project . 2019 - 2024 . On going

DREAM

Distributed dynamic REpresentations for diAlogue Management
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 819455 Call for proposal: ERC-2018-COG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-COG Overall Budget: 2,000,000 EURFunder Contribution: 2,000,000 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Sep 2019
    End Date
    31 Aug 2024
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
Our ability to communicate using language in conversation is considered the hallmark of human intelligence. Yet, while holding a dialogue is effortless for most of us, modelling this basic human skill by computational means has proven extremely difficult. In DREAM, I address this challenge by establishing a new computational model of a dialogue agent that can learn to take part in conversation directly from data about language use. DREAM stands at the crossroads of the symbolic and the sub-symbolic traditions regarding the nature of human cognitive processing and, by extension, its computational modelling. My model is grounded in linguistic theories of dialogue,...
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Description
Our ability to communicate using language in conversation is considered the hallmark of human intelligence. Yet, while holding a dialogue is effortless for most of us, modelling this basic human skill by computational means has proven extremely difficult. In DREAM, I address this challenge by establishing a new computational model of a dialogue agent that can learn to take part in conversation directly from data about language use. DREAM stands at the crossroads of the symbolic and the sub-symbolic traditions regarding the nature of human cognitive processing and, by extension, its computational modelling. My model is grounded in linguistic theories of dialogue,...
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