Language Generation: A Case Study in Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract: Language generation systems have used a variety of grammatical formalisms for producing syntactic structure and yet, there has been little research evaluating the formalisms for the specifics of the generation task. In our work at Columbia we have primarily used a unification based formalism, a functional Unification Grammar (FUG) and have found it well suited for many of the generation tasks we have addressed. FUG turned out to be better suited for generation than various off-the-shelf parsing formalisms (including an …

publication date

  • March 14, 2013