Establishing Context in Task-Oriented Dialogs
by Deutsch, Barbara G.
Technical Note 114
Institution: AI Center, SRI International
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Note: Presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Boston, MA, October 30-November1, 1975
This paper describes part of the discourse component of a speech understanding system for task-oriented dialogs, specifically, a mechanism for establishing a focus of attention to aid in identifying the referents of definite noun phrases.