Towards Conversational Interfaces to Web Applications

Today's conversational interfaces are largely based on the paradigm of information retrieval from databases. In this position paper, we propose a radically di erent approach: building CIs on top of existing web applications. Such a system will draw together research in task modeling, web usage mining, information extraction, as well as the vast amount of existing research on traditional CIs.

By: Tessa Lau; Julian Cerruti; Morgan Dixon; Jeffrey Nichols

Published in: RJ10486 in 2011


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