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ACL
1997
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Choosing the Word Most Typical in Context Using a Lexical Co-Occurrence Network
This paper presents a partial solution to a component of the problem of lexical choice: choosing the synonym most typical, or expected, in context. We apply a new statistical appr...
Philip Edmonds
ACL
1997
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Representing Paraphrases Using Synchronous TAGs
This paper looks at representing paraphrases using the formalism of Synchronous TAGs; it looks particularly at comparisons with machine translation and the modifications it is nec...
Marc Dras
ACL
1997
11 years 11 months ago
Deriving Verbal and Compositional Lexical Aspect for NLP Applications
Verbal and compositional lexical aspect provide the underlying temporal structure of events. Knowledge of lexical aspect, e.g., (a)telicity, is therefore required for interpreting...
Bonnie J. Dorr, Mari Broman Olsen
ACL
1997
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Similarity-Based Methods for Word Sense Disambiguation
We compare four similarity-based estimation methods against back-off and maximum-likelihood estimation methods on a pseudo-word sense disambiguation task in which we controlled f...
Ido Dagan, Lillian Lee, Fernando C. N. Pereira
ACL
1997
11 years 11 months ago
Integrating Symbolic and Statistical Representations: The Lexicon Pragmatics Interface
We describe a formal framework for interpretation of words and compounds in a discourse context which integrates a symbolic lexicon/grammar, word-sense probabilities, and a pragma...
Ann A. Copestake, Alex Lascarides
ACL
1997
11 years 11 months ago
Three Generative, Lexicalised Models for Statistical Parsing
In this paper we first propose a new statistical parsing model, which is a generative model of lexicalised context-free grammar. We then extend the model to include a probabilisti...
Michael Collins
ACL
1997
11 years 11 months ago
Tracking Initiative in Collaborative Dialogue Interactions
In this paper, we argue for the need to distinguish between task and dialogue initiatives, and present a model for tracking shifts in both types of initiatives in dialogue interac...
Jennifer Chu-Carroll, Michael K. Brown
ACL
1997
11 years 11 months ago
A Structured Language Model
A new language model for speech recognition inspired by linguistic analysis is presented. The model develops hidden hierarchical structure incrementally and uses it to extract mea...
Ciprian Chelba
ACL
1997
11 years 11 months ago
An Alignment Method for Noisy Parallel Corpora based on Image Processing Techniques
This paper presents a new approach to bitext correspondence problem (BCP) of noisy bilingual corpora based on image processing (IP) techniques. By using one of several ways of est...
Jason S. Chang, Mathis H. M. Chen
ACL
1997
11 years 11 months ago
Co-evolution of Language and of the Language Acquisition Device
A new account of parameter setting during grammatical acquisition is presented in terms of Generalized Categorial Grammar embedded in a default inheritance hierarchy, providing a ...
Ted Briscoe
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