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Title: Enabling browsing in interactive systems
Author: Polifroni, Joseph Henry
ISNI:       0000 0001 3493 6016
Awarding Body: Sheffield
Current Institution: University of Sheffield
Date of Award: 2007
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In this thesis, we examine algorithms for content selection and information presentation that enable browsing as an information-seeking strategy. Our hypothesis is that users who wish to explore the contents of a particular domain might not be satisfied with traditional spoken dialogue systems, in which focal information is not described until a small number of the records comprising the domain are identified through a constraint-elicitation process. Specifically, we hypothesized that users would prefer responses in the form of incremental summaries of the focal information.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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