Paper: Robust Parsing Based On Discourse Information: Completing Partial Parses Of Ill-Formed Sentences On The Basis Of Discourse Information

ACL ID P95-1006
Title Robust Parsing Based On Discourse Information: Completing Partial Parses Of Ill-Formed Sentences On The Basis Of Discourse Information
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1995
Authors

In a consistent text, many words and phrases are repeatedly used in more than one sentence. When an identical phrase (a set of consecutive words) is repeated in different sentences, the constituent words of those sentences tend to be associated in identical modification patterns with identi- cal parts of speech and identical modifiee- modifier relationships. Thus, when a syntactic parser cannot parse a sentence as a unified structure, parts of speech and modifiee-modifier relationships among morphologically identical words in com- plete parses of other sentences within the same text provide useful information for obtaining partial parses of the sentence. In this paper, we describe a method for completing partial parses by maintaining consistency among morphologically identi- cal words with...