## Speech Act & Dialog Systems 2017

Notes:

• Computational argumentation system
• Human-machine dialog
• Virtual storyteller

Resources:

• arg-tech.org .. centre for argument technology
• fungramkb.com .. multipurpose lexico-conceptual knowledge base for natural language processing

Wikipedia:

References:

The fourth dialog state tracking challenge
S Kim, LF D’Haro, RE Banchs, JD Williams… – Dialogues with Social …, 2017 – Springer
… edition of the challenge also proposed a series of pilot tasks for evaluating each of the core components needed for developing end-to-end dialog systems. More specifically, four pilot tasks were offered: Spoken Language Understanding (SLU), Speech Act Prediction (SAP …

Topic independent identification of agreement and disagreement in social media dialogue
A Misra, M Walker – arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.00661, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Amita Misra & Marilyn A. Walker Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab Computer Science Department University of California, Santa Cruz maw … As conversants A and B partici- pate in a dialogue, A and B communicate through dialogue speech acts such as PROPOSALS …

Some principles of rational mutual inquiry
D Hitchcock – On Reasoning and Argument, 2017 – Springer
… Rules for a dialogue system for mutual inquiry should conform to at least the following 18 principles: externalization, dialectification, mutuality, turn … An interlocutor might, for example, use a single turn both to express agreement with the immediately preceding speech act and to …

End-to-end joint learning of natural language understanding and dialogue manager
X Yang, YN Chen, D Hakkani-Tür… – … , Speech and Signal …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Index Terms— language understanding, spoken dialogue systems, end-to-end, dialogue manager, deep learning 1. INTRODUCTION … Labels of sys- tem actions are defined as the concatenation of categories and attributes of speech acts, eg QST WHEN …

Action-based grammar
R Kempson, R Cann, E Gregoromichelaki… – Theoretical …, 2017 – degruyter.com

Enabling robots to understand indirect speech acts in task-based interactions
G Briggs, T Williams, M Scheutz – Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 2017 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Enabling Robots to Understand Indirect Speech Acts in Task-Based Interactions … Keywords: human-robot dialogue, human perceptions of robot communication, robot architectures, speech act theory, intention understanding 1. Introduction …

Speech acts in a dialogue game formalisation of critical discussion
J Visser – Argumentation, 2017 – Springer
… Krabbe (2012, 2013), has the same objective: making the system formal 2 . While Krabbe’s approach and his resulting dialogue system CD 1 … present paper—Krabbe’s formalisation deals with the dialectical dimension of the ideal model, at the expense of the role of speech acts …

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 … Other work attempts to identify general categories of speech-acts such as disagree- ments or justifications (Misra and Walker, 2015; Bi …

Dialogues with Social Robots
K Jokinen, G Wilcock – Springer, 2017 – Springer
… Professor Traum presented examples of role-play dialogue systems from a wide variety of activities, genres, and roles, focussing on … task on dialogue state tracking at sub-dialogue level; four optional pilot tasks on spoken language understanding, speech act prediction, spoken …

Quotation in dialogue
E Gregoromichelaki – The semantics and pragmatics of quotation, 2017 – Springer
… Splitting the I’s and crossing the you’s: Context, speech acts and grammar … As regards the characterisation of particular dialogue actions, in this model speech acts are conceptualised as events too, termed as conversational events …

It’s Not What You Do, It’s How You Do It: Grounding Uncertainty for a Simple Robot
J Hough, D Schlangen – Proceedings of the 2017 ACM/IEEE …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… After providing background on grounding uncertainty in §2, we present a grounding model for HRI which draws on dialogue systems research in §3. The … with our approach that the robot’s non-verbal actions are treated with the same status as dialogue/speech acts in dialogue …

Robust dialog state tracking for large ontologies
F Dernoncourt, JY Lee, TH Bui, HH Bui – Dialogues with Social Robots, 2017 – Springer
… Yet, dialog state tracking is crucial for reliable operations of a spoken dialog system because the latter relies on the estimated dialog state to … All the recorded dialogs with the total length of 21 h have been manually transcribed and annotated with speech act and semantic labels …

Speaker role contextual modeling for language understanding and dialogue policy learning
TC Chi, PC Chen, SY Su, YN Chen – arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.00164, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Under the sce- nario of dialogue systems and the communication patterns, we take the tourist as a user and the guide as the dialogue agent (system) … the cur- rent utterance x = {wt}T 1 , the goal is to predict the user intents of x, which includes the speech acts and associated …

Natural Language Understanding (NLU, not NLP) in Cognitive Systems.
M McShane – AI Magazine, 2017 – search.ebscohost.com
… such as lexical and referential ambiguity, ellipsis, false starts, spurious repetitions, semantically vacuous fillers, nonliteral language, indirect speech acts, implicatures, and … For example, agents in dialogue systems receive one and only one formula- tion of each utterance …

ParlAI: A Dialog Research Software Platform
AH Miller, W Feng, A Fisch, J Lu, D Batra… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… As the dict is extensible, we can add more fields over time, eg for audio and other sensory data, as well as actions other than speech acts … The ubuntu dialogue corpus: A large dataset for re- search in unstructured multi-turn dialogue systems. arXiv preprint arXiv:1506.08909 …

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 … Previous work has explored speech act modeling in different domains (as a predecessor to dialogue act modeling) …

Interactional Dynamics and the Emergence of Language Games
A Eshghi, I Shalyminov, O Lemon – … of the ESSLLI 2017 workshop on …, 2017 – ceur-ws.org
… domain-specific reward signal/goal is sufficient for certain word sequences becoming routinised and learned as ways of per- forming specific kinds of speech act within the do- main, without any prior, procedural specifications of such actions. Thus, a dialogue system learns not …

A novel description language for two-agent dialogue games
A Sawicka, M Kacprzak, A Zbrzezny – International Joint Conference on …, 2017 – Springer
… Our goal is to build a novel system for dialogue systems verification, which was inspired by existing concepts, such as dialogue systems, multi-agent systems, and model … Locution rules define a set of locutions (actions, speech acts) the player is allowed to utter during the game …

Convolutional Neural Network using a threshold predictor for multi-label speech act classification
G Xu, H Lee, MW Koo, J Seo – Big Data and Smart Computing …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Keywords—Multi-label; Convolutional Neural Network; Speech Act Classification; Algorithm Adaptation. I. INTRODUCTION The spoken language understanding (SLU) is one of the core components of an end-to-end dialogue system [1]. The SLU is aimed at extracting semantic …

Latent intention dialogue models
TH Wen, Y Miao, P Blunsom, S Young – arXiv preprint arXiv:1705.10229, 2017 – arxiv.org
… For exam- ple both goal-oriented dialogue systems (Wen et al., 2017; Bordes & Weston, 2017) and sequence-to-sequence learn- ing chatbots (Vinyals & Le, 2015; Shang et al., 2015; Ser- ban et al., 2015) struggle to generate diverse yet causal re- sponses (Li et al., 2016a …

Getting reliable annotations for sarcasm in online dialogues
R Swanson, S Lukin, L Eisenberg, TC Corcoran… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Luke Eisenberg, Thomas Chase Corcoran and Marilyn A. Walker University of California Santa Cruz Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab Computer … have been deliberately constructed by the speaker to be ambiguous, in the same way that indirect speech acts may be …

Challenging Neural Dialogue Models with Natural Data: Memory Networks Fail on Incremental Phenomena
I Shalyminov, A Eshghi, O Lemon – arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.07840, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 2010. Splitting the ‘I’s and crossing the ‘You’s: Context, speech acts and grammar … 2010. To- wards incremental speech generation in dialogue systems. In Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Con- ference, pages 1–8, Tokyo, Japan, September …

The argument web: An online ecosystem of tools, systems and services for argumentation
C Reed, K Budzynska, R Duthie, M Janier… – Philosophy & …, 2017 – Springer
… at the point of premise-giving (van Eemeren and Grootendorst 1992), which relies upon interpreting premise-giving as a complex speech act … 8). We then express this account as a formal dialogue system with sets of locution, structural, commitment and termination rules (3, 4, 8 …

Characterizing online discussion using coarse discourse sequences
AX Zhang, B Culbertson… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… conversations. Much research has demonstrated the power of using discourse acts, also known as speech acts, which are categories of utterances that pertain to their role in the discussion (eg “question” or “answer”). Researchers …

An Ontology-Based Dialogue Management System for Virtual Personal Assistants
M Wessel, G Acharya, J Carpenter, M Yin – … Spoken Dialogue Systems  …, 2017 – uni-ulm.de
… J.-F. Yeh, C.-H. Wu, M.-J. Chen, Ontology-Based Speech Act Identification in a Bilingual Dialog System Using Partial Pattern Trees, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Volume 59 Number 5, Wiley Subscription Services, pp 684–694, 2008 …

Words matter: automatic detection of teacher questions in live classroom discourse using linguistics, acoustics, and context
PJ Donnelly, N Blanchard, AM Olney, S Kelly… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… The authors used a hidden Markov model on the Switchboard corpus [15] to identify speech acts, such as questions, statements, or apologies, achieving an accuracy of 65% on ASR transcriptions (WER 0.41) and 71% based on human transcriptions (chance level 35%; human …

Modeling Dialogue Acts with Content Word Filtering and Speaker Preferences
Y Jo, MM Yoder, H Jang, CP Rosé – Proceedings of the Conference …, 2017 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
… Dialogue acts (DAs), or speech acts, represent the intention behind an utterance in conversation to achieve a conversational goal … not formally distinguished in the formalization (Becker et al., 2011), especially in domain-specific applications in dialogue systems (Gavaldà, 2004) …

Learning symmetric collaborative dialogue agents with dynamic knowledge graph embeddings
H He, A Balakrishnan, M Eric, P Liang – arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.07130, 2017 – arxiv.org
… The contributions of this work are: (i) a new symmetric collaborative dialogue setting and a large dialogue corpus that pushes the boundaries of existing dialogue systems; (ii) DynoNet, which integrates semantically rich … (We only show the most frequent speech acts therefore the …

