Paper: ProPOSEL: a human-oriented prosody and PoS English lexicon for machine-learning and NLP

ACL ID W08-1904
Title ProPOSEL: a human-oriented prosody and PoS English lexicon for machine-learning and NLP
Venue Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning for Answering Questions
Session
Year 2008
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ProPOSEL is a prosody and PoS English lexicon, purpose-built to integrate and leverage domain knowledge from several well-established lexical resources for machine learning and NLP applica- tions. The lexicon of 104049 separate entries is in accessible text file format, is human and ma- chine-readable, and is intended for open source distribution with the Natural Language ToolKit. It is therefore supported by Python software tools which transform ProPOSEL into a Python dic- tionary or associative array of linguistic concepts mapped to compound lookup keys. Users can also conduct searches on a subset of the lexicon and access entries by word class, phonetic tran- scription, syllable count and lexical stress pat- tern. ProPOSEL caters for a range of different cognitive aspects of...