Paper: On UNL As The Future HTML Of The Linguistic Content And The Reuse Of Existing NLP Components In UNL-Related Applications With The Example Of A UNL-French Deconverter

ACL ID C00-2111
Title On UNL As The Future HTML Of The Linguistic Content And The Reuse Of Existing NLP Components In UNL-Related Applications With The Example Of A UNL-French Deconverter
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors

After 3 years of specifying the UNL (Universal Networking Language) language and prototyping deconverters I from more than 12 languages and enconverters for about 4, the UNL project has opened to the community by publishing the specifcations (v2.0) of the UNL language, intended to encode the meaning of NL utterances as semantic hypergraphs and to be used as a "pivot" representation in multilingual information and communication systems. A UNL document is an html document with special tags to delimit the utterances and their rendering in UNL and in all natural languages currently handled. UNL can be viewed as the future "html of the linguistic content". It is only an interface format, leading as well to the reuse of existing NLP components as to the development of original tools in a variety...