A Tool for Collecting Domain Dependent Sortal Constraints From Corpora

@inproceedings{Andry1994ATF,
  title={A Tool for Collecting Domain Dependent Sortal Constraints From Corpora},
  author={François Andry and Jean Mark Gawron and John Dowding and Robert C. Moore},
  booktitle={COLING},
  year={1994}
}
The construction of a knowledge base related to a specific domain for a NL understanding system is time consuming. In the Gemini system, the domain-specific knowledge base includes a sort hierarchy and a set of sort rules that provide (largely domain-specific) selectional restrictions for every predicate invoked by the lexicon and the grammar. The selectional restrictions provide a source of constraints over and above syntactic constraints for choosing the correct analysis of a sentence. The… CONTINUE READING

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