Robert Dale

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  • 1614 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
1990 …2019

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2014

Temporal expression recognition using dependency trees

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2014, Human Language Technology Challenges for Computer Science and Linguistics - 5th Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2011, Revised Selected Papers. Vetulani, Z. & Mariani, J. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 8387 LNAI. p. 213-225 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8387 LNAI).

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2012

A framework for evaluating text correction

Dale, R. & Narroway, G., 2012, Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12). Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Declerck, T., Uğur Doğan, M., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Odijk, J. & Piperidis, S. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 3015-3018 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

HOO 2012: a report on the preposition and determiner error correction shared task

Dale, R., Anisimoff, I. & Narroway, G., 2012, Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 54-62 9 p.

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Temporal expression recognition using dependency trees

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2012, Proceedings of the 5th language and technology conference (LTC). Poznan, Poland: Adam Mickiewicz University Press, p. 141-145 5 p.

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Using edit distance to analyse errors in a natural language to logic translation corpus

Barker-Plummer, D., Dale, R. & Cox, R., 2012, EDM 2012: proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining : Chania, Greece, June 19-21 2012. Yacef, K., Zaïane, O., Hershkovitz, A., Yudelson, M. & Stamper, J. (eds.). International Educational Data Mining Society, p. 134-141 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Building an audio-visual corpus of Australian English: large corpus collection with an economical portable and replicable Black Box

Burnham, D., Estival, D., Fazio, S., Viethen, J., Cox, F., Dale, R., Cassidy, S., Epps, J., Togneri, R., Wagner, M., Kinoshita, Y., Goecke, R., Arciuli, J., Onslow, M., Lewis, T., Butcher, A. & Hajek, J., 2011, 12th annual conference of the international speech communication association 2011 (interspeech 2011), Vols 1-5. Cosi, P., De Mori, R., Di Fabbrizio, G. & Pieraccini, R. (eds.). Baixas, France: ISCA-INT SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOC, p. 848-851 4 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting interesting event sequences for sports reporting

Lareau, F., Dras, M. & Dale, R., 2011, ENLG 2011 - 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Proceedings. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 200-205 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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Generating subsequent reference in shared visual scenes: Computation vs. re-use

Viethen, J., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2011, EMNLP 2011 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Edinburgh,UK: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1158-1167 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

GRE3D7: A Corpus of distinguishing descriptions for objects in visual scenes

Viethen, J. & Dale, R., 2011, Proceedings of the UCNLG+Eval: Language Generation and Evaluation Workshop. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 12-22 11 p.

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Helping our own: the HOO 2011 pilot shared task

Dale, R. & Kilgarriff, A., 2011, ENLG 2011 - 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Proceedings. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 242-249 8 p.

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68 Citations (Scopus)

Impedance effects of visual and spatial content upon language-to-logic translation accuracy

Barker-Plummer, D., Dale, R. & Cox, R., 2011, Cogsci 2011: 33rd Conference of Cognitive Science Society : 20-23 July 2011, Boston, Massachusetts : proceedings. Curran Associates, Vol. 4. p. 3259-3264 6 p.

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LTIMEX: representing the local semantics of temporal expressions

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2011, 2011 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, FedCSIS 2011. Piscataway, N.J.: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 201-208 8 p. 6078263

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Serial dependency: is it a characteristic of human referring expression generation?

Viethen, J., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2011, Proceedings of the Workshop on the Production of Referring Expressions (PRE-CogSci 2011): Bridging the gap between computational, empirical and theoretical approaches to reference. Cognitive Science Society, 6 p.

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Student translations of natural language into logic: the grade grinder corpus release 1.0

Barker-Plummer, D., Cox, R. & Dale, R., 2011, EDM 2011 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Educational Data Mining. Pechenizkiy, M., Calders, T., Conati, C., Ventura, S., Romero, C. & Stamper, J. C. (eds.). Eindhoven, The Netherlands: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 51-60 10 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of visual context on the content of referring expressions

Viethen, J., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2011, ENLG 2011 - 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Proceedings. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 44-52 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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2010

Attribute-centric referring expression generation

Dale, R. & Viethen, J., 2010, Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation: Data-Oriented Methods and Empirical Evaluation. Krahmer, E. & Theune, M. (eds.). Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 163-179 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence; vol. 5790).

