Natural Language Interface


Natural Language User Interface

Notes:

“Natural Language Interface” is used much more commonly in the academic literature than “Natural Language User Interface”. Natural Language Interface may also be referred as “Conversational User Interface”, “Spoken Dialog Interface”, “Spoken Language Interface”, or “Voice User Interface”.

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See also:

Conversational Interfaces 2011 | Natural Language & SQLNLDB (Natural Language Database) 2014


Natural language interfaces to ontologies: Combining syntactic analysis and ontology-based lookup through the user interaction D Damljanovic, M Agatonovic… – The semantic web: …, 2010 – Springer Abstract With large datasets such as Linked Open Data available, there is a need for more user-friendly interfaces which will bring the advantages of these data closer to the casual users. Several recent studies have shown user preference to Natural Language Interfaces … Cited by 68 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save

NaLIR: an interactive natural language interface for querying relational databases F Li, HV Jagadish – Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGMOD international …, 2014 – dl.acm.org Abstract In this demo, we present NaLIR, a generic interactive natural language interface for querying relational databases. NaLIR can accept a logically complex English language sentence as query input. This query is first translated into a SQL query, which may include … Cite Save

Mobile personal information management agent: Supporting natural language interface and application integration L Zhou, AS Mohammed, D Zhang – Information Processing & Management, 2012 – Elsevier Managing personal information such as to-dos and contacts has become our daily routines, consuming more time than needed. Existing PIM tools require extensive involvement of human users. This becomes a problem in using mobile devices due to their physical … Cited by 13 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

A controlled natural language interface for authoring access control policies L Shi, DW Chadwick – Proceedings of the 2011 ACM Symposium on …, 2011 – dl.acm.org Abstract With increasingly distributed computing systems, the management task of controlling access to shared resources becomes more and more complicated. Policy based access control systems may provide a solution to this problem, but the issue then … Cited by 12 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Object-Relational Database Based Category Data Model for Natural Language Interface to Database AJ Agrawal, OG Kakde – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence & …, 2011 – airccse.org Abstract Domain specific question answering technique allows users to use natural language to express their queries so that users need not have the knowledge about the structures of the information source. For such an application relational model is not … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save More

Modelling human tutors’ feedback to inform natural language interfaces for learning K Porayska-Pomsta, C Mellish – International Journal of Human-Computer …, 2013 – Elsevier Modelling human tutors’ socio-linguistic abilities computationally is necessary to underpin human–computer educational interactions with best pedagogic practices and to enhance the naturalness of such interactions. In this paper we present a computational model of … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save

Improving habitability of natural language interfaces for querying ontologies with feedback and clarification dialogues D Damljanovi?, M Agatonovi?, H Cunningham… – Web Semantics: Science …, 2013 – Elsevier Natural Language Interfaces (NLIs) are a viable, human-readable alternative to complex, formal query languages like SPARQL, which are typically used for accessing semantically structured data (eg RDF and OWL repositories). However, in order to cope with natural … Related articles All 20 versions Cite Save

C-Phrase: A system for building robust natural language interfaces to databases M Minock – Data & Knowledge Engineering, 2010 – Elsevier This article presents C-Phrase, a natural language interface system that can be configured by normal, non-specialized, web-based technical teams. C-Phrase models queries in an extended version of Codd’s tuple calculus and uses synchronous context-free grammars … Cited by 24 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save

Evaluating the usability of natural language query languages and interfaces to Semantic Web knowledge bases E Kaufmann, A Bernstein – Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents …, 2010 – Elsevier … Natural language interfaces (NLIs) provide a familiar and convenient means of query access to Semantic Web data for casual end-users. … Keywords. Natural language interfaces; Query languages; Usability study. 1. Introduction. … Cited by 61 Related articles All 20 versions Cite Save

