A Conceptual Graph Approach to the Generation of Referring Expressions

Madalina Croitoru, Kees van Deemter

This paper presents a Conceptual Graph (CG) framework to the Generation of Referring Expressions (GRE). Employing Conceptual Graphs as the underlying formalism allows a rigorous, semantically rich, approach to GRE. A number of advantages over existing work are discussed. The new framework is also used to revisit existing complexity results in a fully rigorous way, showing that the expressive power of CGs does not increase the theoretical complexity of GRE.

Subjects: 11. Knowledge Representation; 13. Natural Language Processing

Submitted: Oct 11, 2006


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