Textual Entailment & Dialog Systems


Textual Entailment & Dialog Systems
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TEXTUAL ENTAILMENT METHOD FOR LINKING TEXT OF AN ABSTRACT TO TEXT IN THE MAIN BODY OF A DOCUMENT Á Sandor… – US Patent 20,110,276,322, 2011 – freepatentsonline.com … 20070198268, Method for controlling a speech dialog system and speech dialog system, August, 2007, Hennecke. … for each sentence of an abstract of the document, comparing the sentence with sentences of a main body of the document using textual entailment techniques to … Cached – All 2 versions

Recognizing entailment in intelligent tutoring systems [PDF] from rodneynielsen.com RD Nielsen, W Ward… – Natural Language …, 2009 – Cambridge Univ Press … We also discuss the application of this new paradigm to recognition of textual entailment outside the domain of ITSs. … In recent years, there has been a tremendous increase in interest in the areas of paraphrase acquisition and textual entailment recognition. … Cited by 13 – Related articles – All 16 versions

[PDF] Towards effective tutorial feedback for explanation questions: A dataset and baselines [PDF] from aclweb.org MO Dzikovska, RD Nielsen… – … of the 2012 Conference of the …, 2012 – aclweb.org … We further discuss the relationship with the task of recognizing textual entailment in Section 5. In the rest of this section, we describe our … The BEETLE corpus consists of the interactions be- tween students and the BEETLE II tutorial dialogue system (Dzikovska et al., 2010b). … Cited by 1 – View as HTML

The generation of textual entailment with NLML in an intelligent dialogue system for language learning CSIEC [PDF] from arxiv.org J Jia – … Processing and Knowledge Engineering, 2008. NLP- …, 2008 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract This paper introduces the generation of textual entailment within the project CSIEC  (computer simulation in educational communication), an interactive Web-based human- computer dialogue system with natural language for English instruction. The generation of … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 6 versions

CSIEC: A computer assisted English learning chatbot based on textual knowledge and reasoning J Jia – Knowledge-Based Systems, 2009 – Elsevier … NLML parser 3.4. NLDB (Natural Language Database) 3.5. Common sense knowledge 3.6. GTE (Generation of Textual Entailment) mechanism 3.7. … A potential solution to this problem is to apply computer spoken dialogue systems to role play a conversational partner. … Cited by 7 – Related articles – All 2 versions

[PDF] Using Dialogue Corpora to Extend Information Extraction Patterns for Natural Language Understanding of Dialogue [PDF] from psu.edu R Catizone, A Dingli… – Proceedings of the Seventh …, 2010 – Citeseer … The PASCAL Recognising Textual Entailment Challenge. … Workshop on Paraphrasing (IWP2005), South Korea Flycht-Eriksson, A. & Jönsson, A. (2003) Some Empirical Findings on Dialogue Management and Domain Ontologies in Dialogue System – Implications from an … Related articles – View as HTML – All 6 versions

Opinion mining and sentiment analysis [PDF] from iitb.ac.in B Pang… – Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval, 2008 – dl.acm.org … textual entailment challenge,” in Proceedings of the Second PASCAL Challenges Workshop on Recognising Textual Entailment, 2006. … M. Walker, and R. Prasad, “Learning to generate naturalistic utterances using reviews in spoken dialogue systems,” ACM Transactions on … Cited by 1041 – Related articles – Library Search – All 33 versions

Question Answering and Generation AC Graesser, V Rus, Z Cai… – Applied Natural Language …, 2011 – igi-global.com … Question Asking/Generation is an important component in the full gamut of learning technologies, from conventional computer-based training to tutoring systems. Advances in Question Asking/Generation are projected to revolutionize learning and dialogue systems. … Related articles – All 3 versions

[PDF] KYOTO: a system for mining, structuring, and distributing knowledge across languages and cultures [PDF] from vossen.info P Vossen, E Agirre, N Calzolari, C Fellbaum… – Proceedings of …, 2008 – vossen.info … for different databases and data types that can be accessed by the users through a text search interface or possibly dialogue systems. … Dagan I., Dolan B., Ferro L., Giampiccolo D., Magnini B. and Szpektor I. 2006 The Second PASCAL Recognising Textual Entailment Challenge … Cited by 37 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 20 versions

[PDF] Computational Semantics IWCS 2011 [PDF] from rug.nl J Bos… – 2011 – acl.eldoc.ub.rug.nl … 315 Towards Component-Based Textual Entailment ElenaCabrio, BernardoMagnini . . . . . … 360 Incremental Semantic Construction in a Dialogue System MatthewPurver,ArashEshghi,JulianHough . . . . . … View as HTML – All 6 versions

Question answering B Webber… – The Handbook of Computational …, 2010 – Wiley Online Library … For more detailed discus- sion of the issues and technology underlying dialogue systems, see Chapter 16, COMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF DIALOGUE. … Textual entailment captures the intuition that one piece of text – in this case, text containing a correct answer to a given … Cited by 19 – Related articles