Bootstrapping incremental dialogue systems from minimal data: the generalisation power of dialogue grammars
A Eshghi, I Shalyminov, O Lemon – arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.07858, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Bootstrapping incremental dialogue systems from minimal data: the generalisation power of dialogue grammars … There are currently several key problems for the practical data-driven (rather than hand-crafted) development of task-oriented dialogue systems …

Scalable Multi-Domain Dialogue State Tracking
A Rastogi, D Hakkani-Tur, L Heck – arXiv preprint arXiv:1712.10224, 2017 – arxiv.org
… These speech acts may have an optional slot parameter, if a slot can be deduced from the utterance … The delexicalized versions of system utterances are obtained from the language generation component of the dialogue system. 3.2.1. Utterance related features …

Attentive listening system with backchanneling, response generation and flexible turn-taking
D Lala, P Milhorat, K Inoue, M Ishida… – Proceedings of the 18th …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… However we improve the precision of taking the turn, which is critical in spoken dialogue systems, from 0.428 to 0.624 … We used a majority vote to determine the overall rating of each speech act. The ratings on the coherence of each statement are shown in Figure 6 …

Computational Approaches to Dialogue
D Traum – The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue, 2017 – books.google.com
… Moreover, plan-based accounts of speech acts can also be used in reverse to understand user intentions behind utterances (Allen and Perrault 1980 … Sidner (1990) develop a similar model of ‘Shared Plans’, that has been the foundation of a series of dialogue systems using the …

Grounding language by continuous observation of instruction following
T Han, D Schlangen – Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… Grounding Language by Continuous Observation of Instruction Following Ting Han and David Schlangen CITEC, Dialogue Systems Group, Bielefeld University first.last@uni- bielefeld.de Abstract … 2015. Learning in the rational speech acts model …

Systemic functional linguistics and computation: New directions, new challenges
J Bateman, D McDonald, T Hiippala… – … Handbook of Systemic …, 2017 – helsinki.fi
… The usual components of a computational dialogue system therefore span a con- siderable breadth of linguistic knowledge as well: ranging from spoken language recognition, parsing, semantic analysis, contextualization, recognition of speech acts, designing responses …

DailyDialog: A Manually Labelled Multi-turn Dialogue Dataset
Y Li, H Su, X Shen, W Li, Z Cao, S Niu – arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.03957, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 1 Introduction Developing intelligent chatbots and dialog systems is of great significance to both commercial and aca- demic camps … This factor has been extensively explored under the name of dialog act and speech act. In general, dialog acts represent the communication …

Sounding Board–University of Washington’s Alexa Prize Submission
H Fang, H Cheng, E Clark… – Alexa Prize …, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… There has been a substantial amount of work on conversational dialog systems that roughly falls into two groups, depending on whether … Thus, our generation strategy cannot benefit from much of the prior work and instead emphasizes selection of speech acts and presentation …

Yeah, Right, Uh-Huh: A Deep Learning Backchannel Predictor
R Ruede, M Müller, S Stüker, A Waibel – arXiv preprint arXiv:1706.01340, 2017 – arxiv.org
… virtual psychiatrists and pets attempt to add an emotional and social dimension to human interaction that may go beyond improving the user experience of existing dialog systems, and thus … A first approach towards detecting speech acts (including BCs) was proposed by Ries [19 …

Dynamic Time-Aware Attention to Speaker Roles and Contexts for Spoken Language Understanding
PC Chen, TC Chi, SY Su, YN Chen – arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.00165, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Under the scenario of dialogue systems and the com- munication patterns, we take the tourist as a user and the guide as the dialogue agent (system) … the current utterance x = {wt}T 1 , the goal is to pre- dict the user intents of x, which includes the speech acts and associated …

Uttering only what is needed: Enthymemes in multi-agent systems
AR Panisson, RH Bordini – Proceedings of the 16th Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Using enthymemes in an inquiry dialogue system. In Proceedings of the 7th international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems-Volume 1, pages 437–444 … Formal semantics of speech acts for argumentative dialogues. In Thirteenth Int. Conf …

Arguments from authority and expert opinion in computational argumentation systems
D Walton, M Koszowy – AI & SOCIETY, 2017 – Springer
… However, these systems do have the capability to go part way when extended even further by using formal dialogue systems to model properties … Such a modeling includes the systematic study of the kinds of speech acts used as moves as a proponent puts forward the argument …

Style transfer for prosodic speech
A Perez, C Proctor, A Jain – 2017 – stanford.edu
… agents to express personalities and emotions, as well as much more effectively engag- ing in speech acts such as making requests, es- tablishing social situations, and in turn eliciting emotional speech from their human interlocutors. As such, dialogue systems may participate …

Assessment with computer agents that engage in conversational dialogues and trialogues with learners
AC Graesser, Z Cai, B Morgan, L Wang – Computers in Human Behavior, 2017 – Elsevier
… As in all dialogues, the tutor and student take turns taking the conversational floor. AutoTutor segments the information within each student turn into speech acts and classifies the speech acts into different categories (D’Andrade & Wish, 1985) …

A formal model of an argumentative dialogue in the management of emotions
M Kacprzak, A Sawicka, A Zbrzezny… – Logic and Logical …, 2017 – apcz.umk.pl
… about emotions. First of all, the set of the locutions (speech acts) is extended. Two new … legal answers. All of these define a protocol, which is the basis of which to construct a mathematical model of the dialogue system. This paper …

Shifting the load: A peer dialogue agent that encourages its human collaborator to contribute more to problem solving
C Howard, P Jordan, B Di Eugenio, S Katz – International Journal of …, 2017 – Springer
… TuTalk supports the creation of natural language dialogue systems for educational applications and allows for both tutorial and conversational dialogues … the role each utterance plays in the dialogue and can be considered as an operationalization of speech acts (Austin 1962 …

Test Collections and Measures for Evaluating Customer-Helpdesk Dialogues
Z Zeng, C Luo, L Shang, H Li… – Proceedings of …, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… [21] proposed the PARADISE (PAR- Adigm for Dialogue System Evaluation) framework for evaluating task-oriented spoken dialogue systems … Act Tagging for Evaluation) was introduced, which enables three orthogonal annotations along the axes of speech-act (eg, “request …

Comparative Analysis of Word Embedding Methods for DSTC6 End-to-End Conversation Modeling Track
Z Bairong, W Wenbo, L Zhiyu… – … 6th Dialog System …, 2017 – workshop.colips.org
… M.-W. Koo, and J. Seo, “Convolutional neural net- work using a threshold predictor for multi-label speech act clas- sification … P. Pasupat, and R. Sarikaya, “Enriching word embeddings using knowledge graph for semantic tagging in conversational dialog systems,” genre, 2010 …

Sound synthesis for communicating nonverbal expressive cues
FA Martín, Á Castro-González, MÁ Salichs – IEEE Access, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… rests upon deep roots that are not verbal but acoustic. These non-verbal contexts leverage speech acts, words, and utterances, to convey their meaning. New electronic devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, and computers …

Stakeholder theory: A deliberative perspective
UH Richter, KE Dow – Business Ethics: A European Review, 2017 – Wiley Online Library
… intersubjectively. One has to enter into a process of legitimation—the discourse—where speech act, validity claims replete with normative assumptions, and performative commitments are exchanged to create objectivity. Companies …

A tale of two architectures: A dual-citizenship integration of natural language and the cognitive map
T Williams, C Johnson, M Scheutz… – Proceedings of the 16th …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Furthermore, such referring expressions need not be used in the context of direct commands: interlocutors are free to use so-called indirect speech acts that follow conven- tionalized social norms (eg,“I need to go to the bathroom”), which DIARC interprets based on context [47] …

Strategies and mechanisms to enable dialogue agents to respond appropriately to indirect speech acts
G Briggs, M Scheutz – … (RO-MAN), 2017 26th IEEE International …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Abstract—Humans often use indirect speech acts (ISAs) when issuing directives … been less attention devoted to how linguistic responses to ISAs might differ from those given to literal directives and how to enable different response forms in these computational dialogue systems …

Dialog acts in greeting and leavetaking in social talk
E Gilmartin, B Spillane, M O’Reilly, K Su… – Proceedings of the 1st …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Dialog systems model spoken or written synchronous/near-synchronous interactions, often to fulfill a task but increasingly to create the illusion of social interaction … [5] D. Traum. 1999. Speech acts for dialogue agents. Foundations of rational agency 14 (1999), 169–202. 30

Convolutional Neural Network using a threshold predictor for multi-domain dialogue.
G Xu, H Lee – uni-leipzig.de
… I. INTRODUCTION The spoken language understanding (SLU) is one of the core components of an end-to-end dialogue system [1]. The SLU … Furthermore, a multi-label classification task significantly increases possible combinations of speech acts to be annotated to utterances …

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue
E Weigand – 2017 – books.google.com
… Benjamins). On the basis of a notion of ‘language as dialogue’she developed a dialogic speech act theory and a holistic theory of human action and behaviour in performance in her book Dialogue: The Mixed Game (2010). Page 3 …

Towards improving the performance of chat oriented dialogue system
R Jiang, RE Banchs – Asian Language Processing (IALP), 2017 …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… In Agent’s Processing, Cognition: https://www.chatbots.org/images/uploads/researchJpapers/ 9491.p df [6] Rafael E. Banchs, Haizhou Li, IRIS: a Chat-oriented Dialogue System based on the Vector Space Model … 29, N3-4, 2002, pages 135-155 [11] JR Searle, Speech Acts …

Towards an Argumentative Dialogue System
N Rach, W Minker, S Ultes – 2017 – cmna.csc.liv.ac.uk
… [7] Henry Prakken. 2000. On dialogue systems with speech acts, arguments, and counterarguments. In European Workshop on Logics in Arti cial Intelligence. Springer, 224–238. [8] Henry Prakken. 2006. Formal systems for persuasion dialogue …

