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ACL
2012
7 years 4 months ago
Collective Generation of Natural Image Descriptions
We present a holistic data-driven approach to image description generation, exploiting the vast amount of (noisy) parallel image data and associated natural language descriptions ...
Polina Kuznetsova, Vicente Ordonez, Alexander C. B...
COLING
1994
9 years 2 months ago
Automatic Detection of Discourse Structure by Checking Surface Information in Sentences
In this paper, we propose an automatic method for detecting discourse structure using a variety of clues existing in the surface information of sentences. We have considered three...
Sadao Kurohashi, Makoto Nagao
COLING
1996
9 years 2 months ago
A Computational Model of Incremental Utterance Production in Task-Oriented Dialogues
This paper presents a comtmtational model of incremental utterance production in task-oriented dialogues. This model incrementally produces utterantes to propose the solution of a...
Kohji Dohsaka, Akira Shimazu
EACL
1993
ACL Anthology
9 years 2 months ago
A unification-based approach to multiple VP Ellipsis resolution
An assumption shared by many theories of discourse is that discourse structure constrains anaphora resolution (cf. [Grosz and Sidner 1986] for definite NPs, [Lascarides and Asher ...
Claire Gardent
ACL
1996
9 years 2 months ago
A Prosodic Analysis of Discourse Segments in Direction-Giving Monologues
This paper reports on corpus-based research into the relationship between intonational variation and discourse structure. We examine the effects of speaking style (read versus spo...
Julia Hirschberg, Christine H. Nakatani
COLING
2000
9 years 2 months ago
An Empirical Investigation of the Relation Between Discourse Structure and Co-Reference
We compare the potential of two classes of linear and hierarchical models of discourse to determine co-reference links and resolve anaphors. The comparison uses a corpus of thirty...
Dan Cristea, Nancy Ide, Daniel Marcu, Valentin Tab...
ANLP
2000
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9 years 2 months ago
The Automatic Translation of Discourse Structures
We empirically show that there are significant differences between the discourse structure of Japanese texts and the discourse structure of their corresponding English translation...
Daniel Marcu, Lynn Carlson, Maki Watanabe
EMNLP
2006
9 years 3 months ago
Exploiting Discourse Structure for Spoken Dialogue Performance Analysis
In this paper we study the utility of discourse structure for spoken dialogue performance modeling. We experiment with various ways of exploiting the discourse structure: in isola...
Mihai Rotaru, Diane J. Litman
EACL
2006
ACL Anthology
9 years 3 months ago
Recognizing Textual Parallelisms with Edit Distance and Similarity Degree
Detection of discourse structure is crucial in many text-based applications. This paper presents an original framework for describing textual parallelism which allows us to genera...
Marie Guégan, Nicolas Hernandez
COLING
2008
9 years 3 months ago
Generation under Space Constraints
Reasoning about how much to generate when space is limited is a challenge for generation systems. This paper presents two algorithms that exploit the discourse structure to decide...
Cécile Paris, Nathalie Colineau, Andrew Lam...
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