Question-Answer Pairs & Dialog Systems


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Mixed-initiative conversational system using question-answer pairs mined from the web W Wong, L Cavedon, J Thangarajah… – Proceedings of the 21st …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … [4] W. Wong, J. Thangarajah, and L. Padgham. Health conversational system based on contextual matching of community-driven question-answer pairs. … Towards improving the naturalness of social conversations with dialogue systems. … Related articles All 5 versions

Large-scale collection and analysis of personal question-answer pairs for conversational agents H Sugiyama, T Meguro, R Higashinaka… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2014 – Springer Page 1. Large-scale Collection and Analysis of Personal Question-Answer Pairs for Conversational Agents Hiroaki Sugiyama1 … questions. In previous agents, this was achieved by creating question-answer pairs defined by hand. However … Cited by 1

Open-domain Utterance Generation for Conversational Dialogue Systems using Web-scale Dependency Structures H Sugiyama, T Meguro, R Higashinaka, Y Minami – Proc. SIGDIAL, 2013 – sigdial.org … Initiative Conversation Management using Question-Answer Pairs. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Lin- guistics, pages 2821–2834. Koichiro Yoshino, Shinsuke Mori, and Tatsuya Kawa- hara. 2011. Spoken Dialogue System based on In … Cited by 5 Related articles All 5 versions

An Automated Dialog System for Conducting Security Interviews for Access Control M Ababneh, M Athamnah, D Wijesekera… – Critical Infrastructure …, 2014 – Springer … Keywords: Automated dialog system, security interviews, border control … and relevant facts are obtained; this provides a large random sample of potential questions [1]. Because the system does not need to store inferred information or save previous question-answer pairs, it can …

Reinforcement learning of question-answering dialogue policies for virtual museum guides T Misu, K Georgila, A Leuski, D Traum – … of the 13th Annual Meeting of …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … Reinforcement Learning (RL) is a machine learning technique used to learn the policy of the system. For an RL-based dialogue system the objective is to maximize the re- ward it gets during an interaction. … Each dialogue session included 5 question-answer pairs. … Cited by 10 Related articles All 12 versions

What did spot hide?: a question-answering game for preschool children A Tewari, J Canny – Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … Towards this goal, we conducted a feasibility study to determine if children’s questions are “on-topic” and suitable for ASR/dialogue systems. … After each question-answer pair, the child was asked if they wanted to ask more questions or were ready to guess. … Related articles

Weakly and Strongly Constrained Dialogues for Language Learning C Gardent, A Lorenzo… – Proceedings of the …, 2013 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr … each question/answer pair making up a dialog. In particular, in the cur- rent demonstration system, it is instantiated to model a dialog situated in the kitchen of a virtual world. Figure 1 shows an example dialog. 3 Situated Dialogues for language learning Our dialog systems for … Cited by 1 Related articles All 10 versions

A Chinese Question Answering System for Specific Domain T Li, Y Hao, X Zhu, X Zhang – Web-Age Information Management, 2014 – Springer … In: TREC, vol. 7, p. 63 (2007) 7. Galibert, O., Illouz, G., Rosset, S.: Ritel: an open-domain, human-computer dialog system. … Association for Computational Linguistics (2010) 9. Berant, J., Chou, A., Frostig, R., Liang, P.: Semantic parsing on freebase from question-answer pairs. …

Towards an open domain conversational system fully based on natural language processing R Higashinaka, K Imamura, T Meguro… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – anthology.aclweb.org … scale collection and analysis of personal question-answer pairs for conversational agents. In Proc. IVA. (to appear). Hiroaki Sugiyama, Toyomi Meguro, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, and Yasuhiro Minami. 2014b. Response generation for questions about dialogue system’s personality … Cited by 2

