Paper: Contextual Phenomena And Thematic Relations In Database QA Dialogues: Results From A Wizard-Of-Oz Experiment

ACL ID W06-3001
Title Contextual Phenomena And Thematic Relations In Database QA Dialogues: Results From A Wizard-Of-Oz Experiment
Venue Interactive Question Answering Workshop
Session
Year 2006
Authors

Considering data obtained from a corpus of database QA dialogues, we address the nature of the discourse structure needed to resolve the several kinds of contextual phenomena found in our corpus. We look at the thematic relations holding between questions and the preceding context and discuss to which extent thematic related- ness plays a role in discourse structure.