Construction of an English Dependency Corpus incorporating Compound Function Words

@inproceedings{Kato2016ConstructionOA,
  title={Construction of an English Dependency Corpus incorporating Compound Function Words},
  author={Akihiko Kato and Hiroyuki Shindo and Yuji Matsumoto},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2016}
}
The recognition of multiword expressions (MWEs) in a sentence is important for such linguistic analyses as syntactic and semantic parsing, because it is known that combining an MWE into a single token improves accuracy for various NLP tasks, such as dependency parsing and constituency parsing. However, MWEs are not annotated in Penn Treebank. Furthermore, when converting word-based dependency to MWE-aware dependency directly, one could combine nodes in an MWE into a single node. Nevertheless… CONTINUE READING

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