Paper: Translation Great Problem - On The Problem Of Inserting Articles When Translating From Russian Into Swedish

ACL ID C90-2023
Title Translation Great Problem - On The Problem Of Inserting Articles When Translating From Russian Into Swedish
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1990
Authors

concept. So discourse referents nmst be understood as cognitive entities existing in the mental world. In the program for referent tracking discussed below, a distinction is drawn between nominal referents - alluding to objects: cats, unicorns etc. - roughly, to things which can be pointed out by non-linguistic means, in potential (unicorns may be pointed out on a picture or drawn) and "event referents" - referents of whole predications or predicative (verbal) NPs. "Event referents" correspond to situations;, actions or relations between objects. This distinction is not unproblematic (there are obviously borderline cases), but it is useful for translation purposes, since definiteness may be triggered not only by an NP, but also by a predication as a whole. As will be shown below, the rules...