AAAI Publications, Twenty-Third International FLAIRS Conference

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Disambiguation of Textual Data Typification for the Purpose of Categorial Analysis
Adam Joly, Ismaïl Biskri, Boubaker Hamrouni

Last modified: 2010-05-06

Abstract


The operation of categorial type assignment is prior to a categorial analysis. The lexical units, which are entries in a dictionary, are commonly associated to one or more categorial types. Therefore, we need to determine for each unit in a sentence the correct categorial type to be assigned. Current research on Categorial Grammars is not paying attention enough to this issue. The assignment of categorial types is often done either manually, or with ad hoc heuristics. In this paper we present a method based on conditional probabilities.

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