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Training end-to-end dialogue systems with the ubuntu dialogue corpus
RT Lowe, N Pow, IV Serban, L Charlin… – Dialogue & …, 2017 – dad.uni-bielefeld.de
… this is beyond the scope of this paper. 7. www.nltk.org/ 8. http://www.ark.cs.cmu.edu/ TweetNLP/ 42 Page 13. TRAINING END-TO-END DIALOGUE SYSTEMS 4.1 TF-IDF Term frequency-inverse document frequency is a statistic …

GuessWhat?! Visual object discovery through multi-modal dialogue
H De Vries, F Strub, S Chandar, O Pietquin… – Proc. of …, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
… Although goal-directed dialogue systems are appeal- ing, they remain hard to design … language question q is computed using an Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) network [15] where questions are first tokenized by using the word punct tokenizer from the python nltk toolkit [7 …

Learning discourse-level diversity for neural dialog models using conditional variational autoencoders
T Zhao, R Zhao, M Eskenazi – arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.10960, 2017 – arxiv.org
… On the other hand, past research in spo- ken dialog systems and discourse analysis has sug- gested that many linguistic cues capture crucial … The pre-processing includes (1) tokenize using the NLTK tokenizer (Bird et al., 2009); (2) remove non-verbal symbols and re- peated …

Using Summarization to Discover Argument Facets in Online Ideological Dialog
A Misra, P Anand, JEF Tree, M Walker – arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.00662, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Amita Misra, Pranav Anand, Jean Fox Tree, and Marilyn Walker UC Santa Cruz Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab 1156 N. High … For the verbs category, we ex- cluded the verbs present in the NLTK stop word list …

Cluster-Based Graphs for Conceiving Dialog Systems
JL Bouraoui, V Lemaire – … DMNLP at European Conference on Machine …, 2017 – ceur-ws.org
… Figure 5 displays the whole process chain of our system. 2 http://www.nltk.org/nltk_data Cluster-Based Graphs for Conceiving Dialog Systems 23 Page 8. Fig. 5. Processing phases 24 J.-L. Bouraoui and V. Lemaire Page 9. 4 Experimental Results …

A frame tracking model for memory-enhanced dialogue systems
H Schulz, J Zumer, LE Asri, S Sharma – arXiv preprint arXiv:1706.01690, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Note that in this work, we assume that we know the list of all previous frames at each turn of the dialogue but a practical dialogue system should gener- ate this list dynamically during the … 2using nltk’s TweetTokenizer, www.nltk.org 3E.g., “hello” is converted to #he, hel, ell, llo, lo# …

A Context Based Dialog System with a Personality
A Choudhary, V Kalingeri – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… As discussed, a dialog system in its simplistic sense can be treated as a question answering system where a response has to be generated for the question asked by the … We to- kenize it using NLTK tokenizer and separate the data in to 70% and 30% for training and test dataset …

Learning concepts through conversations in spoken dialogue systems
R Jia, L Heck, D Hakkani-Tür… – Acoustics, Speech and …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Therefore, this setting approximates the resources that would be available to developers building a real spoken dialogue system … We use a predefined list of stopwords from NLTK [21], combined with a few additional words (eg “restaurant”) that are not semantically important in …

Learning Generative End-to-end Dialog Systems with Knowledge
T Zhao – 2017 – cs.cmu.edu
… Page 2. November 21, 2017 DRAFT Keywords: dialog systems, end-to-end models, deep learning, reinforcement learn- ing, generative models, transfer learning, zero-shot learning Page 3 … Page 17. November 21, 2017 DRAFT Chapter 2 Related Work 2.1 Dialog Systems …

Automatic Evaluation of Chat-oriented Dialogue Systems using Large-scale Multi-references
H Sugiyama, T Meguro, R Higashinaka – uni-ulm.de
… Page 7. Automatic Evaluation of Chat-oriented Dialogue Systems 7 … They are broadly distributed along the whole range of 0-1. The manually 2 We used NIST geometric sequence smoothing, which is implemented in nltk (Method 3). Page 8 …

An Ensemble Model with Ranking for Social Dialogue
I Papaioannou, AC Curry, JL Part, I Shalyminov… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 1 Introduction This paper discusses two of the major challenges when building open-domain social dialogue systems … Sentiment Polarity: We use the VADER sentiment analyser (Gilbert and Hutto, 2014) from the NLTK toolkit,11 which provides a floating point value indicating …

