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Perspective-oriented generation of football match summaries: Old tasks, new challenges

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dc.contributor.author Bouayad-Agha, Nadjet
dc.contributor.author Casamayor, Gerard
dc.contributor.author Mille, Simon
dc.contributor.author Wanner, Leo
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-18T16:27:13Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-18T16:27:13Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Bouayad-Agha N, Casamayor G, Mille S, Wanner L. Perspective-oriented generation of football match summaries: Old tasks, new challenges. ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing. 2012;9(2):3. doi:10.1145/2287710.2287711
dc.identifier.issn 1550-4875
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/34395
dc.description.abstract Team sports commentaries call for techniques that are able to select content and generate wordings to reflect the affinity of the targeted reader for one of the teams. The existing works tend to have in common that they either start from knowledge sources of limited size to whose structures then different ways of realization are explicitly assigned, or they work directly with linguistic corpora, without the use of a deep knowledge source. With the increasing availability of large-scale ontologies this is no longer satisfactory: techniques are needed that are applicable to general purpose ontologies, but which still take user preferences into account. We take the best of both worlds in that we use a two-layer ontology. The first layer is composed of raw domain data modelled in an application-independent base OWL ontology. The second layer contains a rich perspective generation-motivated domain communication knowledge ontology, inferred from the base ontology. The two-layer ontology allows us to take into account user perspective-oriented criteria at different stages of generation to generate perspective-oriented commentaries. We show how content selection, discourse structuring, information structure determination, and lexicalization are driven by these criteria and how stage after stage a truly user perspective-tailored summary is generated. The viability of our proposal has been evaluated for the generation of football match summaries of the First Spanish Football League. The reported outcome of the evaluation demonstrates that we are on the right track.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Industry under grant CENIT-2007-1012.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher ACM Association for Computer Machinery
dc.relation.ispartof ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing. 2012;9(2):3.
dc.rights © ACM, 2012. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in ACM - Transactions on Speech and Language Processing. 2012;9(2):3. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2287710.2287711
dc.title Perspective-oriented generation of football match summaries: Old tasks, new challenges
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2287710.2287711
dc.subject.keyword OWL
dc.subject.keyword Content selection
dc.subject.keyword Discourse structuring
dc.subject.keyword Information structuring
dc.subject.keyword Lexicalization
dc.subject.keyword Ontology
dc.subject.keyword Domain communication knowledge
dc.subject.keyword User perspective
dc.subject.keyword Multilevel generation
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion


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