Paper: An Integrated Architecture For Shallow And Deep Processing

ACL ID P02-1056
Title An Integrated Architecture For Shallow And Deep Processing
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2002
Authors

We present an architecture for the integra- tion of shallow and deep NLP components which is aimed at flexible combination of different language technologies for a range of practical current and future appli- cations. In particular, we describe the inte- gration of a high-level HPSG parsing sys- tem with different high-performance shal- low components, ranging from named en- tity recognition to chunk parsing and shal- low clause recognition. The NLP com- ponents enrich a representation of natu- ral language text with layers of new XML meta-information using a single shared data structure, called the text chart. We de- scribe details of the integration methods, and show how information extraction and language checking applications for real- world German text benefit from a deep grammatical ...