016 – inderscienceonline.com
… A dialogue system is a system with which can have a conversation on a specific topic … In order to resolve anaphora resolution and RFC in some cases the additional content provided … descriptions are enough material to construct a structural relation that licenses the anaphoric …

An embarrassment of riches? Cutting up the elliptical pie
J Merchant – Theoretical Linguistics, 2016 – degruyter.com
… In sum, this is a remarkable proposal, similar in some respects to the dialog systems proposed by Schlangen (2003) and Ginzburg (2012), and helps us turn our attention to a kind of connectivity that has … 2001. Fragmenting meaning: Clarification ellipsis and nominal anaphora …

Mobile conversational agents for context-aware care applications
D Griol, Z Callejas – Cognitive Computation, 2016 – Springer
… In addition, it resolves ellipsis and anaphora, evaluates the relevance and completeness of user requests, identifies and recovers from … of obtaining sentences in natural language from the non-linguistic, internal representation of information handled by the dialog system [52, 54] …

Coreference applications to summarization
J Steinberger, M Kabadjov, M Poesio – Anaphora Resolution, 2016 – Springer
… Coreference- or anaphora-based approaches 1 [2, 6, 8, 51] identify these terms by running a coreference- or anaphoric resolver over the text … The correction algorithm works as follows. 1. Run anaphora resolution over the source text, and create anaphoric chains. 2 …

Military Usages of Speech and Language Technologies: A Review.
D Griol, JG Herrero, JM Molina – Meeting Security Challenges …, 2016 – books.google.com
… the SMARTKOM project, which provided what is called “full symmetric multimodality” in a mixed-initiative dialog system [54] … multimodality, such as mutual disambiguation, multimodal deixis and cross-modal reference resolution and generation, multimodal anaphora and ellipsis …

Toward a Technology of Conversation
M McTear, Z Callejas, D Griol – The Conversational Interface, 2016 – Springer
… For example, in the CMU Communicator spoken dialog system, the structure of an activity such as creating an itinerary was not predetermined … topic remains open, and it is possible to refer to elements that belong to the main topic later in the dialog using anaphoric devices such …

Natural Language Processing versus Logic. Pros and cons on the dispute whether logic is useful in the computational interpretation of language.
D Cristea – Computer Science Journal of Moldova, 2016 – math.md
… Golding Inc. came into existence Step 2: recognition of entity mentions, of time expressions and resolution of anaphora … Then, going a little bit further, we may think that a similar statis- tical apparatus could be used in a dialog system, that would …

Affective analysis and Modeling of Spoken Dialogue Transcripts
E Palogiannidi – 2016 – researchgate.net
… The solution of NLP problems like Name Entity Recognition (NRE), Anaphora Resolution and Part of Speech Tagging could help to … Alberto Abad, Katerina Louka, Elias Iosif and Aleandros Potamianos “The SpeDial Datasets: Datasets for Spoken Dialogue Systems Analytics”, in …

Incrementally resolving references in order to identify visually present objects in a situated dialogue setting
C Kennington – 2016 – pub.uni-bielefeld.de
… The practical goal of such a model is for it to be implemented as a component for use in a live, interactive, autonomous spoken dialogue system … Page 4. 4 Acknowledgements Upon arrival at Bielefeld, my knowledge about dialogue systems research was impoverished at best …

Sentiment analysis: from opinion mining to human-agent interaction
C Clavel, Z Callejas – IEEE Transactions on affective computing, 2016 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Anaphora resolution [98] and relation extraction are also crucial in order to iden- tify the target of the evaluation (see appraisal approaches in Table 1), eg, when the target is indicated by a … Detection of various emotions according to the application for dialog systems [25], [81], [83 …

Towards Application of Speech Act Theory to Opinion Mining
AM Pluwak – Cognitive Studies| Études cognitives, 2016 – ceeol.com
… meaning related to grammatical constructions, negation, compound sentences or semantic relations (eg co-reference or anaphora), through polarized … Applications, such as in dialogue systems (eg Reschke, Vogel, & Ju- rafsky, 2013), unsupervised detection of speech acts in …

Agentní p?ístup k dialogovému ?ízení
T Nestorovi? – 2016 – otik.uk.zcu.cz
… Determine the next action of the dialogue system, based on some dialogue management policy (with the aim to affect the mental state of the user) … The representation should provide a basis for conceptual coherence and for the resolution of anaphora and ellipses …