NICT Kyoto Dialogue Corpus
K Ohtake, E Mizukami – Handbook of Linguistic Annotation, 2017 – Springer
… by our research group and focus on two types of tags: speech act (SA) and semantic content. These SA and semantic content tags have been designed to express the dialogue acts (DAs) of each utterance. Many studies have focused on developing spoken dialogue systems …

Will this dialogue be unsuccessful? Prediction using audio features
M Kotti, A Papangelis, Y Stylianou – 2017 – scai.info
… To overcome those drawbacks an innovative way of predicting success in spoken dialogue systems using the audio channel of the user is … to achieve the aforementioned quality estimation, researchers have resorted to the use of dialogue features, such as speech acts [33] or …

A Case Study on the Relevance of the Competence Assumption for Implicature Calculation in Dialogue Systems
JV Fischer – International Conference of the German Society for …, 2017 – Springer
… to the situation in dialogue system research, the CA has not yet been a topic of empirical studies. The pragmatic approach in linguistics assumes that pragmatic reasoning is necessarily global (Sauerland 2004, p. 40), with which it refers to entire speech acts, not embedded …

Dependency Parsing and Dialogue Systems: an investigation of dependency parsing for commercial application
A Adams – 2017 – diva-portal.org
Page 1. Dependency Parsing and Dialogue Systems an investigation of dependency parsing for commercial application … Page 2. Abstract In this thesis, we investigate dependency parsing for commercial application, namely for future integration in a dialogue system …

Bootstrapping dialogue systems: the contribution of a semantic model of interactional dynamics
A Eshghi, I Shalyminov, O Lemon – CLASP Papers in Computational …, 2017 – gupea.ub.gu.se
… 83 Page 89. Dimitrios Kalatzis, Arash Eshghi, and Oliver Lemon. 2016. Bootstrapping incremental dialogue systems: using linguistic knowledge to learn from minimal data … 2010. Splitting the ‘I’s and crossing the ‘You’s: Context, speech acts and grammar …

Investigation the Effect of Colloconstructural Corpus-based Instruction on Pragmalinquistic Knowledge of Request Speech Act: Evidence from Iranian EFL Students
B Sabzalipour, M Koosha… – International Journal of …, 2017 – journals.aiac.org.au
… The future researchers can study in the field of psychology or other fields of studies. The final point is pragmatics itself in which is not limited to speech acts … Alfattah, G. & Ravindranath, H. (2009) Probabilistic meth- ods in spoken dialogue systems …

Turn-Taking Offsets and Dialogue Context
PA Heeman, R Lunsford – Proc. Interspeech 2017, 2017 – csee.ogi.edu
… Hence, we need to better understand how human turn-taking works so that we can build spoken dialogue system that can engage in turn … Are they defined in terms of pauses, intonation, pragmatics (speech acts), or when the current speaker intends someone else to take the turn …

Collaboration-based User Simulation for Goal-oriented Dialog Systems
D Didericksen, ORKSL Zhou, J Kramer – alborz-geramifard.com
… Goal-oriented Dialog Systems Devin Didericksen? University of Washington diderick@uw.edu … Therefore, if we had the user intents explicitly annotated, we could operate on speech-act or dialog-act level and then generate the utterance using a NLG model …

Interruptions as Speech Acts
P Wallis, B Edmonds – ceur-ws.org
… This example demonstrates just how hard human communicators are willing to work at recognizing intent in the speech acts of others. By contrast consider the … Critically for dialog systems, the goal is explicit and can be used in explanations of behaviour …

Dialogue Act Segmentation for Vietnamese Human-Human Conversational Texts
TL Ngo, KL Pham, MS Cao, SB Pham… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… It is important for many applications: dialogue systems, automatic translation machine [2], automatic speech recognition, etc [3] [4] and has … II. BACKGROUD: FUNCTIONAL SEGMENT AND UNITS OF A DIALOGUE DAs are extended from the speech act theory of Austin [10] and …

Improving Relationships Based on Positive Politeness Between Humans and Life-Like Agents
T Miyamoto, D Katagami, Y Shigemitsu – Proceedings of the 5th …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… First, we design a dialog system based on the politeness theory … Wx of the FTA is the sum of D, P, and R. Since P and R fluctuate in different cultures and societies, the resulting weight of the FTA varies depending on the given culture and society, even in the same speech act …

Underspecification in Natural Language Understanding for Dialog Automation
J Chen, S Bangalore – … of the International Conference Recent Advances …, 2017 – acl-bg.org
… application domain are specific to that particu- lar domain and sometimes are even crafted specif- ically to the flow of a particular dialog system … of the intent ontology is shown in Figure 2. Finally, con- versational handlers are labels which are similar to speech acts, and guide …

Towards encoding of the transition relation in dialogue games model checking
A Sawicka, M Kacprzak, A Zbrzezny – csp2017.mimuw.edu.pl
… 5. 2 Inspirations Our dialogue systems verification system is inspired by existing concepts, such as dia- logue systems, multi-agent systems, and model checking … Locution rules define a set of locutions (actions, speech acts) the player is allowed to utter dur- ing the game …

“nee intention enti?” towards dialog act recognition in code-mixed conversations
DS Jitta, KR Chandu, H Pamidipalli… – Asian Language …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Despite the change of such language dynamics, current dialog systems cannot handle a switch between languages across sentences … Searle has introduced the concept of speech acts (assertives, directives, commissives, expressives, declarations) [3], that come under Austins …

Discovering Domain Specific Dialog Acts
S Tomkins, A Xu, Z Liu, Y Guo – travellingscholar.com
… et al., 1998) describe the ini- tial level of speech acts in discourse. They can facilitate conversation modeling and are useful in many conversation applications, such as automatic dialog summarization (Murray et al., 2006; Bhatia et al., 2014) and dialogue systems (Ritter et al …

Bottester: Testing Conversational Systems with Simulated Users
M Vasconcelos, H Candello, C Pinhanez, T dos Santos – 2017 – researchgate.net
… Moreover, we can test the accuracy of the chatbot systems natural language intent (speech-act) classifier … 2016. How NOT To Evaluate Your Dialogue System: An Empirical Study of Unsupervised Evaluation Metrics for Dialogue Response Generation. In Proc …

Neural sentence embedding using only in-domain sentences for out-of-domain sentence detection in dialog systems
S Ryu, S Kim, J Choi, H Yu, GG Lee – Pattern Recognition Letters, 2017 – Elsevier
… Collecting ID sentences is a necessary step in building many data-driven dialog systems … We think that the task of OOD sentence detection is more similar to domain-category analysis than to other tasks such sentiment analysis or speech-act analysis, so we expect that the …

What information should a dialogue system understand?: Collection and analysis of perceived information in chat-oriented dialogue
K Mitsuda, R Higashinaka, Y Matsuo – workshop.colips.org
… In: P. Cole, J. Morgan (eds.) Syntax and semantics, vol. 3: Speech acts, pp. 41–58 … In: Proc. ACL/IJCNLP, pp. 757–762 (2015) 6. Kim, Y., Bang, J., Choi, J., Ryu, S., Koo, S., Lee, GG: User information extraction for per- sonalized dialogue systems. In: Proc …

Resuscitation procedures as multi-party dialogue
E Marzuki, C Cummins, H Rohde… – … ) Workshop on the …, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… systems, helping to establish, in the case of the phone conversations, when to transfer calls from an automated dialogue system to human … Austin’s (1962) classi- fication of speech acts, and later, Searle’s (1976) Speech Act Theory (SAT), paved the way for context-specific …

Controlling Interaction in Multilingual Conversation Revisited: A Perspective for Services and Interviews in Mandarin Chinese
J Du, C Alexandris, D Mourouzidis, V Floros… – … Conference on Human …, 2017 – Springer
… Spoken Dialog Systems in the Service Sector (Call Centers for mobile telephones) [2], with Directed Dialogs and registration of the path of the interaction with the respective Speech Acts, keywords and free input [2]. The implemented modules of the Dialog System applications [2 …

Joint Learning of Dialog Act Segmentation and Recognition in Spoken Dialog Using Neural Networks
T Zhao, T Kawahara – Proceedings of the Eighth International Joint …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… Natural language understanding (NLU), as an important component of dialog system, is usually responsible for dialog act (DA) or dialog intent tagging, where text classification techniques are necessary. Dialog act (also speech act) is a representation of the meaning of a …

From Language as a System of Signs to Language Use
J Allwood – The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue, 2017 – books.google.com
… (v)“Pragmatics is the study of deixis (at least in part), implicature, presupposition, speech acts, and aspects of … Levinson (1979), Allwood (1976), sociolinguistics, anthropological linguistics, intercultural communication, communication studies and computer-based dialog systems …

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 … The theoretical literature discusses the ways in which dialogic argumentation shows dif- ferent speech act uses than in less …

Feedback relevance spaces: The organisation of increments in conversation
C Howes, A Eshghi – IWCS 2017—12th International Conference on …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… system. In J. Bos and S. Pulman (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Compu- tational Semantics, Oxford, UK, pp. 365–369. Purver, M., E. Gregoromichelaki, W. Meyer-Viol, and R. Cann (2010). Splitting the ‘I’s and crossing the ‘You’s: Context, speech acts …

Form-based Dialogue Structure for Task-oriented Conversations
A Chotimongkol, AI Rudnicky – simulation – cs.cmu.edu
… engineering-oriented structures is Conversation acts [4], a structure of four levels action which extends the speech act theory [5 … framework that has these desired properties along with the concrete mapping between dialogue structure components and dialogue system behavior …

