Paper: SmartNotes: Implicit Labeling Of Meeting Data Through User Note-Taking And Browsing

ACL ID N06-4003
Title SmartNotes: Implicit Labeling Of Meeting Data Through User Note-Taking And Browsing
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session System Demonstration
Year 2006
Authors

We have implemented SmartNotes, a sys- tem that automatically acquires labeled meeting data as users take notes during meetings and browse the notes afterwards. Such data can enable meeting understand- ing components such as topic and ac- tion item detectors to automatically im- prove their performance over a sequence of meetings. The SmartNotes system con- sists of a laptop based note taking appli- cation, and a web based note retrieval sys- tem. We shall demonstrate the functional- ities of this system, and will also demon- stratethelabeleddataobtainedduringtyp- ical meetings and browsing sessions. 1 Goals of the SmartNotes System Most institutions hold a large number of meetings every day. Several of these meetings are important, and meeting participants need to recall the details of th...