Paper: Bilingual Generation Of Job From Quasi-Conceptual Descriptions Forms

ACL ID A94-1001
Title Bilingual Generation Of Job From Quasi-Conceptual Descriptions Forms
Venue Applied Natural Language Processing Conference
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
Authors

The EXCLASS system (Expert Job Evaluation Assis- tant) is intended to provide intelligent support for job description and classification in the Canadian Public Service. The Job Description Module (JDM) of EXCLASS is used to create conceptual representations of job descriptions, which are used for job evaluation and bilingual generation of textual job descriptions. The design of these representations was subject to two opposing constIaints: (1) that they be deep enough to resolve the ambiguities present in textual job descrip- tions, and (2) that they be close enough to surface lin- guistic forms that they can be conveniently manipu- lated by users with little specialized training. The close correspondence of concepts to surface words and phrases, as well as properties of the job descriptio...