Fruit Carts: A Domain and Corpus for Research in Dialogue Systems and Psycholinguistics

@article{Aist2012FruitCA,
  title={Fruit Carts: A Domain and Corpus for Research in Dialogue Systems and Psycholinguistics},
  author={Gregory Aist and Ellen Campana and James F. Allen and Mary D. Swift and Michael K. Tanenhaus},
  journal={Computational Linguistics},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={469-478}
}
We describe a novel domain, Fruit Carts, aimed at eliciting human language production for the twin purposes of (a) dialogue system research and development and (b) psycholinguistic research. Fruit Carts contains five tasks: choosing a cart, placing it on a map, painting the cart, rotating the cart, and filling the cart with fruit. Fruit Carts has been used for research in psycholinguistics and in dialogue systems. Based on these experiences, we discuss how well the Fruit Carts domain meets four… CONTINUE READING