Personal storytelling: Using Natural Language Generation for children with complex communication needs, in the wild

@article{Tintarev2016PersonalSU,
  title={Personal storytelling: Using Natural Language Generation for children with complex communication needs, in the wild},
  author={Nava Tintarev and Ehud Reiter and Rolf Black and Annalu Waller and Joseph Reddington},
  journal={Int. J. Hum.-Comput. Stud.},
  year={2016},
  volume={92-93},
  pages={1-16}
}
This paper describes a Natural Language Generation system (NLG), How was School Today? that automatically creates a personal narrative from sensor data and other media (photos and audio). It can be used by children with complex communication needs in schools to support interactive narrative about personal experiences. The robustness of story generation to missing data was identified as a key area for improvement in a feasibility study of the system at a fi special needs school. This paper… CONTINUE READING
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