Paper: Parsing Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar

ACL ID P85-1021
Title Parsing Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1985

The Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar project (HPSG) is an English language database query system under development at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories. Unlike other product-oriented efforts in the natural lan- guage understanding field, the HPSG system was de- signed and implemented by linguists on the basis of recent theoretical developments. But, unlike other im- plementations of linguistic theories, this system is not a toy, as it deals with a variety of practical problems not covered in the theoretical literature. We believe that this makes the HPSG system,nique in its combination of linguistic theory and practical application. The HPSG system differs from its predecessor GPSG, reported on at the 1982 ACL meeting (Gawron et al. 119821), in four significant respects: syntax, lexi- cal r...