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System Builders Karamanis
Development Dates 2002-2004
Languages English
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A text structuring module for NLG that implements a search-oriented, corpus-based methodology for evaluating metrics of entity coherence based on different vers ions of Centering Theory.Various permutations of input expressions are evaluated with respect to the corpus-derived metrics.


Nikiforos Karamanis, Chris Mellish, Jon Oberlander, and Massimo Poesio.
A corpus-based methodology for evaluating metrics of coherence for text structuring.
In Anja Belz, Roger Evans, and Paul Piwek, editors, Natural Language Generation: Third international Conference (INLG 2004), number 3123 in Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 90--99. Springer, Berlin, New York, July 14-16 2004.
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Nikiforos Karamanis, Massimo Poesio, Chris Mellish, and Jon Oberlander.
Evaluating Centering-based Metrics of Coherence Using a Reliably Annotated Corpus.
In Proceedings of the 2004 annual meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics, pages 391--398, Barcelona, Spain, 2004.

Nikiforos Karamanis.
Entity Coherence for Descriptive Text Structuring.
PhD thesis, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 2003.

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