Conversation-Based Natural Language Interface to Relational Databases

  title={Conversation-Based Natural Language Interface to Relational Databases},
  author={Majdi Sabe Owda and Zuhair Bandar and Keeley A. Crockett},
  journal={2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology - Workshops},
This paper proposes a new approach for creating conversation-based natural language interfaces to relational databases by combining goal oriented conversational agents and knowledge trees. Goal oriented conversational agents have proven their capability to disambiguate the user's needs and to converse within a context (i.e. specific domain). Knowledge trees used to overcome the lacking of connectivity between the conversational agent and the relational database, through organizing the domain… CONTINUE READING
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