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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.
The Hinoki treebank : a treebank for text understanding
In this paper we describe the motivation for and construction of a new Japanese lexical resource: the Hinoki treebank. The treebank is ...
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 ...
World Englishes and linguistic landscapes
The growing intrusion and use of English in the public spaces of the world’s cities alongside national languages and local languages has received increasing attention over the last fifteen years or so. The study of English ...
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 ...
Using generation for grammar analysis and error detection
We demonstrate that the bidirectionality of deep grammars, allowing them to generate as well as parse sentences, can be used to automatically and effectively identify errors in the grammars. The system is tested on two ...
Human-in-the-loop : a feedback-driven model for authoring knowledge-based interactive learning environments
While computer-based interactive learning environments can provide authentic and supportive settings for problem-based learning, they are very difficult to build. The traditional development model requires significant ...
A plethora of methods for learning English countability
This paper compares a range of methods for classifying words based on linguistic diagnostics, focusing on the task of learning countabilities for English nouns. We propose two basic approaches ...