Paper: Classification Of Modality Function And Its Application To Japanese Language Analysis

ACL ID P85-1004
Title Classification Of Modality Function And Its Application To Japanese Language Analysis
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1985
Authors

This paper proposes an analysis method for Japanese modality. In this purpose, meaning of Japanese modality is classified into four semantic categories and the role of it is formalized into five modality functions. Based on these formalizations, information and constraints to be applied to the modality analysis procedure are specified. Then by combining these investigations with case analysis, the analysis method is proposed. This analysis method has been applied to Japanese analysis for machine translation.