A natural language interface for data warehouse question answering N Kuchmann-Beauger, MA Aufaure – Natural Language Processing and …, 2011 – Springer Abstract Business Intelligence (BI) aims at providing methods and tools that lead to quick decisions from trusted data. Such advanced tools require some technical knowledge on how to formulate the queries. We propose a natural language (NL) interface for a Data … Cited by 10 Related articles All 12 versions Cite Save

Natural language interfaces: what is the problem?–a data-driven quantitative analysis P Cimiano, M Minock – Natural language processing and information …, 2010 – Springer Abstract While qualitative analyses of the problems involved in building natural language interfaces (NLIs) have been available, a quantitative grounding in empirical data has been missing. We fill this gap by providing a quantitative analysis on the basis of the Geobase … Cited by 15 Related articles All 13 versions Cite Save

Evaluating a natural language interface for behavioral programming M Gordon, D Harel – … and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract—In behavioral programming, scenarios are used to program the behavior of reactive systems. Behavioral programming originated in the language of live sequence charts (LSC), a visual formalism based on multi-modal scenarios, and supported by a … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

A Novel Approach to Aggregation Processing in Natural Language Interfaces to Databases A Gupta, R Sangal – 2013 – web2py.iiit.ac.in Abstract In aggregations, a function is applied to a set of values or entities in a database to yield a single value. Databases use a limited set of inbuilt functions to perform aggregations, hence, restricting NLIDB systems in processing domain based complex aggregations. In … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Integrating Linguistic and World Knowledge for Domain-Adaptable Natural Language Interfaces HH Huang, CS Yu, HY Chen, HH Chen, PC Lee… – … and Information Systems, 2014 – Springer Abstract Nowadays, natural language interfaces (NLIs) show strong demands on various smart devices from wearable devices, cell phones, televisions, to vehicles. Domain adaptation becomes one of the major challenging issues to support the applications on … Cite Save

A Survey of Natural Language Interface to Database Management System B Sujatha, DSV Raju, H Shaziya – International Journal of Science and …, 2012 – ijsat.com Abstract-Information is playing an important role in our lives. One of the major sources of information is databases. Databases and database technology are having major impact on the growing use of computers and Internet. Almost all Information technology (IT) … Cited by 4 Related articles Cite Save More

A natural language interface plug-in for cooperative query answering in biological databases HM Jamil – BMC genomics, 2012 – biomedcentral.com Background One of the many unique features of biological databases is that the mere existence of a ground data item is not always a precondition for a query response. It may be argued that from a biologist’s standpoint, queries are not always best posed using a … Related articles All 13 versions Cite Save More

Indoor Scene Knowledge Acquisition using a Natural Language Interface S Kesavan, NA Giudice – SKALID 2012–Spatial Knowledge Acquisition …, 2012 – ceur-ws.org Abstract. This paper proposes an interface that uses automatically-generated Natural Language (NL) descriptions to describe indoor scenes based on photos taken of that scene from smartphones or other portable camera-equipped mobile devices. The goal is to … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

Development of a controlled natural language interface for semantic mediawiki PR Smart, J Bao, D Braines, NR Shadbolt – Controlled Natural Language, 2010 – Springer Abstract Semantic wikis support the collaborative creation, editing and utilization of semantically-enriched content, and they may therefore be well-suited to addressing problems associated with the limited availability of high-quality online semantic content. … Cited by 11 Related articles All 17 versions Cite Save

A natural language interface over the musicbrainz database J Granberg, M Minock – Proc. of 1st Workshop on Question Answering …, 2011 – cs.umu.se Abstract. This paper demonstrates a way to build a natural language interface (NLI) over semantically rich data. Specifically we show this over the MusicBrainz domain, inspired by the second shared task of the QALD-1 workshop. Our approach uses the tool C-Phrase [4] … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save More

