Presentation 2009-02-27
Analyzing Referential Communication using Multilingual Chat
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Abstract(in English) Multilingual communities using machine translation to overcome language barriers are showing up more and more frequently. However when people communicate in their native languages using machine translation, they face various problems in constructing common ground. In this study, we focus on common ground on tripartite communication. Then, tripartite from three different language communities- Chinese, Korea, and Japan- worked on referential tasks in their shared second language (English) and in their native language using a machine translation embedded chat system. As a result, shared basis was disrupted in machine translation-mediated communication because of intransitivity. To support natural communication, we need to resolve intransitivity in addition to this asymmetries and inconsistencies, caused by machine translation.
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Keyword(in English) Machine Translation / Common ground / Multilingual Communication
Paper # AI2008-53
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Committee AI
Conference Date 2009/2/20(1days)
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Title (in English) Analyzing Referential Communication using Multilingual Chat
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Keyword(1) Machine Translation
Keyword(2) Common ground
Keyword(3) Multilingual Communication
1st Author's Name Rieko INABA
1st Author's Affiliation National Institute of Information and Communications Technology()
2nd Author's Name Naomi YAMASHITA
2nd Author's Affiliation NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT
3rd Author's Name Hideaki KUZUOKA
3rd Author's Affiliation Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba
Date 2009-02-27
Paper # AI2008-53
Volume (vol) vol.108
Number (no) 441
Page pp.pp.-
#Pages 6
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