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ACL
1998
8 years 8 months ago
Word Association and MI-TRigger-based Language Modeling
There exists strong word association in natural language. Based on mutual information, this paper proposes a new MI-Trigger-based modeling approach to capture the preferred relati...
Guodong Zhou, Kimteng Lua
ACL
1998
8 years 8 months ago
Dialect MT: A Case Study between Cantonese and Mandarin
Machine Translation (MT) need not be confined to inter-language activities. In this paper, we discuss inter-dialect MT in general and Cantonese-Mandarin MT in particular. Mandarin...
Xiaoheng Zhang
ACL
1998
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Using Chunk Based Partial Parsing of Spontaneous Speech in Unrestricted Domains for Reducing Word Error Rate in Speech Recogniti
In this paper, we present a chunk based partial parsing system for spontaneous, conversational speech in unrestricted domains. We show that the chunk parses produced by this parsi...
Klaus Zechner, Alex Waibel
ACL
1998
8 years 8 months ago
Automatic Construction of Frame Representations for Spontaneous Speech in Unrestricted Domains
This paper presents a system which automatically generates shallow semantic frame structures for conversational speech in unrestricted domains. We argue that such shallow semantic...
Klaus Zechner
ACL
1998
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Evaluation of Importance of Sentences based on Connectivity to Title
Takehiko Yoshimi, Toshiyuki Okunishi, Takahiro Yam...
ACL
1998
8 years 8 months ago
Some Properties of Preposition and Subordinate Conjunction Attachments
Determining the attachments of prepositions and subordinate conjunctions is a key problem in parsing natural language. This paper presents a trainable approach to making these att...
Alexander S. Yeh, Marc B. Vilain
ACL
1998
8 years 8 months ago
Combination of an Automatic and an Interactive Disambiguation Method
In natural language processing, many methods have been proposed to solve the ambiguity problems. In this paper, we propose a technique to combine a method of interactive disambigu...
Masaya Yamaguchi, Takeyuki Kojima, Nobuo Inui, Yos...
ACL
1998
8 years 8 months ago
A Model for Robust Processing of Spontaneous Speech by Integrating Viable Fragments
We describe the design and function of a robust processing component which is being developed for the Verbmobil speech translation system. Its task consists of collecting partial ...
Karsten L. Worm
ACL
1998
8 years 8 months ago
Word Sense Disambiguation using Optimised Combinations of Knowledge Sources
Word sense disambiguation algorithms, with few exceptions, have made use of only one lexical knowledge source. We describe a system which t)erforms word sense disambiguation on al...
Yorick Wilks, Mark Stevenson
ACL
1998
8 years 8 months ago
Head-Driven Generation with HPSG
As HPSG is head-driven, with clear semantic heads, semantic head-driven generation should be simple. We adapt van Noord's Prolog generator for use with an HPSG grammar in Pro...
Graham Wilcock, Yuji Matsumoto
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