Complex Aggregates In Natural Language Interface To Databases MA Gupta – 2013 – web2py.iiit.ac.in Abstract Since the 1970s, databases continue to remain the predominant choice for storage of information for commercial as well as personal needs. While many types of databases (hierarchical, network, file-based, object-based) have been developed and put to use, … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Natural Language Web Interface for Database (NLWIDB) R Alexander, P Rukshan, S Mahesan – arXiv preprint arXiv:1308.3830, 2013 – arxiv.org … Natural Language Interfaces (NLIs) have undergone considerable development since the 70s, but only with moderate success (Androutsopoulos et al., 1995; Thompson et al., 2005) and interest in the topic has consequently decreased since the 90s. … Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save

A natural language interface of thorough coverage by concordance with knowledge bases YJ Han, TG Noh, SB Park, SY Park, SJ Lee – Proceedings of the 15th …, 2010 – dl.acm.org Abstract One of the critical problems in natural language interfaces is the discordance between the expressions covered by the interface and those by the knowledge base. In the graph-based knowledge base such as an ontology, all possible queries can be prepared … Cited by 9 Related articles Cite Save

Features and Pitfalls that Users Should Seek in Natural Language Interfaces to Databases RAP Rangel, MA Aguirre, JJ González… – Recent Advances on …, 2014 – Springer Abstract Natural Language Interfaces to Databases (NLIDBs) are tools that can be useful in making decisions, allowing different types of users to get information they need using natural language communication. Despite their important features and that for more than 50 years … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Modular natural language interfaces to logic-based policy frameworks J Perry, K Arkoudas, J Chiang, R Chadha… – Computer Standards & …, 2013 – Elsevier We have developed a translation system that maps sentences of Attempto Controlled English to predicates of many-sorted first-order logic, which can be directly imported into a logic-based policy management framework. Our translation achieves broader coverage … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

How to make a natural language interface to query databases accessible to everyone: An example M Llopis, A Ferrández – Computer Standards & Interfaces, 2013 – Elsevier Natural Language Interfaces to Query Databases (NLIDBs) have been an active research field since the 1960s. However, they have not been widely adopted. This article explores some of the biggest challenges and approaches for building NLIDBs and proposes … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

ACM HotMobile 2013 demo: NLify: mobile spoken natural language interfaces for everyone S Han, M Philipose, YC Ju – ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and …, 2013 – dl.acm.org Speech has become an attractive means for interacting with the phone. When speech- enabled interactions are few, keyword-based interfaces [1] that require users to remember precise invocations are adequate. As the number of such interactions increases, users are … Related articles Cite Save

Nlify: Mobile spoken natural language interfaces for everyone S Han, M Philipose, YC Ju – HotMobile (demo), 2013 – hotmobile.org Speech has become an attractive means for interacting with the phone. When speech- enabled interactions are few, keyword-based interfaces [1] that require users to remember precise invocations are adequate. As the number of such interactions increases, users are … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save More

Enhancing System Usability with a Natural Language Interface E Zhou, B Wu – Proceedings of the Third International Conference on …, 2013 – Springer Abstract A Natural Language Interface (NLI) is studied and developed for retrieving the recorded domain information within a prototype system, which manages complex information within the paradigm of recording live interactive records of information so that … Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Interacting with data warehouse by using a natural language interface MA Naeem, S Ullah, IS Bajwa – Natural Language Processing and …, 2012 – Springer Abstract Writing Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) queries for data warehouses is a complex and skill requiring task especially for the novel users. The situation becomes more critical when a low skilled person wants to access or analyze his business data from a … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

Beyond the PIE: Communicating with Smart Objects using Menu-based Natural Language Interfaces T Kumar, C Thompson – The Undergraduate Research Journal of the …, 2010 – dora.uark.edu Abstract In both real and 3D virtual worlds, people and avatars (representations of people) need to be able to communicate with things around them. Without guidance, however, people cannot use the language that the things can understand. The goal of our research … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save More

NLify: lightweight spoken natural language interfaces via exhaustive paraphrasing S Han, M Philipose, YC Ju – Proceedings of the 2013 ACM international …, 2013 – dl.acm.org Abstract This paper presents the design and implementation of a programming system that enables third-party developers to add spoken natural language (SNL) interfaces to standalone mobile applications. The central challenge is to create statistical recognition … Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save

