Natural Language Generation: Third International Conference, INLG 2004, Brockenhurst, UK, July 14-16, 2004, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Natural Language Generation, INLG 2004, held in Brockenhurst, UK in July 2004. The 18 revised full papers presented together with an invited keynote paper and 4 student papers reporting ongoing PhD research work were carefully reviewed and selected from 46 submissions. All current aspects of the generation of natural language are addressed, including psychological modeling of human language production as well as computational approaches to the automatic generation of language.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540223405
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 8/17/2004
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #3123
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 223
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Keynote Paper.- The Seduced Speaker: Modeling of Cognitive Control.- Regular Papers.- Generating Intensional Answers in Intelligent Question Answering Systems.- Salience-Driven Text Planning.- Finetuning NLG Through Experiments with Human Subjects: The Case of Vague Descriptions.- Indirect Supervised Learning of Content Selection Logic.- Generating Referring Expressions Using Perceptual Groups.- The Use of a Structural N-gram Language Model in Generation-Heavy Hybrid Machine Translation.- On Referring to Sets of Objects Naturally.- An ATMS Approach to Systemic Sentence Generation.- A Corpus-Based Methodology for Evaluating Metrics of Coherence for Text Structuring.- Classification-Based Generation Using TAG.- Resolving Structural Ambiguity in Generated Speech.- A Framework for Stylistically Controlled Generation.- SEGUE: A Hybrid Case-Based Surface Natural Language Generator.- Modelling Politeness in Natural Language Generation.- Context-Based Incremental Generation for Dialogue.- Contextual Influences on Near-Synonym Choice.- Overgenerating Referring Expressions Involving Relations and Booleans.- Reining in CCG Chart Realization.- Student Papers.- Categorization of Narrative Semantics for Use in Generative Multidocument Summarization.- Corpus-Based Planning of Deictic Gestures in COMIC.- Hybrid NLG in a Generic Dialog System.- Two Kinds of Alternative Sets and a Marking Principle – When to Say Also.

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