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Spoken Language Understanding for DSTC 4

The 7th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2016), Finland

Published January 13, 2016

Franck Dernoncourt, J. Lee, Trung Bui, H. Bui

The Dialog State Tracking Challenge 4 (DSTC 4) proposes several pilot tasks. In this paper, we focus on the spoken language understanding pilot task, which consists of tagging a given utterance with speech acts and semantic slots. We compare different classifiers: the best system obtains 0.52 and 0.67 F1-scores on the test set for speech act recognition for the tourist and the guide respectively, and 0.52 F1-score for semantic tagging for both the guide and the tourist.

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