A Robust System for Natural Spoken Dialogue

@inproceedings{Allen1996ARS,
  title={A Robust System for Natural Spoken Dialogue},
  author={James F. Allen and Bradford W. Miller and Eric K. Ringger and Teresa Sikorski},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={1996}
}
This paper describes a system that leads us to believe in the feasibility of constructing natural spoken dialogue systems in task-oriented domains. It specifically addresses the issue of robust interpretation of speech in the presence of recognition errors. Robustness is achieved by a combination of statistical error post-correction, syntacticallyand semantically-driven robust parsing, and extensive use of the dialogue context. We present an evaluation of the system using time-to-completion and… CONTINUE READING
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