Paper: Logical Form Of Complex Sentences In Task-Oriented Dialogues

ACL ID P91-1043
Title Logical Form Of Complex Sentences In Task-Oriented Dialogues
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1991
Authors

Conclusion Although many researchers have proposed formalisms for simple action sentences, very few of them have addressed the issues that arise when extending those formalisms to the more complex sentences that occur in task-oriented dialogues. There has been work in each of the above areas, but this research has been fragmentary and still needs to be integrated with that on the logical form of action sentences. Ironically, the conclusion that Moore arrived at, ten years ago, is still valid today [14]: "If real progress is to be made on understanding the logical form of natural-language utterances, it must be studied in a unified way and treated as an important research problem in its own right". In ray talk, I will present an initial attempt to do so. References [1] H. Alshawi & J. van E...