Paper: Processing Homonyms In The Kana-To-Kanji Conversion

ACL ID C96-2206
Title Processing Homonyms In The Kana-To-Kanji Conversion
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1996
Authors

This paper I)roI)oses two new meth- ods to identify the correct meaning of Japanese honmnyms in text based on tile iloun:verb co-occIlrrenc( ~, ill a sentence which (:an be obtained easily from cor- pora. The first method uses the near co-occurrence data sets, which are con- structed from the above (:o-occurrence relation, to select the most fe~Lsible word among homonyms in the s(:ol)e of a sea> tence. Tile se(:ond uses the flu' co- occurrence data sets, which are con- strutted dynamically fl'om the near co- occurrence data sets in the course of processing input sentences, to select the most feasible word among homonyms ill the s(:ope of a sequence of sentences. An experiment of kana-to-kanfi(phonogran> to-ideograph) conversion has shown that the conversion is carried out at the ac- curacy...