Binli: An ontology-based natural language interface for multidimensional data analysis J Saias, P Quaresma, P Salgueiro… – Intelligent Information …, 2012 – file.scirp.org Current technology facilitates access to the vast amount of information that is produced every day. Both individuals and companies are active consumers of data from the Web and other sources, and these data guide decision making. Due to the huge volume of data to … Cited by 1 Related articles All 11 versions Cite Save More

Managing implicit assumptions in natural language interfaces D Smith – Proceedings of the 2012 ACM international conference …, 2012 – dl.acm.org Abstract A person’s choice of what to communicate and how to communicate it depends on the information he or she believes is shared with the audience. This presents a challenge for natural language interfaces, because it is hard for people to predict what information they … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save

Improving Flexibility in Natural Language Interfaces by Reducing Vagueness and Ambiguity DA Smith – 2012 – media.mit.edu 1 Abstract Natural language interfaces are inferior to humans at understanding text with imprecise meanings, such as “a funny TV show” and “a cheap used Toyota.” These referring expressions are challenging because they contain vagueness and ambiguity; in order for … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

Using Chinese Natural Language Interfaces for Navigation in Mobile GIS J Feng, N Xu – International Journal of Computer Science Issues ( …, 2013 – ijcsi.org Abstract The combination of” voice technology” and” Mobile GIS”, has greatly improved the intelligent degree of mobile GIS. Recently, significant attention in the field of scientific research is turning to how to realize quick conversion between natural language and GIS … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

Using Semantic Representations to Facilitate the Domain-Knowledge Portability of a Natural Language Interface to Databases R Florencia-Juárez, RAP Rangel… – Recent Advances on …, 2014 – Springer Abstract Our research is focused on the implementation of a Natural Language Interface to Database. We propose the use of ontologies to model the knowledge required by the interface with the aim of correctly answering natural language queries and facilitate its … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

A Natural Language Interface Based on Machine Learning Approach H Sharma, N Kumar, GK Jha, KG Sharma – Trends in Network and …, 2011 – Springer Abstract This paper deals with natural language interface which accepts a query in natural language and provide answers in the textual form. The paper presents an interface module that converts user’s query given in natural language into a corresponding database … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Natural language interfaces to conceptual models DD Damljanovic – 2011 – gate.ac.uk Abstract Accessing structured data in the form of ontologies currently requires the use of formal query languages (eg, SeRQL or SPARQL) which pose significant difficulties for non- expert users. One way to lower the learning overhead and make ontology queries more … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save More

The Design of A Natural Language Interface for File System Operations on the basis of a Structured Meanings Model AA Razorenov, VA Fomichov – Procedia Computer Science, 2014 – Elsevier Abstract Due to evolutionary increase of the software complexity, graphical user interfaces have been becoming more and more complex, and often this process encounters the restricted possibilities of reflecting graphics on a display. This paper describes an original … Related articles Cite Save

Dealing with natural language interfaces in a geolocation context MA Abchir, I Truck, A Pappa – arXiv preprint arXiv:1304.5880, 2013 – arxiv.org Abstract: In the geolocation field where high-level programs and low-level devices coexist, it is often difficult to find a friendly user inter-face to configure all the parameters. The challenge addressed in this paper is to propose intuitive and simple, thus natural lan- … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Nlify: Third-party programming support for spoken natural language interfaces S Han, M Philipose, YC Ju – 2012 – msr-waypoint.com ABSTRACT This paper presents the design and implementation of a programming system that enables third-party developers to add spoken natural language (SNL) interfaces to mobile applications. Existing systems either restrict SNL capabilities to first-party … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save More

Probabilistic context free grammar: an approach to generic interactive natural language interfaces to databases PR Devale, A Deshpande – Journal of Information, Knowledge …, 2010 – ejournal.aessangli.in ABSTRACT: Information is playing a crucial role and one of the major sources of information is databases. Almost all IT applications are storing and retrieving information from databases. The Structured Query Language (SQL) is used in almost all languages for … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save More

Ontology Based Queries–Investigating a Natural Language Interface I Van Der Sluis, F Hielkema, C Mellish… – VISSW Workshop, …, 2010 – ceur-ws.org ABSTRACT In this paper we look at what may be learned from a comparative study examining non-technical users with a background in social science browsing and querying metadata. Four query tasks were carried out with a natural language interface and with an … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

NLKBIDB-Natural language and keyword based interface to database A Shah, J Pareek, H Patel… – Advances in Computing, …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … not used to writing SQL query. Therefore researchers have identified a new system called Natural Language Interface to Database (NLIDB) and Keyword Based Interface to Database (KBIDB). In this paper we have proposed … Related articles Cite Save

Agent-based framework for intelligent natural language interface M Ekpenyong, EA Urua – Telecommunication Systems, 2013 – Springer Abstract In this contribution, we present a framework for an intelligent natural language interface (NLI) that suits the need of embedded platform, using agent-based approach. The proposed framework is motivated by an ongoing speech technology research project … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save

Improving intelligence through use of Natural Language Processing. A comparison between NLP interfaces and traditional visual GIS interfaces. D Calì, A Condorelli, S Papa, M Rata… – Procedia Computer …, 2011 – Elsevier … 151–160. 12. “Interoperability Factor in Natural Language Interfaces to GIS” – S. Sen 13. “Human Factors in GIS Use: A Review and Suggestions for Research” – T. Bone and D. Johnson , Proc ISECON 2007, v24 14. “Cognitive … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

A natural language ontology-driven query interface E Franconi, P Guagliardo, S Tessaris… – … on Terminology and …, 2011 – limsi.fr … inf. unibz. it: 8080/quelo/ 2 Natural language aspects The natural language interface of the tool masks the composition of a precise query as the com- position of English text describing the equiva- lent information need. Interfaces … Cited by 1 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save More

XML semantic search with natural language interface X Li, X Yu – … and Automation Engineering (CSAE), 2012 IEEE …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract—With the application of XML document in digital library, science database and Internet, XML retrieval has been an important research field in information retrieval. One of the reasons for poor retrieval is that users’ need could not be described clearly. Query … Related articles Cite Save

Natural language interfaces to data services V Guerrisi, P La Torre, S Quarteroni – Search Computing, 2012 – Springer Abstract Natural language interfaces to data services will be a key technology to access unstructured data repositories in a natural way. This involves solving the complex problem of recognizing relevant services given an ambiguous, potentially ungrammatical natural … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

TANLION–TAmil Natural Language Interface for Querying ONtologies VA Ramachandran, I Krishnamurthi – Semantic Technology, 2014 – Springer Abstract An ontology contains numerous information in a formal way which cannot be easily understood by casual users. Rendering a natural language interface to ontologies will be more useful for such users, as it allows them to retrieve the necessary information without … Related articles Cite Save

A controlled Natural Language Interface to Class Models M Naeem, IS Bajwa, MA Naeem, AA Chaudhri, S Ali – 2011 – aut.researchgateway.ac.nz The available approaches for automatically generating class models from natural language (NL) software requirements specifications (SRS) exhibit less accuracy due to informal nature of NL such as English. In the automated class model generation, a higher accuracy can be … Related articles Cite Save

SMS based Natural Language Interface for Locating Health Care Service Providers R Banga, A Langer, A Mittal, P Sondhi – 2010 – mgovworld.org Abstract: In this paper we present an implementation strategy for an automated system to address the problem of locating a health care provider. The solution that we propose is designed to strengthen and complement the weak health systems existing at the time of … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

