publications

under review
[87]
Where to put the image in an image caption generator. (; and ), Submitted, .
@article{tanti2017image,
	Author = {Tanti, M and Gatt, A and Camilleri, K},
	Journal = {Submitted},
	Title = {Where to put the image in an image caption generator.},
	Year = {Under review},
	eprinttype  = {arxiv},
  	eprint      = {https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.09137}}
[arxiv]
[86]
Survey of the state of the art in Natural Language Generation: Core tasks, applications and evaluation ( and ), Submitted, .
@article{gattKrahmer2017nlg,
	Author = {Gatt, A and Krahmer, E},
	Journal = {Submitted},
	Title = {Survey of the state of the art in Natural Language Generation: Core tasks, applications and evaluation},
	Year = {Under review},
	Eprint = {https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.09902},
	Eprinttype = {arxiv}}
[arxiv]
[85]
Borrowed affixes and morphological productivity. A case study of two Maltese nominalisations ( and ), Submitted, .
@article{gatt2017productivity,
	Author = {Gatt, A and Fabri, R},
	Journal = {Submitted},
	Title = {Borrowed affixes and morphological productivity. A case study of two Maltese nominalisations},
	%%Url = {./pubs/morph-prod-2017.pdf},
	Eprint = {./pubs/morph-prod-2017.pdf},
	Eprinttype = {ms, 2017},
	Year = {Under review}}
[ms, 2017]
[84]
Definiteness agreement and the pragmatics of reference in the Maltese NP (), Submitted, .
@article{gatt2017defagr,
	Author = {Gatt, A},
	Journal = {Submitted},
	Title = {Definiteness agreement and the pragmatics of reference in the Maltese NP},
	%%Url = {./pubs/defagr-2017.pdf},
	Eprint = {./pubs/defagr-2017.pdf},
	Eprinttype = {ms, 2017},
	Year = {Under review}}
[ms, 2017]
2017
[83]
Reference Production as Search: The Impact of Domain Size on the Production of Distinguishing Descriptions (; ; and ), Cognitive science, volume 41, .
@article{gatt2016reference,
	Author = {Gatt, A and Krahmer, E and van Deemter, K and van Gompel, RPG},
	Journal = {Cognitive science},
	Title = {Reference Production as Search: The Impact of Domain Size on the Production of Distinguishing Descriptions},
	Url = {./pubs/cognitive-science_distractor-set-size.pdf},
	Volume = {41},
	Number={S6},
	Pages = {1457--1492},
	Year = {2017}}
[82]
An Empirical Approach for Modeling Fuzzy Geographical Descriptors (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE, .
@inproceedings{fuzieee2017,
	Address = {Naples, Italy},
	Author = {Ramos-Soto, A and Alonso, JM and Reiter, R and van Deemter, K},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems},
	Publisher = {IEEE},
	Title = {An Empirical Approach for Modeling Fuzzy Geographical Descriptors},
	Eprint = {https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.10429},
	Eprinttype = {arxiv},
	Url = {./pubs/fuzzieee2017-geo.pdf},
	Year = {2017}}
[arxiv]
[81]
Morphological analysis for the Maltese language: The challenges of a hybrid system. ( and ), In Proceedings of the 3rd Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop (WANLP'17), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{borg2017morphological,
	Address = {Valencia, Spain},
	Author = {Borg, Claudia and Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 3rd Arabic Natural Language Processing Workshop (WANLP'17)},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Morphological analysis for the Maltese language: The challenges of a hybrid system.},
	Url = {./pubs/wanlp2017-morph.pdf},
	Year = {2017},
	eprinttype  = {arxiv},
  	eprint      = {https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.08701}}
[arxiv]
2016
[80]
Editorial: Models of Reference (; ; and ), Frontiers in Psychology, volume 7, .
@article{van2016editorial,
	Author = {Van Deemter, K and Krahmer, E and Gatt, A and van Gompel, RPG},
	Journal = {Frontiers in Psychology},
	Title = {Editorial: Models of Reference},
	Url = {http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01855/full},
	Volume = {7},
	Year = {2016}}
[79]
Viewing time affects overspecification: Evidence for two strategies of attribute selection during reference production (; ; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'16), Cognitive Science Society, .
@inproceedings{koolen2016viewing,
	Address = {Austin, TX},
	Author = {Koolen, Ruud and Gatt, Albert and van Gompel, Roger PG and Krahmer, Emiel and van Deemter, Kees},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'16)},
	Publisher = {Cognitive Science Society},
	Title = {Viewing time affects overspecification: Evidence for two strategies of attribute selection during reference production},
	Url = {./pubs/cogsci2016-reference-under-load.pdf},
	Year = {2016}}
[78]
The role of graduality for referring expression generation in visual scenes (; ; and ), Chapter in Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (Carvalho, JP; Lesot, M-J; Kaymak, U; Vieira, S; Bouchon-Meunier, B; Yager, RR, eds.), Springer-Verlag, .
@incollection{gatt2016role,
	Address = {Berlin and Heidelberg},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Mar{\'\i}n, Nicol{\'a}s and Portet, Fran{\c{c}}ois and S{\'a}nchez, Daniel},
	Booktitle = {Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems},
	Editor = {JP Carvalho and M-J Lesot and U Kaymak and S Vieira and B Bouchon-Meunier and RR Yager},
	Organization = {Springer International Publishing},
	Pages = {191--203},
	Publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
	Title = {The role of graduality for referring expression generation in visual scenes},
	Url = {./pubs/ipmu2016_gradable-reg.pdf},
	Year = {2016}}
[77]
Multilingual generation of uncertain temporal expressions from data: A study of a possibilistic formalism and its consistency with human subjective evaluations ( and ), Fuzzy Sets and Systems, volume 285, .
