EXECUTION OF IMPERATIVE NATURAL LANGUAGE REQUISITIONS BASED ON UNL INTERLINGUA AND SOFTWARE COMPONENTS

Flávia Linhalis, Dilvan de Abreu Moreira

Abstract

This paper describes the use of an Interlingua as a new approach to the execution of imperative natural language (NL) requisitions. Our goal is to embed a natural language interface into applications to allow the execution of users requisitions, described in natural language, through the activation of specific software components. The advantage of our approach is that natural language requisitions are first converted to an interlingua, UNL (Universal Networking Language), before the suitable components, methods and arguments are retrieved to execute each requisition. The interlingua allows the use of different human languages in the requisition (other systems are restricted to English). The NL-UNL conversion is preformed by the HERMETO system. In this paper, we also describe SeMaComp (Semantic Mapping between UNL relations and Components), a module that extracts semantic relevant information from UNL sentences and uses this information to retrieve the appropriated software components.

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Linhalis F. and de Abreu Moreira D. (2005). EXECUTION OF IMPERATIVE NATURAL LANGUAGE REQUISITIONS BASED ON UNL INTERLINGUA AND SOFTWARE COMPONENTS . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 254-259. DOI: 10.5220/0002528902540259


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis05,
author={Flávia Linhalis and Dilvan de Abreu Moreira},
title={EXECUTION OF IMPERATIVE NATURAL LANGUAGE REQUISITIONS BASED ON UNL INTERLINGUA AND SOFTWARE COMPONENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={254-259},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002528902540259},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - EXECUTION OF IMPERATIVE NATURAL LANGUAGE REQUISITIONS BASED ON UNL INTERLINGUA AND SOFTWARE COMPONENTS
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Linhalis F.
AU - de Abreu Moreira D.
PY - 2005
SP - 254
EP - 259
DO - 10.5220/0002528902540259