[PDF] Stochastic Models for Semantic Parsing, Multi-Faceted Topic Discovery, and Causal Event Inference: Perspectives from Natural Language Processing [PDF] from ucla.edu R Girju – Computer Vision Workshops (ICCV Workshops), 2011 …, 2011 – civs.stat.ucla.edu … P3. Causal Event Inference ? Identification of causal relations between events ? Applications: question answering, textual entailment Page 3. Semantic Parsing (1) … communication, interaction Aspectual algorithm, model dialogue, system, user “Linguistic” Aspect … View as HTML – All 2 versions

[PDF] We desperately need linguistic resources!-beased on the users’ pointof view [PDF] from flarenet.eu S Sekine – 2010 – flarenet.eu … appli- cations (machine translation, information extraction, question answering, sentiment analysis, summarization, dialogue systems, etc.) use … paraphrases, hypernyms-hyponyms, semantic class labels, selectional restrictions for predi- cates, textual entailment, inference, word … Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML

Applying automated deduction to natural language understanding [PDF] from rug.nl J Bos – Journal of Applied Logic, 2009 – Elsevier … Article Outline. 1. Introduction 1.1. Previous and related work 1.2. Outline of this article 2. Presupposition projection 3. Spoken dialogue systems 4. Recognising textual entailment 5. Future directions 6. Conclusion References. 1. Introduction. … Cited by 6 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Syntactic testsuites and Textual Entailment Recognition [PDF] from inria.fr P Bedaride, C Gardent – 2010 – hal.inria.fr … 1. Introduction The Recognising Textual Entailment (RTE) challenge eval- uates the ability of NLP systems to detect whether one sen- tence implies (textually entails) another. … In Workshop on Affective dialog systems. D. Klein and CD Manning. 2003. … Related articles – All 8 versions

[PDF] Ranking automatically generated questions as a shared task [PDF] from cmu.edu M Heilman… – Proceedings of the AIED Workshop on …, 2009 – cs.cmu.edu … On the other hand, a QG task in the context of a dialogue system for flight reservations might focus too much on … in this stage, in- cluding extractive summarization, sentence compression, sentence splitting, sen- tence fusion, paraphrase generation, textual entailment, and lexical … Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 6 versions

Speech Acts of Argumentation: Inference Anchors and Peripheral Cues in Dialogue K Budzynska… – Workshops at the Twenty-Fifth AAAI Conference …, 2011 – aaai.org … 4It could do in some contexts, but even this trivially simple ex- ample demonstrates that it need not. 5Here, the use of the term ‘entailment’ is appealing to the strictly logical, proof-theoretic notion, rather than the much broader notion of textual entailment. 6 Page 5. … Related articles – All 2 versions

Extracting Events and Temporal Expressions from Text [PDF] from rochester.edu N UzZaman… – Semantic Computing (ICSC), 2010 …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … document summarization. Our long-term goal is to build complete temporal structure of documents and apply the temporal structure in other applications like textual entailment, question answering, dialog systems or others. In this … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 17 versions

Beetle II: a system for tutoring and computational linguistics experimentation [PDF] from aclweb.org MO Dzikovska, JD Moore, N Steinhauser… – Proceedings of the ACL …, 2010 – dl.acm.org … Over the last decade there has been a lot of inter- est in developing tutorial dialogue systems that un- derstand student explanations … The an- notated data will be used to evaluate the accuracy of existing paraphrasing and textual entailment ap- proaches and to investigate how … Cited by 6 – Related articles – All 11 versions

[BOOK] Interactive multi-modal question-answering A Van den Bosch – 2011 – books.google.com … 25 Boris van Schooten and Rieks op den Akker 1 Introduction….. 25 1.1 QA Dialogue System Features….. … 257 4 The Taxonomy Inference Model and Textual Entailment….. 258 5 Extraction of Patterns Involving Medical Concept Types….. … Cited by 1 – Related articles – Library Search – All 2 versions

An Intelligent Web-Based Human-Computer Interaction System with Natural Language CSIEC and its Integration into English Instruction J Jia – Learning Culture and Language Through ICTs: …, 2009 – books.google.com … China ABSTRACT Computer Simulation in Educational Communication (CSIEC), is not only an intelligent Web-based human-computer dialogue system with natural language for English instruction, but also a learning assessment system for learners and teachers. … Related articles – All 5 versions

[PDF] Natural Language Engineering of Argumentation (NaLEA) May 16, 2010 [PDF] from wyner.info AZ Wyner… – 2010 – wyner.info … and their relationships. A component of text analytics is the au- tomated recognition of textual entailment and inconsistency, which is highly relevant to issues of scientific interest that are discussed below. However, rather than … Related articles – View as HTML

Automatic committed belief tagging [PDF] from aclweb.org V Prabhakaran, O Rambow… – Proceedings of the 23rd …, 2010 – dl.acm.org … abstract representations of its propositional meaning, as witnessed by work on semantic role labeling, word sense disambiguation, and textual entailment. … act repre- sents the communicative intention of the speaker, and its recognition is crucial for the building of dialog systems. … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 10 versions

An AI Framework to Teach English as a Foreign Language: CSIEC [PDF] from aaaipress.org J Jia – AI Magazine, 2009 – aaai.org … After a brief explanation of the conception of the dialogue system, as well as a survey of related works, I will illustrate the system … Next, (5) generation of textual entailment (GTE) is a generation mechanism of textual entail- ment or inference and is a supplemental source of … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 5 versions

