Ehud Reiter's Publications

Research Summary (including major papers by topic)

Publication profile in Google Scholar

Books

Journal Papers

Book Chapters, Conference Papers and Workshop Papers

Patents

Other Publications

Note: This lists all papers that I think external readers might be interested in. I haven't listed some minor papers (book reviews and short abstracts, for example), I've also only listed papers written in English. Please contact me directly if you're interested in a minor or non-English paper.


Books


E. Reiter and R. Dale (2000). Building Natural-Language Generation Systems. Cambridge University Press (home page).


Journal Papers


N Tintarev, E Reiter, R Black, A Waller, J Reddington (2016). Personal storytelling: Using Natural Language Generation for children with complex communication needs, in the wild. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 92-93:16.


A Schneider, A Mort, P Kindness, C Mellish, E Reiter, P Wilson (2015). Using Technology to Enhance Rural Resilience in Pre-Hospital Emergencies. Scottish Geographical Journal 131 (journal link)


W Moncur, J Masthoff, E Reiter, Y Freer, H Nguyen (2013). Providing Adaptive Health Updates Across the Personal Social Network . Human Computer Interaction 29: 256-309. DOI: 10.1080/07370024.2013.819218


R Black, A Waller, R Turner, E Reiter (2012). Supporting Personal 1 Narrative for Children with Complex Communication Needs. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 19(2), Article 15.

J Hunter, Y Freer, A Gatt, E Reiter, S Sripada, C Sykes (2012). Automatic generation of natural language nursing shift summaries in neonatal intensive care: BT-Nurse. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 56:157172 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2012.09.002 (PDF)


J Hunter, Y Freer, A Gatt, E Reiter, S Sripada, C Sykes, D Westwater (2011). BT-Nurse: Computer Generation of Natural Language Shift Summaries from Complex Heterogeneous Medical Data. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 18:621-624 (PubMed)


A McKinlay, C McVittie, E Reiter, Y Freer, C Sykes, R Logie (2010). Design Issues for Socially Intelligent User-Interfaces: A Qualitative Analysis of a Data-to-Text System for Summarizing Clinical Data. Methods of Information in Medicine, 49:379-387.

W Moncur, E Reiter, J Masthoff, A Carmichael (2010). Modelling the socially intelligent communication of health information to a patient's personal social network. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine 14:319-325.


A Gatt, F Portet, E Reiter, J Hunter, S Mahamood, W Moncur, S Sripada (2009). From Data to Text in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Using NLG Technology for Decision Support and Information Management AI Communications 22:153-186. (PDF)

F Portet, E Reiter, A Gatt, J Hunter, S Sripada, Y Freer, C Sykes (2009). Automatic Generation of Textual Summaries from Neonatal Intensive Care Data. Artificial Intelligence 173:789-816. (PDF)

E Reiter and A Belz (2009). An Investigation into the Validity of Some Metrics for Automatically Evaluating Natural Language Generation Systems Computational Linguistics 35:529558 (PDF)


S Williams and E Reiter (2008). Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers. Natural Language Engineering 14:495-535. (PDF)


E Reiter (2007). Last Word: The Shrinking Horizons of Computational Linguistics. Computational Linguistics 33:283-287 (PDF)

J Yu, E Reiter, J Hunter, C Mellish (2007). Choosing the content of textual summaries of large time-series data sets. Natural Language Engineering 13:25-49 (PDF)


K van Deemter, E Reiter, H Horacek (2006). Formal Issues in Natural Language Generation. Research on Language and Computation 4: 1-7. (PDF)


E Reiter, S Sripada, J Hunter, J Yu, and I Davy (2005). Choosing Words in Computer-Generated Weather Forecasts. Artificial Intelligence 167:137-169. (PDF)

D Roy and E Reiter (2005). Connecting Language to the World. Artificial Intelligence 167:1-12. (PDF)


T Porteous, C Bond, R Robertson, P Hannaford, and E Reiter (2003). Electronic Transfer of Prescription-Related Information: Comparing Views of Patients, GPs and Pharmacists. British Journal of General Practice 53:204-209.