Designing interactive, automated dialogues for L2 pragmatics learning
V Timpe-Laughlin, K Evanini, A Green… – SEMDIAL 2017 …, 2017 – academia.edu
… in this scenario structure are nine learn- ing modules, each of which focuses on a specific pragmatic phenomenon or speech act that is … this capability was the development of in- teractive speaking tasks for each learning module that deploy a spoken dialogue system (SDS) tech …

Intelligent Personal Assistant with Knowledge Navigation
A Kumar, R Dutta, H Rai – arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.08950, 2017 – arxiv.org
… dialog systems. In Proceedings of annual meeting of the association for computational linguistics (ACL), Sofia, Bulgaria. Mey, JL (2001). Pragmatics: An introduction (2nd ed.). Oxford: Blackwell. Moldovan, C., Rus, V., & Graesser, A. (2011). Automated speech act classification …

Grammars as Mechanisms for Interaction: The Emergence of Language Games
A Eshghi, O Lemon – Theoretical Linguistics, 2017 – degruyter.com
… have dubbed babbling) 1 within a particular interactive task/domain with its characteristic reward signal and goal leads to certain word sequences becoming routinized and learned for performing specific kinds of speech act within that domain. Thus, a dialogue system learns not …

Annotation of greeting, introduction, and leavetaking in dialogues
E Gilmartin, B Spillane, M O’Reilly, C Saam… – Proceedings of the 13th …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… of the ISO standard to allow fuller annotation of dialogues in more social as well as task-based terms, and that their use in the development of the ADELE system will be useful to other researchers in the field of casual or social dialogue system design … Vol.3, Speech acts …

Dialogue Act Semantic Representation and Classification Using Recurrent Neural Networks
P Papalampidi, E Iosif, A Potamianos – SEMDIAL 2017 SaarDial, 2017 – academia.edu
… 1 Introduction Dialogue Act (DA) classification constitutes a ma- jor processing step in Spoken Dialogue Systems (SDS) assisting the understanding … Qadir and Riloff (2011) built speech act classifiers in message board posts uti- lizing lexical, syntactic and semantic features by …

Dialogue Act Recognition for Conversational Agents
LE Hacquebord – 2017 – dspace.library.uu.nl
… This chapter provides some background information on natural language processing (NLP) and dialogue systems that is necessary to understand the … Such actions are fittingly called speech acts, although they are more commonly referred to as dialogue acts in the computer …

Developing Argumentation Dialogues for Open Multi-Agent Systems
B Testerink, F Bex – florisbex.com
… Our framework is open-source and we hope that it stimulates the develop- ment of argumentation dialogue systems or may serve as an example to other … The link between argument 1 and 2 stems from speech act theory, where a speech act is a locution (‘Alice says that Carl is a …

A Dynamic Model of Trust in Dialogues
G Ogunniye, A Toniolo, N Oren – … Workshop on Theorie and Applications of …, 2017 – Springer
… Therefore, in our dialogue system, an argumentation framework $$\langle \mathcal {UCS}^t, \mathcal {R} \rangle$$ is induced by the set of arguments exchanged during dialogue in the universal commitment store and their respective attacking … 3.1 Protocol Rules and Speech Acts …

Automatic Evaluation of Chat-oriented Dialogue Systems using Large-scale Multi-references
H Sugiyama, T Meguro, R Higashinaka – uni-ulm.de
… features. Page 11. Automatic Evaluation of Chat-oriented Dialogue Systems 11 4 Conclusion … Processing. pp. 944–952 (2010) 10. Grice, HP: Logic and Conversation. In: Syntax and semantics. 3: Speech acts, pp. 41–58 (1975)

Actionable Email Intent Modeling with Reparametrized RNNs
CC Lin, D Kang, M Gamon, M Khabsa… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… take. We argue that our ap- proach of action-based annotation is more scalable and theory- agnostic than traditional speech-act-based email intent anno- tation, while still carrying important semantic and pragmatic information …

Managing Casual Spoken Dialogue Using Flexible Schemas, Pattern Transduction Trees, and Gist Clauses
SZ Razavi, R EDU, LK Schubert, MR Ali, ME Hoque – cogsys.org
… where the steps of a schema are specified in a declarative language that allows for both explicit and abstract description of speech acts … Recent spoken dialog systems with a meaningful goal include sys- tems designed to help people improve their social skills (Tanaka et al …

Regularized Neural User Model for Goal Oriented Spoken Dialogue Systems
M Serras, MI Torres, A del Pozo – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… References 1. Nicholas Asher and Alex Lascarides. Indirect speech acts. Synthese, 128(1):183–228, 2001. 2. Senthilkumar Chandramohan, Matthieu Geist, Fabrice Lefevre, and Olivier Pietquin. User simulation in dialogue systems using inverse reinforcement learning …

A Dialogue Interaction Module for a Decision Support System Based on Argumentation Schemes to Public Project Portfolio
L Cruz-Reyes, C Medina-Trejo… – Nature-Inspired Design …, 2017 – Springer
… 3.2 Dialogue System. The dialogue games (or dialogue systems) essentially define the principle of consistent dialogue and conditions under which a statement made by an individual is adequate … Locution Rules (speech acts, movements) …

Facial expressions and speech acts: experimental evidences on the role of the upper face as an illocutionary force indicating device in language comprehension
F Domaneschi, M Passarelli, C Chiorri – Cognitive processing, 2017 – Springer
… Cognitive Processing. August 2017 , Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 285–306 | Cite as. Facial expressions and speech acts: experimental evidences on the role of the upper face as an illocutionary force indicating device in language comprehension … Download fulltext PDF. Speech acts …

A Bridge from the Use-Mention Distinction to Natural Language Processing
S Wilson – The Semantics and Pragmatics of Quotation, 2017 – Springer
… fragment, the user says that he wishes to depart from Arlington, but the dialog system mishears it as “Allegheny West” … language or metalanguage to track dialogue state, clarify the meaning of terms, restate lost or misunderstood utterances, report others’ speech acts, and check …

Integration of context-aware conversational interfaces to develop practical applications for mobile devices
D Griol, JM Molina, A Sanchis – Journal of Ambient Intelligence …, 2017 – content.iospress.com
… devices, such as smartphones and tablets, have made it possible to deploy a large number of sensors and to integrate them into dialogue systems that provide … Intentions cannot be observed, but they can be described using the speech-act and dialogue-act theories [46] …

Persuasive Negotiation Dialogues using Rhetorical Arguments
M Morveli-Espinoza – Proceedings of the 16th Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… force or convince an opponent to accept a given proposal [5]. These kinds of arguments have been studied in terms of speech acts [5] and … In this work, we study a dialogue system that contains the main rhetorical arguments and also other illocutions that let agents resolve their …

Enhancing Backchannel Prediction Using Word Embeddings
R Ruede, M Müller, S Stüker… – Proc. Interspeech …, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… [15] K. Ries, “HMM and neural network based speech act detection,” in … 497–500 vol.1. [16] R. Ruede, M. Müller, S. Stüker, and A. Waibel, “Yeah, right, uh- huh: A deep learning backchannel predictor,” accepted to the International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems, 2017 …

Persuasive Strategies in Dialogue Games with Emotional Reasoning
M Kacprzak – International Joint Conference on Rough Sets, 2017 – Springer
… use. They are typically called locutions and include speech acts such as: claim, concede, why, question, and since … 32]. In the current article a dialogue system which describes parent-child persuasive conversation is presented …

All talk
B Thomas – Dialogue across Media, 2017 – books.google.com
… Dialogue and intimacy? 9 Looking at the conversations between Theodore and Samantha in terms of speech acts, it is noticeable that whereas … In his chapter, Piwek talks of the emergence of self-validating dialogue systems capable of learning from interactions with users and …

A Review of Technologies for Conversational Systems
J Masche, NT Le – … on Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and …, 2017 – Springer
… 1998. Chatbot (MegaHal) (Hutchens 1998). Markov chain models; Keyword matching. 1999. Dialog system (AutoTutor) (Graesser et al. 1999). NLP (POS tags); Dialog move generator; Latent semantic analysis; Regular expression matching; Speech act classifiers. 1998–99 …

An Integrated Architecture for Discourse: Generation, Interpretation, and Recipe Acquisition
N Green, JF Lehman – cs.cmu.edu
… This discourse architecture has been implemented as part of the NL-Soar dialogue system (Lehman, Van Dyke, Lonsdale, Green, & Smith, sub- mitted paper), a computational model of real-time human language … 4. Known as core speech acts in (Traum & Hinkelman, 1992) …

Selecting and Expressing Communicative Functions in a SAIBA-Compliant Agent Framework
A Cafaro, M Bruijnes, J van Waterschoot… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2017 – Springer
… OpenDial is a toolkit for developing spoken dialogue systems created by Lison [10 … set of parameters is employed compared to our system, however the authors’ focus is language generation whereas we propose a richer output that includes instances of speech acts (ie …

MISC: A data set of information-seeking conversations
D McDu, M Czerwinski, N Craswell – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… e tran- scripts are segmented and annotated for speech acts, and some semantics, on a turn-by-turn basis … 2015. e Ubuntu dialogue corpus: A large dataset for research in unstructured multi-turn dialogue systems. In Proc. SIGDIAL. 285–294 …

TEATIME: a Formal Model of Action Tendencies in Conversational Agents
A Yacoubi, N Sabouret – perso.limsi.fr
… Keywords: Conversational Agents, Computational Model of Affects, Formal Model, Dialogue System … This theory allows us to implement a strong connection between emotions and speech acts during an agent-human interaction …

From Pragmatics to Dialogue
I Kecskes – The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue, 2017 – books.google.com
… pragmatics that focuses on the application of pragmatics to dialogue modelling, especially the development of spoken dialogue systems intended to … A sequence of speech acts can be considered a dialogue which is a highly structured activity involving (at least) two agents …

