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Incremental Syntax Generation with Tree Adjoining Grammars

Karin Harbusch; Wolfgang Finkler; Anne Schauder
DFKI, DFKI Research Reports (RR), Vol. 91-25, 1991.


With the increasing capacity of AI systems the design of human--computer interfaces has become a favorite research topic in AI. In this paper we focus on aspects of the output of a computer. The architecture of a sentence generation component -- embedded in the WIP system -- is described. The main emphasis is laid on the motivation for the incremental style of processing and the encoding of adequate linguistic units as rules of a Lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammar with Unification.