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Accession Number ADA563998
Title Use of Modality and Negation in Semantically-Informed Syntactic MT.
Publication Date Jun 2012
Media Count 29p
Personal Author B. J. Dorr C. Callison- Burch K. Baker M. Bloodgood N. W. Filardo
Abstract Hopkins Human Language Technology Center of Excellence Summer Camp for Applied Language Exploration (SCALE-2009) on Semantically Informed Machine Translation (SIMT) (Baker et al. 2010a, 2010b, 2010c, 2010d). Specifically, we describe our modality/ negation (MN) annotation scheme, a (publicly available) MN lexicon, and two automated MNtaggers that were built using the lexicon and annotation scheme. Our annotation scheme isolates three components of modality and negation: a trigger (a word that conveys modality or negation), a target (an action associated with modality or negation), and a holder (an experiencer of modality). Two examples of MN tagging are shown in Figure 1.
Keywords Lexicography
Machine translation
Simt(Semantically informed machine translation)

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
Corporate Author Department of Defense, Fort George G. Meade, MD.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1302
Contract Number HR0011-06-C-0022

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