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Dealing with Interpretation Errors in Tutorial Dialogue.

By Myroslava Dzikovska, Charles Callaway, Elaine Farrow, Johanna D. Moore, Natalie Steinhauser and Gwendolyn Campbell


We describe an approach to dealing with\ud interpretation errors in a tutorial dialogue\ud system. Allowing students to provide explanations\ud and generate contentful talk can\ud be helpful for learning, but the language\ud that can be understood by a computer system\ud is limited by the current technology.\ud Techniques for dealing with understanding\ud problems have been developed primarily for\ud spoken dialogue systems in informationseeking\ud domains, and are not always appropriate\ud for tutorial dialogue. We present a\ud classification of interpretation errors and our\ud approach for dealing with them within an\ud implemented tutorial dialogue system

Year: 2009
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