From Sentences to Scope Relations and Backward

Gábor Alberti, Márton Károly, Judit Kleiber

Abstract

As we strive for sophisticated machine translation and reliable information extraction, we have launched a subproject pertaining to the revelation of reference and information structure in (Hungarian) declarative sentences. The crucial part of information extraction is a procedure whose input is a sentence, and whose output is an information structure, which is practically a set of possible operator scope orders (acceptance). A similar procedure forms the first half of machine translation, too: we need the information structure of the source-language sentence. Then an opposite procedure should come (generation), whose input is an information structure, and whose output is an intoned word sequence, that is, a sentence in the target language. We can base the procedure of acceptance (in the above sense) upon that of generation, due to the reversibility of Prolog mechanisms. And as our approach to grammar is “totally lexicalist”, the lexical description of verbs is responsible for the order and intonation of words in the generated sentence.

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Alberti G., Károly M. and Kleiber J. (2010). From Sentences to Scope Relations and Backward . In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLPCS, (ICEIS 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-13-3, pages 100-111. DOI: 10.5220/0003017401000111


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@conference{nlpcs10,
author={Gábor Alberti and Márton Károly and Judit Kleiber},
title={From Sentences to Scope Relations and Backward},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLPCS, (ICEIS 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={100-111},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003017401000111},
isbn={978-989-8425-13-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLPCS, (ICEIS 2010)
TI - From Sentences to Scope Relations and Backward
SN - 978-989-8425-13-3
AU - Alberti G.
AU - Károly M.
AU - Kleiber J.
PY - 2010
SP - 100
EP - 111
DO - 10.5220/0003017401000111