Paper: Interactive Authoring Of Logical Forms For Multilingual Generation

ACL ID W05-1602
Title Interactive Authoring Of Logical Forms For Multilingual Generation
Venue ENLG
Session Main Conference
Year 2005
Authors

We present an authoring system for logical forms encoded as conceptual graphs (CG). The system belongs to the family of WYSIWYM (What You See Is What You Mean) text generation systems: logical forms are entered interactively and the cor- responding linguistic realization of the expressions is generated in several languages. The system maintains a model of the discourse context corre- sponding to the authored documents. The system helps users author documents formu- lated in the CG format. In a first stage, a domain- specific ontology is acquired by learning from ex- ample texts in the domain. The ontology acquisi- tion module builds a typed hierarchy of concepts and relations derived from the WordNet and Verb- net. The user can then edit a specific document, by en- tering utterances in seq...