Intelligent Personal Assistant with Knowledge Navigation
A Kumar, R Dutta, H Rai – arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.08950, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Like “pick”, “picked“, “picks” are all different inflected forms of the word “pick”. This process (lemmatization) can be performed using WordNet corpora from NLTK in Python very easily … Gus: A frame-driven dialog system. Artificial Intelligence, 8, 155–173. Chakrabarti, C. (2014) …

“nee intention enti?” towards dialog act recognition in code-mixed conversations
DS Jitta, KR Chandu, H Pamidipalli… – Asian Language …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… DAs can be used for the purpose of intention recognition in a task oriented dialog system … In chat text, multiple punctuation marks could be an indication to a pause.For the task of tokenization, NLTK sentence and word tokenizers have been deployed …

Hierarchical Module Classification in Mixed-initiative Conversational Agent System
SXY Suzanna, LL Anthony – Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Our operational context is practical task-oriented dialog systems that interacts with real world users … We used NLTK and OpenIE [1] for text processing, Sci-kit Learn for ensemble machine learning pipeline, KEN-LM package [5] for n-gram language modelling and Tensorflow for …

RSL17BD at DBDC3: Computing Utterance Similarities based on Term Frequency and Word Embedding Vectors
S Kato, T Sakai – workshop.colips.org
… nltk.tokenize.punkt 3http://www.nltk.org/api/nltk.tokenize.html# module-nltk.tokenize.treebank 4http://www.nltk.org/nltk_data … Y. Tsunomori, T. Taka- hashi, and N. Kaji, “Overview of dialogue breakdown detection challenge 3,” in Proceedings of Dialog System Technology Chal …

BotHook: An option against Cyberpedophilia
P Zambrano, M Sanchez, J Torres… – Cyber Security in …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… NLP, is a sub module that uses tools with the Natural Language ToolKit (NLTK). NLTK is used to split words in a string of text and separate the text into parts of … E. Villatoro-Tello, I. Meza, and G. Ram?rez- de-la Rosa, “From dialogue corpora to dialogue systems: Generating a …

A Measure for Dialog Complexity and its Application in Streamlining Service Operations
QV Liao, B Srivastava, P Kapanipathi – arXiv preprint arXiv:1708.04134, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Recently, auto- mated agent systems, in the forms of spoken dialog system or chatbot, have been on the rise … The system is developed in Python using li- braries pandas, nltk, and sci-kit learn3. The system is openly available as an API4. The API, presently, has the ability to …

Natural language processing
K Sirts – 2017 – courses.cs.ut.ee
… Lab Sessions • The goal is to get experience with some of the tools frequently used for NLP • NLTK (general text processing) • Gensim (word embeddings, topic models) • Log-?linear models/CRF … Natural language generation • Text summarization • Dialog systems 23 Page 24 …

Feature Inference Based on Label Propagation on Wikidata Graph for DST
Y Murase, K Yoshino, M Mizukami, S Nakamura – woolon.org
… Knowledge graph has been widely used as resources for spoken dialog systems [9, 1], especially on Bayesian update of dialog state [4, 2 … For the graph creation process, each utterance is tokenized by NLTK1 tokenizer, and words that matched with NLTK stopwords, “!”, and …

Visual reference resolution using attention memory for visual dialog
PH Seo, A Lehrmann, B Han, L Sigal – Advances in neural …, 2017 – papers.nips.cc
… Unlike VQA, where every question is asked independently, a visual dialog system needs to answer a sequence of questions about an input … 1]. 5We consider pronouns and definite noun phrases as ambiguous expressions and count them using a POS tagger in NLTK (http://www …

Robot perception errors and human resolution strategies in situated human–robot dialogue
N Schütte, B Mac Namee, J Kelleher – Advanced Robotics, 2017 – Taylor & Francis
… The Toy Block system enables users to interact through a dialogue system with a robot that can manipulate objects in a simulated world … The basic natural language processing pipeline of the Toy Block system involves: (1) parsing the user input (using the NLTK parser [19 …

