Anaphora Resolution: Algorithms, Resources, and Applications by Massimo Poesio, Roland Stuckardt, Yannick Versley

By Massimo Poesio, Roland Stuckardt, Yannick Versley

This publication lays out a course major from the linguistic and cognitive fundamentals, to classical rule-based and computer studying algorithms, to today’s cutting-edge techniques, which use complex empirically grounded strategies, automated wisdom acquisition, and sophisticated linguistic modeling to make a true distinction in real-world functions. Anaphora and coreference solution either check with the method of linking textual words (and, accordingly, the knowledge hooked up to them) inside of in addition to throughout sentence limitations, and to a similar discourse referent.

The e-book bargains an outline of contemporary learn advances, targeting useful, operational techniques and their purposes. partly I (Background), it presents a common advent, which succinctly summarizes the linguistic, cognitive, and computational foundations of anaphora processing and the most important classical rule- and machine-learning-based anaphora answer algorithms. Acknowledging the critical value of shared assets, half II (Resources) covers annotated corpora, formal evaluate, preprocessing know-how, and off-the-shelf anaphora solution platforms. half III (Algorithms) presents an intensive description of cutting-edge anaphora solution algorithms, masking more suitable computing device studying tools in addition to strategies for attaining vital subtasks similar to point out detection and acquisition of correct wisdom. half IV (Applications) offers with a range of significant anaphora and coreference answer purposes, discussing specific eventualities in different domain names and distilling a best-practice version for systematically imminent new software instances. within the concluding half V (Outlook), in accordance with a survey carried out one of the contributing authors, the clients of the study box of anaphora processing are mentioned, and promising new components of interdisciplinary cooperation and rising software situations are identified.

Given the book’s layout, it may be used either as an accompanying textual content for complex lectures in computational linguistics, typical language engineering, and computing device technological know-how, and as a reference paintings for study and self sufficient learn. It addresses an viewers that comes with educational researchers, collage academics, postgraduate scholars, complex undergraduate scholars, business researchers, and software program engineers.

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Kabadjov [72] Kabadjov Poesio and Vieira Poesio and Vieira Poesio and Vieira Kabadjov [72] 38 M. 2 % had what Gundel et al. call ‘inferrable’ antecedent, like she in the following example, that refers to the mother of the kids just mentioned. ] Those kids are just—And she’s pregnant with another one. 294) An extensive study of the uses of definite descriptions was carried out by Poesio and Vieira [109], who were particularly concerned with the percentage of definite descriptions that were first mention, as opposed to anaphoric.

That happened at 3 o’clock. b. John saw Mary. They had gone to school together. c. John met Mary. This fact stroke him as strange . . Kamp and Reyle [76] and others provide detailed treatments of anaphora to events and plurals. Their treatment of reference to events is based on the assumption that events are individuals that introduce discourse referents in the common ground, as in (26). (26) a. John met Mary. That happened at 3 o’clock. b. , finding an anchor for discourse entity x3 in (27b)) requires bridging inferences on the discourse model as a result of which the model is augmented with new objects.

Then I guess we might as well go through Dansville so th / dz / cn / dyou / does it seem like a reasonable alternative to dealing with the engine that’s hanging out in Elmira An example of difficulty in classifying a noun phrase as predicative or referring is the underlined NP in (7), which would seem to be coreferring with Mr. Hoffman, yet appears to be playing more of a predicative role. (7) Mr. Lieber, the actor who plays Mr. Hoffman, says he was concerned at first that the script would “misrepresent an astute political mind, one that I admired,” but that his concerns were allayed.

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