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Jurčíček, F. and Zahradil, J. and Jelínek, L. : A human-human train timetable dialogue corpus . Interspeech Lisboa 2005, p. 1525-1528, ISCA, Bonn, 2005.


This paper describes progress in a development of the humanhuman dialogue corpus. The corpus contains transcribed user’s phone calls to a train timetable information center. The phone calls consist of inquiries regarding their train traveler’s plans. The corpus is based on dialogues’s transcription of user’s inquiries that were previously collected for a train timetable information center. We enriched this transcription by dialogue act tags. The dialogue act tags comprehend abstract semantic annotation. The corpus comprises a recorded speech of both operators and users, orthographic transcription, normalized transcription, normalized transcription with named entities, and dialogue act tags with abstract semantic annotation. A combination of a dialogue act tagset and a abstract semantic annotation is proposed. A technique of dialogue act tagging and abstract semantic annotation is described and used.

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Title: A human-human train timetable dialogue corpus
Author: Jurčíček, F. ; Zahradil, J. ; Jelínek, L.
Language: English
Date of publication: 4 Sep 2005
Year: 2005
Type of publication: Papers in proceedings of reviewed conferences
Title of journal or book: Interspeech Lisboa 2005
Page: 1525 - 1528
Publisher: ISCA
Address: Bonn
Date: 4 Sep 2005 - 8 Sep 2005
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spontaneous speech, dialogue systems


 author = {Jur\v{c}\'{i}\v{c}ek, F. and Zahradil, J. and Jel\'{i}nek, L.},
 title = {A human-human train timetable dialogue corpus},
 year = {2005},
 publisher = {ISCA},
 journal = {Interspeech Lisboa 2005},
 address = {Bonn},
 pages = {1525-1528},
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