@article{gatt2016multilingual,
	Author = {Gatt, A and Portet, F},
	Journal = {Fuzzy Sets and Systems},
	Pages = {73--93},
	Title = {Multilingual generation of uncertain temporal expressions from data: A study of a possibilistic formalism and its consistency with human subjective evaluations},
	Url = {./pubs/fss2015_uncertainty.pdf},
	Volume = {285},
	Year = {2016}}
[76]
Models of Reference (edited topic in Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences), (Deemter, K. van; Krahmer, E.; Gatt, A.; Gompel, RPG van, eds.), .
@book{frontiers-issue2016,
	Editor = {K. van Deemter and E. Krahmer and A. Gatt and RPG van Gompel},
	Title = {Models of Reference (edited topic in Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences)},
	Url = {http://journal.frontiersin.org/researchtopic/3555/models-of-reference},
	Eprint = {http://www.frontiersin.org/books/Models_of_Reference/1186},
	Eprinttype = {ebook},
	Year = {2016}}
[ebook]
[75]
Reasoning About Partial Contracts (; and ), In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Legal Knowledge (JURIX 2016), .
@inproceedings{azzopardi2016reasoning,
	Address = {Inria Sophia Antipolis Mediterran{\'e}e},
	Author = {Azzopardi, S and Gatt, A and Pace, GJ},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Legal Knowledge (JURIX 2016)},
	Title = {Reasoning About Partial Contracts},
	Url = {./pubs/jurix2016-contracts.pdf},
	Year = {2016}}
[74]
Integrating natural language and formal analysis for legal documents (; and ), In Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Language Technologies and Digital Humanities, .
@inproceedings{azzopardi2016integrating,
	Address = {Ljubljana, Slovenia},
	Author = {Azzopardi, S and Gatt, A and Pace, GJ},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Language Technologies and Digital Humanities},
	Title = {Integrating natural language and formal analysis for legal documents},
	Url = {./pubs/ltdh2016-contracts.pdf},
	Year = {2016}}
2015
[73]
Italian tag questions and their conversational functions ( and ), Journal of Pragmatics, volume 84, .
@article{tomaselli2015italian,
	Author = {Tomaselli, MV and Gatt, A},
	Journal = {Journal of Pragmatics},
	Pages = {54--82},
	Title = {Italian tag questions and their conversational functions},
	Url = {./pubs/jop2015_tag-questions.pdf},
	Volume = {84},
	Year = {2015}}
[72]
Cues to gemination in word-initial position in Maltese (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPHS'15), .
@inproceedings{galea2015cues,
	Address = {Glasgow, UK},
	Author = {Galea, Luke and Hermes, Anne and Gatt, Albert and Grice, Martine},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPHS'15)},
	Title = {Cues to gemination in word-initial position in Maltese},
	Url = {./pubs/icphs2015_gemination.pdf},
	Year = {2015}}
[71]
An Intelligent Contract Editor (; and ), In Proceedings of the 2015 Workshop in ICT (WICT'15), University of Malta, .
@inproceedings{azzopardi2015intelligent,
	Address = {Malta},
	Author = {Azzopardi, Shaun and Pace, Gordon and Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2015 Workshop in ICT (WICT'15)},
	Publisher = {University of Malta},
	Title = {An Intelligent Contract Editor},
	Url = {./pubs/wict2015_contracts.pdf},
	Year = {2015}}
2014
[70]
Production of Referring Expressions: Models and Empirical Data (Special Issue of: Language, Cognition and Neuroscience), (van Gompel, RPG; Krahmer, E; van Deemter, K; Gatt, A, eds.), volume 29, .
@book{lcn-issue2014,
	Editor = {van Gompel, RPG and Krahmer, E and van Deemter, K and Gatt, A},	
	Number = {8},
	Title = {Production of Referring Expressions: Models and Empirical Data (Special Issue of: Language, Cognition and Neuroscience)},
	Url = {http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/plcp21/29/8},
	Volume = {29},
	Year = {2014}}
[69]
Models and empirical data for the production of referring expressions (; ; and ), Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, volume 29, .
@article{gatt2014models,
	Author = {Gatt, A and Krahmer, E and van Deemter, K and van Gompel, RPG},
	Journal = {Language, Cognition and Neuroscience},
	Number = {8},
	Pages = {899--911},
	Title = {Models and empirical data for the production of referring expressions},
	Url = {./pubs/lcp2014_intro.pdf},
	Volume = {29},
	Year = {2014}}
[68]
Learning when to point: A data-driven approach. ( and ), In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING'14), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2014learning,
	Address = {Dublin, Ireland},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Paggio, Patrizia},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING'14)},
	Pages = {2007--2017},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Learning when to point: A data-driven approach.},
	Url = {./pubs/coling2014-pointing.pdf},
	Year = {2014}}
[67]
Decoding language (; and ), Think Magazine, University of Malta, volume 8, .
@article{gatt2014decoding,
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Pace, Gordon and Rosner, Mike},
	Journal = {Think Magazine},
	Publisher = {University of Malta},
	Title = {Decoding language},
	Url = {http://www.um.edu.mt/think/decoding-language/},
	Volume = {8},
	Year = {2014}}
[66]
Crowd-sourcing evaluation of automatically acquired, morphologically related word groupings. ( and ), In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14), ELRA, .
