Data-to-Text Generation Improves Decision-Making Under Uncertainty

@article{Gkatzia2017DatatoTextGI,
  title={Data-to-Text Generation Improves Decision-Making Under Uncertainty},
  author={Dimitra Gkatzia and Oliver Lemon and Verena Rieser},
  journal={IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine},
  year={2017},
  volume={12},
  pages={10-17}
}
Decision-making is often dependent on uncertain data, e.g. data associated with confidence scores or probabilities. This article presents a comparison of different information presentations for uncertain data and, for the first time, measures their effects on human decision-making, in the domain of weather forecast generation. We use a game-based setup to evaluate the different systems. We show that the use of Natural Language Generation (NLG) enhances decision-making under uncertainty… 

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