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Arabic Inquiry-Answer Dialogue Acts Annotation Schema [article]

AbdelRahim A. Elmadany, Sherif M. Abdou, Mervat Gheith
2015 arXiv   pre-print
We present an annotation schema as part of an effort to create a manually annotated corpus for Arabic dialogue language understanding including spoken dialogue and written "chat" dialogue for inquiry-answer  ...  The proposed schema handles mainly the request and response acts that occurs frequently in inquiry-answer debate conversations expressing request services, suggests, and offers.  ...  Thus change labeling schema to a hierarchy of 18 dialogue acts [7] .  ... 
arXiv:1505.04197v1 fatcat:xzliu5ifbve5zidghprzso3bzq

A Survey of Arabic Dialogues Understanding for Spontaneous Dialogues and Instant Message

Abdelrahim A. Elmadany, Sherif M. Abdou, Mervat Gheith
2015 International Journal on Natural Language Computing  
For this reasons, there are more interest for Arabic dialogue acts classification task because it a key player in Arabic language understanding to building this systems.  ...  This paper surveys different techniques for dialogue acts classification for Arabic.  ...  4.CONCLUSIONS We presented this survey for the Arabic dialogues language understanding or Arabic dialogue Acts classification and the goal behind this study is to promote the development and use of Human-Computer  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijnlc.2015.4206 fatcat:6tcibau2sjdjjjhrxk4vxzlwbm

Multifunctionality in dialogue

Harry Bunt
2011 Computer Speech and Language  
the multifunctionality of functional segments in a corpus of dialogues, annotated with a rich, multidimensional annotation schema.  ...  Moreover, a good understanding of the nature of the relations among the various multiple functions that a segment may have, and how functional segments relate to other units in dialogue segmentation, opens  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the members of the Tilburg Dialogue Club who have over the years been involved in the development of DIT: Jeroen Geertzen, Hans van Dam, Ielka van der Sluis, Simon  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.csl.2010.04.006 fatcat:kovko4o7snbjfdpeuunwr2xh2i

Towards the Automatic Analysis of the Structure of News Stories

Iqra Zahid, Hao Zhang, Frank Boons, Riza Batista-Navarro
2019 European Conference on Information Retrieval  
To automate this task, we made observations on the linguistic devices that are used by news writers, based on a manually annotated corpus of news articles that we have constructed.  ...  based on news schema categories.  ...  Corpus development In order to support our analysis of linguistic devices, we developed a small corpus of written news articles, retrieved using the LexisNexis library 1 .  ... 
dblp:conf/ecir/ZahidZBB19 fatcat:xw736idhtzeqrdqz53ewirve2q

Context Aware Knowledge Zoning: Traceability and Business Emails [chapter]

François Rauscher, Nada Matta, Hassan Atifi
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
After describing our model and method, we apply it to a real life corpus and evaluate the results based on machine learning experiments and filtering algorithm  ...  In this paper we present a novel approach to detect zones inside business emails where elements of knowledge are likely to be found.  ...  Our study is focused on the request speech act (direct or indirect) because it is present in the statement of a problem during the lifetime of a project.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-55970-4_5 fatcat:7qszs5mupfdnxh4j3zdabtb62e

Extraction and Classification of Speech, Thought, and Writing in German Narrative Texts

Luise Schricker, Manfred Stede, Peer Trilcke
2019 Conference on Natural Language Processing  
This task commonly distinguishes between direct and indirect speech, but we will also consider free indirect and reported speech here.  ...  We propose a variety of extensions and are able to substantially improve on the original results for all four categories.  ...  Their system uses 19 patterns and a list of 35 speech words to extract quotes along with the respective speakers and speech acts.  ... 
dblp:conf/konvens/SchrickerST19 fatcat:moihf4gxbrdbpeqpvqq4i2nssy

Page 1505 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 29, Issue 3 [page]

1995 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
/ Bulgarian interjections, illocutionary functions typology; 9505956 humorous face-threatening speech acts, strategic implementations; 9506325 insertion punctuation rules, Russian direct/indirect speech  ...  ; 9505709 intonation/information encoding relationship, comment/topic/ appendix tone unit functions, speech acts framework, spoken Italian corpus; 9505255 Italian intonation, E.  ... 

Page 645 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 25, Issue 2 [page]

1991 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
Searle (Speech Acts, Cambridge, 1969). It is argued that illocutionary acts  ...  Modes in Indirect Speech—-Rule. and Reality), Deutsch als Fremdsprache, 1990, 27, 6, 337-342.  ... 