@inproceedings{borg2014crowd,
	Address = {Reykjavik, Iceland},
	Author = {Borg, Claudia and Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14)},
	Pages = {3325--3332},
	Publisher = {ELRA},
	Title = {Crowd-sourcing evaluation of automatically acquired, morphologically related word groupings.},
	Url = {./pubs/lrec2014-morph-eval-final.pdf},
	Year = {2014}}
2013
[65]
What and where: An empirical investigation of pointing gestures and descriptions in multimodal referring actions ( and ), In Proceedings of the 14th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'13), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2013what,
	Address = {Sofia, Bulgaria},
	Author = {Gatt, A and Paggio, P},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 14th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'13)},
	Pages = {82--91},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {What and where: An empirical investigation of pointing gestures and descriptions in multimodal referring actions},
	Url = {./pubs/enlg2013-pointing.pdf},
	Year = {2013}}
[64]
Production of referring expressions: Preference trumps discrimination. (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'13), Cognitive Science Societyg, .
@inproceedings{gatt2013production,
	Address = {Austin, TX},
	Author = {Gatt, A and Krahmer, E and van Gompel, RPG and van Deemter, K},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'13)},
	Publisher = {Cognitive Science Societyg},
	Title = {Production of referring expressions: Preference trumps discrimination.},
	Url = {./pubs/cogsci2013-disc-power.pdf},
	Year = {2013}}
[63]
Digital corpora and other electronic resources for Maltese (), In Corpus Linguistics 2013, .
@inproceedings{gatt2013digital,
	Address = {Lancaster, UK},
	Author = {Gatt, A and {\v{C}}{\'e}pl{\"o}, S},
	Booktitle = {Corpus Linguistics 2013},
	Title = {Digital corpora and other electronic resources for Maltese},
	Year = {2013}}
[62]
Are we Bayesian referring expression generators (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the Gap between Computational and Cognitive Approaches to Reference (PRE-CogSci'13)., .
@inproceedings{gatt2013bayesian,
	Address = {Berlin},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and van Gompel, Roger PG and van Deemter, Kees and Krahmer, Emiel},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the Gap between Computational and Cognitive Approaches to Reference (PRE-CogSci'13).},
	Title = {Are we Bayesian referring expression generators},
	Url = {./pubs/precogsci13-bayesian.pdf},
	Year = {2013}}
[61]
ENLG2013: Proceedings of the 14th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, (Gatt, A; Saggion, H, eds.), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@book{enlg-proc2013,
	Address = {Sofia, Bulgaria},
	Booktitle = {ENLG 2013: Proceedings of the 14th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation},
	Editor = {Gatt, A and Saggion, H},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {ENLG2013: Proceedings of the 14th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation},
	Url = {http://aclweb.org/anthology//W/W13/#2100},
	Year = {2013}}
2012
[60]
Toward a computational psycholinguistics of reference production (; ; and ), Topics in cognitive science, volume 4, .
@article{van2012toward,
	Author = {Van Deemter, K and Gatt, A and Van Gompel, RPG and Krahmer, E},
	Journal = {Topics in cognitive science},
	Number = {2},
	Pages = {166--183},
	Title = {Toward a computational psycholinguistics of reference production},
	Url = {./pubs/topics2012-intro.pdf},
	Volume = {4},
	Year = {2012}}
[59]
Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the Gap betweeen Computational and Empirical Approaches to Reference (Special Issue of: Topics in Cognitive Science)., (van Deemter, K; Gatt, A; van Gompel, RPG; Krahmer, E, eds.), volume 4, .
@book{topics-issue2012,
	Editor = {van Deemter, K and Gatt, A and van Gompel, RPG and Krahmer, E},
	Journal = {Topics in Cognitive Science},
	Title = {Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the Gap betweeen Computational and Empirical Approaches to Reference (Special Issue of: Topics in Cognitive Science).},
	Url = {http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tops.2012.4.issue-2/issuetoc},
	Volume = {4},
	Year = {2012}}
[58]
Incorporating an Error Corpus into a Spellchecker for Maltese. (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12), ELRA, .
@inproceedings{rosner2012incorporating,
	Address = {Istanbul, Turkey},
	Author = {Rosner, Michael and Gatt, Albert and Attard, Andrew and Joachimsen, Jan},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12)},
	Pages = {743--750},
	Publisher = {ELRA},
	Title = {Incorporating an Error Corpus into a Spellchecker for Maltese.},
	Year = {2012}}
[57]
Are all Semitic languages immune to letter transpositions? The case of Maltese (; ; and ), Psychonomic bulletin & review, volume 19, .
@article{perea2012all,
	Author = {Perea, M and Gatt, A and Moret-Tatay, C and Fabri, R},
	Journal = {Psychonomic bulletin \& review},
	Number = {5},
	Pages = {942--947},
	Title = {Are all Semitic languages immune to letter transpositions? The case of Maltese},
	Url = {./pubs/rsvp-mt.pdf},
	Volume = {19},
	Year = {2012}}
[56]
Automatic generation of natural language nursing shift summaries in neonatal intensive care: BT-Nurse (; ; ; ; and ), Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, volume 56, .
@article{hunter2012automatic,
	Author = {Hunter, J and Freer, Y and Gatt, A and Reiter, E and Sripada, S and Sykes, C},
	Journal = {Artificial Intelligence in Medicine},
	Number = {3},
	Pages = {157--172},
	Title = {Automatic generation of natural language nursing shift summaries in neonatal intensive care: BT-Nurse},
	Url = {./pubs/aimed2012.pdf},
	Volume = {56},
	Year = {2012}}
[55]
Does domain size impact speech onset time during reference production? (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'12), Cognitive Science Society, .
