Improving coverage and parsing quality of a large-scale LFG for German

@inproceedings{Rohrer2006ImprovingCA,
  title={Improving coverage and parsing quality of a large-scale LFG for German},
  author={Christian Rohrer and Martin Forst},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2006}
}
We describe experiments in parsing the German TIGER Treebank. In parsing the complete treebank, 86.44% of the sentences receive full parses; 13.56% receive fragment parses. We discuss the methods used to enhance coverage and parsing quality and we present an evaluation on a gold standard, to our knowledge the first one for a deep grammar of German. Considering the selection performed by our current version of a stochastic disambiguation component, we achieve an f-score of 84.2%, the upper and… CONTINUE READING

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