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Visualising Discourse Structure in Interactive Documents

Mancini, Clara; Pietsch, Christian and Scott, Donia (2007). Visualising Discourse Structure in Interactive Documents. In: 11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG), 17-20 Jun 2007, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany.

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In this paper we introduce a method for generating interactive documents which exploits the visual features of hypertext to represent discourse structure. We explore the consistent and principled use of graphics and animation to support navigation and comprehension of non-linear text, where textual discourse markers do not always work effectively.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: DFKI document D-07-01
Keywords: discourse structure; hypertext generation; visual representation; visualisation; visualization; cinehypertext; cinematic hypertext; flexible information presentation; natural language generation; NLG; OpenLaszlo; Rich Internet Application; RIA; web application; application generation
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 10014
Depositing User: Christian Pietsch
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 14:28
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