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Experiments with a Higher-Order Projective Dependency Parser

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Experiments with a Higher-Order Projective Dependency Parser
We present experiments with a dependency parsing model defined on rich factors. Our model represents dependency trees with factors that include three types of relations between the tokens of a dependency and their children. We extend the projective parsing algorithm of Eisner (1996) for our case, and train models using the averaged perceptron. Our experiments show that considering higher-order information yields significant improvements in parsing accuracy, but comes at a high cost in terms of both time and memory consumption. In the multilingual exercise of the CoNLL-2007 shared task (Nivre et al., 2007), our system obtains the best accuracy for English, and the second best accuracies for Basque and Czech.
Xavier Carreras
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Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2007
Where EMNLP
Authors Xavier Carreras
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