Computational Mechanisms for Pun Generation

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Abstract

Computer pun-generators have so far relied on arbitrary semantic content, not linked to the immediate context. The mechanisms used, although tractable,
may be of limited applicability. Integrating puns into normal text may involve complex search.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 10th European Natural Language Generation Workshop
EditorsGraham Wilcock, Kristiina Jokinen, Chris Mellish, Ehud Reiter
Place of PublicationMorristown, NJ, USA
PublisherACL Anthology
Pages125-132
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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Keywords

  • puns
  • computational humour, generation algorithms

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Ritchie, G. D. (2005). Computational Mechanisms for Pun Generation. In G. Wilcock, K. Jokinen, C. Mellish, & E. Reiter (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th European Natural Language Generation Workshop (pp. 125-132). Morristown, NJ, USA : ACL Anthology.