Paper: Natural Language Generation and Assistive Technologies

ACL ID W12-1501
Title Natural Language Generation and Assistive Technologies
Venue International Conference on Natural Language Generation
Session Main Conference
Year 2012

Some people with disabilities find it difficult to access some forms of language. Assistive Technology is a term used to describe a class of technologies/interventions designed to enable people with disabilities to do things that their disabilitie currently make difficult. A large amount of work on Assistive Technology has focused on enabling access to language and communication; this class of interventions could greatly benefit from Natural Language Generation technologies. This talk will briefly survey some Assistive Technology applications that have employed Natural Language Generation technologies ? highlighting some of the needs in this application area along with the opportunities that it provides for investigating hard problems in Natural Language Generation. It ...