Syntactic Transfer Using a Bilingual Lexicon

  title={Syntactic Transfer Using a Bilingual Lexicon},
  author={Greg Durrett and Adam Pauls and Dan Klein},
We consider the problem of using a bilingual dictionary to transfer lexico-syntactic information from a resource-rich source language to a resource-poor target language. In contrast to past work that used bitexts to transfer analyses of specific sentences at the token level, we instead use features to transfer the behavior of words at a type level. In a discriminative dependency parsing framework, our approach produces gains across a range of target languages, using two different lowresource… CONTINUE READING
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