Converse-Et-Impera: Exploiting Deep Learning and Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning for Conversational Recommender Systems
C Greco, A Suglia, P Basile, G Semeraro – Conference of the Italian …, 2017 – Springer
… A CRS can be considered a goal-driven dialogue system whose main goal, due to its complexity, can be solved effectively by dividing it in … The conversations which belong to the dataset were tokenized using the NLTK default tokenizer 2 . The model was implemented using the …

How may i help you?: Modeling twitter customer serviceconversations using fine-grained dialogue acts
S Oraby, P Gundecha, J Mahmud, M Bhuiyan… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Modern intelligent con- versational [1, 31] and dialogue systems draw principles from many disciplines, including philosophy, linguistics, computer science, and sociology … by comparing our real-time sequential SVM-HMM model to non-sequential baselines from the NLTK [4] and …

Dialogue Act Recognition via CRF-Attentive Structured Network
Z Chen, R Yang, Z Zhao, D Cai, X He – arXiv preprint arXiv:1711.05568, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Many applications have benefited from the use of automatic dialogue act recognition such as dialogue systems, machine transla- tion, automatic speech … 3.3 Implemental Details We preprocess each utterance using the library of nltk [29] and exploit the popular pretrained word …

Native Language Identification of Spoken Language Using Recurrent Neural Networks
KC Huang, J Lu, W Lu – stanford.edu
… The main application for the system was a spoken dialogue system giving information about venues in San Francisco across two domains about … In addition, we use the Python Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) to automatically ap- ply part-of-speech tags with the Penn Treebank …

Iterative multi-document neural attention for multiple answer prediction
C Greco, A Suglia, P Basile, G Rossiello… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… [2] S. Bird. Nltk: the natural language toolkit. In Proceedings of the COLING/ACL on Interactive presentation sessions, pages 69–72 … Evaluating prerequisite qualities for learning end-to-end dialog systems. arXiv preprint arXiv:1511.06931, 2015 …

MACA: A Modular Architecture for Conversational Agents
HP Truong, P Parthasarathi, J Pineau – arXiv preprint arXiv:1705.00673, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. MACA: A Modular Architecture for Conversational Agents Hoai Phuoc Truong?, Prasanna Parthasarathi†, and Joelle Pineau‡ School of Computer Science McGill University Abstract We propose a software architecture …

Summarizing Dialogic Arguments from Social Media
A Misra, S Oraby, S Tandon, P Anand… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Shereen Oraby, Shubhangi Tandon, Sharath TS, Pranav Anand and Marilyn Walker UC Santa Cruz Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab 1156 N … We implemented a binary PreviousSentAct feature which used Dialog Act Classification from NLTK (Loper and Bird, 2002) …

An overview of open-source chatbots social skills
A Augello, M Gentile, F Dignum – researchgate.net
… 4 A lexical database ( https://wordnet.princeton.edu) 5 Natural Language processing toolkit (http://www.nltk.org/) Page 5 … This is a logical starting point for dialogue systems as the topic of a conver- sation is also part of the linguistic context …

Exploring personalized neural conversational models
S Kottur, X Wang, VR Carvalho – Proceedings of the 26th …, 2017 – xiaoyumu.com
… have traditionally been modeled us- ing heuristics, templates, hand-crafted rules or statistically learning parts of (a usually complex) dialog system from rela … We fol- low [Serban et al., 2015b] and tag named entities using the NER tagger from the standard NLTK library [Bird et al …

Non-Contextual Modeling of Sarcasm using a Neural Network Benchmark
ND Radpour, V Ashokkumar – arXiv preprint arXiv:1711.07404, 2017 – arxiv.org
… that we present to capture different forms of nuances in communication and making for much more natural and engaging dialogue systems … The tagging is employed using an open source python toolkit to natural language processing called NLTK, and the construction of the …

A Study on Natural Language Processing for Human Computer Interaction
N MPSTME – ijarcet.org
… based systems 2) Frame based systems 3) Agent based systems [31] 4) Answering systems 5) Semi-dialogue systems 6) Full dialogue systems [32] … Vivek Kulkarni [16] Entity Extraction [Online] Available:https://aylien.com/text- api/entity-extraction/ (2017, October 25) [17] nltk.org …

Laughbot: Detecting Humor in Spoken Language with Language and Audio Cues
K Park, A Hu, N Muenster – stanford.edu
… Further, our objective is to build a simple dialog system, laughbot, that responds to humor. 3 Dataset … Parts of speech: we implemented NLTK’s POS-tagger to pull the number of nouns, verbs, adjective, adverbs and pronouns ap- pearing in the example. (Steven Bird, 2009) …