Working on the argument pipeline: Through flow issues between natural language argument, instantiated arguments, and argumentation frameworks
A Wyner, T van Engers, A Hunter – Argument & Computation, 2016 – content.iospress.com
… ACE supports a large lexicon, a range of grammatical constructions, discourse anaphora, and correlated semantic interpretations: negation on nouns or verbs, conjunction, disjunction, conditionals, quantifiers, adjectives, relative clauses, discourse anaphora, modals (eg …

From the SelectedWorks of Mary G Kosta
MG Kosta – Citeseer
… and flag selectional restriction errors, such as “your shoes dream.” The discourse program must be able to handle anaphoric reference, change in … Talking dictionaries, dialogue systems and chat bots all use speech recognition and synthesis for language teaching (Levy, 2009) …

Joint utterances and the (split-) turn taking puzzle
E Gregoromichelaki, R Kempson – Interdisciplinary studies in pragmatics …, 2016 – Springer
… as events too, termed conversational events, since just like any other events, they can serve as the antecedents of anaphoric expressions … is differentially structured according to each fact’s relative saliency so that such facts can serve as antecedents to propositional anaphora …

Language Processing with Perl and Prolog
PM Nugues – 2016 – Springer
Page 1. Cognitive Technologies Pierre M. Nugues Language Processing with Perl and Prolog Theories, Implementation, and Application Second Edition Page 2. Cognitive Technologies Managing Editors: DM Gabbay J. Siekmann …

Referential Choice: Predictability and Its Limits
AA Kibrik, MV Khudyakova, GB Dobrov… – Frontiers in …, 2016 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

The return of the chatbots
R Dale – Natural Language Engineering, 2016 – cambridge.org
… But while the commercial speech recognition world was developing VoiceXML, research labs were building much more sophisticated dialog systems that did much more sophisticated things, like unpacking complex anaphoric references, or trying to reason about user intentions …

Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
J Su, K Duh, X Carreras – Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on …, 2016 – aclweb.org
… Speech-based and Multimodal Approaches for Human versus Computer Addressee Detection Abstract: As dialog systems become ubiquitous, we must learn how to detect when a system is spoken to, and avoid mistaking human-human speech as computer-directed input …

Inferring capabilities of intelligent agents from their external traits
BP Knijnenburg, MC Willemsen – ACM Transactions on Interactive …, 2016 – dl.acm.org
… or “then” (temporal anaphora/time deixis); or a previously mentioned object, like “that trip” or “that ticket” (nominal anaphora/discourse deixis) … and talks like a human being), and “humanlike appearance and capability cues” (the agent uses deictic and anaphoric references (eg …

NLU vs. Dialog Management: To Whom am I Speaking?
D Schnelle-Walka, S Radomski, B Milde… – Workshop on Smart … – researchgate.net
… vice versa. Both parties are coming from different regions in the chain of spo- ken dialog systems. For instance … access it. NLU will need it, eg, to correctly determine linguistic phenomena like ellipsis or anaphoric references. DM will …

Deterministic stack transducers
S Bensch, J Björklund, M Kutrib – International Conference on …, 2016 – Springer
… is his wife?”, and finally “Where was she born?”, it will interpret the questions as intended and perform the required anaphora resolution … We find them in, for example, speech processing [12], machine translation [3], and increasingly in dialog systems [9]. A disadvantage of the …

An Overview of Feature Based Opinion Mining
A Golande, R Kamble, S Waghere – The International Symposium on …, 2016 – Springer
… methods handle the previously listed challenges better as it is possible to build dedicated rules for anaphora resolution, processing … 30] Z. Callejas and R. Lopez_-Cozar,_ “Influence of contextual informa-tion in emotion annotation for spoken dialogue systems,” Speech Commun …

Type theory and language: from perception to linguistic communication
R Cooper – Draft of book chapters available f rom https://sites …, 2016 – sites.google.com
… 258 7 Quantification, anaphora and underspecification 259 A Type theory with records 261 … This is useful, for example, when we want to analyze anaphoric phenomena in language where pronouns and other words refer back to parts of previ- ous meanings in the discourse …

