f-align: An open-source alignment tool for LFG f-structures
Bryl, Anton and van Genabith, Josef (2010) f-align: An open-source alignment tool for LFG f-structures. In: AMTA, 31 Oct - 4th Nov 2010, Denver, Colorado.
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Lexical-Functional Grammar (LFG) f-structures (Kaplan and Bresnan, 1982) have attracted some attention in recent years as an intermediate data representation for statistical
machine translation. So far, however, there are no alignment tools capable of aligning f-structures directly, and plain word alignment tools are used for this purpose. In this way no use is made of the structural information
contained in f-structures. We present the first version of a specialized f-structure alignment open-source software tool.
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