Paper: Lexical-Functional Correspondences and Their Use in the System of Machine Translation ETAP-3

ACL ID W08-1909
Title Lexical-Functional Correspondences and Their Use in the System of Machine Translation ETAP-3
Venue Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning for Answering Questions
Session
Year 2008
Authors

ETAP-3 is a system of machine translation consisting of various types of rules and dictionaries. Those dictionaries, being created especially for NLP system, provide for every lexeme not only data about its characteristics as a separate item, but also different types of information about its syntactic and semantic links to other lexemes. The paper shows how the information about certain types of semantic links between lexemes represented in the dictionaries can be used in a machine translation system. The paper deals with correspondences between lexical- functional constructions of different types in the Russian and the English languages. Lexical-functional construction is a word-combination consisting of an argument of a lexical function and a value of this lexical f...