Explanation and Interaction: The computer generation of Explanatory Dialogues

  title={Explanation and Interaction: The computer generation of Explanatory Dialogues},
  author={Kristiina Jokinen},
  journal={Machine Translation},
The book presents a model of interactive explanation generation and its implementation as the tutorial dialogue system EDGE (Explanatory Discourse GEnerator). EDGE produces explanations on electronic circuits and, by entering a dialogue with the user, is able to adjust its explanations according to the user's background knowledge and her understanding of the ongoing explanation. The system, originally designed and implemented for the authors's PhD and improved on the basis of the evaluation… CONTINUE READING


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