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Multilingual generation of controlled languages

Power, Richard; Scott, Donia and Hartley, Anthony (2003). Multilingual generation of controlled languages. In: Joint Conference of the 7th International Workshop of the European Association for Machine Translation and the 4th Controlled Language Applications Workshop, 15-17 May 2003, Dublin.

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Abstract

We describe techniques based on natural language generation which allow a user to author a document in controlled language for multiple natural languages. The author is expected to be an expert in the application domain but not in the controlled language or in more than one of the supported natural languages. Because the system can produce multiple expressions of the same input in multiple languages, the author can choose among alternative expressions satisfying the constraints of the controlled language. Because the system offers only legitimate choices of wording, correction is unnecessary. Consequently, acceptance of error reports and corrections by trained authors are non-issues.

Item Type: Conference Item
Keywords: knowledge editing; controlled language; natural language generation; multilinguality
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 4844
Depositing User: Richard Power
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2010 00:32
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4844
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