A Disambiguation Method For Japanese Compound Verbs

  title={A Disambiguation Method For Japanese Compound Verbs},
  author={Kiyoko Uchiyama and Shun Ishizaki},
The purpose of this study is to construct a semantic analysis method for disambiguating Japanese compound verbs. Japanese speakers produce a rich variety of compound verbs, making it difficult to process them by computer. We construct a method employing 110 disambiguation rules based on the semantic features of the first verb of a compound and syntactic patterns consisting of co-occurrence between verbs and nouns. The disambiguation rules are evaluated by applying them to compound verbs in the… CONTINUE READING

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