Functions of Silences towards Information Flow in Spoken Conversation
SA Chowdhury, E Stepanov, M Danieli… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… Silence is sized and placed within the conversation flow and it is co- ordinated by the speakers along with the other speech acts … Generally, in a dialog system, silence is not acknowledged as a form of interaction, but rather its function in a conversation is seen as a “pause” or a …

Conceptual Basis For Developing Of Trainig Models In Complex System Software Assembling Generator
VO Georgiev, NA Prokopyev, DS Polikashin – Journal of Fundamental and …, 2017 – jfas.info
… are often equated to speech acts. The model quite formally determines the courses, admissible for each of participants of a game at present (by rules and according to the purpose) and thus, dialogues are modeled. For a task of requirements to dialogue system the following …

Simulation-Based Usability Evaluation of Spoken and Multimodal Dialogue Systems
S Hillmann – 2017 – Springer
… Stefan Hillmann Simulation-Based Usability Evaluation of Spoken and Multimodal Dialogue Systems Page 2. T-Labs Series in Telecommunication Services Series editors Sebastian Möller, Berlin, Germany Axel Küpper, Berlin, Germany Alexander Raake, Berlin, Germany …

Utterance Behavior of Users While Playing Basketball with a Virtual Teammate.
D Lala, Y Li, T Kawahara – ICAART (1), 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… We use a Wizard-of-Oz system which allows a hidden operator to appropriately respond to user utterances. Utterances are analyzed by annotating and categorizing according to Searle’s illocutionary speech acts … In Steve’s case the speech acts were well structured …

Using Cognitive Models
S Kopp, K Bergmann – The Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor …, 2017 – books.google.com
… The fre- quency of gestures and gesture types, the correlation of gesture types and speech acts, as well as the expressivity of … Similarly, Putze and Schultz [2009] employed cognitive modeling components in adaptive dialogue systems for in-car information applications, to ex …

Fast Forward through Opportunistic Incremental Meaning Representation Construction
P Babkin, S Nirenburg – Proceedings of ACL 2017, Student Research …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… 7. The last token “!” confirms the imperative mood of the utterance, signaling the instantiation of the REQUEST-ACTION speech act … 2012. In- cremental Construction of Robust but Deep Seman- tic Representations for Use in Responsive Dialogue Systems …

Investigating a Two-Way-Audio Query-Response Command Interface with Navigation Data Extraction for Driver Assistance
RP Loui, V Kharpate, M Deshpande, F Alanazi… – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… It implicates AI at the sound level, the speech act performative level, the dialogue level, and the meta- dialogical sub-dialogue (repair) level … “Conversational In-Vehicle Dialog Systems: The past, present, and future.” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine 33, no. 6 (2016): 49-60 …

Dialogue and interaction in role-playing games
F Mäyrä – Dialogue across Media, 2017 – books.google.com
… The game master (or Dungeon Master in D&D games) has the power to utter speech acts that immediately take the status of facts in the imaginary world of role-playing fantasy (“there are… three ships approach- ing” in the sample) …

A Hybrid Architecture for Multi-Party Conversational Systems
MG de Bayser, P Cavalin, R Souza, A Braz… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Page 2. Turing’s test. Some of them have won prizes, some not [5]. Although in this paper we do not focus on creating a solution that is able to build conversational systems that pass the Turing’s test, we focus on Natural Dialogue Systems (NDS) …

Using Past Speaker Behavior to Better Predict Turn Transitions
M Tomer – 2017 – digitalcommons.ohsu.edu
… and minimum gaps between turns. Spoken dialogue systems are a new form of conversational user … we trained two models to predict turn transitions: one with just local features (eg, current speech act, previous speech act) and one that added the summary features …

interactive environment. Foreign Language Annals. This is the accepted version of an article published in Foreign Language Annals by the American Council …
N Taguchi, Q Li, X Tang – researchgate.net
… place. Wik and Hjalmarsson (2009) developed a dialogue system that involved a role-play game with a built-in conversational agent … or moving a box. These activities elicited a variety of speech acts (requests and suggestions). When …

Psycholinguistic Approaches
SEBJE Hanna – The Routledge Handbook of Language and …, 2017 – books.google.com
… to, but not identical with, speech acts as proposed within philosophical speech act theory, and more recently dialogic speech act theory (see … This has supported the development of spoken dialogue systems and animated conversational agents that are now in use by the public …

Oxford Handbooks Online
R Fernández – staff.fnwi.uva.nl
… the Information State Update approach to dialogue management, a framework for the development of the dialogue management component of dialogue systems (see Chapter 41 … As we pointed out in section 2.1, dialogue acts can be seen as a generalization of speech acts …

Charting a Way through the Trees
R Cooper – Theoretical Linguistics, 2017 – degruyter.com
… sense of by treating languages as formal systems. At the same time there was the development of a theory of speech acts deriving from the work of Austin (1962) and Searle (1969). However, with the exception of work in the …

Novel Methods for Natural Language Generation in Spoken Dialogue Systems
O Dušek – 2017 – dspace.cuni.cz
… 1 Page 14. hello() Hello, this is dialogue system X. How can I help … (DAs; Young et al., 2010), consisting of a dialogue act type or dialogue action, roughly corresponding to speech acts of Austin and Searle (Korta and Perry …

Psycholinguistic Approaches
SE Brennan, JE Hanna – The Routledge Handbook of Language …, 2017 – books.google.com
… to, but not identical with, speech acts as proposed within philosophical speech act theory, and more recently dialogic speech act theory (see … This has supported the development of spoken dialogue systems and animated conversational agents that are now in use by the public …

A Review On Generative Conversational Model
E Varghese, MTR Pillai – data.conferenceworld.in
… users. In this system, it is using deep learning based dialogue system and provide domain specific answers for user queries … language processing. Wiley, Chichester. [8]Searle JR (ed) (2013) Speech act theory and pragmatics. Springer, New York …

Action Planning based on Open Knowledge Graphs and LOD
S Koide, F Kato, H Takeda12, Y Ochiai, K Ueda – ceur-ws.org
… Searle described the mechanism of human speech interaction and addressed the Speech Act theory [13] … Here the command ‘eliza’ is named for just representing a mimic of Eliza dialog system [15], that is the first dialog system in AI history …

Technology in Interlanguage Pragmatics Research and Teaching: An Introduction
N Taguchi, JM Sykes – researchgate.net
… encounter exchanges, and study group discussions). Through a line-by-line coding of naturalistic conversations, she identified speech acts and … While not explicitly directed towards pragmatics, Wik and Hjalmarsson (2009) developed a dialogue system called DEAL that …

Language is Not About Language: Towards Formalizing the Role of Extra-Linguistic Factors in Human and Machine Language Acquisition and Communication
O Räsänen – Proc. GLU 2017 International Workshop on …, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… Despite the numerous advances in the field, including the recent deep learning methods and end-to-end systems trained on large- scale data sets, the state-of-the-art ASR and dialogue systems still fall far behind human performance in natural communication … 3: Speech Acts …

Personalized Visualization Based upon Wavelet Transform for Interactive Software Customization
X Yuan, M Kaler, V Mulpuri – … Conference on Machine Learning and Data …, 2017 – Springer
… Among them, the approach based upon POMDP models demonstrates the advantage of handling uncertainty caused by speech act errors [15] … M., Kim, D., Szummer, M., Thomson, B., Tsiakoulis, P., Hancock, E.: Evaluation of statistical POMDP-based dialogue systems in noisy …

Parsing natural language conversations using contextual cues
S Srivastava, A Azaria, T Mitchell – Proceedings of the 26th …, 2017 – azariaa.com
… Examples of the former include analyzing language from perspectives of speech acts [Searle, 1969] and semantic … On the other hand, a notable application area that has ex- plored conversational context within highly specific settings is state tracking in dialog systems …

20 Body Movements Generation for Virtual Characters and Social Robots
A Beck, Z Yumak… – Social Signal …, 2017 – books.google.com
… identifier, name, gender, type [human/agent], appearance, voice), commu- nicative actions (turn-taking, grounding, speech act), content (what is … Spoken and multimodal dialog systems and applications–rigid head motion in expressive speech animation: Analysis and synthesis …

The state-of-the-art in autonomous wheelchairs controlled through natural language: A survey
T Williams, M Scheutz – Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2017 – Elsevier
… commands, see below). Accepts descriptions : A wheelchair may understand statements such as “The door to the lab is locked” or indirect speech acts such as “It’d be great if you could get me a coffee”. Acknowledgment : The …

Cognitive science, language as a tool for interaction, and a new look at language evolution
R Kempson, S Chatzikyriakidis, C Howes – FADLI 2017 – christinehowes.com
… the recovery of some previously or even subse- quently agreed intended propositional content or speech-act (1,8): notably, even very young chil- dren are able to join in with … Bootstrapping incremental dialogue systems: using linguistic knowledge to learn from minimal data …

Cognitive-inspired conversational-strategy reasoner for socially-aware agents
OJ Romero, R Zhao, J Cassell – Proceedings of the 26th International …, 2017 – static.ijcai.org
… Our experiments demonstrated that, when us- ing the Social Reasoner in a Dialogue System, the rapport level between the user and system … can build strong relational bonds using specific conversational strate- gies – units of discourse that are larger than speech acts – cho- sen …

Learning Chinese Formulaic Expressions in a Scenario?Based Interactive Environment
N Taguchi, Q Li, X Tang – Foreign Language Annals, 2017 – Wiley Online Library
… place. Wik and Hjalmarsson (2009) developed a dialogue system that involved a role-play game with a built-in conversational agent. Simulating … box. These activities elicited a variety of speech acts (requests and suggestions). When …

Context-Aware Response Generation for Mental Health Counseling
R Pryzant – stanford.edu
… Natural language processing (NLP), speech, and dialogue systems have made great strides recently in extracting and understanding textual … Unsupervised machine learning models have been used to model conversations and segment them into speech acts, topical clusters, or …

