Towards the interpretation of utterance sequences in a dialogue system

Ingrid Zukerman, Patrick Ye, Kapil Kumar Gupta, Enes Makalic
2009 Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2009 Conference on The 10th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue - SIGDIAL '09   unpublished
This paper describes a probabilistic mechanism for the interpretation of sentence sequences developed for a spoken dialogue system mounted on a robotic agent. The mechanism receives as input a sequence of sentences, and produces an interpretation which integrates the interpretations of individual sentences. For our evaluation, we collected a corpus of hypothetical requests to a robot. Our mechanism exhibits good performance for sentence pairs, but requires further improvements for sentence
more » ... nces. 1 Although DORIS is a spoken dialogue system, our current results pertain to textual input only. Hence, we omit the aspects of our work pertaining to spoken input.
doi:10.3115/1708376.1708383 fatcat:xbhowemoubhspib52fxtnogjna