Paper: Tutorial Abstracts

ACL ID P86-1001
Title Tutorial Abstracts
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1986

Topics to be considered include the components of a natural language processing system; syntax analysis (including context-free grammars, augmented context-free grammars, grammatical constraints, and sources of syntactic ambiguity); semantic analysis (including meaning representation, semantic constraints, quantifier analysis); and discourse analysis (identifying implicit information, establishing text coherence, frames, and scripts). Examples will be drawn from various application areas, including database interface and text analysis. Natural Language Generation Kathleen McKeown, Columbia University In this tutorial, we will begin by identifying the types of decisions involved in language generation and how they differ from problems in the interpretation of natural language. Several techn...