AAAI Publications, 2011 AAAI Fall Symposium Series

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Augmenting Conversational Characters with Generated Question-Answer Pairs
Elnaz Nouri, Ron Artstein, Anton Leuski, David Traum

Last modified: 2011-11-03

Abstract


We take a conversational character trained on a set of linked question-answer pairs authored by hand, and augment its training data by adding sets of question-answer pairs which are generated automatically from texts on different topics. The augmented characters can answer questions about the new topics, at the cost of some performance loss on questions about the topics that the original character was trained to answer.

Keywords


conversational characters; question generation; dialogue systems

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