A Comparsion of Hedged and Non-hedged NLG Texts

Saad Mahamood, Ehud Baruch Reiter, Christopher Stuart Mellish

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Abstract

We assess the use of hedge phrases in "affective" NLG texts. A simple experiment suggests non-native speakers prefer texts that contain hedge phrases, but native speakers prefer texts that do not contain hedge phrases.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'07)
Subtitle of host publicationPOSTER SESSION: Papers presented as posters
EditorsStephan Busemann
Place of PublicationMorristown, NY, USA
PublisherACL
Pages155-158
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Event11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, ENLG 07 - Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany
Duration: 17 Jun 200720 Jun 2007

Conference

Conference11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, ENLG 07
CountryGermany
CitySchloss Dagstuhl
Period17/06/0720/06/07

Keywords

  • affective natural language generation
  • hedges
  • hedging
  • BabyTalk

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    Mahamood, S., Reiter, E. B., & Mellish, C. S. (2007). A Comparsion of Hedged and Non-hedged NLG Texts. In S. Busemann (Ed.), 11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'07): POSTER SESSION: Papers presented as posters (pp. 155-158). ACL. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1610163.1610191