Hybrid Part of Speech tagger for Sinhala Language

@article{Gunasekara2016HybridPO,
  title={Hybrid Part of Speech tagger for Sinhala Language},
  author={Dilmi Gunasekara and W. V. Welgama and A. Ruvan Weerasinghe},
  journal={2016 Sixteenth International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer)},
  year={2016},
  pages={41-48}
}
This research presents a hybrid Part of Speech tagging approach which utilizes both rule based and stochastic tagging approaches for Sinhala Language. In the first phase, Hidden Markov Model based stochastic tagger is constructed which is based on bi-gram probabilities. A stemmer is used in the tagging process to enhance the accuracy of the tagger. An experiment on three POS tag set versions is carried out to come up with the best tag set which leads towards a meaningful and precise tagging… CONTINUE READING
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