4th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

Philadelphia, PA, USA
October 3-6, 1996

A New Discourse Structure Model for Spontaneous Spoken Dialogue

Tetsuro Chino, Hiroyuki Tsuboi

Toshiba Kansai Research Laboratories, Kobe Japan

In this paper, a new discourse structure model is proposed, and based on the model, we report the results of an analysis on Japanese-language dialogues over the telephone. As a result, a method for describing and analyzing the structure of spontaneous spoken dialogue is provided, and some characteristics of spontaneous spoken dialogue over the telephone were clarified.

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Bibliographic reference.  Chino, Tetsuro / Tsuboi, Hiroyuki (1996): "A new discourse structure model for spontaneous spoken dialogue", In ICSLP-1996, 1021-1024.