Paper: Extraction And Verification Of KO-OU Expressions From Large Corpora

ACL ID P03-2032
Title Extraction And Verification Of KO-OU Expressions From Large Corpora
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session System Demonstration
Year 2003
Authors

In the Japanese language, as a predicate is placed at the end of a sentence, the con- tent of a sentence cannot be inferred until reaching the end. However, when the con- tent is complicated and the sentence is long, people want to know at an earlier stage in the sentence whether the content is negative, affirmative, or interrogative. In Japanese, the grammatical form called the KO-OU relation exists. The KO-OU relation is a kind of concord. If a KO ele- ment appears, then an OU element ap- pears in the latter part of a sentence. It is being pointed out that the KO-OU relation gives advance notice to the element that appears in the latter part of a sentence. In this paper, we present the method of ex- tracting automatically the KO-OU expres- sion data from large-scale electronic corpus and...