Paper: Projected Government Needs In Human Language Technology And The Role Of Researchers In Meeting Them

ACL ID H93-1056
Title Projected Government Needs In Human Language Technology And The Role Of Researchers In Meeting Them
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Main Conference
Year 1993
Authors

1 After a brief discussion of current government uses and needs for human language technology, this paper will discuss the uses which will probably survive in the future as well as attempt to define some anticipated ones. Business uses, military uses, and education/training receive the most focus today. Current state of the art technologies are providing initial resources to enable better management of the above. Suggested critical efforts to make the technologies more appropriate for the tasks at hand in the government will be discussed. A tentative view of the role of researchers, in providing the basis to obtain adequate critical natural language technologies, will be presented. functional needs. Inter- and intra-agency coordination and information dissemination are critical to efficien...