@inproceedings{gatt2012domain,
	Address = {Austin, TX},
	Author = {Gatt, A and van Gompel, RPG and Krahmer, E and van Deemter, K},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'12)},
	Publisher = {Cognitive Science Society},
	Title = {Does domain size impact speech onset time during reference production?},
	Url = {./pubs/cogsci2012-domain-size.pdf},
	Year = {2012}}
[54]
Generation of referring expressions: Assessing the incremental algorithm (; ; and ), Cognitive science, volume 36, .
@article{deemter2012generation,
	Author = {van Deemter, K and Gatt, A and van der Sluis, I and Power, R},
	Journal = {Cognitive science},
	Number = {5},
	Pages = {799--836},
	Title = {Generation of referring expressions: Assessing the incremental algorithm},
	Url = {./pubs/incrementality_final-19-04-2011.pdf},
	Volume = {36},
	Year = {2012}}
[53]
Assessing the Incremental Algorithm: a Response to Krahmer et al. (; ; and ), Cognitive science, volume 36, .
@article{deemter2012assessing,
	Author = {van Deemter, K and Gatt, A and van der Sluis, I and Power, R},
	Journal = {Cognitive science},
	Number = {5},
	Pages = {842--845},
	Title = {Assessing the Incremental Algorithm: a Response to Krahmer et al.},
	Url = {./pubs/incrementality_krahmer-response.pdf.pdf},
	Volume = {36},
	Year = {2012}}
[52]
A repository of data and evaluation resources for natural language generation ( and ), In Proceedings of the 8th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC'12), ELRA, .
@inproceedings{belz2012repository,
	Address = {Istanbul, Turkey},
	Author = {Belz, Anja and Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC'12)},
	Publisher = {ELRA},
	Title = {A repository of data and evaluation resources for natural language generation},
	Url = {./pubs/lrec2012_genchal.pdf},
	Year = {2012}}
2011
[51]
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. (; ; ; ; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'11), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{sambaraju2011text,
	Address = {Nancy, France},
	Author = {Sambaraju, R and Reiter, E and Logie, R and McKinlay, A and McVittie, C and Gatt, A and Sykes, C},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'11)},
	Pages = {22--31},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {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.},
	Url = {http://aclweb.org/anthology/W/W11/W11-2804.pdf},
	Year = {2011}}
[50]
Extending a Tool Resource Framework with U-Compare (; ; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 5th Language and Technology Conference (LTC'11), Springer, .
@inproceedings{rosner2011extending,
	Address = {Poznan, Poland},
	Author = {Rosner, Michael and Attard, Andrew and Thompson, Paul and Gatt, Albert and Ananiadou, Sophia},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th Language and Technology Conference (LTC'11)},
	Pages = {315--326},
	Publisher = {Springer},
	Title = {Extending a Tool Resource Framework with U-Compare},
	Year = {2011}}
[49]
Factors causing overspecification in definite descriptions (; ; and ), Journal of Pragmatics, volume 43, .
@article{koolen2011factors,
	Author = {Koolen, R and Gatt, A and Goudbeek, M and Krahmer, E},
	Journal = {Journal of Pragmatics},
	Number = {13},
	Pages = {3231--3250},
	Title = {Factors causing overspecification in definite descriptions},
	Url = {./pubs/jop2011-dtuna-final.pdf},
	Volume = {43},
	Year = {2011}}
[48]
BT-Nurse: Computer generation of natural language shift summaries from complex heterogeneous medical data (; ; ; ; ; and ), Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), volume 18, .
@article{hunter2011bt,
	Author = {Hunter, J and Freer, Y and Gatt, A and Reiter, E and Sripada, S and Sykes, C and Westwater, D},
	Journal = {Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA)},
	Number = {5},
	Pages = {621--624},
	Title = {BT-Nurse: Computer generation of natural language shift summaries from complex heterogeneous medical data},
	Url = {./pubs/jamia2011.pdf},
	Volume = {18},
	Year = {2011}}
[47]
If it may have happened before, it happened, but not necessarily before ( and ), In Proceedings of the 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'11), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2011temporal,
	Address = {Nancy, France},
	Author = {Gatt, A and Portet, F},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'11)},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {If it may have happened before, it happened, but not necessarily before},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/enlg2011_uncertainty.pdf},
	Year = {2011}}
[46]
Non-deterministic attribute selection in reference production (; ; and ), In Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the gap between empirical, computational and psycholinguistic approaches to reference (PRE-CogSci'11), .
@inproceedings{gatt2011nondeterministic,
	Address = {Boston, MA},
	Author = {Gatt, A and van Gompel, RPG and Krahmer, E and van Deemter, K},
	Booktitle = {Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the gap between empirical, computational and psycholinguistic approaches to reference (PRE-CogSci'11)},
	Pages = {1--7},
	Title = {Non-deterministic attribute selection in reference production},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/precogsci2011.pdf},
	Year = {2011}}
[45]
Attribute preference and priming in reference production: Experimental evidence and computational modeling. (; and ), In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'11), Cognitive Science Society, .
