Kibble, Rodger and Power, Richard
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1162/0891201042544893|
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This paper describes an implemented system which uses centering theory for planning of coherent texts and choice of referring expressions. We argue that text and sentence planning need to be driven in part by the goal of maintaining referential continuity and thereby facilitating pronoun resolution: obtaining a favourable ordering of clauses, and of arguments within clauses, is likely to increase opportunities for non-ambiguous pronoun use.
Centering theory provides the basis for such an integrated approach. Generating coherent texts according to centering theory is treated as a constraint satisfaction problem.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2004 Association for Computational Linguistics|
|Keywords:||discourse coherence; centering theory; pronominalization|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)|
|Depositing User:||Richard Power|
|Date Deposited:||11 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2016 12:59|
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