[developers] [itsdb] parse big corpus with itsdb

Francis Bond fcbond at gmail.com
Sat Nov 11 02:32:11 CET 2006


> I'm curious in what scenarios folks want to do the `parseability' test.
> Surely, for precision grammars, knowing that a sentence has some parse
> is much less interesting than knowing that it has an appropriate parse?

Checking for existence of a parse is cheaper than checking for an
appropriate parse, which currently requires a human in the loop.  For
automatic lexical acquistion, just trying to identify what strings
cause soemthing not to parse at all can be very useful.

Francis Bond  <www.kecl.ntt.co.jp/icl/mtg/members/bond/>
NTT Communication Science Laboratories | Natural Language Research Group

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