A Vietnamese Natural Language Interface to Database DT Nguyen, TD Hoang, SB Pham – Semantic Computing (ICSC) …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Language Interface to a survey database for individuals and businesses who want to know economic information from economic surveys. We carry out analysis of various Vietnamese question types and investigate the stability of our approach using GATE framework and R … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Negation query handling engine for natural language interfaces to ontologies R Iqbal, MAA Murad, MH Selamat… – Information Retrieval & …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org The proposed engine is evaluated using the Mooney data set and was found to comply and satisfy with most of the negation queries in the data set. The implementation of the proposed negation query handling engine can bring considerable improvements in natural … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

A Dynamic Form-Based Natural Language Interface to Data Warehouse Question Answering QU Nisa, F Majeed – IJCCER, 2013 – ijccer.org Abstract Forms-based query interfaces are widely used to access databases as they provide selectable options for building query. The data warehouses are used for decision-making by executives of enterprises who are commonly non-technical. Form-based interface can … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

A German Natural Language Interface for Semantic Search I Deines, D Krechel – Semantic Technology, 2013 – Springer Abstract Semantic data is the key for an efficient information retrieval. It relies on a well- defined structure and enables automated processing. Therefore, more and more ontologies are specified, extended and interlinked. By now, only the query language SPARQL … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Conceptual modeling of online entertainment programming guide for natural language interface H Chang – Natural Language Processing and Information Systems, 2010 – Springer Abstract This paper describes a new novel approach to the conceptual modeling of text- based electronic programming guide (EPG) for broadcast TV programs by using a large text corpus constructed from the EPG metadata source. Two empirical experiments are carried … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

Semantic search processing in natural language interface NM Sharef, SAM Noah – Computing and Convergence …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract—Natural language interface (NLI) allows user to communicate with the semantic knowledge base through natural language (NL). However, several challenges exist such as understanding user’s intention in the query and matching the elements in the query with … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Toward a Cooperative Natural Language Query Interface for Biological Databases HM Jamil – Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), 2011 IEEE …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … This materialized view [1] based alternative has been proven to be expensive and complicated. In this paper, we argue that universal and ad hoc access to community biological databases can be facilitated through natural language interfaces to counter interface constraints. … Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Wisdom media “CAIWA Channel” based on natural language interface agent T Henmi, S Huang, F Ren – Natural Language Processing and …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract: Based on the breakthroughs in natural language interface agent” CAIW A,” web content distribution platform” CAIW A Channel” has been built for both PC and smatphone clients. The platform is regarded as wisdom media, since it seeks for providing information … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save

Natural Language Interfaces for DataWarehouses N Kuchmann-Beauger… – Actes des 8èmes …, 2012 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr Abstract. Data warehouses process a huge mass of data, that are often modeled in a way humans hardly understand. In order to make the search paradigm more accessible to end users, some efforts have been made in the field of Business Intelligence. However, … Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Intelligent Natural Language Interface for web-based information retrieval R Khokale, M Atique – Information Communication and …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract—This paper deals with the design of Natural Language Interface for Web-based information Retrieval. In this model, natural language query is analysed for understanding its meaning and depending on its meaning, the most relevant documents are retrieved from … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save

Natural language interfaces to databases: an analysis of the state of the art RA Pazos R, JJ González B, MA Aguirre L… – Recent Advances on …, 2013 – Springer Abstract People constantly make decisions based on information, most of which is stored in databases. Accessing this information requires the use of query languages to databases such as SQL. In order to avoid the difficulty of using these languages for users who are not … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

A WordNet-based natural language interface to relational databases H Li, Y Shi – … and Automation Engineering (ICCAE), 2010 The …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org WordNet-based natural language interface to relational databases which allows end-users to access and query information in database with a natural language. In order to strengthen the reliability and the user-friendliness of the system, our approach integrates WordNet as … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Enriching Document Features for Effective Information Retrieval using Natural Language Query Interface A Shingala, P Virparia – International Journal of IT, Engineering and …, 2012 – irjcjournals.org … The other application include generation of various indexed for publication at the end of books or documents. Keywords Document Features, Natural language Interface, Document Indexes, Information Retrieval, Database INTRODUCTION … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

