Kentaro Furihata

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Some particular classes of lexical paraphrases such as verb alteration and compound noun decomposition can be handled by a handful of general rules and lexical semantic knowledge. In this paper, we attempt to capture the regularity underlying these classes of paraphrases, focusing on the paraphrasing of Japanese light-verb constructions (LVCs). We propose a(More)
For applications of the natural language processing, such as spoken translation, it is the most important characteristic to accept various inputs. We analyze a speech input as a sequence of speech fragment and achieve high acceptability. But it is difficult to determine whether each fragment/unit should be interpreted separately or not. This sort of problem(More)
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