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KILLE: a Framework for Situated Agents for Learning Language Through Interaction

Simon Dobnik
University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Erik Wouter de Graaf
University of Gothenburg, Sweden

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Published in: Proceedings of the 21st Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics, NoDaLiDa, 22-24 May 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 131:19, p. 162-171

NEALT Proceedings Series 29:19, p. 162-171

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Published: 2017-05-08

ISBN: 978-91-7685-601-7

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


We present KILLE, a framework for situated agents for learning language through interaction with its environment (perception) and with a human tutor (dialogue). We provide proof-of-concept evaluations of the usability of the system in two domains: learning of object categories and learning of spatial relations.


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