Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing
(ICSLP 2000)

Beijing, China
October 16-20, 2000

Natural Language Generation for Spoken Dialogue

Thomas Portele

Philips Research Laboratories, Aachen, Germany

A natural language generation module for spoken dialogue systems has been developed that performs three steps: generating multiple versions of an utterance, choosing the best version by a set of criteria, and annotating the text using structural information accumulated during the generation process. The requirements of spoken output is catered for by several design decisions.

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Bibliographic reference.  Portele, Thomas (2000): "Natural language generation for spoken dialogue", In ICSLP-2000, vol.3, 310-313.