Generating Concise Discourse that Addresses a Users Inferences

  title={Generating Concise Discourse that Addresses a Users Inferences},
  author={Ingrid Zukerman and Richard McConachy},
In this paper, we describe a content planning mechanism which takes into consideration a user's possible inferences in order to generate the most concise discourse that achieves a given communicative goal. The consideration of a user's inferences results in the addition of information that addresses erroneous inferences , and the omission of easily inferred information. Given a communicative goal, our mechanism applies inference rules in backward reasoning mode to plan rhetorical devices that… CONTINUE READING
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