In collabortion with Mariët Theune and Emiel Krahmer I have done some work on optimising the use of the parameters of the graph-based algorithm for REG to control redundancy in referring expressions.

For more information please look at:

Jette Viethen, Robert Dale, Emiel Krahmer, Mariët Theune and Pascal Touset (2008). Controlling redundancy in referring expressions. In Proceedings of the 6th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, Marrakech, Morocco. [ pdf | slides ]

Mariët Theune, Pascal Touset, Jette Viethen, and Emiel Krahmer (2007). Cost-based attribute selection for GRE (GRAPH-SC/ GRAPH-FP). In Proceedings of the UCNLG+MT at MT Summit XI, Copenhagen, Denmark. [ pdf ]

Emiel Krahmer, Mariët Theune, Jette Viethen, and Iris Hendrickx (2008). GRAPH: The costs of redundancy in referring expressions. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Natural Language Generation, Salt Fork OH, USA. [ pdf | poster ]