Paper: A General Computational Model For Word-Form Recognition And Production

ACL ID P84-1038
Title A General Computational Model For Word-Form Recognition And Production
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1984
Authors

A language independent model for recognition and production of word forms is presented. This "two-level model" is based on a new way of describing morpho- logical alternations. All rules describing the morphophonological variations are par- allel and relatively independent of each other. Individual rules are implemented as finite state automata, as in an earlier model due to Martin Kay and Ron Kaplan. The two-level model has been implemented as an operational computer programs in several places. A number of operational two-level descriptions have been written or are in progress (Finnish, English, Japanese, Rumanian, French, Swedish, Old Church Slavonic, Greek, Lappish, Arabic, Icelandic). The model is bidirectional and it is capable of both analyzing and syn- thesizing word-forms. I. Gener...