Interactions between human–human multi-threaded dialogues and driving AL Kun, A Shyrokov, PA Heeman – Personal and ubiquitous computing, 2013 – Springer … In our first experiments, we had participants interact with an actual spoken dialogue system [ 6 ]. Due to the complexity involved in building a … In particular, tasks should give rise to adjacency pairs, such as question–answer pairs, as these are common in human–machine spoken … Cited by 8 Related articles All 5 versions

Creating conversational characters using question generation tools X Yao, E Tosch, G Chen, E Nouri, R Artstein… – Dialogue & …, 2012 – elanguage.net … question-answering track at the Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) (Voorhees, 2004); interactive question answering uses a dialogue system as a … toolkit – the ICT Virtual Human Toolkit1 – which uses a knowledge base in the form of linked question-answer pairs (Leuski and … Cited by 4 Related articles All 9 versions

Evaluating Coherence in Open Domain Conversational Systems R Higashinaka, T Meguro… – … Conference of the …, 2014 – mazsola.iit.uni-miskolc.hu … To this end, we collected dialogue data using automated dialogue systems and annotated the data with coherence labels. … The dialogue data include open domain conversations between humans, utterance-pairs about certain topics, and question-answer pairs for a persona. …

Constraints in Free-input Question-Answering Drills L Antonsen – second workshop on NLP for computer-assisted …, 2013 – giellatekno.uit.no … Antonsen, L., Huhmarniemi, S., and Trosterud, T. (2009). Constraint grammar in dialogue systems. In Proc. … NP internal agreement 7 0.9 % 26 3.5 % altogether 818 100.1 % 753 100.1 % Table: Rules in use for a corpus of logged 2834 question-answer pairs. Page 35. … All 10 versions

Problematic Situation Analysis and Automatic Recognition for Chi-nese Online Conversational System Y Xiang, Y Zhang, X Zhou, X Wang, Y Qin – CLP 2014, 2014 – aclweb.org … We annotat- ed problematic situation labels in the utterance level (whether a question-answer pair is prob- lematic/whether an answer is problematic) and took … Estimation Method of User Sat- isfaction Using N-gram-based Dialogue Histo- ry Model for Spoken Dialogue System. …

Varieties of question generation: introduction to this special issue P Piwek, KE Boyer – Dialogue & Discourse, 2012 – elanguage.net … eg, Kievit et al., 2001; Purver, 2004) and also Stent?s (2001) work on language generation for dialogue systems. … Characters Using Question Generation Tools”) use question generation technology to automatically construct a repository of question-answer pairs from text. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions

Question analysis: How Watson reads a clue A Lally, JM Prager, MC McCord… – IBM Journal of …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Learning LATs from previous questions in a category Finally, during the play of a game, Watson can adjust its category LAT detection by learning from prior (question, answer) pairs that have been revealed within the category. … Cited by 37 Related articles All 4 versions

Comparison of Human-Human and Human-Robot Turn-Taking Behaviour in Multiparty Situated Interaction M Johansson, G Skantze, J Gustafson – Proceedings of the 2014 …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … A central problem for spoken dialogue systems is turn-taking — ie, to decide how to yield the turn and when to take the turn. … This is also in contrast to the human-robot case where the Question-Answer pair is the combination that appears to be most clearly addressed to the robot …

Flexible conversation management using a BDI agent approach W Wong, L Cavedon, J Thangarajah… – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2012 – Springer … W., Dignum, F.: Goal-based communication using bdi agents as virtual humans in training: An ontology driven dialogue system. … Wong, W., Thangarajah, J., Padgham, L.: Health conversational system based on contextual matching of community-driven question-answer pairs. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 8 versions

Thinking outside the box for natural language processing S Bangalore – Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text …, 2012 – Springer … We have a fairly large data set consisting of over a million question-answer pairs collected by harvesting the web. … In previous work [18], which we summarize here, we have designed models of dialog that tightly couple all the components in a dialog system without the ill-effects … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Children and adults in dialogue with the robot head Furhat-corpus collection and initial analysis. M Blomberg, G Skantze, S Al Moubayed, J Gustafson… – WOCCI, 2012 – speech.kth.se … a newly developed framework based on the notion of statecharts [8]. Statecharts avoid the problem of state and transition explo- sion that traditional FSMs typically lead to when modelling more complex dialogue systems. … This resulted in a total of 3200 question-answer pairs. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions

Fact-based question decomposition in DeepQA A Kalyanpur, S Patwardhan… – IBM Journal of …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Evaluating parallel decomposition Evaluation data Our data set is a collection of Final Jeopardy! question–answer pairs obtained from the J! Archive website (http://www.j-archive.com/). This gives us ground truth for both training a system and evaluating its performance. … Cited by 10 Related articles All 5 versions

Dialogue Analysis: Pragmatic and Rhetorical Aspects J Caelen, A Xuereb – … Works in Logic, Epistemology, Psychology and …, 2014 – Springer … intentions. Extended SDRT includes the relations Question-Answer-Pair (QAP), Partial Answer Question Pair (PQAP), Indirect Question Answer Pair (IQAP), Plan-Elaboration, Question Elaboration, and Acknowledgment. SDRT … Related articles All 2 versions

Iterative Development and Evaluation of a Social Conversational Agent A Silvervarg, A Jönsson – International Joint Conference on Natural …, 2013 – aclweb.org … Based on these findings the first prototype im- plemented basic question-answer pairs, a strategy for follow-up questions from the agent and user, a topic model with 6 … In Pro- ceedings of the 7th IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems. … Related articles All 5 versions

Towards cloud-based speech interfaces for open-domain CogInfoCom systems G Wilcock, K Jokinen – … (CogInfoCom), 2013 IEEE 4th …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … still require manually built domain models and question-answer pairs for the smooth operation. The application domain that we envisage in this paper is not a fancy chatbot that provides clever answers on a predefined domain but rather a serious dialogue system which has … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Empirical specification of dialogue games for an interactive agent GD Duplessis, N Chaignaud, JP Kotowicz… – Advances on Practical …, 2013 – Springer … In other words, a dialogue pattern is an ordered set of utterances that is frequently reoccurring during dialogues (eg, a question/answer pair). … independent taxonomy of func- tions for the analysis of human dialogue as well as the design of dialogue systems (and especially, the … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Contextual question answering for the health domain W Wong, J Thangarajah… – Journal of the American …, 2012 – Wiley Online Library … therapeutic in itself. The system uses community-driven question–answer pairs from the web together with a decay model to deliver the top scoring answers as responses to the users’ unrestricted inputs. We evaluated enquireMe … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

A Natural Language Conversational System for Online Academic Advising EM Latorre-Navarro, JG Harris – The Twenty-Seventh International Flairs …, 2014 – aaai.org … We built our ADE around ChatScript (CS), an open source scripting language for a rule-based dialog system available for download at (Wilcox 2011). We used CS version 2.0. … We organized these features within the topics in which we pre-classified each question answer pair. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Finding needles in the haystack: Search and candidate generation J Chu-Carroll, J Fan, BK Boguraev… – IBM Journal of …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … We analyzed Jeopardy! question/ answer pairs and the title-oriented documents that provide answers to the questions. We observed three possible relationships between the question/answer pair and those relevant documents. … Cited by 27 Related articles All 4 versions

Trading in a multiplayer board game: Towards an analysis of non-cooperative dialogue M Guhe, A Lascarides – Proc. 34th Conference of the Cognitive …, 2012 – mindmodeling.org … Our eventual goal is to build a dialogue system that plays The Settlers of Catan, engaging in non-cooperative dialogues like … IQAP (Indirect Question Answer Pair) relates a question (a2) to a segment (b) whose content, together with shared knowledge, defeasibly implies a direct … Cited by 4 Related articles All 4 versions

