Paper: Bilingual Hebrew-English Generation Of Possessives And Partitives: Raising The Input Abstraction Level

ACL ID P99-1019
Title Bilingual Hebrew-English Generation Of Possessives And Partitives: Raising The Input Abstraction Level
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1999
Authors

on Level Yael Dahan Netzer and Michael Elhadad Ben Gurion University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel (yaeln I elhadad) @cs. bgu. ac. il Abstract Syntactic realization grammars have tradi- tionally attempted to accept inputs with the highest possible level of abstraction, in or- der to facilitate the work of the compo- nents (sentence planner) preparing the in- put. Recently, the search for higher ab- straction has been, however, challenged (E1- hadad and Robin, 1996)(Lavoie and Ram- bow, 1997)(Busemann and Horacek, 1998). In this paper, we contribute to the issue of selecting the "ideal" abstraction level in the input to syntactic realization grammar by considering the case of partitives and pos- sessives in a bilingual Hebrew-English gen- eration ...