Improving the Memory of Intelligent Personal Assistants
LJ Peter – 2017 – researchgate.net
… service. This description is what is referred to as a dialogue system. Dialogue systems form an integral component of IPA design, which are responsible for … An example of a user interacting with the dialogue system illustrated in figure 1 (One can think of an IPA as a type …

Joint, incremental disfluency detection and utterance segmentation from speech
J Hough, D Schlangen – Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… Julian Hough and David Schlangen Dialogue Systems Group // CITEC // Faculty of Linguistics and Literature Bielefeld University firstname.lastname@uni-bielefeld.de … For POS-tagging, we use the NLTK CRF tag- ger, which when trained on our training data and tested on our …

Implementation of robot journalism by programming custombot using tokenization and custom tagging
N Lee, K Kim, T Yoon – Advanced Communication Technology …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Semantic Role Labelling is also used for Dialogue System; it is a task which identifies sentence elements such as subject and object in each … C. Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) Natural Language Toolkit is a platform for Natural Language Processing in Python program [9] [16] …

Learning to predict the adequacy of answers in chat-oriented humanagent dialogs
LF D’Haro, RE Banchs – Region 10 Conference, TENCON …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… 3 http://scikit-learn.org 4 http://www.nltk.org/ level … ALICE AI foundations, Incorporated [3] Rafael E Banchs and Haizhou Li. IRIS: a chat-oriented dialogue system based on the vector space model. ACL: System Demonstrations, pages 3742 …

Alex: An Artificial Conversational Agent For Students At The TU Berlin
T Michael, S Hillmann, B Weiss – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… The natural language response and the result are then shown to the user. 3See http://www.nltk.org 239 Page 3 … 2, pp. 1013–1016. IEEE, 1996. [6] BICKMORE, T. and T. GIORGINO: Health dialog systems for patients and consumers. Journal of biomedical informatics, 39(5), pp …

Learning to generate one-sentence biographies from Wikidata
A Chisholm, W Radford, B Hachey – arXiv preprint arXiv:1702.06235, 2017 – arxiv.org
… We select all enti- ties that are INSTANCE OF human in Wikidata. We then use sitelinks to identify each entity’s Wikipedia article text and NLTK (Bird et al., 2009) to tokenize and extract the lower-cased first sen- tence. This results in 1,268,515 raw knowledge- text pairs …

Incomplete Follow-up Question Resolution using Retrieval based Sequence to Sequence Learning
V Kumar, S Joshi – Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Sequence to sequence learning has also been applied in dialogue systems for user modeling [2, 41, 52] … For all our experiments, we lowercase the text and use NLTK tokenizer [5] to generate tokens. We further convert the tokens to phrases using textblob [27] …

Non-Contextual Modeling of Sarcasm using a Neural Network Benchmark
V Ashokkumar, ND Radpour – 2017 – ttic.edu
… One of the most crucial components of natural human-robot interaction is artificial intuition and its influence on dialog systems … The tagging is employed using an open source python toolkit to natural language processing called NLTK, and the construction of the neural network …

Leveraging Tokens in a Natural Language Query for NLIDB Systems
A Palakurthi – 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… A dialogue system [18], [60], [25], [11], [41], [46], [28] is a system which interacts with humans in natural language, similar to the way in which humans interact with each other … Typically, a dialogue system consists of six components [4], which are as follows …

Learning to Rank Question-Answer Pairs using Hierarchical Recurrent Encoder with Latent Topic Clustering
S Yoon, J Shin, K Jung – arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.03430, 2017 – arxiv.org
… For the Ubuntu-v2 dataset, we use standard preprocessing of the data using the python-based natural language toolkit NLTK (Bird, Klein, and Loper 2009). We perform tokenization only to see the model performance clearly …

Implementation of a Bangla chatbot
TD Orin – 2017 – dspace.bracu.ac.bd
… Statistical goal-oriented dialogue systems have long been modeled as partially observable Markov decision … Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques such as Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) for Python can be applied to analyze speech, and intelligent responses can …

