A question-answering system for aircraft pilots' documentation [article]

Alexandre Arnold and Gérard Dupont and Félix Furger and Catherine Kobus and François Lancelot
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The aerospace industry relies on massive collections of complex and technical documents covering system descriptions, manuals or procedures. This paper presents a question answering (QA) system that would help aircraft pilots access information in this documentation by naturally interacting with the system and asking questions in natural language. After describing each module of the dialog system, we present a multi-task based approach for the QA module which enables performance improvement on
more » ... Flight Crew Operating Manual (FCOM) dataset. A method to combine scores from the retriever and the QA modules is also presented.
arXiv:2011.13284v1 fatcat:crozzhefbzdfnertq3tafguc3u