User Intent Prediction in Information-seeking Conversations

@article{Qu2019UserIP,
  title={User Intent Prediction in Information-seeking Conversations},
  author={Chen Qu and Liu Yang and W. Bruce Croft and Yongfeng Zhang and Johanne R. Trippas and Minghui Qiu},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval},
  year={2019}
}
  • Chen Qu, Liu Yang, Minghui Qiu
  • Published 11 January 2019
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval
Conversational assistants are being progressively adopted by the general population. However, they are not capable of handling complicated information-seeking tasks that involve multiple turns of information exchange. Due to the limited communication bandwidth in conversational search, it is important for conversational assistants to accurately detect and predict user intent in information-seeking conversations. In this paper, we investigate two aspects of user intent prediction in an… 

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