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Interview: A Large-Scale Open-Source Corpus of Media Dialog [article]

Bodhisattwa Prasad Majumder, Shuyang Li, Jianmo Ni, Julian McAuley
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We introduce 'Interview': a large-scale (105K conversations) media dialog dataset collected from news interview transcripts.  ...  Existing conversational datasets consist either of written proxies for dialog or small-scale transcriptions of natural speech.  ...  In this vein, we contribute an open-access large-scale corpus of cleanly annotated broadcast media dialog.  ... 
arXiv:2004.03090v1 fatcat:3xpvcou6inhb3fiknjpkheocrq

"During the interview, the interpreter will provide a faithful translation." The potentials and pitfalls of researchinginterpreting in immigration, asylum, and police settings: methodology and research paradigms

Sonja Pöllabauer
2021 Linguistica Antverpiensia, New Series – Themes in Translation Studies  
This article presents a bibliometrical survey of an extensive corpus of research on interpreting in immigration, asylum andpolice settings.  ...  The corpus of relevant literature is grouped according to the authors' disciplinary background, and examined on the basis of a bibliometrical analysis with respect to the authors' affiliation, type(s)  ...  , which can be both quantitative (e.g. questionnaire surveys, large-scale structured interviews), or qualitative (e.g. participant observation, in-depth open interviews).  ... 
doi:10.52034/lanstts.v5i.162 fatcat:gq3nqpj4b5ernfk7hhj53vocqu

A Computational Study of Commonsense Science: An Exploration in the Automated Analysis of Clinical Interview Data

Bruce Sherin
2013 The Journal of the Learning Sciences  
This coding of interview data can be seen as consisting of two steps: (1) the creation of a coding scheme and (2) the application of that coding scheme to the data corpus.  ...  For this exploration, I make use of a data corpus consisting of 21 clinical interviews in which middle school students were asked to explain the seasons.  ...  There have been prior applications of LSA to more open dialog, but that prior research has had concerns that differ greatly from that of the present work.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10508406.2013.836654 fatcat:rhsyfulhxvbzvibdvqmlzpn5fu

Exploring the ontological dimension of dialogic education through an evaluation of the impact of Internet mediated dialogue across cultural difference

Rupert Wegerif, Jonathan Doney, Andrew Richards, Nasser Mansour, Shirley Larkin, Ian Jamison
2017 Learning, Culture and Social Interaction  
In order to do this a methodology for researching the impact of dialogic education is outlined and applied to the evaluation of the impact of a programme designed to promote greater dialogic open-mindedness  ...  The findings offer some clear evidence of a shift in identifications resulting from dialogue through the analysis of changes in online language use supported by interview evidence.  ...  The study as a whole tried to relate a robust large scale quantitative evaluation to interviews with participants in the programme illuminating the processes that lie behind the statistics.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lcsi.2017.10.003 fatcat:lptlswqwrvaqln3rx4swa6b7cu

Talking about an emergency in an urgent situation: prosody and information

Charlotte Danino
2016 Anglophonia  
The sequence presented at length in (12) features M closing a two-way interview with “Jamie” and opening for Allan (G23) to utter his report, using a single term of address, namely the intended cospeaker  ...  If Bush’s allocution is clearly monologic, the interview of New York’s mayor by M shares a lot of features with witness interview.  ... 
doi:10.4000/anglophonia.696 fatcat:zbcix7ua6be77gwnqjhcigmbeq

Book Review

Jhimli Adhikari, Deepak Gupta, Oscar Castillo, Ashish Khanna
2021 International Journal of Intelligent Decision Technologies  
Each chapter of the book presents a unique problem of data mining philosophies from an embedded point of view.  ...  This is a review of a book that discusses knowledge discovery using data mining and knowledge embedding through models.  ...  Authors throw a light on how large scale automatic production of dialogue corpora lacks external criteria.  ... 
doi:10.3233/idt-219003 fatcat:j2ko5r7dfnhwpb64hj2u2juoxy

The C-ORAL-BRASIL project for Brazilian Portuguese spoken corpora

Lúcia De Almeida Ferrari, Giulia Bossaglia
2020 Caplletra: Revista Internacional de Filologia  
Derivat de la branca no-europea del projecte C-ORAL-ROM (Cresti i Moneglia 2005), el projecte C-ORAL-BRASIL ha aplegat uns corpus orals de PB de tercera generació, el qual destaca no sols com a corpus  ...  En aquest article presentem un subconjunt de corpus orals de la família C-ORAL, concretament, el corpus C-ORAL-BRASIL de portuguès brasiler espontani (PB).  ...  Dialogic Incipit INP It opens the communicative channel, starting a dialogic turn or an utterance.ConativeCNT It pushes the listener to take part of interaction.  ... 
doi:10.7203/caplletra.69.17269 fatcat:rl3dwk47bvhvzmbreqokp22nje

Interview: Large-scale Modeling of Media Dialog with Discourse Patterns and Knowledge Grounding

