Towards proper name generation: A corpus analysis

Thiago Castro Ferreira, Sander Wubben, Emiel Krahmer

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We introduce a corpus for the study of proper name generation. The corpus consists of proper name references to people in webpages, extracted from the Wikilinks corpus. In our analyses, we aim to identify the different ways, in terms of length and form, in which a proper names are produced throughout a text.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 9th International Natural Language Generation conference
Place of PublicationEdinburgh, UK
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2016
EventInternational Conference on Natural Language Generation 2016 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 Sept 20168 Sept 2016
Conference number: 9


ConferenceInternational Conference on Natural Language Generation 2016
Abbreviated titleINLG 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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