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Query:   Machine Translation of Compound Nouns
Author:  Oliver Cromm
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Computational Linguistics

Summary:   For Query: Linguist 10.1937

Sorry for the great delay of this Summary.

I asked for resources on Machine Translation of Compound Nouns,
especially using corpora, statistics, or word similarity.

I received a lot of useful hints which I should have shared earlier.
1. and 2. are actually papers on MT of Comp. nouns, the other references
are more about extraction, interpretation, or give general literature
in the field.

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1. Gregory Grefenstette sent me his paper from the
ASLIB "Translating and the Computer 21 Conference"

"The WWW as a Resource for Example-Based MT Tasks",

which Christian Jacquemin also pointed to.

2. Francis Bond <bond@csli.stanford.edu> referred two papers in TMI-99 by
Takaaki Tanaka <takaaki@cslab.kecl.ntt.co.jp> and
Kumiko Ohmori <kumiko@isl.ntt.co.jp>,
resp.

3. Gabriel Pereira Lopes refered the work of
Antonio Ribeiro <ambar@di.fct.unl.pt>,
Gael Dias <ddg@di.fct.unl.pt> and
Joaquim Ferreira da Silva <jfs@di.fct.unl.pt>
in the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Also, Henny Klein pointed to an Gael Dias-abstract at
http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/~Paola.Monachesi/personal/abstr/dias.html

On request, J. da Silva sent one paper of his.

4. Maria Lapata <mlap@cogsci.ed.ac.uk> sent an abstract of her paper
"The Acquisition and Interpretation of Compound Nouns"

5. Ingo Plag <plag@mbox.anglistik.uni-hannover.de> gave the reference to

Compound comprehension in isolation and in context. The contribution of
conceptual and discourse knowledge to the comprehension of novel noun-noun
compounds. By RALF MEYER. Linguistische Arbeiten, Band 2999 Tuebingen:
Niemeyer, 1993. Pp. XIII, 224. Paper DM/SFr 106.00

and sent a review he has written of this book.

6. Piroska Lendvai <p.lendvai@dpg.hu> quoted two interesting homepages with
references:

http://www.let.rug.nl/~vannoord/clin/clin.html

7. Arthur Cater <Arthur.Cater@ucd.ie> gave the following reference:

"English Compound Noun Interpretation Using A Lexical Database"
Dermot McLoughlin, 1999. Unpublished and unexamined M.Sc. dissertation,
Dept of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4,
Ireland

together with a description of its contents.

LL Issue: 11.921
Date Posted: 21-Apr-2000
Original Query: Read original query


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