Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Jens Allwood, Leif Grönqvist, Elisabeth Ahlsén, Magnus Gunnarsson
    Pages 1-18
  3. Niels Ole Bernsen, Laila Dybkjær, Mykola Kolodnytsky
    Pages 35-62
  4. Nate Blaylock, James Allen, George Ferguson
    Pages 63-84
  5. Lynn Carlson, Daniel Marcu, Mary Ellen Okurowski
    Pages 85-112
  6. Christine Doran, John Aberdeen, Laurie Damianos, Lynette Hirschman
    Pages 133-159
  7. Christian Ebert, Shalom Lappin, Howard Gregory, Nicolas Nicolov
    Pages 161-181
  8. Jonathan Ginzburg
    Pages 183-211
  9. Kristiina Jokinen, Graham Wilcock
    Pages 213-234
  10. Matthew Purver, Jonathan Ginzburg, Patrick Healey
    Pages 235-255
  11. Manny Rayner, Johan Boye, Ian Lewin, Genevieve Gorrell
    Pages 257-281
  12. Susan E. Strayer, Peter A. Heeman, Fan Yang
    Pages 305-323
  13. David R. Traum, Staffan Larsson
    Pages 325-353
  14. Li-Chiung Yang
    Pages 355-381

About this book


The origins of this book arise from the highly successful second SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue that was held in September 2001 in con­ junction with Eurospeech 2001. The original workshop proceedings consisted of 29 papers selected from 57 submissions, an exceptionally high number of submissions for a two day workshop. This book includes extended versions of 12 papers originally presented at the workshop. In addition, 4 other invited papers on major themes in discourse and dialogue research are included. There are three main themes addressed by the papers in this collection: (1) corpus annotation and analysis; (2) method­ ologies for construction of dialogue systems; and (3) perspectives on various key theoretical issues including communicative intention, context-based gen­ eration, and modeling of discourse structure. However, because of the very nature of discourse and dialogue research that often requires researchers to tackle several issues in one piece of work, we have chosen to order the papers alphabetically by author rather than try to create artificial thematic sections. We believe this collection provides a concise yet reasonably comprehensive snapshot of major research themes in discourse and dialogue. We hope that readers will benefit greatly from this collection.


Parsing classification communication corpus information interaction semantic speech recognition

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan van Kuppevelt
    • 1
  • Ronnie W. Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.Stuttgart UniversityGermany
  2. 2.East Carolina UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-1615-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0019-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1386-291X
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