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Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence
The presence of dialogue systems is rising in a wide array of industries. While complex, human-like conversational flow and turn-taking have been the focus of recent research advances, we make the point that direct answers are equally important in humanbot interactions. This is especially true in an information seeking task where prompt, correct answers with minimal back-and-forth are desirable. We define a direct answer as a response given to a user query without requiring furtherdoi:10.21428/594757db.ae6ae665 fatcat:hcmqdslylzf6rcykotruqsup5e