Beyond Artificial Intelligence Markup Language (AIML) rapid prototyping of a Q&A system

Doumanis, Ioannis and Smith, Serengul (2013) Beyond Artificial Intelligence Markup Language (AIML) rapid prototyping of a Q&A system. In: The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments – IE'13 – Future Intelligent Educational Environments, 16-17July 2013, Athens.

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Abstract

Although Q&A systems have attracted a lot of research interest and efforts during the past few years (e.g. [1] and [2]), there are still a limited number of freely available tools for rapid application prototyping. This paper reviews and compares the available resources and suggests the Virtual People Factory (VPF) [3] as a good solution to rapidly built such systems. It then suggests a novel natural language processing (NLP) algorithm, as an additional layer to increase the VPF accuracy. Finally, the paper discusses a short study where the two approaches (script-based vs. language parsing) are compared and draws conclusions on their performance.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords (uncontrolled): Natural language processing, question-answering systems, cultural heritage
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 15879
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Date Deposited: 11 May 2015 15:54
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2019 16:53
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/15879

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