“3D” in NLP: Determiners, Descriptions, and the Dialog Memory in the XTRA Project

  • Carola Reddig
Part of the Informatik-Fachberichte book series (INFORMATIK, volume 181)


A natural language processing system is only user-relevant if it can internally deal with the meaning of natural language utterances in a systematic way. For NL determiners, this paper contributes to this goal in two ways: It decomposes the determiner problem into its representational and interpretational aspects corresponding to the knowledge levels of the modular dialog system XTRA; and, by defining their complex meaning on these levels, it evaluates the determiners and determiner sequences possible in German and the descriptions formed by them.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carola Reddig
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  1. 1.SFB 314: AI - Knowledge-Based Systems FB 10 - Informatik IVUniversity of SaarbrueckenSaarbruecken 11Germany

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