Paper: From Cogram To Alcogram: Toward A Controlled English Grammar Checker

ACL ID C92-2090
Title From Cogram To Alcogram: Toward A Controlled English Grammar Checker
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors
  • Geert Adriaens (Siemens-Nixdorf Software Liege, Liege Belgium; Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven Belgium)
  • Dirk Schreurs (Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven Belgium)

FROM COGRAM TO ALCO(~RAM: TOWARI) A CONTROLLEI) ENGI,ISI]f (;RAMMAR CIIECKER GEERT ADRIAENS [1,2] I)IRK SCIlREIlRS [21 [ 11 Siemens-Nixdorf Software ('.enter LiSge, Rue des Foric.s 2, 4020 Liege, Belgium [21 University of 1,eaven Ceuter for Couqmtational l.iuguistics, Maria-There, siastraat 21, 3000 Leaven, Belgium geert@et.kuleuven.ac.bc In this l~q)er we describe the roots of ControUed English (CE), the analysis of several existing CE grammars, the development of a wcll-lbunded lS0-rule CE grammar (COGRAM), the elaboration of an algorithmic variant (ALCOGRAM) as a basis for NLP applications, the use of ALCOGRAM in a CAI program teaching writers how to use it effectively, aud the preparatory study into a Controlled English grammar and style clmcker within a desktop publishing (ITI~)) env...