Paper: A Structured Language Model

ACL ID P97-1064
Title A Structured Language Model
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1997

The paper presents a language model that develops syntactic structure and uses it to extract meaningful information from the word history, thus enabling the use of long distance dependencies. The model as- signs probability to every joint sequence of words-binary-parse-structure with head- word annotation. The model, its proba- bilistic parametrization, and a set of ex- periments meant to evaluate its predictive power are presented. the dog I heard yesterday barked Figure 1: Partial parse '¢"~.( ~ I h_-=*l ) ~_-I [ h_O ~ w_l...