Text revision: A model and its implementation

Kentaro Inui, Takenobu Tokunaga, Hozumi Tanaka

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To generate good text, many kinds of decisions should be made. Many researchers have spent much time searching for the architecture that would determine a proper order for these decisions. However, even if such an architecture is found, there are still certain kinds of problems that are difficult to consider during the generation process. Those problems can be more easily detected and solved by introducing a revision process after generation. In this paper, we argue the importance of text revision with respect to natural language generation, and propose a computational model of text revision. We also discuss its implementation issues and describe an experimental Japanese text generation system, WeiveR.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAspects of Automated Natural Language Generation - 6th International Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Proceedings
EditorsDietmar Rosner, Eduard Hovy, Robert Dale, Oliviero Stock
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9783540553991
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Event6th International Workshop on Natural Language Generation, 1992 - Trento, Italy
Duration: 1992 Apr 51992 Apr 7

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume587 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference6th International Workshop on Natural Language Generation, 1992


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