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ACL
1994
12 years 3 months ago
Decision Lists for Lexical Ambiguity Resolution: Application to Accent Restoration in Spanish and French
This paper presents a statistical decision procedure for lexical ambiguity resolution. The algorithm exploits both local syntactic patterns and more distant collocational evidence...
David Yarowsky
ACL
1994
12 years 3 months ago
An Automatic Treebank Conversion Algorithm for Corpus Sharing
An automatic treebank conversion method is proposed in this paper to convert a treebank into another treebank. A new treebank associated with a different grammar can be generated ...
Jong-Nae Wang, Jing-Shin Chang, Keh-Yih Su
ACL
1994
12 years 3 months ago
Dual-Coding Theory and Connectionist Lexical Selection
We introduce the bilingual dual-coding theory as a model for bilingual mental representation. Based on this model, lexical selection neural networks are implemented for a connecti...
Ye-Yi Wang
ACL
1994
12 years 3 months ago
Discourse Obligations in Dialogue Processing
We show that in modeling social interaction, particularly dialogue, the attitude of obligation can be a useful adjunct to the popularly considered attitudes of belief, goal, and i...
David R. Traum, James F. Allen
ACL
1994
12 years 3 months ago
A Corpus-Based Approach to Automatic Compound Extraction
An automatic compound retrieval method is proposed to extract compounds within a text message. It uses n-gram mutual information, relative frequency count and parts of speech as t...
Keh-Yih Su, Ming-Wen Wu, Jing-Shin Chang
ACL
1994
12 years 3 months ago
Precise N-Gram Probabilities from Stochastic Context-Free Grammars
We present an algorithm for computing n-gram probabilities from stochastic context-free grammars, a procedure that can alleviate some of the standard problems associated with n-gr...
Andreas Stolcke, Jonathan Segal
ACL
1994
12 years 3 months ago
A Stochastic Finite-State Word-Segmentation Algorithm for Chinese
We present a stochastic finite-state model for segmenting Chinese text into dictionary entries and productively derived words, and providing pronunciations for these words; the me...
Richard Sproat, Chilin Shih, William Gale, Nancy C...
ACL
1994
12 years 3 months ago
Part-of-Speech Tagging using a Variable Memory Markov Model
Wepresent a new approachtodisambiguatingsyntactically ambiguous words in context, based on Variable Memory Markov (VMM) models. In contrast to xed-length Markovmodels,whichpredict...
Hinrich Schütze, Yoram Singer
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