Paper: Covington Variations

ACL ID D07-1125
Title Covington Variations
Venue Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
Session Main Conference
Year 2007
Authors
  • Svetoslav Marinov (University of Skovde, Skovde Sweden; Goteborg University, Goteborg Sweden)

Three versions of the Covington algorithm for non-projective dependency parsing have been tested on the ten different languages for the Multilingual track of the CoNLL- X Shared Task. The results were achieved by using only information about heads and daughters as features to guide the parser which obeys strict incrementality.