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An Object-Oriented Approach To Tactical Text Generation
Author(s): Timothy W. Bickmore
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Paper Abstract

A tactical (sentence) text generator designed within an object-oriented paradigm is described. The approach is based on work by Laurence Danlos, and has been extended by message well-formedness checking, message transformational operators (e.g., PASSIVIZE), and linguistic extensions (e.g., negative, interrogative and imperative sentences). The object-oriented approach is shown to provide modularity, making the generator easily extensible, and localization of data and procedures for improved maintainability. The application of this text generator to three Lockheed research projects is also described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 March 1989
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1095, Applications of Artificial Intelligence VII, (21 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.969312
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Timothy W. Bickmore, Lockheed Missiles & Space Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1095:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence VII
Mohan M. Trivedi, Editor(s)

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