Paper: Achieving Bidirectionality

ACL ID C88-1054
Title Achieving Bidirectionality
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1988
  • Paul S. Jacobs (GE Corporate Research & Development, Schenectady NY)

The topic of BIDIltECT1ONAL1TY~ using common knowledge in language processing for both anMysis and generation, is of both practical and theoretical concern. Theoretically, it is important to determine what knowledge structures can be applied to both. Practically, it is important that a cmn- petent natural language system be ~ble to generate out- puts tilat are relevant to the inputs it understands, with- out exce~:sive redundancy. Tiffs problem revolves around the ~bility to relate linguistic structures declaratively to their mc~ming.