Paper: Parsing Preferences With Lexicalized Trey Adjoining Grammars Exploiting The Derivation Tree

ACL ID P99-1076
Title Parsing Preferences With Lexicalized Trey Adjoining Grammars Exploiting The Derivation Tree
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1999
Authors

Since Kimball (73) parsing preference principles such as "Right association" (RA) and "Minimal attachment" (MA) are often formulated with respect to constituent trees. We present 3 preference principles based on "derivation trees" within the framework of LTAGs. We argue they remedy some shortcomings of the former approaches and account for widely accepted heuristics (e.g. argument/modifier, idioms...).