Identifying Word Translations in Non-Parallel Texts

  title={Identifying Word Translations in Non-Parallel Texts},
  author={Reinhard Rapp},
Common algorithms for sentence and word-alignment allow the automat ic identification of word translations from paxalhl texts. This s tudy suggests tha t the identification of word translations should also be possible with non-paxMlel and even unrelated texts. The method proposed is based on the assumption tha t there is a correlation between the pat terns of word cooccurrences in texts of different languages. 1 I n t r o d u c t i o n In a number of recent studies it has been shown that word… CONTINUE READING
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