Bodhisattwa Prasad Majumder, Shuyang Li, Jianmo Ni, Julian McAuley
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP)   unpublished
We introduce I -a large-scale (105K conversations) media dialog dataset collected from news interview transcripts-which allows us to investigate such patterns at scale.  ...  In this work, we perform the first large-scale analysis of discourse in media dialog and its impact on generative modeling of dialog turns, with a focus on interrogative patterns and use of external knowledge  ...  Findings and observations are of the authors only, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agency.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/2020.emnlp-main.653 fatcat:2tudfldky5etdbgkpnnudcp4j4

The Role of Place-Lore in Environmental Conflict Discourse: The Case of Paluküla Sacred Hill in Estonia

Lona Päll
2021 Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics  
Tracking references to previous place-lore about Paluküla Hill in the media coverage of the conflict allows a demonstration of how the contextuality and referentiality towards an extra-narrative environment  ...  Combining the frameworks of ecosemiotics, environmental communication studies, and place-lore research, the article explores how a new storytelling context, ideological selection, and the logic of conflict  ...  The media coverage was most intense in 2003-2005 when a large-scale ski resort plan was announced, and again in 2015 when there were discussions about the new management plan of the Kõnnumaa nature pro-tection  ... 
doi:10.2478/jef-2021-0024 fatcat:cwrefvrfc5dthpoblm2uli3vue

A Survey of Available Corpora for Building Data-Driven Dialogue Systems [article]

Iulian Vlad Serban, Ryan Lowe, Peter Henderson, Laurent Charlin, Joelle Pineau
2017 arXiv   pre-print
To facilitate research in this area, we have carried out a wide survey of publicly available datasets suitable for data-driven learning of dialogue systems.  ...  During the past decade, several areas of speech and language understanding have witnessed substantial breakthroughs from the use of data-driven models.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support by the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the  ... 
arXiv:1512.05742v3 fatcat:lh34cnbvefcfxp2qwxfyiuuwhm

Data-Driven Dialogue Systems for Social Agents [chapter]

Kevin K. Bowden, Shereen Oraby, Amita Misra, Jiaqi Wu, Stephanie Lukin, Marilyn Walker
2018 Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering  
This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution License  ...  To facilitate research in this area, we have carried out a wide survey of publicly available datasets suitable for data-driven learning of dialogue systems.  ...  The second author is funded by a Vanier Graduate Scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-92108-2_6 fatcat:nrqzpujukreojdkkusbzy4uniy

Exploring the limits of single-iteration clarification dialogs

Jimmy Lin, Philip Wu, Dina Demner-Fushman, Eileen Abels
2006 Proceedings of the 29th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '06  
Single-iteration clarification dialogs, as implemented in the TREC HARD track, represent an attempt to introduce interaction into ad hoc retrieval, while preserving the many benefits of large-scale evaluations  ...  Our work can serve to inform the design of interactive systems that initiate user dialogs.  ...  Clarification dialogs represent an attempt to reduce both the scope and duration of user-system interactions to allow practical implementation in large-scale evaluations.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1148170.1148251 dblp:conf/sigir/LinWDA06 fatcat:fufo5t3rprcatkhz3apf5m2gnu

Creating conversational interfaces for children

S. Narayanan, A. Potamianos
2002 IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing  
Results of using these data in developing novel language and dialog models as well as in a unified maximum likelihood framework for acoustic decoding in ASR and semantic classification for spoken language  ...  Realistic conversational multimedia interaction data were obtained from 160 children who played a voice-activated computer game in a Wizard of Oz (WoZ) scenario.  ...  Wang for their help with the design and implementation of the Agent CHIMP prototype; to S. Lee for the acoustic analysis of the C.I.D. children database; to G.  ... 
doi:10.1109/89.985544 fatcat:kwb6q3u3fvaaxmvol3jywvaofu

Relevant Criteria for Selection of Spoken Data: Theory Meets Practice

Marie Kopřivová, Zuzana Komrsková, Petra Poukarová, David Lukeš
2019 Jazykovedný Časopis  
The primary goal is to survey the landscape of possible types of spoken language, so as to assess in which directions the coverage of spoken Czech offered by Czech National Corpus corpora can be expanded  ...  We then synthesize the obtained information into a pragmatically motivated set of SE classification criteria which does not aspire to be universal or definitive but aims to serve as a useful guiding principle  ...  Sociologists distinguish the following levels: speech directed towards one person, a small group of up to 19 people, a large group up to 39 people or a large group of addressees (the public) [33, p. 68  ... 
doi:10.2478/jazcas-2019-0062 fatcat:idsvirmkaffb5bgvynpjyzcr3y

1. Data in pragmatic research [chapter]

Andreas H. Jucker, Andreas H. Jucker, Klaus P. Schneider, Wolfram Bublitz
2018 Methods in Pragmatics  
of small amounts of highly contextualized data to big data searches of largely decontextualized phenomena.  ...  of small amounts of highly contextualized data to big data searches of largely decontextualized phenomena. 1.  ...  Data sources Kingsolver, Barbara 2012 Flight Behavior. A Novel. New York: Harper (Kindle Edition).  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110424928-001 fatcat:au46kirutvbv5cqck3butyvbbm
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