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Dialogue Modelling, Argumentation Extraction and Natural Language Processing

Ian O’Neill
  • Multimodal human-computer dialogue modelling
  • Development of object components for generic and domain- and task-specific transaction handling
  • Object-based approaches to implementation of conversational human-computer dialogues for information retrieval and event and accommodation booking
  • Argumentation extraction and analysis
  • Identification of arguments, their premises and their counter-arguments in natural language texts
  • Identification of argument strategy and quantification of argument strength
  • Intelligent argument-based information retrieval
  • Natural language processing
  • Development of definite clause grammars and context-free phrase structure grammars for syntax analysis and correction of ill-formed sentences