Paper: An Optimal and Portable Parsing Method for Romanian French and German Large Dictionaries

ACL ID W10-3407
Title An Optimal and Portable Parsing Method for Romanian French and German Large Dictionaries
Venue Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon
Session
Year 2010
Authors

This paper presents a cross-linguistic analysis of the largest dictionaries cur- rently existing for Romanian, French, and German, and a new, robust and portable method for Dictionary Entry Parsing (DEP), based on Segmentation- Cohesion-Dependency (SCD) configura- tions. The SCD configurations are ap- plied successively on each dictionary en- try to identify its lexicographic segments (the first SCD configuration), to extract its sense tree (the second configuration), and to parse its atomic sense definitions (the third one). Using previous results on DLR (The Romanian Thesaurus – new format), the present paper adapts and ap- plies the SCD-based technology to other four large and complex thesauri: DAR (The Romanian Thesaurus – old format), TLF (Le Trésor de la Langue Fra...