Paper: Verbal Case Frame Acquisition From A Bilingual Corpus: Gradual Knowledge Acquisition

ACL ID C94-2116
Title Verbal Case Frame Acquisition From A Bilingual Corpus: Gradual Knowledge Acquisition
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
Authors

This paper describes acquisilion of English stillace case flames from a corpus, based on a gradual knowledge acqui- sition approach. To acquire and unambiguously accumu- late precise knowledge, the process is divided inln three steps which are assigned to the most appropriate processor: either a human or a computer. The data is prepared by hu- man workers and the knowledge is acquired and accumu- lated by a leaning program. By using this method, inconsis- tent hunmn judgement is minimized. The acquired case frames basically duplicate Imman work, but are more pre- cise and intelligible. 1 Gradual Knowledge Acquisition We have been developing an English-to-Japanese nut- chine translation (MT) system (i~t news reports in l-nglish (Aizawa T. , 1990) (Tanaka I I. , 1991) and have so far stud- t...