Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-19084
Mollà Aliod, D; Hess, M (2000). Dealing with ambiguities in an answer extraction system. In: ATALA Workshop on Representation and Treatment of Ambiguity in Natural Language Processing, Paris, France, 2000 - 2000.
We report on the treatment of ambiguity in ExtrAns, a system that performs an exhaustive linguistic analysis of UNIX manpages to do answer extraction over them. Disambiguation is performed in two stages. The first stage consists of a set of simple rules that delete some of the wrong interpretations that can be spot with purely syntactic information. The second stage extends the use of Brill and Resnik's algorithm to disambiguate several types of attachment ambiguities. Ambiguities that pass the disambiguation procedures are handled by ExtrAns by displaying the answers to the user with graded selective highlighting.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper), refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Computational Linguistics|
|DDC:||000 Computer science, knowledge & systems|
|Event End Date:||2000|
|Deposited On:||26 Aug 2009 07:11|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2012 05:48|
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