Corpus-based Method for Automatic Identification of Support Verbs for Nominalizations

  title={Corpus-based Method for Automatic Identification of Support Verbs for Nominalizations},
  author={Simone Teufel and Gregory Grefenstette},
Nominalization is a highly productive phenomena in most languages. The process of nominalization ejects a verb f rom its syntactic role into a nominal position. The original verb is often replaced by a semantically emptied support verb (e.g., make a proposal). The choice of a support verb for a given nominalization is unpredictable, causing a problem for language learners as well as for natural language processing systems. We present here a method of discovering support verbs from an untagged… CONTINUE READING
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