Accession Number:

ADA458782

Title:

Word-level Alignment for Multilingual Resource Acquisition

Descriptive Note:

COnference paper

Corporate Author:

MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK INST FOR ADVANCED COMPUTER STUDIES

Report Date:

2002-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

We present a simple, one-pass word alignment algorithm for parallel text. Our algorithm utilizes synchronous parsing and takes advantage of existing syntactic annotations. In our experiments the performance of this model is comparable to more complicated iterative methods. We discuss the challenges and potential benefits of using the model to train syntactic parsers for new languages.

Subject Categories:

  • Linguistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE