Paper: A Logistic Regression Model of Determiner Omission in PPs

ACL ID C10-2064
Title A Logistic Regression Model of Determiner Omission in PPs
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Poster Session
Year 2010
Authors

The realization of singular count nouns without an acompanying determiner in- side a P (determinerless P, bare P, Preposition-Noun Combination) has re- cently attracted some interest in computa- tional linguistics. Yet, the relevant factors for determiner omision remain unclear, and conditions for determiner omision vary from language to language. We pre- sent a logistic regresion model of deter- miner omision in German based on data obtained by applying annotation mining to a large, automatically and manually annotated corpus. 1 The problem and how to deal with it Preposition-Noun Combinations (PNCs, some- times called determinerles Ps or bare Ps) minimaly consist of a preposition and a count noun in the singular that – despite requirements formulated elsewhere in the gra...