Paper: A Development Environment For An MTT-Based Sentence Generator

ACL ID W00-1436
Title A Development Environment For An MTT-Based Sentence Generator
Venue International Conference on Natural Language Generation
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors

Furthermore, it automatically generalizes tile organization of the lexica and the grammar. In what follows, we briefly describe oF,'s main features. tures. The theoretical linguistic background of the DE is the Meaning-Text Theory (Mel'euk, 1988: Polgu~re, 1998). However. its introduction is beyond tile scope of this note: tile interested reader is asked to consuh the above reg erences as well as further literature on the use Of MTT ill text generation---for illSlallCe, (Iordanskaja ctal. , 1992: I,avoie £Rainbow. Rainbow. 1997: (.'och. 1997). 2 Global View on the DE In MTT, seven levels (or strata) of linguistic description are distinguished, of which five are relevant for generation: semantic (Sem), deep-syntactic (DSynt), surface-syntactic (SSynt), deep-morphologicM (DMorph) and surfac...