Paper: Parsiug In The Absence Of A Complete Lexicon

ACL ID P80-1027
Title Parsiug In The Absence Of A Complete Lexicon
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1980
Authors

For example, the KBMS parser has classes called SHIPS and PORTS. The KBMS pa~r starts with a moderate-size in-core lexicon (400 words); however, none of the larger database categories (SHIPS. PORTS, SItlPCLASSES. CARGOES) art stored in the in-core lexicon. Following is a tran~ript from a run of the KBMS parser. Thc input to the pa~er is in italics: annotations are in bbraces. ,.is izmir in italy? {"Italy" is known, from the in-core lexicon, to be a country. "|zmir" is unknown.} ) UNKNOWN TERM IZMIR ) POSSIBLE CATEGORII~: SIIIPS. PORTS. CARGOES {At the point where the word |ZMIR is encountered, any category which admits a name is possible. These include ships, ports, and cargoes.} ) FIN1SIIING PARSE ) POSSIBI.E CATEGORY FOR IZMIR, LEADING TO VALID PARSE: SHIPS. PORTS {When the parse is comp...