Mapping Knowledge to Language with LOOM

Manfred Stede and Dietmar Rosner

In language generation, one of the central tasks is to map a "deep" representation of some kind to lexical units, from which a grammatical utterance can be produced. Unless a strict one-to-one relationship between concepts and words is assumed, which, we argue, is too simplistic for the general case, some sort of structure-mapping process is required for accomplishing this step. We investigate the mechanisms that one particular knowledge representation language of the KL-ONE family has to offer for this purpose, and compare their relative merits.

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