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Causes and Strategies for Requesting Clarification in Dialogue
We do two things in this paper. First, we present a model of possible causes for requesting clarifications in dialogue, i.e., we classify types of non-understandings that lead to clarifications. ForExpand
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The interpretation of non-sentential utterances in dialogue
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We present an overview of a comprehensive formal theory of the interpretation of sentential fragments, which has as components an empirically validated taxonomy, an analysis of the syntax and compositional semantics of fragments, and a formalisation of their contextual interpretation. Expand
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Incremental Dialogue Processing in a Micro-Domain
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This paper describes a fully incremental dialogue system that can engage in dialogues in a simple domain, number dictation. Expand
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Simple Learning and Compositional Application of Perceptually Grounded Word Meanings for Incremental Reference Resolution
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We present an account of word and phrase meaning that is perceptually grounded, trainable, compositional, and ‘dialogueplausible’ in that it computes meanings word-by-word. Expand
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Disfluencies as intra-utterance dialogue moves
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In this paper, we argue for the inclusion of this phenomenon in the scope of formal grammar, and present a detailed formal account which: (a) unifies disfluencies (self-repair) with Clarification Requests, without conflating them, (b) offers a precise explication of the roles of all key components of a dysfluency, including editing phrases and filled pauses, and (c) accounts for the possibility of self addressed questions in a disfluency. Expand
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A General, Abstract Model of Incremental Dialogue Processing
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We present a general model and conceptual framework for specifying architectures for incremental processing in dialogue systems, in particular with respect to the topology of the network of modules that make up the system, the way information flows through this network, how information increments arepackaged', and how these increments are processed by the modules. Expand
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A General, Abstract Model of Incremental Dialogue Processing
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We present a general model and conceptual framework for specifying architectures for incremental processing in dialogue systems, in particular with respect to the topology of the network of modules that make up the system, the way information flows through this network, and how information increments are processed by the modules. Expand
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From reaction to prediction: experiments with computational models of turn-taking
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A series of experiments on spontaneous dialogue data where we combine pause thresholds with syntactic and prosodic information to make turn-taking decisions, successively reducing the pause threshold until reaction becomes prediction. Expand
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The InproTK 2012 release
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We describe the 2012 release of our "Incremental Processing Toolkit" (InproTK), which combines a powerful and extensible architecture for incremental processing with components for incremental speech recognition and, new to this release, incremental speech synthesis. Expand
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Resolving References to Objects in Photographs using the Words-As-Classifiers Model
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A common use of language is to refer to visually present objects. Expand
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