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System Builders Bangalore, Rambow
Development Dates 2000-2002
Languages English
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Extends statistically guided generation using n-grams with a tree-based statistical model as well as a traditional tree-based syntactic grammar based on the wide coverage XTAG grammar


S. Bangalore, Owen Rambow, and S. Whitaker.
Evaluation metrics for generation.
In Proceedings of the International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG-2000), Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, 2000.

S. Bangalore, H. Alshawi, and S. Douglas.
Learning dependency translation models as collections of finite state head transducers.
Computational Linguistics, 26(1), 2000. Main reference

Srinivas Bangalore and Owen Rambow.
Exploiting a probabilistic hierarchical model for generation.
In Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING'2000), July 31 - August 4 2000, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2000.

S. Bangalore and Owen Rambow.
Corpus-based lexical choice in natural language generation.
In Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistics meeting, Hong Kong, 2000. ACL.

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