Tagging Icelandic text : A linguistic rule-based approach

  title={Tagging Icelandic text : A linguistic rule-based approach},
  author={Hrafn Loftsson},
The Icelandic language is a morphologically complex language, for which a large tagset has been created. This paper describes the design of a linguistic rulebased system for part-of-speech tagging Icelandic text. The system contains two main components: a disambiguator, IceTagger, and an unknown word guesser, IceMorphy. IceTagger uses a small number of local elimination rules along with a global heuristics component. The heuristics guess the functional roles of the words in a sentence, mark… CONTINUE READING
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