Paper: Corpus-Based Approach For Nominal Compound Analysis For Korean Based On Linguistic And Statistical Information

ACL ID W99-0635
Title Corpus-Based Approach For Nominal Compound Analysis For Korean Based On Linguistic And Statistical Information
Venue 2000 Joint SIGDAT Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora
Session Main Conference
Year 1999
Authors

Accurate nominal compound analysis is cru- cial for in application of natural language pro- cessing such as information retrieval and ex- traction as well as nominal compound inter- pretation. I,n the nominal compound analysis area, some corpus-based approaches have re- ported successful results by using statistal co- occurrences of nouns. But a nominal compound often has the similar structure to a simple sen- tence, e.g. the complement-predicate structure, as well as representing compound meaning with several nouns combined. Due to the grammar- ical characteristics of nominal compounds, the fi'amework based only on statistcal association between nouns often fails to analyze their struc- tures accurately, especially in Korean. This pc- per presents a new model for Korean nominal compound a...