When and How to Disambiguate ? — Countability in Machine Translation —

@inproceedings{OND1996WhenAH,
  title={When and How to Disambiguate ? — Countability in Machine Translation —},
  author={Francis B OND},
  year={1996}
}
  • Francis B OND
  • Published 1996
Potentially all Japanese nouns are under-specified with respect to number and countability. To ask a user to interactively disambiguate each one is not feasible, and it can be impossible for a native speaker to do. Therefore it is important to disambiguate automatically. In addition, even if the system makes a mistake about number, it is rarely fatal. There are some ambiguities involved with the use of classifiers that are more likely to be serious and require world knowledge such as 500-gm-no… CONTINUE READING