Knowledge representation and natural language generation in a biology e-textbook
Eva Banik, Chief Executive Officer,Computational Linguistics ltd,London, U.K..
Inquire is a new type of electronic textbook that is integrated with a reasoning system and a rich biology knowledge base, allowing it to answer a variety of questions. It offers new ways for students to explore and interact with educational materials, and ultimately, improve their understanding of biology. In this talk, we will give a brief overview of the system, and then narrow our focus to two aspects -- (a) The representation of sentences from the textbook in the knowledge base, and (b) The presentation of answers to students