[PDF] Context-dependent regression testing for natural language processing [PDF] from aclweb.org E Farrow… – NAACL HLT 2009, 2009 – aclweb.org … of a textual entailment component. They showed that, given a carefully selected test set, test- ing on the final system output can be a fast and effec- tive way to discover problems in the interpretation pipeline. We show how the same idea can be used to test other dialogue system … Related articles – View as HTML – All 15 versions

Introduction to “This is Watson” DA Ferrucci – IBM Journal of Research and Development, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … shallow parsing, deep parsing, information extraction, word-sense disambiguation [5, 6], latent semantic analysis [7], textual entailment [8], and … In more comprehensive systems such as open-domain QA and dialogue systems, we can learn how many different algorithms interact …

15 Computational Semantics [PDF] from ehu.es C FOX – The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and …, 2010 – books.google.com Page 420. “9781405155816_4_015”—2010/5/8—12: 07—page 394—# 1 15 Computational Semantics CHRIS FOX 1 Introduction In this chapter we will generally use ‘semantics’ to refer to a formal analysis of meaning, and … Cited by 38 – Related articles – All 27 versions

[PDF] Proceedings of the Workshop on Negation and Speculation in Natural Language Processing [PDF] from pascal-network.org R Morante… – 2010 – eprints.pascal-network.org … cues • Negation and speculation across domains and genres • Negation and speculation in biomedical texts and biomedical text mining • Handling negation and speculation in NLP: dialogue systems, sentiment analysis, text mining, textual entailment, information extraction … Cited by 1 – View as HTML – All 14 versions

Annotating Modality and Negation for a Machine Reading Evaluation [PDF] from pascal-network.org R Morante… – 2011 – eprints.pascal-network.org … text process- ing (9; 18; 23; 4; 35), opinion mining and sentiment analysis (39), recognizing textual entailment (5; 34 … factual information, including text summarization, question answering, information extraction, and human-computer interaction in the form of dialogue systems. … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 3 versions

[PDF] Domain-related annotation of Polish spoken dialogue corpus LUNA. PL [PDF] from ffzg.hr A Mykowiecka, K Glowinska… – Proceedings of LREC …, 2010 – hnk.ffzg.hr … is FATE (Burchard and Pen- nacchiott, 2008) consisting of 800 entailment pairs from the RTE-2 (Recognizing Textual Entailment) Challenge test … The resource was constructed in order to provide data needed for building a dialogue system which would replace call centre staff in … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 4 versions

The further development of CSIEC project driven by application and evaluation in English education J Jia… – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2009 – Wiley Online Library … at any time. Nevertheless, no statistical data demonstrated the usefulness of the supposed dialogue systems. Abu Shawar and … Szpektor, I. (2006). The second PASCAL recognising textual entailment challenge. In B.Magnini … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 6 versions

Benchmarking short text semantic similarity J O’Shea, Z Bandar, K Crockett… – International Journal of …, 2010 – Inderscience … e-mail messages (Lamontagne and Lapalme, 2004), information retrieval (IR) (Marton and Katz, 2006), healthcare dialogue systems (Bickmore and … IR includes topics such as question answering (Quarteroni and Manandhar, 2008), textual entailment (Jijkoun and De Rijke, 2005 … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 6 versions

[PDF] Question generation: Proposed challenge tasks and their evaluation [PDF] from rodneynielsen.com R Nielsen – Proceedings of the Workshop on the Question …, 2008 – rodneynielsen.com … Most applications utilizing question generation can be conceived of as dialog systems, where the ques- tion generated will depend not only on … Perez and Alfonseca’s (2005) result that MT n- gram-based metrics fall far short in recognizing textual entailment, and Lin and Demner … Cited by 7 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 5 versions

[PDF] A Semantic Representation Model Based on Multi-graph [PDF] from jofcis.com Y CHEN… – Journal of Computational Information Systems, 2011 – jofcis.com … In Spoken Dialogue system, SRM get the useful information from input sentence, and generate the output speech with SRM [1]. In Question Answering … Textual entailment is defined as a binary relation between a natural language text T and a hypothesis H. If H can be reason … Related articles – View as HTML

[PDF] Existing evaluation and validation of LRs [PDF] from flarenet.eu J Odijk, A Toral, G Adda, B Babych… – FLaReNet …, 2009 – flarenet.eu … This campaign was to feature a novel method for the evaluation of prosody in synthesized speech. • MEDIA : Evaluation of Man-Machine dialogue systems. In this case, the task of hotel room reservation (including some local tourist information) is envisaged. … Cited by 1 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 3 versions

Preliminaries E Ovchinnikova – Integration of World Knowledge for Natural Language …, 2012 – Springer … of reasoning is intended to facilitate such applications as, for example, question answering, information extraction, and dialog systems. … two text pieces, which facilitates solving semantic problems such as reference resolution, recognizing textual entailment, disambiguation, and …

[CITATION] Natural Language and Knowledge Representation JZ Sukkarieh – Journal of Logic and Computation, 2008 – Oxford Univ Press … Paper 5 describes a two-layer architecture for a dialogue system that uses separate semantic and knowledge representations that benefit from a domain-general ontology … Paper 7 suggests reducing the problem of question answering validation to a textual entailment problem. … Cited by 5 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 8 versions

