Generating Natural Language under Pragmatic Constraints

Generating Natural Language under Pragmatic Constraints

by Eduard H. Hovy
ISBN-10:
0805802487
ISBN-13:
9780805802481
Pub. Date:
07/28/1988
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

Generating Natural Language under Pragmatic Constraints

Recognizing that the generation of natural language is a goal- driven process, where many of the goals are pragmatic (i.e., interpersonal and situational) in nature, this book provides an overview of the role of pragmatics in language generation.

Each chapter states a problem that arises in generation, develops a pragmatics-based solution, and then describes how the solution is implemented in PAULINE, a language generator that can produce numerous versions of a single underlying message, depending on its setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805802481
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/1988
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Pragmatics. Interpretation in Generation. Affect in Text. Creating Style. Grammar and A Phrasal Lexicon. Planning and Realization. A Review of Language Generation. Appendices.

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