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To integrate perception into dialogue, it is necessary to bind spatial language descriptions to reference frame use. To this end, we present an analysis of discourse and situational factors that may influence reference frame choice in dialogues. We show that factors including spatial orientation, task, self and other alignment, and dyad have an influence on reference frame use. We further show that a computational model to estimate reference frame based on these features provides results greater than both random and greedy reference frame selection strategies.
Ross, R. & Thomas, K.E. (2018). Perception & Perspective: An Analysis of Discourse and Situational Factors in Reference Frame Selection. Workshop on Dialogue and Perception 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden, 14-15 June. doi:10.21427/q7r2-rs61