Paper: A Task Independent Oral Dialogue Model

ACL ID E91-1015
Title A Task Independent Oral Dialogue Model
Venue Annual Meeting of The European Chapter of The Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1991
  • Eric Bilange (Cap Gemini Innovation, Paris France; IRISA-Lannion, Lannion France)

This paper presents a human-machine dia- logue model in the field of task-oriented dialogues. The originality of this model resides in the clear separation of dialogue knowledge from task knowl- edge in order to facilitate for the modeling of di- alogue strategies and the maintenance of dialogue coherence. These two aspects are crucial in the field of oral dialogues with a machine consider- ing the current state of the art in speech recogni- tion and understanding techniques. One impor- tant theoretical innovation is that our dialogue model is based on a recent linguistic theory of di- alogue modeling. The dialogue model considers real-life situations, as our work was based on a real man-machine corpus of dialogues. In this paper we describe the model and the de- signed formalisms used in ...