Abstract of FKI-216-96
Title: With raised eyebrows or the eyebrows raised ?
A Neural Network Approach to Grammar Checking for Definiteness
Authors: Gabriele Scheler
Category: Technical Report (Forschungsberichte Künstliche Intelligenz)
Abstract: In this paper, we use a feature model of the semantics of
plural determiners to present an approach to grammar checking
Using neural network techniques, a semantics -- morphological
category mapping was learned.
We then applied a textual encoding technique to the 125
occurences of the relevant category in a 10000 word narrative
text and learned a surface -- semantics mapping.
By applying the learned generation function to the newly
generated representations, we achieved a correct category
assignment in many cases (87\%).
These results are considerably better than a direct surface
categorization approach (54 \%), with a baseline (always
guessing the dominant category) of 60 \%.
It is discussed, how these results could be used in
multilingual NLP applications.
Keywords: NLP, text correction, plural, determiners, ANN
Size: 14 pages
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