Morphological Disambiguation of Hebrew: A Case Study in Classifier Combination

@inproceedings{Shacham2007MorphologicalDO,
  title={Morphological Disambiguation of Hebrew: A Case Study in Classifier Combination},
  author={Danny Shacham and Shuly Wintner},
  booktitle={EMNLP-CoNLL},
  year={2007}
}
Morphological analysis and disambiguation are crucial stages in a variety of natural language processing applications, especially when languages with complex morphology are concerned. We present a system which disambiguates the output of a morphological analyzer for Hebrew. It consists of several simple classifiers and a module which combines them under linguistically motivated constraints. We investigate a number of techniques for combining the predictions of the classifiers. Our best result… CONTINUE READING
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