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Natural language interactions with artificial experts

Authors: Tim Finin, Aravind K. Joshi, and Bonnie Webber

Journal: Proceedings of the IEEE

Date: June 30, 1986

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to justify why Natural Language (NL) interaction, of a very rich functionality, is critical to the effective use of Expert Systems and to describe what is needed and what has been done to support such interaction. Interactive functions discussed here include defining terms, paraphrasing, correcting misconceptions, avoiding misconceptions, and modifying questions.

Type: Article

Pages: 921-938

Number: 7

Volume: 74

Tags: natural language processing, expert systems, human language technology

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