Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing
(ICSLP 2000)

Beijing, China
October 16-20, 2000

Dialogue Management Based on a Hierarchical Task Structure

Jiang Han, Yong Wang

Intel China Research Centre, Intel China Ltd. Beijing, China

In conventional form-based dialogue manager, the task structure of a given task domain is built on E-form or flat slot structure, which some useful structure information of the task domain has been lost. This paper describes a hierarchical task structure model that is domain independent at least for a class of task domains. Based on the task structure model, a rule based dialogue management, which has some domain independent "conversational skill", is presented.

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Bibliographic reference.  Han, Jiang / Wang, Yong (2000): "Dialogue management based on a hierarchical task structure", In ICSLP-2000, vol.2, 607-610.