Semantic matching using predicate-argument structure EM Boschee, M Levit, MR Freedman – US Patent 7,890,539, 2011 – Google Patents … 565-568, Aug. 1992. Andreevskaia, A., et al., “Can Shallow Predicate Argument Struc- tures Determine Entailment?,” Proceedings from the 1st PASCAL Recognising Textual Entailment Challenge (RTE I), 4 pages, Southampton, UK, Apr. 2005. … Related articles – All 5 versions

[TXT] Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Young Investigators Workshop on Computational Approaches to Languages of the Americas} [TXT] from aclweb.org L Alonso Alemany, G Infante-Lopez… – Proceedings of the …, 2010 – aclweb.org … InProceedings{castillo:2010:YOUNG, author = {Castillo, Julio}, title = {A Machine Learning Approach for Recognizing Textual Entailment in Spanish … areces:2010:YOUNG, author = {Benotti, Luciana and Estrella, Paula and Areces, Carlos}, title = {Dialogue Systems for Virtual … Cached

From annotator agreement to noise models [PDF] from aclweb.org B Beigman Klebanov, E Beigman – Computational Linguistics, 2009 – dl.acm.org … 2006. The PASCAL recognising textual entailment challenge. In The PASCAL Recognising Textual Entailment Challenge, Springer, Berlin, pages 177–190. … 2006. Characterizing and predicting corrections in spoken dialogue systems. Computational Linguistics, 32(3):417–438. … Cited by 11 – Related articles – All 19 versions

Learning to select the correct answer in multi-stream question answering A Téllez-Valero, M Montes-y-Gómez… – Information Processing …, 2011 – Elsevier … Keywords: Data fusion; Multi-stream QA; Textual entailment; Answer validation. Article Outline. 1. Introduction; 2. Related work; 3. System description; 3.1. Answer selection; 3.1.1. Preprocessing; 3.1.1.1. … 3.1.2.2. Features related to the textual entailment recognition. … Related articles – All 4 versions

[BOOK] Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 10th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Micai 2011, Puebla, Mexico, November 26-December 4, … I Batyrshin… – 2011 – books.google.com … Table of Contents–Part I XVII Contextual Semantic Processing for a Spanish Dialogue System Using Markov Logic….. 258 Aldo Fabian, Manuel Hernandez, Luis Pineda, and Ivan Meza A Statistics-Based Semantic Textual Entailment System….. … All 3 versions

Data-driven response generation in social media [PDF] from washington.edu A Ritter, C Cherry… – … of the Conference on Empirical Methods …, 2011 – dl.acm.org … Currently, most dialogue systems rely on ei- ther canned responses or templates for generation, which can result in utterances which sound very … Alignment is more difficult in conversational data than bilingual data (Brown et al., 1990), or textual entailment data (Brockett, 2006 … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 12 versions

A Survey of Computational Semantics: Representation, Inference and Knowledge in Wide-Coverage Text Understanding [PDF] from rug.nl J Bos – Language and Linguistics Compass, 2011 – Wiley Online Library … First of all, the coverage and accuracy of implemented systems is now reaching levels of sophistication and robustness that make formal methods potentially useful in real-world applications such as information retrieval, information extraction, spoken dialogue systems and … Related articles – All 3 versions

Soft computing in intelligent tutoring systems and educational assessment R Nielsen, W Ward… – Soft Computing Applications in Business, 2008 – Springer … et al. 2005; Haghighi et al. 2005; Herrera et al. 2005; Raina et al. 2005). The RTE challenge has brought the issue of textual entailment before a broad community of researchers in a task independent fashion. The challenge … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 2 versions

The LIMSI participation in the QAst track [PDF] from quaero.org S Rosset, O Galibert, G Adda… – Advances in Multilingual and …, 2008 – Springer … Methods for using textual entailment in Open-Domain question-answering. In: Proceedings of COLING 2006, Sydney, Australia (July 2006) 7. van Schooten, B., Rosset, S., Galibert, O., Max, A., op den Akker, R., Illouz, G.: Handling speech input in the Ritel QA dialogue system. … Cited by 27 – Related articles – All 6 versions

[DOC] The user-language paraphrase challenge [DOC] from pitt.edu PM McCarthy… – Special ANLP topic of the 22nd …, 2008 – cs.pitt.edu … An ideal sub-one-second response time for inter-active-systems is also supported by Cavazza, Perotto, and Cashman (1999); however, they also accept that up to 3 seconds can be acceptable for dialogue systems. Meanwhile, Dolfing et al. … Cited by 5 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 3 versions

[CITATION] Semi-automatic techniques for extending the FrameNet lexical database to new languages [PDF] from unive.it S Tonelli – 2010 – dspace.unive.it … I had the privilege to be introduced to the research field of spoken dialog systems and co-author papers with him and his valuable collaborators Alessandro Moschitti, Silvia Quarteroni, Marco Dinarelli and Sucheta Ghosh. … 32 3.4 FrameNet and Textual Entailment . . . . . … Related articles

[TXT] Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics} [TXT] from aclweb.org S Renals, Y Zhang, T Baldwin, V Kordoni… – … : The 2010 Annual …, 2010 – aclweb.org … and Gordon, Joshua B. and Bhutada, Pravin}, title = {Learning about Voice Search for Spoken Dialogue Systems}, booktitle = {Human … and Moschitti, Alessandro and Zanzotto, Fabio Massimo}, title = {Syntactic/Semantic Structures for Textual Entailment Recognition}, booktitle … Cached

