7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

September 16-20, 2002
Denver, Colorado, USA

ACT: a Graphical Dialogue Annotation Comparison Tool

Fan Yang, Susan E. Strayer, Peter A. Heeman

Oregon Health & Science University, USA

Although there are a number of tools for annotating dialogue, little work has been done in visualizing differences among annotations. Visualization of differences in annotation should help in doing consensus annotation, refining an annotation scheme and training novice annotators. In this paper, we present a graphical Annotation Comparison Tool (ACT), which displays multiple annotations side by side and highlights the differences. The differences our tool currently captures are utterance segmentation, utterance order, speech repairs and utterance categories.


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Bibliographic reference.  Yang, Fan / Strayer, Susan E. / Heeman, Peter A. (2002): "ACT: a graphical dialogue annotation comparison tool", In ICSLP-2002, 1553-1556.