Paper: Trainable Speaker-Based Referring Expression Generation

ACL ID W08-2120
Title Trainable Speaker-Based Referring Expression Generation
Venue International Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning
Session Main Conference
Year 2008

Previousworkinreferringexpressiongen- erationhasexploredgeneralpurposetech- niques for attribute selection and surface realization. However, most of this work did not take into account: a) stylisticdif- ferencesbetweenspeakers; or b) trainable surface realization approaches that com- binesemanticandwordorderinformation. Inthispaperwedescribeandevaluatesev- eralend-to-endreferringexpressiongener- ation algorithmsthat take into considera- tionspeaker styleandusedata-driven sur- facerealizationtechniques.