Paper: MITRE-Bedford: Description Of The ALEMBIC System As Used For MUC-4

ACL ID M92-1030
Title MITRE-Bedford: Description Of The ALEMBIC System As Used For MUC-4
Venue Message Understanding Conference
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors

lexical classes (e .g. , verbs in general). This allows for significant sharing of lexical information between lexical classes, and reduces the complexity of the lexicon . 217 Lexicon entries correspond to base stems, which are automatically expanded into the lexical forms that ar e actually used by the system. Our syntactic framework closely follows Steedman's combinatory categorial grammar s (CCG's), and as a result the expansion of a stem occurs along two dimensions . • Lexical word forms, that is, the surface forms of the stem . For count nouns this is just the singular and plural form of the noun; for main verbs, this includes the usual participial forms, tensed forms, and infinitive, as well as adjectival forms, and various nominalizations . • Lexical category types, that is, the...