[PDF] Questions, pictures, answers: Introducing pictures in question-answering systems [PDF] from uvt.nl M Theune, B van Schooten, R op den Akker… – ACTAS-1 of X Symposio …, 2007 – ilk.uvt.nl … One of these directions is towards developing iterative QA or QA dialogue systems that allow users to ask follow-up questions and that can help users to clarify questions (Kato et al., 2006). … Page 7. phenomena that a dialogue system will need to support. … Cited by 13 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 41 versions

[PDF] Event and Temporal Expression extraction from raw text: first step towards a temporally aware system [PDF] from rochester.edu N UzZaman… – International Journal of Semantic …, 2010 – cs.rochester.edu … document summarization. Our long-term goal is to build complete temporal structure of documents and use the temporal structure in other applications like textual entailment, question answering, visualization, or others. In this … Cited by 6 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 14 versions

[PDF] Intrinsic and Extrinsic Approaches to Recognizing Textual Entailment [PDF] from uni-saarland.de DP der Philosophischen – 2011 – coli.uni-saarland.de … Con- sequently, if we want to build a dialogue system, dealing with this kind of implication or entailment is one of the key challenges. … In general, following Chierchia and McConnell-Ginet (2000), we refer to such a relationship between two texts as Textual Entailment in this dis … Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

Language Technologies: Question Answering in Speech Transcripts J Turmo, M Surdeanu, O Galibert… – Computers in the Human …, 2009 – Springer … 8. S. Harabagiu and A. Hickl. Methods for using textual entailment in open-domain question-answering. In COLING’06, Sydney, Australia, July 2006. … Handling speech input in the Ritel QA dialogue system. In Proceedings of Interspeech’07, Antwerp. Belgium, Aug. 2007. 17. … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 2 versions

[BOOK] Natural language processing with Python [PDF] from oamk.fi S Bird, E Klein… – 2009 – books.google.com Page 1. ~ Analyzing Text with the Natural Language Toolleit Natural Language Processmg W1th Python ///0 //W at & . ® I/l’ ‘ll ( Steven Biral, Ewan Klein é Ealwaral Loper Page 2. ~ A%1%*z%czl_;1:z%z’2¢’zg Text 21% »*z … Cited by 249 – Related articles – All 24 versions

Does it really matter whether students’ contributions are spoken versus typed in an intelligent tutoring system with natural language? SK D’Mello, N Dowell… – Journal of Experimental …, 2011 – psycnet.apa.org There%20is%20the%20question%20of%20whether%20learning%20differs%20when% 20students%20speak%20versus%20type%20their%20responses%20when%20interacting% 20with%20intelligent%20tutoring%20systems%20with%20natural%20language%20dialogues% … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 4 versions

[TXT] Coling 2008: Companion volume: Posters} [TXT] from aclweb.org R Agerri, N Asher, F Benamara… – Coling 2008: …, 2008 – aclweb.org … anthology/C08-2} } @InProceedings{agerri:2008:POSTERS, author = {Agerri, Rodrigo}, title = {Metaphor in Textual Entailment}, booktitle = {Coling … Timo and Schlangen, David}, title = {Towards Incremental End-of-Utterance Detection in Dialogue Systems}, booktitle = {Coling … Cached

Capturing consistency between intra-clause and inter-clause relations in knowledge-rich dependency and case structure analysis [PDF] from aclweb.org D Kawahara… – … of the 11th International Conference on …, 2009 – dl.acm.org … systems, a lot of effort has been made to develop world knowledge or inference knowledge … Furthermore, we would like to ex- plore the use of the transition knowledge between case frames to improve NLP applications such as recognizing textual entailment (RTE) and sentence … Related articles – All 13 versions

[PDF] Towards Agile and Test-Driven Development in NLP A in NLP A in NLP Applications pplications pplications [PDF] from aclweb.org E Item – NAACL HLT 2009, 2009 – newdesign.aclweb.org … This means that a set of concepts or main points are pre- specified in the rubric (see the example in Table 1). We view c-rater’s task as a textual entailment problem that involves the detection of whether a student’s … LINTest, A devel- opment tool for testing dialogue systems. … View as HTML

[BOOK] Natural Language and Information Systems: 13th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2008, London, … E Kapetanios – 2008 – books.google.com … Speci?cation Towards Designing Operationalizable Models of Man-Machine Interaction Based on Concepts from Human Dialog Systems….. … Morik Querying and Question Answering Related Posters Improving Question Answering Tasks by Textual Entailment Recognition … Library Search – All 4 versions

A corpus of fine-grained entailment relations [PDF] from upenn.edu RD Nielsen… – … ACL-PASCAL Workshop on Textual Entailment …, 2007 – dl.acm.org … The PASCAL Recognizing Textual Entailment (RTE) challenge (Dagan et al., 2005) has brought the issue of textual entailment before a … References Aleven V, Popescu O, & Koedinger K. (2001) A tutorial dialogue system with knowledge-based understanding and classification … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 32 versions

