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Detecting Action Items in Meetings

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMachine Learning for Multimodal Interaction
Subtitle of host publication5th International Workshop, MLMI 2008, Utrecht, The Netherlands, September 8-10, 2008. Proceedings
EditorsAndrei Popescu-Belis, Rainer Stiefelhagen
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-540-85853-9
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-85852-2
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
ISSN (Print)0302-9743


We present a method for detecting action items in spontaneous meeting speech. Using a supervised approach incorporating prosodic, lexical and structural features, we can classify such items with a high degree of accuracy. We also examine how well various feature subclasses can perform this task on their own.

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