Language as mechanisms for interaction
R Kempson, R Cann, E Gregoromichelaki… – Theoretical …, 2016 – degruyter.com
… grammatical dependencies and the vagaries of context-shifting: integrating a notion of underspecification and a correlated notion of subsequent update across all grammatical mechanisms, underpinning, for example, local/distant discontinuities, as well as anaphora and …

Proceedings of the 2016 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies
K Knight, A Nenkova, O Rambow – … of the 2016 Conference of the North …, 2016 – aclweb.org
… 110 xxi Page 22. Multi-domain Neural Network Language Generation for Spoken Dialogue Systems Tsung-Hsien Wen, Milica Gašic, Nikola Mrkšic, Lina M. Rojas-Barahona, Pei-Hao Su, David Vandyke and Steve Young …

PersoNER: Persian Named-Entity Recognition
H Poostchi, E Zare Borzeshi, M Abdous… – The 26th International …, 2016 – opus.lib.uts.edu.au
… Applications Tim Baldwin Maria Liakata Dialog Processing and Dialog Systems, Multimodal Interfaces Nina Dethlefs Simon Keizer Giuseppe Riccardi Speech Recognition, Text-To-Speech, Spoken Language Understanding Florian Metze Chung-Hsien Wu …

Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Technical Papers
Y Matsumoto, R Prasad – Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th …, 2016 – aclweb.org
… Applications Tim Baldwin Maria Liakata Dialog Processing and Dialog Systems, Multimodal Interfaces Nina Dethlefs Simon Keizer Giuseppe Riccardi Speech Recognition, Text-To-Speech, Spoken Language Understanding Florian Metze Chung-Hsien Wu …

Extracting PDTB Discourse Relations from Student Essays.
K Forbes-Riley, F Zhang, DJ Litman – SIGDIAL Conference, 2016 – aclweb.org
… 2014. Evaluating a spoken dialogue system that detects and adapts to user affective states … 2003. Anaphoric argu- ments of discourse connectives: Semantic proper- ties of antecedents versus non-antecedents. In In EACL Workshop on Computational Treatment of Anaphora …

CITATIONS TO THE WORK OF
WJ Rapaport – 2016 – cse.buffalo.edu
Page 1. CITATIONS TO THE WORK OF William J. Rapaport Department of Computer Science and Engineering Department of Philosophy, Department of Linguistics, and Center for Cognitive Science State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260-2500 …

The comprehension of figurative language: what is the influence of irony and sarcasm on NLP techniques?
L Weitzel, RC Prati, RF Aguiar – Sentiment Analysis and Ontology …, 2016 – Springer
… sighted users; automatic report generation (possibly multilingual); machine translation; plagiarism detection tools; email understanding and dialogue systems [5] … Anaphora resolution is a specific example of this task, and is specifically concerned with matching up pronouns with …

On Generating Characteristic-rich Question Sets for QA Evaluation.
Y Su, H Sun, B Sadler, M Srivatsa, I Gur, Z Yan, X Yan – EMNLP, 2016 – aclweb.org
… Compared with Yih et al. (2015), graph queries are not constrained to be tree-structured, which grants us a higher ex- pressivity. For example, linguistic phenomena like anaphora (eg, Figure 1(d)) become easier to model. 4 Automatic Graph Query Generation …

A study of the use of natural language processing for conversational agents
RS Wilkens – 2016 – lume.ufrgs.br
… tools necessary to build a conversational agent. A dialogue system in general has six basic com … In the approach of Cohe- sion (text as a product), the sentences together form a text as the words form a sentence, and the anaphoric elements are used to facilitate understanding …

Learning to Interpret and Generate Instructional Recipes
C Kiddon – 2016 – digital.lib.washington.edu
… Laroche et al. (2013) proposed Cooking Coach, a spoken dialogue system to help a user search for recipes and prepare the recipe. A similar … Detection and resolution of implicit arguments such as these is an instance of zero anaphora detection and resolution …

Which techniques does your application use?: An information extraction framework for scientific articles
S Dan, S Agarwal, M Singh, P Goyal… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2016 – arxiv.org
… recognition, word alignment, conditional random fields, maximum entropy, corefer- ence resolution, machine learning, dialogue systems, tex- tual … processing, bleu metric, coreference resolution, moses decoder, giza++ toolkit, brill tagger, tnt tagger,anaphora resolution, mst …