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting emails containing requests for action

Lampert, A., Dale, R. & Paris, C., 2010, NAACL HLT 2010 - Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Main Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 984-992 9 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting speech repairs incrementally using a noisy channel approach

Zwarts, S., Johnson, M. & Dale, R., 2010, Coling 2010 - 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. Beijing, China: Press of Tsinghua University, Vol. 2. p. 1371-1378 8 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Dialogue reference in a visual domain

Viethen, J., Zwarts, S., Dale, R. & Guhe, M., 2010, Proceedings of the 7th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. Valetta, Malta: European Language Resources Association, p. 2457-2462 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Helping Our Own: text massaging for computational linguistics as a new shared task

Dale, R. & Kilgarriff, A., 2010, Proceedings of the Sixth International Natural Language Generation Conference. PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 261-265 5 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Report on the second NLG Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments (GIVE-2)

Koller, A., Striegnitz, K., Gargett, A., Byron, D., Cassell, J., Dale, R., Moore, J. & Oberlander, J., 2010, INLG 2010 - Proceedings of the 6th International Natural Language Generation Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 243-250 8 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Spanning tree approaches for statistical sentence generation

Wan, S., Dras, M., Dale, R. & Paris, C., 2010, Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation - Data-Oriented Methods and Empirical Evaluation. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 5790 LNAI. p. 13-44 32 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5790 LNAI).

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4 Citations (Scopus)

The Big Australian Speech Corpus (The Big ASC)

Wagner, M., Tran, D., Togneri, R., Rose, P., Powers, D., Onslow, M., Loakes, D., Lewis, T., Kuratate, T., Kinoshita, Y., Kemp, N., Ishihara, S., Ingram, J., Hajek, J., Grayden, D., Gocke, R., Fletcher, J., Estival, D., Epps, J., Dale, R. & 11 others, Cutler, A., Cox, F., Chetty, G., Cassidy, S., Butcher, A., Burnham, D., Bird, S., Best, C., Bennamoun, M., Arciuli, J. & Ambikairajah, E., 2010, Proceedings of the 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology. Australia: Australian Speech Science and Technology Association, p. 166-170 5 p.

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The first challenge on generating instructions in virtual environments

Koller, A., Striegnitz, K., Byron, D., Cassell, J., Dale, R., Moore, J. & Oberlander, J., 2010, Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation - Data-Oriented Methods and Empirical Evaluation. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 5790 LNAI. p. 328-352 25 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5790 LNAI).

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16 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of syntax on the interpretation and graphical depiction of underspecified propositions

Kalb, A., Barker-Plummer, D., Cox, R., Dale, R., Castaneda, D. & Potts, C., 2010, Cognition in Flux: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Ohlsson, S. & Catrambone, R. (eds.). Austin, Texas: Cognitive Science Society, p. 808-813 6 p.

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WikiWars: A new corpus for research on temporal expressions

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2010, EMNLP 2010 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 913-922 10 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A Blueprint for a comprehensive Australian English auditory-visual speech corpus

Burnham, D., Ambikairajah, E., Arciuli, J., Bennamoun, M., Best, C. T., Bird, S., Butcher, A. R., Cassidy, S., Chetty, G., Cox, F. M., Cutler, A., Dale, R., Epps, J. R., Fletcher, J. M., Goecke, R., Grayden, D. B., Hajek, J. T., Ingram, J. C., Ishihara, S., Kemp, N. & 10 others, Kinoshita, Y., Kuratate, T., Lewis, T. W., Loakes, D. E., Onslow, M., Powers, D. M., Rose, P., Togneri, R., Tran, D. & Wagner, M., 2009, Selected proceedings of the 2008 HCSNet Workshop on Designing the Australian National Corpus: mustering languages. Haugh, M., Burridge, K., Mulder, J. & Peters, P. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, p. 96-107 12 p.

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Designing a citation-sensitive research tool: an initial study of browsing-specific information needs

Wan, S., Paris, C., Muthukrishna, M. & Dale, R., 2009, NLPIR4DL '09: Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Text and Citation Analysis for Scholarly Digital Libraries. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 45-53 9 p.

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Dimensions of difficulty in translating natural language into first order logic

Barker-Plummer, D., Cox, R. & Dale, R., Jul 2009, 2nd International Conference on Educational Data Mining (2nd : 2009). Barnes, T., Desmarais, M., Romero, C. & Ventura, S. (eds.). Córdoba: International Working Group on Educational Data Mining, p. 220-229 10 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Improving grammaticality in statistical sentence generation: Introducing a dependency spanning tree algorithm with an argument satisfaction model

Wan, S., Dras, M., Dale, R. & Paris, C., 2009, EACL 2009 - 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Proceedings. Oflazer, K. & Schlangen, D. (eds.). Stroudsburg, PA, p. 852-860 9 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Referring expression generation: what can we learn from human data?

Viethen, J. & Dale, R., 2009, Pre-Cogsci 2009: Production of referring expressions : bridging the gap between computational and empirical approaches to reference. Workshop program & proceedings. Amsterdam: Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, p. 1-6 6 p.