Question generation via overgenerating transformations and ranking [PDF] from dtic.mil M Heilman… – 2009 – DTIC Document … Many existing NLP transformations might be exploited in this stage, including extractive summarization, sen- tence compression, sentence splitting, sentence fu- sion, paraphrase, textual entailment, lexical se- mantics for word substitution. … Cited by 20 – Related articles – Library Search – All 16 versions

What Computers Need to Know About Verbs SW Brown… – Semantic Computing, 2010 – Wiley Online Library … These types of inferences could be especially beneficial to information extraction, summarization, textual entailment, and sophisticated question … the means to automatically generate representations for previously unknown verbs in a spoken language dialog system [32] , contrib … Related articles – All 3 versions

Translating between language and logic: what is easy and what is difficult [PDF] from chalmers.se A Ranta – Automated Deduction–CADE-23, 2011 – Springer Page 1. Translating between Language and Logic: What Is Easy and What Is Difficult Aarne Ranta Department of Computer Science and Engineering Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg Abstract. … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 5 versions

A two-dimensional topic-aspect model for discovering multi-faceted topics [PDF] from uiuc.edu M Paul… – Urbana, 2010 – aaai.org … The CL aspect focuses on dialogue systems, with words like dialogue and user. … ideas less prevalent in the CL documents such as pragmatics and metaphor as well as formal semantics, while the CL aspect focuses on semantic representation, inference, and textual entailment. … Cited by 13 – Related articles – All 6 versions

The Limsi QAst systems: comparison between human and automatic rules generation for question-answering on speech transcriptions [PDF] from limsi.fr S Rosset, O Galibert, G Adda… – … Speech Recognition & …, 2007 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … 2003. [5] S. Harabagiu, A. Hickl. Methods for using textual entailment in Open-Domain question-answering. Pro- ceedings of COLING’06. Sydney, Australia. … Handling speech input in the Ritel QA dialogue system. 2007. Proceedings of Interspeech’07. Antwerp. Belgium. … Cited by 9 – Related articles – All 7 versions

Sources of World Knowledge E Ovchinnikova – Integration of World Knowledge for Natural Language …, 2012 – Springer … given in Table 3.2.16 FrameNet has a shorter history in NLP applications than WordNet, but lately more and more researchers demonstrate its potential to improve the quality of question answering (eg, Shen and Lapata, 2007) and recognizing textual entailment (eg, Burchardt …

[PDF] Towards a semantic analysis of bahasa Indonesia for question answering [PDF] from unimelb.edu.au SD Larasati, R Manurung – … of the 10th …, 2007 – mandrake.csse.unimelb.edu.au … Such an approach is exemplified by re- cent work in the textual entailment task, eg Bos and Markert (2006). … believe that our work establishes a foundation that will be of value for future research into, among others, Indonesian machine translation, dialogue systems, and natural … Cited by 7 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 12 versions

Automatic argumentative analysis for interaction mining V Pallotta… – Argument & Computation, 2011 – Taylor & Francis … Harabagiu, S. and Hickl, A. Methods for Using Textual Entailment in Open-domain Question Answering. … May 9–12 , Carry-le-Rouet, France. View all references) or provide better capabilities to dialogue systems (Larsson 200245. Larsson, S. 2002. … Cited by 1 – Related articles

Dependency Analysis and CBR to Bridge the Generation Gap in Template-Based NLG V Francisco, R Hervás… – Computational Linguistics and …, 2007 – Springer … In: Proceedings of the Second PASCAL Challenges Workshop on Recognising Textual Entailment, Venezia, Italia. (2006) 15. … McRoy, S., Channarukul, S., Ali, S.: A Natural Language Generation Component for Dialog Systems. … Cited by 2 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 4 versions

The first challenge on generating instructions in virtual environments [PDF] from uni-potsdam.de A Koller, K Striegnitz, D Byron, J Cassell… – Empirical Methods in …, 2010 – dl.acm.org … More recently, the Recognizing Textual Entailment challenge3 has revived broad interest in computational semantics. … DARPA Communicator challenge [28] and its (telephone-based) evaluation methodology were tied to evaluating end-to-end spoken dialogue systems and too … Cited by 20 – Related articles – All 10 versions

[TXT] Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the ACL (EACL 2009)} [TXT] from aclweb.org A Copestake, F de Jong, S Abdul-Rauf… – Proceedings of the 12th …, 2009 – aclweb.org … Georgiana and Wang, Rui}, title = {Inference Rules and their Application to Recognizing Textual Entailment}, booktitle = {Proceedings of … Konstas, Ioannis}, title = {User Simulations for Context-Sensitive Speech Recognition in Spoken Dialogue Systems}, booktitle = {Proceedings … Cached

Gerald Penn DG Hays – Philosophy of Linguistics, 2012 – books.google.com … Dialogue systems research attempts to recognize plans and intentions in speech transcripts and to respond to them constructively and naturally. … Another notable exception has been the Pascal Recognising Textual Entailment (RTE) Challenge [Dagan et al., 2005; Bar-Haim et al … Related articles – All 2 versions

Fact-based question decomposition in DeepQA A Kalyanpur, S Patwardhan… – IBM Journal of …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … In the literature, we find descriptions of strategies such as local decomposition and meronymy decomposition [9], semantic decomposition using knowledge templates [1], and textual entailment [7] to connect, through semantics and discourse, the original question with its … Cited by 4

