Structure of Task Oriented Dialogs
by Deutsch, Barbara G.
Technical Note 90
Institution: AI Center, SRI International
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Note: SRI Project 1526. Proceedings IEEE Speech Symposium, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 15-19, 1974. The work reported here was sponsored by the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Department of Defense under Contract DAHC04-72-C-0009 with the U. S. Army Research Office.
The discourse and task information in task oriented dialogs and their use in a speech understanding system are discussed in this paper. The results of analyzing some task oriented dialogs are given. A preliminary model of the structure of these dialogs and heuristics for building and using it in a speech understanding system are presented.