Interactive authoring of logical forms for multilingual generation Academic Article uri icon


  • We present an authoring system for logical forms encoded as conceptual graphs (CG). The system belongs to the family of WYSIWYM (What You See Is What You Mean) text generation systems: logical forms are entered interactively and the corresponding linguistic realization of the expressions is generated in several languages. The system maintains a model of the discourse context corresponding to the authored documents. The system helps users author documents formulated in the CG format. In a first stage, a domainspecific ontology is acquired by learning from example texts in the domain. The ontology acquisition module builds a typed hierarchy of concepts and relations derived from the WordNet and Verbnet. The user can then edit a specific document, by entering utterances in sequence, and maintaining a representation of the context. While the user enters data, the system …

publication date

  • January 1, 2005