E Reiter, R Robertson, and L Osman (2003). Lessons from a Failure: Generating Tailored Smoking Cessation Letters. Artificial Intelligence 144:41-58. (PDF)

E Reiter, S Sripada, and R Robertson (2003). Acquiring Correct Knowledge for Natural Language Generation. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 18:491-516. (PDF).

S Sripada, E Reiter, and I Davy (2003). SumTime-Mousam: Configurable Marine Weather Forecast Generator. Expert Update 6(3):4-10. (PDF).


E Reiter and S Sripada (2002). Human Variation and Lexical Choice. Computational Linguistics 28:545-553 (PDF).


AS Lennox, LM Osman, E Reiter, R Robertson, J Friend, I McCann, D Skatun, and P Donnan (2001). The Cost-Effectiveness of Computer-Tailored and Non-Tailored Smoking Cessation Letters in General Practice: A Randomised Controlled Trial. British Medical Journal 322:1396-1400. (eBMJ archive)


E. Reiter (2000). Pipelines and Size Constraints. Computational Linguistics. 26:251-259. (PDF)


E. Reiter and R. Dale (1997). Building Applied Natural-Language Generation Systems. Journal of Natural-Language Engineering, 3:57-87. (PDF)
Book version: Building Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Dale, 2000)


R. Dale and E. Reiter(1995). Computational Interpretations of the Gricean Maxims in the Generation of Referring Expressions. Cognitive Science 19:233-263 (PDF).

E. Reiter, C. Mellish, and J. Levine (1995). Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation. Applied Artificial Intelligence 9:259-287. Reprinted in M. Maybury and W. Wahlster (eds), Readings in Intelligent User Interfaces (Morgan Kaufmann, 1998) (PDF).


E. Reiter (1991). A New Model of Lexical Choice for Nouns. Computational Intelligence 7:240-251.


Book Chapters, Conference Papers and Workshop Papers


R de Oliveira, Y Sripada, E Reiter (2016). Absolute and Relative Properties in Geographic Referring Expressions, In Proceedings of INLG 2016.

A Ramos-Soto, N Tintarev, R De Oliveira, E Reiter, K Van Deemter (2016). Natural Language Generation and Fuzzy Sets: An Exploratory Study on Geographical Referring Expression Generation. In Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems.


D Braun, E Reiter, A Siddharthan (2015). Creating Textual Driver Feedback from Telemetric Data. In Proceedings of ENLG-2015, pages 156-165. (PDF )

R de Oliveira, Y Sripada, E Reiter (2015). Designing an Algorithm for Generating Named Spatial References. In Proceedings of ENLG-2015, pages 127-135. (PDF )


S Mahamood, W Bradshaw, E Reiter (2014). Generating Annotated Graphs using the NLG Pipeline Architecture. In Proceedings of INLG-2014, pages 123-127. (PDF )
M Mitchell, E Reiter, K van Deemter (2013). Typicality and Object Reference. In Proceedings of Cognitive Science Conference. (PDF)

M Mitchell, K van Deemter, E Reiter (2013). Generating Expressions that Refer to Visible Objects. In Proceedings of NAACL-2013, pages 1174-1184. (PDF)

A Schneider, A Mort, C Mellish, E Reiter, P Wilson, P Vaudry (2013). MIME - NLG in Pre-Hospital Care In Proceedings of ENLG 2013, pages 152-156. (PDF)

N. Tintarev, E. Reiter, A. Waller and R. Black. Natural Language Generation for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. In Natural Language Generation For Interactive Systems, A. Stent and S. Bangalore (eds.), Cambridge University Press


S Mahamood and E Reiter (2012). Working with Clinicians to Improve a Patient-Information NLG System Proc of INLG-2012 (PDF)


R Black, A Waller, N Tintarev, E Reiter, J Reddington (2011). A Mobile Phone Based Personal Narrative System In Proceedings of ASSETS 2011 (PDF)

S Mahamood and E Reiter (2011). Generating Affective Natural Language for Parents of Neonatal Infants In Proceedings of ENLG 2011. (PDF)

M Mitchell, K van Deemter, E Reiter (2011). Two Approaches for Generating Size Modifiers In Proceedings of ENLG 2011. (PDF)

