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Towards the Evaluation of Referring Expression Generation

Jette Viethen, Robert Dale
2006 Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop  
Based on our earlier evaluation of a number of existing algorithms for the generation of referring expressions, we explore in this paper some problems that arise in designing an evaluation task in this  ...  As one of the most welldefined subtasks in NLG, the generation of referring expressions looks like a strong candidate for piloting such shared tasks.  ...  the generation of referring expressions and of NLG systems in general.  ... 
dblp:conf/acl-alta/ViethenD06 fatcat:6724bh37xbbyxlgzte5ybivuey

Page 214 of Ethnology Vol. 16, Issue 2 [page]

1977 Ethnology  
Affection Affection refers primarily to attention and positive interest expressed toward the child.  ...  Evaluation hy Society This refers to the degree to which children are desired and valued. Scale categories 1-5 are defined as follows. I.  ... 

Effects of Functional Bias on Supervised Learning of a Gene Network Model [chapter]

Insuk Lee, Edward M. Marcotte
2009 Msphere  
However, this reliance on the set of reference examples for the supervised learning can introduce major pitfalls, with misleading reference sets resulting in suboptimal learning.  ...  Not surprisingly, this complexity, combined with our still-limited amount of experimental data measuring the genes and their interactions, makes the reconstruction of gene networks difficult.  ...  The tendency toward co-expression can be measured by the Pearson correlation coefficient between any two genes' expression profile vectors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-59745-243-4_20 pmid:19381535 fatcat:r52xspmc4nat3ejvwkkgob2lni

De Re And De Dicto: Against The Conventional Wisdom

Kenneth A. Taylor
2002 Noûs  
Hence, it seems wrong to suppose that in the general case one who uses an expressive-evaluative to express an attitude toward a person thereby expresses belief in some predictable evaluative proposition  ...  The availability of (21) suggests the hypothesis that, in general, an ascriber can avoid taking on certain evaluative commitments expressed by the ascribee in her use of an expressive-evaluative by going  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-0068.36.s16.9 fatcat:qnpti7ienbgtzhwta7xvla5nzq

Older workers' evaluations of the political goal to extend working life: Discursive approach to the "attitude problem"

Miira Niska, Pirjo Nikander
2021 Journal of Social and Political Psychology  
One of these problems are citizens' negative attitudes toward delayed retirement and extended working life.  ...  In this paper, we approach this "attitude problem" from the perspective of discursive social psychology and analyze the variation in the way aspirations to extend working lives are evaluated by older workers  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are grateful to Elisa Virkola (D.Soc.Sc) and Jari Luomanen (D.Soc.Sc) for their contribution in data generation.  ... 
doi:10.5964/jspp.6447 fatcat:5yuxsafrcna7pdrbpxanwumkhi

Educational Action Research for Sustainability: Seeking Wisdom of Insight in Teacher Education

Ilga Salīte, Ginta Gedžūne, Inga Gedžūne
2009 Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability  
The article also contains evaluation of research outcomes concerning the extension of communication discourse and the evaluation of experiences regarding attitudes towards own and other species in various  ...  The content of our educational action research is peopleís attitudes towards own and other species.  ...  ; one sentence ñ praising beauty, declaring the need for respect, attitudes towards plants mirror attitudes of the world in general, figurative expressions about pollution; attitudes towards one word  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10099-009-0037-y fatcat:bronrofxcjetjay75mfvwfei4u

Concept Solution Generation for Product Innovation under User Fuzzy Semantic Requirements

WANG Zuojie, LIU Libing, TAN Zhihong, YANG Zeqing, LIU Yanan, ZHANG Song
2015 International Journal of Intelligent Engineering and Systems  
According to the classification of user requirements in Kano model, theory of technology evolution was adopted to determine the future evolution route of product and predict possible structure state for  ...  In view of the fuzzy and uncertainty of users' potential requirements, the fuzzy semantic model was adopted to describe the qualitative user requirements in order to standardly form the user requirements  ...  ; multiple-dimension referred to the system evolution towards the direction of increasing the dimension; harmonization referred to the system evolution towards the direction of the harmony of different  ... 
doi:10.22266/ijies2015.0930.01 fatcat:5mp3rz2kabevbdtlkoaqsmdzjq

Page 533 of Journal of Applied Psychology Vol. 17, Issue 5 [page]

1933 Journal of Applied Psychology  
Referring again to Lund’s conception of motivation, it is obvious from the viewpoint expressed here that direc- tional trends in the case of juvenile delinquency refer to a general predisposition, varying  ...  That is, to what degree a given indi- vidual is motivated toward asociality is ascertained by evaluating the expressed forms of his predisposition. VI.  ... 

