Structural parsing

C. Hoede, Lei Zhang

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Abstract

Parsing is an essential part of natural language processing. In this paper, structural parsing, which is based on the theory of knowledge graphs, is introduced. Under consideration of the semantic and syntactic features of natural language, both semantic and syntactic word graphs are formed. Grammar rules are derived from the syntactic word graphs. Due to the distinctions between Chinese and English, the grammar rules are given for the Chinese version and the English version of syntactic word graphs respectively. By traditional parsing a parse tree can then be given for a sentence, that can be used to map the sentence on a sentence graph. This is called structural parsing. The relationship with utterance paths is discussed. As a result, chunk indicators are proposed to guide structural parsing.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEnschede
PublisherUniversity of Twente, Department of Applied Mathematics
Number of pages39
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Publication series

NameMemoranda
PublisherDepartment of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente
No.1527
ISSN (Print)0169-2690

Keywords

  • MSC-05C99
  • IR-65715
  • EWI-3347
  • MSC-68F99

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