Could you spell that again please? Towards a Formal Model of Grounding in Directory Enquiries

Humour in interaction relies on general and domain-specific knowledge and can be formalised in terms of defeasible reasoning instances and types, i.e. enthymemes and topoi. This paper motivates the importance of defeasible reasoning for humour-enabled conversational AI and provides suggestions for incorporating it into spoken dialogue systems.
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In Proceedings
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First AISB Symposium on Conversational AI (SoCAI)
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