Helping Users Understand Privacy Notices with Automated Query Answering Functionality: An Exploratory Study
KM Sathyendra, A Ravichander, PG Story… – 2017 – reports-archive.adm.cs.cmu.edu
… Expansion Query Expansion Each word in the user’s query was first expanded to include synonymous terms and then stemmed using the NLTK stemmer [4]. To obtain synony- mous terms, we used Priv2Vec word vectors. Each …

Punny Captions: Witty Wordplay in Image Descriptions
A Chandrasekaran, D Parikh, M Bansal – arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.08224, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Page 7. Edward Loper and Steven Bird. 2002. Nltk: The natu- ral language toolkit … 2016. A wizard-of-oz study on a non-task-oriented dialog systems that reacts to user engagement. In 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue. page 55 …

Variational Neural Conversational Model
X Tong, Y Li, CM Yen – cs.cmu.edu
… To Sequence model is first introduced in (Cho et al., 2014), and since then, has become the standard model for dialogue systems (Vinyals & Le … in a sentence is converted to lower-case and tokenized with the built-in Python program Natural Lan- guage Toolkit (NLTK) and added …

Ask Me Otherwise: Synonym-Based Memory Networks for Reading Comprehension
B Srivatsan – bharathsrivatsan.com
… I ignored words from synsets not already present in the dictionary D (as that would mean they were certainly not in the input memories). The implementation of WordNet I used was rolled into the Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) package, provided for Python. 3.3.2 Word2Vec …

Foreword to the Special Issue on Uralic Languages
TA Pirinen, HZ für Sprachkorpora, T Trosterud… – 2017 – nejlt.ep.liu.se
… The Estonian field of language technology is also active and well-developed, with resources such as est-nltk [16] as well as freely-available morphological analysers … Constraint grammar in dialogue systems. In NEALT Proceedings Series, volume 8, pages 31–21, 2009 …

Dialogue Act Recognition for Conversational Agents
LE Hacquebord – 2017 – dspace.library.uu.nl
… 7 2.3 Dialogue System Architecture … Page 15. 3 Chapter 2 Background Information This chapter provides some background information on natural language processing (NLP) and dialogue systems that is necessary to understand the remaining parts of the thesis …

Programming bots by synthesizing natural language expressions into API invocations
S Zamanirad, B Benatallah, M Chai Barukh… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… occurrence of a words to fifty (ie the word must appear at least fifty times to be inside the training set); and ignores stopwords by using the NLTK[13] library … V. RELATED WORK AND DISCUSSIONS There is a considerable body of research conducted on spoken dialog systems …

Natural language understanding and communication for human-robot collaboration
MI Bloch – ipvs.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
… semantic parsing. Considering autonomously working robots with planning abilities, a dialog system makes these robots to co-workers instead of subordinates, as a dialog system enables these robots to suggest tasks. [Tho …

ML-Ask: Open Source Affect Analysis Software for Textual Input in Japanese
M Ptaszynski, P Dybala… – Journal of …, 2017 – openresearchsoftware.metajnl.com
… Although there exist several online demos, such as “Sentiment Analysis with Python NLTK Text Classification”, 1 or “Sentiment Analysis and Text … on affective states expressed by the user were also used as information on how the user feels about the dialog system they interact …

Challenges in data-to-document generation
S Wiseman, SM Shieber, AM Rush – arXiv preprint arXiv:1707.08052, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. arXiv:1707.08052v1 [cs.CL] 25 Jul 2017 Challenges in Data-to-Document Generation Sam Wiseman and Stuart M. Shieber and Alexander M. Rush School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Harvard University Cambridge …

Extracting Named Entities And Relations From Speech
U Seema – 2017 – academicscience.co.in
… Relation Extraction can be effectively applied in the field of machine translation, information extraction, text summarization and dialogue systems … with several NER tools such as Stanford NER, spaCy, Alias-iLingPipe (Alias-i. 2008) and Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK), etc …

A deep reinforcement learning chatbot
IV Serban, C Sankar, M Germain, S Zhang… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… The response of the final system is marked in bold. Dialogue Dialogue SYSTEM: Hi. This is an Alexa Prize socialbot … If that fails, Evibot applies NLTK’s named entity processor (Bird et al. 2009) to the query to find sub- queries with named entities …

Adapting general-purpose speech recognition engine output for domain-specific natural language question answering
C Anantaram, SK Kopparapu – arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.06923, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 2004). In (López-Cózar and Callejas, 2008) the authors propose a method to cor- rect errors in spoken dialogue systems. They … ance. We have used the NLTK (Bird et al., 2009) Naive Bayes classifier in all our experiments. Let …

