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"cba to check the spelling" investigating parser performance on discussion forum posts

Foster, Jennifer (2010) "cba to check the spelling" investigating parser performance on discussion forum posts. In: NAACL HLT 2010 - Human Language Technologies: 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the ACL, 2-4 June 2010, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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We evaluate the Berkeley parser on text from an online discussion forum. We evaluate the parser output with and without gold tokens and spellings (using Sparseval and Parseval), and we compile a list of problematic phenomena for this domain. The Parseval f-score for a small development set is 77.56. This increases to 80.27 when we apply a set of simple transformations to the input sentences and to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) training sections.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Subjects:Computer Science > Machine translating
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > National Centre for Language Technology (NCLT)
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:Association for Computational Linguistics
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Copyright Information:© 2010 Association for Computational Linguistics
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:15984
Deposited On:08 Dec 2010 14:14 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 08 Dec 2010 14:14

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