Paper: Using Linguistic World And Contextual Knowledge In A Plan Recognition Model Of Dialogue

ACL ID C92-1049
Title Using Linguistic World And Contextual Knowledge In A Plan Recognition Model Of Dialogue
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors

This paper presents a plan-based model of dialogue that combines world, linguistic, and contextual knowl- edge in order to recognize complex communicative ac- tions such as expressing doubt. Linguistic knowledge suggests certain discourse acts, a speaker's beliefs, aud the strength of those beliefs; contextual knowledge sug- gests the most coherent continuation of the dialogue; and world knowledge provides evidence that the appli- cability conditions hold for those discourse acts that capture the relationship of the current utterance to the discourse as a whole.