Paper: Toward Treating English Nominals Correctly

ACL ID P87-1020
Title Toward Treating English Nominals Correctly
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1987

We describe a program for assigning correct stress contours to nominals in English. It makes use of idiosyncratic knowledge about the stress behavior of various nominal types and general knowledge about English stress rules. We have also investigated the related issue of parsing complex nominals in English. The importance of this work and related research to the problem of text-to-speech is 'discussed.