M Mitchell, K van Deemter, E Reiter (2011). Applying Machine Learning to the Choice of Size Modifiers In Proceedings of Cogsci 2011 workshop on Bridging the Gap between Computational, Empirical and Theoretical Approaches to Reference . (PDF)

M Mitchell, K van Deemter, E Reiter (2011). On the Use of Size Modifiers When Referring to Visible Objects. In Proceedings of Cogsci 2011 (PDF)

J Reddington, E Reiter, N Tintarev, R Black, A Waller (2011). "Hands Busy, Eyes Busy": Generating Stories from Sensor Data for Automotive applications. In Proceedings of IUI Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces for Automotive Applications (PDF)

E Reiter (2011). Task-Based Evaluation of NLG Systems: Control vs Real-World Context In Proceedings of UCNLG+Eval 2011, pages 28-32. (PDF)

R Sambaraju, E Reiter, R Logie, A McKinlay, C McVittie, A Gatt, C Sykes (2011). What is in a text and what does it do: Qualitative Evaluations of an NLG system the BT-Nurse using content analysis and discourse analysis In Proceedings of ENLG 2011. (PDF)


R Black, J Reddington, E Reiter, N Tintarev, A Waller (2010). Using NLG and Sensors to Support Personal Narrative for Children with Complex Communication Needs. In Proceedings of NAACL-10 Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technology. (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Supporting Personal Narrative for Children with Complex Communication Needs (Black et al, 2012)

M Dempster, N Alm and E Reiter (2010) Automatic generation of conversational utterances and narrative for Augmentative and Alternative Communication: a prototype system In Proceedings of NAACL-10 Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technology.

M Mitchell, K van Deemter, E Reiter (2010). Natural Reference to Objects in a Visual Domain. Proceedings of INLG-2010, pages 95-104. (PDF)

E Reiter (2010). Natural Language Generation. In A Clark, C Fox, and S Lappin Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing, pages 574-598. Wiley.

E Reiter and S Williams (2010). Generating Texts in Different Styles. In S Argamon, K Burns, S Dubnov (eds) The Structure of Style: Algorithmic Approaches to Manner and Meaning, pages 59-75. Springer-Verlag. (PDF)

RTurner, S Sripada, and E Reiter (2010) Generating Approximate Geographic Descriptions. In E Krahmer and M Theune (eds). Empirical Methods in Natural Language Generation, pages 121-140. Springer.


A Gatt and E Reiter (2009) SimpleNLG: A realisation engine for practical applications. Proceedings of ENLG-2009, pages 90-93. (PDF)

W Moncur, S Mahamood, E Reiter, Y Freer (2009) Involving Healthcare Consumers in Knowledge Acquisition for Virtual Healthcare. To appear in Proceedings of AAAI Fall Symposium on Virtual Healthcare Interaction (PDF)

E Reiter, R Turner, N Alm, R Black, M Dempster, A Waller (2009) Using NLG to Help Language-Impaired Users Tell Stories and Participate in Social Dialogues. Proceedings of ENLG-2009, pages 1-8. (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Supporting Personal Narrative for Children with Complex Communication Needs (Black et al, 2012)

R Turner, Y Sripada, E Reiter (2009) Generating Approximate Geographic Descriptions Proceedings of ENLG-2009, pages 42-49. (PDF)


J Hunter, Y Freer, A Gatt, R Logie, N McIntosh, M van der Meulen, F Portet, E Reiter, S Sripada, and C Sykes (2008). Summarising Complex ICU Data in Natural Language To appear in Proceedings of AMIA-2008. (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Automatic Generation of Textual Summaries from Neonatal Intensive Care Data (Portet et al, 2009)

J Hunter, A Gatt, F Portet, E Reiter, and S Sripada (2008). Using Natural Language Generation Technology to Improve Information Flows in Intensive Care Units To appear in Proceedings of PAIS-2008. (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Automatic Generation of Textual Summaries from Neonatal Intensive Care Data (Portet et al, 2009)

J Lin, C Mellish, and E Reiter (2008). Style Variation in Cooking Recipes. In Proceedings of AISB08 Symposium on Style in Text, pages 14-18. (PDF)