@inproceedings{gatt2011attribute,
	Address = {Austin, TX},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Goudbeek, Martijn and Krahmer, Emiel},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'11)},
	Publisher = {Cognitive Science Society},
	Title = {Attribute preference and priming in reference production: Experimental evidence and computational modeling.},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/cogsci2011.pdf},
	Year = {2011}}
2010
[44]
Towards a possibility-theoretic approach to uncertainty in medical data interpretation for text generation ( and ), Chapter in Knowledge Representation for Health-Care: Data, Processes and Guidelines (Riano, SMD; Teije, A ten; Peleg, M, eds.), Springer, .
@incollection{portet2010towards,
	Address = {Berlin and Heidelberg},
	Author = {Portet, F and Gatt, A},
	Booktitle = {Knowledge Representation for Health-Care: Data, Processes and Guidelines},
	Editor = {SMD Riano and A ten Teije and M Peleg},
	Pages = {155--168},
	Publisher = {Springer},
	Title = {Towards a possibility-theoretic approach to uncertainty in medical data interpretation for text generation},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/kr4hc-book-final.pdf},
	Year = {2010}}
[43]
Textual properties and task based evaluation: investigating the role of surface properties, structure and content ( and ), In Proceedings of the 6th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG'10), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2010textual,
	Address = {Dublin, Ireland},
	Author = {Gatt, A and Portet, F},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG'10)},
	Pages = {57--65},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Textual properties and task based evaluation: investigating the role of surface properties, structure and content},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/inlg2010-bt45-eval.pdf},
	Year = {2010}}
[42]
A new computational model of alignment and overspecification in reference (; and ), In Proceedings of the Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Conference (AMLaP'10), .
@inproceedings{gatt2010new,
	Address = {York, UK},
	Author = {Gatt, A and Goudbeek, M and Krahmer, E},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Conference (AMLaP'10)},
	Title = {A new computational model of alignment and overspecification in reference},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/amlap2010-abstract.pdf},
	Year = {2010}}
[41]
Introducing shared tasks to NLG: the TUNA shared task evaluation challenges ( and ), Chapter in Empirical methods in natural language generation: Data-oriented methods and empirical evaluation (Krahmer, E.; Theune, M., eds.), Springer-Verlag, .
@incollection{gatt2010introducing,
	Address = {Berlin and Heidelberg},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Belz, Anja},
	Booktitle = {Empirical methods in natural language generation: Data-oriented methods and empirical evaluation},
	Editor = {E. Krahmer and M. Theune},
	Pages = {264--293},
	Publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
	Title = {Introducing shared tasks to NLG: the TUNA shared task evaluation challenges},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/tunareg-bkchapter.pdf},
	Year = {2010}}
[40]
Generating referring expressions in context: The GREC task evaluation challenges (; ; and ), Chapter in Empirical methods in natural language generation (Krahmer, E.; Theune, M., eds.), Springer, .
@incollection{belz2010generating,
	Address = {Berlin and Heidelberg},
	Author = {Belz, A and Kow, E and Viethen, J and Gatt, A},
	Booktitle = {Empirical methods in natural language generation},
	Editor = {E. Krahmer and M. Theune},
	Pages = {294--327},
	Publisher = {Springer},
	Title = {Generating referring expressions in context: The GREC task evaluation challenges},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/grec-bkchapter.pdf},
	Year = {2010}}
2009
[39]
Beyond DICE: Measuring the quality of a referring expression ( and ), In Proceedings of the Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging Computational and Psycholinguistic Approaches (PRE-CogSci'09), .
@inproceedings{van2009beyond,
	Address = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
	Author = {van Deemter, K and Gatt, A},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging Computational and Psycholinguistic Approaches (PRE-CogSci'09)},
	Title = {Beyond DICE: Measuring the quality of a referring expression},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/pre-Dice.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
[38]
Le projet BabyTalk: génération de texte à partir de données hétérogènes pour la prise de décision en unité néonatale (; ; ; and ), In Proceedings of TALN 2009, .
@inproceedings{portet2009projet,
	Address = {Senlis, France},
	Author = {Portet, F and Gatt, A and Hunter, J and Reiter, E and Sripada, S},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of TALN 2009},
	Title = {Le projet BabyTalk: g{\'e}n{\'e}ration de texte {\`a} partir de donn{\'e}es h{\'e}t{\'e}rog{\`e}nes pour la prise de d{\'e}cision en unit{\'e} n{\'e}onatale},
	Url = {http://lig-membres.imag.fr/portet/publications/portet_TALN2009.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
[37]
Automatic generation of textual summaries from neonatal intensive care data (; ; ; ; ; and ), Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier, volume 173, .
@article{portet2009automatic,
	Author = {Portet, F and Reiter, E and Gatt, A and Hunter, J and Sripada, S and Freer, Y and Sykes, C},
	Journal = {Artificial Intelligence},
	Number = {7-8},
	Pages = {789--816},
	Publisher = {Elsevier},
	Title = {Automatic generation of textual summaries from neonatal intensive care data},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/bt45-aij.pdf},
	Volume = {173},
	Year = {2009}}
[36]
Need I say more? On factors causing referential overspecification (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging Computational and Psycholinguistic Approaches (PRE-CogSci'09), .
