Third International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 94)

Yokohama, Japan
September 18-22, 1994

Roles of Interjectory Utterances in Spoken Discourse

Masahito Kawamori, Akira Shimazu, Kiyoshi Kogure

NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan

Naturally occurring dialogues have features that are distinctively their own. The realization of a spontaneous dialogue understanding system presupposes a correct characterization and a way to treat successfully these features of natural dialogues. This paper describes an analysis of Japanese interjectory responses in everyday dialogue.

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Bibliographic reference.  Kawamori, Masahito / Shimazu, Akira / Kogure, Kiyoshi (1994): "Roles of interjectory utterances in spoken discourse", In ICSLP-1994, 955-958.