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An Efficient Statistical Speech Act Type Tagging System for Speech …

This paper describes a new efficient speech act type tagging system. This system covers the tasks of (1) segmenting a turn into the optimal number of speech act units (SA units), and (2) assigning a speech act type tag (SA tag) to each SA unit. Our method is based on a theoretically clear statistical model that integrates linguistic, acoustic and situational information. We report tagging experiments on Japanese and English dialogue corpora manually labeled with SA tags. We then discuss the performance difference between the two languages. We also report on some translation experiments on positive response expressions using SA tags. Click here to read more…

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A Case Study on ACTON Marketing Outscores FICO

Overview: Effective marketing is not just about choosing the best incentives, the catchiest slogan, or spending the most money to get the most mail out. Itʼs also about choosing households that offer the best potential Return On Investment (ROI). ACTON Marketing put its TASC Predictive Statistical Model up against the model used by Fair Isaac Corporation. Going head-to-head against the FICO model in a mailing for a sample bank, ACTON Marketing yielded a better resp.





Summary: ACTON Marketing put its TASC Predictive Statistical Model up against FICOʼs household selection model in a marketing mail campaign. The ACTON Marketing model elicited a stronger response by properly targeting those areas most likely to respond. As a result,ACTON Marketing also drove down the cost per acquisition…
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