[PDF] A bayesian approach to unsupervised semantic role induction [PDF] from aclweb.org I Titov… – Proceedings of the Conference of the European …, 2012 – aclweb.org … to be beneficial in question answering (Shen and Lapata, 2007; Kaisser and Webber, 2007), textual entailment (Sammons et al., 2009), machine translation (Wu and Fung, 2009; Liu and Gildea, 2010; Wu et al., 2011; Gao and Vogel, 2011), and dialogue systems (Basili et al … Cited by 2 – View as HTML

Toward Spoken Human–Computer Tutorial Dialogues [PDF] from google.com SK D’Mello, A Graesser… – Human–Computer Interaction, 2010 – Taylor & Francis … It is conceivable that ASR errors are less problematic in spoken dialogue systems if the content of the user’s utterance (response) can be linked to an appropriate tutor action. … In Proceedings of the Workshop on Tutorial Dialogue Systems: With a View toward the Classroom. … Cited by 7 – Related articles – All 5 versions

[BOOK] Learner answer assessment in intelligent tutoring systems [PDF] from rodneynielsen.com RD Nielsen – 2007 – books.google.com … contrasted with automated tutoring technology. I also describe the relevance of some current active areas of natural language processing research such as paraphrase recognition and textual entailment. I then detail my semantic … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 8 versions

Measuring Degrees of Semantic Opposition [PDF] from nrc-cnrc.gc.ca SM Mohammad, BJ Dorr, G Hirst… – 2011 – nparc.cisti-icist.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca … This is in turn useful in effectively re-ranking target language hypotheses in machine translation, and for re-ranking query responses in information retrieval. r Understanding discourse structure and improving dialogue systems. … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 2 versions

[PDF] Taxonomy induction based on a collaboratively built knowledge repository [PDF] from uniroma1.it SP Ponzetto… – Artificial Intelligence, 2011 – wwwusers.di.uniroma1.it Page 1. Artificial Intelligence 175 (2011) 1737–1756 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Artificial Intelligence www.elsevier.com/locate/artint Taxonomy induction based on a collaboratively built knowledge repository Simone Paolo Ponzettoa,* , Michael Strube b … Cited by 5 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 9 versions

[PDF] Automatic Factual Question Generation from Text [PDF] from cmu.edu M Heilman – 2011 – lti.cs.cmu.edu … tions deal with the analysis of student responses rather than the generation of instructional content. For example, tutorial dialogue systems (Litman and Silliman, 2004; Graesser et al., 2005; Boyer et … generation and dialogue systems. … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 5 versions

[PDF] Crowd-supervised Training of Spoken Language Systems [PDF] from mit.edu IC McGraw – 2012 – groups.csail.mit.edu … 33 2-4 The plot above depicts two years of development early in the life of the Jupiter weather information dialogue system. … The second experiment conducted was for a multimodal spoken dialogue system, which we deployed directly inside the mTurk interface. This time, how- … View as HTML

Mining association language patterns using a distributional semantic model for negative life event classification LC Yu, CL Chan, CC Lin… – Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2011 – Elsevier … A dialog system could generate supportive responses if it could understand the negative life events embedded in users input. … Artif. Intell. 2009; 173(7-8): 817-829. [56] Zanzotto FM, Pennacchiotti M. Expanding textual entailment corpora from Wikipedia using co-training. In: Proc. … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 3 versions

[BOOK] Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing: 13th International Conference, Cicling 2012, New Delhi, India, March 11-17, 2012, Proceedings A Gelbukh – 2012 – books.google.com … representation Symbolic and linguistic methods Other Statistical methods (mathematics) Morphology Named entity recognition POS tagging Machine translation and multilingualism Question answering Noisy text processing and cleaning Textual entailment Text generation …

Multimodal semi-automated affect detection from conversational cues, gross body language, and facial features [PDF] from google.com SK D’Mello… – User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 2010 – Springer Page 1. User Model User-Adap Inter (2010) 20:147–187 DOI 10.1007/s11257-010-9074-4 ORIGINAL PAPER Multimodal semi-automated affect detection from conversational cues, gross body language, and facial features Sidney K. D’Mello · Arthur Graesser … Cited by 47 – Related articles – All 9 versions

Language modeling approaches to question answering [PDF] from drexel.edu P Banerjee – 2009 – dspace.library.drexel.edu Page 1. Language Modeling Approaches to Question Answering A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of Drexel University by Protima Banerjee in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy July 2009 Page 2. … Cited by 1 – Related articles – Library Search – All 11 versions

[BOOK] Integration of World Knowledge for Natural Language Understanding E Ovchinnikova – 2012 – books.google.com … 184 8.3 Results of recognizing textual entailment by the Nutcracker system for the 39 RTE-2 pairs annotated with “medical” frames in … this type of reasoning is intended to facilitate such applications as, for example, question answering, information extraction, and dialog systems. … Related articles

Ontological reasoning for improving the treatment of emotions in text V Francisco, P Gervás… – Knowledge and information systems, 2010 – Springer … These relations compose a tree (the dependency tree). Dependency analysis has been used successfully for several applications: multilingual machine translation [19], recognizing textual entailment [16], and automatic evaluation of question–answer systems [11]. … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 7 versions