@inproceedings{koolen2009need,
	Address = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
	Author = {Koolen, R and Gatt, A and Goudbeek, M and Krahmer, E},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging Computational and Psycholinguistic Approaches (PRE-CogSci'09)},
	Title = {Need I say more? On factors causing referential overspecification},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/pre-overspec.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
[35]
A hearer-oriented evaluation of referring expression generation (; ; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{khan2009hearer,
	Address = {Athens. Greece},
	Author = {Khan, IH and van Deemter, K and Ritchie, G and Gatt, A and Cleland, AA},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation},
	Pages = {98--101},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {A hearer-oriented evaluation of referring expression generation},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/enlg2009-hearer-eval.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
[34]
The TUNA-REG Challenge 2009: Overview and evaluation results (; and ), In Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'09), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2009tuna,
	Address = {Athens, Greece},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Belz, Anja and Kow, Eric},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'09)},
	Pages = {174--182},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {The TUNA-REG Challenge 2009: Overview and evaluation results},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/enlg2009-tunareg.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
[33]
Text Content and Task Performance in the Evaluation of a Natural Language Generation System. ( and ), In Proceedings of the Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'09), .
@inproceedings{gatt2009text,
	Address = {Borovets, Bulgaria},
	Author = {Gatt, A and Portet, F},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'09)},
	Pages = {107--112},
	Title = {Text Content and Task Performance in the Evaluation of a Natural Language Generation System.},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/ranlp2009.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
[32]
SimpleNLG: A realisation engine for practical applications ( and ), In Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'09), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2009simplenlg,
	Address = {Athens, Greece},
	Author = {Gatt, A and Reiter, E},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'09)},
	Pages = {90--93},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {SimpleNLG: A realisation engine for practical applications},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/enlg2009-simplenlg.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
[31]
Generating plural NPs in discourse: Evidence from the GNOME corpus ( and ), In Proceedings of the Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging Computational and Psycholinguistic Approaches (PRE-CogSci-09), .
@inproceedings{gatt2009generating,
	Address = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and van Deemter, Kees},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the Workshop on Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging Computational and Psycholinguistic Approaches (PRE-CogSci-09)},
	Title = {Generating plural NPs in discourse: Evidence from the GNOME corpus},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/pre-pluralAnaphora.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
[30]
From data to text in the neonatal intensive care unit: Using NLG technology for decision support and information management (; ; ; ; ; and ), AI Communications, volume 22, .
@article{gatt2009data,
	Author = {Gatt, A and Portet, F and Reiter, E and Hunter, J and Mahamood, S and Moncur, W and Sripada, S},
	Journal = {AI Communications},
	Number = {3},
	Pages = {153--186},
	Title = {From data to text in the neonatal intensive care unit: Using NLG technology for decision support and information management},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/aicom2009.pdf},
	Volume = {22},
	Year = {2009}}
[29]
The GREC main subject reference generation challenge 2009: overview and evaluation results (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Language Generation and Summarisation (UCNLG+Sum'09), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{belz2009grec,
	Address = {Suntex, Singapore},
	Author = {Belz, Anja and Kow, Eric and Viethen, Jette and Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Language Generation and Summarisation (UCNLG+Sum'09)},
	Pages = {79--87},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {The GREC main subject reference generation challenge 2009: overview and evaluation results},
	Url = {https://aclweb.org/anthology/W/W09/W09-2816.pdf},
	Year = {2009}}
2008
[28]
Towards a balanced corpus of multimodal referring expressions in dialogue (; ; and ), In AISB 2008 Convention Communication, Interaction and Social Intelligence, AISB, .
@inproceedings{van2008towards,
	Address = {Aberdeen, UK},
	Author = {van der Sluis, I and Piwek, P and Gatt, A and Bangerter, A},
	Booktitle = {AISB 2008 Convention Communication, Interaction and Social Intelligence},
	Publisher = {AISB},
	Title = {Towards a balanced corpus of multimodal referring expressions in dialogue},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/mog2008-pointing.pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
[27]
The importance of narrative and other lessons from an evaluation of an NLG system that summarises clinical data (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 5th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG'08), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{reiter2008importance,
	Address = {Salt Fork, OH},
	Author = {Reiter, Ehud and Gatt, Albert and Portet, Fran{\c{c}}ois and Van Der Meulen, Marian},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG'08)},
	Pages = {147--156},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {The importance of narrative and other lessons from an evaluation of an NLG system that summarises clinical data},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/inlg08-bt45.pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
[26]
BabyTalk: A Core Architecture to Summarise ICU Data as Tailored Text (; ; ; ; and ), In 21st International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (MIE 2008), .
@inproceedings{portet2008babytalk,
	Address = {Gothenburg, Sweden},
	Author = {Portet, F and Gatt, A and Hunter, J and Reiter, E and Sripada, S and Gao, F},
	Booktitle = {21st International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (MIE 2008)},
	Title = {BabyTalk: A Core Architecture to Summarise ICU Data as Tailored Text},
	Year = {2008}}
[25]
Multimodal Reference in Dialogue: Towards a Balanced Corpus (; ; and ), In Proceedings of the 12th workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (LONDIAL'08), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{piwek2008multimodal,
	Address = {London, UK},
	Author = {Piwek, P and Gatt, A and van der Sluis, I and Bangerter, A},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 12th workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (LONDIAL'08)},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Multimodal Reference in Dialogue: Towards a Balanced Corpus},
	Url = {https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/faab/5d2f898d55d173587640bce37185b0c743ba.pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
[24]
Using natural language generation technology to improve information flows in intensive care units (; ; ; and ), In 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI'08), IOS Press, .
@inproceedings{hunter2008using,
	Address = {Holland},
	Author = {Hunter, Jim and Gatt, Albert and Portet, Fran{\c{c}}ois and Reiter, Ehud and Sripada, Somayajulu},
	Booktitle = {18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI'08)},
	Pages = {678--682},
	Publisher = {IOS Press},
	Title = {Using natural language generation technology to improve information flows in intensive care units},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/pais2008-data-to-text.pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
[23]
Summarising complex ICU data in natural language (; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; and ), In Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association, .
