InFillmore: Frame-Guided Language Generation with Bidirectional Context

@inproceedings{Ou2021InFillmoreFL,
  title={InFillmore: Frame-Guided Language Generation with Bidirectional Context},
  author={Jiefu Ou and Nathaniel Weir and Anton Belyy and Felix Yu and Benjamin Van Durme},
  booktitle={STARSEM},
  year={2021}
}
We propose a structured extension to bidirectional-context conditional language generation, or “infilling,” inspired by Frame Semantic theory. Guidance is provided through one of two approaches: (1) model fine-tuning, conditioning directly on observed symbolic frames, and (2) a novel extension to disjunctive lexically constrained decoding that leverages frame semantic lexical units. Automatic and human evaluations confirm that frame-guided generation allows for explicit manipulation of intended… Expand

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