Dialogue Modeling and Response Generation in
P Jorrand, V Sgurev – Artificial Intelligence IV: Methodology …, 2016 – books.google.com
… Patrick’s College Drumcondra–Dublin–Ireland This paper will describe a demonstration dialogue system, developed within the ESPRIT Project# 527 CFID … The focus of attention sets bounds on what are valid targets for anaphoric reference within a CSS …

Probabilistic reference and grounding with PRAGR for dialogues with robots
V Mast, Z Falomir, D Wolter – Journal of Experimental & Theoretical …, 2016 – Taylor & Francis
… (2014) demonstrate the ability of their approach to mimic human decisions for discriminatory colour naming. In an exemplary evaluation, Kelleher (2011) demonstrates the ability of his system to success- fully handle one-anaphora …

ArabTAG: from a Handcrafted to a Semi-automatically Generated TAG
CB Khelil, D Duchier, Y Parmentier, C Zribi… – Proceedings of the 12th …, 2016 – aclweb.org
… Precision grammars provide fine-grained descrip- tions of languages, which are beneficial for many NLP applications such as Dialog systems, Question-Answering systems, Automatic Summa- rization systems … In addi- tion, it covers elliptical, anaphoric and subordinate structures …

Notational Conventions and Symbols
KI Baldwin, S Ishizaki, H Nakagawa, A Shimazu – people.eng.unimelb.edu.au
… people”) 3. Indirect object (eg deki nai hito-ni “incapable people”) 4. Direct object (eg shigoto-o “work”) 18Other than in informal speech, where case-marked arguments can be uttered after the main verb in speech repairs or to post-hoc resolve zero anaphora-based ambiguity in …

A Review of 40 Years of Cognitive Architecture Research: Focus on Perception, Attention, Learning and Applications
I Kotseruba, OJA Gonzalez, JK Tsotsos – arXiv preprint arXiv:1610.08602, 2016 – arxiv.org
Page 1. A Review of 40 Years of Cognitive Architecture Research: Focus on Perception, Attention, Learning and Applications Iuliia Kotseruba Oscar J. Avella Gonzalez John K. Tsotsos yulia_k@cse.yorku.ca ojavellag@cse.yorku.ca tsotsos@cse.yorku.ca Dept …

Parameter estimation of Japanese predicate argument structure analysis model using eye gaze information.
R Maki, H Nishikawa, T Tokunaga – COLING, 2016 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… ellipses, ie zero anaphora resolution, is fundamental in processing Japanese texts, and linguistic features for Japanese zero anaphora resolution have … eye gaze information has attracted much attention in various NLP tasks in recent years such as dialogue systems (Prasov et al …

Exploring the steps of Verb Phrase Ellipsis.
Z Liu, EG Pellicer, D Gillick – CORBON@ HLT-NAACL, 2016 – nlp.ipipan.waw.pl
… 1 Introduction Verb Phrase Ellipsis (VPE) is the anaphoric process where a verbal constituent is partially or totally unex- pressed, but … VPE resolution is necessary for deeper Natural Language Understanding, and can be beneficial for instance in dialogue systems or Information …

Automatic estimation of users’ verbal intelligence
K Zablotskaya – 2016 – oparu.uni-ulm.de
… that reflect different levels of verbal intelligence of speakers and that, at the same time, may be integrated into a dialogue system for its … and allows the system to better solve internal problems and deal with users’ complicated sentence structures like ellipses, anaphora, and so on …

Logic-based Approaches to the Semantics of Natural
M Kohlhase – kwarc.info
… Dialog Systems Information Systems: at airport, tele-banking, e-commerce, call centers Dialog interfaces for computers, robots, cars Information management … More Context: Anaphora John is a bachelor. His wife is very nice. (Uh, what?, who?) …

Taking Stock of the Cross?Linguistic Data: Spatial Frames of Reference and Their Effect on Thought
L ABARBANELL, P LI – spatial.ucsb.edu
Page 1. 2016 Specialist Meeting—Universals and Variation in Spatial Referencing Abarbanell and Li—1 Taking Stock of the Cross?Linguistic Data: Spatial Frames of Reference and Their Effect on Thought LINDA ABARBANELL …

Towards the domain agnostic generation of natural language explanations from provenance graphs for casual users
DP Richardson, L Moreau – International Provenance and Annotation …, 2016 – Springer
… to refer to them by a description, by their contextual situation, or by using some form of anaphoric reference … Proceedings of the Combined Workshop on Language-Enabled Educational Technology and Development and Evaluation of Robust Spoken Dialogue Systems, Riva del …

