Constraint-based text generation Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract In this paper, I present a natural language generation system aimed at constructing a turn within an ongoing conversation. Three main points are advanced:(1) previous discourse determines the production of a new turn; this paper describes techniques to take the influence of previous discourse into account when generating text.(2) the connection between previous discourse and a new turn is described as the interaction between five local constraints; local constraints are viewed as relations between one discourse …

publication date

  • February 1, 1990