Robust Task Clustering for Deep and Diverse Multi-Task and Few-Shot Learning
M Yu, X Guo, J Yi, S Chang, S Potdar, G Tesauro… – 2017 – openreview.net
… 3http://www.nltk.org/ 4Data downloaded from http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~mdredze/datasets/sentiment/, in which the 3-star samples were unavailable due to their ambiguous nature (Blitzer et al., 2007). 5In conversational dialog systems, intent-labels are used to guide the dialog-flow …

Automatic Neural Question Generation using Community-based Question Answering Systems
T Baghaee – 2017 – uleth.ca
Page 1. AUTOMATIC NEURAL QUESTION GENERATION USING COMMUNITY- BASED QUESTION ANSWERING SYSTEMS TINA BAGHAEE Bachelor of Science, Shahid Beheshti University, 2011 A Thesis Submitted to the …

Robust Task Clustering for Deep Many-Task Learning
M Yu, X Guo, J Yi, S Chang, S Potdar… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 3http://www.nltk.org/ 6 Page 7 … (3) as all tasks have the same number of labels. 2. Diverse Real-World Tasks: User Intent Classification for Dialog System The second dataset is from an on-line service which trains and serves intent classification models to various clients …

Assessing the usefulness of online message board mining in automatic stock prediction systems
RH Gálvez, A Gravano – Journal of Computational Science, 2017 – Elsevier
… times to its main text. For each post in a thread we apply the following procedures. We tokenize its text using NLTK’s sentence and word tokenizers [22], which converts the text into a list of tokens. Then, for each token, we convert …

Hybrid Deep Open-Domain Question Answering
A Aghaebrahimian – ufal.mff.cuni.cz
… general dia- logue systems (Weston et al., 2016) and recently, end-to-end DNNs have shown great performance in dialogue systems … It also uses NLTK toolkit to perform some preprocessing and normalization tasks like tokenization, removing stop words, re- moving punctuation …

Find the Conversation Killers: a Predictive Study of Thread-ending Posts
Y Jiao, C Li, F Wu, Q Mei – arXiv preprint arXiv:1712.08636, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Thread length: the number of posts in a given thread. Sentiment information Sentiment: the intensity scores of neutral, positive, and negative sentiments of a given post. In this work we simply adopt the scores implemented by nltk the VADER Lexicon[16] …

Evaluation of Modern Tools for an OMSCS Advisor Chatbot
E Gregori – 2017 – smartech.gatech.edu
… VPINO is a coaching/counseling chatbot based on IBM’s Watson. “?A text based natural language dialogue system specifically developed for the purpose of holding structured, goal directed coaching conversations … NLTK http://www.nltk.org Python library tokenize, tag, entities …

” Having 2 hours to write a paper is fun!”: Detecting Sarcasm in Numerical Portions of Text
L Kumar, A Somani, P Bhattacharyya – arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.01950, 2017 – arxiv.org
… For example, if there is a sarcastic tweet- “This phone has an awesome battery back-up of 2 hours”, constituency parse tree of this tweet ob- tained from nltk parser is shown in Figure 1 : We extract the Noun phrases from this con- stituency parse tree and create a noun-phrase …

Natural Logic Inference for Emotion Detection
H Ren, Y Ren, X Li, W Feng, M Liu – Chinese Computational Linguistics …, 2017 – Springer
… topics in natural language processing, emotion detection is widely used in opinion mining, product recommendation, dialog system, and so … is describes as follows: first, verbs, nouns and adjectives appeared in T are handled with NLTK 4 , a natural language toolkit, for word …

What no robot has seen before—Probabilistic interpretation of natural-language object descriptions
D Nyga, M Picklum, M Beetz – Robotics and Automation (ICRA) …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… up articles about cups in online sources like Wikipedia or ask a human instructor for a definition by means of a dialog system similarly to [1]. The … 1All concept names in this work correspond to WordNet synsets in the nomenclature of the NLTK toolbox (http://www.nltk.org) …

Investigating neural architectures for short answer scoring
B Riordan, A Horbach, A Cahill, T Zesch… – Proceedings of the 12th …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… It consists of two subsets: Beetle, with student responses from interacting with a tutorial dialogue system, and SciEntsBank (SEB) with science assessment questions … The text is tokenized with the standard NLTK tok- enizer and lowercased …