Adapting to a listener with incomplete lexical semantics
S Srinivas, B Landau, C Wilson – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… Janarthanam, S., & Lemon, O. (2010, September). Adaptive referring expression generation in spoken dialogue systems: Evaluation with real users … Monroe, W., & Potts, C. (2015). Learning in the rational speech acts model. arXiv preprint arXiv:1510.06807 …

Separating Representation, Reasoning, and Implementation for Interaction Management: Lessons from Automated Planning
ME Foster, RPA Petrick – Dialogues with Social Robots, 2017 – Springer
… Abstract. Numerous toolkits are available for developing speech-based dialogue systems … A number of toolkits are available to support the construction of such end-to-end dialogue systems. Such a toolkit generally incorporates three main features …

Iris: A Conversational Agent for Complex Tasks
E Fast, B Chen, J Mendelsohn, J Bassen… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Iris expands on this perspective by capturing the interleaving of multiple speech acts (eg through insert expansions) as described by CA theory [16] … To our knowledge, Iris is the first dialogue system to enable the gen- eral combination of such commands through conversation …

Towards Designing Cooperative and Social Conversational Agents for Customer Service
U Gnewuch, S Morana, A Maedche – 2017 – aisel.aisnet.org
… 2015; Shawar and Atwell 2007) or natural dialogue systems (eg, Shah et al. 2016; Zadrozny et al … “NADIA: A Simplified Approach Towards the Development of Natural Dialogue Systems,” in Natural Language Processing and Information Systems, LNCS 9103, Springer, pp …

Generating Contrastive Referring Expressions
M Villalba, C Teichmann, A Koller – … of the 55th Annual Meeting of the …, 2017 – aclweb.org
… In an interactive setting, such as a dialogue system or a pedestrian navigation sys- tem, the system can try to detect such misunder- standings – eg by predicting what the hearer un- derstood from their behavior (Engonopoulos et al., 2013) – and to produce further utterances …

Modeling the clarification potential of instructions: Predicting clarification requests and other reactions
L Benotti, P Blackburn – Computer Speech & Language, 2017 – Elsevier
… Keywords. Clarification requests. Level-sensitive Gabsdil test. Conversational implicatures. Dialogue systems. Classical planning. Micro-planning. Negotiability … We first review a method of identifying clarification requests proposed in the dialogue system literature …

Ontology based Baysian network for clinical specialty supporting in interactive question answering systems
JF Yeh, YJ Huang, KP Huang – Engineering Computations, 2017 – emeraldinsight.com
… However, it is effort-consuming for medical staff especially in critical times. Therefore, a query system or spoken dialogue system is able to provide better service for the clinical specialty supporting by extracting the semantic information from patients’ utterances …

Artificial cognition for social human–robot interaction: An implementation
S Lemaignan, M Warnier, EA Sisbot, A Clodic… – Artificial Intelligence, 2017 – Elsevier

Talk and Tools: the best of both worlds in mobile user interfaces for E-coaching
RJ Beun, S Fitrianie, F Griffioen-Both, S Spruit… – Personal and Ubiquitous …, 2017 – Springer
… Health coaching dialog systems have been developed on the basis of research methods from persuasive technology (eg, [14]) and behavior medicine … Consequently, conversation also enables the e-coach to manifest a variety of speech acts that pertain to the explanation and …

The impact of peer tutors’ use of indirect feedback and instructions
M Madaio, J Cassell, A Ogan – 2017 – repository.isls.org
… Apology Apologies used to soften direct speech acts … These findings can also inform the design of educational dialogue systems, or conversational agents which could support peer tutoring by detecting and responding appropriately to the interpersonal dynamics between the …

Predicting and Regulating Participation Equality in Human-robot Conversations: Effects of Age and Gender
G Skantze – Proceedings of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Traditionally, spoken dialogue systems have rested on a very sim- plistic model of turn-taking, where a certain amount of silence (say 700 ms … museum, Furhat’s turn-yielding behaviour was randomly se- lected for each turn, both in terms of addressee and speech act (question or …

Dialogue, dialogicality and interactivity
P Linell – Language and Dialogue, 2017 – jbe-platform.com
… action theory: Dialogue game model; 5. Theories of semiotic resources used in dialogue: Language and dialogue systems and more … She was initially quite influenced by both speech act theory (see § 5.1) and Hundsnurscher’s (1980) programmatic work criticising Conversation …

Overview of the 2017 spoken CALL shared task
C Baur, C Chua, J Gerlach, E Rayner, M Russel, H Strik… – 2017 – archive-ouverte.unige.ch
… 2.1. Data The core resource for the task was an English speech corpus collected with the CALL-SLT dialogue game. In total, the corpus contains 38,771 spontaneous speech acts in the form of students’ interactions with the dialogue system …

From Alan Turing to modern AI: practical solutions and an implicit epistemic stance
GF Luger, C Chakrabarti – AI & SOCIETY, 2017 – Springer
… dialogue system. Figure 5 depicts a finite state machine representing a troubleshooting conversation, where the states are the components of the conversation {Start, Greeting, Elicitation, Troubleshooting, Fixed, Dissatisfaction, Conclusion}, and the transitions are speech acts …

Treating Unexpected Input in Incremental Semantic Analysis
M McShane, K Blissett, I Nirenburg – … of The Fifth Annual Conference on …, 2017 – cogsys.org
… permits the analyzer to disambiguate: if the direct object is abstract, as in He addressed the problem, then address will be analyzed as CONSIDER; by contrast, if the direct object is human, as in He addressed the audience, then address will be analyzed as SPEECH-ACT …

Quotation in Dialogue Eleni Gregoromichelaki King’s College London and Osnabrück University elenigregor@ gmail. com 0049 015171228 646
E Gregoromichelaki – kcl.ac.uk
… roles assumed by interlocutors, intersect with syntactic/semantic issues of direct/indirect speech forms and speech-act responsibility (Gregoromichelaki and Kempson 2016, Goodwin … traditionally been analysed as indexicals, eg elements like I and you, but also speech-act …

Annotating and modeling empathy in spoken conversations
F Alam, M Danieli, G Riccardi – Computer Speech & Language, 2017 – Elsevier
… So I stop the overdue notices and you will have more time to pay), The selection of the speech act (question instead of authoritative declarative), the rhetorical structure of the second question, the lexical choice of “proviamo”, instead of – for instance, “adesso provo a vedere…”, all …

Participatory Management of Protected Areas for Biodiversity Conservation and Social Inclusion
JP Briot, MDA Irving, JE Vasconcelos Filho… – 2017 – hal.upmc.fr
… such as serious games, role-playing games, multi-agent systems, simulation, decision support systems, user interfaces, dialogue systems, argumentation-based … 2003), as well as theories of negotiation, eg, (Wall et al., 1991) (Raiffa, 1982) and Speech Act Theory (Searle, 1969) …

Conjoint utilization of structured and unstructured information for planning interleaving deliberation in supply chains
NK Janjua, OK Hussain, E Chang… – Proceedings of the …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… ?p is a set of axioms used in deliberation module such as speech acts for communication and dialogue movies for es- tablishing a preference between conflicting situations … The deliberation dialogue system is defined by: (1) Topic Language: DeLP as a logical language …

Logic, Reasoning, Argumentation: Insights From The Wild
F Zenker – Logic and Logical Philosophy, 2017 – apcz.umk.pl
Page 1. Logic and Logical Philosophy (2017) DOI: 10.12775/LLP.2017.029 Published online: September 30, 2017 Frank Zenker LOGIC, REASONING, ARGUMENTATION: Insights from the wild Abstract. This article provides …

From paralinguistic to variably linguistic
A Cienki – The Routledge handbook of pragmatics, 2017 – books.google.com
… Bucciarelli, M., Colle, L., and Bara, BG (2003) ªHow children comprehend speech acts and communicative gestures «, Journal of Pragmatics, 35 … and Stone, M.(1999) ªLiving hand to mouth: Psychological theories about speech and gesture in interactive dialogue systems «, in SE …

11 Analyzing Multicodal Media Texts
U Fröhlich – Manual of Romance Languages in the Media, 2017 – books.google.com
… Additionally, speech acts can be carried out by means of different codes or sign systems (eg, language and images) … Gibbon, Dafydd/Mertens, Inge/Moore, Roger K.(edd.)(2000), Handbook of multimodal and spoken dialogue systems: Resources, terminology and product …

Debating Technology for Dialogical Argument: Sensemaking, Engagement, and Analytics
J Lawrence, M Snaith, B Konat, K Budzynska… – ACM Transactions on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Robertson [2004] has demonstrated that a language for expressing such dialogue systems in general offers significant practi- cal and theoretical advantages and has proposed a lightweight coordination calculus (LCC) to do just this …

Debating Technology for Dialogical Argument
J Lawrence, M Snaith, B Konat, K Budzynska, C Reed – discovery.dundee.ac.uk
… Robertson [2004] has demonstrated that a language for expressing such dialogue systems in general offers significant practi- cal and theoretical advantages and has proposed a lightweight coordination calculus (LCC) to do just this …

College of Natural Sciences
DT Habte – 2017 – etd.aau.edu.et
Page 1. Dialogue System for Advising Ethiopian Public Universities Students Addis Ababa University College of Natural Sciences … The main objective of this research is to design a model of academic advising dialogue system for Ethiopian public universities …

Culture-specific models of negotiation for virtual characters: multi-attribute decision-making based on culture-specific values
E Nouri, K Georgila, D Traum – AI & society, 2017 – Springer
… 2008), which facilitates rapid development of virtual human dialog systems. The authoring environment of this architecture was used to construct domain knowledge and textual realizations for natural language understanding and generation of a range of speech acts …

Towards a theory of close analysis for dispute mediation discourse
M Janier, C Reed – Argumentation, 2017 – Springer
Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process that is becoming more and more popular particularly in English-speaking countries. In contrast to traditional litigation it has not benefited fro.

