Paper: Collocations In Multilingual Generation

ACL ID E89-1018
Title Collocations In Multilingual Generation
Venue Annual Meeting of The European Chapter of The Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1989

We present a proposal for the structuring of collocation knowledge 1 in the lexicon of a multilingual generation system and show to what extent it can be used in the pro- cess of lexical selection. This proposal is part of Polygloss, a new research project on multilingual generation, and it has been inspired by work carried out in the S EM- SYN project (see e.g. [I~(~SNEtt 198812). The descriptive approach presented in this proposal is based on a combination of re- sults from recent lexicographical research and the application of Meaning-Text-Theory (MTT) (see e.g. [MEL'CUK et al. 1981], [MEL'CUK et al.