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Word sense disambiguation incorporating lexical and structural semantic information
We present results that show that incorporating lexical and structural semantic information is effective for word sense disambiguation. We evaluated the method by using precise information from a large treebank and an ...
Learning the countability of English nouns from corpus data
This paper describes a method for learning the countability preferences of English nouns from raw text corpora. The method maps the corpus-attested lexico-syntactic properties of each noun onto ...
Alternation-based lexicon reconstruction
This research is aimed at developing a hierarchical alternation-based lexical architecture for machine translation. The proposed architecture makes ...
The lextype DB : a web-based framework for collaborative multilingual grammar and treebank development
We have constructed a web-based framework for collaborative multilingual grammar and treebank development in which developers are distributed around the world. It is important for developers of the world-wide ...
PAS : balancing inclusion and tradition
The Islamic Party of Malaysia is reaching out to non-Muslim voters by forming a new wing of non- Muslim supporters, promoting good governance and playing down the Islamic state. However it is also ...
The Korean question : an unresolved issue of Asia’s cold war
The sinking of the Cheonan is emblematic of a Korean War that was never formally concluded. The open-ended Korean question, driven by competing nationalisms, focuses attention on the lack of closure in Asia’s ...
Open source machine translation with DELPH-IN
The Deep Linguistic Processing with HPSG Initiative (DELPH-IN) provides the infrastructure needed to produce open-source semantic transfer-based machine translation systems. We have made available a prototype Japanese-English ...
Three youths and a pastor : a deconstruction of the current debate
Racial and religious stability are pillars of Singaporean society. A threat to either should be dealt with swiftly, with a clear appreciation of the public perception and potential consequences involved.
Terribly severe though mercifully short : the episode of the 1918 influenza in British Malaya
The influenza epidemic swept through our midst in September and October, unhappily with fatal consequences to a number of friends in the Tamil community. We are glad to say that though terribly severe while it lasted, its ...
English as an academic language at a Swedish university : parallel language use and the ‘threat’ of English
In recent years, universities across Europe have increasingly adopted the use of English as an academic lingua franca. Our article discusses current trends in Swedish higher education by presenting the results of a large-scale ...