Question Generation for French: Collating Parsers and Paraphrasing Questions D Bernhard, L De Viron, V Moriceau… – Dialogue & Discourse, 2012 – elanguage.net … Generation (QG) has been addressed recently from different perspectives and for different application domains: dialogue systems, intelligent tutoring … The ability to identify question paraphrases is useful for question answering on databases of question-answer pairs, eg FAQs … Cited by 6 Related articles All 4 versions

An Effective Application Of Contextual Information Using Adjacency Pairs And A Discourse Stack For Speech-Act … K Kim, Y Ko, J Seo – INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE …, 2012 – donga.ac.kr … have the following properties in dialogue systems. 1. Adjacency Pairs: An utterance can be the first or second part of an exchange pair, such as request/accept, offer/accept, and question/answer pairs. Because both parts involve similar features, combining similar speech … Cited by 1 Related articles

Connecting question answering and conversational agents U Waltinger, A Breuing, I Wachsmuth – KI-Künstliche Intelligenz, 2012 – Springer … With respect to the domain of topic spotting for ques- tion contextualization [4, 31] in dialogue systems, Gerber and Chai [18] presented a … or phrase extraction from a given input text, but utilize an external knowledge base to derive topic labels for a given question- answer pair. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

The Furhat Back-Projected Humanoid Head–Lip Reading, Gaze And Multi-Party Interaction SAL MOUBAYED, G Skantze… – International Journal of …, 2013 – World Scientific … Keywords: Robot head; humanoid; android; facial animation; talking heads; gaze; Mona Lisa e?ect; avatar; dialog system; situated interaction; back-projection; gaze perception; Furhat; lip reading; multimodal interaction; multiparty interaction. 1. Introduction … Cited by 13 Related articles All 4 versions

A Sequential Bayesian Dialog Agent for Computational Ethnography. A Kazemzadeh, J Gibson, J Li… – …, 2012 – 20.210-193-52.unknown.qala.com. … … This algorithm can be seen as a simplification of the partially observable Markov decision process for dialog systems [6, 7]. The simplification is made … Each question-answer pair from the match of EMO20Q is considered as an observed feature of the emotion being predicted. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

A Framework for Simulating and Evaluating Artificial Chatter Bot Conversations. C Chakrabarti, GF Luger – FLAIRS Conference, 2013 – aaai.org … They even do well over a series of several consecutive question-answer pairs. However, a series of question-answer pairs, or a series of one-to-one utterances, does not constitute a conversation. … Stochastic natural language generation for spoken dialog systems. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

On the Modelling of Prosodic Cues in Synthetic Speech–What are the Effects on Perceived Uncertainty and Naturalness? E Lasarcyk, C Wollermann, B Schröder… – Natural Language …, 2013 – coli.uni-saarland.de … The automatic detection of uncertainty in utterances by dialogue systems is for in- stance useful for systems that function as tutors. … The dialogues consisted of the question-answer pairs described in the previous sec- tion and were played back over loudspeakers. … Related articles All 2 versions

Question Generation based on Lexico-Syntactic Patterns Learned from the Web S Curto, AC Mendes, L Coheur – Dialogue & Discourse, 2012 – elanguage.net … This tool aims at supporting the dialogue system of the FalaComigo project, as one of FalaComigo’s goals is the interaction with tourists through … is our response to this challenge, as it receives as input a set of seeds – that is, natural language question/answer pairs – and uses … Cited by 4 Related articles All 2 versions

An Approach to Enhance Chatbot Semantic Power and Maintainability: Experiences within the FRASI Project A Augello, G Pilato, A Machi… – … Computing (ICSC), 2012 …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … dialogue management, and the rigidity of its knowledge base, based on the definition of specific, unmodifiable rules, organized as question-answer pairs. … a set of question answers pairs for the chatbot in order to quickly create a basic and scalable dialogue system KB, capable … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