[BOOK] Flat but not shallow: towards flatter representations in deep semantic parsing for precise and feasible inferencing [PDF] from leidenuniv.nl HHGB Reckman – 2009 – openaccess.leidenuniv.nl … that we focus on, and some work that has been done in the context of the Pascal Recognizing Textual Entailment (RTE) challenge. … The project aims at the development of a natural language dialogue system that discloses personal narratives to facilitate patients (and their … Related articles – Library Search – All 5 versions

[PDF] Knowledge Mining over Scientific Literature and Technical Documentation [PDF] from uzh.ch F Rinaldi – 2008 – files.ifi.uzh.ch Page 1. Knowledge Mining over Scientific Literature and Technical Documentation Fabio Rinaldi March 3, 2008 Page 2. Page 3. Contents 1 Introduction 15 1.1 Background . . . . . 21 1.2 Methodologies . . . . . 27 … Related articles – View as HTML – All 7 versions

SPEECH-BASED SPEAKER RECOGNITION SYSTEMS AND METHODS SO Seyfetdinov – US Patent 20,110,276,323, 2011 – freepatentsonline.com … 20090326938, MULTIWORD TEXT CORRECTION, December, 2009, Marila et al. 20080133240, Spoken dialog system, terminal device, speech information management device and recording medium with program recorded thereon, June, 2008, Miyata et al. … Cached – All 2 versions

[PDF] Methods for Pronunciation Assessment in Computer Aided Language Learning [PDF] from mit.edu MA Peabody – 2011 – groups.csail.mit.edu … We make several assumptions about the nature of the learning activity: it takes place using a dialogue system, it is a task- or game-oriented activity, the student should not be interrupted by the pronunciation feedback system, and that the goal of the feedback system is to identify … Cited by 1 – Related articles – View as HTML

Methods for pronunciation assessment in computer aided language learning [PDF] from mit.edu S Seneff, MA Peabody – 2011 – dspace.mit.edu … We make several assumptions about the nature of the learning activity: it takes place using a dialogue system, it is a task- or game-oriented activity, the student should not be interrupted by the pronunciation feedback system, and that the goal of the feedback system is to identify … Related articles – All 2 versions

[PDF] Content assessment in intelligent computer-aided language learning: Meaning error diagnosis for English as a second language [PDF] from psu.edu SM Bailey – 2008 – Citeseer Page 1. CONTENT ASSESSMENT IN INTELLIGENT COMPUTER-AIDED LANGUAGE LEARNING: MEANING ERROR DIAGNOSIS FOR ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE DISSERTATION Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for … Cited by 9 – Related articles – View as HTML – Library Search – All 10 versions

[PDF] Shaping the Future of the Multilingual Digital Europe [PDF] from flarenet.eu N Calzolari, N Bel, G Budin, K Choukri, J Mariani… – 2009 – flarenet.eu Page 1. The European Language Resources and Technologies Forum Shaping the Future of the Multilingual Digital Europe Vienna, 12 -13 February 2009 Proceedings Edited by: N. Calzolari, P. Baroni, N. Bel, G. Budin, K. Choukri … Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

[BOOK] Linguistically informed question answering [PDF] from uni-saarland.de G Fliedner – 2007 – coli.uni-saarland.de … 113 3.4 RecognisingTextualEntailment . . . . . 113 3.4.1 The Textual Entailment Task and its Relevance for QuestionAnswering . . . . . 114 3.4.2  CircumscribingtheTask . . . . . 115 3.4.3 SystemDescriptions . . . . . … Cited by 6 – Related articles – View as HTML – Library Search

[PDF] Event-Based Modelling in Quesion Answering [PDF] from uni-saarland.de M Wiegand – 2007 – coli.uni-saarland.de … This question type determines how the retrieved information from the corpus has to be processed further in order to find an appropriate answer for the question. This component may become even more complex if the QA system is a component in a dialogue system. In this 14 … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML

[PDF] Hat Categories: Representing Form and Function Simultaneously in Combinatory Categorial Grammar [PDF] from usyd.edu.au M Honnibal – 2010 – it.usyd.edu.au Page 1. Hat Categories: Representing Form and Function Simultaneously in Combinatory Categorial Grammar Matthew Honnibal Doctor of Philosophy School of Information Technologies The University of Sydney 2010 Page 2. Page 3. 3 Abstract … Cited by 1 – Related articles – View as HTML – Library Search – All 2 versions

[HTML] Natural Language Processing [HTML] from googlecode.com S Bird, E Klein, E Loper, CC Attribution… – 2007 – nltk.googlecode.com Natural Language Processing. Authors: Steven Bird, Ewan Klein, Edward Loper. Version: 0.9.6 (draft only, please send feedback to authors). Copyright: © 2001-2008 the authors. License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial … Cited by 5 – Related articles – Cached – All 3 versions

[BOOK] Learning for semantic parsing and natural language generation using statistical machine translation techniques [PDF] from utexas.edu YW Wong – 2007 – books.google.com … 9 Page 26. with various hypothetical travel planning scenarios to solve. The resulting spon- taneous spoken queries were recorded as the subjects interacted with automated dialog systems to solve the scenarios. The recorded … Cited by 7 – Related articles – Library Search – All 24 versions