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Stay Hungry, Stay Focused: Generating Informative and Specific Questions in Information-Seeking Conversations

@article{Qi2020StayHS,
  title={Stay Hungry, Stay Focused: Generating Informative and Specific Questions in Information-Seeking Conversations},
  author={Peng Qi and Yuhao Zhang and Christopher D. Manning},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2004.14530}
}
  • Peng Qi, Yuhao Zhang, Christopher D. Manning
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • We investigate the problem of generating informative questions in information-asymmetric conversations. Unlike previous work on question generation which largely assumes knowledge of what the answer might be, we are interested in the scenario where the questioner is not given the context from which answers are drawn, but must reason pragmatically about how to acquire new information, given the shared conversation history. We identify two core challenges: (1) formally defining the… CONTINUE READING

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