• Computer Science
  • Published 2000

Dialog parsing: from speech repairs to speech acts

  title={Dialog parsing: from speech repairs to speech acts},
  author={Mark G. Core and Lenhart K. Schubert},
There are four major dialog-specific challenges in processing natural language: 1) determining an utteranceUs speech act, 2) finding utterance boundaries, 3) allowing for the possibility that speakers may continue each other''s utterances and interrupt each other, and 4) handling speech repairs and editing terms (uh, I mean). We worked with the Multiparty Discourse Group to develop the Backward- and Forward-Looking annotation scheme that unlike many current speech act taxonomies allows… CONTINUE READING