Publications
Authors:
  • Marc Dymetman
Citation:
DocEng, ACM Symposium on Document Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin October 28 - 30 2004.
Abstract:
We present an approach to controlled document authoring that significantly extends the functionality of existing methods by allowing bottom-up and top-down specifications to be freely mixed. A finite-state automaton is
used to represent the partial, evolving, description of the document during authoring. Using a generalization of chart-parsing techniques to FSAs rather than fixed input strings, we show how the authoring system is able to automatically detect the consequences of the choices already made by author so as to only propose for the next authoring steps choices which may probably lead to a globally valid document.
Year:
2004
Report number:
2004/029
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