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At the Centre for Computational Linguistics, we are designing and implementing an English-to-Japanese interactive machine translation system. Tile project is funded jointly by the Alvey Directorate and International Computers Limited (ICL). 'Pile prototype system runs on the ICL PERQ, though much of the development work has been done on a VAX ]]./750. It is(More)
This paper describes the Sharp Intelligent Dictionary (SID), an English-Japanese glossing system for Japanese readers and learners of English. SID uses a variety of lightweight analysis techniques, a large bilingual dictionary and a prioritised model of collocations to present informed guesses about the best translations of words and expressions in their(More)
What is the relationship between syntax, prosody and phonetics? This paper argues for a declarative constraint-based theory, in which each step in a derivation adds diverse constraints to a pool. Some of these describe well formed objects in the feature structure domain, in terms of both syntactic and prosodic features. Some characterise the relative(More)