Paper: Empirical Investigation Of German Word Derivation With The Aid Of A Computer

ACL ID C69-3001
Title Empirical Investigation Of German Word Derivation With The Aid Of A Computer
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1969
Authors

The contribution reports results from about four years of research about German word derivation. The aim of the project is twofold: to find out facts about word derivation, especially about the produc- tivity of "open" derivation patterns, and to test the utility of the computer as a tool in linguistic research of this type, the latter being planned as a demonstration for German traditionally minded philo- logists rather than for the international linguistic community with ample computational experience, l) In this paper, I will neither deal with formal as- pects (formalisation) of the grammar used nor with programming, but only with linguistic and data-orien- ted aspects in the following order: ±erminology and linguistic notions; source of data; homography and derivation by "zero-affix";...