Daniel Macías Galindo

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A conversational agent for entertainment and engagement requires the ability to maintain coherent conversations. We describe the use of semantic relatedness to select the next conversational fragment that an agent utters, to maximise dialogue coherence and/or to suggest new directions for a dialogue. We compare our approach, using a specific semantic(More)
We present and evaluate MKBUILD, a tool for creating domain-specific ontologies. These ontologies, which we call Modular Knowledge Bases (MKBs), contain concepts and associations imported from existing large-scale knowledge resources, in particular WordNet and Wi-kipedia. The combination of WordNet's human-crafted taxonomy and Wikipedia's semantic(More)
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