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Author June, Rob Koeling
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Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Restricted Domain ♦ Ovis Project ♦ Dialogue System ♦ Natural Language Processing ♦ System Question ♦ Public Transport Information ♦ Ovis System ♦ Ongoing Work ♦ Short Answer ♦ Full Sentence ♦ Nlp Component ♦ Important Grammatical Construction ♦ Speech Input ♦ Contextual Information ♦ Dialogue Game Board
Description In this paper we will describe ongoing work on an application of Ginzburg's account for short answers in order to improve the nlp component of a spoken dialogue system by using contextual information for disambiguating speech input. 1 Introduction In this paper we will address the question of how to incorporate contextual information for improving the Natural Language Processing (nlp) component of a spoken dialogue system. In the ovis project we are working on a spoken dialogue system for public transport information. Some of the characteristics of most of these types of systems are: 1) The system operates on a very restricted domain, 2) the dialogues are mostly simple and short, 3) The user is mainly restricted to answering system questions, 4) The user might answer with full sentences, but will in practice mostly provide short answers. For the ovis system we developed a grammar that on the one hand covers most important grammatical constructions in Dutch and that on the other han...
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1997-01-01
Publisher Institution Tbilisi State University