An Introduction to Question Answering over Linked Data C Unger, A Freitas, P Cimiano – Reasoning Web. Reasoning on the Web …, 2014 – Springer Page 1. An Introduction to Question Answering over Linked Data Christina Unger 1 , André Freitas 2 , and Philipp Cimiano 1 1 CITEC, Bielefeld University, Inspiration 1, 33615 Bielefeld 2 Insight, National University of Galway (NUIG), Galway Abstract. …

When the answer comes into question in question-answering: survey and open issues AC Mendes, L Coheur – Natural Language Engineering, 2013 – Cambridge Univ Press Page 1. Natural Language Engineering 19 (1): 1–32. c Cambridge University Press 2012 doi:10.1017/S1351324911000350 1 When the answer comes into question in question-answering: survey and open issues ANA CRISTINA … Cited by 5 Related articles All 2 versions

Bridging Gaps Between Planning and Open-Domain Spoken Dialogues K Jokinen – Language Production, Cognition, and the Lexicon, 2015 – Springer … The most famous open-domain dialogue system was, and still is, ELIZA (Weizenbaum 1966 ). … Although the chatbot applications may sound fairly free and natural, they still require manually built domain models and question-answer pairs for smooth operation. …

Foundations for the Logic of Questions and Commands RA Girle, J McKeown-Green – Inventive Approaches for …, 2014 – books.google.com … They consider how formulas should be interpreted, focusing especially on questions. The authors argue that logics designed to capture the conditions for correct reasoning involving questions require a semantics that treats question-answer pairs as values. …

Extensible Prototyping for pragmatic engineering of knowledge-based systems M Freiberg, A Striffler, F Puppe – Expert Systems with Applications, 2012 – Elsevier … When comparing this form of specification to the pure prototype specification, it can be seen that basic property definitions—eg, the header/name of the dialog system, or the linking of required CSS files—are included within the dialog-tag in both cases. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 4 versions

Language Technology for eGovernment–Business Cases M Henkel, E Perjons, E Sneiders, J Karlgren… – New Perspectives in …, 2014 – Springer … These question-answer pairs can be analyzed and statistical techniques can be applied to relate appropriate answers to a number of questions … Acomb, K., Bloom, J., Dayanidhi, K., Hunter, P., Krogh, P., Levin, E., Pieraccini, R.: Technical support dialog systems: Issues, problems … Related articles All 2 versions

Developing a corpus of strategic conversation in The Settlers of Catan S Afantenos, N Asher, F Benamara… – … 2012-The 16th …, 2012 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr … in terms of a discourse structure [2], consisting of discourse units linked to each other via discourse relations like Elaboration, Question- Answer-Pair (QAP) and … Frampton, M., Lemon, O.: Recent research advances in reinforcement learning in spoken dialogue systems. … Cited by 8 Related articles All 19 versions

Development and Evaluation of Social Conversation with A Pedagogical Agent A Silvervarg, A Jönsson – 2013 – ida.liu.se … system architecture we aimed at reaching our goal through more simple techniques similar to those of SGT Star (Artstein et al. 2009). Thus the agent has no model of the world, nor a dedicated dialogue manager. Instead the ar- chitecture is based on question-answer pairs, a …

[BOOK] Introducing Spoken Dialogue Systems into Intelligent Environments T Heinroth, W Minker – 2012 – books.google.com Page 1. Tobias Heinroth – Wolfgang Minker Introducing Spoken Dialogue Systems into Intelligent Environments ‘a Springer Page 2. Introducing Spoken Dialogue Systems into Intelligent Environments Page 3. Page 4. Tobias … Cited by 10 Related articles All 8 versions

What Question Would Turing Pose Today? B Grosz – AI Magazine, 2012 – aaai.org … Turing could now imagine abstracting away from physi- cal irrelevancies, without being limited to a series of question-answer pairs. … She developed some of the earliest computer dialogue systems and established the research field of computational modeling of dis- course. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

