Paper: Dynamic Programming Method For Analyzing Conjunctive Structures In Japanese

ACL ID C92-1029
Title Dynamic Programming Method For Analyzing Conjunctive Structures In Japanese
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors

Parsing a long sentence is very difficult, since long sentences often have conjunctions which result in am- biguities. If the conjunctive structures existing in a long sentence can be analyzed correctly, ambiguities can be reduced greatly and a sentence can be parsed in a high successful rate. Since the prior part and the posterior part of a conjunctive structure have a similar structure very often, finding two similar series of words is an essential point in solving this problem. Similarities of all pairs of words are calculated and then the two series of words which have the great- est sum of similarities are found by a technique of dynamic programming. We deal with not only con- junctive noun phrases, but also conjunctive predica- tive clauses created by "Renyoh chuushi-ho". We will ill...