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    Domain-oriented two-stage aggregation: generating baseball play-by-play narratives 

    Baldwin, James; Songsak Channarukul (2015)

    This paper presents an end-to-end natural language generation system that performs aggregation in two stages: the first takes advantage of the information implicit in the source knowledge base in order to aggregate event components into complex sentences. The second stage examines the developing context of the text in order to aggregate similar adjacent events into more fluent text. The source knowledge base is the Retrosheet collection of play-by-play baseball scoresheets encoded in machine-readable form. The output is reasonably fluent ...