A Natural Language Dialog System Based on Active Ontologies
A Wachtel, J Klamroth, WF Tichy – Proceedings of the …, 2016 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… Figure 3. Overview of the active ontology-based dialog system … aggregation: grouping of information that should be processed in the response sentence • Lexicalization: choice of words for the sentence • Referring expression generation: insertion of anaphoras to shorten the …

Resolution of referential ambiguity using dempster-shafer theoretic pragmatics
T Williams, M Scheutz – AAAI Fall Symposium on AI and HRI, 2016 – aaai.org
… Moreover, because DIARC’s dialogue system uses a single set of prag- matic rules for understanding and generation, the same rules that allow … Short-Term Memory, and Long-Term Memory) for the referents of referring expressions, including deictic and anaphoric expressions …

The conversational interface
M McTear, Z Callejas, D Griol – New York: Springer, 2016 – Springer
… With the evolution of speech recognition and natural language technologies, IVR systems rapidly became more sophisticated and enabled the creation of complex dialog systems that could handle natural language queries and many turns of interaction …

Unsupervised entity linking using graph-based semantic similarity
AM Naderi – 2016 – upcommons.upc.edu
… relevance of search engines, anaphora resolution, coherence, and inference … Coreference Resolution: Group two or more NEs and other anaphoric mentions in a … EL systems can be used in the platform of all human-computer/robot dialogue systems …

Computational models of referring: a study in cognitive science
K van Deemter – 2016 – books.google.com
Page 1. Computational Models of Referring A STUDY |N COGNITIVE SCIENCE Kees Van Deermter Page 2. COMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF REFERRING Page 3. Page 4. COMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF REFERRING A Study …

Formal Models from Controlled Natural Language Via Cognitive Grammar and Configuration
MR Selway – 2016 – kse.cis.unisa.edu.au
Page 1. Formal Models from Controlled Natural Language via Cognitive Grammar and Configuration by Matt Selway Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the …

The Cambridge Handbook of Formal Semantics
M Aloni, P Dekker – 2016 – books.google.com
… philosophers Page 20. of language, and those who work on dialogue systems, cognitive grammar, and computation. This work is intended to document the background and development of the main currents in formal semantics …

40 Years of Cognitive Architectures Core Cognitive Abilities and Practical Applications
I Kotseruba, JK Tsotsos – arXiv preprint arXiv:1610.08602, 2016 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
Page 1. arXiv:1610.08602v2 [cs.AI] 8 Sep 2017 40 Years of Cognitive Architectures Core Cognitive Abilities and Practical Applications Iuliia Kotseruba · John K. Tsotsos Abstract In this paper we present a broad overview of the last 40 years of research on cognitive architectures …

: Institute for Logic, Language and Computation University of Amsterdam; Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science Gothenburg University
JJ Schlöder, E Breitholtz, R Fernández – SEMDIAL 2016 JerSem – semantics.rutgers.edu
… b. C: Why? c. B: Because he’s not very well After B uttered (35a), C and B updated the lat- est move ‘l-m’on their DGBs to include the claim that X is in the hospital, where X is the anaphoric resolution of ‘he’. In uttering Why?, C inquires about the reason why this is the case …

A thorough comparison of NLP tools for requirements quality improvement
B Arendse – 2016 – dspace.library.uu.nl
… automated RQA Quality of requirements Requirements document Rule based Ontology based 2011 Included Anaphora detection Ambiguity Requirements document Rule based Automated 2011 Not available Lexior Quality …

Linguistic Linked Open Data: 12th EUROLAN 2015 Summer School and RUMOUR 2015 Workshop, Sibiu, Romania, July 13-25, 2015, Revised Selected …
D Trandab??, D Gîfu – 2016 – books.google.com
Page 1. Diana Trandab?? Daniela Gîfu (Eds.) Communications in Computer and Information Science 588 Linguistic Linked Open Data 12th EUROLAN 2015 Summer School and RUMOUR 2015 Workshop Sibiu, Romania, July 13–25, 2015 Revised Selected Papers 123 Page 2 …

