Publication details [#12515]

Friburger, Nathalie. 2006. Linguistique et reconnaissance automatique de noms propres [Linguistics and automatic recognition of proper names]. In Grass, Thierry, John Humbley and Jean-Louis Vaxelaire, eds. La traduction des noms propres [ The translation of proper names]. Special issue of Meta. Journal des Traducteurs, Translators' Journal 51 (4): 637–650.
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This article presents the linguistic aspects used by computer scientists to create systems to automatically recognize proper names. Those systems must locate correctly proper names, but moreover, they must give a categorization (places, person, organisations …). The author shows the different clues and difficulties linked to this task.
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