Edinburgh Research Explorer

Multistream Recognition of Dialogue Acts in Meetings

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMachine Learning for Multimodal Interaction
Subtitle of host publicationThird International Workshop, MLMI 2006, Bethesda, MD, USA, May 1-4, 2006, Revised Selected Papers
EditorsSteve Renals, Samy Bengio, Jonathan G. Fiscus
Place of PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-540-69268-3
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-69267-6
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventThird International Workshop MLMI 2006 - Bethesda, MD, United States
Duration: 1 May 20064 May 2006

Publication series

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


WorkshopThird International Workshop MLMI 2006
CountryUnited States
CityBethesda, MD


We propose a joint segmentation and classification approach for the dialogue act recognition task on natural multi-party meetings (ICSI Meeting Corpus). Five broad DA categories are automatically recognised using a generative Dynamic Bayesian Network based infrastructure. Prosodic features and a switching graphical model are used to estimate DA boundaries, in conjunction with a factored language model which is used to relate words and DA categories. This easily generalizable and extensible system promotes a rational approach to the joint DA segmentation and recognition task, and is capable of good recognition performance.


Third International Workshop MLMI 2006


Bethesda, MD, United States

Event: Workshop

Download statistics

No data available

ID: 27373878