John Goldsmith

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Unsupervised learning of grammar is a problem that can be important in many areas ranging from text preprocessing for information retrieval and classification to machine translation. We describe an MDL based grammar of a language that contains morphology and lexical categories. We use an unsupervised learner of morphology to bootstrap the acquisition of(More)
This paper introduces Linguistica 5, a software for unsupervised learning of linguistic structure. It is a descendant of Goldsmith's (2001, 2006) Linguistica. Open-source and written in Python, the new Linguistica 5 is both a graphical user interface software and a Python library. While Linguistica 5 inherits its predecessors' strength in unsupervised(More)
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