Paper: Spectral Learning of Latent-Variable PCFGs

ACL ID P12-1024
Title Spectral Learning of Latent-Variable PCFGs
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2012
Authors

We introduce a spectral learning algorithm for latent-variable PCFGs (Petrov et al., 2006). Under a separability (singular value) condi- tion, we prove that the method provides con- sistent parameter estimates.