Controlled Natural Language Generation from a Multilingual FrameNet-Based Grammar

  • Dana Dannélls
  • Normunds Gruzitis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8625)


This paper presents a currently bilingual but potentially multilingual FrameNet-based grammar library implemented in Grammatical Framework. The contribution of this paper is two-fold. First, it offers a methodological approach to automatically generate the grammar based on semantico-syntactic valence patterns extracted from FrameNet-annotated corpora. Second, it provides a proof of concept for two use cases illustrating how the acquired multilingual grammar can be exploited in different CNL applications in the domains of arts and tourism.


Controlled Natural Language FrameNet Natural Language Generation Multilinguality Grammatical Framework 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dana Dannélls
    • 1
    • 2
  • Normunds Gruzitis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.SpråkbankenUniversity of GothenburgSweden
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of GothenburgSweden

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