Paper: TECHDOC: Multilingual Generation Of Online And Offline Instructional Text

ACL ID A94-1044
Title TECHDOC: Multilingual Generation Of Online And Offline Instructional Text
Venue Applied Natural Language Processing Conference
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
Authors

con- cepts; separating lexical from conceptual informa- tion allows us to account for lexical differences be- tween the languages; in our corpus studies of au- tomobile manuals, we found, for instance, that En- glish often uses the general remove where German verbs characterize the physical action more specif- ically (abziehen, abnehmen, herausschrauben, her- ausziehen, etc.). Our lexicalization procedure cap- tures these language-specific differences by exploring subsumption (see (Stede 1993)); the important point to note here is that such lexical matters are indepen- dent of the "conceptual kernel", which is represented in a language-independent way and allows for shar- ing as much information as possible. Perspective: From research prototype to practical usage TECHDOC is being developed...