S Mahamood, E Reiter, C Mellish (2008). Neonatal Intensive Care Information for Parents An Affective Approach. To appear in Proceedings of CBMS 2008 Workshop on Personalisation for E-Health. (PDF)

W Moncur, J Masthoff, and E Reiter (2008). What Do You Want to Know? Investigating the Information Requirements of Patient Supporters. To appear in Proceedings of CBMS 2008 Workshop on Personalisation for E-Health. (PDF)

E Reiter, A Gatt, F Portet, M van der Meulen (2008). The Importance of Narrative and Other Lessons from an Evaluation of an NLG System that Summarises Clinical Data. In Proceedings of INLG-2008, pages 147-155. (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Automatic Generation of Textual Summaries from Neonatal Intensive Care Data (Portet et al, 2009)

E Reiter and S Williams (2008). Three Approaches to Generating Texts in Different Styles. In Proceedings of AISB08 Symposium on Style in Text, pages 26-33. (PDF)
Book chapter version: Generating Texts in Different Styles (Reiter and Williams, 2010)

R Turner, S Sripada, E Reiter, and I Davy (2008a). Building a Parallel Spatio-Temporal Data-Text Corpus for Summary Generation. In Proceedings of LREC08 Workshop on Methodologies and Resources for Processing Spatial Language. (PDF)

R Turner, S Sripada, E Reiter, and I Davy (2008b). Using Spatial Reference Frames to Generate Grounded Textual Summaries of Georeferenced Data In Proceedings of INLG08, pages 16-24. (PDF)

S Williams and E Reiter (2008). SkillSum: basic skills screening with personalised, computer generated feedback To appear in Proc of ICL08 (Special Track on Computer-Based Assessment and Feedback) (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers (Williams and Reiter, 2008)


S Mahamood, E Reiter, C Mellish (2007). A Comparison of Hedged and Non-hedged NLG Texts. In Proceedings of ENLG-2007, pages 155-158. (PDF)

W Moncur and E Reiter (2007). How Much to Tell? Disseminating Affective Information across a Social Network. In Proceedings of Second International Workshop on Personalisation for e-Health. (PDF)

F Portet, E Reiter, J Hunter, and S Sripada (2007). Automatic Generation of Textual Summaries from Neonatal Intensive Care Data In Proceedings of AIME 2007 (published by Springer LNCS), pages 227-236. (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Automatic Generation of Textual Summaries from Neonatal Intensive Care Data (Portet et al, 2009)

E Reiter (2007). An Architecture for Data-to-Text Systems. In Proceedings of ENLG-2007, pages 97-104. (PDF)

E Reiter (2007). NLG Shared Tasks: Lets try it and see what happens. In Workshop on Shared Tasks and Comparative Evaluation in Natural Language Generation (PDF)

R Turner, S Sripada, E Reiter, and I Davy (2007) Selecting the Content of Textual Descriptions of Geographically Located Events in Spatio-Temporal Weather Data In In Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems XV, pages 75-88. (PDF)


A Belz and E Reiter (2006). Comparing Automatic and Human Evaluation of NLG Systems. Proceedings of EACL06, pages 313-320. (PDF)
Journal version: An Investigation into the Validity of Some Metrics for Automatically Evaluating Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Belz, 2009)

E Reiter and A Belz (2006). GENEVAL: A Proposal for Shared-task Evaluation in NLG. In Proceedings of INLG-06. (PDF)
Related journal paper: An Investigation into the Validity of Some Metrics for Automatically Evaluating Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Belz, 2009)

R Turner, S Sripada, E Reiter, I Davy (2006). Generating Spatio-Temporal Descriptions in Pollen Forecasts. Proceedings of EACL06 poster session, pages 163-166. (PDF)


E Reiter, S Williams, and L Crichton (2005). Generating Feedback Reports for Adults Taking Basic Skills Tests. In A Macintosh, R Ellis, and T Allen (ed) Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems XIII (Proceedings of ES-05), pages 50-63. (PDF)
Journal version: Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers (Williams and Reiter, 2008)

S Sripada, E Reiter, and L Hawizy (2005). Evaluating an NLG System using Post-Editing. Proceedings of IJCAI-2005, pages 1700-1701. (PDF)