@inproceedings{hunter2008summarising,
	Address = {Washington, DC},
	Author = {Hunter, J and Freer, Y and Gatt, A and Logie, R and McIntosh, N and Van Der Meulen, Marian and Portet, Fran{\c{c}}ois and Reiter, E and Sripada, S and Sykes, C},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Symposium},
	Pages = {323},
	Publisher = {American Medical Informatics Association},
	Title = {Summarising complex ICU data in natural language},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/aimia08.pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
[22]
Xml format guidelines for the tuna corpus (; and ), Technical report, Technical report, Dept of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen, .
@techreport{gatt2008xml,
	Author = {Gatt, A and van der Sluis, I and van Deemter, K},
	Institution = {Technical report, Dept of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen},
	Title = {Xml format guidelines for the tuna corpus},
	Url = {http://www. csd. abdn. ac. uk/~ agatt/home/pubs/tunaFormat. pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
[21]
The TUNA Challenge 2008: Overview and evaluation results (; and ), In Proceedings of the 5th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG'08), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2008tuna,
	Address = {Columbus, OH},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Belz, Anja and Kow, Eric},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG'08)},
	Pages = {198--206},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {The TUNA Challenge 2008: Overview and evaluation results},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/reg-tuna-report.pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
[20]
Attribute selection for referring expression generation: New algorithms and evaluation methods ( and ), In Proceedings of the Fifth International Natural Language Generation Conference, Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2008attribute,
	Address = {Columbus, OH},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Belz, Anja},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the Fifth International Natural Language Generation Conference},
	Pages = {50--58},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Attribute selection for referring expression generation: New algorithms and evaluation methods},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/inlg08-asgre.pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
[19]
Intrinsic vs. extrinsic evaluation measures for referring expression generation ( and ), In Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'08), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{belz2008intrinsic,
	Address = {Columbus, OH},
	Author = {Belz, Anja and Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'08)},
	Pages = {197--200},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Intrinsic vs. extrinsic evaluation measures for referring expression generation},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/acl08-eval.pdf},
	Year = {2008}}
2007
[18]
Evaluating algorithms for the generation of referring expressions: Going beyond toy domains (; and ), In Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'07), RANLP, .
@inproceedings{van2007evaluating,
	Address = {Borovets, Bulgaria},
	Author = {Van der Sluis, Ielka and Gatt, Albert and Van Deemter, Kees},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'07)},
	Publisher = {RANLP},
	Title = {Evaluating algorithms for the generation of referring expressions: Going beyond toy domains},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/ranlp2007.pdf},
	Year = {2007}}
[17]
Content determination in GRE: Evaluating the evaluator ( and ), In Proceedings of the 2nd UCNLG Workshop: Language Generation and Machine Translation, Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{van2007content,
	Address = {Copenhagen, Denmark},
	Author = {van Deemter, Kees and Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2nd UCNLG Workshop: Language Generation and Machine Translation},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Content determination in GRE: Evaluating the evaluator},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/diceEvaluation_final.pdf},
	Year = {2007}}
[16]
Summarising complex ICU data in natural language: demonstration of the BT-45 system. (; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; and ), In Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Symposium (AMIA'07), AMIA, .
@inproceedings{portet2007summarising,
	Address = {Chicago, IL},
	Author = {Portet, F and Gatt, A and Reiter, E and Hunter, J and Sripada, S and Sykes, C and Freer, Y and McIntosh, N and van der Meulen, M and Logie, R},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Symposium (AMIA'07)},
	Pages = {1225--1225},
	Publisher = {AMIA},
	Title = {Summarising complex ICU data in natural language: demonstration of the BT-45 system.},
	Url = {http://homepages.abdn.ac.uk/j.hunter/pages/publications/08amiademo.pdf},
	Year = {2007}}
[15]
Lexical choice and conceptual perspective in the generation of plural referring expressions ( and ), Journal of Logic, Language and Information, volume 16, .
@article{gatt2007lexical,
	Author = {Gatt, A and van Deemter, K},
	Journal = {Journal of Logic, Language and Information},
	Number = {4},
	Pages = {423--443},
	Title = {Lexical choice and conceptual perspective in the generation of plural referring expressions},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/jolli2007.pdf},
	Volume = {16},
	Year = {2007}}
[14]
Incremental Generation of Plural Descriptions: Similarity and Partitioning. ( and ), In Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-CoNLL'07), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2007incremental,
	Address = {Prague, Czech Republic},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and van Deemter, Kees},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-CoNLL'07)},
	Pages = {102--111},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Incremental Generation of Plural Descriptions: Similarity and Partitioning.},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/emnlp2007.pdf},
	Year = {2007}}
[13]
Generating coherent references to multiple entities (), PhD thesis, University of Aberdeen, .
@phdthesis{gatt2007generating,
	Address = {Aberdeen, UK},
	Author = {Gatt, A},
	School = {University of Aberdeen},
	Title = {Generating coherent references to multiple entities},
	Type = {PhD},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/thesis.pdf},
	Year = {2007}}
[12]
Evaluating algorithms for the generation of referring expressions using a balanced corpus (; and ), In Proceedings of the 11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'07), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2007evaluating,
	Address = {Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany},
	Author = {Gatt, A and van der Sluis, I and vann Deemter, K},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG'07)},
	Pages = {49--56},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Evaluating algorithms for the generation of referring expressions using a balanced corpus},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/enlg2007.pdf},
	Year = {2007}}
[11]
Corpus-based evaluation of Referring Expressions Generation (; and ), In Workshop on Shared Tasks and Comparative Evaluation in NLG, .
