Natural language front-ends to economic models

  • Louis F. Pau
  • Claudio Gianotti


Many users in the business, financial and economic worlds are not trained computer scientists; at best they can handle choice menus, but this limitation excludes to a large extent the flexibility in the selection of goals, of knowledge or of input data which is generally assumed in most knowledge-based systems. For example, none of the 7 sentences from Table 1 could be handled, neither in terms of a form editor, nor for their understanding, by any menu, window or graphical interface.


Natural Language Input String Curly Bracket Grammar Rule Terminal Symbol 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Louis F. Pau
    • 1
  • Claudio Gianotti
    • 2
  1. 1.Technical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.MilanoItaly

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