Paper: Word Phrase And Sentence

ACL ID P80-1038
Title Word Phrase And Sentence
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1980

for retrieval. A fifth study argues that analysis of existing natural language dictionaries can be expected to contribute importantly to what is needed for text understanding programs. The final study is an experiment with a sentence level translator applied to a large German-English translation task. These two studies are primarily concerned with analysis of language at the sentence level. The most glamourous areas of natural language research are at levels above the sentence, concerned with dialogues and discourse, frequently disdainful of morphological or even grammatical analysis in their search for effective structures for understanding what the discourse is about. Scripts, frames, stereotypes, schemas are all studied in these areas; and often morphological and gra~natical analysis i...