Paper: Memory-Based Morphological Analysis

ACL ID P99-1037
Title Memory-Based Morphological Analysis
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1999

We present a general architecture for efficient and deterministic morphological analysis based on memory-based learning, and apply it to morphological analysis of Dutch. The system makes direct mappings from letters in context to rich categories that encode morphological boundaries, syntactic class labels, and spelling changes. Both precision and recall of labeled morphemes are over 84% on held-out dictionary test words and estimated to be over 93% in free text.