Code Switch Point Detection in Arabic

@inproceedings{Elfardy2013CodeSP,
  title={Code Switch Point Detection in Arabic},
  author={Heba Elfardy and Mohamed Al-Badrashiny and Mona T. Diab},
  booktitle={NLDB},
  year={2013}
}
This paper introduces a dual-mode stochastic system to automatically identify linguistic code switch points in Arabic. The first of these modes determines the most likely word tag (i.e. dialect or modern standard Arabic) by choosing the sequence of Arabic word tags with maximum marginal probability via lattice search and 5-gram probability estimation. When words are out of vocabulary, the system switches to the second mode which uses a dialectal Arabic (DA) and modern standard Arabic (MSA… CONTINUE READING
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