DISCO - An HPSG-Based NLP System and its Application for Appointment Scheduling

Hans Uszkoreit, Rolf Backofen, Stephan Busemann, Abdel Kader Diagne, Elizabeth Hinkelman, Walter Kasper, Bernd Kiefer, Hans-Ulrich Krieger, Klaus Netter, Günter Neumann, Stephan Oepen, Stephen P. Spackman

DFKI DFKI Research Reports (RR) 94-38 1994.


The natural language system DISCO is described. It combines o a powerful and flexible grammar development system; o linguistic competence for German including morphology, syntax and semantics; o new methods for linguistic performance modelling on the basis of high-level competence grammars; o new methods for modelling multi-agent dialogue competence; o an interesting sample application for appointment scheduling and calendar management.

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German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz