Paper: Translation-Based Projection for Multilingual Coreference Resolution

ACL ID N12-1090
Title Translation-Based Projection for Multilingual Coreference Resolution
Venue Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2012
Authors

To build a coreference resolver for a new language, the typical approach is to first coreference-annotate documents from this tar- get language and then train a resolver on these annotated documents using supervised learn- ing techniques. However, the high cost asso- ciated with manually coreference-annotating documents needed by a supervised approach makes it difficult to deploy coreference tech- nologies across a large number of natural lan- guages. To alleviate this corpus annotation bottleneck, we examine a translation-based projection approach to multilingual corefer- ence resolution. Experimental results on two target languages demonstrate the promise of our approach.