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Computational Linguistics

Paola Merlo, Editor
March 2005, Vol. 31, No. 1, Pages 15-24
(doi: 10.1162/0891201053630291)
© 2005 Association for Computational Linguistics
Real versus Template-Based Natural Language Generation: A False Opposition?
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Abstract

This article challenges the received wisdom that template-based approaches to the generation of language are necessarily inferior to other approaches as regards their maintainability, linguistic well-foundedness, and quality of output. Some recent NLG systems that call themselves “template-based” will illustrate our claims.