Annotating Spoken Dialogs: From Speech Segments to Dialog Acts and Frame Semantics

  title={Annotating Spoken Dialogs: From Speech Segments to Dialog Acts and Frame Semantics},
  author={Marco Dinarelli and Silvia Quarteroni and Sara Tonelli and Alessandro Moschitti and Giuseppe Riccardi},
We are interested in extracting semantic structures from spoken utterances generated within conversational systems. Current Spoken Language Understanding systems rely either on hand-written semantic grammars or on flat attribute-value sequence labeling. While the former approach is known to be limited in coverage and robustness, the latter lacks detailed relations amongst attribute-value pairs. In this paper, we describe and analyze the human annotation process of rich semantic structures in… CONTINUE READING
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