Multilingual Semantic Parsing And Code-Switching

@inproceedings{Duong2017MultilingualSP,
  title={Multilingual Semantic Parsing And Code-Switching},
  author={Long Duong and Hadi Afshar and Dominique Estival and Glen Pink and Philip Cohen and Mark Johnson},
  booktitle={CoNLL},
  year={2017}
}
Extending semantic parsing systems to new domains and languages is a highly expensive, time-consuming process, so making effective use of existing resources is critical. In this paper, we describe a transfer learning method using crosslingual word embeddings in a sequence-tosequence model. On the NLmaps corpus, our approach achieves state-of-the-art accuracy of 85.7% for English. Most importantly, we observed a consistent improvement for German compared with several baseline domain adaptation… CONTINUE READING