Toward Dialogue Modeling: A Semantic Annotation Scheme for Questions and Answers

María Andrea Cruz Blandón, Gosse Minnema, Aria Nourbakhsh, Maria Boritchev, Maxime Amblard

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The present study proposes an annotation scheme for classifying the content and discourse contribution of question-answer pairs. We propose detailed guidelines for using the scheme and apply them to dialogues in English, Spanish, and Dutch. Finally, we report on initial machine learning experiments for automatic annotation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 13th Linguistic Annotation Workshop
EditorsAnnemarie Friedrich, Deniz Zeyrek, Jet Hoek
Place of PublicationFlorence, Italy
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - Aug-2019
Externally publishedYes
Event57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Florence, Italy
Duration: 28-Jul-20192-Aug-2019
Conference number: 2019


Conference57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Abbreviated titleACL

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