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Interpreting "other" : from Cognitive Grammar to multimodal dialogues

Susanne Salmon-Alt 1
1 LANGUE ET DIALOGUE - Human-machine dialogue with a significant language component
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : We present a model for reference resolution that attempts to overcome the standard resolution mechanisms based on co-reference and to account for entities not explicitly mentioned. Both of these characteristics are necessary in order to deal with other-expression in a multimodal corpus of spoken dialogues. Inspired by principles of Cognitive Grammar, the fundamental assumption of the model is that all reference is accomplished via access to and restructuring of domains of reference. The application of this idea to the interpretation of other-expressions leads to several predictions which are validated by a corpus study.
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Susanne Salmon-Alt. Interpreting "other" : from Cognitive Grammar to multimodal dialogues. SemPro - Workshop on cognitively plausible models of semantic processing, 2001, Edinburgh, UK, 7 p. ⟨inria-00100431⟩



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