RiQuA: A Corpus of Rich Quotation Annotation for English Literary Text

Sean Papay, Sebastian Padó
2020 International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation  
The corpus comprises 11 works of 19 th -century literature that were manually doubly annotated for direct and indirect quotations.  ...  This provides a rich view of dialogue structures not available from other available corpora.  ...  Annotation Schema and Guidelines As sketched above, our goal was to create a corpus which exemplifies a wide range of types of reported speech events (direct quotations, indirect quotations), the speech  ... 
dblp:conf/lrec/PapayP20 fatcat:o7mgkwmwyvffrl6s65xpuu4pyu

Asking and answering: A contrastive study of English and Swedish basic communication verbs

Åke Viberg
2016 Linguistics Beyond and Within  
As a background, a short overview is given of Verbal Communication Verbs (VCVs) in general with brief discussions of speech act theory (Searle), direct and reported speech and conceptual frames (FrameNet  ...  This article presents a contrastive study of the English verbs ask and answer and their Swedish correspondents based on data from the English Swedish Parallel Corpus (ESPC), which is bi-directional and  ...  A direct speech act has a form that explicitly expresses what kind of act it is, whereas an indirect speech act expresses this only implicitly, for example by using a question to make a request.  ... 
doi:10.31743/lingbaw.5646 fatcat:436n6nylkvhh3kgqpgcb3vwema

Politeness is Distance — Serbian Requests Through the Mirror of the Cognitive Speech Act Scenario Model

Tatjana Čikara
2013 Philologia  
scenario, idealizovani kognitivni modeli, učtivost, govorni čin zahteva. 1 Kontakt podaci (Email): 2 The abbreviation ISA will be applied throughout the paper for the sake of  ...  This schema has to be integrated into the abstract scenario of a speech act of request (Stefanowitsch 2003: 117) .  ...  of conventionalised indirect speech acts.  ... 
doi:10.18485/philologia.2013.11.11.3 fatcat:qtxoytgnkrej3etneg6elkpj6q

Mark-up and Annotation in the Corpus of Historical English Law Reports (CHELAR): Potential for Historical Genre Analysis

Paula Rodríguez-Puente, Universidad de Oviedo, Cristina Blanco-García, Iván Tamaredo
2019 Atlantis  
Our article illustrates the multiple advantages of applying a simple annotation schema to a corpus and how this can enhance the potential of a corpus for historical genre analysis.  ...  ), a specialized corpus consisting of law reports or records of judicial decisions.  ...  In the Old Bailey Corpus, for example, the selected tag for direct speech was <speech>, normally used for an individual speech in a performance text or a passage presented as such in a prose or verse text  ... 
doi:10.28914/atlantis-2019-41.2.03 fatcat:lvp63uwldfe43davskr53l6y54

Quantitative analysis of character networks in Polish 19th- and 20th-century novels

Marek Kubis
2021 Digital Scholarship in the Humanities  
This article presents a study on induction and quantitative analysis of character networks inferred from Polish novels.  ...  The natural language processing pipeline developed for the purpose of inducing character networks from novels is described.  ...  Entity Recognizer, and Speech Act Parser, with the counterparts of these modules developed for the targeted languages. et al. (2010) made a distinction between characters and speakers (i.e. characters  ... 
doi:10.1093/llc/fqab012 fatcat:umxf6hz55jdo7myb3tndhrph3m

A computational account of illocutionary meaning

Rocío Jiménez-Briones
2016 Research in Corpus Linguistics  
To illustrate our analysis, we shall focus on the speech act of CONDOLING, which is computationally handled through two related constructional domains, each of which subsumes several illocutionary configurations  ...  under one COREL schema.  ...  The direct consequence is the production of indirect speech acts with different degrees of explicitness" (Ruiz de Mendoza and Baicchi 2007: 108).  ... 
doi:10.32714/ricl.04.06 fatcat:fsogbi4hxfc53nh7ajcw44kqjm

Page 1204 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 25, Issue 3 [page]

1991 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
[Ed], Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 1972) is outlined, & his discourse-analytical schema developed 0888-8027/91 $1.50 DISCOURSE ANALYSIS/TEXT LINGUISTICS LLBA for the study of political speeches, consisting of  ...  , 15, 3, Mar, 253-264.. | A data-based analysis is made of one “representative” speech act, that of defining.  ... 
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