YAC - A Recursive Chunker for Unrestricted German Text

@inproceedings{Kermes2002YACA,
  title={YAC - A Recursive Chunker for Unrestricted German Text},
  author={Hannah Kermes and Stefan Evert},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2002}
}
YAC is a fully automatic recursive chunker for unrestricted German text. It is especially designed to provide a useful basis for the extraction of linguistic as well as lexicographic information. Consequently, the grammar rules of YAC are implemented such as to make the resulting analysis meet the needs of an ensuing extraction process. The chunks provided by YAC are continuous parts of intra-clausal constituents including recursion but no PP-attachment or sentential elements. The chunks are… CONTINUE READING

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