Why Should I Turn Left? Towards Active Explainability for Spoken Dialogue Systems.

In this paper we argue that to make dialogue systems able to actively explain their decisions they can make use of enthymematic reasoning. We motivate why this is an appropriate strategy and integrate it within our own proof-theoretic dialogue manager framework based on linear logic. In particular, this enables a dialogue system to provide reasonable answers to why-questions that query information previously given by the system.
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In Proceedings
Book title:
Proceedings of the Reasoning and Interaction Conference (ReInAct 2021)
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