information density

How Speakers Adapt Object Descriptions to Listeners under Load

A controversial issue in psycholinguistics is the degree to which speakers employ audience design during language production. Hypothesising that a consideration of the listener’s needs is particularly relevant when the listener is under cognitive …

The Extended SPaRKy Restaurant Corpus: designing a corpus with variable information density

The Extended SPaRKy Restaurant Corpus: Designing a Corpus with Variable Information Density

Natural language generation (NLG) systems rely on corpora for both hand-crafted approaches in a traditional NLG architecture and for statistical end-to-end (learned) generation systems. Limitations in existing resources, however, make it difficult to …