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  • System Name: MAGIC
  • Short Description: Multimedia Abstract Generation for Intensive Care data
  • System Builders: McKeown, Feiner, Jordan, Dalal, Pan, Shaw, Zhou, Chen, Concepcion[1]
  • Development Period: 1996–1997
  • Languages: English
  • Domain: medical
  • Theoretical framework: FUF
  • Forerunner: FUF


MAGIC (Multimedia Abstract Generation for Intensive Care data) is a real-time multimedia presentation system in the medical domain which generates concise and fluent spoken reports by incorporating prosody modeling for speech and advance linguistic constructions such as right-node raising and ellipsis.


  1. McKeown, K., Pan, S., Shaw, J., Jordan, D., & Allen, B. (1997). Language Generation for Multimedia Healthcare Briefings. Paper presented at Proc. of the Fifth ACL Conf. on ANLP. Bib
Facts about MAGICRDF feed
DescriptionMultimedia Abstract Generation for Intensive Care data  +
Domainmedical  +
Ended1997  +
ForerunnerFUF  +
FrameworkFUF  +
LanguageEnglish  +
NameMAGIC  +
Started1996  +
WorkerMcKeown  +, Feiner  +, Jordan  +, Dalal  +, Pan  +, Shaw  +, Zhou  +, Chen  +, and Concepcion  +
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