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Research area
Natural language & AI

Location
Proceedings of COLING 1994, Kyoto; Vol. 1, pp 319-323

Date
1994

Author(s)
Nils Lenke

Anticipating the reader’s problems and the automatic generation of paraphrases

Synopsis:

The notion of paraphrase is discussed and compared with the similar notion of periphrase. The role of paraphrases in oral communication is described, and the results of a study on the role of paraphrases in texts are given. Finally, a system which models the use of paraphrases in texts is described.

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