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Question generation in the CODA project

Piwek, Paul and Stoyanchev, Svetlana (2010). Question generation in the CODA project. In: The Third Workshop on Question Generation, 18 June 2010, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Abstract

In the ongoing CODA project, we are developing a system for automatically converting monologue into dialogue. The dialogue is generated in a two-step approach. Firstly, snippets of input monologue are mapped to dialogue act sequences. Secondly, these sequences are verbalized. The conversion relies partly on analysing input monologue in terms of its discourse relations. This short paper briefly describes the approach to the first step in CODA. This approach involves the use of a parallel corpus of monologues and dialogues to learn mappings from monologue to dialogue acts. Here, we focus on dialogue acts that involve question asking.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Keywords: question generation
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 22324
Depositing User: Svetlana Stoyanchev
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2010 15:01
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2014 11:13
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/22324
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