Paper: Completion Of Japanese Sentences By Inferring Function Words From Content Words

ACL ID C88-1059
Title Completion Of Japanese Sentences By Inferring Function Words From Content Words
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1988
Authors

A method of generating a Japanese sentence by inferring function words from content words using valency pa~terns is presented. A procedure for selecting an appropriate function word, on the assumption that correct content words have been selected for a given phrase lattice, is described. A method ol ~ inferring a correct verb when verbs are recognized less accurately than nouns by the speech recognition system is described. Sentences are produced from content words as inputs by using the valency patterns ohtained from collected dialogue sentences in a restricted 1ask domain. Using the semantic features of preceding nouns and valency patterns allow a [airly restricted number of candidate verbs to be inferred. This method eliminates possible errors at the interface between speech recognition...