An Ontological Inference Driven Interactive Voice Recognition System. M Ababneh, D Wijesekera – STIDS, 2013 – stids.c4i.gmu.edu … This limitation may expose the set of questions so that aspiring entrants may come with prepared question-answer pairs, even if the subject matter of the questions … The success of dialog system depends upon multiple timing factors and scalability of supporting multiple users. … Related articles

Probabilistic enrichment of knowledge graph entities for relation detection in conversational understanding D Hakkani-Tür, A Celikyilmaz… – Proceedings of …, 2014 – mazsola.iit.uni-miskolc.hu … large text corpora [7]. Se- mantic knowledge graphs have also been used for SLU seman- tic parsing tasks in dialog systems [8, 9 … spoken dialog sys- tems.” [12] J. Berant, A. Chou, R. Frostig, and P. Liang, “Semantic parsing on Freebase from question-answer pairs,” in Empirical … Cited by 1

Dialog State Tracking Challenge 2 & 3 M Henderson, B Thomson, J Williams – 2013 – camdial.org … The ontology has more slots, and effectively extends that of DSTC 2. Details of the Tourist Information domain are given in Table 3. DSTC 3 focuses on the challenge of extending the domain of a dialog system. … (string) • questionnaire: A list of question, answer pairs (list) … Cited by 1 Related articles

An Information Retrieval Approach to Short Text Conversation Z Ji, Z Lu, H Li – arXiv preprint arXiv:1408.6988, 2014 – arxiv.org … Furthermore, the coverage of the systems is also not satisfactory. An alternative approach is to build a dialogue system with a knowledge base consisting of large number of question-answer pairs. For example, the system in Leuski et al. … Cited by 1

Computational representation of discourse practices across populations in task-based dialogue E Mayfield, D Adamson, A Rudnicky… – Proceedings of the 4th …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … subpopulations react to and interact with systems very differently [1]. Other work has also shown the utility of dialogue systems in military … This emerges in all phases of inter- action, from question-answer pairs, to instruction giving, to the response to challenges and problematic … Cited by 6 Related articles All 7 versions

Assessment of Explanation Systems JD Moore – Echnology Assessment in Software Applications, 2013 – books.google.com … Each question—answer pair is viewed independently, and references to 2This example is adapted from an example found in Davis and Lenat (1982 … What Is Needed in a Dialogue System In my own work, I have developed a model of explanation in which feedback from the user … Related articles

Towards Automatic Evaluation of Health-Related CQA Data A Beloborodov, P Braslavski, M Driker – Information Access Evaluation. …, 2014 – Springer … of disease–drug pair frequencies in our previous study [5]. In parallel we carried out manual evaluation of about 1,500 question–answer pairs. … Wong et al.[20] proposed an experimental dialog system that uses Ya- hoo!Answers data for guided conversations on health-related … Cited by 1

Methodological Issues for the Logic of Questions and Commands RA Girle, J McKeown-Green – International Journal of Cognitive …, 2012 – igi-global.com … It might be that the question-answer pair is more like the pair of an assumption and conclusion in a conditional proof. The assumption has a ‘scope’. … In standard approaches to logic, the standard form is a convenience. But this is not so in formal dialogue systems. … Related articles All 4 versions

Open Question Answering A Fader – 2014 – digital.lib.washington.edu … Tracking a dynamic context is often essential for handling information needs that go beyond simple factoid questions. A common case where this extra functionality is needed includes spoken dialogue systems. For example. modeling a conversation with an …

Dialogue act recognition approaches P Král, C Cerisara – Computing and Informatics, 2012 – cai.sk … It is of great importance for many applications: dialogue systems, speech recognition, automatic machine translation, etc. … In the second ex- periment, a small corpus is derived from the dialogue system used to interact with the navigation agent. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 11 versions

