A Natural Language and Graphics Interface: Results and Perspectives from the ACORD Project by Gabriel G. BesA Natural Language and Graphics Interface: Results and Perspectives from the ACORD Project by Gabriel G. Bes

A Natural Language and Graphics Interface: Results and Perspectives from the ACORD Project

EditorGabriel G. Bes, Thierry Guillotin

Paperback | October 12, 1992

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This book presents important results from the ESPRIT Project393 "Construction and Interrogation of Knowledge BasesUsing Natural Language Text and Graphics" (ACORD).The project involved more than fifty people overfiveyears, and included industrial and academic partners fromthree countries.The main result of the project is a highly sophisticatedhuman-machine interface allowing the construction andinterrogation of a common knowledge base in English, French,and German, using both natural language and graphics.Chapter 1 presents an overview of the project. Chapters 2-4develop specific issues concerning thegrammar models used(functional grammars and unification categorial grammars).Chapter 5 discusses anaphora resolution and Chapter 6 textgeneration. Chapter 7 explains the integration of text andgraphics, and Chapter 8 discusses the knowledge base module.The contributions are theoretically oriented and stronglyconcerned with generalization and the underlying backgroundof potential further developments.
Title:A Natural Language and Graphics Interface: Results and Perspectives from the ACORD ProjectFormat:PaperbackDimensions:195 pagesPublished:October 12, 1992Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540556753

ISBN - 13:9783540556756

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Table of Contents

1. Overall View of the ACORD Project.- 2. The Construction of Semantic Representations from F-STRUCTUREs.- 3. French Unification Categorial Grammars.- 4. TheControl of UCG Grammars.- 5. Anaphora Resolution.- 6. Text Generation from Semantic Representation.- 7. Graphics and Dialogue.- 8. Knowledge Representation and Conceptual Inferencing.