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The Linguistic Basis of Text Generation

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Part of Studies in Natural Language Processing

  • Date Published: April 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521108492

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  • This study presents an original and penetrating analysis of the complex problems surrounding the automatic generation of natural language text. Laurence Danlos provides a valuable critical review of research in this important and increasingly active field and goes on to describe a theoretical model that is thoroughly grounded in linguistic principles. The model emphasises the semantic, syntactic and lexical constraints that must be dealt with when establishing a relationship between meaning and form and it is consideration of such linguistic constraints that determines Danlos' generation algorithm. The book concludes with a description of a generation system based on this algorithm which produces texts in several domains and also a system for the synthesis of spoken messages from semantic representation. The book is a significant addition to the literature on text generation and will be of particular interest to all computational linguists and AI researchers who have wrestled with the problem of vocabulary selection.

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    • Date Published: April 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521108492
    • length: 236 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.35kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Acknowledgements
    Author's note
    Introduction
    1. Introductory example: production of error messages
    2. Automatic generation: an overview
    3. The linguistic basis of a generation system
    4. Discourse grammar
    5. Applications of the model
    6. Conclusion
    Appendix
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Laurence Danlos

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