LINGUIST List 7.1045
Thu Jul 18 1996
FYI: Moby project, Parser available via web and ftp
Editor for this issue: Ann Dizdar <dizdartam2000.tamu.edu>
mmalcolm crawford, Moby distribution available from ILASH, Sheffield
Satoshi Sekine, A parser for Free
Message 1: Moby distribution available from ILASH, Sheffield
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 1996 15:15:02 BST
From: mmalcolm crawford <m.crawforddcs.shef.ac.uk>
Subject: Moby distribution available from ILASH, Sheffield
On June 1 Grady Ward announced that the fruits of the Moby project
were being placed in the public domain. The files comprising the
project are now available available from
either as a complete distribution [26MB] or as set of subprojects:
185,000 entries fully hyphenated
Word lists in five of the world's great languages
230,000 entries fully described by part(s) of speech,
listed in priority order
175,000 entries fully International Phonetic Alphabet coded
The complete unabridged works of Shakespeare
30,000 root words, 2.5 million synonyms and related words
610,000+ words and phrases. The largest word list in the world
For more details, see:
Once again, many many thanks to Grady Ward for this outstanding resource.
posn. research facilitator
where institute for language speech and hearing
2 mappin street
sheffield s1 4dt
vox (+44) 114 282 5269
fax (+44) 114 278 0972
NeXTMail, SunMail, MIME welcome
PGP key available on request
Message 2: A parser for Free
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 1996 16:15:56 EDT
From: Satoshi Sekine <sekineNONKI.CS.NYU.EDU>
Subject: A parser for Free
APPLE PIE PARSER (Announcement)
Satoshi SEKINE (NYU)
We are pleased to announce the public release of Apple Pie Parser.
The parser is a bottom-up probabilistic chart parser which finds
the best scoring tree by a best-first search algorithm.
Its English grammar in the distribution is a semi-context sensitive
grammar with two non-terminals which was automatically extracted
from the Penn Tree Bank, the syntactically tagged corpus made at
the University of Pennsylvania.
The framework of the parser was presented at International Workshop
on Parsing Technologies 1995 at Prague. (This papaer is included in
You can get it by ftp or through WWW.
- ------ By ftp -----------------
> ftp cs.nyu.edu
Connected to cs.nyu.edu.
220 cs FTP server (Version wu-2.4(1) Thu May 26 18:01:31 EDT 1994) ready.
Name (cs.nyu.edu:sekine): anonymous
331 Guest login ok, send your complete e-mail address as password.
230 Guest login ok, access restrictions apply.
ftp> cd pub/local/sekine
ftp> get APP5.7.tar.gz
- - Through WWW -------------