Dialogue act recognition under uncertainty using Bayesian networks

S. Keizer, Hendrikus J.A. op den Akker

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Abstract

In this paper we discuss the task of dialogue act recognition as a part of interpreting user utterances in context. To deal with the uncertainty that is inherent in natural language processing in general and dialogue act recognition in particular we use machine learning techniques to train classifiers from corpus data. These classifiers make use of both lexical features of the (Dutch) keyboard-typed utterances in the corpus used, and context features in the form of dialogue acts of previous utterances. In particular, we consider probabilistic models in the form of Bayesian networks to be proposed as a more general framework for dealing with uncertainty in the dialogue modelling process.
Original languageUndefined
Article number10.1017/S1351324905004067
Pages (from-to)287-316
Number of pages29
JournalNatural language engineering
Volume13
Issue number07ex1846/04
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007

Keywords

  • EWI-11442
  • IR-62026
  • METIS-245792

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Keizer, S., & op den Akker, H. J. A. (2007). Dialogue act recognition under uncertainty using Bayesian networks. Natural language engineering, 13(07ex1846/04), 287-316. [10.1017/S1351324905004067]. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1351324905004067
Keizer, S. ; op den Akker, Hendrikus J.A. / Dialogue act recognition under uncertainty using Bayesian networks. In: Natural language engineering. 2007 ; Vol. 13, No. 07ex1846/04. pp. 287-316.
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Keizer, S & op den Akker, HJA 2007, 'Dialogue act recognition under uncertainty using Bayesian networks' Natural language engineering, vol. 13, no. 07ex1846/04, 10.1017/S1351324905004067, pp. 287-316. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1351324905004067

Dialogue act recognition under uncertainty using Bayesian networks. / Keizer, S.; op den Akker, Hendrikus J.A.

In: Natural language engineering, Vol. 13, No. 07ex1846/04, 10.1017/S1351324905004067, 12.2007, p. 287-316.

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Keizer S, op den Akker HJA. Dialogue act recognition under uncertainty using Bayesian networks. Natural language engineering. 2007 Dec;13(07ex1846/04):287-316. 10.1017/S1351324905004067. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1351324905004067