Controlling redundancy in referring expressions


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Viethen, Jette and Dale, Robert and Krahmer, Emiel and Theune, Mariët and Touset, Pascal (2008) Controlling redundancy in referring expressions. In: Sixth International Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2008, 28-30 May 2008, Marrakech, Morocco (pp. pp. 239-247).

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Abstract:Krahmer et al.’s (2003) graph-based framework provides an elegant and flexible approach to the generation of referring expressions. In this paper, we present the first reported study that systematically investigates how to tune the parameters of the graph-based framework on the basis of a corpus of human-generated descriptions. We focus in particular on replicating the redundant nature of human referring expressions, whereby properties not strictly necessary for identifying a referent are nonetheless included in descriptions. We show how statistics derived from the corpus data can be integrated to boost the framework’s performance over a non-stochastic baseline.
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Official URL:http://www.lrec-conf.org/proceedings/lrec2008/pdf/239_paper.pdf
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