S Sripada, E Reiter, and L Hawizy (2005). Evaluating an NLG System using Post-Edit Data: Lessons Learned. Proceedings of ENLG-2005, pages 133-139. (PDF)

S Williams and E Reiter (2005). Appropriate Microplanning Choices for Low-Skilled Readers. Proceedings of IJCAI-2005, pages 1704-1705. (PDF)
Journal version: Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers (Williams and Reiter, 2008)

S Williams and E Reiter (2005). Generating Readable Texts for Readers with Low Basic Skills. Proceedings of ENLG-2005, pages 140-147. (PDF)
Journal version: Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers (Williams and Reiter, 2008)

S Williams and E Reiter (2005). Deriving content selection rules from a corpus of non-naturally occurring documents for a novel NLG application. To appear in Proceedings of Corpus Linguistics workshop on using Corpora for NLG. (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers (Williams and Reiter, 2008)


E Reiter and S Sripada (2004). Contextual Influences on Near-Synonym Choice. Proceedings of INLG-2004, pages 161-170. (PDF)
Journal version: Choosing Words in Computer-Generated Weather Forecasts (Reiter, Sripada, Hunter, Yu 2005)

S Sripada, E Reiter, I Davy, and K Nilssen (2004). Lessons from Deploying NLG Technology for Marine Weather Forecast Text Generation. To appear in Proceedings of PAIS-2004. (PDF)

S Williams and E Reiter (2004) Reading errors made by skilled and unskilled readers: evaluating a system that generates reports for people with poor literacy. Poster to be presented at Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse. (poster PDF) (handout PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers (Williams and Reiter, 2008)

J Yu, E Reiter, J Hunter, and S Sripada (2004). A New Architecture for Summarising Time Series Data. Proceedings of INLG-04 Poster Session, pages 47-50. (PDF)
Journal version: Choosing the content of textual summaries of large time-series data sets (Yu et al 2007)


E Reiter and S Sripada (2003). Learning the Meaning and Usage of Time Phrases from a Parallel Text-Data Corpus. In Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL03 Workshop on Learning Word Meaning from Non-Linguistic Data, pages 78-85. (PDF)
Journal version: Choosing Words in Computer-Generated Weather Forecasts (Reiter, Sripada, Hunter, Yu 2005)

E Reiter, S Sripada, S Williams (2003). Acquiring and Using Limited User Models in NLG. In Proceedings of 2003 European Natural Language Generation Workshop, pages 87-94. (PDF)

S Sripada, E Reiter, J Hunter, and J Yu (2003). Summarising Neonatal Time Series Data. In Proceedings of 2003 Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computation Linguistics, Companion Volume, pages 167-170. (PDF)

S Sripada, E Reiter, J Hunter, and J Yu (2003). Exploiting a Parallel Text-Data Corpus. In Proceedings of Corpus Linguistics 2003 (PDF)
Related Journal paper: Choosing Words in Computer-Generated Weather Forecasts (Reiter, Sripada, Hunter, Yu 2005)

S Sripada, E Reiter, J Hunter, and J Yu (2003). Generating English Summaries of Time Series Data Using the Gricean Maxims. In Proceedings of the Ninth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD-2003), pages 187-196. (PDF)

S Williams and E Reiter (2003). A corpus analysis of discourse relations for Natural Language Generation. In Proceedings of Corpus Linguistics 2003 (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers (Williams and Reiter, 2008)

S Williams, E Reiter, and L Osman (2003). Experiments with Discourse-Level Choices and Readability. In Proceedings of 2003 European Natural Language Generation Workshop, pages 127-134. (PDF)
Related Journal Paper: Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers (Williams and Reiter, 2008)

J Yu, E Reiter, J Hunter, and S Sripada (2003). SumTime-Turbine: A Knowledge-Based System to Communicate Gas Turbine Time-Series Data. In P Chung et al (Eds) Developments in Applied Artificial Intelligenc: Proceedings of IEA/AIE-2003, pages 379-384. Springer (LNAI 2718). (PDF)
Journal version: Choosing the content of textual summaries of large time-series data sets (Yu et al 2007)