Application to Sentiment Analysis
R Satapathy, E Cambria, A Hussain – … Analysis in the Bio-Medical Domain, 2017 – Springer
… creativity, eg, in computer games to develop plots or to compose music on the fly, or as a part of human-machine communication in dialogue systems and conversational … The MIT Press, Cambridge (1998)Google Scholar. 4. Loper, E., Bird, S.: Nltk: the natural language toolkit …

Discovering the Recent Research in Natural Language Processing Field Based on a Statistical Approach
X Chen, B Chen, C Zhang, T Hao – International Symposium on Emerging …, 2017 – Springer
… researchers also focus on the applications of relevant tools in solving real-world problems, eg, spoken dialogue systems, speech-to … Google Scholar. 3. Bird, S., Klein, E., Loper, E.: Natural Language Processing with Python: Analyzing Text with the Natural Language Toolkit …

Text Generation Based on Generative Adversarial Nets with Latent Variable
H Wang, Z Qin, T Wan – arXiv preprint arXiv:1712.00170, 2017 – arxiv.org
… It is also essential to machine translation, text summarization, question answering and dialogue system [1]. One popular ap- proach for text generation is by … We use the whole test data as the references when calulating the BLEU score via nature language toolkit (NLTK) …

Statistical Language Models applied to News Generation
JRP Soares – 2017 – repositorio-aberto.up.pt
… 17 2.6 NLGTools . . . . . 18 2.6.1 Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) . . . . 18 2.6.2 NaturalOWL . . . . . 19 2.6.3 PyNLPl . . . . . 20 …

Feature-based Compositing Memory Networks for Aspect-based Sentiment Classification in Social Internet of Things
R Ma, K Wang, T Qiu, AK Sangaiah, D Lin… – Future Generation …, 2017 – Elsevier
… To obtain part-of-speech (POS) tags, context words are parsed with the Natural Language Toolkits (NLTK) [35] and we build a POS vector { t i } , in which each element t i is the category Id of single word w i . The category Id is the index number in candidate categories. (3) …

Being Negative but Constructively: Lessons Learnt from Creating Better Visual Question Answering Datasets
WL Chao, H Hu, F Sha – arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.07121, 2017 – arxiv.org
… We eliminate decoys that have higher WUP-based similarity to the target. We use NLTK toolkit [4] to compute the similarity … Natural language processing with Python: analyzing text with the natural language toolkit. ” O’Reilly Media, Inc.”, 2009 …

Sabbiu Shah (070/BCT/531) Sagar Adhikari (070/BCT/533) Samip Subedi (070/BCT/536)
U Chalise – 2017 – researchgate.net
… Chatterbots are typically used in dialog systems for various practical purposes including customer service or information acquisition … and transforming the web content. 3.5. NLTK The Natural Language Toolkit, or more commonly NLTK, is a suite of libraries and programs …

Exploring neural text simplification models
S Nisioi, S Štajner, SP Ponzetto, LP Dinu – … of the 55th Annual Meeting of …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… sequence to sequence models have been successfully used in many applications (Graves, 2012), from speech and signal processing to text processing or dialogue systems (Serban et al … Natural language processing with Python: analyz- ing text with the natural language toolkit …

Neural Wikipedian: Generating Textual Summaries from Knowledge Base Triples
P Vougiouklis, H Elsahar, LA Kaffee, C Gravier… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… textual description of an entity that is returned at a user’s query (eg the Google Knowledge Graph1 and the Wikidata Reasonator2), or dialogue systems in commercial … Each Wikipedia summary is tokenised and split into sentences using the Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) [29 …

Towards the Implementation of an Intelligent Software Agent for the Elderly
AHF Dinevari – 2017 – era.library.ualberta.ca
Page 1. Towards the Implementation of an Intelligent Software Agent for the Elderly by Amir Hossein Faghih Dinevari A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science Department of Computing Science University of Alberta …

Broad Discourse Context for Language Modeling
M Torres Garcia – 2017 – research-collection.ethz.ch
… An- other example are dialogue systems, where discourse understanding is needed to produce valid utterances for a given conversation context. Currently, recur- rent neural network based language models hold the state-of-the-art. 1.1 Problem Statement and Motivation …

