Paper: Designing And Testing Linguistic Development Phases In Machine Translation Project

ACL ID C88-1079
Title Designing And Testing Linguistic Development Phases In Machine Translation Project
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1988
Authors

2b. Lexical coverage An aspect of linguistic coverage which has not been treated above is the lexical coverage. The lexical items are of course taken from the corpus of the second phase of EUROTRA. But a definition of lexical coverage consists in more than just defining the vocabulary: it also consists in defining the content of the dictionary, the number of readings to be distinguished, the feature system to be used. The reason that the vocabulary and its number of readings cannot be seen as being defined by the corpus text itself is that this would be too specific and hence too unsystematic, i.e. not easily extensible. Here the question of extensibility may be a little different than for the grammar. Extensibility of a lexicon in terms of adding new items, using the same features as in a...