Natural Language Generation: New Results in Artificial Intelligence, Psychology and Linguistics

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G.A. Kempen
Springer Netherlands, Jun 30, 1987 - Computers - 466 pages
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Authors and Participants xi I Pragmatic Aspects 1 1. Some pragmatic decision criteria in generation 3 EduardH. Hovy 2. How to appear to be conforming to the 'maxims' even if you prefer to violate them 19 Antlwny Jameson 43 3. Contextual effects on responses to misconceptions Kathleen F. McCoy 4. Generating understandable explanatory sentences 55 Domenico Parisi & Donatella Ferrante 5. Toward a plan-based theory of referring actions 63 Douglas E. Appelt Generating referring expressions and pointing gestures 71 6. Norben Reithinger II Generation of Connected Discourse 83 7. Rhetorical Structure Theory: description and construction of text structures 85 William C. Mann & Sandra A. Tlwmpson 8. Discourse strategies for describing complex physical objects 97 Cecile L. Paris & Kathleen R. McKeown 9. Strategies for generating coherent descriptions of object movements in street scenes 117 Hans-Joachim Novak 133 10. The automated news agency: SEMTEX - a text generator for German Dietmar ROsner 149 11. A connectionist approach to the generation of abstracts KOiti Hasida, Shun Ishizald & Hitoshi Isahara III Generator Design 157 159 12. Factors contributing to efficiency in natural language generation DavidD. McDonald, Marie M. Vaughan & James D. Pustejovsky 183 13. Reviewing as a component of the text generation process Masoud Yazdani A French and English syntactic component for generation 191 14. Laurence Danlos KING: a knowledge-intensive natural language generator 219 15. Paul S. Jacobs vii 231 IV Grammars and Grammatical Formalisms 233 16. The relevance of Tree Adjoining Grammar to generation Aravind K.

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Some pragmatic decision criteria in generation
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How to appear to be conforming to the maxims even if you prefer to violate them
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description and construction of text structures
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