Context-Centric Speech-Based Human–Computer Interaction VC Hung, AJ Gonzalez – International Journal of Intelligent …, 2013 – Wiley Online Library … The dialog system was encapsulated into a speech-based embodied conversation agent platform for prototyping and testing purposes. … These take care of both syntactic understanding and speech recognition using ML-enhanced question–answer pair generation. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Conversational CBR MM Richter, RO Weber – Case-Based Reasoning, 2013 – Springer … 20.4.2 The Case Base Container. Cases in conversational CBR are particular in that they may use question-answer pairs rather than feature-value pairs and that they may use heterogeneous indexing vocabularies. … A dialogue system may not only use text or formulas. … Related articles

A variational Bayesian model for user intent detection Y Ji, D Hakkani-Tur, A Celikyilmaz… – … , Speech and Signal …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Mikio Nakano, “Incorporating discourse features into confidence scoring of intention recognition results in spoken dialogue systems,” Speech Communication … J. Berant, A. Chou, R. Frostig, and P. Liang, “Semantic parsing on Freebase from question-answer pairs,” in Empirical …

Automated analysis and feedback techniques to support and teach argumentation: A survey O Scheuer, BM McLaren, F Loll… – … Skills. Bentham Science …, 2012 – oliver-scheuer.info Page 1. AUTOMATED ANALYSIS AND FEEDBACK TECHNIQUES TO SUPPORT AND TEACH ARGUMENTATION: A SURVEY Oliver Scheuer1, Bruce M. McLaren1 3, Frank Loll2, Niels Pinkwart2 1 Deutsches Forschungszentrum … Cited by 16 Related articles All 7 versions

Reports of the AAAI 2011 Fall Symposia S Blisard, T Carmichael, L Ding, T Finin, W Frost… – AI Magazine, 2012 – aaai.org … tion generation, which has far-reaching applica- tions in intelligent technologies, such as dialogue systems, question-answering … creativity, generation of questions in situated human-robot interaction, and using automatically generated question-answer pairs for augmenting … All 5 versions

Ana: Automated Nursing Agent K Quinn – 2014 – era.library.ualberta.ca … [15] [31] which is very similar to what we are attempting to accomplish. They provide a dialogue system which displays personal images to a senior. They listen … with beginning and ending n-grams. Cong et al. detect question/answer pairs, but they focus on forum posts [10]. …

Towards rich multimodal behavior in spoken dialogues with embodied agents S Al Moubayed – … ), 2013 IEEE 4th International Conference on, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … 4. A simplified conceptual design scheme of different processes in a multimodal dialogue system. VI. … C. Corpus collection The exhibition resulted in a multimodal corpus of about 10.000 utterances, out of which were 3200 question-answer pairs [x]. The data that was collected … Related articles All 3 versions

Structuring automated learning discussions using dialog games and cognitive maps I Yengin, M Saerbeck – Information Technology Based Higher …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … They form the boundary of the knowledge that is contained in the cognitive map and link the items with common world knowledge of the learner. Question/Answer pairs contain the main content for the dialog. They hold the sentences that will use be to talk or ask about an item. … Related articles

DISCUSS: Toward a Domain Independent Representation of Dialogue L Becker – 2012 – gradworks.umi.com … Advances in reinforcement learning have been applied toward dialogue systems to learn optimal behaviors for a given task. However, these learned dialogue policies are tightly coupled to the specific dialogue system implementation. … Related articles All 4 versions

Learning dependency-based compositional semantics P Liang, MI Jordan, D Klein – Computational Linguistics, 2013 – MIT Press … Semantic parsers are typically trained from examples of questions annotated with their target logical forms, but this type of annotation is expensive. Our goal is to instead learn a semantic parser from question–answer pairs, where the logical form is modeled as a latent variable. … Cited by 139 Related articles All 23 versions

Computation and modeling of information structure M Stede – The Expression of Information Structure, 2012 – books.google.com … data sets. With seven categories, kappa was 0. 55 for newspaper com- mentary, 0. 61 for “maptask” dialogues, and 0. 73 for question-answer pairs elic- ited by a questionnaire. Page 383. 374 Manfred Stede etc.). Further, Hawkins …

