Three Generative, Lexicalised Models for Statistical Parsing

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In this paper we first propose a new statistical parsing model, which is a generative model of lexicalised context-free grammar. We then extend the model to include a probabilistic treatment of both subcategorisation and wh-movement. Results on Wall Street Journal text show that the parser performs at 88.1/87.5% constituent precision/recall, an average improvement of 2.3% over (Collins 96).

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@inproceedings{Collins1997ThreeGL, title={Three Generative, Lexicalised Models for Statistical Parsing}, author={Michael Collins}, booktitle={ACL}, year={1997} }