Referential choice
AA Kibrik, MV Khudyakova, GB Dobrov, A Linnik… – 2016 – publishup.uni-potsdam.de
Page 1. Humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät Andrej A. Kibrik | Mariya V. Khudyakova | Grigory B. Dobrov Anastasia Linnik | Dmitrij A. Zalmanov Referential choice Predictability and its limits Postprint archived at the Institutional …

Computational methods in semantics
G Recski – 2016 – nytud.hu
… property employer of client, since both are linked to the property professional. This iterative search process also incorporates anaphora resolution: pointers may be filled with referents already present in the model of the current input. The next step involves trying …

Learning Open Domain Knowledge From Text
GG Angeli – 2016 – nlp.stanford.edu
Page 1. LEARNING OPEN DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE FROM TEXT A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND THE COMMITTEE ON GRADUATE STUDIES OF STANFORD UNIVERSITY …

When the Answer comes into Question: Survey and open issues
AC Mendes, L Coheur – inesc-id.pt
… Besides the above mentioned works and all the work being carried out in dialogue systems and IR, to our best knowledge there is no … advantage over the exact answer, and pose some issues related with information taken out of context, specially due to anaphoric expressions …

Production of Referring Expressions for an Unknown Audience: A Computational Model of Communal Common Ground
R Kutlak, K van Deemter, C Mellish – Frontiers in psychology, 2016 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
… generation (REG) algorithms. Early REG algorithms were, first and foremost, components of dialogue systems (eg, Winograd, 1972), where they ensure that entities are described in ways that are intelligible to users. Early REG …

Domain-sensitive temporal tagging
J Strötgen, M Gertz – Synthesis Lectures on Human Language …, 2016 – morganclaypool.com
… Data-Intensive Text Processing with MapReduce Jimmy Lin and Chris Dyer 2010 Semantic Role Labeling Martha Palmer, Daniel Gildea, and Nianwen Xue 2010 Spoken Dialogue Systems Kristiina Jokinen and Michael McTear 2009 Page 7. v …

Lawrence R. Smith President PartnerServe Company, Inc.(Former Associate Professor of Linguistics) t2@ partnerserve. com
VB Postal, P Seurens, W de Reuse – academia.edu
Page 1. 1 Pragmatax Tool Grammar: Re-factoring the Generative Program A pervasive action dimension for linguistic descriptions, theories and models 12 3 Lawrence R. Smith President PartnerServe Company, Inc. (Former Associate Professor of Linguistics) …

Content and Context in Conversations: The Role of Social and Situational Signals in Conversation Structure
F Bonin – 2016 – tara.tcd.ie
Page 1. Content and Context in Conversations: The Role of Social and Situational Signals in Conversation Structure Francesca Bonin Thesis submitted for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy School of Computer Science & Statistics Trinity College University of Dublin Page 2 …

Lawrence R. Smith President PartnerServe Company, Inc.(Former Associate Professor of Linguistics) t2@ partnerserve. com
V Bubenik, P Seurens, W de Reuse – ling.auf.net
Page 1. 1 Cognitax Tool Grammar: Re-factoring the Generative Program A pervasive action dimension for linguistic descriptions, theories and models 12 3 Lawrence R. Smith President PartnerServe Company, Inc. (Former Associate Professor of Linguistics) …

Lawrence R. Smith (Former Associate Professor of Linguistics) t2@ partnerserve. com
V Bubenik, P Seurens, W de Reuse – academia.edu
Page 1. 1 Cognitax Tool Grammar: Re-factoring the Generative Program A pervasive action dimension for linguistic descriptions, theories and models 12 Lawrence R. Smith (Former Associate Professor of Linguistics) t2@partnerserve.com Working Version 13.6R …

Talk the walk: Empirical studies and data-driven methods for geographical natural language applications
J Götze – 2016 – diva-portal.org
… 97 5.1 Example of anaphoric and exophoric referring expressions . . . . 105 5.2 Ambiguity in representation: How entities are name-tagged . . . 118 xi … In a spoken dialog system, the dialog manager is responsible for taking decisions that pertain to the flow of the dialog …

Data-driven natural language generation using statistical machine translation and discriminative learning
E Manishina – 2016 – theses.fr
… Most modern systems communicating directly with the user share one common feature: they have a dialog system (DS) at their base. As of … Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Dialog systems The humanity has long been passionate about creating intelligent machines that can freely …

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