LINGUO-CULTURAL CHARACTERISTICS IN UZBEK REFERENTIAL UNITS

Akhmedova Nargiza Shikhnazarovna
2020 EPRA international journal of multidisciplinary research  
Not only connotative referential units indicate the addressee of the speech, but also characterize, evaluate it, and provide speech impression and influence through the connotative expression.  ...  Referential units are speech elements that represent not only the function of addressing, encouraging, calling, but also the subjective attitude of the speaker towards the recipient.  ...  As a result, the evaluation is expressed on the basis of the contractual relationship between the speaker and the listener, that is, the positive or negative features of the animals present in the general  ... 
doi:10.36713/epra3950 fatcat:jrkiffridze5tkjjprbrfwxbh4

Linguistic Manifestations of Modality in Newspaper Editorials

Alireza Bonyadi
2011 International Journal of Linguistics  
Modality as a property of language use is generally exploited by language users.  ...  the linguistic manifestation of modality employed in the two newspapers followed by presenting the classroom implications of the findings.  ...  adjectives used in the editorials, expressing the writers' attitudes and values towards the issues referred to in the editorials.  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijl.v3i1.799 fatcat:aujdngrkfzhelmfmwyjkixeyci

Evaluative Language in English Job Advertisements in Diachronic Perspective

Larisa Anatolyevna Kochetova, Olga Ivanovna Volodchenkova
2015 Review of European Studies  
The aim of the study is to understand the changing role of evaluation in the genre, the way evaluative adjectives work, the role they play in persuading the applicant.  ...  are reflected in an average ratio of adjectives per text, distribution of evaluative and descriptive adjectives, frequency of the entities evaluated and semantic variation of the adjectives used to evaluate  ...  So, in later years the adjectives became more semantically meaningful (a larger percentage of them refers to specific qualities rather than expresses generally positive evaluation) and are chosen from  ... 
doi:10.5539/res.v7n11p292 fatcat:cnfgwmdgw5hkzcbrkvwrqphpyy

Translating Attitudes toward Sexism in Gone Girl Novel (An Appraisal Theory Approach)

Siti Nuraisiah, Mangatur Rudolf Nababan, Riyadi Santosa
2018 Lingua Cultura  
Moreover, the application of generalization and explicitation results in non-sexist translation.  ...  The research dealt with attitudes toward sexism. It aimed to know the translation technique and quality in terms of accuracy and acceptability. It deployed a descriptive qualitative method.  ...  While 'unsisterly' evaluates the negative quality of joke (Appreciation: Reaction: Negative Quality) that is expressed by Go.  ... 
doi:10.21512/lc.v12i3.4633 fatcat:ygc7yjltcbg4lpwoeiikdrllxy

Empirical assessment of analysis workflows for differential expression analysis of human samples using RNA-Seq

Claire R. Williams, Alyssa Baccarella, Jay Z. Parrish, Charles C. Kim
2017 BMC Bioinformatics  
Additionally, there is a general lack of testing of such tools on real-world, physiologically relevant datasets, which often possess qualities not reflected in tightly controlled reference RNA samples  ...  A test dataset was generated using highly purified human classical and nonclassical monocyte subsets from a clinical cohort, allowing us to evaluate the performance of 495 unique workflows, when accounting  ...  None of the funding bodies played a role in the design of the study; collection, analysis, or interpretation of the data; or writing of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12859-016-1457-z pmid:28095772 pmcid:PMC5240434 fatcat:xnf7ru3nsndgzdvvtojkxix3c4

Analyzing Quotations in News Reporting from Western Foreign Press: Focusing on Evaluative Language

Hyun Ban, Bokyung Noh
2016 The International Journal of Advanced Culture Technology  
This study explores evaluative linguistic expressions in news reporting about the 2016 general election outcome in Korean newspapers.  ...  For a qualitative analysis, evaluative linguistic expressions were analyzed to examine the journalistic stances of the Western news stories, following Martin's (2003) appraisal theory.  ...  Evaluative language refers to linguistic expressions which express a subjectivity of a speaker or a writer.  ... 
doi:10.17703/ijact.2016.4.3.62 fatcat:xvtd6ekb3vcbtnsmmchfehmbga

GenerSpeech: Towards Style Transfer for Generalizable Out-Of-Domain Text-to-Speech Synthesis [article]

Rongjie Huang, Yi Ren, Jinglin Liu, Chenye Cui, Zhou Zhao
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Our evaluations on zero-shot style transfer demonstrate that GenerSpeech surpasses the state-of-the-art models in terms of audio quality and style similarity.  ...  Style transfer for out-of-domain (OOD) speech synthesis aims to generate speech samples with unseen style (e.g., speaker identity, emotion, and prosody) derived from an acoustic reference, while facing  ...  ), which promotes the generalization of TTS model towards out-of-domain custom style.  ... 
arXiv:2205.07211v1 fatcat:xbd5tfkxdnfnbhg2zoj6w63ycq
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