Special issue on interactive question answering: Introduction

N. Webb, Bonnie Webber

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In this introduction, we present our overview of interactive question answering (IQA). We contextualize IQA in the wider field of question answering, and establish connections to research in Information Retrieval and Dialogue Systems. We highlight the development of QA as a field, and identify challenges in the present research paradigm for which IQA is a potential solution. Finally, we present an overview of papers in this special issue, drawing connections between these and the challenges they address.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalNatural Language Engineering
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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