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Using an ontology to determine English countability
In this paper we show to what degree the countability of English nouns is predictable from their semantics. We found that at 78% of nouns' countability could ...
Towards a thesaurus of predicates
We propose a thesaurus of predicates that can help to resolve pre-editing and/or post-editing problems in machine translation environments. It differs from earlier approaches such as conventional dictionaries ...
Alternation-based lexicon reconstruction
This research is aimed at developing a hierarchical alternation-based lexical architecture for machine translation. The proposed architecture makes ...
Chinese Englishes : from Canton jargon to global English
This paper argues that one approach to the notion of 'Chinese Englishes' may involve the critical re-examination of a rich history of cultural and linguistic contact and language learning and teaching that runs from the ...
Toward a science of machine translation
The fact that machine translation output does not reach the level of good human translations is well known. However, there has been surprisingly little attention paid by the machine translation ...
Introduction : interdisciplinary perspectives on English in China
Introduction: Interdisciplinary perspectives on English in China
Multiword expressions : a pain in the neck for NLP
Multiword expressions are a key problem for the development of large-scale, linguistically sound natural language processing technology. This paper surveys the problem and some currently available analytic ...
Extending the coverage of a valency dictionary
Information on subcategorization and selectional restrictions is very important for natural language processing in tasks such as monolingual parsing, accurate rule-based machine translation and automatic summarization. ...
The sociolinguistics of Hong Kong and the space for Hong Kong English
(Hong Kong University Press, 2002)
Abstract not available.
Multiword expressions : linguistic precision and reusability
This paper discusses the approach to multiword expressions being adopted in the LinGO English Resource Grammar ...