Building a Natural Language Interface for the ATNF Pulsar Database for Speeding up Execution of Complex Queries R Tang, F Jenet, S Rangel… – Bulletin of the American …, 2010 – adsabs.harvard.edu Abstract Until now, there has been no available natural language interfaces (NLI’s) for querying a database of pulsars (rotating neutron stars emitting radiation at regular intervals). Currently, pulsar records are retrieved through an HTML form accessible via the Australia … Cite Save

Information Retrieval using Natural Language Interfaces M Sreenivasulu – International Journal of Computer Applications, 2014 – ijcaonline.com Abstract In Database Management System (DBMS) is collection of interrelated data and set of programs to access and modify the data. In Relational DBMS (RDBMS), data is organized inform of tables. In order to retrieve information from the database, the end user requires … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

How to deal with natural language interfaces in a geolocation context (draft paper, never published) MA Abchir, I Truck, A Pappa – 2013 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr In the geolocation field where high-level programs and low-level devices coexist, it is often difficult to find a friendly user interface to configure all the parameters. The challenge addressed in this paper is to propose intuitive and simple, thus natural language … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Issues and challenges in semantic question answering through natural language interface. N Mohd Sharef, M Noah, S Azman… – Journal of Next …, 2013 – psasir.upm.edu.my Semantic question answering demand different processing compared to the common information retrieval based question answering method because the semantic knowledge base is stored in the triples form. However, manipulating the knowledge requires … Cite Save More

A Portable Menuguided Natural Language Interface to Knowledge Bases for Querytool M Trevisan – 2010 – inf.unibz.it Abstract Menubased natural language interfaces to databases are software systems that allow their users to edit a query by composing fragments of generated natural language. The fragments available for this purpose are provided by the system through contextual menus … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

{AskMe*}: Reducing the costs of adoption, portability and learning process in a natural language interface to query databases M LLOPIS, A FERRANDEZ – Copenhagen studies in language, 2011 – cat.inist.fr Résumé/Abstract This paper describes the underlying design concepts and techniques that are being used in {AskMe*}; a database-independent template-driven natural language interface to query databases aid by domain-specific query authoring services, enabling … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save

Handling Ambiguity Problems of Natural Language Interface for Question Answering Answering Answering O Al-Harbi, S Jusoh, N Norwawi – 2012 – ijcsi.org Abstract The Natural language question (NLQ) processing module is considered a fundamental component in the natural language interface of a Question Answering (QA) system, and its quality impacts the performance of the overall QA system. The most difficult … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions Cite Save More

[BOOK] Computer-Assisted Language Learning for Deaf Children: a Natural Language Interface System R Ward – 2010 – books.google.com Originally a dissertation for the degree of Master of Science in the Department of Computation, UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology), UK, 1981. This is a scanned copy of the original, January 2010. The dissertation specifies a … All 2 versions Cite Save

Development of a Graphics Ontology for Natural Language Interfaces M Niknam – 2010 – mspace.lib.umanitoba.ca The overall context of this thesis research is to explore natural language as a medium to interact with computer software in the graphics domain, eg programs like MS Paint or OpenGL. A core element of most natural language understanding systems is an ontology, … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Design and Implementation of a Chinese Natural Language Interface to Databases L HAO, W ZHANG, C YUAN – Computer Technology and …, 2010 – en.cnki.com.cn How to solve queries with flexible forms in order to improve the usability of NLIDB, is a goal in the research on the Chinese natural language queries. Design and implement an interface for database query in Chinese, the system adopts semantic dependent tree as … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save More

Hardware Natural Language Interface AC Dimopoulos, C Pavlatos… – … Federation for Information …, 2010 – dl.ifip.org Abstract n this paper an efficient architecture for natural language processing is presented, implemented in hardware using FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays). The system can receive sentences belonging to a subset of Natural Languages (NL) from the internet or as … Cite Save More

