Paper: Detection Of Japanese Homophone Errors By A Decision List Including A Written Word As A Default Evidence

ACL ID E99-1024
Title Detection Of Japanese Homophone Errors By A Decision List Including A Written Word As A Default Evidence
Venue Annual Meeting of The European Chapter of The Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1999
Authors

In this paper, we propose a practical method to detect Japanese homophone errors in Japanese texts. It is very important to detect homophone errors in Japanese revision systems because Japanese texts suffer from homophone errors frequently. In order to detect ho- mophone errors, we have only to solve the homophone problem. We can use the decision list to do it because the homo- phone problem is equivalent to the word sense disambiguation problem. However, the homophone problem is different from the word sense disambiguation problem because the former can use the written word but the latter cannot. In this pa- per, we incorporate the written word into the original decision list by obtaining the identifying strength of the written word. The improved decision list can raise the F-measure of e...