SHERLOCK: Experimental evaluation of a conversational agent for mobile information tasks
A Preece, W Webberley, D Braines… – … on Human-Machine …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Interaction with the conversational agent is controlled by a protocol based on linguistic speech act theory [9]. The effects of speech acts on the KB are persistent and affect subsequent interactions, for example, if a user tells the agent something, and some user subsequently …

Evaluating Relevance and Commitments in Rhetorical Straw Man
F Macagno, D Walton – Interpreting Straw Man Argumentation, 2017 – Springer
… As shown in the previous section, the older formal dialogue systems represented by Walton and Krabbe (1995) were set up using a set of rules (including a set of rules defining … They define a set of speech acts representing the kinds of moves that each party is allowed to make …

The meaning of intonation in yes-no questions in American English: A corpus study
N Hedberg, JM Sosa, E Görgülü – Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic …, 2017 – degruyter.com
… Yes-no questions with falling intonation (eg H*LL%) do not occur frequently, but when they do, they can be classified in speech act terms as “non-genuine” questions, where one or more felicity conditions on genuine ques- tions are not met …

Teaching and Learning in the Pleistocene: A Biocultural Account of Human Pedagogy and Its Implications for AIED
DM Morrison, KB Miller – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in …, 2017 – Springer
Page 1. ARTICLE Teaching and Learning in the Pleistocene: A Biocultural Account of Human Pedagogy and Its Implications for AIED Donald M. Morrison1 & Kenneth B. Miller2 © International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society 2017 Introduction …

The Logical Approach of Legal Argumentation
ET Feteris – Fundamentals of Legal Argumentation, 2017 – Springer
… The disagreements that remain form the issues in the case on trial. The dialogue system functions as a referee to ensure that the proper procedure is followed … In the TDG there are different speech acts for asking for and providing the various elements of an argument …

J Eckstein – Argumentation, 2017 – Springer
… reasonableness. Unlike speech acts, which rely on symbols to generate power, sound’s materiality exerts force … lives. Sound plays a role in argument, from a speech act’s vocal affectations to the myriad mediated contexts of a disagreement …

Shallow PARsing and Knowledge extraction for Language Engineering
I Annex – cogsci.ed.ac.uk
… The speech dialogue system, developed by Daimler Benz for German, will also make use of sparkle’s parsers and lexica to generate a probabilistic language model for speech recognition. 1.2 Participant Summary Short Name Participant full name Country code Role …

Mixed-initiative intent recognition using cloud-based cognitive services
M Kraus – 2017 – oparu.uni-ulm.de
… an SDS are described, as well as insight is given on the cloud-based cognitive services used for the implementation of the dialogue system … In the context of SDSs, the intention of a user is incorporated in speech acts or dialogue acts, which provide an abstract representation of …

Sarcasm detection in microblogs using Naïve Bayes and fuzzy clustering
S Mukherjee, PK Bala – Technology in Society, 2017 – Elsevier
… benefit of detecting sarcasm has been recognized in many computer interaction based applications, such as, review summarization, dialogue systems and review … Sarcasm is a form of speech act in which the speakers convey their message in an implicit way [2]. The implicitness …

How a Minimally Designed Robot can Help Implicitly Maintain the Communication Protocol
K Youssef, M Okada – International Journal of Social Robotics, 2017 – Springer
… from users giving commands to an artifact executing instructions [19, 20], as well as related error handling that is integrated in spoken dialog systems [21 … By extending the line of our research we believe that a speech act during an HRI has to support the human’s social face, but …

Detecting sarcasm in customer tweets: an NLP based approach
S Mukherjee, PK Bala – Industrial Management & Data Systems, 2017 – emeraldinsight.com
… huge benefit of detecting sarcasm has been recognized in many computer interaction-based applications, such as review summarization, dialogue systems and review … Sarcasm is a form of speech act in which the speakers convey their message in an implicit way (Davidov et al …

Social Agents for Learning in Virtual Environments
LJL Weideveld – 2017 – dspace.library.uu.nl
… After that, chapter 5 will discuss what a social practice is and why it is a good addition to a rule-based dialogue system … Another example of a chatbot that extends on the AIML language is SAM (Speech Act Man) [17] by Holtgraves and Han …

Defining Soldier Intent in a Human-Robot Natural Language Interaction Context
E Holder – 2017 – dtic.mil
Page 1. ARL-TR-8195 ? OCT 2017 US Army Research Laboratory Defining “Soldier Intent” in a Human–Robot Natural Language Interaction Context by Eric Holder Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Page 2. NOTICES Disclaimers …

Discourse Processing in Technology-Mediated Environments
D Gergle – The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes, 2017 – books.google.com
… In other words, a mutually beneficial synergy exists whereby computational modeling and technological development can both benefit from, and lead to deeper understanding of, discourse processes. Consider interactive spoken dialogue systems as an example …

Special Issue in Computational Biological Data science
Page 1. Special Issue in Computational Biological Data science Computational Bio Science is at the cusp of big innovations in order to guarantee highly affordable, advanced and smarter healthcare facilities for people across the globe …

“I think you just got mixed up”: confident peer tutors hedge to support partners’ face needs
M Madaio, J Cassell, A Ogan – International Journal of Computer …, 2017 – Springer
… This follows theories of rapport-building, such as from Spencer-Oatey (2005), which suggest that a greater rapport, or interpersonal closeness, between interlocutors allows for speech acts which would otherwise be perceived as face-threatening …

Introduction to Cyberemotions
JA Ho?yst – Cyberemotions, 2017 – Springer
… Outputs of the Project were used for creating new affective dialog systems as interactive tools as well as semi-automated simulation of … doi:10.1300/j202v01n02_04CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Carr, CT, Schrock, DB, Dauterman, P.: Speech acts within Facebook status messages …

Sound arguments
J Eckstein – Argumentation and Advocacy, 2017 – Taylor & Francis

Towards the Implementation of an Intelligent Software Agent for the Elderly
AHF Dinevari – 2017 – era.library.ualberta.ca
… 27 2.4.1 Definition of Natural Language Processing . . . . . 27 2.4.2 Natural Language Processing on Textual Content . . . 28 2.4.3 Notable Natural Language Processing Tools . . . . . 29 3 Speech Act Recognition 31 3.1 Speech Acts …

A review of spatial reasoning and interaction for real-world robotics
C Landsiedel, V Rieser, M Walter, D Wollherr – Advanced Robotics, 2017 – Taylor & Francis
… one each for input, output and control, as shown in Figure 1 after [1 Rieser V, Lemon O. Reinforcement learning for adaptive dialogue systems: a data … input (1) into text (2), see Figure 1. SLU parses the text into a string of meaningful concepts, intentions, or Speech Acts (SA) (3 …

Computational modeling of turn-taking dynamics in spoken conversations
SA Chowdhury – 2017 – eprints-phd.biblio.unitn.it
Page 1. PhD Dissertation International Doctorate School in Information and Communication Technologies DISI – University of Trento COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF TURN-TAKING DYNAMICS IN SPOKEN CONVERSATIONS Shammur Absar Chowdhury Advisor: Prof …

Automatic question generation for virtual humans
EL Fasya – 2017 – essay.utwente.nl
… Figure 2.4 illustrates a simple finite-state automation architecture of a dialogue manager in a spoken dialogue system [2] … Information-state is a more advanced architecture for a dialogue manager that allows for more components, eg interpretation of speech acts or grounding …

The future of assessment: shaping teaching and learning
CA Dwyer – 2017 – books.google.com
Page 1. The Future of Assessment SHAPING TEACHING AND LEARNING —– EDITED BY Carol Anne Dwyer Page 2. The Future of Assessment SHAPING TEACHING AND LEARNING Page 3. The Future …

Explanatory dialogues with argumentative faculties over inconsistent knowledge bases
A Arioua, P Buche, M Croitoru – Expert Systems with Applications, 2017 – Elsevier

Sliding Mode in Intellectual Control and Communication: Emerging Research and Opportunities: Emerging Research and Opportunities
V Mkrttchian, E Aleshina – 2017 – books.google.com
Page 1. Sliding Mode in Intellectual Control and Communication: Emerging Research and Opportunities Vardan Mkrttchian HHH University, Australia Ekaterina Aleshina Penza State University, Russia A volume in the Advances …

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 … Another possible task is recognizing and classifying the speech acts in a chunk of text (eg yes-no …

Resource Allocation for Pragmatically-Assisted Quality of Information-Aware Networking
J Edwards, RJ Passonneau, T Cassidy… – … (ICCCN), 2017 26th …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Page 1. Resource Allocation for Pragmatically-assisted Quality of Information-aware Networking James Edwards?, Rebecca J. Passonneau?, Taylor Cassidy†, Thomas F. La Porta? ? Institute for Networking and Security Research …

Lakatos-style collaborative mathematics through dialectical, structured and abstract argumentation
A Pease, J Lawrence, K Budzynska, J Corneli… – Artificial Intelligence, 2017 – Elsevier
… The remainder of the paper is structured as follows: in Sections 2–3 we outline our theoretical model, in which we introduce theoretical foundations and develop a formal dialogue system from Lakatos’s model of mathematical discourse …

A Survey of Approaches and Studies of Legal Argumentation in the Context of Legal Justification in Different Legal Systems and Countries
ET Feteris – Fundamentals of Legal Argumentation, 2017 – Springer
In the preceding chapters, several of the most important theories of legal argumentation have been examined. Apart from these theories in which a more or less complete account of legal argumentation i.

Jungian personality in a chatbot
JT Klooster – 2017 – dspace.library.uu.nl
… 16 2.4 Speech act theory . . . . . 19 2.5 Dialogue systems … followed by the idea of social practices 2.3, and some limited speech act theory 2.4. After which we continue with dialogue systems 2.5, some of which can be considered related work …

Multi-layer ontology based information fusion for situation awareness
FP Pai, LJ Yang, YC Chung – Applied Intelligence, 2017 – Springer
Originated from the military domain, Situation Awareness (SAW) is proposed with the aim to obtain information superiority through information fusion and thus to achieve decision superiority. It requir.