E Reiter and S Sripada (2002). Should Corpora Texts Be Gold Standards for NLG? In Proceedings of INLG-02, pages 97-104. (PDF)
Related journal paper: Acquiring Correct Knowledge for Natural Language Generation (Reiter, Sripada, Robertson 2003)

S Sripada, E Reiter, J Hunter, and J Yu (2002). Segmenting Time Series for Weather Forecasting. In A Macintosh, R Ellis, and F Coenen (Eds), Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems X, pages 193-206. Springer. (PDF)

J Yu, J Hunter, E Reiter, and S Sripada (2002). Recognising Visual Patterns to Communicate Gas Turbine Time-Series Data. In A Macintosh, R Ellis, and F Coenen (Eds), Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems X, pages 105-118. Springer. (PDF)
Journal version: Choosing the content of textual summaries of large time-series data sets (Yu et al 2007)


E Reiter, R Robertson, S Lennox, and L Osman (2001). Using a Randomised Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate an NLG System. In Proceedings of ACL-2001, pages 434-441. (PDF)
Journal version: Lessons from a Failure: Generating Tailored Smoking Cessation Letters (Reiter, Robertson, Osman 2003)

S Sripada, E Reiter, J Hunter and J Yu (2001). A Two-Stage Model for Content Determination. In Proceedings of the 2001 European NLG Workshop, pages 3-10. (PDF)

S Sripada, E Reiter, J Hunter, J Yu, and I Davy (2001). Modelling the Task of Summarising Time Series Data Using KA Techniques. In A. Macintosh, M. Moulton, and A Preece (eds), Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems IX, pages 183-196. Springer-Verlag. (PDF)
Related journal paper: Acquiring Correct Knowledge for Natural Language Generation (Reiter, Sripada, Robertson 2003)


E. Reiter, R. Robertson, and L. Osman (2000). Knowledge Acquisition for Natural Language Generation. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG-2000), pages 217-224. Proceedings available from the Association of Computational Linguistics, 75 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. (PDF)
Journal version: Acquiring Correct Knowledge for Natural Language Generation (Reiter, Sripada, Robertson 2003)


E. Reiter and R. Robertson (1999). The Architecture of the STOP System. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Reference Architectures for Natural Language Generation. Edinburgh, Scotland. Invited paper. (PDF)
Related journal paper: Lessons from a Failure: Generating Tailored Smoking Cessation Letters (Reiter, Robertson, Osman 2003)

E. Reiter (1999). Shallow vs. Deep Techniques for Handling Linguistic Constraints and Optimisations. In Proceedings of the KI-99 Workshop on May I Speak Freely: Between Templates and Free Choice in Natural Language Generation. (PDF)
Related journal paper: Lessons from a Failure: Generating Tailored Smoking Cessation Letters (Reiter, Robertson, Osman 2003)

E. Reiter, R. Robertson, and L. Osman (1999). Types of Knowledge Required to Personalise Smoking Cessation Letters. In W.Horn et al (Eds.): Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Proceedings of the Joint European Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Medical Decision Making (AIMDM'99), pages 389-399. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. (PDF).
Journal version: Lessons from a Failure: Generating Tailored Smoking Cessation Letters (Reiter, Robertson, Osman 2003)

E. Reiter (1999). Are Reference Architectures Integration Tools or Descriptive Aids? In Proceedings of the AISB-1999 Workshop on Reference Architecture and Data Standards for NLP, pages 24-31. (PDF)
Related book: Building Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Dale, 2000)


E. Reiter and L. Osman (1997). Tailored patient information: some issues and questions. In Proceedings of the ACL-1997 Workshop on From Research to Commercial Applications: Making NLP Technology Work in Practice, pages 29-34 (PDF).
Related journal paper: Lessons from a Failure: Generating Tailored Smoking Cessation Letters (Reiter, Robertson, Osman 2003)

E Reiter, A. Cawsey, L Osman, and Y Roff (1997). Knowledge Acquisition for Content Selection. In Proceedings of the 1997 European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, pages 117-126. Duisberg, Germany (PDF).
Journal version: Acquiring Correct Knowledge for Natural Language Generation (Reiter, Sripada, Robertson 2003)

B. Lavoie; O. Rambow; and E. Reiter (1997). Customizable Descriptions of Object-Oriented Models. In Proc. of the 5th International conference on Applied Natural-Language Processing (ANLP-1997), pages 253-256. Washington, DC (PDF).