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Referring expression generation through attribute-based heuristics

Dale, R. & Viethen, J., 2009, Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, ENLG 2009. United States: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 58-65 8 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Report on the first NLG challenge on generating instructions in virtual environments (GIVE)

Byron, D., Koller, A., Striegnitz, K., Cassell, J., Dale, R., Moore, J. & Oberlander, J., 2009, Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation. United States: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 165-173 9 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Segmenting email message text into zones

Lampert, A., Dale, R. & Paris, C., 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: A Meeting of SIGDAT, EMNLP 2009. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 919-928 10 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

The DANTE temporal expression tagger

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2009, Human Language Technology: Challenges of the Information Society: Third Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2007, Poznan, Poland, October 5-7, 2007, Revised Selected Papers. Vetulani, Z. (ed.). Berlin: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 245-257 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5603).

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14 Citations (Scopus)

The software architecture for the first challenge on generating instructions in virtual environments

Koller, A., Byron, D., Cassell, J., Dale, R., Moore, J., Oberlander, J. & Striegnitz, K., 2009, 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, EACL 2009: Proceedings. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 33-36 4 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

United Nations General Assembly Resolutions: a six-language parallel corpus

Rafalovitch, A. & Dale, R., 2009, MT Summit XII proceedings. International Association of Machine Translation, 8 p.

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Validating the web-based evaluation of NLG systems

Koller, A., Striegnitz, K., Byron, D., Cassell, J., Dale, R., Dalzel-Job, S., Oberlander, J. & Moore, J., 2009, Joint Conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the AFNLP, ACL-IJCNLP 2009. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 301-304 4 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Whetting the appetite of scientists: Producing summaries tailored to the citation context

Wan, S., Paris, C. & Dale, R., 2009, JCDL'09 - Proceedings of the 2009 ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. New York, p. 59-68 10 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2008

An Empirical study of errors in translating natural language into logic

Barker-Plummer, D., Cox, R., Dale, R. & Etchemendy, J., 2008, Cogsci 2008: proceedings of the 30th annual meeting of the cognitive science society. Austin: Cognitive Science Society, p. 505-510 6 p.

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Controlling redundancy in referring expressions

Viethen, H., Dale, R., Krahmer, E., Theune, M. & Touset, P., 2008, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Odjik, J., Piperidis, S. & Tapias, D. (eds.). Paris: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 239-246 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Graphical revelations: comparing students' translation errors in graphics and logic

Cox, R., Dale, R., Etchemendy, J. & Barker-Plummer, D., 2008, Diagrammatic representation and inference: 5th International Conference, Diagrams 2008, Herrsching, Germany, September 2008, proceedings. Stapleton, G., Howse, J. & Lee, J. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 257-265 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5223 LNAI).

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Seed and grow: augmenting statistically generated summary sentences using schematic word patterns

Wan, S., Dale, R., Dras, M. & Paris, C., 2008, 2008 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: Proceedings of the Conference. Lapata, M. & Ng, H. T. (eds.). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 543-552 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

The ACL Anthology Reference Corpus: A Reference Dataset for Bibliographic Research in Computational Linguistics

Bird, S., Dale, R., Dorr, B. J., Gibson, B., Joseph, M. T., Kan, M-Y., Lee, D., Powley, B., Radev, D. R. & Tan, Y. F., 2008, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Odjik, J., Piperidis, S. & Tapias, D. (eds.). Paris: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 1755-1759 5 p.

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85 Citations (Scopus)

The nature of requests and commitments in email messages

Lampert, A., Dale, R. & Paris, C., 2008, Papers from the 2008 AAAI Workshop: technical report. Dredze, M., Carvalho, V. R. & Lau, T. (eds.). USA: Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, p. 42-47 6 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

The use of spatial relations in referring expression generation

Viethen, J. & Dale, R., 2008, 5th International Natural Language Generation Conference, Proceedings of the Conference, INLG 2008. Sydney: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 59-67 9 p.

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52 Citations (Scopus)

What's the date? High accuracy interpretation of weekday names

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2008, Coling 2008 - 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. Manchester, UK: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 1. p. 553-560 8 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2007

A supervised machine learning approach to conjunction disambiguation in named entities

Mazur, P. & Dale, R., 2007, Proceedings of IJCAI 2007 Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data, AND 2007. Knoblock, C., Lopresti, D., Roy, S. & Subramaniam, L. V. (eds.). New York: ACM, p. 107-114 8 p.

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Can requests-for-action and commitments-to-act be reliably identified in email messages?

Lampert, A., Paris, C. & Dale, R., 2007, ADCS 2007 - Proceedings of the Twelfth Australasian Document Computing Symposium. Spink, A., Turpin, A. & Wu, M. (eds.). New York: ACM, p. 48-55 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Capturing acceptable variation in distinguishing descriptions

Viethen, J. & Dale, R., 2007, Proceedings of the 11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, ENLG 07. Busemann, S. (ed.). Germany: DFKI GmbH, p. 113-120 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)