Judith Baur

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This paper describes SMES, an information extraction core system for real world German text processing. The basic design criterion of the system is of providing a set of basic powerful, robust, and eecient natural language components and generic linguistic knowledge sources which can easily be customized for processing diierent tasks in a exible manner.
Le nombre d'applications dans le domaine du taln n'a cess e d'augmenter lors de ces derni eres ann ees. Ce d eveloppement va de pair avec une demande croissante d'outils pour evaluer ces applications. Le projet tsnlp r epond a cette demande en proposant une m ethodologie et des outils pour l' evaluation a l'aide de jeux de phrases-test. Mis a part une m(More)
This thesis deals with the underspeciied semantic representation and resolution of ellipsis. We focus on the interaction of Verb Phrase Ellipsis (henceforth VPE) and anaphora. In particular, we address the distribution of strict and sloppy readings in these phenomena and present an analysis to explain it. This analysis is integrated into a framework that(More)
As industrial use of language technology is flourishing and the market for competing software systems is expanding, there is an increasing need for the assessment of NLP components on the level of adequacy evaluation and quality assurance. However, effective and efficient assessment is often restricted by the lack of suitable test material and tools. One(More)
Preface The tsnlp user manual summarises the results of the EU-funded project tsnlp (LRE-62-089, Test Suites for Natural Language Processing), which started in December 1993 and had a duration of 29 months. The project produced a methodology and tools for test suite construction in addition to substantial test suites in three languages-English, French and(More)
Preface The tsnlp user manual summarises the results of the EU-funded project tsnlp (LRE-62-089, Test Suites for Natural Language Processing), which started in December 1993 and had a duration of 29 months. The project produced a methodology and tools for test suite construction in addition to substantial test suites in three languages-English, French and(More)
Preface The tsnlp User Manual summarizes the results of the multinational project tsnlp (Test Suites for Natural Language Processing) funded by the European Commission (DG13) as part of the Language Engineering programme (as research grant LRE-62-089). tsnlp had a duration of 29 months and started in December 1993. The project produced a methodology and(More)
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