This paper presents a maximum entropy (ME)-based model for Chinese noun phrase metaphor recognition. The metaphor recognizing process will be viewed as a classification task between metaphor and literal meaning. Our experiments show that the metaphor recognizer based on the ME method is significantly better than the Example-based methods within the same… (More)
In contemporary Chinese, there is a subclass of verbs called Dummy Verbs. After briefly introducing the lexical meanings of two typical dummy verb, 'Jiayi' and 'Jinxing', this paper discusses the grammatical attributes of 'Jiayi' and 'Jinxing' in detail and further explores their functions as markers of syntactic constituents and semantic roles.
Increase in three-character words attracts more and more attention from researchers. In the present paper, the ratio of three-character words unrecorded in the Grammatical Knowledge-base of Contemporary Chinese is obtained by an analysis of the tagged corpus of People's Daily of 1998. (henceforth, three-character unknown words). The results show that the… (More)