Transportable Natural-Language Interfaces to Databases

  title={Transportable Natural-Language Interfaces to Databases},
  author={Gary G. Hendrix and W. H. Lewis},
  • Gary G. Hendrix, W. H. Lewis
  • Published in ACL 1981
  • Computer Science
  • Abstract : Several computer systems have now been constructed that allow users to access databases by posing questions in natural languages, such as English. When used in the restricted domains for which they have been especially designed, these systems have achieved reasonably high levels of performance. However, these systems require the encoding of knowledge about the domain of application in complex data structures that typically can be created for a new database only with considerable… CONTINUE READING
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