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1 System Overview Natural Language Understanding ASR Dialog Manager Context Intent Classifier Feedback Topic Dialog Modules Natural Language Generation Segmentation Noun Phrase

  title={1 System Overview Natural Language Understanding ASR Dialog Manager Context Intent Classifier Feedback Topic Dialog Modules Natural Language Generation Segmentation Noun Phrase},
  author={Chun-Yen Chen and Dianhai Yu and Weiming Wen and Yi Mang Yang and Jiaping Zhang and Mingyang Zhou and Kevin Jesse and Author Chau and Antara Bhowmick and Shreenath Iyer and Giritheja Sreenivasulu and Runxiang Cheng and Ashwin Bhandare and Zhou Yu},
Gunrock is a social bot designed to engage users in open domain conversations. We improved our bot iteratively using large scale user interaction data to be more capable and human-like. Our system engaged in over 40, 000 conversations during the semi-finals period of the 2018 Alexa Prize. We developed a context-aware hierarchical dialog manager to handle a wide variety of user behaviors, such as topic switching and question answering. In addition, we designed a robust threestep natural language… 

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