System Name
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System Builders Green, Carberry
Development Dates 1994
Languages English
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The system generates indirect answers to Yes-No questions in English and was built to model the generation and interpretation of conversational implicatures


Nancy Green and Sandra Carberry.
Generating indirect answers to yes-no questions.
In D. McDonald and M. Meteer, editors, Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Natural Language Generation, 1995.

Nancy Green and Sandra Carberry.
A Computational Mechanism for Initiative in Answer Generation.
User modelling and user-adapted interaction, 9:93--132, 1999.
Reprinted in: S. Haller, A. Kobsa and S. McRoy (eds.)(1999)\em Computational Models of Mixed-Initiative Interaction, Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp277--316. Main reference

Nancy Green and Sandra Carberry.
Interpreting and generating indirect answers.
Computational Linguistics, 25(3):389--435, 1999.

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