Paper: A Freely Available Wide Coverage Morphological Analyzer For English

ACL ID C92-3145
Title A Freely Available Wide Coverage Morphological Analyzer For English
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors

This paper presents a morphological lexicon for English that handle more than 317000 inflected forms derived from over 90000 stems. The lexicon is available in two formats. The first can be used by an implementation of a two-level processor for morphological analysis (Kart- tunen and Wittenhurg, 1983; Antworth, 1990). The second, derived from the first one for efficiency rea- sons, consists of a disk-based database using a UNIX hash table facility (Seltzer and Yigit, 1991). We also built an X Window tool to facilitate the maintenance and browsing of the lexicon. The package is ready to be integrated into an natural language application such as a parser through hooks written in Lisp and C. To our knowledge, this package is the only available free English morphological analyzer with very wid...