B. Lavoie; O. Rambow; and E. Reiter (1996). The ModelExplainer. In Proc. of the 8th International Workshop on Natural Language Generation (INLGW-1996), Volume 2 (Demos and Posters), pages 9-12. Brighton, UK (PDF).

R. Dale and E. Reiter (1996). The Role of the Gricean Maxims in the Generation of Referring Expressions. In Proc. of the 1996 AAAI Spring Symposium on Computational Models of Conversational Implicature. Stanford University, California, USA (PDF).
Related journal paper: Computational Interpretations of the Gricean Maxims in the Generation of Referring Expressions (Dale and Reiter, 1995)

C. Mellish, E. Reiter, and J. Levine (1996). Natural Language Generation Applications to Technical Documentation: A View Through IDAS. In G. Adorni and M. Zock (eds.), Trends in Natural Language Generation: An Artificial Intelligence Perspective , pages 368-382. Springer-Verlag.
Related journal paper: Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation (Reiter et al, 1995)


E. Reiter (1995). Sublanguages in Text and Graphics. In Proc of the First International Workshop on Intelligence and Multimodality in Multimedia Interfaces (IMMI-1995). Edinburgh, UK (PDF).

E. Reiter (1995). NLG vs. Templates. In Proc of the Fifth European Workshop on Natural-Language Generation (ENLGW-1995). Leiden, The Netherlands (PDF).
Related book: Building Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Dale, 2000)

E. Reiter (1995). Building Natural Language Generation Systems. In A. Cawsey (ed), Proc. of the AI and Patient Education Workshop, Glasgow, UK. GIST Technical Report G95.3, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow (PDF).
Related book: Building Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Dale, 2000)
Note: Most references to Building Natural Language Generation Systems are to the book, not this paper!


E. Reiter (1994). Has a Consensus NL Generation Architecture Appeared, and is it Psycholinguistically Plausible? In Proc of the Seventh International Workshop on Natural Language Generation (INLGW-1994), pages 163-170. Kennebunkport, Maine, USA (PDF).
Related book: Building Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Dale, 2000)


E. Reiter and C. Mellish (1993). Optimizing the Costs and Benefits of Natural Language Generation. In Proc of the 13th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-1993), Volume 2, pages 1164-1169. Morgan Kaufmann. (PDF).
Related journal paper: Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation (Reiter et al, 1995)

C. Mellish and E. Reiter (1993). Using Classification as a Programming Language. In Proc of the 13th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-1993), Volume 1, pages 696-701. Morgan Kaufmann. (PDF).

E. Reiter (1993). Lexical Choice and Lexical Preferences. In H. Horacek and M. Zock (eds.), New Concepts in Natural Language Generation: Planning, Realisation, and Systems, pages 397-401. Pinter Publishers.
Related journal paper: A New Model of Lexical Choice for Nouns (Reiter, 1991)


E. Reiter and R. Dale (1992). A Fast Algorithm for the Generation of Referring Expressions. In Proc of 14th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-192), Volume 1, pages 232-238. MIT Press. (PDF)
Journal version: Computational Interpretations of the Gricean Maxims in the Generation of Referring Expressions (Dale and Reiter, 1995)

E. Reiter and C. Mellish (1992). Using Classification to Generate Text. In Proc of 30th Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-1992), pages 265-272. MIT Press. (PDF)

E. Reiter, C. Mellish, and J. Levine (1992). Automatic Generation of On-Line Documentation in the IDAS Project. In Proc of the Third Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing (ANLP-1992), pages 64-71. MIT Press. (PDF).
Journal version: Automatic Generation of Technical Documentation (Reiter et al, 1995)


E. Reiter (1991). Lexical Choice: Structure-Mapping or Intention Satisfaction? In Proc of the Third European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLGW-1991), pages 103-104. Innsbruck, Austria.
Journal version: A New Model of Lexical Choice for Nouns (Reiter, 1991)