Natural Language Interface for Student Information System (NLSIS) A Shingala, R Chavda, P Virparia – PRAJNA-Journal of Pure and …, 2011 – spuvvn.edu ABSTRACT Any computer system that interacts with user has a high utility value and ease. Natural Language Interface is a concept for making computer interface with a user who wants to retrieve the information from a computer database with its own language rather … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

A natural language interface for a music database J Diz Pico – 2011 – publications.lib.chalmers.se We present an interface for a music database in which the user asks questions and the system replies with the exact information desired. Natural language parsing with the Grammatical Framework was used for input and output processing as to offer multilingual … Related articles Cite Save More

[BOOK] Deep processing for a portable natural language interface to databases D Goss-Grubbs, EM Adviser-Bender – 2010 – dl.acm.org Abstract Locutus is a portable natural language interface to databases (NLIDB), allowing end users to query a relational database using unrestricted natural language questions. End- user input is parsed into syntactic analyses. Although the current implementation makes … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Rapid prototyping of application-oriented natural language interfaces T Mészáros, T Dobrowiecki – Information Technology Interfaces …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract. The interface between humans and computers is an ever critical issue due to the increased complexity of computerized systems and the wide variety of problems they solve. Controlled natural languages might prove a promising medium between humans and … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Natural Language Interface for Well Data Management and Operational Efficiency Estimation P Shamoi – Global Journal on Technology, 2013 – world-education-center.org Abstract Nowadays, oil and gas industry transforms to the new stage of development. Particularly, it is becoming more relevant to precisely determinate the cost value of oil for each particular well and take measures to improve its efficiency. This real-world problem … All 2 versions Cite Save More

Interactive English Natural Language Interface to Generate SQL Query SA Abdiesfandani – International Conference on …, 2012 – ebooks.asmedigitalcollection.asme. … Using query language for transaction with database is always a professional and complicated problem. This complication causes the users usage of data existing in database limits to use definite reports there are in some pre implemented Softwares. To the … Cite Save

Intelligent natural language interface RS Khokale, MT Rana – Proceedings of the International Conference and …, 2010 – dl.acm.org Abstract Human voice has been the focus of study for different areas of science. As research shows, much interest already exists in the electronics research community for developing and integrating speech technology to a variety of applications, ranging from voice- … Cite Save

System And Method For Providing A Natural Language Interface To A Database R Vandervoort – 2011 – lw20.com Abstract: A system and method for providing a natural language interface to a database or the Internet. The method provides a response from a database to a natural language query. The method comprises receiving a user query, extracting key data from the user query, … Cite Save More

Semantic Based Smarter Natural Language Interface for Database K NIRANJAN – 2011 – computerscijournal.org ABSTRACT The paper presents semantics based search paradigm to be embedded in Natural Language Interface (NLI) systems. The classical Information Retrieval (IR) models were based on lexical mapping and approximation based searches which suffered from … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Semantic model for improving the performance of natural language interfaces to databases RA Pazos R, JJ González B, MA Aguirre L – Advances in Artificial …, 2011 – Springer Abstract Despite the fact that since the late 60s many Natural Language Interfaces to Databases (NLIDBs) have been developed, up to now many problems continue, which prevent the translation process from natural language to SQL to be totally successful. … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

An Approach for Developing Natural Language Interface to Databases Using Data Synonyms Tree and Syntax State Table R Khamis – Innovations in Computing Sciences and Software …, 2010 – Springer Abstract The basic idea addressed in this research is developing a generic, dynamic, and domain independent natural language interface to databases. The approach consists of two phases; configuration phase and operation phase. The former builds data synonyms tree … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Learning Natural Language Interfaces over Expresive Meaning Representation Languages J Granberg – 2010 – cs.umu.se Abstract This thesis focuses on learning natural language interfaces using synchronous grammars, ?-calculus and statistical modeling of parse probabilities. A major focus of the thesis has been to replicate Mooney and Wong’s ?-WASP [1 7] algorithm and implement it … Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save More