Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation

Data-oriented Methods and Empirical Evaluation

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ISBN: 978-3-642-15572-7 (Print) 978-3-642-15573-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

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  2. Text-to-Text Generation

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      Pages 1-12

      Probabilistic Approaches for Modeling Text Structure and Their Application to Text-to-Text Generation

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      Pages 13-44

      Spanning Tree Approaches for Statistical Sentence Generation

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      Pages 45-66

      On the Limits of Sentence Compression by Deletion

  3. NLG in Interaction

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      Pages 67-84

      Learning Adaptive Referring Expression Generation Policies for Spoken Dialogue Systems

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      Pages 85-104

      Modelling and Evaluation of Lexical and Syntactic Alignment with a Priming-Based Microplanner

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      Pages 105-120

      Natural Language Generation as Planning under Uncertainty for Spoken Dialogue Systems

  4. Referring Expression Generation

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      Pages 121-140

      Generating Approximate Geographic Descriptions

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      Pages 141-162

      A Flexible Approach to Class-Based Ordering of Prenominal Modifiers

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      Pages 163-179

      Attribute-Centric Referring Expression Generation

  5. Evaluation of NLG

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      Pages 180-200

      Assessing the Trade-Off between System Building Cost and Output Quality in Data-to-Text Generation

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      Pages 201-221

      Human Evaluation of a German Surface Realisation Ranker

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      Pages 222-241

      Structural Features for Predicting the Linguistic Quality of Text

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      Pages 242-263

      Towards Empirical Evaluation of Affective Tactical NLG

  6. Shared Task Challenges for NLG

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      Pages 264-293

      Introducing Shared Tasks to NLG: The TUNA Shared Task Evaluation Challenges

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      Pages 294-327

      Generating Referring Expressions in Context: The GREC Task Evaluation Challenges

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      Pages 328-352

      The First Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments

  7. Back Matter

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