@inproceedings{gatt2007corpus,
	Address = {Arlington, VA},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert and Van Der Sluis, Ielka and Van Deemter, Kees},
	Booktitle = {Workshop on Shared Tasks and Comparative Evaluation in NLG},
	Title = {Corpus-based evaluation of Referring Expressions Generation},
	Url = {http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/nlgeval07/papers/Gatt-vanderSluis-vanDeemter.pdf},
	Year = {2007}}
[10]
The attribute selection for GRE challenge: Overview and evaluation results ( and ), In Proceedings of UCNLG+MT: Language Generation and Machine Translation, Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{belz2007attribute,
	Address = {Copenhagen, Denmark},
	Author = {Belz, Anja and Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of UCNLG+MT: Language Generation and Machine Translation},
	Pages = {75--83},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {The attribute selection for GRE challenge: Overview and evaluation results},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/asgre2007.pdf},
	Year = {2007}}
2006
[9]
Manual for the TUNA corpus: Referring expressions in two domains (; and ), Technical report AUCS/TR0705, Department of Computing Science, Univ. of Aberdeen, .
@techreport{van2006manual,
	Author = {van der Sluis, I and Gatt, A and van Deemter, K},
	Institution = {Department of Computing Science, Univ. of Aberdeen},
	Number = {AUCS/TR0705},
	Title = {Manual for the TUNA corpus: Referring expressions in two domains},
	Type = {Technical Report},
	Year = {2006}}
[8]
Building a semantically transparent corpus for the generation of referring expressions (; and ), In Proceedings of the 4th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG'06), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{van2006building,
	Address = {Sydney, Australia},
	Author = {van Deemter, K and van der Sluis, I and Gatt, A},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 4th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG'06)},
	Pages = {130--132},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Building a semantically transparent corpus for the generation of referring expressions},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/semTransCorpus-INLG06.pdf},
	Year = {2006}}
[7]
In pursuit of satisfaction and the prevention of embarrassment: affective state in group recommender systems ( and ), User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, volume 16, .
@article{masthoff2006pursuit,
	Author = {Masthoff, J and Gatt, A},
	Journal = {User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction},
	Number = {3-4},
	Pages = {281--319},
	Title = {In pursuit of satisfaction and the prevention of embarrassment: affective state in group recommender systems},
	Url = {http://www.springerlink.com/content/yx4570825810l277/},
	Volume = {16},
	Year = {2006}}
[6]
Structuring Knowledge for Reference Generation: A Clustering Algorithm. (), In Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL'06), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2006structuring,
	Address = {Trento, Italy},
	Author = {Gatt, A},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL'06)},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Structuring Knowledge for Reference Generation: A Clustering Algorithm.},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/gattEACL06.pdf},
	Year = {2006}}
[5]
Generating collective spatial references (), In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'06), Cognitive Science Society, .
@inproceedings{gatt2006generating,
	Address = {Austin, TX},
	Author = {Gatt, Albert},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'06)},
	Publisher = {Cognitive Science Society},
	Title = {Generating collective spatial references},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/collectives-cogsci2006.pdf},
	Year = {2006}}
[4]
Conceptual coherence in the generation of referring expressions ( and ), In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'06), Association for Computational Linguistics, .
@inproceedings{gatt2006conceptual,
	Address = {Sydney, Australia},
	Author = {Gatt, A and van Deemter, K},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'06)},
	Pages = {255--262},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Conceptual coherence in the generation of referring expressions},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/gensim-acl2006.pdf},
	Year = {2006}}
2005
[3]
Semantic similarity and the generation of referring expressions: A first report ( and ), In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Computational Semantics (IWCS'05), Association for Computational Linguistics, volume 6, .
@inproceedings{gatt2005semantic,
	Address = {Tilburg, NL},
	Author = {Gatt, A and van Deemter, K},
	Booktitle = {Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Computational Semantics (IWCS'05)},
	Publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
	Title = {Semantic similarity and the generation of referring expressions: A first report},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/iwcs6.pdf},
	Volume = {6},
	Year = {2005}}
2004
[2]
Regular and generic possessives in Maltese (), Chapter in Possessives and beyond: semantics and syntax. (Kim, J-Y; Lander, Y; Partee, B, eds.), GLSA Publications, .
@incollection{gatt2004regular,
	Address = {Amherst, MS},
	Author = {Gatt, A},
	Booktitle = {Possessives and beyond: semantics and syntax.},
	Editor = {J-Y Kim and Y Lander and B Partee},
	Pages = {199--215},
	Publisher = {GLSA Publications},
	Title = {Regular and generic possessives in Maltese},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/amherst.pdf},
	Year = {2004}}
[1]
Annotating textual and speech data in Maltese (; and ), Technical report Technical Note ISO/TC 37/SC 4, International Standards Organisation, .
@techreport{gatt2004Annotating,
	Author = {Gatt A and Vella A and Caruana J},
	Institution = {International Standards Organisation},
	Number = {Technical Note ISO/TC 37/SC 4},
	Title = {Annotating textual and speech data in Maltese},
	Url = {http://staff.um.edu.mt/albert.gatt/pubs/textSpeechAnnotation.pdf},
	Year = {2004}}

A manuscript of our survey of Natural Language Generation systems and techniques is now online on arxiv.

Models of Reference, an edited topic in Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences is now available as an ebook.

INLG 2017

International Conference on Natural Language Generation, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 4-7 September, 2017