BS ISO 24617-2:2020 - Language resource management. Semantic annotation framework (SemAF). Dialogue acts
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BS ISO 24617-2:2020

Language resource management. Semantic annotation framework (SemAF). Dialogue acts

Status : Current   Published : December 2020



This document provides a set of empirically and theoretically well-motivated concepts for dialogue annotation, a formal language for expressing dialogue annotations (the Dialogue Act Markup Language, DiAML), and a method for segmenting a dialogue into semantic units. This allows the manual or automatic annotation of dialogue segments with information about the communicative actions which the participants perform by their contributions to the dialogue. The annotation scheme specified in this document supports multidimensional annotation of spoken, written, and multimodal dialogues involving two or more participants. Dialogue units are viewed as having multiple communicative functions in different dimensions. The markup language DiAML has an XML-based representation format and a formal semantics which makes it possible to perform inferences with DiAML representations. This document also specifies data categories for dimensions of dialogue analysis, for communicative functions, for dialogue act qualifiers, and for relations between dialogue acts. Additionally, it provides mechanisms for customizing these sets of concepts, extending them with application-specific or domain-specific concepts and descriptions of semantic content, or selecting relevant coherent subsets of them. These mechanisms make the dialogue act concepts specified in this document useful not only for annotation but also for the recognition and generation of dialogue acts in interactive systems.

Standard NumberBS ISO 24617-2:2020
TitleLanguage resource management. Semantic annotation framework (SemAF). Dialogue acts
Publication Date11 December 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 24610-1, ISO 24617-6, ISO 24612, ISO 12620
ReplacesBS ISO 24617-2:2012
International RelationshipsISO 24617-2:2020
Draft Superseded By19/30380587 DC
DescriptorsData representation, Metadata, Computer applications, Programming languages, Computer software, Information retrieval, Database languages, Information transfer, Information handling, Data management, Data storage, Data transfer, Information exchange, Data processing, Data, Databases, Data handling
Title in FrenchGestion des ressources langagières. Cadre d'annotation sémantique (SemAF) Actes de dialogue
ISBN978 0 539 01717 5
File Size2.643 MB

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