Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing

Selected Papers from RANLP ’95

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| University of Wolverhampton
| University of Edinburgh
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This volume is based on contributions from the First International Conference on “Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing” (RANLP’95) held in Tzigov Chark, Bulgaria, 14-16 September 1995. This conference was one of the most important and competitively reviewed conferences in Natural Language Processing (NLP) for 1995 with submissions from more than 30 countries. Of the 48 papers presented at RANLP’95, the best (revised) papers have been selected for this book, in the hope that they reflect the most significant and promising trends (and latest successful results) in NLP.
The book is organised thematically and the contributions are grouped according to the traditional topics found in NLP: morphology, syntax, grammars, parsing, semantics, discourse, grammars, generation, machine translation, corpus processing and multimedia. To help the reader find his/her way, the authors have prepared an extensive index which contains major terms used in NLP; an index of authors which lists the names of the authors and the page numbers of their paper(s); a list of figures; and a list of tables.
This book will be of interest to researchers, lecturers and graduate students interested in Natural Language Processing and more specifically to those who work in Computational Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics and Machine Translation.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 136]  1997.  xii, 472 pp.
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Table of Contents
Editors’ foreword
ix–xi
1. Morphology and syntax
Some linguistic, computational and statistical implications of lexical grammars
Aravind K. Joshi
3–14
Case and word order in English and German
Allan Ramsey and Reinhard Schäler
15–33
An optimised algorithm for data oriented parsing
Khalil Sima’an
35–46
Parsing repairs
Marcel Cori, Michel de Fornel and Jean-Marie Marandin
47–58
Parsing for targeted errors in controlled languages
Matthew F. Hurst
59–70
Applicative and combinatiry categorical grammar (from syntax to functional semantics)
Ismail Biskri and Jean-Pierre Desclés
71–84
ParseTalk about textual ellipsis
Udo Hahn and Michael Strube
85–96
Improving a robust morphological analyser using lexical transducers
Iñaki Alegria, Xabier Artola and Kepa Sarasola
97–108
2. Semantics disambiguation
Context-sensitive word distance by adaptive scaling of a semantic space
Hideki Kozima and Akira Ito
111–124
Towards a sublanguage-based semantic clustering algorithm
M. Victoria Arranz, Ian Radford, Sophia Ananiadou and Junichi Tsujii
125–136
Contexts and categories: Tuning a general purpose verb classification to sublanguages
Roberto Basili, Michelangelo Della Rocca, Maria Teresa Pazienza and Paola Velardi
137–148
Concept-driven search algotithm incorporating semantic interpretation and speech recognition
Akito Nagai, Yasushi Ishikawa and Kunio Nakajima
149–160
A proposal for word sense disambiguation using conceptual distance
Eneko Agirre and German Rigau
161–172
A episodic memory for understanding and learning
Olivier Ferret and Brigitte Grau
173–184
Ambiguities and ambiguity labelling: Towards ambiguity data bases
Christian Boitet and Mutsuko Tomokiyo
185–209
3. Discourse
Incorporating discourse aspects in English — Polish MT
Małgorzata E. Styś and Stefan S. Zemke
213–223
Two engines are better than one: Generating more power and confidence in the search for the antecedent
Ruslan Mitkov
225–234
Effects of grammatical annotation on a topic identification task
Tadashi Nomoto
235–246
Discourse constraints on theme selection
Wiebke Ramm
247–258
Discerning relevant information in discoursing using TFA
Geert-Jan M. Kruijff and Jan Schaake
259–270
4. Generation
Approximate chart generation from non-hierarchical representations
Nicolas Nicolov, Chris Mellish and Graeme D. Ritchie
273–294
Example-based optimisation of surface-generation tables
Christer Samuelsson
295–315
Semtence generation by pattern matching: The problem of syntactic choice
Michael Zock
317–352
An empirical study on the generation of descriptions for nominal anaphors in Chinese
Ching-Long Yeh and Chris Mellish
353–364
Generation of multilingual explanations from conceptual graphs
Kalina Bontcheva
365–374
5. Corpus processing and applications
Machine translation: productivity and conventionality of language
Junichi Tsujii
377–392
Connectionist F-structure transfer
Ye-Yi Wang and Alex Waibel
393–404
Acquisition of translation rules from parallel corpora
Yuji Matsumoto and Mihoko Kitamura
405–416
Clause recognition in the framework of alignment
Harris V. Papageorgiou
417–425
Bilingual vocabulary estimation from noisy parallel corpora using variable bag estimation
Daniel B. Jones and Harold Somers
427–437
A HMM part-of-speech tagger for Korean with wordphrasal relations
Jung Ho Shin, Young S. Han and Key-Sun Choi
439–449
A multimodal environment for telecommunication specifications
Ivan Bretan, Måns Engstedt and Björn Gambäck
451–462
List and addresses of contributors
463–467
Index of subjects and terms
469–474
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