An inferential approach to the generation of referring expressions.

Madalina Croitoru, Kees van Deemter

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Abstract

This paper presents a Conceptual Graph (cg) framework to the Generation of Referring Expressions (gre). Employing Conceptual Graphs as the underlying formalism allows a new rigorous, semantically rich, approach to gre: the intended referent is indentied by a combination of facts that can be deduced in its presence but not if it would be absent. Since cgs allow a substantial generalisation of the GRE problem, we show how the resulting formalism can be used by a gre algorithm
that refers uniquely to objects in the scene.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 15th International Conference on Conceptual Structures
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventThe 15th International Conference on Conceptual Structures - Sheffield, United Kingdom
Duration: 22 Jul 200727 Jul 2007

Conference

ConferenceThe 15th International Conference on Conceptual Structures
CountryUnited Kingdom
CitySheffield
Period22/07/0727/07/07

Keywords

  • generation of referring expressions, inference, conceptual graphs

Cite this

Croitoru, M., & van Deemter, K. (2007). An inferential approach to the generation of referring expressions. In Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Conceptual Structures http://www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/~kvdeemte/iccs_cg_gre_madalina_kees.pdf