Paper: McDonnell Douglas Electronic Systems Company: Description Of The TEXUS System As Used For MUC-4

ACL ID M92-1029
Title McDonnell Douglas Electronic Systems Company: Description Of The TEXUS System As Used For MUC-4
Venue Message Understanding Conference
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors

, "the home") and are compared by successively relaxing constraints on agreement, as in the syntactic and semantic passes . If the object being compared is the name "Garcia", then the first precedence for comparison will be other names such as "Roberto Garcia Alvarado" or "Garcia Alvarado" which contain the name "Garcia" . If none are found, a proper name is then matched with pronouns such as "he" or "him" . If that also fails, then "Garcia" is matched with abstrac t nouns such as "the attorney general". Time, location, and other concepts are compared similarly . One construction not currently handled by the discourse analyzer is the phrase "Merino's home ". The discourse analyzer does not yet link possessive nouns with other nouns in the corpus, which would help classify "Merino's home " ...