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In this paper, we present a typology of ambiguity in Chinese, which includes morphological, lexical, syntactic, semantic, and contextual ambiguities. Examples are shown for each type of ambiguity and sometimes for subtypes. Ambiguity resolution strategies used in the ALICE machine translation system are presented in various levels of detail. A(More)
(nouns) in natural language passages. The other class, denoted Q> , consists of words that are logical connectives: most of them are conjunc­ tions which, in traditional grammar, connect sen­ tences. The relational operators, g' , bind sentences into larger semantic units. This paper describes a system for "remember­ ing" a story or passage in English and(More)
In what follows, we want to describe a system for the automatic abstracting of textual material. In designing the system, major theoretical questions have arisen not unlike those that arise in dealing with any natural language system. In addition, we want to describe some proposed revisions which have important theoretical implications and which should lead(More)
A system has been developed to process certain types of linear programming problems stated initially in English. The problem statements are restricted to a prescribed grammar, with limited vocabulary, and subject to certain conventions [5]. In some respects, it resembles other systems which also accept problem statements in English. For example, BASEBALL(More)