XML-based Natural Language Generation

University of Tartu, 5-9 May 2003

Graham Wilcock (University of Helsinki)


Textbook

Ehud Reiter & Robert Dale,
Building Natural Language Generation Systems,
Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Contents and Chapter 1 (Introduction)


On-line resources

Course Topics

1. Introduction. XML-based Generation. Template-based Generation.

2. Text Planning. Getting XML Content. Transforming and Validating XML.

3. Microplanning. XML Transformation Pipeline.

4. Surface Realization. Grammars and Algorithms.

5. Spoken Dialogue Systems. Web-based Generation Demos.


Estonian Generation.

You can gain a second course credit by completing the following assignment


© Graham Wilcock 2003.