Paper: Using MMIL for the High Level Semantic Annotation of the French MEDIA Dialogue Corpus

ACL ID W11-0146
Title Using MMIL for the High Level Semantic Annotation of the French MEDIA Dialogue Corpus
Venue IWCS
Session Main Conference
Year 2011
Authors

The MultiModal Interface Language formalism (MMIL) has been selected as the High Level Semantic (HLS) formalism for annotating the French MEDIA dialogue corpus. This corpus is com- posed of human-machine dialogues in the domain of hotel reservation and tourist information. Utter- ances in dialogues have been previously annotated with a concept-value flat semantics for studying and evaluating spoken language understanding modules in dialogue systems. We are now interested in investigating the use of more complex representations to improve the understanding capability. The MMIL intermediate language is a high level semantic formalism that bears relevant linguistic information, from syntax up to discourse. This representation should increase the expressivity of the current annotation though a...