E. Reiter (1990). The Computational Complexity of Avoiding Conversational Implicatures. In Proc of 28th Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL-1990), pages 97-104. MIT Press. (PDF)
Journal version: Computational Interpretations of the Gricean Maxims in the Generation of Referring Expressions (Dale and Reiter, 1995)

J. Marks and E. Reiter (1990). Avoiding Unwanted Gricean Implicatures in Text and Graphics. In Proc of the 8th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-1990), Volume 1, pages 450-456. MIT Press.
Related journal paper: Computational Interpretations of the Gricean Maxims in the Generation of Referring Expressions (Dale and Reiter, 1995)

E. Reiter (1990). Generating Descriptions that Exploit a User's Domain Knowledge. In R. Dale, C. Mellish, and M. Zock (eds.), Current Research in Natural Language Generation, pages 257-285. Academic Press.
Related journal paper: A New Model of Lexical Choice for Nouns (Reiter, 1991)

E. Reiter (1990). A New Model of Lexical Choice for Open-Class Words. In Proc of the Fifth International Workshop on Natural Language Generation (INLGW-1990), pages 23-30. Dawson, Philadelphia, USA. (PDF)
Journal version: A New Model of Lexical Choice for Nouns (Reiter, 1991)


E. Reiter (1989). Making People Think: Using Indirect Techniques in Object Descriptions. In Proc of the Second European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLGW-1989), pages 61-68. Edinburgh, UK.
Related journal paper: A New Model of Lexical Choice for Nouns (Reiter, 1991)


Patents

W Bradshaw and E Reiter (2017). Method and apparatus for aggregating with information generalization. (Google Patents)

A Logan and E Reiter (2016). Method and apparatus for updating a previously generated text. (Google Patents)

E Reiter (2016). Method and apparatus for referring expression generation. (Google Patents)

E Reiter (2016). Method and apparatus for annotating a graphical output. (Google Patents)

E Reiter (2015). Method and apparatus for configurable microplanning. (Google Patents)

E Reiter (2014). Method and apparatus for alert validation. (Google Patents)

E Reiter (2014). Method and apparatus for situational analysis text generation. (Google Patents)


Other Publications

E Reiter (2016). Evaluating Natural Language Generation Systems. Invited talk at NAACL-2016 (video)

I van der Sluis, M Theune, E Reiter, and E Krahmer (2007). Proceedings of the Workshop on Multimodal Output Generation MOG-2007.

E Reiter (2006). Natural Language Generation for Decision Support. Technical Report AUCS/TR0602, Department of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen, UK. (PDF)

G Wilcock, K Jokinen, C Mellish, and E Reiter (eds) (2005). Proceedings of the Tenth European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG-2003). (online proceedings; 9MB PDF file)

R Barzilay, E Reiter, and J Siskind (eds) (2003). Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL03 Workshop on Learning Word Meaning from Non-Linguistic Data. ACL (online proceedings)

K van Deemter, H Horacek, and E Reiter (eds) (2003). Proceedings of the Ninth European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG-2003). ACL (online proceedings; 10MB PDF file)

A. Fitzgibbon and E. Reiter (2003). Memories for life: Managing information over a human lifetime. Grand Challenge proposal, published by UK Computing Research Committee (UKCRC). (PDF)

E Reiter (2001). General comments on tailoring. Rapid Response (e-letter) in British Medical Journal, 2001. (eBMJ)

EACL-99 Tutorial on Building Natural Language Generation Systems. (PPT) (PDF)
Book version: Building Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Dale, 2000)

E. Reiter (1997). Choosing a Media for Presenting Information. Discussion paper for Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence. (discussion home page )

ANLP-97 Tutorial on Building Applied Natural Language Generation Systems. (gzipped PPT7) (PDF)
Book version: Building Natural Language Generation Systems (Reiter and Dale, 2000)

E Reiter (1990). Generating Appropriate Natural Language Object Descriptions. PhD Thesis, Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University.
Related journal paper: A New Model of Lexical Choice for Nouns (Reiter, 1991)
Related journal paper: Computational Interpretations of the Gricean Maxims in the Generation of Referring Expressions (Dale and Reiter, 1995)



e.reiter@abdn.ac.uk