Preserving word-level emphasis in speech-to-speech translation
QT Do, T Toda, G Neubig, S Sakti… – … /ACM Transactions on …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Page 1. 544 IEEE/ACM TRANSACTIONS ON AUDIO, SPEECH, AND LANGUAGE PROCESSING, VOL. 25, NO. 3, MARCH 2017 Preserving Word-Level Emphasis in Speech-to-Speech Translation Quoc Truong Do, Tomoki …

Deep Memory Networks for Natural Conversations
??? – 2017 – s-space.snu.ac.kr
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Internationalisation and localisation of spoken dialogue systems
N Laxström, G Wilcock, K Jokinen – Dialogues with Social Robots, 2017 – Springer
… Another problem in localising spoken dialogue systems is that interaction management also requires localisation … We used the Python Beautiful Soup library to extract the plain text of Wikipedia articles and the Natural Language Toolkit library to tokenize the text into sentences …

Computational Linguistic Creativity: Poetry generation given visual input
M Loller-Andersen – 2017 – brage.bibsys.no
… 22 2.5.2. TensorFlow . . . . . 23 2.5.3. Natural Language ToolKit . . . . . 24 3. Related Work 27 3.1. State-of-the-art poetry generation . . . . . 27 3.1.1. Template Based Poetry Generation …

Automatic generation of actionable feedback towards improving social competency in job interviews
SK Nambiar, R Das, S Rasipuram… – Proceedings of the 1st …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… The Sensitive Artificial Listener(SAL) is a real time interactive mul- timodal dialogue system that focuses primarily on emotional and … From the transcriptions that we have extracted, we use natural language toolkit to obtain statistical parameters like average word length, longest …

Design and development of a cognitive assistant for the architecting of earth observing satellites
A Virós Martin – 2017 – upcommons.upc.edu
Page 1. DDC AAE OS by Antoni Virós Martin September 2017 Submitted to the faculty of the Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB) of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) – BarcelonaTech in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the …

Learning Logic Rules From Text Using Statistical Methods For Natural Language Processing
M KAZMI – 2017 – peterschueller.com
… To prepare the input for the logic program, the PunktTokenizer, Word2Vec, and WordNet APIs of NLTK, and the Part-of-Speech (POS) … Mant?k program? için veriyi haz?rlarken, PunktTo- kenizer, Word2Vec ve NLTK’nin WordNet API’lar? ve Stanford CoreNLP’nin Konusma …

Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics 2: Semantics, Discourse and Applications
MZ Kurdi – 2017 – books.google.com
Page 1. COGNITIVE SCIENCE SERIES Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics 2 Semantics, Discourse and Applications Mohamed zakaria Kurdi Page 2. COGNITIVE SCIENCE SERIES | I. Page 3. Page 4 …

Natural Language Processing for Social Media
A Farzindar, D Inkpen – Synthesis Lectures on Human …, 2017 – morganclaypool.com
… Semantic Role Labeling Martha Palmer, Daniel Gildea, and Nianwen Xue 2010 Spoken Dialogue Systems Kristiina Jokinen and Michael McTear 2009 Introduction to Chinese Natural Language Processing Kam-Fai Wong, Wenjie Li, Ruifeng Xu, and Zheng-sheng Zhang 2009 …

Computational models for semantic textual similarity
A González Aguirre – 2017 – addi.ehu.es
Page 1. UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY Computer Languages and Systems PhD Thesis Computational Models for Semantic Textual Similarity Aitor Gonzalez-Agirre 2017 (c)2017 AITOR GONZALEZ AGIRRE Page 2. Page 3 …

Advances in Statistical Script Learning
K Erk – cs.utexas.edu
Page 1. Copyright by Karl Pichotta 2017 Page 2. The Dissertation Committee for Karl Pichotta certifies that this is the approved version of the following dissertation: Advances in Statistical Script Learning Committee: Raymond J. Mooney, Supervisor Nathanael Chambers …

Advances in statistical script learning
K Pichotta – 2017 – repositories.lib.utexas.edu
Page 1. Copyright by Karl Pichotta 2017 Page 2. The Dissertation Committee for Karl Pichotta certifies that this is the approved version of the following dissertation: Advances in Statistical Script Learning Committee: Raymond J. Mooney, Supervisor Nathanael Chambers …

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