[CEUR Workshop Proceedings] Vol-448

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CNL 2009
Workshop on Controlled Natural Language

Pre-Proceedings of the Workshop on Controlled Natural Language (CNL 2009)

Marettimo Island, Italy, 8-10 June, 2009

Edited by

Norbert E. Fuchs

University of Zurich
Department of Informatics and Institute of Computational Linguistics

Table of Contents


  1. Discourse-Based Reasoning for Controlled Natural Languages
    Andrew Potter
  2. Editing OWL through Generated CNL
    Richard Power, Robert Stevens, Donia Scott, Alan Rector
  3. Implementing Controlled Languages in GF
    Aarne Ranta, Krasimir Angelov
  4. How to Evaluate Controlled Natural Languages
    Tobias Kuhn
  5. Controlled Natural Language for Clinical Practice Guidelines
    Richard N. Shiffman, George Michel, Michael Krauthammer, Norbert E. Fuchs, Kaarel Kaljurand, Tobias Kuhn
  6. Anaphora Resolution Involving Interactive Knowledge Acquisition
    Rolf Schwitter
  7. Talking Rabbit: A User Evaluation of Sentence Production
    Paula Engelbrecht, Glen Hart, Catherine Dolbear
  8. Paraphrasing Controlled English Texts
    Kaarel Kaljurand
  9. The Naproche Project: Controlled Natural Language Proof Checking of Mathematical Texts
    M. Cramer, P. Koepke, D. Kühlwein, B. Schröder, J. Veldman
  10. Rabbit to OWL: Ontology Authoring with a CNL-Based Tool
    Ronald Denaux, Vania Dimitrova, Anthony G. Cohn, Catherine Dolbear, Glen Hart
  11. Comparison of Alternatives to Strict Source Control: A Case Study with -ing Words
    Nora Aranberri, Johann Roturier
  12. Towards Processable Afrikaans
    Laurette Pretorius, Rolf Schwitter
  13. Controlled Natural Language for Semantic Annotation
    Brian Davis, Pradeep Varma, Siegfried Handschuh, Laura Dragan, Hamish Cunningham
  14. A Controlled Language for the Specification of Contracts
    Gordon J. Pace, Michael Rosner
  15. Polysemy in Controlled Natural Language Texts
    Normunds Gruzitis, Guntis Barzdins
  16. Simulation-Based Communication Tool: An Enabler for Collaborative Decision Making
    Paul Stynes, Declan O Sullivan, Owen Conlan
  17. A Controlled Natural Language Interface for Semantic Media Wiki Using the Rabbit Language
    Jie Bao, Paul R. Smart, Dave Braines, Nigel R. Shadbolt
  18. Computational Complexity of Controlled Natural Languages
    Ian Pratt-Hartmann
  19. SBVR's Approach to Controlled Natural Language
    Silvie Spreeuwenberg, Keri Anderson Healy
  20. Exploring Controlled English Ontology-Based Data Access
    Camilo Thorne, Diego Calvanese
  21. Naturalness vs. Predictability: A Key Debate in Controlled Languages
    Peter Clark, Phil Harrison, William R. Murray, John Thompson
  22. A Controlled Fragment of DRT
    Johan Bos

28-Apr-2009: submitted by Norbert E. Fuchs
28-Apr-2009: published on CEUR-WS.org