|Appears in Collections:||Biological and Environmental Sciences Conference Papers and Proceedings|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Conversational natural language interaction for place-related knowledge acquisition|
|Citation:||Janarthanam S, Lemon O, Liu X, Bartie P, Mackaness W, Dalmas T & Goetze J (2012) Conversational natural language interaction for place-related knowledge acquisition, Vasardani M, Winter S, Richter K-F, Janowicz K, Mackaness W (ed.) P-KAR 2012 Place-related Knowledge Acquisition Research: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Place-related Knowledge Acquisition Research, P-KAR 2012: International Workshop on Place-related Knowledge Acquisition Research, Kloster Seeon, Germany, 31.8.2012 - 31.8.2012, Kloster Seeon, Germany: Vasardani, Winter, Richter, Janowicz, and Mackaness, pp. 33-38.|
|Series/Report no.:||CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 881|
|Conference Name:||P-KAR 2012: International Workshop on Place-related Knowledge Acquisition Research|
|Conference Location:||Kloster Seeon, Germany|
|Abstract:||We focus on the problems of using Natural Language inter- action to support pedestrians in their place-related knowledge acquisi- tion. Our case study for this discussion is a smartphone-based Natu- ral Language interface that allows users to acquire spatial and cultural knowledge of a city. The framework consists of a spoken dialogue-based information system and a smartphone client. The system is novel in com- bining geographic information system (GIS) modules such as a visibility engine with a question-answering (QA) system. Users can use the smart- phone client to engage in a variety of interleaved conversations such as navigating from A to B, using the QA functionality to learn more about points of interest (PoI) nearby, and searching for amenities and tourist attractions. This system explores a variety of research questions involving Natural Language interaction for acquisition of knowledge about space and place.|
|Rights:||Authors retain copyright. Proper attribution of authorship and correct citation details should be given.|
Biological and Environmental Sciences
University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
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