Automatic Diagram Drawing Based on Natural Language Text Understanding

  • Anirban Mukherjee
  • Utpal Garain
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5223)


This article presents a general framework for automatic conversion of a piece of text into a diagram that is described in the given text. Such kind of text is often found in many branches of Science & Engineering. Secondary school-level geometric problems are considered as a reference in this study. A knowledge base or lexical resource named GeometryNet is used in interpreting geometric meaning of a given text to draw the corresponding diagram.


Text to diagram conversion Geometric problems Lexical resource: Geometry net 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anirban Mukherjee
    • 1
  • Utpal Garain
    • 2
  1. 1.RCC Institute of Information Technology, BeliaghataKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Indian Statistical InstituteKolkataIndia

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