Interpreting Natural Language Instructions Using Language, Vision, and Behavior L Benotti, T Lau, M Villalba – ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent …, 2014 – dl.acm.org Page 1. 13 Interpreting Natural Language Instructions Using Language, Vision, and Behavior LUCIANA BENOTTI, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina/CONICET, Argentina TESSA LAU, Savioke, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA … Cited by 1

Conversational gaze mechanisms for humanlike robots B Mutlu, T Kanda, J Forlizzi, J Hodgins… – ACM Transactions on …, 2012 – dl.acm.org Page 1. 12 Conversational Gaze Mechanisms for Humanlike Robots BILGE MUTLU, University of Wisconsin–Madison TAKAYUKI KANDA, ATR JODI FORLIZZI and JESSICA HODGINS, Carnegie Mellon University HIROSHI ISHIGURO, Osaka University … Cited by 21 Related articles

On making syntax dynamic: the challenge of compound utterances and the architecture of the grammar E Gregoromichelaki, R Kempson, C Howes… – … : Towards a New Theory …, 2013 – kcl.ac.uk … For example, completions might be explicitly invited by the speaker thus forming a question-answer pair without the speech act content involving a full proposition (see also (8) earlier): (12) A: And you’re leaving at … B: 3.00 o’clock … Cited by 3 Related articles

An Investigation of Digital Reference Interviews: A Dialogue Act Approach K Inoue – 2013 – surface.syr.edu … a new aspect for evaluating digital reference services, 2) new data attributes for information extraction / retrieval algorithms (document models), and 3) a prototypical dialogue model for constructing fully-automated dialogue systems. 1.5 Summary … Related articles All 3 versions

A System for Conversational Case-Based Reasoning in Multiple-Disease Medical Diagnosis SL Follesø, O Heimark, M Ekerholt – 2014 – diva-portal.org … We will also visit the general field of dialogue system design, introducing some common architectures to facilitate dialogue between a user and a computer … In CCBR systems, cases are typi- cally represented as a set of question- answer pairs, which is the basis of case retrieval. …

Speech-enabled Systems for Language Learning A Tewari – 2013 – escholarship.org Page 1. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

On making syntax dynamic E Gregoromichelaki, R Kempson… – … : Towards a new …, 2013 – books.google.com … 2013). For example, completions might be explicitly invited by the speaker thus forming a question-answer pair without the speech act content in- volving a full proposition (see also (8) earlier): (12) A: And you’releaving at… B … Related articles

A methodology to design human-like embodied conversational agents Z Alès, GD Duplessis, O ?erban… – … Workshop on Human …, 2012 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr … An exchange of greetings and question-answer pairs are two examples of interac- tion patterns. … From the dialogue system community perspective, two approaches are op- posed [29, 42]: the plan-based one and the conventional one. … Cited by 8 Related articles All 4 versions

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Structured Probabilistic Modelling for Dialogue Management P Lison – 2013 – duo.uio.no … The modelling framework presented in this thesis is implemented in a new software toolkit called OpenDial, which is made freely available to the research community and can be used to develop various types of dialogue systems based on probabilistic rules.1 … Dialogue system … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions

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Computational models of social and emotional turn-taking for embodied conversational agents: a review R Akker, M Bruijnes – 2012 – doc.utwente.nl … (2005), Prendinger and Ishizuka (2001)), in task-oriented dialog systems represent- ing agents that help users find their way in … There is more in conversations than question answer pairs however and the question remains: are there culturally variable turn-taking systems? … Cited by 1 Related articles

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Computational models of social and emotional turn-taking for embodied conversational agents: a review M Bruijnes – 2012 – eprints.eemcs.utwente.nl … (2005), Prendinger and Ishizuka (2001)), in task-oriented dialog systems represent- ing agents that help users find their way in … There is more in conversations than question answer pairs however and the question remains: are there culturally variable turn-taking systems? … Related articles All 2 versions

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