Paper: A Text Input Front-end Processor as an Information Access Platform

ACL ID C98-1053
Title A Text Input Front-end Processor as an Information Access Platform
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1998
Authors

This paper presents a practical foreign language writing support tool which makes it much easier to utilize dictionary and example sentence resources. Like a Kana-Kanji conversion front-end processor used to input Japanese language text, this tool is also implemented as a front-end processor and can be combined with a wide variety of applications. A morphological analyzer automatically extracts key words from text as it is being input into the tool, and these words are used to locate information relevant to the input text. This information is then automatically displayed to the user. With this tool, users can concentrate better on their writing because much less interruption of their work is required for the consulting of dictionaries or for the retrieval of reference se...