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Varieties of Question Generation: introduction to this special issue

Piwek, Paul and Boyer, Kristy Elizabeth (2012). Varieties of Question Generation: introduction to this special issue. Dialogue & Discourse, 3(2) pp. 1–9.

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Introduction to the Special Issue on Question Generation of the Dialogue and Discourse journal. The paper provides a historical overview of research on Question Generation. It also defines Question Generation as a computational problem and distinguishes between a range of different kinds of Question Generation. The paper introduces the concept of the Question Generation Pyramid - the Pyramid is used to explicate the relation between different types of Question Generation. An overview of the papers in the special issue is given, using some of the aforementioned terminology and concepts. The paper concludes with suggestions for further directions in research on Question Generation.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2012 Paul Piwek and Kristy Boyer
ISSN: 2152-9620
Keywords: question generation; formal semantics; psychology; education; computing
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 33236
Depositing User: Paul Piwek
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2012 14:12
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 06:45
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