Case Frame Compilation from the Web using High-Performance Computing

Abstract

Case frames are important knowledge for a variety of NLP systems, especially when wide-coverage case frames are available. To acquire such large-scale case frames, it is necessary to automatically compile them from an enormous amount of corpus. In this paper, we consider the web as a corpus. We first build a huge text corpus from the web, and then construct case frames from the corpus. It is infeasible to do these processes by one CPU, and thus we employ a high-performance computing environment composed of 350 CPUs. The acquired corpus consists of 470M sentences, and the case frames compiled from them have 90,000 verb entries. The case frames contain most examples of usual use, and are ready to be applied to lots of NLP analyses and applications.

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@inproceedings{Kawahara2006CaseFC, title={Case Frame Compilation from the Web using High-Performance Computing}, author={Daisuke Kawahara and Sadao Kurohashi}, booktitle={LREC}, year={2006} }