Argumentation Schemes. History, Classifications, and Computational Applications
F Macagno, D Walton, C Reed – 2017 – papers.ssrn.com
… the first ones proceed directly from the subject matter at issue (for instance, its semantic prop- erties), the external topics (the Aristotelian arguments from authority) support the conclusion through contextual elements (for instance, the source of the speech act expressing the claim …

A Framework For Enhancing Speaker Age And Gender Classification By Using A New Feature Set And Deep Neural Network Architectures
A Abumallouh – 2017 – scholarworks.bridgeport.edu
… In [84] a system for detecting the older people over the spoken dialogue systems(SDS) to meet their needs is proposed … Three feature sets are used to simulate the interaction style of the speaker,1) overall dialogue statistics 2) speech act group frequency …

Interpreting Straw Man Argumentation
F Macagno, D Walton – 2017 – Springer
… It provides analytical tools, namely, dialogue systems and profiles of dialogue, which can be used for reconstructing, evaluating, and establishing an interpretation and defusing manipulative tactics associated with straw man arguments. Introduction Page 18. 1 …

Theories and Approaches to the Study of Conversation and Interactive Discourse
WS Horton – The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes, 2017 – books.google.com
Page 44. p. 22 2 Theories and Approaches to the Study of Conversation and Interactive Discourse William S. Horton NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Introduction Conversation is arguably the most fundamental means we have of interacting with others …

Sentiment Analysis In Czech
K Veselovská – 2017 – ufal.mff.cuni.cz
… of natural language processing, such as question- answering, recommendation systems, automatic summarization of a text, automatic dialogue systems or emotionality … the basics of irony and sarcasm and situate the role of emotional expressing within the speech acts theory …

Background Review for Neural Trust and Multi-Agent System
G Lu, J Lu – … Retrieval and Image Processing Paradigms in …, 2017 – books.google.com
… Page 302. Background Review for Neural Trust and Multi-Agent System 1.2. 4 Communications The commonly used communication methods include the black board system and the message/dialog system … The message layer specifies message related types of speech acts …

Role of Body Language in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
DIO ALDoumer – 2017 – repository.sustech.edu
Page 1. Sudan University of Science & Technology College of Graduate Studies College of Education Role of Body Language in Teaching English as a Foreign Language ? ???? ?? ????? ????? ?? ????? ??? ??????? ?????? ??? (A case study of Secondary Schools in El-Fashir Locality) …

Finding enthymemes in real-world texts: A feasibility study
O Razuvayevskaya, S Teufel – Argument & Computation, 2017 – content.iospress.com
… [2]. E. Black and A. Hunter, Using enthymemes in an inquiry dialogue system, International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems 1: ((2008) ), 437–444 … 3: Speech Acts, P. Cole and JL Morgan, eds, Academic Press, San Diego, CA, (1975) , pp. 41–58. [17] …

HCI from a Discourse Perspective Area: Discourse and Interaction GRACE Deliverable 5.1
R Bod, M Dastani, R Scha, H Zeevat – cogsci.ed.ac.uk
… the le. The system’s response is the appropriate change in the display and the le. As a dialogue system our simpli ed editor is maximally simple. Dialogues consist of user commands followed by system con rmations. The system’s …

Historical overview of formal argumentation
H Prakken – IfCoLog Journal of Logics and their Applications, 2017 – dspace.library.uu.nl
… winning strategy for the proponent. This predates modern argument games for argumentation-based inference and also influenced the devel- opment of formal dialogue systems for argumentation. Having said so, in dialogue …

Argumentation Theory in Formal and Computational Perspective
FH van Eemeren, B Verheij – ai.rug.nl
… The dialectical dimension of the approach is inspired by normative insights from critical rationalism and formal dialectics, the pragmatic dimension by descrip- tive insights from speech act theory, Gricean pragmatics and discourse analysis …

Hypotheses of Analysis on the Stylistics of Arguments: a Case Study from Trip Advisor
L Bonelli – Argument Technologies – cgi.csc.liv.ac.uk
Page 151. 131 Chapter 8 Hypotheses of Analysis on the Stylistics of Arguments: a Case Study from Trip Advisor Laura Bonelli Università “La Sapienza” and ISTC-CNR; Rome, Italy, laura. bonelli@ istc-cnr. it Abstract. User generated …

Adjusting linguistically to others: the role of social context In lexical choices and spatial language
A Tosi – 2017 – era.lib.ed.ac.uk
Page 1. This thesis has been submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for a postgraduate degree (eg PhD, MPhil, DClinPsychol) at the University of Edinburgh. Please note the following terms and conditions of use: This work …

Painting Pictures with Words-From Theory to System
R Coyne – 2017 – search.proquest.com
… PAR allows instructions such as if you agree to go for a walk with someone, then follow them to be given and then triggered in the future. Ulysse [Godreaux et al., 1999] is an interactive spoken dialog system used to navigate in virtual worlds …

Utilization of prosodic and linguistic cues during perceptions of nonunderstandings in radio communication
JC Auton, MW Wiggins, BJ Searle… – Applied …, 2017 – cambridge.org
Page 1. Applied Psycholinguistics, page 1 of 31, 2016 doi:10.1017/ S014271641600031X Utilization of prosodic and linguistic cues during perceptions of nonunderstandings in radio communication JAIME C. AUTON, MARK …

Reasoning Schemes, Expert Opinions and Critical Questions. Sex Offenders Case Study
DM Gabbay, G Rozenberg – The IfCoLog Journal of Logics and their …, 2017 – orbilu.uni.lu
Page 1. Reasoning Schemes, Expert Opinion and Critical Questions. Sex Offenders Case Study Dov Gabbay Ashkelon Academic College, Bar Ilan University, King’s College London, University of Luxembourg, University of Manchester dov.gabbay@kcl.ac.uk …

Tools for Analyzing Talk Part 1: The CHAT Transcription Format
B MacWhinney – 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… 99 16.6 Sign and Speech ….. 99 17 Speech Act Codes ….. 101 17.1 Interchange Types …

Encounters with God in medieval and early modern English poetry
C Clutterbuck – 2017 – books.google.com
… (London, 1984), 1.3-35; E. Giachin and S. McGlashan, ‘Spoken Language Dialogue Systems’, in Corpus … Mary Louise Pratt focuses more on the relationships between spoken and literary narratives than on dialogue as such: Towards a Speech Act Theory (Bloomington and …

Explanation in artificial intelligence: Insights from the social sciences
T Miller – arXiv preprint arXiv:1706.07269, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Explanation in Artificial Intelligence: Insights from the Social Sciences Tim Miller School of Computing and Information Systems University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia tmiller@ unimelb. edu. au Abstract There …

Foundations of Implementations for Formal Argumentation
F Cerutti, SA Gaggl, M Thimm, JP Wallner – orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk
Page 1. Foundations of Implementations for Formal Argumentation Federico Cerutti Cardiff University, UK CeruttiF@cardiff.ac.uk Sarah A. Gaggl Technische Universität Dresden, Germany sarah.gaggl@tu-dresden.de Matthias …

Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics 2: Semantics, Discourse and Applications
MZ Kurdi – 2017 – books.google.com
… 142 3.1.8. Textual sequences. . . . . 143 3.1.9. Speech acts . . . . . 144 3.2. Computational approaches to discourse . . . . . 146 3.2.1. Linear segmentation of discourse …

From Natural Language descriptions to executable scenarios
I Pogrebezky – 2017 – idc.ac.il
Page 1. The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Efi Arazi School of Computer Science M.Sc. program – Research Track From Natural Language descriptions to executable scenarios by Ilia Pogrebezky M.Sc. dissertation, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements …

Recognising enthymemes in real-world texts: A feasibility study
O Razuvayevskaya, S TEUFEL – Patrick Saint-Dizier, 2017 – ling.uni-potsdam.de
… 3, pp. 339–370, 2005. [4] E. Black and A. Hunter, Using enthymemes in an inquiry dialogue system, vol. 1, pp … [8] HP Grice,“Logic and conversation,” in Syntax and Semantics: Vol. 3: Speech Acts (P. Cole and JL Morgan, eds.), pp. 41–58, San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1975 …

Generating variations in a virtual storyteller
SM Lukin – 2017 – search.proquest.com
… The semantic-syntactic integration allows Fabula Tales to employ narrative sentence planning devices to change narrator point of view, insert direct speech acts, and supplement character voice using operations for lexical selection … 25. 2.2 Narrative and Dialogue Systems …

3.28 Qualitative and Multi-Attribute Learning from Diverse Data Collections
M Ben-Chen, F Chazal, LJ Guibas… – … in Geometric Data, 2017 – drops.dagstuhl.de
Page 19. Mirela Ben-Chen, Frédéric Chazal, Leonidas J. Guibas, and Maks Ovsjanikov 17 3.28 Qualitative and Multi-Attribute Learning from Diverse Data Collections Hao Zhang (Simon Fraser University–Burnaby, CA) License …

Computing Bodies: Gender Codes and Anthropomorphic Design at the Human-computer Interface
C Draude – 2017 – Springer
Page 1. Computing Bodies Claude Draude Gender Codes and Anthropomorphic Design at the Human-Computer Interface Page 2. Computing Bodies Page 3. Claude Draude Computing Bodies Gender Codes and Anthropomorphic Design at the Human-Computer Interface …

Interactional Linguistics: An Introduction to Language in Social Interaction
E Couper-Kuhlen, M Selting – 2017 – books.google.com
… Version 4.2 Explicitly Correcting an Item 4.3 Explicitly Correcting an Entire Verbal Representation 4.4 Conclusion for Other-correction Conclusion Chapter 4. Action Formation and Ascription 1. Preliminaries 1.1 Action and Action Type 1.2 Social Actions and Speech Acts 61 61 …

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