Applied morphological processing of English

Minnen, Guido, Carroll, John and Pearce, Darren (2001) Applied morphological processing of English. Natural Language Engineering, 7 (3). pp. 207-223. ISSN 1351-3249

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Abstract

We describe two newly developed computational tools for morphological processing: a program for analysis of English inflectional morphology, and a morphological generator, automatically derived from the analyser. The tools are fast, being based on finite-state techniques, have wide coverage, incorporating data from various corpora and machine readable dictionaries, and are robust, in that they are able to deal effectively with unknown words. The tools are freely available. We evaluate the accuracy and speed of both tools and discuss a number of practical applications in which they have been put to use.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: Chris Keene
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 06:23
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/1213
Google Scholar:197 Citations

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