DFKI-LT - Integration of Prosodic and Grammatical Information in the Analysis of Dialogs

Walter Kasper, Hans-Ulrich Krieger
Integration of Prosodic and Grammatical Information in the Analysis of Dialogs
2 volume 141,
Verbmobil-Report, DFKI, Saarbrücken, 1996

 
The analysis of spoken dialogs requires the analysis of complete multi-sentence turns. Especially, the segmentation of turns in sentential or phrasal segments is a problem. In this paper we present a system for turn analysis. It is based on an extension of HPSG grammar for turns and takes into account extra-linguistic prosodic information. We show how this information can be integrated and represented in the grammar, and how it is used to reduce the search space in parsing.
 
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